If you dual boot, then you will need to select the OS you want to use the Advanced Boot Option for and then press F8. that you can use to repair startup problems, run diagnostics, or restore your system.
If Repair your computer isn't listed as an option, then your computer doesn't include preinstalled recovery options, or your network administrator has turned them off.
My previous laptop was running XP Pro 32-bit and I used ABO often.
Purchased new laptop running Win 7 Pro 32-bit but F8 option doesn't seem to work.
I also found out through trial and error (mostly error) that clicking the F5 key during startup also allows access to the ABO as well as a couple of other options. Computer type Laptop System Manufacturer/Model Number Sony Vaio VPCEB47GM Laptop OS Win 7 Pro 64-bit CPU Intel i5 2.4 Ghz Memory 8GB DDR3 Graphics Card Intel HD 3000 Sound Card IDT High Definition Monitor(s) Displays 15.6 WGXA Anti-Glare LED Screen Resolution 1280x800 Computer type PC/Desktop System Manufacturer/Model Number Self built custom OS 64-bit Windows 10 Pro CPU Intel i7-8700K OC'd to 5 GHz Motherboard ASUS Maximus X Code Z370 Memory 16 GB (8GBx2) G.
What effect on my computer/booting would checking this box have and...
Hello everyone, This is my first post on this forum, so forgive me if this is not the correct board or I do something incorrectly.
Every time you turn your computer off and Windows 7 shuts down successfully, important system settings are saved in the registry.
You can use those settings to start your computer if a problem occurs.