Nicolas Dear Karadjgne, Thank you for your reply!!! Step 3: Choose Advanced Mode. But I wish to reset my hard drive and do a complete fresh reinstall without all the added Acer software. If it doesn't appear, enter the bios and enable the F12 key startup option. Ranbe also has more than six years of professional information-technology experience, specializing in computer architecture, operating systems, networking, server administration, virtualization and Web design. I am not so sure that it might have something to do with security issue. On different computer, the steps may be different.
If anyone on the other hand has an idea? Knowing how to boot from your laptop's disc drive is essential. Will let you know if this method work. Experts Exchange gives me answers from people who do know a lot about one thing, in a easy to use platform. Download the image of Operating System you want to install. How To Boot Acer Laptop From Cd Or Dvd? I moved that folder to another thumb drive for backup and tried another boot and no more error message.
It's design was to save energy at boot by not allowing any externally connected peripherals to engage, or partially engage etc. When the Dell logo appears press F12 immediately and repeatedly until get into Boot Option. Not cd-r for windows vista onwards Regards Mike Barnes Hi What exact model of laptop? Or go to the to get more detail. Can't remember if I used the Windows Media Builder or Rufus to create it. .
. Make sure you typed the name correcly and then try again. If fail to enter Boot Menu, you can reboot and try again. To enable the F12 Boot Menu: 1. Many thanks Hi What exact model of laptop? So, press and proceed accordingly.
Move Your Career Forward with certification training in the latest technologies. When you see this message, press any key on your keyboard. Sorry to waste your time, and thanks for your help. Otherwise, it will default to the internal hard drive. I used to have one, but it never worked either. I've used Rufus to make a bootable usb dirve with windows 8.
Don't try legacy mode though. Step 5: Press the F6 key on your Acer laptop keyboard to move and set the selected boot device as a preferred device. If you want to reinstall windows or reset windows password with usb on your laptop, you may need to set your laptop to boot from the usb flash drive. Could it be that the usb stick is not bootable? Press which key, you can get the tip on the screen. Stand Out as the employee with proven skills.
Get answers and train to solve all your tech problems - anytime, anywhere. If it not works, just try the options one by one. I wear a lot of hats - Developer, Database Administrator, Help Desk, etc. Step1: Press Boot Menu Key F12 repeatedly when the Acer laptop starts and logo appears. This is where I ran into a snag. Could it be that the usb stick is not bootable? That to me might indicate the the drive was not bootable, for some reason. I wear a lot of hats.
If fail, please try again. How To Boot Acer Laptop? Change the boot order so that the external device is higher than the internal hard drive. Check it's manual for details on how that is done on that laptop, or check Acer's website for instructions. But you can choose Removable Device as the first boot device. Step 7: Press F10 to save changes and exit. Everytime I try to boot, it always opens up the current win10 set up.
Sometimes all at the same time. If you're running Win8 or 8. . Select F12 Boot Menu 5. . If anyone on the other hand has an idea? When vendor logo appears on screen, press Boot Option Key repeatedly until Boot Option Menu appears.