boot up problem

  ripendigging 14:52 26 Jan 2011

I have recently bought a secondhand base unit and during boot up it stops at ,press F1 to continue,I do this and everything is ok.How can I get it to boot up normally. Thankyou.

  gengiscant 15:15 26 Jan 2011

Normally there is some sort of error message accompanying the F1 message.

  northumbria61 15:25 26 Jan 2011

I think you may have to go into the BIOS to set the boot order - F1 usually indicates it is "wanting" to boot from a floppy drive (even if you don't have one) Set the order to boot from your Hard Drive and this error should go away.

  northumbria61 15:28 26 Jan 2011

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  northumbria61 15:29 26 Jan 2011

BIOS - usually accessed by hitting DEL or ESC key on startup.

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