any key to startup Vista

  piggy 16:58 13 Apr 2008
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Mrs Piggys Pc has started stalling at the dell logo screen and will not continue until any key is pressed on the keyboard, any ideas as she / this is driving me bonkers,
thanks
Piggy

  crosstrainer 17:21 13 Apr 2008

Contact Dell...They will provide a key!

  anskyber 19:28 13 Apr 2008

Can you provide more information. Does the any key requirement come with a screen (black with white writing) giving options?

If it is recent has she installed any new programs or made any changes?

A system restore could work if it is a recent occurrence.

  piggy 21:48 13 Apr 2008

anskyber,
there is no request for imput , the screen is black with the dell logo and options for enter setup and exit, strangely the command function keys dont respond ,but using any other within the qwerty frame does. Once booted the machine functions ok , there have been no new programs installed only av and windows updates.

Crosstrainer, the anykey joke is as old as the abacus, still moderatly amusing though.
Piggy

  crosstrainer 20:02 15 Apr 2008

Sounds as if it need's to go back to Dell.


It was not a joke...simply a practical suggesstion.

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