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Q: Computer stuck at boot menu

Hey there I own a Samsung laptop the model is NP E C I left my computer on the couch rushed off to work and came home to find it on the ground I figured it fell off the couch which is about a foot off the ground When I turned it on the fan was making a loud noise and it was clearly damaged or out of alignment Instead of spending money taking it in I decided to have a look and popped the back off I took the fan off and cleaned it and then put it back However the hard drive was connected to the back cover by a little plug which went into the motherboard so I took that off in order to screw the fan back in place I put the cover back on and tried to put the hard drive chord thingy into stuck menu at Computer boot the motherboard again but it seemed a bit loose I then turned the computer Computer stuck at boot menu on after screwing everything back and now it only goes to the boot menu and no matter what I do whether it be changing the settings back to default Computer stuck at boot menu or trying to keep that plug stable nothing will get me to Windows Did I take something apart that was not supposed to come off nbsp

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A: Computer stuck at boot menu

Seriously? No one has any advice? lol

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/computer-stuck-at-boot-menu.194260/
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I have an MSI Red Dragon Laptop and Windows 10 and it keeps getting stuck in the boot menu

 

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i have an HP Pavilion Elite m t and it's stuck on the menu where Computer HP on invent the menu boot stuck up at the bottom says to press esc for the Computer stuck on the HP invent boot up menu boot menu f for the diagnostic f for setup and f for system restore The computer won't go past there and when i press something on the keyboard nothing happens only a very small to hear beep sound I put my ear really close to my computer to be able to tell it was the computer when i shut down the computer and restart it i can press one of the f buttons and it says enter but won't load it i tried disconnecting and reconnecting external things such as usb ports power and so on Then tried the clear cmos still have the problem also I have been cleaning the pc regularary nbsp Also i'm able to type this to you because i have another HP pc that's been working fine since nbsp edit ok so now i just spammed my keyboard with f and it said the same thing entering setup but i also tried spamming other keys then the prt scr sysrq button makes a big sounding beep than the other ones the num lock cpas lock scroll lock esc f and f doesn't make a beep but f does i spammed the keyboard and i think i got to my f diagnostic somehow and it told me all my pc stuff like the Bios i have installed drive processor and stuff and i get stuck there

A:Computer stuck on the HP invent boot up menu

I have the same problem man, I tried nearly everything and doesn't work. So I switched to Mac, anyway if you are able to fix it please let me know because I have some important documents in my **bleep**ty HP.

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A:My computer stuck at boot menu , f8 not working

Hi chuka0317,

Posting "HELPpP" doesn't really explain much. First, I recommend posting your computer specs to the best of your knowledge. Posting computer specs definitely helps troubleshoot computers issues more efficiently. Also, provide a bit more information regarding your computer issue. When you try to tap the F8 key to get to the safe mode menu, does the computer give you an error? When was the last time your able to boot to Windows successfully?

http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f217/my-computer-stuck-at-boot-menu-f8-not-working-565371.html
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A:Lenovo flex 14 stuck on Boot Menu / App Menu

HiWhat do you mean by stuck? What happens when you press Enter key on that menu?

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A:x1 carbon stuck in boot menu/app menu

This sounds like a damaged boot record or a bad SSD.  Do you have a good backup?
 
Does it ever start?  If so, run chrystal diskinfo (free)

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A:Windows stuck on "starting Windows" screen/ Boot menu stuck at aswRVRT.exe

Anyone please?

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A:Stuck in BOOT MENU

Some change(s) must have been made to the machine. What was installed or what settings changed the last time it was used?

You should be able to restore the machine to the factory condition (the way it was when you bought it) by pressing F4 on the boot screen. Just make sure that all your backups are recent because all your files and programs will be lost. Your manual should tell you in more detail, but System Restore may also be available by that method if you want to try that.

It would be a good idea to maintain a full, system backup so that you won't lose everything when something like this happens, or when the hard drive fails, which they all will do, unless you stop using them.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/stuck-in-boot-menu.1099304/
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A:Stuck in boot menu

Good chance the hard drive has gone bad on you. I suggest you return it to where you purchased it and see if they will replace the computer with a new one.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/stuck-in-boot-menu.1085071/
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A:Stuck on boot menu!

lolomg

You have a Samsung with Windows 8 pre-installed is my opinion and the computer has what is known as a UEFI - (BIOS) system
That boots from a file on the hard drive in a partition created when the O/S was installed and in which are the files to boot to Windows

Try both Windows boot manager, there should only be ONE, it has the indications at the moment, although it may be other causes, of someone changing settings and trying to boot from a DVD etc.

It would help if you could post the full model of the Samsung, and indeed any details in respect of any attempted boots, installations , changes, use of registry cleaners, boosters etc., BEFORE this problem arose.

Was it by chance left powered on, on battery only and the battery failed, whilst it was running, if so it may be a corruption of files caused whilst updates were being installed. Not a likely cause , but possible.

Finally HOW OLD is the Samsung please
 

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A:Windows stuck on boot menu

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i put my phone into charge




Remove all USB devices, (USB Flash Drive, HDD, Camera and your Phone), except keyboard and mouse. If this still doesn't work, boot into Setup (Bios) go to Peripherals and make sure USB Legacy, or USB Keyboard are Enabled. Then go to Boot Priority and move USB down lower in the list of Bootable protocols. It should read, CD/DVD rom drive First Boot Device, followed by HDD. USB should be last in list or not at all.

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A:stuck at verifying dmi pool data and cant start boot menu.

Do you have a hard drive in the computer? If so have you tried disconnecting it?

Also try clearing the CMOS using the clear CMOS jumper(best method) or by popping out the CMOS battery for a several minutes with the power cable unplugged and then press and hold the power button too for good measure.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/stuck-at-verifying-dmi-pool-data-and-cant-start-boot-menu.1074506/
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Hi Lilyolive,I had the same problem 2 weeks ago and I freaked out too. I installed the two files in the incorrect order (I couldn't even install the other one) but I brought my computer to a computer shop and they fixed it! They said that the BIOS was configured incorrectly, so your computer is NOT ruined.I don't know what exactly the problem was but I can maybe help you to send pictures of my correctly configured BIOSP.S. sorry for my bad english

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A:Dell stuck on dell screen with setup or boot menu but no response

It will not read from a restore disk...Click to expand...

Did you set the boot order to CD first?



I have tested the hard drive and it seems to be ok.Click to expand...

How did you test the hard drive?
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/dell-stuck-on-dell-screen-with-setup-or-boot-menu-but-no-response.150272/
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A:Computer won't boot up, stuck on self test

Hi mate!

Since it's getting stuck before the memory test I'd check the obvious first:
- If you have 2 RAM sticks remove one and see if you are able to post. Repeat the procedure with the other stick. Do the same on different RAM slots until you manage to POST.

- If possible try to replace your RAM with known to be working sticks.

- You can also clear the CMOS chip as a last resort. Refer to your motherboard's manual for details on how to do that.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/computer-wont-boot-up-stuck-on-self-test.804451/
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A:Computer stuck in Boot.ini loop

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A:computer won't boot windows / stuck in chkdsk

Lets find out what is going on with your hard drive.

first, use Recovery Console to run Chkdsk again:
http://support.microsoft.com/default...NoWebContent=1

Set your BIOS and its Boot Order so that booting to CD-Rom is first.
Boot from the XP CD and follow the instructions here: http://www.windowsnetworking.com/art.../wxprcons.html

In Recovery Console:

chkdsk c: /r
fixboot c:
exit

Now set your BIOS Boot Order back to its original state and try and start XP.

Report back, because I think some of the files needed for XP to boot are corrupted.

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A:Computer stuck at Boot, recovery CDs not working

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Try pressing F8 as the computer starts to get to the Advanced Boot Options and then select the "Disable automatic restart on system failure" option. When rebooting, your computer should now halt on the BSOD message. See if you can post what the BSOD message says here. I'm sure someone here could advise you once we know what the stop error is.

Good luck!

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How old is this computer? Has it worked properly before? If you take the side of the case off and blow a house fan directly on the CPU/Heatsink area, does it stay on longer? Are you certain that one of the CPU/Heatsink legs didn't come loose?

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So? Just don't plug the printer in! (Just kidding!)

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Kindly provide us with:

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Hi and welcome to TSG

If you can get back into Windows....

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A:My computer is stuck in a loop: turn on,boot screen, bluescreen, and then restarts!!!

The noise you heard may be an indication of an impending hard drive failure.
If you here clicking sounds coming from your hard drive it's about to go.
Hope you had your important data backed up.

The constant boot loop may be fixable. I'm not advocating this fix just pointing it
out to you.
May someone else will come along with another solution.
Read this...look for
Windows XP Logon Screen Does not Appear and the Computer Continuously Restarts (error) !
http://www.winxpfix.com/page18.htm
 

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Thanks

A:Repair your computer option missing from advanced boot menu

Originally Posted by YoVincenzo


On a friend's computer, when I access the advanced boot menu using F8, the repair your computer option is missing. I found this info on a Microsoft page:

Repair your computer
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Does anyone know if these tools can be installed on a computer that is missing them? This is an Asus laptop.

Thanks



I don't possess such deep knowledge to answer your question.
Perhaps the following link will be of interest to you :
Lost "Repair My Computer" Option in F8 Boot Advanced Startup Options Menu

Lost "Repair My Computer" Option in F8 Boot Advanced Startup Options Menu - Vista Setup and Install

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Post HERE and ask Peter (Ex_Brit) to send you the link to the versions of Vista you need, 32 or 64. Include your E-mail address mucked up, like abc at xyz DOT com then edit your post and remove it as soon as you receive the link.

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and it won't let me exit either!
 

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A:Keyboard(PS2) not working in Bios menu and Boot selection menu.

If your system currently has a malware problem/situation...this is not the correct forum for such.
 
Any issues that the system has developed...may be related to malware.  Rather than start a million topics for emerging symptoms...let's see if we can neutralize the malware aspect and then go on to whatever issues may appear.
 
Moved topic to Am I Infected forum.
 
Louis

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Hi N_A,
 
Thanks for posting and welcome to the Lenovo Community,
 
I?d like to guide you in a way to try to set the HDD (Hard Disk Drive) inside the BIOS to be the first priority booting order so we will try to return the BIOS to factory default settings:
 
Step1: Please turn off the machine and then at the left side you can see the NOVO button which is the button with the curve arrow
 
Step2: Press on the NOVO button and then you will get option press on BIOS Setup
 
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Hope the information helps. Let us know.
 
Regards
 
Soha



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A:can't access UEFI BIOS menu and BOOT menu on my le...

hi sivasandeep99,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Community Forums!
 
If you have tried FN+F2 when boot?
Or holding down Shift and clicking restart?
If those steps did not work either,  You might need to contact Lenovo Technical Support and have the system shipped to Repair Facility for BIOS Reflash.
 
Found this article but it is for the same model that has same issue like yours.
http://support.lenovo.com/en_PH/diagnose-and-fix/detail.page?DocID=HT075709
 
Regards
Solid Cruver




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A:Menu Stuck on Screen

Have you unplugged the monitor from the power source for about 10min the plugging back in.
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A:Menu Stuck On Screen

actually I have the same on my HP sr2020nx running the geforce 6150 LE with latest drivers.. havent run into the res changing prob but have the hanging menu problem sometimes.

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this has happened on several of my Planar monitors, and it was the control card in it went bad. Had to send them off (since still under warranty).

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I've seen this occasionally on systems at work - and it's a genuine pain.

Generally it's due to either 1) problems with your graphics drivers or 2) problems with the use of resources on your system. But it can also be due to problems with your graphics hardware.

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When you run diagnostics, is the disk sensed?  If yes, it sounds like the disk was corrupted when it shut off

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A:Computer stuck on motherboard loading screen, and stuck in setup.

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A:Right Click Menu Highlight is stuck to screen

Well first of all your pictures are not there. Second the Office 2007 Beta is a beta and might cause some really difficult problems and seeing as this came up after it was installed I would think it might be the cause of the problem. If it is the cause of the problem I would suggest calling Microsoft tech support to see if they give tech support on a beta program, I do not think they do.

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A:[SOLVED] Menu Selection Gets Stuck on Screen

Update: The screensaver had never come on while this was happening before, but it just did. Sure enough the thing is still there. On top of the window logo and everything. (And the login menu when it came up.)

Heh. Thing's indestructible.

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A:Problem with computer going to black/blank screen after "Boot Menu"

See if you can boot off something like Hiren's Boot CD and then run a hard drive diagnostic tool.

That will rule in or out a hard drive problem. It could be that your Windows system files got corrupted and maybe you could fix by doing a repair of Windows from a Windows 7 dvd.
 

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A:Stuck in resetting--error resetting computer--need to boot

For the record, System Restore, Image Recovery, Automatic Repair---these don't work

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A:Stuck after login, no desktop iconsor start menu - only the wallpaper

You were probably infected and the malware got into your system files. Eset deleted these files, and if you would have let it complete it may have restored the original files. Anyways, put the XP CD in and do a Repair Install

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A:Disk boot failure, can launch to safe mode through boot menu

I would first Check the hard drive with the manufacturer's diagnostic tools.
Hard Drive Diagnostics Tools and Utilities (Storage) - TACKtech Corp.
HD Diagnostic

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