The laptop is barely 3 months old, maybe even less than 2 months. Once the system is on there is never a problem. Is there some way around that? He again, has no disc, and never made a password reset disk on this machine. My brother bought a Acer ultrabook I call it a dud-book that came with Windows 10. Place your usb drive in a usb port, as soon as you power on the device you need to hold a specific combination of keys, i would suggest a usb stick with a small led light that shows you when it is accessed so you'll know when it is working.
That insyde bios is not a well liked product. Should I be using a different browser? If it says F12 then you are using the correct key. When you first boot the pc, there should be some sort of notice on the screen which might say press F12 to boot to alternate media. Just seems bizarre that the laptop would come without the ability to boot from a disc or thumb drive. Alright so i received this Acer Aspire V5 windows 8. Google is being tight-lipped regarding a solution. When I troubleshoot or try to reset it.
If you need to reset your password,. I will find rufus and start over. I just wanted to say that the solutions given do not work for my doorstop. Introduction to Linux - A Hands on Guide This guide was created as an overview of the Linux Operating System, geared toward new users as an exploration tour and getting started guide, with exercises at the end of each chapter. I was planning to reinstall Windows 8.
The problem is it only has Windows Boot Manager as an option, and network boot options if I have network boot enabled. Are you new to LinuxQuestions. Will let you know of your suggestion. Note that registered members see fewer ads, and ContentLink is completely disabled once you log in. I encountered this problem today.
I see as many infections on newer machines as on older ones. Now all should be working and windows Legacy mode supported. Tried a video card and bypassing the onboard video. I almost smash this laptop, haha. Seems they are greatly limiting what you can boot from, and I don't understand why.
If it is not working the problem could be that your flash drive wasn't written properly. Thanks for contributing an answer to Ask Ubuntu! It maybe one of F12, F10. I do this a bunch of times and it still won't boot. Today I was fixing a laptop with windows 10. As it stands, the final answer lies in removing the hard drive and memory then applying pressure to the center of the keyboard with a 16 ounce framing hammer repeatedly until the unit is no longer recognizable. But I still cannot actually change the boot process. It sounds like my first mistake was just copying the.
I am reluctant to follow instructions that I do not understand at all. So you need to edit the Boot Order. You will need a windows 8 8. Removed and reseated all memory cards 3. Everytime I try to boot, it always opens up the current win10 set up.
The problem does not happen all of the time but maybe 80% of the time. It took a couple of tries to get it to go, but I am not sure what I did differently the second time. I saw any number of posts involving long sequences of incomprehensible instructions. Open device, being careful not to break any clips or small ribbon cables. Your laptop should boot again.
To learn more, see our. My father-in-law has an Acer E1-510P-2671 that he bought a few months ago. Attempting to solve this problem by searching the internet left me more confused than enlightened. The only thing to do at this point is turn power off and try again. Nicolas Dear Karadjgne, Thank you for your reply!!! So i think you need to pay for it by giving it to Acer Center. This may also void your warranty. Is this a corporate device, did someone do this for you? Put all back together and voilà!!! I removed the battery for 2 minutes, in the meantime I plugged the power switch cable to the motherboard and pressed the button for 10 seconds.
Is this a common Acer thing? If it had Windows 8 on it previously, go into the bios, change the boot type to legacy and it should all start working. Could it be that the usb stick is not bootable? Does anyone have any suggestions?? I did try all of it before getting here. I think I made this thread wrong and should have not made it an answer thread or whatever. It could be the mother board. I have scheduled chkdsk on the next boot to see if any errors on the drive. Tried to convert disk to gpt using microsoft's mbr2gpt program and it.