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(Solved) - Press <F1> to start, <F10> to Setup

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  • Started 6 years ago by ksdh
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ksdh
Posts: 9

Help Please,
My old HP ZD7000 Laptop HDD Crashed.
I've replaced with new HDD, Reinstall XP SP3.
Everything is working fine.
BUT.
Everytime i turn the computer on, this message is popping up:
PRESS <F1> TO START, <F10> TO SETUP

If Press <F1>, the computer's starting and working OK.

HOW CAN I REMOVE THIS ANNOYING MESSAGE,
LET THE COMPUTER START WITHOUT PRESSING <F1> KEY....

Regards,
ksdh

Posted 6 years ago
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raphoenix
raphoenix
Posts: 14920

ksdh,

Press F10 and go through the BIOS setup screens and see if there are settings that need to be changed.

Also go to the HP site and download the Machine Drivers and Chipset Driver including the latest Bios update and the installation utility.

Appears all the XP drivers are posted.

Update your Bios if needed.

Just ENSURE to get the correct ones for your particular (specific Configuration) machine model. Look on the back panel of your machine.

May NOT need to install but a couple as XP3 appears to have most of them in it.

Look in Device Manager and see if you have any Devices with a red X or yellow ! mark.

ALSO be sure to check the hidden devices on the drop down menu.

Most forget to do this !!

Go to MS Update Site and download updates.

Many times there will be a updated HW driver included for installation after your machine is scanned.

Regards,
Rick P.

Posted 6 years ago
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ksdh
Posts: 9

Rick P.,
Thanks for the your assistance.
When i'm returning home on the weekend.
I'll work on the laptop following the above detailed guidance.

I'll will let you know the result.

Regards,
ksdh

Posted 6 years ago
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ksdh
Posts: 9

Dear Rick P.
It took a while for me to have a chance to work on this issue.[so much traveling lately]
I did everything as instructed.... Update all drivers, reset booting order..etc...
AND
Still have the same problem>
Is there anything else i should do to get of that "Press <F1> ....."

Regards,
ksdh

Posted 5 years ago
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raphoenix
raphoenix
Posts: 14920

ksdh,

Glad you had a safe trip.

Give me a few minutes to refresh my memory and research the issue again.

EDIT: I think the issue is in H/W if you get HP Logo Screen with (2) choices but XP runs fine there after.

Am trying to call HP for you.
EDIT: HP was about as helpful as my cat. I personally don't see how they stay in business.
Will get back with you.

Kindest Regards,
Rick P. ♥ :)

Posted 5 years ago
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ScottW
ScottW
Posts: 6609

After searching around, there seem to be several possible answers:
http://forums12.itrc.hp.com/se.....Id=1012997
http://forums11.itrc.hp.com/se.....dId=701106
http://www.fixya.com/support/t....._f10_setup

I hope that helps you, ksdh, because I've never seen this stuff -- not the message nor a hidden advanced BIOS menu.

Posted 5 years ago
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raphoenix
raphoenix
Posts: 14920

ksdh,

I'll agree with ScottW on this one.
When I posted H/W issue, I always assume and include the Bios plus its Proper Setup as a H/W issue which is a bad habit in posting without adequate explanation.

Kindest Regards,
Rick P. ♥ :)

Posted 5 years ago
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Lighthouse
Lighthouse
Posts: 13598

Have you checked your CMOS battery?

Posted 5 years ago
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ksdh
Posts: 9

Gentlemen,
I'm very touched with all your assistances:
- Advices and XTra efforts searching # websites for valuables infos to help me solve my computer problem.

. Raphoenix, you had mentioned to UPDATE BIOS, I did it, BUT...??? with the wrong version ???
. ScottW, thanks for the URLs you provided, from one of the site, i found: "HP BIOS sp28962" >>> DL & INST.
. Lighthouse, "Check CMOS battery ?" >>> How ?

PROBLEM SOLVED.

Gentlemen,
Once again, Thanks a Million,

ksdh

Posted 5 years ago
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ksdh
Posts: 9

Ooooops,
Here's another problem:
1. Listening to a Music Cd: No Problem
2. Watching a DVD [VOB]: No Problem

3. Play a DVD with severals copied AVI files: Player DO NOT READ, Recognize the DVD [with AVI files]

I've updated the DVD player driver, XP Codec Pack , K-Lite Codec Pack.
Using VLC, WMP Classic, JetAudio Player >>> None is reading DVD with AVI files

Any Advices? Please.

Best Regards,
ksdh

Posted 5 years ago
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