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Windows 7: f8 option not showing up

27 Oct 2014   #1
mcdiehler

windows 7 64
 
 
f8 option not showing up

I have an Alienware m17x, and I want to do a factory reset. I have been able to do it before without a problem, but for some reason my f8 option in startup isn't showing up. I am not sure what to do and I just want to factory reset, please help me out.


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27 Oct 2014   #2
Dude

Windows 10 Pro X64
 
 

keep tapping it quickly when restarting.
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27 Oct 2014   #3
Ztruker

Windows 10 Pro X64
 
 

Make sure Fn Lock is not on if there is one.

Will the laptop boot? If so can;'t you start the recovery from the Start menu?
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27 Oct 2014   #4
mcdiehler

windows 7 64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Dude View Post
keep tapping it quickly when restarting.
Not sure how it worked, but it worked. Thanks Dude.
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27 Oct 2014   #5
Dude

Windows 10 Pro X64
 
 

You're welcome. Button mashing always helps
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