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Windows 7: boot up menu

19 Jul 2011   #1
xtroop

win 7 hoome premium 64 bit
 
 
boot up menu

When i boot up, i see a screen showing a menu for f keys and what they do. problem is they appear for about 2 seconds. not nearly enough time to read or select if need be. is there a way to change the time this menu screen stays on. maybe to 10 seconds. Win 7 premium

thank you


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19 Jul 2011   #2
speedgamer01

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by xtroop View Post
When i boot up, i see a screen showing a menu for f keys and what they do. problem is they appear for about 2 seconds. not nearly enough time to read or select if need be. is there a way to change the time this menu screen stays on. maybe to 10 seconds. Win 7 premium

thank you
What do you mean by 'f keys'? Why is it important to read it, how does it look?
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19 Jul 2011   #3
Maguscreed

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 x64
 
 

I think he's talking about boot post.
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19 Jul 2011   #4
Dwarf

Windows 8.1 Pro RTM x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by xtroop View Post
When i boot up, i see a screen showing a menu for f keys and what they do. problem is they appear for about 2 seconds. not nearly enough time to read or select if need be. is there a way to change the time this menu screen stays on. maybe to 10 seconds. Win 7 premium

thank you
If you are referring to the message that appears when you boot up that informs you which key to press to enter the BIOS, then I'm sorry, but you can't adjust that delay as it's built-in to the BIOS routine.

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by speedgamer01 View Post
What do you mean by 'f keys'?
These are the Function Keys located above the main section of your keyboard, usually in blocks of 4 keys and are labelled F1 - F12.
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19 Jul 2011   #5
xtroop

win 7 hoome premium 64 bit
 
 

yes, the boot up sequence..shows a brief pic of f key functions..such as f8 for safe mode...but this screen seems to show for recovery and repair functions and what keys to press. it seems like it would be important if you needed to boot to a function if your having problems.

thank you
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19 Jul 2011   #6
theog

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If you mean the screen below, reset BIOS to slow boot.

boot up menu-ga-bios2.png


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19 Jul 2011   #7
brianzion

Operating System : Windows 7 Home Premium Edition 6.01.7600 SP1 (x64)
 
 

hi to change the time follow these steps >>>

WINDOWS KEY +R
TYPE msconfig click ok
IN WINDOWS CONFIGURATION WIINDOW click boot tab
IN THE TIMEOUT SECTION put your desired time in
CLICK OK
RESTART PC IF WINDOWS PROMPS YOU


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19 Jul 2011   #8
speedgamer01

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by brianzion View Post
hi to change the time follow these steps >>>

WINDOWS KEY +R
TYPE msconfig click ok
IN WINDOWS CONFIGURATION WIINDOW click boot tab
IN THE TIMEOUT SECTION put your desired time in
CLICK OK
RESTART PC IF WINDOWS PROMPS YOU
That is important only for dual-boot systems, but he hasn't mentioned it.
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19 Jul 2011   #9
xtroop

win 7 hoome premium 64 bit
 
 

Thank you,,,msconfig worked.
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19 Jul 2011   #10
brianzion

Operating System : Windows 7 Home Premium Edition 6.01.7600 SP1 (x64)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by xtroop View Post
Thank you,,,msconfig worked.
no problem glad to help
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