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I have the problem on my HP Pavillion laptop running Windows 10. Except I cannot get it to enter the menu mode by pressing ESC repeatedly, if just goes straight to the Chosoe an option screen but non of the options work except to shut down an dthat gets me nowhere.

I was uninstalling some programs I don't use and everything seemed fine until I did a re-start and now I have this problem and have not made any progress in 3 hours of trying.

Please help.

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Power-off the computer.

Disconnect the AC power.

If it is a laptop, remove the battery.

Disconnect the "power" and "data" cables from the disk-drive.

Reconnect the AC power.

Power-on the computer, and immediately try the 'ESC' key.





1. Power-off the computer.

2. Hold down the ESC key.

3. While holding it down, power-on the computer.

4. Hopefully, you will get a "keyboard error, press <blah> to enter BIOS SETUP".

5. Release the ESC key.

6. Press that "blah" key.


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