1.    07 Dec 2015 #1
    Join Date : Jul 2015
    Posts : 5
    Windows 7

    BIOS Startup Screen gone since 10 upgrade

    When running windows 7, for the first few seconds upon booting my laptop, it would display a startup message,

    "Press ESC for boot selection, F2 for setup, etc......."

    Now, nothing. I cannot choose to enter setup, BIOS, get to ESC for a boot selection screen in case I might want to boot from a flash drive or a floppy just once.

    I cannot figure out how to get it back either.

    Can someone point me in the right direction?

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  2.    07 Dec 2015 #2
    Join Date : Jul 2015
    Posts : 9,549
    Windows 10 Pro

    Click on restart from the power icon instead of shutdown.


    Hold down shift key when you click shutdown.


    Turn off fast startup in Windows.
    Fast Startup - Turn On or Off in Windows 10 - Windows 10 Forums

    The "problem" is that with fast startup enabled, when you just click shutdown the computer doesn't actually shutdown. It enters more of a hibernation state and doesn't give control back 100% to bios.

    Restart performs a complete shutdown before rebooting - holding down shift when clicking shutdown overrides the fast startup - and turning of fast startup permanently disables fast startup and every shutdown is a complete shutdown.
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  3.    07 Dec 2015 #3
    Join Date : Jul 2015
    Posts : 5
    Windows 7
    Thread Starter


    Thank you!!
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