How To: Accessing Boot Options (Menu) in Windows 8

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How To: Accessing Boot Options (Menu) in Windows 8

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To access the boot options (menu) at startup, perform the following:


  1. If not already done, ensure the computer is completely shut down. How To: Shut Down a Laptop with Windows 8
  2. Now restart the computer by pressing the power button - IMMEDIATELY start tapping the F12 key on the keyboard until the "Boot Menu" screen appears.

You have now accessed the boot options (menu) on Windows 8.


If you are trying to perform a system recovery through this process, click on the link below for more information about recovery and restore options in Windows 8.


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