How To: Accessing the Boot Menu on a Windows 8 computer

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How To: Accessing the Boot Menu on a Windows 8 computer

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To access the boot 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 menu on your Windows 8 computer.

 

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.

 

How To: Understanding System Restore, Refresh and Reset (Recovery) options in Windows 8 + Video

 

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