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Win 8 dual boot - the timer isn't working

  1. #1


    Posts : 13
    Windows 7/Windows 8 consumer preview

    Win 8 dual boot - the timer isn't working


    I get to the new win 8 graphical boot screen, but the timer is not working at all. I've tried to change the timer from the default 30 seconds to 15 seconds & back again with no success. It will sit on that boot menu for as long as I choose to wait before making a selection.

    Anyone have any ideas?

    Thanks in advance & have a great day,

    Jim

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  2. #2


    Posts : 2,627
    win8.1.1 enterprise


    hi, not positive but ,make sure win8 is the first boot ,and make sure to shutdown the computer after you set it ,try setting it in both win7 and 8
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  3. #3


    Posts : 13
    Windows 7/Windows 8 consumer preview


    Thanks for the reply caperjack. Win 8 is the the 1st boot. I've tried your suggestion of the shutdown, but still no resolution. Thanks again anyway & have a great day!! Jim
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Win 8 dual boot - the timer isn't working
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