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Function key F8 not working at start-up

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    Function key F8 not working at start-up


    I received a lot of information on that tread by several members (many thanks for it) but still I couldn't solve it.

    I know that that due too the fast startup that function doesn't work no more by some users.

    I introduced the correction

    bcdedit /set {default} bootmenupolicy legacy

    and strang sometimes it is working
    I checked via bcdedit if the command is really active
    The behaviour is the same even when additionally i remove the fast start-up function.

    I have a full SSD-drive ...could that be the reason?

    I am wondering why sometimes (mostly never) it is working and if it works than also the longer method via PCSetting and so is fine.

    Last edited by ritahubert; 03 Oct 2013 at 02:47.

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Function key F8 not working at start-up
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