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Restore Defaults deleted boot priorities completely, help!

  1. #1

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    Windows 7

    Restore Defaults deleted boot priorities completely, help!

    I bought a Windows 8 laptop, ASUS Q500A, and reformatted it with Windows 7.
    I went into the BIOS and used "Restore Defaults" and now all Boot Option Priorities are deleted.

    Each time I boot the laptop, it automatically goes to BIOS (or UEFI).

    I tried inserting the Windows 7 disc so I can access Startup Repair or Command Prompt but it freezes before it could get anywhere even when I tried it with an external CD/DVD drive.

    I cannot get the laptop to boot to the hard drive or CD drive at all,
    please tell me how I can reset the boot option priorities so it will be boot to the hard drive again.

    Thank you.

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    ME, XP,Vista,Win7,Win8,Win8.1

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  3. #3

    Posts : 2
    Windows 7

    Thank you theog.

    I've already downgraded successfully and I was running Windows 7 just fine, until I decided to reset the BIOS (or UEFI) to default, and thus I am no longer able to boot to my hard drive because all the boot options were deleted...
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  4. #4

    Posts : 3
    windows 8

    same here
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