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02-18-2013 03:27 PM
Got a brand new ACER V3-731
Formatted the HDD and want to instal Win7 Ultimate 64Bit
The following error keep coming up asa i Start The PC up:
NO Bootable Device, Hit any key
02-19-2013 06:20 AM
HA Got it!!!!!
One finger on F2 key
With ANOTHER finger press start button
IMMEDIATELY start pressing f2 every SECOND
You can even start pressing F2 ...BEFORE you press start/power button (it will do no harm)
SO like this....
PRESS F2, PRESS POWER BUTTON, WAIT 1 SECOND PRESS F2,WAIT 1 SECOND PRESS F2,WAIT 1 SECOND PRESS F2,WAIT 1 SECOND PRESS F2,
Worked like a charm
Windows 7 Now loading after changes to HHD Mode and BIOS changed to legacy
03-01-2013 05:49 PM
Go to the bios and change the secure mode from UEFI to legacy and then disable the secure mode.
Doesn't work for me. Brand new V3-731 today.
I can turn UEFI off and onto Legacy but the Secure Mode mode is [Disabled] and greyed out in both modes.
I want to set up dual boot Win 7 & Win 8.
I daren't repartition the hard drive until I can boot into Legacy Mode.
04-20-2013 11:00 PM
I have the same problem, but i can press F2 so many times i want, i can get in the bios.
only what i get is no bootable device error...
04-26-2013 10:56 PM
Same problem for me also - I realize I need to change security settings in the BIOS to allow CD to boot but I cannot get into the BIOS. Has anyone found a resolution yet? Previous solution of holding F2 key before pwering on doesn't work for me.
04-29-2013 04:52 PM
Finally got the machine booting and gained access to BIOS using the info at the following link: http://forums.lenovo.com/t5/tkb/articleprintpage/t