I get the message Press F1 to start F2 to set up before windows starts How to re Tags: Configuration Monitors Windows XP Last response: May 18, 2012 5:19 AM in Windows XP Share veeyen May 18, 2012 5:13:57 AM I get the message 'Press F1 to start Press F2 to set up' before Windows starts.Only after I Press F1 Windows starts.Why this? how to make Windows start without this message appearing on the monitor? More about : message press start set windows starts nhasian May 18, 2012 5:19:10 AM the message is from your computer bios, not from windows. you'll need to enter your bios and save the settings to see if it will take. it is possible the battery on your motherboard needs to be replaced if you continue receiving this message. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Press f1 to continue f2 to enter setup Forum F1 & F2 start up message Forum My system is asking to press F1 or F2 before starting win7 boot... Forum Can't boot to Windows : "Strike F1 to retry boot, F2 for setup utility" Forum Strike f1 to retry boot f2 for setup utility at booting Forum My pc tell press F1 and select prrsonal , every time when start up Forum Press f2 to load default values and continue Forum Primary Hard Disk Failure, Press F1 to Continue... Forum Wont boot from start up have to push F1 key when asked tried to set in boot menu Forum Raid hdd problems press f1 to continue Forum New built system ...now loops at start-up Forum F1 or F2 option upon startup of XP PRO Forum F1 to start up Forum Need Help with Asus P5K-E: problem on first start-up Forum Continuous Beep on start up , windows loads but... Forum Disk drive error message on load- up Forum HELP!!! Please with Windows XP Forum Sign in hotmail account in windows xp Forum What do i do if i deleted my partition and now all I get is a black screen that Forum How to load usb drivers without a mouse or keyboard Forum More resources Read discussions in other Windows XP categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Video !