Dell logo screen stays up cant get to f2 or f12 Tags: Configuration Boot Dell Format Windows XP Last response: October 10, 2012 10:57 PM in Windows XP Share oldcarman October 10, 2012 10:21:13 PM on start up i press f12 but it wont work and i need to change boot sequence to format my old dell.... More about : dell logo screen stays f12 ktownmike October 10, 2012 10:57:21 PM I believe f12 is for system recovery, so it appears your hard drive is not connected or toast since the recovery partition is on the hard drive. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Dell logo screen stays up cant get to f2 or f12 Forum Can't get to bios screen f2 or f12 freezes on gateway screen with press f2-12 @ the bott5 Forum When i try to go into boot xp f2 f12 screen comes up and says keyboard failure n Forum Hello, My daughter's computer is locked up up. When you turn it on it flashes the Dell logo screen then goes to this message: Forum My boot up screen (like an msi logo) never shows - can't enter bios. (Can boot up perfectly though) Forum Dell logo comes up and screen goes black Forum can't boot up computer, just get black screen after logos .. Forum More resources Read discussions in other Windows XP categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Video !