Windows 7 install disk will not run on the dvd drive. A screen says "strike F1 key to continue"
"F2 to run setip utility' and I get no response.
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  1. That's a BIOS message not a setup message. What does it say aside from that? Do you have the DVD drive set as a bootable device in the BIOS (that would be the F2 option).
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    Depending on your computer you may need to use a PS/2 keyboard to get into your bios (likely if you have an older PC) and select your DVD drive as a boot device above your hard drive. PS/2 keyboards had a round purple connector at the end, rather than a USB connector; if you have replaced your keyboard at some point then try the old one (or an old one with the ps2 connector).
  3. Best answer selected by garyro.
  4. thank all of you for your help and I really appreciate it, Gary
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