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Lenovo G580 boot menu is not working when pressing F2 and F12 key


I bought a new Lenovo G580 series laptop. After installation of Windows 7 Ultimate x64 bit edition, a problem revealed when Lenovo driver get installed.


When I installed Intel HD 3000 graphics driver and restarted laptop, the Window was unable to start normally. It displayed an error, so a recovery program started which was recommended. But this program failed to resolve the problem. Later, I tried again to load Windows normally but the blue screen fatal error showed up.


I attempted to reinstall Windows again, but after restarting window, the boot menu was not showing up after pressing F12 key. F2 key was also not working either.


I spoke to a Lenovo techincal assistance expert and they suggested me to remove battery and charger and press start key for 30 seconds. 


My problem still remains the same, and I am unable to access boot menu. 


The bios version is  62cn34ww. ls there a way I can get this running again?


Please take note that the suggestion below is just a troubleshooting guide. If the steps could not fix the issue, you need to send you machine in for service for further assistance.


  • Try removing the hard disk , then press F2 button to enter BIOS
  • If you are successful in entering the bios, pleaes load set up defaults
  • Save setting by pressing F10 and shut the machine down
  • Connect the hard drive back and check if can enter BIOS via F2 and F12 to see boot menu


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jackncolleen On 2015-04-15, 18:30 PM

"OK, I will retain my sanity.... changed & of course forgot windows 7 password on my Lenovo H430 desktop. (about a month ago) came accross my windows disc & was going to see if I could boot from it (wouldn't from the pasword unlocker i downloaded) Anyhow, i evidently have a password to enter bois setup which i attempted to "guess"  baaad idea.  i am now looking at Fatal Error.....System halted on my Lenovo H430 desktop.   how do i proceed without doing any damage???


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sekaran1978 On 2015-07-03, 6:25 AM
My Lenovo g580 laptop cannot start normal start. When I press on button it goes to bios setup Then I press escape button then yes then go to normal windows How to start normal start?
ahcene2035 On 2016-03-08, 22:35 PM

you have to enter to bios setup and make "factory default"

eroc1992 On 2016-06-28, 21:27 PM

What is short key for BIOS for all Lenovo computers?


zt4elove4ek On 2017-01-24, 20:20 PM

Помощь срочно нужна, устанавливал драйвера, установил последним драйвер биоса и теперь у меня ноутбук работает от сети, когда включаю батарею он вырубается, начинает вкл., а потом резко вырубается, уже и 30 секунд зажимал и скидивал и тд, не помогло, что делать?

dr4ven On 2017-08-11, 1:34 AM
I was stuck in a boot logo loop after changing the HDD and the FAN.
Logo would appear every 2 seconds interval.
1. Power down
2. Remove the battery
3. Hold the "F12" key down
4. Power up the laptop
5. Problem solved, I was able to access the Boot menu.
...Now I needed to access bios.
1. Power down
2. Hold the "F2" key down
3. Bios appeared (non-UEFI)
4. Problem solved (I was able to access the BIOS)
Brad101 On 2017-09-26, 11:10 AM

HI All,


Can someone please assist me. I have a Lenovo E531. Laptop will not boot. After Pressing F12 it goes into a blank screen. I cannot get the laptop to boot at all. I remove the HDD and still the same issue. Id appreciate your help.

dr4ven On 2017-09-26, 21:42 PM

Hey Brad, what do you mean by goes blank... what color do you see, black?

dr4ven On 2017-09-26, 21:50 PM

Try this

1. Power down
2. Remove the battery
3. Hold the "F12" key down
4. Power up the laptop
5. Problem solved, I was able to access the Boot menu.
if that doesnt work look up this post

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