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HELP!!!!!! I am stuck in boot menu and it won't let me pick a drive to boot from

2018-11-02, 15:24 PM

I have a Lenovo ThinkPad T540p, and I am stuck in boot menu. When I click a drive to boot from it sends me in a circle. All I did was shut down, then I couldn't boot. 

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Re: HELP!!!!!! I am stuck in boot menu and it won't let me pick a drive to boot from

2018-11-02, 15:45 PM

When  you say "click"  ... are you using a mouse?

 

try using the cursor-keys  (arrow keys) hi-light HDD0 in <white> the press enter?

 

If my post helps a Kudo is appreciated, if I answer your question, please mark it ”Accepted Solution“ and give it a Kudo! ... Some years ago I worked for IBM. Currently I do not work for, nor do I speak for Lenovo or IBM.
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Re: HELP!!!!!! I am stuck in boot menu and it won't let me pick a drive to boot from

2018-11-02, 15:55 PM

That action usually indicates the drive selected has no bootable operating system.  Either the data or the drive is damaged.


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Re: HELP!!!!!! I am stuck in boot menu and it won't let me pick a drive to boot from

2018-11-02, 18:00 PM

Sorry I mean't to say, when I push the enter key its goes black for a sec then goes back to the same  place, stuck in boot menu.

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Re: HELP!!!!!! I am stuck in boot menu and it won't let me pick a drive to boot from

2018-11-02, 18:02 PM

I took the drive out and put it in another laptop and it worked fine, even booted up to windows just fine.

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Re: HELP!!!!!! I am stuck in boot menu and it won't let me pick a drive to boot from

2018-11-02, 18:07 PM

I can go to the bios, but I don't know what to do.

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Re: HELP!!!!!! I am stuck in boot menu and it won't let me pick a drive to boot from

2018-11-16, 1:30 AM

Is there a DVD in the optical drive?


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Re:HELP!!!!!! I am stuck in boot menu and it won't let me pick a drive to boot from

2020-03-24, 15:38 PM
I need help too! I have the same screen and it doesn’t have a Bios key or menu. I’m not sure what to do. I need help because I have a deadline today.
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Re:HELP!!!!!! I am stuck in boot menu and it won't let me pick a drive to boot from

2020-03-26, 18:14 PM
My laptop is also stuck in the boot menu, has anyone figured out how to fix it yet?
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Re:HELP!!!!!! I am stuck in boot menu and it won't let me pick a drive to boot from

2020-03-31, 8:10 AM

I had this issue after the latest BIOS update on a Lenovo V110. Disabling secure boot is what fixed it for me:

 

  1. Turn on the laptop (or CTRL-ALT-DEL if you are already stuck on the boot menu)
  2. Hold down F2 (or whatever your BIOS menu key is)
  3. Go to the Security Menu and disable Secure Boot
  4. Save and Exit

 

I haven't tried turning secure boot back on yet though :-/

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