Installing Windows 8 on a Lenovo G50-70 laptop.

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  1. Eurotrash

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    How do I boot a DVD on this damn thing? When I power it up it shows the Lenovo logo for a few seconds then FreeDOS starts up, no BIOS screen, nothing.
     
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    Have you set the bios to boot from the optical drive?
     
  3. Eurotrash

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    I have no idea how to access the BIOS on this thing. It only shows the Lenovo screen briefly and then enters FreeDOS.
     
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    There is no "Novo" button :/
     
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    Download the user manual, Look at page 9. There is a picture of the Novo button! :rolleyes:

    (Clue - it's next to the power socket.)
     
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  7. Eurotrash

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    Tried. doesnt do jack
     
  8. Eurotrash

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    Ok turns out I had to press and hold. I could hardly press the damn thing without the use of a toothpick but it's done. Thank you for the help.

    Damn laptops, why don't they just go back to their own country.
     
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    Cheers.
     
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    Hi, after pressing the NOVO button if no boot option available from Hardisk , Dvd or USB then you have to Change legacy support mode on bios setup.
     
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    Hi @aamir24 Welcome to the forum. Just wanted to alert you that you have replied to a very old thread. 2014!
     
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    Yes , but this problem is very trending now, I have created a video for this :
     

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