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Re: Debian GNU/Linux 9 (stretch) 64-bit




Every BIOS has its own key combination to enter the BIOS and/or choose a boot device for a single boot.  For my system, it is DEL and F11, respectively.  In most cases, the first screen you see after you turn on the computer should tell you what button to press.  If it says nothing, try repeatedly hitting DEL, F11, and F12.  One of those should work. :)

On Fri, Aug 4, 2017 at 8:50 AM, Stephen Brandt <sbrandt@xxxxxxxx> wrote:
I have a problem I'm trying to report but the report bug has directed me
to you.  I don't know what package I'm reporting on.  Everything I've
tried entering has been rejected.  I used the internet version to
install Debian on my computer. I wanted to install Debian as a 2nd OS on
my computer along with Ubuntu.  Unfortunately for me, I was half asleep
while doing the install and guessing at the choices being offered. The
problem I encountered was some of the instructions/choices were off the
left hand side of the monitor and not visible.  I had to guess at what I
was doing.  One of the consequences is the install overwrote my Ubuntu
OS and I lost everything.  The other consequence is now I'm unable to
boot from my dvd drive.  It seems that no matter what I try regarding
changes to the BIOS before booting to try and boot from the dvd drive,
the Debian OS overwrites my changes and forces booting from the Hard
Drive.  I need help.

Thanks,

Stephen