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I just installed Wubi on my computer which is running Windows XP. Everything went exactly like the official guide said it should, and I was told the installation was complete and to restart my computer. However when I boot the boot-loader does not appear.

There is a problem with the fan of the computer, and each time I boot I am asked if I wanted to continue, and I have to press F2 within 5 seconds otherwise the computer shuts down. I do not see a BIOS screen for this reason, so I do not know how to get to the boot menu.

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  • It doesn't have anything to do with BIOS. The boot menu is the Windows boot manager. Sometimes the edits to the boot.ini don't work (XP) or bcdedit (Vista/7/8) for unknown reasons. Check the Time to display operating systems (most common prob is it's set at zero, make it 10). Or edit your question with the contents. – bcbc Dec 29 '12 at 15:13
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It doesn't have anything to do with BIOS. The boot menu is the Windows boot manager. Sometimes the edits to the boot.ini don't work (XP) or bcdedit (Vista/7/8) for unknown reasons. Check the Time to display operating systems (most common prob is it's set at zero, make it 10). Or edit your question with the contents.

bcbc Dec 29 '12 at 15:13

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