Arxon. I have a Asus G50v. read through your post, so I figured I would try on my laptop and see what the bios key was on mine, it was F2. I started pushing it slowly at soon as I hit the power button. I got a AMI Bios screen saying entering setup.
One note, an external keyboard will not work, I tried hiting F2 on a USB keyboard and it does not recognize it. So if there is something wrong with the F2 key on the internal keyboard that might be what is stopping you.
only ideas I have.
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