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T590/T490 UEFI/BIOS Option Request!

Q: T590/T490 UEFI/BIOS Option Request!

Hi there guys, Hope this reaches the official team in charge of developing the UEFI for this two laptops. I would like to see an option in the graphic settings to allow me to disable the dedicated GPU (Nvidia MX250 in my case) and run only the laptop with the integrated Intel GPU and another option to run in normal "hybrid" mode. I have observe too, that when I select the option to give the integrated Intel GPU 512MB of video memory it does not retain the option after reboot and sometimes it doesn't even allow me to choose that option.Maybe a bug, I don't know, but I would like to have that fixed too.I'm using the latest UEFI/BIOS (1.52) by the way. Thanks for any feedback in advance. Best Regards,

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Preferred Solution: T590/T490 UEFI/BIOS Option Request!

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Hi there, Another BIOS/UEFI request, is there a chance to unlock/create the option to enable/disable Intel SpeedShift option with the corresponding levels for AC and Battery scheme (0-254) to give the user the option to choose either SpeedStep or SpeedShift? With an 8th generation CPU I would expect to see this new technology enabled on this laptops instead of the software controlled SpeedStep that is currently enabled and avaiable. Measuring the dpc latency and forcing the SpeedShift setting via third-party software I'm able to see a lot lower and stable dpc latency that translates into a smoother experience and a better workflow in this machines. Will wait for some feedback, thanks in advance for the attention. Best Regards,

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This review in regards to the next Generation T series from Lenovo.  
 
The machine I tested is based on a Intel i7-8565U 8th Generation Whiskey Lake 1.8GHz quad-core CPU.  It came with 16 GB of DDR4 memory and a bright 14? QHD(2560 x 1440) with Dolby Vision 500 nit IPS screen.  The screen I got according to HWiNFO64 is Model LEN40AE with a Monitor name of B14QAN02.0. It looks to my naked eye as the same as my X1 Yoga 3 screen with Dolby Vision.  It?s a very nice screen. This screen does not support touch.  The side bezels have shrunk(see pictures below).
 
As for graphics.  It came with a Intel UHD Graphics 620 and Nvidia GeForce MX250 with 2GB GDDR5 memory.
 
For connectivity it came with 2 USB 3.1 Gen1 ports, 1 USB Type-C, 1 HDMI 1.4, 1 Thunderbolt 3, a MicroSD Card reader and 1 Audio Jack.  An interesting feature on this laptop that I personally have not seen before is the left side USB C port can charge other USB C devices.  It can output 5V at 1.5A. I personally have not been able to try this. The Thunderbolt 3 USB C port can also output 5V at 1.5A PLUS it can charge another laptop using P to P 2.0 charging function.  I was not able to test this feature either.
 
For Networking the T490 came with a Intel AC 9560 and mine came with a Fibocom L850-GL and Bluetooth 5.0.  It also included a Full size ethernet port.
 
For Docking it supports Thunderbolt 3 Dock, Side Mechanical Dock and USB 3.0 Doc... Read more

A:T490 & T590 - First Look

Thank you for your review. The T490 seems to be a really good laptop.

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With the T480 and T580 models it was possible to add a M.2 SSD / PCIe NVMe, PCIe 3.0 x 2 in the WWAN slot, mutually exclusive with WWAN. Has this capability been removed for the T490 and T590 models?  The psref section concerning storage doesn't mention anything about the WWAN slot for the T490 and T590 models. But the psref for T480 and T580 does. Can someone confirm or dismiss if this means that the capability has been removed?

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With the T480 and T580 models it was possible to add a M.2 SSD / PCIe NVMe, PCIe 3.0 x 2 in the WWAN slot, mutually exclusive with WWAN. Has this capability been removed for the T490 and T590 models?  The psref section concerning storage doesn't mention anything about the WWAN slot for the T490 and T590 models. But the psref for T480 and T580 does. Can someone confirm or dismiss if this means that the capability has been removed?

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This review in regards to the next Generation T series from Lenovo.  
 
The machine I tested is based on a Intel i7-8565U 8th Generation Whiskey Lake 1.8GHz quad-core CPU.  It came with 16 GB of DDR4 memory and a bright 14? QHD(2560 x 1440) with Dolby Vision 500 nit IPS screen.  The screen I got according to HWiNFO64 is Model LEN40AE with a Monitor name of B14QAN02.0. It looks to my naked eye as the same as my X1 Yoga 3 screen with Dolby Vision.  It?s a very nice screen. This screen does not support touch.  The side bezels have shrunk(see pictures below).
 
As for graphics.  It came with a Intel UHD Graphics 620 and Nvidia GeForce MX250 with 2GB GDDR5 memory.
 
For connectivity it came with 2 USB 3.1 Gen1 ports, 1 USB Type-C, 1 HDMI 1.4, 1 Thunderbolt 3, a MicroSD Card reader and 1 Audio Jack.  An interesting feature on this laptop that I personally have not seen before is the left side USB C port can charge other USB C devices.  It can output 5V at 1.5A. I personally have not been able to try this. The Thunderbolt 3 USB C port can also output 5V at 1.5A PLUS it can charge another laptop using P to P 2.0 charging function.  I was not able to test this feature either.
 
For Networking the T490 came with a Intel AC 9560 and mine came with a Fibocom L850-GL and Bluetooth 5.0.  It also included a Full size ethernet port.
 
For Docking it supports Thunderbolt 3 Dock, Side Mechanical Dock and USB 3.0 Doc... Read more

A:T490 & T590 - First Look (review, benchmarks)

Thank you for your review. The T490 seems to be a really good laptop.

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When installing our new T490 and T590 through SCCM - and using the lenovo sccm driver pack, the touchpad is not responsive to gestures only button clicks - The Trackpoint works fine... Installing Lenovo drivers for mouse and touchpad after the installation does not help.If I look at the driver in Device Manager, everything seems fine - There is a Synaptics Pointing Device present - but also some Microsoft HID Compatible touchpad drivers. If I remove the HID Compatible touchpad drivers - the touchpad starts working - but after a few restarts they are installed again and the touchpad is dead again.Trying to manually install the Synaptics drivers for the HID Compatible touchpad - does not help.Installing on Windows 10 1809 

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Hi I have searched on Lenovo's pages and cannot find any documentation that confirms that "Thinkpad Ultra Dock" docking station (in my case 40AJ0135EU) is compatible with the latests T490(s)/T590(s) series. Does anyone know? ThanksKind regards

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I have two options (CSM) or (UEFI) in my Toshiba Laptop BIOS. When I select UEFI the computer will not boot. I tried to get Toshiba's tech support to explain this to me but besides not speaking english I did not get a clear answer.

If anyone has the time and knowledge to explain this option and it's uses in simple terms I would greatly appreciate it.

Thank You

A:UEFI BIOS Option

When CSM (Compatibility Support Module) is enabled it allows a modern EFI based PC to operate in a Legacy BIOS mode.

This allows for your operating system to be installed and run from a traditional MBR (Master Boot Record) disk and the advanced features of the EFI system are disabled.

Switching to UEFI mode enables the EFI system. UEFI PCs usually use the GPT file table, which includes a hidden SYSTEM partition and a Windows SYSTEM RESERVED partition.

I am assuming that what you meant to say is that with UEFI enabled Windows will not start, not that the PC will not boot. (If the PC did not boot you could not get into the BIOS settings to change it back.)

I believe that this is because Windows was installed in legacy BIOS mode. I believe that to run in UEFI mode you would need to reinstall Windows or make some alterations to the startup process. I do not know if Startup Repair would help in this case. Perhaps someone else here will know this and comment.

These systems are relatively new. I do not own one yet, so I have not had the opportunity to play with one to get hands on experience. What I know is what I've read.

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I don't have the option in windows to boot back into the UEFI setup. In my motherboard bios setup there is an option which allows for the selection of UEFI, Legacy and UEFI or Legacy, When I change this to UEFI my pc wont' boot and the error message is that no UEFI partition was found.

I think it may have been deleted when I installed Windows 8.1 initially because i had to convert from MBR to GPT. Or so i read on one of the forums.

Is it possible to restore my UEFI partition so that I can use windows to enter the bios setup. I've had the boot on ultra fast and it took me a week to get into the bios without using the delete key. I had to use Gigabyte utilities which include drivers that crash windows. So i want to remove them again ASAP.

Any help appreciated.

A:UEFI option instead of Bios boot

Well to get back into UEFI mode you will have to reinstall in UEFI mode there is no other way, Sounds like some how your OS got converted to MBR so It may not boot either MBR or UEFI but you can't convert back to UEFI you have to Reinstall. If you have data on that disk you need to recover you can pull the drive and hook it up USB to another computer and recover your Data.

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Hi all,

Just got my hands on a brand new ASUS K95VB notebook on behalf of a friend. I used a USB with Windows 8.1 on it in order to format the hard drive and install Windows. The hard drive is 3TB. I remember trying to install Windows using the UEFI option in the usb startup menu but that didnt work so I proceeded on the non-uefi option.
Now the problem is that only 2 TB are shown and the remaining 1 TB is shown only in device manager as not assigned...
If I understand correctly, the BIOS should be in UEFI mode and then the hard drive should be converted to GPT and then install Windows.

But, no option in BIOS for UEFI to be enabled whatsoever. What on earth should I do?

A:Frustrating problem with UEFI option in BIOS!

You don't need to change the default UEFI firmware (BIOS) settings, when you install Windows 8/8.1 64-bit.

If you are installing from USB flash drive, do you have UEFI Boot Mode compatible Windows 8/8.1 64-bit USB flash drive?

Here is more info: link

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I recently upgraded bios from 1.07 to 1.21 after doing so the pc says no  bootable device and will only boot from legacy option   uefi option does not exist anymore.

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  My Am5640 Aspire disktop see my 3 tb hard drive as 746 gig with windows 7. Can the bios be upgrade for uefi option or does it already have this option for drives over 2.2TB.

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I am interested in buying a Plextor PCIe SSD M6e(A) Black for a performance upgrade.
Plextor SSD Storage Solutions | Products | M6e(A) Black Edition

I emailed Plextor support with a system compatibility question & they replied within 20 minutes.

He stated: "Check your boards bios to see if it has CSM and that it is enabled
because you will need this feature enabled to boot from a PCIe drive."

I have a ECS A890GXM-A v2.0 mobo. details at:
ECS > A890GXM-A (V2.0)

and it does have a PCIe x4 slot (Gen2, PCI v2.0 compliant) but does not have a UEFI BIOS nor can I find any reference to Compatibility Support Module (CSM). Does this mean I cannot use a SSD with a PCIe connection or are there work-arounds, hotfix's, etc. to make this work? I have read that Windows 7 is a little finicky when it comes to SSD PCIe connections/drivers and such. Thanks!

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Hey guys, I'm new to this forum but I have been reading up on threads trying to find a solution to my problem. I am trying to boot from USB in order to start using Ubuntu but my problem is that when I go to the advanced settings - troubleshoot - there is no UEFI Firmware Settings, which, from what I have gathered is necessary to be able to boot Ubuntu from my USB flash drive. So far the solution that most people have is that there is no UEFI on that particular computer/type of windows 8, and on the startup screen to press f2, f11, esc, etc but there is no indicator as to what key is is on the ACER splash screen, similar to this. scn101.jpg Photo by Kizwan_Chronos | Photobucket
Therefor, I cannot get into BIOS? I have lost many hours of sleep over this matter and I am finding it very frustrating... Any help would be greatly appreciated, thank you so much.

Acer Aspire|M
Aspire M5-481T

A:No UEFI tile and no option/function key for BIOS at startu

Not the Windows boot menu...
You need to use the laptop's boot menu to select the USB:
Boot the BIOS with F2 and enable the boot menu -> that will be F12 so reboot and press F12 with the usb inserted. If the usb is on the list, select it.

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Hi,  just received a bunch of T490 laptops. We are installing them from a customized image with MDT. For this we first change the secure boot mode from user mode to setup mode. After the installation we'd like to change it back to user mode ( I assume this is the correct approach). How can we do this?

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 Need some affirmation from the experts (assuming you all are....) that the system will perform phenominally, or I do need to cancel the order and go for the bigger power of P52?My knowledge of hardware - 3.5 out of 10. I know the parts, but not how they all specifically work.  Ordered the T590 after making concessions that I didn't "need" to get the P52 becuase I don't run engineering or 3D programs. My mom is a software engineer, who works remotely, and is currently travelling the US and Mexico, moving many times per year. Two years ago, her company gave her a T480 to work with and she's still using it. As my only computer - I assume the T series will be good enough?  My usage:Heavy internet browser use - searching through the realtor MLS system, dotloop, docusign, Adobe Pro, etc... Need several websites up and running at once.Uploading and downloadng documents onto my computer and regularly into different websites. Emailing files several times a day. Light stock trading using TD Ameritrade software. Personal and business financal Excel use.Document and PDF creation/editing.  Need bigger (15.6) screen to have 2 documents/sites displayed at the same timeWeight is a small factor, but I've got no problem with 5-6lbs.Price - $2,500-ish is comfortable for me because my entire financial life is through the laptop. I don't like to go too cheap on tools.Gaming: Spider Solitaire  Goals:Fast performa... Read more

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Hi everybody, I need to install clean Win7 or Win10 but there is always this message of freeze on Starting Windows after boot from DVD or USB key.I've a Lenovo Thinkpad L412 with 1.39 Bios version, that it haven't UEFI option.Someone that has resolve it?Thanks so much

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We have 4 classrooms of Optiplex 990s and I intend to image them with Windows 10.
I upgraded the BIOS to the latest version A20, and there is no UEFI "Onboard Nic" boot option only a Legacy one. This means that it won't PXE Boot for a UEFI image.
Am I missing something?
Is it supposed to have it?

Thanks

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Hello, i recently purchased a thinkpad t590 CTO, it shipped with:- UEFI BIOS 1.54 (N2IET76W)- ECP 1.15 (N2IHT31W)The newest versions are UEFI 1.55 and ECP 1.16.I dont use windows, I run debian unstable on an encrypted root partition, so when fwupdmgr didn't work (*) I blamed it on it dropping files on a location not reachable by the bios, and moved on to the bootable ISO.I used that to make a bootable USB (dd if=n2iur15w.iso of=/dev/sdx bs=1M), and booted off of it.It showed a grey screen with 3 options, to run the update was "2" > "Y" > enter > enter > "Y".At this point it would work for a few seconds and then it would pop a red window saying: Error
Failed to verify Secure Flash image.
The utility process has not completed. I tried disabling the bios rollback prevention option (someone on another thread mentioned it), but it made no difference.I saw some other recent threads about faulty bios updates on other thinkpad models, could this be a similar situation?Am I doing something wrong / missing something?Thanks for any help.(*) for the sake of competion, fwupdmgr did see there was a new bios version, and it apparently ran correctly, getting to a "reboot required, do you want to reboot now?" line. But then, rebooting just made the system go back to the boot manager, showing no sign of any work being done (or skipped/errors) on bios updates.

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Hi there I recently bought a lot of lenovo thinkpad t590's from a company that went bankrupt on an auction. However for whatever reason they put a master password on the bios also disabling any external usb's to load to install an OS on it. I've looked quite a bit on Google already but couldn't find an answer. My main question here would be how to either remove the master bios password or reset it or if Lenovo has a key bios password so I'm actually able to use an usb to install windows on.  All these laptops are in perfect condition but all have the bios password that prevents me to proceed installing a new os on it or even set the bios settings to default. Therefor I would like to know how I would be able to solve this, how would I get rid of this master password as that wasn't provided to me when I bought the lot from the auction. Is there any way to actually do this? Thanks in advance for further information. SincerelyRafaël De Jongh

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Platform:
Windows 10 Pro
GA-X79-UD5 rev 1.0
E5-2670
40GB DDR3 Quad
512 SSD
GTX 1060

Scenario:
Upgraded Video Card from GTX 560 Ti to GTX 1060 Strix, machine boots but no video output or just black/blank screen.

Did a bit of online research and realize that two ways of fixing this
1. Change PCI setting to Legacy in BIOS/UEFI
2. Update to latest BIOS.

I decided to try and update BIOS to latest BETA (13w) using @bios from Windows. Everything went ok, reboots fine and still does now with Windows loading no problem, BUT i can't get to BIOS/UEFI???

All i get is the UEFI empty blue screen, no menus/options, just blank screen...

So i thought maybe i can reverse back to previous BIOS from windows but program wouldn't allow this. I tried sticking BIOS file in USB but the problem is i can't get to BIOS.

I Have tried running backup BIOS as board has two, but still same problem.
 

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What is UEFI Boot Source means and why some people disable this feature?

Regard,
Thanks.

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A few months ago I purchased a new Lenovo ThinkCentre M73 Small Form Factor desktop computer. It has Windows 7 Professional preinstalled.  I am thinking of updating to Windows 10. My M73 has a regular BIOS.  Can it be changed to UEFI, and would there be an advantage in doing so?Also, I am planning to install an SSD and move the OS to the SSD and use the HDD for extra storage. I think this would be a significant improvement to the system speed and faster boot up.  I have done it on older desktops I own.Thank you in advance to anyone with good advice.

A:M73 ThinkCentre: Can BIOS be changed to UEFI, and is there an advantage to UEFI?

M73 SFF (&Tower) does have a UEFI setting, it is not the default (compatibility mode).   I changed it to UEFI to boot a MemTest86 CD to run the latest v6 tests:  What's New in MemTest86 for the UEFI platform (Version 5 and later)? 
 
This describes the differences well:   differences-between-uefi-and-bios
 

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Currently, the BIOS item in the download list of T490 is available on July 9th and is available soonHowever, I have not heard from this page for nearly two weeksWhen is the BIOS update for the T490 available?

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My laptop is a T490 model. I upgraded the BIOS to version 1.49 yesterday. After that, the CPU usage becomes 100%. I am trying to downgrade to 1.09 BIOS but I can not see the following message. BIOS image file does not match this system.The utility process has not completed. How to bios downgrade?

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The Windows utility ( pcsupport.lenovo.com/no/en/downloads/ds039503 ) to set bios information does not support T490 - any ideas?The .txt of mentioned download if needed: download.lenovo.com/pccbbs/mobiles/giaw03ww.txt

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Hi, I just downloaded and installed a new BIOS Update 1.49 on T490.During the flash it looks like some error occured and a black screen with a line "Self-Healing BIOS backup progressing ...". After that the PC booted and when I checked BIOS, it said it was updated succesfully.But after the update the realtek audio device disappeared from device manager and nothing can be done about it, restarts don't help. No sound comes from speakers anymore. It also screwed up some of the keyboard hotkeys. Mute and Microphone off LED indicators are on 24/7 no matter what. I don't recommend this update unless you want to break your Thinkpad.

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I have several thousand T490s to be deployed and we cannot update the bios in a automated manner.   After the ECP issues silent udpates ahve been disabled when is this feature going to be restored?   It looks to be a delibarate change to winuptp.exe to block this.  I have  a solution for the 1.09 ECP issues but the inability to apply the ---/1.12 and the 1.49/1.12 firmware packages automaticly is a deal breaker.

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Hi! Just updated Bios to 1.49, fan speed now is 100% despite of processor temperature, Bios and Windows power settings on AC and battery. Does anybody have the same? Any suggestions of fixing are welcome as the notebook is really noisy now.

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Hey all, I have troubles installing the recent BIOS updates on my T490.Currently installed versions are: UEFI: 1.09ECP: 1.06 I don't have Windows on my machine so I tried it with the bootable images, both with a USB stick and a real old-fashioned CDROM.The result was the same every time. I can boot into the image, get the screen with 3 options, but it ends with the error "The process does not recogize..." every time. Any ideas? Thanks in advanceDaniel

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Saw lastest bios update 1.58 available. Anyone tried it?

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HelloI'm trying to automate bios update & settings tuning as part of MDT install process, and have a problem restoring the settings. I'm using srsetupwin64.exe to extract the bios settings :*** srsetupwin64.exe settings.dat /c It works, but fails when I try to import it I get the error :*** srsetupwin64.exe settings.dat /U Error in setting secure data: 00000004Rc=00000004hERR - Password does not match.ERR(8) - Secure information could not be written. I found some other similar posts, but they were all trying to deploy an administrator/harddisk password.In my case, neither the donor bios nor the receiver bios have any password set.. The only setting i'm trying to change from default bios, is the inverted Fn/Fxx keys. Even trying to directly reimport a freshly exported settings.dat to the same computer, is failing with this error.. Could anyone help me find what is wrong ?Thanks a lot

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https://youtu.be/d4Rp0Ty30CQ We put our image on, install the Lenovo Vantage from the Microsoft Store.Open the Lenovo Vantage software and install the BIOS update. It fails everytime.It's happend on this batch today and every batch of T490 prior. Please fix this!

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I received updates and I accepted to update the BIOS. But then this happened. What should I do?













Solved!

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A:Thinkpad T490- BIOS update stucked after begin flashing.

It flashed after resetting the laptop using the reset hole. But it should not happen, this may leave users in panic. There should be proper messaging from update utility. Lenovo, Please take note of this.

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Hi,

I would like to boot into the EFI shell with a notebook that has virtually no BIOS options like ..booting into efi etc - of course not in the boot manger either.

I have the actual Shell_Full.efi on a fat 32 partition and renamed it into efi/boot/BOOTX64.efi according to some documentation I found.

Now I would just need to get the notebook to find this file during the boot process. Currently during boot windows boot manager gives me the option to boot windows 7 Premium home or (via TAB key) the HP diagnostic tool that is UEFI based but nothing else.

I guess a "boot from that file option (UEFI SHELL)" could be added using easyBCD or GRUB but I am not sure how to configure them to do that.

Here is a link to the drivers and specs of my HP Pavilion DV6 2090eo notebook with i7 processor http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/softwareList?os=4063&lc=en&dlc=en&cc=nz&lang=en&product=4040219 .

I have updated everything including the BIOS.

Any ideas are greatly appreciated

A:How to add boot option for UEFI shell?

Perhaps anyone knows another forum where they have specialists for booting and EFI ?

Many thanks,

exito

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Hi, Beware- your laptop may not have an option to enable Virtualisation Technology.

I eventually realised that I was failing to install Win 8.1 in VirtualBox because virtualisation technology was disabled.
(Acceleration tab in VirtualBox greyed out, "VT-x ... is not available" error)

New custom laptop.

Called the supplier, PC Specialist in the UK.

1. He understood what I was talking about.. great.
2. He checked and confirmed there was no appropriate option in the locked down dumbed down version of UEFI
3. He said 9 out of 10 laptops had it enabled by default. (ASUS motherboard).
- why aren't they consistent?????
4. Flashing it wasn't an option.
5. So it has to be returned and replaced with a new one they will build and test, and return with my existing disks.
6. Being picked up tomorrow... perhaps 10 days.

So a replacement laptop, which means an issue with my Windows license, and at least one one other program.

Hmm.

Just in case someone else encounters a similar situation...

A:What, no virtualisation technology option in your UEFI? RMA it!

Just use vmware player. It does not require that setting to be turned on in the bios. I didn't think virtual box required it either.

I have only noticed a slight performance improvement with that on, nothing major though. It all depends on usage however.

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I am trying to install windows 7 64 bit. my hardisk partion type is gpt. But, Usb boot option is not coming in UEFI boot mode.If I select Legecy support boot option, then usb option comes, but i want to install win 7 64 bit in uefi.I have already created the bootable usb in gpt uefi mode using diskpart as mentioned in other topics. Also tried with rufus. Bios settings:Lenovo g50 70Security boot : disabledBoot mode: uefiFast boot: disabledUsb boot: enabledOs optimized defults: other os.Hard disk format: gpt When I boot, only "EFI PXE Network" option comes. No boot from usb optionPlease helpThanks

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Hi, I have Thinkpad T490 and few weeks ago I reinstalled windows and updated bios using Lenovo Ventige to version  (currently showing 1.60). I suspect that this update caused some issues with the battery (I can't connect this problem to anything else). Suddenly battery started to drain very fast and currently holds the charge for about 2 hours on full charge. Before it was on average 4 hours or more. I tried battery recalibration from Lenovo Ventige but nothing changed. Anyone having the same issue or any ideas how to fix it? Thanks

A:Thinkpad T490 battery drain after bios update on Windows 10 (1909 - 18363.592)

this is my recent post:https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkPad-T400-T500-and-newer-T/T440p-My-new-battery-discharges-incredib...I think I had to update the bios around the same time i changed battery. I might have the same trouble as yours.

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how do i turn off the request for a pin option

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Hello my friends ! A time ago i bouhgt two Lenovo ideapad 100 14 IBY (FreeDos Version) and install Windows 10 on it with UEFI and GPT Partition Table. All works fine until i want to play around with Linux and install UBUNTU Mate in UEFI on one of them. The install was easy but the Performance on Ubuntu with Bay Trail and the don't working Bluetooth was a reason to switch back to Windows 10. After that the Problem beginns. The Bios don't let me save changes anymore (only time and date !). There was no UEFI ESP and GPT Support since i install UBUNTU and the Bios Menu looks like that:Bios Entries on a blank DiskBootingThe Disk is Blank there is no ubuntu on there (Don't know waht the EFI Entries are no Hardware is connected). And when I boot also go to Network Boot there.(No Matter a USB Stick is connected). So what i did: # I Dismantle it and disconnect Battery and Cell and wait half an hour. # Nothing changes !# I change the HDD. # Nothing changes !# Reflash the BIOS by edit the plattform.ini - CheckByBios=1 - Error Cannot mount EFI Partition. # Nothing changes !# Install Windows 10 - Make mbr2gpt.exe and bcdedit and bootrec. # Nothing changes ! I can install and run Windows 10 in MBR and BIOS Mode on it. But no USB Stick was displayed in Boot Menu. So now Iam on my Limit and the Question is there a way to put UEFI and GPT back on it or does the BIOS locked in this State. For me UEFI is MALEWARE so why can a simple UBUNTU damaged my BIOS and ... Read more

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Hello,
When I press Restore Settings button in BIOS setting (through F2 when Dell logo is displayed at booting) then the dialog with two options is shown:

BIOS Defaults
Factory Settings

What is the difference about these two options (BIOS Defaults vs. Factory Settings) please?
Thank you.

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Here: http://communities.intel.com/communi...ng-secure-boot

Somewhere in that link it says:

During POST enter ?BIOS Boot Selector Menu? by pressing F7

Well guess what?

Intel says: <F7> No uefi setup option in boot selection
Others say: <F8> No uefi setup option in boot selection
I say: <F12> No uefi setup option in boot selection

Why on earth nothing works for me?
p.s: Lenovo Z580, my brand new laptop that is, its UEFI based and vymrdal's ISO from MSDN is also created to be installed as an UEFI Install.

A:Cannot presented an UEFI Setup option in my Boot Selection

You can read the tutorial of making UEFI bootable USB here:
UEFI Bootable USB Flash Drive - Create in Windows

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I need access to the LSI 2308 Option ROM to install and manage RAIDs.I was expecting the Option Roms to still be accessibile after enabling UEFI mode.I've checked and double checked that they're enabled in the Boot settings, i've also tried tweaking a few of the other surrounding settings (mini option rom prompts etc) to check its not just a display bug. Does anyone have any idea?I updated to the latest BIOS (3.9 Rev A) after reading theI don't really want to go back to the legacy boot and re-install the OS. I've been following this guidehttp://h20564.www2.hp.com/hpsc/doc/public/display?docId=emr_na-c04740515

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