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T470 deployment with BIOS settings

Q: T470 deployment with BIOS settings

Hi all, we've received T470 and x270 which are delivered by default with SecureBoot enabeld.I found out that it isn't possible to set SecureBoot to disable by WMI. But we have to deploy Win7 and this is not working with Secureboot enabled and CSM disabled.Does anyone has an idea how this can be solved on a WinPE x64 environment?I also don't understand why it is possible to change the Secureboot option by WMI on M710q but not on ThinkPads. Thanks for your help. Best regards

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Hi All, Am I not paying attention to older BIOS of T470? Because I've noticed below: Evaluation Only?Is this correct info? And is this showing on older BIOS versions?  Thanks!


























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https://support.lenovo.com/de/en/solutions/ht100612this one only works if already a password is set. Is there any other way to set bios settings/password during employment via SCCM? Even though there is no Password set?

A:Set Bios Password during deployment?

Hi there,Welcome to Lenovo Community! And happy to have you here.As I understand that you have query regarding setting BIOS password during deployment 
I guess its not possible check the following threadshttps://forums.lenovo.com/t5/Enterprise-Client-Management/Set-BIOS-Password-during-SCCM-2012-Task-Se...
https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/Enterprise-Client-Management/Setting-BIOS-Password-in-SCCM-task-sequenc...
 
May be you can check this thread also
I hope the above information helps.Please feel free to post in Lenovo Community Forums if you have any further queries!Regards,Prabhansh_______________________________________________Tap that Kudos button if I helped.If you find a post helpful and it answers your question, please mark it as an "Accepted Solution"!

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Hello all, I unfortunately spilled coffee on my T470 and the keyboard at this point is no longer in action. Rest of computer seems to be fine. (fingers crossed). Being this is my work computer I have gone ahead and purchased a keyboard replacement opposed to trying any other cleaning methods. Here is my issue, from what I have read I need to disable the internal battery from the BIOS before pulling and replacing keyboard. I am having issues with this as my f1 key is not functioning and my external keyboard is not getting me to the BIOS when I reboot the computer. So Im not sure how to excactly disbable it. Any advise? Could I just unplug the power, pull the removable battery and let the internal battery drain?  Side note, the current keyboard is acting finicky, sticking keys etc/interfering with external keyboard. Its not aweful but its annoying. Can I pull the internal keyboard before I get the replacement and just use the external one? Thanks for the help in advanced.   

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So I jumped out to the T470 20HD downloads and noticed BIOS version available is now 1.43. I currently have in my downloads version 1.44, I've searched and have not found a reason for this. Does anybody know why this was pulled? DETAILS1.44      (N1QUJ13W)  1.44 (N1QET69W)      1.30 (N1QHT48W)   01    2017/12/25<1.44> UEFI: 1.44 / ECP: 1.30- [Important] Enhancement to address CVE-2017-5715.- (Fix) Fix an issue where user cannot enter Bitlocker Pin code by using Bloomberg 4 keyboard.- (Fix) Fix an issue where system cannot boot with USB 3.0 Ethernet adapter or ThinkPad Docks        with USB Ethernet device.- (Fix) Fix an issue where Operating System cannot recognize custom ACPI Table.- (Fix) Fix an issue where Wireless LAN connection is not recovered after restart or        hibernation when Wireless Auto Disconnection is set to Enabled.- (Fix) Fix an issue where system does not boot from LAN by Intel AMT. Thanks,Bob













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A:T470 20HD BIOS Recalled?

Update was pulled on Intel's request, as new CPU microcode make system unstable. More information below:https://support.lenovo.com/uu/en/solutions/len-18282

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Hi, I've been having an issue for a while now where I cannot update my BIOS from version 1.30. I additionally appear to be having issues with the Intel ME: PS C:\DRIVERS\WIN\ME> .\MEInfoWin.exe -verbose

Intel(R) MEInfo Version: 11.8.50.3448
Copyright(C) 2005 - 2017, Intel Corporation. All rights reserved.


Windows OS Version : 10.0

Table Type 174 ( 0x AE ) found, size of 0 (0x 00 ) bytes
Table Type 222 ( 0x DE ) found, size of 72 (0x 48 ) bytes
Table Type 14 ( 0x 0E ) found, size of 42 (0x 2A ) bytes
Table Type 134 ( 0x 86 ) found, size of 15 (0x 0F ) bytes
Table Type 16 ( 0x 10 ) found, size of 25 (0x 19 ) bytes
Table Type 17 ( 0x 11 ) found, size of 103 (0x 67 ) bytes
Table Type 19 ( 0x 13 ) found, size of 33 (0x 21 ) bytes
Table Type 14 ( 0x 0E ) found, size of 14 (0x 0E ) bytes
Table Type 222 ( 0x DE ) found, size of 72 (0x 48 ) bytes
Table Type 14 ( 0x 0E ) found, size of 42 (0x 2A ) bytes
Table Type 134 ( 0x 86 ) found, size of 15 (0x 0F ) bytes
Table Type 16 ( 0x 10 ) found, size of 25 (0x 19 ) bytes
Table Type 17 ( 0x 11 ) found, size of 103 (0x 67 ) bytes
Table Type 19 ( 0x 13 ) found, size of 33 (0x 21 ) bytes
Table Type 14 ( 0x 0E ) found, size of 14 (0x 0E ) bytes
FW Status Register1: 0x8030404E
FW Status Register2: 0x340D0006
FW Status Register3: 0x00000020
FW Status Register4: 0x00000000
FW Status Register5: 0x00000000
FW Status Register6: 0x00000000

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We are deploying Windows 10 to Elitebook 1040G3 notebooks and will be applying replicated setup for applying a BIOS password. enabling UEFI Secure Boot and enabling TPM.  We also need to update the BIOS to the latest verison.We will be deploying the OS using MDT and need to automate it. We currently use SSM during the operating system deployment task sequence to add drivers, but it doesn't upgrade the BIOS.  How can we add the BIOS software and upgrade the BIOS when the BIOS is password protected?Should we use SSM for updating the BIOS or a separate BIOS utility and how?

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Hi all i want to set BIOS admin password in deployment from SCCM2012.I find some clue I don't set password from windows when it is clear (from factory).We have 5000PC M700/900 don't tell me we need manualy set password on all PC ... thnx for help

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After I have updated the Intel managemet Engine 11.8 My computer takes 60 secunds before I can hit Enter to enter the bios. Then another 20 sec to launch Windows. Therefore I have tryed to update my bios from 1.39 to 1.42 BUT when the computer tryes to reboot it enters hypernation mode or something. The led in the power buttom pluses slowly and I need to remove battery and hit the reset buttom to restart the computer. I the created a flashdrive to boot from but it is the same If I restart the computer from windows normaly - it reboots. How can I prevent the computer to enter hibernationmode on restart while updating the bios? 

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Hi Team, Is there a reason the Win7 image does not work when UEFI Native is enabled on certain devices ? My 840G2 and 650G1 hardware not booting after loading Windows 7 X64 bit os using SCCM OSD method. But it works when i change the BIOS to Legacy or Hybrid UEFI.  Secure boot is disabled but still same error. Can you suggest ? Thanks,Rajith.

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Hello,I just got my new laptop T470,and I found there is no TPM config page in bios setting,but for experiment I need to open it ,so could you send me one TPM Enabled bios setting config backup file if you have T470?,appeciate so much if you can help!
 
for get a backup of bios settings,please use SRSETUPWIN tool to backup a bios config file,you can download it from lenovo's offical site which url is
https://pcsupport.lenovo.com/us/en/products/LAPTOPS-AND-NETBOOKS/THINKPAD-T-SERIES-LAPTOPS/THINKPAD-...
 
and,simple unzip it type "srsetupwin64.exe config.bak /C" in the command console

then you get a config.bak file in current dir,Really very appeciate if you can send me this file!!
 
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A:Chinese sale version of T470, no TPM config page in bios

Hi balabalabalaboo, and welcome to the Lenovo User Community!
 
What kind of experiment are you hoping to do?

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Hi, Yesterday, I did all available updates including BIOS pertaining to T470, thereafer T470 is unable to detect the Transcend M.2 SSD 2242. The M.2 SSD 2242 was working fine prior to the updates. Anyone can advise? Thank you. 

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A connection to the deployment share ... could not be made. The deployment will not proceed. Connection OK. Possible cause: invalid credentials.
PLEASE help me. I really don't know what to do anymore... Let's say I'm desperate. It is the correct Name and also correct map, afterwords I made myself a deploymentshare map and it also didn't work. Tried the $ --> didn't worked... WTF is wrong :(
I tried the administrator account, a self made account. Tried domainname\account
Nothing worked...
I'm using vm workstation.
Deploying from a virtual server to a virtual client...
 
Pleas help me, it is a little urgent... I really don't know what's wrong...
 
Greets Timothy
 
 

A:A connection to the deployment share could not be made. The deployment will not proceed. ?? Help me pleas :(

Resolved the problems !
It was the bloody firewall! probably it is resolved in a new update but I didn't installed any updates because in belgium we have still a download limit. :)
Thanks for all the help of you and the time you spended on my issue!
 
 
I'll post my final customsettings.ini and bootstrap.ini
 
[Settings]
Priority=Default
Properties=MyCustomProperty

[Default]
OSInstall=YES

SkipAdminPassword=YES

SkipApplications=NO

SkipAppsOnUpgrade=YES

SkipBDDWelcome=YES

SkipBitLocker=YES

SkipCapture=YES

SkipComputerName=YES

SkipComputerBackup=YES

SkipDeploymentType=YES
DeploymentType=NEWCOMPUTER

SkipDomainMembership=YES
JoinDomain=Gip.local
DomainAdmin=JoinDomain
DomainAdminDomain=Gip.local
DomainAdminPassword=Passw0rd

SkipFinalSummary=NO

SkipLocaleSelection=YES
KeyboardLocale=nl-BE
UserLocale=nl-BE
UILanguage=en-US

SkipPackageDisplay=YES

SkipProductKey=YES

SkipSummary=YES

SkipTimeZone=YES
TimeZone=110
TimeZoneName=W. Europe Standard Time

SkipUserData=Yes
 
 
[Settings]
Priority=Default

[Default]

SkipBDDWelcome=YES
DeployRoot=\\Win-bjmkgpvypis\DeployShare

UserDomain=GIP.local
UserID=JoinDomain

UserPassword=Passw0rd

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As the title says, top right USB port on my T470 doesn't work after BIOS v1.42 update when device is plugged in on boot.  Non of devices power up when plugged into that port. Naturally there's nothing in dmesg. This is not OS-dependent since devices don't power up in BIOS screen as well. The other 2 ports still work as expected. Restarting doesn't help. After some cold boots the ports starts working again. This never happened with previous BIOS versions.

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In Optiplex 3040 - There is no option to choose 'ATA' mode from  BIOS. 
Due to this, i am unable to deploy windows 2008 server on optiplex 3040. 
"Once i boot from USB and try to deploy the windows, the setup is asking for the "windows deploy share path". 
Please advise how to enable 'ATA' SATA operation mode in optiplex 3040 BIOS and install windows 2008 server.

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I would like to have a solution for the issue I am facing with Lenovo T460s.
any Ideas please as I have totally failed to deploy this machine. Changed a couple of BIOS Settings but all in Vain

Thank you

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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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As per subject, after installing Ubuntu 17.10, the BIOS has been changed with two results:1) it's not possible to save new BIOS settings - after re-booting, the old settings are restored2) not possible to boot from the USB - not recognized anymore so for many users without a cd-rom (as per Lenovo Y50-70) we cannot change OS I've reported this major bug on Ubuntu bug tracker here: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/grub2/+bug/1734147 please reply if you are affected too.If you cannot see the post, login in and then search the post named: "Ubuntu 17.10 corrupting BIOS - many LENOVO laptops models" So far the following models have been affected:Lenovo Y50-70Lenovo G40-30Lenovo U31-70 Thank you,Bye

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My daughter got a hold of my mini HP and I can't figure out password what do I do

A:Bios settings for Mini - what are the default settings

Hi, Are you referring to a Windows log on password or a power on password? If it's a power on password, at the password screen, hit enter 3 times and you should receive a 'halt code' - post back with this code. Regards, DP-K

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Hi Guys
I restored an image created with Macrium Reflect on my wife's computer (Custom build with Asus P8Z77-V LX mother board) and everything went fine until rebooting when i got to the "Please press DEL or F2 to enter UEFI BIOS settings" then everything stopped.
I have tried F2 DEL F8 F12 just about all the F combinations and nothing works, I have two SSD drives one with Win7 Pro and one with Win10 Pro (not connected at the same time) and neither of them will boot up.
I have tried changing the jumper pins from 1 and 2 to 2 and 3 for 10 sec to clear the RTC Ram in CMOS then returned then to 1 and 2 and tried rebooting...no change so i removed the battery and repeated the jumper pin swap then reinstalled the battery and still no change, cannot get passed press DEL or F2 to access the BIOS settings.
I even downloaded the latest BIOS and updater as shown and put them on a USB flash drive together and tried the Macrium Rescue disk, and still nothing happened and it will not open the BIOS maybe i got it all wrong ?
I was hoping someone here might know how to put it right, i am out of idea's and any help would be greatly appreciated.

System Specs

Intel Core i7 3770K Ivy Bridge 3.5GHz 8MB
Motherboard Asus P8Z77-V LX LGA1155 ATX Motherboard
Memory G.Skill 8GB Kit (2x4GB) DDR3 Ripjaws X C9 1600MHz
Samsung 840 Series 120GB 2.5" 7mm SSD SATA3 530/130 x2 = 1 Win7 and 1 Win10
Storage Drive Western Digital Caviar Black WD2002FAEX 3.5" 2TB 64MB 7200RPM
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Good evening!
A week ago I reinstalled Windows 7 in EFI mode on my laptop, and now I've got this problem: whenever I turn on my computer after a shutdown, the BIOS says "System Resuming" instead of "Press F2 to enter settings". This makes impossible for me to access BIOS settings. Previously, my BIOS used to say "System Resuming" only after a hibernation. The weird fact is that - as far as I remember - this thing started happening only after a few days.
Can you help me?
Thanks in advance :-)

A:I can't access BIOS settings because BIOS assumes Windows is resuming

Try doing a shutdown command from a CMD window, or Start button / Run
The command is shutdown /s

See if entering the command manually makes a difference in how it starts up

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Hello:

This is my first post here, so hi to everyone.
I just got an ASUS X401a Notebook and I want to use a flash drive to boot from Linux.
I need to change the sequence in the BIOS so that the flash drive is first choice to boot from.
I have no problem accessing the BIOS utility, but it allows me to alter only some settings. Those in blue colored font I can change those in black font I cannot. What drive to boot from first is in black and not adjustable.
I used command line to work as admin and I also set up a password for admin in the BIOS to access the BIOS utility, but still no go; some things are allowed to be changed some aren't.

Any help is appreciated.

A:BIOS: Can access BIOS utility, but cannot change settings.

Is it asking for a password or something?

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I recently took a BIOS update and I later on found out that it has messed up my Notebook. File transfer speed has been riduculously slow, games and movies stutter occasionaly. Everything has changed and it does not look good. Product Info: Model: Pavilion AB522TXOS: Windows 10 64-bit ( updated to the very last) RAM: 8 GBProcessor: i5-6200U











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A:Downgrade a BIOS update or Optimising BIOS settings

Hey @Rahul_mk,  I would like to welcome you to the HP Support Community. If my reply resolves your issue or answer your question(s),  please let others know this reply was helpful by clicking the Accept as Solution button. I understand that you did a BIOS upgrade but it did not take well to your HP Pavilion Notebook - 15-ab522tx. You mentioned that your Notebook is now slow and games and movies are stuttering.  Many HP Notebooks have an HP BIOS Restore tool that may recover the BIOS from an earlier version and restore basic functionality. Please follow the documentation to do a BIOS reset.  Have you tried to perform a hard reset?Which BIOS version did  you upgrade to? You said that Windows 10 is up to date.Have you tried using the HP Support Assistant for updates also?  You can try following the below steps to reload the factory installed BIOS Setup Settings:In the BIOS Setup utility, select the Exit tab.Select Load Setup Defaults.Select Save Changes and Exit (pressing F5 and the Enter key will also load the Setup Defaults).Press Esc and then Enter to exit Setup.If you require further assistance, I would be more than happy to continue to help you. Please re-post with any information you think may help me find a resolution for you. Please also let me know if the BIOS reset works. If yo... Read more

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I have a Samsung 950 PRO NVMe M.2 SSD (512 GB) connected next to the original 512 GB SSD (Samsung MZVPV512HDGL-000H1). When I have the 950 PRO in the Studio I cannot enter BIOS settings. The Studio just stops (hangs) if I try.When I have the drive in the Studio and upgrade BIOS the Studio stops (hangs) during reboot. I have to open the Studio and remove the SSD to be able to perform these two tasks. Then I can insert it again. Otherwise the SSD is working nicely in Windows... This is the strangest thing that I have encountered for years! Anyone else have encountered this? Any workaround?

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I have a HP 2760P and I'm running Windows 7 64bit,I did a clean install since I replaced the harddisk, I installed HP Protect Tools. Problem:Most of the BIOS settings are grayed out, I can't change anything. Do I need to login to the BIOS as Administrator or so? When I enter the BIOS I get asked to login.I can only login with my Domain-Account, I can't enter another account name.I therefore login and see the bios-settings.However most settings are grayed out."Set Administrator Password" is also grayed out. How can I enable the BIOS-settings?Do I need to Login into the BIOS as an Administrator? How can I do that, during entering the BIOS it only let's me login as my regular domain-account or how can I even set an Administrator-Password? Thanks and best regards 

A:BIOS settings grayed out, Login To BIOS as Administrator?

leonardlin wrote:I have a HP 2760P and I'm running Windows 7 64bit,I did a clean install since I replaced the harddisk, I installed HP Protect Tools. Problem:Most of the BIOS settings are grayed out, I can't change anything. Do I need to login to the BIOS as Administrator or so? When I enter the BIOS I get asked to login.I can only login with my Domain-Account, I can't enter another account name.I therefore login and see the bios-settings.However most settings are grayed out."Set Administrator Password" is also grayed out. How can I enable the BIOS-settings?Do I need to Login into the BIOS as an Administrator? How can I do that, during entering the BIOS it only let's me login as my regular domain-account or how can I even set an Administrator-Password? Thanks and best regards What I have found is that this situation arose for me when I logged in to the BIOS as a regular user after installing HP ProtectTools and enabling Pre-boot authentication.  I needed to log in as an admin user. However, in my case, I had yet to set up an administrative password for the BIOS prior to setting up HP ProtectTools.  What I needed to do was the following set of steps: 1.  When the system reboots, it SHOULD give you the option to log in to the BIOS as a guest or registered user.  Log in as GUEST into the BIOS instead of a registered user (wierd, but it works).2.  Go to BIOS Security settings and create a BIOS admin password.3.  You... Read more

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Im starting this thread so that for all who have unlocked their bios for wirelesscard whitelist removal or what ever, using the link on techInferno using svl7 mod can have a guide as to what settings can be used to improve the performance of their y510p and what settings to stay away from.  For those who have difficulties in retrieving the files from techInfernos website can pm me. Any and all suggestions and requests are welcome. Happy modding.

A:Y510p Bios mod, Best unlocked bios settings.

I would do this, but after paying 1000 for this laptop, that risk of bricking the bios..



Lenovo y510p - Intel Quad-core 4th gen i7-4700MQ @3.40Ghz - 16GB RAM - 1TB HDD 8GB SSD - 1080p FHD - Nvidia 755m SLI

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I have a VN7-572G. The presented BIOS settings are sort of lackluster for a gaming laptop and I know what I'm doing enough to tinker with more advanced settings. I've examined the BIOS for this laptop and there are a ton of locked-away settings. Unfortunately, there is some sort of BIOS security implemented that prevents me from just flashing a modified BIOS onto this laptop. Is there perhaps some sort of way to officially access more advanced settings or any way of requesting one from Acer?

A:Advanced BIOS Settings and/or Unlocked BIOS? (VN7-...

Hi, Short answer, NO. 

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I would like to understand some of the settings on my AMI BIOS v02.58 plus get suggestions on the recommended settings for my XP Home SP2 system (ASUS P5K3 mobo with INTEL Core 2 Duo E6850/3.0/4MB, RAM 2GB/DDR3/PC3-8500):

1. Advanced / PCIPnP / Plug And Play O/S: Settings are NO (default) and YES
NO = Lets the BIOS configure all the devices in the system. YES = Lets the OS configure PnP devices not required for boot if your system has a PnP OS.

Should I leave the default NO setting or change it to YES and why?

2. Power / Suspend Mode: Settings are AUTO (default), S1 (POS) only, S3 only

What each one does and what is recommended?

3: Power / ACPI 2.0 Support: Settings are DISABLED (default), Enabled

What each one does and what is recommended?

4: Power / ACPI APIC Support: Settings are ENABLED (default), Disabled

What each one does and what is recommended?

All is working fine on my PC except it will not go into Hibernation (Hibernation has been enabled in the Power Options Properties)

Thank you
 

A:AMI BIOS Settings

I would set your BIOS to the default settings. They are designed to run best that way.
 

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I have a Seagate 1TB Sata and a DVD write Sata. Windows device manager has always reported these as SCSI (not a unique problem I gather). Only the odd program refuses to see the sata drives.
All drivers up to date everything else runs ok.

Running AMI BIOS
under "Integrated Peripherals"
I have - On board Sata controller [Enabled]
On board sata mode [AHCI] ...the default setting

when I change [AHCI] to [Native IDE], windows device manager reports the drives as ATA. HDD speed slightly improved and all programs now see the Sata devices.

The [Native IDE] setting just doesn't seem right to me? Any comments?

A:BIOS settings for HDD

Sometimes, if the operating system is already installed, switching can cause problems, as it is reported. If IDE works, use it. IDE is what I use for my SSD and I have a beast ':.:'

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Anyone tell me the best settings for AMi latest bios.
 

A:Best settings for bios

Thats very vague, there's sop many different settings varying on the motherboard.

This may help though:
http://www.adriansrojakpot.com/Speed_Demonz/BIOS_Guide/BIOS_Guide_01e.htm
 

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I have an old Pentuim KTX computer and everytime I start it up it would present the following:
- CMOS SETTINGS WRONG
- CMOS DISPLAY TYPE WRONG
I would then go through to the CMOS Setup but I'm not sure what to do, I have noticed that the time is incorrect and so I would change to the present time and save on exit. I would then go through to start up again and the following message appears:
- NO A/: PRESENT (or something to this affect)

I am still able to get through to Window 95 startup but 5 mins into startup and then the mouse would stop moving and the PC would appear to lockup and so I would restart and then find that nothing would happen on screen.
I'm hoping that someone may be able to assist me as to where I should start to fix this problem.

Thank you T.
 

A:PC Bios Settings - help please

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I upgraded my RAM and now my AMD Athlon 3200 processor is being read as 1100MHz. I guess i need to reset the BUS speed but I'm not sure to what as the automatic setting appears to be wrong. I have a PCChips M848A motherboard.
 

A:BIOS Settings

because it defaulted to 1100mhz, that would meen a multiplyer of 11 and a fsb of 100. The XP3200 with an 11 multiplyer has a 200fsb. So you need to change the CPU frequancy in the BIOS from 100 to 200mhz. If there is an option to run the RAM at the same speed as the CPU FSB and you put slow memory in (PC2700 or something) then the MB may have set the CPU fsb to match the memory. Some motherboards alow you to change the CPU and memory speeds seperately. If the memory is slower then DDR400 (PC3200) then you may have to run the memory at 166 or 133mhz and the CPU @ 200MHz. Hope this helps.
 

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Hi, I would like some help with my Acer aspire 5315, I want to boot windows 7 from dvd/cd but when I go to my Bios settings>Boot order all I see is 2 IDE: (Numbers) and USB FDD, Network Boot, USB HDD, and USB CDROM but I don't see DVD/CD ROM My bios is Insydeh20 Rev. 3.0

A:I don't see dvd rom on my bios settings

Is windows installed now and you`re trying a re install ?

It`s not connected properly or powered properly, post a snip of Device Manager if possible.

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hi there!
can anybody help me please?
i have a wired problem.almost every week my bios change
back in default settings.i changed my cmos battery allraedy
and still the same thing.

my system:athlon 1700xp
M830LR
win xp pro
512 mb
40 gig maxtor

thanks for awnser
matrix
 

A:bios settings

Flaky board.. I got a older A7V266 board that loses it's settings every time it's shut down. New battery makes no difference.

Also, I'm familier with your mobo, PC chips boards are notorious for troubles such as this.. You're lucky it works at all. You may be able to find a replacement in the same model and brand on ebay for around $25, but I'd really recommend a good name brand board like Asus, ECS, Abit, etc,,, You can pick up a good name board for around $50 in www.newegg.com refurb section.

I'm not trying to crack on your mobo.. PCchips mobos are a real good deal when they work, but most of the time they don't work right.
 

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Is there a utility within windows or outside which can detect the bios settings of the machine without opening the bios itself.

This will facilitate my understanding of my machine. In the absence of this I have to go to each page of bios and collect the data and get it written down.

Could any expert guide me if this is possible. Presently I have a problem to know if my BIOS suports USB as a bootable device. If so how to make it active.

I have Award Bios for Intel GC11010N.86A.0303.2005.1108.2057 11/8/2005. I also would like to know if any upgrade is available.

Thanks.

pscraja
 

A:bios settings

Pscraja

Welcome to TSG!

To my knowledge there is not a utility within windows or third party that reports or manages your system BIOS.

Depending on your operating system USB 2 support is available. WinXP both flavors support USB 2 but I am not sure about Win2000.

To better understand your system BIOS elements and thier functions perhaps this PDF file will help.

Lastly, be very careful arbitrarily updating your BIOS. Doing so could render your system inoperative. Use the guidence of the motherboard manufacturer through their Tech Support interface at their website is the best bet for proper flashing of BIOS.

Hope that helps a bit.

Take Care
Dave
 

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Hi all.

I'm trying to install Suse Linux which I have on cd-roms.
I need to boot from cd-rom to install it but I don't know what button gets me to the bios before xp startup. It doesn't display startup options either while booting up.

I made sure I'm using a ps2 keyboard.

My motherboard is a Compaq 0650h A2.

Thanks.
 

A:Getting into xp pro bios settings

try hitting F10 when u power up
 

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Ok, hopefully this is the forum for this. Bios settings. Best. Worst. Don't touch? Is it worth going through these and tweeking them or are they beyond the average mortal?

HP 8668c
256mb ram
650 mhz
(plan on upping the graphics to a mx 420 or voodoo pci)
no agp slot unfortunately

Nothing but time :grinthumb
 

A:Bios settings

Originally posted by Rick
In many cases (Compaq especially), the only reason the BIOS is there is to give you a second option for adding hard disks and processors. Click to expand...

Those are pretty much the only settings you can even change in some of those BIOS', some will allow you to disable onboard video, sound etc... so you can add real cards for those.
 

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Hello there folks,

The trouble I'm having is with my Compaq Armada 1590DT laptop/notebook.

The manual states that to access the BIOS I should press the F10 button during start-up, so far I've had no success with this method.

Can anyone tell me if there is another way to enter the computers configuration/BIOS? (possibly thru' MS-DOS)
I'm running Windows Millennium, if that's any help.

Cheers

currants
 

A:Getting into BIOS settings

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HI could someone tell me what setting I should select in the (bios)soft menu for a 2.1gig AMD Athlon xp processor on a Kg7-Raid motherboard
 

A:Cpu bios settings

here is a link with all AMD processor FSB and multiplier speeds
http://www.xbitlabs.com/cpu/athlonxp-3000/
 

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Bult my new system and all is working well:

Athlon 2000XP
with
Abit KX7 333

I'm not sure if I've set the CPU bios settings properly though. The bios defaulted to the lowest supported CPU. I've set the CPU to my 2000 but I haven't touched the FSB and multiplier settings as I'm noy sure what they should be.

Its working fine but expect by setting these accordingly I'll get a little extra speed.

thanks all
 

A:CPU Bios Settings

How to tweak my ABIT MAX boards for good performance? (AT7 / KX7-333)

Don't know if you have read this FAQ at www.abit.com.tw but you could try some of the settings that they advise for more performance. From what I can tell your system should automatically set the fsb and clock multiplier. Unless you are talking about overclocking the fsb you shouldn't need to set anything else.

The Abit Softmenu III Bios software should allow you to play with the fsb speed and also set the PCI speed to fixed at 33Mhz so that you don't encounter any PCI devices limiting a stable fsb setting...
 

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Anyone know what these Bios settings do?

After going through BIOS I would appreciate it if anyone can tell me what the following settings do. I have the ASUS A7V333 motherboard and the (MSI) Nvidia Ti 4400 128MB.

Graphics Aperture Size: 64MB
AGP Performance Control: Disabled
AGP Fast Write: Disabled

Q Fan Function Control: Disabled
Thanks,

Ged
 

A:What do these BIOS settings do?

Ged- This explains almost every option available in your BIOS\CMOS and what happens at different settings.
 

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I was recently playing the World of Warcraft expansion, Burning Crusade, when my computer suddenly fell to the blue screen of death. it told me to restart my computer and look for driver updates. If that did not work it told me to change my BIOS caching and memory settings. I searched and searched for a way to adjust or even find these settings but was unable to locate them. PLEASE HELP!!

A:BIOS settings

When you first turn on the computer, there should be some white lettering on black background. Look for a phrase that says "Press DEL for setup" or something similar. It should be DEL, ESC, F2, etc. Once there, on the "EXIT" tab, or even on the first page there should be an option to "load failsafe" or load default or something. Try that and see what happens.

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I have a really old computer Pentium II to be exact and of course something had to go wrong on me. it was the bios settings. It is a PhoenixBIOS 4.0 Release 6.0.A102 and these following message come up when i turn it on.

ERROR
02B0 : Diskette Drive A error

ERROR
Invalid system Configuration data - run configuration utility

ERROR
Warning : IRQ not configured PCI network controller
Bus : 00, Device : 03, Function : 00

ERROR
Warning : IRQ not configured PCI display controller
Bus : 00, Device : 09, Function : 00

is there any way you people out there can possibly help me?
 

A:BIOS Settings

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My son's computer is an emachine athlon Xp 3200+ The default setting is 166 and that makes it an xp 2500. I'm trying to extend its life. My question is, will it help to keep the default setting or can I go back to the 200 setting that will make it a 3200? PS: I've had it at the 200mhz setting for a couple of years with no problems. What are the pros and cons of this. Thank you
 

A:CPU settings in bios?

Well, the main pro is that it will be a bit faster! I don't really see any point to underclocking it as long as it is sufficiently cooled.
 

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