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UBUNTU Mate breaks Bios UEFI in lenovo ideapad 100 14 IBY with insyde H20 (BIOS 2.7) REV. 5

Q: UBUNTU Mate breaks Bios UEFI in lenovo ideapad 100 14 IBY with insyde H20 (BIOS 2.7) REV. 5

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 what can other do with this.... !? Please help me

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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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After upgrading to version 2.4.2 of the BIOS for Dell XPS 13 9360, I can no longer PXE Boot...the UEFI Network Stack no longer shows IPV4/IPV6 options in the boot menu, or the BIOS settings.
I compared the BIOS setting for setting with another unit that has version 1.3.7 and they are identical.
I'm using a USB-C Ethernet adapter (DELL p/n 96NP5) and a USB-C Docking Dongle (DELL p/n DA200), and neither of them work with this BIOS revision.
There doesn't appear to be a supported downgrade path from this BIOS version either (I've attempted 2.3.1, 2.2.1 and 2.1.1 and even though I have the BIOS downgrade option set in the BIOS, these versions halt stating that it is unsupported.  So I'm not sure what to do to resolve this issue. 
I called support, but the agent was asking me a bunch of Windows driver questions....even though this is prior to booting into Windows so I'm unsure why that is relevant.  She eventually put me on hold and the call disconnected after 10 minutes.  I've contacted my enterprise salesperson who can hopefully put me in contact with someone higher up, but if anyone here on the forums has any suggestions, please let me know.
Thanks!

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Hi, I understand that there is a bug in the v1.25 Insydeh20 BIOS which effects serveral laptop models including the Aspire F5-571 which stops the installation of Linux distributions. There are older versions of the BIOS available for other models (E5-573G) which rectify the problem, but none available for the F5-571. My question is: Would the bios software for the E5-573G the same as the BIOS for the F5-571. Thanks Regards 

A:BIOS, F5-571, UEFI, Linux / Ubuntu

It happens the same to me, with exactly the same model too. I'm desperate...

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HI, Please skip to paragraph six for the actual issue I am having--the preceding paragraphs include info that may help to identify how to fix this. I am posting this using my HP desktop running Windows 7 as my Lenovo Ideapad 110 cannot connect to internet as explained below: Firstly, Sorry if I am breaking community guidelines in any way with this post. I did multiple searches but only came up with "forgot my BIOS password-how can I reset it" type posts. I am looking for urgent help to get back into the "BIOS" of my Lenovo IdeaPad 110 running preinstalled Windows 10. Everything was running fine until yesterday. This is when I made the mistake of thinking I knew more about the system than I actually seem to lol :/ So, yesterday--I entered the "BIOS" screen upon startup using F2 (function key+F2). I went on to disable wireless connection ability (to test something unrelated), and also switched Boot from strait UEFI boot mode to legacy/UEFI boot-with UEFI being the default boot option.  I don't know if any of the above have to do with the issue I am now having but I wanted to share it just in case. Here is the real issue as of now: Also yesterday at the same time while in "BIOS", I also went on to set an "admin password", the one you must type in before you can even get to the lenovo splash screen to enter "BIOS". Basically I believe this is referred to as a POST password although I am not an expert cleary (hence asking for the experts' he... Read more

A:Lenovo Ideapad 110-Set an Admin PW in BIOS, Now I can't access BIOS after entering the correct PW?

Sorry for the double post but I just saw this information and thought it might apply to me, please let me know what you think: https://support.lenovo.com/us/en/solutions/ht500216  

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   My laptop use Phoenix 89CN25WW and now I want to have a BIOS file of Lenovo Ideapad S410p (touch) or Lenovo Ideapad S510p (touch) to repair the error because BIOS of my laptop was corrupted BIOS firmware    Please help me !    Thank you so much for your support !  Click here for image   Mod's Edit: Image(s) converted to link(s) due to size.  Photos are limited to 100k size per forum guidelines.                     Please refer to About Posting Pictures for more information.

A:[Lenovo Ideapad S410p] Help me ! Please ! BIOS of my laptop was corrupted BIOS firmware

Unfortunately the Lenovo Download library does not have BIOS updates available for either of the models you have listed.  What you might do is a search on the Internet to see if a website like BIOS Mods has something available.

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hi at all, my uefi/bios-version: cdcn35ww (producer www.insyde.com). 1. were can i download an uefi/bios manual?2. win10pro is installed, works fine! If I set in the uefi secure boot to disabled, runs win10pro withoutrestriction further?Do I need to change other settings in uefi? If so, which and how?wab1

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hi at all, my uefi/bios-version: cdcn35ww (producer www.insyde.com). 1. were can i download an uefi/bios manual?2. win10pro is installed, works fine! If I set in the uefi secure boot to disabled, runs win10pro withoutrestriction further?Do I need to change other settings in uefi? If so, which and how?wab1

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i have lenovo ideapad 300. when i tried to booting from usb it is not working and the bios  missing i have tried everything but i got nothing. i  am using window 10 pro. so i request you to please help me to boot from usb drive.

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i have lenovo ideapad 300. when i tried to booting from usb it is not working and the bios  missing i have tried everything but i got nothing. i  am using window 10 pro. so i request you to please help me to boot from usb drive.

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Hi I have changed boot order and also I have disabled UEFI in order to install linux on other partition(not done yet). as I always do on other laptops. But now after changing to legacy mode I cannot access BIOS anymore. I got pxe-e61 error. OK so I insert USB linux drive and it is working properly with live boot.  But I realy need to boot Windows, but it is not possible becouse of UEFI being turnd off. Also It is not possible to access bios, because BIOS was accessed from recovery windows menu, whitch doesnt load anymore. Also when it is booting up (lenovo logo) I press esc (no other keys are workind) which open menu where I "can" boot to BIOS. So I press F1 menu dissapears but I end up with same PXE-E61 error. Any advice how to enter BIOS and change it back to UEFI mode ? thanks

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Hi I have changed boot order and also I have disabled UEFI in order to install linux on other partition(not done yet). as I always do on other laptops. But now after changing to legacy mode I cannot access BIOS anymore. I got pxe-e61 error. OK so I insert USB linux drive and it is working properly with live boot.  But I realy need to boot Windows, but it is not possible becouse of UEFI being turnd off. Also It is not possible to access bios, because BIOS was accessed from recovery windows menu, whitch doesnt load anymore. Also when it is booting up (lenovo logo) I press esc (no other keys are workind) which open menu where I "can" boot to BIOS. So I press F1 menu dissapears but I end up with same PXE-E61 error. Any advice how to enter BIOS and change it back to UEFI mode ? thanks

A:Lenovo B590 cannot access BIOS - UEFI disabled

I hope you meant to say Lenovo B590, because I cannot find any reference to a Lenovo G590 Not sure why, but others have reported that to regain access to the BIOS, you have to do the following. remove the battery and power, then remove the back panel.remove the BIOS battery.    See page 44, 45 and 52 of the Hardware Maintenance Manualleave it for a couple of minutes (I would say 5 minutes or more).replace the BIOS battery and the cover, then the battery and then the powerBoot up and use F1 / F2 to go into the bios Hardware Maintenance Manual Lenovo B590https://download.lenovo.com/pccbbs/mobiles_pdf/b590_hmm_en.pdf I hope it works for you too. Good Luck,

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I purchased this destop in February, but am having poor font rendering problems in Windows 10. I thought perhaps it was caused by some software I installed, so I opted for a complete reset, (eliminating all my files). It went ok, except the American Megatrends screen comes up during each boot/reboot, requiring me to press ESC. It also asks if I want to completely clear the TPM by pressing F12. But pressing this does nothing, only ESC will get me out of that screen. When following the boot interrupt sequence, I can get to the boot screen but not into the bios.  I tried clearing the TPM through TPM manager, but following those instructions just restarts the machine but still does not let me access the bios (it cycles back to the Windows welcome screen then to the TPM manger). Today I reinstalled Windows 10 yet again, this time from my backup USB stick. The American Megatrends sign still comes up, so it looks like something got reset in the BIOS. If I could get in I would turn off the TPM....Any ideas on how to get rid of this annoyance? --Btw, the poor font rendering is still there but that's "research" for another day. 

A:Lenovo IdeaCentre 700 cannot access BIOS/UEFI afte...

I solved this myself. After realizing that there is a very small window of opportunity to press the various ESC/F1 etc. buttons I finally managed to get into the BIOS/UEFI, found the TPM under the Security tab.

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Please assist as I did the following steps to access the BIOS, it hangs:1. Shut down the computer2. Press the "Recovery Button" NOT THE POWER BUTTON (A small round button with curve arrow sign which is located on the left side of the Power Button just next to the dust removal opening on the left side of the laptop)3. Selected the BIOS Setup and nothing happens. I cannot even choose the boot option. If I put a pendrive with ubuntu, It picks it up, but not the Windows pendrive.My original HDD has bad sectors and cannot clone it. Any Ideas on how to help me?

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Ok so i have 2 months lenovo ideapad z580 laptop..i am unable to access UEFI BIOS menu and boot menu anymore these were the steps i tried with my laptop
1)i have windows 8.1 tried going to pc settings and selected uefi settings on restart But the problem still persist the laptop is just doing normal windows 8 boot
2)tried pressing/hitting F1,F2,F12,DEL keys
3)i have also used lenovo one key recovery button there it showed "bios setup" when i selected it and hit enter it is just doing normal windows 8 boot still i can't access uefi bios
4)tried updating BIOS for the laptop but unfortunately there was no bios update for this model
5)tried resetting Laptop by removing battery and ac adapter and pressing and holding power button for 30 seconds but still no use i can't access BIOS yet
6)i tried removing the internal hard drive Out of the laptop and this time one starnage thing happened " before with internal hard drive i used to get lenovo splash screen when turning ON but after removing hard drive and when i try to access bios i can't see the lenovo splash screen at all" still i can't access BIOS!!!
7)i even have tried holding down Shift key, letter B when starting up the laptop but still didn't work
seems like windows 8.1 makes changes to BIOS?
please anybody help me with this particular issue....thanks

A:can't access UEFI BIOS and BOOT menu on my lenovo z580

I own a Lenovo G700, and I have heard that Shift + F2 will get you into the BIOS. It might work if all else fails. You can also call Lenovo support or search around a bit more. But in my case I have to use the hardware OneKey Recovery button to access it.

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Hi,
I have a problem with my computer.When I try to boot,it says "Windows Boot Manager is protected by a security policy." Then it checks for media and if I insert the Windows 7 DVD,it will say:"EFI DVD-ROM is locked." What shall I do?
Maybe someone locked the computer. I can borrow a similar computer from someone else.

Notice: If the solution needs cleaning the hard drive,I can't. All my files are stored in it (I couldn't keep them in my tablet).

A:Insyde H2O EFI BIOS locked

Can you remove the HDD and hook it to another system to remove the files you want from it. That might work or it might give you a security warning as well. If you can get your data from it then you can go and do a clean install for windows.

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Hello .Looking for BIOS updates for Compaq laptop CQ58-215SW, BIOS is currently in version F 13. In this version doesn't have the possibility to enable / disable the AHCI Mode - which is problematic when installing WIN XP , attaching the SATA driver to system image doesn't help

A:Update BIOS F. 13 Insyde

Dear Customer,Welcome and Thank you for posting your query on HP Support Forum. Please download the latest BIOS from this LINK. This is the latest version Version F.29.  NOTE:This package provides an update to the system BIOS. The update installs on supported notebook models using a supported Microsoft Windows Operating System. A reboot is required to complete the installation. Fix and enhancements:Provides improved security for UEFI EDK2. Wish you luck !! Hope this helps, for any further queries reply to the post and feel free to join us again.**Click the White Thumbs Up Button on the right to say Thanks**Make it easier for other people to find solutions by marking a Reply 'Accept as Solution' if it solves your problem.Thank You,VSL85Although I am an HP employee, I am speaking for myself and not for HP

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I have a problem with my HP 15-r249tu, window 10 laptop. It needs to be plugged in to start, after that if I unplug, it works, the battery icon show empty, but clicking on it show's 100% battery.  Earlier I had a different battery issue, when ever I charged the battery and it shows 100%, fully charged, I unplug and the system would shut down. Only after plugging it in, it would restart, then after it would work even when unplugged. SO immediately after charging, on unplugging it would shut down. No problems after pluggin and restarting. I contacted HP support and the support, did some troubleshotting steps  but did not solve the problem.   Now I can not start my laptop without plugging in. Also the laptop does not shuts down like before when unplugged. The HP support were of the opinion that battery needs replacement. But I dont agree, as ican use the system for a few hours after unplugging, and the problem started after some times of ungrade to windos 10. (No option of going back to win-7) My laptop has the old UEFI with no component option, so I will download new UEFI from HP site on a USB and run the test. However I did run the test using the HP assisant yesterday itself, and the result was Charging (67%), Primary battery OK(0). cycle count 197/300, design capacity-1692, full charge capacity-1692, remaining capacity-1125, current-1723 But today running the same test showed Unkown-Primary battery unknown(90), HP battery was unabl... Read more

A:Should I change BIOS from Insyde F.40 to F.40 Rev.A, to solv...

The laptop shut down after 3 hours and 45 minutes on battery, I plugin and restart the system and it show battery as 100%........

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My Intel DG965WH with Insyde BIOS has been running OK for a year now, but the other day began to hang at boot time. Not sure of the terminology, but there is what I'll call a "boot code" of 58 in the lower right corner of the screen and it stays there for 2 minutes and 30 seconds and then the boot proceeds normally. Same problem if I change the boot order and boot from my backup drive. I've been unable to find a list of meanings for these "boot codes" using Google.

I'm running Win XP SP3, SATA drives. When this hang occurs, hitting F2 to get into the BIOS had no effect at all. Just before the hang clears, I hear a muffled click or two from one of the disk drives. Where can I find these boot codes defined, or does someone have an idea what's going on? I've downloaded and installed the latest available level of the BIOS code but the problem is the same.
 

A:Intel MB Insyde BIOS code 58

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Hi i need to acces advanced tab ptions in bios insyde f.36 but i don't know how to activate this tab. Can someone tell me how to do it? Thank you!











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A:Unlock Advanced Tab in Bios Insyde F.36

HP consumer notebooks do not have this ability, only way is to hack the bios file and reflash the cmos, this is very dangerous and can brick the PC, now it can only be used for a door stop.  

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C55-A-1R8 laptop running Windows 8.1 shows BIOS 1.40 update available in Service Station.

When update is downloaded, the Insyde program runs but then promptly crashes with error:

"Insyde H2OFFT has stopped working."

Please advise!
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Trying to upgrade my Envy 17-u018ca laptop from Insyde BIOS F.23, 2016-09-13 to Insyde BIOS F.25 Rev. A, 2016-12-16 as provided on the HP Software and Drivers page for the laptop.  The update program runs and Upate the BIOS on this device is selected.  An error message, "This BIOS update is not support legacy flash method.  Please select "Create Recovery USB flash drive" to create crisis dongle and run this utility again.  Click "Exit" to close this utility."  I have created the Recovery USB dongle whcih formats the dongle but leaves no files on the dongle.  Then I rerun the utility and always receive the same error message.  The HP Software and Drivers page does not list any special instructions to be able to upgrade the BIOS. Has anyone else had the same problem?  Is there a solution?  The BIOS update is listed to support Windows 10 v1607.

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how to update insyde h2o bios in acer aspire f5-572g

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Computer's running Windows 7. Here's the story:

Shared lab laptop, last person to use it used it about a month ago and closed the laptop probably assuming it would go into hibernation mode.
I come in today to find it still on and an 'Installing Windows Updates - Do Not Turn Off Computer' screen. It was on update 2 out of 15 or something, so I touched nothing and figured I'd see if it could finish it.
Computer shuts itself down before the updates reach 15/15 and reboots itself. Blue screen shows up saying that Windows could not start the operating system and to reboot, and gives some other options for if the problem occurs again which I don't read because I figure the reboot is the better option to try. So I hit enter on the 'reboot' prompt.
Computer shuts itself down, reboots. Prompt comes up saying it couldn't reboot and prompts for either a system restore or reformatting the hard drive, so I go for system restore.
Try the most recent restore point (6/15) and it says that it failed so choose another one. Try the second most recent and it says that that failed as well, but then proceeds to the Windows startup screen anyway.
I enter the password and I'm in and working on it for about 5 minutes without any apparent issue when InsydeFlash BIOS Flash Utility pops up. The computer seems otherwise perfectly functional but I'm guessing if/when it gets shut down it will blue screen again.

I read a little bit about this on other boards/ask sites and most of what I've read sa... Read more

A:Insyde BIOS upgrade utility keeps popping up

Reboot in Safe mode by tapping F8 while you see your machine name logo. In the options screen select Safe Mode. Does the flash utility pop up?

InsydeFlash is a tool to update BIOS to the latest version. Ask your friend if he or she has tried updating BIOS at all.

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C55-A-1R8 laptop running Windows 8.1 shows BIOS 1.40 update available in Service Station.

When update is downloaded, the Insyde program runs but then promptly crashes with error:

"Insyde H2OFFT has stopped working."

Please advise!
Thanks

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Please help me find the bios for lenovo b560.-Bios Revision : 39CN16WWOr have to wait for the official update? 











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A:BIOS for LENOVO IdeaPad B560

download the bios update from here.
( at that moment, no bios update available )

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English translation......
 
Where can I find instructions?
 
 
 
Mod's Edit: Google translated for benefit of English readers. Since this is an English forum, please post in English as it will ensure a better response. Thanks!

A:Lenovo IdeaPad 510 15 ikb how to update (как обновить) BIOS

The instructions are in the readme.txt file located with BIOS update file at the link below. Flash BIOS update - Flash from Operating System version for Lenovo ideapad 310-14IKB, 310-15IKB, 310 Touch-15IKB, 510-15IKBhttps://pcsupport.lenovo.com/uu/uk/products/laptops-and-netbooks/500-series/510-15ikb/downloads/ds11... Cheers,

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Hi everyone,Just now I tried out having a BIOS password on boot up, making a new password and tried it out for the first time. And it works, after awhile I decided to do a reboot, the BIOS says I have key a wrong password. Could anyone know what is going on with my laptop? Now my laptop is unusable due to the BIOS boot up password required......anyone has a solution for this? 

A:Lenovo ideapad U41-70 BIOS LOCKED

Welcome to the Lenovo Community !
 
Sorry to hear of the problem you have encountered.  If the password had previously work then make sure you are typing it in correctly.  Passwords are case sensitive and you may have used UPPER and lower case letters in your password creation.  Double check your Caps Lock key as well to see that it is set correctly.
 
You can also try a static discharge just to insure the issue isn't a keyboard problem.  To do a static discharge, just do this...
1. Shut down Windows and unplug the charger / adapter. 2. Remove the battery. (If removable)3. Press and hold the Power Button for 15 seconds. 4. Re-install the battery, plug in the charger / adapter if needed and power up the system to see if the problem was resolved.
 
If that doesn't resolve the issue then there isn't much else you can do.  Since laptops are frequently stolen, there is no master password, hardware jumper or back door that can be used to clear a BIOS passworded laptop.  This is by design and the solution is to replace the motherboard of the system.  
 
 

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Hello everyone ... I can not enter the BIOS menu or BOOT selection during system startup. (In case: Windows). I press the sequence Fn + F2, Fn + F1, Fn + F12, Delete, Esc and nothing happens. Any suggestions for this problem? Some configuration is made so that the key combination option is available the next time for entry on Boot Selection or BIOS access? Thank's.  

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 My bios can not boot any operating system, nor removable media. I have tried changing the boot sequence, UEFI to Legacy support, and Legacy first, and also tried restoring setup defaults but it is still not working. How can I fix this problem? I am using Lenovo ideapad 630. Thanks

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Good day. I updated my BIOS with this https://pcsupport.lenovo.com/uu/sk/products/LAPTOPS-AND-NETBOOKS/300-SERIES/305-15IBY/80NK/downloads... After update i got a big problem. It cound not find anything to boot from .So i did Fn+F2 -The Information show the HDD in hard disk   and DVD in ODD ,but in Boot while i have UEFI boot mode i do not have anything to boot with the EF is totaly clear(there is nothing..not even network) ... When i switch to Legacy support mode there is HDD, ODD, USB, Network.....so i tryed to start windows from hdd in this mode but failed ( not possible on legacy mode (  the 0x0 ...00A5 error ))so i wanted to try from usb or cd windows instalation ( is not possible on legacy mode ( ...00A5 error )) but i was totally able to boot enything else on it..(linux, comodo rescue and stuff like that) ..right now i have installed linux on hdd ..and i am able to boot it while on legacy.  Is there a way how to get the previous version of Bios? Any way  to install the version? or somehow get a DVD or anything like that so i can boot and isntall it from CD/DVD or boot-usb (vie legacy)? As i can NOT use windows (legacy say no..and UEFI is blind) right now it i am at tought spot. I saw a few similiar posts but not with this particular problem, or not answered(put poorly described problem). 

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i update my pc -laptop Y900 80Q1007NSB ,bios ver.D0CN34WW   before D0CN32WW  when it done   i find BIOS ver.D0CN34WW but EC ver.D0CN33WW    what it happen is that alright i want to back   where i find D0CN32WW 

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Dear Community ! I have failed to update the BIOS. Please help me to solve this problem Thank you in advance ! Tamas 

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my hotkeys are working and i tried fn+f2,f10,f12 and i can't enter to bios, is there any solution ??

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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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Hi There,

I just built a desktop with a sabertooth x79 motherboard, and am running Windows 8.1 pro 64-bit. When I click the UEFI BIOS Firmware live tile via the change PC settings>update and recovery>recovery>etc. my computer reboots normally to Windows and will not open BIOS. I have tried accessing it using the delete and f2 keys, but this does nothing either.

Any ideas? I am up to date in terms of my BIOS, and am definitely running UEFI and not legacy.

Thank you so much.

A:UEFI BIOS firmware restart doesn't boot to BIOS

Motherboards - SABERTOOTH X79







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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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Greetings I flashed lenovo s10-3 with newest bios, downloded from lenovo site (on the site atomaticaly detected my nb model and serial number and after then I downloaded new bios), bios flashed successfully (I think so because I have see no error message, I can post log too), but after restart I get no screen (blank screen), only led blinks and fan starts, but no screen. Can you help me out? NB is out of warranty, I am sure I have not made mistake and I seen on forum there other people telling same problem after bios update. Is there some recovery procedure which I should try? Thx, best regards!



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--- Log started: 05/13/16 16:07:14Initializing...Log file : C:\bios\2ACN37WW\PHLASH.LOGSettings file : C:\bios\2ACN37WW\PHLASH.INI (found)Executable : C:\bios\2ACN37WW\winphlash.exeVersion : 1.6.8.5 Build : WinPhlashDate : 5/16/2008Resource file : C:\bios\2ACN37WW\PHLASHLC.DLL (loaded)Help file : C:\bios\2ACN37WW\WINPHLASH.HLPApp name : Phoenix WinPhlashOS Information : Windows NT 6.2.9200 - supportedisNT_AUTHORITY_SYSTEM_account: Robo. => False.gVBL_Flag = False(0h). [05/13/16 16:07:47]Preparation stageProcessing parameters...Image file : C:\bios\2ACN37WW\BIOSFL5.wphBackup file : C:\bios\2ACN37WW\bios27WW.bakLoading new BIOS image file...Opening file C:\bios\2ACN37WW\BIOSFL5.wph...Allocating 1076766 bytes...Reading 32768 bytes from the file starting at 0...Reading 32768 bytes from the file starting at 32768......Process the next block:Block size : 65536( 10000)Block address : FFFF0000Block attributes : 0022Block image offset : 000F0000Calling driver to BEGIN current block processingRetry Count = 1Processing block 14BLOCK_ERASECalling driver to process attribute 02 starting at 0BLOCK_PROGCalling driver to process attribute 20 starting at 0Calling driver to process attribute 20 starting at 4000Calling driver to process attribute 20 starting at 8000Calling driver to process attribute 20 starting at C000Calling driver to END current block processingCalling driver to END flashStage completedClear CMOS checksumCleanup stageStage completedRestarting system...Shutting down t... Read more

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