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XPS8920 512GB SSD BIOS Configuration Question

Q: XPS8920 512GB SSD BIOS Configuration Question

I just received my Dell XPS 8920 and am trying to understand the BIOS configuration of the original 512GB SSD. The BIOS is currently set to use RAID on the SATA port. This drive appears to be working properly along with the 2TB HD. My ultimate goal is to do the following:

Original Configuration:
512GB SSD
2TB HD
16GB Memory

Future Configuration:
1TB SSD (Samsung 960 Pro) -- Currently having major issues getting this to work.
4TB HD - Western Digital Black
4TB HD - Western Digital Black
2TB HD - Original Drive
32 GB Memory

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Hello,
I have recently installed an internal card reader and started to notice
a slower boot time. After sitting next to my PC during POST I witnessed that it was
caused due to the BIOS going through each and every card slot (even when not occupied) and then it 'initializes' them.
It persists on doing this even after I removed them from the "Boot Sequence" list (they just keep getting added on back there by default).

My question is. Is there a way to skip all of the USB related tests and initialize them
once logging into OS?

(AMI BIOS, MSI MB, WIN7)

Thank you!

A:BIOS POST configuration question

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HI,

My system is built around the Asus Z97 pro (wi-fi) motherboard, currently running windows 8.1 on a Plextor 256gb M6 ssd on a pcie bracket... the speeds are expected for this SSD.... it is seen in bios no probs.

For christmas I was given these:

http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B00J9V521S?psc=1&redirect=true&ref_=oh_aui_detailpage_o00_s00 and
http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B00MOXDGYI?psc=1&redirect=true&ref_=oh_aui_detailpage_o00_s00

I have taken the plextor m6 out of the pcie slot and replaced it with the xp941 512gb SSD placed in the top slot of the Bplus pcie bracket.

When entering bios the new ssd is not seen, thus I cannot do a fresh install of windows 8.1 onto the m.2 ssd in the pcie bracket.

I have updated my z97 pro bios to the latest listed on the asus support website to no avail.... bios will still not see the new ssd. I want the ssd mounted in the pcie bracket and not the m.2 slot on the board as I need all the sata ports.

Please help. Many thanks.
 

A:Samsung XP941 512gb m.2 pcie ssd not seen in bios

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hello, I was wondering if its going to have a direct impact temperatures of my laptop based on my processor, and how the CPU usage affects my laptop both over time, and in performance how this works?
for an example, my computer CPU will run between .77~3.0ghz+ depends on what I'm doing, switching between YouTube and other browser tabs causes it to fluctuate - is that normal? I'm not doing anything else, just browsing and watching videos every now and then - the temperatures of my laptop gets kind of  hot, I used to use a temp monitor app to watch it, and it usually stayed between 40~70c, long-term usage caused the temps to reach 70ish~ with just YouTube and web browsing - no gaming or anything else, so I am just trying to understand this all and also learn how to adjust the settings in power plan/fine tune for my system 

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I need to set up three user accounts on two computers the accounts on each computer is going to be monitored.
Each user will be assigned access for certain folder or files and certain applications, like internet explorer.
And all usb ports and dvd drive will be blocked. Only the admin will be allow to have full access.

So i need to do something that allow ( managers) to monitor employees activity on the system during working hours.

On one pc is windows xp pro on the other os windows 7 home premium.

Any idea how i can acomplish this task?

I.was thinking of group policy on both computers but on home premium there is not group policy.

Also the users will be using almost all the same programs and files just the with different information.

Thank you in advance.

A:group policy configuration and computer configuration question

Read this
But for Windows 7 Home Premium you will not have the
Local Security Policy so you may need to upgrade to Windows 7 Pro for that.

This is easier to control with a server like Windows Server 2003 or 2008.

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 Dear all, I'm trying to automate the bios settings with the latest HP Bios Configuration Utility using SCCM 2012.When the task is rebooting the system, I get this message."The following configuration change has been requested"How do I automate to accept this up front? Kind regardsDries

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Has there been a resolution to this? We too are trying to change a BIOS setting and getting the same messages. We know the password is correct and have tried serveral different ones during our testing. C:\Temp>"c:\Program Files (x86)\HP\BIOS Configuration Utility"\BIOSConfigutility.exe/setconfig:HP_Mini_Bios_PO_Set.txt /cspwdfile:1to8.bin<BIOSCONFIG Version="" Computername="MYPC" Date="2017/04/19" Time="15:45:13" UTC="-5">        <SUCCESS msg="Successfully read password from file" />        <ERROR msg="Unable to process command. Password is set, but password provided is invalid" />        <ERROR msg="BCU return value" real="10" translated="10" /></BIOSCONFIG> If we don't include the password file we get C:\Temp>"c:\Program Files (x86)\HP\BIOS Configuration Utility"\BIOSConfigutility.exe/setconfig:HP_Mini_Bios_PO_Set.txt<BIOSCONFIG Version="" Computername="MYPC" Date="2017/04/19" Time="15:45:01" UTC="-5">        <ERROR msg="Unable to process command. Password is set, but no password file is provided" />        <ERROR msg="BCU return value" real="10" translated="10" /> We are working on an HP 260 G2 216UT. Thanks.

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 Hi,trying to change BIOS language using HP Bios Configuration Utility but get Error code 6 - Access Denied (failed due to BIOS permissions).BIOS version is THI vA0.08.I can read (get) successfully but cannot change any setting...tried to change other settings unsuccessfully.What am I missing? Do I need to set a password first?

A:Can't change bios language - HP BIOS Configuration Utility -...

I should have mentioned...language is currently Dutch and I would like to set it to English. I removed the * and placed in front of English...essentially following instructions in the manual so that is not the issue.thanks in advance for your help ?

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Hi,
I cloned my actual HDD into a SSD. The SSD is installed in SATA3. By default, the computer boot from the HDD and not from the SDD. The only way to boot from the SSD is when I press F12 and I select the SSD. Otherwise, it starts with the HDD. Do you know what I could do to boot from the SSD and not the HDD? Once it is fixed, I will format the HDD and I will use it as a secondary storage unit.
Thanks,
K

A:XPS8920-7107SLV-PUS - Boot from a new SSD

Have you tried connecting the SSD to SATA0 where the HDD is connected now?

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How can I add HDD access indicator?
Been a royal DELL user for years with six machines.  Two of them had/have no HDD indicators, that made me somewhat frustrated.  One was 15" notebook (forgot the model) and the second one is this new XPS8920.
As to the notebook, I built a small circuit that detect SATA signal and actvated LED.
XPS8920 is a problem.  I found HDD LED pins (#3/#5) at the F-Panel signal head, but it does not give voltage actually.
Did anybody resolve this situation?
I found a software utility that displays red icon in tray, but it responds for only one HDD.  I have three HDDs built in, though.
best rgds, Tak

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This note is just a warning for XPS8920 users.
In the Dell support webpage, there is a new driver announced for "Realtek Audio".  Do not install this one onto your Realtek HD Audio HW.  Otherwise, 1. dongle jacks for headphone and microphone will not work, and 2. sound will become unclear like in a barrel.
Also, Windows 10 may try to install the same driver ("Realtek Audio") automatically, causing the same problem.
To avoid the problem, use following procedure:
1. Power up the system. Uninstall "Realtek Audio" device with software and, without rebooting, install "Realtek HD Audio" driver obtained from Realtek. Current version is 2.82.
2. Reboot, then immediately run wushowhide.diagcab which can be obtained from Microsoft support, then at the end of it, check mark the "Realtek HD Audio" driver to stop automatic update by "Windows Update" function.
Hope this helps somebody who will struggle with strange sound and unavailable microphone, like me.
Tak

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I have a new XPS8920 that wakes all by itself around 3:30am.  I have the original included, corded mouse & keyboard installed.
I opened device manager & unchecked every Power Mngt option for waking for every device, except for the one keyboard.  I opened every device in search of a Power Mngt tab.
I went into BIOS & disable wake on LAN & set the sleep to 5.
In Power options, I disabled everything that could remotely cause the computer to wake.
What else can I try before returning the computer?

Thanx - Bob

A:Dell XPS8920 waking at ~3:30am

Hi Homer1952,Thanks for posting.Have you tried turning off Microsoft Updates? or at least scheduling them for your 5am time?Other than that, does completely shutting down the computer at night keep if from starting up again on it's own?

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This note is just a warning for XPS8920 users.
In the Dell support webpage, there is a new driver announced for "Realtek Audio".  Do not install this one onto your Realtek HD Audio HW.  Otherwise, 1. dongle jacks for headphone and microphone will not work, and 2. sound will become unclear like in a barrel.
Also, Windows 10 may try to install the same driver ("Realtek Audio") automatically, causing the same problem.
To avoid the problem, use following procedure:
1. Power up the system. Uninstall "Realtek Audio" device with software and, without rebooting, install "Realtek HD Audio" driver obtained from Realtek. Current version is 2.82.
2. Reboot, then immediately run wushowhide.diagcab which can be obtained from Microsoft support, then at the end of it, check mark the "Realtek HD Audio" driver to stop automatic update by "Windows Update" function.
Hope this helps somebody who will struggle with strange sound and unavailable microphone, like me.
Tak
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Edit 11/5/2017:
Above wushowhide.diagcab may not work if your Win-10 is version 1709.  In this case, your last resort is to use Group Policy.
Open gpedit.msc, then go to ComputerConfiguration/AdministrativeTemplates/WindowsComponents/WindowsUpdate, find "Exclude driver update from Windows Update" and activate it.  Exit gpedit and give command "gpupdate /force". Note that this will prevent all... Read more

A:Warning: XPS8920 Realtek driver

It is interesting that in the Description the XPS 8920 is not listed although in the full driver details the XPS 8920 is listed under Compatible Systems. Also I don't know what HD Audio Codec the XPS 8920 uses but under Applies to the Realtec ALC3246 is listed, but the full driver details for the Realtek Audio Driver it lists the Realtek ALC3861 as the HD Audio Codec. All this makes me think this Realtek HD Audio Driver is not meant for the XPS 8920.

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For some reason, the Samsung 960 M.2 NVMe will not boot in an XPS8920 system with SATA set to ACHI.  With SATA set to RAID, it works just fine.  I wanted a larger replacement that I could boot Windows on without having to use SATA-RAID.
Before returning the computer to the store I decided to exchange the Samsung for another if I could find one. So far I've been pretty loyal to Samsung and not really bothered looking at other SSD's.
I exchanged it for the Toshiba OCZ RD400 1TB PCIe NVMe M.2. The logic being that since Dell shipped a Toshiba in the original system, this might have the best chance to work if any would.
To be clear, in my specific case, WORK, means allow me to have the BIOS set to SATA-ACHI and boot from this drive in the M.2 slot. Something the Samsung could not (currently) do.
Somewhat surprising, it works!
So if you have an XPS8920, want to put in a new/different M.2 NVMe SSD, and desire to boot from this SSD with the BIOS set to SATA-ACHI, the Toshiba above will work. Probably others might also. Caveat: As of today at least, with the 1.0.4 BIOS that's currently available in this system.
I've not bothered with any benchmarks yet or even had time to install the Toshiba drivers which they recommend for peak performance.
This is how I migrated my original Dell SSD to the Toshiba RD400 - with ALL original partitions intact. I've not tested the recovery partition but I was most interested in the diagnostics partition and it works fine ... Read more

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I would like to know the step by step process to do a BIOS Hard Drive Configuration. Could somebody please help. My OS is Windows XP prof.
Thank You
 

A:BIOS Configuration

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When the battery on the motherboard dies I know the cmos settings are lost. Does it also effect the bios settings?
And
Other than hand write all you current settings down for reset after battery replacemant is there a mechanical way to print them?
 

A:bios/cmos configuration

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i got a toshiba satellite p775d and for some reason, the bios won't allow me to change any settings. it isn't asking for a password or anything like that, it just won't let me navigate to the appropriate parts of the bios gui in order to adjust the configuration. i tried flashing with the toshiba support utility, it won't permit it since the bios is the same version apparently. the bios manufacturer website utility won't permit a flash either, it only reprograms the blocks. do i have to take it into a professional?
 

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Okay, it is going to sound like I am stupid, but I once set my next boot to enter to BIOS, and now I can't remember how to do it on my new laptop through Msconfig.exe

I don't know how to enter my BIOS on boot(dknow what F...)

A:Next boot to BIOS(MS-CONFIGURATION)

The manual should tell you what key to press to enter your BIOS during the POST. If you watch closely during boot up you may see a message on the screen telling you with key to press. One of the most common keys for that function is the Delete key.

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Hi I am currently testing the BCU configuration tool to configure the BIOS. In the file I have these settings BIOSConfig 1.0;;TPM Specification Version 1.2TPM Device Hidden *AvailableTPM State Disable *EnableClear TPM *No On next bootTPM Activation Policy F1 to Boot Allow user to reject *No prompts The issue is that I get a error code 1 and 13 when I apply the settings with the TPM State not recognised as an example.Despite this the setting changes in the BIOS does any one know why. I am running in a Task Sequence. I know I can put overides for the error codes but would prefer not to see these errors at all.

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When running BiosConfigUtility on my HP Elite desktop, I keep receiving the following error message.   <ERROR msg=?System Not Supported. Unable to connect to HP WMI namespace:Root\HP? ? />  <ERROR msg=?BCU return value? real=?  The message shows in red. Does anyone know what this message means?  Thanks

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Hey everybody,
Many people are experiencing Blue Screen crashes and one way of possibly fixing them is setting the BIOS to it's 'Last Known Good Configuration'. In this thread, I will tell you how to do this and hopefully stop your BSOD.

Instructions:
1.) Start your Computer
2.) Press F8 before it starts to load Windows
3.) If you have done this correctly, a screen should appear with the title 'Windows Advanced Options'. Once you have reached this screen, Use the arrow keys to select 'Last Known Good Configuration' and press Enter.

That's all there is to it! But please note, THIS IS NOT A DEFINITE FIX! THIS MAY STOP YOUR BLUE SCREEN OR IT MAY NOT!

Hope this helps,
Lurzka

A:[TUTORIAL] How to set the BIOS to 'Last Known Good Configuration'

I think you may got confused about clearing the CMOS to reset the BIOS, and Last Known Good Configuration which applies to the operating system.

Using Last Known Good Configuration - Microsoft Windows Help

I've rarely seen the BIOS be a cause of BSODs, unless it's hardware related.

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Hi, We have a script using the HP BiOS Utility to change the vtx setting but we are currently experiencing problems. This script has been developped by a 3rd party and its been succesfully tested on multiple HP Models. In our environment, we are using the following HP workstations:HP Compaq 8100 Elite SFFHP Compaq 8200 Elite SFFHP Compaq Elite 8300 SFF By default, our BIOS doesn't have any password, the script will run the HP BIOS Utility with admin privilege, add a temporary password, enable the Vtx setting and remove the password. On the next reboot, we will run our software that needs vtx enable but the program will not see  that vtx is enable. If we enter the BIOS manually,  the Vtx setting will be enable, the only way that the software will recognize that vtx is enable is if we do another change to the BIOS and save that change.  It seems like Windows is not seeing the change that the BIOS utility did.  The intriging part is that on some machines, the script will work and the software will see the change. We have run the script numerous times, on multiple machines and on our different models but we can determine any patern and identify why it sometimes work. I was wondering if this is a known issue and if anyone already encoutered this. Thank you, 

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My Dell Inspiron desktop upon bootup goes to the black screen with the message:Hard disk drive failure No Bootable Device Strike F1 key to continue, F2 to run setup utilityWhen I hit F1, I get:No Boot Device availableSata 0: NoneSata 1: InstalledHitting F2 shows Sata 0: Empty Sata 1: the DVD driveIn the BIOS boot section it shows:UEFI mode1st boot device: Internal HDD2nd Boot device: USB3rd boot device: Internal ODD4th boot device: USB Floppy device5th boot device: Onboard NICI can exit BIOS after saving changes and the computer will then boot up.I can go into Windows Recovery, click on Update UEFI firmware settings and when it re-enters the BIOS, it shows:Sata 0: HDDSata 1: DVDIn the BIOs boot section it shows: UEFI mode1st boot device: UEFI: Windows Boot ManagerAll other boot devices are the same as above.I then exit the BIOS, saving all changes to this configuration. However, after shutting down the computer, upon the next power-up, it's back to the black screen with the No bootable Device message. In other words, back to square one.I've replaced the CMOS battery 3 times. Made sure the SATA cables are secure and re-seated. Run the Dell ePSA tests..everything passes. The BIOS firmware is the latest version.Here's the system info:OS Name Microsoft Windows 10 HomeVersion 10.0.14393 Build 14393Other OS Description Not AvailableOS Manufacturer Microsoft CorporationSystem Name DELLCOMPUTERSystem Manufacturer Dell Inc.System Model Inspiron 3647System Type x64-based PC... Read more

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I have the same issue on an Elitebook Folio 9470m, updtaed the BIOS from HP Support Site and now "Invalid Product Information" every time I restart. I have tried to use te BIOS Config Utility to make the required changes but no reolution. Please assist.

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Hello! I installed HP BCU because i want to do stuff with my computer. You know... Anyways, every time i start it, it stays open for like half a second then closes. I recorded it, and at the end it shows the message: "<Warning> msg="BCU return value" real="17" translated="17" />" That is what it says right before it closes. Please help me. Thank you for your time, and have a great day!

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Hi

I recently purchased an Asus N56VJ with Windows 8 pre-installed. At first I was trying to downgrade to Windows 7, but could not get past the windows splash screen trying to do a clean install . Anyway, while I was trying to figure out how to install windows 7, I was messing around in the bios. I decided to just stick with the Windows 8, but my bios is screwed up. I do not have any boot configuration options anymore. I tried to flash my bios, but the bios was still the same. I did a full reset on my machine, and still no change in the bios. Is there any way to get my bios options back to the factory settings with all the options? Thanks in advance for any help that can be provided.

A:Bios Boot Configuration Options Gone

Here are pictures of my Bios now...

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Hi there!I have a HP Elitebook 8470p and i replaced the motherboard.1. With BCU I managed to change the P/N, S/N... but i have a problem with changing the UUID it show with red letters "changestatus=fail".  I want to put in bios my old UUID.2. what is this value "MS Digital Marker" ? Thanks

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Hello, My original 750 GB HDD failed and I decided to replace it with an SSD, to take advantage of the new technology.I bought a KINGSTON UV400 480GB SSD. I proceeded to unplug my notebook, remove battery and change the disk. It's of the same dimension and uses the same SATA connection. Next, using the recovery DVDs which I fortunatelly had created and kept safe, I proceeded to install the HP software and restore the software system to the original condition. Apparently, all works well. But investigating installation issues of SSD, I read that in order to obtain the best performance of this type of disk, it is necessary to setup BIOS from IDE mode to AHCI mode. Looking in the BIOS setup, I do not find any option related to the values IDE / AHCI I need to know if a change in the BIOS setup is required, and where.  Regards 

A:BIOS configuration for installing a SSD on a HP ENVY DV6-738...

Hi: You will have the same performance in RAID mode as in AHCI mode. You cannot change the drive controller to anything else. As long as you have the latest Intel RST driver installed for the chipset your notebook has, you are good to go. There is full SSD support including TRIM in RAID mode in your notebook. See this discussion... http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/How-to-enable-AHCI-for-HP-ENVY-...  

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I am unable to use the BCU to read or set the BIOS for a particular operating system image.  This is not hardware dependent, but is instead consistent under a particular software setup; if I reimage the computer with a different image, I am able to work with the BCU without issue. The image in question is not running antivirus, and is a reasonably "vanilla" Win7x86 build.  When I run: biosconfigutility /get I see the following: <BIOSCONFIG Version="3.2.3.1" Computername="ZT-ACC1004E8E63" Date="2014/11/18" T
ime="15:42:28" UTC="-5" >
<GETCONFIG><![CDATA[
English
;
; Settings file originally created by BIOS Config Utility
; Version:3.2.3.1
; Date:2014.11.18
;
]]></GETCONFIG>
<SUCCESS msg="Successfully read BIOS config." />
<Information msg="BCU return value" real="0" translated="0" />
</BIOSCONFIG>It appears to read the BIOS, but does not display any of the settings in the <GETCONFIG></GETCONFIG> section. Any pointers for troubleshooting would be appreciated.  I have been using the latest version of the BCU, and tested using the same image on both an HP 6200 Pro SFF and an HP 6300 Pro SFF with no success.

A:HP BIOS Configuration Utility (BCU) not getting/setting defa...

 BCU version 3.2.3.1 requires a filename when performing a set or get function. Example-             BCU   /get:"FILENAME.TXT"   The BCU users guide can be found at-     www8.hp.com/us/en/ads/clientmanagement/white-papers.html Look in the table for the document titled "HP BIOS Configuration Utility User Guide"  This has been posted to the HP PC Client Management forum. Like other forums here, this is a peer to peer forum but there are some employees with pc client management experience that subscribe to this forum and volunteer their time to answer questions when they can assist.  The pc client management discussion board is focused on the following topics but is not exclusive to them - HP Client Catalog                The HP Client Catalog for Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager products is used in the deployment of HP software updates (SoftPaqs) to HP commercial PCs in a Microsoft System Center environment. HP Driver Packs                HP Driver Packs contain the necessary Microsoft Windows drivers requiredto support HP hardware platform(s) listed in each of the driver pack?s release notes. HP Client Integration KitThe HP Client Integration Kit (... Read more

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Hi, I would like to enabled the Legacy support and disabled the secure Boot.For that I need, in the bios, to go: Security > Secure Boot Configuration.My bios version is : v7.16I would like to install a new graphic card: Geforce GT 730. I can see on the submenu of Security, System Security but I don't see "Secure Boot Configuration".Any idea ? Thanks, Daniel   

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Trying to install window in this new laptop.Unable to find usb 3.0 configuration in pre os in system configuration in bios menu. 

A:Bios system configuration settings issue

Hi: If you are trying to install W7 on that model, you need to run this tool to put the USB3 drivers into your W7 USB installation flash drive. https://downloadcenter.intel.com/download/25476/NUCs-Windows-7-USB-3-0-Creator-Utility There is a readme link on the page for how to use the tool. Download the file for the operating system you plan to run the tool on (W10/W8.1) or (W7). 

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Hi! I'm building a PC with one SSD (Samsung 960 EVO) and one HDD (Toshiba SATA). They are both connected to the motherboard (Asus Maximus IX Code). I want to install Ubuntu 16.04.2 on the SSD but I was investigating and now I'm confused. Do I need to do an specific procedure (enable RAID for example) to use the SSD as the boot drive with Linux? Or I can install the OS right out of the box with the default configuration? Deactivate CSM? Change the SATA mode to Intel RST? Thanks for your help.
 

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Hello
I have a Precision T1700, i install windows 10 with 1TB SATA HDD and it work fine.
Now i would like to use SATA SSD to replace the HDD for windows 10 installation.

I notice that the sata configuration in BIOS is RAID.

So my HDD is running OS in RAID mode before?
Can i keep the sata configuration (now is RAID) for my Single SSD to install Windows?

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Recently my organisation deployed ~500 X360 G2 devices which unfortunately have the bright F5 key issue.  This can be resolved by changing the bios setting on each device, however I am looking for a way to deploy this setting over the network to all devices.  I have attempted to use the HP Bios Configuration Utility, however it does not appear to support this setting.  Is there any other way I could deploy this setting?

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Is there a command line to configure UEFI in BIOS?  I am working in SCCM and what I would like to do is create a task to run a command line to configure UEFI in the BIOS, have the laptop reboot, then resume the Windows 7 imaging process in UEFI mode.  

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Trying to install window in this new laptop.Unable to find usb 3.0 configuration in pre os in system configuration in bios menu. 

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Hi have am trying to have a virtual pc setup on my PC. i have a hp g60. i have installed a vmware but when i try to run it it is saying that i need to change the long mode in my bios setting.  I have looked it up online but when i go to my bios option i do not find any information where i can change the Virtualization Technology option in BIOS configuration. I have looked it up but still am not able to solve the problem . DO you know how to get this problem taken care of. step by step information will help.  model G60-635DXserial 2CE0042WS7











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A:Virtualization Technology option in BIOS configuration on Wi...

what is the installed CPU?That is the critical issue. If your installed CPU is a Dual Core) Intel Pentium Processor T4300 like the specs show, then you are out of luck. That CPU does not support Intel virtualization technology. 

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I just bought a 2GB DDR2-667 for my laptop. I originally had two 1GB DDR2-533. My question is this, should I go for the faster 2GB or slower 3GB option?
Note: FSB speed is 667 MHz.

Benchmarking tools gave me inconclusive results. Any one can suggest a good memory benchmark? Anyways the comparison I got was using Everest.
 

A:RAM configuration question

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I have an unallocated 1Mb partition as the first partition (according to Easus) on my laptop drive, in addition to the recommended reserved, system and EFI partitions. Could this extraneous partition be the reason for my inability to restore from an image backup? (Restores fail after making my laptop unbootable)

A:GPT configuration question

No - this partition is only to ensure partitions are properly aligned (especially for ssds).

There is something wrong with your image backup.

Do you have more than one hard drive installed?

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I think this is a dumb question but is there any reason my Gigabyte MA790X-UD4P MBO will work at 32 bit but not at 64 bit? If I configure at 32 bit it works fine but when I go to 64 bit it gives me all kinds of strange problems. My OS is Win 7 Home Premium. I want to use 64 bit because I have 8GB of memory. I've tried this several times and can't make it work successfully.

A:MBO configuration question.

Well, it could depend on exactly what "strange problems" occur, so lets start there. Can you give a list of what issues you are having when you try to run Windows 7 64-bit.

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This should be simple, but I cannot find details on whether or not this is possible.   What I want (end-state) is a P51 with the 256Gb SSD as the boot drive and the 500Gb spinning drive as the data drive. When I look at the ordering page, I can get both those drives, but there is no way to specify the SSD as the boot drive.  Alternatives are:1. Buy the P51 with just the 500Gb non-SSD, install something like a Samsung 960 EVO 250GB NVMe SSD myself, migrate/reinstall Win10 from the non-SSD to the SSD, and tell the BIOS that the SSD is now the boot drive.Pro - cheaper.Con - more effort and there's always hiccups finding the right drivers.Assumption - the P51 supports the Samsung 960 EVO 250GB NVMe SSD as a boot drive.2. Buy the P51 with just the 256Gb SSD (so it's automatically the boot drive), then buy another 2.5" SSD or non-SSD drive (and the associated caddy kit from Lenovo) and install that.Pro - no reinstall issues.Con - More expensive since I need to buy the larger data drive ($80-$100 and it's free in option 1), plus the Lenovo SSD is about $90 more than option 1. So, can I specify the SSD as the boot drive if I order the P51 with two drives, or do I have to go to alternative 1 or 2? If so, which one is generally recommended? Have I missed something critical? Thanks, ~rick

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Hi guys, some quick questions about LAN IP configuration:

I have a DSL modem has an ethernet port, and a USB port, to allow for a second computer to connect to the internet. However, I have a netgear 4 port switch LAN/WLAN router, of which I connect one desktop computer to the ethernet port, my laptop using the WLAN, and one computer connected using USB (through modem, not router). Thus, the last computer has a different IP address (assigned by DSL company). My other two computers have IPs assigned by the router, thus, are able to share through Itunes...

...Which leads me to the question: is it possible to configure the ip of my modem-assigned computer to match those of my router's, or vice versa, as I want to allow my Itunes music to be accessible on all three computers. Thanks in advance, and happy thanksgiving.

p.s. I know you're wondering: but you have three more switches on the router, why not use it..well, this last one doesn't have LAN card.
 

A:ip configuration question

What you should of done is connect all the comptuers to the LAN ports on the router (except the laptop) and share internet connection that way. As far as iTune, you might need to open up the port in the firewall software on your router (check the manual for more details).

Q: "is it possible to configure the ip of my modem-assigned computer to match those of my router's, or vice versa?"
A: No

Network cards are very cheap now, you should use that. Much faster than USB.
 

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I'm encountering an error with the password file using de BCU provided by HP on our company laptops, since we have multiple branches and our IT departement is in one place it'd be nice if we could change BIOS settings remotely see the log file below: 2017/03/28 10:49:54.172459 | 1088|Setting|HP:hared:treamLog:treamLog| Log Severity Level >= Info2017/03/28 10:49:54.172459 | 1088|Info |HP:hared:treamLog:treamLog| Begin.2017/03/28 10:49:54.172459 | 1088|Info |BiosConfigUtility::InitInstance| *****************************************************2017/03/28 10:49:54.172459 | 1088|Info |BiosConfigUtility::InitInstance| **   HP Bios Configuration Utility v.   **2017/03/28 10:49:54.172459 | 1088|Info |BiosConfigUtility::InitInstance| *****************************************************2017/03/28 10:49:54.375235 | 1088|Info |BiosConfigUtility::InitInstance| Platform: 2216 - HP EliteBook 840 G22017/03/28 10:49:54.375235 | 1088|Info |BiosConfigUtility::InitInstance| BIOS version: 1.14 04/25/20162017/03/28 10:49:54.375235 | 1088|Info |BiosConfigUtility::InitInstance| Manufacturer: Hewlett-Packard2017/03/28 10:49:54.375235 | 1088|Info |BiosConfigUtility::InitInstance| Unicode password supported: Yes2017/03/28 10:49:54.375235 | 1088|Info |BiosConfigUtility::InitInstance| OS: Microsoft Windows 7 Enterprise 64-bits2017/03/28 10:49:54.375235 | 1088|Info |BiosConfigUtility::InitInstance| OS version: 6.1.76012017/03/28 10:49:54.375235 | 1088|Info |BiosConfigUtility::InitI... Read more

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Is there a "F" key to hold down or some other methodology when starting up windows that will bring me to the BIOS page that gives the options of Safe Start, Start with Last Good Configurtion, of "Normal" Start?

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A:BIOS - how tofind page with START WITH LAST GOOD CONFIGURATION

F8 gives you safe mode option...Last known good configuration will pop up if windows isn't booting up, so if it is, its already a good configuration. Try the system restore utility instead (start->all programs->accessories->system tools->system restore), and for normal mode...you don't need to do anything :)

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Hi, I would like to enabled the Legacy support and disabled the secure Boot.For that I need, in the bios, to go: Security > Secure Boot Configuration.My bios version is : v7.16I would like to install a new graphic card: Geforce GT 730. I can see on the submenu of Security, System Security but I don't see "Secure Boot Configuration".Any idea ? Thanks, Daniel   

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I have a client that will be migrating to windows 10 and is try to find out if systems with legacy/UEFI bios can be switched from legacy to UEFI using HP bios configuration tool through a task sequence which ultimately will install win 10 64 also. Basically can this be totally automated.

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