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Lenovo G40-70 [ Can't Change Bios Setting, Boot Manager Problem ]

Q: Lenovo G40-70 [ Can't Change Bios Setting, Boot Manager Problem ]

I. Can not changed Bios Setting.II. Boot Manager displays the USB Flash Drive while it is not plugged in. that show in the picture. It's show only "USB HDD: KingstonDataTraveler 3.0" while I plugged in and while I removed it. [ This is what makes it impossible to boot from USB flashdrive. ] Help me!, How to fix it?---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

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I know my Bios administrative/System and Hard disk password. But when I want to remove them I just cannot do so. When I boot my Laptop it asks me for Hard disk Password which I have and can easily log into my Windows 10 SL.But When I want to enter my BIOS, it asks me two passwords - first HDD Password and after that System Password. I have both and they work as well. After Entering BIOS - under Security - I can only navigate to the following 2 options:-1 Set User Password2 Change User Password.All other options like: Administrator Password,  HDD Password, Set Hard Disk Password, Change Master Password cannot be navigated. Also I cannot change anything in Configuration, Security and Boot. I had removed my internal hard disk and entered BIOS but this way also I could not navigate to these options.I am attaching herewith print screen. I have googled and searched for solutions and tried many times to remove Admin , Master, HDD Passwords but could not do so.I have read somewhere that flashing BIOS will overcome this problem. But I have not done flashing of Bios. Any help to solve this problem is most welcome. Please helpAshok Kumar Bagaria

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Is there any logical reason why this laptop would not boot when set for UEFI configuarion instead of Legacy?  

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Hello everyone,I had Ubuntu 17.10 and Windows 10 dual boot and were working normally, I formatted the laptop's hard disk outside the laptop and deleted all partitions and returned it back into the laptop...now when I open the laptop it shows me "Ubuntu boot failed" message and when I continue it shows me "Windows boot manager boot failed" message and after I continue it ends up at this screenI tried to burn an iso of windows or linux on a usb or dvd and entered the boot menu it shows the boot from usb option but when I choose it I get boot failed message and the only working option is the "SATA HDD" and I think it works in legacy mode because if I make the bootable usb using rufus and choose gpt for uefi scheme it won't boot I tried to change that from the bios menu but any change in the settings of the bios menu returns back after restarting the only change that stays is the clock and dateAny suggestions to how boot normally in UEFI without getting boot failed ?

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Can someone tell me how to change the Lenovo 720S-14IKB bios / boot logo?Tried to search for a guide, but I didn't find info on how to change the image on this particular laptop model.I want to replace the current image with my own custom image.Thx in advance for any help that will solve my challenge.

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I've reinstalled my windows long time ago from 8 to 10. Now the booting/windows starting time takes more than 5 minutes.And I get a second logo at the windows boot, as well as some lag/stutter before i login and enter my password.I might have not installed/reinstalled the windows correctly or not installed it on the SSD or whatever the drive is called for my windows to load at proper speeds.I've been struggling with this for a while and I really need help it really is a pain for a windows to load for 5 minuteson each restart or windows start up...And if its possible id love not to reinstall my windows again, if its possible to move it to the SSD that be great.But...There's another problem, I don't see any SSD on my pc, i might have removed in on install, im not sure about that.When I bought this laptop the boot time was unter 10 seconds.My Bios Mode is Legacy can it be that and can someone tell me how to fix that?Ill provide some screenshots of my drives/system and if anyone can help me it will be much appreciated.

A:Lenovo Laptop Z710 Slow Bios Legacy Boot Time - Can't Change To UEFI.

I tried booting on UEFI and it failed.EDIT: So i found a solution that I havent tried it yet this is it:Enter to the BIOS:1st step: go to bios -security -disable secure boot then2nd step (this wont appear if you dont do the first step) -Advance Tab -System configuration -Change Boot mode from UEFI Boot to - CMS Boot -Save settings and reboot.-Install new fresh OSThis last step is to install a fresh OS which i do not want to do yet.When i try to switch my bios to UEFI from LEGACY i get this error.

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Hello,
I am having problems with direct booting into Windows 8 installed into a VHDX file.
This is a four-partition UEFI boot on a GPT drive. EFI files are residing on a second partition of disk 0 (the ESP partition) in the EFI folder. The boot virtual disk is residing on the fourth partition of that disk 0.
When I turn on the PC, it shows black screen after the BIOS POST screen. No Windows 8 boot menu, no other information is displayed. However, if I press Shift+F12 (or F12) to start Dell BIOS Boot Menu and choose Windows Boot Manager from the UEFI part of
the boot menu, Windows 8 starts to boot without difficulties.
How do I make Windows to boot automatically without having to select Windows Boot Manager in DELL BIOS boot menu?
I believe I messed up with boot sector somehow... What needs to be fixed provided that Windows 8 will boot into VHDX file?
Thank you.

Well this is the world we live in And these are the hands we're given...

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my windows 8     operating system was crashed and i want to install now windows 7 on my desktop but to do that i have to change boot order  for this i have to change uefi to legacy boot by diabling secure boot . but unlike in other pc secure boot  my pc is not showing the legacy support which has to be enabled by disabling secure boot . i have tried disabling uefi boot but legacy boot  is not enabling , it has shown the Boot mode change message on which  four-digit code has to be entered but even then it is not booting from the dvd which i entered  i even tried using usb/cd option in uefi  thinking that it will boot from usb or cd but again it is stating same inorder to boot from the option selected also i  observed that in Secure Boot Configuration window " it is not showing legacy support  it is only showinng secure boot option and rest options  why i am saying this because i have not seen my bios boot screen before now as my os crashed and i am willing to load another os in place of it i am facing this problem i have seen many youtube videos and hp fourms but everywhere the above option is there but in my case i am not seeing it so please suggest what to do or any alternate solution so as to install a fresh copy of os  

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I have Ubuntu and Win10 Installed. Trying to boot into Bios with the special button it starts "refind" instead. I need to change the Virtual Machine settings in order to make it work. To do so I need to access Bios. Please help. Thank you. 

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i wanted to know how to change settings in BIOS, for clean installation of windows 10 64bit in 64 processor, with USB pen drive. i already have 32bit OS in 64 processor i could not find anything similar to what i see in bios of my PC. i am novice in computers. whatever i have learnt is through internet. i am attaching screenshot. plz let me know what to change on this screenshot

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Hi,

I am running on Windows 2000 and want to wipe my hard drive and do a clean install of Windows XP. However, I cannot change the BIOS settings to load the installation CD because for some reason, I do not see the DOS screen after power-up that would allow me to change the BIOS settings. I was looking at bootdisk.com to try and get a floppy boot disk, but it's not free for XP I think. Could someone please advise me on what to do to change the BIOS setting?

Thanks in advance

Ken
 

A:Can't change BIOS setting. Help please?

what key are you pressing to enter bios?
 

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how do i change the boot sequence from disabled to enabled?
windows xp american megatrends v2.51

thanks for any help

A:change bios setting

Enabled/disabled isn't an option of the boot sequence. The boot sequence is simply a list of all the available/allowed boot devices. If it's greyed out and you can't access it, that is likely a "feature" of the manufacturer and likely can't be changed.

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Hi all,

Due to the motherboard's PS2 socket (KB nd mouse) was broken, so I need to use the USB (KB and mouse) instead. It's ok for general operation. However when I want to change some setting in BIOS (MB), it just let me enter BIOS setup screen then I can't do anything (because the keyboard no response at all). I've try cool boot the computer many times then press the "del" key but it just me enter the BIOS and do nothing. Pls HELP and advise what to do.

Is there any program I can use to change the BIOS (MB) setting in windows. many thx.

The Motherboard I am using is Asus A7M266
 

A:Cannot change MB Bios setting after change to USB KB

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I have a Biostar A880G+ MB with a AMD Phenom II X2 560BE cpu.... it will reboot fine if NO changes have been made in the bios... BUT when i make a bios change (mild overclock or up the Vcore) then the machine won't reboot by itself...i have to manually shut off the power, wait , then it will reboot..

i have tried update and back dating the bios, but no change.....everything seems fine once i boot into Windows 7... so i assume the cpu is ok...

ideas?

B
 

A:won't reboot after bios setting change

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I hope someone can help me out. I have a y50-70 with NO built in screen. The screen broke and I removed it.I've been using HDMI to an external monitor. I was trying to boot from USB and switched to legacy boot and might have turned off secure boot. When I saved and exited from the bios I no longer have video on my external monitor.Could someone please provide all the detailed steps to blindly enter bios with novo and navigate to changing the boot settings back to UEFI and saving and exiting.I might also need the steps for secure boot as well. I have tried to watch video's and look at screen shots to blindly navigate the bios, I have tried to boot to other USB live OS's, removed battery and CMOS connection to reset bios, and of course mashing the keyboard for hours.

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I've got a brand new h8-1280t system and I'm trying to create a 64bit VMWare image but I get the error message saying the image can't be run in 64bit mode because the VT setting in the BIOS isn't set. I've tried F1 to get into the BIOS but that gives me a boot menu. I've also tried F10 but that gets me into the HP setup menu and that has nothing there for the standard BIOS settings. How do I get into the BIOS settings for this system? Thanks!

A:Need to get into BIOS setup to change VT setting

Hi: The setup menu (F10) is the BIOS menu. You may find the VT option in the power settings. Paul

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Recently reset my BIOS setting for RAM to 1600mhz instead of the standard 1333Mhz to be more in line with my RAM. Running M4A87TD EVO Mobo, and 4GBx4 DDR3 Xms3 Corsair Vengence. Kept trying to play counter strike GO, and ketp getting random freezes. all temps checked out good, But once I reset the BIOS back to 1333Mhz, have not gotten any freezes. Any ideas why this is happening and how I can fix the problem so I can go back to my 1600 Mhz without freezing the games?

A:Change of BIOS setting for RAM freezes games

Hi
The RAM timings need to be set correctly in the BIOS.
Download CPUID CPUID - System & hardware benchmark, monitoring, reporting and post the memory and SPD TABS so we figure out those settings. Make sure you get the 64 bit version.

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Hello! Well, It all started when my computer would shut off all by itself for no apparent reason. I suspected my power supply when it wouldnt turn on at all. I went out and bought a new power supply and it worked great! I didnt even notice that maybe the CPU fan wasnt working and that maybe thats what caused my power supply to crash. NOW Ive noticed it isnt working because it started doing the same thing, restarting on its own, running slow, etc. So, someone told me to go into BIOS and change a setting under CPU/Temperatures, etc to enable. It was disabled, I was told it would shut down if it got too hot but that it would keep the power supply from crashing again. Well I did that and it shut down, now i cant get it to come back on at all. It starts to, it makes a beep then another long beep, then shuts off. I remember glancing at the temps and i saw CPU temp was 112 C. RPM's were at zero. I now have a little bit of a better idea about all that stuff, but I tried to take off the CPU fan to take it in to have replaced but i cant remove it, its attached with like a metal clasp, im afraid i'll make something worse! Im hoping this is the only thing wrong, but now i cant even turn on my puter!
I am running Windows XP. Any advise would be greatly appreciated! Thankyou!
 

A:CPU fan fried, cant get into BIOS to change back setting!

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I am running Win8.1 on an ASUS CM-1745 with a F2A85 mother board. PC came with a 2TB HD which I want to use exclusively for DATA (always had a separate data drive).

I have a "Hitachi Deskstar 7K500" 320 gig SATA drive (build date of 2007) that was originally loaded with VISTA but boxed after a month and shelved in 2007.

I unboxed the drive and disconnected the 2TB current drive and plugged in the Hitachi. I received a message on boot up, " The current BIOS setting do not fully support the boot device" it then gives instructions on how to get to the CSM area of the BIOS. I did go to that area, and I guess I have been out of the computer building too long (last PC was 2007 WinXP) because I see a lot of new terms and items.

Anyone placed an older drive in a Win8 machine and maybe familiar with the ASUS interface for the BIOS? I know the older drive may be a little slower, but I want to get this to work, which will allow me to test the USB boot stick and the Image Copy I made so I can try out some software and not worry about installing and uninstalling new photography software.

I have been reading here in the forum and didn't find a question like mine, unless I have looked in the wrong place.

Thank You for your help

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Hi I was attempting to use the onboard intel graphics and set the video to igp in bios.
Guess what, no video output anywhere ! (not on the GT620 Nvidia card and not on the VGA port of the motherboard).
 
So it looks like a brick, boots but cannot see a thing.
 
Any suggestion on how to get out of this trap ?
 
Note that since I cant see a thing, I cannot get back into the bios to change the parameters back.
 
Thanks.
 
 
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A:M93p - no video after BIOS setting change

OK I solved it myself...Get the CD version of the BIOS flash update.Follow the instructions to do the flash update (including moving jumpers around on the motherboard)On first boot after the update, set the video IGD and do not forget to enable multiple monitors.Then both the on board card and the lame GT620 cards will work.The intel 4600 graphics are much better than the GT620.Install the drivers for the interl 4600 on board graphics. A bit scary but with gentle handling it will work. P.S. I cant believe the setup will let you screw up like that with no graphics output available...well it ended well.

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Hi
I have a Acer e500
I sold it on ebay, and the buyer has been playing inside the Bios and i think he has reset it.
Anyway the computer is showing a message
1. Insert your windows installation disc and restart
2. chose language then press next
3. click repair computer

if no disc ask admin or manufacturur for assistance

File: \boot\bcd

Status : 0xz0000102

Info: An error occured while attepting to read boot configuration data.
I think the bios is not seeing the sata HD
But i dont no how to change setting from IDE to SATA
Please Help
Kind Regards
Adam
 

A:Solved: Need to change setting in bios from ide to sata

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Hi.

My Sat M30 laptop start with an bios error. The error says "Resource conflict, edit bios setting or boot" If select "boot" computer hangs before windows completely starts. I remove the wi-fi and the modem module and the same error appears. I can't upgrade the bios because the windows don't start. The bios version is 1.7. The laptop is UK version. If select "edit bios", bios start but I can't find any resource management.

Thanks

(sorry for my english, I am from Spain)

A:Satellite Pro M30 Bios error Resource conflict - Edit bios setting or boot

Hi

I think the error ?edit bios setting? means that you should access the BIOS and should set the BIOS back to the default settings.

Please do this, save the settings and try to boot up!

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I was messing around with the bios settings this morning and changed my video settings from peg/pci to a different setting (igp) and now I have NO video output therefor I can't see the bios screen to change it back. 
 
For reference I am running a thinkcentre M70e desktop.
 
At first when I would reboot I would hear the sound like Windows was still loading in the background but now I don't even hear that so who knows what I've done. 
 
is there any way to do a reset while having a totally black screen?
 
i'm trying to avoid taking apart the computer if at all possible. 
 
 
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A:M70e - No video output after BIOS setting change

Fiendishthingy wrote:
I was messing around with the bios settings this morning and changed my video settings from peg/pci to a different setting (igp) and now I have NO video output therefor I can't see the bios screen to change it back. 
 

If it was set to peg/pci, that implies you have a (add-in) graphics card installed.   Is that correct?   Setting the BIOS to igp disables a graphics card, to use the built-in graphics.
 
Have you tried using the video ports that are built into the system?  
 
 
 
 
 

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hello my laptop brand is Thinkpad B570e and im using this laptop for a few months now.and now im facing a problem which  is becoming realy anoyying me!i recently bought Windows 8 Pro and i made a Bootable USB Device to Install Win8 using USB.but when i shutdown/Restart the Computer and Press F12 or F2 nothing happens at all it continues starting windows.i tried Pressing Fn+F1, Fn+F2, F12 nothing helped i searched the whole internet and couldnt found a solution.

A:Cannot Enter to Bios Setting in Lenovo B570e !

Hi.Is Windows 8 installed on your machine, or is it running through a USB device? If 8 is installed on your machine, then make sure you do a complete shut down of your machine. To improve boot times, Windows 8 does a hybrid boot, meaning it keeps certain things running. To do a full shut down of the system, you can open Command Prompt and type "shutdown /s /t 0" (without the quotes.) This will do a full shut down (cold restart). It seems whenever you are rebooting/shutting down, it is only doing a warm restart which will skip BIOS.Let me know if I can assist you further,Adam





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Hi all,today i installed the windows Spring update on my X1Y3. First thing i noticed is that HDR works (horray!). Still being puzzled about the adrertised dolby HDR, while showing 8bit panel only, but nevermind.The problem i got is that the colors defaulted to 'Native' mode and even if i change it to ' Standard' the colors don't budge. Anyone else experiencing this after the update and any solution found? Thanks!

A:Lenovo X1 Yoga gen 3 - Unable to change color setting after Windows Spring update

@Pepsinio wrote: The problem i got is that the colors defaulted to 'Native' mode and even if i change it to ' Standard' the colors don't budge. Anyone else experiencing this after the update and any solution found?The good news: you're not alone. The bad news, it happens to X1C and X1Y users, and there's no solution yet: https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkPad-X-Series-Laptops/X16C-April-2018-update-1803-broke-color-setti...

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Due to a issue with the firmware on this sku the TPM is not being provisioned correctly.   updating the firmware fixes one issue but we need to clear the TPM which required user interaction on reboot.   Unfortunatly we cannot change this from whithin windows.   Is tehre a way to change teh stting so that I dont have to visit hundreds of machines?

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My laptop has no problem before. Recently I try to install Windows XP. First attempt fail, so I change SATA at BIOS from AHCI to Compatible, success. However the partition that I want to install*Windows XP to is not available.*

So just to test I choose my Windows 7 partition. Since it want to format the partition, I cancel the installation. After restarting windows, it stuck at bios. I restart again and change SAT to AHCI. Restart, still stuck at bios. This time I cannot enter BIOS, recovery or change boot media. Assuming the boot sector has corrupt, will reseating the cmos battery will fix this *problem. Please help. Thanks in advance.*

A:Windows 7 Stuck At BIOS Cannot Enter BIOS or Change Boot Media

Somehow with guidance from Lenovo Community, I solved the problem.

For future reference:
1. Take out HDD, battery, plug off ac power.
2. Restart, change SATA Controller in BIOS to compatible, restart.
3. Check whether the SATA Controller is Compatible or AHCI. If Compatible, force shutdown laptop.
4. Put back HDD, boot with Windows 7 Recovery CD or Installation Disc.
5. Choose Autostartup Repair.
6. Restart.

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Hello,
I have just installed Windows Vista Beta on my computer, and at the boot loader I want to have Windows XP (installed on a different partition) to be the default boot option (AKA Older Version Of Windows). Is there a way to do this? Thank you.
 

A:Setting Windows Xp to be default in Vista Boot Manager

Fankle said:

Hello,
I have just installed Windows Vista Beta on my computer, and at the boot loader I want to have Windows XP (installed on a different partition) to be the default boot option (AKA Older Version Of Windows). Is there a way to do this? Thank you.Click to expand...

edit the boot.ini file located in the c:\ drive

Mine looks like this. I am assuming in yours there is two entries in "operating systems". (the kernel part in mine is extra (a cool bootloader))
[boot loader]
timeout=30
default=multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(1)\WINDOWS
[operating systems]
multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(1)\WINDOWS="Microsoft Windows XP Professional (bootscreen)" /fastdetect /NoExecute=OptIn /KERNEL=kernel1.exe

Just change the default to the xp partition
 

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I errantly switched the BIOS setting from Raid-AHCI to IEDI while attempting to allow my system to recognize a newly installed SSD.  The plan was to clone my HDD to the SSD as the boot drive, but it wasn't seen in windows.  Initially, was able to see it in the BIOS settings.  Long story short, I switched from Raid-AHCI to IEDI and have not been able to boot the PC since.  On boot, the pc turns on and the fans for the power supply and NVIDIA cards spin, but there is nothing visual taking place on the monitor. It's as if the devices are getting power, but the motherboard doesn't know they are there.  Tried clearing the CMOS (unplugged, took out CMOS battery, held reset button) and that didn't seem to make a difference.  There is supposed to be a "recovery" jumper on the MB (E15), but the pins seem to be missing on my motherboard, so that's not an option.  I'm pretty sure that if I can get the MB back to Raid-AHCI mode, it should respond for me again.  Unfortunately, without access to the BIOS on boot, I have no idea how to do that.  Any and all suggestions are welcome.  Thanks in advance.

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My Dell Inspiron 660 is 2 months old. It came with Windows 8 preinstalled. My problem: I am trying to change the boot order so I can boot from CD ROM as a first option. I have tried using the "F" keys on boot, but it just ignores me and goes on to boot up. I have also tried the "Advanced Options > UEFI Firmware Settings" in "Change PC Settings" and got the same results. I spent some time on the phone with a Dell tech. After trying all the things I had already tried, he and his supervisor decided I must have a bad Motherboard. Does this sound right? Is there any way to repair this problem?

A:Can't get into Windows Boot Manager to change boot order.

The option your looking for is located in the BIOS. Try using the Del key to access the BIOS setup screen on startup.

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Hello! A friend of mine was recently gifted an X120e by her employer when they were upgrading their tech. There is no password to get into the BIOS menu, but some options simply are not selectable within the menu, it just skips over them! I want to try to boot from a USB drive to remove the GNU GRUB version 1.99 that's installed, but it will not let me change any boot options and I'm not sure how I can get those settings unlocked to be able to boot from disk. Hoping for a few ideas on how to get this little guy going, would appreciate any input!

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Hello,I have to install Elite x2 from network and I would like have secure BIOS settings as possible. So I disabled "USB Storage Boot" and try to boot from network connected through dock and USB-C.  Should or should not it work?

A:BIOS boot setting

Josefn Hello;Allow me to welcome you to the HP forums!HP only warranties their PC for use with the original OS that comes preinstalled on the product.  If you install a different OS, the warranty is no longer valid. Furthermore, the ONLY media certified for use with HP products is HP Recovery Media -- and that can NOT be used from a network connection;  instead, you have to insert the DVD or USB media into the laptop and boot from it.What you are attempting to do is outside the purvey of HP support.

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I used to have a W7 system in IDE, MBR and since I had to reinstall everything from sratch, I decided to set my drives to AHCI, UEFI/GPT. After install, I checked the BIOS settings and saw that in my Boot Options I had the "Windows Boot Manager" set as #1, my SSD set as #2 and DVD drive as #3.
 
When I change the boot priority and set my SSD as #1, my computer won't boot and asks for a bootable device although the system is install on my SSD. I don't have a multiboot system, there's only W7 present so why do I have a "Windows Boot Manager" in my BIOS? I thought it was only for multi boot systems so I don't get why it's showing up here.
 
When I go to msconfig, startup, there's only one system displayed (W7).
 
Since I'm new to AHCI/GPT, I don't know what's normal and what's not. If it's not normal, how come I got this Windows Boot Manager in my BIOS? Maybe the old MBR wasn't erased even though I ran a secure Erase on my SSD?

A:Single OS and Windows boot manager showing up in BIOS Boot options?

Windows Boot Manager is standard on a UEFI/GPT disk. 
 
See this post for an explanation.
 
A more detailed explanation is here under the UEFI boot manager

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Hey everyone i have a lenovo x250 and i want to enable intel virtualization technology but my bios don't let me do any change.i have updated my bios to ver 1.24 but nothing changed?if anyone can help me that would be a great.Thanks

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Since I choose my ideapad for its elegant and refined design, the hideously embarassing boot logo that popped up at start up came as a really bad surprise. So far, I can't really think of coping with that for the entire life cycle of my PC. I'm therefore looking for a way of replacing it with a much nicer alternative Lenovo logo, any other one would look much better...  This issue has been discussed already for the Thinkpad and other Lenovo notebooks, but none of the proposed solutions seem to be compatible with the Ideapad serie and they all sound far too industrious. Can someone let us know of a step-by-step method of achieving this on an Ideapad 320 without having to dismantle the whole PC?     Thanks for your help.

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I went into my BIOS and wanted to play with some security functions. I added a password for system boot, master password, and user password. All having identical passwords. I save and restart, then pops up the system password prompt. I enter and bypass, then comes another prompt which was weird to me. I enter the same password since I only entered one password. No access. What's locked is my harddrive. This is a laptop by the way. I tried typing in different combinations (just in case I fat fingered) but no luck. I spent a lot of time on it even though after two failed attempts, you have to restart. I removed the hard drive and made it into an external drive and tried to see if  I could reformat the drive but it is in a state where it's not accessible (I believe due to the password). I've tried through linux (gparted and parted) and windows tools (disk manager, chkdsk, and others can't remember right now) but they all give me an input/output error--not able to read the drive. Something to note is that the computer recognizes the drive but doesn't display the partitions. It just says it's unallocated and not initilized. I cannot partition the drive, nor can I initialize it because it cannot access it. I tried booting my computer from a fresh USB win10 install to see if I could format the drive that way but I kept getting the error that I could not install windows via USB. Something to point out is that every other computer will recognize the harddrive externally but ... Read more

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Hi all!
Many people do not like the new Bios Logo.
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Users would like to change the Logo on the old, familiar.To my personal mail were asked to tell about replacing the Logo In the Bios of Lenovo laptops 700-15ISK/700-17ISK.I will tell you this at the BIOS E5CN60WW. Run update BIOS. After unpacking the BIOS refuse to update it.The Bios was unpacked to a directory C:\BIOS\E5CN60WWIn this directory there is a file winflash64.batWinFlash64 /file E5CN60WW.cap /cvar /bbl /bcp /sd /sn /silent /cac /cbp 30 /shutdownNeed this file to change, add the file name of the Logo.WinFlash64 /file E5CN60WW.cap /cvar /bbl /bcp /sd /sn /silent /cac /cbp 30 /shutdown /logo len-old.bmp
I had prepared 3 variants of the file Logo:- len-new.bmp- len-new2.bmp- len-old.bmp
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These files must be copied to a directory C:\BIOS\E5CN60WWThen run the file install.bat

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I changed the DDr:CPU ratio speed (stupid, I know!) and now the comp won't boot to the Enter Setup screen so I can change it back! I have nt made a boot disk, but would that get me into the BIOS setup. Is there another back door? Here are my Specs:

Albatron PX865PE
P4 2.8
Corsair DDR 512
GeForce4 Ti4600

Man, am I bummed!!

Thanks
 

A:Changed bios setting, now no boot!!!

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It may be obvious to some but I'm confused. To reinstall Windows XP on a Dell Mini 9(Vostro A()-same) it has no internal cd-rom so I bought an external cd-rom. To boot from the external cd-rom to reinstall Windows the relevant BIOS boot choices are 1-USB Storage,2.Removable Devices, and 3.CD/DVD Rom.  Which one is it for external CD-rom??

A:Setting the BIOS to boot from external cd-rom

I have not got one to check, however I imagine option 1 USB storage. Why don't you just try and see which option boots your external CD-Rom?

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I got a little used DELL (older model) that runs on Intel Atom. I've tried pressing (F8) > I then go into the BIOS, but no buttons on the keyboard allow me to change boot from hard drive too USB. I dunno whats going on, the computer just loops restarting. Its driving me nutts....

Can anybody tell me why the bios is like this on these small netbooks??

A:Having some bad trouble with setting the bios to boot from usb.

Mine has a prompt (F12 ) on the initial screen to choose the boot menu . . since they don't have an internal DVD drive, the default is usually to the USB drive. Try setting the BIOS to defaults

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I need to put the Windows OS, that means Windows Boot Manager in BIOS at Boot option 2, but in this case it does not boot.
I need to put at boot position 1 PXE boot and if that fails boot from Boot option 2 (Windows). How could I do that?
My motherboard is Gigabyte GA-Z97P-D3.

Thank you!

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I need to put the Windows OS, that means Windows Boot Manager in BIOS at Boot option 2, but in this case it does not boot.
I need to put at boot position 1 PXE boot and if that fails boot from Boot option 2 (Windows). How could I do that?
My motherboard is Gigabyte GA-Z97P-D3.

Thank you!

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How can I change the boot manager?  When I start the computer appears esc Boot Option Menu OS boot Manager opensuse (ST320LT020-9YG142)Ubuntu (ST320LT020-9YG142)ubuntu (ST320LT020-9YG142)Boot From EFI FileUSB Hard Drive - WD            5000AAV ExternalNotebook Hard DriveInternal  CD/DVD ROM Drive I want to remove the line "opensuse (ST320LT020-9YG142)" because I do not have it installed Please Help me  

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Boot manager recover from critical errorCode error: 03C00252. Some essential variables are absent or corrupted and Boot Manager has restored them from the default configuration. Press F1 to Continue or F2 to Enter Setup.So, Win 10 Pro, Closed my pc in one night with update and shut down(no shut down option). Next morning boot update. Got to win, wi-fi not working, having the ! mark. Restart, wi-fi is working. At night i shut off my pc. In the morning when i start it, that error shows up. I press F1 and everything is fine. At night i close it again, morning start it, the error shows up again. Just that i press F2 and I have no idea what to do there so i leave it. Tested it and it only shows up when i fully close my notebook, not on restarts. This notebook is new, just got it for 2 weeks, and it worked just fine so far until this bios update. Laptop Lenovo V310-15ISK Laptop, model 80SY02H7RI. Any suggestions on what I could do to fix this? Thanks!Bios: 0ZCN40WW

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