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G510 BIOS stuck, can't change settings

Q: G510 BIOS stuck, can't change settings

Recentely the time on my OS gets reset to a wrong time everytime, and when I go to the BIOS, I see that it keeps resetting there. Edit: Also, I can't change any other settings besides the time, as it gets stuck everytime I touch other settings?Is the battery the cause? Or maybe a virus? Other thing?Is it hard to replace the CMOS battery there? Ty!

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Preferred Solution: G510 BIOS stuck, can't change settings

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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:

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

Any help is appreciated.

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

Is it asking for a password or something?

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Lenovo B50-80 rnmde bios ayarlar?n? de?i?tirmiyor durmadan medya kontrol hatas? ve ba?ar?s?z hatas? al?yorum.bios da bir arada yap?p kaydetti?imde olmuyor en son linux kurulup haz?r sonra dzelmedi i?letim sistemi ykleyemiyorum,  I get a media check error and a failed error without changing the bios settings on my Lenovo B50-80.bios also make a change and save the latest linux after installing and uninstalling did not recover the operating system can not install 

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i have just installed new drivers for my nvidia gefroce4 mx440 video card and now cannot change out of 4-bit colour. the option for 32-bit is there however when i try to apply it the screen reloads still in 4-bit
 

A:Solved: cant change colour settings, stuck in 4-bit

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Hello!

I have a new Dell Latitude E5540 with Intel HD graphics card and an Nvidia Geforce GT 720M graphics card. The Intel card seems to be handling the main graphics with the nvidia card looking after the physics.

I need to connect to a Dell 2007FP monitor to the laptop but it seems I have set an incorrect resolution in the Intel HD grtaphics card settings for this monitor.

It only allows me to change the settings for the monitor when it is pluigged in, but when it is plugged in it just flickers on and off so I cant get to the settings!!

Are the settings stored in the background somewhere where I could change them?

You help is very much appreciated.

A:monitor stuck on incorrect resolution cannot change settings

  
Quote: Originally Posted by mickthetree


I have a new Dell Latitude E5540 with Intel HD graphics card and an Nvidia Geforce GT 720M graphics card. The Intel card seems to be handling the main graphics with the nvidia card looking after the physics.


The Intel GPU will run under normal circumstances (everyday use such as browsing, Word/Excel files etc, watching videos) whereas the nVidia GPU will kick in and take over when needed, for example when gaming.

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HI,First of all, sorry for my english, becaouse it's not my native language... Recently i bought used lenovo T480 from ebay, and some upgrades.Its 20L5000YUS model, with i5 8250u CPU, 8GB RAM, and 256GB Toshiba nvme ssd Right after I bought it, i upgraded 8GB more ram (16GB in total), added 1TB BPX SSD NME, and another 128GB Toshiba nvme SSD (42mm) Thinkpad is running great, but one thing bother me After making change in BIOS and pressing F10 to save changes, Thinkapad just stuck. I waited 20+ minutes to reboot or something, but nothing. I alway have to turn off by foce (hold power 6 sec), and after that, system boots fine.Settings maded in BIOS are saved, but system just wont reboot... Here are video explaining what I'm sayin Things I already triedTried with power adapter attached and detached.Tried to disable one hard disk, then another, same thing. Tested hardare with Lenovo UEFI boot, all seems OK.I downgraded BIOS to 1.23 to check if there is a problem with BIOS version, but problem persist. (I returned later to latest BIOS 1.24)Tried to disable secure boot, trid to erase all keys within BIOS, but problem is still here I have two more thinkpads (older models) and I know that this is not normal behaviour. Anyone know what's may be the problem? P.S. Thinkpad is in waranty 650+ more days, but I'm not sure if I can claim warranty, becaouse i bought it used.

A:T480 stuck after saving BIOS settings

Warranty rules are different in different countries.  In U.S. buying used is no problem, but I don't know about Serbia.  You need to check with local support.  Boot into the BIOS and load defaults (F9) and save.  See if that helps.  Pull out the hardware you added: memory, SSD, etc.  See what happens with the original configuration.  What is the boot order?  Remove network boot.

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hi there!
i have a problem with my bios.
about every3-4 weeks my bios change
by it self to default settings.i changed my cmos battery
also .because of the problem.but still the same thing.
can anybody help me please?
thanks matrix
amd athlon 1700xp
win xp pro.
 

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Hello people,

New to the forums here but have read some threads that have helped my before.

Im having problems finding out how to change the IRQ settings on my Pavilion a1310. I recently bought an M Audio Audiophile 192 sound card and for weeks I had problems with it. Click, pops, and just general weirdness when using certain audio apps like adobe audition or FL Studio. but not in general use.

I discovered that it could be a conflict with the PCI slot it was plugged into. so i changed slots and pulled out a usless 56k modem in the slot above. this helped but not completely. I saw that the same IRQ is used for both my Audiophile and the onboard realtek sound card. but was unable to change the number in windows. so i disabled the realtek device. however i would like to use both soundcards as the realtek is easy to use for things like Ventrillo of Teamspeak.

Where can I find the settings for the IRQ in my BIOS? I looked but saw nothing familiar.

Thanks!
 

A:How do I change the IRQ settings in my BIOS?

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Can anybody explain these settings in bios?
I dont really understand how these settings work.

A:Should I change these bios settings?

ACPI (Power saving mode) ACPI - Advanced Configuration and Power Interface
Power On and Wakeup, devices which can, buy their activity start computer or wake up from sleep mode.
RTC = Real Time Clock, allows it to set time of day for computer to start up.
Restore on AC power loss, What happens when power to computer is cut. Last state = If it was on at the time to turn it back on when power is restored. Other setting may be to stay off even when power is restored (I would recommend that), includes using switch at the back of PSU.

On Board SATA Controller = That's controller for SATA ports where you plug in your disks (HDD. SSD or ODD), with it disabled those devices don't work.
On board SATA mode = should have IDE, RAID and AHCI modes, last one best used with SSD drives. RAID: What is RAID storage? Webopedia Definition
On board USB controller = Provides USB support.
Legacy USB Support = Lets you use USB1 and 1.1 devices.
On board audio and LAN (Local Area Network) which provides support for your wired network connections like with wired Routers etc.
On board LAN option ROM, allows starting computer over network signal: LAN Option ROM

Except for that RAID part (if you don't use RAD array) everything else is correctly set for most cases. If you have SSD it should be set to AHCI and if HDD, IDE mode.

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I have a new computer, and I was wondering if I should change anything in the bios settings.

I really don't know much about Bios, so I really need to know if it needs any configuration.

Thanx in advance.
 

A:Should I change anything in the Bios settings?

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Just purchased the laptop and I am trying to access bios to turn on VR but cannot get the computer to enter BIOS setup  does not even give me the option to enter BIOS tried pressing esc on startup as well as F10 no luck
 
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Hello there, i'll get straight to the point.

I'm not amazing with computers so bare with me. I have a HP DV2799, and although I can access BIOS (shows as phoenixBios), there is little that I can change.

I'm trying to change my HDD settings to a solution for my other problem - I can't boot windows vista after it does an update, and going back to system restore every few days is tedious at best.

I'm currently accessing the BIOS with F10# Is there any way i can change the HDD settings, any help would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks, Jim.
 

A:Can't change HDD settings in BIOS

what s up not to good with computers either but i know if you get the bios screen f10 or i think mine is f8 you just keep spamin the button , but it should let you change once you get to that screen but you should proly just forget vista and reinstall it or xp
 

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I searched but did not find this particular problem listed or solved. Running Windows 7 Professional 64-bit, up to date, on P50, also up to date, with factory installed 2x encrypted SSD's and 1x HDD. All three set up with passwords in older BIOS two years ago at purchase and work fine. Present BIOS is 1.56 from February 2019. Also have power on password. I can access the BIOS pages as always after entering power on password and 3x SSD/HDD passwords. I can step through the various top level categories. However, I am unable to modify any settings in the Password or Boot Sequence (at least these two, the only ones of interest) pages. I have new 1TB HDD coming from Amazon and want to replace the existing 500GB factory installed drive. Also want to check out boot order operation and to modify disc passwords for increased security. What could possibly be denying me access to making changes desired? Thank you.

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I was told in order to install Windows XP I have to change the BIOS setting so that
the computer boots from CD.

My Boot sequence in my BIOS settings are : A,C,SCSI

My question is how to change it ?

Thanks for any help

AntonABC
 

A:How to change BIOS settings

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Im not sure what I am supposed to do with this whole thing so I'm just going to tell everyone what I need help with and maybe someone can save me.
After having extensive problems with my sound I was advised to get a new sound card. I had it installed and my sound still does not work after calling the tech support people for my sound card they said i need to chage my bios settings so that the computer will read my new sound card ... or something like that. I am totally new with conputers so if anyone can help me I would really appreciate it. Thankyou so much. Crystal
 

A:Need to change Bios settings

Did you uninstall the previous sound card prior to installing the new one?

Try uninstalling and when you reboot see if Windows recognizes it then
 

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Hi, I need to temporarily disable the L1 and L2 caches in my BIOS to check for a problem, I can get into the BIOS and find the settings OK but once there don't know how to change the settings.
Regards....CuttingCrew
 

A:How Do I Change Settings In The BIOS?

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Hi everyoneMy laptop is a HP Pavilion 15-p077sa.When I start it up it starts black then after a while it will go into preparing automatic repair and will have a spinny circle. After a minute after that it goes back to the black screen.Before this all the laptop would come up with a CMOS reset 502 error.Ive bought a recovery disc to try and get me out of the issue but I can't start the bios.No matter what button I press, escape, f1, f2, f10 ,f8,f12, I can't get the boot menu to start up so I am stuck!My CMOS needs replacing as the date has been dodgy but it went back to normal but right before it broke it thought it was 4am when it was midday.I want to replace the CMOS myself as I've found out that it is just a normal battery however getting to the on this laptop is really difficult and I don't have non conductive tools or the expertise.Is it possible for me to use the windows recovery disc in this situation and for it to temporarily work in the mean time before I get the the battery replaced?I hope someone can help. I am this close to replacing the battery myself as I can't afford taking it in for repair

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I would like to change the boot order in my BIOS, but nothing on the keyboard will work. I reboot, and the splash screen for Gigabyte comes up. I hit the delete or F12 button and the BIOS screen comes up. Then nothing I do on the keyboard works. I have to hit the reset button.

Since I can start the BIOS using the keyboard, I know that the keyboard is working before the Gigabyte screen comes up.

How to repair, fix or workaround?

Thanks for any help.

A:Unable to change BIOS settings

If your motherboard supports it, you may have to use a PS/2 keyboard, and then make sure Legacy USB devices are enabled.

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hi there!
can anybody tell me please,why
my bios change by it self in default settings(at least once a months.)i changed the cmos battery allraedy.
thanks for awnser.
matrix4
 

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Hello everyone, I am able to access the Bios on my T440s, and I have set a power on and HDD password for full drive encryption(They are both the same password), however I am not able to change Bios settings even after entering the password. I have looked at previous threads, however suggestions such as these did not work:*Enter only the first 7 characters*Change boot mode to UEFI - (I cannot access the settings to do this in the Bios)*Turn off secure boot (I again cannot access the settings to do this in the Bios)*Holding shift and clicking restart brings me to the windows boot menu but rebooting into uefi settings just restarts to desktop  I am open to try any other suggestions you all may have! Thanks so much, Gabe

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Accident double post - can't figure out how to remove.. Sorry!

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Hi everyone,
I'm trying to change the settings in BIOS CMOS, but when I arrow to Load Optimized Defaults and try to save by hitting F10 and I choose Y to save and exit there is no way out except to hit enter but the settings don't change.

I posted some time ago about trying to fix a problem with this computer for my friend because when it booted up it showed white text on a black screen. I think that is the MBR but not sure. It shows on the first page F1 and del and sometimes loads a lot of what look like drivers but I am not sure, now it's seems to just show the first page with F1 and de. I hit F1 anf it loads to Windows. I brought the computer back to my place to try and fix this issue because my friend said that sometimes the screen just goes black and she can't do anything. That hasn't happened to me in almost a week when I turn it on. However, I thought a repair would do the trick but haven't tried yet. I am wondering if I change the boot menu in BIOS it might get rid of the first screen for her before Windows loads. I just thought before I do the repair I should maybe try the BIOS CMOS settings but can't change anything there.

Also, I know now that I have to uninstall IE8 before doing a repair but can't seem to find an answer about "do I also delete the IE updates in add/remove " or do they automatically go?. Do I have to do anything else before the repair, like uninstalling IE6 if it is there and if not do I install I... Read more

A:cannot change settings in BIOS or CMOS

not sure if my pic uploaded, wanted to dhow what I see when I put my windows CD in try snd do a repair as I don't l\know which option to choose,
Josey
 

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My Canon Scanner gives an error message when I try to run it. The error reads:

Cano Craft CS-P 3.8
Other error
Error Code 0X10ff0800

I found something using Google that says check to see the scanner lock is on, (it is), and "that the printer mode is set to ECP in the BIOS". How do I do this? Any help would be appreciated.
 

A:[SOLVED] How do I change BIOS settings

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Here's the deal.

I'm administering a LAN consisting of IBM NetVistas (Phoenix BIOS v4.00, mostly) and there is a BIOS setting to have 3 different boot orders depending on the startup type. Primary, Auto & Error startup sequences depending on the circumstances.

What I want to do is disable the last 2 boot preferences so that only the primary is used, and I also want the primary to always boot in the following order: Removable > CDROM > Hard Disk 0 > None. I also want to disable a thing called the PXE Boot Agent, which keeps trying to boot of the LAN, which is a real pain.

When I originally build these PC's I'm using a ghost boot disk which I have set up to automatically boot into ghost and deploy a pre-determined image.

Is there something I can use to change the BIOS settings on each PC as I build it so that the settings above are applied? As usual IBM are no help. I either get told it's not possible (seems doubtful to me tbh) or that they'll 'get back to me' which obviously never happens.

Am I asking too much?

The reason I need this is that if this is not done and the PC is not shut down properly, the BOIS the PC then goes into the error startup sequence which automatically tries to boot off the LAN, and no matter how many times the user tries to reboot it stays stuck in this loop, meaning I have to go out to each user this happens to (at least 5-10 per week, on our 1500 PC site).

thanks in advance.

***viBe***
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A:Is it possible to change BIOS settings with a boot disk?

You would most likely need a bios editor to do what you want to do. It is a very risky operation to edit a bios. One wrong string and the board is shot or would need a bios chip. You can repair a bad flash with a working chip but I know nothing about doing it.

Johnwill knows about these things. Maybe he will stop in???
 

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Hello, my Toshiba c55 refuse to boot and to solve the problem i changed boot mode to csm but each time it restart the but restant, the boot mode come back to uefi. I tried changing different settings but the changes aren't saved. However hour is not resetted on each start. Any help would be great, thanks

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My laptop is b5070 and dual booted with ubuntu 17.10 and windows 8.1. I want to reinstall ubuntu. To do that so, I have to change settings in BIOS as legacy support. I made the change by entering bios settings by clicking F2 during boot. But  after saving the changes and restarting, the changes are being discarded. At least , default settings are not being loaded.Even secure boot is not being disabled.I tried reinserting BIOS battery.But no use, only time is getting back to default.if i go to firmware settings using windoes advanced settings, it is showing error number: 800704d3if i go to bios settings using ubuntu boot manager, it showing another error something like " unable to set EFI variable OsIdications "  the following screenshots must help you. Thanking you. 

A:Unable to change BIOS settings . B5070

Can you get to the BIOS from windows?  Under settings/recovery/advanced startup/restart now

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When I boot up the PC and hit F2 for the bios menu I'm directed to the Phonex BIOs where i can only change the date, time , and langue. I can view all setting but cannot modify anything. I was initially going to change the boot sequence to run a dist. or OS. In the field on the right where info about making change normally is it just says "All Items on this menu cannot be madified in user mode. If any items require changes. please consult your system supervisor" *And it says that under advanced, security, others, and boot.
 

A:Cannot Change Any Bios Settings in Toshiba Satellite m35

That appears to be a very old Toshiba series which originally came with Windows XP Home Edition.

What's the complete model number on yours?
(2 sets of characters separated by a dash comprise the complete model number)

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My computer is so messed up Version 8.1 . I first noticed that I had a problem with Kaspersky. It said my license was unable to verify and to update data base to solve. It wont let me update. In fact it wont even let me uninstall, and secondly I cant download ANYTHING off the internet. My main problem is OFFICE keeps freezing and I need that program it also says there is a problem with my license and I have not been able to fix it it just freezes. So I thought I will download open office, but as I mentioned I cant download anything when I click run nothing happens when I click save it says corrupt or unreadable file. I thought no problem I will just hit F2 (yes I have tried hitting every single key after this and nothing) and enter bios screen and recover from my USB but do you think F2 (or any other key takes takes me there, no. Products like Kaspersky, Office, I have paid for etc say they are unlicensed which they are not. Anything I try to download, anything, like a new virus program will not work. I can't download, I cant even get into Change my PC settings it just freezes when I click this. I have had people try and trouble shoot this, Kaspersky has not gotten back to me and everyone is telling me stuff I cant do. I cant download, I cant access bios, I cant even access Change my PC settings. Ready to hear all the generic "it should" or "you should be able to" I have found a few people on other forums with the problem and I have yet to see a fix.

A:Unable to access BIOS or Change Pc Settings

Hello neverislence, and welcome to Eight Forums.

You might see if this may be able to help with the PC settings issue.

PC settings - Fix and Restore in Windows 8.1

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In order to follow a guideline provided on this forum, I went into BIOS and pressed Fn+F9 keys to set BIOS to default settings. After that used Fn+F10 to save and exit. The laptop was supposed to restart but it is not going farther than Lenovo logo, it is trying to boot windows and after a few seconds shuts down and automatically tries again but doesn't go farther than logo. It seems that a certain setting changed in BIOS that doesn't allow windows to start. See below the default settings of my BIOS now. Please help!     

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Hi people. I'm either having a brain fart, or my BIOS is not working correctly.My BIOS version: American Megatrends Inc. G74Sx.201, 4/27/2011I need to boot from DVD to install a Linux Distro.When I go to my BIOS, and I look at the boot options, I don't see the option for my DVD drive. I took some photos of the options in my BIOS. Can someone assist me in figuring out how to boot from disc?CPU-ID Info - http://valid.canardpc.com/d0litf Screenshots (1400 pixels wide)http://i.imgur.com/jvENq9K.jpg?1http://i.imgur.com/MdUKJth.jpg?1 Also, once the changes are made... what key do I press during start-up to get the boot menu? The way it is now, both F2 & Del bring me to the BIOS. Thank you ExplodingMonkey

A:Assistance to change settings in BIOS, to boot from disc

Are you sure it isn't the second option?
 
sata: hl-dt-stdvdram gt34n 
 
A quick google says that's a dvd drive, plus there's dvd in the name.  Try that and see what you come up with.
 
Once you set it to boot from disk (first) it will boot from the disk, in some instances it may prompt you to press "any" or a specific key in order to confirm the boot.  You won't change the key, it'll still be f2 or esc to get back to that screen.  The bios screen just lets you select the order in which devices are booted, you'll want to set your dvd to boot first of course.

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Hi, I want to change video dedicadet memory, from my BIOS, but I don't no how. Can anyone tell me how I can do that? 

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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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Hello, we've quite a few Thin Clients and they are doing a good job. But i need to change some BIOS settings. Is there a way I can remotely change BIOS settings on the T520's? Or do I have to visit each machine  and manualy change them? Thanks for your help!  Kind regardsturnitoffandon

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So I restart my computer and get this message just after the boot screen on my computer:

NTDLR is missing, press CTRL ALT DEL to restart.

No biggy I thought, I'll just pop the XP CD in and get it back.

Problem is, a few weeks ago I had to put a password on the BIOS settings because I didn't want a certain person changing them. This is the first time I've actually logged in. ALL the settings, literally ALL of them, are unchangeable so that results in me not being able to use the DVD ROM drive to load first instead of the hard drive.

Does anybody know how I can sort my problem? Is there some sort of default BIOS login code which gives me access to all settings that I'm not aware of or something?

A:Cannot change BIOS settings + missing NTLDR = nightmare

Hi there and welcome to TSF. The only way you can do this is by resetting your BIOS. To do this remove your CMOS battery for about 20 minutes and then replace it. Your BIOS should then reset to default settings.

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i opened up one of my customer's ibm laptop... the cmos battery is missing. i cannot go into bios settings. so booting from cd is out of the question, yes, i can boot from a series of floppy disks (old ibm with floppy drive) to start the xp install, (possibly) but there has to be another way.... which leads me to my second problem
toshiba satelite notebook. if i try to get into the bios configuration, it freezes on me until i hit enter. it seems like its indicating a problem with my hard drive if i try to go into bios. but ih ave tried 3 other hdd. i still cant go into bios. again, i want to change boot settings to install windows.

now, since i cant boot to xp with both these laptops, how am i gonna fix them?

i know i cant hook up the hdd to my desktop and install windows via usb... i have a 2.5 to 3.5 hdd converter...can i install windows in the laptop hdd with my dekstop?

or any other way to do it?
 

A:2 laptops need repair, cannot go into bios settings need 2 change boot.. what now?

up.

help
 

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Hello, I am not able to alter any variable (except Date) or boot from USB. Firmware update also not working. Disabling Secure Boot, Reset to Setup mode, Restore Factory keys or restore to factory defaults show no effect (after reboot settings are the same, efi dbx database still filled up). Tried also Windows EasyUEFI and Ubuntu efibootmgr.What is the correct solution to install and activate the EFI shell? In my opinion the EFI NVRAM is full or defect and the bos not able to handle it correctly or provide a solution for cleanup/fix.Any ideas? Best regardsPeter PS: would it work to Flash the SPI IC on the board in place without desoldering with my Miniprog?I can live with the situation but it is highly uncomfortable not being able to boot from USB stick. 

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Hello, I have an issue with my g510 20238CPU i7-4700MQ is stuck at 0.77GHz when notebook is charging. This is not a floating bug. It reprodeces every time.I have Win10 and latest bios - 79CN50WW(v3.09)The behavior was the same for bios v3.07I saw thear about same issue for z510, but there is 41 pages and resolution is unclear.I have checked cpuid report txt, but for me memory value is the same when throttled and when not:MSR 0x00000199 0x00000000 0x00001800Can somebody tell me the solution? Thank you.

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I need to change some setting in my UEFI/BIOS but it is stuck in ready only mode.
All options are blanked out except for "exit". How can I get it to let me edit the settings again?

A:Cannot change UEFI settings / UEFI stuck in read only mode

You may have to disable the "Secure Boot" option first.

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HiI'm very frustratedI havea serious problem with my G510 i7 4700MQ .When i plug the power adapter the cpu frequency is set 798 MhzWhen i UNplug the power adapter i can reach maximum 2.4 GhzObvisously i cannot get turbo 3.4Ghz at all.Graphics adapter frequency is also drops to 200 Mhz when i plug the power adapter.What is going on ?Is there a fix ..or is it a buggy notebook ?My bios version is 3.05 and i know that the newer version is 3.09 but bios update is only available in Windows 8.I've got windows 7intel processor diagnostic tool shows FAILED when accessing cpu frequency Giannis













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A:G510 : CPU frequency stuck at 738Mhz when power adapter is connected

I updated the bios to 3.09 , but no luck. Same problem again

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I want to ENABLE Virtualization Technology in Device configuration of BIOS, But it has a password? HOW I can learn this password of my official g510 laptop or change it?

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Hi, I am using Lenovo G510. My windows crashed somehow and I wanted to reset my computer to factory settings. I run the OneKey recovery. I opened recovery startup, everything went well and the system also notified me that the reseting to factory system operation is successful. However, when I restarted my windows, I saw that the issue is still in place and I cannot run windows again. The system force me to restart or go to Advanced Options. I tried several more things like refreshing the system, again reseting the system to factory settings but none went well. I never touched hidden partition so I am sure that the initial backup is healthy. Not sure what is wrong... CPU: Intel i5-4200 M CPU @2.50 GHzSystem Memory: 4096 MB I appreciate your solution offers. Thanks,

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I have 2 hard drives with windows system on them. One is windows media center/xp and the other is xp pro. As I start my pc it goes through the bios and then stops and I have 2 choices. Booting to the media center drive (rdisk 2)or the xp pro drive (rdisk 0). Both drives boot to their respective desktops, all is well. Btw i did install the systems when both drives where running.

My question; when I change my bios from first boot disk 0 to disk 2 (disk 1 is another storage logical drive) then save and exit it wont give me that choice anymore is shows a NTLDR missing. I go to bios configuration again and change back to the original first boot drive 0 and I can boot to either hard drive with no problems. Why this is so.

This is my boot.ini for both bootable drives:
[boot loader]
timeout=30
default=multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(2)partition(1)\WINDOWS
[operating systems]
multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(2)partition(1)\WINDOWS="Windows XP Media Center Edition" /noexecute=optin /fastdetect
multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(1)\WINDOWS="Microsoft Windows XP Professional" /noexecute=optin /fastdetect

Thanks to all
Robert
 

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I make disable for graphic card on bios.When make this  my screen is black when press power button  And  I cant  open any think on labWhat I do  ?

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I have a BIOS problem, it's always stuck when there is anything connected to the ports (LAN, USB, HDMI, 3.5mm jack and so on).The problem is, when I enter BIOS, I browse the tabs there a bit and it gets stuck to a point I have to hard shut down, and the clock resets to a different and wrong date.I replaced CMOS, that's not the problem.I wanted to know if maybe reflashing BIOS might help, but noticed that BIOS software is only available for Windows 8.1 and not for 10, as can be seen here: https://pcsupport.lenovo.com/il/en/products/laptops-and-netbooks/lenovo-g-series-laptops/lenovo-g510... Is there any way for Lenovo to make it available for Windows 10 as well?Thanks

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Right after re-installing Windows 8 on a Lenovo G510, I updated the BIOS to version 79CN50WW (V3.09) with the file which is available on this website. Unfortunately, the update crashed right in the middle of the process and leaves me with a broken BIOS. After booting the notebook, I get the following messages: lenovo logo"EFI Nentwork 0 for IPv4 (F8-A9-63-33-28-09)" with an [OK]-Button. If I hit OK, I'll get..."No bootable device -- Please restart system"If I restart the system, I'll see the following messages: lenovo logo"EFI Nentwork 0 for IPv4 (F8-A9-63-33-28-09)" with an [OK]-Button. If I hit OK, I'll get..."Default Boot Device Missing or Boot Failed.Insert Recovery Media and Hit any keyThen Select 'Boot Manager' to choose a new Boot Device or to Boot Recovery Media"If I hit [OK] again, the Boot Manager shows up with a list which has two entries which are:EFI Network 0 for IPv4 (F8-A9-63-33-28-09)EFI Network 0 for IPv6 (F8-A9-63-33-28-09)Whatever option I choose from these both, nothing changes. How can I recover the (previous) BIOS or get the notebook to work again properly?

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