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Enabling GUI Boot - Entering BIOS

Q: Enabling GUI Boot - Entering BIOS

Hey Guys ,
I Have Toshiba Sat. L745-s4210 Laptop
i have just faced some problems with starting-up the windows 7ultimate-x64
when i press the power button i find that no GUI Boot Screen And When I Press F2 As i Usually Do i can't Enter BIOS And It takes me to some choices ( Safe Mode-Last Known good Config."Advanced"- Start Windows Normally ) And the windows is down
when i tried to safe mode it's stuck at classPNP.sys and start windows normally is stuck at the windows logo and seriously i need help to get to bios so i can change the boot sequence to put the installation or repair disc

Preferred Solution: Enabling GUI Boot - Entering BIOS

I recommend downloading and running DAP. It can help sort out any driver and firmware related issues on your system

It's worked out well for many of us in the past.

You can download it direct from this link http://downloaddap.org. (This link will open the download page of DAP so you can save a copy to your computer.)

A: Enabling GUI Boot - Entering BIOS

Welcome to Windows Seven Forums.

Are you able to access the Advanced Boot Options by pressing the F8 key at startup? It should list the following options:

Safe Mode
Safe Mode with Networking
Safe Mode with Command Prompt
Enable Boot Logging
Enable low-resolution video (640 x 480)
Last Known Good Configuration (advanced)
Directory Services Restore Mode
Debugging Mode
Disable automatic restart on system failure
Disable Driver Signature Enforcement
Start Windows Normally
I'd be inclined to go for Last Known Good Configuration first.

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Ok heres the thing, i need to install windows xp on my hard drive but my computer is set to boot from hard drive first... i can not get into bios setup because i bought the computer from a pawn shop and they didnt give me a password to it.... I can however hit esc to see boot menu... but i cant seem to move the devices around....
PhoenixBios 4.0 release 6.0
heres what it looks like

1. +Hard Drive
2. +Removable Drives
3. CDROM Drive
4. LAN (something like that, irrelevant)

is there a hotkey to move these guys around? ive pretty much hit every key on my keyboard to no avail... moving to number 3 and hitting enter doesnt help either. plz reply , any help works... i havent called hp for password to bios because they will require some type of receipt or something to prove i didnt steal it.... i didnt keep my receipt from the pawn shop

thx in advance

A:Change laptop to boot from cd first without entering bios?

You've tried the corresponding 1,2,3,4 numbers? Or hilight the device you want to boot first then hit a left or right arrow?

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I just bought a refurb Dell XPS 420 w/ Q9300, running Vista Home Premium x64 and downloaded/installed an activated version of Win 7 Ult x64 on an 80GB SSD [Sata1] I bought for it; dual booted w/ Vista x64 on old hard drive [Sata0].

W7 x64 was running stable and instantly fast, I wanted to enable RAID0 on the old hard drive [Sata0] and another new hard drive [Sata2]

I entered Intel Maxtrix Storage Manager (Ctrl-I), creating a RAID0 volume on [Sata0] and [Sata2].

After reboot, it says "No boot device available" after BOIS screen.

My subsequent boot attempts include (roughly in order):
1. disable RAID0 volume, boot to [Sata1]
2. disable [Sata0] and [Sata2], boot to [Sata1]
3. disable [Sata1], boot to CD/DVD-drive (W7 install/boot)
4. disable CD/DVD-drive, boot to USB flash (W7 install/boot)

I have done some digging around and cannot seem to find a solution. I have the use of my notebook (w/ broken DVD burner, still reads) running Win7 Ult x86 so apparently I cannot make my USB flash drive x64 bootable from what I've read. I also have 2-USB hard drives (80/250GB) and an eSata 2x docking station available, but no eSata on notebook.

Hope I gave enough info for someone to come up with an easy fix. If I could boot to the W7 x64 install DVD that I made with the non-booting PC, I would have just done a clean install by now, but it refuses to boot to the CD/DVD drive. It actually wouldn't even boot to DVD to install W7 x64 in the first place, I had to... Read more

A:no boot after enabling BIOS RAID0

USB Windows 7 Installation Key Drive - Create

You should be able to create a bootable USB for a 64-bit install using a 32-bit OS. Some users report challenges, but I suspect PEBKAC.

I believe that you stepped on your boot files on SATA0.

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Hard Disk optibay runs only when entering the BIOS and boot windows 10 stops working, how to set it up?

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I own Satellite Pro C50-A-1E2.

Default hdd has been replaced by a kingston v300 ssd.I also activated fast boot.
I'm desperately trying to enter BIOS but without success.

I tried every possible combination(Esc,delete,f1,f2,f8,fn+esc,fn f1...)

I found that piece of info via googling : "hold down f2 then press power".But still no success.
Any help with my problem?


A:Satellite Pro C50-A-1E2: Problem entering BIOS after fast boot activation


Fast boot can be enabled and disabled also using the Toshiba software called ?Desktop Assist?. Within this tool you would find the Toshiba HWSetup and this software part should contain the Fast boot option.

Check it.

By the way: for some notebook series pressing INS button and then F2 worked too.

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I seem to have a very weird problem with my laptop, I am normally a linux user, and have due to work been needing win10.  I decided to install win10 on a second internal ssd by unmounting the cd , and mount a caddy with space for another ssd. I removed my linux ssd, before I installed windows, so no os would be able to interrupts the installation procedure, or atleast interfere with it. After completing the installation, I have been unable to turn on my laptop, the only response i see is the power led blinking twice, and thats it.  The weird part here is,  if I leave it for a couple of days, uncharged and with the batteries out, it will either startup by itself, or start up when I press the power button.  And then go back to the previous state, when I turn it off. It should be noted that I have previously done this, without no problems.. So this is a bit weird for me. 

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Under the Virtualization Support bios menu I have the following options enabled:+Enable Intel Virtualization Technology+Enable VT for Direct I/O But when I enable Trusted Execution, the system will reboot, pass the POST screen, immediately restart, and then pass the POST screen again and lock at the Intel Storage Matrix screen. Is this the expected behavior with this bios option enabled, or is it a bios problem?

A:Latitude E6500 - Enabling Trusted Execution in bios causes boot failure.

What does it say the default factory setting is for that option on or off? If it says off keep it off and stop trying to mess with things you dont fully understand untill you read about bios options what they do and if the laptop benefits or supports such active functions.

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System Specifications:- X1 Yoga (Gen 3) with i7-8650U (vPro) and 16GB RAM- BIOS Version: 1.21- Purchased June 2018 Just last week I enabled the Thunderbolt device support in Pre-Boot environment under BIOS (refer attached image). After saving the settings I was never able to restart the system. There was no display (BIOS splash screen) - just the blank screen with keyboard lights on. Pressing F1 gave me a single beep but screen was just dead black, though I could see the screen's backlight. Dropped the machine to Lenovo service center and they have confirmed that motherboard replacement would be necessary. I am surprised (and sad) that merely changing a BIOS setting renders this premium business laptop non-functional! I am also afraid that if I happen to enable Thunderbolt setting in BIOS again, will this scary issue recur and render my machine useless?Lenovo - Please rectify this bug or remove this setting in BIOS completely. I am afraid that after expiry of base warranty if I happen to enable this setting again, who will pay for motherboard replacement? Is Lenovo planning any recalls because of this widely reported BIOS bug issue?

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

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

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

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Ok well this is proally not teh rite spot to ask this question but how do i enter bios?

A:entering bios?

when your pc first boots hit delete. You usually see a quick line of text saying as much.

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I don't have a brand PC but my mobo is an intel D945GTP. What PF key do I use to get into bios please?


A:entering BIOS

Try F2

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Hello, I want to enter BIOS menu, but when I restart or turn on and press f10 key, I hear loud beep and the screen stays black for long time, and I have to turn off the PC so I can enter windows.  The computer came with windows 7. I can't boot from CD or USB so I wanted to change settings. 

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Hello, I want to enter BIOS menu, but when I restart or turn on and press f10 key, I hear loud beep and the screen stays black for long time, and I have to turn off the PC so I can enter windows.  The computer came with windows 7. I can't boot from CD or USB so I wanted to change settings. 

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when i try to open roxio creater home an error comes up saying

visual C++ error so i whent into safe mode and tried opening it, and an error messege said all drivers for this are disabled.
anyway i can fix this?

A:entering bios

uninstall and reinstall the program

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I am trying to enter the BIOS in Vista Home Premium or a Dell 1545 Laptop. Any ideas would be appreciated.

A:Entering BIOS

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how do I get into the BIOS set-up when I start my PC?

A:entering BIOS

I just answered you in your other thread.

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Hi, I have a old Gateway P5-90 I am trying to ressurrect. I keep getting an error upon bootup( Pxe-E61) I think I ca disable Pxe in Bios, but I don't know how to get in the BIOS. Any Gateway Bios pros out there?

A:Entering BIOS

Try F1 or F2 just after startup.

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HI, Im facing problem in enabling vt-x in bios. As my laptop has no uefi setting i click on restart pc clicked on F2...but i cant see any option regarding bios setup. Will somebody understand and please help me..

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I've recently discovered the delights of "PC PitStop" &, following a scan, it was suggested I enter the BIOS setup & check whether my processor cache was enabled, the implication being that I would experience better performance from my laptop if it was. On the basis that I really don't understand what any of this means:
1. Is it worth doing?

2. Is it easy to do?

3. If "yes" to 1. & 2...how do I do it?

Presario 2504EU Laptop/XP Home,sp2/AOL9, Platinum 2mb/ZoneAlarm Pro/Heaps of great free Spyware,reg cleaners,optimisers etc., etc..

Thanks in antis,

A:Solved: Entering BIOS

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I get the "enter Administrator Password or Power on Password even when     even when I press the Func keys & the CTRL ESC DEL ,then after the 3rd attempt the screen disables  Because I havn't used the Laptop for a long while PLEASE HELP

A:I cant get into the BIOS by entering the F keys and DEL ESC ...

@BOBTHEDJ What halt code do you receive??? REO

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Hi Guys,

I have a boot up problem with a packard bell Easynote E2560 which i hope someone might know the answer to,

When i switch the computer on it hangs at the 'Purple' Boot Screen, it will stay there all day if i dont turn it off.

If I press F2 to enter the bios setup I get a message saying
'Warning Cmos Checksum Invalid-Run SCU Entering setup please wait'
and here it just waits nothing happens?

A friend suggested the cmos battery may be flat, so I have changed it but the problem still persists.

If anybody does have any advice I would be most greatfull.


A:Entering Bios Problem

try to remove hdd and cdrom. if the computer will show you the bios screen, so the problem is most in faulty hdd. if not, this can be the southbridge problem.

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After 3 times false password for entering bios  I got the code 68794387. Do you have a code to enter the bios?

A:Entering the bios setup

Hi, Enter  77692909 Regards, DP-K

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How do you enter BIOS setup on boot??  

A:Entering BIOS setup

Hi, Shut down the notebook.  Tap away at the esc key as soon as you start the notebook to enter the Start-up Menu. Select f10 to enter the Bios Menu. Regards, DP-K

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Recently something strange happened with my pc and every keyboard I tried to use doesn't work.So I thought by formatting it the issue might be fixed,but since keyboards don't work I can't enter boot menu.Is there any other way to format it?

A:How to format my pc without entering bios?

You will have to remove the hard drive and format it in another pc.
But you can't install Windows O/S on the second pc as it won't run on your original pc.
After you have formatted the hard drive and fitted it back in the original pc, you might find the keyboard works properly again.
This assumes that you have the original Windows DVD and product key, or you have a saved image of your 'C' drive complete to copy back again.
( I would be more worried about why none of your keyboards work, but if you can reinstall Windows again that would solve any keyboard driver issues anyway.)
Hope that makes sense.

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My daughter has Win 7 Professional running on a 2013 vintage Dell desktop and would like to make sure that the bios is configured to start from the optical drive when a CD or DVD is in the optical drive. She has a Macrium Reflect Rescue Media on a CD and in the event of a HDD crash or related OS failure she wants to be sure that she can boot her PC to enter the Macrium Restore feature.

She has not been able to enter the bios setup - with the Dell PC one does not see a bios setup screen during normal boot up and she is unsure when to tap F2 or F10 (the common keys used) or other key to enter the bios.

Anyone have suggestions or guidance for entering the bios?

Slow learning curve octogenarian

A:Need assistance entering the bios in Win 7 Pro

Here's something that may help you: BIOS Access Keys for Computer Systems (Lenovo, Sony, HP, Dell, etc.)

Basically, she should start tapping the F2 key right away if there are no banners at all for such things as Dell, or the video card, etc... If any banners are displayed, start tapping F2 after the last one clears ans a blank screen appears.

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Anyone ever hear of a computer clearing POST but then freezing during startup before accessing any drives? It also freezes when I try to enter the BIOS setup. I have an image displaied during setup so I can't see where it freezes. I have never had a computer not enter setup before and I have been building them for over 20 years. I can't get into the BIOS and I can't boot from a floppy to try and see what the problem is. This system was working fine yesterday but this started when I did a restart last night. I have disconnected the SATA RAID and all of the IDE drives and it still freezes. Any ideas?

A:Computer not entering BIOS setup

Hello and welcome to Techspot.

Forgive me if you`ve already tried all this.

Try clearing the cmos.

If it`s still a no go, then I`d suggest taking the heatsink off and after cleaning off the old thermal paste/pad, applying some new thermal paste and reattaching the heatsink.

Check the mobo for bulging or leaking capacitors. See HERE for more info.

Try a different psu.

Regards Howard :wave: :wave:

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I need to boot my DELL Inspiron 12500(PP02L) with a Bootable CD. However, everytime I'm booting, it straight goes and boots WinXP.

I don't even know how to get into the BIOS. I try pressing DEL or F1 as soon as the DELL screen comes, but no luck.

Pls help.

A:Entering BIOS of DELL Inspiron

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I have a Compaq Presario Q56 and the BIOS Admin password has locked me out.After three attempts I received this message SYSTEM DISABLED  74162597. Can you help me get into me BIOS settings?Thank you. Best Regards,HarryVe1

A:Presario Q56 and after three attempt at entering BIOS I get ...

  Hi, Enter: 61840519

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i have the bios password but i cant enter it before the laptop turns off am i entering it right is there any other key i should press while entering say caps or shift ctrl ect or have i a hardware prob thanks

A:Entering Dell BIOS password

It sounds like a hardware problem to me. Try removing the battery and running the laptop directly off of the charger.

The fact its turning off so fast clearly suggests there is a serious issue though.

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I have been rebuilding my wifes computer after her other one fried. I put in a Asus A7N8X-X MB (older board but had never been used) with an AMD 2500+ and replaced every other component except sound and video cards. I have had a few snags getting it going. It seems to run fine now except the bios resets the date and processor speed when powered down for a while. I replace the battery on the board and thought it was cured but it reset everything again after being off for a few hours. I checked the battery and it tested good. Another thing is that after i reset the clock and processor speed (or any time I check the BIOS) after I save the settings it will not restart and I have to manually reset it and then it boots up fine. Any thoughts?


A:Must manually restart after entering BIOS??

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Hello to everyone on the forums! I have a strange issue with my Lenovo Y700. Here's the thing: everything works just fine, along with the GPU (I tested it, there seems to be no hardware issue, since the GPU works just fine in demanding 3D applications), but the GPU only works after I access BIOS during boot! Without that, the card is not working at all, and Windows 10 says the card was stopped because it encountered errors (the infamous error 43). That started happening after updating to the latest BIOS version. This seems completely random, although I have tested multiple times and the result is always the same - tens of restarts without accessing BIOS, and I get the error every single time; similarly, I get the card to work properly every time I access BIOS during boot. No turning on/off of the card, no drivers reinstalls inbetween. Simply: start without accessing BIOS - not working, restart with access BIOS on the way - working, another restart with no BIOS - not working. I am using the latest video drivers from NVIDIA (375.70), I have had ~369 previously and saw the same issue. I tried updating BIOS again, but it won't let me install the same version on the current one (screenshot of my BIOS version attached). I'm on a fresh install of Windows 10, 64bit (same thing happened on the old system installation, so it seems irrelevant). Additionally, when I was trying to update BIOS, cdcn53ww.exe said "your machine does not match with this bios", wh... Read more

A:GTX 960M working only after entering BIOS during b...

This post might help.https://forums.geforce.com/default/topic/861231/nvidia-amp-windows-10-how-i-solved-the-code-43-error...

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Everytime I want to enter the BIOS setup, I get a _ in a black screen. I don't know if this is related to the problem, but I installed Deepin in the (D drive.

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Hi Team,

I am facing some issue with my Laptop. I could not able enter to the Bios setup. After power on the machine it will come Vaio logo and ii will boot from Hard disk eventhough i tryed F1,F2,F8,F10,Del keys. I can identified the key through Vmware workstation through installation of virtual machine. I can access the Bios setup in virtual machine. OS is Windows 8.
Pls Help Me
Model : Sony vaio E series SVE151L11W
Sajin P S

A:Not entering to Bios setup Sony Lap

Hi sajin

The key for your Sony model is F11. As you power the laptop on, continuously tap the F11 key until the Vaio logo screen disappears.

That should do it.

Best of luck,
. . . Gary

P.S. .. the Bios is completely separate from any operating system on the Sony. Neither Windows 8 or VMware are loaded in until the motherboard is ready for them to load.

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windows xp home edition .my computer is a fujitsu siemens scaleo p d1740.2.80 gigahertz intel pentium 4
199.63 hard drive free space,Maxtor hard drive 250 gb.samsung 40 gb.intel display adapter (not enabled) nvidia geforce 6200 (enabled.
8 kilobyte primary memory cache
512 kilobyte secondary memory cache
760 megabytes unstalled memory
slot DIMM 1 256 mb
slot DIMM 2 512 mb
C: 250 gb
d: 40 gb
recently had a sound problem(solved)but while trying to fix the problem I reset the bios to default.since then when I connect to my nvidia 6200 it just shows a message` input not supported`.I was told that I need to enable agp in the bios.I have seached the menus but cannot find anywhere to do this.in avanced I found an agp aperture setting which I have tried changing.no good.
hope some one has the answer `cos Im stumped thanks on anticipation
playbub (frank)

A:enabling agp in bios

Hi Playbub
'input not supported' would normally indicate that either the resolution or the frequensy that you have set for the card are not supported by the monitor, you can check this by starting in safe mode or in vga mode, in these modes you computer will start with the ms default drivers and settings

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Apparently I'm only running my USB 1 ports because I keep getting these "This USB device can perform faster, click here to find a high speed USB 2.0 port" messages.

After an extensive search I've come across this, http://www.techsupportforum.com/har...p4s533-x-how-upgrade-usb-1-0-ports-2-0-a.html
Apparently this link solved someones problem, it says I need to go into BIOS and enable S1, or enabling the USB 2 somehow. But I can't seem to locate where to enable S1 or any other High Speed USB. How should I go about locating this? Your guidance would mean so very much. Thank you.
Windows XP sp3
Asus P4S533 motherboard

A:Enabling USB 2.0 in BIOS

John - I'm not familiar with your motherboard or BIOS, however my first suggestion would be to head over to the ASUS website (http://support.asus.com/download/download.aspx) and download updated drivers. There's an update under the Utilities category called "Microsoft KB817900 USB fail to enter S3 patch file for Windows XP." Try that.

I would also make sure that your BIOS is the most recent version.

Let us know if that corrected the issue.

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I don't have the option in my BIOS to enable Virtulization (enabling VT-x in BIOS). I have a HP Slimline Desktop - 450-a160. I've run a cpu scan and it does support it. But the BIOS has very limited settings. I tried updating the BIOS to: Rev.A But that didn't help. Please advise, I really need to get this too work.

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I bought a new computer and have been trying to enable AGP through the BIOS, but the option isn't there.
I've updated the BIOS to the latest version and still no option for enabling AGP.

Anny help would be appreciated on how to enable AGP.

Thanks in advance.

(Intel i865PE <-- Mobo chipset)
(AX4SPE-UN <-- Mobo)

A:Enabling AGP through the BIOS

Please don't start duplicate threads for the same problem, this is closed as a duplicate, you're original is at the link below. Thanks ...


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Hello Geeks, my Lenovo G50-30's screen is damaged so I do everything using the external monitor. Just recently I realized if I try to enter the bios, the external monitor remains blank, please help me view the bios settings on the same external monitor. Thank you

A:Entering Lenovo G50-30 bios using external screen

This has been discussed before. When using an external monitor you cannot access the bios as the graphics are loading after BIOS. When booting you do not see the Lenovo logo, only the Windows starting screen, correct?

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Hi, Like most U410 owners my laptop eventually fell to the broken hing problem wich also cracked my display.  Of course this happen just after the warranty ended as well. Anyways it's still a dual core i7 with decent specs so I thought i'd turn it into a HTPC and Linux server. Problem is I can't get into bios/firmware to disable UEFI from an external display, it boots strait to windows.  I've even tried unplugging to monitor cable with no luck. Anyone have any similar problems or know any solutions? 

A:U410 Entering BIOS from external display

Hi unhinged , 
Welcome to the Community Forums. 
How was it powering off the pc , then unplug the charger and remove the battery . Power drain it by pressing the power button down for 15 seconds , plug in the charger and use the Novo button (item 1 let side page4 One key recovery)  to turn on instead of the power button.
How was it if you just remove the harddrive ?
Update us how it goes.

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Hi all

I have done LOADS of searching different places about this problem I have.
I want to do a clean install but as the PC boots all I see is a black screen,
the up pops the XP welcome screen (Yes win7 form sorry
about it been a XP problem more or less I just really need help
on this 2nd PC to get win7 onto it) then the PC boots as normal
I get too the desktop but my OS is XP and I do not want XP as my OS lol
and if I had to install XP again the PC needs a clean install anyway too
give it a fresh start!

There has to be something that has stopped the dell welcome screen with the blue loader below
coming up on boot?!?! It did when I got this old PC its a dell dimension 2400 lol but better then nothing
at the moment

Any help would be great I am really stuck and do not know what to do here

A:No Dell welcome screen, cant do a new instal, no way of entering bios

Hello Lodgik mate is this the laptop you are trying to install on or the old Dell? which is what I think you are trying to install to.

Mate if you are using the Dell the just get a new hard drive and be done with it. Mind you I have the exact same model Dell that you have and I don't know if the specs would be up to it as mine only has 2GB RAM and some slow old CPU so be prepared for a fairly slow machine and don't forget you will need a 32bit version of 7 and if you do go new hard drive you can get the OEM 7 and that is going to save you a lot of money even if yo up the HDD and some more RAM.

Some system specs on the Dell would be handy - Speccy - Download < download from piriform and post back results of the run using the XP.

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How can I entering in BIOS not HP Assistant for HP Pavilion Elite 550ru computer?

A:BIOS entering for HP Pavilion Elite desktop

Typical way to enter BIOS is to look along the bottom of the HP splash screen at first boot.  The key needed is listed as "Enter BIOS" or "Enter Setup"  F1 or F10 or whatever it says.

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I want to test Intel SGX technology on my Lenovo Tower S510 10L3-000JFM. I checked via https://github.com/ayeks/SGX-hardware that my CPU Intel Core i7-6700 supports SGX but BIOS does not, or may be not enabled (in BIOS). A BIOS update can fix this. However, a recent BIOS update from Lenovo in https://pcsupport.lenovo.com/us/en/products/desktops-and-all-in-ones/lenovo-s-series-all-in-ones/s51... does not explicitly specify that as I do not want to proceed to this risky operation without being sure. My question is: is this BIOS update supporting Intel SGX? Or not? Any help or resources are welcomed. Last BIOS update is on 01/09/2016 and last CPU microcode update is on 07/01/2016.

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I got a dell uniplex gx270, and it won't boot from the dvd-rom drive, i went to the bios menu and i can't change it. It seems that anything in blue (not white) lettering will not respond to input. Only the hard disk seems to be enabled, and i don't know the password i wanted to install a new O.S. but can't without the rom drive working. thanks for all help

A:I need help enabling options in the bios, please

You may need to replace the cd drive

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I need to enable Wake on Lan in BIOS for 300 laptops. Is there a utility like Dell's DCCU that I can run an .exe to update the BIOS settings on these laptops. We currently using Carbon's and Yoga's. 

A:Enabling WOL in BIOS for 300 laptops.

Welcome to the CommunityYou might do it even remotely using WMI scripthttps://support.lenovo.com/us/en/solutions/ht100612Or use the tool from Lenovo developershttps://thinkdeploy.blogspot.ru/2016/08/the-think-bios-config-tool.html

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