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Revert back to previous BIOS or change displeasing BIOS splash screen

Q: Revert back to previous BIOS or change displeasing BIOS splash screen

I made a clean installation and downloaded necessary drivers from Lenovo's support site.
It has been a long time since I have had this laptop, so I decided to update the BIOS as well.

The updated BIOS version is B0CNA0WW. I'm uncertain of my previous version, most likely the version that the laptop was shipped with, as this is the first time I updated my BIOS.

Is it possible to revert to previous BIOS version without any further problems?
And if not, how can I get rid of the utterly displeasing BIOS splash in the boot? Or maybe change the splash image?

Mod's Edit: Additional information added to Subject line for clarity of issue.

Preferred Solution: Revert back to previous BIOS or change displeasing BIOS splash screen

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: Revert back to previous BIOS or change displeasing BIOS splash screen


I would leave your current BIOS alone.
Maybe another user can help in the BIOS screen change.

Note: Bios is unsigned, you may get a warning message during download.

Mod's Edit: Additional information added to Subject line for clarity of issue.

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After manually reinstalling Windows10, BIOS F.48 was installed, but I am now experiencing constant "unexpected store exception" errors when booting.  I would like to revert BIOS back to F.46 but when running HPUEFI and trying to select previous BIOS, none is found.  How can I make F.46 available again?  

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How to change hp pavilion g4 splash screen bios logo

A:How to change bios logo splash screen

Hi,BIOS is locked and settings or logo cannot be in most of the customer class notebooks of any major brands.Please try this if you insist: commercial notebooks onlyhttp://h10032.www1.hp.com/ctg/Manual/c03394575RegardsVisruth

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Hi all. I'm trying to change the BIOS splash screen on my T430 using the newest Lenovo BIOS update utility but every time I run it I get the error "Failed to do module option" along with error code 211 in the updater's logs. I'm running it on windows 10. Any ideas about what's causing this? Any help or advice is greatly appreciated.

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I've got W510 with XP SP3 on it. I'm very careful about any Windows or Lenovo updates b/c of some older software that I need to keep functional on my laptop.  For that reason, I'm very selective about Windows or Lenovo updates.  Last week, I ran the system update for Lenovo/ThinkVantage and installed all critical and recommended software.  Included was a BIOS update. It was a few days before I attempted using the Nortel Contivity VPN Client.  And for the life of me, I cannot get that to work anymore.  That's very bad for me b/c I provide 7x24 hr coverage to several customers for which the VPN is my only access mechanism. I confirmed the problem is with my laptop b/c a desktop PC at work can still connect (so the problem is not on my customers side). All the reading I've done on my exact "symptoms" point to the LAN card. I first attempted to return to a previous restore point (via the MS System Tools) but the dumb thing says that there haven't been any changes.  I tried 4 different checkpoint each further back in time and continued to get that message. #1 - I'd like direction/insight on returning to a restore point#2 - I'd like to acquire the previous W510 BIOS software along with instruciton for installing it. Thank you. FYI - I'm still under warranty


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A:revert BIOS and return to previous Restore Point

http://support.lenovo.com/en_US/downloads/detail.page?LegacyDocID=MIGR-74858 Scroll down to previous BIOS area. Every BIOS released for your system is there.

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My brother took my laptop and make some changes to the bios and put and image on the bios.... How can I change or disable this image.....

A:How to disable or change DELL D510 Bios Splash Screen

landy said:

My brother took my laptop and make some changes to the bios and put and image on the bios.... How can I change or disable this image.....Click to expand...

Check your pm

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Not sure if this is the right place to post this but anyway...
Quite a while ago i swapped my old 19" monitor for my older Samsung 24" LCD 720P TV, its not bad as a monitor but i have a few issues.
Since then i am unable to access the BIOS since my BIOS splash does not display so i cannot see what key i press for what feature i want from the motherboard....
Also the Windows 7 orb splash is now the Vista green bar. This was fine before the monitor change, i have not needed to repair my system so the bootloader locale is fine. Can anyone help me with this? It would be really appreciated
Cheers, lindsaymobil22

A:Change of monitor, no BIOS splash, Win7 splash now Vista one....

When you need to go in to BIOS or do a startup repair, plug your monitor back in.

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The same issue from BIOS 1.2.5 is happening with BIOS 1.2.6. After the update, the boot screen remain totally black (no Dell logo) and you cant enter in the BIOS interface (no video at all).
The workaround is to downgrade to BIOS version 1.2.3 
The windows boots as usual, and maybe this is the reason that users havent noticed this issue.
The bios upgrade/downgrade is automated. No mouse clicks are needed. Just wait computer to boot and wait some minutes. After this (blind) downgrade (because there is no video), you will see the dell logo once again and everything works as usual.

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I made a clean installation and downloaded necessary drivers from Lenovo's support site. It has been a long time since I have had this laptop, so I decided to update the BIOS as well. The updated BIOS version is B0CNA0WW. I'm uncertain of my previous version, most likely the version that the laptop was shipped with, as this is the first time I updated my BIOS.  Is it possible to revert to previous BIOS version without any further problems?And if not, how can I get rid of the utterly displeasing BIOS splash in the boot? Or maybe change the splash image?

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I made a clean installation and downloaded necessary drivers from Lenovo's support site. It has been a long time since I have had this laptop, so I decided to update the BIOS as well. The updated BIOS version is B0CNA0WW. I'm uncertain of my previous version, most likely the version that the laptop was shipped with, as this is the first time I updated my BIOS.  Is it possible to revert to previous BIOS version without any further problems?And if not, how can I get rid of the utterly displeasing BIOS splash in the boot? Or maybe change the splash image?

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I've tried the suggestions on what to do if the computer won't boot, such as chkdsk and fixmbr. Did the hardware scan, all is well.

chkdsk said it fixed some stuff... not very specific on what it was.
fixmbr said the boot record was either bad or non-standard, so I went ahead and re-wrote it, but with the same result.

What are my other options for system recovery?


A:Blue Screen after bios splash, no XP splash

Error message?

System manufacturer and model?

Have you read your owner's manual?


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Hello.I successfully updated the BIOS and BMC Firmware for our C6220 server. However now when boot, it keeps sitting at screen "Configuring Memory... Done" for at least 3-5 minutes before moving on to the boots detection, then there's a message states BMC version: FF.FF (instead of displaying the actual version)I could not able to access the server via IMPI and found BIOS settings menu does not see BMC (message... BMC: Not Found). I suspect the either the BMC version 2.53 or BIOS version 2.5.3 or both on the support site is corrupted.www.dell.com/.../drivers
Dell PowerEdge C6220 / C6220 II BIOS Version 2.5.3Dell PowerEdge C6220/ C6220 II BMC firmware 2.53
Could someone please kindly let me know how to revert BMC firmware back to its original version 1.2, and also revert/downgrade the BIOS to its original version?Hope to receive your response soon!Thanks,Mike

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I want to upgrade from 7 to 10 so that I won't lose the chance of upgrading my laptop to a newer version of Windows for free, although I cannot practically make this change until an important piece of software I use daily for work will start supporting Windows 10, which might take a couple of years from the looks of it. Therefore I have to revert back immediately. Will I get to keep my Windows 10 license if I do this, and maybe upgrade when the software I use fully supports the OS? I have a retail key (not OEM) and I've only ever used it on one PC.
Also, do I have to use the built-in revert system or can I just flash back a previous backup image of my hdd?

A:Do I lose my license if I revert back to a previous OS?

Originally Posted by yarakkurek

Will I get the keep my Windows 10 license if I do this, and maybe upgrade when the software I use fully supports the OS?

Yes. After the initial activation you have a permanent digital entitlement stored on Microsoft Activation servers. Subsequent installs of the same edition and version of Windows 10 on the same computer will retrieve the digital entitlement for activation.

Originally Posted by yarakkurek

Also, do I have to use the built-in revert system or can I just flash back a previous backup image of my hdd?

You can go back to your previous OS any way that you choose to. If you clean install it from install media, however, you may be required to provide the product key for it.

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Hi Folks.

Just wondering if it is possible to customize the BIOS splash screen at all?

I have an MSI KT400 board (uses AMI BIOS) and would like to see something a bit more interesting than the MSI logo or P.O.S.T



A:BIOS Splash Screen

Your braver than I if you mess with that, I've seen some hacks done with award bios, but I'd never do it.

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i got laptop from our government. when i open it i have to show the govt logo and chief ministers face everey time. i want to see the original HP logo. i dont no how to do it. plz suggest me how to overcome this kid of thing.My specifications-

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I was doing a fresh reinstall of windows XP on my new 160GB hdd. I needed a file called "smartdrv.exe" that was on my old 20gig HDD. I exited FDISK, took out the floppy disc and CD I was using and turned off the computer. I tried to set up my 20GB as the master, along with the 160GB. I turned on the computer, and it will not go bast the BIOS splash screen. It literally freezes after the POST beep. I cannot enter the BIOS, ctrl alt delete wont work, nothing. I tried going back to just the 160GB, no luck. I tried starting it up with no hard drives, no luck. IT IS MORE FROZEN THAN THE POLAR ICE CAPS! Anyone got any ideas?

A:frozen BIOS splash screen???

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I am having an unusual problem with Desktop PC. Sometimes when I boot the computer it will show the Gigabyte splash and then go black the moment it switches to what would have been the "starting windows" screen. I am positive that it is not the monitor because I never hear the windows login sounds or music. When this happens the only way I am able to fix it temporarily is by re-slotting the memory sticks in the motherboard. I did this on a suggestion that it may be a bad stick, but based on my experience of switching them out and using them separately this doesn't appear to be the case.

Any suggestions on how to proceed? Thank you for looking,

Windows 7 Enterprise

GIGABYTE GA-970A-UD3P AM3+ AMD 970 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX AMD Motherboard

AMD FD8320FRHKBOX FX-8320 FX-Series 8-Core Black Edition

MSI NVIDIA GeForce GTX 760 OC 2GB GDDR5 2DVI/HDMI/DisplayPort PCI-Express Video Card N760 TF 2GD5/OC

Corsair Vengeance 8GB (2x4GB) DDR3 1600 MHz (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory (CML8GX3M2A1600C9)

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I have a computer that is freezing on the bios screen when normally booted. If I pull the HDD out of the computer it at least passes the splash screen to say I have no bootable device. I have ran a memory test, motherboard test, and CPU test with everything passing. I have also removed the Bios Jumper/battery to reset the bios. The computer is a m9517c, the HDD is a Seagate SATA drive. Anyone have any thoughts??? If the HDD is bad would the computer not pass Bios, or do you think its a motherboard issue? Thanks in advance.


A:Freezes on Bios Splash Screen

Do you have a Windows install disc?

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This is a weird one. I was running a NVidia 220GT PCIe video card on the PC listed in my system specs. I just swapped that for a ZOTAC NVidia GT 640 PCIe card. Now on boot up I don't see my BIOS splash screen. It's just a blank black screen with one beep and then the Windows 7 loading screen. I can still access the BIOS and look at all my settings. I tried turning show Full Screen Logo on and off and it made no difference. If I turn the BIOS fast boot option off I get the BIOS splash screen, but that adds a lot of time to my boot time. I'm just wondering if anybody else has experienced anything like this? I can still access my BIOS so its not causing me any grief. Weird?

A:No BIOS splash screen on bootup

It looks like its just the full screen logo that doesn't show. On a cold start this morning I saw the BIOS post screen with the logo turned off. On an F 10 save and reboot it doesn't show. It's not a Windows problem and its not a BIOS setting so its just something to do with timing and the new Video card.

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My grandma has a Dell Inspiron 1545 (I think).

When one tries to power it on, the power light comes on for several seconds, and then goes off. Things start spinning up in the first couple seconds after the power button is pressed. The screen is completely blank the whole time. It seems like it must be a power issue, but she thinks that the battery should have lasted from when the power supply tanked to when she found the computer powered off. What could be wrong? (Hope this is intelligible; I'm rather tired.)



A:No BIOS splash screen (or boot)

This is a laptop isn't it?
Have you tried powering it up on the mains but with the battery removed?
If the powersupply has died then it is possible that it killed the battery in the process, so the theory of the battery taking over won't necessarily be the case.

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Hi All An old machine I know but perfectly usable.However when I boot up it always asks for F1 key to boot past the bios screenIs there any way around this?All the machine has is 2 drives in raid array. Thanks for any assistance John

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can anyone help me here? i just recently removed my motherboard from the case to clean out my desktop pc and now the hp logo for the bios screen is missing, i just don't know how this happened, now when it boots it comes up with American Migrants text. So i do believe that they are the ones that created the bios for my computer but I'd rather have the Hp logo startup with my computer because that's the type of pc that it is, can anyone help me get it back please?

A:Hp Bios Splash Screen Missing

There should be a bios setting that enables/disables the logo. Read your manual as to the exact location of menus/options.

FWIW I would much rather see POST data than see a splash screen however that is your choice. In fact ALL of my systems display POST data rather than the motherboard mfg's splash screen.

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My pc isn't booting any further than the bios splash screen which even then stays for a while then the screen goes black. I've tested the hdd and psu in another machine and they are all fine. All fans spin up initially but then go very quiet (but still spinning). I've tried going into the bios settings but the pc won't pick up any keystrokes on USB keyboard in any of the USB ports (keyboard does light up but only in a few ports). I think the motherboard has gone but I don't know for sure. Sorry if I don't make sense I'm going nuts here!!! Any ideas or thoughts would be greatly appreciated!! I would love to be back online tonight and not have to buy a motherboard and another processor to fit said new standard of motherboard socket but I will if I need to as I intended to replace it anyway at some point. I just want to be sure it's the motherboard before buying one!

Thanks in advance

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I started my computer (Compaq Presario desktop 2gb ram, 140gb hd, 2.2ghz cpu, win 7 ultimate) a few days ago and it would show the HP splash screen and then go black with a flashing cursor in the upper left corner. I shut it down and restarted and went to setup and reset the defaults and it started. Now every time I start the computer I have to reset the defaults for it to boot.
I couldn't find anything similar to my problem, I looked.
I hope I put this in the right spot.

A:Bios splash screen then blank

Sounds like your systems CMOS battery may need replacing, is it showing the correct time and date?

In your Bios you should be able to find a list of voltages, see what it shows for the battery (vbat).

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I wasn't sure if this would be best posted in the Hardware or Software forum, so if its in the wrong place, mods, please feel free to move this.

My question is this: I just recently bought a new Acer Aspire T320 desktop, and when I turn it on, there is this butt-ugly Acer splash screen that comes up before Windows starts loading, and again right before the login screen comes up. I tried looking around on the net to see if there's a generic way that Windows XP loads splash screens at startup (not including the usual XP startup screen), but to no avail.

Can anyone tell me how to remove this Acer splash screen?

Thanks in advance!

A:Acer BIOS Splash screen

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We were  configuring  active directory domain service(AD DS) from server manager for an ?active directory federation services? certificate requirement which is used while configuring  ?certification authority ?  under
setup type-> Enterprise CAs
While configuring ADDS , under Deployment configuration, we have selected ?Add a new forest?(as there was some issue while selecting add a domain controller to existing domain) and provided a new root domain as ?aaa.org?after
next step we have provided the ?Directory Service Restore Mode? password
How can we revert server to old state ? The server earlier was SharePoint server.

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I had Windows 10 on this PC with the latest BIOS update favoring Windows 10. However, decided to downgrade back to Windows 7 using a fresh install I got on my USB drive. Everything works fine, but the only thing I noticed is that it skips the BIOS splash screen and goes straight to the Starting Windows screen. I went into my BIOS today (B85M-DS3H) and found that 'fast boot' is disabled. I didn't install Windows 7 using UEFI as far as I know as the Detected boot Environment line in the setupact.txt file state BIOS and not UEFI. I made sure to have it set to the optimized default settings after installing Windows 7.

I don't see this as a major problem as I can still access the BIOS and the OS is working, but I'm just curious if this is normal or bad.

A:Windows 7 skips BIOS splash screen

There is nothing to worry about. On my board (remember the BIOS is the board and has nothing to do with software) sometimes I see the BIOS flash screen and sometimes I don't. There is nothing to worry about.

Some BIOS allow you to disable the splash screen so you don't see anything also fast boot would also disable it (but you checked that was disabled anyway).

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Need some help here. Beyond frustrated.
Windows 7
Mobo Gigabyte GA-277-D3H
Vid Card EVGA GTX 560 (trying to replace with GT 730 "low profile", which I'm also pissed off with because it's about half the size of the 560, so I know it's going to suck. Was in a rush to fix this crap and didn't research much)
PSU Silencer Mk2 750wats
Started when my computer crashed with a video anomaly. It's not something very new, as I've been having crashing and video anomaly problems with this card for years and I figured it was only a matter of time before it gave up the ghost.
Tried restarting my comp a few times and it continued to make all of the bootup noises, including letting me log in with my password (even though the screen was blank). After trying this a few times, it stopped getting that far and would only have the one initial start up beep.
Got this new video card, which I was immediately displeased with as stated earlier. Hooked it up, which restored video and that's when I found that the computer would not boot past the BIOS splash screen. Gives the single beep, fans spin up like usual, then nothing. BIOS related buttons a few times with no response, it starts a "clicking" noise whenever pressing them. Still doesn't progress past this screen.
Tried taking out the ram, that causes an error where the comp just makes continuous beeping noises (read that it giving an error is an indicator that the mobo is still good). Don't get any further disconnec... Read more

A:Computer stuck at BIOS splash screen

Start with these free, bootable hardware diagnostics:  http://www.carrona.org/hwdiag.html
I suspect memory because of the beeps, but I suspect the hard drive because of the freezing at the BIOS splash screen (so try both diagnostics).

Good luck!

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I am now at my wits end having just upgraded some of my hardware.

I recently bought myself a new WD 2Tb sata drive, a new midi tower case and a Gigabyte GeForce 970 GTX card. As my old tower couldn't take the new card, i needed a new tower that could.

I spent Thursday stripping out the PSU, mobo, soundcard, hd drives and RAM and rebuilding them in to the new rig. Apart from some swearing when i realised the ATX cable literally only just made it to the socket with some strategic manoeuvres, the new build was ready to go. I hit the switch.... and everything stopped at the bios splash screen....

I hve read through some of the other threads here for any help and nothing worked. I've reset CMOS, i've taken out the battery, i've stripped everything out and reseated all connectors, i've tried each device individually. The speaker is sounding the single 'everything okay' beep. I take out the RAM and reboot and the speaker goes mad, as expected. The keyboard is working fine as it allows a ctrl/alt/del reset, but won't let me in to the BIOS.

I was about to put the original rig back together to see if something went wrong between the two, but one of my lovely kids spilled a glass of orange over my old GFX card....


Current unworking build;
Gigabyte GA-Z77-DS3H
Intel i5 6400
4Gb DDR3 Corsair XMS3
1Tb Seagate Barracuda
2Tb Western Digital
Gigabyte GeForce GTX 970 Windforce
Inwin GT1 Midi ATX case

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I accidentally restarted my computer so while it was restarting I turned it off. Now it won't go past the Asus splash screen and I can't enter the bios

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I recently purchased the tower and a auction When the computer boots up its say the name of the college on it.

is there away to remove the name from bios splash screen

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Hi! Purchased a ViewSonic VX2753 27" LED flat panel and connected thru HDMI to desktop. I want to access the BIOS menu and for some reason, the monitor displays "No Signal" until the Windows 7 logon screen. So I cannot see the BIOS startup to enter the BIOS menu.

System Config: Win 7 Ultimate (64), AMD Phenom 9650, ATI Radeon HD 4600 Series Graphics Card & Gigabyte GA-MA78GM-US2H motherboard.


A:New Flat Panel LED will not let me see BIOS Splash Screen!

Hello , and welcome aboard

I am not very sure, but it might be that as in the BIOS it is only the basic graphics works, so the connection from the GPU to the monitor is inactive.

If, for the time being you connect the cable to the motherboard's slot , most probably the bios menu will be shown .

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Hello guy and gals, I've been trying to diagnose this problem with the help of a few friends and we're out of ideas at this point.

The computer in question is a home built PC the worked fine for two years before this problem occurred,I'm told the problem first started when it got a virus but I don't know for sure. The PC has an Asus P5N32-E SLI MB and it's running Vista Home Premium 32-Bit.

When I start the computer it loads to the bios splash screen and normally freezes there, occasionally I'm able to get into the bios before it freezes where I can see that all of the temps are normal and nothing jumps out as unusual, however I only have about 20 seconds to look through it before it freezes. Before this started it would just just keep rebooting when it got to the post screen with occasional distortion of the bios splash screen.

I have tried replacing the hard drive with a known working one, and I have replaced the video card with a known working one; I have also pulled all of the ram out of the computer and tried each stick individually without success. I have pulled the battery several times and cleared the capacitors and so far I have gotten nowhere.

Any ideas are greatly appreciated, thank you in advance for your help.

A:PC Won't Boot Past BIOS Splash Screen

Only suspects left then are Motherboard/CPU and PSU. I guess you can try to check atleast CPU in some other board if possible to start with.

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So I've got a HP slimline s3400f that locks up at the bios splash screen. Upon boot i hit f10 to get into the bios. Come the HP boot screen, where it says hit f10 for setup, esc for boot menu, ect. The computer freezes.
I am not able to boot off any discs because i cant get into the boot menu.
Cant roll back the bios, cannot access the bios.
I've tried flashing the bios, pulling the CMOS battery and switching the jumper over. Didnt work.
I've tried rotating the RAM and testing both sticks alone in the slots. Didn't work.

The initial problem that caused all of this was because an ipod wasn't properly recognized by a computer. Apple tech support told the user to "update the bios." In no way shape or form would updating the bios fix this problem, but hey that's apple tech for you.
The user went through with this update and now we have our situation.

I am going to test the hard drive and make sure there are no bad sectors or anything because I heard that there is a possibility that the hard drive could be going.

The motherboard is a m2n61-ar.

Anyone have any suggestions or anything? This has me baffled.

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So yesterday I got a GeForce GTX 960 4GB to install into my PC. However after installing it and all that jazz, my computer gets stuck on the BIOS splash screen and beeps. The beeps are one short beep, then 30 seconds later a short beep followed by 3 shorter beeps.

I know for a fact that it isn't my RAM because I can put my old card in and everything works fine. I also have a VisionTek 450w dedicated GPU power supply that takes up a CD reader slot so power consumption is totally fine.

I tried updating my bios, but there doesn't seem to be an update available. So at this point I think I need a new motherboard.

My specs are as follows;

Motherboard: Pegatron IPISB-CH2

BIOS: AMI 7.12

CPU: Intel Core i5-2320 (Sandybridge) (95W), 3.0 GHz


HDD: 1 TB WD Harddrive that I bought 2 months ago

GPU before: GTX 650 Ti 1 Gb

After: GTX 960 4GB

Thanks for all the help!

A:PC stuck on BIOS Splash Screen after installing new GPU

I can put my old card in and everything works fine.Click to expand...

So at this point I think I need a new motherboard.Click to expand...

This makes no sense at all. If you reinstall your old card and everything works, why in the world would you think you need a new mb???
That scenario points at a failed or DOA card NOT a failed mb.

If you are intent on gaming, I would give serious consideration to building a gaming system. Big box systems like dell, hp, etc are fine for what they are intended to do; email, run office, watch videos, etc. The hardware is just not up to the stress of gaming. There is more to a gaming system than simply installing a video card and a pw supply.

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I'm looking to see if I can get some support in writing a custom splash screen to BIOS. It seems from the M82 BIOS update readme, that doing so should be an allowable function, but I can't get it to work. ****************************************************************************** 3. Flash Program Options ** ** wflash2.exe [option1] [option2] ... [optionX] ** ** [OPTIONS] ** /h Show help messages. ** /rsmb Preserve all SMBIOS structures. ** /clr Clear BIOS settings. ** /ign Ingore BIOS version check. ** /sn:nnnnnnn Update system serial number (up to 20 characters). ** /csn:nnnnnnn Update chassis serial number (up to 20 characters). ** /mtm:nnnnnnn Update machine type and model number (up to 25 ** characters). ** /tag:nnnnnnn Update system asset tag (up to 25 characters). ** /uuid The flash utility will generate an Universally ** Unique Identifier (UUID), replacing the one that ** is currently in the system. ** /logo:<filename> Change logo. The max supported size of logo file ** is displayed on the screen during the compressing. ** /cpu Update Intel CPU microcode. ** /pass:nnnnnnn Input current system password. ** /quiet Operating without physical presence. ** ** The following example shows how to update system asset tag number ** to "1234567" use command line: ** wflash2.exe /tag:1234567 ** ** The following example shows how to update bios and update system ** asset tag number by one command: ** wflash2.exe bios.cap /tag:1234567 ** ** The following example s... Read more

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Hi everybody :

This is a question about Windows 7 Operating System. I notice, every once in a while, when I boot up, the display gets stuck on the BIOS splash screen. Then I manually turn my computer off.....wait a minute before booting back up. Then the BIOS screen only displays for a second or so, then proceeds with the boot up process. Is this indicate that my Operating System might've gotten corrupt ? My Operating System is : Windows 7 Professional / 32-bit.

A:Display gets stuck on the BIOS splash screen

Hi try running these, No. 1 SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker - Windows 7 Help Forums
No. 2 The How-To Geek Guide to Using Check Disk in Windows 7, 8, or 10

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My computer has been randomly freezing at the initial BIOS splash screen for the last month or so.

It's about a 50/50 chance of it freezing vs a normal boot up with no other problems in the computers operations whatsoever...

Any suggestions?

A:Computer Hangs @ BIOS Splash Screen 50/50

How old is this computer? Do you get any amount of beeps or combination of beeps?

A freeze on POST can mean hardware failure, usually imminent hard drive failure.
Check the RAM is connected securely, and the HDD.

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My computer was working fine, but whenever i tried updating my Bios it said something about the CMOS being bad...so i tried plugging my SATA hardrive into a different spot on my motherboard(was in slot 3 i put it into slot one), upon doing that my computer fromze on the MSI boot screen....so i tried clearing the CMOS, even tried removing the battery, but nothing worked...I have absolutley no idea what would have caused this to happen and would greatly appreciate and help or suggestions...thanks in advance!

A:Solved: Frozen on the bios splash screen

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My hp pavillion a6500f running Windows Vista recently froze. I restarted it and the computer froze at the splash screen where it says "Hp" and "intel" and gives the options for setup, diagnostics, etc. However, when I try to enter setup, nothing happens. I am not a computer expert but am familiar enough to have done the following things to try to figure out what is broken:

1) I unplugged everything from the motherboard except power and fans. Same result as above.
2) I took one memory stick out. Same result. Tried the other. Same result.
3) Clear CMOS on the motherboard with the jumper. NOW I can get past the blue splash screen to a black screen that says something like "default BIOS settings loaded due to bios update or checksum issue. Press F10 to setup or allow boot to continue" I press F10 but it just proceeds to boot and says "Disk Boot Failure, insert ...."
4) Tried 3 with hard drive plugged in. Same result as 3.
5) Tried 3 with everything plugged in. Back to being stuck at blue splash screen.
6) Replaced CMOS battery. None of the results changed.

Does this seem like the motherboard is bad or the bios or both? If it is just the bios, can you reflash the bios without being able to access it? I don't have a floppy drive and I don't even know what the default boot sequence is. I don't know what type of BIOS we have or what version we have without being able to access it either.

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I built a lovely maching about a year ago running on the P5N32-E SLI Plus Mother board from ASUS. Currently running 6Gb of Ram, a Seagate Barracuda Drive (320GB) and the GeForce 8600GS (can't remember the brand off the top of my head).

Yesterday my wife went to go pay the bills online and the computer froze at the bios splash screen. I have removed the RAM and tried to boot with only one RAM chip in (alternating each chip out and tried all 4) with no different results. I have tried clearing the CMOS as per the manufactures instructions, and still nothing.

I wanted to try to update the BIOS as it is the same that came when I bought it and there have been several updates. I DO NOT have a floppy drive, so I am stuck. How can I upgrade the BIOS without a floppy drive and not being able to enter the SETUP screen to the BIOS.

Any suggestions on other possible fixes are welcome as well.
Thank yiou.

A:Computer Freezes on BIOS Splash Screen

You can always buy a floppy drive. As long as you have USB ports a removable floppy drive won't cost too much.

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Today, my new Lenovo P52 arrived. It started like a charm, but I want to use Linux, so I enteredBIOS configuration via F1 key during boot and switched off EFI. The USB stick appeared in the bootmenu called up via F12, but Linux failed to load from it. Again, I entered BIOS config and changedthinks. After saving, the reset would end with a black screen, the LEDs in the Esc and F1 keys lighted. Turning off (pressing the power button) and on again: No splash screen, nothing displayed on the screen. A BIOS setting seems to cause the notebook to fail booting, even to fail showing up the splash screen andsuggesting to press some special key. Any way to return to a working BIOS configuration and unbrick the new P52? Kind regards, Ernst

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Trying to set up a FP monitor, and in the process I tried changing the bios setting from onboard AGP (flat panel wasn't working with this, had to add another video adapter card) to PCI, thinking I could change it back if ineffective. But now my display on the monitor that WAS working is black, so I can't undo my mistake.

How to undo damage??

A:bios change, now can't view monitor to change back

If you remove the battery on the mothernoard
for a minute or two, the BIOS loses it's
current settings and goes back to the defaults
that will work on any system. You'll have to
let it auto-detect hard drives and everything.

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Okay so lately I've noticed that my PC isn't displaying the BIOS splash screen anymore and skips straight to the Windows login screen. It didn't really bother me until today when I wanted to boot into Ubuntu and I couldn't select which OS I wanted to use.

I'm pretty sure the problem isn't the BIOS itself since I unplugged all the peripherals except the speakers, removed all the RAM and the BIOS did beep repeatedly. And given enough time, I can boot into windows (and only windows ).

Apparently people have had this problem before and all the solutions I've read such as "Press 'del' to go into your BIOS!" really doesn't help since I can't see anything in my BIOS menu.

The only solution that made sense to me was that my CMOS battery could be dying. I haven't changed my rig since I built it in 2009. The only significant event that happened recently might be that Windows updated itself.

-PC doesn't display BIOS splash screen
-Can't see messages displayed by system
-When windows does bootup, everything runs just fine
-Haven't changed rig for ~3 years

A:PC skips BIOS splash screen and goes straight to login screen

This is normally a BIOS setting called "Fast boot" or something such. It might have toggled off due to low battery causing a reset. This may also explain why a BIOS Boot Menu no longer appears.

It won't hurt to change your CMOS battery and might help. You can reset your BIOS at the same time which is also indicated: Clear CMOS - 3 Ways to Clear the CMOS - Reset BIOS

Do you have Ubuntu (wisely) on another HD so you need the BIOS Boot menu to show up when you press it's hot key? If so make sure all HD's are detected in BIOS setup and BIOS Boot order is set to preferred HD first. If BIOS Boot menu still doesn't show up using hotkey, change boot order to other OS HD to see if it will in fact boot.

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I have a strange problem on my Windows 8 machine.

I've had my HP Pavilion p6331p for at least four years now and I upgraded it to Windows 8 a few months ago.

I recently have done a clean install of Windows 8, but one problem seems persistent.

When I turn on my computer, it splashes the HP Pavilion BIOS screen and then hangs at a blank screen with a white "_" blinking (as if it was looking for a drive to boot from).

If I hit the "esc" key during boot, however, it loads the boot menu, displaying my hard drive, the DVD drive, and my external hard drive. When I select the main drive, it boots up just fine.

Any reason for this? One individual suggested I update my BIOS because it's a 2010 version. Any tips on how to do that? I've never upgraded BIOS before, and frankly I'm a bit intimidated to.

Thanks for your help, I'll be willing to supply more information if you need it.

A:Initial Boot: Hangs after BIOS Splash Screen

Try resetting the BIOS.

Power off, unplug the power cord.
Open the case.
Remove the CMOS battery (silver, about the size of a quarter).
Press and hold the power button for 10 seconds to let all the capacitors drain.
Put the battery back in.
Check all the cables and connectors, make sure they are firmly seated.
Close the case.
Plug in the power cord and power up.

You will get an error message about corrupted CMOS, Press F1 or F2. Press the key to go into Setup.
Load defaults(Fn key or a selection on one of the screens).
Save and exit.

See if that makes a difference.

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I recently installed a gigabyte B75M-D3H 1155 mobo, i5 cpu, my pc boots fine but there is no BIOS splash screen at all and it is worrying me. I can boot into win 7 fine, but when I turn the computer on it goes from blank screen very quick (1 second) cursor flash, then windows splash screen. Is something wrong? It has done this since the 1st time I booted it. Going into the Bios there is an option named "full screen logo show" but it makes not difference whether that is enabled or not. My monitor is on the whole time, not waking from sleep or anything like that.

A:New motherboard - BIOS splash screen is skipped during boot

The new MBoards are really fast going through the BIOS Post. I looked at thier site, and there is a utility that lets you access the BIOS through Windows. Install the app, then you can set a post delay.
Really looks like a great board, lots of cool features.

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