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Q: Unlock Bios Advanced Options

Hi, I want to enable AHCI mode from bios but there is no option in the menu.please help me to enable it on my responsibility.thanx.

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A: Unlock Bios Advanced Options

try here. you might get some use from the answers. http://www.tomshardware.co.uk/answers/id-1778026/find-ahci-bios-ide-effect-ssd.html

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Hello. Need advanced options menu for my bios (Insyde F.80). Bios manager InsydeH20 rev.5.0.I need to control my cpu fan and view temperature.I`ve tried with some apps like CPUFan Control, but no luck, so this to happen I need unlocked bios.I use PCs from 18-20 years till present day. I know what I`m doing, won`t brick my notebook. I don`t care about the Hp`s politics, just need a solution for this. I know that I can make my own bios modding, but it takes to much time if you haven`t done it before. Help pls. Regards

A:HP Pavilion Gaming 15-ak002nu bios advanced options unlock

I have " HP Pavilion Notebook - 15-ab292nr " with Intel HD graphics which also has " Insyde BIOS version F.80 " Since it does not give Advanced options  I cannot allot dedicated memory to  Intel HD graphics , stuck with 128mb video memory . Some one please help to unlock the Advanced Options .

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I to unlock advanced features in InsideH2O BIOS rev 3.5 - f.0f? On a HP Pavillion dv4-2160us. Thanks in advanced.

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I want upgrade dedicated video memory from 32mb to 1024mb on hp 15d008tu laptop but there have option in bios to update video memoryThanks!

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I want upgrade to a SSD and need to active AHCI SATA mode. My BIOS is locked and useless, I can't find this feature during setup.I have an HP Pavilion g4-2119br Notebook PC and Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bits.The BIOS is Insyde F.29.Can anyone tell me how to unlock or where i could find a unlocked and usefull BIOS version?HP... I'm so annoyed cause this locked BIOS.I'll remember this before shop another HP product. Thanks from Brazil


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A:Unlock BIOS advanced features.

Searching the net I found this: Specially for HP users - Last laptops bios are mostly RSA signed, which means that once modded it can produce a semibrick when you enter bios setup.  And this ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------???????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????? Form Name: 'InsydeH2O Setup Utility'                                          ?                     [ ID: '0x0023' ]????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????Subtitle: 'IDE Configuration'?- Grayout ... Read more

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Hi i need to acces advanced tab ptions in bios insyde f.36 but i don't know how to activate this tab. Can someone tell me how to do it? Thank you!

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A:Unlock Advanced Tab in Bios Insyde F.36

HP consumer notebooks do not have this ability, only way is to hack the bios file and reflash the cmos, this is very dangerous and can brick the PC, now it can only be used for a door stop.  

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Hello Community, now i have an idea about how to unlock the bios for acer aspire e5-521. ive looked it up online and found files for aspire e5-521g now ive been wondering if the unlocked bios would work for my laptop. i have had this laptop for a while now im not worried about damage to the machine i would like to expand my knowlage, also this isnt the fastest computer to game on

A:Unlock Advanced Menu in Bios

No, that is NOT the fastest computer to game on.  Here is a little primer ... E series devices are 'Entry level' products, designed for the casual user who wants to do the basics at a reasonable price.  These models are not targeted at heavy users like gamers, photo editors, video makers, etc.  For big time gaming power, take a look at the Predator line.  Now THAT is a gaming platform!

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Hello, I want to open the BIOS to show me the full settings Please help me   my bios version f.43  model Insydeh20 intel core i7 5500u  2,4 ram 12 g geforce nvidia 840m 4 g  intel grafic 5500   

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I need to be able to access the Advanced tab to enable IDE compatibility to dual boot XP (I have legacy programs that dont work on virtual machines) and the option is not there. (Yes, I am fully aware support ended 2 years ago and some drivers may not be compatible) Im using Windows 7 and Insydeh20 BIOS Rev 3.7 version F.12. I know accessing the advanced tab through some kind of mod is possible. Thanks in advance.

A:Insydeh20 BIOS Unlock, access advanced tab

@spyro1001 Are you being asked for a password??? REO

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Unlock the advanced functions of the Bios InsydeH"0 Rev 3.5 version F1C for HP Envy 17-2199el 3D
Hello I have a HP Envy 3D 17-2199el with insydeH"0 Rev 3.5 Bios Version F1C, completely blocked.I just installed a Samsung SSD 850 EVO 250Gb.I have to get into the advanced settings of the BIOS to set the controller to AHCI.I saw a guy with my own BIOS Rev 3.5 and version F1C, pressing A + F10 managed to abbilitare advanced settings.
Before:[Moderator edited image with Serial Number]
After A+F10

I have tried to do the same procedure both before starting the bios, both inside the bios, but it did not work.
Can you help?Thank you very much.

A:Unlock the advanced functions of the Bios InsydeH20 Rev 3.5 ...

Since we don't know what system the other person had we can't help you. And a bios by the same manufactures doesn't mean their options is the same as your option based on your system. So don't think what happens on another bios is the same as yours. And since we have no specs or P/N from theirs to verify what biso version they have know one can know for sure. And maybe their bios upgrades gives them that options but for you system that isn't available. So before trying to tie two different bios from different system is like comparing Apples to Oranges.

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Dear CS, is there any way to unlock bios advanced features such as - cpu TDP (35 or 45W)- GPU shared memory- SATA settings- ecc... closed bios is very frustrating.Thank you in advance Filippo

A:15-bc019nl - unlock bios advanced features

No there is not. 

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Hello. Everything is working properly. This is not a complaint. Just need the help of professionals. The Notebook is equipped with APU A10 - 4600m. We have two GPU. AMD Radeon HD 7660G (integration), and AMD Radeon HD 7670M (discrete). We need access to the advanced BIOS settings. There is a need to turn off integrations GPU. It is necessary to operate only a discrete GPU. I'm not an overclocker. Guarantee is long over. Just want to use the GPU 7670M. When choosing a laptop, it 7670M GPU helped purchase. Configuring drivers in high-performance mode does not help. Many applications continue to run on the integration of the GPU. Please help disable HD 7660G.

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Found on YouTube:'No flash firmware, no bios mod.Enter BIOS. Press Fn + Tab. Save and exit. Retry enter bios. Unlock Advanced and power menu done. Thanks.' Note: I think after reboot in Windows, menu is standard again. ???? ????? on YouTube

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A:bios/unlock/advanced settings/disable apu graphics

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Hey all, is there a hotkey or some key combination to unlock the greyed out bios settings in Lenovo UEFI bios (k450e)? Thanks
Mod's Edit: Additional information added to Subject line for clarity of issue.

A:K450e - Bios unlock for additional options?

Hi Lenovo000 , 
Default users may not have access to certain option of the BIOS and would require a supervisor /administrator password and access to allow . 
Be careful not to lose the password since there is no reset to it if you forget it. 
Security tab would allow you create a supervidor password. 
Update us how it goes. 

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Hi people, I want to know how to show or unlock advanced options in insydeh20 Bios, my current laptop is Z70-80, and the version of InsydeH20 Bios is 5.0. I know that to show or unlock this options exist a special combination keys but i don't know how to do it.
Furthermore, I want to know how to backup my current version, maybe in future updating process could happen an error and is necessary a downgrade m-y Bios.
Thanks for help
Mod's Edit: System model added to front of Subject line to improve visibility / clarity.

A:Z70-80 - unlock InsydeH20 hidden uefi Bios options

hi lubeats,
Welcome to the Forums.
Are you referring to the hidden additional options in the BIOS (like in this image)? AFAIK there are no special combination keys to do this and these options can only be unlocked if you flash a modified version of the BIOS (which, unfortunately, is not officialy supported).
For backing up your current BIOS, check this article.
Fixed the links

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Witam. Posiadam laptopa HP Pavilion z serii G, który posiada BIOSa InsydeH20 rew. 3.5 wersja F.33. Chcia?em zmieni? tryb kontrolera SATA, jednak w BIOSie nigdzie nie widz? tej opcji, przypuszczam, ?e jest to wina zablokowanych zaawansowanych ustawie? BIOSu i nie mam poj?cia, jak je odblokowa?. Za pomoc z góry dzi?kuj?. Hi. I have HP Pavilion G series notebook with BIOS InsydeH20 rew. 3.5 version F.33. I want to change mode of SATA controller, but I can't find it in this BIOS. I think it's blame of blocked advenced settings of BIOS and I have no idea, how to unlock it. Thank you in advance.

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I would like to increase my dedicated video memory, but i cannot seem to get into the Bios area to increase it. please help.

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It accedently opend that day i dont know why ,I did not press any key......However, I have disabled the Hyperthreading from thair because reasons.......And now i want to turn it back on, any way to access it again? just one time......Thank you Lenovo for this verrrrry limited BIOS, Im sorry, please help me.....Thanks

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I'm wanting to access the advanced options on the bios of my E555. I'm trying to troubleshoot the poor performance that this laptop has had since it was new out of the box. My bios only shows me very basic options. Is there a way to enable advanced options or is this simply a basic bios? If it is a basic bios, do I have options that might enable those features? My warranty is expired so I'm not concerned about tinkering with it. Thanks. 

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I recently updated my BIOS from factory spec up to version 2.00. I am not unable to get into the advanced BIOS settings I used to access. My notebook is out  of warrenty, is there a way I  could either access those settings or downgrade my BIOS please.  

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Hi guys!Just bought an Acer VN7-592G-54TY, and I'm really happy with it. However, I can't access any advanced option in the BIOS, no matter I'm in Legacy or UEFI BIOS mode or wether the Secure Boot option is on or off. Do someone have a trick? I need to have access to some of the settings that can usually be found in the BIOS...

A:How to acess Advanced Options in InsydeH20 BIOS?

Hi, No matter what settings you will apply to the BIOS you will not see more options than you currently see. The settings which are not available are settings which are locked by acer. Thus you cannot change them, unless you make a custom/modded BIOS for the machine. 

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Hi, I will try to explain myself the best I can (i do not speak english).
Here we go: I bought this (Satellite C655D-S5518) from a friend, thinking on a proyect for this laptop. The problem is despite all my efforts browsing the net i can not find a way to display all options in Advanced Features. The bios is the lastest (1.80), the version of the insyde is 3.5.
The options I need is basically the FSB, multiplier, voltage, etc. I don't care if this laptop fries o burn in hell, i bough it for less than 50 US dollars.
Is there a way to acces that part of the BIOS?, something, key combination for example?. I don't want to make a backup of the BIOS, learn how to modificate the code to display that information and flashing it. If theres no option I will go for that, but i want to explore all the options before go to the atomic-nuke solution.

I hope is a easy solution.
Thanks, and be safe.

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I have a computer that is stuck in a loop and won't boot into normal or safe mode. There is a blue screen flashing up, but way too quick for me to be able to see the STOP code.

The problem I have is that the American Megatrends BIOS 2.51, has an option on the boot screen "Press F8 for BBS Popup". Therefore I can't use the F8 key to get into the Windows XP Advanced Options menu. Why the hell has a BIOS manufacturer hijacked an important Windows key?????

I have also tried pressing the F8 key AFTER the BIOS screen, but even by doing that you still get a boot order list by pressing F8, and not the Advanced Options menu.

Does anyone know how to either:
1. Disable the Press F8 for BBS Popup in the BIOS? (I've looked, so has a workmate, but we can't see it)


2. Is there an alternative to using the F8 key to access the Advanced Options menu?

Hope someone can help.

A:Windows XP - Can't access Advanced Options menu (F8 key hijacked by BIOS)

If your keyboard has a "F-lock" key, press it before F8.

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I have a Gigabyte Laptop, with Windows 7 ultimate, and used to get a message "Press DEL to enter setup" just after my POST screen.
However, this is now gone, and i have been unable to enter my bios. The "windows starting" appears and everything else is as usual, it has been working fine, so i dont know for how long my bios have been gone.
Now, what i really want is ree-booting some USB options, since this is done in BIOS i discovered i no longer have acces during startup. I dont know if my faulty USB and the BIOS-gone-bye-bye is related...

I have edited msconfig, tried safe modes etc., disabled "Hibernate" (due to someone having my problem and seeing the message "resuming windows" instead of "starting windows", however i just dont get a message like that)

I have been adviced to clearing my CMOS but this requires acces to BIOS and BIOS is ... hiding!
a black screen, white letters, a quit look at "Pheonix Trusted core... BIOS version .. system ID... 1 processer detected " ie the ususal stuff. But there is no line with "Press DEL to enter setup" it is gone!

System information tells me that my BIOS is Phoenix Technologies LTD.

Entering DEL a lot during startup (I dont think it is a fast startup, but i do not know) gives me a new black screen, white letters, and Windows Advanced options, such as running a memory scan.
This is new!!!!!!

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A:BIOS acces gone in win7-startup - "Advanced windows" options instead

HI and welcome to 7F. Would be very helpful if you could list the model of your laptop. You can try to reset the BIOS by removing the CMOS battery on the motherboard which might help to bring the normal screen with the Del option but without knowing the model of your laptop it would be impossible to find instructions how to get to the battery

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So i was playing Doom 3 and the game crashed so badly that i had to restart my computer (im running Vista 64bit by the way) and upon restarting it, it gets to the BIOS screen but after that it just goes black and nothing happens, i have tried the F8 thing but all that brings me to is this boot menu, but not advanced boot options, i have also tried pressing F8 or F5 after i selected hard disk from that boot menu, still nothing happens. So i cant access "restore to last good system configuration" because F8 doesnt take me to the right menu to do so. Also i dont have a vista install disk so am i SOL and have to just get another disk or upgrade to windows 7? or is there some other way to do this? Any help is appreciated!

A:Cant boot past BIOS screen, no Advanced boot options menu

Let's first see if this is a hardware problem. Try these free, bootable diagnostics:


H/W Diagnostics:
Please start by running these bootable hardware diagnostics:
http://www.carrona.org/memdiag.html (read the details at the link)
http://www.carrona.org/hddiag.html (read the details at the link)

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So I have a keyboard with a fully functional and fully working Sleep Button on it when I press the Sleep Button it will put my Computer to Sleep. However in the latest versions of Windows 10 they have completely removed the Sleep Button Options from the Advanced Power Options as well as the Change what my Power Buttons do section. I used to be able to tell Windows to Hibernate when I pressed the Sleep button in the Advanced Power Options, However that option is now gone! I have tried using Registry Tweaks/Changes etc,.. and I can not seem to get that option back! Does anyone here know how to fix this so that I can tell Windows to Hibernate when I press the Sleep button instead of Sleeping? I would really appreciate some help with this!

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I went into my power options to change some of the advanced settings and most of them are missing? I am on windows 8.1 with a week old Surface Pro 3. I want to say I read somewhere that hyper-v can cause options to be missing, but I honestly don't even know what that is and I don't have it installed.

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A:Options Missing from Power Options Advanced Settings

Hello Mossalot, and welcome to Eight Forums.

The power options you have available are determined by Windows for your specific system.

What specific options would you like to have back, and I'll post back with how to restore them?

For now, check the tutorials below to restore any you may want.

How to Add or Remove "Allow Away Mode Policy" in Power Options in WindowsHow to Add or Remove "Allow sleep with Remote Opens" in Power Options in Windows 7 and 8How to Add or Remove "Console lock display off timeout" in Power Options in Windows 8 and 8.1How to Add or Remove "Dim display after" in Power Options in WindowsHow to Add or Remove "Enable forced button/lid shutdown" in Power OptionsHow to Add or Remove "Hard disk burst ignore time" in Power OptionsHow to Add or Remove PCIe "Link State Power Management" in Power Options in WindowsHow to Add or Remove "System unattended sleep timeout" in Power OptionsHow to Add or Remove "Turn off hard disk after" in Power Options in WindowsHow to Add or Remove "USB 3 Link Power Mangement" in Power Options in Windows 8How to Add or Remove "When sharing media" in Power Options in Windows

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I have an older Belkin F6C1500-TW-RK UPS and the mfg has not offered software management for the Win 7 64bit OS. I want to let Win 7 manage the battery and shutdown. I set the High Performance under Power Options to turn off display and put the computer to sleep after 3 minutes as a test. I yanked the input to the UPS and nothing happens and I went at least 5-6 minutes (didn't time). The battery icon in the sys tray stated 2 minutes remaining and never moved.

I have connected the UPS via USB and the Device and Printers, USB Input Device show the drivers are fine and the UPS is working.

Am I misunderstanding what Win 7 will do on its own without mfg monitoring software?

The attached are screen shots how I set the advanced settings

A:How to set Advanced options in Power Options (64 bit Ultimate)

Welcome to 7Forums!

With those options, you can set how much time windows will take an action after you are not taking any action
So if you set 3 minutes for turning off the screen or going to sleep and leave it alone it will scedule these action after 3 minutes.
I don't really understand the part where you explain that the timer stopps. I do not recommend setting the same values for both options under 'on battery' or 'plugged in' state.
I would just increase the 'on battery' / sleep time to 5 or 10 minutes and see if it works.


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I have three normal settings, but there is an odd one that stands out and does not use english characters. Does anybody know how to solve this?

A:Power Options Help Advanced Settings Options

Do you have a game booster installed?

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I have a server 2008 Domain Controller and 35 Windows7 desktops. If a user was to lock a desktop, is the only way to unlock to "switch user" and start task manager to disconnect a user?

Used to be with a XP locked desktop in a domain, you could simply CTRL-ALT-DEL and log over a user with a "As you sure you want to logout htis user" message.

Any other setting, GPO, local settings to change that?



A:Win7 Locked Desktop and Unlock Options

That is because xp in domain environment can only have 1 user logged on at a time. So anyone logging in will prompt to kick the user out.

In vista and 7 yes if a user is logged on and someone switches user, the only way to log them off is to have the user do it, restart the pc, or task manager disconnect.

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Hello , I have a Dell Inspiron 530 running Windows Vista Home. I am trying to access the system BIOS and it has a red password log in screen. I tried to guess and enter several log in passwords including  the word DELL and none of them worked. I didn't want to enter too many wrong passwords because I didn't know if the system would lock me out. Can anyone help me by pass the BIOS log in password or some how disable it ? Thank You in advance.

A:Dell Inspiron 530 BIOS is locked with password requesting help to unlock BIOS

Thank you for writing to Dell Community Forum.
Request you to contact Dell team for the BIOS password either via DellTechCenter in Facebook or @DellCaresPRO on Twitter and they will be able to provide you a BIOS password once the ownership of the system is confirmed.
Do reach back for any query.
Regards,DELL-Akshatha MSocial Media and Community Professional#IWork4Dell

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just need to unlock the sempron 145 for an extra core and maybe overclock PLS HELP I KNOW THE RISK

A:How to unlock my bios advance setting bios version HP786G6 v...

Hi, Welcome to HP Support Forum. Normally we can't unlock this "feature" because the very simple reason is: vondors don't want custmomers to send machines back due overheated. Regards.

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My HP ENVY Model 15-uO11dx is not working. The screen takes me to Restart or Advanced options. Tried with "Restart" but after "diagnosing your PC" the screen shows again the same options restart or Advnced options. The Advanced options takes me to "System Restore," "System Image Recovery," "Startup repair," "Command Prompt," "UEFI Firmware Settings," "Startup Settings," and "Go back to previous build." Which one should I click in order to restore Windows without deleting any of my installed programs?

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I have a Dell inspiron 1545 and in my advanced boot options i dont have a option for repair your computer. Also i want to know how can i restore to factory settings without the OS cd. i believe dell has a built in recovery.


hi,,, on boot there should be a key combination you can press to enter the recovery console,,,, some thing like f2, f8, f10,, look carefully on boot and they should be listed,,,
good luck.

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press Advanced options to try other options to repair your pc or down to turn off your pc Log file:/windows/system32/Logfiles/srt/srtTrail.txt

A:Advanced options - Need help with Windows

Please describe your issue. As far as I understand you cannot boot into Windows right?
Since I don't know the exact problem, here are some solution guesses that may help. From that command prompt you can manually repair your system with:

Repair system files:

sfc /scannow

Rebuilding the BCD

bootrec /fixmbr
bootrec /fixboot
bootrec /rebuildbcd

Scanning your disk for problems:

chkdsk C: /f

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How can you get/ change advanced search options without going to the tools folder options settings?

A:advanced search options

Click on the search box, you'll get a drop down. The advance controls on embedded in there and react to various keywords you type. Advance Search Syntax

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When I go to change my wallpaper, the icons will be on "dtails" by default. Is there any way I can ghange it to display them as thumbnails?

Also, when I change the wallpaper, it assumes I want it stretched. I always want my images centered. Is there any way I can get it to do that by default?


A:advanced folder options

If I understand your question correctly, try this...
Question #1 Go to Folder Options > View and Scroll Down the menu to where you see "Remember Each Folders Settings" and make sure the box is checked. ( I have it set up that way, but it still reverts back to the details setting on occasion )

#2 -

If you want to change the way the picture is displayed on your desktop, right-click the desktop, and then click Properties. On the Desktop tab, in the Position box, select a display option.

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System crashed yesterday. On start-up it passes the POST but no farther. When I press F8 to get to Boot Advanced Options, it goes to black screen (no cursor). Please help!

A:Can't even get to Boot Advanced Options!

Welcome to the Forum

I am sorry that your visit is due to a problem, but we can help

Follow these instructions, for either Vista or Windows 7 and help will come shortly.

[1 - Novice] How to ask for help with a BSOD problem - Windows 7 Forums

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When I boot up, I have no more F8 startup options, such as booting to safe mode. Instead what comes up is a simplified boot order menu that allows me to choose what boots up in what order.

I need to log on as an administrator to fix my other (self-inflicted) problem...

In a moment of sheer idiocy I went into the proprties for the RPC Service. I then went into the Log On tab and changed the log-On to the "Log On As", "This Account" option, and browsed to find my profile name. All this because I was trying to be able to change settings elsewhere that needed administrator privileges...I can't log in as the Admin because I can't get to the startup options menu by pressing F8.

Now Windows comes up, but all services dependent of the RPC won't work because the RPS service itself can't work....services like system restore.
I've been hunting through the System32 file hoping I would find something to help.
I tried using the XP CD to restore or repair, but neither worked; the repair option never even came up.
I replaced my NTLDR from the CD because the computer wouldn't boot at one point, and said it couldn't find it.
I've been able to get in and do a file transfer wizard and back up some other files to my other HD, but I really don't want to reinstall XP if I don't have to.

Any suggestions or knowledge on whether I can find that line of code telling the RPC service what its Log On is, so I can repair it manually? Somewhere, it just needs to be told N... Read more

A:Advanced Startup Options Gone, RPC off!

OK, people are reading this but not replying...I wish I knew what that means... anyway,

I figured out which files on the OEM XP cd were the ones for the RPC service, and expanded them directly into the system32 file, overwriting the old ones (rpcns4.dl_ and rpcrt4.dl_ on the XP install CD). I'm quite proud I figured out how to do this.

The good news: it's no worse than before, but the bad news: it's no different than before either.
I can't get into the properties for the RPC service via the Services console. All talk I can find on different sites for restoring default settings involve using the Service Console and have to do with the startup type, not logon.

Sorry I forgot this info in first post:
AMD 3700, Asus A8N-E Mobo, 2 gigs ram, 30 gig 10k rpm HD on ide (with OS), 120 7600 rpm HD on serial, with a FAT sector on the larger drive for backup. Windows XP home with SP3.
I run Avast AV, COMODO internet security suite/firewall, Spyware Blaster, Ad-Aware, Spybot, Autoruns, HijackThis/Kaspersky, and Sisinternals suite.
Full scans came up clean, although I got something weird back in August that I still wonder if I worked out all the kinks...that's when my F8 options disappeared.

Somebody tell me something! Am I on the right track? How can I reinstall/reset all the settings for the services? I need to change that logon, it;s the source of all my current problems...except the missing advanced startup F8 menu for after the POST...

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Good day

I am having trouble setting up my Laptop to ask me what to do when I hit the power button. I go to advance power options properties and set it up there. But only to find that minutes later the settings has changed back to default. This applies also to the power option schemes where you set the time to go into standby and so forth. I set the settings all to never, but after a few minutes i can go and look and it will be back to defualt....

Please can someone help?

Kind regards

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Advanced Boot Options has been coming up on its own everytime I have started my computer up. It first started doing this when I was running Vista 32bit then 64bit and has followed me onto Windows 7 64bit. How do I go about disabling it? Thanks in advance.

A:Advanced Boot Options

Hello Mike, and welcome to Seven Forums.

Double check to see if your F8 key may be stuck pressed down or broken. You might also test rebooting your computer with another keyboard to see if it may be your current one or not as well.

Hope this helps for now,

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I'm trying to search for a specific type of file that contains a particular word. Ive looked at the "Tips for finding files" article in Microsoft and it mentions an advanced search button but I can not find it anywhere. It says its in the search folder but I have no idea where that is located. Does anyone know how to find it? If the advanced search button is not available, can anyone tell me how to search in only pdfs and docs for a file that has a particular word in its content?

A:advanced search options

Hello Vlc, and welcome to Seven Forums.

Unfortunately, the Advanced search button is in Vista instead. However, the tutorials below can help show you more on how to do advanved searched in Windows 7. Please let us know if you have any questions. Windows Search - Configure and Use
Search in Windows 7
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I've been using a BT Home Hub for some time. I want to enable UPNP on my router so I can host a server for a game called Blockland. I type bthomehub.home in my address bar and hit enter. Then I click Advanced Options. Then there is a button saying "Continue to Advanced Options..." so I click that button, and then, a window pops up as pictured below:


And I don't know my username or password. Some say that both username and password are "admin" but it isn't. So how on earth do I fix this problem?

A:I cannot enter Advanced Options on BT

Hi, just to say your link is broken.

Do you have an old BT Homehub (white) or a new one (black)?

If you can't remember your password on the BT HH 2.0 then you have to reset your router to factory settings or if you never changed the password, take a look at BT Home Hub Help - How To Log On.

I hope this is of use.


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So does altering anything in the BOOT Advanced Options allow for quicker boot times? In terms of Porcessors used and RAM allocated? Just wondering.

A:BOOT Advanced Options

Hello QuackPot,

These settings are mostly just for testing purposes only.

By default, Windows 7 is set to use all available RAM and CPU cores/processors in the Boot - Advanced Options window for maximum performance. If you change and reduce the amount, then this will decrease performance.

Processors - Limit Number Used by Windows 7



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