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Lenovo IdeaPad G50-45 Won't Boot on UEFI Setting (BIOS)

Q: Lenovo IdeaPad G50-45 Won't Boot on UEFI Setting (BIOS)

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

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i have lenovo ideapad 300. when i tried to booting from usb it is not working and the bios  missing i have tried everything but i got nothing. i  am using window 10 pro. so i request you to please help me to boot from usb drive.

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i have lenovo ideapad 300. when i tried to booting from usb it is not working and the bios  missing i have tried everything but i got nothing. i  am using window 10 pro. so i request you to please help me to boot from usb drive.

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Hello my friends ! A time ago i bouhgt two Lenovo ideapad 100 14 IBY (FreeDos Version) and install Windows 10 on it with UEFI and GPT Partition Table. All works fine until i want to play around with Linux and install UBUNTU Mate in UEFI on one of them. The install was easy but the Performance on Ubuntu with Bay Trail and the don't working Bluetooth was a reason to switch back to Windows 10. After that the Problem beginns. The Bios don't let me save changes anymore (only time and date !). There was no UEFI ESP and GPT Support since i install UBUNTU and the Bios Menu looks like that:Bios Entries on a blank DiskBootingThe Disk is Blank there is no ubuntu on there (Don't know waht the EFI Entries are no Hardware is connected). And when I boot also go to Network Boot there.(No Matter a USB Stick is connected). So what i did: # I Dismantle it and disconnect Battery and Cell and wait half an hour. # Nothing changes !# I change the HDD. # Nothing changes !# Reflash the BIOS by edit the plattform.ini - CheckByBios=1 - Error Cannot mount EFI Partition. # Nothing changes !# Install Windows 10 - Make mbr2gpt.exe and bcdedit and bootrec. # Nothing changes ! I can install and run Windows 10 in MBR and BIOS Mode on it. But no USB Stick was displayed in Boot Menu. So now Iam on my Limit and the Question is there a way to put UEFI and GPT back on it or does the BIOS locked in this State. For me UEFI is MALEWARE so why can a simple UBUNTU damaged my BIOS and ... Read more

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Hi,I bought a new Ideapad 320, which came with DOS based OS. I was trying to install windows 10 on that. I created a bootable USB through Rufus. But I was not able to boot from that, however I was able to boot another dell laptop with the USB. Then I created a bootable DVD and tried to boot, but again the ODD was not listed on the boot manager (this was because by default the Boot Mode was UEFI). So I changed that to Legacy and I was able to boot through DVD. I installed Windows 10 but I had problem with USB and Camera. USB was working in mass staorage mode, but when I connected wireless keyboard/mouse's receiver, USB Headset; none of them got identified. In device manager I see "Port Reset Failed" for USB. I tried updating the USB drivers but nothing worked. I think I should install windows in UEFI mode. But in UEFI mode I am not able to boot from USB. I tried creating USB for UEFI through Rufus also I tried to create that manually using Diskpart and manually copying the ISO content, but unfortunately nothing is working. I do not know whats the issue. Can someone guide me how to created bootable USB to be used to install Windows 10 PRO x64 in UEFI mode.

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Hello,I am trying to install Ubuntu Linux to my laptop. When I try to change some settings from UEFI and save changes the settings are not being saved. I tried to disable Secure Boot from UEFI but when I save it and go to check settings next time, the old settings are still there and Secure Boot is NOT disabled. Same happens when I try to change anything from UEFI menu, it seems changes are not getting saves. UEFI is not asking for supervisor password. When I try to install Ubuntu from USB I get following error: EFI USB Device boot failedI have also tried with Windows 10 USB stick. At the moment I have no bootable OS in laptop I could use, current Ubuntu installation is broken and I'm getting error "Verification failed: (0x1A) Security Violation" I have tried with two different usb sticks and two methods: dd'ing files to stick and file copy method. Currently my laptop is in unusable state. There is no operating system I can boot to. Usb installation is not working. Any ideas how to proceed? Lenovo ideapad U330p

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Ok so i have 2 months lenovo ideapad z580 laptop..i am unable to access UEFI BIOS menu and boot menu anymore these were the steps i tried with my laptop
1)i have windows 8.1 tried going to pc settings and selected uefi settings on restart But the problem still persist the laptop is just doing normal windows 8 boot
2)tried pressing/hitting F1,F2,F12,DEL keys
3)i have also used lenovo one key recovery button there it showed "bios setup" when i selected it and hit enter it is just doing normal windows 8 boot still i can't access uefi bios
4)tried updating BIOS for the laptop but unfortunately there was no bios update for this model
5)tried resetting Laptop by removing battery and ac adapter and pressing and holding power button for 30 seconds but still no use i can't access BIOS yet
6)i tried removing the internal hard drive Out of the laptop and this time one starnage thing happened " before with internal hard drive i used to get lenovo splash screen when turning ON but after removing hard drive and when i try to access bios i can't see the lenovo splash screen at all" still i can't access BIOS!!!
7)i even have tried holding down Shift key, letter B when starting up the laptop but still didn't work
seems like windows 8.1 makes changes to BIOS?
please anybody help me with this particular issue....thanks

A:can't access UEFI BIOS and BOOT menu on my lenovo z580

I own a Lenovo G700, and I have heard that Shift + F2 will get you into the BIOS. It might work if all else fails. You can also call Lenovo support or search around a bit more. But in my case I have to use the hardware OneKey Recovery button to access it.

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

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

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

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how to boot into bios in lenovo ideapad 510-151KB ?

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Dear Members,I am in trouble with my  Idea Pad Z570: I bought it couple of years ago running Windows 7. During the years of usage I had no trouble at all. With Windows 10 beeing released, I upgraded and it starts to make a lot of troubles: Bluescreen directly after boot or sign in, no WiFi, ... all the known stuff. So I decided last week to downgrade to Windows 7. But now, I am even in a bigger trouble:I tried to boot the Windows 7 from DVD and it crashed into Bluescreen saying: Windows Error 0xc0000225Restarting is not helping. So, i tried to go into BIOS to boot from another device,but I do not even get to BIOS or UEFI. So, thats a kind of Deadlock: I cannot boot from Harddisk because Windows Error 0xc0000225 appears and I cannot get into BIOS & UEFI because the Windows error 0xc0000225 comes before getting to BIOS. Hope this description of my current situation is understandable and you guys have a lot of ideas how to fix it. Thanks!TheGooner

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Without using the NOVO button (am booting  in full legacy mode), what keyboard keys do I press to 1) access the boot menu at power on2) access the BIOS at power on for this Lenovo Ideapad 310-14IKB thank you for your help

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I'm trying to boot into bios. What keys do I press to do this?





ThinkPad Edge E555, AMD A10-7300 1.9 GHz quad core, 8 gigs RAM









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A:How to get Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 4-1470 to boot into bios

According to the user's guide, you press the Novo button with the system fully shut down.  Is that not working for you?
 
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I. Can not changed Bios Setting.II. Boot Manager displays the USB Flash Drive while it is not plugged in. that show in the picture. It's show only "USB HDD: KingstonDataTraveler 3.0" while I plugged in and while I removed it. [ This is what makes it impossible to boot from USB flashdrive. ] Help me!, How to fix it?---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

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Lenovo Ideapad z580 Win10 64 I updated the bios with the private update (I know now that I should have used the public update) Then it showed this menu:http://i.imgur.com/kZaO2tf.jpg Whenever I selected HDD, the screen would go black for a couple of seconds and return to this menu. I fixed it by going into BIOS and changing bootmode from UEFI to Legacy. it booted but now everything is slow. It takes 5 mins to boot up and a further 15 minutes to reach usable speeds (I only have 4 startup programs). I tried changing it back to UEFI and it gives me the same problem as shown in the picture. I tried installing the public update, but it says that I cannot update as the current bios version is the same or newer. I went into BIOS and enabled BIOS back flash, and now when I try to start the public update, it just crashes. I also cannot access the start menu (this problem may be seperate and unrelated) I have backed up files and am prepared to do a clean reinstall of Win10, but I feel this won't work as it's a BIOS issue. The computer is unusably slow: what should I do? Thanks

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Lenovo Ideapad z580 Win10 64 I updated the bios with the private update (I know now that I should have used the public update) Then it showed this menu:http://i.imgur.com/kZaO2tf.jpg Whenever I selected HDD, the screen would go black for a couple of seconds and return to this menu. I fixed it by going into BIOS and changing bootmode from UEFI to Legacy. it booted but now everything is slow. It takes 5 mins to boot up and a further 15 minutes to reach usable speeds (I only have 4 startup programs). I tried changing it back to UEFI and it gives me the same problem as shown in the picture. I tried installing the public update, but it says that I cannot update as the current bios version is the same or newer. I went into BIOS and enabled BIOS back flash, and now when I try to start the public update, it just crashes. I also cannot access the start menu (this problem may be seperate and unrelated) I have backed up files and am prepared to do a clean reinstall of Win10, but I feel this won't work as it's a BIOS issue. The computer is unusably slow: what should I do? Thanks  

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

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

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

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What is UEFI Boot Source means and why some people disable this feature?

Regard,
Thanks.

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Dear internet, please forgive me for I have sinned. Truly need your help! How can I reset this laptop to factory settings?------------------------------------------------My father's Lenovo Ideapad U310 Touch's OEM hard drive started making noises, and being the family techie, I did what any sane person would do, and acquired an off-lease Dell Latitude E7470 for him to use. Thankfully he had been running Crashplan.--------------------------------------------------If we can solve the following problem, I'll learn that Lenovo is slightly less garbage and that there may be hope for all of us in an UEFI world. Honestly, I don't have much hope, but thought at $40, a Patriot Burst 240GB SSD would make this into a decent laptop and maybe my dad could continue using it (since he likes using touchscreen to scroll websites) or I would send it to my grandmother and she could use it.While I was waiting for Lenovo to send me the $40 4-DVD system restore kit for me to put the OEM partitions on the new SSD, I thought I'll just install Ubuntu and see what the touchscreen experience is like. It's better than I thought it would be! BTW, the Lenovo has no optical drive, so I hope my Dell USB CD/DVD drive can speak with the Lenovo. This Lenovo was also manufactured during the wild west days of Intel Rapid Start and UEFI. As a linux user, this is all great, except when Secure Boot magically appears.Removed dead OEM 500GB HDDInstalled Patriot Burst 240GB SSDInserted the USB drive with Ubuntu instal... Read more

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Dear internet, please forgive me for I have sinned. Truly need your help! How can I reset this laptop to factory settings?------------------------------------------------My father's Lenovo Ideapad U310 Touch's OEM hard drive started making noises, and being the family techie, I did what any sane person would do, and acquired an off-lease Dell Latitude E7470 for him to use. Thankfully he had been running Crashplan.--------------------------------------------------If we can solve the following problem, I'll learn that Lenovo is slightly less garbage and that there may be hope for all of us in an UEFI world. Honestly, I don't have much hope, but thought at $40, a Patriot Burst 240GB SSD would make this into a decent laptop and maybe my dad could continue using it (since he likes using touchscreen to scroll websites) or I would send it to my grandmother and she could use it.While I was waiting for Lenovo to send me the $40 4-DVD system restore kit for me to put the OEM partitions on the new SSD, I thought I'll just install Ubuntu and see what the touchscreen experience is like. It's better than I thought it would be! BTW, the Lenovo has no optical drive, so I hope my Dell USB CD/DVD drive can speak in Communism with the Lenovo. This Lenovo was also manufactured during the wild west days of Intel Rapid Start and UEFI. As a linux user, this is all great, except when Secure Boot magically appears.Removed dead OEM 500GB HDDInstalled Patriot Burst 240GB SSDInserted the USB drive with ... Read more

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hi at all, my uefi/bios-version: cdcn35ww (producer www.insyde.com). 1. were can i download an uefi/bios manual?2. win10pro is installed, works fine! If I set in the uefi secure boot to disabled, runs win10pro withoutrestriction further?Do I need to change other settings in uefi? If so, which and how?wab1

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hi at all, my uefi/bios-version: cdcn35ww (producer www.insyde.com). 1. were can i download an uefi/bios manual?2. win10pro is installed, works fine! If I set in the uefi secure boot to disabled, runs win10pro withoutrestriction further?Do I need to change other settings in uefi? If so, which and how?wab1

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hello, I'm new to the forum, but I noticed that the people here know much about setting the years try to set the bios on my motherboard so great pass for UEFI BIOS, but this without success, so if someone has an understanding of what can be done to get to this setting I would greatly appreciate it if you need more data can ask, I have to take print of the internal settings of the motherboard, I thank now.
sorry if you have an error, because I'm from Brazil and use the translator google.

A:help in setting UEFI bios p8z77v deluxe.

Asus motherboard with UEFI firmware:
- You do not need to change UEFI firmware (BIOS) settings (for example, the boot order of drives), when you install Windows 7/8/10 from USB/DVD.
- How to install Windows 7/8/10 64-bit in UEFI Boot Mode. -> link

Here is info about UEFI Boot Mode (installing using the GPT partition style) and Legacy BIOS Boot Mode (installing using the MBR partition style). -> link

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I don't know if anyone has tried to contact ASUS support but impossible. FWIW sorry I went with this ASUS board but from reading ASUS now makes about 80 percent of all boards. Hope we can get some competition from the good ole USA and show them how its done.

In discussion with American Megatrends today, found out they sell their base BIOS to MOBO manufacturers and then the BIOS manufacturers modify it to their liking. IMHO, who modified this BIOS for ASUS must of had a nightmare the night before.

I found two numbers for this BIOS.
I "think" they relate to each company as follows:
-- ASUS ver 2202
-- American Megatrends ver. 2.16.1240

=========== My Questons ===================

1) If someone has this board and BIOS can they explain to me when I should set the CSM for UEFI when running Windows 7?
2) My BIOS shows Boot Secure Enabled but I can't figure out how to turn it off and this "Secure Boot" choice cannot be toggled.
Is their some setting elsewhere I need to set in order to toggle "Secure Boot"?

3) Under PCH Storage Configuation they indicate this item will automatically detect between M.2 devices and SATA devices. What are M.2 devices?

4) Under SATA Mode Selection (AHCI)
this has a setting of IDE, AHCI, and RAID. With a SATA boot drive and setting to IDE, Windows 7 will Not load. I iniitally thought that if I had a non-boot IDE drive attached that needed to be set for it (the IDE), obviously Not. Any ... Read more

A:Understand UEFI and CSM BIOS setting for ASUS H97-Plus

Can you take pics of each BIOS screen, particularly Advanced, Security and Boot, then attach using the paper clip in Reply box? This makes it much easier to spot the correct settings. For any related to UEFI, CSM, Legacy anything, please expand them to show all available settings.

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Cant boot from UEFI NEED to create a bootable recovery disk in win 8.1

need to create a bootable recovery disk in win 8.1 have a Lenovo ideapad and UEFI

How do I make my computer bootable?
I found the following on a recovery disk which I made early last year for the same computer but I cant get it to boot.

How do I boot this usb flash drive without losing this material and is it used to recreate the correct partitions? It has this info on it:

convert gpt
create partition primary size=1000
format quick fs=ntfs label="WINRE_DRV"
assign letter="W"
gpt attributes=0x8000000000000001
set id="de94bba4-06d1-4d40-a16a-bfd50179d6ac"
create partition efi size=260
format quick fs=fat32 label="SYSTEM_DRV"
assign letter="S"
create partition efi size=1000
format quick fs=fat32 label="LRS_ESP"
assign letter="I"
gpt attributes=0x8000000000000001
set id="bfbfafe7-a34f-448a-9a5b-6213eb736c22"
create partition msr size=128
create partition primary size=436224
format quick fs=ntfs label="Windows8_OS"
assign letter="T"
create partition primary
format quick fs=ntfs label="LENOVO"
assign letter="O"
shrink minimum=12288
create partition primary
format quick fs=ntfs label="PBR_DRV"
assign letter="Q"
gpt attributes=0x8000000000000001
set id="de94bba4-06d1-4d40-a16a-bfd50179d6ac"
exit
 

A:Need to create a bootable repair disk in win 8.1 have a Lenovo ideapad and UEFI

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I made the unfortunate error in changing my BIOS boot options to UEFI without having any UEFI set up and now (obviously) my computer won't start, I just receive a blank screen. Can this be changed back so I can go back into BIOS and fix it?prior to this my laptop was not reading any usb.lenovo g50 30 , OS windows 10changed ram, removed hard disk still nothing on display.tried recovery button but nothing happened, 

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Hi. I got my hands on an Ideapad Z710 with a broken LCD screen. 1. Does anybody know how to display the boot process on an external screen?2. Is it possible to find some documentation or manual over the UEFI/BIOS menues?  Best RegardsMats

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Hi, I have an Ideapad100-14iby, BIOS version CCN18WW V2.04. I run openSuse 42.2 on it, I installed it in the past via a USB stick. Obviously that worked. Now I want to do another install, but whenever I try to run the usb install and hit F12 to get into the boot menu and select EFI: USB Boot I get an error message that there is a problem. But no details. I tried various sticks, all the same.  Does anyone have an idea? I am especially puzzled because the old installation worked and I am not doing anything different - I think. A bit of search revealed that some hardware support 64 bit OS, but only a 32 bit UEFI. Can someone say what the situation on my laptop is? And if only 32 bit UEFI what I can do. thanks! K.

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I have set up dual boot with W10 and Ubuntu (LinuxLite) and I need to use BootRepair to fix the Grub boot. BootRepair will only run in UEFI, therefore changing to Legacy boot does not help. In the BIOS there is no option to boot from usb, only hard disc or network.The laptop does not have DVD, therefore only USB can be used.How can I boot from USB in UEFI? Thanks

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I recently bought a Lenovo ideapad 320s. I wanted to dual boot Ubuntu with the preinstalled Windows 10. But the pendrive isn't booting in UEFI mode. I dont want Ubuntu in legacy( though it worked in legacy mode) as i have to press the novo button everytime to boot to windows.I have scrapped every forum and posts about the same but failed to do so.Please tell me if it possible else i have to return the laptop.

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I have set up dual boot with W10 and Ubuntu (LinuxLite) and I need to use BootRepair to fix the Grub boot. BootRepair will only run in UEFI, therefore changing to Legacy boot does not help. In the BIOS there is no option to boot from usb, only hard disc or network.The laptop does not have DVD, therefore only USB can be used.How can I boot from USB in UEFI? Thanks

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i've converted my hard disk from MBR to GPT and installed Win 10 x64 RS 4 using UEFI Boot ,now i'm booting through UEFI but it takes around 40-50 seconds to open my desktop although it shows to me in the task manger that the BIOS Starting time is 3.5 seconds as shown in the attached image . so what is the cause of this slow 40 seconds is too much time to start up , is it the windows the reason?!

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While after going through all setting I can't find the BIOS settings name on the troubleshooting option in my lenovo ideapad 100 series what can I do

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Hi There,

I just built a desktop with a sabertooth x79 motherboard, and am running Windows 8.1 pro 64-bit. When I click the UEFI BIOS Firmware live tile via the change PC settings>update and recovery>recovery>etc. my computer reboots normally to Windows and will not open BIOS. I have tried accessing it using the delete and f2 keys, but this does nothing either.

Any ideas? I am up to date in terms of my BIOS, and am definitely running UEFI and not legacy.

Thank you so much.

A:UEFI BIOS firmware restart doesn't boot to BIOS

Motherboards - SABERTOOTH X79







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I am trying to update the Uefi/ bios for a Lenovo Thinkcentre M82.  I created a CD with the files and followed the instructions.  The instructions say to reboot the computer with the CD in the drive.  I do this.  However, the computer boots normally to Windows. Since I have never flashed a UEFI/ bios before, I would like to understand a little more about what's actually involved.  Is part of the process to have a bootable CD and boot to it?  Or are we just using the files that are on the CD? If I have to get into the uefi bios and initiate the process through a screen in there, I don't seem to be able to get in there, for some reason.  I tried F1, F2, F10, F12, and enter (each on separate boots).  I also tried to initiate the process through Windows (there is a choice "updated UEFI firmware").

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Did you plan to update the microcode and increese sucurity to this model???

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Hi, I understand we can't boot a CD with UEFI but why USB is also not bootable? There is no USB option appear in the UEFI boot menu, only internal HDD appear on the boot menu. FYI, my USB is bootable, there is no problem booting the USB after I have changed the boot priority to Legacy. The reason I hope to get it done using UEFI because I heard UEFI boot faster when system startup, although I am not sure what is the main difference between UEFI and Legacy. Please assist further. Thanks PS: Secure boot is off and USB boot is Enabled with UEFI. Bios already upgraded to the latest version, A8CN54WW(V3.07).

A:ideapad 305-15IBD Laptop, how to reformat using UEFI with USB boot?

Hello and welcome! Could you please share what OS are you trying to install?





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We have 3000+ new computers to be set up with windows 10, and we need to change the boot order on these computers. To do this we use a script that calls BiosConfigUtility64.exe -s -f"<filename.txt>". This works fine on other settings (like LAN / WLAN Switching) but the boot order will not stick.This is the output from the command:  Command used: BiosConfigUtility64.exe /set:"HP ProBook 440 G3.txt"Result:<BIOSCONFIG Version="4.0.15.1" Computername="MININT-E26EISQ" Date="2016/05/20" Time="10:33:15" UTC="-8"><SETTING changeStatus="pass" name="UEFI Boot Order" reason="Success" returnCode="0"><OLDVALUE><![CDATA[HDD:USB:1,HDDATA:1,NETWORK IPV4:EMBEDDED:1,NETWORK IPV6:EMBEDDED:1]]></OLDVALUE><NEWVALUE><![CDATA[HDDATA:1,NETWORK IPV4:EMBEDDED:1,NETWORK IPV6:EMBEDDED:1,HDD:USB:1]]></NEWVALUE></SETTING><SETTING changeStatus="pass" name="LAN / WLAN Auto Switching" reason="Success" returnCode="0"><OLDVALUE><![CDATA[Disabled]]></OLDVALUE><NEWVALUE><![CDATA[Enabled]]></NEWVALUE></SETTING><SUCCESS msg="No errors occurred" /><Information msg="BCU return value" real="0" translated="0" /></BIOSCONFIG> When the computer reboots it 'forgets' the settings for the boot order, and reverts back to defaults.The computers are delivered with bios version 1.06, but upgrading to 1.11 brings no change.I have seen on one occation that the boot order list was empty when... Read more

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Because I was trying to get Linux to boot on my new ThinkPad X1 Extreme, I disabled Secure Boot and set graphics to Discrete only. I wasn't able to boot Linux, but at least the machine was still working. I'm aware that some people's machines were bricked by the Discrete Only setting, but for me, that doesn't appear to be what caused it. While troubleshooting the issue with Linux, I went into the BIOS to set it to boot using UEFI Only, and disabled CSM support, because I  wanted to force it to use UEFI. After I saved the settings and restarted the machine, however, it appears that the machine has been bricked. Now, every time I power it on, I see a cursor in the upper-left corner for a few seconds; it then disappears and leaves the screen completely black, then fan turns on for a few minutes, then the fan turns off. The Lenovo logo never appears, and I can't enter setup anymore. I assume the only solution is to have the CMOS flashed, but I'm wondering whether Lenovo is aware of this issue?

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Dear All,

I'm unable to access BIOS on - Lenovo IDEPAD 100-80MJ? I tried from Windows 10 by going on:
Settings-Windows and Security-Recovery-Advanced Startup-Restart, but after restart I'm not getting that option saying UEFI? Regards
 

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Hi I have changed boot order and also I have disabled UEFI in order to install linux on other partition(not done yet). as I always do on other laptops. But now after changing to legacy mode I cannot access BIOS anymore. I got pxe-e61 error. OK so I insert USB linux drive and it is working properly with live boot.  But I realy need to boot Windows, but it is not possible becoŠuse of UEFI being turnd off. Also It is not possible to access bios, because BIOS was accessed from recovery windows menu, whitch doesnt load anymore. Also when it is booting up (lenovo logo) I press esc (no other keys are workind) which open menu where I "can" boot to BIOS. So I press F1 menu dissapears but I end up with same PXE-E61 error. Any advice how to enter BIOS and change it back to UEFI mode ? thanks

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I purchased this destop in February, but am having poor font rendering problems in Windows 10. I thought perhaps it was caused by some software I installed, so I opted for a complete reset, (eliminating all my files). It went ok, except the American Megatrends screen comes up during each boot/reboot, requiring me to press ESC. It also asks if I want to completely clear the TPM by pressing F12. But pressing this does nothing, only ESC will get me out of that screen. When following the boot interrupt sequence, I can get to the boot screen but not into the bios.  I tried clearing the TPM through TPM manager, but following those instructions just restarts the machine but still does not let me access the bios (it cycles back to the Windows welcome screen then to the TPM manger). Today I reinstalled Windows 10 yet again, this time from my backup USB stick. The American Megatrends sign still comes up, so it looks like something got reset in the BIOS. If I could get in I would turn off the TPM....Any ideas on how to get rid of this annoyance? --Btw, the poor font rendering is still there but that's "research" for another day. 

A:Lenovo IdeaCentre 700 cannot access BIOS/UEFI afte...

I solved this myself. After realizing that there is a very small window of opportunity to press the various ESC/F1 etc. buttons I finally managed to get into the BIOS/UEFI, found the TPM under the Security tab.

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Hi I have changed boot order and also I have disabled UEFI in order to install linux on other partition(not done yet). as I always do on other laptops. But now after changing to legacy mode I cannot access BIOS anymore. I got pxe-e61 error. OK so I insert USB linux drive and it is working properly with live boot.  But I realy need to boot Windows, but it is not possible becoŠuse of UEFI being turnd off. Also It is not possible to access bios, because BIOS was accessed from recovery windows menu, whitch doesnt load anymore. Also when it is booting up (lenovo logo) I press esc (no other keys are workind) which open menu where I "can" boot to BIOS. So I press F1 menu dissapears but I end up with same PXE-E61 error. Any advice how to enter BIOS and change it back to UEFI mode ? thanks

A:Lenovo B590 cannot access BIOS - UEFI disabled

I hope you meant to say Lenovo B590, because I cannot find any reference to a Lenovo G590 Not sure why, but others have reported that to regain access to the BIOS, you have to do the following. remove the battery and power, then remove the back panel.remove the BIOS battery.    See page 44, 45 and 52 of the Hardware Maintenance Manualleave it for a couple of minutes (I would say 5 minutes or more).replace the BIOS battery and the cover, then the battery and then the powerBoot up and use F1 / F2 to go into the bios Hardware Maintenance Manual Lenovo B590https://download.lenovo.com/pccbbs/mobiles_pdf/b590_hmm_en.pdf I hope it works for you too. Good Luck,

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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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