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Questions tagged [bios]

The BIOS (basic input/output system) of an IBM-compatible PC is a ROM which performs the POST (power-on self-test), initializes the peripheral devices, and provides a basic firmware interface.

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Gigabyte Brix HDD/SSD

So I have a Gigabyte Brix GB-BKi3HA-7100. I installed 8GB of memory, and a 1TB SATA hard drive (not solid state). The hard drive is a Western Digital WD10JPLX. Everything works fine, except for the ...
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Asus H110M BIOS menu no longer opens?

I recently got an SSD and I was going to connect it to my PC. It was running in MBR mode for some reason and I needed it to be in GPT mode. the MBR2GPT tool in windows requires that I have Legacy mode ...
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MS-7728 motherboard won't boot with a GT1030 instead of its OEM GT530

My Medion MS-7728 without integrated graphics won't boot with a passive Asus GT1030 video card instead of its OEM GT530. It shows the boot logo but beeps every 30 seconds and only responds to the ...
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Is it possible to trash a BIOS chip while updating it?

I've an old Dell XPS Studio 1340 laptop, with BIOS version A11, that abruptly announced that it couldn't recognise its battery, and it stopped charging.. Reading that a BIOS update could help I got ...
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How to get a list of all hardware specs on a Windows 10 PC that is reset?

Is there a way to quickly check all of the hardware specs on a PC that has been reset? I am planning to buy a laptop on Craigslist and want to be sure that I'm not getting ripped off or misled. The ...
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Which incident could have caused the boot order to fall back to some default?

One fine day I powered on my laptop, typed in my lock password, and received a dialogue window from the BIOS that something had failed. This is my bad: I did not write down exactly what this was ...
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ASRock Z97 Extreme4 Dr Debug Code 10

I have a motherboard which stopped working. It is plugged into a good power supply, the CPU has been checked for connections, and the RAM works fine in an identical MB. But when I start this, I get ...
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Boot Order Device Priority In BIOS

I am using Lenevo ThinkPad E 570. I can enter into BIOS. I would like to change Boot Order Priority ...
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select boot device on American Megatrends BIOS Version B3W6_NA123C.029 05/05/2017 13:55:49

I am trying to boot a Laptop with the American Megatrends BIOS from a different boot device. The setup shows Boot option priorities "Windows Boot Manager" and "UEFI: Built-in EFI...". There is also ...
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Gigabyte B360N BIOS flash failed, can't boot from backup

I built a Gigabyte B360N WiFi-based computer the other day. It came up fine into BIOS, and then I went to install Debian on it. I had to enable CSM to get it to boot from the USB stick on which I had ...
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Got an old PC from the trash at a university, that seems to be in good condition but I can’t get Windows 10 to install on it

How would I be able to either bypass the login screen to get on, or complete a fresh Windows install/reset? The computer system has similar ones still being used at school, it was thrown out because ...
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BIOS freezes when USB hard drive is plugged in

I have a Fit-PC3 with a Phoenix BIOS (Securecore Tiano v2.1), and when I turn it on with a Samsung 3TB USB external hard drive (similar to this) plugged in, it freezes on the BIOS screen (I am unable ...
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USB Installaton of win 10 on vaio laptop

I am trying to install win 10 from USB stick on a VAIO VGN FZ160E. The current OS is Windows 7 x64 which I installed from a USB stick about 7 years ago. I have the following situation: Booting from ...
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Windows fails to load with “A required device isn't connected or cant be accessed” error (0xc000000e) after recent formatting

I recently formatted my ASUS E402S laptop with latest version of Windows 10. In this process I moved the windows partition from the 32GB EMMC memory to newly added HDD in the laptop. The laptop ...
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I always need to press F1 to go to bios whenever I turning on my computer, how to fix it?

I always got this whenever I turn my computer on: I know this happen when there's an error or something wrong with the hardware, but I don't know which problem it is referring. Symptoms This ...

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