bios

Forum discussion tagged with bios.
  1. P

    Question Bluescreen after BIOS update + XMP activated (BSOD IRQL NOT LESS OR EQUAL )

    I get blue screen if I update to a newer BIOS version. The only BIOS that is working with XMP enabled is F13. If I update the BIOS to F14, F15a or F15c and activate the XMP profile, I get bluescreen almost every time when windows starts. If I deactivate XMP, Windows is working properly. Error...
  2. murphyfmz

    Question My pc won't even boot into bios when my gpu is plugged in

    My pc won't even boot into bios when my gpu is plugged in please help it goes directly into windows 10 and i can't even access bios:(
  3. K

    Question Asrock B550M Pro4 + Ryzen 5600g Bios Update

    Hello guys, I just want to know, do I really need an older CPU to update my BIOS? Currently I can run my PC without a problem but the BIOS is not up to date, so I went to the Asrock website to download the BIOS update and there is a text that said "To support Ryzen 5000 G-series processors, it...
  4. Jam Butter

    Question Processor utilization limits to 46%

    Guys I have a T430 with 8GB RAM and i5-3320M 2.6Ghz cpu. Battery’s dead and there’s a newer BIOS version but I can’t update it without battery. It was very slow and stuck every time I run a heavy software like visual studio. It is having windows 10 pro and I recently noticed that it limits the...
  5. n0Kyu

    Question Sudden Slow Boot Time with SSD ?

    Hey everyone, hope you all are having a great day. (PC Specs will be at the bottom) So basically, my PC is relatively new (1+ year), never had any issues, and had a fast boot time of around 10-15 seconds. Suddenly today, the boot time has become so slow (~2 minutes) where the screen is just...
  6. DestinyEA

    Question Boot loop after installing new ram

    After I upgraded my Ram from 16GB to 32GB, my MB indicated a DRAM issue shown as an orange light. I searched the internet and found I needed to reseat my CPU after trying out a couple other options. I know my RAM is working fine, as I tried them in my brothers system and it worked (I also tried...
  7. jvictore

    Question BIOS does not recognize eMMC and SSD

    First I'm sorry if I'm in the wrong topic or something, it's my first time here. In February I formatted a Samsung F30 notebook (NP530XBB) normally, tested it and put it in the closet (until a family member came to pick it up). This week I went to turn it on and to my surprise it was not...
  8. MinecraftW06

    Question Computer not posting (died)

    CPU fan starts, HDD spins up, but there is no display. Could it be a problem with the motherboard or the CPU? CPU is heating so I think it's working. There isn't any beep speakers in the computer. Specs: Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-B75M-D2V CPU: Intel Pentium G2030 LGA 1155 3GHz RAM: Team Elite 4GB...
  9. rakinar2

    [SOLVED] My system BIOS time is 25.7 seconds

    Guys I have an issue. My PC's last BIOS time was 25.7 seconds. Usually it stays at 12-14 seconds but this time it jumped up. This happened only once with me, right now when I was starting my PC. Is there anything wrong? Do I need to be concerned about this? I'm using DELL OptiPlex 7080...
  10. kgod

    Question gpu doesnt get detected when booting computer

    gpu not detecting on my mobo even though it was working fine before??? computer crashed (no blue screen) wouldnt turn on, finally got it to turn on, half an hour later it wont shut off. i come back and it now cant detect the gpu. i shut it off so many times and i sent back the gpu but apparently...
  11. FoxMile

    [SOLVED] I can't switch from dGPU to iGPU ?

    Actually the problem is interesting. Initially, the computer did not have a video card, and when I inserted it, the computer started up only with the iGPU and the dGPU did not work. However, after I reset the bios, it worked. But the thing is, only dGPU is working now. The iGPU only works if...
  12. Viperajlx

    Question HDD won’t show as boot option in BIOS

    I just had to replace my motherboard and it finally came in today. I had been working for hours putting everything back together and finally got it up and working. When I got into BIOS I noticed that it only had my NVME M.2 SSD as a boot drive option. When I originally built my computer a year...
  13. Maikurosofuto

    Question Main Slot Won't Boot as PCIe 4.0.

    After trying to narrow down the cause (https://forums.tomshardware.com/threads/windows-10-stuck-on-loading-dots.3745394/#post-22615583) I've found how to reproduce it, simply setting in bios the first slot as auto or PCIe 4.0 will make my Windows unable to boot 99% of the time. It posts and when...
  14. KentMountain

    Question Csm Keeps On Enabling

    I was trying to enable secure boot but to do that you'll need Csm disabled My computer is running Ryzen 7 2700X A GPT SSD GTX 2060 SUPER Windows 11 x470 Aorus gaming 7 1.1 (Bios Version F50) But when I tried to disable csm it kept turning on
  15. Chesmond

    New build dram light on computer turns on but no display

    My pc turns on and all of my fans spin and the leds on my ram light up but there is no display on monitor and no power to keyboard. The dram light is also turned on but my ram lights up and is compatible. I think it is a bios issue but I’m not sure how to resolve it. I have a 12900k cpu A...
  16. Majclos

    Question Can´t update BIOS on ASUS PRIME A320M-K (Selected file is not a proper BIOS)

    Hi, I need help, I have an ASUS PRIME A320M-K motherboard, I bought a new AMD Ryzen 5 4500 processor, I had to update the BIOS because of that. The original version was about 4200 and I updated it to 5606, but this processor needs version 5862, which when I try to download it, it writes to me in...
  17. ohthatvace

    [SOLVED] CPU not matching BIOS overclock settings (wELp pLs)

    Hey guys, so I'm trying to safely overclock my CPU Ryzen 5 2600 (not X) to 3.8gHz. In the past it was overclocked (and safe at 38 with 1.3125 voltage) but i had an asus b450m-a motherboard that I needed to change to a biostar b450gt3 (current). In my current BIOS, if I change the values to the...
  18. H

    Question Motherboard trying to use internal graphics instead of the discreet graphics card

    In my BIOS, I pressed an option that said "Load Optimised Defaults". Ever since, my PC has just had a black screen whenever I try to boot it up and my monitor says no signal. I tried to swap out the graphics card for another, but the same thing happened. I used the CMOS jumper and removed my...
  19. Bradharker

    Question Ssd not recognised anywhere

    Hello, I’ve recently bought a new low(ish) end set up (i5-3570k, GTX 560, P8H61-MX) and trying to install windows to a new, larger ssd, however when I set it up and go to install the boot media (usb) the ssd is nowhere to be seen, this is the 3rd one I’ve tried with multiple sata leads...
  20. K

    Question so I partioned the wrong thing.

    Ok so I was downloading kali linux from a usb I already had windows downloaded I just wanted a dual os setup. everything was going well until the installation process of kali linux when I went to partioned either the USB I downloaded on or my systems SSD I made a mistake and selected the system...
  21. liam mcaine

    Question New processor, and a million steps to install

    I have a dell T3600 pc with an e5 1603 cpu, and now bought an e5 2670 v2, according to dell, my socket type which is 2011 would be compatible for the e5 2670v2, but when I installed it, there's a blank screen. Installed the old 1603 to see what's up, turns out i need BIOS 2.01.0002 or later, so...
  22. A

    Question Only able to boot into Windows 11 in safe mode ?

    Hello, Upon updating my ASUS Crosshair VIII Hero BIOS from version 3904 to 4201, I was unable to apply my old, stable RAM OC settings (3600 MHz, timings are ASUS' default "load daily 3600 MHz B-die timings"). When trying to boot, the system would shut itself off and turn itself on multiple...
  23. K

    [SOLVED] CPU upgrade?

    I'm currently running a intel pentium g2010 and i want to upgrade to a faster cpu, maybe a core i3 or i5, but i don't know what cpu maybe compatable to my bios, My MOBO is an ECS H61H2-M17, LGA 1155, and my bios version is American Megatrends 4.6.5, 6/19/2013. If possible I'd like to upgrade...
  24. G

    Question keeps Booting into BIOS

    So I've got a MSI Z170A Pro that keeps booting into the bios everytime from a cold boot and I have no idea why. The first boot option is clear as day and it is updated to the latest BIOS. I've tried everything and nothing has worked. I've got every fast boot setting turned off. Does anyone have...
  25. baglunch

    Question No splash screen or access to BIOS

    Sometime in the recent past, my PC has stopped showing a splash screen or access to BIOS. I know that it's accepting the delete key entrance into BIOS, but I'm not seeing it on the screen. I have a Ryzen 93900X, MSI 470X motherboard, 16 gigs of RAM, RX 5700 XT. I need to get into my bios to take...
  26. M

    Question PC restarts instead of waking up once a month

    TL;DR: Sometimes my PC restarts 2 times instead of waking up, at first there's no display output, then there is, then it restarts one more time. The time in Windows is wrong and there's nothing in event viewer. My PC also sometimes restarts by itself (Machine Check Exception; Cache Hierarchy...
  27. P

    Question How I can enable USB Boot Support on laptop without integrated keyboard ?

    Hi! I have an Asus G551JM laptop. I accidentally turned off USB BOOT SUPPORT in the BIOS. My Integrated Keyboard does not work. I only have a USB on my laptop and I can't navigate in the bios since I turned off this menu. I managed to install a Linux Mint 20.2 (UMA) boot and it works perfectly...
  28. Takaragomy

    Question BIOS not accessible with GPU Installed as there's no display until Windows log-in screen comes up. Fast Boot Disabled.

    I can get into BIOS by removing the GPU, and windows runs flawlessly with or without the card, but I have no way of accessing the BIOS with the GPU installed. When I shift + restart I can get into the windows repair tools, but cannot get to BIOS even from there, and resetting CMOS does nothing...
  29. HeinzMütze

    Question Pc Bios Issue

    Hello there, I found an old server and aside from some problems everything is working. (1 CPU does not work but it should be no problem) Now I tried installing a GPU, which was working just fine and set the bios graphics device to slot 4 (the slot the GPU was installed in) For those changes to...
  30. V

    Question How do I get my BIOS to detect my brother's SATA SSD and HDD drives? (MSI Z370 A Pro)

    I'm new here, so I am sorry if this is posted in the wrong part of the forum. Here is the info for my brother's computer: CYBERPOWERPC Gamer Xtreme (GXiVR8280A) Motherboard: MSI Z370 A Pro CPU: i7-8700k GPU: RTX 2080 8 GB SSD: 240 GB SanDisk SATA HDD: 3 TB Toshiba 7200 RPM SATA RAM: 2 x 8 GB...
  31. Z

    Question BIOS and CPU's for New Motherboards

    I have now an extra CPU, GPU, RAM, and many many, many, many case fans. My plan is to put them into a new build, so I can sell the old parts and get the clutter out of my house. with a bit of a profit too ;) But before I pull the trigger on buying a new motherboard, I need to know a few...
  32. JoeVarro

    Question msi b550 pro vdh wifi not booting with cpu light on

    So i have recently bought my msi b550 and it looked fine with only the graphics card and psu connected; nothing else, I then later on connected the ram sticks which are ddr4 2666 mhz i think. after connecting them and turning on with no cpu the EZ debug cpu led turned on while all other 3 are...
  33. Cameron.carter

    Question T460 not booting after adjustments to BIOS.

    I have Slackware 15 installed on my Lenovo T460. It's specs are Intel i5, 8GB DDR4 RAM, SD8TB8U256G1001-3/256GB SSD. I upgraded my kernel and it caused startx to not work so I was only able to load the kernel and sign in but my laptop wpupd boot into the SSD and load Linux. I changed a few...
  34. N

    Question ROG G752 won’t boot from NVME drive.

    I decided to do a clean Windows 10 install on my ROG g752vt, but after installing windows 10 on the nvme it wont boot to windows. The BIOS only even lists the drive as a boot option when CSM is enabled and the SATA mode is set to AHCI. I have tried every combination of boot and storage...
  35. D

    Question How do I MANUALLY disable a GPU on laptop?

    When I say manually, I mean it literally, not through BIOS. I have a very unique problem: BIOS cannot be accessed by any means, tried everything and also, system can’t be loaded from HDD. Tried changing CPU, RAM, fiddling with battery, I’m ~75% certain at this point that dual GPU is causing the...
  36. N

    Question My PC keeps freezing randomly when gaming and forces me to hard reset with the power button ?

    ok so its been i think almost a year where my pc keeps on freezing when playing video games. tho theres one game i can play for 24 hours and nothing would happen, other games however freeze my pc after one game. here are my specs: Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-7700 CPU @ 3.60GHz, 3601 Mhz, 4...
  37. Question CPU upgrade result blank screen

    My laptop have 988rPGA (idk why listed as 989rPGA in CPU-Z) socket. I already check the HM55 chipset capable to upgrade from i3 350M to i7 640M. I have already upgrade the similar laptop and it's going well. But this time it stuck at blank screen. The BIOS already updated to the last version...
  38. BabajiGamer

    Question New build only boots once after each CMOS reset ?

    I finished building my first self assembled PC, and it booted normally on first startup. I shut it down and attached my Windows 10 installation USB. When I powered back up, the MOBO briefly flashed through all 4 problem indicator lights, then the VGA light stayed on and the machine did not...
  39. C

    Question Sometimes SSD M2 stops being recognized

    Hi everyone! Recently I have been having a weird one. Sometimes my SSD M2 stops being recognized. It seems to be completely random. Sometimes is when I'm doing my everyday stuff and my PC crashes with a BSOD WHEA_UNCORRECTABLE_ERROR and goes to BIOS and there I can see that my SSD M2 (windows...
  40. T

    Question nvme detected in bios but not working

    Hey guys. I have a 1TB Adata XPG Gammix S41 nvme on which Windows was installed. I was installing some games and watching videos when Windows gave a green screen with a memory error message, after the PC restarted the nvme is no longer being recognized by Windows or Linux (I have dual boot). In...