Legacy Bios

Forum discussion tagged with Legacy Bios.
  1. xzahn

    Question Windows 10 suddenly stopped booting from an Intel 660p SSD

    Hi folks, A couple of weeks ago I updated an old build. I got a new B450 Tomahawk Max motherboard alongside an Intel 660p SSD. I had an old Win 10 flash drive which I used to install the OS and which ended up to be a 1703 version. I figured it would update eventually to 2009 but then I read...
  2. Question Boot HDD from Legacy Bios with UEFI

    Hi guys, I was wondering if you can help me with the next issue that I am not able to solve on my own. I read all around and tried all kind of fixes but didn't managed to make it work. I'm having an older SATA HDD that has Win 7 32bit installed on a laptop that had legacy bios. I am trying to...
  3. Question Unable to boot gigabyte brix from Windows 10 installed on SSD ?

    I have Windows 10 installed in SSD in legacy mode (not UEFI). I have connected it to gigabyte brix. When I turn on the Brix, its does not boot from SSD. Instead it gives me UEFI shell: When I type exit and hit enter in above shell prompt, it seems to take me to BIOS which lists SSD is...
  4. N

    Question Help on shopping for a Legacy-Compatible graphics card

    I purchased a Sapphire Radeon NITRO Rx 460 4GB GDDR5 HDMI / DVI-D / DP OC (UEFI) PCI-E Graphics Card Graphics Cards (11257-02-20G): https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01J1M4HDS/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o00_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1. It arrived today and it doesn't work. Fun times. My PC is an HP...
  5. K

    [SOLVED] Experiencing Extreme Sound and Cursor Stuttering

    I'm just very lost and confused on what to do. PC was working fine up until 2 days ago and now I have no idea what to do to fix it. It's unusable due to the amount of stuttering, and whenever there is audio, it makes horrible buzzing noises. It started happening after I converted from legacy to...
  6. K

    [SOLVED] Looking to Update Legacy BIOS (AMI 5.09)

    I am trying to find the appropriate firmware to update my BIOS to. I have an older system made in 2009, and traditional support for my setup is non-existent. With this being said, I am concerned about trying to flash my BIOS with wrong firmware and was hoping someone more familiar with this...
  7. M

    [SOLVED] will asus p5qpl-am work with GT 1030

    hello so i was planning to buy gt 1030 (msi aero itx gt 1030 oc gddr5) then i searched about will it be compatible with my pc specs and i am sure i don't have any issues with my psu or cpu but the motherboard is kinda confusing a little bit and i don't know if the gt 1030 support legacy bios...
  8. W

    [SOLVED] Laptop BIOS Only Boots From CD/USB In Legacy Mode - How To Boot From USB With Legacy Disabled?

    Hey, So, I'm trying to recover a Windows 10 account password for a family friend that has forgotten the password on a HP pavilion laptop. The laptop boot loader is only allowing me to select a bootable USB or CD as the boot option, if legacy mode is enabled within the bios. If legacy mode is...
  9. Omnigash

    [SOLVED] New GPU, old MoBo. Will it work fine?

    Tought about upgrading my GTX 950 (which works fine up to this day) and recently bought a RX 580 8Gb Asrock, but the rest of my build is ancient (will upgrade soon). My concern is if the new GPU will work fine or I'll have performance issues. My Rig: Windows 10 Pro x64 8Gb RAM DDR2 800Mhz Core...
  10. A

    [SOLVED] USB Bootable Device (Windows 10 Installation) isn't recognized by the BIOS

    Hello, I just want to ask a question. So I tried to reformat my friends laptop, the BIOS mode is set to UEFI. The thing is, the laptop doesn't recognize the USB Bootable Device (Windows 10 Installer) from the boot menu. Although I re-arranged the boot order, the laptop just goes straight...
  11. S

    Question GT 1030 compatible with g31mxp mobo ?

    I read here and there , that the GT 1030 needs a UEFI bios motherboard , my g31mxp has a legacy bios , and I instaleld the latest update which was released in 2011 , so here the thing , I read somewhere else as well that any board comes with a PCIe X16 will work just fine . so If I bought it...
  12. Rhez

    Question Current SSD incompatible with new mobo. Suggestions?

    Hello everyone! I am currently planning on getting an MSI B360 Bazooka mobo, in order to put an i7 8700 in my gaming PC. But according to Userbenchmark, I guess my current Intenso SATA III 480GB SSD in incompatible with that motherboard? I can spare just about 100 bucks for a new SSD, that...
  13. T

    Switching motherboards, but keeping OEM product key question?

    I'm switching motherboards and my current motherboard has a Windows 8 key baked into the bios (now running Windows 10 with free upgrade). If I grab the key and activate it on the new motherboard, what happens when I sell the old motherboard? Also, I'm running Windows 10, but the key is for...
  14. vladikmashk

    Graphics glitch, looking for fix in Nvidia control panel, can't find it.

    LOOK AT THE TREES WHEN MOVING THE CAMERA (If you don't see anything, really focus on the trees, they appear to be ghosting slightly, this isn't my monitor, other things don't ghost) LOOK AT THE EDGES OF THE LETTERS This is a video from Civ 5 but this glitch also happens in some other games...