UEFI BIOS

Forum discussion tagged with UEFI BIOS.
  1. K

    Question My 3000mhz unable to run at more than 2400mhz

    I am sure that this is posted quite often, but I can't seem to find anything that quite fits me. CPU: Ryzen 5 2600X (Auto OC at 3800MHz) GPU: Sapphire Radeon RX 5700 XT Nitro+ OC 8 GB RAM: HyperX Predator 3000mhz 2x8GB + 2x4GB CL15 (Same type, just different size) MB: ASUS TUF X470-Plus Gaming...
  2. S

    [SOLVED] Desktop PC doesn't boot exactly 50% of the time

    I get a blank screen 50% of the time I turn on or restart the computer. If turn off and on the computer again, I get an error message for UEFI: "The system failed to boot several times before." Then it gives me the option to press F2 to get into the UEFI boot settings menus or just wait for...
  3. M

    Question Motherboard/CPU problem

    Hello everyone, I have Asrock 970Pro3 paired with Phenom II x2 555BE unlocked to Phenom II x4 B55 and 24GB RAM (my Proxmox homelab). I have some weird problem and I can't figure out where is the problem. MB doesn't save the UEFI settings for the CPU like frequency or voltage in stock or in...
  4. szilike22

    Question AMD Cool & Quiet not found in ASRock B450M PRO4-F

    So I took a look at my bios settings, because why not, and I couldn't find CnQ. I'm currently on the latest (2.80) version, and the latest chipset drivers are also downloaded. Was it removed?
  5. S

    Question UEFI BIOS sometimes freezes, and when it works the boot order displays weird symbols ?

    I recently re-installed Ubuntu 20.04 on my laptop alongside Windows 10. I removed the previous system, however, it still showed in my UEFI BIOS. I didn't think much of it until I tried dual booting with Linux again. My laptop boots into Windows 10 on its own fine, however when I try to open the...
  6. A

    Question W10 Stuck at Loading screen after connect Secondary HDD?

    Hello everyone, :) I am using following PC config CPU - i3 4th gen Mobo - Asus H81m-cs RAM - AData1333Mhz 4GB x 2 HDD - Crucial crucial BX500 240GB For OS, 1 TB Seagate Baracuda HDD for Storage My pc's previous Hard disk was dead, So i purchased new SSD (240GB) and 1 TB Seagate...
  7. orinorin

    Question Do I need to convert my Flash Drive to GPT in order to install Windows 11 in UEFI instead of BIOS?

    I intend to install Windows 11 in UEFI mode and my current Windows 10 is installed in BIOS instead of UEFI in an MBR SSD. I will be converting my SSD to GPT. Do I need to convert the Flash Drive which I will be using install windows 11 to GPT? I'm not very knowledgeable in all the BIOS stuff.
  8. D

    [SOLVED] Can boot to windows but can't access bios

    specs: Gigabyte Z170X Gaming 7 i7 6700k (2 x 16) HyperX RAM Everything was working fine until I tried 2 Corsair RAM sticks to chek if they were defective and they booted just fine, but when I went back to my old HyperX sticks I noticed there was no spashscreen and when I tried to access...
  9. trekkingtyler

    Question MSI not following UEFI boot priorities

    Hey All! I just installed a new Samsung 980 PRO M.2 SSD (2TB) to replace my old Western Digital SATA III SSD (250 GB). I installed the Samsung Drive, cloned the old drive onto the new drive using Samsung Data Migration and then went into the bios and set the Samsung Drive as the first priority...
  10. Heronization

    Question No Bootable drive found when CSM disabled.. Trying to enable Resizable Bar.

    Built a computer last year for the first time, and thought I'd try this Re-Sizable Bar feature for the RTX 3080. However I ran into a problem, Resizable Bar requires CSM to be disabled, and when I disable CSM my Samsung 970 Evo Plus 2tb M.2 Drive cannot be found in the BIOS at all, with nothing...
  11. Blepbithc

    Question Help! No video output in UEFI BIOS

    So, I am trying to enable all the security feature requirements of Windows 11 in preperation of it's launch. I have encountered an odd problem and I can't figure out how to fix it. When I go to enable Secure Boot, the UEFI tells me to disable CSM. After disabling CSM, I don't receive any video...
  12. Q

    Question PC really slow after changing Intel virtualization settings in BIOS

    So I've read somewhere that you can disable virtualization in your BIOS if you don't need it, with claims of improving security and even performance. Can't say if that's true, but I decided to try and turn it off. So I've found a setting called " Intel Virtualization Technology " in my...
  13. Sandas Sathsindu

    Question How to know that My motherboard support Secure Boot?

    Currently, I have Legacy Bios. Soon, I expect to switch to UEFI. My objective is to turn on Secure Boot. (To mess up with Windows 11. I only want to turn on Secure Boot to meet the requirements). But it is good to check my motherboard supports Secure Boot. My motherboard is Gigabyte Gaming B8-CF.
  14. A

    Question Help!?! Boot Issue - Dell Insprion 5675 - Windows 10 - Set UefI to legacy and now it wont even boot up - fans run, but blank screen

    Hi, I did something stupid. i was trying to recover a reset computer. I have a dell Inspirion desktop gaming pc -ryzenfx 1800 1 nvme ssd 32 gb ram fx580. I was using the windows recovery options and on boot, stupidly selected "boot into legacy mode" Upon restart, the computer went dead. the...
  15. aranorde

    [SOLVED] GPT SSD missing when disabling CSM in BIOS?

    Both my disks are GPT. PNY XLR8 CS3030 256GB Nvme M.2 SSD (OS) TeamGroup GX2 1TB SATA SSD (Games and stuff) When i disable the CSM and switch to UEFI, only the boot drive (M.2) is showing up and the SATA SSD is not showing up. According to this post, MBR will not be shown from the BIOS when...
  16. RitSin

    Question Can I Change Boot Installation from legacy mode to UEFI?

    I have a Dell XPS 14 l421x model laptop which came with window 7 pros into legacy boot mode so I want to know can I upgrade my window 7 into window 10 and change the legacy boot mode option into UEFI without having the fresh installation of window 10 or there are any ways please keep me...
  17. Itamar69969

    [SOLVED] There is no hard drive shown in the BIOS.

    today I got my new laptop Lenovo ideapad 3-15ITL6. I tried to install Windows 10 from my usb, but there was no hard drive displayed in the installation. I went into the BIOS, and under the boot tab there was no hard drive (under the efi label). I also tried to install drivers while installing...
  18. Dion__

    Question Install windows (Reset bios pass?) Surface Pro 7 (2019) 256gb 16gb Platium

    (First off, we managed to seperate the screen from the surface without damage) Hello. I got a Surface Pro 7, wich i manage to remove the Windows Bitlock password, next step was to install windows but... i cant manage to boot into a usb, network or anything because bios password. For other...
  19. jovin_varghese

    [SOLVED] My bios mode is UEFI, but when I press F2 and enter bios it looks like legacy

    I am using an ASUS H310M-CS R2.0 mobo, Whenever I enter bios its looks like the plain legacy one which is white and blue. When I checked my system info it says BIOS mode is UEFI, then why doesn't it show the graphical UEFI bios that ASUS has instead of the plain white and blue one. Is there any...
  20. KokoAkos

    Question Windows 10 won't boot from new SSD

    So I have ASUS FX503VD, and I bought Samsung 970 Evo Plus 500GB. Next to ssd, there is 1TB HDD. Of course I want to do a clean install to SSD, but I have some problem. When I install Windows 10 to SSD, it goes properly in the beginning, and the system reboot the laptop. After this, it doesn't...
  21. GianMarco Douglas

    [SOLVED] MSI bios reverts boot priority (CLONED SSD back to old HDD)

    I just cloned my old WD BLUE 1TB hard drive to a Crucial MX500 500gb ssd using aomei backupper. That process was smooth. My SSD boots but only when I override it in the BIOS. My issue is when I try to prioritize my ssd over my old hdd in the BIOS. My first boot option is the UEFI Hard Disk...
  22. Eliehbeth

    [SOLVED] Using an old HD7850 GPU with new Z490 MBO

    So my pretty ancient machine (i5-4690k, Asus Z97-A, 8GB DDR3 and Radeon Sapphire 7850) is way past due for an upgrade. My plan is to get: Core i5-10600KF (but not fixed on that - prepared to look at i7s, i9s or even Ryzens) Z490 motherboard (currently looking at the MSI MAG Z490 but again, not...
  23. D

    [SOLVED] No bootable devices despite SSD connected (Asus B460-G ROG Strix - Samsung 860 QVO 1TB)

    Hi looking for some guidance and been trawling previous posts ref. the same topic and found no resolution based on two key factors. As a brief preface the SSD I am trying to use as a boot was previously the boot drive in the older system, has my files on it & I don't have a spare to backup...
  24. [SOLVED] 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...
  25. 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...
  26. S

    [SOLVED] SSD disappeared from boot-menu after testing "boot from DVD-only"

    Hello, hopefully I can still get things together right, as this is really getting me to my limits for the last 48 hours. My MSI H81M-E34 doesn't boot from anything anymore, doesn't even recognise the SSD anymore. I m ending up in UEFI shell or nothing. Had a dualboot Win10/Ubuntu which I...
  27. D

    [SOLVED] PC won't turn on with a mouse or keyboard

    PC won't turn on with a mouse or keyboard. I tried to connect the keyboard / mouse to USB 2.0 and 3.0. I think everything is correct in the BIOS/UEFI settings: - BIOS -> Fast boot: Disabled - Advenced\ ACPI Configuration -> PS/2 Keyboard Power On: Any key...
  28. yippee ki yay

    [SOLVED] Cannot boot in Windows after power loss

    Motherboard Asus H110M-C Procesor Intel i3 7100 RAM 8GB Windows 10 installed I have problem with booting in Windows after power loss. I can enter UEFI, I can see procesor, RAM, both HDD-s one ssd where is Windows boot and second HDD where files are. I try to restart bios settings with cmos...
  29. Pijmzhchus

    [SOLVED] Installed Windows 10 as MBR... not GPT. Is this a problem?

    So I did a clean install of Windows 10. Seems to be running fine, but after some digging a found out that the OS is installed as BMR, not GPT. I have read that GPT is superior, but I really dont want to reinstall OS again. cant also boot in UEFI mode too, I think thats connected. Only thing I...
  30. G

    [SOLVED] Computer Boot to UEFI/BIOS on Its Own.

    Earlier today I in the same room as my computer but not using it. As far as I could tell it was idle and the last time I touched it was maybe 8 hours prior when I set some things to download on Steam overnight. I hadn't touched the computer since. As I was sitting there, monitor already turned...
  31. G

    Question PC not showing bios boot screen

    Hello, I have Windows 10 installed on my pc. Whenever I restart or boot the pc normally, the bios screen with the keys you have to press doesn't show and it boots normally into windows. If I spam the bios key, it gets stuck with no output. However, if I cut power to the pc through the plug or...
  32. Amedinno

    [SOLVED] New system, can get into Windows but can't access BIOS

    Hey, I upgraded from a 4690K Gigabyte Z97 to 3700X MSI B550 and I cant get into the BIOS even though everything works fine. Tried the Windows Advanced Boot force UEFI, spamming delete also doesn't work. No formatting has been done to my SSDs. I was wondering if I did something wrong or did I...
  33. R

    Question Surface firmware update gone wrong - can anyone help make this public?

    Hi, I'm not sure if this is the right place for this, but I'm not really sure where else this kind of thing can go. Please feel free to advise on what I can do here or if there is anywhere more specific I should be posting this. So here's the story: Microsoft published a firmware update for...
  34. L

    [SOLVED] TPM clearing issues, Please help, I’m clueless.

    I recently ordered parts to build a new pc, so I was planning on selling my current one to a friend. However, upon reseting the pc and then restarting it, I ran into an issue with “TPM” - Whatever that is. When the pc is booting up after a restart or powering on, the first screen you see after...
  35. Dilshans2k

    [SOLVED] Boot order doesn't show hard drive/ssd

    Hi I was trying to install windows 10 pro on my 240gb ssd. I have one 1Tb wd hdd and one 240gb Wd ssd. Both are not showing in Boot order but are getting detected as in Information tab it shows drives name and serial numbers. I installed using Rufus through bootable usb stick. The configuration...
  36. E

    [SOLVED] Please help to set up some bios options related secure boot before clean installing windows 10

    hi, my cpu i5-4670k, gpu - zotac 1050ti mini, mobo- gigabyte z87x-ud3h, bios version F10b, psu corsair cs650m , ram 4x4gb @1600 mhz, MX 500 500gb ssd, WD 1TB sata internal hdd, AHCI,windows10, i bought that ssd 2 days ago and i'm plaining to clean install my windos 10 on that, i'm gonna use...
  37. A

    [SOLVED] UEFI does not display M.2 or SATA storage drives

    My Components: AMD RYZEN 5 3600. EVGA GTX 1660 SUPER. GIGABYTE B450 AORUS ELITE. ADATA XPG D60 RGB 16GB 3200 MHZ (2X8GB). SSD M.2 240GB WD GREEN SATA3. HDD 1TB WD BLUE 3.5" SATA3 7200RPM. CORSAIR 650W 80 PLUS BRONZE. Summary: Does not recognize M.2 and SATA drive. I already tried a different...
  38. E

    [SOLVED] can i use my 1 tb hdd in mbr when my SSD which has windows is in GPT?

    hi, my cpu i5-4670k, gpu - zotac 1050ti mini, mobo- gigabyte z87x-ud3h, bios version F10b, psu corsair cs650m , ram 4x4gb @1600 mhz, MX 500 500gb ssd, WD 1TB sata internal hdd, AHCI,windows10, that ssd is brand new and i'm gonna clean reinstall windows 10 on that ssd with UEFI boot. until today...
  39. M

    [SOLVED] Default RAM Frequency in UEFI.

    I build 2 new PCs. 1st PC : MSI B450M-Pro VDH Max AMD Ryzen 5 3400G (2933 MHz Max) Corsair Vengeance LPX 16GB (2 x 8GB) 3000 MHz DDR4 2nd PC : MSI A320M-A Pro Max AMD Athlon 200GE (2666 MHz Max) Crucial 8GB (2 x 4GB) 2666 MHz DDR4 When I opened the UEFI, the first PC runs at 2133 MHz and 2nd...
  40. 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...