Forum discussion tagged with UEFI BIOS.
  1. V

    Question How does the bios/uefi update work?

    if I perform a bios/uefi update, will the update go to perform a clean flash (remove old version - install new version), or will it only update the affected part? if i end up with the bios/uefi infected with malware, will the reflash/update go to remove it?
  2. E

    Question Stuck at BIOS after trying to use CMD to retrieve my missing profile

    I don't know where to properly post this Yesterday: I was previously signed onto my account and was about to log into a game with my friends for a session, but it suddenly froze. I waited for almost 20 minutes before I pushed the power button and forced it to restart. However, when it went...
  3. Antoin Marc

    Question My new SSD can't boot after windows installation with UEFI mode

    Hello everyone! I have a Laptop Dell Precision M4800 with i7-4810MQ CPU, with the latest BIOS update (the version of latest update was released in 2019) I installed windows 10 on the HDD with UEFI Windows 10 which works properly. I bought a new SSD Crucial MX500 250GB, and I wanted to replace...
  4. B

    Question UEFI update caused Bitlocker Recovery

    Lenovo Yoga 920-13ikb bios 5NCN41WW currently with Win11, likely upgraded from Win10 in the past From approximately 2017-2018 TPM 2.0, Intel PTT Bitlocker Recovery: “You need to enter your recovery key because Secure Boot policy has unexpectedly changed.” I was helping someone with their...
  5. O

    Question Trying to enable resizable Bar and get a message

    The message is "Due to Microsoft boot regulations, ensure that the Microsoft signed UEFI driver is contained in the plugged PCI-E based storage including m.2 SSD before set the launch CSM to [DISABLED]. Otherwise, the PCI-E based storages will be only available for the data drive usage. Contact...
  6. marcuuze

    Question Windows 10 - i copied the user\app data\ and user information from old drive to new OS drive and now system is stuck on Asus logo at boot - help!

    Oh help - i really screwed up Asus Z97M-Plus motherboard, Windows 10 fresh install So i had a failed SSD with my original boot drive, i swapped it out and reinstalled windows - everything was perfect ... Then i found a copy of my original user folder from the old installation - so i copied...
  7. eses125

    Question Error when Change Booting System to Uefi

    I have a laptop without a screen, I use it on an external monitor using a vga output, its boot system was csm and I modified the BIOS to use another hard that boots via uefi and when saving the setting, I rebooted and the screen became black and there is no response, I tried several ways such as...
  8. T

    Question Unable to boot UEFI from SATA or USB after connecting Surface Hub SSD ?

    Hi all, I was attempting to use the Surface Hub Recovery Tool to reimage the drive of our office's interactive whiteboard. Long story short: the OS began boot looping following the latest bout of updates. When I connected the drive via a USB dock, the drive showed up in Device Manager as a...
  9. noobandstupid

    [SOLVED] No HDMI signal on boot , uEFI utility and Window recovery mode

    Motherboard: Asrock B560 pro4 GPU: AMD RX 580 CPU: Intel i7 10700F Recently, I entered the uEFI utility settings(F2). Then I turned on the Ultra Fastboot option ,now There is no HDMI signal on boot animation, uEFI utility and windows recovery. Tried to reset the CMOS tho shorted the CLRMOS1 pin...
  10. N

    [SOLVED] Can't install windows 10 from flash drive due to messing with bios settings

    Hello, I have a gigabite AB350-gaming3 motherboard. During boot (in what I believe is bios) I set the "Storage boot option control" to UEFI only (from legacy only). This has caused my PC to be unable to start, stating something about repairing. I have reversed this back to "legacy only" but the...
  11. DestinyEA

    [SOLVED] Accidentally deleted PK key in BIOS

    I did something pretty dang stupid. Googled how to disable secure boot on an ASUS motherboard and skimmed through the steps. I didn’t read that I had to backup keys, so I can enable secure boot again. Now I deleted my PK key, whatever that is, and don‘t have a backup. Can I restore it again...
  12. V01D

    [SOLVED] Tried to enter bios. Switch Boot CSM to auto and then restarted. Buzzer goes on for error code ambut it still boots me to windows in 32 secs( instead

    I tried to switch csm to auto and the buzzer goes ok sign( 1 different beep) then it goes the error. 1 long beep 3 short beeps and after 3-4 secs 1 short beep( not the okay one. Can someone tell me how can I get back in Bios to change it back? My Mobo is Asus Prime A320M-K
  13. Rhoran

    [SOLVED] How to get my MOBO to see my USB-C hub in UEFI?

    Hi everyone. I have a ROG Strix Z390-E Gaming motherboard with BIOS version 1502. I bought a KVM switch in order to swap between my laptop and my desktop whenever I need to. The KVM has USB A HID in ports and USB-C out ports so I plugged it into the USB C port on my desktop. However, The...
  14. [SOLVED] Can't enter UEFI / BIOS Setup on ROG STRIX Z490-H GAMING ?

    When i go to: Windows settings > update and security > recovery > advanced startup > restart pc into advanced startup > go to UEFI firmware settings > restart to open UEFI firmware settings, the PC just restarts normally into windows 10, and trying to enter BIOS by using the keyboard keys while...
  15. Z

    Question cannot load into bios in uefi mode but it loads in csm mode

    just installed windows 11 and enabled uefi instead of csm due to enabling tpm 2.0, tried to get into bios but pc just stays turned on but showing a black screen, i can do nothing except hard-restarting the pc and let it boot into the system. the only way for me to access bios now is to reset...
  16. B

    [SOLVED] System will boot with iGPU but not with (working) GPU

    Hi, I have a question regarding an older GPU that was running fine in my older system, but refuses to work in my new system. CPU: i5 11400 Motherboard: B560M Aorus Pro Ram: 16GB Crucial Ballistix 3200 Mhz (XMP enabled) SSD/HDD: 1TB M.2 NVMe, 2TB 7200rpm HDD GPU: AMD Radeon r9 270x 2gb sapphire...
  17. K

    [SOLVED] 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...
  18. 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...
  19. M

    [SOLVED] 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...
  20. szilike22

    [SOLVED] 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?
  21. 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...
  22. orinorin

    [SOLVED] 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.
  23. 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...
  24. 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...
  25. 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...
  26. Blepbithc

    [SOLVED] 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...
  27. Q

    [SOLVED] 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...
  28. 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.
  29. A

    [SOLVED] 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...
  30. 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...
  31. 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...
  32. 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...
  33. 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...
  34. 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...
  35. 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...
  36. 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...
  37. 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...
  38. 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...
  39. [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...
  40. 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...