uefi

Forum discussion tagged with uefi.
  1. C

    Question Computer is stuck in boot menu. How do I fix?

    My Lenovo Thinkpad P40 runs Windows 10. I wanted to try out Linux for the first time, so I made a bootable USB drive and attempted to boot from that USB. After using Fn+F12 to access the boot menu, I selected the USB HDD but the screen just flashed black and then went back to the boot menu. I...
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    Question Asus Vivobook x512u UEFI password reset

    Hello, i have big problem 1 year ago IT guy reinstall windows and set UEFI admin user password now i want reinstall windows and cant acces bios with admin rights or BOOT from USB how can i reset that password without laptop disband. i search and read 3 hours in google cant find solution for this...
  3. alejobasadre

    Question Problems setting RAM to 3200 MHz.

    Hello! I've been dealing with this for quite sometime now. My specs are these: Asrock B450 Prime Steel Legend Ryzen 5 2600 Corsair Vengeance DDR4 LPX 2x8gb 3200MHz I have both sticks in their respective slots for a dual channel setup (A2/B2), and I'm trying to make them run that way. The...
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    Question The UEFI don't recognize my USB

    So i were going to install windows on my new m.2 ssd, at first it recognized my USB, but i could not install windows because i had to change some settings in the boot menu before the windows installer could. I turned off the CSM and changed the OS type to Other OS in the secure boot menu. When i...
  5. 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...
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    Question ASUS BIOS BootLoop

    ASUS TUF Gaming FX504 15.6-inch FHD Laptop GTX 1050 4GB Graphics Core i5-8300H 8th Gen 8GB RAM 1TB SSHD + 128GB SSD/ Windows 10/Gun Metal/2.30 Kg The Storage is : 1TB 5400 rpm Hybrid HDD (FireCuda) with PCIE NVME 128GB M.2 SSD Yesterday out of nowhere I got a BSOD since when the laptop has...
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    [SOLVED] Updating a Mobo BIOS/UEFI w/o a compatible CPU

    Hello! I am currently waiting for this MOBO to arrive https://www.newegg.com/asus-rog-strix-b450-f-gaming/p/N82E16813119140?Item=N82E16813119140&utm_medium=TraEmail&utm_source=TEMC-New-Order-Confirmation-USA&cm_mmc=TEMC-New-Order-Confirmation-USA-_-N82E16813119140 And I'm pairing with a ryzen...
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    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...
  9. user.anonymous

    Question Trouble Accessing the BIOS ll PC Build

    Hello, I am currently building a pc for the first time but I have encountered problems with accessing the BIOS. In looking for the solution, I have come to the conclusion that the problem is potentially related to either/or my USB keyboard and MSI motherboard (see specs below). 1. Given I have...
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    Question BIOS doesn't detect a NVMe

    Hi, this is my very first question. Sorry for my bad English I bought 2 SSD M.2: -1 Hynix 960GB (type 22110) -1 Western Digital 512GB (type 2280) I don't have problems with WD one, BIOS shows it and lets me boot with it. Problem is Hynix one (model name: PE4010). Windows Installation let me...
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    Question Issues installing windows

    Hello all. I recently built a computer for a friend. And used an old 950 Evo of mine for his boot drive. I wiped it clean using the formatting tool on my computer. Now whenever I try to start the computer it just goes into recovery mode. Like it thinks that windows is still installed on the...
  12. C

    Question RX590 Sapphire on a Z400 ?

    Hello everyone. Thanks for taking a precious time helping me. I wanted to order a new RX590 Sapphire Nitro+ Limited Edition to make it work with my computer, but I've seen in some forums that I can't work on non-UEFI motherboard (which I suppose is my case). I don't have anywhere on the BIOS to...
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    Question Windows 7 to 10 UEFI problem

    Hey guys I just reinstall from windows 7 to windows 10 through USB device but I have a problem. By default my BIOS settings were Boot Menu Type - Normal and UEFI Boot - Disabled and I ran windows 7 without problem, now I changed them so I could run windows 10 installation through usb and after...
  14. Tapogam

    Question Can't find M.2 Nvme SSD in Boot Priority

    Hello everyone, I just upgraded my system with new M.2 SSD (nvme 250gb Samsung evo plus) and i was able to install windows 10 x64 on it and after installation everything was running smooth. Also while installing windows on M.2 SSD I physically removed all my other storage device from...
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    [SOLVED] Do new HDD/SSDs come as MBR or GPT?

    Hello, The hard drive on my friend's PC got corrupted and was having problems so we reformatted the hard drive with another PC using the command prompt on a different computer. At first it didn't work, as it is an Alienware UEFI system and apparently the drive was formatted as MBR, which the...
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    Question Locked from flashing to earlier BIOS - B450 Strix

    Hi guys, Trying to flash my bios on my Asus B450-I motherboard to an earlier bios to hopefully resolve some memory issues. I am getting the issue in Asus EZ Flash in the UEFI that says "Selected BIOS is not a proper BIOS", when trying to flash to an earlier BIOS. It will let me flash back to...
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    Question I upgraded my RAM now I can't boot from my HDD or SSD

    I just recently upgraded to a Ryzen 5 1600 AF and ASrock b450m-hdv r4.0. The switch worked great and everything! I thought let's go ahead and upgrade the RAM as well. So I bought 2x 8gb of 3000mhz RAM. I powered off my computer switched the RAM and everything looked fine until I saw it was...
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    [SOLVED] BIOS shows black screen with cursor; windows 10 works fine.

    Hi! I am trying to enable virtualization on my PC, so i have to enable it in BIOS. I can’t seem to get into my BIOS though. When i press the right key during POST, i end up on a black screen with a green cursor (which is typical for the ASUS BIOS utility for my motherboard). My monitor is...
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    Question Wrong Bios on my MoBo installed, how much of an impact will it cause

    Hey guys hows it going, here is my problem. im running MSI B450M Pro-M2 Max 16g (2*8g) corsair Vengance rgb 3200 ram with ryzen 3 3200g cpu and a gtx 1030 gpu and a pci-e 1tb ssd and a reg 1tb ssd i have just converted my system to full UEFI and went on the Msi support page for update of...
  20. Atix

    Question Why does my ssd not show up when Im using PartedMagic?

    Hello! Im trying to erase my nvme ssd because Im not able to boot into any of my windows usb installation disks, they always freeze or not boot at all. I read somewhere its because the windows is corrupted and the drive has to be cleaned. It makes sense because after I shut down the laptop while...