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  1. 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...
  2. W

    [SOLVED] It was going to be so easy...

    I have an ageing i7 PC and decided to make start on replacing it with another PC I got an i5 9400F which I was surprised has more cores than the old i7, though less threads It was a bargain with Win 10 already installed. But it had a small SSD so i purchased a PNY 480Gb at the same time with...
  3. C

    [SOLVED] 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...
  5. alejobasadre

    [SOLVED] 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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    [SOLVED] 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...
  7. 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...
  8. J

    [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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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 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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    [SOLVED] 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

    [SOLVED] 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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    [SOLVED] 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...
  21. garlicc juice

    [SOLVED] Do i have to udpate the bios?

    MSI B450 Mortar MAX Ryzen 5 3600 For the first time in my life about to get a decent gaming machine, so i don't want to phuck something up. Do i have to update the bios before i install windows or im gonna be ok without doing so? Is the bios on the motherboard ok out of the box? Also, when...
  22. Question So i have some OS in my laptop and dont know what!

    Hello all! So i have this laptop and i am trying to install windows from a boot pen. The problem is it gives me the error "your pc ran into a problem" (because of Kernel security...) and i cant install windows on it. I guess the last owner had some OS there or something that was not windows like...
  23. Krlus

    [SOLVED] How to format an SSD to GPT with it being my only drive?

    Recently my laptop HD died, since we are on quarantine here in Brazil I couldn't find another to buy in my city, a friend kindly offered a Kingston 120gb SSD 2,5 for me, I accepted but I'm having some troubles, first, it had a Windows 8, but the drive coudn't boot in UEFI, it just blew my mind...
  24. N

    [SOLVED] Booting from USB without BIOS access

    Hi I am running Windows 10 Pro on my laptop which only has an HDD. Recently, I bought an SSD and was trying to reinstall Windows into it when I realised that I had forgotten the password to my BIOS so that I cannot boot from the USB stick that I'm using. I know that I can just run the setup.exe...
  25. 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...
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    Question VAIO´s assist bypass

    I bought an used VAIO MODEL pcg61a11u and after formating it's HDD with another pc I'm prompted with a "operating system not found" screen. I feel that the original owner changed the BIOS to legacy but I cant acces the BIOS anymore since the assist function no longer exists. what can I do...
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    [SOLVED] How do I install using UEFI and is it worth it?

    Hi, I'm about to build my first PC in a while and because I will continue to use my current SSD, I searched around a bit for the recommended approach to take with regards to reinstalling Windows. Rather randomly I came across UEFI but found surprisingly little information about how to set up...
  28. Januxii

    [SOLVED] Can’t boot Win10 from M.2 NVMe

    Mobo: MSI z370 gaming plus M.2: Kingston A2000 Just bought an M.2 SSD and I can’t get it to boot Windows 10 after going through just about every thread that i found from googling. I have updated to latest bios version, and have set «Windows 10 WHQL Support» to «UEFI» instead of «CSM», which...
  29. techflame700

    [SOLVED] What does Intel Speed Shift do?

    So, I was poking around in my BIOS and I found the setting Intel Speed Shift Technology and was what it did and wether I should enable it. I noticed it was disabled by default. Thanks! CPU: Intel i7 7700K Motherboard: Gigabyte Z270XP SLI
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    Question Undersrtanding the UEFI BIOS -Gigabyte H81m-S

    Hi, This is my very first installation on UEFI I wish to install Windows 10 on my brand new SSD with UEFI and GPT. I have Windows x64 bootable iso already downloaded via media creation tool from MS.So now I have a bootable DVD/USB. My Gigabyte MB H81M-S has UEFI bios(F2, latest available on...
  31. Maruzie

    [SOLVED] SSD detected as hdd in bios and not showing up in boot priority

    I recently transferred my old ssd to my new laptop which already had an ssd in it. when i try to install new windows os the laptop can't detect my old ssd (where the windows is installed) as the main boot priority and when i check it in bios settings, my old ssd is not in the boot priority...
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    [SOLVED] How do I migrate Windows 10 to a new HDD/SSD without cloning and no install disc?

    I have two PCs, each with Windows 10 Home 64-bit linked to its own Microsoft account. Each are running Windows on a 1TB HDD right now. One I'd like to simply switch from the current HDD to another 1TB HDD, and the other I'd like to upgrade to a 2TB SSD with a UEFI-based partition. I do not have...
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    [SOLVED] GTX 1050 TI support on GA-P67A-UD3 motherboard due to BIOS conflict?

    Good morning to those of the forum, I ask for your help on the following topic: I want to change my current GPU which is Radeon HD 4550 1GB for a GTX 1050TI 4GB GPU (model 04G-P4-6251-KR). My doubt is that it is an old team of approximately 8 to 9 years. It would be compatible with the new GPU...
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    Question Cannot boot from freshly cloned drive

    I have 2 drives. Both were formatted in MBR. I was doing some googling and learned a little about GPT and since my motherboard supports UEFI (or at least I think it does. It shows "Legacy+UEFI" and "UEFI" as Boot Options) I decided to convert the destination drive to GPT after I finished cloning...
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    Question MBR 2 GPT problem

    Hello. I was recently trying to update my bios on a Lenovo laptop. It didn't update coz the bios mode needs to be in UEFI. So i have to go through MBR 2 GPT so that i could switch to UEFI. My first attempt failed coz i had 4 mbr partitions on my only one installed hard disk. So i deleted the...
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    [SOLVED] Which GPUs work with Dell Precision T3500?

    Hello, I have a Dell Precision T3500 with an X5650, 12GB DDR3 RAM and a Quadro 4000. I am looking to upgrade to a gaming GPU which I will use for both gaming but also CAD programs such as Autocad and Inventor. So based on numerous variables I have decided to go with a used GTX 950. I wonder if...
  37. BeaverPrincess

    [SOLVED] Freeze on UEFI

    Hi guys, so today i disassembled my PC to install a new Deepcool Aio and some Enermax fans, the system booted up just fine but whenever i go to my UEFI it just freezes, and i cant do nothing but force reset the PC. Has anyone ever got this problem before? or maybe think of some ways so that i...
  38. Question Not getting image after replacing bios chip

    My motherboard's bios died about a month ago, when I tried to update the bios, but it failed. It got my pc stuck in a boot loop, I pressed the power button, but it turned off about a second later everytime. I tried removing the cmos battery, using the clear bios pad, but nothing worked. I...
  39. Jubby

    [SOLVED] Intermittent black bios screen

    I have 2 PC's set up. One with MSI B450 gaming carbon AC and one with GA-78LMT-USB3 rev6. Both have Nvidia GFX cards. The MSI B450 has a MSI RTX2060 and the Gigabyte has a Zotac 1050ti. The B450 is connected by display port to a HP omen 25 144hz and the Gigabyte is connected to an Acer...
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    Question Why is my bootable USB not being recognized in Gigabyte F40 UEFI/BIOS?

    I have linux mint 19.2 on a 32g usb stick(yeah thats alot but idc) and have already formatted it several times with rufus and other things using varying partitions. Every single time, though, it is not recognized in BIOS setup for my Gigabyte A320m-s2h running a f40 bios version. I checked the...