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Q: Fan works like a helicopter-BIOS update is blocked BIOS vers...

Dear all, Since the beginning I got troubles with charging - ( 94 % plugged in, not charging). The easiest solution was just remove the battery, but not for HP Omen. I removed battery and destroyed the rubber on the bottom. I had to open the laptop, because one morning I got the massegae that my laptop is overheated and fan does not work properly. Both fans works only during the lounch, when windows works only one fan was in operations, second one never starts again. Looking for the solution in the internet I have found that this can be because of BIOS is not updated. I pushed F2, checked the the system, everything is fine and then I installed only one version which I have found there.No massages regarding overheating any more, both Fans are working full power and very very loud. Temperature of processors is 30C. In my room 25C. I followed all instructions, but got massege BIOS update is blocked.I downloaded the most previous version, again BIOS update is blocked.Current version of bios is BIOS version F00 04Sep14. Can it be solved somehow?

A: Fan works like a helicopter-BIOS update is blocked BIOS vers...

@YuraL? To better help you we would need the exact model number or product number of your laptop/desktop??? http://h20564.www2.hp.com/hpsc/doc/public/display?docId=emr_na-c00033108 REO

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Hello to the BleepingComputer community,First of all I'm sorry I haven't finished some of the steps from the Preparation Guide. It's because these steps require a reboot (e.g. Step 6: Disable your CD Emulation Software - DeFogger will ask me to reboot the machine), and I have a bad feeling about the question if it is safe to reboot in my situation: I'm not sure if I have a type of malware which is ready to infect the BIOS - if it is so, then it could infect it much easier during the reboot process.- If there is a good way to find out what is the problem (and fix the BIOS threat part if it really is present) without rebooting / shutting down this PC, or at least without booting from this hard drive (which I feel is probably infected), then please tell me what should I do.- If you know a place / forum where I can get a specialized help for this (seemingly BIOS-malware related) situation, please tell me where I could go.- If there is no way to move forward, I'll go ahead and risk the reboot, and follow the other steps (steps 6 to 10) in the Preparation Guide, no problem.I kindly ask you to please read below the details of the problem as it occured to me, and the things I have tried so far.The PC is AMD Athlon 64 X2 Dual Core BE-2350 2.1GHz, Motherboard Biostar TA690G AM2 (with AWARD BIOS), 4GB RAM, 200GB SATA HDD, and an ASUS EAH4870 card added a few years ago.It's with WinXP SP3, AVG Free 2012, (standard) Windows Firewall, and it's behind a router.I ... Read more

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I have a new HP Omen and I am trying to update my BIOS to fix my screen which keeps flickering. The current BIOS is F.05. The update is F.35. But the option to update is is blocked. How can I fix this? 

A:This BIOS update is Blocked on this device

Could you expand a bit, what do you mean by update been blocked? E.g) error message etc.. Also where are you trying to download the update from the HP website on drivers page for your model or HP assistant app? Finally your full HP product number Many thanks,James

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When I try to use HP Notebook System BIOS Update (available here) to update the BIOS of my laptop to F.25 Rev.A version, the option is disabled like show in the picture.How can I solve the problem? 

A:The bios update is blocked on this device.

Dear AlexSP, If your current BIOS version is higher than the version you want to install, the update feature will disabled automatically. You can update your BIOS with newer version only.

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Hi
I have installed a ram upgrade 256mb criucial
ram was 256 now 512,
worked at first then didnt then worked again
and then went off.
It showed that in Sio Soft that both banks were 128 each to equal the total of 256 mb.
the system crashed, the internet crashed and went missing.
The new 256 ram is still in the slot,
the system is still running on its original 256 ram.
The mob is a MS 6511 run through
Packard Bell.
I tried to get a Bios update and put it on a Floppy (twice)
but it wont run when I restart the comp, just get error message to remove it.
I diid upgrade or doo the Bois 8 months ago when I got anew 5600 graphics card.
So can you say what I can do to get the ram running on both banks at the full 512 please

Regards
 

A:Ram works not works. A bios update or not?

packard bell = oem. you're probably wasting your time trying to get both sticks to work. if they won't work together, try each one seperately. if the 256mb stick works alone, you might as well use that.
 

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OK soo i have my Phenom 9600BE on a XFX 750a with 4 gigs OCZ sli 800mhz
when i clear bios it boots right up, if i save bios the exact same as cleared it doesnt run doesnt even make it to bios and sticks with SP on the mobo error thing
also i cracked off a corner peice of the cpu slot removing my old CPU..still runs and detects fine.. doesnt over heat.. when ever i reset bios and use the HDD selection boot thing it gets to windows detected all 4 cores and now im just confused im using bios 1.4 since 1.5 disables sli and just adds support for Phenom II cpus..Any ideas anyone?
 

A:Clear Bios Works Set Bios dont

and about that cracked plastic ( i dont know how lol) but it just came right off with the CPU im guessing overheat cool overheat weakened it maybe?
 

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 I am receiving this message when I run sp76205: The system BIOS update file (c:\SWSetup\SP76205\hpqflash\ROM.CAB) is missing or corrupt. The system BIOS will not be updated." SP76205 was just released in June 2016 and I noticed other user are experiencing the same issue with it. Please provide a fix BIOS update or explain how to run this current update...

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Hello

My last BIOS update has failed and now my laptop Satellite PrU400 PSU45E is out of order.
I want to use the Crisis Recovery Disk with an USB floppy drive but I don't know the key combination to run the boot-block.
Is anybody can help me?

Best regards

A:Satellite Pro U400 BIOS update failed - What is BIOS Boot-block access

Hi

I wondering what Crisis Recovery Disk do you have ?:|
In my experience the special disk is needed which is available only for ASP technician.
Therefore it?s necessary to contact the ASP in your country in order to reflash the BIOS.

In my opinion you shouldn?t not try any ?Crisis Recovery disks? which you fond in the net? this can lead to mobo damage?

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My Samsung series 3 laptop has been sending out popup messages telling me I need a bios update, I go to the Samsung software update site and this bios update has been failing, I have made several calls and chats to techs at Samsung who tell me to do what I have already done, they tell to ask for tier 2 tech, who can go in my computer and fix it , When I finally got a tier 2 tech, they told me the same thing, I told him what I had been told about him and what he could do, He said, is it working , I said yes, but settings on computer change on their own,like wifi turns itself on and that concerns me. Anyway, He said that it didn't need a bios update,even the Samsung website said this computer needed a bios update. I posted this on hardware,firmware concerns, and they told me to post here, I was going to go to a site ,that had a download that checked drivers, I was told to stay away from this.

Thanks,
Jim

A:Samsung Bios software update for bios,update fails

Are you getting a direct link from the notification update? Can you post the link/site next time?

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Hello everyone! I ama new user and i am coming up with this post as I couldn`t find any kind of solution for my problem.Recently I decided to do a reinstallation of my operating system, which also previously was Windows 7 Ultimate (x64). The installation went as usual, and after finishing it I went on to install all the latest drivers from the Lenovo site, for my product. When getting close to installing almost all the drivers i`ve needed, i stumbled upon a new version of the BIOS amnd the drivers and sfotware recommended for my laptop, by the producer. So i proceeded to install the upgrade, restarted the computer when it prompted me to do so, but after the so-called restart the laptop did not boot up as usual. At first it was telling me to not do anything as the BIOS is being flashed and then it was telling me something about some sort of image processing, things that i did not understand at the time (i have never encountered anything like that). After that my screen turned black. I have not done anything for a few couple of minutes as i thought it was supposed to be like that, but then i just force shut it down and unplugged the AC adapter. When trying to boot it all up again, the only thing i got was a black screen and nothing else.After doing a little bit of research it appears that, somehowm i`ve managed to corrupt the bios on my laptop or something, and nothing else would work at this point. I tried to remove the BIOS battery and the ram and then put them all back, trye... Read more

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Hello all, this is my first time posting here so please forgive any mistakes/oversights. I've just updated my Samsung laptop's system BIOS via their software update program, and my Nvidia GPU (GT 650m DDR3) no longer seems to work. The Nvidia control panel is still there, and it still gives me the option to select which programs use the GPU, but there is no GPU actitivity showing up. Also,I've tried playing Skyrim (which auto-detects the PC's graphics cards) , and the game no longer seems to detect the Nvidia GPU (just the Intel integrated graphics).

My laptop model is NP550PC7, with 6 gig of ram, and an i7 quad core CPU, and the OS is Window 7 Home Premium 64bit.

I've tried looking in the BIOS but I can't seem to find anything related to the GPU or display options. Any help or avice is much appreciated.

A:Problems with Nvidia gpu post BIOS system BIOS update.

Hi,

Have you updated your GPU with the latest drivers?

http://www.geforce.co.uk/drivers

Please navigate to:

Start> Control panel> Swith to icon view> device manager.
Look under "Display Adapters"

Is the Nvidia GPU listed there? If so are there any yellow symbols etc?

Cheers

Dave

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Hi,

I have a old Tecra 9100 with years of good service, and this is my first problem, but is a great one, after a forced reboot the screen shows a BIOS block 1 damaged message. I have tried to repair the BIOS upgrading to the last version I have found, the 1.6 one, but its a Windows version (to upgrade from a running Toshiba computer I think) and when I try to run it in another computer to generate a FDD and upgrade BIOS, I cant, beacuse a Toshiba common modules message.

Its there any BIOS diskette image-archive I can dowload to perform the BIOS upgrade in the BIOS?

Thanks in advance.

A:Tecra 9100 - BIOS block 1 damaged and how to update BIOS?

Hello

All you can find is stuff on Toshiba support page. I don't know where you live but try to contact nearest Toshiba authorized service provider.
They have access to Toshiba database and they can obtain all this for you. Make a call and ask for help. I am pretty sure they will help you to solve this BIOS issue.

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I recently took a BIOS update and I later on found out that it has messed up my Notebook. File transfer speed has been riduculously slow, games and movies stutter occasionaly. Everything has changed and it does not look good. Product Info: Model: Pavilion AB522TXOS: Windows 10 64-bit ( updated to the very last) RAM: 8 GBProcessor: i5-6200U











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A:Downgrade a BIOS update or Optimising BIOS settings

Hey @Rahul_mk,  I would like to welcome you to the HP Support Community. If my reply resolves your issue or answer your question(s),  please let others know this reply was helpful by clicking the Accept as Solution button. I understand that you did a BIOS upgrade but it did not take well to your HP Pavilion Notebook - 15-ab522tx. You mentioned that your Notebook is now slow and games and movies are stuttering.  Many HP Notebooks have an HP BIOS Restore tool that may recover the BIOS from an earlier version and restore basic functionality. Please follow the documentation to do a BIOS reset.  Have you tried to perform a hard reset?Which BIOS version did  you upgrade to? You said that Windows 10 is up to date.Have you tried using the HP Support Assistant for updates also?  You can try following the below steps to reload the factory installed BIOS Setup Settings:In the BIOS Setup utility, select the Exit tab.Select Load Setup Defaults.Select Save Changes and Exit (pressing F5 and the Enter key will also load the Setup Defaults).Press Esc and then Enter to exit Setup.If you require further assistance, I would be more than happy to continue to help you. Please re-post with any information you think may help me find a resolution for you. Please also let me know if the BIOS reset works. If yo... Read more

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HP software said there was a bios update and it ran through this one screen said it recommended backing up the bios in case of corruption and it created a partition. Computer will now not boot and as its new I dont have a recovery disk. How is it that an automatic HP update can kill the computer. Anyone know if removing the partition will solve it or if /i have likely lost everything on the C drive. Any help appreciated thanks

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Made the huge mistake of updating BIOS. Had small MOBO usb prob, and for some reason thought a BIOS update would do something. Wasn't too worried because Gigabyte touts Dual BIOS pretty strong.

Anyway, tried updating BIOS, then system would not boot, so the Backup BIOS didn't kick in. btw, the MOBO is a Gigabyte GA-K8N Pro.

So I copied the backup bios to a floppy and used the floppy to fix the main bios. OK, now computer would boot, but would freeze up after the desktop icons appear. Actually would sometimes work for a few minutes, but always froze up.

Boots OK to safe mode, even to the point of getting online, so I downloaded the old bios from Gigabyte, put them on floppy and used that to update the main bios. Same result.

Also did a system restore from XP Pro Safe Mode (because XP wrongly states that this can be undone; didn't find out that System Restore done from safe mode cannot be undone until I tried to undo!).

My tech support (ABS Computer; they rule) thinks that the BIOS is now fine, that some windows files are corrupt and a re-install will fix problem and mobo is probably fine as well. I'll buy that.

anyone have any miracle suggestions before i re-install? Is a repair install worth a shot? Really not looking forward to re-installing all my software and putting all my data back where it belongs to get my email hist., bookmarks, etc. back.

thanks - I will now write the following 500 times: LEAVE THE BIOS ALONE! even with Dual BIOS
 

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I have a five-month old HP Compaq Presario Laptop, which has been working fairly decently (I've had a few virus scares, and my Norton quarrentined something a twenty days ago). On HP's advice, I just updated the BIOS on my laptop. It's currently stuck at Verifying New Bios Image, and it's at 100% - It's been stuck that way for a half-hour plus. Any advice? What should I do?

A:HP BIOS Update Stuck at "Verifying New Bios Image 100%"

You have no choice but to force a reboot and keep your fingers crossed.

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i have a computer i got from my aunt, when the computer starts up, at the top of the screen it says award modular BIOS v4.51PG

at the bottom it says: 08/21/1998-ALADDIN5-2A5KKB0DC-00

i want to know if there is an update for the bios, because i want to use a Maxtor 80GB hard drive.
 

A:Solved: bios update for award bios

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Hi, I saw the new BIOS version 1.25 dated ?14?.?09?.?2016 appearing on Lenovos support site. I did not check the version I was having on my system before downloading the "new BIOS", so I started the installer and the tool told me I already have this BIOS version. msinfo32.exe tells me I am having BIOS 1.25 dated 13.07.2016. So apparently the BIOS was released already some time ago and I already flashed it to 1.25. So whats the point of re-releasing the 1.25? If there are any changes of todays version compared to the 1.25 released some time ago, is it worth flashing? If yes, how can I do this if the tool tells me I am already having the latest version and it does not let me override my BIOS? Thanks and best regards,Martin

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I have a Lenonvo H50-55 desktop with an AMD A10-7800 APU (3.5GHz), 12GB RAM, 2 HDD's, and an Nvidia GTX 750 video card, running Windows10 Home x64. My current BIOS  version is IRKT54AUS, and the latest available version on Lenovo's update page for my machine is IRKT57AUS. When I try to flash my BIOS from the downloaded update file, I get the error message in the subject. I am starting everything with Admin privileges, but that makes no difference. If it's a Lenovo machine with stock BIOS, why am I getting an "unknown vendor" message? Inquiring minds want to know  TIA!

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once the update started it rained go maybe 15 seconds and just shut my computer off entertainment a bloatware screen say that the software ran in to an error and it would restart itself. I let the computer along for over an hour and finally restarted the system muse us in the power button.  once I went to restart the system I only got a blackberry screen my computer is out of warranty and your dell bios update killed my motherboard I called dell they told me in not so many words my motherboard was Fried and they would not replace it.  If I gave some on software I wrote and they installed it and it had no warning it would fry the I computer thatbwould be data to someone's personal property... DELL is this how you value your customers?

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once the update started it rained go maybe 15 seconds and just shut my computer off entertainment a bloatware screen say that the software ran in to an error and it would restart itself. I let the computer along for over an hour and finally restarted the system muse us in the power button.  once I went to restart the system I only got a blackberry screen my computer is out of warranty and your dell bios update killed my motherboard I called dell they told me in not so many words my motherboard was Fried and they would not replace it.  If I gave some on software I wrote and they installed it and it had no warning it would fry the I computer thatbwould be data to someone's personal property... DELL is this how you value your customers?

A:got the windows 10 free upgrade and used the dell diagnostics tool to upgrade driver and bios everything worked fine until the update of the bios!!!!

I called dell they told me in not so many words my motherboard was Fried and they would not replace it.

Dell just saying it's a "possibility" the motherboard might need to be replace. No one can tell you that motherboard is definite "Fried" without first looking at the system.
What is the system model number and version of windows before upgrading to windows 10? Example: Dell Inspiron 3543, windows 10
You're able to boot into BIOS(F2 key) and diagnostic (F12 key) ?
1. Power off computer
2. Power on computer, quickly start tapping F2 key ( BIOS) or F12 key( BIOS) continuously

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Now I don't want to shut down or restart my computer because I fear it won't boot up. This is awful. Is there anything I can do to restore my BIOS whilst my computer still works?

A:Just used @BIOS to update my BIOS, it failed at 50%

Argh is there ANYTHING I can do? I'm going to have to leave my computer on permanently otherwise.

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How do I reset the BIOS or update the BIOS and how can I make the USB drive boot in boot menu? I have been contacting Microsoft multiple times and they need this info to fix my problem.

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When I open setup,it shows: http://imgur.com/a/tR8bRI have acer aspire v3-571G  Windows 8.1 Pro

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Model: HP EliteBook 2560pOriginal OS: Windows 7Current OS: Windows 7 64 bit Problem:I tried to update the BIOS using this file:http://h20564.www2.hp.com/hpsc/swd/public/detail?sp4ts.oid=5071202&swItemId=ob_167641_1&swEnvOid=405...Released:3 Jun 2016Version F.62 Rev.A After performing BIOS update with sp76188.exe (7.7 MB) the system won't boot. No power problems occurred during the procedure. I have tried creating recovery USB Key, power up pressing Win+b, but the only effect is Caps Lock blinking and CPU fan working. Solutions for Phoenix BIOS won't work, because it isn't Phoenix BIOS, am I right? Do you have any ideas how to fix this? Best regards,macio232 

A:BIOS corruption after BIOS update

Hello, please use the link below to download the link for latest drivers  http://h20564.www2.hp.com/hpsc/swd/public/readIndex?sp4ts.oid=5071202&swLangOid=8&swEnvOid=4060 Please be advised there may be chances you will loose complete data while bios recovery  please download the bios file on empty USB Stick and create USB recovery by running that file from the USB drive then follow the instructions as below: with the USB recovery media inserted on the unit  Turn off the computer.Plug the notebook into a power source using the power adapter.Press and hold the Windows key and the B key at the same time while the computer is off.Still pressing the Windows and B keys, press and hold down the Powerbutton on the notebook for 1 second, and then release the Powerbutton and the keys.  




I'm an HP Employee.The opinions expressed here are my personal opinions, not of HP.Click on Thumbs up if my post helped you.Make it easier for other people to find solutions, by marking an answer ?Accept as Solution? if it solves your problem.Regards,Vijay

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Product Name: probook 450 g3Operating System: Microsoft Windows 8 (64-bit)dear sir my BIOS password is blocked when i enter it shows unknown match and error is 0xb0000803plsss help0xb0000803

A:BIOS PASSWORD BLOCKED

Contact HP directly with this. Use one of the means on the web document at following URL. It is India HP Support. http://www8.hp.com/in/en/contact-hp/support.html   

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Hi,

I have a problem with the Toshiba Qosmio G20-109 .
The system does not start, the two hard drives in JBOD (unable to start Windows).
HDD1 - 120GB
HDD2 - 250GB

So I wanted to put the first HDD 1 1RAID-0 using the method described in the manual : I entered the code 1 2 3 4 and I pressed Enter.

The problem is that once entered the BIOS code remained frozen and blocked.

I tried everything , I 'm not despairing by reaching install an OS.

I hope there is a solution.

A:Qosmio G20 blocked on JBOD in the BIOS

Hi

If JBOD has been set in BIOS, the windows OS could not be installed on this HDD except by using Toshiba Product recovery disk. But I assume you want to install the system using another Windows disk.

To be honest, I?m not quite sure why the BIOS freezes and does not accept the code. It?s definitely the right one: 1,2,3,4 ENTER

But probably the issue is related to the HDD. How about switching the HDDs in the bay?
Try to use the 120GB as HDD2 and the 250GB as HDD1.

I recommend you also to use the HDD1 = 1RAID-0 and HDD2 = JBOD
Would be interesting how it works.

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HI.I'M FROM RUSSIA.PLEASE TELL ME HOW TO SOLVE THIS PROBLEM.I have a LAPTOP HP 255 G3 ,I can NOT OPEN the MAIN PASSWORD INPUT PAWER ON BIOS .IN MOSCOW SENT ME THE CODE SAID THAT IF THE CODE IS NOT PERFECT NEED TO CHANGE THE MOTHERBOARD WITH IT NOT FREE , IT DOES NOT MATTER THAT YOU HAVE A GUARANTEE...MAYBE IT'S FACTORY DEFECT? I RECORDED THE PASSWORD ON A PIECE OF PAPER.I GOT IT THE SECOND TIME. NOW CAN'T OPEN.HOW TO BE?

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I am trying to get my system to reconize my new 60gig IBM HDD. It will show 61 in the bios (with incorrect cylinders, heads ect) but only 8.4 after boot up. After searching this site (by the way is great) I have come to realize that I either need to update my bios or attemp to use a "overlay" program. It's all new to me but I have contacted Award Bios for an evaluation on wich update I need (still waiting back from them). I have been looking at EZ-Disc for $19 from there site and it look like it could be a fix also. My main question (s) are should I go with the update or EZ? Does Award charge for the updates? Is this actually a fix? I did a Belarc Advisor profile and come up with this- System Model (I'm not sure what this means) VIA Tech. VT82C692BX, Main Circ. Board 693-596-ITE8661. BIOS- Award 4.51 PG 01/06/00. I'm using Win. 98 SE w/ 500mghz Celeron. Any insight would be appreciated. thanks Jason
 

A:Bios Update or EZ-Bios?

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Hello, PLEASE HELP ME AND MY SYSTEM! I have never had sooo many problems at once. I am going through a hard time and TODAY...I was fired and a computer problem is the LAST thing I need. Anyways so the problem is...
I recently bought a 1GB DDR 400Mhz PC 3200 RAM (1 stick and NOT 2 512s)
I currently have 768MB ram (one 256 and one 512 DDR 400Mhz PC3200)
My motherboard is Seanix GA-8S650GXM (or just GA-8S650GXM).
I know that it can support up to 2GB of RAM and I have 2 slots so I thought I would take out the 256 and put a 1gb so I can have 1.5GB.
I install the ram today and when computer starts up I get a blue screen of death saying Bios problem and I need to update BIOS because some hardware cant run blah blah. So I figure I gotta update bios. So I search around and find here: http://www.gigabyte.com.tw/Support/...rboard&ProductID=1658&ProductName=GA-8S650GXM
It gives the BIOS UPDATES for my motherboard so I follow instructions and suff and using Q-Flash I save the F7 bios update in a floppy drive and hit DElete and bios shows up and choose Q-flash and backup and update bios from floppy....so all happy and jumping in the air I restart compuiter AND BOOM... BSOD and BOOM more BSOD and BOOM more and more more more and basically whenvver windows loads up and I see my desktop BOOM I get a blue screen. So it was a loop and I didnt even try the ram and just installed the backed up bios and now things are normal but ram still doesnt work...
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A:Bios Problem, Nothing Works! Help!!! Please!!!

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I'm trying to install xp on a new system and the usb keyboard seems to not work outside of the bios. I tried running superfdisk, nothing. Command line on a boot disc, nothing. Install options on winxp, i.e., enter, R, or F3, nothing. I am going to get my hands on a ps/2 keyboard to try that, but I was wondering if anyone had any ideas? I have tried multiple usb slots. Thanks.
 

A:Keyboard works in Bios but no where else

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I've got an ASUS desktop and the keyboard works in the BIOS, but not on login or in OS. I've uninstalled and reinstalled the driver, I've tried other keyboards, I've tried the round connection type for a keyboard as well. I've installed chip set drivers and nothing seems to work. What am I missing?

A:Keyboard works in BIOS, not in OS

I've also tried legacy USB in BIOS but no dice.

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As in the title, I have a computer where the keyboard works fine in BIOS but not it xp. I have tried other keyboards all of which work fine on other computers and have also tried most of the suggestions on the web.

Please let me know what details you need, any suggestions would be much appreciated.
Cheers, James.

EDIT
Here's the HijackThis log:

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4
Scan saved at 12:21:56, on 27/10/2011
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP3 (6.00.2900.5512)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\Microsoft.NET\Framework\v4.0.30319\mscorsvw.exe
C:\Program Files\Microsoft\Search Enhancement Pack\SeaPort\SeaPort.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\igfxtray.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\hkcmd.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\wuauclt.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\wscntfy.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\osk.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\MSSWCHX.EXE
C:\DOCUME~1\USER\LOCALS~1\Temp\Temporary Directory 1 for cpu-z_1.58-32bits-en.zip\cpuz.exe
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A:Keyboard works in BIOS but not in XP

Hi James. HJT logs should only be posted in the malware section here: Virus/Trojan/Spyware Help - Tech Support Forum

Helpers on the Windows forums aren't allowed to help with those logs. Forum rules forbid it.

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This seems to be a common enough complaint, but I have gone through the various posted solutions and have had no luck.

Computer in question is an Asus G53JW laptop with Windows 7 Home Professional 64 bit. It's a fresh install of windows done via the factory restore partition and then updated completely. All drivers have been updated to the latest, including the bios and the chip set.

Internal keyboard and track pad do not work in windows, though the keyboard at least works in BIOS. External keyboard and mouse plugged in through the USB port works in windows and bios, though using it at a certain point while windows boots will cause the system to hang.

ObservationsKeyboard works in bios, but can't tell if trackpad is working at this point
Can push F9 to access the asus restore menu, track pad does not work
Cannot launch Asus express gate (Pushing one of the non keyboard buttons while powered down is supposed to launch an embedded linux environment that gives you a web browser and some other basic programs).
External USB keyboard and mouse work (mostly, see point 6 and 7)
Pushing F8 on either keyboard will not allow me access to the windows boot options menu
If I do a hard power down in windows and restart, you get the screen where it asks if you want to boot in safe mode or regular mode and there is a count down timer to when it automatically selects regular boot. If I push any button on either keyboard the system seems to hang (count down timer stops, nothing hap... Read more

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For the record. Upgrade of E3-111 BIOS to 1.29 with FreeDOS works fine. http://acer.custhelp.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/34321/~/bios-update-may-resolve-unresponsive-touchp...http://www.chtaube.eu/computers/freedos/bootable-usb/ 

A:Upgrade of E3-111 bios to 1.29 with FreeDOS works ...

Thanks for the input. Jack E/NJ

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I have a HP 15R andThe keyboard will not work in Windows 8 but works fine in the bios. Any one run into this? I have uninstalled the drive a few times and rest the PC to factory default erasing / cleaning the drives fully. Still Key board only works in the bios. I plugged a USB keyboard in and it works fine.

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Gave my old pc to mate mate to play wow a while bk.. it kept getting stuck so now I did fresh install and its working as normal.. but since I got the pc back I've tried to access bios for ram and cpu overclock but no luck, im writting this post because my pc gets stuck once I press del and get into bios, the clock just wont change, and at the top I see like the special effect type thing moving.. hard to explain. but anyway it gets stuck on bios screen, not bootup or anything like that.. just the bios.
 

A:My ex pc works normal.. but gets stuck when i get on bios..

What are this old PC's specs?
 

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Already reformatted my C: Drive and my D: Drive which means that the partitions should be there and also because of the reformatting there should be no memory on it.  However, when I try to leave Bios, the computer turns off all USB's and I must use in a plug in keyboard to navigate the installation/repair page for windows 8.  By the time I can click on "reset computer" or "install windows 8", it states that I am missing a drive partition and cannot reset.  What to do?

A:USB Only works in Bios and Cannot Reset Windows 8

1) What are you doing in bios?
2) EXACTLY how did you reformat?
3) There may be a setting in bios to enable USB support at boot. Look for it and enable it. Then press F10 to accept the change and exit bios]
4) When you say there should be no memory, I believe what you mean to say is that there should be no "data" - memory is ram.

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Hard drive crashed so I had to put in a new drive.  Machine came with Win8.0.  No disk but I have Win 8.1.  Keyboard works fin while navigating BIOS.  Went into recovery mode and keyboard works in command line too.  Loaded OS and keyboard won't work.  I've unplugged battery as well as CMOS battery.  Keyboard worked ... for a minute, then stopped again.  Very odd behavior.  Memory and HDD diagnostics passed.  I've tried a bunch of recommended solutions but no avail.  Help!

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Hello,I need a quick info. I would like to update my BIOS. The current version is F.00  - 07/03/2013 and I would like to update it to the F.27 Rev.A - 25/07/2016 version. However, Win 10 (which is the OS I'm using) isn't listed as a supported OS for this BIOS (the latest supported version for Win is Win 8.1 64 bit). I would like to know if I can still download and use the BIOS F.27 Rev.A 25/07/2016 version even though the latest listed OS is Win 8.1 64 bit, while I'm using Win 10 64 bit?Thanks. 













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A:BIOS update - my OS version isn't listed in the BIOS version...

Dear Customer, BIOS update is for the Chipset and doesnt matter if the unit has WIN 8 or WIN 10.As it says BIOS-Basic Input Output SystemThe BIOS is a computer chip on the motherboard.We still recommend you to update the unit with latest available BIOS VER for chipset to perform better.   Hope this helps, for any further queries reply to the post and feel free to join us again  **Click the White Thumbs Up Button on the right to say Thanks**Make it easier for other people to find solutions by marking a Reply 'Accept as Solution' if it solves your problem. Thank You,GBL84I am not an HP Employee

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Hi

My laptop keyboard has stooped working in Windows 7 (normal and safe mode). However, I can use it to get into and navigate around the bios, and also do hardware checks like the memory check etc.

I have a usb keyboard plugged into windows now, and that works fine.

Any ideas as to what's causing the problem in Windows?

Thanks fro your time and help.
 

A:Keyboard only works in bios and hardware checking

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Ok so here is the rundown. I brought my computer to college and I plugged up a new mouse and keyboard so that I could use my computer. Basically, the keyboard works fine all the time but the mouse ONLY works in BIOS. It does not work in safe mode, or when Windows 7 is loaded. The mouse worked for about 5 seconds when i first plugged it in but after that it no longer works whatever I do. I have tried a system restore, disabling and enabled the drivers, uninstalling and reinstalling the mouse and keyboard. Both are wired and through USB 2.0

Here are my computer stats:
Operating System: Windows 7 Ultimate x64
CPU: Intel Core i7-4810MQ @ 2.8 ghz
RAM: 16.0 gb:

Mouse: Onn (model ONA11HO091)
Keyboard: Onn (model ONA11H0089)

If you need any more info please let me know. Ive been surfing forums for hours with no luck.

A:Mouse works in BIOS,does not work in Windows 7

Welcome

Search thru the Bios settings for enable USB Mouse. Sometimes win7 needs that.

Then plug the mouse in after win7 fully loads to see if it recognizes it & says it is ready to use.

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Hello
I custom built a PC today using an MSI motherboard. I started it up and checked the bios settings but changed nothing as the default settings were fine. I can use the mouse on the msi bios. I then exited bios and installed the OS windows 7. During the install I was unable to use my logitech optical usb mouse however the keyboard was fine.

Windows installed successfully but the mouse still wont work. I would be grateful for any sugestions.

Thank you

A:Optical mouse works in bios but not with windows

Was USB Mouse support enabled in the Bios? Try unplugging it & plugging it into a different USB port & see in it is automatically recognized & installs driver.

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For the past two days, keyboards do not seem to be operating on my Windows 7 64-bit computer. I tried removing a lingering "Kaspersky Anti-Virus Technical Preview" program by using a Kaspersky Registry remover, and upon restart, my keyboard stopped working in Windows.

It should also be noted that I also uninstalled Norton Security Suite right before the restart as well. I fear the main culprit is the registry remover removing necessary registry keys.

I have tried to do a System Restore to a prior point and that failed. And because my restore points are automatic, I no longer have a point from prior to the incident. I ran a Norton virus scan overnight and it failed to detect any viruses.

Upon examining the device manager, I found that the PS/2 keyboard displayed a Code 10 error. I tried plugging in a USB keyboard and there was no error associated with it. However, the USB keyboard also worked in BIOS and not Windows, but the volume controls on the USB keyboard actually worked.

I had device manager re-install the PS/2 drivers and it did nothing. I also updated my chipset drivers and that did nothing.

My motherboard is a Gigabyte USB-3 x58.
 

A:PS/2 and USB keyboards do not operate in Windows 7, works in BIOS

registry remover removing necessary registry keys.Click to expand...

You are probably right. Tap F8 at startup to try to boot into safe mode. Once there try to do a system restore to a time recently BEFORE you made these changes. This is the main reason we DO NOT advise use of registry cleaners.
 

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I want to reformat by computer but BIOS doesn't register my optical drive, but it works fine in windows. I have 2 hard drives that are attached to the motherboard with sata cables, but my optical drive is on an IDE cable. my motherboard is a BioStar H55 HD.

I would really appreciate any help to get my BIOS to register my optical drive so that I can reinstall windows.
 

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I was installing a new wireless keyboard. It uninstalled the previous software and made my current one not work. I hooked up the ps2 kb and mouse but they won't work either. They will work when booting up but once windows starts I got nuthin. I can't control my computer, please help....

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Hi

I have the most strange issue with my keyboard. It works in Bios, it works in safe mode, it works when I try to repair windows (repair files are added to a partition on the laptop - its how I bought it) but whenever windows boots normally, the keyboard won't work.

It is a built in keyboard to my laptop and the fact it works everywhere else tells me it's fine (just in case connectors were damaged I stripped it and had a look anyway).

Things I have tried
1) uninstalling the driver in safe mode - this reinstalls when I reboot but still no joy. The strange part is I do not think the driver files are corrupted because safe mode and normal mode seems to use the same drivers (standard ps2).
2) The manufacturer (HP Compaq) has no specific drivers which leads me to believe that standard ps2 is right but I reinstalled quick buttons -no joy
3) there are no conflicts or yellow exclamation point in device manager
4) the only thing I did was upgrade my AV (AVG 2013) so uninstalled -no joy.
5) ran AV and MBAM and ran TDSS killer just in case - no virus or malware
6) cleaned registry with Ccleaner -no joy
7) no processes or startup items are unusual but I have killed /disabled just in case-no joy
8) did a system restore (no joy)
9) I had backed up the registry ages ago so I tried that -no joy
10) Tried on battery and plugged in no battery in case the power is an issue -no joy
11) reflashed Bios - no joy
12 - All language sttings looked ok

A USB keyboard works if plugged in

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A:Keyboard only works in Safe mode or bios

if it helps it is a Compaq Presario CQ56 253SA with 64 bit win 7

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Need Help!!!!

Okay,
I've been searching the web all day and keep getting stuff that dances around this issue.

My PC has a gigabyte mobo model GA-7ZXE Rev 2.1

Prior to this I have had no problems from this PC...
About a month ago I updated the Bios due to some problems I was having and it took the update but caused my PC to boot up really slow then it began crashing frequently. So today I flashed the bios back to the earlier version.
After the reboot the post gets to checking NVRAM...... and stops. It never searches for drives nor counts the memory or anything, I have tried everything under the sun. I have used another PC to creat the bootble flash diskette, but the bos never gets to the point of loading the drives.
I have removed the CMOS battery for over 10 mins both with the power supply plugged in to the mobo and disconnected from it. The only jumpers I see are for the CPU clock speed.
Beside the battery PRINTED on the mobo is BIOS_WP but no jumpers near it. There is a set of jumpers below it labeled IR. But nowhere in the manual does it explain what IR is, or what it does. I am guessing Infrared???

Because the stystem hangs at the checking NVRAM I can't even press DELETE to enter the CMOS/BIOS setup. If I could get there I could reload a different Bios. The Bios is AMIBIOS the chip has 686 on it.
I have looked all over AMI's website adn Gigabytes website. No Luck.
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A:Board no longer works after flashing BIOS (Need Help!)

Are you sure it's checking the nvram?
Because if that's the problem, you'll either have to use a solder iron, or buy a new motherboard....

I'm sorry.
(Not meaning to be rude, but don't have time to go into more details right now)
 

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I have a USB keyboard which normally works fine but is not working when I enter the BIOS. (Which I am trying to do BTW so that I can boot from the the Win10 ISO install disk. I'm on Win7 now and I've tried the easier way many times but it always fails.)

The keyboard is plugged directly into the PC (i.e. is not going through a hub).

If it might matter the motherboard is a Gigabyte MA78G-DS3H which supports AMD Phenom and Athlon processors.

I used to use a non-USB keyboard on this machine but that port stopped working so I don't think I have the option of trying a non-USB keyboard.

I wouldn't mind replacing this system but I am too busy to do that while the upgrades to Win10 are still free.

Any ideas?

Thanks, Bob

A:USB Keyboard Does Not Work in BIOS (But Otherwise Works Fine.)

not all bios's allow the use of a mouse, newer UEFI Bios's do but on older machines it's not an option , but for your keyboard you could look for a Legacy Option in the bios under USB which should allow USB to work outside Win7 too.

you could check the PS2 ports are still enabled too while in the bios

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I have a Rosewill RC-215 PCI SATA card with an Asus SATA DVD/CD Rom drive hooked up to one of the SATA ports. When I boot up, the motherboard (Asus P4PE) bios doesn't recognize my DVD drive(Asus DRW-24B1ST) so I can't boot up from a repair CD/DVD disk. But once I'm in Win2000, the DVD drive (Asus DRW-24B1ST) is recognized and usable. And it shows up in My Computer, and Device Manager.

I need some advice so I can figure out how to be able to boot up from a DVD/CD when I need to.
 

A:DVD/CD ROM not recognized by bios, but works after Win2000 starts

You may have to spend a few bucks and get a PATA/IDE DVD drive. You have drivers for the SATA card loaded after 2000 boots, so that is why it works.

Have a look through your BIOS and see if there is any option that supports your SATA card. I remember this back on the A7V boards with the Promise ATA 100 controller vs the 33/66 that was 'included' with the motherboard.

I assume you have looked for that option in the BIOS. If you have, and it doesn't exist, I think you will have to pick up a non SATA drive.

Also, I think its pretty cool that someone is still running 2k.
 

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I had recently installed an ATI Radeon 9550 Graphics card and ever since then the keyboard and mouse cause problems.The Keyboard will work in the BIOS screen but once XP loads up the mouse doesnt work nor does the keyboard. I am not sure if the mouse works in the BIOS since that only requires the keyboard. Not sure why the new video card would cause this problem. Also tried resetting the ESCD and used the windows XP Setup CD -R but without success. Have tried booting with different keyboard and mouse that were wired but still nothing. I have tried using the PS/2 converter but that too doesnt work, along with using a regular PS/2 keyboard and mouse but still nothing.
My Specs:
OS: Windows XP SP 2
Keyboard and Mouse: Microsoft Wireless Optical Desktop 4000
 

A:Keyboard works in BIOS but not in XP Login Screen

Stick to the PS/2 keyboard until you get that one working, Only then move to USB.

Now, you did power off the computer, plug in the PS/2, then powered on, right? PS/2 is not hot-pluggable.

What if you boot into Safe Mode?
 

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I have installed W10 on my R700 and R930 successfully - but I have two minor issues I can?t solve:
- I cannot enter BIOS - the route via Settings - advanced Start - troubleshooting - Start repair etc. does not work. How do I enter BIOS in W10???
- I try to update my Intel drivers via the Intel driver Update Utility - but when I run this App - the App are not able to identify any Intel drivers on my two Porteges - how can this be possible? In the System info I can see information about the Intel processors - how can that be?
Otherwise W10 is running good....

/Anders

A:Win 10 on Portege R700 and R930 works but wher is the BIOS?

Well - I found the answer to the first question - how to enter Bios in W10 - in the energy options you have to disable quick start-up - then you can enter BIOS by just holding the F12 at powering up. Worked on my two Portege.
/Anders





I have installed W10 on my R700 and R930 successfully - but I have two minor issues I can?t solve:
- I cannot enter BIOS - the route via Settings - advanced Start - troubleshooting - Start repair etc. does not work. How do I enter BIOS in W10???
- I try to update my Intel drivers via the Intel driver Update Utility - but when I run this App - the App are not able to identify any Intel drivers on my two Porteges - how can this be possible? In the System info I can see information about the Intel processors - how can that be?
Otherwise W10 is running good....

/Anders

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Hey,

So, today I decided to backup my SSD, completely wipe it using diskpart, and then do a fresh install of Windows 7. My hard drive has been giving me some errors recently and it was time for a fresh install anyways. So far everything has been working pretty well except for the fact that my computer keeps booting into my secondary hard drive instead of the 120 GB SSD. However, I can boot into the SSD easily by opening up the boot menu (hitting the 'F12' key) and manually selecting the SSD as my boot device.

Even though the SSD is showing up in my boot menu, it doesn't show up under my boot menu in the full-BIOS. I am not too sure what is wrong. I can make a video if helps explain the problem with a little more clarity.

I followed this guide to do the fresh install of Windows 7:

SSD / HDD : Optimize for Windows Reinstallation

Thanks and let me know if you need more information.

A:Fresh Windows 7 Install on SSD - Drive works but isn't in BIOS?

This might not pertain to your problem but could help some other areas, when you installed windows to the ssd did you have only the ssd in the pc at the time, if not your BCD is most likely on the bigger drive and removing it will make windows unable to boot, that being said it should not make your ssd not show up in the bios. Did you install the EVO in UEFI mode, with a UEFI windows installer?

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Hello,

I am trying to fix an Acer TravelMate P253 Series laptop that has been upgraded to W10. When I turn it on, I can only get as far as the Acer logo.

For a few seconds, 'Press F2 to enter setup' and 'Press F12 to change boot device' is displayed under the logo but then this disappears and the computer appears to freeze. In the few seconds before that, thankfully I can access the BIOS through F2.

I tried resetting BIOS settings to defaults but no change. When I press F12 I can see the Boot Option Menu is displayed as follows:

1. HDD: ST9500325as
2. ATAPI CDROM
3. Network Boot

Can someone please help me try to isolate what the issue is here? I assume that this is not a hardrive problem as the computer can detect the HDD? Could this possibly be the memory?

HELP!!
 

A:Laptop stuck on Acer logo. BIOS works though

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so I recently acquired a dell PC from my friend. as soon as i plugged it in at my house a problem occurred, (Keep in mind it was working perfectly a month before). booting up went as usual, but as soon as it got to the login screen, both my USB mouse and keyboard didn't locked up and i couldn't use either.

going back through it, the keyboard worked fine in the start up. but when i try to use the mouse (whether in a mouse recalibration or other) it can only move left and right.

I have been trying to troubleshoot and fix this for hours and cant seem to find any solutions.

Things I have tried:
1. resetting all settings to default in the settings
2. tried all the different USB ports (several times)
3. tried using a different (wireless) mouse and keyboard
4.Tried putting it in safe mode with f8 (which doesn't work for some reason

also keep in mind that:
1. there are no ps/2 ports on my computer (note this is how most people ended up fixing it otherwise)
2. says system is a "Dell DXPO51" (not sure if that helps)
3.This computer was working a month ago. so i'm not sure why its not working now.

I'm desperate! any help would be appreciated.

A:Usb keyboard and mouse not working at login, but still works in BIOS HELP!(desperate)

Boot into Setup (Bios) usually by pressing F2. Go to Peripherals, or Advanced. Look for Legacy USB or USB Keyboard. If it is disabled, then Enable it. Save and Exit. If this fails or you can't find that, then set Bios to Defaults, usually F5 Save and Exit.

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I knew about it today from google groups it's looks good but what is your opinion is it really worth to be done? I mean have you tried to upgrade yet and what do you think, have you any experience with the new version?

Thanks to all beforehand.

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I installed True Image upgrade today. I payed $30 for it and... well I feel like using it. I hadn't much time to test new software of course but it's looking fine. If you want I can tell you about new features after a while when I'll test it quite enough.

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I have an interesting problem.

The laptop I'm working on (And HP G series; running Windows 7 64bit Home Premium) had a NASTY trojan that disabled the keyboard and mouse (is what I'm assuming). I was able to work on the laptop with a USB mouse and the onscreen keyboard

After going through about 10 AV software I finally got rid of all the Trojans (the scans on various AV software ran clean multiple times after removal); but the keyboard and trackpad continue to be disabled.

Under the Device Manager it lists as the device as a "code 10" error.

Doing some Googling I found a post that said do delete the registry entries that were labeled "UpperFilters" and "LowerFilters"; which I did and I rebooted.

Now my USB mouse OR my USB keyboard won't work.

I tried using a Linux Live CD and the trackpad and keyboard DOES work there no problem. Also the keyboard works fine when I'm in the BIOS.

It's only when I'm in Windows (even in Safe Mode) that the keyboard/trackpad/USB Mouse/USB Keyboard doesn't work...so it's not a hardware problem.

Things I've tried (besides deleting those registry entries)

- Startup Repair
- sfc /scannow
- Reinstall the drivers (when I DID have access to Keyboard and Mouse)

So to recap; I cannot use the keyboard/trackpad (or a USB Mouse and USB Keyboard) in Windows (including safe mode); but they DO work when not using Windows.

Anything else I can try?
 

A:Solved: Keyboard and Mouse not working in Windows 7; but works in BIOS/LinuxLiveCD

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Hi Folks

I am having trouble with a new computer:

Processor dual core Intel Pentium 4 3.0 GHz
kernel is 2.6.14.3-smp
AMIBIOS ACPI BIOS Rev 0206 (American Megatrends)
BIOS Setup Utility v. 02.53 (American Megatrends)

I am unable to enter the American Megatrends BIOS Setup Utility menu. As soon as the POST menu appears I hit the Delete key, and when the Setup Utility menu appears the PS-2 keyboard (IBM KB-7953) is locked (with num-lock on) and no keys work. No beeps, no error messages, no nothing. Unplugging the keyboard and plugging it back in does not help. I reset the computer and if I let the POST finish and the computer boots, the keyboard and mouse work fine.

When the Setup menu comes up, the cursor is at Main, and the System Time, and hours are selected. As I mentioned above the keyboard is frozen and I can't navigate around or exit with the escape key.

I tried entering the Setup Utility with another keyboard (USB) and got the same result.

Any suggestions appreciated.

Pete
 

A:Keyboard freezes at BIOS Setup menu, but works when boot finishes

Wrong key

Well... you might wanna know that American Megatrends use the "F2" key, not the "Delete" key to go into the setup.
 

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I have Win7 Ultimate installed on a Dell Optiplex GX620 P4 hyperthread, approx 6 years old. Bios is most current Phoenix ROM Bios Plus 1.10 A11. I have 2 sata drives and 2 IDE drives installed. Boot is from SATA 0. SATA drives 2&3 are not present. All is well with this part of the equation.

I had been running a Seagate 250GB IDE drive (ST3250824A) as BIOS drive 4, master drive, jumper selected. I just installed a second 120gb Seagate IDE (ST3120026A) as a slave, BIOS drive 5. That was when things got interesting. When I rebooted BIOS took a long time to load, and then reported that neither IDE drive was present. I then did all the obvious things: Disconnected one drive at a time - BIOS would recognize the connected drive. Switched master & slave drive positions. Changed jumpering from master/slave to cable select. Installed a new ribbon cable. Checked that BIOS drive recognition was set to 'Auto' for both drives. Results are always the same: either drive is recognized when only one is connected but BIOS does not recognize them when both are installed. On boot I receive a warning that IDE Drives 4 & 5 are not present and have to press F1 to continue. When I enter Setup BIOS reports the drives as unknown drive type. When only one is connected BIOS accurately reports the drive model # & capacity.

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A:Dell Bios Doesn't See IDE Hard Disks but Windows 7 Does & Works Fine.

The only time I've found something similar is when I had a CD drive as MASTER on an IDE port and a hard drive as slave. It seems BIOS would inquire or skip on the CD and not bother waiting for a response on the hard drive. Windows would see it fine as by that time, it was spun up, etc. But BIOS never showed it, only the CD drive. Access to hard drive was not a problem.

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I have an Asus L2000B Laptop, and one day a friend was using it and found unconfortable to use the touchpad, and asked me if he could use one of the mice os another computer in the room, i said sure, why not?

Well, it was a ps2 mouse and he hot-pluged it!!! :S

Result: the laptop´s keyboard stoped working and so did that ps2 port and also the sole serial port , but not the touchpad.

Restarting, cleaning the plug and all that did not work.

Now when I boot, i get a 'no keybord present/keyboard error' at startup, however, it works fine in the BIOS and in DOS!?!

When Windows boots it lights Num Lock, Caps Lock, Scroll Lock an the keyboard no longer works

In Linux, No lights go on, but it doesn't wor either.

I'm certain that there is damage to the Serial ports/ PS2 ports chip but it's not all busted and probably just ignores any command and just gives outputs.

Now, I've been using a USB keyboard to 'make do' but its very annoying an not very portable.

Replacing the MoBo is out of the question as it costs more than the PC is worth.

I seek a way around the windows drivers, a simpler less demanding driver!
 

A:Keyboard reports error on boot, but works in BIOS and DOS, but not in Windows/Linux

Windows Keyboard Test : http://www.passmark.com/products/keytest.htm

But actually try to locate a test on your computer (I haven't looked it up) but some manufactures have this
 

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After installing SpyHunter 4, it made some changes to my start-up settings and I could no longer start Windows 7. Instead, it goes to grub (http://i.imgur.com/opPvS80.jpg), but I am not able to give commands (http://i.imgur.com/o1q5UWJ.jpg), as there is no keyboard input. This had always been a problem, but it never caused a problem as idleness led to Windows 7 starting up. Only very rarely was I able to use my keyboard. I pressed a key to read more, and in the end it brought me to a command screen. I gave relevant commands that I found on forums, but nothing worked. 
 
To solve this, I added the windows 7 ISO to a USB (using YUMI). Then I went to BIOS and I ran YUMI (USB loader), and I got to this screen (http://i.imgur.com/O2Nt6Tk.jpg). As opposed to before, I cannot use my keyboard anymore; not at all, not even rarely. I need the keyboard input to get YUMI to run the Windows 7 ISO.
 
On various forums it was suggested that there is some setting wrong in the BIOS (keyboard input does work in BIOS!). Indeed, this was the case: (http://i.imgur.com/ACLDELK.jpg). I changed the settings to fully initiazable, hopeful that on my next start-up I could select grub bootable from YUMI. No luck, still no input. I have a USB keyboard and I've tried disabling USB 3.0 and I've connected the keyboard to all USB slots. I've tried changing various other options in the "boot" section of my BIOS.
 
What to do? I feel like my BIOS is not truly applying the settings, although... Read more

A:Unable to start Windows 7, Keyboard input works in BIOS but not grub

Instead of Yumi use Rufus and the iso to create a bootable USB.
 
Select Iso Image in the dropdown box where it shows FreeDos.

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Hello,

a friend gave me his HP DV6500 Notebook to fix it. He said it made an update and then for hours nothing happened. He shut it and started again.

I could see that it tried to recover 2 times. The second time it was successful but it somehow resetted or returned the Vista to a fresh install!!! His data was locked in a previous User account, I backed it up on a usb-stick with a linux live cd.

I can't make a reinstall because now a bluescreen always appears even when I boot from Vista DVD.

ntoskrnl.exe corrupt when try to boot vista in the normal way.
How can I fix that without being able to use the repair option of the DVD?
Sorry, the title of the thread is wrong. I figured out already that the BIOS version is for an Intel. So everything is ok with the BIOS actually.
 

A:Solved: HP DV6500 Notebook wrong BIOS update by HP update function?

Ok, I could fix it after following instructions from this page:

http://www.delmartian.com/nullpoint...0C1F5-0xC1F5-C1F5-BSOD-CLFS.SYS-KB946084.html

The Txf-log had to be removed and afterwards I was able to use the repair function of the Vista DVD again.
 

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Hi Guys,

I have a REAL newbie question. I?ve tried reading a bunch of tutorials, but they?re a little over my head. I think my question is pretty basic, but after a couple hours research, hopefully someone here would be kind enough to help.

I have an M2A-VM motherboard and my system keeps freezing up, no input from keyboard or mouse, no ctl-alt-del, nothing. It freezes intermittently, but never goes more than 3 hours without freezing, sometimes freezes in a few seconds, with 5 ? 10 minutes being the average time it works before freezing. Seems to freeze more (often immediately) when I?m using the mouse than any other time, but it will freeze on it?s own, just idling, if you give it enough time.

I?ve read a few things including updating bios and downloading the latest motherboard drivers. My problem starts when I go to download the mobo drivers from this page:

ASUSTeK Computer Inc.-Support-

It lists 41 driver updates there for my motherboard:

41 files found

Qualified Vendor List (1)

BIOS (20) [BIOS History]

BIOS-Utilities (1)

Chipset (1)

AUDIO (1)

LAN (1)

Utilities (2)

Manual (14)

And apparently I?m ?missing? these Windows Updates:

Q934062 - Important
Q936960 - Important
Q950130 - Critical
Q951550 - Important
Q951944 - Important
Q973923 - Moderate

Question #1: Do I download all 41?? Surely my machine can?t need 41 updates? How do I know which ones to download and install?

Question #2: ... Read more

A:Windows Update INCLUDES Motherboard Drivers and BIOS Update on M2A-VM?

I have the same board on another pc.

You only need to download and install only that which would make your setup current.

You really only need to update the bios if you will be moving up to a newer processor that is not currently supported by the current bios or if the newer bios fixes a known problem.

You need the latest motherboard chipset driver. (I would install this first if you haven't already)

You need the latest LAN driver.

The audio driver you can either download from Asus or from RealTek.

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Hi.

My Sat M30 laptop start with an bios error. The error says "Resource conflict, edit bios setting or boot" If select "boot" computer hangs before windows completely starts. I remove the wi-fi and the modem module and the same error appears. I can't upgrade the bios because the windows don't start. The bios version is 1.7. The laptop is UK version. If select "edit bios", bios start but I can't find any resource management.

Thanks

(sorry for my english, I am from Spain)

A:Satellite Pro M30 Bios error Resource conflict - Edit bios setting or boot

Hi

I think the error ?edit bios setting? means that you should access the BIOS and should set the BIOS back to the default settings.

Please do this, save the settings and try to boot up!

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I have a Dell Latitude D630. It has an admin password for the bios. Nothing is locked except for the settings. I can't change any of the settings in the bios. It lets me boot to windows just fine though. My question is, since I don't know that admin password for the bios, if I upgrade the bios firmware, will the admin password be deleted? Since I'm flashing the bios, I would think that all the settings will be lost. Is that the case?
 

A:Will upgrading the bios firmware on a Latitude D630 delete the bios admin password?

What?

Didn't you reply here, and say it worked (after the unusual 9th try ) http://www.techspot.com/vb/topic109612-109.html#post747024

Awfully strange!

A bios update can't remove passwords. As You Must Know

Oh and thanks for the extended long Title. I'm thinking this Topic of yours would be best removed? What do you think?
 

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Im working on a Toshiba Laptop A105-4284, Model #: PSAA8U-0FH02K that froze while trying to flash the BIOS, so I didnt know what else to do but shut it off. Now, when I try to boot it up, it gets stuck in the same place it did during the flashing; on the Toshiba splash screen with the status bar at the bottom showing about 20% complete. I cant get into the BIOS and cant boot into Windows. Other options available on this screen are Press F2 for System Settings and F12 for Boot Menu. Pressing F2 results in a beep and the status bar changing to "Please Wait..." but nothing else happens no matter how long I wait. Pressing F12 doesnt do anything. Pressing ESC takes me to a screen that shows the typical system info -- Phoenix Technologies Version 6.00; Intel Calistoga CRB.T3A Reference BIOS; VERSION.MAK 1.53; (looks like its running POST and recognizes CPU, Cores, No TPM or TPM has a problem, and system RAM and stops there. What is my best course of action?:

- shorting out the CMOS battery (I've tried this on the solder pads marked C88, with no laptop battery, with and without the wi-fi, ram and hdd installed; Im either doing it wrong or its just not working )
- trying to reflash BIOS chip (I tried this; turned the laptop on and held down the 'c' key to boot from cd, but still got stuck at the same place)
- replacing the BIOS chip
- something else?

Any guidance or information you can provide would be greatly appreciated.

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A:Toshiba A105: Failed BIOS flash; now no BIOS access & won't boot

Im trying to figure out why I've had no replies yet.

Have I asked a stupidly easy question that everyone is rolling their eyes to and cant bear to tell me the answer? Or have I stumped everyone?

I have a hard time believing this is a stumper. I've found the same question posted elsewhere on the net and shorting the CMOS seemed to help. That or removing the battery altogether (its soldered to the board), but I dont think Im doing it right. Can someone give me directions on that?

or is this just a lost cause? :-/

Thanks in advance
 

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Hi, Thanx to shuttles indescript site I have killed my AI61 motherboard, I thought I was getting an executable zip which was actually the flash program + rom and after opening BEEEEEP

Anyway I have a eeprom burner and this eeprom sst39sf020 is right in the list.

Can anyone email me the bios .bin file for this motherboard? (not the file from shuttles site but the old bios file ai61s017.bin so I can flash it using my eeprom burner)

Or at least tell me how to extract the .rom from the exe file shuttle sends

If I get the rom file I will be able to revive this nifty old 750!

PS it appears that shuttle quite sending *.bin bios updates a while ago but if anyone can find ai61s017.bin I would be gratefull

Thanx
Ryan
 

A:(solved) Shuttle AI61 messed up bios, where do I find a bios bin file?

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When I turn on my computer yestereday it loaded the post screen briefly than went directly into BIOS setup. When I exit the bios setup the screen goes black flickers than goes back into BIOS setup. BIOS recognized hard drives and cd roms, and boot sequence was correct. I decided to deal with it tomorrow or today.. When i turned it on today it booted to my 2nd harddrive (which also has an OS installed) went into bios booted from my main harddrive and the computer worked fine for about 20 min. I was browsing the web and microsoft outlook kept trying to open eventually everytime i closed it pop right back up couldnt access taskmanager keyboard couldnt type however i could manuever with the arrow keys. Powered down and when i rebooted had the same problem as before.. wont get past bios setup. I have tried reseting the CMOS jumpers but that didnt have any affect. tried booting with soley; each hard drive (separately), cd rom, and with each stick of memory. All running into the same issue. Any ideas?

Specifications....
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Home built...
Windows XP Pro SP3
ASRock K10N78M Micro ATX motherboard
AMD Athlon 5600X2
WINTEC AMPO 2GB (2 x 1GB) DDR2 800 (PC2 6400)
XFX Geforce 9800GT 512MB
1TB Samsung HD
500GB Western Digital HD
Liteon DVDRW
Creative X-Fi XtremeGamer
Antec TruePower Trio 650 Watt
 

A:Boots Directly To Bios setup, exiting cycles back to Bios

Have you tried another keyboard?
 

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I had a strange set of circumstances today. I was trying to update my memory from 2 to 4g. My system would not boot with the new memory and the bios gave 3 beeps. After removing the new memory, the system would boot to XP but I had no video. I powered down and powered back up. I now had video but the system would hang. In Safe Mode, it would hang after the following entry system32/config/system. Note I never observed any windows error messages, just the hang.

I used the Recovery Console from an XP CD and did a chkdsk /r and chdsk /f
I also ran fixboot

None of these solved the problem.

I then ran fixmbr
Recovery Console displayed some kind of caution message that I had a "invalid" or something MBR and that it might prevent me from access partitions or something.

Well, I ran fixmbr anyway since i was out if ideas.

Now when I try to boot, it is freezing during the post process. When I hit F2 to enter the BIOS setup, it says "entering setup" but it never does. It seems to be hanging right after the drive detect process.
Note I have one standard IDE drive © and 2 SATA drives. Windows XP is installed on one of the SATA drives.

Any ideas? Let me know if you need any more info.

A:BIOS Hang, unable to enter BIOS Setup after running FIXMBR

This sounds more like a BIOS = hardware issue. Since you have been inside the case it is possible something got nudged loose. Re-seat your memory and video card if it is an add-on.

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My laptop has no problem before. Recently I try to install Windows XP. First attempt fail, so I change SATA at BIOS from AHCI to Compatible, success. However the partition that I want to install*Windows XP to is not available.*

So just to test I choose my Windows 7 partition. Since it want to format the partition, I cancel the installation. After restarting windows, it stuck at bios. I restart again and change SAT to AHCI. Restart, still stuck at bios. This time I cannot enter BIOS, recovery or change boot media. Assuming the boot sector has corrupt, will reseating the cmos battery will fix this *problem. Please help. Thanks in advance.*

A:Windows 7 Stuck At BIOS Cannot Enter BIOS or Change Boot Media

Somehow with guidance from Lenovo Community, I solved the problem.

For future reference:
1. Take out HDD, battery, plug off ac power.
2. Restart, change SATA Controller in BIOS to compatible, restart.
3. Check whether the SATA Controller is Compatible or AHCI. If Compatible, force shutdown laptop.
4. Put back HDD, boot with Windows 7 Recovery CD or Installation Disc.
5. Choose Autostartup Repair.
6. Restart.

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Hello , I have a Dell Inspiron 530 running Windows Vista Home. I am trying to access the system BIOS and it has a red password log in screen. I tried to guess and enter several log in passwords including  the word DELL and none of them worked. I didn't want to enter too many wrong passwords because I didn't know if the system would lock me out. Can anyone help me by pass the BIOS log in password or some how disable it ? Thank You in advance.

A:Dell Inspiron 530 BIOS is locked with password requesting help to unlock BIOS

Hi WILSPEAK,
Thank you for writing to Dell Community Forum.
Request you to contact Dell team for the BIOS password either via DellTechCenter in Facebook or @DellCaresPRO on Twitter and they will be able to provide you a BIOS password once the ownership of the system is confirmed.
Do reach back for any query.
Regards,DELL-Akshatha MSocial Media and Community Professional#IWork4Dell

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Hello,
When I press Restore Settings button in BIOS setting (through F2 when Dell logo is displayed at booting) then the dialog with two options is shown:

BIOS Defaults
Factory Settings

What is the difference about these two options (BIOS Defaults vs. Factory Settings) please?
Thank you.

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 The computer wont start.   After pressing "ON" one can hear a vibration sound, it turns on an orange LED.   Stays black for two  minutes; then screen does light to a dim night-blue color.     This is for a Split x2 13-g110dx (windows 10 64bit). Already tried:  hard reset and going to BIOS (Windows button + "B"). Also tried booting from  a USB drive.   It did not work (see screen below). Any suggestion(s) of how it can still be revived ("do it myself")? Thank you.                                       Screen message  

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Hello,

I have problems with entering the BIOS and boot. My device requests a password, what can you do? Toshiba service centers in our city is not present. All I could do - press control, tab, control, enter, and the machine gave me PC Serial

Sorry for my English, I used Google translator.

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Trying to download these updates. Have left computer on for hours to allow them to complete. It never does. Now I read in another post don't update for updating's sake. If that is the case, how can i tell the HP Support assistant (down in the right hand corner) to ignore these?

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I have a HP 2000 Notebook PC that goes in a continue loop with a black screen.  The operating system does not load.  The fan works and the led power light is operational.  A current system check reveals the last bios update being F.20 and UEFI update being 4.3.3.3.  I downloaded the most current BIOS on  an USB drive and attempted the BIOS update.  The BIOS upgrade did not recognize the usb drive and I was unable to load the update.  I downloaded the most current UEFI firmware and want to know how to upload it.  Can anyone provide some assistance?  Thank you and have a great day.

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I have, or had a laptop purchased 9 months ago, therefore under warranty. Yesterday the ThinkVantage System Update recommended a BIOS update. After the traditional recommendations about what should not shut down the computer, the laptop is reset and started with the update.

During execution, displayed on a screen command, a message "ERROR XXXX. Press any key to continue." After press the key the laptop was freezedy was completely blocked. After an hour without seeing response and no sign of life, I decided to turn it off to confirm the disaster. The laptop was dead.

The laptop began to beep and would not start. Before the panic generated by the situation, I searched the forums where I found several cases that refer to the same problem and the insinuation that makes LENOVO about the customer's responsibility to avoid recognizing the warranty.

I was not looking for a BIOS update, it was recommended by ThinkVantage System Update, the software executed it and damage the equipment.

Besides being a damage caused by the ThinkVantage System Update, the situation gets worse when the answer given by support insinuates that the customer turn off the computer, so it is a CID (Customer Induced Damage) and therefore the guarantee does not cover it. I do not understand how LENOVO may imply that the responsibility of the customer. Really disastrous.

In conclusion, if you are not needing to make a BIOS update, it is preferable to omit the BIOS update messages given to ThinkVantage System... Read more

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Computer failed during upgrade of bios. I have followed all the steps to recover bios: taken out battery, pressed windows + B + power, restore screen appears. Computer goes thru bios restore process and verification. When it gets to the 'count down to windows start up' and 'continue to restart button', the computer freezes and does not restart. I have pressed the continue button, nothing. I have let the count down continue and it stops at 1 then nothing.

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I have posted a few questions regarding getting samsung 950 pro (NVME M.2 ssd) to be recognized quickly on boot by ENVY 750-170SE cto rom family id #2b4b and it hasn't been resolved.  I am pretty sure that HP will need to create a newer bios than the a.08 version that i have or the lower versioned number a.07 which is available from HP's website (even though it has a newer date than a.08 (this is really strange))  -  How do i go about getting HP to release a beta or final bios that shortens my boot time by 3 minutes?  Am i posting in the wrong area, if so where do i post?  I am not alone with this problem.  see SpearfishX post #21 - and i am unable to post in this forum, it needs to be reopened and addressed - http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Desktop-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/Envy-750se-capable-of-M-2-NVMe-u...

A:Bios Upgrade on HP Envy 750-170se CTO bios family 2b4b

@FrozenGamer? If your PC takes 3 minutes to boot in a factory condition then you should contact HP support. If your PC is less than 21 days old then quickly return it.  Without any modifications, your PC should be booting up in less than 30 seconds. I haven't seen any official HP posted information that supports NVMe m.2 SSDs.  Run the HP Support Assistant and see if it picks up a later BIOS update. HP's support number is 800-474-6836 or 800-HPINVENT or online here.  

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I tried to booting the computer and received the Award Boot Block Bios and BIOS checksun error. It detects the cdrom but I don’t have the CD. Where can I get the cd, like where to download it.

HP Media Center
Windows XP SP2
Motherboard: ASUS P5LP-LE (LimeStone)
Pentium D
I don't remember the rest.
I found the site for the motherboard. http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/...cc=us&product=470506&dlc=en&docname=c00379422


Backgorund:
I was having some probelms, which the computer wouldn't start at all and a really loud sound the fan made, so I called my insurance, and they came and change the mother board twice and added a new cooling fan and power supply. All this took two months for waiting for the parts and making an appoinment with the tech.

After replacing the motherboard twice the tech told me I'm gonna order new harddrive, I don't think is the motherboard or the fan. Before leaving he suggested me to call me inusrance and tell them that you want a new computer cause its been more than two months and there has been four calls already. So, I called the insurance and got a new computer and kept the old one.

A week after receiving my new computer I took the old one for repair but at didn't at the end after they told me how much it would cost me to get it fix. Now, I'm deciding to do it myself but, I boot the computer and received something about Award Boot Block Bios. I remember the tech putting a cd to the computer when he tr... Read more

A:BIOS checksun error Award Boot Block BIOS

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So recently I purchased a Galaxy GTX 460 768MB video card. I was previously using a BFG Tech GTX 275. When I first installed the GPU I was on an ASUS P5B Deluxe WiFI Edition motherboard. I am now on an ASRock P64 Extreme4 motherboard. I mention the old mobo because the problem has been the same regardless. So I link the issue to the GPU.

Anywho, the new Galaxy card on boot, displays it's own Bios information before the mobo Bios page shows up. It's actually the first thing I see on my monitor. It just simply displays Galaxy Bios version (etc. etc. etc). It doesn't last for more than 3-4 seconds, but I personally feel it's an unnecessary delay. Especially since I'm so adamant about computer efficiency and I try to get my boot up times as fast as possible. Just a personal hobby I enjoy! So I was curious if there is a way to disable this initial Bios screen? I did many google searches and couldn't find the problem to a a perfect description. Some people did mention that it has to do with a motherboard conflict, but that's why I mentioned bother motherboards. One was old, and the one I'm on now is brand new. I've never purchased a Galaxy card until now, so I'm curious if it's unique to their brand? I've never updated Bios on a video card before and I'm not sure if it'd cure the problem either. Anyone familiar with this situation? Thank you!

Edit: I'll take a picture of the Bios screen and post it quick. I just thought about doing it, but I typed this entire message and I can't ... Read more

A:GPU Bios showing up before Mobo BIOS (slowing boot up time)

It will still have to do it's thing...even if you manage to make it disappear....I have had systems in the past that has done that same thing...if speed is what your after a SSD will do more for that.

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Performed a bios update on my dj/music laptop, after restart the screen remained black with wifi light remaining orange and the caps lock blinking twice every so often. Ive tried downloading the bios recovery and throwing it on a usb, under the hp tools and all that jazz. But upon doing the procedure after the power and windows-B the flash drive lights up and flickers then stops and caps lock starts blinking twice again. Im in dire need to fix this cause i have a festival in 3 weeks. Any input or guide to fixing this would be greatly appreciated.

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Hi everyone, I tried getting to the advanced Bios setup under Bios menu but couldnt find it. The Bios version of my Pc is insyde F.1B. please what can i do ?

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Hi Guys
I restored an image created with Macrium Reflect on my wife's computer (Custom build with Asus P8Z77-V LX mother board) and everything went fine until rebooting when i got to the "Please press DEL or F2 to enter UEFI BIOS settings" then everything stopped.
I have tried F2 DEL F8 F12 just about all the F combinations and nothing works, I have two SSD drives one with Win7 Pro and one with Win10 Pro (not connected at the same time) and neither of them will boot up.
I have tried changing the jumper pins from 1 and 2 to 2 and 3 for 10 sec to clear the RTC Ram in CMOS then returned then to 1 and 2 and tried rebooting...no change so i removed the battery and repeated the jumper pin swap then reinstalled the battery and still no change, cannot get passed press DEL or F2 to access the BIOS settings.
I even downloaded the latest BIOS and updater as shown and put them on a USB flash drive together and tried the Macrium Rescue disk, and still nothing happened and it will not open the BIOS maybe i got it all wrong ?
I was hoping someone here might know how to put it right, i am out of idea's and any help would be greatly appreciated.

System Specs

Intel Core i7 3770K Ivy Bridge 3.5GHz 8MB
Motherboard Asus P8Z77-V LX LGA1155 ATX Motherboard
Memory G.Skill 8GB Kit (2x4GB) DDR3 Ripjaws X C9 1600MHz
Samsung 840 Series 120GB 2.5" 7mm SSD SATA3 530/130 x2 = 1 Win7 and 1 Win10
Storage Drive Western Digital Caviar Black WD2002FAEX 3.5" 2TB 64MB 7200RPM
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AMD Dual Core processors - updating BIOS?

how do you do this?

thanks a lot
 

A:AMD Dual Core processors - updating BIOS/flashing BIOS?

Flash a BIOS?
You need to download the update from the motherboard manufacturer. Then follow the directions in the readme file that usually comes with it.
 

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Computer won't boot after bios upgrade.Quick history- computer was working but was dropped, damaging hdd- verified hdd damage by removing it and connecting it to another computer- verified computer hardware still good by booting and using it from ubuntu live cd- purchased SSD- changed Bios HDD support to Legacy mode so I could install w7- installed w7 64 bit professional- install went great, computer booted in windows, no lan or wifi yet : missing drivers- downloaded drivers and bios update from HP site for my exact machine to USB stick using different machine- installed audio driver- installed bios update, did not tamper with machine at all during BIOS update followed instructions exactly- after bios update  s/w said bios flash was 100% complete computer just hung for 15 min's- repowered machine: only get black screen- holding down F10 while powering up gets white "F10...BIOS Setup Options" text in lower left corner of screen, nothing else happens,I tried holding the windows and B key before powering then for a minute after powering several times, nothing happened. http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c02693833I repeated that procedure half a dozen times with and without a USB with the BIOS update software on it in a USB slot, no difference.  Does my model support this key combination to load deffault BIOS settings? Do I have any other options to unbrick my machine? Any advice is appreciated.Mike

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Hi There,

I just built a desktop with a sabertooth x79 motherboard, and am running Windows 8.1 pro 64-bit. When I click the UEFI BIOS Firmware live tile via the change PC settings>update and recovery>recovery>etc. my computer reboots normally to Windows and will not open BIOS. I have tried accessing it using the delete and f2 keys, but this does nothing either.

Any ideas? I am up to date in terms of my BIOS, and am definitely running UEFI and not legacy.

Thank you so much.

A:UEFI BIOS firmware restart doesn't boot to BIOS

Motherboards - SABERTOOTH X79







Originally Posted by ASUS

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 Dear all, I'm trying to automate the bios settings with the latest HP Bios Configuration Utility using SCCM 2012.When the task is rebooting the system, I get this message."The following configuration change has been requested"How do I automate to accept this up front? Kind regardsDries

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BIOS problem occured when I upgraded graphicscard, see my other thread.
Computer/soundcard boot problems after upgrading graphicscard GTX 960

I started this thread because it is a bios problem.

I downloaded the driver 2.09 from manufacturers website (medion)
motherboard MS- 7728
when i try to flash it says
"ROM file does not match existing BIOS size"

someone knows how to solve this?

A:Flashing BIOS - ROM file does not match existing BIOS size

Kevin someone in the other thread asked what size PSU you have now I am not sure what you have hooked up but one way you can check what size PSU you need (for starters) because what you have looks to be a tad on the small size at 450W - eXtreme Power Supply Calculator - The only power supply calculator trusted by PSU manufacturers and computer enthusiasts

Just enter in as much as you can and the readout should give you roughly what size you need with some margin of error. Now if the result is close to the 450W PSU you have?? then under heavy load it might well be trying to draw more than what is available. Remember the stated output is the ideal and in reality some power is lost with the internal workings of the PSU circuitry/s.
Personally I use a PSU that has at least 25% more than I possibly need and just because it says for example 650W on the label doesn't mean that it is producing 650W continuously the device only puts out what is being asked of it. That is to say if your machine's components are idling at a draw of 200W then that is all a 650W PSU will put out - it is sort of working on a linear scale for want of a better way of putting it.

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When you go to the following link: http://support.lenovo.com/us/en/downloads/ds018884 and scroll about 3/4 of the way down the webpage, it says that there is a v1.41 version of the BIOS (as shown below), and it also says that v1.41 is the current version of the BIOS, however there is no link to download v1.41 of the BIOS or the accompanying readme.txt file like there is say for v1.40 of the BIOS - see below: Package | UEFI BIOS              | ECP                             |    Release1.41        | 1.41 (8BET61WW) | 1.36 (8AHT42WW)    | Current Release 1.40        | 1.40 (8BET60WW) | 1.36 (8AHT42WW)    | 8buj19us.exe                                                  | 8buj19us.txt Also at the very top of the same webpage, it says that v1.42 is the current version of the BIOS NOT v1.41.  If you look at the Readme.txt file, it indicates that there was indeed a v1.41 of the BIOS released, however version 1.41 of the BIOS is ... Read more

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