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Q: Cannot access bios

Hi all, I just upgraded my system with a Pentium 4 D 945 and ECS mob(P4P800PRO) Everything booted up fine but I cannot access the bios screen for some reason.Post screen says press delete key, the manual says F1 or delete key but I tried them both and it just goes right to windows xp load screen. This upgrade from my old abit ai7 and P4 3.2 sure doesnt seem alot faster than the new hardware. Course, I had 2 gb of ddr in old system but new motherboard(which I'll probably replace with a high-end mob soon) only has 2 ddr slots and 2 ddr2 slots so right now I'M ONLY RUNNING WITH 1GB PC3200.But it seems like my sisters p4 d840 runs faster? So I thought I'd do some bios checking but I just cant get into it. I have a Microsoft natural keyboard 4000 via usb. Can anyone tell me why I cant enter the bios? thanks

A: Cannot access bios

Hello and welcome to Techspot.

Try using a keyboard that`s hooked up to the ps2 socket and see if that helps.

Regards Howard :wave: :wave:

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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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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 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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Good evening!
A week ago I reinstalled Windows 7 in EFI mode on my laptop, and now I've got this problem: whenever I turn on my computer after a shutdown, the BIOS says "System Resuming" instead of "Press F2 to enter settings". This makes impossible for me to access BIOS settings. Previously, my BIOS used to say "System Resuming" only after a hibernation. The weird fact is that - as far as I remember - this thing started happening only after a few days.
Can you help me?
Thanks in advance :-)

A:I can't access BIOS settings because BIOS assumes Windows is resuming

Try doing a shutdown command from a CMD window, or Start button / Run
The command is shutdown /s

See if entering the command manually makes a difference in how it starts up

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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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Hello:

This is my first post here, so hi to everyone.
I just got an ASUS X401a Notebook and I want to use a flash drive to boot from Linux.
I need to change the sequence in the BIOS so that the flash drive is first choice to boot from.
I have no problem accessing the BIOS utility, but it allows me to alter only some settings. Those in blue colored font I can change those in black font I cannot. What drive to boot from first is in black and not adjustable.
I used command line to work as admin and I also set up a password for admin in the BIOS to access the BIOS utility, but still no go; some things are allowed to be changed some aren't.

Any help is appreciated.

A:BIOS: Can access BIOS utility, but cannot change settings.

Is it asking for a password or something?

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Hi I sure am hoping someone can help me with this. First my specs
Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.1
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate , Service Pack 1, 64 bit
Processor: AMD Athlon(tm) 64 X2 Dual Core Processor 6000+, AMD64 Family 15 Model 107 Stepping 2
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 4094 Mb
Graphics Card: ATI Radeon HD 4800 Series , 512 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 476835 MB, Free - 366308 MB; E: Total - 99 MB, Free - 61 MB; F: Total - 238472 MB, Free - 5158 MB;
Motherboard: Gigabyte Technology Co., Ltd., GA-MA770-DS3, x.x,
Antivirus: AVG Anti-Virus 2011, Updated and Enabled

I am having some errors causing crashes on occasion. Thats not what I am here for today though I can deal with that later. When my comp starts to reboot I can't seem to access BIOS, if I can access the Boot Order by hitting F12 I have no control whatsoever on the choices no up or down or even hitting enter works. Also when I go into Error Recovery Console the same thing no controls whatsoever I can make, no arrow keys or hitting any keys work and I have to just sit there and let it choose whatever it defaulted to. I have re-installed Windows 7 but the problem persists. Would really appreciate your help.
 

A:Unable to access arrow keys or any controls in Error Recovery Console or access BIOS

I would suspect that your bios is not loading the keyboard or mouse, except for your only reference to the error recovery console? Do you mean you have the controls elsewhere, but not there?
But, if the loss is general, the quickest way is to reset the bios. You would normally do this by locating the small bios battery on the motherboard. Remove this and, in its vicinity (better if you browse or refer to a manual for the motherboard!) there will be a small three pin tag, with a joiner across two of the pins. Move the joiner to the other two pins for about one minute, This will return the bios to defaults. If you cannot locate this pin, you will have to leave the computer, with the battery out for quite a while - I would guess possibly over 24 hours, to reset the bios.
But, before, You do not say how you have tried to access the bios? (DEL on startup: F2 on startup are two choices)
 

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After upgrading to W10 I also uppgraded the bios.  Booting is successfull but the "ESC"-option to enter Bios does not appear.  Tapping ESC or F10 has no effect. The booting proceeds and W starts. If however I press either one of them continously after power on the unit starts beeping and has to be shut off. I have emptied the CMOS by removing the RTC battery and pressing the power button for 30 secs.  With and without the main battery inserted. No change. Any suggestions anyone?  

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Hi. I thought I would try Ubuntu on my computer. I have a Microsoft Wireless keyboard and mouse. They both worked while setting up dual boot.

Once completed, Ubuntu loaded, however I didn't have a keyboard and mouse to select the operating system. They worked well once in Ubuntu. I changed the boot OS default to Vista 64 and I have access to Vista again.

The problem is that no keyboard I try allows me access to the bios. I've tried unplugging the drives as well, still with no luck. I want to repair Vista (MBR)using the disk, however can't change the boot order in the bios.

Is there a way to repair MBR from within Vista? Any other suggestions?

S.

A:Fix MBR - no access to bios

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Hi. I thought I would try Ubuntu on my computer. I have a Microsoft Wireless keyboard and mouse. They both worked while setting up dual boot.

Once completed, Ubuntu loaded, however I didn't have a keyboard and mouse to select the operating system. They worked well once in Ubuntu. I changed the boot OS default to Vista 64 and I have access to Vista again.

The problem is that no keyboard I try allows me access to the bios. I've tried unplugging the drives as well, still with no luck. I want to repair Vista (MBR)using the disk, however can't change the boot order in the bios.

Is there a way to repair MBR from within Vista? Any other suggestions?

S.



There is no way to change it from within Vista.

With this said I know your problem.

Most USB ports/motherboard combinations don't give off power during boot-up (only when loading OS they start to work).

You need to get a-hold of a ps-2 connection keyboard. (Circular, prongs, green on the end). This should solve your problem because they do get power during boot-up.
The green one is the one you are looking for.

You can pick up one of these at a local electronics store for around $10.00.

I know my sentences aren't exactly clear but please try to follow them the best you can! Let me know if this works or not.

Sean

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I dont know that much about computers but I just bought a new computer its 3d card is on board the main board and can be 16-64 mb of 3d acceleration the default was set to 16 and the mechanic at the store told me that i could change it thru the bios... so i did i tapped [del] and the BIOS came up i changed the proporties i wanted saved the settings and restarted the computer but it wouldnt turn on... it boots for a few secs and then theres a slight clicking noise really soft that soulds like the reset button when u press it every 2 secs and the screen is always on stand by... i hooked the monitor into the computer as usual but nothing comes up it acts as if the computer was off and i tried tapping everything ont he keyboard during the "booting for a few secs" i think my problem is related with the settings i put in and i want to know how i could access the BIOS again...

anyone pls help me T_T
 

A:Need help with access BIOS again

Hello and welcome to Techspot.

Open up your case, and carefully remove the cmos battery.

Hold the battery only by it`s edges, and not top and bottom. Wait for a few minutes, then replace the battery.

This should have reset you bios to the default settings.

One you have finished, You will need to go into your bios in order to reset some things back to how they were before you took out the battery.

Regards Howard :wave: :wave:
 

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I have a Z77 sabertooth motherboard and for some reason I am not able to go to it anymore. (I was able to before) Right now when I start up my computer, I just see a black screen until my log in screen.. How can I get to my BIOS again? =(
 

A:I can't access my bios!! =(

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I upgraded my Gigabyte Z77-D3H rev1.0 motherboard based PC to Win10 without any problem and it ran for months very well.

Recently I installed a new graphics card MSI NVIDIA GTX970 and since then boot up has become very slow- On startup the motherboard graphic stays up for ages but I cant access the BIOS via the usual DEL keypress. After 3 (maybe 4) single beeps, each about 30 secs apart, I then get a blank screen for 20secs then the Win10 opening screen before it opens W10 proper. Once up, W10 runs ok.

Ive tried numerous ways to access the BIOS without success - inc turning off "fast startup"

Under PC settings - advanced options I have "System Restore, System Image Recovery, Startup Repair, Command Prompt, Startup Settings, Go back to previous build". I do NOT have the "UEFI Firmware setting" even though the motherboard has UEFI.

I dont know what to do next.

I have considered a clean reboot for W10 but havent found the time to devote to that task.

Any help will be gratefully received .

A:Cant access BIOS - what to do now ?

Try disconnecting all the hard drive(s) data cables and booting up without hard drives connected.

or remove the video card and try it with on board graphics.

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using Delete key to enter bios will not work today. I was in 2 days ago. I changed nothing, why will not not allow me in now?

A:Bios Access

I would try a PS/2 keyboard. You may need an update to the BIOS

USB will sometimes not get detected for some reason. It may work to unplug it and plug it back in.

Good luck

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how to overclock my gateway GT5453E desktop comp?

Hello everyone! I want to overclock my gateway GT5453E desktop comp but I dont know how to do it. Pls HELP
 

A:I can not access my bios... HELP!!!

That Gateway (GT5453E) cannot be overclocked. Any attempts will void your warranty.
You might want to go to the website of the motherboard manufacturer to see if they have a close match that will... by doing a search using the numbers on the board.
 

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Hello! I know the reason: It is a Compaq Deskpro 4000 and because of the the way it is designed, the access to the BIOS is a program installed on the Hard Drive that stays as a "Non DOS" partition. Because the Hard Drive was formatted, I now have to install a "patch" on the Hard Drive thru a floppy disk that will bring the F10 key back to life. Can anyone of you direct me to the "patch"? I went to Compaq.com and I couldn't find it. Thanks for your help!!!!
 

A:Can't Access The BIOS!!!!

http://h18000.www1.hp.com/support/files/diags.html

Looks like 2836 is the exe you need, well down the page...
 

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hi im sorry if this is in the wrong place,i had a new hard drive which i installed xp from the recovery disk, everything seems to be working fine but i cant seem to access the bios, ive tried the way i used to and the ctrl+alt+esc but no luck, also if i dont shut it down properly i dont get the check disk when i restart it, any help would be really appreciated, im not too techy so simple instructions please lol, i have an acer aspire 1520, thank you
 

A:cant access bios

If you put xp on it then you are in the wrong place (this is vista), but someone can probably still help... I'm not familiar with xp, but to enter the "bios" you should have to hit the f2 key as the computer starts to boot up.(splashscreen, "acer logo")... http://pcsupport.about.com/od/fixtheproblem/ht/accessbios.htm

If you are trying to enter the "task manager" that may be ctrl + alt + del (for xp).....sorry if none of this helps....good luck

PS: If your not that "techie" be very careful in the bios !!!

PSS: I just noticed you double posted...disregard if your already being helped....lol
 

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How do i access the bios and i did have windows 7 but then upgraded to windos 10 with the free upgrade thing that i got Pls Help 











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A:how to access the bios pls help

Immediately after pressing the power button to turn on start tapping the F10 key..

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hi im sorry if this is in the wrong place,i had a new hard drive which i installed xp from the recovery disk, everything seems to be working fine but i cant seem to access the bios, ive tried the way i used to and the ctrl+alt+esc but no luck, also if i dont shut it down properly i dont get the check disk when i restart it, any help would be really appreciated, im not too techy so simple instructions please lol, i have an acer aspire 1520, thank you
 

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Hi everyone. I need some help. I am running a home built machine with XP Home as the operating system. I noticed that several things weren't running smoothly and decided to use the repair feature of XP. However, that necessitated powering up and booting from the XP disk which involved getting into the BIOS to change the boot-up sequence. Then I found theat I couldn't access the BIOS. Tried DEL, F2 and other combinations but to no avail. So I purchased a new 160 gig hard drive, but it isn't recognised by the BIOS. Help.

Geneset.
 

A:Can't access BIOS

USB keyboard? Maybe your BIOS doesn't recognise it or it hasn't been enabled? Try with a PS/2 keyboard.

Power on the system with no keyboard attached. It should complain and tell you the key combination.

Read The Friendly Manual (the motherboard). The BIOS should be explained in detail there too.
 

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I have an Epox board which was working fine until yesterday. I did have a trojan horse which was removed from my system by Trend Micro virus scan. Anyway, ever since, whenever I restart, I get a blue box asking me to select a boot first device, once I select the hard drive, the computer boots as normal. However, if I go into the bios, I cannot do anything. There is a red box that keeps flashing and I cannot do anything within the BIOS utility. I have flashed the bios and cleared the CMOS with the EPOX utility, but it did not make any difference.

My system is EP-9NPA+Ultra MB, AMD 64 3000 processor.
 

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I can't acces BIOS on my Asus laptop. I have Windows 8.1. My BIOS has not UEFI settings. Could someone help me how to open BIOS without UEFI settings.

A:Can't access BIOS

On my ASUS X54C with windows 7 one pressed: F1 during boot for BIOS access; F9 for Repair partition; and ESC for boot order.

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David can u tell me how to enter bios in HP pavilion 15-AU003TX .I have tried olmost everything

A:Re: Access to BIOS

Hi @Mayank33, Welcome to the HP Forum!  Thank you for becoming a HP Forum member. It is a dynamite location to get help from the community, get suggestions and find what has worked for others. For you have the best experience, here is a link for you to review, should you have any concerns: First Time Here? Learn How to Post and More I understand that you are having an issue entering the BIOS. I believe you want to change the boot order. Here is a link to  HP PCs - Configuring the Boot Order in the System BIOS which will also guide you to accessing the BIOS. If this post helps you to resolve the issue, please pay it forward by clicking "Accept as Solution", to the right of the Thumbs up icon. You can click the ?Thumbs Up Icon? to show gratitude!

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This is quite interesting...I remember accessing the BIOS before, but can't remember how to now.

My computer is a Dell Dimension 2400 series desktop. I've tried all the hotkeys to get into the BIOS. Delete, F2, F12, all of the function keys in fact. Control+Alt+Escape, Escape, nothing grants me access directly into the BIOS. I can access the boot menu and some of the basic settings, but that's about it.

Am I being locked out of my own BIOS or is it because there's some magical key code I have to enter? Or is it password protected or something?

I'm at my wits end in terms of figuring out what to do to get to it. What I'm trying to do is maybe overclock my CPU by like...10mhz or something. But the overclocking guide doesn't help because if I don't know how to access the BIOS, then I'm kinda screwed aren't I?

Someone please help. What the hell did I miss?
 

A:Cannot Access BIOS?!?!?

i didn't have any updates for the bios. and i don't believe i cut the boot time. i could be wrong. got an easy way to check that?
 

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I have a friend with a Dell Dimension 2350, old PoS... In order do do something, we need to acces BIOS. However, the manual says to press <F2> when the logo appears. We Have tried just that. And Spamming F2 right when we pess the power button.

Any suggestions?
 

A:Cannot Access Bios

You will need to manually clear the CMOS
http://support.dell.com/support/edocs/systems/dim2350/syssetup.htm#1107258

I'm assuming the F2 function key, on the actual keyboard, works though
 

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I need to access the BIOS to enable virtualization so that a program in Kaspersky Internet Security (Safe Money) will running SECURELY and properly.  This function worked fine until I upgraded to Windows 10.  Windows 10 CHANGED the setting on the BIOS.  Yes, I said it because I believe it.  Safe Money worked just fine until I upgraded to Windows 10. If I had access to the BIOS, would I be asking this question??  I have already asked Kaspersky and they are telling me they can't do anything to help me.  In other words, they are stumped, too.  I have been looking high and low all over the internet for a solution and any that I have gotten do not work.  Not even here OR Mocrosft.  Soooo, here I am. BTW, I am aware of others who, for various reasons, are trying to access the BIOS in order to correct problems caused by upgrading to Windows 10.   Erik  











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A:Need to Access BIOS

To Access BIOS you need to Press F10 Button when you power up the PC.You can also Halt the PC from booting to windows by pressing ESC button and then Select F10 option to go into the BIOS.

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A poor sata cable resulted in my Sata 1 connector being damaged. i thought it was simply a matter of using an alternative connection. on trying to access the BIOS which i understand will allow me to change the device boot sequence I was left with a black setup screen. i could not get beyond this no matter what key I pressed on the keyboard. any suggestions? 

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Hello,I have a one week old HP Notebook 15-ay011nr that doesn't allow me to access BIOS. I don't see the "Press the ESC key for Startup Menu" message but it boots directly to the hp logo. With reference to this previous post :http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Boot-and-Lockup/Access-to-BIOS/td-p/1504303 on a pavillion dv6I've tried all steps except the last one ( removing the RTC battery).I wanted to make sure if that solution applies to notebook 15 and if I should do that or something else considering the warranty hasn't expired Any suggestion/help would be greatly appreciatedRegards,KristiD











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A:Access to BIOS

Only other thing I can think of that isn't in that post is to restore the bios, you can do this by holding the win+B keys and turning on holding these keys, you can release when the bios update/recovery screen comes upAfter that try again with Esc or f10 keys immediately after powering onIf this does not work then I'd recommend contacting HP with your computer being in warranty

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Can someone please tell me how to access the bios on my Pavilion g6 taptop as I have installed macrium reflect and I want it to boot first from my cd for the recovery disk,,, as I have made one but it dosent seem to work.
Thanks
Len

A:How to Access bios

Originally Posted by Casel


Can someone please tell me how to access the bios on my Pavilion g6 taptop as I have installed macrium reflect and I want it to boot first from my cd for the recovery disk,,, as I have made one but it dosent seem to work.
Thanks
Len



Have you tried hitting the Escape Key in rapid succession during startup with your Recovery Disk in place? That's the way my HP Laptop works with my Macrium Recovery Disk in place.

The paid version of Macrium will allow to create a Boot menu that lets you select your Boot options every time you start up.

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hey all, i am new to this BIOS stuff, i recently got a message (error) on my laptop running vista on an ACER TravelMate 4325WLMi Laptop saying:

Check with yuor hardware vendor for any updates. Disable bios memory options such as caching or shadowing. If you need to use safe mode to to remove or disable components, restart your computer, press f* to selct advanced Startup Options, and then select safe mode.
okay... my questions is where do i get bios updates. how do i access bios and any other info on bios would be great (what is it, what does it do etc etc) and why would i get this error?

thanks heaps in advance.
 

A:What Are BIOS and How To Access?

Hello was there an error number
 

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I tried changing MSCONFIG to force my PC to boot in safe mode (to clear a virus), now I can't even access BIOS. It starts up and freezes on the startup screen
 
My intel motherboard has an error E6
 
Is there any way to recover this?
 
Thanks!

A:Can't even access BIOS?

If this is a desktop model, clear CMOS by doing the following
 
Either use the jumper. It should be near the CMOS Battery or Unplug the power, remove the battery, hold the power button down for 10 seconds. Replace the battery and the power cord.
 
This is a EFI BIOS. The E6 code means it could not finish loading drivers.
 
Do you have a model number of the motherboard? Depending on the model number the jumper method may be a little different but here is the instructions for one board.The motherboard manual would give you a location of the jumper.
 
CMOS Jumper
The CMOS jumper is used to clear the CMOS configuration to reset the CMOS. This has the same result as when you remove the CMOS battery. To use this jumper:

Open the chassis and move the jumper from pins 1 & 2 to pins 2 & 3.


Plug power back in and turn on the system.


Wait 10 - 15 seconds.


Turn off the system and disconnect power.


Move the jumper back to pins 1 & 2.


Close the chassis and reconnect power.

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I have an old Compaq 5WV280 running XP Home w/ SP2. I need to change th eboot order but can't seem to get to the bios. I've tried every combination of F-key, ESC, alt ...trying to find the magic key, but no luck. Does anyone know what the correct combination is?

One clue: I use a Logitech wireless keyboard. Could that keep me from accessing it?

A:How to Access the BIOS?

Delete?

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Hi there,

Some specs
MSI G31m3 socket 775 motherboard
Windows 7 32-bit
ATI Radeon HD4670

OKey here is the problem, my graphics card and windows 7 make my mouse cursor go huge, like in quadrupole the original size, the PC also lags like crazy. posters with the same problem have solved the problem by doing this(as below). the problem is i dont know what this is or how to do this, the post was posted in 2009 so i cant ask them. i also do not have the same motherboard as them, they have a gigabyte motherboard. Pleas help me, i am going to a lan event this Friday (19th march). and if this problem occurs whilst playing or there it will be not ayoba!!! so what i am asking is for someone to translate this gibberish into my kind of language. PLEASE HELP

1. Download @BIOS from Greev84's link
2. Extract it and run the setup.exe
3. After installation go to Start -> All Programs -> Gigabyte and right-click @BIOS and choose "Run as Administrator"
4. Choose Yes in the confirm box
5. Now you should have @BIOS running
6. Go to Gigabyte's homepage and download your latest BIOS to your specific motherboard (if it is newer than you current which is displayed in @BIOS after "BIOS Sign on Message"
(http://www.gigabyte.com.tw/Support/Motherboard/BIOS_List.aspx)
7. Extract the BIOS into a folder, I created a BIOS folder on the desktop.
8. Now in @BIOS choose "Update BIOS from File" and navigate to the destination to where you extracted the BIOS you ... Read more

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I have Windows XP 2 that works good but suddenly stopped today. When I turned it back on, it lights on, fans running, showed the board name, POST showed and says CMOS problem so I pressed the DEL to go BIOS but it always went to blank screen with blinking cursor at the upper left side and no more displays even you will wait forever. I tried restarting it and choosed F1 to continue even it shows CMOS problem but it goes to the same thing, blank screen and only blinking cursor. What should I do now? please help!

A:can't access BIOS

First thing to try is a NEW CMOS battery.

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I just bought a new Lenovo G580 that came with Windows 8 on it and I can't get into the BIOS settings in order to change the boot order....

A:Can't access BIOS

How are you trying to do it? According to the Lenovo site, you press F2 as soon as the Lenovo logo appears on the screen.

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Hi everyone;

I need your help. I am going to install 7, but, I have a problem during installation that I should disable AHCI mode. I found that I should go into BIOS. I have a Sony vaio laptop that I tried all keys like F1, F2, DEL, ESC, F10 ...Just F2 works and go to setup. In setup screen, I can see just main, security, boot and exit tabs. I don't know is it bios? If so, how can I disable AHCI mode? I didn't find anything.
Thanks in advance

A:Bios Access

Hi,

Usually its the F2 key for the Vaio's if I'm not mistaken. Hold that down when you reboot.

Regards,
Golden

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I use Window7 HP 64. This may or may not be W7 related. I recently realized I can no longer enter my Dell laptops's BIOS screen by pressing F12 nor the setup by pressing F2 before Windows starts, and that boot up takes a very long time. After that, the computer work fine. I need to access BIOS b/c I want to install a SSD.

A:Cannot access BIOS

Try pulling out the HDD and see if you can get into the BIOS without it installed.

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Hi:

I hope I'm in the right section for posting my question. Actually, I have two questions.

When I start up my computer (I'm using Win 7, 64 bit) the computer monitor is blank and I know this is normal, but it is a matter of choice. For my preference, I like to see the text scrolling while it is loading up. Kinda gives me a bit of confidence that it's loading OK.

I recently had some work done on my computer and now the screen is blank while loading until the system is fully activated. If I recall correctly from days long ago, this action can be selected for "Off and On"on the BIOS menu. I suspect it is the same with Win 7?? But time has erased how I can open up and access BOIS.

I tried hitting the F-8, F-10, F2 and the Delete key while the system is loading to bring the BIOS up but this didn't work for me.

So my questions are:

1. How or what do I do to bring up the BIOS menu?

2. What are the exact steps and in what order, do I use so that I can change the options so that the "TEXT" shows when the system is loading.

Any help would be appreciated.

A:How To Access BIOS (Win 7, 64 bit)

What is the make & model of your computer, some use different keys to enter the BIOS setup ?

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Hey. I didn't see a more appropriate board so I am posting this here. I am on Vista with an Asus board, and I don't seem to be able to access BIOS anymore. I hit DEL as I am supposed to, but it just won't work. The reason I need to do that is because I am trying to reformat my computer, but I have to change boot priorities before it will let me boot from a CD. I have been able to enter my BIOS many times before without any trouble.

Is there an alternative way to get into BIOS? Any suggestions on where I can go from here? Thanks!
 

A:Can't access BIOS

hello tt
see if this option applys to your situation.
http://support.asus.com/technicaldocuments/technicaldocuments_content.aspx?SLanguage=en-us&NO=498

good luck
 

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I need to change my boot device dvd to removeble disk. But the problem is in my laptop keyboard f9 f10 f11 these keys are not working. Is there any other way to access bios? Thank you in advance.

A:Can't access BIOS

Sometimes it's F12, or F2, or Del.

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I have forgotten the password to this laptop and have downloaded recovery software to a USB. I need to access BIOS in order to utilize the program on the USB. Upon startup I hit ESC to access menu and it lists the option f10 for BIOS but does nothing when I hit f10. I've also tried starting up while pressing WIN + B. Please help.

A:Can not access BIOS

What recovery software are you using? If the usb is bootable it should show as an option to boot from. After tapping Esc you should also see F9 for Boot options where you should be able to highlight/select usb.

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Hello, I have a HP Pavilion dv6 3016sl laptop but I can't enter BIOS or choose the device to boot. I tried F1, F2, F9, F10 and F11. None of them work. Could you help me please?











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A:Access to BIOS

Hi, Was the bios updated prior to this problem occuring? Try clearing the cmos as follows. With reference to Page 62 of your Maintenance & Service Guide remove the RTC battery.  Hold down the power button for 30 seconds.  Reinsert the RTC cell. Can you access any menus at boot now? Regards, DP-K

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Please Help Me, I'm still can't  access BIOS although I have been pressing esc but menu not open.sorry for bad english 

A:I can't access BIOS

Greetings, You are tapping "ESC' too late if your PC completes the POST and boots to Windows. Try again. Cheers!

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Suddenly, I cannot access bios. My keyboard is not detected at startup, (therefore cannot press DEL)only after booting into WinXP.
 

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I dug around some before posting, but I couldn't find anyone having the same problem as me, and I'm hoping this is the most appropriate forum. I apologize for the length, but I wanted to post everything I thought might be pertinent. Thanks.

Current Problem:
When I turn on my computer, I can tap Del to access the BIOS, and I can change things in there as much as I want. It recognizes all my drives. After exiting the BIOS (or if I skip the BIOS altogether), the computer freezes about 2 seconds later. It displays a messed up version of the Winfast logo. I cannot boot into Safe Mode, I cannot get it to boot from the HDD, I cannot get it to boot from CD, and I do not have a floppy disk drive. It just freezes.

Background:
I was playing Guild Wars when my GeForce 4 Ti4400 died. I got a working Radeon 9700 from a friend (he was using it up until the moment I got it, and I ran AquaMark 3D on it) and ran into only a billion problems. When I performed certain actions involving the online video game Guild Wars, my computer would suddenly reboot with no warning. I adjusted "reboot on error" in the system properties. It no longer rebooted, but instead, I got a solid blue screen (no words, just a blue screen), and I had to hold the power switch down to turn off the system. I suspect that troubleshooting this BSoD problem and putting my system through that repeatedly probably messed up some settings or something. The last thing I did to my computer was install the ATI C... Read more

A:Can Only Access BIOS (That's It)

Sounds like a hard drive gone bad...Does your BIOS setup have a feature to test the drive?
 

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Hi everyone...
 
So, I have a friend's HP Pavilion sitting here in my office. I need to do a hard drive swap. The computer has one HDD, which is completely fried - it won't even power up. Straightforward job - she wants me to put in a new drive, and reinstall Windows 7 on that drive.
 
Here's the problem: I've been trying to access the BIOS - specifically, to change the boot order - so that I can boot from the Windows disk and get the OS installed. The thing will NOT let me change the boot order. I've tried every POST keystroke and keystroke combination I can find - even from the HP forums, but the thing will not let me into the BIOS. The boot menu does NOT give me the option to change the boot order - which I find perplexing.
 
Any help with this would be greatly appreciated.

A:Cannot access the BIOS

If a desktop I would use the motherboard jumper to clear CMOS and possibly change the battery. When you are in the boot menu, you can't highlight a selection with the up/down arrow keys?

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I am running Windows xp sp-2 home edition. How can I access my Bios settings.

Jim S.
 

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how do i access the bios to enable and/or set the typematic repeat rate on my keyboard---right now it does not work. matkernic
 

A:bios access

If you want to get into the BIOS restart your computer and hold down the "Delete Key".
 

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How do i access BIOS windows xp. i have an hp.
 

A:How Do I Access Bios With Xp???

When you first boot up the machine, it's usually the Del key or F1 to go into the bios....

MBN
 

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I am on HP Mini with Win7 starter.
will u tell me how to access to BIOS?

I am trying to installl ubuntu in usb drive.

A:how to access to BIOS

Fluid Motion, I suggest you fill in the system spec's onyour hp mini.
Also. Most bios are gotten thru either the f2, del or f10 keys.
when it is first turned on. but real fast...

Rich

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I have a Tyan S2507S Trinity 450 with a [email protected] It boots up and runs fine, but I cant get to the bios. When it first comes on... I hit delete, and the screen goes black, w/blicking cursor in the upper left corner. I cant tpye or anything from there, i have to restart.
 

A:Cant access bios

Try other keys like F1 and F10 (try all the "F"unction keys).
 

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I forgot my Administrator password, and when I entered 3 times, I got this CODE. 84298805. Please help me out.

A:Hi, I've not been able to access my BIOS for sometime now.

@Cay2co? Enter   31190221

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i am trying to install a new OS, how do i  access the bios, on my HP Pavilian dv8?











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A:how to access the bios?

Hi: You should be able to access the BIOS by tapping the F10 key as soon as you see the HP welcome screen. Paul

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I have been facing this issue for a long time and decided to post it now as I I could not find any solution on the web. I cannot go into BIOS on my laptop. Earlier, I used to press "esc"
key when starting my laptop to get into BIOS, but now nothing happens when I press the "esc" key. Same for other keys like "Del", "F10". I had entered BIOS several times before but now it is not happening. I had installed Linux
mint alongside windows 8.1 but later deleted linux. My laptop came along with windows 8.1 and I upgraded it to windows 10 later. I suppose that BIOS is not working after I deleted the Linux partition. Please help.

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Had this issue for a while and I just now had a need to enter it.

I have tried ESC, F1-F12, END, INSERT, DEL, the default "Enter" key that my startup guide says, along with the 'break' command. None have worked.

Not sure if it is the key binding for it or if I just can't enter it.

Any ideas?
 

A:Cannot access BIOS

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Dear Sirs: Is it possible access to BIOS of Lenovo Ideapad 300 - 15Isk with a application without NOVO boutton? I see in the next test  that exist any program to another model of Lenovo. Thanks in advance. -----------------------------------http://support.lenovo.com/es/es/products/Laptops-and-netbooks/100-series/110-15isk?tabName=Contact&l...  Tengo un Lenovo Ideapad 310_15_isk y quisiera saber si existe alguna alternativa para entrar en BIOS que no sea el botón NOVO, tal y como indica el texto que copio de un usuario de otro modelo diferente Lenovo. ES NECESARIO TENER WINDOWS . Para los que les pase lo mismo y nada de lo anterior les funcione como a mi , lo que tienen que hacer es bajarse esta actualizacionWin732/64: https://support.lenovo.com/us/en/products/laptops-and-netbooks/lenovo-g-series-laptops/lenovo-g480-n...Win832/64:https://support.lenovo.com/us/en/products/laptops-and-netbooks/lenovo-g-series-laptops/lenovo-g480-n...Una vez que lo instalan se les reinicia la pc esperan y cuando inicie windows hay si se van a Configuracion>Cambiar configuracion de PC>Inicio avanzado y click en Reiniciar Ahora> Solucionar Problemas >Opciones avanzadas > Configuracion de Firmware UEFI y darle click a Reiniciar . Ahora simplemente presionan TAB y le dan enter a la opcion 1 (Setup) y listo ya estan en el bios para poder modificar sus configuraciones a su gusto recomiendo previamente hacer lo que dijo djjuanchopch de desactiv... Read more

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I'm trying to access the BIOS on a lenova laptop but when I press the F1, F2, delete or F12 I'm not getting anything except the boot manager, which doesn't let me change the settings to boot from the CD rom.
 

A:Trying to access BIOS

Depending on the model of your Lenovo laptop, there are a variety of ways to access the BIOS: http://support.lenovo.com/us/en/documents/ht036045
 

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When I start my computer I try to access the BIOS but the loading screen doesn't even come up. A few days ago  while I was trying to overclock I may have turned UEFI secure boot off. I believe turning it back on would help but I would like to know how, when I cant even access the BIOS where I turned it off. When I first boot my computer the screen stays black and I cant seem to access anything like get into the BIOS. After the screen comes back on all I see is the login screen. It doesnt give me a chance to press the Delete key or the F12 key. Any Ideas.

A:Cant Access The BIOS

What kind of motherboard do you have?

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Is there a way to remotly access the BIOS. What im trying to do is get the Dell service tag number that is located there. I know there is a File called DELL.sdr and the sysinfo.dat but both of those file can be change or inaccurent if the PC was imaged for another Dell pc. anyone have any idea?
 

A:BIOS Access

The only thing that comes to mind is to dump the BIOS memory space and scan for the data in the image. Obviously, you can't access the BIOS remotely, unless you have a server with a separate maintenance processor that will allow you to boot and configure remotely.
 

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Ive looked at every list of BIOS Access codes, and ive tried alot of them. Havent been able to access it. I Have an HP Pavilion 533w computer and i cant find the access code for an HP computer anywhere? Maybe my computer just wont allow me to access it? I got the "No Operating System Found" Error.

A:Cant Access Bios...

Have you reformatted your computer lately? Try HP's website and update the bios.

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hi... I cant seem to access my BIOS.. help me please
 

A:How do I access my BIOS?

Bios

hi. I have a Dell L433c with integrated video memory into the motherboard but I cant get more then 16 colors (I think because the standard PCI graphics adaptor has 64 k of video memory hahaha). to fix this problem I put in a S3 Virge64+ video card in (I also tried my voodoo card) but it still wont activate because my comuter says that the "primary display driver" needs to have at least 256 colors. so I them learned that I have to go into the BIOS menu and deactivate the integrated memory. But I cant sseem to activate my BIOs thing. I have hit all the F keys at the top of the keyboard (F1-F12) as well as the Esc key while the comp was booting up, but the BIOS menu still doesn't come up. what do I do to get my BIOS menu to come up and change from integrated video memory, to drawing video mem from my video card??

Oh and I am sorry if this doesn't have anyting to do with CPUs, Chipsets and Mobos but I couldn't find another place to post this....
 

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How can I access the Bios on my HP DC7800 Desktop ?. I'd like to make adjustments to how the machine operates and don't want it to come back on automatically after a Power outage. I'm running W 8.1 (64 bytes)
 

A:How can I access the BIOS ?.

I have replied on your other topic - of the same subject
http://forums.techguy.org/hardware/1144852-preventing-computer-start-up-after.html
 

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i have an old computer downstairs which my parents use, and i want to change a few things in the bios.

my problem is, the ps2 keyboard only starts working after its too late to access the bios.

i dont know if im explaining this well but at a certain point windows makes the keyboard active. but i need it working right at the start to access the bios.

any ideas? im running xp pro
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A:I cant access the bios

Wow! That's a new one. Sure you're pressing the right key to access BIOS? Most of my PC's use the Delete key but this one uses F2.
Have you tried the keyboard from your PC on the older one?
 

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Hello, this is my first post and I am excited to share this problem with you (not really, it's very frustrating!)

Okay, I have been trying to access my bios when I start up my computer but it goes straight to the log-in screen. I have an "Unregistered Product Key" for Windows XP because I knew I would be upgrading to Windows 7 which I finally got today. Now it's time for me to reformat so I can actually use the new system, but, as stated earlier, I do not have the option to start my up my bias from the boot up like normally.

The typical boot up consist of this:

Information processing (telling me my specs WITH THE OPTION OF BIOS)
Then a picture of my motherboard logo.
Then log-in.

Now after not registering or reformating within the 30 day limit:
Black screen
Log in

Any light on this issue? I know it is not a hardware issue.
 

A:Cannot access bios

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Hi all,

I decided to re-install my OS on Saturday as my kids had filled it with a lot of junk and I thought a nice clean re-install would be a good idea. Switched the boot sequence to CD drive and off I went. No problem until I had finished the installation and when I tried to get into the BIOS set up I can't, the screen simply hangs on the Asus graphic with the words "Press Del to go to set up". The issue I have now is that I need to have a boot CD in to continue to use the PC.

Can anyone think of any reason why I can't access the BIOS setup or is there another way in?

MoBo - Asus PG5c - mx/1333
OS - XP Pro SP3

Many thanks

Sam
 

A:Can't access my BIOS set up

Are you using a usb keyboard or hardwired? This can be a problem at times with a usb keyboard.
 

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I have a Lenovo J115 desktop and would like to know how to access BIOS in case I ever need to.

The manual is of no help.
 

A:How to access BIOS?

When you boot you should see something like hold F2 to enter setup or something like that.

look for it when you turn on your computer. Then again since it is a retail computer it(the BIOS) might be locked.
 

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I am running a Dell Dimension 8400 with WindowXP Pro installed. I need to get to my bios setup, but cannot use the normal press a key at reboot. Is there any other alternative to resolve my dilemma? I need to change my bootup order so that my cdrom loads 1st. Please help!

A:Cannot access BIOS

Hello,

Restart the system.

At the Dell logo repeatedly press <F2> . If not able to access BIOS

Try repeatedly press <F12> at the logo this may get you into the one time Boot menu.

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I have a LG LM50 Laptop with XP PRO SP2 on it, which I have not used for a few months.
I wanted to reformat it and to install Windows 7. It has 1 partition (C which has NO important things on it, so I just started by getting into the BIOS, for changing the boot order, but OH NO! It asked for a PASSWORD! I have NO idea what is it.

The BIOS is Phoenix NoteBIOS 4 release 6.

I figured out the only way I MAYBE could reset the bios password is to disassmble the laptop, remove the CMOS battery and put it back after like 1 minute. This way is too dangerous for me and I don't really want to use it because as I read, even if I perform the process right, I could harm the laptop.

So since I tried booting the Win7 installation from USB (no luck, probabbly because in the boot order USB is after HDD), and the DVD drive won't eject or read anything, my laptop will only boot from HDD. So I tried to boot the installation from HDD - which for I need 2 partitions - C: for the installation files and another partition as the target partition. Because I had only 1 partition - C, I had to resize it and create another partition. I used Partition Magic 8.0, from Windows of course, because I couldn't boot from a CD, When I pressed Apply, It asked me to reboot "because the process can't be done from windows..". I confirmed, and during the boot the PM screen showed up. It started the process, but in like 3% total progress, an error appeared (1518). "press any key to ... Read more

A:No Bios Access...

This is the second time. We can not help with passwords.

If you have a floppy drive, you may be able to use this:

LoadCD will create a bootable floppy disk. If your machine can boot from a floppy, booting from this floppy will load any bootable CD that is in your CD-ROM.
This should work whether or not booting from CD is enabled in your BIOS setup, and should work even on machines that do not have a CD-ROM boot option at all. It also supports booting from CD's created using no emulation on computers that will only boot from floppy or hard drive emulated CD's.

If you have 2 optical drives, you may be able to use one of these:

Boot Loader CD Image

or

SGD Boot Disk - This zip file contains both CD and floppy images. This boot disk can hide and unhide partitions, activate partitions, boot Windows or any other OS whether there is an MBR present or not, boot from a second drive, restore Windows boot (equivalent to fdisk /mbr or fixmbr), add or remove GRUB, restore LILO, live-swap drives and more.
 

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I've read similar threads, but I have not found an answer to my particular question.

I have a Fujitsu desktop, runs on windows XP and the USB ports were disabled by my kid! (Both the keyboard and mouse connect via USB).

I considered getting a USB PS/2 converter in order to use the keyboard to re-enter BIOS at start-up (holding down the Delete key, as it says to do on screen at start-up). Unfortunately, there is no PS/2 port.

There is an auxiliary port that may be similar (it has 11 or 12 pin hole openings).

Any help would be very appreciated!

I am a noob, so please explain any jargon please!

Thanks!

-Ben
 

A:USB port disabled in BIOS, No PS/2 port, can't access BIOS!

If you remove the CMOS battery, your BIOS should revert to default settings and your keyboard should work so you can get into the BIOS. The CMOS battery is the shiny, disk shaped object on the motherboard.
 

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Am having problems that I don't understand. I can't access bios with my USB keyboard. The only way I can get into bios is with a PS/2 keyboard. The motherboard is a Gigabyte GA-Z68-D3H-B3. When I do get into bios using the PS/2 keyboard, the bios is set for all USB including legacy. When I first got this motherboard, I did not have this problem, because I used my USB keyboard to overclock the CPU. The USB keyboard is Logitech part number 820-001268. I have also reflashed the bios to the most current version, F10. I also swapped out another USB keyboard, but still could not access bios with it. Anyone got any helpful ideas? Thanks.
 

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Can anyone tell me how to access my computers bios? I have tried F1, F2, F12, ESC and Delete and nothing works.
 

A:Zt Systems Bios access

when your computer is booting there will be a black screen with the motherboards logo on. When this comes up hit pause on your keyboard. You should see in one of the corners text telling you what button you need to press there.
 

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hello i have upgraded from win to win 8 pro.i have the sony vaio F11Z(2010 year model).with win 7 i have access in my bios with F2 key.but know i can't anymore.what can i do?i have the old traditional bios

A:cant access anymore with F2 in bios on win 8

Win 8 has a "quick boot" feature that basically bypasses the BIOS (or at least does not let you in) on power up. If you do a "restart" then you can access the BIOS normally.

There is a work around that will allow you to disable the "quick boot" function so that it boots just like Win 7 did and you can access the BIOS.

Fast Startup - Turn On or Off in Windows 8

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Hi,
I have a Toshiba L50-B-1P1. It has windows 10. I wanted to access the BIOS. I tried F2 and F12 to access it but it doesn't open the BIOS settings instead it opens the Toshiba Setup Utility. I tried esc, F1, del buttons too but nothing works. I have also attached the picture of what comes up when I press F2 or F12. Anybody got any ideas how I can access the BIOS.
Thanks.

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I purchased a used laptop . but it has a bios administrator password. i tried to remove bios password by detaching RTC battery , but it doesn't work . please provide solution immediately . Thanks!

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I purchase HPE h9 1120t not sure of the date, but when I purchase the OS was windows 7 and my GPU was GeForce 545. Within that time, I have upgraded my GPU to GeForce 750ti and later windows 10. Now I have the GeForce 1070 GPU and I am looking at the ?black screen of death? ?I have uploaded all updates and current software. When I installed my 750ti I did not have windows 10 that came later, but I did not have any issues either. What is blocking my attempt or my issues is this BIOS software. I installed the GeForce 545 GPU and followed the steps to access the ?setup screen?, and it works but according to HP?s note *windows 7 didn?t require BIOS- & it doesn?t it?s not even an option in the setup menu. I re-install my GeForce 750ti but when attempting to access the BIOS setup menu my system attempts the deed but then I get a frozen screen that tells me my OS; GHz; setup menu lower right corner. From there I have nothing, but if I Ctrl-Alt-Del it resets back to the blue HP logo screen and after the singular beeps I am back at the windows log-on screen. In short I don?t have access to the setup menu with my 750ti. The same with my 1070 GTX to access BIOS to make current. MSINFO32 states BIOS v/date @ AMI 7.09 3/14/2012 & mode @ UEFI. How do I fix?

A:Access BIOS for GTX 1070

It appears that your BIOS has not been updated from the initial version. There have been two updates. The most recent BIOS for your desktop is 8.21 Rev.A. That was from 2015.  It is located in the Windows 8 software download section of the support portal for your desktop PC at the following web page. http://support.hp.com/us-en/drivers/selfservice/HP-Pavilion-HPE-h9-1100-Phoenix-Desktop-PC-series/51...  What does the following statement mean?"it works but according to HP?s note *windows 7 didn?t require BIOS- & it doesn?t it?s not even an option in the setup menu." You left out a few words in your sentence, so I do not get the intended meaning.

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Hi everyone, I recently purchased SSD drive and started installing windows on it. And thats where the problems began:
-only keyboard worked on the installation
-when windows started, mouse not working(tried ps2 also)
-when shutting down, got blue screen saying about "bugcode usb"
after that few reinstall tries, no help.

One thing that I forgot/didn't know was some achi mode which had to be enabled in bios.
Well now I cannot do anything because my ps2 keyboard wont work in bios.
Tried search but found nothing useful. What should I do? Will I need to buy new motherboard to get SSD working? current version is GIGABYTE GA-MA78G-DS3H, I contacted technical support and they said to enable achi, and install some updates on windows installation process. But I cannot use bios, anybody could help? I'm getting fustrated and will do anything that is necessary. Thank you!

A:Cannot access bios after SSD upgrade

Hello heromanni. Welcome to the forum.

First - Disconnect the SSD, and any other connected hard drives, and try and get into the BIOS without it.
EDIT: If you can get into the BIOS, note your current settings, the perform a "Reset BIOS Defaults" (usually on the EXIT tab). then restart, enter BIOS again, and change the settings you need.

If that does not work then perform a Clear CMOS or CLRTC procedure:
Typically:
Shut down the computer > remove the power cord.
Remove the 3v battery.
Move the CLRTC jumper from pins 1-2 to 2-3.
Touch a metal part of the case and Press and Hold the reset button for approx. 30 seconds to discharge all power from the board.
Put the CLRTC jumper back on pins 1-2.
Replace the 3v battery > replace the power cord > boot.
Immediately go back into BIOS and reset all your preferred settings. If the CLRTC worked you will need to reset the date and time.
I would leave the SSD out while performing the CLRTC.

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Working on friends Presario 7110us. Computer goes to compaq loge and stops. Won't even let me enter bios at startup to see if problem is there. I have reset bios thru jumper and now counts memory at startup and message ( 162-system options not set).about week ago it booted out of blue after sitting for 5 days at compaq logo, but could not access DVD or CD drives because they weren't and couldn't be found.
 

A:cannot access bios-Won't boot

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As far as I can tell everything is connected properly on my new build when I turn it on I get a single beep then it loads to the gigabyte x79s-up5-wifi screen and tells me to hit del to enter BIOS but it wont work could this be due to me using a wireless keyboard and if not any other ideas
 

A:Can't access BIOS on my new build

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I am trying to enable legacy boot mode and disable Secure Boot. So I tried to access the set up by powering up the computer and pressing f10 or esc to access the start up menu. Then, I slided to security. Usually, there is supposed to be a secure boot configuration under system security. Also, I can't find the BIOS setup or setting when I boot up my computer. Is the BIOS locked for my computer type?

A:I can't access my BIOS Setup

@ericisconfused1?, welcome to the forum. Try this: hold the Shift key down while Restarting the computer in the Power option in Start.  This will bring up a menu.  There you should choose "Use a device".  In this option you will find the BIOS setup. Please click the Thumbs up + button if I have helped you and click Accept as Solution if your problem is solved.

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Hi, I have an HP 2000 Notebook laptop and am trying to gain access to the BIOS settings in order to change some of my RAM (4 GB) over to the dedicated video RAM which is currently only at 64 MB. When I access the BIOS settings from the startup menu all of the default settings are greyed out and does not allow me to edit them on the initial page.

If someone could help me out and how I can gain access to these settings or how else I can accomplish what I am trying to do I would greatly appreciate it!

A:Can't Access BIOS Settings

Hello,

This option is not available with some OEM BIOS versions. Most use a slimmed down version with minimal options that can be changed.

Usually (if present) it will be loaded under Advanced, System Configuration, or similar.

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here is my systems info
hp stream 
model number - 11d010wm
sn - [Personal Information Removed]
pn - k3y84ua#aba
 
Hello,
I am trying to get in to my laptops bios so i can do a factory reset because i do not know my administrator password or power on password. i have tryed to do a bios update, and ive tried to spam esc+f10, f11,f9. nothing works i cannot get in the the bios to save my life. i try putting in a pass word 3 times then i get a message saying                        
 
SYSTEM DISABLED                       [ i 73391287]
 
i just want to wipe it clean.
 
 
thanks,
chad

A:hp stream cannot access the bios

@dahc1991? Enter   62099809

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Hewlett Packard PC. Hangs on start up at HP Logo window so I planned to reformat/reinstall XP Home Edition.
Pressed F1 to get into BIOS and it displays the words..."entering Setup...." but it just hangs there....never lets me into the BIOS.

Solution?

Thanks in Advance.
 

A:Solved: Can't Access BIOS

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Any way of getting access to the bios... I've an older pc that I want to rebuild.. but there is a password on the Bios. Originial owner doesn't know or want the skills to access the bios so, they haven't a clue.
 

A:Need to access BIOS --- But there is a password

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I have an HPXW6200 workstationwith an HP 08B8h main board serial number CZC631LDP with XP Professional 32 bit presently installed. I have purchased Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit which I am about to instal. I have installed addditional RAM and a firewire which are each recognised. However, I am unable to access the BIOS, even though I have pressed the F numbers and 'any key'when prompted. The instal stops for a second as if accessing safe mode or BIOS but then resumes installing XP. As I am installing a totally different operating system I am assuming that the BIOS may need altering to accept the instal with DVD and the 32/64 bit uprating.. I have ascertained that there are two HDD one is an IDE which I cannot identify make size speed which 'may' be loaded with the BIOS settings, and the other is a Seagate Barracuda SATA 7200 revs 160GB upon which XP is installed. Can you assist to solve this problem.Thankyou,
Tironensian

A:access Bios settings

Too access the BIOS settings, (CMOS I assume?), you need to press the appropriate button before the disc is loaded.
Just after POST starts(the Memory test and detection of harddrives), it should say something along the lines of 'Press F2 to enter setup' or another key (Delete, F10, F8).
You need to press that button before you see the message 'Press any key to boot' to get into BIOS.

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I have a Emachine W4885, 2.8MHz, 512RAM. Anyways, I'm booting up my computer, the monitor acts like it's in stanby mode as it boots up and I see nothing, just a black screen. When the monitor fades on, I see the windows user login screen. How do I access my bios as my computer is starting up? I've tried the DEL key, it's used for Emachines. Could it be the monitor?
 

A:I can't access my BIOS or setup.

Unplug the keyboard. You should get a keyboard error asking you to press some key to enter BIOS.
 

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Last night, my computer froze after trying to exit out of internet explorer several times. I did a manual shut down and left it off for about an hour before trying to turn it back on. It will show the normal screen - Intel icon with Bios <F2> and either of these : 5A , 94 , or EB. Normally it would load this screen within 10 seconds and show several other numbers or such, but now it just stays on that screen regardless of what buttons I press. I have tried to start the computer several times. I disconnected everything except the monitor and keyboard, and even tried without the keyboard. I have no idea what to do.

Also, the night before one of my USB ports malfunctioned, so I disconnected the speakers which were hooked to it and haven't used that port since. I didn't think to run a diagnostic on it til now, but it's a bit too late

My OS is a Dell, with Windows XP and I think service pack 2. Any other information I'm not certain about.
 

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So i looked into it and i found out it's a common problem, still i haven't managed to solve this.
Everytime i boot the pc it just starts windows10, not giving me the option to access mobo bios.
I have turned off turn on fast startup from the power options, i restarted but it didn't worked.
Then i went to the recovery options, had an advanced start-up, choose troubleshoot, advanced options, start-up settings, then it restarted and i pressed F2 but all it appeared was an image telling me the exact same options as in the attachment. Even if i pressed numbers or F keys, nothing happened, i had to restart again and this time just booted windows as usual.

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Hi,I have a G530 4446 24G laptop with windows vista installed. I want to install win7 however i cannot access to BIOS menu by pressing lenovo care button. When I press that button, for just a second it seems like a new window will appear however the system continues to boot win vista. Aren't there any other ways to access BIOS menu?Thanks..











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A:any other way to access BIOS menu??

F2 key at Lenovo screen during boot.

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My new computer arrived today.
iBUYPOWER Gamer WA563R7 Black Desktop PC with AMD Six-Core FX-6300 Vishera Processor, 8GB Memory, 1TB Hard Drive

It has an MSI motherboard 760GMA-P34 (FX)

I started it up, went through all the prompts to install windows 8.1. Got it to the desktop, installed VLC, started downloading a game, watched a movie from my portable drive.. everything was working perfectly. After installing AVG Free, it asked me to reboot, so I did.

The computer goes thru all the startup until it gets to the windows logo, then it just freezes. Occasionally it will display the same logo, and underneath it will say something like "starting automatic repairs" and then will stay frozen on that screen.

I am assuming this is an OS issue, so I want to re-install the OS. To do that, I need to access the boot menu, or the BIOS. Basically right now I am trying to gain access to ANY menu.

The motherboard manual says press DEL to enter bios. I spam the del key and it still goes to the frozen windows logo.

I spam ALL the function keys, and still it just goes to the frozen windows logo.

I opened the case, checked all the connections. I unplugged the connections and plugged them back in. I made sure the DVD and hard drives were plugged in the correct places on the motherboard.

The computer recognizes both the DVD drive and the hard drive during startup. The hard drive spins up. The dvd drive lights up.

There is no message on startup (which shou... Read more

A:no option to access BIOS

The Del key is the right key to get to the bios set up options. Try disconnecting your hard drive and try booting again using the Del key to see if that will help

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Cannot change the booting sequence to Boot from CD as i cannot access the BIOS.

I have a problem accessing BIOS on PC 300PL 6862.

I have tried all imaginable key combination at boot time but to no avail.
I have a new Maxtor 330gb hardrive i want to install for LINUX so I need to be able to change the booting sequence to Boot from CD.
I get a set up menu but not the BIOS menu.

I am wondering if maybe the computer is too old to have the acess to BIOS menu??
Is there a way to force the pc to boot from CD?

All help appreciated,

Thank you.

Question: I read about flashing the BIOS would that be an option for me??
 

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