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Questions tagged [bios]

The BIOS (basic input/output system) of an IBM-compatible PC is a ROM which performs the POST (power-on self-test), initializes the peripheral devices, and provides a basic firmware interface.

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Does BIOS need to be loaded into main memory to be executed by CPU?

Wikipedia says Originally, BIOS firmware was stored in a ROM chip on the PC motherboard. In modern computer systems, the BIOS contents are stored on flash memory so it can be rewritten without ...
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How to remove the Supervisor BIOS password for an IBM ThinkPad r50e

I have a Thinkpad r50e 1834 that a friend gave me because it has no hdd, the screen is broken (only the top left is visible) and it has a supervisor password, so it stops booting at a lock symbol ...
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How to debug pre-BIOS delay during boot?

I'm after some support to see if my good old laptop can be saved from being replaced. It is taking a considerable amount of time to switch on. The problem happens right after power on, while the ...
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Access BIOS or Boot menu on Sony VAIO VPCEL2S1E

I got this laptop in my hands a few days ago and I'm having problem accessing its BIOS. I have tried all sorts of different key combinations. This model also features an ASSIST button. It didn't ...
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Laptop crashes after accidentally install a BIOS driver in a external HDD [duplicate]

I was installing Windows 7(64-bit) OS in my external HDD, after I successfully installed it in my external HDD I started to install Dell Vostro 5480 drivers. But running one of these drivers (Dell ...
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UEFI/BIOS not storing bootloader settings for more than one reboot

I have a PC on which Windows is installed in UEFI mode (not legacy). In order to boot, in the BIOS/UEFI it must be configured so that the system looks for UEFI bootloaders, not legacy ones, on startup....
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UEFI mode on a BIOS-based computer?

When I normally boot into my Windows installations, I am using legacy boot, apparently. There seems to be no option in my BIOS for UEFI-based booting (Lenovo 57CN30WW, if it helps), and considering ...
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RAM failure with threadripper build

A new workstation has been built on a remote-site but we’re having trouble getting the memory working. Build information: Antec P7 Silent Mid Tower Case - Black ASUS PRIME X399-A AMD Socket TR4 ...
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How do I disable Computrace from the BIOS [on hold]

How can I disable Computrace after been enabled? I am having Dell Venue 10 Pro 5055, running Windows 10 Home Edition; I can't boot any other better OS, not like before. Please Help!! PS: I am ...
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How to update BIOS on computer that won't boot up?

My son is building his first PC with my assistance, and we're running into an issue where the PC will not boot up into POST. No signal on monitor, no beeps or POST codes. CPU fan and system fans are ...
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Fresh Install Windows 7 64bit on Latest i7 cpu with UEFI bios ( Hangs at disk.sys)

I installed a fresh 64 bit Windows 7 with UEFI support injected into it. I successfully installed from a USB drive. In bios, i have SATA set to : AHCI Boot Mode UEFI (only option available) Secure ...
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Lenovo 57CN30WW: UEFI or BIOS?

I have a Lenovo IdeaPad U400 and I saw this link that made me question the firmware and what type it is. I never saw an option for UEFI, but the person on the Arch Linux forums claimed to have UEFI ...
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Stuck at Asus Logo

My laptop model is Asus p2540uv. It has Fedora 29 as my primary OS alongside with Linux Mint and Windows 10. I was using Fedora(I wasn't upgrading system at that moment) and suddenly the screen ...
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Cannot change BIOS options lenovo thinkpad

I bought a new Lenovo Thinkpad laptop with Windows 10, but when trying to boot with a USB disk i can't change boot order. I can't choose items or change security configuration. Any help please
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Computer restarts when I don't turn off the monitors before clicking shutdown (No system error)

For quite a while now my Computer keeps restarting when I shut it down. The only way it doesn`t turn on again is to either click the shut down button and then extremly fast turn off the monitor, or ...

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