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T520/T420 UEFI BIOS Management - Changing Boot order

Question: T520/T420 UEFI BIOS Management - Changing Boot order

WIth the T410/T510 I could use the SetConfig.vbs to change the boot order in BIOS. However with the newer laptops (T420, T520, X220) that have the UEFI BIOS the SetConfig.vbs doesn't seem to work. Is there another way of scripting the boot order change? I also tried running the ListAll.vbs and didn't see anything related to the boot order listed in WMI. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.













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Answer: T520/T420 UEFI BIOS Management - Changing Boot order

First, please make sure you are using the latest BIOS version for your system. I know that a bug about changing BootOrder has been fixed in a recent update. Also, while the scripts themselves have not changed, the list of available settings and values has (in some cases), so please refer to hrdeploy_en.pdf at the following website http://www-307.ibm.com/pc/support/site.wss/document.do?sitestyle=lenovo&lndocid=MIGR-68488 If you still have problems, please post back with your MTM, BIOS version, and exactly how you are calling setConfig.vbs and I'm sure we can get to the bottom of it.

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Could someone describe exactly how to change the boot order on the T520 from the BIOS?  I have spent hours trying to do something that should be very straightforward and simple.  Any directoin would be appreciated.
 
Moderator note: moved post to its own thread and changed title to match content.





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Answer:T520 - Changing Boot order in BIOS

Hi rsbonini,
 
I moved your post here from an old thread that was about managing UEFI BIOS boot order with scripts...
 
I wonder if you're being tripped up by the same thing that got me with my T420:  The ">Boot" line in BIOS -> Start Up looks like a heading for the rest of the page, but it actually links to an expandable menu. (That's what the ">" is indicating, I guess).  This got me and a few of my friends.
 
Highlight that ">"Boot" line and hit enter, and you should get the boot priority list with instructions on how to change it in the right pane.
 
Apologies if I've misunderstood,
Z.
 
 

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Heys guys, I'm hoping I can get some help with this. I have a Lenovo y410p. It has 2 drives, one with the OS (120GB SSD 40mm N.2 NGFF) and a data drive(1TB HDD)
My computer recently crashed when I was installing a piece of software, (Bentley MX Road, it's a road alignment package.) When I restarted my laptop I was greeted with a lovely message informing me that winload.efi was corrupt. That was fine so I did a bit of research to fix it involving getting a recover DVD and going to the command prompt to rebuild BCD. That didnt work for me as it didnt detect windows. I tried to see what was up with the SSD using DISKPART & CHKDSK. Neither of these showed the SSD. They only showed the HDD
So now to take a step back, In order to get the recovery DVD to boot I had to change the boot option in the BIOS from UEFI to legacy support. This showed me a list of bootable devices (HDD, SSD, DVD etc.) When UEFI is selected only one option is available which is the Windows boot manager. This is followed by the serial number of the HDD which does not have any OS on it.
I have tried using f12 which give me the windows boot manager option and nothing else. When I select this, it boots me into the error message.
So to get to the root of this, how can I change the boot order when the BIOS is set to UEFI so I can repair the winload.efi file on the SSD. Thanks for any help.

Answer:Changing boot order when BIOS is set to UEFI

You change it the same way as before. Usually you can do it withe the OEM software installed on Win8.

You may have to turn off Fast Boot if set.

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Answer:UEFI BIOS Access, Changing Boot Drive Order To SSD

Hi, No, you can't do that. You have to swap SSD and HDD. Put old HDD to the caddy. Regards.

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Hello, I have a T420 4180-LVP, and recently I updated the bios to 1.43 (I think it was this update that caused my discomfort) and am no longer able to perform the boot for install (with dvd or usb, none of the right) windows 8 when I enable UEFI Only in bios. How do I install windows 8 secure boot on my thinkpad?

Answer:T420 4180-LVP bios 1.43 not boot to install windows 8 with bios options UEFI Only

Hi, carlosrrjr
 
In the BIOS, there should be a settiing for Secure Boot, and it is likely set to Enabled. If this is set to Disabled, and the Boot Order settings are set properly, then you should be able to boot from external devices like a DVD. Just make sure the Optical Drive appears before the Hard Drive in the boot menu. 
 
Hope it helps,
Adam





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I've got the Samsung 950 Pro operating fine in my P50 notebook and I am absolutely certain I can boot to it from the "F12" option.  However, when I went to change the "Boot Order" option in the UEFI I could not find it on the "Startup" tab.  The closest thing I can find is the "Network Boot," which lists my NVMe drive; but I can't find anything appearing like a normal "Boot Order" list such as you would find in the UEFI on a desktop machine.  Could somebody please tell me where that option is so I can permanently set the boot order? Also, I don't want to reformat the HDD until I am absolutely certain I am booting from the NVMe reliably.  After that I was hoping I could get Windows to call my NVMe "C" but I think it has become the "D" drive.  (After I copied it I could not have two "C" drives in the machine, I assume.)  Any advice?  Thanks in advance!  :-)





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Answer:Changing Boot Order in UEFI on P50 ThinkPad and making certain spinner can be reformatted.

The Windows "system" partition must seen as be C.  It will not be D.
 
If your 950 NVMe partition is showing as D, then it is NOT the boot partition.
 
You must still be booting from the Windows "system" partition on your HDD spinner, which is why it got lettered as C.  The NVMe device must be being handled as a second drive, with partitions on it being lettered starting from D.
 
Can you elaborate on how you created the content on the 950?  Did you "clone" from HDD spinner, and if so with what software? Or did you install Windows (7 or 10?) from scratch onto the 950 as the target?
 
Is it in the NVMe0 or NVMe1 slot?

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Hi guys, I'm trying to properly dual-boot Windows 10 Edu 64bit and Kubuntu 16.10 64bit. The problem is that on startup it's impossible to start GRUB, Windows is loaded automatically. Is there a way to change UEFI boot order? I tried several methods but Windows always overrides my changes; I managed to load GRUB only once by renaming the Windows OS Loader path to the GRUB one, but after I booted to Windows once again, it overrode my settings creating a new Windows OS Loader entry. These are the methods I've already tried: Renaming the path as I said up here through bcdeditUsing EasyUEFI to change boot orderUsing efibootmgr in KubuntuUsing boot-repair in KubuntuUpdating GRUB in Kubuntu While on my desktop I have a BIOS setting that lets me change UEFI boot partition, I don't have anything similar on this laptop. Let me know, thanks.

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I have an Ideapad Z585. My hard drive is having problems (won't boot), so I want to boot from a DVD or USB. Problem is, when I change the boot order in the BIOS (UEFI) to put the optical drive ahead of the hard disk, that setting won't save (although others do). When I exit the BIOS and look again, the boot order setting has returned to the original (hard drive first) setting.  **bleep**?? This means that if my hard drive is present, it will ALWAYS be used to boot from, which of course ALWAYS fails. There is no way to fix the hard disk because I can't boot anything else. This is a serious bug in the BIOS / UEFI.

Answer:Z585 can't save BIOS / UEFI boot order setting

Are you also disabling secureboot in BIOS before changing the boot order?  Hopefully the following thread will help;
 
http://forums.lenovo.com/t5/IdeaPad-Y-U-V-Z-and-P-series/Lenovo-Z585-won-t-boot-to-DVD-skips-straigh...

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We are pushing a new image this summer but we need to make boot and file system changes, my boss wants me to automate this process. the goals are to desable legacy in bios, enable UEFI, select PXE,  change UeFI boot order (usb,cd, NIC, Hd) using the Bios configuration tool at command line. I have the config.ini file from the bios. can I make all those changes at once or do I have to reboot in between enable UEFI and changeing the boot order The why: we are moving from MBR to GPT with the new image Win10, and we save time on the boot by disabling legacy. The boss says so. (the short answer) any tips or suggestions welcome.

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We are pushing a new image this summer but we need to make boot and file system changes, my boss wants me to automate this process. the goals are to desable legacy in bios, enable UEFI, select PXE,  change UeFI boot order (usb,cd, NIC, Hd) using the Bios configuration tool at command line. I have the config.ini file from the bios. can I make all those changes at once or do I have to reboot in between enable UEFI and changeing the boot order The why: we are moving from MBR to GPT with the new image Win10, and we save time on the boot by disabling legacy. The boss says so. (the short answer) any tips or suggestions welcome.

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Hi i have a problem, i recently upgraded my sony vaio pc with a SSD.

originally it had 2x500gb RAID0 as the C disk but i clean installed on my new vertex 2 SSD and set everything up, BUT my bios keeps changing the boot order and i keep getting 'boot manager missing' press ctrl+alt+del to restart.

the RAID 0 is under Volume0 in the bios (limit bios as its from sony)

but it keeps putting [SONY] as the 1st boot and the best i can gues this is the in-built card readers.

I ve tried everthing and i cant get it to stay as i set it.

Also i cant update my bios as the .exe update tool gets a 'Cannot read system information' error message.


please and help would be amazing, ive been pulling my hair out for hours.

Answer:Bios Keeps changing boot order...

When you reinstalled with the single HD, did you change the SATA controller to AHCI or IDE mode? Or is it still set ot RAID? Check all BIOS settings related to SATA, IDE or RAID drives controller.

How many HD's are connected? Try booting with only the Win7 HD plugged in.

You say that "SONY" is listed as the First boot device. Sony what? Can you be more specific as to what device this is? Try setting the HD upon which Win7 is installed as first to boot if it's not.

Next try resetting the CMOS: Clear CMOS - 3 Ways to Clear the CMOS - Reset BIOS

See if you can update the BIOS now, or if the problem clears. Post back a screenshot of the full Disk Mgmt drive map with listings, using Snipping Tool in Start Menu.

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I am getting Boot Failure Insert Disk in A. (Windows XP)

I checked the boot sequence in the BIOS and the IDE is 3rd. How do I change it to 1st?
Thanks.

Bob
 

Answer:Changing Boot Order in BIOS

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I just recently had to upgrade to a 880gm-ud2h motherboard after my old one died (an older model, also updated the RAM and Processor, but not the hard drives or video card) but now that I've done all this, something has messed up with Windows.
Whenever I start the computer, windows will seem to start normally, then a BSOD will flash for less than a second before the computer reboots and demands that I run the System Repair thing for Windows. After running this three times without effect, I decided that I was better off installing a new OS (I lost my repair disk), and created a USB bootable for Ubuntu.
However, with this USB boot drive plugged in, hitting F12 during boot up brings up the BIOS boot order as normal, but no matter which option I choose nothing changes.

Can anybody help me with this problem?
 

Answer:Boot order of BIOS isn't changing

Well for some reason it finally decided to work, but now the computer won't go past a black screen that says "Loading Operating System..." and it sat there for about fifteen, twenty minutes,.
 

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I am trying to use the Lenovo Diagnostics Bootable USB. I have to get my BIOS to boot from the USB before my SSD. In the BIOS, the Startup > Boot menu already  looks like the USB is listed first. But when I do a hard boot, Windows still boots from my SSD. Here is the startup order listed in the BIOS:1: USB FDD:2: ATAPI CD0: HL-DT-ST DVDRAM GSA-T50N-(TS)3: USB CD:4: ATA HDD0: SAMSUNG MMCQE28G8MUP-OVA-(S1)5: +USB HDD6: ATA HDD1: See, the USB is listed first. Why doesn't my system boot to the USB? What do those symbols in the boot order mean? For example, why are there three USBs? Thanks.J













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Answer:Changing Boot Order in BIOS

I think you want to choose number 5 unless your trying to boot from a USB connected floppy drive or USB connected CD/DVD drive.

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Computer is an Asus. Windows 7. Has been having issues.. blah blah.. how do I change the boot order so that it goes to CD first? Thanks in advance.
...Tried to upload picture but it is too large apparently. Here is a link to it:
http://tinypic.com/r/i3w17m/8

Answer:Bios.... Changing Boot Order???

Hello and Welcome
 
From the picture it looks like you would use the up/down arrow keys to hightlight Boot Option 1 and then use the +/- keys to change it.
 
I believe you can also access the boot order menu by tapping Esc or F8 at boot for ASUS but it depends on the model number.

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Next day (26th December 2015) in the morning i switched on my laptop. After switching it ON. My display said that the there is a problem booting. So after going into BIOS. The INFROMATION showed that the Hard Disc is not DETECTED. So i made a complaint in the customer care (LENOVO). So one of LENOVO'S officials came to examine my laptop. The first thing they did is replace my hard disc with a new one. After restarting the laptop it still couldn't read the Hard Disc. The official checked the Mother Board after and couldn't tell what the problem is. Please Reply to my post as soon as possible.
 
 
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After running MBR2GPT on my system with a successful completion, I realized that I don't know how to change the BIOS from legacy to UEFI, resulting in the inability to boot the GPT'ed system. I was running Windows 10 Creator on an MBR system using an MSI H61M-E23 (version 2) motherboard. I made the mistake of thinking that setting the boot mode to UEFI would be easy - I tried setting the first boot device to UEFI, but that did not work. The system does not boot - all I get is a blinking cursor. Any help would be appreciated.

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(Operating System is XP Pro_SP3)

I recently built a desktop with a Gigabyte mobo.

I have several USB and USB + eSATA external hard
drives. The SATA internal drives consist of two in a
RAID 0 configuration. There is only one operating
system installed on the RAID 0 internal drives.

Naturally, I set the RAID 0 drives to boot first in the
main BIOS setup. 99% of the time that's where the boot
begins for most of us. I've got the usual seperate
boot menu that allows you to boot from another
device. On the next reboot it reverts back to the normal
boot order.

I found out too late the this mobo randomly changes
the boot order. If one or two external drives are turned
on the boot order will be scrambled. This is beyond
insane because you cannot boot from something that
has no operating system, active partition, etc.

Google turned up a long list of posts on other forums
about this problem. It occurs with other mobo's besides
Gigabyte.

Someone suggested checking out BIOS Overlay's
and bootloader programs.

The only thing I remember about overlay's is that they
were used with an older BIOS that would not recognize
a partition over a certain size. A few years ago hard
drives capacities exploded but a lot of folks had older
mobo's that couldn't "see" these big drives.

Bootloaders or boot managers are usually used when you've
got two or more operating systems installed. Could this
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Answer:BIOS Keeps Changing Boot Order Priority

Do you have the latest bios version? If not go to gigabytes site and download it and flash the board.
 

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HP 110-016 runing updated Windows 10.  Am trying to dual boot to ubuntu.  Ubuntu is installed and works along side windows.  Changing the boot order in the BIOS will not stick.  It always changes back to boot only windows.   I get into the BIOS change the boot order so Ubuntu boots first, do F10 to save then do a save and exit.  At this time the computer will boot to Ubuntu, but as soon as I turn the computer off and then restart it will boot to windows. This is not what I want. Is there something wrong with the BIOS?  Any fixes?

Answer:Changing boot order in BIOS will not stick

@danmf?, welcome to the forum. It has been awhile since I used Ubuntu, but I believe that you have to use GRUB to select the drive that you want to use at boot.  I suggest going to www.ubuntuforums.org for help.  They are the experts on Ubuntu. 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 everyone.
A little embarrassing but I can not change the boot order in the BIOS of my mobo to boot from the ODD in order to boot from a CD. My mobo is an Intel desktop board DH55TC. Hopefully there is some of you guys who has the same mobo who can give me a little help.
Merry Christmas.

Answer:Help changing boot order in Intel BIOS

Changing boot order in BIOS setup steps are on page 64 here: http://downloadmirror.intel.com/1850...chProdSpec.pdf

You can also get a one-time BIOS Boot Menu by pressing F10 key repeatedly at first boot screen.

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I have an x140e, with external hard drives connected througI fhe the USB ports.  They apparently take too long to reswpond duringb  B'IOS boot, and it just hangs.  I suspect I need to tell the BIOS to not try and boot from the USB portsB ports, but I can't figure out how to get into the BIOS to control boot order.

Answer:Changing Boot Order in BIOS for x140e

Hello,
I don't have my ThinkPad X140e with me to test this, but I believe that holding down the F1 key as soon as the system powers up will prompt you to enter the BIOS.
 
Regards,
 
Aryeh Goretsky
 

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Okay, I have a Lenovo ThinkCentre 7373CTO. And i would like to use multiple drives. i could do it on any other machine.Anyways. i start the pc i go into setup i go to boot order to make sure my Hitachi boot drive is #1 so my other drive that simply holds files is not reconized to boot from, so i change the boot order i re arrange it just he way i like it. and i go to the EXIT tab. The Save and Exit option is always greyed out and it always makes me exit without saving. I need to know how to save it.

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Hello, I've a Thinkpad X230 and I want to change the Boot order but it's not possible. I'm not aware thtat any kind of password have been defined and the system is never asking for one. I can edit all elements of the BIOS except for the Boot order. could anybody help? I checked all possible threads regarding the BIOS but could not find my problemm anywere. here are the screenshots of all the BIOS configuration. https://www.dropbox.com/sh/5f8gvchb2kx22s6/AAAmcRLBCLx4yHKlavOOqLl2a?dl=0 if naybody means that a password have been set up. Please let me know how could I make the system prompt for it because otherwise I could not even try to find out the password

Answer:x230 BIOS. Boot order not changing

Hello and welcomeAre you able to hit +/- keys to change the boot order?Srartup menu-> Boot-> Choose the drive you want to change, hit "+" or "-" keys to change the order.The option to prevent (lock) to change the boot order is disabled on your photo #25.

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I have 5000+ HP computers where we would like to use the BCU to modify the boot order.  The test computers all have the latest version of the BIOS installed.  We are initiating the boot order change from a remote computer.  All seems to go well, as in no errors received or displayed.  However, the boot order does not change. Or, even stranger, the boot order seems to change but when the target computer is rebooted, the boot order reverts to what it was originally.  I threw a lot of rocks at this but none have hit anything yet.  Thanks for suggestions.

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I am choosing which OS to boot by changing the boot order in my BIOS. To me, this seems clean and simple. I built 32 bit XP on one disk, then removed that disk from my system, installed a different disk, and built 64 bit W7.

When both disks are installed, I change the boot order to select the OS I want, and each OS sees and can use the files on either disk.

Am I asking for trouble here, or is this as clean as I think it is? What I want is one set of user document files which can be used from whichever OS has been booted.

Answer:Choosing which OS to boot by changing BIOS boot order

  
Quote: Originally Posted by pander1203


I am choosing which OS to boot by changing the boot order in my BIOS. To me, this seems clean and simple. I built 32 bit XP on one disk, then removed that disk from my system, installed a different disk, and built 64 bit W7.

When both disks are installed, I change the boot order to select the OS I want, and each OS sees and can use the files on either disk.

Am I asking for trouble here, or is this as clean as I think it is? What I want is one set of user document files which can be used from whichever OS has been booted.



There are no problems with doing it that way its just a PITA. with minimal work you can have a bootloader where all you have to do is click the OS you want to run. You need to use a tool like bcdedit. there are instructions for itis use here BCDEDIT - How to Use .How this helps and let us know if you need help with anything

Ken

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I bought a set of recovery disk from computer surgeon, got the 3 dvd running smooth then while the software was being initialized, I got a red screen, apparently I forgot to take off the jack from the PC connecting to the internet I was told to change the boot order in the BIOS and start all over again I press F10 got to setting then to boot, highlighted  and selected boot device priority as their instructions, I press enter..a pop up came with an options enable or desable  it was desabled  so I enabled it but couldn't see  any CD ROM to select, there was no list. was quiet a ride but after a few " glinches" I got there, but once in a while  as I am doing some settings the BIOS screen flashes and computer stops with a screen with safe mode start window normally ect... am I supposed to put the bios screen back to default ? sorry have no idea ha ha  help or tips would be awsome Thanks   

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Due to the issue with Windows 7 being too dark on the Ideapad S400 (backlight issue), I decided to roll back to windows 8. To install Windows 7 from our deployment server I changed the BIOS to Legacy Support., but then to install Windows 8 I changed the BIOS back to UEFI but now under FI (Boot) only the network card is listed and not the hard-drive. If I roll back to BIOS to legacy then the hard-drive is listed as a boot device. Sound like a bug. I really got the feeling that the BIOS of the Ideapad S400 is a beta. Will Lenovo issue a BIOS update in the near future? This is the worse laptop I've even seen so far!  













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Answer:hard-drive not listed in BIOS after changing boot mode from Legacy to UEFI.

hi bthjf1,
 
AFAIK, to see the HDD under UEFI boot on the BIOS, you must install Windows 8 in UEFI (HDD being formatted as GPT).
 
Try to:
1. Install Windows 8 in UEFI as stated in this guide.
2. Boot into the BIOS, press F9 to reset BIOS to default then check if HDD is now listed under EFI boot
 
 
Hope this helps

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The problem started when i changed to legacy mode when windows installation started giving me trouble.What i think would fix the problem is to either change back to UEFI mode from windows, or to get in the BIOS menu somehow..Does anyone know how to do either of those things? any other ideas are more than welcome

Answer:z580 can't access bios setup or boot menu after changing to Legacy from UEFI mode

Anyone? u_uI was under the impression this community contained some Lenovo experts..

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Hi,I am trying to get a Lenovo laptop with an Nvidia card that has a BIOS option to choose 'discrete graphics'.  I am told that the Thinkpad models come with 3 BIOS options :Integrated Graphics, Discrete Graphics, Nvidia Optimus. Can some recent T420  or T520 owner please verify this ? WIll these options vary from country to country. Thanks.













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Answer:Thinkpad T420, T520 BIOS graphics options

It depends on model:- if you get model with "Nvidia Optimus" that have 2 cards: nVidia NVS 4200 discrete card and internal on board Intel HD 300.  Here you can choose BIOS options (discrete, integrated, Nvidia Optimus - that uses both cards depending on what you are running)- If you get cheaper model with integrated HD card than there is no options in BIOS. Regards

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Two month I got the  T520 (4240CTO) with preinstalled Win7 x64 under the old BIOS - that means with MBR-formatted harddisk, which I splitted into 3 partitions. Now I´d like to take advantage of the new UEFI-Bios. I installed the latest version (8AET51WW -1.31) and changed the boot options to uefi only. On startup I pressed F10. The Lenovo Recovery DVD is not even recognized, when starting with an original Win7 x64 DVD I get the message "Press any key to start the DVD", next an infinite loop begins but not the setup/install process. With the bios set to legacy or both the setup starts, but then I still get an MBR formattet slower system.I tried to get help via the german support hotline -with an support employee who barely spoke German- but the only thing I was told to do was: "When starting press F10". Good service??What do I have to do to get Win7 x64 installed under UEFI? Or is it not possible even with the original MS-DVD?

Answer:ThinkPad T520 - Win7 x64 not installable under UEFI-Bios

Hi and welcome to the forum!
 
The KB says you can install Win 7 64-bit once you set the BIOS to UEFI mode only:- http://forums.lenovo.com/t5/General-Discussion-Knowledge/What-is-UEFI-and-when-was-it-introduced-on-...





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Hello, I don't need to remove the UEFI supervisor password, I know what it is. The problem is that I can't get it to prompt me for that password! Pressing Thinkvantage button + F1 just prompts for the power-on password, and I'm never asked to enter the supervisor password so that I can enable the VT & VT-d settings. This is really critical, I can't run VirtualBox without it. Can anyone explain how to enter it? Am I getting to the BIOS settings the wrong way?













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Answer:How to enter a BIOS/UEFI password in T420?

Power off, start it up, enter Supervisor password at Power On password prompt.
 
Hope this helps!

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Trying to understand handshaking between UEFI & Win 7. Have Win7 Pro sp1 64 installed on SSD, mb=Asus F2A85-V Pro. Example: boot to flashdrive to do Acronis backup of SSD; remove SDD, insert spinner; boot again to flashdrive to do Acronis restore to spinner (to test backup); remove flashdrive, boot to UEFI, set UEFI spinner as default, save & reset; spinner starts boot (#1), Win logo shows briefly, reboots (#2) and shows Win repair/normal screen; choose normal; Windows desktop shows; new driver is loaded for spinner and asks for reboot (that part I understand); reboot (#3) starts and again briefly shows Win logo before yet again rebooting (#4) to the Win repair/normal screen; again choose normal & all is happy. But then I remove the spinner, insert the SSD, and have to go through the whole deal again. Why so many reboots?

Similarly, if I change any hd/flashdrive configuration, my UEFI boot selection is lost & I have to reset it again - sometimes with the multiple reboot scenerio, sometimes not. Sure wish I could force that the UEFI selection stay there as long as the selected drive is installed.

Answer:UEFI boot keeps changing; UEFI/Win7 handshaking confusion

Hello and welcome diana look I am having a little difficulty in following the train of the thread.

Now do you mean you just backed up the SSD to a USB stick ? then tried to transfer that USB stick back up to the spinner? If it was just a back up then I don't think it is going to work because it is only a backup.

To make the spinner the boot device I would be cloning the SSD to the spinner. I wouldn't mucking around with sticks as I cannot see why that is necessary.

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We are deploying Windows 7 to Lenovo laptops using Microsoft SCCM. We should change a few BIOS options on every laptop, most importantly enable TPM for Bitlocker. I read the Lenovo BIOS Windows Management Instrumentation Interface document and tested the provided sample scripts. "cscript.exe SetConfig.vbs SecurityChip Active" seems to work as expected, and so do some other settings like disabling modem, fingerprint reader etc. Running the ListAll.vbs script after modifying the settings with SetConfig.vbs prints the correct modified values, so something does get saved. However, after rebooting the laptop the BIOS settings are back like they used to be. The system even reports "Configuration modified, reboot the computer" or something like that when it reboots, and everything seems fine but.. The settings just don't get saved or don't actually even change. After the reboot ListAll.vbs also reports the original settings. Any ideas? Shouldn't SetConfig.vbs save the settings when it applies them? The problem was verified to exist at least on T420, but we didn't test other models yet so I cannot say if it's model spesific. I think I also didn't test modifying just one setting, we changed a couple of them at the same time. I'll test that tomorrow but I don't think that explains the problem either?.













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Answer:T420 (and others?) WMI BIOS management not working

Did you try to update the BIOS to the brand new version?
 
http://www-307.ibm.com/pc/support/site.wss/document.do?sitestyle=lenovo&lndocid=MIGR-77076
http://www-307.ibm.com/pc/support/site.wss/document.do?sitestyle=lenovo&lndocid=MIGR-77071
 
Release notes:
Version 1.26
UEFI: 1.26 / ECP: 1.08

(New) Updated Computrace ROM to version 80.895.
(Fix) Fixed an issue where some security settings in ThinkPad Setup could not be changed by Windows WMI script.
(Fix) Fixed an issue where the computer might not be booted
from the hard disk with Linux installed if there was no active partition
there.
(Fix) Fixed an issue where the computer with large-capacity
memory installed might fail to resume normal operation from
standby/sleep state.
(Fix) Fixed an issue where a particular AC adapter might not be detected.

Seems like the second fix in this list could be related to the problem you experience.
 
-gan

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on the Boot Priority Order there is only ATA HDD0, and the other option are Excluded.how I add thoes optioh like USB/CD to the boot priority order













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Answer:i can't change Boot Priority Order thinkpad t520

In the BIOS, under "Boot", F9 will reload default settings

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Hello,
I am having problems with direct booting into Windows 8 installed into a VHDX file.
This is a four-partition UEFI boot on a GPT drive. EFI files are residing on a second partition of disk 0 (the ESP partition) in the EFI folder. The boot virtual disk is residing on the fourth partition of that disk 0.
When I turn on the PC, it shows black screen after the BIOS POST screen. No Windows 8 boot menu, no other information is displayed. However, if I press Shift+F12 (or F12) to start Dell BIOS Boot Menu and choose Windows Boot Manager from the UEFI part of
the boot menu, Windows 8 starts to boot without difficulties.
How do I make Windows to boot automatically without having to select Windows Boot Manager in DELL BIOS boot menu?
I believe I messed up with boot sector somehow... What needs to be fixed provided that Windows 8 will boot into VHDX file?
Thank you.

Well this is the world we live in And these are the hands we're given...

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Question: UEFI boot order?

I have no BIOS, only 8 boots up but instead of the Windows logo, with the ASUS. How will I boot from CD? I have configured an EasyBCD program to allow me to choose, but what if 8 cannot boot?

Answer:UEFI boot order?

When you say you have no bios - do you mean you can't see any way of getting into bios/efi setup options?

There's probably a key press to do it.

Did you get a manual with that thing ?

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Question: UEFI boot order

Hi everyone, I am am trying to downgrade my OS from Windows 10 back to Windows 8.1 (I upgraded to Windows 10 more than a month ago so I can't go back automatically to my orevious OS).in order to do that I am about to make a "clean installation".followed by Microsoft support center I created an image of e OS 8.1 onto a sub stick.in order to kick in the setup of the OS 8.1 saved on the USB stick I was trying to set up the UEFI boot order to "USB Diskette on key/USB Hard Disk" but nothing happen.Basically, what have to to make the 8.1 on he USB stick being installed and replace the Windows 10?  thank you very muchbest martino

Answer:UEFI boot order

Hi Martino198, How to Uninstall Windows 10 and Downgrade to Windows 7 or 8.1  If you?ve upgraded a PC to Windows 10 ? not performed a clean install, but an upgrade ? you?ll have an easy option that lets you revert to the last version of Windows. To access this, open the Start menu and select Settings. Click the ?Update & security? icon and select ?Recovery.?You should see a ?Go back to Windows 7? or ?Go back to Windows 8.1? option. Click the Get started button to get rid of your Windows 10 install and restore your previous Windows install. Microsoft will ask you why you want to go back.If it?s been over a month ? or if you?ve run the DIsk cleanup tool and removed the ?Previous Windows installations? files or deleted the C:\Windows.old folder by hand ? you?ll no longer see this option. Windows 10 appears to automatically remove the old Windows installation files after a month to free up space.  How to Restore Your Files From the Windows.old Folder After UpgradingIf you have ever upgraded your Windows installation without formatting, you have probably come across the Windows.old folder which hoThis works because Windows 10 stores your old Windows installation in the folder named ?C:\Windows.old? on your computer. You can see this folder in File Explorer, though you shouldn?t attempt to delete it from here. You can also browse the Windows.old folder and restore files from it. Obviously, stori... Read more

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Has anybody successfully changed the boot order of the BIOS on a T500\t510\T520 using the Lenovo WMI Bios utility(SetConfig.vbs)?  Everytime i attempt to change the bios boot order using this utility i get his error, " Parameter invalid" Parameter variables are:  SetConfig.vbs [Setting] [Value] I've successfully changed other settings but i can get this one to work. Current BOOTORDER using 'ListAll.vbs' BootOrder = HDD0:USBFDD:ATAPICD0:USBCDCILAN:USBHDD:HDD1 Command i'm using on a T500 is:  SetConfig.vbs BOOTORDER USBFDD:HDD0:ATAPICD0:USBCDCILAN:USBHDD:HDD1 I'm just testing this from a running OS to eventually use in a SCCM OSD task sequence.There is no BIOS password.Any ideas?  I get the same error on all 3 models listed above and I am using the latest version of the WMI utility. Thanks,thebearpoo













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Answer:Change boot order using SetConfig.vbs on T500\T510\T520 ?

Correct command is BootOrder and not BOOTORDER.Resolved.

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Hello.After Windows 10 came out, i noticed that my laptop working and booting not in UEFi mod.First i tried to go into OS settings (windows 10) and put there uefi setting on restart. Its booting without uefi at all.Tried to press f2,f1,f8,f7,f12, del keys - nothing.Tried to update bios from lenovo site - still nothing, i cant access uefi bios.Tried to install Windows 8, Windows 8.1 - cant boot into uefi of get uefi bios.What I'm doing wrong, direct me please? p.s. I'm using lenovo Z580.

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What is UEFI Boot Source means and why some people disable this feature?

Regard,
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I have disabled the secure boot option and enabled the Legacy boot option which allows me to boot from USB stick. However, UEFI takes precendence over Legacy boot and I don't want that. For a little school project that we are running we want to run the educational OS Sugar on Stick(on a USB stick) to run straight from the stick instead of kids pressing 3-4 different buttons to get to that.  In short, I want to change boot priority from UEFI first to Legacy. Let me know how to do it? Whether its possible or not? If not, then I don't need these 4 laptops that I ordered and I will return the laptops. Thanks a lot in advance. -Ritesh

Answer:UEFI vs Legacy Boot order

Follow these instruction on how to properly disable secure boot:http://support.hp.com/gb-en/document/c03653226

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Is there any negative if I decide to leave my boot order so USB disk is first? Except for the obvious, that if a bootable device is installed it will boot, but for normal everyday use, I'd like to leave it set this way. Makes it a lot easier when I want to boot up my Acronis or Macrium disks.

Thanks,
Ed

Answer:Leave UEFI boot order for USB first

No adverse effects at all, other then noted

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Windows 8.1: HP Pavilion 2475ea Desktop PC.
I have Secure Boot turned off. I have Legacy Boot turned on, but do not think that is needed.

This link gives me instructions to boot from CD but they seem not to make sense from No 2...
h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?cc=uk&lc=en&docname=c03659945

...in that at 5-6-7 it seems to require me to select the CD then boot to Windows from HDD then restart and do the same again, but this time select CD again, or something??
I expected to set the device, then restart the computer and it would boot from the device, not restart Windows as described.
I was able to boot from a WinPE 4b CD.

I then decided to try changing boot order in the UEFI BIOS. From then on the HP (F9) described menu showed 'Windows Boot Menu' only under UEFI Devices. I could only boot from CD after putting the order back to 'Windows Boot menu' at the top of the order list; after which, as long as the CD was in the drive the (F9) list showed the CD drive as selectable to boot from.

I find this, after 30 years of normal BIOS, to be confusing.
Can somebody help please?

Answer:Cannot set UEFI boot order to CD Windows 8.1 HP Pavilion

You can boot any DVD/CD/USB disk with WinPE4 in UEFI mode, with Secure Boot ON & UEFI mode ON.

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My HP Pavilion 15-ab238na always resets the UEFI boot order when it (re)starts, is there a way to prevent this? I've just added a SDD to the notebook (in the DVD reader slot) and cloned the Windows partitions to it, so I have 2 bootable Windows discs in the notebook (SDD and HDD).  I'd like to leave both of them there for a while. The notebook has recognized the new Windows system on the SDD and added it to the UEFI boot sequence. The original HDD is first in the UEFI boot order and the SDD is second. I've been trying to make the notebook boot from the SDD by changing the UEFI boot order. No matter what changes I make to the UEFI boot order, when I restart the notebook the boot order is reset to it's original state, with the HDD first and the SDD second. I've tried using both EasyUEFI on Windows and efibootmgr on Ubuntu (run from a DVD) to change the boot order. I can make it boot from the SDD by configuring the Windows Boot Manager, but I'd prefer to do it by changing the UEFI boot order. Is this possible?

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I have had a W520 for the entire summer.  I have always double or triple booted my laptops because of the nature of my work, but this is the first system I have ever owned with UEFI. The problem: the W520 BIOS/Firmware/UEFI or whatever you want to call it does not keep the GPT boot order of the OS's that I attempt to save.  When I reboot and go back to the BIOS after saving it, it is in the same order that I started, which is in fact, the order that I installed the operating systems that, starting with the last one that I installed, first.  I called up Lenovo tech support and very quickly they conveyed to me that Lenovo only supports single boot of the operating system that came bundled with the installation. I thought a later BIOS would help.  No such luck. As much as I have read about UEFI, I know that the boot order is stored in the UEFI NVRAM.  There are some third-party utils that can edit the NVRAM configuration, but I was not able to find a cookbook guide clear enough wear I was OK messing with the health of my well populated analysis workstation.  If anyone has any experience with a step-by-step solution, I would be interested in hearing, and even paying, for your expertise as needed. Thanks in advance





W520 CTO BIOS rev 1.37. Core i7-2760QM, 32GB PC3-10600, NVidia Quadro 1000M, Samsung 830 512GB, SanDisk pSSD-S2 32GB, x64 tri-boot: Win2k8R2, Fedora 17, Ubuntu 12.04

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When I access my UEFI during startup, the Boot Priority section is either empty or shows unrelated drives attached. I can select the drive from which to boot by clicking on the Boot Menu, then clicking on the drive desired.

I purchased a new Intel SSD and installed it as the "C" and "D" drives and was happily booting from that SSD until I added new HDDs to my system. I now have four HDDs plus the SSD. One of those HDDs still contains the original Root C bootup and Windows 8 system on it. I frequently now find the system, reason unknown, may choose to boot from the HDD rather than the SSD.

I cannot find the method for directing the UEFI bootup menu/priority steps... my goal is to have the computer boot from the SSD, which if it were to fail, then would secondarily boot from the HDD original Root C.

The computer arbitrarily changes the SSD from drive designation "C:" to "J:" and the HDD to "C:"... how to specify the SSD as the "C:" unless it fails or is removed?

the computer system info:

Thank you in advance. DLGMEX

Answer:Boot Order UEFI ASUS P8 Z77-V How to change?

Enter your BIOS and set your SSD as Boot Option # 1 as shown:

Or set your optical drive as boot #1 and set your ssd as boot #2.

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This must be ridiculously simple,however, F1 and/or F12 do not work for me. Have Win 8 Pro and bios 2.5 installed. If you have updated the bios on your carbon x1 and can a) boot into the UEFI menu, b) change the boot order, then I'd appreciate the solution. Please only respond if you have actually accomplished this on a X1 Carbon with the latest bios, 2.5. thanks,

Answer:Booit into UEFI; how to change boot order Carbon x1

You must turn off Windows 8 fast start (hibernation) or do a full shutdown.

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I need to change my UEFI or legacy of HP pavilion 15 notebook laptop. pls help

Answer:in need settings procedure to change my UEFI boot order hp p...

Hi,  To change boot order, see this : Configuring the Boot Order in the System BIOS  Regards Visruth 

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I have an Inspiron 5759 laptop with Win 10 home.  I want to add a boot option for a CD/DVD.  I can access the UEFI but can't figure out how to add this option to the UEFI boot sequence.

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I wish to change my system to use UEFI from the older bios system

but I have run into the single problem of changing the disk from MBR to GPT

I have lots of things I need to back up and i want my windows system to be how it is now. The problem is Windows system image apparently does not like applying MBR imaged disks to GPT disks.
So i want to know how i can change my disk from MBR to GPT and get it working with the UEFI without losing anything before i get my new motherboard.

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I am swapping out my older X58 BIOS motherboard for a UEFI motherboard with a new Ivy Bridge i5. I'd rather not have to reinstall Windows 7, and just want to make sure I can swap the boards and CPUs without issue. Thanks!

Answer:Changing From BIOS Motherboard to UEFI

I don't know how likely that is.

Before you try any transplant, I strongly recommend that you image your HD. I've used Acronis True Image, although it's not completely foolproof.

You may be able to simply swap motherboards, Windows 7 detects the hardware changes, and off you go. You may have to install a few new drivers.

If that doesn't work, you may be able to use the sysprep utility on your WIndows installation, with the "generalize" switch. That's intended to allow producing a generic Windows installation for diverse hardware. (Drivers are removed.)

If all else fails, re-install Windows. I hope that you aren't using an OEM copy of Windows. Microsoft may not be willing to activate it on a new system.

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We have 3000+ new computers to be set up with windows 10, and we need to change the boot order on these computers. To do this we use a script that calls BiosConfigUtility64.exe -s -f"<filename.txt>". This works fine on other settings (like LAN / WLAN Switching) but the boot order will not stick.This is the output from the command:  Command used: BiosConfigUtility64.exe /set:"HP ProBook 440 G3.txt"Result:<BIOSCONFIG Version="4.0.15.1" Computername="MININT-E26EISQ" Date="2016/05/20" Time="10:33:15" UTC="-8"><SETTING changeStatus="pass" name="UEFI Boot Order" reason="Success" returnCode="0"><OLDVALUE><![CDATA[HDD:USB:1,HDDATA:1,NETWORK IPV4:EMBEDDED:1,NETWORK IPV6:EMBEDDED:1]]></OLDVALUE><NEWVALUE><![CDATA[HDDATA:1,NETWORK IPV4:EMBEDDED:1,NETWORK IPV6:EMBEDDED:1,HDD:USB:1]]></NEWVALUE></SETTING><SETTING changeStatus="pass" name="LAN / WLAN Auto Switching" reason="Success" returnCode="0"><OLDVALUE><![CDATA[Disabled]]></OLDVALUE><NEWVALUE><![CDATA[Enabled]]></NEWVALUE></SETTING><SUCCESS msg="No errors occurred" /><Information msg="BCU return value" real="0" translated="0" /></BIOSCONFIG> When the computer reboots it 'forgets' the settings for the boot order, and reverts back to defaults.The computers are delivered with bios version 1.06, but upgrading to 1.11 brings no change.I have seen on one occation that the boot order list was empty when... Read more

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Hi, all.
 
As the title says, I have Windose 8 on a 64-bit Samsung laptop and I need to change the boot order to test if a bootable Linux CD works, which I intend to use if it does (or download it again and make a new one and use that), but I can't change the boot order from the OS to the DVD ROM drive.
 
Another thread online said something to do with Legacy but I don't know what that is nor how to disable it to see if I can enable and select booting from the DVD ROM drive.
 
Please help. Thanks.

Answer:Unable to Change Boot Order in Samsung Laptop UEFI

I don't know what model the Samsung is but in UEFI settings make sure SecureBoot is disabled. If there is a setting for FastBoot or QuickBoot then disable it also.
 
If there is a Mode listed set it to UEFI/Legacy. 
 
Reboot and enter UEFI. Can you see change your boot device priority?
 
http://superuser.com/questions/521389/how-do-i-boot-my-samsung-laptop-from-a-cd-dvd
 
On a Samsung tapping Esc at boot may give you a boot menu that will let you select a boot device but SecureBoot should still be disabled.

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I had to go into the BIOS and change the type from Secure Boot / UEFI to Legacy Boot in order to get the firmware program for my SSD to run from a removable USB drive. No big deal, I figured after the firmware is updated, I'll go in to change it back to Secure / UEFI, right?  Wrong.
So, hours later now, I cannot enter the BIOS at all. During the POST screen, I see the "Press F2 for Setup / F12 for Boot Options" and I even notice that the "F2 for Setup" become highlighted/selected after holding the F2 key down. But, instead of going into the BIOS, it goes to a DOS menu in which you can either select the OS or Windows Memory Diagnostic.  
I ended up doing a clean install of Win 10, and disabled fast boot. That didn't help. Then I thought installing Win 7 would fix it. Nope. Same deal; can't get into BIOS.  I did some googling and found one suggestion to press Alt+F2 and all combinations thereof including F8, ESC, DEL etc - no luck.  Another suggestion I tried was removing the CMOS battery / unplugging the SSD / laptop battery in order to force it to a hold POST screen.  What happened then after pressing F2 was lots of beeping and a Boot from PXE menu came up (Bizarre).
Any other suggestions?  I can use Windows but Win 10 doesn't have full functionality without UEFI / Secure Boot enabled. And I'd hate not being able to access the BIOS or boot menu forever.  I hope some Dell expert can help me get in to th... Read more

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I had to go into the BIOS and change the type from Secure Boot / UEFI to Legacy Boot in order to get the firmware program for my SSD to run from a removable USB drive. No big deal, I figured after the firmware is updated, I'll go in to change it back to Secure / UEFI, right?  Wrong.
So, hours later now, I cannot enter the BIOS at all. During the POST screen, I see the "Press F2 for Setup / F12 for Boot Options" and I even notice that the "F2 for Setup" become highlighted/selected after holding the F2 key down. But, instead of going into the BIOS, it goes to a DOS menu in which you can either select the OS or Windows Memory Diagnostic.  
I ended up doing a clean install of Win 10, and disabled fast boot. That didn't help. Then I thought installing Win 7 would fix it. Nope. Same deal; can't get into BIOS.  I did some googling and found one suggestion to press Alt+F2 and all combinations thereof including F8, ESC, DEL etc - no luck.  Another suggestion I tried was removing the CMOS battery / unplugging the SSD / laptop battery in order to force it to a hold POST screen.  What happened then after pressing F2 was lots of beeping and a Boot from PXE menu came up (Bizarre).
Any other suggestions?  I can use Windows but Win 10 doesn't have full functionality without UEFI / Secure Boot enabled. And I'd hate not being able to access the BIOS or boot menu forever.  I hope some Dell expert can help me get in to th... Read more

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Faced with a possible memory problem on a laptop, I wanted to change the order in which the bios boot up looks at the different drives in order to run a memtest86+ program.I went into setup, and successfully produced the change I needed in another system that I was using to check the method. All OK so far.However because the laptop doesn't boot up anyway, I have no way of checking what its current boot order is.I can move the hdd to another laptop, and it occurred to me to wonder where the boot order sequence is *actually* located. Is it in the bios chip, or is it in a small sector on the hdd ?If the latter, I could change it when I've migrated the hdd to the second laptop, then move it back.The reason I thought of this possibility was finding that the boot order I found when I moved the hdd over to the working laptop didn't match the drives available !The bios set up gave Diskette, followed by hdd, then none. But this laptop didn't have a floppy drive, so I started wondering.If anyone can follow this ramble, and know what I'm talking about, I should be very grateful for enlightenment on the location of the boot drive order.John

Answer:Changing bios setup drive order

the boot order is in the bios.when you say it is not booting do you mean in to windows, or not booting at all. i cannot check my laptop as i don't have it here at the moment, but i suspect the boot order would be cd/dvd then hard drive.

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Hi, I bought a Lenovo Thinkpad Edge E320 with 128GB SSD but without OS. I installed Windows 7 and ubuntu and had issues with dual booting because of the UEFI. So I decided to change from UEFI to legacy mode in bios. After that I cann't enter BIOS any longer. If I press F1 on start I get "Entering BIOS Setup" but the BIOS doesn't open instead immediatly Windows starts. The same with F12 to select the boot drive selection the message appears but the menu doesn't open instead Windows starts. How can I enter again the BIOS or reset the options? I tried BIOS Update with BOOT Cd from Lenovo support site but it didn't help. Thank you for advice Best regards bubbas

Answer:Edge E320, can't enter bios after changing from uefi to legacy mode

Hi bubbas and welcome to the Community,
 
This is a long shot, but take out the hard drive, the battery and unplug the ac adapter and hold the power button down for about 15 seconds.
 
Then plug in just the ac adapter without the battery or hard drive and start the machine and see if you can get into the bios.
 
If you can, reload the defaults and reboot.  See if you can get in again and you might want to check the F12 to see if that works.
 
Dave

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Hello, wondering if anyone can help with this issue. I am looking to install xp so I wrote the .iso onto a bootable USB and changed the boot order in the bios to boot from USB first. Then after it rebooted, the screen stays black with no bios screen etc. Not sure why it doesn't come up, any suggestions? Thanks

This is an acer aspire one netbook running ubuntu 10.04. 120gb hdd and 1gb Ram. Have absolutely no problems in past with it and it's about a year and a half old.

Extra info :-: when trying to hit the caps lock in the blank screen, the light does jot come up and the keyboard seems to be unresponsive. I am letting it cool down as it was on all day whilst o was researching the xp installation so will attempt to turn it on again soon but fear it may be to the boot order change.
 

Answer:Solved: Blank screen on startup after changing boot order to boot from USB.

Any POST messages?
 

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Hi, I am using a Lenovo Y50-70 Laptop. Lately, I installed a Samsung Evo 850 SSD and made it a dual boot with Windows 10 and OpenSUSE Tumbleweed. After few months I tried to install another operating system but any kind of USB bootable device is not recognized by the system. I tried resetting the BIOS settings removing the battery and it didn't work. So as an experiment I removed the SSD and reinstalled the HDD(with the operating system), and then I did reset BIOS settings again. HDD is detected by the system, it is displaying in the BIOS settings, but the boot entries from SSD is still visible and boot entries from the HDD are not detected. Please help.
 
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Hi, I am using a Lenovo Y50-70 Laptop. Lately, I installed a Samsung Evo 850 SSD and made it a dual boot with Windows 10 and OpenSUSE Tumbleweed. After few months I tried to install another operating system but any kind of USB bootable device is not recognized by the system. I tried resetting the BIOS settings removing the battery and it didn't work. So as an experiment I removed the SSD and reinstalled the HDD(with the operating system), and then I did reset BIOS settings again. HDD is detected by the system, it is displaying in the BIOS settings, but the boot entries from SSD is still visible and boot entries from the HDD are not detected. Please help.
 
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Hi there,Recently got a HP Pavilion g6 2213sa which came with Windows 8 (spit!) and this disgusting UEFI BIOS replacement (double spit!).Anyway, I need to dual boot Ubuntu on my system, so I installed Ubuntu. Normally, on a non UEFI system, a "Grub" bootloader installed by Linux would take over the startup process, and allow you to choose between either Windows 8 or Ubuntu on startup. However, on this computer, startup is just booting straight to Windows 8 despite the fact that Ubuntu and Grub IS installed.Now, upon startup, if I press F9, then I get to change the boot-device on a one-time basis. I can either select "OS Boot Manager", which loads Windows 8, or "Ubuntu" which loads the Grub bootloader which allows me to select Windows 8 or Ubuntu.However, when I press F10 to enter the Bios Setup with the intention of changing the boot order permanently, the Ubuntu option isn't there. Instead it has OS Manager, USB Disk, CD Rom, USB CD Rom and Network Card.Thanks, HP for, the crappily designed BIOS.Anyway, can anyone PLEASE provide me a way of changing the boot order so that GRUB is loaded first and NOT this crap Windows 8 rubbish (that I would happily bin if I didn't need it for work). 

Answer:Changing Boot Order on Dual Boot Windows 8 and Ubuntu

Looks like HP forums are just as useful as HP customer service and HP computers - i.e., not very useful at all.Problem solved though. Took the piece of crap back for a full refund and won't be buying HP again.Happy days.Bye.

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Hi,

I have a Acer laptop which had a corrupt Windows installation, so I couldn't boot from the hard drive.

The user doesn't have recovery discs and the Alt F10 Recovery option wasn't available, even though the hidden recovery partition is there PQSERVICE.

In order to get to the files, a copy of Windows XP Pro was installed, but it won't activate - that that isn't a problem for me as I will remove it before the 30 days.

I was given a recovery disc set designed for another computer, but - although it didn't work - the next time I booted the laptop it ran the eRecovery program and restored Windows 7 onto it, which is fantastic !!

My problem is that the system is still booting to Windows XP which is on the D partition, and not to Windows 7 which is on the E partition. There is another partition called C called "SYSTEM" but it contains nothing apart from a hidden Program files folder !

How do I tell the computer to boot from the recovered E partition so I can use Windows 7 and create the Recovery discs needed ? Then I can remove the Windows XP installation that I don't want or need.

Thank you very much in anticipation of your help to resolve this problem.

Regards,
Julia Evans

Answer:Changing boot order

Use EasyBCD to modify the boot loader: http://neosmart.net/EasyBCD/

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hello i  i need help with this . i installed linux os next to win 10 now the system boots to windows directly i want to change the boot order i already disabled secure boot and changed to legace but still could not change boot order every time i have to press F9 to choose the os and it is very annoying 

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I have a new DELL laptop with Windows 8.1 PRO installed. I installed imaging software on it right away, created an image of the disk, and created bootable rescue media on a USB stick.  However, I can’t get the laptop to boot from the USB stick and I believe it has to do with the BIOS boot order.  I'd like to ask for some help in changing the boot order.  I have some computer skills but feel I may be getting into an area where I need some simple, straight-forward instructions on how to accomplish this
I can access the UEFI/Boot page by pressing F12 or F2 during startup.  I'm just not sure what steps to take from that point to allow the computer to look for a USB device before the internal hard drive. Most of the selectable options in the BIOS menu are a bit intimidating to me and I don’t want to create more problems by guessing. Dell Inspiron 5547 Intel i7 @ 2.00 GHZ RAM 8 GB Windows 8.1  6.3.9600  Build 9600 64 bit Dell BIOS A02, 3/20/14 SMBIOS Version 2.7 BIOS Mode UEFI
Thank you for any instructions you can provide.
 
Dave…

Answer:Changing Boot Order

Secure boot needs to be turned OFF and the boot media MUST be GPT (UEFI-aware).

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Hi ... My friend has a HP computer with Windows xp home edition preinstall , Now my friend also has a full retail version of Windows xp home edition on cd disk ... He want to install this retail version onto his HP computer .... I have heard that you can change the boot.ini file so it can accept the retail version as OEM version and my friend could use the product keys that with his HP computer , This way if my friend ever want to use another computer he can use the retail version disk product keys ... Can someone explain how this can be done ?? Thanks
 

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Hello friends,I have a new S10 which came with XP home.I upgraded the RAMs to 2 GB and I am in the process of installing Vista Business in order to access the network in a school where my wife is teaching.I have connected the External DVD drive to the S10 and wanted to format the whole hard drive as I want the English version of Vista.With the F2 key I can access Bios and can also scroll to the DVD drive to change the boot order. But when I check again it has done nothing. I must say that Vodafone has some software in the S10.Has it got something to do with me not being able to change the boot order?After a restart Win XP home starts as usual.I tried various other keys, but no success.Who can tell me if the S10 works with Win.7? or should I install XP pro?I tried to update the latest Bios version from Lenovo which did not work either.I feel that there is a Bios block hidden somewhere so that I am compelled to use the Vodafon stuff.Greetings from beautiful Hannover... 

Answer:Changing boot order in S 10

Hi and welcome to lenovo forum...first i must say ... did you Backup your system ..?if you want to install other OS there is no way to return ... !!! Be sure that S10 BIOS (94 is the latest)  is prepared to boot from USB HDD...if not do this at start press F2 to go in BIOSset Fn-F7 numpad on tab to Boot ...with plus + (plus + left on right SHIFT key is active )move USB via + and - so the result shown like this....1: USB CD Drive2: USB HDD3: HDD WD ....4.... -----> F10 Save and Exit to save settingWil you DVD/CD recognized by BIOS... ?... should shown named in BIOS for exampleUSB TSS 6571 .....like HDD in above picture... if not named its not recognized... ... you can press  F12 at start to get in boot menue ... there is no special behaviour in 3G UMTS machines you got  from provider  ..... sincerely KalvinKlein ... -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Want more ? For further information to get the most of your S-Class machine Lenovo Energymanagement  Backup Windows 7   Install help Windows 7 Official Driver Clean XP Install XP Startup Small WebCam Guide Lenovo Easy Capture  

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change boot uphello, l have one big hard drive, but running two partitions, one windows vista 64 bit and the 2nd one windows 7 64 bit, They are in that order, and always boot up with win vista by default, unless l change during boot up to the other win 7. How do l make the windows 7 boot up by default instend of windows vista ? l would be very gratfull for your help.......................thank youIf only all computers were easy it fix or never went wrong, we'd never have forums to help

Answer:changing boot up order

In Control Panel select System/Advanced then Startup Options. Here select Windows 7 and modify, if you want, the delay time for choosing the OS at boot. You are done.

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I own a Acer F5 573g-59V4. My laptop windows under went a problem, so I had to reinstall it. I installed windows using a bootable pendrive. My laptop didn't boot from my pen drive in UEFI mode, so I changed to legacy mode and installed windows. Now, I want to change to UEFI mode.Now, when I changed from legacy to UEFI in BIOS, it doesn't boot windows, instead it shows " No bootable device detected "What to do ????How to change to UEFI mode without affecting my windows ?

Answer:Changing boot option from legacy to UEFI

Hi,You have to install the OS in UEFI mode, follow the instructions here:https://www.reddit.com/r/Windows10/comments/3s7ieq/convert_windows_10_from_old_mbr_bios_to_uefi/

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This is somewhat of a follow on to my earlier post dealing with migrating the OS to an SSD.  After havinig cloned the OS from the 2TB HDD, I wanted to boot from the SSD.  In the old days I would have gone to BIOS and from there selected boot priority of the various devices.  In this instance, I encountered UEFI and could not figure out how to change boot priority.  I saw options for legacy boot, some messages about disabling secure boot, and I was afraid to touch either.   So....I just swapped the disk cables and booted from the SSD.  
Still, I have the question, how can I change the boot priority?  Is there some Dell manual that gives a good explanation of the UEFI interface for me to study?  

Answer:UEFI (?) changing boot drive? XPS 8900

Tap F12 as soon as you reboot to access the Boot Menu and select the boot device. Don't wait for any screen.

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Just got this unit, it is showing "Error: No boot disk has been detected or the disk has failed".
I went into the boot order trying to boot of a win7 disk, as this first pic shows
 
http://i493.photobucket.com/albums/rr298/mikehende/20141029_154511_zps66320613.jpg
 
the default is set to UEFI, I move the arrow down to "Legacy Boot Sources" as shown in pic 2 below but when I hit ENTER nothing is happening?
 
 
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Answer:HP Pavilion 23 boot order not changing?

It's ok, I got it to work but now other problem sheesh. I had thought it was the wireless mouse which was not working but attaching a wired USB mouse is also not working, I am at the Install Windows screen but not seeing a mouse cursor, any ideas please?

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I have 3 HDD - one for windows, one internal for storage and one external USB for backup. If the external is switched on when I boot up the pc boots up on my storage IDE drive instead of the correct SATA Raid setup! Turn it off and it reverts to booting normally. ANy ideas please - it doesn't happen often as I usually have the external drive switched off, but it does happen everytime it is swithced on.

Answer:External HDD changing boot order

Check your boot sequence in your BIOS. I suspect that the PC is looking at your USB devices before your HDD. You iseally need your boot sequence to be1. FDD - if installed2. CD/DVD 3. HDD4. USBHowever, I have to say that, in your position, I would be inclined to only switch your USB device on when you need it - after boot-up. I cannot think of any reason, other than to boot from it, why you would have your external drive switched on when you boot up.

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hi all,
I have a newish Asus laptop. my old Toshiba laptop had a hard drive crash. I am hoping to recover docs and photos by use of a Linux system on a USB drive. I tried to alter the boot order on my new Asus to experiment with it, but I cannot seem to find a way to enable booting from a USB drive. on my working Asus, I have Windows 7 home premium, 64-bit version. the
laptop is a ASUSTeK Computer Inc. K54C 1.0

is there a way out??
 

Answer:changing boot order in Windows 7

Your BIOS may not support booting from a USB drive.

Perhaps you could try the following workaround?

Boot From a USB Drive Even if your BIOS Won&#8217;t Let You
 

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I recently added a Samsung M.2 SSD in the M.2 slot and want to permanently  change the boot order. Right now I have to select F12 during boot to change boot order. I'm coming up blank on this. Any help would be appreciated. I'm running Windows 10Pro

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Hello everyone,

Before I get flamed for not researching, I'd just like to state that I did indeed look this topic up on Google, the Fedora website, and the GRUB website, and couldn't find anything that told me, in simple terms, how to accomplish what I'm about to explain. Also, I thank you for your time in reading this post.

My problem is this. A few months ago, my Windows installation decided to go nuts and delete all my drivers, so after a hasty backup, I decided it was time to install Linux as a permanent backup OS in the event Windows went haywire again.

I partitioned my 200gb hard drive into three partitions: a 36gb Fedora Core 4 partition, a 4gb Linux Swap file (sizes of both may vary; don't remember), and the remaining gigs into a partition for my Windows installation (as I'm a game reviewer, I need Windows to play my games).

All's fine and dandy, and both OSes work nicely. The only problem is, when I turn my computer on, the GRUB boot loader automatically loads Linux, which I want to be my secondary OS. I installed Linux first, however, because I couldn't partition via DOS (I couldn't figure out an easy way) or via Windows, and the Fedora Core installation CD contained a partitioning program.

Is there a way I can easily change GRUB's options to load Windows by default? I always have to stand by when turning my PC on or restarting to press a key and manually load Windows, rather than Linux.

Thanks for your time and hel... Read more

Answer:Changing Boot Order for Two OSes

when you're booted into linux, as root, edit /boot/grub/menu.lst

it should be pretty self evident what you need to change
 

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hi i want to change the boot order to boot my computer from the dvd but i don,t know how to.
wen i turn on my pc i have to press "del" so wen i press it it pops out a blue window were it saids
cmos set utility - copyright c 1984-2000 award software
and theres alot of options to press like
standard cmos features
advance bios feautures
advanced chipset feau.
integrated peripherals
power management setup
pnp?pci configuration
pc health status

if i go to the first option that is standaard cmos it apears a list thats saids
ide primary master: maxtor 6l200p0
ide primary slave: none
ide secondary master: optiarc dvd rw ad-719
ide secondary slave: optiarc dvd rw ad-719

so now how can i change the order to place my dvd as primary master???
 

Answer:im stuck on changing the boot order????

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Every once in a while the boot device order will change all by itself, my normal order is 1) primary CD-ROM, 2) floppy, 3) primary harddrive, and 4) IBA 4.1.08 Slot 0140. Every time it changes, the 3rd and 4th devices are switched which causes a media test failure error message during startup, sorry I don't remember the exact message, but it something to the effect of media test failure and tells me to make sure the media is inserted properly and to check all cables and to re try it, then it will boot XP off the harddrive like it should.

Everytime this has happened, the PC suddenly will shut off (not shutdown but go off as though power was cut) and restart (on its own). This last time when it restarted xp wouldn't boot after the media test failure message, nothing happened, then when trying to access the BIOS, it would hang on the screen that normally flashes buy that says to press F2 for BIOS, and wouldn't go in to the BIOS. Also this last time there was a bunch of clicking noise about a minuter before it went blank.

After several attempts of turning off and on the PC, I was finally able to get in to the BOIS and put the boot order back and it's now booting properly. I did two diffrent virus scanns, AVG and trend micro's online scan, and did a scan for spyware, everything came up clean.

Could this be a sign that the harddrive or motherboard is failing, or could my virus or spyware scans be missing something? (When we first bought the PC we had the hard... Read more

Answer:Boot Device Order Changing

Yes

Seriously tho', whatever it is, it's catastrophic. Most problems of this sort (that I've seen) are driver corruption issues. But there's also a significant part that are hardware failures.

Have you added/replaced/removed any hardware/software/drivers from the system? (especially before or at the time of the errors/crashes?). Take a deep breath, grab a beer (or your beverage of choice), sit down and think about it for a while. Often what will happen is that there'll be something that sticks in your mind (and may not even seem related) that can help out immensely!

Then, go into your Event Viewer (Start...Control Panel...Administrative Tools...Event Viewer). There are 3 categories in Event Viewer - Applications, Security, and System - your error is most likely in the System log.

Once you find the error(s) associated with the crash (usually time stamped at about the time the crash happened) - just right click on it and select "Properties". The text of this error message will be shown, and you can copy it here. Of particular significance are the errors with the format of 0x0000007a (the last 2 figures generally change, there's always a bunch of 0's, and there usually is an x after the first zero)

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So what I want to do is change the boot order in Windows to boot from a flash drive, then the flash drive will boot to WinPE and run another script that will then change the boot order to not boot from the flash drive. I have the script, and it works fine under Windows, but under WinPE it reports success, but doesn't actually make the change. I have both WSH, and WMI installed on my WinPE image as well so that isn't the problem.

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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.

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

Motherboards - SABERTOOTH X79







Originally Posted by ASUS

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Hi all, I've been a long-time reader of this forum, but this is my first message. I bought last year a T420 from eBay and promptly installed Ubuntu on the HDD. Last week I bought a Samsung mSATA SSD to reinstall Ubuntu on it and use the HDD as data disk. I took the opportunity to test UEFI and enabled UEFI in the BIOS. The installation was successful but when I plugged it to the dock station I lost the USB connectivity (no USB keyboard or wireless mouse), so I decided to revert UEFI to "legacy" and reinstall it. To my surprise, once I reverted to "legacy" boot I lost the ability to boot from any of the possibilities: the original HDD or even the Ubuntu DVD install media. I've played with all the BIOS options, going back to UEFI boot, and it doesn't even detect now my installation on the SSD  I went yesterday to an official Lenovo shop and they told me it was a software issue and that reverting back to BIOS should be enough, so I downloaded the "BIOS Update Bootable CD" from: http://support.lenovo.com/us/en/downloads/migr-77076 but it doesn't boot either, so I'm really stuck and any help would be greatly appreciated!  Thanks in advance.Pablo

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I want to install a new operating system on my Toshiba Tecra A9 but i am having problem booting from a usb or DVD. I tried pressing the F12 key when the Toshiba script shows on the display. but that did not work, so i wanted to do it from the BIOS so i press the Esc key when the Toshiba script shows up on the display and then pressed F1 key to continue. Press the F1 key. boot sequence seem to be in page 2 but when i press the page down key i don't get page 2.

Can someone help me on how to resolve this issue or better still how to boot from USB or DVD in order to install new operating system
 

Answer:Changing boot order in Toshiba A9 laptop

I'm working on a Satellite laptop, so I'm not sure whether it would be the same for you.
However it can change the boot order from within Windows as follows.

Open Toshiba Assist from the start menu.
Click Optimize
Double Click Toshiba Hardware Settings.
Go to the Boot Priority tab.
Move the Hard Disk Down or the others Up.
Click OK.
 

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Hi! I received a U510 for Christmas and I want to perform a fresh install of Windows 8 via USB. Whenever I reboot the machine, at the LENOVO screen, I press F12 but no bootmenu appears. There is no option in entering the BIOS either. What can I do to boot off of USB? I tried F2, F10, F12....please help!!










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Answer:Ideapad U510 - Changing Boot Order

Never mind...I figured it out. I hooked up an external keyboard, Enabled Legacy boot.  F2 is BIOS F12 is Boot Menu.

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The question is very simple:When booting i just want to change the default opion in boot manager that appears after the F9 button is pressed.This is not done in bios boot settings, as in the UEFI boot order not all the options are sawn.In fact i have a win10 system alongside ubuntu in the same disk on other partition and while in the boot manager i can see the option i want, in any way always OS boot Manager of windows is starting, except within F9. So i want to change permanently the default option in F9 boot manager.

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I purchased a used Thinkpad T520. It has a clean install of Windows 7 Pro x-64and boots without any issues. I decided to access the BIOS and see its currentsettings. I have tried a number of function keys ThinkVantage, F1, F2, F12, etc.without any success. For example, pressing (or tapping) the F1 key or on beforethe ThinkPad logo appears goes to the Windows Boot Manger. I have updated it to the latest version (UEFI 1.45/ECP 1.36) but I am still unableto enter the BIOS. Regards.

Answer:Thinkpad T520 - F1 goes to Boot Manager not BIOS

HiWhat is the boot mode of the laptop (UEFI, Legacy BIOS)?If it's UEFI, any chance Linux was installed before win7?I don't see related settings in the BIOS Setup that might prevent the BIOS access. It's possible to reset the BIOS settings to default ones, but if boot mode will be changed, laptop might become unbootable.

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Hello Everyone. My Oldest brother recently bought a new computer and inherited his 5+ y/o Lenovo G460 to my middle brother (I'm the youngest). His luck was so bad that he booted it and the screen went white. After some testing I discovered that only the screen went bust but the rest of the notebook was working ok. While we wait to get the parts I wanted to know if there is a way to make the external screen the main screen in the BIOS. I need the exact key strokes since I can't see anything until windows boots. Could anyone please provide them? Thanks in advance!

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I am trying to help a friend access his CD before the HD in Windows 7 home premium.
If I tab down to the CD and press enter as directed and hit save and exit,
the boot order is not changed. What do I have to do to accomplish this?
I am able to do this in Windows 7 Pro 64-bit with no problem.
Thanks for any direction of how to fix this.

Answer:Changing boot order in windows 7 home premium

Not knowing what the friend's PC is we can only guess or offer general suggestions.

First thing, most BIOS' have an option to select the boot device by an F key at boot up. On many, that is F12. On others it may be F8 or F2. That will give you the menu with the various boot devices (e.g. CD drive or hard drive). You select the drive there to boot from.

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Hello,

I have a serious problem with my Toshiba laptop, Windows Vista 32bit, 1.8Ghz, 2Gb RAM, AMD Turion 64 x2
There is one hard disk partitioned as two 75Gb drives (C and E).

The problem is that, whenever I enter the Boot menu (to boot from CD), or if I change within the BIOS the boot order and then restart, the computer crashes (power cuts off suddenly).
Then the only way to recover, is to plug out the AC/DC adapter, wait 5 min, and start again. Then, either everything goes on normally, or Windows system recovery launches, after what it will reboot and work fine.

It might be important to know that I repartitioned the E drive to have 30Gb for installing Win7 later on. The annoying thing is that I never tried changing the boot order before repartitioning, so I don't know whether it has something to do with the problem or if it was there before.

Any help or suggestion would be appreciated.


Thank you,

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Answer:Re: Satellite A210-10A, crashes when changing boot order

hi,

> The problem is that, whenever I enter the Boot menu (to boot from CD), or if I change within the BIOS the boot order and then restart, the computer crashes (power cuts off suddenly).

It looks like the Bios related issue. Have you tried to update it or reflash?

> The annoying thing is that I never tried changing the boot order before repartitioning, so I don't know whether it has something to do with the problem or if it was there before.

Maybe this took place before but you didn't check.

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I need to boot ubuntu on my HP 14-AC146TU1 Notebook . I made a bootable ubuntu USB drive and a bootable ubuntu CDROM. I changed the EF1 boot order to:Usb cd/dvd rom driveInternal cd/dvd rom driveusb diskette onkey/usb hard disk! network adapter> os boot manager I tried to boot the USB in all ports and tried to boot the CDROM, but the system booted up into Win10. I enabled legacy support and changed the legacy boot order to:usb cd/dvd rom driveUsb diskette on key/usb hard disk! Network adapter> notebook hard drive Again I tried to boot the USB in all ports and tried to boot the CDROM, but the system booted up into Win10. I tried to boot several other bootable CDROMs which I have booted on other machines. The system booted up into Win10. In Win10, the CDROM drive shows the correct labels for the CDROMs. The notebook info is:Product  number: p3u58pa#uufSerial number: 5cg6032jt3BIOS version: f.1a   

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Question: T420 / T520 UK

Following link to buy a T420 on the UK site: http://shop.lenovo.com/gbweb/gb/en/learn/products/professional-grade/thinkpad/t-series/t420-t520/ind... when I click "buy now" I'm taken to buy either T410 or T510.  Can I get a 420 or 520 in the UK yet? There are some real problems with the Lenovo site.  When I purchased my last unit there was a buy with entering credit card details when trying to use a different card the CCV number kept using the old one and so my card kept declining requiring a call to my bank.  I had to switch to using another payment type (Paypal I think) and then back to using a card to be able to enter a new value.

Answer:T420 / T520 UK

I'm also UK based and am looking to buy a T520. They're not available on the UK Lenovo site yet, but I did notice that you can get them here: http://www.hemini.co.uk/ But I want to wait for the quad core options... Hopefully in the next week or two they'll be available.

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Hi, Earlier today my Thinkpad T420 crashed (BSOD) and now it cannot boot anymore: when I press the power button the LEDs light up but it reboots 1-2s later. I tried removing the battery and letting it cool down (to check if it wasn't an overheating issue) but it hasn't fixed this problem. When I searched for infos on the internet I was only able to find this forum thread which does not provide a working solution. Has anyone encountered this issue and found a way to fix it? Thanks in advance,

Answer:T420 does not boot (reboots before BIOS)

Because your BSOD, it might be your harddisk and even worse your motherboard.Try to boot with another harddisk of without any to see if your harddisk gives the problem.





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Recently I played around with dual booting Linux Mint on my system. I decided that I would delete it for the present as I have other things to focus on. However, after deleting partitions and fixing my MBR to only boot windows my UEFI BIOS still has instances of Ubuntu as a boot option. Just for the sake of cleaning my system I was hoping someone could help with this.

My Motherboard is an ASUS M5A97 LE R2.0 with a UEFI BIOS. I'll provide screenshots of what's happening below. (Images were flipped upon upload for some reason)

As you can see there are two ubuntu options for some reason.
I tried to see if BCDedit would allow me to delete these but they didn't show up in BCDedit
I'm not sure where else to look to delete these options in my BIOS.

Thanks in advance for any help

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