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Not able to enter bios from restart

I have an asus Sabertooth 990FX motherboard running BIOS revision 1604. I previously had to RMA it and they sent me a new one. Since then I've haven't been able to get into BIOS on restart, but from a ...
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Reset BIOS of Asus PRO5DIP

When I start my Asus PRO5DIP notebook, nothing is displayed on the screen. I guess that has something to do with changes in the BIOS, since last time I've entered the BIOS and made some changes, like ...
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ASUS K55A - Black Screen, Boot issue after Windows 8.1 upgrade

This is how it goes. Got a Laptop Windows 8.1 upgrade prompt. Clicked YES. Then laptop took long to download the upgrade. After a day, I assumed the upgrade was through as Laptop had rebooted. I ...
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RAM strangeness on brand new ASUS K55N [duplicate]

Not sure if this is the right Stack Exchange site, but I bought a brand new ASUS K55N laptop (6 GB RAM) but it says only 1.46 GB is usable. Info: Windows 8.0 x64 System reports 6 GB but only 1.46 ...
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1answer
281 views

Cannot modify BIOS setting on Asus Zenbook UX31a

I bought an Asuz Zenbbok UX31A with windows 8 a while ago. After I bought it I decided to put windows 7 on it and everything worked fine. Yesterday I updated my bios in order to fix a fan issue and it ...
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How to access BIOS on an ASUS laptop?

I just bought an ASUS laptop with Windows 8 installed. How can I access the BIOS? I tried to click any of the usual keys during power-up: ESC, DEL, F10, F8, F2... non of them work - I just get to ...
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163 views

Asus Windows BIOS flash not working

I have a asus K53E and I reinstalled windows using the serial key that my laptop came with. I am now trying to instal the BIOS flash program for windows that asus has. But when I try to it says. ...
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1answer
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Stucked in BIOS(AMI)

I was trying to install Ubuntu (the installation went well) while already having installed windows 8. After installation I wanted to change the boot option back to hard drive but this option wasnt ...
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2answers
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Boot issue with ASUS K55A - Black Screen

A fiend asked me to look at a problem on their laptop. Laptop is an ASUS with the model # K55A-HI5103D running Win 8. It started getting an error on boot about having an issue with a PXE utility?? ...
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1answer
74 views

How can i update my old motherboard and BIOS?

I am trying to update my BIOS on my old motherboard: ASUS M2N32 WS Pro, current version is 0304, i went to the official support website yet there is no recent update, i need an update dating from 2011 ...
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0answers
101 views

What are the parameters QPI Link0s, Link0p and Link1?

I'm trying to fine tune the BIOS settings of the ASUS Z9PE-D8 WS towards performance. In general, I understand what QPI is but I have no idea what the Link0s, Link0p and Link1 parameters are. Here is ...
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1answer
289 views

ASUS Crosshair V Formula-Z motherboard wont POST after BIOS upgrade

After installing a new Crosshair V Formula-Z motherboard the first startup showed that had BIOS 0508. The ASUS website said that my CPU (AMD FX6350) was supported in BIOS 0803 or later. Using a USB ...
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1answer
207 views

How to get in to the bios when you have a password

I was in my bios and saw I could add a password so I did. And now I don't want it as it makes my boot up time longer. How do I delete this password? Or is there even a way to delete it?
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1answer
183 views

Display BIOS and grub on laptop monitor instead on TV plugged over HDMI

I have Asus k95vm laptop and it is connected to a tv over HDMI at all time. When i boot up pc external monitor seems to be primary because bios and grub are shown on it, but not on laptop's display. ...
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2answers
1k views

Asus mother board Z87 Plus bios don't start

I have a Asus Z87 Plus motherboard. Yesterday I used my PC and everything worked. But today the PC don't work. It means when I switch it on the PC fans are running (endlessly) but the screen shows ...
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0answers
167 views

HDMI No longer Posting Onboard or on PCI-E But VGA/DVI works Onboard and DVI on PCI-E

I'm not sure exactly what happened everything was working fine yesterday I shut down my PC and when I went out , but when I came back I pushed powered and nothing... no post... So I hooked up my test ...
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2answers
790 views

Windows 8 system image restore failed (Error 0x80073B92)

I bought a new Asus laptop the other day and I removed Windows 8 and installed Ubuntu 13.04. Now I'm trying to reinstall windows 8 from a system image but it fails. I have an ASUS Q550L ...
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3answers
2k views

Battery won't charge on new Asus laptop (ubuntu)

Hi I bought a brand new Asus Q550L notebook from Bestbuy the other day and I removed Windows 8 from it and replaced it with Ubuntu. Now the battery won't charge. It is sitting at 45% capacity, if I ...
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3answers
835 views

I flashed the BIOS on my ASUS P5Q motherboard and now it won't boot

i recently got round to upgrading from Windows XP to Windows 7 64-bit and when i was installing all the new drivers for Windows 7 i thought i would take the opportunity to update my BIOS as well - big ...
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1answer
634 views

ASUS S400CA BIOS Upgrade-RAM doesn't work anymore

I have an Asus S400CA laptop and today, I upgraded the BIOS firmware from version 203 to 209 using the Asus Windows flash utility. Flashing was successful and even the verification was OK. So, I ...
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2answers
3k views

How do I enable TPM in the BIOS?

I have a new motherboard (Asus Sabertooth Z87) which cliams to support TPM. However, when I attempt to enable TPM - I don't see an appropriate setting in the BIOS. Obviously I'm looking for something ...
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1answer
2k views

Booting from a DVD with an ASUS R503U [duplicate]

I just bought an ASUS R503U, it came with a pre installed Windows 8. I want to change the OS. The problem is I cant seem to boot from the DVD drive. I have accessed the BIOS and only have one boot ...
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2answers
1k views

ASUS Q200E boots straight into BIOS

I have an ASUS Q200E running Win8 and it is booting straight into the BIOS. While there, the internal HDD can't be seen, and I also can't boot to a Linux installation from a USB drive. It's running an ...
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1answer
203 views

Asus P8Z68-V LX UEFI BIOS

I have a had a custom built PC for about 6 months. I'm using an old Dell monitor which can support 1280x1024 but I prefer to keep the resolution at 1024x768 as its easier for me to read. My ...
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0answers
1k views

ASUS ZENBOOK UX51VZ: BIOS fail after 204 update

I got some days ago a ZENBOOK UX51VZ, I hated Windows 8 therefor I successfully installed Windows 7 with all the drivers, everything was working fine; then I stupidly decided to update the BIOS to the ...
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0answers
828 views

Asus P8H61-M LX won't power up after clearing RTC

I used to have problems with my new Asus P8H61-M LX motherboard: the keyboard wouldn't work properly, I could not boot in windows, it took 3-4 computer boots to get an image on my screen (using the ...
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0answers
181 views

Asus A52F Laptop Hanigng on BIOS

The laptop first showed a problem about 'no bootable media', so I tried going into system restore. It was very slow and once I tried system restore it hung on a blank screen with the windows 7 login ...
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0answers
216 views

ASUS M5A97 UEFI BIOS - Where the heck are the C-State settings?

I've been getting coil whine since switching to a new PSU, and I'm worried about power stepping affecting my SSD RAID0 performance, so I did some reading and decided I needed to disable some C-States. ...
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0answers
796 views

ASUS G75VW WinFlash Utility BIOS will not let me boot up my drives

Not sure exactly what I did wrong, but I had just installed Windows 7 on my computer, and was about to update the BIOS of my ASUS G75VW laptop using the Win-flash Utility program on their support ...
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1answer
642 views

Installing Windows 7 64 on Asus Essentio desktop

I am servicing a brand-new Asus Essentio desktop for a friend. They just recently got it,and hate Windows 8 (who doesn't?!). We bought Windows 7-64 Professional to replace it. I pulled the drive, ...
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2answers
1k views

Setting memory timings in BIOS manually - modules have not been recognized

I have a system with Motherboard: ASUS P8B75-M and 4 memory modules: Geil 8GB DDR3-1600 9-9-9-28 (link) Unfortunately, BIOS (the latest) recognizes the memory as DDR3-1333 9-9-9-24. I tried both ...
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2answers
123k views

Asus UEFI/BIOS options - How to boot from DVD?

I just bought a new PC and the default installed OS is Windows 8. I want to install Windows 7 but when I go into the boot options screen I only have one option: Windows Boot Manager I can't find my ...
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1answer
126 views

Asus Rampage III and Corsair DRAM Settings

Recently I flashed the BIOS (from 1301 to 1502) of my Asus Rampage III Extreme. But I lost the settings and now only 16GB out of 24GB of DRAM in the system is recognized. Does anyone has the correct ...
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1answer
4k views

Can I restore Windows 8/install Windows 7 from BIOS?

I recently got an ASUS K55A series laptop with Windows 8 on it, and have been trying to load Windows 7 on it for days to no avail, and recently I discovered how to get my Windows 7 install DVD to boot ...
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0answers
114 views

System does not boot with DisplayPort plugged in [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Gigabyte GA-Z77X-D3H MB problems Swapped in a new motherboard and CPU today, and... My system would not boot with any DisplayPort monitor plugged in, but seems to work ...
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12answers
113k views

If USB is not listed in BIOS as a boot option, does that mean the machine can't boot from USB?

I just purchased an Asus Zenbook Prime UX31A-DH51 with Windows 8. I want to wipe the drive and do a clean install but USB is not listed as a boot option in the BIOS. Does this mean it is not possible? ...
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1answer
839 views

Does the ASUS P5G1T-M LX2/GB motherboard support AHCI mode for SSDs?

I got an OCZ Vertex 4 SSD the other week and I've managed to install it and it's working, but I think it's still running in SATA mode instead of AHCI mode (which if I understand correctly is more ...
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2answers
18k views

What does the BIOS setting XHCI Pre-Boot Mode do?

I have a BIOS setting called XHCI Pre-Boot Mode. If I have this enabled USB devices which aren't plugged in at boot are never recognised, if I set it to Disabled then USB devices work normally. The ...
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1answer
5k views

Can't access BIOS

I have an ASUS P8H77-V motherboard, and I can't access the BIOS on startup. My operating system loads just fine, and the motherboard splash screen does appear. But when I press delete the BIOS won't ...
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1answer
4k views

Can't set default boot to USB on Asus P7P55D-E LX motherboard

We have a machine with an Asus P7P55D-E LX motherboard. We're trying to set the default boot device to a USB attached flash drive. We set up "Removable" as the first and only boot device in the BIOS ...
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3answers
501 views

What BIOS settings should I tweak to maximize performance? [closed]

What are some BIOS settings that I should tweak to maximize performance of a dual-CPU workstation (if I don't care about power consumption)? I have an ASUS Z8NA-D6. update I have two Xeon x5670s on ...
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2answers
2k views

PC powers up twice before starting

When I power on my PC, the fans will start as normal for around 3 seconds, before shutting down. This happens twice, before it will start booting up normally. I got a Asus Rampage Extreme II ...
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0answers
127 views

Asus n61Ja notebook bios update

I wanted to update the bios, with an official bios update, from version 207 to 211. I didn't use winflash, I used easyflash in the bios. Everything seemed to be going okay; it deleted the old files, ...
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3answers
20k views

How do I update the BIOS on my motherboard. Asus P8Z77-V LX

I recently built this new PC but I notice most games are not running as well as I had hopped, Tribes, Skyrim, Saints Row the Third and Serious Sam 3 for example. Some have really bad FPS like 60-30, ...
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1answer
2k views

How to access the GUI of UEFI on ASUS Laptops?

My ASUS Laptop has UEFI and GPT Paritions running on Windows 7 x64. I've heard a lot about these GUIs. How do I access them? As using the F2 button simply brings up the plain old BIOS UI.
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1answer
2k views

Boot Failure After Updating Bios Asus M5A97 EVO

I have a FX-8150 with M5A97-EVO. I recently updated my BIOS to 1208 from the previous one due to occasional stability issues. Now the system does not POST (no-screen) and the CPU LED is always on and ...
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1answer
2k views

Bios startup error: 1 long beep and 2 short. But graphics is onboard

I have a desktop computer here that can't boot after a long power outage (it was behind a UPS/surge protector though). It won't boot now and is giving 1 long beep and 2 short ones. The motherboard is ...
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2answers
433 views

500MB memory loss with nvidia nvs 295 graphics

I have NVIDIA Quadro NVS 295 graphics card, asus P5B moherboard with 4GB memory, bios 2104, Intel Core 2 Duo E6300. After inserting NVS 295 graphics, with 256MB, bios sees only 3,5 GB of memory ...
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5answers
1k views

ASUS P8B WS - Endless Reboots

I am running a Intel XEON 1245 with 4GBx2 Kingston Memory ECC Unbuffered DDR3 on an ASUS P8B WS motherboard. BIOS Version 0904 x64. This system is a little over a month old. It is running Ubuntu ...
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0answers
361 views

SATA Drive Order Scrambled on Reboot; Windows 7 / Asus P5Q MB

I've noticed that the drive order (when viewing through computer management) on my Windows 7 box is not consistent between reboots. More often than not, the drive order is maintained across a reboot, ...