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If I were in this situation, I'd try to find screenshots and function button mapping for my BIOS. If your boot selection menu is (semi)static then you could trial and error until the installation screen came up (I'm sure you'd have to edit a config file somewhere to change the default screen output during installation). Barring that; setup an unattended ...


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I cannot think of a method of changing BIOS settings without accessing it. However, to install it without changing boot device, what you can do is use a different PC for just the barebone installation, and then move it over to the laptop once installed and do the rest from there. Alternatively, you can: use unetbootin, Universal USB installer, or ...


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You can also Try this 1-unplug the AC adapter then unplug the battery 2-Hold down the power button for 30 seconds or even 40 sec. 3-plugthe AC adapter back in without the battery first. holding down the power button with no power going into the machine allows the capacitors to drain by closing the circuit.


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1- This can be a problem with the memory, try removing it putting it back and also if you have 2 memory cards try with one. 2-Try connecting to a external monitor. Good Luck


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I had this problem and I'm presenting the solution: You need to make bootable w7 usb flash primarily, it is easy with rufus. Restart PC/laptop Enter Bios In Bios you must choose option to boot from USB (in some bios the option is USB-HDD). In some Bios you need to rearrange the order of booting HDD also, place USB as first hdd (usb flash is displayed by ...


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USB keyboards require a small time before they are properly initialized. Just because the backlid works doesn't mean the keyboard is ready to be used. Usually if the numlock can be turned on and off, you know the keyboard is ready to be used. The BIOS will initialize all your USB hardware in order, and once your keyboard has been initialized it will start ...


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What you listen is the power on self test, POST for the friends. The computer power-on self-test (POST) tests the computer to make sure it meets the necessary system requirements and that all hardware is working properly before starting the remainder of the boot process. You said something like... well the like is important, it is the message that ...


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There might be a problem with the creation of the boot pendrive. See this article : How to Create a Bootable UEFI USB Flash Drive for Installing Windows 7, Windows 8, or Windows 8.1 On how to : Create a Bootable UEFI USB Flash Drive using Free Program Rufus Manually Create a Bootable UEFI USB Flash Drive


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@Zuck's answer is fine, but much quicker via the Command Line Interface (CLI). Open up cmd as Administrator then run: reg ADD HKLM\System\CurrentControlSet\Control\TimeZoneInformation /t REG_DWORD /v RealTimeIsUniversal /d 1


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I'll bet that when you did a clean in diskpart, you accidentally had your USB flash drive selected. Put it in another computer and check to see if it still has any files on it ;-)


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I finally know what was the issue, when my father went to the store, they briefly showed him the "No Signal" the screen was popping up, while telling him the computer worked as expected. They called hours later when they found that the computer didn't boot, and changed the motherboard. Thank you for helping and sorry for the useless question.


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You need to allocate UEFI partition (ESP) https://technet.microsoft.com/en-GB/library/dd799232(v=ws.10).aspx#PartitionStructures


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I was able to install Linux to this hard drive and boot from it. It told me to make a biosboot partition and that there wasn't enough space to install grub (Guess 3TB isn't enough) so I installed the bootloader to my current Windows 7 boot hard drive. I still would like to install Windows 2008 but I am not sure if that is possible. But I know that any ...


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Google the motherboard manual and learn what the 4 beeps stand for. That will usually help determine the specific component that's failing. What's the common component that never changes in each mainboard as you test(processor?) The rule of thumb is: Remove everything(all memory, all PCI cards, all harddrives) and start with the basics(power to the board, ...


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CPU: Core i7-4790K (4.0Ghz, 4C, HT, L3:8M, HD Graphic, 88W, rev.C0) Since PCB: All BIOS Revision: 2001 Note: Before using the new Intel 4th Gen Core processors, we suggest that you first download the BIOS updater for new Intel 4th Gen Core Processors and then update the BIOS using this tool. Source You will have to determine the ...


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Once Windows is installed in EFI mode, booting it in BIOS mode requires significant reconfiguration, and vice-versa; however, doing a one-time boot from an external medium should not cause disruption to your Windows installation, no matter what the external medium's boot mode. Note that in this context, you can repeat a "one-time boot" as often as you like; ...


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If installing windows via UEFI boot, it requires GPT partition. If installing windows via BIOS boot, it requires MBR partition. Sounds like you initially booted from USB stick via UEFI. Perhaps you need to watch for a prompt to press F* for boot source selection, or make sure UEFI boot is enabled (by "BIOS" setup) ...


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Colleague “A” is 100% correct: Wake-on-LAN (WoL) functionality dependent on the motherboard and related BIOS settings. The NIC should be able to support WoL and the BIOS needs to be able to make sense of the NIC saying, “Hey! This is your NIC and my WoL has been triggered! Do you care do do something with this info, motherboard?” As explained very clearly ...


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Windows 8 and 8.1 will work regardless of if you're running in Legacy or UEFI mode. If you're interested, you can check which BIOS mode your computer is running in by following these instructions. You can learn about the differences between UEFI and Legacy BIOS modes by going to this superuser thread. I think what you probably want to research, based on ...


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You can simply flash the latest version of the BIOS. The firmware is always provided as a full image that overwrites the old one, not as a patch, so the latest version will contain all the fixes and features that were added in the previous versions. There is no need for an incremental update.


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I manage to get it working! Problem was those Entrys (#0-2), there was same Entry (#1) for TDP and 3D Clock. I changed TDP to use Entry #1, 3D to use Entry #2 and Boost to use Entry #0. Then I changed 3D clock to 1280MHz and that's it. Now it runs smooth at 1280MHz and boosts it down for a while when not needed. So actually, the only problem was the user ...


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My i5 underclocks itself when it reaches 95 celcius. I think it would turn off the pc when it hits 100 celcius. Don't worry about heat until you reach 90+


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reset bios settings to defaults. unplug and plug all hard drives. then set your boot priorities.


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Get it before it's gone: ftp://83.140.154.228/inserve/ILOM_and_BIOS/ ILOM-3_0_16_15_d_r82498-Sun_Fire_X4170_X4270_X4275.pkg


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Gigabyte released a new utility that allows you to change the mode of the chipset SATA controller between IDE, AHCI, and RAID (if available), from within Windows. For now on, who have Gigabyte MB have this possibility as well.


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You can change settings of a power plan on power options. Set all to "never" if you like. Also, you may have a heating problem. To see if you have heating problem, install "furmark", and run a test, to see if your pc hits 95-100 degrees celcius. If it does, clean your fans: it would need you to open your laptop, or use a compressor, or just blow into your ...


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turn it ON! Nvidia Card does scaling if this option is on, less latency then onbaord intel gpu. Use it if you play games. TUrn off if you want that intel does scaling, this involves scaling problems but better performance if use your gpu for rendering where latency doesn´t matter. And of course turn it on if you have the UHD Version of Y50 - less laggy ...


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GPU wasn't bricked at all. My PCs motherboard just recognized that the GPU have different model (GTX770) BIOS on it and refused to start. When I plugged the GPU to my server, there was nothing wrong with it. I flashed it back to original BIOS and then modded it to match GTX770 specs and everything was alright. Thanks to all of you for help!


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Turns out the VGA adapter (on-board) does not support my native screen resolution at 60Hz, and my monitor doesn't support it's own native resolution at 50Hz, which is all the VGA adapter is willing to output. Problem can be solved by forcing a different display resolution from Grub, a safe bet is 1024x768, on grub command line options, add vga=792 Sadly, ...


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Your HDD is gone. You should never open the cover of a hard drive, as a speck of dust will destroy the hard drive. If 1 speck can cause this, imagine the hundreds of thousands of specks in your room. Very clearly explained on this web page: The title of this article says everything you need to know. You should never, ever open the cover of your hard ...


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I don't think that you need to press the function key or FN Key. however I own an HP envy and F2 seems to work fine for me this link may help it looks like F10 should work for you


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It could simply be that your HDD is only SATA 2 ready. Otherwise... SATA 2 has far less compatability issues than SATA 3. Not to say SATA 3 has many issues at all but SATA 2 will work with just about anything. If your drive is unformatted, it is possible that the motherboard just detects a generic storage device and so switches to a 'compatability mode'.


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I had same problem. For your variant of VAIO, following steps may help. Completely shut down windows. Then turn it on & tap F2, before windows loads. That's it.


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If you are using BIOS instead of EFI, you might be able to use the BIOS's boot menu to select your operating system as long as you have each OS installed on its own separate, physical drive. Please note, however, that the PC BIOS spec is only very loosely defined, and this is a very non-standard config, so if you have a poorly-written BIOS it may not be ...


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I have also same problem but I replace hard disk PCB board then my PC boot automatically. And you find which part problem in PC you just remove your HDD and then start your PC Without pressing any key like F2 DEL etc you showing message select boot device properly then faulty your hard disk other then can't show any other error.


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First you need to find out the type of ram you will need. A good tool for this purpose can be found here. Then you'll need to do some research on an online market (Such as NewEgg or BestBuy) and see what fits your budget. Then you need to choose what will you NEED. If your laptop is really only used for school, work, regular internet browsing, media ...


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If your laptop comes with a 32bit. Then the max you can install is 4gb. If it's 64bit, then 6gb would be the recommended upgrade if you have the option.


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You don't need to see anything (unless things go wrong), just follow instructions. I once recovered a card in such way, but I used a 4MB PCI card as primary so I could actually see what I'm doing. Following the re-flash procedure blindly should work...but if something unknown goes wrong it's best that you see what happens. So if your MB has 2 PCI-E slots, ...


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Make sure sure your memory is compatible with the following: Dual channel, 2 slots, Non-ECC, 240-pin DDR2, Un-buffered Types: 667/PC2-5300, 800/PC2-6400 Source IPM31 Motherboard layout reference


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I can't find the detailed manual for this device (especially not in English), but is the new chip ranked differently than the old chip? Single ranked DIMMs usually only have memory chips on one side of the module, and with dual ranked the chips are on both sides. It may be that this board doesn't support dual ranked modules.


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Based on the symptoms you describe it sounds like your OS has USB 2.0 drivers but not USB 3.0 drivers. I found a good summary on a post by tonymac user a6f691ac: XHCI Mode = Disabled - The on-board USB 3.0 port function like a 2.0 port XHCI Mode = Enabled - The on-board USB 3.0 port function like a 3.0 port XHCI Mode = Auto - The ...


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I've read anywhere from 30 secs to 25 minutes (even one site said a few days) to wait after removing the CMOS battery. I've also read that some laptops have a "hidden IC which stores the password" or that the password may be stored on a sector of the hard drive. You might remove the hard drive and see what happens. This site ...


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I'd suggest to try and factory reset the bios by removing the bios jumpers from the motherboard and reseating them. But I wouldn't suggest you do it unless you know how to disassemble and 're assemble and know at least the basics of where the components are located and how to remove them. I learned to do so by watching YouTube videos and self discovery. ...


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Ok so reflashing the BIOS solved the problem. I am still clueless as to what caused it in the first place. It seems like somehow the BIOS was corrupted by the dualboot system if that is even possible.



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