1. Z

    Reboot and select proper boot device

    Hello everyone I removed my old secondary HDD from my PC and replaced it with a new one but now for some reason I get an error (in the title) and not sure how to fix it. The PC worked perfectly before I swapped the old HDD out so I doubt its an OS issue. I'm running Windows 10. I did...
  2. D

    Issues with Installing XP on system with a GA-H110M-S2PH DDR3 MOBO

    Good Day all. My client has software (made by VW and Audi) that only runs on XP (for a dynamometer for vehicle diagnostics and testing) and his old "dyno PC" crashed out hard and he ordered a new one from us, problem is the only system we were able to get him was the one posted below. Now the...
  3. antowan

    Dell Vostro 3550 bios recovery / rescue solution

    Hi guys, Bricked Dell Vostro 3550. Machine was acting weird before a failed BIOS FLASH. All online solutions for other Dell notebook models come up empty when tried on this model. Lots of confusing info out there. I did manage to extract the ROM and HDR files from a new BIOS...
  4. Aghori

    Asus UL80VT CMOS reset?

    Hi guys, I have forgotten the BIOS password on my Asus laptop. Is there any way to reset/remove the password without opening the case and resetting it via the motherboard jumper? I need to install a Windows upgrade and can't get it to boot off the DVD-Drive. Thanks in advance. Edit: By...
  5. NomNom

    Laptop BIOS faulty?

    So for the better part of the day I have been trying to get this one laptop working correctly. Basically the time keeps going wrong (sometimes shows the year as 14491 and sometimes 1601) and I have googled fixes and nothing works, I suspect it's hardware related. The laptop is about a year...
  6. W

    Motherboard ASUS p5kpl-vm cant boot with new RAM

    Hi I have been struggling with my mobo. Here are the specs: Asus p5kpl-vm mobo Q8400 processor 2x 1gb ddr2 800 RAM I recently decided to upgrade my computer. It was always a gaming computer and decided to upgrade the RAM to 4gb and then install win 7 64 bit later. I confirmed the RAM...
  7. T

    GPU--bios questions?

    Well Hello again to all you hardware guru's, Hope you are in the best of health. new year, new questions if I may? ok, ok, I'll get started. So I've built this pc, but the thing that's really annoying me to the point of... is the GPU fan. Honestly to say that this thing makes noise is an...
  8. LazyLion

    MSI claims BIOS will be dead in three years - replaced by UEFI
  9. T

    PC 3 long beeps on startup

    Hi, I intially had a problem with my pc not starting (no Screen). Initially I had 2 short beeps, follwed by 6 quick beeps. I tried re-plugging in keyboard, & re-inserting RAM (1GB, & 256MB sticks). I don't think the memory was seated too well. Now I get 3 long beeps. Is this a knackered...
  10. Z

    P5NE-SLi Bios/Boot problem

    Hi guys, was tinkering with my motherboard settings , trying to overclock my Q6600. Had lots of failed boot attemtps etc. Then I read a thread which said that maybe a BIOS update will help. So I upgraded the BIOS from version 0401 to 1301. Now I'm having a problem. The PC take almost 10 minutes...
  11. M

    Researchers unveil persistent BIOS attack methods

    Source Scary stuff.