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    Windows 10 Overriding BIOS Settings--How to stop this madness?

    First, I am a disabled US Army Veteran with cognitive challenges. Please forgive me for any shortcomings, lapses, or mistakes. I built a computer ground-up using a Intel Core i9-10900K CPU (5.3 GHz Unlocked). I put that on a EVGA Z490 FTW WiFi motherboard. What I'm struggling with...
  2. postcd

    [tutorial] Disassembling HP DeskPro 405 G6 DM (872E board, Ryzen7 4750GE 64GB RAM)

    HP DeskPro 405 G6 DM ( https://support.hp.com/hr-en/document/c06955645 ). In this case 23H62EA with 872E board AM4 socket. Here are images how to disassemble the computer, it may help someone. First, Regarding RAM upgrades, check this thread. Regarding BIOS update: BIOS (F1 key), BIOS main...
  3. cageymaru

    AMD Releases BIOS for Radeon VII with UEFI GOP

    AMD has announced the release of a BIOS for the Radeon VII with UEFI GOP included for their AIB partners. AMD will also make a one click installable BIOS available to end users via AMD.com. AMD doesn't expect gaming performance differences between the non UEFI BIOS and the UEFI GOP included...
  4. cageymaru

    Microsoft Announces Project Mu: An Open-Source UEFI Creation Tool

    Microsoft has announced Project Mu, an open-sourced release of the Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI) that will allow firmware to be kept up-to-date. Project Mu will support Firmware as a Service (FaaS) which is similar to the Microsoft Windows as a Service initiative. This will allow...
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    Anyone have experience converting MBR to GPT using this?

    https://www.thewindowsclub.com/mbr2gpt-tool-windows-10 Previously I thought a Windows install was needed in order to convert from MBR to GPT. This would certainly be easier and much quicker if it works. Goal is to change the desktop from legacy (bios) to UEFI due to the latter having speed...
  6. R

    UEFI BIOS Updates For Spectre

    With the Spectre vulnerability exposed, Intel is rushing out new microcode, and motherboard manufacturers are working hard to get BIOS updates released. The news today about InSpectre got us thinking, have there been any BIOS updates for our machines, and will there be? It looks like X99 is as...
  7. D

    BIOS Drive Boot Order Continuously Changes Itself?

    Gigabyte GA-Z97MX-Gaming 5 / i5-4590 / 8GB G.Skill DDR3 Ripjaws X / GTX 970 / Corsair CX550M / Windows 8.1 64 bit / 1TB Toshiba HDD / 1TB WD Blue HDD / 2TB Seagate Firecuda HDD / 500GB Adata SSD as my boot drive. The Toshiba and WD drives still have windows installed on them, I use the ssd as my...
  8. DooKey

    Intel Aims to End Legacy BIOS Support by 2020

    Intel's Brian Richardson in a recent presentation suggested that Intel will no longer support legacy BIOS after 2020. The plan is to pursue UEFI only from that point forward. Anyway, progress never stops and it's time to start getting rid of a lot of the legacy OS stuff running out there...
  9. Schtask

    PfSense Teases Encryption For Version 2.5

    PfSense has just released updated hardware requirements for future versions of the companies software. For those not in the know, pfSense is an open source firewall computer software distribution that is built upon FreeBSD. Instead of specialized and costly equipment, pfSense is installed on a...
  10. bluesynk

    locked myself out of bios please help!

    I was messing around with uefi and secure boot. I got it to work, but I can no longer get into the bios. If I do an advanced restart, I do have the uefi boot option, but all I get is a pause at a blank screen then boots to windows. Tried a cmos reset and also a full reset pulling the cmos...
  11. W

    ASRock UEFI RAID Setup - No Driver Mapping / Detected?

    RAID setup instructions I've been following: http://asrock.pc.cdn.bitgravity.com/Manual/RAID/FM2A88M Pro3+/English.pdf Hoping someone can point me in the right direction as I feel like I've tried every combination of settings I can think of in the UEFI control panel and I'm still at a loss...
  12. Zarathustra[H]

    Gigabyte Firmware Flaws Allow the Installation of UEFI Ransomware

    At the BlackhHat Asia 2017 security conference on Friday researchers from cyber-security firm Cylance demonstrated two Gigabyte vulnerabilities which allow malicious code to be written to the UEFI firmware. The demonstration involved installing proof-of-concept UEFI ransomware preventing a...
  13. FrgMstr

    FYI: New AMD AGESA Microcode in the Wild & New UEFI

    I am getting back information this morning from motherboard builders that new AMD AGESA microcode has been released and we are now seeing UEFI/BIOS files appearing on manufacturers' websites. So if you are a Ryzen owner, I would highly suggest checking for new UEFI today and getting that flashed...
  14. FrgMstr

    New AMD AGESA Microcode in the Wild & New UEFI

    I am getting back information this morning from motherboard builders that new AMD AGESA microcode has been released and we are now seeing UEFI/BIOS files appearing on manufacturers' websites. So if you are a Ryzen owner, I would highly suggest checking for new UEFI today and getting that flashed...
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