Posts under BIOS tag.

Windows 10 WHQL BIOS

What is Windows 10 WHQL setting in the BIOS?

Some of the OEMs have a unique feature in the BIOS – Windows 10 WHQL Setting – which allows one to run some particular test when it comes to drivers. The settings seem to have cited on a couple of […]

How to directly boot into UEFI or BIOS firmware on Windows reboot

How to change Legacy to UEFI without reinstalling Windows 10

Some new generation motherboards for PCs and Laptops bring in support for both UEFI or Unified Extensible Firmware Interface as well as BIOS or  Basic Input Output System. The main advantage of UEFI over the traditional BIOS is the fact that UEFI supports a hard drive with […]

UEFI to run Windows 10

Do you need to enable UEFI to run Windows 10?

Do you need to enable UEFI to run Windows 10? The short answer is no. You don’t need to enable UEFI to run Windows 10. It is entirely compatible with both BIOS and UEFI However, it’s the storage device that […]

0199, Security password retry count exceeded

Fix Error 0199, Security password retry count exceeded

The errors that are caused by the BIOS of a computer are really dangerous and annoying. This is because of the fact that these type of errors do not even let you load your operating system and throw an error […]

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What is a BIOS Whitelist? Explanation and removal.

In this post, we will discuss what a BIOS Whitelist is, what is its use, and how to remove it. In short, a BIOS whitelist is essentially a list of hardware approved for use in that computer – if you […]

Chassis Intruded ... Fatal Error ... System halted

Fix Chassis Intruded … Fatal Error … System Halted

If you receive an error message saying Chassis Intruded, Fatal Error … System Halted on the monitor; it means that the Chasis or the cabinet which holds the motherboard, CPU, GPU, etc. is open. It’s a security feature offered by some […]

Computer Beep Codes list

Computer Beep Codes list and their meaning

A lot goes on when you boot up your computer. The first thing PC does is check if the hardware is working fine through its POST programme or Power On Self Test. It checks for hardware compatibility, and connections before […]

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Alert, System battery voltage is low

There appears to be no single solution for ‘Alert, System battery voltage is low’ error message which you may see during boot. It flashes on your computer screen, prompting a user to strike the F1 key to continue, F2 to […]

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CMOS Checksum Error fix for Windows computers

If your computer refuses to boot and displays a CMOS Checksum Error, chances are high that the issue is linked to the BIOS (Basic Input/Output System). Along with this message, you are offered two options: Press F1 to resume Press […]

What is Firmware? Definition and Types

Better known as ‘software for hardware’, Firmware is a program that comes embedded in a piece of hardware such as a keyboard, hard drive, BIOS, or a video card. It is designed to give permanent instructions to communicate with other […]

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How to update BIOS on Windows 10 computer

BIOS is a term we have heard from quite sometimes, in fact, it’s possible that for most of your hardware issues the IT guy may have suggested a BIOS upgrade before troubleshooting the hardware. What is BIOS? BIOS is an […]

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What is UEFI or Unified Extensible Firmware Interface?

UEFI is the acronym for Unified Extensible Firmware Interface. It is basically a replacement for BIOS which is used to set up the hardware and load and start an operating system in today’s Windows 10/8 PCs. What is UEFI The […]

What is BIOS in computer

What is BIOS in computers & how does it work?

BIOS is short for Basic Input Output System. It is much more than the name suggests. One might think that BIOS controls input and output system. But the BIOS does much more, and it is not possible for any operating […]

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How to check BIOS version in Windows 10

This post shows you how to check current BIOS version in a Windows 10/8.1/8/7 computer, using Windows Registry, WMI Command, System Information Tool (MSINFO32.exe) or DirectX Diagnostic Tool (DXDiag). BIOS stands for Basic Input/Output System and is a type of […]

How to access UEFI Firmware settings on Windows 10

In this article, we’ll discuss how to reboot the system into BIOS or UEFI Firmware settings. Windows 10/8.1 is designed to have a really fast boot time. In fact, it’s too fast to interrupt. Most of the decisions happen during […]