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Does my computer have bluetooth if my BIOS has the option to enable bluetooth? 

by on May 2, 2013

Q: My computer when in bios mode says bluetooth enabled does that mean that I have bluetooth. Because I can not access it from my os.

 
 

Is it true that Windows Vista does not configure AHCI driver on boot? 

by on April 30, 2013

Q: I have a Dell Studio 1735. Windows Vista do not configure themselves to load the AHCI driver upon boot resulting in failure booting. Is this true? Bios default is AHCI. So how do I go about this? So I cant just wipe hard drive and install disc without some sort of special procedure? Please let me know. Thank you.

 
 

Is it okay to use my graphics card and the motherboard graphics card to run dual monitors? 

by on April 9, 2013

Q: I am not a very computer techy person but i managed to get two monitors running by using my graphics card VGA port and the motherboard VGA port by enabling it in the BIOS. I have looked everywhere about it and lots of people are saying no to it.
I just want to know, Can it harm or effect my computer by doing this?

Thanks

 
 

How come I am receiving no bootable device even after installing a new hard drive and changing the boot order? 

by on December 5, 2012

Q: Dell inspirion 1525 no bootable device… I replaced the hard drive and changed the biosorder put the installation disc into the drive and i am still receiveng this same error message….help

 
 

Is there anyway to see the BIOS information from my HP Pavilion laptop on an external monitor? 

by on November 29, 2012

Q: i have a hp pavillion g6 “1372ea” with a broken screen and i want to show the bios /etc on external .. but it wont show .. “need to access bios to install windows 8” please help

 
 

How come I need to keep going into my BIOS to tell my computer to boot from IDE? 

by on November 9, 2012

Q: Windows 7 Home Premium
Processor: Pentium(R) Dual-Core E5300 @ 2.60GHz 1.60 GHz
RAM: 2 GB
64-bit OS

My problem seems to be a hardware issue. My desktop runs just fine while it is on and everything seems to be okay.

The OS is an upgrade version of Win7 and it is installed on an 80GB IDE hard drive. I also have a 500GB SATA drive that holds all of my regular stuff. The reason I have the OS on the IDE is again, because it was an upgrade from an older computer. Otherwise, I’d rather have it running on the SATA.

Where I run into my issue is when I shut-off/restart the computer. On boot, the PC doesn’t recognize the drive to boot to Windows. I have to go into BIOS each time to set it boot to the IDE drive. Once the computer sees the drive, it boots up just fine and runs great.

Do you know what my problem is? Any help would be amazing.

 
 

How can I bypass the bois password on a Dell XPS 1330? 

by on October 8, 2012

Q: How can I bypass the bois password on a dell xps 1330?

 
 

How come my computer keeps going back to Post after installing more RAM? 

by on September 22, 2012

Q: I have a Acer Aspire NAV50 (532h-2588 running Genuine Windows 7 Starter. It has been running well on 1GB of RAM but when I try to upgrade it to 2GB (which the bios sees just fine) it cycles back to the Post after trying to boot to windows. If I put the old stick back in … it works fine. I even upgraded to Win 7 E and it still does the same when using the 2GB stick. This is the memory that Acer recommended for this model. Any thoughts?

 
 

How come my computer will not boot after iTunes install failed and I reset the bios to defaults? 

by on August 31, 2012

Q: I don’t know much about computers, so when I tried installing iTunes, and the computer completely froze, I shut it off manually, and upon restart, accidentally set all of the BIOS settings for my motherboard to defaults, now when trying to boot my computer, it gets stuck at the loading windows screen, I already tried reinstalling Windows 7.. Any suggestions?

Computer:

Intel Processor Sandy Bride-E Intel Core i7-3820 3.6GHz (Quad Core)
Intel Motherboard 2011 [x-fire,SLI] ASUS P9X79 [SATA III, USB 3.0]
Quad – Channel Memory 16GB (4x4GB) DDR3 1333MHz
Primary Hard Drive 1TB 7200 RPM
Graphics Card AMD Radeon 7950 3GB (Min. 650 Watt Power Supply)
Power Supply Standard 800 Watt
Operating System Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit

 
 

How come my motherboard does not keep the time correctly even after changing the battery? 

by on February 14, 2012

Q: I recently acquired a Motherboard with a problem.
The Clock/calendar does not operate and changes made in the BIOS will not save.
I replaced the battery and tested battery socket and determined that battery-voltage is getting to BIOS chip. I can not find any bad solder connections at IC.
The Mobo jumper is in proper location.
I think the BIOS IC is defective but was wondering you knew of anything else that could cause this problem?