Jump to content

Welcome to Geeks to Go - Register now for FREE

Geeks To Go is a helpful hub, where thousands of volunteer geeks quickly serve friendly answers and support. Check out the forums and get free advice from the experts. Register now to gain access to all of our features, it's FREE and only takes one minute. Once registered and logged in, you will be able to create topics, post replies to existing threads, give reputation to your fellow members, get your own private messenger, post status updates, manage your profile and so much more.

Create Account How it Works
Photo

Computer boots into Windows after restart only, can't enter setup


  • This topic is locked This topic is locked

#46
RKinner

RKinner

    Malware Expert

  • Expert
  • 24,058 posts
  • MVP

I'd keep it where you are now.  Write down or take pictures of your current options in case something like this happens again.


  • 0

Advertisements


#47
Andro

Andro

    Member

  • Topic Starter
  • Member
  • PipPipPip
  • 228 posts

Ok, here r current settings, I will reinstall Windows, hope that will help

Attached Thumbnails

  • IMG_20210803_1749381.jpg
  • IMG_20210803_1750041.jpg

  • 0

#48
Andro

Andro

    Member

  • Topic Starter
  • Member
  • PipPipPip
  • 228 posts

Can't install Windows because it can only be installed on GPT disks...any solution ?

Attached Thumbnails

  • IMG_20210805_1746451.jpg
  • IMG_20210805_1748121.jpg

  • 0

#49
RKinner

RKinner

    Malware Expert

  • Expert
  • 24,058 posts
  • MVP

https://superuser.co...-without-any-os

 

I would try the diskpart method first.


  • 0

#50
Andro

Andro

    Member

  • Topic Starter
  • Member
  • PipPipPip
  • 228 posts

Diskpart worked, I was able to reinstall Windows and here is new problem...after restart PC freezes after BIOS options and now doesn't even come to Windows logo, very weird, I believe something inside is faulty

Attached Thumbnails

  • IMG_20210805_2219331.jpg

  • 0

#51
RKinner

RKinner

    Malware Expert

  • Expert
  • 24,058 posts
  • MVP

Did you go back into the BIOS and change the Boot order so that it goes to the Hard drive first?


  • 0

#52
Andro

Andro

    Member

  • Topic Starter
  • Member
  • PipPipPip
  • 228 posts

I did now but for some reason it can't boot if I select KIngston

Attached Thumbnails

  • IMG_20210805_2302491.jpg
  • IMG_20210805_2304191.jpg

  • 0

#53
RKinner

RKinner

    Malware Expert

  • Expert
  • 24,058 posts
  • MVP

Try changing this one:

 

Storage Boot Option Control
Allows you to select whether to enable the UEFI or legacy option ROM for the storage device controller.
Disabled Disables option ROM.
Legacy Only Enables legacy option ROM only. (Default)
UEFI Only Enables UEFI option ROM only.
Legacy First Enables legacy option ROM first.
UEFI First Enables UEFI option ROM first.<===


  • 0

#54
Andro

Andro

    Member

  • Topic Starter
  • Member
  • PipPipPip
  • 228 posts

Changed to UEFI first but it's the same...


  • 0

#55
RKinner

RKinner

    Malware Expert

  • Expert
  • 24,058 posts
  • MVP

Trying changing OS Type from Win 8 to Windows 8 WHQL

If that doesn't work then try going back to Other OS


  • 0

Advertisements


#56
Andro

Andro

    Member

  • Topic Starter
  • Member
  • PipPipPip
  • 228 posts

I don't have Windows 8 WHQL option, just Win 8, changing to other OS doesn't help either


  • 0

#57
RKinner

RKinner

    Malware Expert

  • Expert
  • 24,058 posts
  • MVP

On the System Information page of the BIOS is a line that says:

ATA Port Information>

 

Can you select it and show me what it says?

 

I have been looking at the newer model motherboard's defaults today.  Assume that the newer defaults would be automatically setup for Win 10.

 

OS Type: Other OS

CSM Support: Always

Boot Mode Selection: UEFI and Legacy

Storage Boot Option Control:  They have Legacy here but I would think UEFI First would be better.  I would try both.

OnChip SATA Controller: Enabled

OnChip SATA Type: AHCI

OnChip SATA Port4/5 Type (SATA3 4/SATA3 5 connectors):  (These should not be in play unless you have your drive connected to SATA 4 or SATA 5 plugs.)

The default is IDE but as we have no IDE I think it should be: As SATA Type


  • 0

#58
Andro

Andro

    Member

  • Topic Starter
  • Member
  • PipPipPip
  • 228 posts

Please check photo for ATA Port Info.

 

I have other OS enabled but CSM support isn't available, it's available only if Win 8 is chosen.

Storage boot option control: have UEFI first enabled but won't boot either if I choose Legacy

All other settings are the same as u suggested.

Attached Thumbnails

  • IMG_20210808_1117071.jpg

  • 0

#59
RKinner

RKinner

    Malware Expert

  • Expert
  • 24,058 posts
  • MVP

Can you move the Kingston to Port 3 where the Optiarc currently is (and change the Boot priority to read it first)?  We know that port works.  There may be a problem with Port 1

 

Also try disabling port 0 and any other unused ports under

SB SATA Configuration

 SATA Power on PORT0


  • 0

#60
Andro

Andro

    Member

  • Topic Starter
  • Member
  • PipPipPip
  • 228 posts

I moved it to Port 3 and changed boot order and found out that the BIOS still shows it's connected to Port 1. Also disabled other ports and still nothing...could this be caused by faulty SATA cable ?


  • 0






Similar Topics

0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users

As Featured On:

Microsoft Yahoo BBC MSN PC Magazine Washington Post HP