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BIOS upgrade to enable NX/XD for Win10 install

Q: BIOS upgrade to enable NX/XD for Win10 install

Currently, my Insyde BIOS (version F.0C dated 3/30/2010) does not allow for NX/XD capability, thus not allowing me to upgrade to Windows 10 (from W7 SP1)Will BIOS upgrade F.0E Rev (01/07/2011) listed on the HP website for my machine (running Intel Core i5 M430 @ 2.27Ghz) upgrade my particular BIOS to enable XD? Details of this BIOS upgrade state: Enables the Intel CPU "Execute Disable Bit" functionality automatically, which helps to prevent some classes of malicious buffer overflow attacks when combined with a supporting operating system.

http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/BIOS-upgrade-to-enable-NX-XD-for-Win10-install/td-p/5682770
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A:Dreaded Win10 WiFi Issue: Can't enable WiFi after Upgrade

I had a similar issue were I was stuck in Aeroplane mode on a cleanly installed W10. Turned out I had to uninstall it from the HID's in Device manager. It's worth checking that he's not stuck in it too. Search for drivers in Windows 7, from the HP website and you'll most likely resolve the issue.

http://www.tenforums.com/network-sharing/42424-dreaded-win10-wifi-issue-cant-enable-wifi-after-upgrade.html
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http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/software-os/f/4997/t/19992442
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Hi,
I have a legacy intel pc thats chugging along pretty well. I currently dont have the option to boot from USB. However it seems a later version of the bios solves the problem but I wanted advice before I do anything and also pointers on how to update, if thats the way to go.
Motherboard: Intel D815EEA
BIOS:EA81510A.86A.0031.P07

I downloaded a document from intel which seems to suggest version EA81510A.86A.0051.P11.0051
and above have USB boot enabled from the BIOS.

Should I upgrade and how do i do it?

TIA,
raj
 

A:Solved: Intel PC Bios upgrade to enable usb boot?

If it's an OEM (brand name) PC, you should only use BIOS updates supplied by that manufacturer (via their website), as those direct from Intel may not be the right one for that board, so you could end up with a non-working PC and no easy way to fix it.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-intel-pc-bios-upgrade-to-enable-usb-boot.1050334/
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http://www.pcadvisor.co.uk/forum/helproom-1/short-hd-space-install-win10-ann-upgrade-4601279/
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So then I flattened the drive put win 7 back on and windows update caused me problems. Also the Blue tooth driver wouldnt work. hmmph

tried to win10 upgrade it again online.

2x attempts... hangs at 99% on the install portion. (left it going overnight)

Can't figure out whats the issue. Guess I'll try a fresh install from a iso or something.

This laptop is my 'tv server/storage' HP DV6 pavillion (1134)

1. I know it can work...
2. I know it doesnt work....

I know it must be me...

Stay tuned... I have caddies ssd's and 2 laptops and a desktop. hehe and a usb key from toshiba with a win 10 full factory reinstall ...for a toshiba not a HP...lol

might load a driver for my bong compiler. :

A:Win7-Win10 upgrade - install hangs at 99%

I find Win10 buggy and takes up a lot of disk space on my 32 gbs.capacity Acer One 10 laptop.

Always updating whenver I try to close or reboot my laptop.

I would stick with Windows 7 and not upgrade it.
It more reliable and easier to use.

http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f338/win7-win10-upgrade-install-hangs-at-99-a-1145881.html
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http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/After-Win10-1st-Anniversary-Upgrade-Install-No-F6-Sound-Mute/td-p/5763748
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Here is the definition of the setting according to the motherboard manual:

UEFI boot
OPTIONS: ? Enable ? Disable
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http://www.tenforums.com/installation-setup/50754-should-i-enable-uefi-boot-bios-before-win-10-install.html
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A:Will Win10 upgrade install follow Win7 redirects?

Originally Posted by RiverCityTen


I've received conflicting info on this point, so I thought I would ask the experts here:
Will the Windows 10 "free" upgrade follow any redirects I have added to my Win7 Home Premium installation?

When I installed Win7 on my 250GB SSD, I used an XML script to relocate the Profiles Directory and Program Data folders from my SSD to my hard drive. This saved space on the SSD and simplified future program installs, since they followed these redirections. However, I am concerned that the Win10 upgrade may not do so. Thoughts?

On a related note, I also use OneDrive for multiple users -- a different login for each Windows user account. I understand that Win10 is tightly integrated with OneDrive, but is limited to accessing one login.
Must I use just a single OneDrive login across the entire machine (i.e., all Windows user accounts)? Or does each account get to login to its own storage on OneDrive?

Thanks, in advance, for any enlightenment.



Hi and welcome to Tenforums.

I have sometimes seen in the past, problems with relocated user directories. You can try the upgrade, and if it fails, set the pointers back to default (you don't have to actually move the data).

Each user account can have an MS login. Or, you can have local accounts, and only sign into MS apps as required. That's what I do.

Since you have a W7 machine, you might want to read this post:

Windows 10 - Upgrade Installation - Page 16 - Windows 10 Forums

Good luck.

http://www.tenforums.com/installation-setup/57148-will-win10-upgrade-install-follow-win7-redirects.html
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A:Win10 upgrade VERY stubborn about refusing to install due to hardware

To force the upgrade from within Windows 7 you can extract the Media Creation tool ISO to the desktop and click on setup.exe. ISO - Disk Image File : Extract to the Desktop - Windows 7 Help Forums

If the upgrade doesn't work you can look at or post here the setuperr.log and setupact.log files generated to see what was wrong. It might of course fail because of the network drivers it is complaining about in which case you can uninstall them from device manager and try again.

Probably wise to make a backup before just in case.

p.s. looks like it can be made to work even though G780 isn't supported...






I unfortunately had to completely Reset Windows 10, but at least I now can use the internet on my laptop. :/



Lenovo G780 No Internet in Windows 10 - Lenovo Community

http://www.tenforums.com/installation-setup/37039-win10-upgrade-very-stubborn-about-refusing-install-due-hardware.html
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A:Which updates to install on fresh Win7 to get Win10 Upgrade tool?

You still need at least all the Security updates
See this thread for the listing of ones related to the Win 10 upgrade offer
http://www.sevenforums.com/general-d...ows-7-8-a.html

http://www.sevenforums.com/windows-updates-activation/374642-updates-install-fresh-win7-get-win10-upgrade-tool.html
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http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Desktop-Operating-Systems-and-Recovery/Upgrade-From-Win10-10240-to-Win10-14393-Failed-on-Envy-860/td-p/5749396
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http://www.tenforums.com/installation-setup/32366-i-have-win10-upgrade-must-reformat-pc-how-do-i-get-win10-again.html
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File Name: XPS420-A07.EXE
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The nine year old XPS 420 was never validated for Windows 10.
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http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/desktop/f/3514/t/19807093
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A:How do I enable system restore in Win10 home? (SSD greyed out)

This should tell you System Protection - Turn On or Off for Drives in Windows 10

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A:Still having NO SOUND after upgrade and want clean install maybe BIOS

Are you sure you enabled Automatically deliver drivers via Windows Update (Step 3) and then Checked for Windows Updates, installed all Important and Optional Updates (except Bing), with requested reboots, then went back and checked for more Updates until no more were offered? If so, are any drivers still missing (signified by a ! mark) in Device Manager? You may need the Sound driver from the HP website Support Downloads for your PC.

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http://www.sevenforums.com/sound-audio/337309-still-having-no-sound-after-upgrade-want-clean-install-maybe-bios.html
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A:got the windows 10 free upgrade and used the dell diagnostics tool to upgrade driver and bios everything worked fine until the update of the bios!!!!

I called dell they told me in not so many words my motherboard was Fried and they would not replace it.

Dell just saying it's a "possibility" the motherboard might need to be replace. No one can tell you that motherboard is definite "Fried" without first looking at the system.
What is the system model number and version of windows before upgrading to windows 10? Example: Dell Inspiron 3543, windows 10
You're able to boot into BIOS(F2 key) and diagnostic (F12 key) ?
1. Power off computer
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http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/laptop/f/3518/t/19988802
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A:Hp 110-414 Win10 Upgrade

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A:Should I upgrade to Win10?

I saw a notice that today is the last day to upgrade to Win10 for free.Click to expand...

it not - July 2016 is
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Hi,
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System Info - See Your System Specs

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A:Free Win10 upgrade

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The free upgrade applies to qualified computers that are running Windows 7 SP1 or Windows 8/8.1.

It does NOT apply to computers that are running Windows Vista.

-----------------------------------------------------
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/free-win10-upgrade.1152502/
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Lots of Windows 10 news here ... Windows 10 News - Windows 10 Forums

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Make a back up of all your data

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/info-on-win10-upgrade-with-iso.1166347/
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Can you help me please ?

Cordially,
Groberto.

+Please note : Sorry if my English is bad : I'm french.+

A:Qosmio G50-12F - How to enable VTx in BIOS

Hi

>This computer has an Intel Core 2 Duo P7450 and is compatible with virtualization
This does not seem to be correct...

From my knowledge if the CPU would support the Intel VT, then this would be enabled by default.
But your CPU Intel? Core2 Duo Processor P7450 does not support the Intel VT-x and this is mentioned on Intel page:
http://ark.intel.com/products/36734/Intel-Core2-Duo-Processor-P7450

https://forum.toshiba.eu/showthread.php?68207-Qosmio-G50-12F-How-to-enable-VTx-in-BIOS
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A:How do you enable Virtualization in Bios

Hi, Looking at the bios simulator for your PC, the option should be located under the Security tab.....System Security. Regards, DP-K

http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Desktop-Boot-and-Lockup/How-do-you-enable-Virtualization-in-Bios/td-p/5585869
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A:Can't find where to enable VT-x in BIOS

It's possible it has some other name on your BIOS, like "Virtualization Technology" or "Intel Virtualization Feature". It's usually under the CPU or maybe even Motherboard settings.

http://www.tenforums.com/virtualization/36281-cant-find-where-enable-vt-x-bios.html
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A:how to enable bluetooth in BIOS

please do not start new posts for the same problem
continue here
http://forums.techguy.org/windows-vista-7/867869-cant-get-bluetooth-work-vista.html
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/how-to-enable-bluetooth-in-bios.868462/
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A:Windows 7 (reverted from upgrade to win10

Take Ownership of the save file location and of the file that is Locked.

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http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Desktop-Operating-Systems-and-Recovery/Trying-to-upgrade-from-Win7-to-Win10-quot-CPU-not-supported/td-p/5632325
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A:A70 - Win Explorer closes after Win10 upgrade from...

The A70 is not on the list of Lenovo Win 10 supported systems.    Your Intel processor is several generations before official Win 10 starts. 
 
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