Windows 10: HELP ME made changes and PC will not boot Solved

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  1.    03 Jan 2016 #1

    HELP ME made changes and PC will not boot


    First I found an option in the BIOS which said ultrafast boot, was set to normal..

    thoughts thats a good idea si chose that...

    then looking to improve the performance found an option to,unlock the cpu cores, which i did, now when Imreboot imget the mesage

    " reboot and select proper boot device or insert boot media in selected boot device and press a key..

    tried to,press DEL to get back imto the bios and undo the change i made, but it wont let me...

    HELP please
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  2. Posts : 8,620
    Windows 10 Professional
       03 Jan 2016 #2

    reddwarf4ever said: View Post
    First I found an option in the BIOS which said ultrafast boot, was set to normal..

    thoughts thats a good idea si chose that...

    then looking to improve the performance found an option to,unlock the cpu cores, which i did, now when Imreboot imget the mesage

    " reboot and select proper boot device or insert boot media in selected boot device and press a key..

    tried to,press DEL to get back imto the bios and undo the change i made, but it wont let me...

    HELP please
    Do a 'hard' shutdown and reboot.
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  3.    03 Jan 2016 #3

    Edwin said: View Post
    Do a 'hard' shutdown and reboot.
    Hello
    thanks is a HARD shutdown, simply powering off ?
    not heard of that before
    thanks
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  4. Posts : 8,620
    Windows 10 Professional
       03 Jan 2016 #4

    reddwarf4ever said: View Post
    Hello
    thanks is a HARD shutdown, simply powering off ?
    not heard of that before
    thanks
    No, a hard shutdown, in most cases, is holding the physical power button down for more than 5 - 10 seconds til everything shuts off.
    Everything comes to a screeching halt without programs closing down properly but, sometimes it's the only way.
    Then you just power up again and hopefully meet with some success.
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  5.    03 Jan 2016 #5

    still nothing, pressing DEL doesnt even get me the bios screen, tried booting from windows dvd, same mesage...

    need some help please

    thanks
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  6.    03 Jan 2016 #6

    Take out the battery for 1 few seconds


    If you take out the battery and put it back in the motherboard should reset to default.
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  7.    03 Jan 2016 #7

    we are talking the bios battery yes ?
    it was situated directly under my giant graphic card, ( would have been better somewhere else on the motherboard where it couldnt be obscured, thanks gigabyte ) just removed it and the bios battery is visible, held at one edge by a small spring clip, i was hoping moving the clip back, would releae the battery, but it didnt, dont want to use anything metal to encourage it out...
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  8. Posts : 3,334
    insider build 10586.3 win10 pro 64
       03 Jan 2016 #8

    I usually just use my finger nail to pop it up ,opposite side from the clip
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  9.    03 Jan 2016 #9

    Hi
    if If i cann find the bios reset jumper and move it to the other position then hold power button in for 20 secs or so will this do the same job, or is the battery out a better option ...
    thanks
    Last edited by reddwarf4ever; 03 Jan 2016 at 16:00.
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  10.    03 Jan 2016 #10

    reddwarf4ever said: View Post
    Hi
    if Incan find the bios reset jumper and move it to the other position then hold power button in for 20 secs or so will this do the same job, or is the battery out a better option ...
    thanks
    Shorting out the reset jumper pins will also work.
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