1. Joined : Aug 2015
    Posts : 22
    windows 7 64 bit
       16 Apr 2016 #1

    Blind BIOS


    A brand new Gigabyte laptop (P57W) that cannot display the optical or USB drives making it impossible to restore from disaster. The BIOS is blind and no way to fix it. How can they sell such crap? I just installed a Toshiba $400 dollar laptop, for a friend, and it had no problems with the BIOS running Windows 10. It can do what a machine costing over $1700 cannot. Amazing, don't buy this crap. UEFI, SSD, Gigabyte no good. I will return it before it's
    too late.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec


  2. Joined : Jul 2015
    Eastbourne East Sussex UK
    Posts : 2,441
    Windows 10 Home x64: 1607 Redstone (1) Build 143934.693
       16 Apr 2016 #2

    I have several Toshiba Laptops and have not had one problem with them running Windows 10
    All cost under 250 so am well pleased use all of them 24/7
      My System SpecsSystem Spec


  3. Joined : Nov 2015
    Posts : 4,766
    windows 10 Home threshold2
       16 Apr 2016 #3

    pepegotsi said: View Post
    A brand new Gigabyte laptop (P57W) that cannot display the optical or USB drives making it impossible to restore from disaster. The BIOS is blind and no way to fix it. How can they sell such crap? I just installed a Toshiba $400 dollar laptop, for a friend, and it had no problems with the BIOS running Windows 10. It can do what a machine costing over $1700 cannot. Amazing, don't buy this crap. UEFI, SSD, Gigabyte no good. I will return it before it's
    too late.
    Good decision.
    No point to mess with the "fixes" which might further damage the system and lose your warranty.

    Take it back for a refund or a new replacement.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec


  4. Joined : Jun 2014
    Posts : 4,467
    Windows 10 Pro
       16 Apr 2016 #4

    Definitely take it back. There is something wrong with it. Let Gigabyte refurb it and sell it to someone else.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec


 


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