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UEFI - no boot media

Posted on 2014-04-28
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I have a Sony laptop that does not see the hard-drive.

I Needed to boot from a DVD to perform a virus scan so I disabled Secure Boot and disabled UEFI in favor of Legacy Mode and successfully booted from my DVD.

Now I can not enter BIOS so I can not enable secure boot or UEFI.  

Now the laptop does not see the boot media.

Any help is appreciated.

Scott
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by:Trenton Knew
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That's because this is what "secure-boot" was designed to do.  Make the hard drive inaccessible untrusted boot.  Why can't you re-enable it?
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by:scottjnorris
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"That's because this is what "secure-boot" was designed to do.  Make the hard drive inaccessible untrusted boot.  Why can't you re-enable it?"

Because I can no longer access BIOS.

Scott
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Trenton Knew earned 500 total points
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does this help? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9kfgkvJtEBk

press and hold "assist" button at startup?
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by:scottjnorris
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"by: Trenton KnewPosted on 2014-04-28 at 17:24:59ID: 40028533
does this help? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9kfgkvJtEBk
press and hold "assist" button at startup?"

Fantastic You re GREAT!

Scott
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