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Windows 7: where can i change the bios setting ?


07 May 2009   #1

Vista sp1
 
 
where can i change the bios setting ?

Hello,
i try to find in my award bios acer, the cpu line to active the hyper-v. the only think i've found for cpu is cup ==> amd k8 cool & quiet control when i use tha amd hyper-v check i've got that result So, this test is really ok for the hyper-v, or not. thanks for your advices.
labougie,

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07 May 2009   #2

Windows 8.1 Pro RTM x64
 
 

Hi Labougie,

What is the make and full model number of your computer?
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07 May 2009   #3

Vista sp1
 
 

Hi Dwarf, here is more informations, i hope these can help you, to find a solution. . labougie,
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07 May 2009   #4

Windows 7 RC 7100 32bit/64bit
 
 

Hello Labougie...

Below is the link for the latest BIOS udpate for your laptop's motherboard.

It is dated 03/31/2009 , so it's really fresh . I suggest you download and install this BIOS update and then check again in your BIOS to see if you can find anything related to HYPER-V.

http://global-download.acer.com/GDFi...e&Step3=Aspire 3100&OS=V10&LC=en&SC=PA_6

Limneos
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07 May 2009   #5

Windows 7 Ulti. x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Labougie View Post
Hello, i try to find in my award bios acer, the cpu line to active the hyper-v. the only think i've found for cpu is cup ==> amd k8 cool & quiet control when i use tha amd hyper-v check i've got that result So, this test is really ok for the hyper-v, or not. thanks for your advices. labougie,
Hey I hear you man I looked all over in my bios and I could not find any mention of hyper or amd v. It seemed like I was not able to see all that is available in the bios? Is there a password for more access or what?
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07 May 2009   #6

Windows 7 RC 7100 32bit/64bit
 
 

well...its just that the notebook BIOSs are usually very short in options and settings. perhaps a bios update for you too?
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08 May 2009   #7

Vista sp1
 
 

Hi, so, solution is tu update my bios. I have some knowledge in conputer but not enough in bios. The things i know about it, is to be careful of electricity. And this update is to dangerous for that virtual xp, thanks a lot for all your help. labougie, PS if i change my mind, i'll be back for a feedback.
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08 May 2009   #8

Windows 7 RC 7100 32bit/64bit
 
 

Hello Labougie...

Updating your BIOS is not that dangerous, you just need to keep the computer powered while the update takes place. It takes from 1 to 3 minutes max to complete...It's not that hard.

If you follow the downloaded file instructions you won't have a problem. Most bios updates work from within windows nowadays.

A bios update can solve a few problems and add new features. I would recommend it since needed.
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08 May 2009   #9

Vista sp1
 
 

limneos,

what do you think about the acer digital license ( for windows ), i've read that this licence makes my windows register automatically, so, if i update my bios with the version you give me, is the microsoft license will be automatically recognise.

It's also the reason why, i'm not ready yet to update it. There is always the solution to phone to crosoft to register, but it's to long to dial all the numbers on the phone, it's really easy when the computer do this thing alone .

labougie,
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08 May 2009   #10

Vista Ult SP2/Win 7 Ult SP1/Win 8.1 Pro w/MC (all x64)
 
 

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