Windows 7 Forums
Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.

Windows 7: AMI Aptio F6 BIOS [Antec VSK3000E desktop] Win7Pro [Retail]

03 Jan 2015   #1

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit
AMI Aptio F6 BIOS [Antec VSK3000E desktop] Win7Pro [Retail]

I have AMI Aptio F6 BIOS in my Antec VSK3000E desktop, running Windows 7 Professional [Retail, not OEM].
Belarc reports: Boot Mode: Legacy BIOS in UEFI & UEFI: American Megatrends Inc. F6 08/03/2013 &
Board: Gigabyte Technology Co., Ltd. Q87M-D2H. I have tweaked UEFI/BIOS combine to reflect as much BIOS as possible.

My question concerns the three Boot Options, and the Boot Options Priority; apparently within the Legacy-BIOS portion.

I would like to set Boot Options to:
external USB FD
external USB CD\DVD device
external USB stick [bootable]
internal CD\DVD reader/writer [also has BluRay playing ability]
internal CD\DVD reader/writer [does not have BluRay playing ability]
internal hard-drive [has System Reserved partition, Cdrive partition, Ddrive partition]

Because I do not at all understand the choices that are found in the Options and Priority blocks,
I have no idea on how to "write" the above 6 choices into Boot Options and Boot Options Priority.

My System SpecsSystem Spec
04 Jan 2015   #2

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 64 Bit Home Premium SP1

From what I have seen you do not get to "write" in the drives you want. The UEFI/BIOS will usually only show fixed drives as boot options for the boot order. I believe this is because using a removable drive as a boot priority option could cause problems.

A method I use is to use the F8 key at boot to bring up the BBS, or boot menu. There you will see all connected bootable drives and you can choose which one to boot. And in the case of a UEFI BIOS you can choose which mode to boot.
My System SpecsSystem Spec

 AMI Aptio F6 BIOS [Antec VSK3000E desktop] Win7Pro [Retail]

Thread Tools

Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
antec one s case fan
how loud and how much cfm. just want to know.
PC Custom Builds and Overclocking
Windows Anytime Upgrade from RETAIL Pro to RETAIL Ultimate
Hi there, question about license keys... I have a retail copy of Win 7 Pro. I would like to install it in a virtual machine on my current computer and use Anytime Upgrade to upgrade it to Win 7 Ultimate. When I finally purchase a new computer, can I use the same upgrade key to put Win 7 Ultimate...
Windows Updates & Activation
aptio utility set up cant exit
i have a very serious problem about my pc every time i start up it come to aptio utility set up.this happen when i was cleaning the dust inside the cpu i did not do anything inside i only clean the dust but after that when i start it comes w/ aptio utility set up and i cant exit this to normal...
General Discussion
win7pro 64bit- desktop/taskbar icons refresh/flash when....
Hello, Hope this is in the correct section. When I open word starter 2010, excel starter 2010, or even save a web page to my favorites in ie9 my desktop icons and task bar will go white and back to normal like a refresh or something. It happens on my desktop and laptop, both have windows 7 pro,...
BSOD Help and Support
transplant dell into antec
ok, so I've got a dell vostro sitting in the other room, core 2 duo 6550 (I think), cheap vid card, blah blah blah.... and I've got a pretty nice antec case in the basement with a P4-2.8 that I no longer use. built it a while back... I'd like to swap the dell guts into the antec case, the...
PC Custom Builds and Overclocking

Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 01:29.
Twitter Facebook Google+ Seven Forums iOS App Seven Forums Android App