Even though no partition is set i. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. Write a customer review. Windows Vista, Intel 2. Having the operating system changed into “other os” for Linux boot CD and then rebooting the system results in a black screen that presents “cmos checksum bad” and the choice for either, F1 which will bring you to the setup screen, or F2 which will reset to the default settings and then boot to whatever device has been set as first boot device. Over a Month Ago Time Zone: My first guess after Bios update was that changing to “other os” and leaving the rest as default may let me boot into a Linux brand or Hiron’s Boot CD, the tooling section.

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It doesn’t sound like you’ve deleted all the partitions. Why would you have to do that?

Visit our Help Pages. The thing is, I cannot find a manual which explains the Bios settings like Asus does with its Mm3640. I am not particularly concerned if the drives need to be wiped. Net is the opinions of its users.

The SATA drive has the boot flag.


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Unlimited One-Day Delivery and more. Isn’t Hiren’s based on Knoppix Linux?? One of the changes with the Bios version RB4 is the available choice for another operating system. See our Returns Policy. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. The load bar shows up, immidiately followed by “save mode” pop up even though no prior installation has been carried out or had been terminated. Sorry for late responding, have been busy on a different computer project.

Unable to install Linux or Windows on Acer M3640

It might be hidden by something else on the screen. On a attempt installing any Linux brand, the preparation stuck within seconds.

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My first thoughts would be Then, no mather what aspjre, the BSOD is what appears next. When passing cmos, dvd speed up and does not show message “press any key If this is the case it may be an option related to caching, the way n3640 BIOS functions are accessed or something along those lines. As for the BIOS settings, if you’re familiar with them from other systems, they should be fairly self explanatory.


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Would you use Snapchat filters on your dog? Be the first to review this item. Didn’t see wata indicating whether this was changed behaviour or whether it’s just not an option.

Hi guys I know this may not directly be related to Ubuntu itself however it is odd as this has never happened before. Or if not possible, how to make the BIOS ungrey the option if there is another option preventing it from being changed or if the harddrives need configuring etc. Have a look at the service manual: Still I remain unable to get Vista or Linux installed as the process bring me right into save mode with Vista and the boot stuck with Linux.

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