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The Thing
07-23-2013, 03:01 AM
Hi there fellas! Does the FreeDOS version of this laptop come with an unlocked bios? I heard somewhere on this forum that the laptop has a blocked bios but that's for the laptops which come with windows 8 already installed. Anyways, I have the FreeDOS model and so far I was able to access the bios and modify every thing I wanted...^_^ was wondering and thinking about this since I saw those threads...

Happy gaming mates!

07-23-2013, 10:26 AM
I believe, though I am not certain, that the BIOS is only locked to prevent booting of non-Windows 8 operating systems until you unlock it mad:. People seem to be able to play with settings, so I think that you can still tweak stuff. Anyway, glad to see another person avoiding MS with their nasty policies! Join my group please! :)

07-23-2013, 03:26 PM
by default the laptops are set up to have secureboot enabled (and launch csm disabled) in bios, so that only stock w8 can boot from it.

you just need to reverse those settings to free your laptop :)

07-24-2013, 02:12 AM
Yep, i can confirm this. Running windows 7 Ultimate with CSM and secureboot disabled.