Microsoft has made a bizarre tweak to an update for Windows 7 that can prevent some systems from booting.The Windows 7 update KB3133977 was switched from 'Optional' to 'Recommended' and Microsoft knew ahead of time the update would cause problems for some users but decided to do nothing about it.See also: How to install Windows 7 Before you start, heed this warning: if something goes wrong during the BIOS update, your computer could be rendered useless.If there's a power cut, or the computer gets turned off while updating, it could mean that it's unable to boot at all.Head to the motherboard or laptop manufacturer's website and look for a support link.You should be able to search for the model and see a list of available downloads, which might include manuals, drivers and BIOS files.But now that it's recommended, more users have downloaded the update, and more users have experienced problems with the update. Microsoft has also provided a solution, but you might not like it.Their solution in a nutshell: update to Windows 10.
This problem occurs because ASUS allowed the main board to enable the Secure Boot process even though Windows 7 does not support this feature." The update wasn't causing many issues while it was optional.
Naturally, if try changing my boot order, but that isn't an option.
I pulled the drive out, I've taken out the battery as well. When I try to jumble around my SATA config, it lists my ssd. Sorry to clog up the forum again, but if anyone could lead me to a similar post or offer any sort of advice, I'd be extended in my effort to never do this dumb thing again.
Your computer's BIOS - Basic Input/Output System - is a chip on the motherboard which contains enough information to allow it to start up before the main operating system begins to load.
Here's everything you need to know about how to update a PC BIOS, whether traditional or the newer UEFI standard.