3. Prep your BIOS - x360Recover

Written By Tami Sutcliffe (Super Administrator)

Updated at August 16th, 2021

The following process prepares your system for installing the Axcient x360Recover appliance.

Changing BIOS settings may be necessary if:

  • You need to change the default boot device to load from a USB Flash device.
  • You need to enable Intel-VT or AMD-V Virtualization.
  • You need to make changes to Performance, Power Management, or Sleep settings.
  • Your motherboard defaults to UEFI and you need to switch to Legacy BIOS mode.

The following screenshots and instructions are presented as an example only. Consult the motherboard manual that came with your system for detailed instructions on configuring your BIOS settings.

    1. To begin installation, change the BIOS settings configuration to bootfrom a USB Key.
      • For demonstration purposes, we will present the steps for changing the following BIOS.
      • To boot the system into the BIOS settings, Click the Delete key on your keyboard during the system’s startup.

    2. Select Boot (or Startup) at the top of the screen.
    3. Use the arrow to move down to select Removable Drives for Boot Settings Configuration.

    4. Select the 1st Drive in the boot sequence for your USB device.

    5. Select Chipset on the menu at the top of the screen and select, Enable for Hyper-Threading, Intel-VT d/x, or AMD-V/IOMMU.

    6. Then, press F10 to Save and Exit the BIOS settings.

      When the system restarts, it should boot to your USB drive.


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