1st off, Windows doesn't care what mode you use to boot, UEFI/EFI or Legacy/CSM, so you don't/won't have to reinstall any copies of Windows. After setting UEFI to legacy boot mode, laptop did not boot at all, no POST either. Both FDD and DVD boot fails to show in UEFI mode but works in Legacy. The options are greyed out and can't be enabled/disabled. When I enabled "Windows 8/10 WHQL support", that automatically set the boot mode to UEFI only. It just jumps right passed it as if it doesn't exist. I have been trying to enable the legacy boot options on an Inspiron 20 model 3043. Documentation for the K2K says their DHCP should see that these computers need UEFI and boot to that environment but everything I have found online about this says you have to create a USB thumb drive to boot to UEFI and connect to the K2K before the computers can be imaged. When I select ENABLE for the Secure Boot, a message pops up saying: "Platform in Setup Mode! Secure Boot can be enabled when Platform is in User Mode. But, if you have an older PC to start with, there are a lot of reasons for you to seek for the Legacy boot … Now I tried to enable Secure Boot in the BIOS. Just got a NUC10i7FNH after weeks of waiting. Therefore, most new motherboards also allow users to switch to Legacy+UEFI compatibility mode. The Windows files are identical, no matter what mode you used when you installed it, and you can also have both EFI & Legacy Windows Boot Mgr.s in place for the same copy or copies of Windows. Legacy Mode in Windows 10. As we all know now, Windows 10 PCs come with default UEFI settings these days. Repeat operation after enrolling Platform Key (PK)" Since the new BIOS doesn't support legacy ROM's the PXE boot option won't work. It sounds absurd but niether my keyboard OR my mouse works (they are both fine, I … You see that I have a couple of operating systems on other disks and I want to be able to freely choose any disk that I want to boot the machine through the motherboard menu. But the actual problem is, when I come to the first/welcome page of Windows boot option, I just cant select any of the options. Legacy+UEFI boot mode. The problem is really annoying. Legacy boot mode does not normally support partitions greater than 2TB in size, and can cause data loss or other problems if you try to use it normally. i have already booted laptop with legacy mode now can i boot in uefi mode Activating the Legacy boot mode On PCs and laptops from most manufacturers, including Dell, HP, Asus, Acer, Toshiba, Lenovo and many others, the old boot can be turned on or enabled via the EFI configuration function available immediately after the PC is powered on. Legacy mode is old but not completely useless, as some hardware (like GTX660) and systems (like XP) only support Legacy mode. I want to boot to disc. Removing CMOS battery doesn't help either: Acer Aspire stuck in legacy mode. External keyboard is not working after resume from hibernate. Trying to get up to speed with it, and right out of the gate I noticed I'm not able to enable Legacy Boot at all. So, it is quite obvious that Legacy or BIOS-compatible modes are not our first choice. Doesn’t post anymore. I conclude that the problem is that I boot at legacy mode and I want to keep this way. Please help. Anyway I have tried anything to solve the problem. I get everything disabled (Secure boot) but it will NOT allow me to choose the Boot List Option to change it from UEFI to Legacy. Tried updating to the current (0037) BIOS. That menu option in the BIOS is greyed out. When the BIOS detects a system installed under Legacy, it will start the Legacy boot mode. 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