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Flashing Screen, wont boot, cause UEFI was disabled in Samsung Series 7 Notebook NP700Z5B

Published: Thursday, May 9, 2019 written by Drew Jackson
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Keywords: Flashing Screen, UEFI disabled, Samsung Notebook NP700Z5B



if you are in the mood to deal with a dead Samsung Series 7 laptop, well, the 7GB flash boot and the HDD/SSD won't boot because of a flashing screen, well, that's because the BIOS UEFI is disabled and can't get past the boot internal drive to the actual boot drive. It's a hybrid thing we guess.
 
So, go into the BIOS, enable UEFI, change boot order anyhow. voila!
 
we had a BIOS 10FD -> to 15FD update and previously we noted the issue but the BIOS update reset the UEFI to disabled.
 
enjoy. oh. the Samsung is a great laptop, just has some quirks about it. it's an i7 and pretty slick.
 
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