Solved Asus Maximus 9 Can't enter Bios

  • Hi there and welcome to PC Help Forum (PCHF), a more effective way to get the Tech Support you need!
    We have Experts in all areas of Tech, including Malware Removal, Crash Fixing and BSOD's , Microsoft Windows, Computer DIY and PC Hardware, Networking, Gaming, Tablets and iPads, General and Specific Software Support and so much more.

    Why not Click Here To Sign Up and start enjoying great FREE Tech Support.

    This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Learn More.
  • Please know PCHF Management is aware of the issues we've been having and are working to have it resolved. We have PCHF server engineers working on the issue and will remove this notice once resolved. Thank you for your patience and for being a valued PCHF member!
Status
Not open for further replies.

Luke

PCHF Member
PCHF Member
Sep 23, 2017
2
1
35
Hi all
I have just built a computer, not my first, with the Asus maximus formula 9 mobo. All seems to have come together well, but when I boot, I get the ROG screen telling me to press delete or f2 to enter bios and it doesn't matter how many times I press or hold these buttons it won't go to Bios.

I then get the American Megatrends screen, which recognises ram (albeit at a lower speed than the ram I've installed) and CPU and data devices, but it sticks on this screen. The AM screen says press F1 to run set up, but this does nothing also.

My mobo q LEDs are all extinguished except for boot, which is green. The error code display reads A0 which I understand means everything is fine.

I wonder if there is a keyboard issue. All lights display on the kb, indicating there is power. The system speaker doesn't beep to say there is no kb, and the AM screen recognises there is a keyboard but I read in the mobo manual that I should be able to press ctrl alt del to reset and I cannot. Plus I can't seem to get into the bios despite the mobo thinking all is fine.

Grateful for help please!
 

DOUGIE

PCHF Member
PCHF Member
Jun 1, 2017
432
210
76
Sydney Australia
Hi Luke. I keep tapping the "Delete" key on boot, to get into my Asus Bios.
There you can set your correct ram speed.
There, set your correct time and date/year.That sounds what it is asking you to do.
Did you set your region correctly, on install?
 
  • Like
Reactions: Luke

Luke

PCHF Member
PCHF Member
Sep 23, 2017
2
1
35
There's been no install mate, this was the first time that I had run the computer... All completely new. Hitting delete did nothing. Can't reach bios, can't enter time etc.

Problem solved though, I needed a new keyboard. Mobo wasn't recognising my logitech g510. Thanks so much for having a crack anyway.
 

plodr

PCHF Member
PCHF Member
Aug 12, 2016
1,023
174
73
I have an old refurbed Dell Optiplex 745 running Win 7. I discovered last year that I couldn't get into the BIOS. (New lighted keyboard from monoprice). I swapped it out for another spare keyboard I had and could get into the BIOS.
I now have attached one of those EZ view bright yellow keys with large black printed letters. (As two senior citizens, we don't do well with black keyboards).

Apparently some computers are fussy about the keyboard attached. Hopefully, if it happens again, I'll remember to try another keyboard. I also try to remember when people can't get into the boot menu to boot from a USB stick. It might be the keyboard and not the stick that is the problem.
 
  • Like
Reactions: Luke
Status
Not open for further replies.