[Wolves] uefi bios visible on external monitor

John Green illskills1982 at gmail.com
Wed May 11 12:20:34 UTC 2016

Is the board an asus theyve had issues with a win 7 update this week
On 11 May 2016 10:22, "Mark Croft Redditch Linux Mint via Wolves" <
wolves at mailman.lug.org.uk> wrote:

> i am having problems with laptop with uefi boot i do not think it
> related to the bios but i would like to get access to the bios so i
> can see cpu temp. it keeps crashing and finding hard to pin down why ,
> the cpu temp does not seem too hot..
> is it part of the uefi design not to get see the external vga monitor
> or hdmi tv? does force people to either scrap there laptops with
> broken screens or pay for replacement screen , in my cynical state i
> think it designed into the system to make them even more dispossable
> and not a very green way to go.
> is microsoft/intel/compaq forcing them to make it impossible to see
> the bios screen with external screen?
> i am trying to get the keyboard off the laptop so i can clean out the
> dust/dirt from the cpu fan etc
> thank you all for your help
> mark
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