How do I fix BIOS Error 501?

How do I fix BIOS Error 501?

To resolve the BIOS Application Error (501), restore the BIOS.

  1. Press Enter to restart the PC.
  2. If the error displays after restarting, try to restore the BIOS using a USB drive.
  3. If restoring the BIOS fails, contact HP.

How do I fix the BIOS on my HP laptop?

To resolve a BIOS error, run the HP Support Assistant (for Windows Vista and above) to check the computer for the latest BIOS and other issues. If you do not already have HP Support Assistant, go to the webpage to download and install the latest version of HP Support Assistant.

How do I fix a corrupted BIOS on a HP desktop?

Use this procedure to reset the CMOS and recover the BIOS.

  1. Turn off the computer.
  2. Press and hold the Windows + V keys, and then simultaneously press and hold the power button.
  3. When the CMOS Reset screen displays or you hear beeping sounds, release the Windows + V keys.
  4. Press enter to restart the computer.

What is CMOS reset 502?

CMOS Reset (502) The CMOS checksum is invalid During the startup process, the system performs a checksum test of the BIOS. If the checksum is incorrect, the BIOS is assumed to be corrupt and the system installs a hidden copy of the BIOS to correct the problem, and the startup process continues.

What is a BIOS application?

BIOS (basic input/output system) is the program a computer’s microprocessor uses to start the computer system after it is powered on. It also manages data flow between the computer’s operating system (OS) and attached devices, such as the hard disk, video adapter, keyboard, mouse and printer.

Can BIOS be corrupted?

A corrupted motherboard BIOS can occur for various reasons. The most common reason why it happens is due to a failed flash if a BIOS update was interrupted. If the BIOS is corrupted, the motherboard will no longer be able to POST but that does not mean all hope is lost. Then the system should be able to POST again.

How do I fix a corrupted BIOS on my laptop?

You can do this one of three ways:

  1. Boot into the BIOS and reset it to the factory settings. If you are able to boot into the BIOS, go ahead and do so.
  2. Remove the CMOS battery from the motherboard. Unplug your computer and open your computer’s case to access the motherboard.
  3. Reset the jumper.

How do I reset my HP BIOS?

Backup and save important information on your computer, and then turn off the computer. Turn on the computer, and then click F10, until the BIOS opens. Under the Main tab, use the up and down arrow keys to select Restore Defaults. Select Yes.

How do I recover my BIOS?

Press and hold the CTRL + ESC key on the keyboard. Connect the AC adapter to the laptop. Release the CTRL + ESC key on the keyboard after you see the BIOS recovery screen….

BIOS Recovery using hard drive BIOS Auto-Recovery on Boot Result
Enabled Enabled BIOS Recovery 2 from hard drive or USB and BIOS Recovery 3 on Boot

Does CMOS battery stop PC booting?

No. The work of CMOS battery is to keep date and time up to date. It won’t prevent the computer from booting, you will loose date and time. Computer will boot as per it’s default BIOS settings or you will have to manually choose the drive where the OS is installed.

What is CMOS error?

A CMOS Checksum error is a conflict between the CMOS (Complementary Metal Oxide Semiconductor) and BIOS (Basic Input Output System) that happens when you boot up a computer. It occurs when the computer isn’t able to read startup information or the data does not match up.

How do you reset the BIOS?

Reset the BIOS to Default Settings (BIOS)

  1. Access the BIOS Setup utility. See Accessing BIOS.
  2. Press the F9 key to automatically load the factory default settings.
  3. Confirm the changes by highlighting OK, then press Enter.
  4. To save the changes and exit the BIOS Setup utility, press the F10 key.

Why do I get ‘BIOS application error 501’ error message?

You may have get a ‘BIOS Application Error 501’ error message if using not HP Preload image and press INFO button when starting unit. The HP BIOS application selected is corrupt or missing.

What to do if the HP BIOS application selected is corrupt?

The HP BIOS application selected is corrupt or missing. Please install the application and try again. This error is the result of using the INFO button launch HP EFI Application and if not using HP Preload image, the operating system cannot find the EFI partition.

How do I fix error 501 on my HP laptop?

Fixing Bios Application Error 501 In HP Laptop. The error 501 may be due to the corrupt HP BIOS application. Follow these steps to try to fix it: Enter the BIOS setup menu while restarting the PC by pressing F10 button continuously. Reload all the default settings and install the factory BIOS Setup settings.

What is the EFI partition in the BIOS?

EFI is a set modular interfaces that replaced the set of traditional BIOS interfaces between the OS and platform firmware. The EFI partition is viewable on HP Preload image and HDD and is labeled as HP_TOOLS.