1. Gaining Access to the BIOS
To access the computer BIOS you will first need to shut down the computer. With the computer off, start pressing the 'Delete' key on the keyboard over and over, next you will turn the PC on. Continue to to click the 'Delete' key and you should be brought to the System Bios screen shown below.
1.1. Once you are into the BIOS, you will first want to use the left arrow key to highlight the 'Advanced' tab at the top of the screen
1.2. Select 'ACPI Settings' then Set 'CPI Sleep State = Suspend Disabled'
1.3. Press the 'Esc' key on the keyboard once and you should be back to the 'Advanced' menu, this time select 'CPU Configuration', go down to the bottom and change 'CPU C States = Disabled'
1.4. Press the 'Esc' key once more to get back to the Advanced tab and select 'USB Configuration' Change 'XHCI = Enabled'
1.5. Press the 'Esc' key once more to get back to the Advanced tab and select 'Super IO Configuration'. Click on 'Serial Port 3 Configuration' and set 'Serial Port = Disabled' Do the same for Port 4, 5, 6 and the Parallel Port.
1.6. Press the 'Esc' key once more to get back to the Advanced tab. Press the 'Right Arrow Key' to highlight 'Chipset' at the top of the screen.
1.7. Select 'PCH-IO Configuration' and set 'Restore AC Power Loss = Power Off'
1.8. While still within the 'PCH-IO Configuration' menu, select 'USB Configuration'. Set 'XHCI Mode = Manual', 'Route USB 2.0 pins to which HC? = Route all Pins to ECHI' and 'Enable USB 3.0 pins = Enable all Pins'
Press the 'Esc' key 2 times, press the 'Right Arrow' key 3 times so that you are now highlighting 'Save & Exit' then select the first option 'Save Changes and Reset"
The computer will now reboot.