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HP 2000 Notebook
Microsoft Windows 10 (64-bit)
Please I need help in locating my Legacy setup and UEFI set up. I've gone through the Advanced setup and didn't find UEFI setup there I also tried the BIOS to see if I could disable or change the Legacy Mode to UEFI but couldn't my BIOS version is INSYDE and the SMBIOS version is 2.7
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Model is HP 2000 Notebook PC, processor is intel pentium CPU B960, My OS is windows 10pro x64, version 10.0.16299 Build 16299 my BIOS mode is Legacy.

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Hi

 

Could you be more specific on Make, Model and OS please, there are quite a few matches to 2000.

 

 

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Model is HP 2000 Notebook PC, processor is intel pentium CPU B960, My OS is windows 10pro x64, version 10.0.16299 Build 16299 my BIOS mode is Legacy.
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Its pavilion g4-2000
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Hi

 

The BIOS version you mention is W7 only.

 

I am surprised that you installed W10 in Legacy mode.

 

For UEFI Secure Boot mode I would expect the Hard Disk to be of the GPT type and not MBR.

 

So that is where I would start, with a new Hard Disk Layout.

 

http://www.thewindowsclub.com/repair-master-boot-record-mbr-windows
http://www.thewindowsclub.com/install-windows-7-from-usb
http://www.thewindowsclub.com/install-windows-10-from-usb

 

If in doubt please ask.

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Do I need to reinstall windows 10 from a bootable USB drive before I can change from Legacy to UEFI
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Hi

 

http://www.thewindowsclub.com/convert-mbr-to-gpt-disk

 

Is worth a try first.  AOMEI seems to be the way.

 

Otherwise you do need to start from the beginning.

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