Actual Installation - Part 1

Configuring the Bios settings

Go into Bios and configure these settings:

  • XHCI Handoff: Enabled (if applicable, some may not have this option)

  • EHCI Handoff: Enabled (if applicable, some may not have this option)

  • OS Type: Other (if applicable)

  • Secure Boot: Disabled (refer to google or your motherboard's manual on how to disable it)

  • Legacy/CSM support: Disabled [if you see a garbled screen, enable this](You may need to disable it by disabling Windows 10 WHQL support.)

  • AHCI mode: SATA

Some more configurations:

  • If you have an nVidia/AMD GPU:

    • NO DISPLAY is connected to the motherboard's DP/HDMI/VGA/DVI ports

    • Under System Agent (SA) [or some other menu], Graphics Settings, Main Display: PEG or PCIE

    • Disable anything like Hybrid Graphics, Dual Graphics, DVMT size, APU... that are related to integrated graphics.

  • If you have Intel iGPU:

    • Make sure your DVMT pre-alloc (not to be confused with DVMT size), is set to 64MB (or higher, 64 is enough), DMVT size/apertures/whatever, to the max.