After installing VMWare ESXi and rebooting the system, the user experiences the following POST error:
"Error 1962 No operating system found will reboot in 1 sec?"
The above symptom is associated with, but not limited to, the following systems:
- ThinkCentre M62z, M72e, M72e Tiny, M72z, M78, M82, M83, M92, M92p, M92p Tiny, M92z, M93, M93p, M93p Tiny, M93z
- ThinkCentre Edge 62z, Edge 72z, Edge 92, Edge 92z, E93
- ThinkStation E31
- Microsoft Windows 7
- Microsoft Windows Embedded Standard 7
- Microsoft Windows Vista
- Microsoft Windows XP
To resolve this issue, the user should follow the steps below:
- Press F1 during POST to enter the BIOS Setup screen.
- Go to the EXIT tab and change “OS optimal defaults” to “Disable”.
- Go to the Startup tab and change “Boot Mode” to “Legacy” (the default setting is AUTO).
- Save changes and exit the BIOS. (NOTE: User may use the F10 keystroke).