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Hi, my friend gave me for free a dell optiplex 3050 micro, spec are:

-Intel core i5 6500T
-Intel HD 530
-SSD SanDisk
-Ethernet Realtek RTL8111H
-WiFi Intel AC3165

-Motherboard is 0JP3NX manufactured by Dell version A01
-USB Controller description: USB controller product: 200 Series/Z370 Chipset Family USB 3.0 xHCI Controller

-LAN description: Ethernet interface product: RTL8111/8168/8411 PCI Express Gigabit Ethernet Controller

-Wifi/Bt Wireless 3165 vendor: Intel Corporation (I know it's not working)

-Audio description: Audio device product: 200 Series PCH HD Audio vendor: Intel Corporation (ALC3234 right?)


I try to find anyone can help me or guide step by step how to install Catalina on this pc. Also I don't know what BIOS setting are good.

Thanks to who can help me. Thanks a lot again.

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Setup Configuration BIOS Guide

BIOS version: 1.2.2



  • Boot Sequence
  • UEFI
  • Check in the Disc OS “UEFI: Model SSD”
  • Advanced Boot Options
  • Check Box “Enable Legacy Option ROMs”
  • UEFI Boot Path Security
  • Make “Always, Except Internal HDD”


System Configuration

  • Integrated NIC
  • Make “Enable”
  • SATA Operation
  • Make “AHCI”
  • Drives
  • Check “Sata-0” and remove check other boxes
  • Smart Reporting
  • Remove Check
  • Audio
  • Check all Box



  • Primary Display
  • Make Intel HD Graphics



  • TPM 2.0 Security
  • Make box “TPM On” and remove check other boxes
  • Computrace
  • Deactivate


Security Boot

  • Security Boot Enable
  • Remove Check Box
  • Security Boot Mode
  • Audit Mode
  • Intel Software Guard Extension
  • Intel SGX Enable
  • Disable



  • Multicore
  • All
  • Intel SpeedStep
  • Remove Check
  • C-States Control
  • Check Box
  • Intel TurboBoost
  • Remove Check Box
  • HyperThread Control
  • Disable


Post Behavior

  • Fastboot
  • Thorough


Virtualization Support

  • Virtualization
  • Remove Check Box
  • VT for Direct I/O
  • Remove check box



  • Wireless Device Enable
  • Remove all check box
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