This is continuation of this thread (http://forum.techinferno.com/lenovo-ibm/2690-lenovo-y500-unlocked-bios.html) with all the necessary information in the first post in order to make it easier to find all the stuff.
Lenovo Y400 / Y500 - 'unlocked' BIOS / wwan-wlan whitelist removal + modified VBIOS for higher overclocking
The Lenovo Y500 comes with a pretty locked down BIOS, and in add
FINALLYYY after a day and a half I got it to work. A couple notes to hopefully help along someone else:
Not all USB drives work, some just suck. I first tried a low budget thumb drive I had lying around and I could not boot into DOS via the drive, no matter what I tried. After that, I used another drive and it worked immediately. Go figure
For me, my computer would not boot past the Lenovo logo while the thumb drive was installed. I had to first boot into UEFI using F2, then