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Acer Aspire E3-111-P605 with Insyde BIOS in legacy mode when updated to
lubuntu 17.10 resulting in the problem unable to boot from USB or save
changes in the BIOS.

My solution was to upgrade the kernel to 4.14.10. Still unable to make any 
changes in BIOS.
However when booting GRUB2 and selecting "c" (entering prompt) and then "exit" 
the Intel Undi PXE -2.1 (build 083)utility was invoked and wait for the PXE 
utility to exit - then I could boot from USB and/or USB CD-ROM drives.  

I found it interesting that when booting if I pressed "ESC" the attached
drives appeared on the BIOS info screen - however if I entered the BIOS
with "F2" - the BIOS reported only the Hard Drive and the Intel PXE as
available boot devices.

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  Ubuntu 17.10 corrupting BIOS - many LENOVO laptops models

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