Thank you for contacting our support community. We understand that you cannot enable the
Intel® Optane™ Memory Series in your system.
In order to better understand your situation, could you please provide us with the following information:
*Please download and run the https://downloadcenter.intel.com/download/25293/Intel-System-Support-Utility Intel® System Support Utility. Run the scan selecting "Everything." Save this report and upload.
*Please attach the logs located here: C:\Users\[your user name]\Intel\Logs
*Could you please try this https://downloadcenter.intel.com/download/27400/Intel-Rapid-Storage-Technology-Intel-RST-?product=55005 software and let us know if you get the same error message.
We look forward to hearing back from you.
Thanks for the reply.
Based on the logs it seems that your BIOS is in Legacy mode.
We recommend you to follow the next steps in order to change the BIOS to UEFI:
*Make sure you have the latest BIOS update for the motherboard.
1- Backup all files on your system.
2- Make sure you have the Windows(R) 10 creators update installed on your system and convert the partition table from MBR to GPT with MBR2GPT.exe in order to allow the system to boot after the BIOS change, please follow the next steps:
A- Open Command Prompt with administrator privileges
B- Issue the following command: mbr2gpt.exe /convert /allowfullOS
3-Shut down and boot into your BIOS
4- Press F7 to go to the advanced mode.
5-Go to BIos and under the BIOS option check the following configuration:
-CSM Support: Disabled
6-Go to the peripherals and check the following configuration:
-SATA Mode Selection : "Intel RST Premium with Intel(R) Optane(TM) system acceleration".
-Use RST Legacy OROM: disabled.
-PCIe Storage Dev On Port # (the port number where Optane(TM) is connected): RST Controlled.
7-Press F10 to save and apply the changes.
8-Automatic repair may show up and it is expected.
9-Acess msconfig and uncheck the safe boot option restart
the system and try to enable Optane(TM).
Please let us know the outcome of the situation.