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computer will not boot with video card in lower slot

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How to install dism through command line in windows 7 by booting from a recovery windows 7 iso in a USB?

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Recently, after a power supply crash problem, my linux machine (Centos 5.5 X64) did not boot neither gnome nor shell. On gnome startup it shows this error: /etc/X11/prefdm: line 16: ...
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I was in the middle of watching a movie on Netflix, then suddenly everything started crashing. First, explorer.exe closed down, then Google chrome. I had multiple things running in the background ...
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I inherited a machine (specs unknown) which I formatted and installed Windows 2008 Server on, plus some ASP.NET (WCF) services, back in March. All went well, until today, the machine randomly died. ...
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UEFI Crashing When Trying to Enter BIOS

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Getting 0xc00000e windows 7 “Boot device inaccessible” after random crashes

I've been having some weird random crashes that I can't seem to locate, and I'm unsure if it's windows or hardware related. It's a brand new computer and very powerful. I've run into a couple of ...
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I have an ION/Atom board that i want to boot from a SD card inserted in a reader which is connected via USB. The reader is built into the frontpanel of the machine's case and it's connected directly ...
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Recently, I got a new hard drive and decided to install Ubuntu on it. Unfortunately, I can't seem to properly boot from the Ubuntu 64-bit CD. What happens is the CD gets loaded, I get the initial ...
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Windows 7 boot crash - even in safe command prompt mode - even after repair

My Windows 7 (x64) installation keeps crashing on me and I need to figure out why. Here's what I've done so far: - Problem occured after setting an (obviously) too big step in the CPU base frequency ...
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My computer won't start because it keeps restarting

My computer suddenly doesn't start today (last used it last week). When start it up, it was up for a few seconds, and then it restarts itself. This happens again and again. There is no beep at all. ...
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Application (was Firefox) crash on first load on Ubuntu Linux on older Dell Laptop

I've had a Dell Latitude laptop since about 2000 without managing to destroy it. A month ago the Windows 2000 system on it did something stupid to its file system and Windows was completely lost. No ...
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Disk Boot Failure - Insert System Disk and Press Enter

Last night, I left my computer running overnight with two tabs open in Firefox. When I came back in the morning, the computer had a black screen that said "Disk Boot Failure - Insert System Disk and ...