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Lenovo Thinkpad T400 not getting past boot screen

so as the title suggests I have got a Lenovo T400 from a friend who wants me to fix it for them. It does not get past the splash screen and whenever I leave it on for about 5 seconds or so it just ...
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What does windows mean when it says “Taking care of a few things”?

Windows has been telling me for the last 10 minutes that it is either "Taking care of a few things" or "Almost ready": What is going on behind the scenes when it says this, and is there any way of ...
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How to enable the splash screen in RHEL 6.6?

How to show the splash screen while booting RHEL? There should be some method which reloads all kernels. The Basic grub.conf is normal, the rhgb option is enabled.
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Lenovo Splash Screen Takes 25 Seconds to Load

I have switched out my original HDD for a new SSD which works nice, but since doing so, when I start up the machine in the morning, I see a black screen for about 25 seconds, and then I see the Lenovo ...
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Changing kernel bootsplash image?

I want to display a custom boot splash image on my Beaglebone Black (running Ångström). I know of three places where images can be dumped to the framebuffer: Bootloader (uboot) - needs display ...
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Windows 8.1 takes Too Long for Login Form to Show

One day my little brother had access to my laptop and he hard-shutdown on it. When I boot the laptop, sometimes the Windows 8.1 color is blue with a Rainbow Splash Screen and When I click away the ...
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How do i get rid of words on my bios splash screen?

I have a dell optiplex gx620 and on the bios splash screen above the dell logo it says the name of a college and i would like to get rid of that so its normal. I have tried to flash the bios by ...
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Can i have a splash screen while loading linux mint

My Linux Mint loads with a black screen. Can I replace this with a splash screen?
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How can I locate where this splash screen is stored on my computer? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I remove the Microsoft Virtual PC 2007 splash screen? This is the splash screen that appears when I fire up Microsoft Virtual PC 2007 on my WinVista computer. I ...
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How can I remove the Microsoft Virtual PC 2007 splash screen?

I have an application running on MS-DOS 6.22, which is installed in Microsoft Virtual PC 2007 on a WinVista machine. I would like to eliminate the Virtual PC splash screen that appears when the users ...
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Seamless desktop startup

I use Xfce + Compiz + Emerald. When the system starts up I see: Xfce starting up (desktop background, desktop icons, taskbar) Compiz startup (the whole screen goes black and everything rebuilt) ...
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Windows 7 Splash windows

I am using Windows 7. When I open something e.g. Internet Explorer, it immediately gets opened. Whereas on my friend's system, it opens like it is splashing. I also want the same effects. Do I need to ...
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How to set-up a nice splash-screen when logging in on Ubuntu?

I would like to set-up a splash-screen that says "ACCESS GRANTED" shown when I'm logging in into my account on Ubuntu (after GDM). What possibilities do I have? Thanks
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How to change the cosmos picture displayed at startup on Mac OS X?

I want to change the purple cosmos picture that is displayed at startup and login time on Mac OS X.
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Ubuntu purple splash screen with blinking pixels?

I had ubuntu 9.10 I upgraded to 10.04 after solving some problems (freeze at boot). Since then, I don't have the ubuntu's logo showing up when I boot, but a purple screen with some blinking pixels. ...
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Disable Outlook 2003 splash screen when auto-starting

I want to hide the splash screen of Outlook 2003. I currently have it set to auto-start and hide to icon. Every time I start my computer I see the Outlook splash screen which makes me think that it's ...
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How can I change my BIOS splashscreen?

How can I change my BIOS splashscreen? I have an AMD Athlon64 PC with Windows 7. I have a MS-7367 motherboard. My BIOS = American Megatrends, Inc. v3.0. (date: 06/06/2007) (got the info from CPU-Z)
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Changing the background image of linux mint boot screen

I suppose the boot manager for linux is called grub, how do I change the splash image for it? Update: the methods mentioned don't quite do what I want. This grub is customized for linux mint it ...