the startup sequence, from the time the operating system kernel goes live to when all services are up and running

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Windows 8 how to enable Start Options - UEFI Firmware

I wish to get that screen But I have If I click Troubleshoot I get only button that says Advanced Settings - Startup Settings How do I enable it to make it look like on first image?
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Why is there a very long 6 second delay in start of Curl

I did a full install of Cygwin on my Windows 7 x64 machine. After each machine reboot, Curl can take around 6 seconds to start (even if no command line options were specified). On subsequent uses of ...
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How to autostart BitTorrent Sync on Ubuntu 13.04

I am trying to get my BT Sync application to auto start when I turn on my computer, which is what is does under Windows but I have now moved over the Ubuntu 13.04, which is a very good O/S. Now I ...
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Black screen after windows welcome screen

I've started to get my laptop stopping on a black screen after the windows welcome screen. I have to hit the power button to turn off and try again or start in safe mode before eventually it powers ...
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Computer won't boot after a power outage

Today we had a power outage in my area. As a result my two computers lost power (yes I know I should get a UPS). One of them restarted fine and the other, a Shuttle XPC Model S141H, will not boot. ...
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How can I tell what is opening a file on boot (if not in Startup folder)? [duplicate]

Is there a way to definitively tell what application is attempting to open a file on startup (if it is not in the Startup folder)? For example, when I boot my PC, I see the following message: My ...
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Enabling OnBoard Lan hangs Windows 7 at startup screen

Im having windows7 32 bit, it just happened out of sudden my system hanged, I forcibly cut off the power and rebooted. At the startup screen where the four balls appear forming windows, my system ...
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Set Windows 8 to always prompt for username on boot

I have a Windows 8 Profession system with multiple users. When I boot the system, Windows always loads the profile of the last logged in user. How can I change this so that Windows will always prompt ...
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A “clip” or active webpage on desktop/sidebar with admin access/macro

Hopefully I explain this well. I commonly log into a support system that keeps track of active tickets. Instead of navigating to the support page, logging in, and posting a query for new tickets, ...
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How to run windows autostart programs depending on conditions

I'm looking for a solution to problem of starting programs on windows login (start) depending on condition. What I wan't to do: I have a laptop that I use in work and in home. When I start my ...
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How to start applications automatically when Windows starts with a time window

I would like to ask if there is any way of starting applications automatically when windows XP boots up, but approximately 1 minute after each other. THe problem we are encountering is that we use ...
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How can I run the programs in my startup folder only on certain days of the week?

I have a few programs in my startup folder (in Windows 7) that I ONLY want to run on weekdays. (Preferably I only want to run those during office hours.) How can I do this? Is there something simple ...
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Windows 7 startup failed

I have a Dell laptop with an i3CORE processor, I don't know much about the other specs. Over the last period of time, it sometimes freezed during start up or during working on it, restarting the ...
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Computer not starting, diagnostic stuck on HDD

Please excuse my typing; because my computer is not working, I am on an iPod touch. I tried to boot up my Dell Inspiron laptop, but it freezes and shows a blank screen after the Dell load screen ...
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Program will not start with Windows 8 [duplicate]

I just purchased a Windows 8 laptop, and use Speedfan to monitor temperatures. I would like to have Speedfan start with Windows, so I placed a shortcut to the application in the following folder: ...
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How to disable HP client security setup autostart?

Every time I start my new HP ProBook 420g0 laptop the HP client security setup application pops up asking me to set up a password, "SpareKey", fingerprints etc (see the screenshot below). But I don't ...
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Windows 7 Professional Un-bootable

Laptop running Windows 7 Professional hangs on the 'Startup Repair' before booting into Windows. I have left this screen on for over 5 hours (searching for problems) and nothing happens (clicking ...
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How to automatically run an app as administrator and make its UI visible to non-admin users under Windows 8

I have found many examples of how to get apps to automatically start and run (without UAC prompting), but have not managed to find one that allows the app's UI to be visible to a non-admin account. ...
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How to have Lotus Notes go to Inbox after log into Windows

I am trying to setup Lotus Notes 8.5.3 to do the following Launch when I log into Windows Sign in (my Windows password is the same as Notes) Go to the Mail tab and go to the Inbox For the last ...
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Can't sometimes access BIOS or Windows after startup

Sometimes after I start up my computer it freezes in the "press Del or F2 to enter UEFI BIOS setting" screen and doesn't react to those buttons. The backlight on the USB keyboard is lit but it doesn't ...
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How do I power on my .vmx file using command line? (Windows 7)

I have a desktop shortcut with the following Target: "C:\VMWareWorkstation.exe" start "C:/dsl.vmx" This opens VMware Workstation with the file ready to be used, However it does not POWER ON the ...
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After BSOD Windows 7 gets stuck on startup screen, Startup Repair also gets stuck

Here is a screenshot of the Startup Repair screen. Nothing appears besides the arrow. It's been stuck for around 30 minutes. Is there any point continuing? If not, what should I try instead? I ...
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CCleaner Disable and Enable Startup Programs

I am working on a program for work which includes a startup manager. I have it to where the user can delete startup entries for programs, but it cannot disable startup entries. With the CCleaner ...
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Persistent Samba Share

There are hundreds of entries for this - and as far as I can tell I am doing it right. But it is not working... I run a latest Raspbian (Debian Wheezy) Distribution on a Raspberry Pi. I have ...
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VMware - Startup in Unity Mode

I can't figure out how to get VMware to start up in unity mode. Is this possible? I want the guess OS to startup in unity mode, with selected application(s). I am using VMware workstation on the the ...
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Command prompt as SYSTEM user (Win 7)

How can I get a command prompt as the SYSTEM user on Windows 7? Context: I'm testing a computer startup script and I need to figure out the behavior of a command when run as SYSTEM rather than my ...
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Macbook only boot on target disk mode

Well, when I try to boot it stucks on grey screen with thunderbolt and firewire symbols, it is always trying to boot on target disk mode, I believe its a driver problem with the built-in keyboard, ...
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How to automatically start xampp control panel in Win 8?

I can't figure out where to enable the xampp control panel start on Win 8 start up. I looked under services but I don't see an option there. Any tips would be appreciated. Thanks!
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Macbook pro won't boot after boot camp attempt

So, I have a macbook pro 15" and tried to install windows 7 on it using boot camp, the instalation succeded and windows 7 loaded the first time fine, i've then installed the apple drivers on it and on ...
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Startup disk creator crashes in Ubuntu 12.10

I have been using this tool since the time I started using ubuntu. But, suddenly startup disk creator crashes as soon as bootloader files are added to the usb stick. I dont know why it crashes. Is ...
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How to find drivers that are loading on startup?

How can I find what drivers are being loaded on a Windows 7 x64 startup? I've seen a couple apps that show what programs are being run via registry entries and Startup folder, but I'm not sure how to ...
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How to start a service at boot time in ubuntu 12.04, run as a different user?

I have a server ClueReleaseManager which I have installed on a Ubuntu 12.04 system from a separate user (named pypi), and I want to be able to start this server at startup. I already have tried to ...
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My computer shuts down normally with fast startup enabled but doesn't shut down at all with it disabled. Why?

I am experiencing problems with Windows 8's fast startup feature. You see, several softwares do not work properly when I use the fast startup feature to start windows. For example VLC media player ...
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how can I start Windows XP with the network disabled

Is it possible to start Windows-XP with the network connections disabled, and to manually enable network access only when e.g. getting the email or starting the browser?
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Why is my CPU cooler fan delayed at startup?

I've just finished building a new computer with one of those new-fangled Haswell CPUs; in particular, the Intel Core i5-4570. I plug in the power, turn it on, and watch as everything starts spinning ...
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access denied in copying batch file

Im trying to write a batch file that copy itself to startup folder, so the file will be executed each restart. Im using this command, but I keep getting "access denied": @echo off XCOPY txt.txt ...
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Opening SQL Sever Management Studio and Databases

Is there a way when opening SQL Server Management Studio to also open databases along with it. For instance, I usually work on a minimum of 6 databases during an usual day, and if I could get the SQL ...
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Mysterious Windows 7 Autorun Location [duplicate]

I have Acer Aspire One A521 with brand new SSD disk, on which I've just installed brand new Windows 7 HE 64. After installing system I installed all drivers, including Conexant audio driver. Starting ...
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Run a bash script on boot of ubuntu server which does a constant loop

I am in the middle of create a local FTP server and I need this script to run when the machine boots up: #!/bin/bash while [ 1 ]; do chmod 2777 /home/ftp/folder; chmod -R 777 /home/ftp/folder; sleep ...
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Unidentified “Launching Application” window on startup

This question pertains to Windows 7. I'm not sure what has changed in my configuration, but now I have a window that pops up momentarily during my boot sequence that says "Launching Application", ...
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Toshiba Satellite L650 slow booting time inspite of new HDD and new Win 7 Home Premium 64 bit install [closed]

This is a follow up of my earlier question. Using the recovery media creator (another story for another day X( ) I was successful in getting Win 7 64 bit with Toshiba drivers installed and running. ...
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Program in startup folder doesn't run on startup

I used Autohotkey to compile an Autohotkey script and placed the compiled program in the Windows startup folder. When I start Windows, however, the program no longer runs (it used to). I also tried ...
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Connect PPPoE broadband connection on boot on Windows 7

I got a static IP PPPoE connection from my ISP provider, and I am running a VNC server on it, and needs to connect a PPPoE connection on boot. Is there a solution to that?
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Run a shell script on Ubuntu startup

I have a shell scrip that runs on jvm, it works as I write: sh /opt/bin/myshel.sh I added a shell script to /etc/inti.d with this detail: #! /bin/sh ### BEGIN INIT INFO # Provides: ...
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My CPU wont start until I un-plug and re-plug the power cable several times

My CPU wont start until I un-plug and re-plug the power cable several times either from the mains or from the back of the CPU. I have changed the power cable but no go....What might be wrong??
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Windows 8 create share on mounted ISO at startup

I have recently found someone who posted a registry setting that auto mounts an ISO on Windows 8 Pro at start-up. This is great because it allows me to mount my Office install disc which I can then ...
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Getting list of startup application in linux

I want to get list of applications which run at start up using terminal. In windows we can use msconfig. is there any command i can use to show startup applications?
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Do all the scripts that are run in “rc.local” display results on the terminal or do they just run in the background?

Do all the scripts that are run in rc.local display results on the terminal or do they just run in the background? What if I want the scripts to run before the startup and wait for the user input to ...
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Computer Blue Screen then 3 Beeping noises on startup

I have a gateway desktop computer with windows 7 it was off for several months and I just decided to turn it on today everything was running fine, I tried putting the password for my computer and ...
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how to load ALL startup items before logging in to windows 8 desktop?

I am the only user of my laptop and the only reason i use a password is to prevent theft. the quirk that i have with logon passwords is that the startup items will only load after i have keyed in ...