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

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Prioritize network adapter initialization on startup

TL;DR: How to make the network adapter connect earlier/faster? When I start up the OS (Win 8.1) from either Hibernation or from a full restart my network adapter won't connect as fast as I'd like it ...
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Enable .exe to run at startup

I use GmailNotifierPlus for mail notifications, and I currently have to click the icon every time my computer starts to start it. How do you enable the .exe to run at startup? thanks
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Beep codes for late 2009 iMac

My iMac beeps on startup. Does anyone know the beep codes? I never actually knew what the beeps were, until I read "How do I reset the time on my computer without turning it on?".
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Managing users' startup/login programs on Windows

Apologies if this have been asked before, I could not find an exact match. I am looking for a program to easily manage my Windows startup and logon scripts for all users, including being able to ...
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Beep code due to lose connection

There are various beep codes to indicate errors at start up. I need to know this one thing. Can such a beep code occur due to lose connection of external cables. For example one single long beep is ...
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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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Why does a website opens each time I log into Windows

Each time I log into Windows, my default browser Firefox opens this specific website: http://www.future.net.bd/login?dst=http%3A%2F%2Fgo.microsoft.com%2Ffwlink%2F%3FLinkID%3D219472%26clcid%3D0x409 ...
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Computer making beep sounds

i left the computer downloading with IDM and told it to shut down when the download is finished, when i came back i pressed the power button and i got 1 long beep and 2 short beeps then it keeps ...
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how to start up items only when laptop plugged in

I'm running windows 8.1 (but that shouldn't matter) on a laptop and was wondering if it would be possible to modify the startup process in a way that: Certain programs ONLY start when you're plugged ...
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Windows 7 won't start up

Can anyone help me fix my problem? My laptop has a windows 7 os and it won't start, and it has an status code of 0xc00000e9. I'm looking for system repair after the bios boot but there is not. It also ...
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Slow startup due MachinePolicyApplication and PreShellInit

So far i have found only this two uncommon issues in Administartive tools / Event Viever / Applications and Services Logs /Microsoft / Windows / Diagnostics / Performance / Operational Application ...
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Long beeps and PC died

My PC has a Gigabyte GA-M57SLI-S4 motherboard. While I was on Debian the motherboard started to beep (1 long beep) and it switched itself off. Then I was not able to boot. There is no signal going to ...
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Laptop single beep at startup after it has been disabled, why?

Just got a used laptop and the thing beeps like mad. I have disabled all beeps in the BIOS and in Windows device manager AND I have run the command sc config Beep start= disabled. I no longer have any ...
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Dell Studio 1555 not starting up

This is a 3-year-old laptop. I never had a big problem with it until now. I updated Kubuntu the night before yesterday. And Firefox got updated to version 18 and a few other related packages got ...
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What might cause Explorer.exe to fail to start?

When I boot up my computer, all I get is a black screen, and just one of a few programs that should start when logging on. Using CTRL + ALT + DEL and running Explorer.exe works as intended. However, ...
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Control Startup “sequence” of startup programs in Windows

How can I control the order of startup programs in Windows? without any need of 3rd Party app. Upon searching, I came up with this article from HowToGeek.com which suggests 2 ways to do it, either ...
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Intel Rapid Storage Technology RAID Setup always shows on system startup

Is there a way of getting the Press <CTRL - I> screen to not show on startup? Or is it permanently there as long as I have RAID?
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How can I turn on a PC remotely?

I am using Team Viewer to control my PCs remotely. It lets me restart my PC, and this is a good feature. Is it possible however to remotely turn a PC on which is already off (as in powered down)? ...
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Error when booting Windows XP - WindowsNT Has Found Only 495k Of Low Memory. 512 of low memory is required to run Windows NT

Are you getting this error message when starting your computer running Windows XP? WindowsNT Has Found Only 495k Of Low Memory. 512 of low memory is required to run Windows NT. You may need to ...
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Can someone help to make this script [closed]

Can please someone help me to make script for multi screen command at startup here is what it is cd /home/bhop1/serverfiles screen ./srcds_run -console -game cstrike -tickrate 100 -pingboost 2 +map ...
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Vista 64 boot/bcd error, no installation disk, no cd-rom drive

I am having a boot/bcd error with my install of Vista 64 bit. The Computer is like 6 years old, and I don't have the installation disk, and my cd-rom drive is broken and does not read cds. If I were ...
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Local group policy logon startup script not executing

This is for Windows 7 I have a .bat and .vbs file in a folder. The .bat runs the .vbs script. In the Local Policy Group editor, under Windows Settings/Scripts I added a reference to the .bat file in ...
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Why is Windows “stuck” on the Welcome screen for so long?

I use Windows 7 with a laptop specifications processor core (Core i3), 2 GB DDR3 RAM, the remaining capacity on the system partition (25 GB). I do not know why the "welcome screen" takes a ...
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Outlook 2010 minimize to system tray at startup

I am trying to find out how to start Outlook 2010 minimized to the system tray. There was a .VBS script that someone provided on a different question regarding the same subject. The problem with said ...
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Computer Won't Boot, gets stuck at startup repair

I'm having a problem where my HP Envy 15 will not boot up correctly. It started when my system froze, so I held the power button to turn it off. When I attempted to turn it back on, it came to a black ...
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Synergy 1.5 startup

I just reinstalled the OS and synergy on an XP machine (client), updating synergy to 1.5 in the process. It used to run at system start up so I could use it to log in, but now it won't start until I ...
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Run a .ahk on stratup

In Windows 7, I used to copy .ahk files to start-up folder to make them to start automatically. But this does not work in Windows 8. Is there any solution?
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How to turn off Lync 2010 startup?

I don't want Lync 2010 to run automatically when I start Windows 7. How can I do that? It seems nowhere I could do it in the Option
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Is CHKDSK stalling?

I have a Lenovo Y510p running on Win8.1. I've tried running a CHKDSK on boot but power issues with the charger meant it died while it was running(11%). I tried SHIFT+F8 to try restarting into safe ...
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Windows 7 hangs at Welcome screen with “EXPLORERFRAME.dll” error

I have a problem with my Windows 7 which fails to startup, and it happens frequently. I already tried to fix it, but nothing happened. I checked my hardisk and there is no badsector detected. Its ...
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Windows 8 not booting at all

I am using a Lenovo ThinkPad Twist with Windows 8, and it isn't booting at all. It doesn't even show the Lenovo logo or anything. It makes no sound, nothing. It used to work. It stopped working after ...
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HP Elitebook 8460p use external keyboard to boot up

I am using an Elitebook 8460p with an external wireless keyboard and mouse. I have a second monitor that is a duplicate of the laptop's display and I just keep the lid closed and use the monitor. I ...
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Why does my MacBook play the startup sound through the speakers rather than through the connected earbuds?

I just installed Windows 8.1 Pro on my MacBook using Bootcamp. Before doing this, the startup sound that gets played whenever you turn on the MacBook would play through my earbuds if they were ...
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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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Ask for date on boot (challenge)

Issue An old laptop computer with XP loses date every time it boots. It has no more battery pack so it has to be plugged permanently in to wall. What I already tried Replaced the little button ...
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Is it possible to bypass the 5-second delay in EFI shell?

Due to my unusual hardware configuration, i am forced to set two PCI registers using the mm EFI command before being able to boot Windows. Right now i have a build of the EFI shell (my mobo does not ...
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How to get Bit Torrent Sync to auto start in fedora?

I am new to Bit Torrent Sync and Fedora. May I know how can I get BT Sync kicking when my machine start? I am able to sync via the browser client but unable to get it auto start when the machine boot. ...
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Opening Alternative exe to explorer for Specific User

I'm looking to prevent explorer.exe from loading for a specific user and load an alternative application. I've seen many examples of how this can be completed here for example: Can you disable ...
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Unable to burn Windows ISO from Fedora

First of all, English is not my native tongue, so apologies for any mistakes. My computer recently started prompting that it can't launch Windows successfully. So I just choose start Windows ...
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Boot Windows 8 with Modern UI and a desktop application, in split screen view, feasible?

The way I expect this to work is as follows: Windows 8 starts and executes code, scripts or configurations... The Desktop application is launched and goes full screen The RT application is launched ...
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Is there an elegant way to start a program at certain time after boot / time delayed start up?

is there any elegant way to start a program 5 minutes after boot? for example start : Start chrome 5 minutes after boot Start Outlook 15 minutes after boot Start BlueStacks 20 minutes after boot ...
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Windows 7 (64 bit) SP1 stuck on welcome screen with wmi error

My desktop (Intel i5 @ 3.10 ghz, 8 gb ram, 1 gb nvidia graphics card, Dell s2240L full HD monitor) that runs Win 7 (64 bit) SP1 gets stuck on each startup on welcome screen after I enter the password. ...
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Windows 8 stuck at start up due to infinite update

I've bought Windows 8 little less then a year ago and now it seems to be stuck. My computer starts up, I see the Windows logo, then I get this blue update screen that simply will not go away. All ...
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Computer not starting, when trying to load startup repair remains on black screen

I've been having trouble with my computer lately. Mainly getting lots of blue screen shutdowns but appear to be fine once I run startup repair and boot it again. I saved the info about the bluescreen ...
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Skype wants to make changes to the computer every time it starts

For a few days every time I start Skype I get an UAC prompt from Windows 7 about Skype wanting to make changes to my computer and whether I want to allow it. Why Skype needs elevated permissions all ...
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Laptop black display on boot. Works on rare occasion. No Fan. No cursor. Not booting to windows

I've got an ASUS K70AB Windows 7 laptop. It was in storage for over a year because a couple keys broke off and the power charger was lost. I installed a new keyboard (very simple to pop out the old ...
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Intel PROSet/Wireless services on startup

I'm trying to figure out what services I don't need on startup because I don't use most of these programs. I remember about a year ago I went to the intel website and did one of those driver update ...
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Data Recovery for laptop hard drive windows 7 connected via usb

I would be grateful if you can assist me with a bit of an urgent problem (for me!) I have a Lenova laptop and windows would not start and nor would it allow the repair function to repair and restart ...
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Is there a way to restart in Windows 8 using fast startup?

In Windows 8 shutting down and starting up again uses the new Fast Startup feature, reducing the boot time. Restarting uses the original cold boot behavior. I work in a dual boot environment where ...
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Sony Vaio VNG-NW11S or PCG-7171M starting probems

My laptop (Sony Vaio) won't turn on. When I press power button, I have some noise but nothing happens for few minutes and the screen stays black. If I keep pressing the power button, it finally turns ...