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 7 hybernation prevent on startup

I have hybernate my windows7. Now I had an issue that, my enter key is not working. I can not delete my hybernate and the system is remain in a promp window for restore from hybernate or not. I can ...
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Thinkpad T60 does not turn on

When I plug in the charge, the battery symbol and the charge symbol will light up green. Then, when I try to press the power button, the lights turn off and nothing happens. After this, the only ...
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Ubuntu error “Gave up waiting for root device” on 9.10 Netbook Remix

So I installed Ubuntu Netbook Remix 9.10 onto my Asus EeePC 1008HA netbook. It worked perfectly and was pretty quick. Restarting, suspending and hibernating worked just fine but the very first time I ...
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Start Windows with previously open programs

I am running Windows 7 64 bit. When I shut down my computer I have many programs open on the desktop. When I start my computer I want these programs to open automatically. I am aware of SaveMyCache, ...
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Can someone explain how programs are allowed to re-check themselves to run at startup despite the fact I have previously unchecked them?

I am talking about the menu in msconfig (system configuration) for windows operating systems. On the Startup tab I will uncheck things I don't want to run on startup such as Adobe reader, or Itunes, ...
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Tap Win Adapter installs every start of Win 8.1 a new TAP adapter apears

I have a problem since nearly 2 or 3 month now. Every time I start win 8.1 64 Bit a new Tap Win32 Adapter OAS and a V9 Tap adapter appears in the system and my internet is getting worse. Can somebody ...
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Start VirtualBox Headless VM On Boot

I am running two VirtualBox headless VMs on an Ubuntu 12.04 host. I would like these VMs to start automatically when the system boots. I have two crontab entries set like this (under the user which ...
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Starts to desktop background color, no start menu, unless in Safe Mode?

Similar, but likely not the same: Computer Won't Boot Properly, unless in safe mode? Main issue description When my PC starts up in Standard mode, it intermittently (about 20% of the time, at ...
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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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Inkscape very slow to start up on Windows

I've noticed lately on my Windows 7 x64 PC that Inkscape (v0.48.4) is very slow to startup. Once the window becomes visible it will display "Not responding" in the title bar for a minute or two. Once ...
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Phoenix BIOS 2-3-4-3 beeps at startup

I looked at this site http://www.computerhope.com/beep.htm and it said that it corresponds to Display non-disposable segments. What does that mean? I am experiencing frequent computer freezes due to ...
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Fedora 20 start script on startup

I am trying to start a slideshow automatically on startup in Fedora 20. I started with a simple script. eog is "eye on gnome" which is a slideshow viewer and my pictures are in the ...
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Laptop restarts every 3-4 seconds

My Laptop restarts again and again every 3 or 4 seconds after it boots. This happens only when I boot the laptop choosing Start Windows Normally. It can boot in Safe Mode, with and without networking. ...
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Motherboard beeps once at end of boot animation (the 4 colored balls)

When I boot into Windows 7 (SP1) now, my motherboard beeps at the end of the boot animation (the 4 colored balls forming the Windows logo). It happens from both a cold and warm boot. Any ideas on how ...
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Running the script on startup (ubuntu)

I have this script named startupcss I placed it on /etc/init.d then add the service update-rc.d startupcss defaults but when I try to start the service service startupcss start I get this error ...
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Hardware issue: computer plays beep sounds at startup, and then turns off

Turns out that after moving, my computer got damaged somehow. I installed my computer 2 days ago. I didn't check the state of the hardware parts and turned the pc on recklessly, not realizing that the ...
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Run Program on Startup?

How is it possible to have an executable run automatically on startup? Is it possible by having a shortcut to the .exe in the startup folder in the All programs section of the start menu? If that is ...
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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 [closed]

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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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", ...