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Each BIOS manufacturer uses a unique series of diagnostic beeps during the Power On Self Test to identify various hardware problems. On your computer, four beeps indicates a memory failure. Open the service cover on your laptop and make sure your memory is properly seated. Try removing and reinserting the memory modules. If you have compatible memory ...


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Your drives dirty bit is set, a hexadecimal setting universal to all operating systems but not a perfect indicator of damaged files since it can be set ON arbitrarily and indiscriminately turned off with myriad of tools. Based on the Catch22 you're experiencing, I'd power down your system, safely disconnect the afflicted drives. Reboot just your Windows ...


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Boot from Windows 7/8/8.1 DVD and start the repair console. To restore original Windows bootloader type the following command: > bootrec /fixmbr That is it! Optionally you can also rebuild bootsector if it is corrupted: > bootrec /fixboot After that, Windows will boot as usual, and you can remove Linux partition and extend Windows partition on ...


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When Intel drives have any kind of problem "booting up" (they really run embedded operating systems) they go into this "look like a very tiny disk" mode. (At least it's better than some other SSDs which just turn into bricks) If you can install the drive in another machine temporarily you may be able to connect Intel's SSD Toolbox software to it to get a ...


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This is because you are loading the task manager as administrator so effectively you are seeing the administrators autostart list not the user you are logged in as (and it would appear the administrator does not have anything setup here). The only way round this from my knowledge is to temporarily add the user to the local administrators group on the PC ...


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I had this same problem today, when I was trying to boot from a USB stick and couldn't move around in Boot Menu. It used to work fine with my old keyboard which was connected to a PS/2 port, but for a year now I've been using a new keyboard (Logitech K120) over USB, which won't work by default. I'll guess you are running on some older BIOS version, which ...


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What you listen is the power on self test, POST for the friends. The computer power-on self-test (POST) tests the computer to make sure it meets the necessary system requirements and that all hardware is working properly before starting the remainder of the boot process. You said something like... well the like is important, it is the message that ...


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Adding to agtoever's answer: Note that the last step of the cited Ubuntu guide is different for Debian: apt-get install --reinstall linux-image-flavour where flavour could be like amd64, etc.


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I tried the following and it solved the issue!! Please refer the answer here - https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/Lenovo-Edge-Yoga-Flex-Laptops/Guide-Windows-8-1-PRO-RTM-clean-install-on-Yoga-13-from-a-USB/m-p/1233563/highlight/false#M9262 In order to boot from UEFI the flash drive must be formatted as FAT32. Windows USB and DVD tool supports only NTFS, So after ...


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I found what the problem was. The latest firmware update from Samsung was corrupted and the update process failed, leaving the SSD in the state, explained in my question. I called Samsung's customer services and they redirected me to a company handling this sort of issues. They sent a delivery company to collect my old SSD and then sent me a brand new one. ...


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Normally, If you are dual booting a stable-ish but still in beta OS, there is the possibility that Windows 10 will break Windows 7. Let me point out that this shouldn't happen, as Windows 10 is stable. Another possibility is that you have a RAID (Redundant Array of Independent/Inexpensive Disks) and Windows 10 has written over the Windows 7 version of the ...


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I would skip the startup menu and use the registry instead. Your program can run the following command: REG ADD "HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run" /V "My App" /t REG_SZ /F /D "C:\MyAppPath\MyApp.exe" for the whole system (all users) or REG ADD "HKCU\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run" /V "My App" /t REG_SZ /F /D ...


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The latest version of Rufus allows seamless UEFI boot from an NTFS partition. If you select a Windows installation ISO, set the partition scheme to GPT partition scheme for UEFI computers and also set the file system to NTFS, Rufus will add everything required to allow booting NTFS partition from an UEFI system. Outside of using Windows installation media, ...


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This is very simple to do on most distributions, you need to change inittab to spawn a script instead of getty on the first tty. Edit /etc/inittab and alter the line that reads: 1:2345:respawn:/sbin/getty 38400 tty1 to something like 1:2345:respawn:/path/to/your/script


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You can chroot into your install from a live distro. This would allow you to run your grub2-mkconfig and genkernel all again. Remember to mount /boot first.


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There are often settings made to the bios/uefi that are off from the defaults that can be critical to booting. It is good to write down settings prior to resetting or flashing a bios. Removing the battery resets everything to defaults, any of the needed changes would have to be remade. This can be things like: The Boot Order Default IDE RAID AHCI settings ...


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Boot the system you have on the first HDD and then, using a Boot Configuration Data (BCD) editing tool, add the system on the second drive to the first drive's boot menu. To add an additional entry to BCD you can use Windows' built-in bcdedit.exe (it is a command-prompt tool, run bcdedit /? to get basic usage info) or a GUI-based BCD editor. Once in a ...


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I use bcdedit as @MBu said. and i would like to write here the step i did. Boot from the os which in the primary partition ran cmd as administrator bcdedit /copy {current} /d "description i wanted to display" this copied current entry and listed and it gave an ID, and i copied it to the clipboard. bcdedit /set {ID i copied} device partition = D: this ...


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Which screen gets BIOS output during the boot process is up to the graphics card. Some graphics cards output to all displays simultaneously, some will only output to whichever port it considers to be "port 1". Most of the time they're not labeled. In the case of multiple graphics cards, the display goes to whichever one the BIOS detects first. Some BIOSes ...


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Suspecting that in this case AVG was the culprit (the last four system files loaded in safe mode were for AVG) I went to the AVG site for advice. They recommended making a boot CD or USB stick. Very helpful advice when you only have one computer! However, they were simply using that to get a command prompt up so I used Windows Recovery Console instead. AVG ...


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Your rainbows are being sent to journalctl, which manages stderr and stdout for all systemd units. If you want to enable tty output for a single unit, add this under your unit's [Service] section StandardOutput=journal+console TTYPath=/dev/tty12 This won't preserve any formatting codes, such as colors and extra spaces Source


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I believe you can use DiskPart to help you out. You need to run command prompt. On the screen where Windows Installer shows Install now button, click Repair your computer link (bottom-left part of the windows). Then there should be a Open command prompt option – go for it. Run diskpart (type diskpart and hit ENTER). Now, your command prompt should start ...


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Ok, as Psycogeek syggested - disabling C-States helped! Great catch my friend! Now, as I understand that they a resposnsible for energy management. Can u explain further? Are they supposed to be enabled? I'll try updating bios. Thank you very much :)


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As CharlesH said, you could give the user temporary admin rights. Or you could use the program CCleaner which has a dashboard for disabling and enabling start up items.


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It's most likely a RAM problem as that code (2B in hex) falls into the MRC (Memory Reference Code) range. George Chen, a research and development (R&D) director at ASUS, described [MRC]in 2007 as follows: "The MRC is part of reference BIOS code, which relates to memory initialisation in the BIOS. It includes information about memory settings, ...


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I have an additional suggestion for tracking boot time. It is via Event 100 in Event viewer. Drill down this chain: Eventvwr -->Applications and Service Logs -->Microsoft -->Windows -->Diagnostics - performance -->Operational -->Event ID 100<-- Then double click on Event 100 which gives you this small window indicating the boot time. ...


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If the external drive is in a USB enclosure, then there is no way to boot Windows 7 from it. Windows does not support booting from a USB drive even if the BIOS does. It's not a GRUB or boot loader thing. Windows 7 just doesn't support running from USB period.


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Disable Secure Boot in the UEFI. On a Surface Pro/Pro 2 the steps are: Shut down (power off) Surface. Press and hold the volume-up button on your Surface. Press and release the power button on your Surface, then release the volume-up button. The currently configured state of Secure Boot (Enabled or Disabled) is highlighted. To change the state, tap the ...


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If Windows can see one partition on a disk, then it can see them both. The best you can hope for is removing the drive letter from the partition you don't want access to. Any method you use is going to be "faking" things one way or another. If you want to physically cut yourself off from the other partition so you can't even access it by accident then ...


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if anybody encountered the problem that the usb stick doesn't boot in UEFA mod you need to format the USB Stick in FAT32 instead of NTFS.It will boot then in UEFI even if Secure boot is enabled at least using rufus. For the second problem namely how to disable secure boot when it's grayed out i haven't configured yet a solution for that.



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