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I only know how this works with linux, but I can explain from the grub point of view (a Linux bootloader, others are available). Basically, the first thing the boot loader does is check what options it has (it looks at a list of drives). From this, it will see that after a hibernation, your swap partition (Again, there's other ways of storing hibernation ...


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Windows uses a new Boot since Windows 8 called Fast Startup, which is a logoff + hibernation to shutdown and a resume from hiberation + login at boot. Here all drivers must support the hibernation/resume. you have an incompatible driver which causes the DRIVER_POWER_FAILURE. Here is the Windbg output: 0: kd> !podev ffffe0012a433060 Device object ...


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Why are there two boot menu options in Fedora 23? The two boot entries are different. The first is the actual OS, which is what you would normally use. The second is a rescue mode in case Fedora gets damaged. Many Linux distributions include a boot menu entry for a rescue or recovery mode as a means of giving you access to it. When you get more ...


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The presence of a Boot Sector that bootstraps a system image of some kind. In the old days, to make a floppy MS-DOS bootable, you had to format it to be bootable (which created a MBR on the 1st and 63rd sectors of the disk, and marked the partition as Active) and copy some system files to it. Some filesystems and BIOSes require special flags to tell the BIOS ...


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In addition to the below quoted text part of this answer, you may need to disable Fast Boot or Secure Boot options from the BIOS/UEFI screens, save once disabled it, have the USB device plugged in, and then reboot before the USB option will show in the boot menu options. You may need to press the DEL key at boot up to get to the BIOS/UEFI setup screens to ...


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I can't see EFI on the screenshot, I am guessing that is just a stock image by the watermark - can you please take a picture of yours? If Windows says legacy mode, I believe you are booting in to a legacy/non EFI based system Another way to test and confirm is to go to Disk Management (Windows Key + x, then k). By default, you should have either a 100MB ...


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Final time: 00:39 to 00:45 The longer boot time is due to longer initialization time on PCIe* devices (The Intel 750 SSD is a PCI device) Found there: http://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/support/solid-state-drives/consumer-ssds/000016211.html Why does the IntelĀ® SSD 750 Series take longer to boot compared to SATA drives? The longer boot time ...


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Since you have a way of booting into Windows on the SSD, you can do a Repair install of Windows 10 by performing an in-place upgrade without losing anything. You should first verify the partition alignment as described here.


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When you open the ETL in WPA, click on Profiles->Apply->Browse Catalog and select the file FullBoot.Boot.wpaprofile you see this overview: and see a 58s delay in PreSessionInit/PreSMSS-Phase What Happens in This Subphase The PreSMSS subphase begins when the kernel is invoked. During this subphase, the kernel initializes data structures and ...


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Remote booting using Digital IP KVM switch I have a setup where I have a digital IP kvm switch controlling a computer . I can use the switch to remotely shut down this computer . However I cant restart or boot up the computer remotely. Based on the below part from the StarTech SV1641HDIE Enhanced KVM Switch Manual it appears certain features may ...


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Your motherboard does not have any EHCI (USB 2.0) controllers. Intel decided to give those up with the 100-series chipsets. So you have only XHCI (USB 3.0) which Windows 7 knows nothing about. The only reason why you are able to boot to Windows 7 Installation on USB Key is because your PC's BIOS is emulating a hard-drive/CD-ROM from it! Neat trick, but it ...


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I had the same issue Just write your BitLocker password and press enter


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Windows 10 Simple way. Windows+R run 'shell:AppsFolder' You will see all apps in this windows, Create shortcut to the desktop. Then copy that shortcut to the startup folder C:\Users{username}\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Startup


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Disconnect the old HDD (optional but recommended), insert your Win7 Installation media and boot on it. Click Repair your computer, then select your SSD Windows installation and then Next, then at the System Recovery Options menu click Command Prompt. At the Command Prompt enter: bootrec /fixmbr - Writes the Master Boot Record bootrec /fixboot - Writes a ...


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You likely pressed the F12 at computer start up when the Dell logo appeared. Offline diagnostics Dell devices come with pre-boot diagnostics to diagnose hardware issues and capture error codes. This set of diagnostics runs before Microsoft Windows starts, so you can diagnose hardware issues without a working operating system. The initial scan ...


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From what I understand, you made a simple file by file copy of the system partition. This is not enough. In order for your PC to boot to Windows, the BIOS/UEFI (the embedded program in the motherboard) needs to know where Windows files are. It does so by reading a special part of the hard drive which tells it where to look for Windows. This part is not a ...


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Turns out Secure Boot will do that. Disable that in BIOS (probably was disabled but lost the setting with the dead CMOS battery) and it works again.


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You would see a blank screen, instead of the windows logo startup. It just makes startup slightly faster. But, don't do it! if you schedule a disk scan (chkdsk) you won't be able to see what is going on. Instead, it will seem like your computer has frozen on a blank screen.


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Despite those errors coming through on the console you should be able to issue commands via a vterm (ctrl+f2-7) if you just hit enter or ctrl+l (that's a lowercase L, for clarity) you should get a bash prompt. You could certainly try reinstalling gnome-session via that shell, just to see if that resolves the issue.. However, I hate to say it, but seeing ...


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It seems to me that most of the time is spent waiting for the BIOS to finish booting - Try booting to the BIOS and checking hard drive boot order, if its doing a full memory check before booting.


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Same here: Solved this problem using this answer: http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows8_1-security/bitlocker-pin-pre-boot-screen-empty/f985c4f6-dd71-4586-bd46-50f513432bb3?auth=1 The moment it started talking about fonts I realised - maybe everything is working just fine - just the text isn't displayed. Type your password as usual ...


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It turns out that I was looking at the whole problem the wrong way. It didn't have anything to do with anything after the installation, but everything during the installation. After I had done many hours of research, I found a few people that said there was a bug in the installation process. There is a bug, but it's not what they thought it was. Think about ...


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When reinstalling Windows 7, Windows overwrote Grub. You can use the Ubuntu Boot Rescue live image to repair Grub.


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There are probably old and unused kernel images residing in /boot. According to this post http://unix.stackexchange.com/a/83420/176600 you can remove them with yum autoremove.


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You should first try to re-seat the hard disk as, over time, the connectors can oxidise and get dirty causing a bad connection which results in the hard disk no longer being detected (and hence not being able to be booted from). This does mean you will need to look up how to remove the hard disk from your netbook - some are easy and take only a few minutes ...


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I don't think that Windows has a native way of doing this. DISKPART doesn't support it. I have had plenty of problems with Microsoft's "Windows USB/DVD Tool", so I just grab the iso file and use Rufus instead. Never had any problems with Rufus, and it's 4x as fast as Microsoft's tool.


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Based on the fact that you already reset the BIOS settings and even tried an external drive, this appears to be a hardware issue. To troubleshoot this, you need to check if the problem is with the motherboard, power supply, or the hard drive. The problem is most likely caused by a faulty motherboard but I've seen similar cases with any of these components ...


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There are three possible ways to solve this: Make your motherboard forget its settings. (Take the battery out, see the many posts on BIOS resets) Borrow a wired keyboard. Find a tool which lets you edit the motherboards saved configuration. While in theory this is neat, it is also something with which I have no experience at all. Personally I would go ...


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I found the answer - you need to switch RAID to AHCI for the SATA operation. This way you can boot in UEFI Secure Boot OFF and get the SSD mounted. Check this http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2301071&page=2


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can I boot and run the PC without problems after I install everything I need and the graphics card is removed? I can confirm that my Asus M5A97 R2.0 can boot without a graphics card. I installed a nvidia card to do a centos server install and when I was finished I removed the card and did everything else I needed via ssh. I rebooted and it worked fine. It ...



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