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This is probably a motherboard issue Your symptoms strongly suggest an electronic problem in the motherboard, since you've noted that it always happens before Windows starts booting up. It's quite unlikely that a laptop AC adapter would do this as the battery should be able to keep the system running even if the adapter failed. If you can confirm that the ...


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Remove the hard drive before booting into the SSD for the first time The problem you experienced is caused by the Windows installation on the SSD continuing to reference the old hard drive. As a result, Windows incorrectly assigns a drive letter that is not C: to the SSD. Because the system assumes that key system files are in C:, several core components ...


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This may be a little scary if you've only used Windows, but get a Linux "live" DVD or CD. That will let you boot from the optical disk without changing the hard drive. You'll be able to plug in an external drive and then copy files using the File Manager (graphical user interface; not exactly Windows but close enough for comfort) or, for extra points, the ...


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AFAIK there is no full replacement for chkdsk. You basically have two options use ntfsfix ntfsfix is part of ntfs-3g and should be pre-installed on your Ubuntu LiveMedium. It can fix only some fundamental issues with NTFS, but it always triggers a chkdsk on next Windows-startup. In some cases this can be enough to get it back to a usable state ...


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You've either got a defective RAM module, or you're getting a bad connection in the RAM slot. The only sensible way to test would be to install your RAM in another motherboard compatible with that exact module type, or conversely try a known good, identical module ("known good" by way of being pulled from a working computer) in your motherboard.


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See the problem-diagnosing chart in this answer. Based on that chart, the problem is either a Power Supply failure or a motherboard failure. I would favor a motherboard failure, since you say that the laptop works perfectly well when it boots up successfully, but you could further test this by using stress tests of CPU and GPU, to see if any power problem ...


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I would say that there is not the best choice of USBCreator to make bootable USB-flash drive (sounds strange isn't it?). Much more better way through command line: sudo dd if='ubuntu-14.10-desktop-amd64.iso' of=/dev/sdb bs=16M Where if is input file. of is destination file. bs - read up to BYTES bytes at a time. Note: Be careful while specifying path ...


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Install Windows 7 on your SSD with your setup CD. Just one day, you don't need to activate the system with key. 1. Restart the computer, enter the BOIS, setting CD-ROM or USB as the first boot devices. Then install Windows 7 on your SSD. Now you can do anything with your HHD, except migrating OS, software or fixing your unbootable OS.


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If you read this Arch Linux forum page, you will find that several people have had the same issue you have. The consensus seems to be that GRUB2 has problems booting off a logical partition. It is impossible however to make a precise recommendation in your case because you do not include enough info in your post. It would be helpful to have the output of ...



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