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Here are the things I would try in your situation, listed in the order I'd attempt each: Try another DVD drive. Yours may not be reliably reading the data on your installation disc. Try another installation disc. This issue has bad media written all over it. Try another installation disc, burned from yet another DVD burner. Yes, this issue has bad ...


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This problem can resolve by install zeroshell from zeroshell command line, In my case: Install zeroshell to VirtualBox using ISO file, Open virtual machine, Plug usb, Comback to virtual machine, press A and select USB to install, Then i can boot from my usb with zeroshell


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I dealt with this problem with my SanDisk drive and the only solution for me was to purchase another drive. Check your drive in the "This PC" menu of your computer. Flash drives usually show up as a removable disk. This information about this drive being bootable or or is usually contained within the flash drive itself. Here is mine, for example: . To ...


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As it seems your bios may not support USB flash drives. I recommend you to use PLoP: Boot From a USB Drive Even if your BIOS Won’t Let You You’ve always got a trusty bootable USB flash drive with you to solve computer problems, but what if a PC’s BIOS won’t let you boot from USB? We’ll show you how to make a CD or floppy disk that will let you boot ...


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If you can get on to OS X, hold CMD+R to get into recovery mode. That is all I know. You can try reinstalling OS X from there (No data loss).


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On some notebooks keeping esc key pressed during poweron give access to bios messages and f-keys


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Check ram. Download and use memtest: http://www.memtest86.com There is a similar tool on windows 7 cd (maybe on vista too) but i prefer memtest for this job.


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From the manual for your notebook: "To enter BIOS setup utility, press F2 when the Lenovo logo appears on the screen while the computer is starting up." Additionally (from the manual): "Press F12 when the Lenovo logo appears on the screen while the computer is starting up to select the device you want the computer starts from." GRUB can't ...


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Try the below steps to get into BIOS and restore default settings, Perform a Power Drain Remove the battery and Power cable Press the power button for 5+ seconds to drain the leftout power Now insert Battery, turn on the laptop and try hitting F1 to enter BIOS Once access BIOS restore default settings and check whether the system successfully boot up ...


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Try the below steps to get into BIOS, Perform a Power Drain Remove the battery and Power cable Press the power button for 5+ seconds to drain the leftout power Now insert Battery, turn on the laptop and try hitting F1 to enter BIOS If the above method fails, Completely shutdown the notebook by holding down the power button for 5+ seconds. Then, ...


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It seems that you can't disable fast start in Windows 8.1 without administrative rights. In your case you can have a try with command prompt to reset it. Here are detailed steps below: Access Window 8.1 Advances Startup Options (http://tinyurl.com/alxcwxs) and click on Troubleshoot, then Advanced options, and finally Command Prompt. Type the following ...


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Yes, you will have an entry about Ubuntu operating system information similar to Windows 8.1


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I own a blackwidow 2012 keyboard and I have the exact problem (I run Win7 64x). Although it doesn't bother me, I'm fairly certain it's to do with: Synapse 2.0 When you do a cold startup, the PC needs to load a number of services to get the system running. The more software/programs you have on your rig, the longer this will take and this causes IO ...


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It seems Your MB has two RAM slots. So things to try: install only new RAM rise voltage of RAM if BIOS has such option switch slots of new and old RAM


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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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The best option would be to use a cloning software to clone the one drive over to the other (Something like norton ghost or Clonezilla would do it). After the cloning operation is done you can expand the partition to fit the entire size of the disk using computer management -> then disk management tools in the control panel. AFAIK you can't use a windows ...


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If you've already re-seated all plugs, cards, and memory and still can't get it running... Unplug the AC power, hold in the power button for 10 seconds, sometimes this works to bleed down the capacitors in the power circuit. Then plug in AC power and try it out. Even if it does work, I'd replace that Power Supply Unit, it's most likely the culprit.


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Your desktop peripheral is different from your laptop peripheral. So, when you install or load an operating system your operating system gets configured with respect to the peripheral hardware which it is installed on including the motherboard. So to avoid such a situation you should there are two ways to fix your problem. 1) clone your operating system from ...


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The bios settings may be different to motherboard to motherboard. You can install the OS when the new SSD is connected to your Laptop and try booting it up. The problem might be because of the different motherboard on the different systems.


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Follow these Remove the RAM Rub the golden platings at bottom of RAM with eraser Clean the RAM slots with a dry brush Insert RAM again Let me know if that works.


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Or boot to Windows 8 and use a BCD editor to overwrite grub. You can also use windows start-up DVD to rewrite the BCD. I'm doing about the same thing, but I'm trying to get the metro windows boot manager... still can't get it off of the legacy text-style loader.


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Just create new task in the Task Scheduler. Make it run under your account, provide it with password so it can run without login. Schedule it upon startup and point it to the uTorrent executable.


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I found a solution without a Live CD and a new Windows install. I had exactly the same problem, but not from a virus but an SSD upgrade: I cloned my running Windows (both 100MB hidden partition and C:) to the new SSD via Reflect based on this tutorial then replaced the hardware. My Windows was a traditional install Windows=C:, 100MB boot=hidden, but I ...


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The easiest way to go about this mess, is to install Windows first, then install any Linux Distro afterwards. You can look at this article if you intend to add it manually,http://askubuntu.com/questions/528947/how-to-add-windows-8-entry-to-grub-after-boot-repair but the risk is if you mess it up you won't access either.


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The screenshots helped, than you! If you have not appreciated the very concept of data backup before - change your thinking. Your basic problem comes down to this: fix or re-install. Since you have made some efforts resulting in worsening the situation.... Your overall issue has nothing to do with the OS used (Linux and/or Windows). Once loosing boot ...


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There are many different pc firmware softwares (BIOSes/UEFIs) on computers produced by ASUS which have different settings available. My very old asus motherbord does have a setting to switch on/of the logo but I can't tell it in your case. Things I would suggest you to do: find the manual of your system and search the firmware section visit any page of ...


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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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To be honest I recommend against such automated usb makers, one can often do exactly the same with standard GNU/linux tools, eg dd, grub and syslinux (and there are windows ports of said tools.) But, to answer your question, it could be a number of things. Perhaps the tools in question are not designed with the idea of a 64gb usb stick in mind, perhaps the ...


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Some usb stick manufacturers factory partition drives with tables not suitable for creating a bootable drive. Formatting makes no difference as it does not affect the tables, just erases the contents of the primary, visible partition. (I had issues with a "reputable" brand before with this issue.) If you have access to a Linux box, plug the drive in, find ...


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Looks like your USB stick appears as an external hard drive to the OS. While Linux doesn't care and gives you a standard /dev/sdX device node for it, on which you can still dd almost any ISO image on (I do that with the Archlinux ISO all the time and it works perfectly), Windows obviously likes to complicate things and that doesn't work too well. In ...


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In the terminal, after enabling your root account: sudo fdesetup add -usertoadd root and entering passwords as prompted, should do what you want.


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Here is a site that suggest that it might be a NIC issue: pxe_e39_tftp_cannot_read_from_connection SYMPTOM When being started, the PXE client comes up with the PXE copyright message and completes the DHCP phase, but then displays: PXE-E39: TFTP cannot read from connection Depending on the PXE client's system setup boot device list configuration, the PC ...


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This link seems to provide useful info to solve your issues: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/BootFromSD this of course depend on your computer making


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Was not HDD failure in my case. The HDD did not boot up when plugged into another computer (perhaps because the second computer was not a mac maybe). The HDD still worked after getting wiped however. The mother board shorted out in my case.


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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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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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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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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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Search Google for "Mini Windows XP" and make a bootable. Otherwise: Your machine is updated enough to properly run Windows 7, which is fantastic. The problem lies with your hardware in the machine. Windows XP is no longer a supported OS, this means that hardware is not being built to allow Windows XP to run on it, only newer and more resource heavy OS's, ...


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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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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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I'd like to suggest two different avenues of approach to your problem of running XP apps...I think that dual boot can be problematic and generally try to stay away from this type of situation. There is XP mode available for Windows 7 that allows you to run XP apps on Win 7 by basically running a MS virtual machine with XP. XP mode software is M$ supported ...


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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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After days of fighting with a samsung NP270 I found a way to start the system recovery utiliy 1: remove the hard drive from the laptop 2: start the laptop without cd or hard drives 3: wait for the "All boot options are tried. Press [F4] key to recover with factory image using Recovery or any keys for next boot loop iteration." message 4: very carefully ...


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There is a chance you're facing an HDD failure, but you can try to run the following commands from your Windows 8 USB media: bootsect /nt60 ALL /force bootrec /fixmbr bootrec /fixboot bootrec /rebuildbcd Then restart. If it doesn't solve your boot problem I strongly advise you to boot on some Windows PE based CD/USB media with a GUI (Hiren's boot CD for ...


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Click "Start" (MS Icon) in the system tray. Click "Run..." Type "msconfig" and click "ok". Browse the "Startup" tab to see a list of applications that load on start-up. Be mindful of anything that you enable or disable and if you're uncertain, do your due diligence to find out what it is first. Having said that, if you are looking to add an application ...


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At this stage it is often easiest to get a blanket "no" or "maybe" and some guidance about valuable terms to google for, and that is how this question reads. Blanket answers: Is there a way to back up your files with just the disc you have? No. Is there a way to back up your files? Maybe. Can you determine if you can back up your files? Yes. Is there a way ...


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In the BIOS I can't find any distinction in how the drives are labeled other than 3M/3S/4M/4S/PM/PS. How do I figure out which physical SATA ports these labels correspond to on the motherboard? I'm assuming your motherboard's drive controller is in IDE mode. First let's understand the M and S in the labels. IDE (sometimes referred to as ATA or PATA) ...


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This new UEFI boot scheme is very confusing, I know. Fortunately with the latest Lenovo laptops you don't need to disable secure boot, nor do you need to disable fastboot, nor do you need legacy mode. You don't need any of that. At least for Ubuntu 12 and up. Please put it back. :-) And follow the instructions on the link provided. The only thing that ...


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Well you can try this method: Put the windows DVD in to your machine, and restart it, and press f11 or f12 (so you must be enter to boot mode) After you can enter repair mode and you can select the command mode like in this picture: And as the image is saided, type this command in to command prompt: bootrec /fixmbr (I'm feel so lucky for this image on ...



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