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Try formatting your entire drive and installing Windows 8 again. The problem lies with the boot manager, which lies in its own small partition of 100-300 MB. Windows creates it, and it's not visible to you. Just reinstall it after completely formatting your hard drive.


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Disable UEFI Boot and try again (enable CSM Boot). If you install Windows you may want to enable UEFI Boot after the installation.


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Assuming the computer exhibits the same fault with or without the battery in - and when running off mains power, it is most likely coincidental - Maybe you knocked the hard computer when you were returned home from where you got the new battery and damaged something. There is a very, very, very slim possibility there is some DRM in the battery which is ...


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Pop off the side panel and Look and see how your hard drive is connected to the motherboard. SATA 0 is your main C Drive. SATA 1 will be a secondary drive. If you have IDE, you will have a IDE Primary and IDE Secondary. You can only have as many drives as you have SATA controller ports on your MB so there are only 2-3 (4?) possibilities. Just look and see it ...


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Sounds to me like you've locked the proverbial keys in the car. I don't know much about Linux, but I would get Ubuntu on a flash drive and start it up. From there, download a boot repair program so you can avoid the crypto problem altogether. https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Boot-Repair


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Did you physically move the hard drive itself, or did you just clone (or worse, copy&paste?) If you physically moved the hard drive from the laptop to an external casing... this might sound weird, but there's a chance it might be the wrong USB port. I was installing an OS on a clean computer (no OS) and the computer wouldn't boot from the install USB ...


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ok i already got it. finally i win microsoft.. lool the problem was the grubx64.efi and bootx64.efi. in paste efi/boot/ the files didnt work the i change one the ubuntu boot and another from fedora and finally the mix work with rEFInd. now i have windows 8.1/kali linux and ubuntu in my asus x551cap.


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Figured it out: First, I thought maybe my use of symbols (non-alphanumeric characters) was screwing up the password somehow. I removed these from the BIOS password but I still wasn't getting into the UEFI successfully. Decided to re-read the user manual again (which does not mention UEFI setup password specifically, only "Setup Password"), but more ...


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I was able to create a bootable Win 7 recovery USB by loading a Windows 7 ISO in VirtualBox on OS X


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There is a way to get Win8/8.1 to do a full shutdown by typing it into a command prompt: "shutdown /s /f /t 0" (from http://www.thewindowsclub.com/force-full-shutdown-fully-reinitialize-windows-8) Given that you're dual-booting though, you probably want to disable the hybrid shutdown anyway. I've had to do the same on the Win10 test laptop I dual-boot ...


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By default, a Windows 8/8.1 shutdown is not a real shutdown. Instead, it is hybrid shutdown where contents of memory are saved to disk. This allows for a faster startup. However, turning on the PC after a hybrid shutdown does not allow for pressing F1 or F12 during startup. Solution: There are several ways to enter Setup Utility (F1) or the Boot Menu ...


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No, you can't do that conversion with diskpart and retain your data. You can do the conversion with gdisk (included with Ubuntu) and retain your on-partition data, but neither OS will be bootable after you complete the conversion. You can restore both OSes to bootability, but it's a bit of a hassle. Why do you want to do this conversion? The most compelling ...


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This is based from my Experience! (Using Bootable USB Memory) First, note that this mini laptop processor is x64 support, but the BIOS is 32 bit. for that reason never try to install a 64bit windows version if you do the system never recognize the USB Unit. Prepare your USB unit with Rufus 2.2 as indicated below: 1) Select your windows ISO 32bit 2) This ...


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As emirjonb said, the Operating System has nothing to do with the bios, infact the bios is still fully functioning with no HDD's at all. Del is sometimes the key to enter the BIOS, most likely your just need to be faster, keep pressing the key from bootup until you are in the bios.


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Bios has nothing to do with the Operating System you have on your HDD so don't worry about it. I think that you just have to be a little faster entering Bios setup


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You can access the BIOS and check the temperature for the CPU first in order to identify CPU or RAM problem, CPU usually will automatically shutdown for around over 100 degree celsius, the heatsink of the fan may not be probably installed. You should back to the shop and ask them to fix it.


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Do a full shutdown of Windows, not the "hybrid" shutdown e.g. in a Command dialog type shutdown -s -f -t 0. Holding Shift while shutting down normally may also work. Hold F2 before you power up and keep it pressed, then Press the power key to start up, releasing F2 after BIOS screen appears. See also Toshiba's tips on BIOS.


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Yes. Myself successfully moved /boot into the BTRFS system as a subvolume. No special consideration necessary - just don't forget to reinstall grub and rebuild the initramfs. edit: Will require running grub2-mkconfig -o /boot/grub2/grub.cfg after every upgrade involving a kernel (linux, memtest, etc) or during/after a fedora upgrade (fedup) as grubby does ...


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Bad Sectors on Disk As the Windows has already attempted to rectify the situation with a Check Disk to some partial success I would assumed from the information given that one or more of your HDD's is failing. Test for Bad Sectors There are many software suites out there dedicated to checking the integrity of Hard Disk Drives. I personally use HDD ...


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In case you do have a classical hard disk (no SSD) built in that may be a sign of a dying disk. If there are read errors on the disk the software / operating system tries to read over and over again several times until it ultimately fails after several attempts (or succeeds after a few attempts) - and that slows down everything. First make sure that you ...


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If your laptop boots in EUFI mode but the SSD does not have a GPT, it can't find any partitions to boot from. Changes are the disk has an old style MBR (Master Boot Record), or no partition at all. Or the other way around: the BIOS boots in legacy mode and the SSD has a GPT and a dummy MBR. To fix this, you must boot from an external media (USB stick, ...


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the NP355V5C is 6-bit and ships with 64-bit Windows 8; see Samsung's specs. You need to disable UEFI (i.e. enable CSM mode) as well as enable Legacy mode and change the boot order. Samsung has a guide to downgrading to Windows 7, which shows how to boot from alternate media. See also How to Boot from a USB, most of which also applies to CD.


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.iso files like to have the OS up and running that is called live-cd, due to some limitation of Windows you can't running a full OS at live mode (possible Windows PE only) or you may try ubuntu


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Although I can add program in Schedule Task, or use other app to start this exe file successfully on startup, I wonder if there is anyway to start it directly. Run it as a Scheduled Task "at log on" rather than "on startup."


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@ms mann -- i really believe i've answered your question with my findings, if i've understood your quest correctly. because, i ran into the same problems as you wrote about in your final post -- you found that even though you were BOOTING from the desired partition, it was actually your ORIGINAL install that was being booted -- due to the identical nature ...


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@ispiro -- i really believe i've answered your question with my findings, if i've understood your quest correctly. In any case, have a look at my solution post to my quest, here: How to run a 2nd boot instance of Windows 7 on another partition? Best!


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AT LAST !! Success after several years of wondering/experimenting/failing !! Maybe this thread should be retitled -- "native boot 2 (identical or differential) clones from the same lineage, on the same disk (from different partitions, of course)" Short Description: ASS-uming you understand, & correctly implement, a proper BCD [which just might ...


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you don't need a live cd to solve this, since most people are afraid of the grub command line, i will post this : grub> ls ( here you should see a list of devices/partitions ) now we must find the partition that contains /boot grub> ls (hd0,gpt1)/ # you may see msdos instead of gpt and the slash is necessary if this is the right partition we should see : ...


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Change the boot priority in BIOS setup so that the HDD that you want to install Windows 10 on gets first priority. Windows setup will use this HDD to configure a system partition on, with all the necessary boot files to boot the new Windows installation. You may even choose to install Windows on a different HDD, but it is the HDD that has the first priority ...


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Easy :) Step1: shut your system Step2: press assist key Step3: Choose Start Bios setup that's all...! To install OS, Insert the OS dvd before doing above 3 steps. Then in the Bios, go to Boot and under the Boot Configuration change the boot mode from UEF to legacy. Finally save it. Enjoy!!!


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Use sysprep. run>sysprep>enter>select Audit mode+tick generalize>select shutdown>select OK>power system back on>install driver. If it wont boot, boot off of a W7 DVD, go into the Recovery , at the 1st screen press 'shift+F10', in the CMD windows that follows, navigate to "C:\WINDOWS\System32\oobe\" and type "msoobe.exe" [Enter]. A window should pop up, ...


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Call me Captain Obvious but the problem is that you broke your PSU in three different ways: you bust capacitors, you replaced one of them with the wrong value, and you blew the fuse. When the fuse blew, there's a good chance you destroyed more of the electronics, since fuses take a very long time to melt compared to how long it takes electronic components ...


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You can script using diskpart. ex. select vdisk file="%driveletter%:\my.vhd" attach vdisk This has to be called from the bat file extension DiskPart /s c:\windows\temp\diskpartscript.txt if you need to modify the dispartscript.txt during the process use > to carat the response to a text file then call it from your bat


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The menu to which you refer is the firmware's built-in boot manager. Its entries are stored in NVRAM, and can be edited by any number of tools in various environments: Some EFIs provide a means to do this via their setup utility. Details vary from one system to another, though, and many don't permit you to add or delete boot manager entries. The EFI ...


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I'm a little late, but the meta-distribution Gentoo would be a great choice. Based on my own experience, I'd call it "Linux From Scratch made easy", and it has some of the best documentation I've ever seen. You start with a very small set of pre-compiled programs for your CPU architecture which can immediately be recompiled if wanted, it has a package ...


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OS-Uninstaller is a small graphical tool to perform a clean and quick uninstall of any operating system (Windows, Mac OS X, Ubuntu, other Linux distributions..) of your computer. Download Boot-Repair-Disk. Then create a live USB of it with UNetbootin from the Ubuntu Software Center. Boot with it. A window (Boot-Repair) will appear, close it. Then launch ...


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Unlike flash memory, the BIOS settings non-volatile memory (which has, at least historically, often been implemented using complementary metal-oxide-semiconductor technology, hence the "CMOS memory" nickname) gets cleared if power is removed from it. A small battery connected to the motherboard provides power when external power is removed from the ...


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thanks for answer and sorry so now i can reply. yes i already install the rEFInd and only show windows. i cant create a mkdir becouse he dont allow. im trying this such a long time im exaust and let me say: i m tired and i dont think i can do this.im just askme why can i install kali in the windows envoirment like any other program, and keep me doing that ...


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As it turns out, one cannot remove the recovery partition from an HP Stream laptop as it uses a new OS layout called WIMBoot. In brief, the recovery partition contains essential compressed .wim files that Windows loads as needed during normal operation. Thus deleting the recovery drive thoroughly breaks your OS. I had wondered why, after copying the ...


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Windows services starting up are logged as events in the System Event log. See Are there any log file about Windows Services Status? for more information. MyEventViewer, by Nirsoft allows you to easily export Windows Event Logs to a comma separated file. See How to Create Your Own Windows Event Log Notification System for a nice automated way to use ...


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The command tasklist in Windows Command Prompt shows a static snapshot of all running programs and services, but it sounds like you need a process monitoring program. Sysinternals.com (on Microsoft Technet) has a free process monitor you can customize with your own filtering rules. Sysinternals.com also has a Startup Monitor called Autoruns (also on ...


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You need to access a partition manager, such as GParted, and modify the partition that corresponds to J: such that it has the boot/system flag set. Once you are able to boot into Windows with only your new disk (this might not be trivial), go to Disk Management and remap all of your drive letters to your former ones, if need be.


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You can mess with the boot order/rule if you start CMD and type msconfig To change an existing drive letter on a drive, on a partition, or on a volume, follow these steps: 1.Log on as Administrator or as a member of the Administrators group. 2.Click Start, click Control Panel, and then click Performance and Maintenance. 3.Click Administrative Tools, ...


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Apparently, the reason the screen goes blank is that, despite my BIOS settings, the DVI port is still activated and, for some reasons, the kernel switch to it during boot. So, the signal is lost on VGA port. I bought a DVI-HDMI adapter and I'm using a HDMI monitor to interact with the server.


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Well why don't you simply copy the shortcut of the program to the Startup folder and on its properties, enable the administrator permissions on the Compatibility tab?


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Among others this error is thrown by grub if it can't access the partition which contains the grub installation (/boot/grub). This could happen the grub in use is not configured like expected and therefore does not install needed modules by itself into core.img. (I am not sure if this is the source of problem as the UUID should IMHO be shown using blkid in ...


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The easiest way to do this is just installing Windows on the HDD. After booting into it, create a boot environment on the partition on the SSD. You do that using bcdboot.exe, e.g. bcdboot C:\Windows /s E: /f ALL Then you have to add an entry to the bcd store on the SSD pointing to your harddrive partition (using bcdedit.exe). Also change the boot order ...


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If the only thing that changed is the RAM, and Windows fails to boot, all signs point to bad RAM. I have seen Linuxes boot and run with bad RAM... until it tries to write to the bad part of the RAM. Try a memory testing tool like MemTest86.


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NVMe boot support is required. If your motherboard does not support it, then you won't be able to boot from a NVMe drive.


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Uninstalling any one OS in dual boot system can be done simple. Have a look on uninstall windows 7 on a multiboot system



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