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I reconnected the SATA cables in a different order and it cleared things up. I had my optical drive in a higher priority (I think) than one of my HDDs. I have no idea why this would cause a problem, but I put my optical drive in the lowest priority and it magically worked.


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You could try use Boot-Repair, its an repair tool that solve problems like yours, when you can't boot Ubuntu after installing Windows or another Linux distribution, or when you can't boot Windows after installing Ubuntu, or when GRUB is not displayed anymore, some upgrade breaks GRUB, etc I suggest the best way to use Boot-Repair is to create a disk ...


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What happens if I install Linux mint on preinstalled partition which has Ubuntu14.04? As already answered in comments, your Ubuntu 14.04 will be inaccessible(lost) as Linux Mint will format the partition and install its own files. Can I do that and what will if I do that? Yes, you can do that. You can make a live USB or CD/DVD to boot into Linux ...


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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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Go to Computer Management\Services and change the TeamViewer service from Automatic to Automatic (Delayed Start).


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This problem cause you tried install CD ISO Image from USB Flash disk. You need just download IMG archive from ZeroShell downloads page, and then write it on Flash Disk by Win32 Disk Imager or other IMG burner.


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Did you do a complete uninstall before reinstalling Teamviewer? Also check your registry to confirm that all traces of Teamviewer have been removed - it's possible that some remnant of the service registration is still present. Reboot and confirm normal boot. Reinstall and test if okay. Service Control manager will by default wait up to 2 minutes for a ...


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You have to set both the BIOS and the OS to AHCI. I suggest you go back into the BIOS and set it to IDE. Then try to boot. To set the OS to AHCI, go to regedit and navigate to: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services In the left pane, click on msahci, in the right pane double click on Start to modify it. In the window that opens change the ...


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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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Open run dialog box and type msconfig in it. Then click on the Startup tab Select the programs which you want to automatically start when you boot Windows. Click on ok button and restart your computer. This is the most easiest way to add startup programs.


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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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I did something similar to the original poster, except I used GParted's liveCD as a live USB (it contains TestDisk). It was really important to pick EFI GPT for the partition table type. Not Mac, not Intel, but EFI GPT. Anything else doesn't find your partitions and searching for them takes a LONG time. Additionally, once I found my partitions almost ...


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I don't know much about boot disks, but perhaps you did something wrong while creating the boot disk. If you have a computer running Windows, OSX, or Linux, you can use a boot disc creator. If you have a windows computer, I would recommend YUMI by pen drive Linux. It is a very esy to use tool, and is even multi-bootable. This means you can have more than one ...


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I have also same problem but I replace hard disk PCB board then my PC boot automatically. And you find which part problem in PC you just remove your HDD and then start your PC Without pressing any key like F2 DEL etc you showing message select boot device properly then faulty your hard disk other then can't show any other error.


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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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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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The boot drive in Windows has to be the "C:" drive. When you cloned the OS files to the SSD, you needed to disconnect the C: drive, designate in the BIOS to boot with just the SSD and then change its drive letter before you actually boot up into Windows so Windows will see the C drive again. Once that is done and the SSD, all by itself , has booted to ...


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Ok heres the answer, theres a file ntdll in system32 folder. Boot into linux and move that file somewhere else as a backup. Now tje windows boots comes to the logo, and restarts.


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I'm not entirely sure why I got down-voted...I asked a legitimate question and addressed the comments in a timely manner. I'm still having this issue and I still suspect that it has to do with Kubuntu 14.01. I verified that the RAM is compatible with my computer by plugging the specs into pcpartpicker.com (using newegg's specs data). I have also read up on ...


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To prevent you from duplicating the hard drive and installing Windows on other computers without buying a new license. Linux doesn't need to be reinstalled when you change motherboard or CPU.


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according to EightForums in windows it is caused mostly by updates. Try uninstalling updates from last 2-3 weeks and you will see. also try running memory test to see if there is no issue with memory. and lastly check if you are booting in EFI mode or legacy. legacy mode can cause this as well with some help from updates.


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I had experienced something similar before with a laptop and this may help you. I had plugged in external monitor and still no image showed, so i used the Fn+F5 keys to use the projector/external display and then the monitor came up but it was as if there is no driver, very low resolution with probably 16 bit colors. This led me to remove my display driver ...


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You can set a BIOS password so that you have to enter the password before it boots into the OS. http://www.wikihow.com/Set-a-BIOS-Password-on-Your-Laptop


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I highly doubt that the Windows OS (much less your Data) is "damaged." I've come in contact with dozens of computers that seem like they went bad because a user profile went corrupt. It's not a common issue but it happens, especially with Windows 7. This being said I wouldn't blame your friend. You're going to need to perform a startup repair. This can be ...


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I've just received my tablet back from warranty repair. They changed motherboard, so I suppose that it was eMMC failure.


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The article Windows Update KB3033929 Update Loop contains the only two known solutions for this update loop. Before starting, I suggest taking an image backup of the entire disk and verifying that you have the proper boot CD or USB required to restore it in case of catastrophe. I would suggest in the future to always take such an image backup before doing ...


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As far as I can tell, it looked better. And it makes sense because linux does not mount HDDs unless I need them. The second sentence in this statement is incorrect. I don't see you mentioning anywhere which specific Linux distribution you're using, but it's probably safe to say that any desktop- or server-oriented Linux distribution mounts all file ...


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My T400 stuck at the splash screen just like that from one day to another, after a trip. The problem was a broken USB port, which had one of its connectors in short with the port's shield. After the removal of the shortage, works as before. Hope it helps.


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Sounds like you didn't manage to actually boot the bootloader into the new drive. Boot with both drives in place, and assuming your new windows install is c: bootsect /nt60 c: /force /mbr to force windows to install a new mbr into c: bcdboot c:\windows /s c: to install bcd should do the trick I believe. Shutdown, unplug the old drive and try again. If ...


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Could you take a snapshot even if via a smartphone of your bios boot options and the front page? I may be able to diagnose it. Else try to reseast the hdd. Put the new one in the old slot and see if that makes a difference. If it doesn't leave the new one in the old slot, and put the old one in the new one, restart your machine and see if it can boot. If it ...


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This can be done with another Windows 8.1 computer using the Recovery Drive tool, however both Windows environments must be the same build (version and language) to make the Safe Mode option appear. The Recovery Drive makes a bootable usb that enables the usual troubleshooting tools, these useful options are not available in a USB/DVD installation disk ...


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Normally /var/folders should be properly purged and regulated by the system when necessary. Removing some things from there without knowing what's removed can likely cause some unexpected and highly undesirable results. If you're talking about cleaning this folder manually at reboot, I think it should be safe as it's not likely to be used by some running ...


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I would install from a virtual CD ROM which you can get from here - or any other if you have a preference. It looks like the old 7zip trick to reveal the .exe does not work.


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I believe that part of the client PXE boot is to locate a bootable file with all or part of the MAC address as the filename (HEX to test) when it loads from the designated source system. Thus if you MAC address was AA:BB:CC:DD:EE:FF then a bootfile names AABBCCDDEEFF would be located on the server. Failing that it would then try filename AABBCCDDEE, ...


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Rod, your site is one I had already spent several hours reading. Thx. I had already installed rEFInd! So I am pleased you chose to help me out. Wish I could say all is crystal clear now. Ok so now I understand rEFInd will automatically find kernals and add them to the menu. So I set it up as the default load in my CMOS settings. Now a new ...


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First, use disk UUIDs like @grawity said. If you want to know the UUIDs of everything that looks like a block device to Linux, use the blkid command. I think you can do something like blkid /dev/sda to find out the UUID of sda as well. Another thing you can do is use the symlinks in /dev/disk/by-id which are created for each disk based on the bus it's ...


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First, some basics.... There are two critical classes of programs involved in booting a computer, under either BIOS or EFI: The boot manager -- This program presents a menu or otherwise enables the user to select which OS to boot. The boot loader -- This program loads an OS kernel into memory and starts it running. Some programs, including GRUB and most ...


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I'd suggest to try and factory reset the bios by removing the bios jumpers from the motherboard and reseating them. But I wouldn't suggest you do it unless you know how to disassemble and 're assemble and know at least the basics of where the components are located and how to remove them. I learned to do so by watching YouTube videos and self discovery. ...


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I just discovered after painstakingly researching and pulling hair for a day. I was booting amd64 WinPE from a USB 3.0. This was not allowing me to copy the boot files. AS I said in my question, the command bcdboot d:\windows /s c: Would return BFSVC: Failed to create a new system store. Status = [c000003a] I then just burned the WinPE to a disk and ...


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Try this, it works for me Validate and Fix the File System This runs the check disk program to detect and attempt to repair problems on one partition. For example, to repair the C: drive: At the prompt type: chkdsk c: /r Repair the Boot Process Typically this is used if Windows doesn't start and you can't get to the safe mode menu. You might also ...


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If you have preinstalled ruby rails, then just type rails s , if you want to change port and access then rails s -pXXXX , where 'XXXX' stands for the port number you want to run it on eg. rails s -p8080, where i am running rails server on port 8080


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Ok so reflashing the BIOS solved the problem. I am still clueless as to what caused it in the first place. It seems like somehow the BIOS was corrupted by the dualboot system if that is even possible.


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Check your dts files for such entries: qcom,cont-splash-enabled: --- a/arch/arm/boot/dts/msm8226-sec-matissewifi-r03.dtsi +++ b/arch/arm/boot/dts/msm8226-sec-matissewifi-r03.dtsi @@ -752,5 +752,5 @@ }; &dsi2lvds_wxga_vid_r01 { - qcom,cont-splash-enabled; + };


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Two simple commands would make disk 0 (SSD) bootable. Disk has already an active partition. bcdboot Z:\windows /s Z: where Z: is drive letter of SSD just in case boot records can be updated bootsect /nt60 Z: /mbr where Z: is again your SSD drive You can use bootsect.exe from Visual BCD installation directory, from Windows Recovery or Windows PE. ...


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I solved it by downloading, and booting from, the boot-repair tool and that solved my boot issues by overwriting the MBR with grub instead of Windows boot loader


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Okay, finally resolved it. It would seem that the BX100 with a GPT partition is not recognized by the laptop (and Windows OEM won't install on MBR partition). I will attribute this to either SSD firmware or old BOIS. If anyone can shed light on UEFI plays into the mix it will be educating! Eitherway, I swapped my Desktop's (year old Kingston V300) SSD with ...


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Your safest way with the least headaches would be to install Win7 on one drive with all other drives disconnected. Then install Debian on the next drive with all other drives disconnected. That way the bootmgr of W7 and the Debian Grub do not get into each other's way. For selecting an OS you go to the temporary BIOS boot order and select the disk with the ...


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You could pull the battery out for 10 mins as a starter; then check everything is properly seated. Some mobo's, btw, don't have a beeper, though they usually have the header for one. I always carry a portable one, soldered to a header plug.


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Crucial's compatible memory modules for your laptop are using 1.35V voltage, while your new modules require 1.5V. This could be the issue. Setting higher voltage or lowering frequency could help, but I doubt that your laptop's BIOS has this settings. So try to find 1.35V modules and see if it helps.


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You can remove the reset wire that is attached to the motherboard. It's possible the reset switch is stuck in the engaged position forcing the system to continually cycle. As well, unplug any USB devices or peripherals that you can to identify the device that may be causing the hanging, this includes CD's or DVD's that may be in a ROM tray and what not. ...



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