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My PC is not POSTing unless I force it off

I was tinkering around and after resetting default settings in the BIOS the problem is fixed. There was no hardware failure or PSU failure.
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Windows 10 doesn't boot

If Startup Repair can't do its work on the disk, some serious damage was caused, probably by diskpart. I'm afraid you will need to reinstall Windows after saving your data. You could try to install ...
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Checking NVRAM on BootUp

In BIOS, go to "PCI/PnP Configuration"-> change "Clear NVRAM" from "No" to "YES". This problem annoyed me for half a year. One of my Lecroy LABMASTER ...
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Boot stuck on checking NVRAM on bios

In BIOS, go to "PCI/PnP Configuration"-> change "Clear NVRAM" from "No" to "YES". This problem annoyed me for half a year. One of my Lecroy LABMASTER ...
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How to put Windows 10 on a thumb drive with Ventoy to install?

just drag the ISO onto the mounted thumb drive. Apparently you can put as many ISO's as will fit.
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Enter Advanced BIOS Settings

Actually, on my recent Lenovo IdeaPad (08/2023), it works this way: Open UEFI settings and disable "One Key Battery" in "configuration"; F10 then Enter (save and quit); Shutdown ...
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Still unable to install Windows 11 from boot USB flash drive. A media driver is missing

Windows assumes that ISO 9660/UDF filesystems can only be on optical discs. Such a filesystem on anywhere else, and the mount task short circuits. Your only option is to resort to filesystems Windows ...
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Still unable to install Windows 11 from boot USB flash drive. A media driver is missing

I too tried everything you mentioned and it did not work.What did finally do the trick was to use Ventoy but the web version. Run the script: "sudo ./VentoyWeb.sh" and follow the on screen ...
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Two Windows OS choices at boot; how to remove one?

Press Win + R, type msconfig, select Boot, click on entry you want to delete and press Delete
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How to make one partition of a multiple partition USB flash drive bootable?

Here are a few steps to make only one partition on a USB flash drive bootable using Rufus: Insert the USB flash drive and open Disk Management (press Windows Key + R and type 'diskmgmt.msc'). Delete ...
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How to prevent USB-connected printer from causing delay in pre-POST startup?

I decided to have a look in the UEFI setup to see what USB options are available. They were: Power Delivery in Soft Off state (Enabled) Legacy USB Support (Enabled) USB Device Enable (Enabled) ...
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How to prevent USB-connected printer from causing delay in pre-POST startup?

This problem is happening in the BIOS/UEFI with its interaction with the printer, so the first action should be to update all the involved software/firmware. You may find downloads for this printer on ...
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VM UEFI firmware does not recognize SCSI devices

Turns out I forgot to add the VirtIO SCSI controller when configuring the new VM. Adding it allowed my VM to boot into the CD drive and my virtual disk, so I can proceed to install my OS.
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External USB SSD disk fails to mount at boot

My kernel ring buffer contained all the information I needed. $ sudo dmesg ... [ 2.770637] usb 2-1: New USB device found, idVendor=0781, idProduct=55af, bcdDevice=40.55 [ 2.770642] usb 2-1: New ...
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Add "Windows 10" (with Bitlocker encrypted) boot entry to GRUB

Currently im switching with the BIOS/EFI quick boot menu. I would recommend you continue doing that. When BitLocker is configured to use the TPM and Secure Boot (i.e. the PCR7 binding mode), it doesn'...
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Force boot menu selection to always show on XPS 15 running Windows 10

To always boot up to the boot menu : Run an elevated Command Prompt Enter the command: bcdedit /set {bootmgr} displaybootmenu yes. To undo the command, run : bcdedit /set {bootmgr} displaybootmenu ...
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Force boot menu selection to always show on XPS 15 running Windows 10

You could maybe use [rEFInd] to set a boot menu, I use it for dual booting between Windows and Linux and it works nicely. Or you could try this suggestion: https://superuser.com/a/1692548/1887739
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Dual monitors say "no signal" but windows boots completely

As per this entry on Reddit, what you described can happen after BIOS update. Follow the instruction manual for you MB on what to do in case of a BIOS update that failed, alternatively try to do what ...
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Dual monitors say "no signal" but windows boots completely

Theoretically the "F" processor line on intel shouldn't come with integrated graphics, but just in case I'd give it a shot to boot without the GPU for one to see if it at least shows you the ...
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Why does the OS boot from ext4 on a particular PC only?

UEFI cannot boot from an ext4 filesystem. Your USB stick needs to have an EFI System Partition formatted with a FAT filesystem. The systems that boot ext4 successfully are either Legacy BIOS-based or ...
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Why does the OS boot from ext4 on a particular PC only?

Most likely your other PCs have UEFI without the BIOS-compatibility feature (either because it was disabled out-of-the-box, or because it's outright no longer supported with certain modern systems). ...
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ACPI BIOS Error at start : AE_AML_BUFFER_LIMIT

I found solution : doing a manual fsck to repair file system.
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How to boot a Linux system without graphical server

Boot (live) linux under systemd without graphical server Using often Live install images as maintenance tool, in many different situation, I'm sometime interested by booting without starting graphical ...
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Create bootable USB flash drives

Before anything else, Diskpart is not a MS-DOS program. It's a Windows program that only happens to be a console program, but it does most of its job by talking to the Windows "Virtual Disk ...
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Create bootable USB flash drives

Although you list many multi-boot tools, you don't give any details as to the problems you have encountered with them, which makes it impossible for us to correct the errors. Perhaps it would be ...
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Cloned SSD does not boot – a new twist

You need to turn off 'secure boot' within the bios. Some bios require an admin password set in order to turn off. Once this 'feature' is switched off the new SSD should boot.
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Cloned SSD does not boot – a new twist

It may because the drivers of the old SSD and the new SSD are different. Install just 4TB SSD and boot your system using Windows installation media. After booting and click "Next", click &...
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Change boot device with multiple Windows 10 installations

This boot problem means that the EFI partition is on the HDD and not on the SSD. I suggest to physically disconnect the HDD and then Run a Startup Repair. This will create the EFI partition on the SSD....
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Change boot device with multiple Windows 10 installations

So long as the SSD is empty, you can clone the Windows 10 HDD to the SSD using a software like AOMEI Backupper or Easeus ToDo, remove the old HDD and it will boot up fine. If you have something like a ...
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Repairing Windows installation that can't boot

RAID0 Striping In RAID0 arrays data is striped. This means that data is split across the drives and reading/writing is a lot faster because all the drives are used in parallel. Data It also means that ...
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Repairing Windows installation that can't boot

Your laptop is beyond the point where trying to repair the OS makes sense. Obtain a >=500GB external USB drive, boot up your live system, and backup your files off the borked laptop. When the ...
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Issue setting UEFI admin password

I found this list of BIOS versions where there are two QDNV0111.V10 BIOS for Q20321G9 with C3558R dating from 2023-8-29. Once you decide which one sounds like yours, you may download from here. ...
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Repairing Windows installation that can't boot

SATA configuration in the BIOS where its set to RAID is not directly relevant to a supposed RAID configuration of your SSDs. If you can see the data in C: which should have the Windows Folders and D: ...
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Repairing Windows installation that can't boot

Please invest a little bit more into a better case description. There are thousands of laptops around and you can't expect others to know that the computer model you are mentionning is one. Instead of ...
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Repairing Windows installation that can't boot

I gotta say, since Windows Recovery was loaded, it'd seem like the OS is, at-least, partially exist. That indicates that the problem is not related to the RAID, and that it works. Otherwise, there ...
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Boot loop and BSOD after attempting to reinstall Windows 11 on a brand new computer

Although the Windows 10/11 when downloaded from Microsoft contains many drivers, it can happen that it lacks a driver or two for some specific hardware components. To avoid this problem, it's best to ...
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Repairing Windows installation that can't boot

This sounds like an UEFI/BIOS config problem. If you see all your files on both C: and D: then you must have been in RAID1, not RAID0. The BIOS/UEFI config should reflect this. I suspect the CMOS was ...
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I am unable to write data to the hard drive and cannot backup it

The most likely cause of this is a failing SSD. The better SSDs will protect your data by entering a read-only mode as they approach their true failure state. This allows you the greatest possible ...
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Windows 10 fails to boot after HDD clone to SSD

After using Clonezilla to clone Windows 10 from onboard eMMC to an NVMe SSD, I had to perform the following steps. These should work exactly the same for your situation. Before beginning, I suggest ...
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Display converter cable / display adapter prevents boot

The converter adapter was indeed the cause of the issue. Third converter adapter I bought, work's like a charm.
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How to boot from a USB floppy drive on a UEFI BIOS

One of the FreeDOS requirements is BIOS or UEFI "Legacy" mode This means it necessarily requires a pre-2012 BIOS based computer or a newer one that still supports Legacy/CSM/"BIOS&...
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How to force run an application in the background at startup

Make a link to to the executable and set the link to open Minimized. Runt eh .lnk file at startup, rather than the executable directly. For example, I've a batch file to run Firefox single-instance, ...
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NVMe doesn't boot anymore after swap

The NVMe drive probably isn't in the boot sequence in the UEFI set up. You also might want to use gdisk to restore the partition table from the backup, which is stored on every drive with gpt ...
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NVMe doesn't boot anymore after swap

It looks like the boot partition of the original drive was damaged during removal or reinsertion. Booting from a live USB, e.g, Ubuntu Live, make a complete image of the drive as it is now. Verify it....
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No ntbtlog.txt after enabling Boot Logging

The log file is found in C:\Windows\ntbtlog.txt. (I don't advise using Cygwin for finding and viewing Windows files.) For more information see the article How to Enable and Find Your Windows Boot Log.
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