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During linux bootup smartd daemon turns itself off because "No devices to monitor"

Apparently, it doesn't matter if smartd exits at this point, because when the fs system is mounted the smart daemon is restarted, and then performs its check, if scheduled. That is, issuing the ...
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Boot shortcut into a specific partition

A shortcut needs an operating system, so what you want to do is not practical in any way. You need to boot the partition in the ordinary way.
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How to create Win10 USB boot stick with UEFI support?

Okay I found it in this article: https://www.linuxbabe.com/ubuntu/easily-create-windows-10-bootable-usb-ubuntu seems its no longer possible since April 2021 to create a UEFI USB boot stick: Note: It’...
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Windows has lost all UEFI boot files

My Windows 10 computer stopped booting after a restart, and after looking around, the computer has lost all of the files i I am not sure what has happened in your operating system. Nothing suggested ...
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Windows has lost all UEFI boot files

The simple solution is to Run a Startup Repair. This will repair the Windows boot and will re-populate the EFI partition. But it's not appropriate if you have dual-boot with another operating system ...
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Boot physical win10 disk in QEMU

You should probably use a standard image file and mount it onto your host (which I assume is Linux) FS. Try this method to mount a qcow2 image - https://gist.github.com/shamil/62935d9b456a6f9877b5 ...
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How can I configure iPXE menu settings to boot Plop Boot Manager?

I have made an approach to integrate plop boot manager into my iPXE menu. The key on what I did, is chainloading into the PXE netboot-sample example available in the plop boot manager Website - link ...
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Prime OS Doesn't Seem To Boot Up Correctly

I changed some settings of the Virtual Machine, and now it booted past the terminal page. I had the virtual machine type at Linux, and I changed it to "Other" and "Other/Unkown (64-bit)&...
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Black screen of death after trying a previous restore. I can only open bios. WRE-no load

If you can't boot from a Windows installation media, then either the installation media is bad, or it doesn't conform to the BIOS settings (Legacy/EFI). The other possibility is that you had a very ...
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Windows 10 Boot from USB stuck

I ended up fixing it by unplugging the USB and closing my laptop screen. After a while, I got the blue screen of death telling me the computer would restart. After it restarted, I could login to my ...
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Gigabyte Motherboard : black screen, inspite of single beep and responding keyboard

I looked into the manual on page 25 and there is an "Initial Display Output" setting in the BIOS. The default is "PCIe 1 Slot". So you might think if a graphics card is not found ...
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Boot-Repair aftermath

The GRUB configuration file is generated and the generator consists of a bunch of modules, each of it adds some part of configurations. In particular, menu is generated by various "prober" ...
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Windows 10 not booting: AswVmm.sys digital signature check failed

Following @Kristof answer, that helped a lot. I used Paragon recovery drive (PHDM14_ERDC7.iso) as only in Paragon the command line was working. ERD Commander was stuck on trying to recover Windows ...
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Slow boot - caused by smss

The problem was caused by Intel(R) Management Engine Interface: Thanks to @magicandre1981, I found his answer: Very slow boot time on Windows 10. 100+ second long Session Init boot phase
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BIOS won't recognize my USB.

Here are some suggestions: Always use FAT32 on USB boot drives. Never NTFS. Don't use exFAT. Try to enable both CSM and UEFI in the BIOS. Try both Windows partition table and GPT partition table. ...
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BIOS won't recognize my USB.

Some motherbroad can only read data from fat32 or fat16 fs, so make sure your usb stick is fat32. Also, after change to fat32 if it still not work turn your stick into MBR partition table(for super ...
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Intel NUC5i7RYH won't boot, displays nothing

I'm getting the same problem with an NUC5I5RYK purchased in 2015. Symptoms: When clicking the power button it lights up (solid stable blue) The fan runs at maximum speed. No signal output to monitor (...
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Startup script for Rock 4 SE running Debian

Have a look at https://www.freedesktop.org/software/systemd/man/user@.service.html A short and simple solution is to add a User=%I After the [Service] Also a script should work without the sh prefix,...
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Trying to rehabilitate an old PC, encountering RAID error

Do you have hardware raid? Is your OS on the RAID? The battery issue should help. Nothing like a fresh batt. :) You can use a live USB to see if your system will boot. Make sure the first boot device ...
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Confirmed working Windows 10 USB, BIOS settings, and repaired boot. Why won't Windows 10 USB boot?

The USB stick was the problem. While creating the USB, I started off with FAT32 and kept getting an error when copying over the 5GB+ install.wim file. Therefore, I formatted it as NTFS, copied the ...
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How to get rid of Cold Turkey (website-blocker) / get around the block?

If you don't have command prompt blocked you can change the time in command prompt so that the blocks won't activate. Make sure you run it as administrator. Type time HH:mm:ss. For example: time 16:00:...
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ASUS TUF Gaming FX505dt doesn't reliably turn on

I had a similar problem, the laptop ASUS FX505 did not boot from battery without charger, it turned on it showed the asus logo it started windows and turned off immediately but if I connected the ...
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Why will Windows boot from one external drive but not another?

(forgive me if I'm wrong) when you plug in the hard drive, you can either boot from your main one (not the external one) and access the files from there. OR during boot, before your pc boots into ...
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Start Outlook automatically in tray

If the solutions in this thread cause outlook to briefly maximize on your system, you can use this script. # Script to hide outlook on startup # requires Set-WinwdowStyle function from PoshFunctions ...
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Windows 7 freezes at Windows Logo on Startup and then boots up completely after roughly 20 seconds

R&R video driver still froze. I disconnected all USB devices including mouse, no freeze. Just plugged in mouse...still froze. Tried a different mouse...froze. After testing RAM and HDD for ...
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Create a backup of the EFI partition on a USB

what should I put or modify on the USB to be able to boot Windows 10 with it? The Windows 10 installer. You can use its bcdboot command to reinstall the Windows Boot Manager into a new EFI partition (...
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Deleted Partitions on old drive causing OS on new one to no longer boot

I ended up solving the issue. This was, in the end, just a boot file issue, and all of my data was intact. It boiled down to booting into command prompt from a USB and rebuilding the EFI file system. ...
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Gentoo kernel panic on hyper-v

It turns out that I had not enabled Hyper-V Specific driver support (specifically the Hyper-V client driver) in the kernel. Following the Gentoo Hyper-V guide resolved the issue.
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Computer does a boot loop

One thing to try that i usually dont see mentioned is to look at the psu connections to the power and reset buttons. I had a similar issue that started with random shutdowns but turned into a boop ...
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The computer does not boot when RAM is placed in dual channel

Okay it turned out that it was all okay with the Crucial Ballistix RAM sticks, I just needed to clean them gently with eraser and also clean the RAM slots. The funny fact is that I also had a slightly ...
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System randomly gets stuck on Asus logo

Intermittent problems are a pain. Since it gets stuck at POST/BIOS/UEFI & because of the ME FW (intel Management Engine FirmWare) message I suspect its something low-level (aka likely not Windows) ...
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MBR: How does BIOS decide if a drive is bootable or not?

I have read the accepted answer by @Breakthrough but I think it's wrong. Or at least for the hardware I have here it does not apply (Mainboard MSI MS-6340). In the answer by @Breakthrough he says ...
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Cant install windows. Not booting to Hard Drive

It worked when I installed with only one Hard Drive in the laptop instead of two. No idea why. I want as much storage as possible in the laptop so I was always trying to install with two Hard Drives ...
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What methods are available to manage (delete/reinstall/update) drivers on a non-booting window 10 installation?

In your case, I would: before anything, Backup (I'd use something like Acronis, Aomei backupper or clonezilla) so you have a point to go back to, in case something goes wrong. I am not sure I'm ...
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Move Windows boot manager?

Use bcdboot to install the Windows bootloader. Note that on nearly all post-XP systems it is installed on a separate partition – the "EFI System Partition" on disks prepared for UEFI boot, &...
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Windows 10 version 1703 fails to install but recent versions install correctly on a laptop. Using rufus and a bootable usb

Fixed it by downloading another windows 10 1703 iso, not from rufus. Worked twice, didn't try more.
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Windows 10 version 1703 fails to install but recent versions install correctly on a laptop. Using rufus and a bootable usb

Since the laptop was released like 1 year after windows 10 1703 release. It is not likely a Windows compatibility issue per se, but for individual machines, Microsoft enforces up to date Windows. So ...
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How do I find out why my computer is turning on by itself?

Many options can cause a laptop to automatically turn on. among these are bios settings that restore the laptop to a previous state some bios-es have option to switch on on set times and days (...
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Windows partition refusing to boot after cloning and extending

I had a similar problem. I was using rescuezilla, however, to do the cloning. I cloned the (SATA SSD) disk to the new larger (NVME) one, and then expanded using gparted. Every time I tried to boot ...
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Fedora 36 hangs on kernel 5.19.16-200.fc36

Ok, I was able to resolve this differently than other proposed answers which did not work for me. In my case, the culprit was Linux Firmware Minimization which removed the collective gpu firmware but ...

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