The process and events beginning with power being supplied to the processor and ending with the operating system fully loaded and ready for use. Questions about specific parts of the boot process should be tagged with, e.g. [bios].

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What Is Wrong With All My Drives After A Blue Screen And Mobo Replacement?

Hardware:MOBO - Asrock X99 Extreme4 (replaced with Asrock X99 Taichi)CPU - Intel i7-6800kGPU - NVIDIA Quadro M4000SSD1 - (M.2 NVME) Samsung 960 EVOSSD2 - 120GB Kingston (don't know model ...
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Elitebook 840 with new ssd will only boot on mains power

Having replaced the OEM hard drive on a number of elitebook 840s with origin inception 120 & 240 gb ssds they will now only boot when connected to mains power.When on mains power we don’t ...
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Dual boot Windows 10 (on HDD/SSD) with Ubuntu 14.04.5LTS (on USB) - can't boot without USB inserted

On a Toshiba P35W-B3226 with Windows 10 installed to internal SSD, I have created a dual-boot Windows 10 / Ubuntu 14.04.5LTS machine with Ubuntu 14.04.5 installed on a 64 GB USB pendrive. I used Rufus ...
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Laptop won't boot to GUI when using Linux bootable HD

I am currently trying to get my laptop to boot via bootable HD. The HD has Linux Mandrake installed. The BIOS process works just fine, but the end result is a terminal rather than the Linux GUI. I ...
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Slow booting time in Windows 8.1

From some days to now my Windows 8.1 PC boots slowly.The delay occurs between the login screen and the appearance of the desk screen. Between them the screen turns black and only the cursor and, ...
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Reinstalling any OS on Ideapad 100S

I've been given a Lenovo Ideapad 100S-11IBY.It doesn't boot and the drive is empty, completely blank, not even a recovery partition.I've tried making Windows 7 and Windows 10 USB boot disks but ...
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Can't boot CentOS from USB on self-assembly computer

USB: SanDiskOS: CentOS-7-x86_64-Minimal-1708.isoI want runnning CentOS 7 from a USB flash drive, So I use UltraISO to write centos.iso to my SanDisk, then use VMware to boot installation and ...
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HP laptop bootlooping

My laptop: HP STREAM with Windows 10I was trying to free up space on the tiny 28GB C: drive and must have done something stupid.When powering up, the HP logo appears as usual, but then the screen ...
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Run an invisible Linux -> VM on laptop

So I have an OS I want to be my system's primary OS, but it's not supported by the hardware; that said, it runs just fine in a VM, and my system supports most desktop flavors of Linux just fine. All ...
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boot lost after Windows clonezilla disk to disk

I ran Clonezilla disk to disk cloning to shift my PC from HDD to SSD. I forgot to downsize the partition on the source drive (750GB) to the destination drive (240GB). During the clone I must've ...
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Stop adding unwanted processes to autorun after program update

1. SummaryI install program → I remove program/service of program from autorun → I update program → program/service in autorun again.How I can remove process from Windows autorun preventively, ...
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Boots & runs perfectly stable all processes working on battery not on mains adaptor

Toshiba Satellite A300 Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit Intel Core 2 Duo CPU T5670 @ 1.8GHz 4GB RAMIt must be possible to find out what is the difference in booting on a battery or ...
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My Asus ROG IX Code motherboard does not turn on

Recently I've bought an ASUS Republic of Gamers (ROG) Maximus IX Code motherboard and after connection all of the needed modules including CPU, RAM, GPU, Fans, etc I recognized that my computer does ...
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What have windows boot manager done during booting Windows From VHDX file? (is about Principle not Configure step)

When Windows 7 released, a feature of Windows Boot Manager also came out. It is Native boot.However there is a magic point which make me confused.When Windows Boot Manager is working, we can assume ...
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PC won't boot unless I connect the display to Motherboard display output

So I have a gigabyte GA 78-LMT-USB3 motherboard , and an Nvidia GTX 1050 TI Graphics card. Ever since I installed Windows 10 update 1709, my computer won't turn on unless I connect my monitor's ...

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