Forum discussion tagged with Boot.
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    Question Two SSDs failed within a year. SSD, PSU, or Mobo issue?

    A while ago my computer's aux SSD failed and was causing boot errors. The computer wouldn't boot with it, so when I unplugged it and ran the other drives, windows started perfectly. I contacted Samsung for their RMA, got a refurbished 850 EVO 1TB, reinstalled everything, and got it to work for a...
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    Question Booting issue and possible hard drive failure

    Hey I've got a hp envy 17 3000 series notebook. I've got an issue where I get a black screen after the "starting windows" screen and before the login screen appears. I'm able to boot into safe mode and see my files. I tried to do a system restore from the windows diagnostic screen but it did...
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    Question My m.2 wont boot when set to x4 pcie?

    So I have a asus z270-e MB with 2 samsung evo m.2s installed. One of the drives has my OS and the other is storage. Whenever I change the bios setting for the boot drive to x4 (from x2) the PC will not boot. Changing this disables sata 5&6 however I have disabled these manually so this is not...
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    Question Asus a55bm-plus boot from nvme issue

    Hi All Hoping anyone could help with this issue! I'm having some problems with this FM2+ motherboard and i'm looking for advice before I completely lose my marbles! I have a Samsung Evo 960 500gb Nvme ssd connected through an adapter to the pcie x 16 port. I recently purchased this board...
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    Question Does anybody know the problem of my pc ? Not booting.

    I installed all my parts into my pc and when I turned it on, all of the fans started to spin, including the 2 fans on the graphics card, but the monitor says no signal and nothing booted. I tried another monitor but it also did not boot. Then I tried to put my father's graphics card (Gainward GT...
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    Question Cpu light comes on then goes away

    I just bought a new cpu after my old one got fried from an power outage. The cpu red light comes on when I boot my pc but then goes away and my pc boots. Should I worry about it or am I just paranoid. Motherboard: Aorus B365M elite Cpu: Pentium G5420 Gold
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    [SOLVED] Windows 10 How to Wipe Corrupt Install on Old Drive

    In the last few months I decided to upgrade my laptop with an NVMe SSD from a hard drive. My plan was to backup and wipe the HDD install of Windows and reinstall on the SSD while keeping the HDD for extra storage space. It all went smooth and the HDD shows as the full 500gb unallocated space on...
  8. Rayan1311

    Question can't boot windows

    hi guys i just finished assembling my pc and when i try to boot windows from my bootable usb it loads the windows logo and the spinning circle freezes and nothing happens i haven't gotten past this point the build: i9-9900k gigabyte z390 motherboard corsair vengeance ram 32gb(16*2) m.2 nvme...
  9. vroooooz

    Question Unable to get to the Windows installation on a fresh build

    Hey guys, I never had this happen before and it's very confusing. I put a Windows 10 installation on my USB via MediaCreationTool. Now, I'm trying to install Windows on a new build, with a completely new HDD. All I get is a message "An operating system wasn't found..." why I try to boot from...
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    Question Windows 10 boot time went from 2 seconds to 20 seconds?

    Hello guys My Win10 is about 6 months old and I have it installed an Samsung M.2 SSD After POST, the Windows Logo came on for a second, and then I was on the Lock-screen in no time. But since last week, during booting, there's a loading animation playing (dots going about in circle) for about...
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    Question Slower Windows boot time with new CPU

    Hey So like a long time ago i upgraded from i5-7400 to Ryzen 7 3800x and also a New Motherboard, which is a B450-plus. I have 16 GB Team Group RAM, 2400 Mhz. Also an RTX 2060, 2 SSD, and 1 HDD. For PSU I've 600W Chieftec. On my i5 I had boot times like 7-8 seconds, now 16-17.
  12. Penrose

    Typing on the keyboard while booting

    So I recently purchased a gaming laptop and on my first boot, I noticed that the screen was black even though my keyboard was lighting up. It did this for a couple minutes and I tried typing randomly on the keyboard to see if that would do anything. The laptop turned on later (the keyboard...
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    Question PC doesn't boot!

    Hi all. I've got problem. Few days ago I was playing game on my PC (Windows 10). And suddenly PC lagged hard and it showed yellow screen (not Window's yellow screen of death) with some artifacts on it. I pushed hard reset button on my PC, restarted, it went through first Windows's logo and then...
  14. SpectreVile

    Question Multiple problems reagarding windows.

    Hi, So I decided to upgrade my PC's CPU and motherboard a few weeks back. Ever since I've been having problems with my PC. I don't know if it's the new hardware or not but every test I do seems to say it's not about the hardware and that they're fine. I can't see any performance dips either...
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    Question Flashing cursor on black screen, then boots to Windows

    Hello all. I recently just built another system and have been having some questions. My build: MSI b450 Gaming Pro Carbon AC Ryzen 5 3600 16gb 3200mhz 275gb ssd (Taken from old build), 4TB hdd (Brand new) 2070 Super So when I boot the PC, It displays the...
  16. Dotaka

    Question FPS Crash after 10 min pc boot

    Hi, Hi have an issue since about 2 month i have big Fps crash after 10 or 11 minute after i launched my pc, i am playing paladin. I have gtx 1060 and a fx 8350 which have alowede me in the past to reach a constante 144 fps lock but now after about 10 min i drop to 60-70 and i don't know why. I...
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    Question SSD and HDD show up in SATA Information in BIOS, but can't boot from them

    Hi everyone. I've been having an issue with not being able to boot from my ssd or hdd but they show up in the SATA Information section in my ASUS bios. I've already tried starting the system with just the ssd, switching SATA ports, and enabling CSM and disabling secure boot. If you have an idea...
  18. Tapogam

    Question Can't find M.2 Nvme SSD in Boot Priority

    Hello everyone, I just upgraded my system with new M.2 SSD (nvme 250gb Samsung evo plus) and i was able to install windows 10 x64 on it and after installation everything was running smooth. Also while installing windows on M.2 SSD I physically removed all my other storage device from...
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    Question PC won't register any inputs after I changed my RAM

    So I bought some new ram to get it up from 8gb to 16gb and now my PC doesn't seem to register any inputs or anything. I get the light on the pc itself and the fans are working so it seems the inputs are not getting anything. Changing back to the old ram did nothing either. For info I have...
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    Question Docp crashes my computer

    I just recently bought 32GB of 3200 DDR4 (Gskill Ripjaws V) to go with my Ryzen 7 3800x and Asus pro ws x570 ace mobo. I noticed that I was only getting about 2199 MHz instead of the advertised 3200MHz. I did some research and found out I needed to enable the Docp. Upon enabling it my computer...