Boot

Forum discussion tagged with Boot.
  1. GartSimpson

    Question Cant Get Into PC BIOS On First Boot

    Hello, Me and my wife built her her first PC, but I’m having problems getting into the BIOS on boot. The keyboard is plugged in, but for some reason the del wont work. We’ve tried two keyboards to rule anything out. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Specs are: GIGABYTE GeForce RTX 4060...
  2. pedroruviaro

    Question PC Failing to Boot After Being Off for a While

    I’m having a boot problem with my PC. Every time I try to turn it on in the morning or after it has been off for a while (at least an hour), it gets stuck on one of the four error LEDs (usually BOOT or VGA). Sometimes, after a while, it turns on and Windows loads, but without keyboard, mouse, or...
  3. S

    Question PC not booting, and monitor says "No Signal" ?

    Hello, so my pc is about 3 years old. Everything was working perfectly until 3 days ago. 3 days ago i just 'restarted' my pc and during the boot process it aint booting. System fans are working, gpu is working, but no signal on monitor. I double checked monitor and its fine. So i force shutdown...
  4. Lep08

    Question Boot gets stuck at manufacturer logo on cold boot

    Hi Guys. I've been having this issue that has been anoying me for the last month aproximately. Whenever I boot my pc the next day after performing a shutdown (so when waking up), the boot gets stuck on the manufacturer logo, this only gets solved by forcing a shutdown and turning it back on...
  5. cidra

    Question New build reboots as soon as it tries to boot to OS ?

    This is my spec list: MBD: MSI B550M PRO VDH WiFi (bought in Amazon Warehouse) CPU: Ryzen 5 5600X (bought used) GPU: XFX RX 6600 XT (used) RAM: 2 x 8GB Corsair Vengeance Pro RGB DDR4 3600MHz CL18 (used but still under warranty, bought 5 months ago) PSU: NZXT C750 Gold (New) Trying to boot to...
  6. Helloworld1900

    Question My PC crashes when browsing with Google Chrome, but not when gaming ?

    Hello everyone, My PC keeps crashing when using Google Chrome. There's no bluescreen; it just restarts. However, it doesn't boot up afterwards and gets stuck at the DRAM LED on the motherboard. To make it work again, I have to unplug the PC from the PSU. Strangely, it doesn't crash while playing...
  7. F

    Question Neverending BSODS when booting off HDD/USB/DVD. Mainly when trying to install Windows, but has also happened to Ubuntu (except v 14.0)

    Hey everyone! I have been trying for so long to save this motherboard, and I am 100% sure it can be saved! I think it is the culprit, giving me endless BSODs when trying to install/boot from any type of media. Usb, dvd drive, nvme, ssd. Nothing works. Whatever I do I keep getting bsod. All...
  8. horr_mm

    Question Press F1 to boot after restart "920-fan command 2 pin connector from power supply not connected" ?

    PC model: an old HP Compaq d530 SFF (DK907A) MBD: HP P6B580 CPU: Pentium4, , PSU: 500W HPQ-500BR-H12S OS: Fedora 8 problem: I have to press F1 to boot after PC restart, and I need to make it independent from human interaction, because I am not always near that PC. The message is: "920-Fan...
  9. M

    Question New PC crashes constantly and has really long boot up, please could you help?

    Good day to everyone. I recently built this PC: AMD 7800x3d RTX 2080ti Corsair Vengeance White 64GB 6000MHz DDR5 Gigabyte AMD Ryzen B650 AORUS ELITE AX ICE AM5 Corsair RM850 (2021) 850 Watt 80 Plus Gold Corsair iCUE H150i RGB ELITE 2 tb samsung ssd 1tb m.2 firecude ssd (boot drive) I had...
  10. lukas_the_wise

    Question PC fans start late, causes pc too shutdown during boot?

    So, the problem is as follows: The first time I start my PC each day, it works perfectly. The fans start spinning immediately, and the PC boots up. However, if I need to restart my PC for any reason, or if I shut it down and try to boot it up within an hour or a bit longer, the fans connected to...
  11. I

    Question Windows 10 can't be installed on new build ?

    Windows not installing correctly no matter what, tried installing with CSM off which didnt recognize the ssd or usb and sent me to bios, with CSM it recognized both ssd snd usb, finalized the setup (via usb part) the moment it restarts and it should take me to the hello screen of windoes...
  12. G

    Question Does my motherboard support NVMe SSDs ?

    I have an Asus P6X58D-E motherboard with standard bios (0803). Will an M.2 NVMe SSD via a PCIe slot work ? I don't want to boot from it, I just need it for storage, and I'm not keen on modding the bios. I'm asking because I had read something about the board not supporting NVMe SSDs, but my...
  13. T

    Question Windows 10 won’t boot, windows recovery cannot repair my pc

    I have a Dell Inspiron laptop with windows 10. I was using it today and suddenly the internet went down. I thought it was the whole network but realized it was just my laptop. Everything else worked fine though. I decided to restart to fix it, but the laptop immediately went to automatically...
  14. H

    Question AMD system hangs in boot stage after a restart.

    Description of Original Problem: Only after a restart computer hangs during the boot stage, doesnt not continue to Windows loading stage. Motherboards boot lights stuck at the orange led, which is said to related to ram problem. I turn off the pc from the power button and after a turning it on...
  15. A

    Question I broke Ubuntu 24.04 boot with bad startup script ?

    I placed a startup script into /bin/scriptname on ubuntu 24.04 server in order to unlock my LUKS encrypted OS drive using a usb key. Unfortunately I made a typo in the script, and the unlock fails. The messages of the failed unlock are interleaved with messages about the syntax error in the...
  16. TheFlyingCelt

    [SOLVED] Windows 11 hangs for 30 sec after entering the PIN (SOLVED)

    Hey guys, I'm having an issue with a fresh installation of Windows 11 pro. Like the title says: when I start the computer up it takes only 5 seconds to get to the PIN page, but when I enter the PIN then it hangs for a good 20-30 sec with the circle thing going round and round before showing the...
  17. C

    Question Server doesn't boot anymore ?

    Hi, I own an ASRock ROMED8-2T Server Motherboard and since a recent reboot of the machine, it won't boot nor show any video signal on an external monitor. The IPMI ethernet port flashes but doesn't get a DHCP address. The BIOS screen shows b2 code. Here's what I tried to troubleshoot the...
  18. T

    Question "No Boot Device Found" after restarting PC or turning power off at the wall - any guidance ?

    Question is pretty much what it says on the lid. I'm a bit new to this forum, so I apologise if my threat is structured weirdly, but essentially I've been trying to fix an issue with my PC for the past week wherein I get the "No Boot Device Found" error with my SSD boot drive anytime I try to...
  19. D

    Question Screen keeps going dark when booting.

    Hello! I have built a computer recently, it was working fine until it started giving me blue screen (CRITICAL_PROCESS_DIED) message. I tought that it was gonna stop after some days. Well it kind of did, but eventually came back. Windows was bought yesterday (it started the black out/blue screen...
  20. D

    Question Why does this GigaByte A320M-S2H not show a POST screen, but boots from Hiren's Boot USB?

    Hi Peeps, I've looked at this: https://forums.tomshardware.com/threads/gigabyte-z590-will-not-display-post-bios-screens-but-loads-direct-into-windows-even-after-cmos-reset.3728985/#post-22484727 and this...
  21. R

    Question PC boots normally but no display signal, I have to manually reboot with power button a couple of times ?

    Hi! As the title says, my new pc runs just fine, but there's one issue... When I turn it on, it boots normally, I even hear the windows 11 greeting sound once it finishes booting up, but there is no signal to either of my two monitors. Then I restart my computer a couple of times by pressing...
  22. N

    Question PC doesn't fully shut down sometimes, and it auto-reboots as well ?

    Hi guys, I've recently build my first pc and am pretty happy with it overall, but i got one issue which i can't seem to fix.... Pc specs: GPU: Asus Tuff 4080S OC CPU: 7800X3D Cooler: EK-Nucleas CR360 Lux RGB Motherboard: Gigabyte B650 Aorus Elite AX (rev 1.2) RAM: 2x16gb G.Skill Trident Z5 Neo...
  23. ironman-

    Question Gigabyte boot sequence not working

    Hi I have bought a new gaming pc, which came tested and overclocked. But everytime I start the pc, it shows options to show boot menu. so i configured the boot menu to use the ssd. But still, everytime, it does not boot from the ssd which is on position one. all others, are disabled. if I...
  24. burningbb

    Question Pc won’t boot again

    So I just build my pc and it worked well, I could run windows and other programs fine. Specs: CPU: Ryzen 5 7600 Mobo:Msi b650 Gaming plus wifi RAM:Crucial 32 gb kit DDR5-5600 Ct2k16g56c46u5 So I wanted to turn it on and it didn’t boot, not even to bios. The dram debug led was on and I couldn’t...
  25. A

    Question PC isn't booting into BIOS

    I just built a new PC and when I power it on, it isn't booting into BIOS. I followed the thread here and have verified everything on the checklist. The power cords are all plugged in, all the fans are spinning, the graphics card is lighting up and spinning, everything seems good to go. The only...
  26. confusedcomputernewbie222

    Question Mysterious PC boot issues

    One day I woke up and my computer simply wouldn’t boot. I got into BIOS and noticed it wasn’t recognizing my HDD anymore (my only storage device). I assumed it had corrupted/died and upgraded to an internal M.2 SSD and got it successfully installed (and my BIOS recognizes it). I then got a USB...
  27. J

    Question Windows Disk Management showing my old boot drive having some strange partitions and Windows think they are on a different drive

    Hi, I'm having some trouble with my disk management in Windows 11. A few months ago, I bought a new M.2 SSD from Patriot (Viper VPN100) and reinstalled Windows on it. I used to have it on an old SATA SSD from Corsair (Force GS 240GB). Now I've been updating BIOS, drivers etc. and the thing is...
  28. L

    Question Do i need a bios update for new h410m h v2 for used i3 10105f?

    I just bought new gigabyte h410m h v2 (rev1.7) and i have used i3 10105f i checked everything all connections ,reseat ram, clear cmos,another ram, another psu, another gpu... all i got is that pc turns on but no beeps, no nothing just running. So i wonder if an bios update will do the trick but...
  29. M

    Question CPU doesn't boot up properly on first load and every odd loads

    My PC doesn't boot up properly every time if it is the first power up. The PC doesn't display the BIOS, but fans keep running, keyboard and mice lights turn on, but the monitor has an orange light indicator which tells me that there's no signal from the display. Also, my NZXT case power button...
  30. Krieghor

    [SOLVED] Ultra weird problem - - - random PC freezes when not gaming, and Windows boot issues ?

    Hello. I have a very strange problem with my computer and I would appreciate any help. My PC specs are as follows: CPU: AMD Ryzen 9 5900X 3.7 GHz GPU: Gigabyte GeForce RTX 3080 VISION OC 10GB GDDR6X MOBO: Gigabyte B550 Aorus Elite RAM: Corsair Vengeance 32 GB (2 x 16 GB) DDR4 3200 MHz C16 SSD...
  31. JJBolas

    Question How can I fix this bizarre RAM issue ?

    Hey I have an old MSI Z270 Tomahawk board on a computer (Specs ate the end of the post) that I'm using as a server. Today I decided to upgrade the RAM for it and got stuck on this bizarre issue. The board has 4 DIMM slots, the old memory was 2 x 8Gb G.SKILL Ripjaws V 3200Mhz and the upgrade is 4...
  32. tenlives

    Question No Post or Load screen unless I move the RAM around. New Build

    MOBO: MSI MAG Z790 TOMAHAWK MAX WIFI LGA 1700(14th,13th,12th Gen) DDR5 ATX 8x SATA 6G 4x M.2 Wi-Fi 7 Bluetooth 2.5Gbps LAN Motherboard CPU: Intel Core i5-13600K - Core i5 13th Gen Raptor Lake 14-Core (6P+8E) 3.5 GHz LGA 1700 125W Intel UHD Graphics 770 Desktop Processor - BX8071513600K GPU...
  33. W

    Question Booting windows from M.2 NVMe on MSI MB

    Hello everyone, Yesterday I started trying to clone my Windows 11 to a new M.2 NVMe that I bought (you can see the Reddit post here) but was not able to get anywhere with this so I decided to just do a clean install. I have pretty much tried everything I could find here and on other forums but...
  34. alligator023

    Question Help! My M.2 SSD isn't an option in BIOS for boot priority!

    Hey there! I have: Teamgroup MP33 1TB M.2 PCIe 3.0 X4 NVME (SSD) AMD Ryzen 7 7700X (CPU) MSI Pro B650-P Wifi (Mobo) In BIOS, the M.2 is not an option for booting! Is there a step I missed? This is my first PC so I wouldn't be surprised if that's the case. Let me know if there's any info that...
  35. baksoBoy

    [SOLVED] My two monitors suddenly stopped getting a signal during boot, so I can't see the BIOS screen (nor rEFInd) anymore ?

    My monitors have always worked perfectly in terms of displaying the bios screen (and rEFInd) during boot, however suddenly they just stopped doing this. The only things that I think could have caused this was either when I changed the stands for my monitors, where I unplugged the main monitor...
  36. V

    Question Red VGA and Boot lights when booting but otherwise normal performance???

    Hey everyone, Pretty new to the PC building world and just had a question about a potential issue I have recently found. For reference my current build is below: Mobo: Asrock x570 Phantom gaming 4 CPU: (was AMD 3600x) is now AMD 5600x GPU: RTX 3070 Memory: Corsair vengeance LPX 16gb 3600MHz...
  37. Plastix

    Question PC doesn't boot up if it has been turned off for long periods ?

    Maybe someone with a similar problem can help? I built a new rig about a year ago. MBO: Asus ProArt Z790-Creator WiFi CPU: i7-13700K RAM Corsair Vengance RGB DDR 5 6000MHz CL36 GPU: Asus RTX 4070ti TUF SSD1: Samsung SSD 970 EVO plus SSD2: WD_Black SN859X PSU: Corsair RM Shift 1000 Gold OS...
  38. B

    Question Why can't I add 128gb of RAM to my motherboard?

    I recently added 64gb of RAM running at a speed of 6400mhz. My computer was stable so I then added another 64gb of RAM (128gb) and I noticed that nothing was showing up on my PC when I booted it up. It's been running for 7 hours now and nothing has posted yet. I also tried turning off Extreme...
  39. R

    Question Why is my PC black-screening at the Windows login screen ?

    Evening everyone I’ve been having some problems with my PC turning off randomly and now i went to boot it up and it boots fine, shows the Msi logo then proceeds to black screen and show 4 dots , is there a common fault for this ??
  40. donovanmcdab

    Question Can't boot from M.2 after upgrading CPU. Please help

    I've looked up multiple topics on this and tried everything listed in those topics. MSI B450 gaming plus max mobo-latest bios installed and verified it does support 5000 series cpus Upgraded to a Ryzen 7 5700x3d from a Ryzen 5 3600x RTX 3060ti 500gb crucial p2 ssd (has always flawlessly...