Booting

Forum discussion tagged with Booting.
  1. RexDomi

    Question Windows not directly booting, only via boot override in the bios.

    Yesterday i aquired a 6700k and a Z170 Pro Gaming from Asus. This motherboard finally had a M.2 slot so i popped in my 980 Pro and installed Windows on it. But when i start up my system i am always prompted to my bios and not booting into windows directly. In the bios however i can load windows...
  2. plinkaberry

    Question PC Won't Boot Up? Nothing Lights Up, No Display Either.

    Initially, the GPU and Motherboard were lighting up, and the fans were spinning...but the monitor had no display. I tested the monitor with the laptop using an HDMI cable, and found that the monitor was working just fine. As of now, pressing the power button, nothing lights up in the PC, not...
  3. B

    Question Boot led flashes and then system turn off

    Been having an issue with my pc where it first started switching off randomly once or twice and now its not turning on. Boot led flashes and system turns off the turns back on without any fans spinning or leds lighting. What I have tried so far: ~Ram slot and modules cleaned thoroughly ~Removed...
  4. E

    Question Problem with booting from pendrive ?

    Hello I have problem. I have bought HP Pavilion 16-a0030nw and i have problem with installing Windows. I tried everything -creating bootable pendrive with rufus nfts/fat32 -creating pendrive with media creation tool But no matter what I do laptop simply doesn't detect pendrive in boot menu. I...
  5. florcheshire

    Question i have an issue with my motherboard, screen is showinh nothing a

    hello! first of all id like to clarify that i dont know much about computers, but i changed my gpu and motherboard. mu first issue was with what i think is called BIOS screen? basically the config of the motherboard. whenever i started my pc the screen showef me that and i couldnt get out no...
  6. B

    Question Can't Boot Windows From M.2 NVMe Drive

    Hello, I am attempting to do a clean install of Windows 10 onto an M2 NVMe SSD. I can successfully install Windows onto the drive, but I cannot actually boot into Windows after completing the installation. Mobo is a ASUS Z490-I M2 drive is a Corsair MP400 The motherboard always identifies the...
  7. Indyyyy

    Question Computer not booting after Restart or Shutdown

    Recently built a computer and having an issue booting when doing a reset (ie. I go to windows and select "Restart") The only way for my screen to display is by doing a hard shutdown (hold power button on PC) and restarting that way. After a soft restart I can see that my computer is on and...
  8. Dev0n_44

    Question How --- do you install windows?

    I am trying to boot windows from a usb. The usb has the windows media creation tool installed using the rufus software. The usb is formated as nfts. The bios is the old blue gigabyte bios. Im <Mod Edit> tired of this pls use simple instructions.
  9. E

    Question My pc doesn't always boot unless I reset my motherboard

    Hello, so here are my specs i9-10900kf cooled with z63 rtx 3080 32gb corsair rams 2 ssd's - 1 hdd colorful z490 vulcan x20 gamemax 1050w So my problem is my pc doesn't boot from the first time normally, I have to switch the powersupply to OFF then Click on the reset button on my motherboard...
  10. O

    Question Problem with Windows 10 booting

    When I try to boot from my Windows 10 USB it fails... I choose the 64-bit Windows, it tries to boot but then the error shows up. I have the Windows USB selected as the #1 boot priority and all the other devices are detected. could it be wiring as I built it myself? Here are some photos of...
  11. M

    [SOLVED] Windows can not be installed on this disk

    Hello all, my m.2 SSD has just come back from repair and I am trying to install windows on it. When I try to it comes up with an error saying “ Windows can not be installed to this disk. This computers hardware may not support booting into this disk. Ensure that the disk’s controller is enabled...
  12. C

    Question Odd behaviour of case fans when booting PC ?

    Hi there , so i recently built my first pc which was transfered to my old case which is a cooler master 430 black, it has intake and one exhaust fan , but I noticed one thing, everytime I press the power button of the case , the fans turn on with the lights as well, but after spinning a bit they...
  13. Matatakk

    Question New computer keeps turning on and off

    Hello! I just built my new pc, here are the components that I am supposed to put in it: -i5-9600k -Aorus z390 I pro wifi (mini itx one) -2x8gb 3200 G.skill ram -Corsair sf450 PSU -Sylverstone rvz03 case -Gtx 1070ti Unfortunately, I am facing a lot of trouble with this build, when I first...
  14. Epicguy12

    Question Gigabyte Aorus elite motherboard is blinking red, not booting to bios, any solutions?

    Let's get to the issue directly, my Gigabyte Aorus elite motherboard is not booting to bios and just blinking red twice per second and continues indefinitely ( I let it do so for around 5mins for not risking any damage to maybe other components). *PC specs given at the end. #Things to note...
  15. Chris 2224

    Question Upgrading to windows 10 on new SSD

    I bought a Kingston 120GB ssd today and I decided to start with a fresh OS. I burned a win 10 DVD with the iso from the official site. I put the CD in and make it boot the instalation as usual. When I did that, there was no installation, just a '_' underscore blinking. So I decided to pull...
  16. M

    [SOLVED] Your PC/Device needs to be repaired 0xc000000f

    Hi, so first of all i am a complete noob on pc stuff. I recently finished building my new PC and i installed Windows on my HDD instead of my SSD. After talking to a friend i wanted to have my Windows on my SDD instead so i installed it on my SSD without unplugging my HDD. After, I wanted to...
  17. Kasper_C

    [SOLVED] NVMe M.2 SSD replacing SATA SSD

    Good day! As I’m still new to changing out hardware in PCs, I thought it’d be good to ask here before I venture out and do something silly. I’ve just purchased a new SSD, this time one that uses the M.2 slot. Today, I just use an ordinary, quite old SSD that utilizes a SATA cable to connect...
  18. M

    [SOLVED] Moving the BOOT partition(HDD) to SSD (with existing OS partition)

    Is there a way to move the boot partition from HDD to SSD(NVME) while the OS partition is already on the SSD partition without loosing any data and reinstalling w10? When I was installing w10 on SSD, the installer created boot partition on HDD which I didn't unplugged before the installation.I...
  19. lucasprograms

    Question Computer Works Normally - Boot LED is on (MSI B550 Gaming Edge Wifi)

    I've has an MSI B550 Gaming Edge Wifi Mobo for about a month. The boot led will occasionally stay on after booting. There do not seem to be any other symptoms of a boot issue. Oftentimes if I restart, the led will not stay on. Is this something I should be concerned about?
  20. E

    [SOLVED] Newly built Pc was freezing and now won't boot up

    Hi, I recently put together and built a computer. The components I chose are: Asrock B450M Steel Legend motherboard Ryzen 5 1600AF Radeon RX 580 4GB Sapphite Nitro + DDR5 2 x 8GB Ballistix Sport 3000MHz DDR4 RAM Corsair CV650 PSU Adata SU 630 240GB SSD I finished building it yesterday, it...
  21. Question Cant change boot drive and I dont have BIOS password.

    So basically I got a new MSI Gaming PC (used) with a 128gb SSD (the one that I boot with) and a 2tb HDD. I am not good at computers so I need to know how to change my booting drive. On the internet I found that I have to use the boot menu to change it but then it says that I need to enter a...
  22. S

    [SOLVED] Issue with booting sometimes

    Well not always does this happen,but at some point when i wanna fresh start my pc (i5 2400 8gig ddr3 rx 470 4gb 500 80% psu ssd 120gig/hdd 500gig 7.2k rpm),and my led fans light up and start spining and the booting sequence doesn't continue.I fixed couple of times an issue with replacing ram...
  23. L

    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...
  24. C

    [SOLVED] Can I boot from the M.2 slot on my mobo?

    I am planning on upgrading my PC again , this time I am in need of a better GPU and I have never had an SSD so I've been looking into different SSDs recently. I really like the look of the WD Blue SN550 PCIe NVMe SSD and I found some things said about old motherboards not supporting booting from...
  25. carson_e

    [SOLVED] Reinstalling Windows 10 on an already used SSD after fried motherboard

    So, upon my old motherboard frying I replaced all my parts and realized it won’t let me boot from my old SSD with Windows and my files in it. Is there any way I can avoid buying a new SSD. I still have the old license to the Windows 10 (it’s OEM). Any help would be greatly appreciated!
  26. HeadLord

    [SOLVED] Dual Booting (Does files works on both operating systems i got ?)

    Hello Guys, now i have windows 7 installed on my PC and I was thinking about dual booting windows 7 and windows 10 but my question here that I got about 200GBs+ games installed (on steam) so I wanted to ask is it possible that they work on windows 10 ? while I installed them on windows 7...
  27. Rejul

    [SOLVED] No Os booting supported from IDE drive

    During windows installation an error shows "Windows cannot be installed to this disk. This computer's hardware may not support booting to this disk. Ensure the disk's controller is enable in the computer's BIOS menu ". I was try to do windows installation in PATA drive (IDE) on ASUS...
  28. K

    Question My laptop issue. Please help

    My laptop Acer predator helius 300 is not booting properly from past week. 70% of the time on startup it shows bluish screen before system logo for 30 sec to 4-5 mins and then it boots. I asked a local repair person and he told be either my graphic card or SSD is gone. Please can someone help...
  29. vangelisk

    Question Booting Computer Looses Power Immediately Making a Faint Crack Sound Then Continues To Boot Normally

    Booting Computer Looses Power Immediately Making a Faint Crack Sound Then Continues To Boot Normally.. I post this in mothersboards instead of psu because i think the psu isnt the culprit. I just changed the psu today and the same thing is happening. This started happening after my liquid...
  30. L

    [SOLVED] Downgrade bios? or reformat window?

    hi, recently my ab350mhdv went down and i bought the b450mhdv to replace, i didnt aware with the motherboard 3.2 bios version not really compatible with my current cpu "ryzen 1600 summit ridge" the reason why i want to downgrade is because am getting this problem when i boots up my window...
  31. B

    [SOLVED] MSI B450 Tomahawk MAX takes a lot of time to get to BIOS

    Hello guys, Two days ago I installed my new MSI B450 Tomahawk MAX motherboard together with my new processor, the Ryzen 7 3600X. Everything works fine, but it takes a lot of time to get to the BIOS. When I turn my pc on, my keyboard lights up instantly. My screen stays black for ~1 minute...
  32. cmwi11

    [SOLVED] Mini ITX Ryzen Boards

    Which mini-ITX motherboard would be best for this proposed build? I've looked at so many different ones, but they all seem to just have bad reviews. I don't want my computer that I will be spending $$$ on to crap out on me. I don't want it to overheat. I want the M.2 to work properly!! I want it...
  33. WimboJallis121

    Question PC still not booting after replacing mobo + psu (video attached)

    I had an issue with my PC a couple of years ago after it decided to stop working one day right in the middle of uni deadlines (sh*t!). Long story short, i needed something urgently so replaced it with a laptop, and never bothered to go back to it until now. Fast forward until now, i was...
  34. K

    [SOLVED] Computer booting turns off and turns back on.

    It's not really a problem I don't think but... Sometimes (Not all the times) whenever I go to press the button to turn on my PC, it turns off for around 2 seconds and then boots back up - nothing bad happens, it just boots up as normal, no boot loop, no errors, it will never turn off by itself...
  35. ETWGAMES

    Question Black Screen on new pc build

    Hello I recently built a New pc and whenever I start the pc it has a chance of just going into a black screen that does not go away untill I turn the pc off, once I turn it back on again it sometimes will still have the black screen but most of the time it just starts perfectly fine after that...
  36. Caleb_Z

    Question Switching Boot Drives Causing “Preparing Automatic Repair” loop

    I recently installed a MX500 SSD to my PC that has a 1.5 TB hard drive for Windows 10. Everything went well when I installed it. I could switch the boot from the SSD to the Hard drive after I finished. Today, I wanted to boot back to the SSD to download something. When I went into BIOS to select...
  37. Keonkwai

    Question Bought a upgrade package deal, will only boot with 1 RAM

    Hi guys, So - For Black Friday I bought an "Upgrade Package"-deal containing the following: Intel Core i5-9400F Prosessor ASUS ROG Strix B360-F Gaming, S-1151 Mobo HyperX Fury RGB DDR4 16GB 2666MHz (2x8GB) I already had an ASUS GeForce GTX 1060 6GB DUAL OC GPU, and 2x SSD's. Now, upon...
  38. S

    [SOLVED] Computer won't boot or boots and shuts down after a few seconds

    MOBO : Motherboard MSI MPG Gaming Edge Wifi X570 RAM: GSkill Trident Z RGB F4-3000C16D-16GTRZ DDR4 3000Hz 2x8 CPU: Ryzen 5 3600X GPU: NVidia 1080Ti PSU: Gygabite GP-G750H Cooling unit: Kraken x62 Cooling Fan Everything is ready and set up. The computer booted up fine in the beginning...
  39. H

    [SOLVED] MSI Laptop fails to boot to windows after Shut down on System freeze

    Hello Everyone, I only write this because my google research didn’t turn up my specific request and/or problem. I am new to the whole forum thing, so please be tolerant with me, if I don’t respect some guidelines. I try to give you as many informations as I can think of. MY PROBLEM After shut...