Questions tagged [boot]

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].

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
0
votes
1answer
14 views

Resetting Secure Boot Keys

What will happen if I choose the "Reset To Setup Mode" option in the AMI Aptio Setup? Will I irrevocably lose all the keys there are including the factory ones? Or the factory keys cannot be ...
0
votes
1answer
31 views

Power failure while updating bios

I'm new here and don't know how should I ask for help. My apologies . I was updating bios to 5.90 form 5.20 and while updating I faced load shedding issue and pc turned off (73% done). After that ...
0
votes
0answers
17 views

Windows 10 doesn't shut down or update

I have had a frustrating and a little bit scary problem with my Windows 10 pc for almost a month now. When I try to turn off the computer, it starts closing and the screens go black. But immediately ...
0
votes
1answer
16 views

New Debian installation doesn't show up in boot

I just installed Debian 11 onto a new PC that had a working preinstalled Windows 10. I shrank the NTFS partition and installed Debian on a new partition on the free space. Everything is configured as ...
0
votes
0answers
12 views

Why am I getting Boot\BCD error when booting a windows installation USB?

I've tried creating a windows 8 and 7 installation medias from Ubuntu 16.04 using WoeUSB UNetBootIn GParted In all the above cases I got the Boot\BCD error. Error code was 0xc000000e. The BIOS ...
-1
votes
1answer
31 views

Is there any benefit of keeping the default boot drive of Windows 10 as C:?

I am using below query to find that the default drive in Windows 10 is C:, is there any benefit of keeping it as it is. Also how to change the default boot drive so that it is reflected in the result ...
0
votes
1answer
21 views

Desktop PC BIOS: Need to Reset everytime to boot

Having issues booting my Desktop PC (Gigabyte motherboard, i5). Everytime I try to boot, it gets stuck at the motherboard logo screen and nothing happens next. But, if I remove the CMOS battery and ...
0
votes
1answer
32 views

Will factory reset bring back my windows and solve the booting problems?

So initially I had Windows 10, then I installed OpenSuse Tumbleweed for dual boot. But for some reason I am not able to boot into windows and I can't see the option of Windows in the BIOS either. Now ...
0
votes
0answers
10 views

Unable to boot Ubuntu from external USB hard drive, kernel panic

The same system has booted fine in the past. Now, when I try to boot, it fails. In recovery mode, it ends in: Kernel panic - not syncing: VFS: Unable to mount root fs on unknown-block(0,0) The GRUB ...
0
votes
1answer
18 views

After updating my Windows10, I cannot run Windows in my dual boot (Ubuntu/Windows) system

I have a dual boot Windows 10 and Ubuntu PC. Yesterday I updated my Windows 10, but after that when I want to run my PC, grub comes, but I only can go to Ubuntu: every time I select Windows, it ...
0
votes
0answers
17 views

Windows boot option disappearing from boot menu

Today I updated windows 10 on my asus vivobook pro n580-gd, the update only had an update and restart option and no update and shut down option which I normally use since I have a dual boot. I have ...
0
votes
0answers
17 views

Windows OS not showing up in msconfig boot options

I have a refurbished Dell Precision 7510, running Windows 10 Pro (Build 19042.867). Two days ago, Windows Update started failing at updating my OS and displayed the typical message "We couldn't ...
0
votes
0answers
13 views

Reliable way to move WinXP OS to a new hard drive

I mostly use Arch Linux, but I have an older Windows XP computer that recently has had some blocks go bad on the C drive that has the OS and a lot the program files and settings. The drive still boots,...
0
votes
0answers
8 views

2 /boot, 1 grub and EFI

I have two partitions that serve as /boot for their respective Linux distributions. Grub "runs" out of one /boot partition and I need a menuentry that enables boot from the the other /boot ...
0
votes
0answers
32 views

Boot SSD Already At 86% Health?

In late November I started using a new SSD, the Sabrent Rocket 4 Plus 2TB, as my boot drive. The drive is rated for 1400 TBW but is already saying it's at 86% health despite only having 12TB written ...

15 30 50 per page
1
2 3 4 5
746