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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].

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Clover Boot EFI file on non-UEFI computer

So I have heard about booting into Clover from a BIOS boot and booting back to the first bootloader but in UEFI mode. Is there any detailed way of how to make such a configuration? I can't seem to ...
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Dell laptop boot up failure after trying to install linux and windows to dual boot

I'm new so I'm not sure if this is the place to ask this kind of question but I hope you can help! (I don't have any computer knowledge) Basically I have a Dell laptop. I bought this laptop with ...
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Change boot order on a Mid 2010 Mac Pro, without MacOS

I have a mid 2010 Mac Pro. I don't have MacOS installed on it. Instead I have two separate Debian installs (I've recently upgraded the hard drive to an SSD, but still want to keep the previous hard ...
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Z77-D3H (F23B modded) stuck on OLD BIOS Screen

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rr5UTgcAamQ This issue has gone on for at least 2 years without a permanent workaround. I initially thought it was a BIOS problem, which was why I switched from the ...
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How to find Skype in Windows automatic startup

I'm currently trying to rid a Windows 10 computer of all unnecessary automatic startup programs, because it had problems with being terribly slow even without starting any programs manually. One such ...
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Linux/windows boot lock

Is there any way to lock a Windows or Linux machine's boot. eg. You press the power button on a PC and it asks for a password before booting to the OS.
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Aorus Gaming 5 Mobo Flashes Green Once and Doesn't Turn on

I'm in the process of upgrading my gaming PC for the first time in 6 years and this MB is giving me a bunch of issues. So far, I've had to buy another CPU after the 7th gen one I bought was ...
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Windows 10 installation create only 1 partition and then can't boot up

I was performing a clean installation of windows 10 using an original msdn iso on a usb stick. Since I am not on a UEFI system I am using mbr partitioning. When I create the primary partition on my ...
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\EFI\BOOT\mnx64.efi - Not Found after Linux installation

I tried to install Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS amd64 on my Surface Pro 3 (2+ Years old). I created a usb drive with the iso on it from my othe fedora system. (Everything seemed ok, i have done this a couple ...
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Adding Macrium Bootable iso to Blu Ray with recovery files

I recently just consolidated my recovery DVD set from five DVD's to one 25 GB Blu-Ray. I am trying to see if I can include the bootable Macrium iso on to the Blu-ray by simply adding it to the ...
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UEFI menu entries with identical loaders disappear

ArchLinux provides 2 boot options: "normal" and "fallback". Both options load the same kernel, but different initial RAM disks. However, I can't create corresponding menu items in the UEFI boot menu. ...
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Save the machine state before shutdown and load it back on boot?

Is there a way, on windows 10 and on Linux distributions, to save the machine state before shutting down and load it back up on boot? I.e. I would like the same feature as in VirtualBox when I use ...
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Motherboard not lighting up when PSU is switched on

I have an ASRock Fatal1ty Z370 Gaming K6 motherboard which is a quite recent board. While I was using my computer, everything shut down rapidly. At first, I thought it was a power blackout in the ...
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In which order are startup programs loaded?

Are Windows 10 startup programs initiated in a specific sequence, such as alphabetical or CPU impact order, or are they all initiated simultaneously? Are there special cases in which programs are ...
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Failed to locate manager object freezing Fedora

I'm using Fedora 29. I had to reinstall it, but I kept a backup of all my folders. After the installation, I booted up in Ubuntu (dual boot) and copied and replaced all the backup files (including the ...

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