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Windows Boot Manager Error Code 0xc00000e9. Windows doesn't start and when microsoft bootable is plugged it also doesn't work. But when HDD is not recognized bootable disk works.

Q: Windows Boot Manager Error Code 0xc00000e9. Windows doesn't start and when microsoft bootable is plugged it also doesn't work. But when HDD is not recognized bootable disk works.

I always get windows boot manager error no matter what i do. Even if i set my microsoft bootable drive it still goes to windows boot manager error. I also tried removing any external devices even changed the flash drive i use for bootable drive but it
still doesn't work. The only time bootable drive works was when i remove the hdd. I can't access F8 no matter what so ican't access safe mode and cmd.

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Preferred Solution: Windows Boot Manager Error Code 0xc00000e9. Windows doesn't start and when microsoft bootable is plugged it also doesn't work. But when HDD is not recognized bootable disk works.

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To begin, here is my laptop, Acer 15.6" VN7-591G-792U Intel Core i7 4720HQ (2.60 GHz) NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960M 8 GB Memory 1 TB HDD Windows 10 Home 64-Bit Gaming Laptop. (http://bit.ly/2lEJZiv)

I'm also new to this site, so forgive me if this is the wrong thread.

I've had this laptop for about a year now. Everything working fantastically fine, until I decided to take use of my m.2 slot and buy one (Samsung 850 EVO - 250GB - M.2 SATA III Internal SSD (MZ-N5E250BW)". I honestly can't remember if I had this problem since the first day I put it in, but I think I did.

To the problem - whenever I go to boot my computer, the screen pops up with "No Bootable Device". With nothing else to do, I force shutdown my computer, wait a few seconds then boot it up again. Windows (Windows 10) loads perfectly the second time around. I've been using this method for several months now, as I don't have a way to fix it. I've also gone into BIOS, but as far as I know the m.2 is set to be the device that boots. I can be wrong, though.

I have attached an image of the BIOS boot tab to make sure I'm not an idiot.

Any help would be appreciated, thanks

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Hi, i have a problem with my win xp bootable CD, it can't be used to boot, i don't know what's wrong, i check bios setting my DVD combo was detected as secondary master, and also boot device priority i was set to be First boot device priority, and then i put my cd win xp bootable to my Combo, and restart, there was a message Press any key to boot from CD.. , then i did, and after that, the screen was black and empty, i have tried other OS bootable CD, which was SUSE 10.1, it worked.. Linux SUSE bootable work well. what's the problem, is my windows or my hardware???
please help me, cause i will use the recovery console to fix my mbr, and repair my windows.. thx

A:Bootable Win Xp Doesn't Boot

I usually see these issues with bootable CDs:

1. BIOS settings are incorrect - Your's are OK.
2. Incorrect jumper settings on the optical drive - Your's are OK.
3. Bad media ...

Since other bootable media works your XP CD does not, I'd check for dirt, fingerprints, scratches, smudges ...

Is this an original XP CD or a CD-R?

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Why doesn't Windows 7 allow us to format a USB thumb drive as bootable?  There's a Format Option to "Create an MS-DOS startup disk" on the format dialog box, but there's no way to select it with a USB thumb drive as the target.  I assume that option would be available for things like floppies (if anyone had those any more).  I spent most of yesterday scouring the web for a way to do this.  The last time I did it, I used HP's old USB Disk Storage Format Tool.  But, it looks like they've removed it from their site (I do have a copy of it, I'm just mentioning that it's been removed).  Anyway, what's the problem with giving us this option within the format tool included with the OS?

A:Why Doesn't Windows 7 Allow Us to Format a USB Thumb Drive as Bootable?

Because now we could simply boot to Win PE from USB flash drives, we do not need to make MS-DOS on USB drives. We can only put Win PE on the flash drive. When boot, choose to boot from USB device and you will boot in WinPE.
Walkthrough: Create a Bootable Windows PE RAM Disk on a USB Flash Disk Arthur Xie - MSFT

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I used ESET sysrescue live which creates a bootable OS of ESET in pendrive for effective scanning.I inserted the pendrive and strated the laptop. A warning popped up saying "the NTFS partion with label 'windows' is hibernated". I restarted my laptop and From then, It is showing a warning "no bootable device-- insert bootable disk and press any key". Please help to resolve the issue. 

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When I start up Windows, I have two options, "Windows 7" and "Windows 7 Home Premium (Recovered)", and only the second one works. This is annoying because it defaults to the first entry.

Some background info: I added a second hard drive to my laptop, and I used an Ubuntu install disc to move Windows 7 to the second hard drive and install Ubuntu to the first (larger) hard drive. When I start up my computer, the Grub boot loader gives me an option between Ubuntu Linux and Windows 7.

When I first tried to boot into Windows, it had problems (caused by finding itself on a new drive I assume) and attempted to do startup repair which didn't change anything. It had detected a Windows 7 installed on drive "E", attempted repair, but on reboot I got to the same place. Next I used the Windows 7 Repair disc that I had burned earlier, which appeared to do the exact same process of attempting startup repair, however this time when I rebooted I got the option between "Windows 7" and "Windows 7 Home Premium (Recovered)". The first option causes it to do what it did before, and the second option gets me into Windows 7 fine. Windows still sees its hard drive as "C" which is good.

While looking for solutions to this, I found the bcdedit utility. I attempted to rename "Windows 7 Home Premium (Recovered)" to just "Windows 7 Home Premium" to test whether it changed anything, but when I boot up I still get "Windo... Read more

A:Windows 7 boot manager default entry doesn't work

Welcome to Windows Seven Forums.

You may need to run a startup repair three times with a reboot between each occurrence.

Startup Repair - Run 3 Separate Times

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So the 29th of July i went ahead and installed the Windows 10 update. It installed correctly and ran smooth without any problems for a few hours. Suddenly i realized that my Start Menu button didn't open the start menu when i clicked it. Neither did the search button.

I didn't really think about it much and continued gaming with one of my friends. Later that night i tried to restart my pc to see if that fixed any of my issues. Unfortunately nothing was fixed.

Now i can't open any microsoft apps (other than the Health and training app through the Task Manager and then the apps tab). Theres no way to access the settings or Windows Update so im stuck with just using non-microsoft apps if i can find them that is under my HDD.

(Edit) I can't rightclick anything in the taskbar or manage my internet connection.

Any help to fix this is highly appriciated.

Methods i have tried found around the internet:

Using the
Get-AppXPackage -AllUsers | Foreach {Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register "$($_.InstallLocation)\AppXManifest.xml"} command in Windows PowerShell as admin.

Running this troubleshooter from this link

Neither of them fixed anything.

A:Windows 10, Start Menu, Search or any microsoft apps doesn't work...

Similar problem only I could not get Windows installed apps to open properly. I have a Lenovo G560 with a Dynadock plugged into a USB port and two additional monitors connected to the laptop (one directly and one through the Dynadock. In anticipation of installing Win 10, I upgrade my RAM and replaced my hdd with an SSD drive. I am upgrading from Windows 7 SP1 Home Premium. I did the upgrade and not a clean install. The upgrade seemed to go just fine. The first thing I noticed was and Notices icon so I clicked on it and some notices appeared. I tried to click on those but as soon as I moved the mouse off of the notices icon the list disappeared. The same thing happened when I went to Start. I rebooted the computer and the above problems went away. So I began exploring around the Start Menu. I got cortana to recognize Hey Cortana and she even told me a joke. When I asked her to play Rock Paper Scissors, she started having problems. Again I rebooted, and she could tell a joke but no RPS. Then I asked her to open MS Edge but that did not work. Tried myself by clicking on the E icon and I got an error message saying it could not find Internet Explorer.exe. Went to Start Menu and tried to start Edge. It looked like it was going to but nothing appeared. I went to Task Manager and there it was running so I ended the process and tried again. No joy. Again reboot. First thing was to open Edge from Start Menu. That worked-- it opened. Tried to go to settings in the Start Me... Read more

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I'm having a hard time with this computer, basically the mbr got messed up and apparently the windows drove locked and csnnot be accessed. I tried the dispatch command as you can see in the attachment and you'll see a ten gig drive I created as partition eight. Forgive me I'm new St this but this was the only drive I created so dell shipped it with so many partitions?
Anyways if you can assist I'll appreciate it, I tried the dispatch and no luck inget a error stating can't open bcd file which after giggling means the drive is still locked and cannot be opened
Also the mbr is just bad.

A:Windows 8.1 won't boot, startup disk doesn't work.

First of all,welcome to BC !
Now can you please post back with the answers to the following questions ?
You have said it is a Dell,but please supply the model.
Do you have any valuable data on this computer ?
Do you have a recovery partition ?
Chris Cosgrove

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Updated to Windows 10 from Windows 8.1 two weeks ago.
Had problems with Firefox.  Tried to download to replace existing Firefox.  CNET site appeared to be correct but something seemed wrong so I killed the download. But.
- The windows start menu doesn't come up when I click on the icon, but if I right-click, a text menu does appear and lets me, for example, shut down.
.- If I click on the Windows End icon in the task bar, the screen flashes but End does not come up.  Ditto for the Windows Store icon.
-  Somewhere SpyBot S&D was erased, but I was able to download it.
- If I double-click on a photo in Windows Explorer, I get a popup that lists the name of the jpeg and says Invalid Entry to Registry.  If I right click on the photo and go to any of the options the photo is opened except if I choose Photo.
- Firefox cannot properly display the Yahoo mail page, though Pale Moon and Opera can.
- I have Avast Anti-Virus and MalwareBytes Anti-Malware and when I run their scans, they find no issues.
SO there are a few issues that I need help with.

A:windows 10 problems - start menu doesn't appear, windows key doesn't work, etc

Well the first thing you should try is to Run System Restore to before all of these problems started or to when you first installed Windows 10.
Then try to download Firefox from there website
Third thing is I would recommend to get rid of Avast it is low end and could be allowing virus I recommend ether McAfee or Norton Security.

Those are some things to think about
but it is all up to you when making your final decision

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So I shutdown my windows 10 based Inspiron-15 5000 after a normal day's work. When I turned it back on again the next day, instead of booting into Windows, it opened a dignostic check which it passed but never booted into windows. Btw I have a SATA SSD which holds my windows and an HDD for data. I tired  disabling secure boot and making sure UEFI was checked. I even resetted the BIOS to factory setting but nothing worked. It also said "No bootabe device" despite the F12 menu showing "windows boot Manager". I looked up the problem online. A solution fixed the problem by adding another boot sequence named "Windows boot manager" which file path: /EFI/BOOT/BOOTX64.EFI. This solved the problem. But I still dont get why the problem came up the first place. Is my SSD faulty? If not then what is it? Thanks!

A:No Bootable Device despite Windows Boot Manager


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Finally I have a problem where I can''t make heads or tails from.
I have a very old Pentium II computer, using Windows XP which I use as a music cumputer. It suddenly stoped working. What it still does is booting: it finishes POST operation, checks BIOS, recognises that keyboard and Mouse are attached, it correctly sees my hard drive and cd-rom drive. Then it switches to my hard drive and is supposed to start windows, but it just gets stuck there, giving me an ugly black screens with a blinking cursor and that's all. I've tried reinstalling Windows from CD and that works fine until it restarts and the hard drive is supposed to take over from the CD-ROM. It gives me the same screen. The silly thing is that up until that moment the computer has been copying files from the cd to the hard disk, so the computer is able to work with the harddisk. I've checkdisked the HD and everything was fine. I've placed the HD onto another computer and it was able to read the HD,, so the HD is OK. I've repeated everything with another HD with exactly the same results. So, the computer is working, nothing wrong with the MoBo, the HD is working, cables are fine (I've replaced them as well), computer is able to work with the HD, but it just won't work when windows is supposed to start up. I've a;so made sure that the master/slave jumpers are ok, so that's not the problem either.


A:[SOLVED] hard disk doesn't boot, start up windows

try another power supply in it

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Hello, I hope you guys can help me. I have A Dell Laptop with Windows 7.

Today my laptop stopped working. When I try to turn it on normally, it will go to request to either launch the start up repair or to try booting it up normally again. When I try to launch the start up repair it will state that it's loading, but then it will stick to the windows 7 blue screen and stay there, nothing will happen. I tried to see if I can launch the Recovery manager by pressing F8 while the dell logo appeared and selected the 'Recover your Computer' option but it gives the same windows 7 blue screen. It also wont work on Safe Mode.

I hope there is a solution for this, I do not have a recovery disk.

Thanks in advance.

A:Windows 7 will not boot, repair start up launch also doesn't work

Hi Welcome to the forum

i would try running the dell diagnostics. start computer start tapping F12 and run the tests on hard drive

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I am trying to use my CD-ROM drive and it doesn't work here are the list of things I have tried

Uninstalled and reinstalled the cd-rom driver it is a Matbleepa UJ-840D CD-ROM/DVD/CD-RW in my HP laptop (Didn't work)

Read stuff about code 39 and removed in the registry edit screen Upperfilters, Upperfilters.bak, Lowerfilters, Lowerfilters.bak and rebooted (Didn't work)

Removed itunes from computer (didn't solve the issue with cd-rom player)

Went back to a system restore point that was before the last time I used the CD-rom player and it worked and that (didn't work as well)

Read a lot of different posts about code 39 and nothing is given after the above steps are taken if it still won't work except to reformat which I would prefer not to do.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

A:CD-ROM doesn't work, code 39 error, tried many things still doesn't work

1. Uninstall the drive through Device Manager.Restart computer. The drive will be automatically reinstalled.or...2. Delete Upper & Lower Filters http://support.microsoft.com/kb/982116Restart computer.or...3. Download, and run Restore Missing CD Drive patchDouble click on cdgone.zip to unzip it.Right click on cdgone.reg, click Merge.Accept registry merge.Restart computer.or...4. Go to Device Manager, click a "+" sign next to IDE ATA/ATAPI Controllers.You'll see two items:- ATA Channel0 (or Primary Channel)- ATA Channel1 (or Secondary Channel)Right click on each of them, and click Uninstall. Confirm.Restart Windows. They'll be automatically reinstalled.

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Hey guys, trying to install Win 7 Ultimate x64 on my roommates laptop. It was having severe issues booting into 7 already so I decided to just wipe it and re-install. I started with a DVD copy and upon boot he realized that his DVD drive was broke. FML. But we can boot from USB so I go buy a large flashdrive and DL a copy of W7 and make it boot-able. So I plug it in and when it starts to load windows files it makes it about 10% and stops.

Then throws an error 0xc00000e9

"An unexpected I/O error has occurred"

Now I know my USB is good, I just bought it. The DVD Drive is messed up but its not being used in any way. It's an older Sony vaio, Core 2 Duo, 2gb ram, the model is burnt off the bottom.

A:Windows Boot Manager error 0xc00000e9

Where did you get WIn7? How was it written to stick? How is it being activated?

Use the latest official installer ISO written to stick with Universal USB Installer with Win7 in dropdown menu.

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I have an HP G62-225DX notebook pc currently running Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit. I turned it on today and received a boot manager error , Status : 0xc00000e9. There is nothing plugged into the computer or any new software added . In the process of trying to figure out what the problem could be I ran a hard drive test and it came back failed . I don't have the windows 7 disc for this laptop so I was hoping maybe there was a way to get it back up and running without it ?


A:Windows 7: Boot Manager Error 0xc00000e9

The boot hard drive has failed. We usually try to start a fresh Windows install If that fails, we remove the suspect hard drive and install a new drive. Later, you can install the suspect drive in an external USB hard drive enclosure and attach it to the laptops USB port to attempt to recover important files

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hello guys
i just created a bootable cd with windows Xp sp3 that i downloaded earlier.
I did all this on my other laptop running win 7 home premium x64 and used 7zip to extract the downloaded iso of XP and burned the disk using nero 10.
I am no expert on this, i followed instructions on 'how to create bootable xp disk' from here : http://www.tacktech.com/display.cfm?ttid=297

i used the boot.ima files that are provided in the link.
The page tells to create two folders boot and root..and later everything is to be transfered into boot folder.
The iso that i downloaded also had a[BOOT] folder along with i386 n others..i moved all into the boot folder created by me.
And burned the disk..Although the link i gave is not using nero 10 but not much is changed.
Everything is done and finished but when i boot the disk in the laptop which i need to format(it already has win xp sp2 but the blue screen problem leads to formatting) i get tis:
BOOT: could`nt find NTLDR
what to do ???
i never have been able to create a bootable disk what the hell do i miss everytime..?
i run the disk in my win 7 laptop it gives same problem when boot from disk.
and when i open the disk from my computer it runs fine.. i mean the setup runs.
also the setup runs but the Install windows xp is grayed out..is that normal (i think its due to win 7).
Just give me something..waiting

A:bootable windows xp sp3 disk does not boot..could not find NTLDR

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Hi all,

Just wanted to reinstall my Windows 7 this morning due to the fact that my dvd writer did not read of write CDs. After some research I learnt that a re-install will do the trick. I made things worse, how I don't know.

My system statrt up, loads the windows 7 files and then comes up with the Windows Boot Manager screen stating that it has problems communicating with a device connected to your computer. Status: 0xc00000e9 Info: An unexpected I/O error has occurred.

I have tried my 2 SSD drives in Raid 0 and also a single HDD with the same results.
My DVD writer is an IDE model, but I can't think that this is the problem since the first time I used this drive and the same original Windows 7 Ultimate Disc there were no problems.

I even went as far and got a PS2 keyboard to avoid any USB devices and also downloaded a full untouched version of Windows 7 with the same error! (Maybe my disc got scrtaches after its first use, I don't know)

Please help people, please!

A:Windows Boot Manager Install error 0xc00000e9 -

Is there any external /USB based device connected with your computer ? If so , please make it sure that it is properly connected .

Try installing using a flash drive . USB Windows 7 Installation Key Drive - Create

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Hi guys;

I am trying to make (6) bootable disks for Windows XP Professional. I downlaoded the file from "http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=55820EDB-5039-4955-BCB7-4FED408EA73F". However when I click on this file I downloaded, an error screen shows up.........
[B]"16 bit MS-DOS Subsystem"
C:\PROGRA~1\Symantec\S32EVNT1.DLL.An installable Virtual Device Driver failed Dll initialization. Choose 'close' to terminate the application. [/B]
It is a one error, but very big..... What does this error mean? How to fix it? Also, anybody know where to get "Windows XP automatted System Recovery Disk" or is it the same as other (6) bootable disks?

Please Help.....................

A:Error Occurs when making Windows XP bootable Disk(s)

I guess Symantec's antivirus application or similar is preventing raw floppy writes.

You can create an ASR floppy disk with XP's Backup utility.

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Hi, I've had my current PC for a few years now and in that time I've done a fresh installation of Win7 several times always via USB. Today I inserted my trusty flash drive, set it as priority device in BIOS and after pressing "any key to boot from USB" I get hit with "A disk read error occurred". This has never happened before and I'm using the same 8GB flash drive I've always used.

I've spent the entire day reading threads on here and other forums and am absolutely stuck. Here's what I have done thus far:

- Tried the flash drive in every available USB port

- Created a new ISO from my original win7 disc and put it on USB using different methods (Rufus, WinToUSB, wintobootic and even just using the classic CMD)

- Tested the flash drive on 2 other computers, both of which were able to boot and load the Windows installer without issue

- Tried several other flash drives, all gave the same error but worked fine on the other computers

- Tested a flash drive with Ubuntu which worked fine so I know I'm not unable to boot from USB full stop

- Looked around BIOS to change things people have suggested but none of the options like disabling secure boot appear for me. This really shouldn't be an issue anyway as it's always worked before.

Now, there have been 2 very odd things happen. Firstly, after trying for hours and hours I unplugged the hard drive I had in there (sata) and replaced it with a brand new one (ssd). When I pressed a key to boot I didn't get a... Read more

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Downloaded W7 now Microsoft Works Doesn't Work

MESSAGE RECEIVED: Microsoft works cannot access one or more files it needs to run. The files may have been renamed, deleted, or moved.

If anyone can help i'd appreciate. Thanks

A:Downloaded W7 now Microsoft Works Doesn't Work

I doubt it has anything to do with the download. Just reinstall Works over itself, in any case the installer does (I think, but depends on which build you have...) give you the options of repair, install, or uninstall.

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Disk Drive E doesn't work -- not recognized.

Recently I went to a repair shop had a new hard drive put in my five-year old DELL desktop. When I got home and powered up, I noticed that nothing happened when I inserted a CD into my Disk Drive E. (The disk drive right above it, Drive D, works fine.)

Also, Disk Drive E does not appear in My Computer under Devices with Removeable Storage.

Next I went in to Device Manager and saw that Disk Drive E is listed under DVD/CD-ROM drives, but that there was a red "X" next to it, apparently indicating that the drive has been disabled. I attempted to update the driver but was unable to locate my disc.

I called the repair shop and was told by the tech that there are no drivers for Disk Drive E, that there is nothing to update. When I told him about the red "X" he told me that the drive had been disabled. He said I could try enabling it, but he added that it might have been disabled for a reason. I tried to enable it but got a message stating that Windows was unable to enable the device. The tech then told me I could bring my PC back in and he would install a new drive for approximately $100, including labor.

Is there anything else I can try at home to get my Disk Drive E working again? Would it possibly help if I were to use my DELL installation CD? It should be fairly easy to find. Or should I follow the tech's advice and just buy a new disk drive?

Thank you.

A:Solved: Disk Drive E doesn't work -- not recognized

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OK so my computer has to cd drive so don't comment saying use a cd to fix the problem i dropped my computer now it has stopped working every-time i try one of those F8 options the computer loads it for 5-10 seconds then restarts
itself a blue screen appears before it dose there is some sort of system failure when i go on to stop the automatic shut down option i can read the blue screen it says
A problem has been detected and windows has been shut down to prevent damage to your computer.
if this is the first time you've seen this stop error screen.
restart your computer.if this screen appears again, follow 
these steps :
check to make sure any new hardware or software is properly installed.(i cannot check this because i do not know how)
if this is a new installation, ask your hardware of sortware manufacturer
for any windows updates you might need.
if ay problems continue. disable or remove any newly installed hardware
or software.disable BIOS memory options such as caching or shadowing.
if you need to use safe mode to remove or disable components, restart
your computer, press F8 to select advance startup options, and then
select safe mode.
technical information:
*** STOP: 0x000000ED (0x8570FD28, 0xC000009C, 0x000000000, 0x000000000)

A:windows boot manager status: 0xc00000e9 info:an unexpected I/O error has occured.

It sounds like the drop has damaged the hard drive, it is quite possible that the drive will need to be replaced, at the very least it should be scanned for surface defects.
Turn the computer on and press F8 repeatedly until the Advanced Boot Options screen appears.
If you are lucky the first option will be Repair Your Computer, slect it and press enter.
If the hard drive is not too badly dammaged it will boot into the recovery environment.
If you can't get this far you will need to find an external DVD drive to boot from to try repairs.
If you do managed to get to the System Recovery Options screen, click Command Prompt
At the command prompt type CHKDSK C: /R and press enter
Type  Y and enter if prompted to force a dismount.
The full disk check will take quite a while, once it is done restart and see if the system boots.
If it still will not boot, repeat the above steps to get the the System Recovery Options screen again.
This time click Startup Repair and follow the on screen prompts.
If a full surface scan and startup repair does not get it booting its probably time to look at recovering any data you need to save from the drive starting with a fresh install of windows on a new hard drive. That may be beyond what you want to do yourself.

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We currently got some problems with our Windows 7 clients. Every notebook we install requires exactly 5 minutes to recognize some USB 2.0 storage devices. Every USB 3.0 storage device works perfectly and is immediately detected. I've tried many different
USB 2.0 devices with the result that some are working and some need exactly 5 minutes until the device gets recognized. For example the Corsair Flash Voyager is slow and the San Disk Cruzer Blade is fast.

If such a corrupt USB device is plugged in while starting the system, Windows stops booting after the "Starting Windows" dialog. Only when I unplug this device Windows continue with booting.
I know there is something wrong with our Windows Setup, so I use a new one for the following notebooks. But we've already installed some notebooks with that Setup and need to fix them now. Installing the system with the new Setup fixes the problem.
I've already tried to upgrade the BIOS, remove drivers from the Device Manager, install the latest driver and perform an system-upgrade but nothing fixed the problem.

Can you help me to solve this problem?

Thank you for your help & Best regards

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The problem happens in both windows store apps and .exe programs. Camera doesn't work in Chrome, Edge,Skype(both store and .exe). I recently gave my laptop in for servicing at an authorized service center(Just a speaker issue). Could it be that they could have unplugged the camera cable? I also saw a post referring to the same laptop but in that post only store apps had this problem. Already tried reinstalling driver, enabling permissions etc. If I remember correctly this problem started after the fall creators update. When the camera is used the white led does blink, even though an image doesn't show. Please help me with this.

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I used ESET sysrescue live which creates a bootable OS of ESET in pendrive for effective scanning.I inserted the pendrive and strated the laptop. A warning popped up saying "the NTFS partion with label 'windows' is hibernated". I restarted my laptop and From then, It is showing a warning "no bootable device-- insert bootable disk and press any key". Please help to resolve the issue. 

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Hi guys,

I have a problem and I've tried to figure it out for the whole day now.

It's mind-boggling and SUPER frustrating at the same time.

Basically I installed a fresh copy of Windows 8.1 Pro to my computer and when I plug both DVI cables into the GTX 750Ti (I run Dual monitors) it goes to the 'Windows 8 Blue logo start up but then suddenly my monitors have no signal (and my mouse turns off, aka it looks like my USB shutsdown) but my mobo is still on + cpu fans/case fans, etc.

So I tried using the IGPU and it works fine, you can plug one DVI into the IGPU DVI out, and one monitor DVI to the GTX750Ti and it will boot into windows fine.

The biggest thing that boggles me is that upon a fresh install it worked fine, AND I can reinstall windows fine again, but it *SEEMS* like after I install the NVIDIA graphics card drivers it starts happening again and I can only use IGPU to boot into windows. Now, when I first installed windows it was working fine, till I shut it down and it won't boot again hence having to try IGPU. I tried formatting, I've tried everything!

All my parts are brand new, I've tried everything there is to try, and googled alot (I've enabled/disabled secureboot multiple times, I've done 'primary display adapter 'PCI-E' and switched between them), I've tried almost everything!

My specs are as follows:

ASUS Geforce GTX750Ti GPU
Asrock H97M-ITX/ac MOBO
RAM: Corsair Vengeance 8gb
Samsung EVO 840 SSD

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A:Windows 8 Booting (IGPU works, PCI-E GTX750Ti doesn't work

The craziest thing is - Sometimes it works sometimes it doesn't - remember it goes to blue windows 8 logo AND THEN there is no monitor signal.
If I use Integrated Graphics it 100% always works. I'm thinking it might be some sort of bios problem maybe? I really don't know anymore :|

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Hello, I'm having a weird issue with a HP Pavilion dm4 laptop.The keyboard doesn't work on Windows, but works on BIOS and also with a Ubuntu live CD .I also tested it with an external keyboard but still the same.Also did a clean install of Windows 7 x64 Professional and the issue is still there.And whats even stranger is that it was working fine before, and the next day it wasn't. Please, if anyone has any idea what's happening, let me know! Thanks in advance! 

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Using DVD with Windows 10 provided by Dell I created a bootable USB in order to install windows 10 on my laptop. 
However, after recovering procedure laptops displays message: 
No bootable devices found
press F1 to retry boot 
F2 for setup utility 
F5 to run onboard diagnostics.
Please help!

A:No bootable devices found after attempting to install windows 10 from bootable USB on Dell Precision 3510

Please run the Diagnostic tool to check hardware on the system by following steps below:
1. Power off system
2. Power on system, quickly tap the F12 key continuously until you see Preparing one time boot menu in the top right corner of the screen. In the boot menu, stroll down to Diagnostic and then click it. After quick tests, click on Hard Drive and then Thorough Test Mode. Report back any error code.

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Hi guys,

I have a problem and I've tried to figure it out for the whole day now.

It's mind-boggling and SUPER frustrating at the same time.

Basically I installed a fresh copy of Windows 8.1 Pro to my computer and when I plug both DVI cables into the GTX 750Ti (I run Dual monitors) it goes to the 'Windows 8 Blue logo start up but then suddenly my monitors have no signal (and my mouse turns off, aka it looks like my USB shutsdown) but my mobo is still on + cpu fans/case fans, etc.

So I tried using the IGPU and it works fine, you can plug one DVI into the IGPU DVI out, and one monitor DVI to the GTX750Ti and it will boot into windows fine.

The biggest thing that boggles me is that upon a fresh install it worked fine, AND I can reinstall windows fine again, but it *SEEMS* like after I install the NVIDIA graphics card drivers it starts happening again and I can only use IGPU to boot into windows. Now, when I first installed windows it was working fine, till I shut it down and it won't boot again hence having to try IGPU. I tried formatting, I've tried everything!

All my parts are brand new, I've tried everything there is to try, and googled alot (I've enabled/disabled secureboot multiple times, I've done 'primary display adapter 'PCI-E' and switched between them), I've tried almost everything!

My specs are as follows:

ASUS Geforce GTX750Ti GPU
Asrock H97M-ITX/ac MOBO
RAM: Corsair Vengeance 8gb
Samsung EVO 840 SSD... Read more

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Good day guys,
well, I was just installing Linux Fedora on my computer (I wanted a Dual-Boot with Win7) but I noticed that I don't have second partition. So I deleted some useless files (trash, games, etc.) back on Win7, and Voala, I just gained around 60GB of free space. I decided to creat new partition on disk manager. And here is the problem. It shows free space, as good as Explorer, but when it comes to that graph below, it doesn't show me free space. I shrinked it, but only gained 6GB of free space, where I can create new partition. I know it sounds complicated, but here is the picture.

I guess I'm doing somethin' wrong, what is it?
My Windows is in Czech language, but I made notes in the picture in English

A:Windows Disk Manager doesn't show free space

Try starting over. Put the Windows partition back the way it was. Make sure everything works normally. Reboot a couple times etc.. and run some apps to make sure nothing is acting weird. Then defrag the Windows partition to move the files toward the front of the partition. That should allow you to shrink to a greater amount of free space.

Always a good idea to make backup images along the way before risking your system.

edit: by "put it back the way it was" I mean delete the 6 GB partition you made, then expand the Windows partition to the end of the free space. Then use the system for awhile as suggested to make sure nothing got broken, before defragging.

edit2: also make sure you leave enough room for page file expansion etc..

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I am trying to upgrade my dad's Dell Inspiron 530S to WIn 7. I have chosen removable from the boot menu for the 1st 2nd and 3rd options, but the USB keeps getting passed over on start-up. I cannot see any menu functionality that lets me add USB. Right now removable is listed as floppy disk. He is on BIOS 1.0.13 (just upgraded to 1.0.18 same issue) running Win XP service Pack 3. Ideas? Thanks in advance.


A:Win XP PC doesn't recognize Win7 bootable USB

Hi Sam -

Try writing the confirmed ISO to flash stick using Universal USB Installer with Win7 in dropdown menu.

Set the HD first to boot in BIOS setup, then tap the Dell F12 key at boot to trigger the one-time BIOS Boot Menu, look for stick under USB, Removable or HD's - you may need to expand each entry to find it.

If this fails, try updating the BIOS to latest version from the XP desktop. Drivers and Downloads | Dell [United States].
It appears to have needed improvements which may remedy the problem.

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I suspect my main hard drive is dying, which has Windows 7 on it. So I attached another drive and installed Windows 7 on it, so in case the main drive fails at least I will have a bootable computer. The problem is that the MBR is on the main drive, so without the main drive the new drive fails to boot. How can I make the Windows 7 on the new drive boot without having the main drive connected to my computer? I can't install Windows using a DVD as my DVD writer is busted. Thanks.
Edit: I have a linux live bootable cd, which works with my DVD writer..

A:How to make drive which doesn't have the MBR bootable?

Hi and welcome to TSF your really going to be better off getting a working optical drive in order to fix this MBR - Restore Windows 7 Master Boot Record - Windows 7 Help Forums

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I have an Inspiron 7520 and uninstalled and reinstalled the new version of Dell Backup and Recovery Manager -- upgraded to premium to make sure that I would have full ability to use the program. Note: the old version didn't work at all -- hung up on backup, etc.
I have rebooted.
When I try and open the Manager interface, I can't. All I get is the clock logo with the hand spinning. I cannot set the destination. I cannot select what I want to back up. I've tried this several times and just get the spinning clock which I end up ending through Task Manager. 
I have tried opening the Manager from the installed link on desktop, from my list of programs, from the Start menu, and from the tray icon. Nothing works.
Any suggestions?

A:Windows 8 Dell Backup and Recovery Manager doesn't work

I have the same issue with the non premium version, I made the mistake of upgrading to v1.0.0.4 that is available for download and now have the same spinning clock, the program never loads so can't do anything with it. I have tried twice now to uninstall and then reinstall but still the same issue with spinning clock.
This is on a brand new XPS 8500 running windows 8. The reason I tried upgrading is that the version I had would not create recovery disk on usb key (would take forever to see the usb key and then would fail with pretty much useless error message before writing anything to the usb key, all it would do is format it to something that could no longer be read by windows.

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My brother is using Windows 7 and suddenly after boot menu the computer reaches his wallpaper, with the mouse icon moving fine but no foldiers, files, startmenu or anything else showing.

I people with the same problem online opened Task Manager and opened Explorer.exe to make it work, only Ctrl Alt Del brings us to a black screen which disappears after a few seconds and take us back to the blank wallpaper. I can reach the Control Panel or anything else really when I right click the wallpaper and go to any of the options that bring me into some folder.. but when I'm in a folder and click anything, it won't work. I tried to open Task Manager like that too, or even Explorer.exe, but nothing happens.

Safe Mode works fine bytheway and can't seem to find any errors.

He doesn't have an Anti Virus has his subscription finished lately.. I tried to download AVG during safe mode with networking, but I'm unsure whether it's doing the job right..

Any other options?

Thanks in advance,

A:Windows 7 blank wallpaper + Task manager doesn't work

"He doesn't have an Anti Virus has his subscription finished lately"

Big mistake. A PC without up-to-date antivirus software will become infected with malware within hours if it's connected to the internet. Please post on the malware forum here: Virus/Trojan/Spyware Help - Tech Support Forum

You must install an up-to-date antivirus as a first step, otherwise the advice you get from the malware forum on removing existing malware will be a waste of time as your PC will just get infected again.

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Please help me I need my computer
Even if it costs me ALL data lost but I need it

Gonna do anything for it

(please move thread to right place IF this is the WRONG place)

Beg you!!!HELP ME

A:how to fix status 0xc00000e9...help me..computer doesn't want to start

No one replies sadly

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I've got a weird problem here to report. I'm on a Lenovo N200 laptop running Windows 7 x64. Around half the time, the computer will boot up with the trackpad not responding. During times when this happens, I can look into the device manager and see a "code 10" ("device cannot start") for the trackpad. Restarting the computer fixes the problem.

I've had the problem once or twice over the last few years, but just a few weeks ago, it started happening very regularly (+/- 50% of all startup attempts). I can't recall making any notable changes to the system lately that could cause something like this. When the problem first started, it also affected the display adapter (Windows would start with an extremely low resolution and the graphic card would show a similar fault in the device manager, in addition to the trackpad problem described here), but this has since stopped.

I have tried updating the driver for the trackpad to a newer version, but the problem persists.

Hardware faults were considered, but I was able to successfully boot the computer from a WinPE CD five times in a row with no issues, so it would seem like this is less likely to be a hardware bug.

Any ideas as to where to go from here? I don't want to have to reinstall an otherwise clean and functional operating system for something this trivial.

A:Trackpad doesn't work, gives error "code 10" on every other boot

Hi, try using this to check the temps HWMONITOR | Softwares | CPUID
Temps can play havoc with laptops.
Cleaning the fan and air vents with a can of compressed air might clear away ant dust or debris, which could cause temps to rise.

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As the title says, top right USB port on my T470 doesn't work after BIOS v1.42 update when device is plugged in on boot.  Non of devices power up when plugged into that port. Naturally there's nothing in dmesg. This is not OS-dependent since devices don't power up in BIOS screen as well. The other 2 ports still work as expected. Restarting doesn't help. After some cold boots the ports starts working again. This never happened with previous BIOS versions.

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hi, I know there are many in the forum who have the same problem as mine. 
my computer was running fine last friday. I tried to start it on saturday, it says it can't startup and need to repair startup. I did run the repair but still can't startup. I tried to use system restore to earlier dates, it still can't startup. The computer has trojan virus before and I tried the anti-malware from internet to kill them. seems that it create more problem for my PC. I have some important files in the computer that I wish I have archived. 
wonder if any one can help. thx in advance.

A:can't start up computer-window7, repair doesn't work, restore doesn't work

I'll report this topic to appropriate helpers.
Hold on there...

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Here is what happened.
I bought HP Envy dv6 7201tx (i5,6GB,2GB nVidia,750GB,Win8 Pro)
I used EaseUS Partition manager to resize "C:" and create a new partition in my notebook.
Unfortunately it failed after restart. And windows failed to load and UEFI told that boot not found.
I restarted nearly 7 to 8 times. Its no avail.

So I decided to Repair using Windows 8 USB-HDD created from ISO. Since I am not provided with any DVD Accessories from HP.
To my surprise it doesnt recognise my USB.

I went into BIOS setup and modified something like "Legacy support" to "Enabled" which is already disabled.
And the "Secureboot" option below it automatically faded out to "Disabled". And it said your system will boot in BIOS Mode in next restart.

After reboot I found UEFI to recognise my USB and furthur continued to install Windows 8 and activated it using the Product Key. And in the process i formatted my entire harddisk from GPT to MBR.

To my surprise I found System properties to show "Installed Memory: 6.00GB (929MB usable)
Then only i found myself wrong in doing the process. I have to install Windows 8 with UEFI Enabled and get my RAM memory back. Please help me. Note that UEFI Mode doesnt recognise my bootable USB-HDD.

A:UEFI doesn't recognise my bootable USB device?

Welcome to EightForums.

Clean the HD Drive, using Step one in this tutorial:
SSD / HDD : Optimize for Windows Reinstallation - Windows 7 Forums
Than type> convert gpt

UEFI (Unified Extensible Firmware Interface) - Install Windows 8 with

UEFI Bootable USB Flash Drive - Create in Windows

The only 3rd party software that I know of, that fully supports Windows 8 is PARAGON 12.

Paragon 12 now supports Windows 8 uEFI, GPT & Secure Boot.

PARAGON Software Group - News: Significant booting challenges on EFI systems when upgrading to Windows 8


We always assume you have made your Recovery Disks using the OEM manufacturer's Recovery Media Creator app the first day you had your new PC.
& made the Startup Repair CD.
Recovery Drive - Create with USB Flash Drive in Windows 8
System Repair Disc - Create in Windows 8

Did you make the OEM manufacturer's Recovery Disks?


Originally Posted by HP/Compaq

Creating HP Recovery media

HP Recovery Manager is a software program that offers a way to create recovery media after you
successfully set up the computer. HP Recovery media can be used to perform system recovery if the
hard drive becomes corrupted. System recovery reinstalls the original operating system and the
software programs installed at the factory, and then configures the... Read more

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The computer starts but the windows 10  apps button doesn't open. I can - at times - right click on the windows button in the task bar and that menu opens. I can't open task manager either.

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hey friends

i have a windows xp2 boot able cd.
recently i downloaded an executable of sp3 from the windows site..
around 6 months ago..

my friend told me a way to extract the boot file from the disc n copy it using nero to make a bootable sp3 cd. i had one but i lost it.
and now i dont remember how to do it again.

maybe you all could help.


P.S. Merry Christmas everyone!!

A:Solved: how to make a windows sp3 bootable cd from a xp2 bootable??

If you Google slipstreaming XP or similar you should be able to get the info you're after; sounds like what you want to do anyway.

Here's one result; http://www.helpwithwindows.com/WindowsXP/Slipstreaming_Windows_XP_Service_Pack_3.html

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Computer Specs:
Hp DV6-1355dx
Windows 7 64Bit Ultimate
Intel Core 2 Duo 2.20Ghz processor
4Gb Ram

Hey guys thanks a lot for strolling through, I truly appreciate it and hope with everyones assistance this issue will get resolved. So here's my issue; have I've found that everytime I have allowed windows update to install anything that has had to do with security, following the updates I have always run into the BSOD resulting in restoring my computer to an earlier date. Well this time, things are a bit different.

Whenever my computer has seemed to start to choke up, and really begins to lag, from things as simple as maximizing a minimized window, and it taking about 20 seconds for it to do so, the BSOD is coming. Heres an example of one:
Ill be honest with you guys, I dont know how to interpret what the cause of it is, nor do I know where people find it,(event viewer logs?) but surprisingly I've worked on computers all my life really.
So heres the issue:
Computer completely froze up on me this time, cursor wouldn't react nothing, BSOD, then I found myself in A continuous looping failure of Windows Start up Repair, unable to actually load windows. I tried repairing the device by booting off my windows 7 disk and this is the error I keep getting:

by the way let me add that theres no restore point (of course right....) so that wasn't an option...

Now if im not mistaken that will be translated further in my logs file? Ive honestly really never known how to go about ... Read more

A:Problem with Bootable "Windows Defender Offline" utility error code 0x

no one?? :/
how about if I just delete the boot folder?

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Windows Vista Recovery Disc Download — The NeoSmart Files

This is the link everyone gives me to fix my pc. I carried out all the instructions, burned the file onto a blank dvd and everything. When I boot from the DVD, Vista Installation pops up...why is this?

A:Windows Vista Recovery disk doesn't work..

Did you download the right bit rate for the disk?

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It appears I can't run my disk defragmenter anymore. Every time when I'm trying to analyze the disk, it shows 0% although it's been about 3 months since I last time defragmented it, so it must have some kind of fragmentation. Also, when I highlight for example "system" and click defragment nothing happens. Before when I highlighted system and clicked degragment, the % number would show up and start going from 1 to 2, etc........ Now it just acts like it is turned off. It doesn't work on any of the 4 category choices (OS, Recovery, system, and my external hard drive).

A:Solved: Windows 7 - disk defragmenter doesn't work

Unless you've changed it, Windows 7 will automatically defragment itself every so often (I think the default is Wednesday nights). It's therefore entirely possible that there's no problem after all.

If that doesn't seem likely, I suggest you pick up another defrag tool (such as Piriform's defraggler) and see what it makes of your drive. Bear in mind that it over-reports some things, such as including the page file in the analysis even though it can't do anything to it.

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I have a Lenovo ThinkPad X41 tablet PC running Windows XP Professional. Yesterday I went to click on my Start button to shut down and it was non-responsive. No menus would open. I had to shut down via Ctrl Alt Del.

Today the Start button worked but in when I clicked on Shut Down, nothing happened. I had to again shut down via Ctrl Alt Del. This occurred 3 times.

I run Kasperksy Internet Security 7 and recently ran a Registry Mechanic scan, and believe my system to be free of adware, spyware, etc.

Any thoughts on how I might counteract this odd behavior would be greatly appreciated.


A:Windows XP Start button doesn't work

How long are you waiting after you click "shut down" before using ctrl+alt+del? Sometimes programs will be non responsive when Windows tries to shut them down and the system will stall for a bit. You might try typing "msconfig" in the run console and unchecking some of the programs that start up with your computer. I have a feeling you will find that there are allot that are active.

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