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boot failure

Forum discussion tagged with boot failure.
  1. Z

    RAID0 issue with customer. Any help would be appreciated...

    So a customer calls me and says he needs a new motherboard Asus sent him put in. He said Asus told him the old board died because of a Win 10 update (I didn't even think it would be possible without a failed bios flash). He didn't mention anything else and I normally never work with RAID setups...
  2. C

    Flashing cursor at boot. Appears to be motherboard

    Hi, Recently I got a blues screen crash and on reboot I get a flashing cursor in a black screen at top left corner of screen. Prior to that I got a couple of other BSDs which I couldnt attribute to anything. Unfortunately no crash dump file was saved for unknown reasons (dumps are enabled)...
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    Win10 stuck in endless "Preparing automatic repair" loop

    Quick rundown of the situation: - Oldish PC with 2 HDDs, one of them has been showing signs of failure recently - Earlier today it still worked, then I went to shut it off and got a BSOD (something about videoport.sys, doesn't sound relevant because there are no video problems otherwise) - I...
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    System won't boot, signs point to memory

    Hello all. Trying to put together a rig for a friend. Originally I went with an MSI B150M Pro-VD mobo, I7-7700 processor, Geforce GTX 1070 for video card, & G Skill DDR4 2133 memory, two 16 GB sticks. When I first constructed it, it took power because the fans spun up and LEDs came on. CPU...
  5. kirkdickinson

    Bad Motherboard? Don't know how to troubleshoot this?

    I ordered an ASUS A88XM-A motherboard from NewEgg. With it I ordered an AMD A8-7600 Kaveri Quad-Core, a Samsung 850 Pro 256GB SSD, 8GB DDR3, Windows10 Pro OEM, and a new 500W powersupply. The motherboard, cpu, memory was a NewEgg combo. I already had a case, a DVD drive, and a 4TB data drive. I...