I had the cold-boot issue. It would need the CMOS battery pulled out to resurrect it, and some BIOS updates made it last longer. Following the instructions from kraz3yivan on YouTube (link below), I was able to fix that issue. However, about a year later, the problem began again and within a few...
Motherboard: MSI Z87-G45
CPU: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-4690 CPU @ 3.50GHz
SSD: 2.5″ Kingston A400 240GB
System Information says my Bios Mode is Legacy.
Bios mode options: UEFI or Legacy + UEFI
I selected Legacy + UEFI
Sata Mode options: IDE or AHCI or Raid
I selected AHCI
The SSD is...
This post is a continuation of the WDS VM / MDT imaging series:
Troubleshooting TFTP/PXE with WDS VM and Ubiquiti Dream Machine
Troubleshooting TFTP/PXE with WDS VM and MoFi Network MOFI4500-4GXeLTE-V3 OpenWrt router
Expectations of this thread:
There is nothing to solve in this post as I...
Hi all, I am newbie here..
I picked up an old (2010-2011) mobo (a Biostar A880GU3) for cheap from closed-down netcafe a year ago in 2019.
I didn't got the time to tinker with it until very recently.
So I managed to set everything up with an unused ATX case, plugged everything in, managed to...
Laptop (Medion Akoya) got dropped, after that I started it and i see Checking Media_ at the top left and it goes to efi network 0 for ipv4 (7C-D3-0A-00-60-39 boot failed and efi network 0 for ipv6 (7C-D3-0A-00-60-39) boot failed. In the bios there is also no hard disk indicated. I already...
Gigabyte GA-Z97MX-Gaming 5 / i5-4590 / 8GB G.Skill DDR3 Ripjaws X / GTX 970 / Corsair CX550M / Windows 8.1 64 bit / 1TB Toshiba HDD / 1TB WD Blue HDD / 2TB Seagate Firecuda HDD / 500GB Adata SSD as my boot drive. The Toshiba and WD drives still have windows installed on them, I use the ssd as my...
I have had a issue with all 4K monitors that I owned and it's driving me a bit nuts so I wanted to see if somebody has a solution.
When I cold boot the PC the monitor shows picture during POST so I can enter the BIOS or see the boot menu.
But 99% of the time when I restart PC the monitor does...
As we reported over the weekend, some people are starting to suggest ditching your antivirus software. I'm not sure I agree, but with stories like these on The Register, it's not difficult to understand where they are coming from.
Apparently a bad update from Webroot AV has resulted in client...
I created an installation of Linux Mint 18 KDE onto a 16GB Kingston DataTraveler 102 (full install, not Live CD). The default Mint installer doesn't like using a USB flash drive as an installation target (Lord knows why), so I created a basic installation in VirtualBox, converted the...
An email was sent to Asus asking:
"Is there a problem with using the ASUS Z170I Pro Gaming motherboard
when the boot drive is a
Samsung 950 Pro M.2 512 GB SSD (MZ-V5P512BW)
that will contain the 64 bit version of Windows 7
loaded onto the M.2 drive"
To which Asus replied:
"In order to boot...
Okay so I built a PC years ago (Q9550, P5Q PRO Turbo, etc) for myself that I eventually sold to my brother. Recently I bought it back to use as a HTPC. I threw in a brand new Samsung Evo 850 and installed Windows 7 64bit on it. Everything has been great up until the past week or two. And in this...
So just build rig and here are the specs.
-skylake i7 6600
-Asus Maximus VIII HERO Alpha
-Kingston 120 SSD
-Hitachi 1TB 7200RPM
-G.Skill Ripjaws 2x8 gb DDR4 3200
-Asus Strix GTX 980 TI OC version
-Corsair H100 GTX
-EVGA 1000w PSU
Well everything is stock speed. Bios is the latest version from...