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Solved: Network Drives not reconnecting at boot time

Q: Solved: Network Drives not reconnecting at boot time

I have a couple of XP Pro SP2 machines that need to automatically reconnect to some network drives on startup. They both run applications that need access to these drives. The network drives are on LinkSys NSLU2 network storage devices. When I mapped them (to y: and z: ) I set them to reconnect at startup but this does not happen, on restart they show "disconnected". If I run a "net use" command they are reported as unavailable. Once I double click on them they open just fine.
Any suggestions please?
Sid.

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A: Solved: Network Drives not reconnecting at boot time

Have you tried putting a simple batch job in your startup with the correct NET USE commands to connect them?

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-network-drives-not-reconnecting-at-boot-time.655183/
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A:Reconnecting Network Drives via GPO

This can happen from time to time, its normal.

normally its because your machine looks for the server before a network connection is established.

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thanks

Status L ocal Remote Network

-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
disconnected F: \\server1\apps Microsoft Windows Network
disconnected G: \\server2\home Microsoft Windows Network
 

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Thanks!

A:Network drives not reconnecting at startup.

Hi There.!
Try this...
Click Start, and then click Run.
In the Open box, type cmd.
Type net use x: \\computer name\share name, where x: is the drive letter you want to assign to the shared resource.
 

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A:Problem with reconnecting to network drives

ok, so i have discovered that comp B can see comp A in the network list, but comp A can't see comp B. i can even access comp A through comp B, but not the other way around.

any ideas?

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Pretty sure this is because windows is trying to reconnect to them on boot, but they are disconnected. Is there any way to keep my drive mappings, but not have windows attempt to reconnect on boot?

I know that you will lose your mappings if you do not check "reconnect on login".. so, is there a way to keep the mappings without attempting to reconnect at login?

Thanks

A:Mapped network drives, slower boot time

I have the same problem, anyone else have any ideas?

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Thanks

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A:Solved: Windows 7 not reconnecting to network shares

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A:Solved: How do I stop all external drives from being "found" every time I boot?

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A:mapped drives not reconnecting in XP

I've seen this happen, and haven't figured out why. Instead of wasting my time on the problem, I simply worked around it. In your startup folder, just make a new Batch file (.bat) with lines like:

net use s: \\server\shared
 

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A:Lenovo y50-70 Wi-Fi reconnecting all the time

Just a suggestion: Try to shut down the unit and your router and modem. After a few minutes, start the modem. Start the router after the modem is fully initialized and wait until it is also initialize. Then start the unit and check the connection.

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A:have a chkdsk run on all drives every time I boot

Hello,

How strange. If you open cmd and type the following then it should mark the partition as dirty and start up with a chkdsk:

"fsutil dirty set C:"

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A:Network keeps reconnecting

It appears that you manually configured the IP for at least one system.
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A:Reconnecting to an Office Network

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A:Connecting to Mapped Network Drives at Boot

Not really it's been a known issue since...windows 95 and MS have never really admitted it's a problem....

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A:Mapped network drive not reconnecting on bootup

Hi there,
Although it's unlikely this was missed out, did you tick the checkbox when you mapped the network drive that allows you to reconnect at login?

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A:error occurred while reconnecting - The network location cannot be rea

This problem still persists, however I have added the following to my troubleshooting:
Configured my user profile on a new computer, it works flawlessly
configured a known working user configuration other than my own on my computer, it does NOT work at all, same problem as mine.
Unhid *Administrator* and performed driver removal and re-install from that user account just in case, no change

Any networking gurus out there, please feel free to ask questions. I'd be happy to produce more information to help solve this problem.

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A:Laptop Network Connection Dropping and Reconnecting

"Drops the connection" means what?

Do you use any software firewalls? VPN software? Packet sniffers?

Try updating the router firmware..

What is the DHCP lease time on the router?
 

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A:Solved: CMOS Set date/time message every time I boot up

Your motherboard battery is dead. You can get a new one at any drug store for about $5.
 

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A:Asus Mobo - Onboard network connecting and reconnecting

bump
 

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A:reconnecting to a network drive after changing computer ip address

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If I boot in safe mode with networking (not connected to office) it is 1.5 + 2min

I tried turning everything off in msconfig. all the services (non microsoft) and everything in startup. It did not change a thing.
I have tried the following two things.
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DelayedDesktopSwitchTimeout to 0
It didn't help. Can someone help me pinpoint what is delaying the bootup?
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Windows? 7 Professional 64
Intel? Core? i7-620M Processor (2.66 GHz, 4 MB L3 cache)
8G Ram DDR3
NVIDIA Quadro FX 880M graphics with 1 GB

A:No Network +2min to boot time

Hi! tilhasbb, welcome to 7F

How long has this configuration been running, Has this just happened?

Are you the only one that has access to this machine?
How are permissions handled?
Can you re-create the problem, and then see what event viewer has to say about it? Try to correlate event timed with your recreation.
This may help with event viewer:
Event Viewer - Create a Custom System Monitoring








  
Quote: Originally Posted by tilhasbb


Hello Guys,

When I am connected to the office network, my laptop tapes about 1.5min to boot.
If I am disconnected it is 1.5 + 2minutes to boot.
If I boot in safe mode (not connected to office) its 1.5min
If I boot in safe mode with networking (not connected to office) it is 1.5 + 2min


1'.5" isn't too bad, but there may be something wrong with your network setup.
Do you have a habit of leaving USB devices in, and/or a HDD attached to this machine when you start-up?








  
Quote: Originally Posted by tilhasbb


I tried turning everything off in msconfig. all the services (non microsoft) and everything in startup. It did not change a thing.


For now we can leave these where they sit.
You can check Windows 7 Service Pack 1 Service Configurations by Black Viper or Pac-mans portal Windows startup programs. What are they? Are they required? How can I disable them?
But be forewarned. Be very careful how you use these sites. One wrong move, and you will be doing a re-install.







  
Quote: Originally Posted by tilhasbb


I have tried the following two things.
- Local Computer Policy/Computer Configuration/Administrative Templates/System/User Profiles "Set maximum wait time for the network if a user has a roaming...."to 0

- HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System\
DelayedDesktopSwitchTimeout to 0
It didn't help. Can someone help me pinpoint what is delaying the bootup?


Can you change these back to their original values?







  
Quote: Originally Posted by tilhasbb


Specs
Hp Elitebook 8540w
Windows? 7 Professional 64
Intel? Core? i7-620M Processor (2.66 GHz, 4 MB L3 cache)
8G Ram DDR3
NVIDIA Quadro FX 880M graphics with 1 GB



The video card could also be the culprit; poor seating in the socket, and make sure its drivers are up to date.

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Really there is no program that can do this???

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A:Mapped network drive not auto reconnecting at startup - Vista

I just happened to see this so thought I'd mention...

I ran into the same problem with our only Vista user. The share mounts fine once the system has booted but it fails just as you reported for remembered connections. In our case the server is Windows Server 2003. I haven't made any real attempts to understand the problem but I threw a quick net use batch at it until time permits.

Just in case, create a batch file with:

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A:Every time I boot, have to uninstall and re-install network adapters.

Here's the system info on my network devices:

[Network]

[Adapter]

Item Value
Name [00000000] WAN Miniport (SSTP)
Adapter Type Not Available
Product Type WAN Miniport (SSTP)
Installed Yes
PNP Device ID ROOT\MS_SSTPMINIPORT\0000
Last Reset 10/12/2015 5:40 AM
Index 0
Service Name RasSstp
IP Address Not Available
IP Subnet Not Available
Default IP Gateway Not Available
DHCP Enabled No
DHCP Server Not Available
DHCP Lease Expires Not Available
DHCP Lease Obtained Not Available
MAC Address Not Available
Driver c:\windows\system32\drivers\rassstp.sys (6.1.7600.16385, 82.00 KB (83,968 bytes), 7/13/2009 7:10 PM)

Name [00000001] WAN Miniport (IKEv2)
Adapter Type Not Available
Product Type WAN Miniport (IKEv2)
Installed Yes
PNP Device ID ROOT\MS_AGILEVPNMINIPORT\0000
Last Reset 10/12/2015 5:40 AM
Index 1
Service Name RasAgileVpn
IP Address Not Available
IP Subnet Not Available
Default IP Gateway Not Available
DHCP Enabled No
DHCP Server Not Available
DHCP Lease Expires Not Available
DHCP Lease Obtained Not Available
MAC Address Not Available
Driver c:\windows\system32\drivers\agilevpn.sys (6.1.7600.16385, 59.00 KB (60,416 bytes), 7/13/2009 7:10 PM)

Name [00000002] WAN Miniport (L2TP)
Adapter Type Not Available
Product Type WAN Miniport (L2TP)
Installed Yes
PNP Device ID ROOT\MS_L2TPMINIPORT\0000
Last Reset 10/12/2015 5:40 AM
Index 2
Service Name Rasl2tp
IP Address Not Available
IP Subnet Not Available
Default IP Gateway Not Available
DHCP Enabled No
DHCP Server Not Available
DHCP Lease Expires Not Available
DHCP Lease Obtained Not Available
MAC Address Not Available
Driver c:\windows\system32\drivers\rasl2tp.sys (6.1.7601.17514, 126.50 KB (129,536 bytes), 2/18/2011 1:49 PM)

Name [00000003] WAN Miniport (PPTP)
Adapter Type Not Available
Product Type WAN Miniport (PPTP)
Installed Yes
PNP Device ID ROOT\MS_PPTPMINIPORT\0000
Last Reset 10/12/2015 5:40 AM
Index 3
Service Name PptpMiniport
IP Address Not Available
IP Subnet Not Available
Default IP Gateway Not Available
DHCP Enabled No
DHCP Server Not Available
DHCP Lease Expires Not Available
DHCP Lease Obtained Not Available
MAC Address Not Available
Driver c:\windows\system32\drivers\raspptp.sys (6.1.7601.17514, 108.50 KB (111,104 bytes), 2/18/2011 1:49 PM)

Name [00000004] WAN Miniport (PPPOE)
Adapter Type Not Available
Product Type WAN Miniport (PPPOE)
Installed Yes
PNP Device ID ROOT\MS_PPPOEMINIPORT\0000
Last Reset 10/12/2015 5:40 AM
Index 4
Service Name RasPppoe
IP Address Not Available
IP Subnet Not Available
Default IP Gateway Not Available
DHCP Enabled No
DHCP Server Not Available
DHCP Lease Expires Not Available
DHCP Lease Obtained Not Available
MAC Address Not Available
Driver c:\windows\system32\drivers\raspppoe.sys (6.1.7600.16385, 90.50 KB (92,672 bytes), 7/13/2009 7:10 PM)

Name [00000005] WAN Miniport (IPv6)
Adapter Type Not Available
Product Type WAN Miniport (IPv6)
Installed Yes
PNP Device ID ROOT\MS_NDISWANIPV6\0000
Last Reset 10/12/2015 5:40 AM
Index 5
Service Name NdisWan
IP Address Not Available
IP Subnet Not Available
Default IP Gateway Not Available
DHCP Enabled No
DHCP Server Not Available
DHCP Lease Expires Not Available
DHCP Lease Obtained Not Available
MAC Address Not Available
Driver c:\windows\system32\drivers\n... Read more

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A:Solved: sync network drives

SyncToy and Windows Scheduler should do it. See the SyncToy help file for how to schedule it.
 

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A:[SOLVED] Network drives will not connect

Hi Bocaire,

I have moved your Thread from Microsoft to Networking Support to better assist you.

====================
I would recommend to uninstall Network Magic and just do the native network file sharing. Using a NAS will be easier to configure file sharing. :grin"

Do you only have one computer that's connected to your D-Link NAS? There's no need to use Network Magic, mapping a network drive by using it's IP or NAS's Name would work. Make sure that the User Name and Password created in your NAS matches the LogIn credentials in your computer.

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A:Solved: Can't map network drives, or ping

I'm stumped too, since that end of the DIR-615 has no effect on local networking.

I'm guessing that you have a firewall configured for the subnet that the Linksys used. Failure to ping is almost always a firewall issue, and since they all connect through the router, networking is obviously working.
 

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A:Solved: Network Drives Reconnect Automatically

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Tag
 

A:Solved: Unable to access XP network drives from XP PC

Turn off any firewalls for debugging. If the firewall is the problem, you'll have to configure it to allow access to "trusted zone" addresses. Note that some firewalls must be completely uninstalled to stop them from affecting your networking.

Hold the Windows key and press R, then type CMD to open a command prompt.

In the command prompt window that opens, type type the following commands:

PING each remote computer by IP address, and if successful, PING by name. Open a command prompt as described above and type.

PING <ip address>
or
PING <computer name>

Where:
<ip address> - is the x.x.x.x IP address
<computer name> - is the computer name

A failure to PING is almost always a firewall configuration issue. Any failure to PING needs to be corrected before you go any farther.

Note: You can obtain the IP address and computer name of a computer by opening a command prompt (DOS window) and typing IPCONFIG /ALL. This should work for any Windows version. The IPCONFIG /ALL display will provide a wealth of useful information for debugging your network connection.

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COM+ Event System (for WZC issues)
Computer Browser
DHCP Client
DNS Client
Network Connections
Network Location Awareness
Remote Procedure Call (RPC)
Server
TCP/IP Netbios helper
Wireless Zero Configuration (XP wireless configurations)
WLAN AutoConfig (Vista wireless configurations)
Workstation

Note: You can check the services in Control Panel, Administrative Tools, Services.

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A:Solved: Files showing on network drives

It is the desktop.ini file. Sorry to bother you with such a simple request.
 

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So what would normally be one network drive mapped to a drive letter is then viewed as one drive letter with folders, each of which point to seperate shares, and therefore, by the way, the permissions stay intact too, because it's accessing the shares.

My whole problem in this case, is that I've got more than 26 drives I need to share, and at least one user, needs them all mapped at one time. So if I simply viewed it as a single mapped drive in that case, it would work perfectly.
 

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A:Solved: Can't reconnect mapped network drives, plz help w/HJT log

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Hello --

I have a weird little issue and was wondering if there is a way to do this. When you go into My Computer and set the view to details, there will be a name, type, total size, free space, and comments bar (thats if the comments bar is checked).

Is there any way to add a comment to your C drive or a network shared drive?

Thanks,
E
 

A:Solved: Add comments to disk/network drives

Okay, seems like I found the solution. Whenever you map to a network drive and want a comment field next to it, you have to create a desktop.ini doc in the folder that you are mapping too. In the desktop.ini doc you have to put this:

[.ShellClassInfo]
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Of course, you can put anything where it says "Testing comments section"

This should allow you to see a comment next to a network drive.

Just thought I would share this with ppl on the forum. Marking this thread as solved.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-add-comments-to-disk-network-drives.752727/
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A:Solved: Lost connex w/ Network Adapt & both CD Drives

I say pop open the case and see if your drives aren't loose or something. It may be as simple as that. :\
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-lost-connex-w-network-adapt-both-cd-drives.805419/
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A:Solved: managing boot in drives

Make the 10MB drive the primary partition and then the other two partitions would be logical drives in an extended partition. Install Windows 2000 first, then Windows XP. Windows XP will automatically set up a boot menu.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-managing-boot-in-drives.977668/
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[This message has been edited by route666 (edited 01-25-2001).]
 

A:{SOLVED} hard drives + Boot up don't mix!!

First thing Check your cables. I know that if even one is backwards you get nothing at all.
Next did you change your bios settings for the new hard drives?

Those are the things that have happend to me.

Aj
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-hard-drives-boot-up-dont-mix.35008/
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A:Solved: Solved: Dual boot with separate drives

you should be able to.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-solved-dual-boot-with-separate-drives.538885/
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View
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A:Fix "Could not reconnect all network drives" error at boot

I never found a fix. When mapping a network drive in Explorer I uncheck the automatically reconnect option.
I had several .cmd files with net use statments to connect what I wanted once I got to the desktop.

This article is for W7 but it may be the same for 8:
System Administrators' Library: Mapped network drives in Windows 7 Registry

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A:"Could not reconnect all network drives" pop up on boot Windows 7U x64

Hi and Welcome to SevenForums.

Good Luck with this. If you ever fin d a solution, please post it here. This has been a problem with Windows 7 since it was released.

The only workaround I could find was to use a utility called "mapdrive".
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If you want to check out the mapdrive tool have a look here: Zorn Software ? Blog Archive ? Windows 7 disconnected network drives - Simplicity is the Essence of Good Design

There is also a discussion on this forum about this issue here: A Solution to Could not reconnect all network drives

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A:Solved: Reconnecting HP Laser Jet 4050T

hi , have you cleared spooler queue?

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A:[SOLVED] I have two boot drives in Windows 7 and need to change it to one. Is the rig

Problem solved!!! Halleluia!!! All I did was remove the active status from Drive I and now I have a menu with only C Drive

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A:[SOLVED] Boot Bios Set up[moved from h/drives]

Hmmmm......did you already finish installing windows on your computer with all of the computer hardware drivers installed as well?

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A:Solved: USB drives cause slow Win7 boot

I discovered the same issue when I upgraded to Windows 7, only in my case the boot process hangs & will go no further until the external drives are disconnected. I never did get to the bottom of it so I took the easy way out & now I just make sure no external drives are connected when I turn on my PC each day.

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-usb-drives-cause-slow-win7-boot.991057/
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A:Network Connection dropping/reconnecting. "DNS Lookup Failed"

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A:Solved: New hard drive - lost network connection to other PC's drives/external

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A:Multiple drives, One Desktop, all drives recognized in network

I'll bite:

Why 4 Windows installations?

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A:Solved: First time wireless home network

a few things to do
Take off any wireless secruity you have set on the router - use the desktop cables to log intothe router and see if any encryption is on wireless section

I dont know the MAC commands for the equivalent of ipconfig /all that you would use on a PC - i will try and find some instructions......hopefully a MAC person will answer
EDIT { ifconfig - a } appears to be the equivalent command

but start with encryption that can cause a lot of issues
Next make sure the firewall on the MAC is not blocking access, switch the firewall off - see if that helps
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-first-time-wireless-home-network.870299/
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I use the Microsoft Basic Optical Mouse v2.0 with my Samsung Laptop and the USB port disconnects and reconnects the mouse often. This makes it tough to use the mouse with my computer.

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A:[SOLVED] 2 hard drives with win7 boot failure

A constant beep usually means that the RAM chip has become unseated or possibly has gone bad. Unplug the computer and reset all RAM chips (eg) remove the RAM chip and firmly push it back in till you hear it snap into place. Do the same for Video cards, power plugs to drives, and data cables to drives and motherboard etc. Screw it all down and restart the computer.
In the future if you want to test a HDD, you do not have to pull out the old one, just find a plug from the PSU not being used and use a different data cable to the drive and motherboard. If you don't have a data cable, unplug the DVD drive and use that. Or better yet, get yourself a USB Adapter, Enclosure or Dock and plug it in that way.

http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f217/solved-2-hard-drives-with-win7-boot-failure-994890.html
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A:[SOLVED] I can only boot into Windows when no other hard drives are attached.

Embarrassingly, I have discovered my mistake right after posting it.

I'll explain rather than modify/delete my post, for the sake of anyone who may find this on Google.

This error, 0xc0000225 - The boot selection failed because a required device is inaccessible, was caused by the hard drive on which Windows was installed not being #1 on the Boot Priority menu in the BIOS. Perhaps due to being removed and reattached, or perhaps due to the cords getting mixed up during a hardware change, the Boot Priority menu was rearranged, so that the BIOS tried to find the OS on the wrong drive.

Entering the startup menu (usually DEL or F10 right as the computer turns on) and putting the right drive in the #1 slot has solved it totally.

http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f217/solved-i-can-only-boot-into-windows-when-no-other-hard-drives-are-attached-606587.html
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No need for a RAID.

If these are just files and folders then a simple copy/ paste will do the trick.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-hooking-up-2-sata-drives-and-an-ide-boot-drive.882080/
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A:Solved: Connect Bio-metric time clock to another network?

Hi Bumbers, and welcome to TSG.

Does the new connection at the other building have at least one static public IP address? If not, things may get a bit more complicated.

Beyond that, you will need to set up whatever modems and routers are being used across the street to port forward from the Internet public IP address to the private IP address of the time clock on the LAN. Having the time clock use a static IP address on the LAN, rather than get its IP address via DHCP would also simplify things.

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-connect-bio-metric-time-clock-to-another-network.1152353/
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A:Solved: Internet has started disconnecting and reconnecting intermittently

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A:Windows Firewall prevents "network connection" at boot time

Well, either nobody has experienced something like this or there's nothing inherently wrong with Win7 or Windows Firewall or my setup that I haven't already done or tried.

Anyway, as luck would have it, all of the re-boots I've done on this machine (as now configured, with the full-enabled newly added inbound and outbound entries in Windows Firewall for Clockwise) over the past few days have NOT seen the symptom at all! Each boot has immediately resulted in the "Big Ben" chime from Clockwise, indicating it had successfully gotten to the Internet and set the PC clock.

Of course I have no explanation for why this is now working 100% normally again (as it used to, though intermittently, even before I added the new entries to Windows Firewall for Clockwise!). Nothing else in the environment has changed.

Anyway, it still does look like Windows Firewall did at least have something to do with the intermittent boot-time failure to establish my network connection (i.e. wired connection through my Netgear router and out through the cable modem). Turn off Firewall, and boot occurs normally. Turn Firewall back on, and boot occurs intermittently normal.

And yet, last few days, Firewall is on and 100% boots have been normal!

Go figure.

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hi i have a mercury motherboard phoenix award bios recently i had a issue with the smps burnt after which i have replaced that but while doing that we reset the bios by removing to time Solved: Long boot the battery Solved: Long time to boot cmos lithium there on it takes a long time after the logo for the motherboard splashes on the screen that is mercury it takes abt a sec to boot and show the win xp coming up checked the bios settings is there anything that i need to change in the bios cos before resetting it was fine my specs are mercury motherboard intel dual core gb ram fx series nvidia gb hdd win xp pro i have a printer hooked up that is hp deskjet f aio sries any suggestions and also would appreciate that if you could tell me where we can get the bios updates for this motherboard as i have tried searching but could not get is it nesessary to update the bios is this a bios issue or a mb issue nbsp

A:Solved: Long time to boot

My first guess is that resetting the BIOS set it to run all Power On Self Tests (POST) tests. There is usually an option for Quick Boot or Fast Boot (needs to be enabled), or Extended Memory Test, or POST test (usually Disable, possibly a full/short option) you can change to speed up the boot process.

Would need more info on the PC/MB to try to track down a BIOS update, make and model number of PC or Motherboard, or both. Generally though, it best to not update the BIOS unless there is a feature in the update that you really need, or a problem was fixed that is affecting you. Basically the old "if it ain't broke, don't fix it adage"

HTH

Jerry
 

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Hi, everyone, I'd appreciate some help.

Last night I got a BSOD and since then have been unable to boot into Windows 7 Home Premium on my Thinkpad T530. When I try to boot normally, in safe mode, or to the last known good configuration, I get another blue screen that informs me of the error BAD_SYSTEM_CONFIG_INFO.

I called Lenovo tech support, but they were not very helpful. The technician I spoke to blamed the problem on the fact that I dual-boot with Linux, even though the two operating systems have been running side-by-side just fine for months. He said he would send me a recovery disk, but I'm worried that the recovery disk will automatically reformat my drive.

I suspect this a Windows problem, not a hardware problem, as Linux still runs fine. Can anyone offer some advice?

A:[SOLVED] Cannot boot into Win 7; BSOD every time

If you are unable to access the Linux partition then it is possible that there is a hardware problem/

Can you try removing the memory and testing on module at a time?

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i was wondering if i could gain some advice on how to get a faster boot time on my pc????
 

A:Solved: Slow boot time

Run Msconfig and see what programs run at startup. Maybe there are some you don't really need.

If you have a question about a particular program, go to this site:

http://www.lafn.org/webconnect/mentor/startup/PENINDEX.HTM
 

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A:[SOLVED] BSOD every time I try to boot my PC

The problem has been solved. It was either me getting into safe mode and deleting a bunch of stuff, or opening the computer up and air-canning the whole damn thing to oblivion. Clean your computers frequently!!!

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A:Solved: I get two msn messengers trying to boot up at the same time.

You have a couple of options. If it's loading two seperate versions, that obviously indicated that your new version installed in a different directory than the first. Either try to locate the original version in C:\program files\MSN Messenger (or something similar) and delete it or you can try the control panel, add/remove programs, and see if you see the original MSN Messenger program on the list and uninstall it.
 

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A:[SOLVED] No time to boot from disk.

Can you enter the bios?

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