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The selected boot device failed

The selected boot device failed error on Windows 10

If during installation, you receive an error message The selected boot device failed, Press <Enter> to Continue then know that this error can occur when you use a USB Stick or even a DVD Disk to boot from.  This is […]

How to Enable or Disable Boot Log in Windows 10

Booting the computer system involves loading an operating system from the various boot devices like drivers, network, and  USB drives when the computer is switched on. Once the startup sequence finishes loading the operating system, the system hardware will be […]

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How to fix corrupted bootres.dll file in Windows 10

In this post, we will see what is the bootres.dll file in the Windows 10 OS and where is it located. We will also see how to fix or replace a corrupt bootres.dll file that may prevent you from booting […]

How to disable Secure Boot in Windows 10

To make sure that Windows 10 remains safe from Malware, Microsoft enabled support for Secure Boot which works on top of UEFI. Secure Boot makes sure that when your PC boots up, it only uses firmware which is trusted by the […]

Change Boot Order in Windows 10

How to change Boot order in Windows 10

When your PC boots up, the first thing that loads up is the UEFI Firmware or the BIOS. It does a lot of things which also includes the option to which hardware to use to boot the Windows. If you want […]

How to change Windows Boot Logo using HackBGRT

Whenever you turn on your laptop, you might have noticed the manufacturer’s logo or the blue Windows logo. Did you ever want to change this logo to something more customized? Custom boot logos look good and add a personal touch […]

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How to Backup & Restore BCD file in Windows 10

Windows will fail to boot correctly if the Boot Configuration Data (BCD) file is corrupted or deleted, accidentally. As such, any task involving a change or modification in the bootloader settings should be exercised with extreme caution. As a safety […]

Windows 10 computer wont boot after power outage

Windows 10 computer won’t boot after power outage

There might be an instance wherein after power outages; your Windows system won’t be able to boot. In this case, any attempt made to boot the system would take you to a loading screen only. If your Windows 10 computer won’t […]

Windows 10 PC will not boot up or start

If your Windows PC won’t start up or boot or the computer has power but won’t turn on, here are few possible solutions you may want to try. There are mainly two scenarios. First, your computer does not get any […]

cmos checksum error

CMOS Checksum Error fix for Windows computers

If your computer refuses to boot and displays a CMOS Checksum Error, chances are high that the issue is linked to the BIOS (Basic Input/Output System). Along with this message, you are offered two options: Press F1 to resume Press […]

Boot Configuration Data Editor

Boot Configuration Data Editor in Windows OS

The toughest part when you go for dual boot or multiple boot is that sometimes the boot manager won’t recognize the older operating systems. This could be because the older operating systems use a different type of boot loader like […]

Use original boot configuration greyed out in Windows 10

I recently found that I was unable to make changes to System Configuration or MSConfig. Every time I made some changes, the options reverted back and no changes were kept after restarting my Windows 10 computer. I could not use […]