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  1. Joined : Oct 2015
    Posts : 5
    Windows 10
       15 Oct 2015 #1

    BIOS startup not happening


    Until I did a Windows 10 fresh install my PC was set in the BIOS (and still remains the same) set to startup the PC at a predetermined time everyday. ASROCK H77. And it did so daily until the Windows 10 Pro install. Did the update first to activate. Then fresh install. Like I said BIOS has not changed. Any ideas. Searched internet multiple ways with no resolve. ANy help would be much appreciated.
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  2. Joined : Apr 2015
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       15 Oct 2015 #2

    scubadvr01 said: View Post
    Until I did a Windows 10 fresh install my PC was set in the BIOS (and still remains the same) set to startup the PC at a predetermined time everyday. ASROCK H77. And it did so daily until the Windows 10 Pro install. Did the update first to activate. Then fresh install. Like I said BIOS has not changed. Any ideas. Searched internet multiple ways with no resolve. ANy help would be much appreciated.
    Can you be more clear on what problem you are having? What do you mean by PC was set at BIOS? You mean legacy mode or uefi mode?
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  3. Joined : Jul 2015
    Posts : 6,896
    Windows 10 Pro
       15 Oct 2015 #3

    scubadvr01 said: View Post
    ANy help would be much appreciated.
    Turn off fast startup in Windows 10. Fast startup does not give control back to bios when it shuts down, it really puts computer into deep sleep.
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  4. Joined : Oct 2015
    Posts : 5
    Windows 10
       16 Oct 2015 #4

    Ninetailz said: View Post
    Can you be more clear on what problem you are having? What do you mean by PC was set at BIOS? You mean legacy mode or uefi mode?

    BIOS is UEFI as far as I know. ASROCK Z77 (listed incorrectly at first). In the BIOS there is an option for scheduled startup or RTC. Is is set for everyday at 4 am for the computer to come on automatically (I shutdown every night), not sleep or hybernate. Which WIndows automatically boots at startup. Everything was good in WIndows 7.
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  5. Joined : Jan 2015
    SoCal, USA
    Posts : 463
    Windows 10 Home and Pro
       16 Oct 2015 #5

    Wouldn't it have been some scheduling done in the Windows environment? Like maintenance times, or something?

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  6. Joined : Dec 2013
    Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Posts : 8,246
    Windows 10 IoT
       16 Oct 2015 #6

    scubadvr01 said: View Post
    BIOS is UEFI as far as I know. ASROCK Z77 (listed incorrectly at first). In the BIOS there is an option for scheduled startup or RTC. Is is set for everyday at 4 am for the computer to come on automatically (I shutdown every night), not sleep or hybernate. Which WIndows automatically boots at startup. Everything was good in WIndows 7.
    If Windows Fast Startup is enabled, your PC will go into a hybrid sleep mode, even if you select shut down. As a test try turning it off. Fast Startup - Turn On or Off in Windows 10
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  7. Joined : Dec 2013
    Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
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    Windows 10 IoT
       16 Oct 2015 #7

    DustSailor said: View Post
    Wouldn't it have been some scheduling done in the Windows environment? Like maintenance times, or something?

    Automatic Maintenance - Change Maintenance Settings in Windows 8

    Automatic Maintenance - Enable or Disable in Windows 8
    Startup by RTC is strictly a BIOS feature. It has nothing to do with the OS. It simulates pressing the power button every day at a certain time. For it to work though, the PC has to be fully shut down so it can start from a cold start. If it's in a sleep state it likely won't work. The motherboard thinks its already on.
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  8. Joined : Oct 2015
    Posts : 5
    Windows 10
       16 Oct 2015 #8

    Copy that, when I get home I will turn off fast startup and see what it does in the morning. Thanks much all!
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  9. Joined : Oct 2015
    Posts : 5
    Windows 10
       18 Oct 2015 #9

    Turned off fast startup and the next am the PC started via the BIOS time as set. So that did take care of it! YEA!!! Thanks Much Everyone!
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  10. Joined : Dec 2013
    Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Posts : 8,246
    Windows 10 IoT
       18 Oct 2015 #10

    Good stuff. IMHO, Fast Startup causes more issues than it's worth. Especially if you have an SSD. A lot of people just don't understand what it does. When turned on "Shutdown" isn't what you think it is. Anyway, now your fixed and that's all that matters.
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