Windows 10: Desktop taking several attempts to boot

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  1.    21 Dec 2016 #1

    Desktop taking several attempts to boot


    I recently upgraded my PC by changing to an ASUS H81M-PLUS motherboard with a new i5-4460 as well. Afterwards I upgraded to a GeForce GTX 970 and started to experience an issue when booting my desktop.

    When i attempted to turn it on all that would appear is a white dash and it would hang there indefinitely. This would occur after a random number of boot attempts until it boots correctly.

    This issue doesn't appear to happen when either I either 'Restart' the PC, or turn it on immediately after already being powered on. And i have noticed that the PC is more likely to boot if I leave it running on a failed boot attempt.

    Any help with this issue would be greatly appreciated, thanks.
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  2.    21 Dec 2016 #2

    Try turning off Windows 10 fast startup:
    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/...dows-10-a.html
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  3.    21 Dec 2016 #3

    NavyLCDR said: View Post
    Try turning off Windows 10 fast startup:
    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/...dows-10-a.html
    Already have it disabled
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  4.    21 Dec 2016 #4

    jsc98 said: View Post
    Already have it disabled
    Then try enabling it!
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  5.    21 Dec 2016 #5

    NavyLCDR said: View Post
    Then try enabling it!
    It was enabled to begin with, but i changed it as an attempt to fix this very issue :P to no avail as it still showed the same issue
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  6.    21 Dec 2016 #6

    Assuming you did not do a clean install after the upgrades, that is probably what is going to solve your issue. Windows 10 is the most tolerant OS so far of working when hardware is changed...but a clean install will probably fix your issue - if you did not do a clean install before.
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  7.    21 Dec 2016 #7

    NavyLCDR said: View Post
    Assuming you did not do a clean install after the upgrades, that is probably what is going to solve your issue. Windows 10 is the most tolerant OS so far of working when hardware is changed...but a clean install will probably fix your issue - if you did not do a clean install before.
    Was considering that, will give it a go and see if it helps
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  8.    22 Dec 2016 #8

    NavyLCDR said: View Post
    Assuming you did not do a clean install after the upgrades, that is probably what is going to solve your issue. Windows 10 is the most tolerant OS so far of working when hardware is changed...but a clean install will probably fix your issue - if you did not do a clean install before.
    No Luck!! It seems to now be booting on the second attempt but the sample is obviously quite low at the moment. But was due a clean install anyway :P
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  9.    24 Dec 2016 #9

    Bump
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  10.    28 Dec 2016 #10

    Update: Tried old graphics card and same problem occurs.
    Note: On successful attempts for booting my Keyboard and Mouse light up before the splash screen, but do not on unsuccessful boots.
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