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billlyte
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Weird flashing sequence on boot after HP splash screen

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Example: Pavilion 20 AIO
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This machine ate its original HDD. I put in a new one, and installed Linux on it.

On boot, it gets past the HP logo, displays GRUB screen, @nd when I hit enter, it turns black, and a few seconds later starts a colored flashing sequence and I have to push the power button.

Then I start again, hit ESC, get the menu to go to bios, and other settings, on of which is ‘continue boot’.

Sometimes it will sometimes it won’t.

 

My thinking is it is still looking for Windows(not sure but the word ‘windows’ is there somewhere).

HOW can I remove windows from the bios? If possible, or do a start up without having to fiddle with boot menus and the such?

tia

Bill

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billlyte
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I had to go into the bios and disable the part of it that wanted to boot Windows(which is long gone).

just wish there were a way to rid the bios & machine of anything related to MS Windows!

IMO, it is kind of silly to build a machine that is dedicated to the worse OS’s possible.

 

anyway, it is starting fine now, so I’ll live with the silliness.

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