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Disable Fastboot

Postby IHipschman » Thu Aug 11, 2016 9:13 pm

Per your recommendation I am trying to check that fastboot is disabled. The posted instructions are:
1) Open Control Panel.
2) Choose Hardware and Sound -> Power Options
3) Click on "Choose what the power button does" on left.
4) Click on "Change settings that are currently unavailable".
5) Remove the check mark from the "Turn on fast startup (recommended)" under Shutdown settings.

However there is no "Turn on fast startup" option on the page. I just got the anniversary update. Is there a possibility that it removed or changed the location of this option?

Thanks
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Re: Disable Fastboot

Postby ram5thwheel » Fri Aug 12, 2016 7:18 am

When starting my PC, TBInotify flashes a notification (warning) that Fast startup is enabled, is this what this thread is about and if so, can someone explain why the warning and that enabling fast startup is not good?

As per the comment above, I believe that fast boot or startup is enabled in your UEFI setup. Correct me if I am wrong.

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Re: Disable Fastboot

Postby TeraByte Support(PP) » Fri Aug 12, 2016 9:25 am

ram5thwheel wrote:
> When starting my PC, TBInotify flashes a notification (warning) that Fast
> startup is enabled, is this what this thread is about and if so, can
> someone explain why the warning and that enabling fast startup is not good?

See: viewtopic.php?f=4&t=427

Fast Startup is enabled by default. Additionally, Windows updates/upgrades will enable it even if you have it turned off. This can unexpectedly put you in a situation where corruption and/or data loss can occur. The warning can be disabled in TBI Notify's settings if you don't want to see it.
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Re: Disable Fastboot

Postby Bob Coleman » Fri Aug 12, 2016 12:13 pm

IHipschman wrote:
> Per your recommendation I am trying to check that fastboot is disabled. The posted
> instructions are:
> 1) Open Control Panel.
> 2) Choose Hardware and Sound -> Power Options
> 3) Click on "Choose what the power button does" on left.
> 4) Click on "Change settings that are currently unavailable".
> 5) Remove the check mark from the "Turn on fast startup (recommended)"
> under Shutdown settings.
>
> However there is no "Turn on fast startup" option on the page. I just got
> the anniversary update. Is there a possibility that it removed or changed the
> location of this option?
>
> Thanks

There is a post at viewtopic.php?f=4&t=2280 that says if you don't see a Fast Startup option, you may have to turn on hibernation in order to do so.
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Re: Disable Fastboot

Postby timg11 » Mon Aug 15, 2016 11:07 am

Is Fastboot an issue for IFW for images created while Windows is running using VSS or PHYlock? Or does it only affect IFW/IFL running in pre-boot environment after a non-full shutdown?
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Re: Disable Fastboot

Postby TeraByte Support » Mon Aug 15, 2016 2:58 pm

the fastboot issue has to do with windows in general. we're just warning
you about it.

"timg11" wrote in message news:12118@public.image...

Is Fastboot an issue for IFW for images created while Windows is running
using VSS or PHYlock? Or does it only affect IFW/IFL running in pre-boot
environment after a non-full shutdown?

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Re: Disable Fastboot

Postby timg11 » Mon Sep 05, 2016 12:56 pm

Maybe I don't understand. Assuming PHYlock or VSS are working properly and enabling IFW to create a clean image while Windows is running, how would Fastboot affect that? I understand that if the system is shutdown with fastboot enabled, certain aspects of the file system are not "clean" and imaging the drive in that state can cause problems.
What is the risk or failure mechanism for running an IFW image from a running Windows system with Fastboot enabled?
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Re: Disable Fastboot

Postby Bob Coleman » Mon Sep 05, 2016 3:44 pm

timg11 wrote:
> Maybe I don't understand. Assuming PHYlock or VSS are working properly and
> enabling IFW to create a clean image while Windows is running, how would
> Fastboot affect that? I understand that if the system is shutdown with
> fastboot enabled, certain aspects of the file system are not
> "clean" and imaging the drive in that state can cause problems.
> What is the risk or failure mechanism for running an IFW image from a
> running Windows system with Fastboot enabled?

Terabyte support has simply provided an "fyi" warning that if multiple OSs with fastboot enabled have access to the same drive/partition, that drive/partition may suffer corruption. This warning has nothing to do with imaging or Terabyte products themselves. See post in this thread by Terabyte Support on 15 August 2016.
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Re: Disable Fastboot

Postby timg11 » Thu Sep 29, 2016 6:20 pm

So a system that has only Windows 10 installed on the partition, and is imaged only from IFW while windows is running (with VSS or PHYLOCK) would be safe from corruption even with Fastboot?
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Re: Disable Fastboot

Postby TAC109 » Thu Sep 29, 2016 6:54 pm

If you read the topic 'Windows 8 and 10 corruption' in at the top of all the forums you'll see that a restore could lead to a corrupted partition if fastboot is not turned off.
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