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    I'm wanting Windows 7 on SSD and Program Files on HDD

    I'm setting up a new computer that will have a 250 GB Samsung EVO 850 SSD and two 1 TB Seagate Barracuda hard drives. I want the SSD to be the boot drive and have the Windows folder with the operating system (Windows 7 Professional 64 bit). I also want to have a few programs on the SSD...
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    Can System Restore in XP recover browser history?

    I use the Maxthon browser. Recently I had a BSOD crash that wiped out the much greater part of my Maxthon history. I utilize the history a lot, so this was disconcerting. The Maxthon history is kept in a folder under C:\Documents and Settings\[username]\Application Data\. Is there any chance at...
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    How do I get Dell to boot to flash drive with new hard drive in computer?

    I had an 80GB Seagate IDE hard drive in my Dell Dimension 2400 that was clearly dying. I have been using a boot CD to connect to the Internet for days now. I have replaced the old hard drive with an unused 250GB WD IDE drive and with difficulty gotten the computer to recognize it. I intended to...
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    Blocked From Using Hiren'S Boot CD By Strike F1 Error

    I have used Hiren's Boot CD a great deal, but now I am unable to. Whenever I click Enter on USB Flash Device in the menu, instead of opening up Hiren's Boot CD, it is giving me the message: When I strike F1, it just repeats the same message ad infinitum. I have Hiren's on a 4GB flash drive...
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    May have killed my OS by shredding 2 software drivers, could use advice

    I had been having blue screen problems with my old Dell XP. The programs WhoCrashed and BlueScreenView implicated a few drivers of non-essential software as the culprits. I examined the drivers module in AutoRuns (by Sysinternals) and carefully selected non-essential software drivers for...
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    May have killed my OS by shredding 2 software drivers, could use advice

    I had been having blue screen problems with my old Dell XP. The programs WhoCrashed and BlueScreenView implicated a few drivers of non-essential software as the culprits. I examined the drivers module in AutoRuns (by Sysinternals) and carefully selected non-essential software drivers for...
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    Numerous Outlook Express emails disappeared from my Inbox

    I'm trying to wind down my days on my old XP. I had its original hard drive die. I replaced it with a refurbished one and got professional recovery from DriveSavers. On their advice I'm backing up the 500 GB Touro hard drive they sent me with the recovered data (which I've whittled down to about...
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    Outlook Express has suddenly become intolerably sluggish

    It began late last week. Outlook Express takes a very long time to show its GUI at all, a long time after that to become responsive, and when it does become responsive it is intolerably slow. Prior to this Outlook Express has functioned very well for me. I greatly prefer it to Windows Live Mail...
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    Why is Explorer lying about content of System Volume Information on my USB drive?

    I am seeking to get rid of unwanted material on my system prior to backing it up. I have been surprised to learn from programs such as Glary Utilities Disk Space Analyzer that I have on my external hard drive F a huge System Volume Information folder--16.32 GB. Windows Explorer tells me when I...
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    blue screen problems

    I have had a number of blue screens lately. 4 out of 5 have been UNEXPECTED_KERNEL_MODE_TRAP.. I've attached five minidump files. Computer Dell Computer Dimension 2400 (desktop) 2003 Operating System Windows XP Home Edition (original and pre-installed) 32-bit SP3 reinstalled 02-20-2014 CPU...
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