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    Plan is to install a New Hard Drive and use an External Recovery Drive to Reinstall Windows 10 (?)

    Thank you for your input. In the event that I run into problems, is there a "cloning software" that you would recommend? I will take note of it in case I run into issues, etc. Thanks again for your input.
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    Plan is to install a New Hard Drive and use an External Recovery Drive to Reinstall Windows 10 (?)

    Varadharajan K, Thank you for your input. I have made a "recovery partition" on a USB Drive per the attached link. My Plan is: A) When my new Hard Drive arrives, I will install it, and then attempt to boot up the computer using the recovery partitiaon as made per the attached link, (with...
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    Plan is to install a New Hard Drive and use an External Recovery Drive to Reinstall Windows 10 (?)

    Thank you for your input. The unit I am working with is a Thinkpad T500. As I just recently did a "reset" on it, my plan is to now make a "recovery partition" on a USB from the recently "reset" T500. https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/software-download/windows10%20...
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    Plan is to install a New Hard Drive and use an External Recovery Drive to Reinstall Windows 10 (?)

    NET: 1) I have an older Thinkpad T500 which came with Windows 7 and I later upgraded to Windows 10. 2) I had been having issues with it, so I did a “RESET” on it this evening and deleted all of my files and APPS, (by design), and it all seemed to go relatively smoothly. 3) I have been...
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    Driver Issues as "flagged" by "Device Manager". Would like to resolve prior to RESET or Hard Drive Change and MS10 Reload

    NET: 1)I have an older Thinkpad T500 which came with Windows 7 and I later upgraded to Windows 10. 2)I had given it to my sister; she no longer uses it, and I am planning on: A) Doing a Reset and reloading Windows 10 B) Possibly change the hard Drive and reload Windows 10, etc, via USB Tool...
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    Changing the path in which programs are stored in windows 10

    Thank you again for your insight and rapid response. I was not able to recover the Key via the Neemobeer's tutorial , but I did find a link which seemed to provide a means of recovering the Product Key. I ended up creating a .vbs File as instructed per the bottom of the attached link, and it...
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    Reloading Windows 10 and Microsoft Office 2007 on Thinkpad T500 (without Disks or nearby Product Key)

    Thank you very much for your rapid response. When I read the Options, however, in both cases it says that it removes my Office 2007. I would like to keep using EXCEL, Powerpoint, Word on this Computer after the Windows reinstall. Will Microsoft Office 2007 remain? (I no longer have the...
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    Changing the path in which programs are stored in windows 10

    Thank you for the rapid response. I can understand and concur with reloading Windows. Fortunately, it looks like this Computer is registered in my Microsoft Account. How do I go about getting (Windows10 and Microsoft Office) to load from my Account ? I looked at a video on changing the hard...
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    Reloading Windows 10 and Microsoft Office 2007 on Thinkpad T500 (without Disks or nearby Product Key)

    I have a Thinkpad T500 which I had purchased in 2010 and had previously given and received back from my sister. It was purchased with Windows 7, and I later upgraded it to Windows 10. It also has Microsoft office 2007 on it, which I would like to keep. I no longer have any of the original SW...
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    Changing the path in which programs are stored in windows 10

    Danny, Thank you for your rapid response. I do have an account on the T500, and I do have Administrative Authority. I have deleted my Sister's Account, but she is still listed in C:\Users. When I look Properties via: This PC -> Windows 7 _OS(C) -> Users -> My Sister's Name I see that it...
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    Changing the path in which programs are stored in windows 10

    Several years ago I gave my sister a T500 which I had previously owned and had upgraded from Windows 7 to Windows 10. She no longer needs or desires it, but I have use for it. All of the programs and default new paths are currently set up in: C:\Users\Sisters Name\Folder How do I change all...
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