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    Windows 10 SSD Unplugged and Data Lost

    I lost all my data because apparently external ssd's are not hot swappable. Here is how it went: I installed Windows 10 on the SSD and moved all files from the HDD to the SSD while running the OS on the HDD. Then I put the SSD in the laptop hard drive space and booted up, but there were no files...
  2. Kerbankle

    SSD'S needed! Please advise me.

    SSD's prove to be really costly. I'm in no shape or form to throw out extra cash, so i do need some help. I tried googlin' , but everything i could find is so damn much! I don't have any actual limit, but it should be something under 150 bucks. On to the main topic. Not long ago I got my greasy...
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    window 7 cant find installation to repair

    Hi Windows 7 Ult. HPO Envy DV6 7331-SA (2 graphics cards) Replaced Fan Booted OK but screen display fuzzy (OK on external monitor) Tried system restore (in case Id screwed anything up while repairing the fan) Then rebooted and get request to repair installation Insert Windows 7 installation...
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    How to uninstall Win7

    I tried to do a clean install from Win7 Pro disk onto new SSD Plus which was connected internally to my main PC. There were boot issues (long story), so I decided to physically remove the SSD. I want to uninstall win7 from that new SSD. Nothing else was loaded onto it. My question is: Can I...
  5. James Mallett

    Upgrading HDD to SDD

    Hi there, I am currently in the process of upgrading my Laptop by replacing the current HDD with a SSD and then using the HDD as an extra hard drive. I would however like to run my windows off the new SSD. When i purchased the laptop it came with windows 8, which i upgraded to windows 10 while...
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    Install Windows 10 on new SSD drive (replacing Win 7 drive)

    Greetings, I am currently using Windows 7 and have been receiving offers from Microsoft for a while to upgrade to Windows 10 for free. This is a a computer I built about 4 years ago and I still have the Windows 7 media (DVD) in hand. I've out grown my Solid State Drive and hope to install a...
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    Windows 10 HDD/SSD Problems

    Hi I just installed Windows 10 from Windows 7, but I had to choose my HDD to install the OS. When I clicked the SSD, it said something about it not being compatible. I really wanna use my SSD (Samsung 840), so I decided to factory reset the OS, but it automatically installed on the HDD again...
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    Shutdown, Sleep, Restart, Hibernate. never fully finish. SSD?

    I recently installed a Crucial SSD into my friends Inspiron N4110, Boot is super fast and everything works very well with a few small exceptions... When told to Shutdown, it goes through the normal procedure with great speed closing all open programs then proceeding to the blue screen reading...
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    New Laptop, Connecting Old Hard Drive, Error Message "Driver Door My Be Open"

    Hello, I just got a Lenovo G50 Touch today after my five year old Acer Aspire 5742 was dropped. After it was dropped and worked for a few hours I shut the old girl down. The next day when I went to use the Aspire I received a boot up error message "Disc Cannot be Read." After talking to Geek...
  10. tck13

    How to remove unallocated partition in Windows

    I have a laptop that I installed an ssd(had to swap the hdd and merge the ssd over) however whenever I do a cold boot I have to go into the bios in order to boot. I'm assuming my issue lies with how many partitions I have and their order. I saw that I have an unallocated partition and Cannot...
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    Live CD Windows 7/8/10 to trim XP laptop's SSD ?

    Hi, (please no advice to dump xp etc, I'm aware of the issues, this is not my question...thanks.) So I'm wondering if it would be possible to benefit the trim ability of Windows 7/8/10, with a Live CD of one of those, on my windows XP SP3 laptop (using IDE mode, and NTFS file system) ? Some of...
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    BSOD sporadic. SSD issue?

    Getting BSOD often. Sometimes every few minutes. Complete power removed seems to help. This is a 5 year old PC. Upgraded from Win 7 to Win 10. Seemed stable at the time. Issues started in December 2015. Getting a host of different errors. Most often: critical process died, unexpected store...
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    windows won't boot after install

    I just built my own computer and I'm having problems. I installed Windows and then it said that it had to restart and it did but then it just went back to the screen that tells you to boot from a media device. I was having numerous problems with my ssd and its happened so many times. I used a...
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    Windows 10 Windows 10 file history

    I've just installed windows 10 into my new PC. I have two SSDs in it, one for files and one for booting windows. I've decided to enable the windows 10 file history feature to backup 200GB worth of files from my boot SSD into to my 2nd SSD. My question is, if I set it to the hourly backup option...
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    MBR error after windows update

    My computer was installing updates and it seemed to have gotten stuck installing the final update, so I shut it down hoping that the update would succeed a second time around. Upon turning the computer back on, I got the error message "MBR error 1 Press any key to boot from floppy” and pressing...
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    General hardware forum

    I would like some input on drive configuration but, of course, these would not generally be Windows-specific questions. Does anyone have a favorite hardware community where I could post such a question as that below? I am looking at disk performance in my current system and trying to determine...
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    Hibernation Problem

    I have a SSD with Windows 10 installed. I need of Hibernation function very much; And all time which I do Hibernation, and the PC turn off, to back for work, crashes. The session is lost. I use UEFI of Asus. Just complementing The problem that I previously said, I have installed Windows 10 on...
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    Windows 10 Windows 10 have total compatibility with SSD?

    I need to install Windows 10 in SSD (sv300s37a240g). I contacted Kingston and received information that: "The Windows 10 still does not have features suitable for the use of SSD technology, Microsoft will deliver new features soon to perfect compatibility with your new OS." But they said that...
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    Windows 10 How to fix error "0x80300024" Install Windows 10 in SSD

    Hi, I purchase a SSD: (sv300s37a240g), connected on the motherboard, I recognized the same in BIOS, put like AHCI, insert Windows 10 Install Disc in computer; when choosing the SSD to install, it appears that:: We couldn't install windows in the location your choose. "Please check your media...
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