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Forum: General Discussion 18 Apr 2016
Replies: 5
Views: 543
Posted By phoenixmark
If you want a Dell with win7, they make them....

If you want a Dell with win7, they make them. Today, I ordered a Latitude E5570 with win7 professinal 64 bit to replace my E5530 Latitude.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 07 Jun 2015
Replies: 4
Views: 650
Posted By phoenixmark
That did it. Thanks.

That did it. Thanks.
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 04 Jun 2015
Replies: 2
Views: 506
Posted By phoenixmark
removing get windows 10 notification

How can I stop the get windows 10 notification from appearing each time my computer boots?
Forum: Hardware & Devices 02 Jun 2015
Replies: 4
Views: 650
Posted By phoenixmark
Now, this has me perplexed. Came home and tried...

Now, this has me perplexed. Came home and tried it on my other 3 computers, 2 it works, 1 it doesn't. Missing, corrupted, or damaged file on the 3 that it doesn't work on? I have no other problems on...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 02 Jun 2015
Replies: 4
Views: 650
Posted By phoenixmark
computer not reconizing usb dvd writer

Bought a Samsung se-218 usb dvd writer. When I plug it in, the computer does not see it. The data light lites up and I can hear it spin. If I put in a disc, same thing. I've tried multiple discs with...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 23 May 2015
Replies: 39
Views: 1,619
Posted By phoenixmark
Thanks. Ok to leave the hdd, unconnected, in its...

Thanks. Ok to leave the hdd, unconnected, in its location and the ssd next to it?
Forum: Hardware & Devices 23 May 2015
Replies: 39
Views: 1,619
Posted By phoenixmark
One last thing, do I need to mount the ssd or can...

One last thing, do I need to mount the ssd or can I velcro it to the palce where the hdd was?
Forum: Hardware & Devices 23 May 2015
Replies: 39
Views: 1,619
Posted By phoenixmark
Thanks to everyone for helping me. If nothing...

Thanks to everyone for helping me. If nothing else, I learned something new today. Again many thanks.
Mark
Forum: Hardware & Devices 23 May 2015
Replies: 39
Views: 1,619
Posted By phoenixmark
I used the clone feature in Acronis that is...

I used the clone feature in Acronis that is installed on the pc.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 23 May 2015
Replies: 39
Views: 1,619
Posted By phoenixmark
Feel free to abuse me. This is why I work on...

Feel free to abuse me. This is why I work on Corvettes and not computers. Lessons learned: remove connectors and verify pin layout and disconnect external hdd (I use this to daily backup the...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 23 May 2015
Replies: 39
Views: 1,619
Posted By phoenixmark
Do you still want pictures? I was mistaken about...

Do you still want pictures? I was mistaken about the connectors. I saw a 4 wire connector and "assumed" it would not fit the ssd. I can, but I'll need to shut down the pc and remove the hdd to...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 23 May 2015
Replies: 39
Views: 1,619
Posted By phoenixmark
Is it possible that I didn't clone it correctly...

Is it possible that I didn't clone it correctly causing this? I used Acronis to do it, not the program that came with the ssd. Worked fine using Acronis when I went to a larger ssd in my laptop.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 23 May 2015
Replies: 39
Views: 1,619
Posted By phoenixmark
TZ, what I thought was a 4 wire molex, is not. It...

TZ, what I thought was a 4 wire molex, is not. It does fit the ssd.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 23 May 2015
Replies: 39
Views: 1,619
Posted By phoenixmark
Ok, I'm an idiot. I looked at the 4 wire...

Ok, I'm an idiot. I looked at the 4 wire connector and thought is was a molex connector. It indeed fits the new ssd. So, I plug in the ssd and I get a black screen saying:
boot from cd
no boot...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 23 May 2015
Replies: 39
Views: 1,619
Posted By phoenixmark
TV, I don't need to use the 15 pin connector,...

TV, I don't need to use the 15 pin connector, just the 7 pin to use the ssd?
Forum: Hardware & Devices 23 May 2015
Replies: 39
Views: 1,619
Posted By phoenixmark
TZ, current hdd, top picture -no. New ssd, bottom...

TZ, current hdd, top picture -no. New ssd, bottom picture yes, except don't have the 2 pin connector on the far right.

current ribbon cable in pc fits ssd connector shown in middle, but have no...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 23 May 2015
Replies: 39
Views: 1,619
Posted By phoenixmark
TV, look like A SATA in your picture. Does the...

TV, look like A SATA in your picture. Does the sata3 not use the (what looks to me) like the 15 terminal connector?
Forum: Hardware & Devices 23 May 2015
Replies: 39
Views: 1,619
Posted By phoenixmark
The hdd has a 4 wire connector going to the power...

The hdd has a 4 wire connector going to the power supply and a flat ribbon cable going to the mb.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 23 May 2015
Replies: 39
Views: 1,619
Posted By phoenixmark
Give me a minute or so, to open the cover on the...

Give me a minute or so, to open the cover on the computer. I'm here using another computer.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 23 May 2015
Replies: 39
Views: 1,619
Posted By phoenixmark
You are probably correct, it could be an IDE...

You are probably correct, it could be an IDE cable,. When I went to crucial.com and ran their upgrade advisor program, it came back saying my Dell had an sata hdd. If I'm understanding correctly,...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 23 May 2015
Replies: 39
Views: 1,619
Posted By phoenixmark
The problem is the cable connectors for the...

The problem is the cable connectors for the current HDD do not fit the new SSD, that's why I need a adapter cable.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 23 May 2015
Replies: 39
Views: 1,619
Posted By phoenixmark
sata to sata 3 cable

I bought a sata3 ssd instead of a sata ssd- didn't read the package correctly. I've already cloned the sata3 drive. Is there a cable/adapter available that I can adapt the sata wiring to the sata3...
Forum: Installation & Setup 07 Apr 2015
Replies: 10
Views: 1,449
Posted By phoenixmark
That is way beyond what I feel comfortable doing....

That is way beyond what I feel comfortable doing. I'm loking into getting another laptop with win7 pro 64 bit installed to replace this one. On a related topic, another one of my laptops came with...
Forum: Installation & Setup 05 Apr 2015
Replies: 10
Views: 1,449
Posted By phoenixmark
Thanks for the answers to my questions. Maybe...

Thanks for the answers to my questions. Maybe I'll start looking into getting a newer laptop.
Mark
Forum: Installation & Setup 05 Apr 2015
Replies: 10
Views: 1,449
Posted By phoenixmark
Thanks for the reply. Does that mean I would have...

Thanks for the reply. Does that mean I would have to reinstall al my programs? Or is there a way to keep all my programs and files and install 64 bit win 7? Would a ssd make the computer faster?
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