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Forum: Installation & Setup 24 Jan 2013
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Posted By DellXPS14
After running system system restore I was able to...

After running system system restore I was able to boot the computer to an earlier state so I can now log in.

The next step is the clean re-install following your tutorial. Correct me if i'm wrong,...
Forum: Installation & Setup 23 Jan 2013
Replies: 82
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Posted By DellXPS14
I will try the troubleshooting steps in your...

I will try the troubleshooting steps in your article.

I read somewhere on the forum that it isn't good to repeatedly wipe SSD's because it makes them more prone to early failure. When should this...
Forum: Installation & Setup 23 Jan 2013
Replies: 82
Views: 3,225
Posted By DellXPS14
For some reason I can no longer boot up the...

For some reason I can no longer boot up the laptop, the computer just stalls at the starting windows logo.

Here are the errors I got after launching startup repair... (I can give a detailed "view...
Forum: Installation & Setup 22 Jan 2013
Replies: 82
Views: 3,225
Posted By DellXPS14
Does this help at all

Does this help at all
Forum: Installation & Setup 22 Jan 2013
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Views: 3,225
Posted By DellXPS14
I get this box when right clicking on both of the...

I get this box when right clicking on both of the "disK" harddrive boxes
Forum: Installation & Setup 22 Jan 2013
Replies: 82
Views: 3,225
Posted By DellXPS14
Here is the photo as requested. OS boots from the...

Here is the photo as requested. OS boots from the SSD and the old HDD was wiped clean. I would take the 500GB HDD out all together before loosing the the quick boot/shutdown time (it's hard to pass...
Forum: Installation & Setup 22 Jan 2013
Replies: 82
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Posted By DellXPS14
I will upload photos of every bios page ether...

I will upload photos of every bios page ether later tonight or early tomorrow morning, I'm using the computer to compose some documents at the moment.

I did however look into how the drives are...
Forum: Installation & Setup 21 Jan 2013
Replies: 82
Views: 3,225
Posted By DellXPS14
no problem, i'll wait for someone who knows here....

no problem, i'll wait for someone who knows here. i'll just keep checking the thread
Forum: Installation & Setup 21 Jan 2013
Replies: 82
Views: 3,225
Posted By DellXPS14
Here is a map explanation, you'll be able to read...

Here is a map explanation, you'll be able to read the labels of some of the ports when you look at the other detailed photos. Let me know if that helps.

The pink line connects to JSATA ports while...
Forum: Installation & Setup 21 Jan 2013
Replies: 82
Views: 3,225
Posted By DellXPS14
Sorry I didn't specify, the SSD is the green chip...

Sorry I didn't specify, the SSD is the green chip in the back.

I will draw some lines to show you the paths each HDD take
Forum: Installation & Setup 21 Jan 2013
Replies: 82
Views: 3,225
Posted By DellXPS14
Here's the configuration, I'm not really sure how...

Here's the configuration, I'm not really sure how I would re-wire things but would definitely be up to trying if it's a feasible possibility.
Forum: Installation & Setup 21 Jan 2013
Replies: 82
Views: 3,225
Posted By DellXPS14
I successfully created a new partition and...

I successfully created a new partition and checked the disk, everything seems to be good.

The bootup/shutdown time is still not right so I guess I have to either do a clean reinstall on the SSD...
Forum: Installation & Setup 20 Jan 2013
Replies: 82
Views: 3,225
Posted By DellXPS14
My bad, I forgot to attach the photo. I get...

My bad, I forgot to attach the photo.

I get the textbox prior to doing this step: 5. In the middle pane, right click on the empty unallocated partition or volume and click on New Simple Volume....
Forum: Installation & Setup 20 Jan 2013
Replies: 82
Views: 3,225
Posted By DellXPS14
I am currently creating the primary partition,...

I am currently creating the primary partition, should I press "OK" and then right click on the unallocated drive to create new simple volume. I'm just being thorough, I don't want to get anything...
Forum: Installation & Setup 19 Jan 2013
Replies: 82
Views: 3,225
Posted By DellXPS14
Greg, I'm going to wipe the 500 GB drive tonight...

Greg, I'm going to wipe the 500 GB drive tonight following the diskpart clean command, i'll post back with results.

Do I need to "repartition it as you desire in Disk Mgmt: Partition or Volume -...
Forum: Installation & Setup 19 Jan 2013
Replies: 82
Views: 3,225
Posted By DellXPS14
Greg, I'll do that first thing tomorrow morning...

Greg, I'll do that first thing tomorrow morning and get back to you.

Bigmac, the 500 gb hdd still has os on it too. Should I wipe the drive?
Forum: Installation & Setup 18 Jan 2013
Replies: 82
Views: 3,225
Posted By DellXPS14
Thanks, I really appreciate the simplified...

Thanks, I really appreciate the simplified explanation. Hope this helps

By the way, thanks for introducing me to the snipe tool, i've always used print screen + crop in paint.
Forum: Installation & Setup 18 Jan 2013
Replies: 82
Views: 3,225
Posted By DellXPS14
1) How do I find these? I know how to use the...

1) How do I find these? I know how to use the snipe tool and will post the photos as soon as I know what you're talking about. My knowledge of computers only stretches so far (even though i'm...
Forum: Installation & Setup 18 Jan 2013
Replies: 82
Views: 3,225
Posted By DellXPS14
I don't think we're on the same page. I never did...

I don't think we're on the same page. I never did the clean reinstall because I'm trying to first figure if anyone knows why my computer would be slower with the hdd plugged in compared to just...
Forum: Installation & Setup 18 Jan 2013
Replies: 82
Views: 3,225
Posted By DellXPS14
The drivers I am refering to are the 28 drivers...

The drivers I am refering to are the 28 drivers that came on origianally came on my computer.

They can be located here: Drivers & Downloads | Dell United States...
Forum: Installation & Setup 18 Jan 2013
Replies: 82
Views: 3,225
Posted By DellXPS14
Alright, i'm currently writing this message from...

Alright, i'm currently writing this message from the laptop running windows seven from the SSD. It boots up to the SSD and does have all of the drivers I originally installed (back when the SSD was...
Forum: Installation & Setup 17 Jan 2013
Replies: 82
Views: 3,225
Posted By DellXPS14
Haven't started yet, which one of the two methods...

Haven't started yet, which one of the two methods should I try using? (Installing 7 with uefi or the method bypassing efi) Also, should I pull the 500gb hdd out before installing this time?

Were...
Forum: Installation & Setup 17 Jan 2013
Replies: 82
Views: 3,225
Posted By DellXPS14
Try this. == Go into Device Manager. You should...

Try this. == Go into Device Manager. You should see Floppy Drive. Right click and click on "Disable"[/QUOTE]

That's what I originally tried, there is no device called floppy drive. I must not...
Forum: Installation & Setup 17 Jan 2013
Replies: 82
Views: 3,225
Posted By DellXPS14
1. I've looked everywhere in BIOS and cannot find...

1. I've looked everywhere in BIOS and cannot find how to disable floppy drive. I don't have a floppy drive in my laptop to disconnect.

2. You want me to do a clean install again? Right now my...
Forum: Installation & Setup 16 Jan 2013
Replies: 82
Views: 3,225
Posted By DellXPS14
It looks like my computer boots up to the SSD...

It looks like my computer boots up to the SSD now!

The is however an extra D drive called "Recovery" thats showing in "my computer"

Theres:
Datapart1 (C: ) (which is my SSD)
Recovery (D: )...
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