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Forum: Tutorials 8 Minutes Ago
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This is the system partition that contains your...

This is the system partition that contains your bootmgr. Never touch that. It is the most important partition on your system.
Forum: News 23 Hours Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 530
Posted By whs
Linux is certainly the obvious solution. Some...

Linux is certainly the obvious solution. Some organizations in Germany (e.g. the city of Munich (http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/LiMux)) have migrated to Linux. But that is not an easy task. It took...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 1 Day Ago
Replies: 35
Views: 702
Posted By whs
It is a Sandisk but I have no idea when it was...

It is a Sandisk but I have no idea when it was produced and the details in the device properties do not tell me. I bought it in April this year. Maybe I can find another empty stick in my big box and...
Forum: Backup and Restore 1 Day Ago
Replies: 22
Views: 645
Posted By whs
Good, that seems to work. Thanks Simon.

Good, that seems to work. Thanks Simon.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 1 Day Ago
Replies: 35
Views: 702
Posted By whs
I made another couple of experiments: 1. I...

I made another couple of experiments:

1. I had a 64GB stick with a single primary partition. But that stick was never used for anything. I tried to shrink the partition but Disk management did...
Forum: Backup and Restore 1 Day Ago
Replies: 22
Views: 645
Posted By whs
This is a good scenario. But is it what AOMEI...

This is a good scenario. But is it what AOMEI really does.

In your case it was easy. You already had an extended partition. Suggest you try with 4 primaries on the disk.
Forum: Backup and Restore 1 Day Ago
Replies: 22
Views: 645
Posted By whs
Nigel, I agree with you. For the kind of users...

Nigel, I agree with you. For the kind of users that you describe (and I guess those are the majority), this can be a useful tool.

I do worry though about this automatic creation of an additional...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 1 Day Ago
Replies: 35
Views: 702
Posted By whs
Your Disk Management pictures look very similar...

Your Disk Management pictures look very similar to mine. On both sticks (a 16GB and a 128GB) I defined a storage partition after I installed Mint Mate on the stick. For the definition of those...
Forum: Backup and Restore 2 Days Ago
Replies: 22
Views: 645
Posted By whs
Even with a logical partition you can be in...

Even with a logical partition you can be in trouble. If you add a logical partition (extended partition) to 4 primary partitions in NTFS, you end up with 5 dynamic partitions.
Forum: Backup and Restore 2 Days Ago
Replies: 22
Views: 645
Posted By whs
What happens if there are already 4 primary...

What happens if there are already 4 primary partitions in NTFS - as on many OEM systems off the shelf.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 2 Days Ago
Replies: 35
Views: 702
Posted By whs
This is irrelevant in the context. ...

This is irrelevant in the context.

@JDobbsy, Try to define a partition and format the space (e.g. in Fat32) and assign a drive letter. I would use Partition Wizard to do that. But it may not work...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 3 Days Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 1,116
Posted By whs
Those timings are not great but they are not out...

Those timings are not great but they are not out of line. There are many factors that can influence the SSD performance - the SSD itself, the port it is attached to, the number and type of startup...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 3 Days Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 1,116
Posted By whs
I own 6 systems with SSDs - the oldest from 2008....

I own 6 systems with SSDs - the oldest from 2008. I always noticed a certain degradation of the boot and operating times after a certain usage. To get accurate boot time figures, you have to look at...
Forum: Sound & Audio 4 Days Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 196
Posted By whs
That does not sound like a codec problem. You...

That does not sound like a codec problem. You probably have the wrong driver for your soundcard. Chances are that there is no better driver for Windows 7 available, but you can check with the...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 4 Days Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 256
Posted By whs
The programs have to stay with the OS on which...

The programs have to stay with the OS on which they were installed. You cannot transfer programs from one OS to another. You have to reinstall them.
Forum: General Discussion 4 Days Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 160
Posted By whs
Make an image of the system. With that you can...

Make an image of the system. With that you can recover in 20 minutes. For all instructions see here:

http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/73828-imaging-free-macrium.html?ltr=I
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 4 Days Ago
Replies: 1,146
Views: 51,039
Posted By whs
The cheapest 256GB Crucial SSD ...

The cheapest 256GB Crucial SSD ...
Forum: Software 5 Days Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 243
Posted By whs
What "other" PCs are those ??

What "other" PCs are those ??
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 6 Days Ago
Replies: 1,146
Views: 51,039
Posted By whs
Don't feel bad. It is not only Korea where...

Don't feel bad. It is not only Korea where electronic devices are more expensive. Here in Europe you also need to pay 30 to 50% more than in the US regular prices and there are rarely any sales.
Forum: Backup and Restore 1 Week Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 333
Posted By whs
Try this:...

Try this: http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/219487-clean-reinstall-factory-oem-windows-7-a.html

But make sure you first define an aligned, primary active partition on your SSD to which you...
Forum: Installation & Setup 1 Week Ago
Replies: 68
Views: 762
Posted By whs
Good. I would keep it like that.

Good. I would keep it like that.
Forum: Installation & Setup 1 Week Ago
Replies: 68
Views: 762
Posted By whs
I think you are right. 8GB sounds more like the...

I think you are right. 8GB sounds more like the size of RAM. You can check that in Control Panel\System and Security\System. It will say under the heading "System".
Forum: Installation & Setup 1 Week Ago
Replies: 68
Views: 762
Posted By whs
I am confused - is his SSD space 8GB or 32GB.

I am confused - is his SSD space 8GB or 32GB.
Forum: Installation & Setup 1 Week Ago
Replies: 68
Views: 762
Posted By whs
Since this is an Ultrabook, I think the SSD is...

Since this is an Ultrabook, I think the SSD is only used as a caching device for the HDD. That's what this funny Raid setup is for. I don't think you can use it as a distinct, seperate disk to...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 1 Week Ago
Replies: 1,146
Views: 51,039
Posted By whs
This Samsung Evo is actually pretty expensive....

This Samsung Evo is actually pretty expensive. Compare here:

Amazon.com: Samsung Electronics 840 EVO-Series 250GB 2.5-Inch SATA III Single Unit Version Internal Solid State Drive MZ-7TE250BW:...
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