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Forum: Hardware & Devices 19 Minutes Ago
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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 Hour Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 452
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 2 Hours Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 452
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 2 Hours Ago
Replies: 21
Views: 488
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 8 Hours Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 452
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 1 Day Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 452
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 1 Day Ago
Replies: 21
Views: 488
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 2 Days Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 646
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 2 Days Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 646
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 2 Days Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 168
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 2 Days Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 239
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 2 Days Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 154
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 3 Days Ago
Replies: 1,146
Views: 50,944
Posted By whs
The cheapest 256GB Crucial SSD ...

The cheapest 256GB Crucial SSD ...
Forum: General Discussion 4 Days Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 439
Posted By whs
I think a comparison between OSX and Windows 8 is...

I think a comparison between OSX and Windows 8 is pretty useless unless you get down to specific functions and applications. Else it becomes a comparison between beer and wine.
Forum: Software 4 Days Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 199
Posted By whs
What "other" PCs are those ??

What "other" PCs are those ??
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 5 Days Ago
Replies: 1,146
Views: 50,944
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 5 Days Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 312
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 5 Days Ago
Replies: 68
Views: 738
Posted By whs
Good. I would keep it like that.

Good. I would keep it like that.
Forum: Installation & Setup 6 Days Ago
Replies: 68
Views: 738
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 6 Days Ago
Replies: 68
Views: 738
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 6 Days Ago
Replies: 68
Views: 738
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 6 Days Ago
Replies: 1,146
Views: 50,944
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:...
Forum: Installation & Setup 6 Days Ago
Replies: 68
Views: 738
Posted By whs
Hmm, a 14" laptop with 2 disk bays was news to...

Hmm, a 14" laptop with 2 disk bays was news to me. Out of curiosity, can you tell us what make/model that is.

And yes, you can install programs on the HDD. That is done during the installation....
Forum: Installation & Setup 6 Days Ago
Replies: 68
Views: 738
Posted By whs
I suggest you install the full OS and all the...

I suggest you install the full OS and all the programs on the SSD and move the user files to the HDD. Then you can get the effect that you are looking for. The OS and a reasonable selection of...
Forum: Installation & Setup 6 Days Ago
Replies: 24
Views: 418
Posted By whs
Of course you can reclaim the space and add it to...

Of course you can reclaim the space and add it to any partition on the disk. I suggest you post a picture of your disk management and tell us which part you want to add to what partition. Then we can...
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