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Forum: Hardware & Devices 01 Sep 2014
Replies: 14
Views: 508
Posted By altek
I do those both. I am just baffled at a 14% drop....

I do those both. I am just baffled at a 14% drop. That is enough to worry someone about their hardware. My M4 is almost 3 years old, but still. It runs like a champ. I had one issue with it and it...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 31 Aug 2014
Replies: 14
Views: 508
Posted By altek
Thanks for the replies. I will be checking the...

Thanks for the replies. I will be checking the Crucial forums to see what is up. As far upgrading the SSD to something higher and newer, I just spent money on a new TB storage SATA and am strapped...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 31 Aug 2014
Replies: 14
Views: 508
Posted By altek
Yes page file is on the SSD, but I believe I...

Yes page file is on the SSD, but I believe I shrunk it a while back when I was tweaking it. (i.e getting rid of hiberfile, etc) No size diminish at all really on the drive. Noticeably slower than...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 31 Aug 2014
Replies: 14
Views: 508
Posted By altek
Aging SSD or other issue?

Hey Folks, I have a custom built rig I built in Jan 2012. So it's about 2 years and 9 months old. My primary hard drive is a Crucial M4-CT064M4SSD2 60 gig SSD. I've been running Windows 7 on it. I...
Forum: Virtualization 18 May 2014
Replies: 6
Views: 1,540
Posted By altek
Thanks man! I'll look into this a little later...

Thanks man! I'll look into this a little later then. So basically, I can run my VMware or VirtualBox on my OS drive and set the VM I am creating to have its virtual hard drive on my secondary storage...
Forum: Virtualization 18 May 2014
Replies: 6
Views: 1,540
Posted By altek
Virtual Machine Hard Drive Space Questions

So, I am kind of new to virtual machines and I have been playing around with them with the basics the last few weeks, but I have a few related questions and I have been reading about VMs all over the...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 21 Sep 2012
Replies: 32
Views: 4,030
Posted By altek
Just an update for everyone: I figured out the...

Just an update for everyone: I figured out the problem and solved it. It only took me 2 weeks and endless frustration and the fix was so simple.

Apparently my SSD drive, Crucial M4 series and...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 16 Sep 2012
Replies: 32
Views: 4,030
Posted By altek
I marked the USB drive inactive. I also tried...

I marked the USB drive inactive. I also tried extending the unallocated partition into my disk, but it said something like "extent is less than the minimum". I'll hold off on a clean install a little...
Forum: General Discussion 16 Sep 2012
Replies: 26
Views: 2,668
Posted By altek
I need to install motherboard drivers so I can...

I need to install motherboard drivers so I can use my ethernet to get onto the internet to get Windows Update.

I am going to mark the external partitions inactive and some other things I have...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 15 Sep 2012
Replies: 32
Views: 4,030
Posted By altek
Yea I am not sure why it's marked active as you...

Yea I am not sure why it's marked active as you say it's not supposed to be. I just use it for storage: media, music, games, movies.. no system files. But as I have been reading, it might have...
Forum: General Discussion 15 Sep 2012
Replies: 26
Views: 2,668
Posted By altek
I downloaded PW when I seen your earlier post,...

I downloaded PW when I seen your earlier post, but I am not exactly sure what to do with it (?). Rebuild boot sectors on my drives?



I have to install CPU and GPU drivers from disks when I am...
Forum: General Discussion 15 Sep 2012
Replies: 26
Views: 2,668
Posted By altek
My system boots up fine either way. Windows runs...

My system boots up fine either way. Windows runs perfect and after about an hour or so the system freezes forcing a manual restart. If I leave it frozen, it will restart on it's own after a min or so...
Forum: General Discussion 15 Sep 2012
Replies: 26
Views: 2,668
Posted By altek
I am having a similar issue as the OP. I posted a...

I am having a similar issue as the OP. I posted a thread here, searched the web all over the place, etc. It just seems there are too many issues that can cause the same problem. Basically, my PC is...
Forum: General Discussion 15 Sep 2012
Replies: 3
Views: 566
Posted By altek
What happens if you don't manually restart it...

What happens if you don't manually restart it when it freezes? I am having a similar problem with my computer freezing up too and I can't find a solution or narrow the problem down.
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 15 Sep 2012
Replies: 32
Views: 4,030
Posted By altek
I am also noticing when the computer/Windows...

I am also noticing when the computer/Windows freezes the RED LED in the front of the case goes on.
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 15 Sep 2012
Replies: 32
Views: 4,030
Posted By altek
I just don't know what else to do. I don't want...

I just don't know what else to do. I don't want to go out and buy a new HD for nothing right now, especially since I would have to replace an SSD drive. I mean if I knew 100% that was the issue, then...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 14 Sep 2012
Replies: 32
Views: 4,030
Posted By altek
Ok. Posted above.

Ok. Posted above.
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 14 Sep 2012
Replies: 32
Views: 4,030
Posted By altek
http://i.imgur.com/dFRfb.jpg?1

http://i.imgur.com/dFRfb.jpg?1
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 14 Sep 2012
Replies: 32
Views: 4,030
Posted By altek
Rescanned with WDO all drives. I did quick, full...

Rescanned with WDO all drives. I did quick, full and custom just to be sure. So if there is something wrong with the log then we have another issue.
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 14 Sep 2012
Replies: 32
Views: 4,030
Posted By altek
Alright.. I'll re-scan WDO. But I am telling you...

Alright.. I'll re-scan WDO. But I am telling you I ran it the other night. Both quick and full scans. I'll report back.
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 14 Sep 2012
Replies: 32
Views: 4,030
Posted By altek
I don't understand. What do you mean lip service?...

I don't understand. What do you mean lip service? I ran WDO just like you posted before. I loaded it onto a thumb drive, followed ALL the directions. It ran a quick scan and then I ran a full scan of...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 14 Sep 2012
Replies: 32
Views: 4,030
Posted By altek
I am still pondered as why it's giving me the...

I am still pondered as why it's giving me the NTLDR error when that is associated with Windows XP. I also configured my boot order to boot off my SSD drive with Windows on it first now.
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 14 Sep 2012
Replies: 32
Views: 4,030
Posted By altek
OK. Sorry about that. I believe I attached it now.

OK. Sorry about that. I believe I attached it now.
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 14 Sep 2012
Replies: 32
Views: 4,030
Posted By altek
The moment I right clicked powershell after...

The moment I right clicked powershell after copying the script, I seen it paste and the powershell prompt closed. Was that supposed to happen?
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 14 Sep 2012
Replies: 32
Views: 4,030
Posted By altek
OK guys UPDATE: I ran all my online malware,...

OK guys UPDATE: I ran all my online malware, anti-virus, spyware programs and I also ran the WDO quick and full scan (which found nothing). I am starting to see a pattern now. Windows freezes about...
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