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Forum: Tutorials 14 Nov 2012
Replies: 568
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Posted By calpeters
never mind....I tried F8 after switching to AHCI...

never mind....I tried F8 after switching to AHCI in the BIOS, and selected the hard drive and it booted right up with the "generic" driver, then I updated it with the AMD driver. All is well... :p
Forum: Tutorials 14 Nov 2012
Replies: 568
Views: 705,081
Posted By calpeters
I'm having issues doing this... I went in and...

I'm having issues doing this... I went in and changed the registry key as instructed. But when you then restart and change the BIOS to AHCI, the computer won't boot at all, saying "boot sector not...
Forum: Installation & Setup 06 Jun 2011
Replies: 44
Views: 14,705
Posted By calpeters
I learned that it takes a looooooooooooong time...

I learned that it takes a looooooooooooong time to scan 1Tb. :sleepy:
...but after the scan completed I did get the "apply" button and it "completed 3 of 4 operations and I can "see" the 2 NTFS...
Forum: Installation & Setup 05 Jun 2011
Replies: 44
Views: 14,705
Posted By calpeters
um....I"m not trying to argue, but no, I ticked...

um....I"m not trying to argue, but no, I ticked both. Went thru it again just to make sure, and same message as above. I'm trying a "full scan"; see if that makes any diff....
Forum: Installation & Setup 05 Jun 2011
Replies: 44
Views: 14,705
Posted By calpeters
pps.- it *did* go thru the partition recovery...

pps.- it *did* go thru the partition recovery wizard once.... it scanned, identified the partitions correctly and terminated. That's how I got from "unallocated space" to "valid" partitions. So is...
Forum: Installation & Setup 05 Jun 2011
Replies: 44
Views: 14,705
Posted By calpeters
If I *don't* do the resize/shrink and try to go...

If I *don't* do the resize/shrink and try to go thru the wizard, it does'nt do anything when you click "finish".
Forum: Installation & Setup 05 Jun 2011
Replies: 44
Views: 14,705
Posted By calpeters
when I try to resize/shrink the OS partition,...

when I try to resize/shrink the OS partition, then go in and do the Partition Recovery Wizard it gives me a message that "at least one of the existing partitions will be deleted. Are you sure....? ...
Forum: Installation & Setup 05 Jun 2011
Replies: 44
Views: 14,705
Posted By calpeters
Hi again, ....and thanks for the help. I...

Hi again,
....and thanks for the help.

I pulled the disk and mounted it in a drive dock and with the Partition Wizard mini tool got to the point where I can "see" the drive and both partitions...
Forum: Installation & Setup 03 Jun 2011
Replies: 44
Views: 14,705
Posted By calpeters
thanks.... but when I (skip to step 8....and )...

thanks.... but when I (skip to step 8....and ) get to the point where I log on to the system partition (d:), it says:"the file or directory is corrupted and unreadable". When I did the diskpart...
Forum: Installation & Setup 03 Jun 2011
Replies: 44
Views: 14,705
Posted By calpeters
Hello.... I'm a newbie to this forum, but have...

Hello.... I'm a newbie to this forum, but have built numerous machines from the ground up. Never had a problem until now. My problem is very similar to the above; I know this thread is old, but...
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