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Forum: Hardware & Devices 06 May 2013
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Posted By LeftC
Now that you copied the bootmgr to C, it should...

Now that you copied the bootmgr to C, it should actually been deactivated. Check that in Disk Management. Was my bad that I did not think of that.[/QUOTE]It was deactivated as you said.

I had to...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 06 May 2013
Replies: 8
Views: 840
Posted By LeftC
Had a Fujitsu laptop that also had a drive bay,...

Had a Fujitsu laptop that also had a drive bay, and it was the same problem -- could use a hard drive in a caddy slid into the bay, but could not boot from it.[/QUOTE]I've had it booting from the SSD...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 04 May 2013
Replies: 8
Views: 840
Posted By LeftC
This part seems successful. The "system" is moved...

This part seems successful. The "system" is moved to the C partition and it is made active. See snip.
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I posted this edit after my original post. The SSD doesn't show up in the boot order...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 04 May 2013
Replies: 8
Views: 840
Posted By LeftC
It seems that HDD or SDD installed in DVD caddy...

It seems that HDD or SDD installed in DVD caddy is not bootable. I've seen this on other laptops & your BIOS seems to confirm same on your laptop.

SSD must be installed where HDD now resides.
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Forum: Hardware & Devices 03 May 2013
Replies: 8
Views: 840
Posted By LeftC
How do I install SSD w/o disconnecting stock HDD and get it to boot?

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I'm installing a SSD in a Dell laptop using a caddy to mount the SSD in the DVD's location. I am not able to remove the stock HDD or disconnect the HHD's SATA cable.

Using easyBCD, will...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 05 Apr 2013
Replies: 1,637
Views: 97,987
Posted By LeftC
I use an SSD externally attached via USB3 and run...

I use an SSD externally attached via USB3 and run Windows 8 and some Linux distros that are installed in VMware Player from there. That works really very well and I can carry that SSD to any PC and...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 05 Apr 2013
Replies: 1,637
Views: 97,987
Posted By LeftC
It seems that I am startinng to have an...

It seems that I am startinng to have an affliction somewhat similar to essenbe's. :)

I already have a 512GB Samsung 840 Pro SSD installed in a caddy which is in the CD/DVD drive bay to work with...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 15 Feb 2013
Replies: 25
Views: 1,360
Posted By LeftC
Congrads on the new hi-end desktop! ...

Congrads on the new hi-end desktop!

Concerning your laptop drives, have you read about the "drive caddies" made by NewModeUS.com (http://www.newmodeus.com/shop/index.php)? You can remove your...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 15 Feb 2013
Replies: 25
Views: 1,360
Posted By LeftC
Congrads on the new hi-end desktop! ...

Congrads on the new hi-end desktop!

Concerning your laptop drives, have you read about the "drive caddies" made by NewModeUS.com (http://www.newmodeus.com/shop/index.php)? You can remove your...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 14 Feb 2013
Replies: 1,637
Views: 97,987
Posted By LeftC
iaStorA is an Intel driver and the correct one...

iaStorA is an Intel driver and the correct one for an Intel CPU and is much petter performing than using msahci.[/QUOTE]Thank you very much for the explanation. I feel good!!...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 14 Feb 2013
Replies: 1,637
Views: 97,987
Posted By LeftC
Here is my 512K Samsung 840 Pro after running a...

Here is my 512K Samsung 840 Pro after running a couple of weeks. Its scores are higher in all tests now except for Seq write which is 9.5% or 41.22 MB/s lower.

It says iaStorA-OK instead of...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 09 Feb 2013
Replies: 178
Views: 8,150
Posted By LeftC
I thought about recovering that little FAT16...

I thought about recovering that little FAT16 partition. It is linked to my Dell DataSafe backup.

I've restarted this thing 6 times today and so far it is booting up just fine. I guess we can make...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 08 Feb 2013
Replies: 178
Views: 8,150
Posted By LeftC
I thought about recovering that little FAT16...

I thought about recovering that little FAT16 partition. It is linked to my Dell DataSafe backup.

I've restarted this thing 6 times today and so far it is booting up just fine. I guess we can make...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 08 Feb 2013
Replies: 178
Views: 8,150
Posted By LeftC
It booted up twice just fine. The third time, I...

It booted up twice just fine. The third time, I got the black screen with the message.

I checked disk management and only E was active. See snip. Any ideas for a fix?[/QUOTE]
Disk management is...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 08 Feb 2013
Replies: 178
Views: 8,150
Posted By LeftC
[/QUOTE]This is a typo. Should be "Operating...

[/QUOTE]This is a typo. Should be "Operating System not found."

This one is for XP. I read the one for Windows 7. Is some part of the boot info missing? Over the night, I had Mini Tool Partition...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 07 Feb 2013
Replies: 178
Views: 8,150
Posted By LeftC
Is there anything to check? Sometimes it starts...

Is there anything to check? Sometimes it starts up and shuts off correctly and sometimes it doesn't. When it doesn't start up OK, I get the black screen with white letters saying "Operation system...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 07 Feb 2013
Replies: 178
Views: 8,150
Posted By LeftC
It booted up twice just fine. The third time, I...

It booted up twice just fine. The third time, I got the black screen with the message.

I checked disk management and only E was active. See snip. Any ideas for a fix?
Forum: Hardware & Devices 07 Feb 2013
Replies: 178
Views: 8,150
Posted By LeftC
When I just rebooted I got a black screen that...

When I just rebooted I got a black screen that said "Operating System not found" when it tried to start up. I was getting this a day or two back.

I know that you helped me to see the blue screen....
Forum: Hardware & Devices 07 Feb 2013
Replies: 178
Views: 8,150
Posted By LeftC
It surely does! :)

It surely does! :)
Forum: Hardware & Devices 07 Feb 2013
Replies: 178
Views: 8,150
Posted By LeftC
Then only appeared a day before when I told you...

Then only appeared a day before when I told you about a blue screen error that I couldn't see. Then you had me change the automatic restart feature.

I just restarted this computer twice and it...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 07 Feb 2013
Replies: 178
Views: 8,150
Posted By LeftC
I get "DRIVER_POWER_STATE_FAILURE" when I shut...

I get "DRIVER_POWER_STATE_FAILURE" when I shut down the computer. It hangs on shut down and after several minutes I get the blue screen message. While ago was the last time that it happened.

I did...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 07 Feb 2013
Replies: 178
Views: 8,150
Posted By LeftC
I did the above. When I first shut down this...

I did the above. When I first shut down this computer w/o install DVD I got a blue screen saying "DRIVER_POWER_STATE_FAILURE." I booted into safe mode and it worked OK. I then rebooted to Windows and...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 07 Feb 2013
Replies: 178
Views: 8,150
Posted By LeftC
I just saw this. I did "bcdedit/export ...

I just saw this. I did "bcdedit/export f:\boot\bcd" and it was successful. I have been changing "f" to "e" which is the system reserved partition.

Do I do anything with "After this command...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 07 Feb 2013
Replies: 178
Views: 8,150
Posted By LeftC
Take a look at the snips. I think that all is...

Take a look at the snips. I think that all is pointing to C. E (system reserved) is still the only active partition.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 07 Feb 2013
Replies: 178
Views: 8,150
Posted By LeftC
I'm somewhat confused as to what I am supposed to...

I'm somewhat confused as to what I am supposed to do with the above. I'm lost, really. Do I just do a startup repair 3 times again?

Also, take a look at the disk management snip today. Both system...
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