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Forum: Hardware & Devices 10 Jan 2015
Replies: 3
Views: 1,064
Posted By Tango1
Is my SSD is properly alligned?

I cannot find a reliable source to tell me the information I need without reading insane long threads and debates. And at the end I still do not know what I want to know.

So can you please walk me...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 18 Jan 2014
Replies: 1
Views: 1,335
Posted By Tango1
Firefox passwords are on old drive and cannot get to them.

I need to login to some websites which e-mails I lost a long time ago. The passwords are on my old windows 7 installation with Firefox 25, on an old-sata hdd which Windows installation I have broken...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 18 Jan 2014
Replies: 5
Views: 7,462
Posted By Tango1
Or actually No Thanks. None has gven me advice...

Or actually No Thanks. None has gven me advice how to move the files preventing further shrinking of the partition without defragging the SSD. I figured it out on my own. All I got was the same old...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 18 Jan 2014
Replies: 3
Views: 1,343
Posted By Tango1
Well partly it is windows' fault. It sees it...

Well partly it is windows' fault. It sees it deals with an SSD and never suggests to the user to put the pagefile/temp directories/hibernation file elsewhere to avoid Nand-cell wear.

Anyway I will...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 18 Jan 2014
Replies: 5
Views: 1,527
Posted By Tango1
No that is assumed wrong. A hdd or other device...

No that is assumed wrong. A hdd or other device gets truecrypted, this means it can be read whenever truecrypt is installed on any computer and you have the right password. Windows simply does not...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 17 Jan 2014
Replies: 5
Views: 1,527
Posted By Tango1
Yes. Why?

Yes. Why?
Forum: Installation & Setup 17 Jan 2014
Replies: 7
Views: 18,547
Posted By Tango1
http://s001.youpic.su/pictures/1389906000/fca3ff78...

http://s001.youpic.su/pictures/1389906000/fca3ff78b0efe9e7c61824025f29b8c3.jpg
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 17 Jan 2014
Replies: 3
Views: 1,343
Posted By Tango1
Firefox downloads to windows-temp but never cleans up!

I got Windows 7 installed on a small 30Gb SSD partition. Whenever firefox downloads a big file, any size file, it stores it in c:\windows\temp\

I watched closely as first the tempdir was 5MB and...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 14 Jan 2014
Replies: 5
Views: 1,527
Posted By Tango1
New windows 7 install wont recognize my crypted healthy sata 320gb HDD

I got a new problem.

My fresh windows 7 install on my Samsung EVO SSD works fine, but it does not want to recognize a reattached truecrypted hdd to my system. The HDD does not show under device...
Forum: Installation & Setup 14 Jan 2014
Replies: 7
Views: 18,547
Posted By Tango1
I thought alignment was for every block. Seems it...

I thought alignment was for every block. Seems it is only for the first block I think. So yeah 4096 would be overkill. Funny though I thought all SSD's were 4k native. When I query my drive using...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 14 Jan 2014
Replies: 5
Views: 7,462
Posted By Tango1
I worked it out. I managed to move some files who...

I worked it out. I managed to move some files who were in the way of shrinking my SSD partition. Without defragmenting the SSD. Now th ewindows partition is shrunk to 20Gb and backed up with...
Forum: Installation & Setup 14 Jan 2014
Replies: 10
Views: 6,119
Posted By Tango1
hey Gregrocker. Thank you for trying to help. I...

hey Gregrocker. Thank you for trying to help. I think I am done with my old hdd with win7 on it now. I'll just use my new ssd with a new instal of iwn7.

I got a new problem though.

My new...
Forum: Backup and Restore 14 Jan 2014
Replies: 4
Views: 8,842
Posted By Tango1
I worked it out. tried moving files out of the...

I worked it out. tried moving files out of the way blocking the shirnk-process. My install partition is now shrinked and backed up using clonezilla. Without defragging the SSD.
Forum: Installation & Setup 12 Jan 2014
Replies: 10
Views: 6,119
Posted By Tango1
Thanks i found a tutorial how to install a new...

Thanks i found a tutorial how to install a new driver on the old sata hdd. To make it work with AHCI in order for it boot properly with AHCI enabled in the BIOS. Though I'm not sure. It talked about...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 12 Jan 2014
Replies: 5
Views: 7,462
Posted By Tango1
First, my fresh windows installation is only 14Gb...

First, my fresh windows installation is only 14Gb exactly how I want it and its image needs to fit on my 16Gb usb-pendrive. The smallest disk management allows me make my current windows partition is...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 12 Jan 2014
Replies: 5
Views: 7,462
Posted By Tango1
Defrag SSD once just to move some files before shrink partition?

Defragging SSD once in order to shrink partition is also bad?

I need to somehow "defrag" my windows 7 partition in order to make a smaller image-backup of it, But windows disk management won't...
Forum: Installation & Setup 12 Jan 2014
Replies: 10
Views: 6,119
Posted By Tango1
Boot from one of 2 attached drives with BIOS boot order no problem?

I got a SSD now in my system connected to the first sata port with win7 installed
My previous (mechanical) sata hard disk who was prev. setup on this port is still usable and also has win7 installed...
Forum: Backup and Restore 12 Jan 2014
Replies: 4
Views: 8,842
Posted By Tango1
I will have to to "shrink" my windows partition...

I will have to to "shrink" my windows partition from 120Gb down to say 20Gb is this true?

Will Clonezilla take into account the 4k boundaries upon restore?

Windows usually puts the pagefile in...
Forum: Backup and Restore 12 Jan 2014
Replies: 4
Views: 8,842
Posted By Tango1
Clonezilla cloning 13Gb win7 installation on 120Gb with no partitions?

I am new to cloning drives and am a bit confused.

My current SSD is 120Gb with no partitions and has a freshly Windows7 installed.

If I use Clonezilla to clone this Windows 7 installation, I...
Forum: Backup and Restore 11 Jan 2014
Replies: 65
Views: 197,197
Posted By Tango1
I am new to cloning drives and am a bit confused....

I am new to cloning drives and am a bit confused.

My current SSD is 120Gb with no partitions and has a freshly Windows7 installed.

If I use Clonezilla to clone this Windows 7 installation, I...
Forum: Installation & Setup 03 Jan 2014
Replies: 7
Views: 18,547
Posted By Tango1
align-1024 or align=4096 for SSD using Diskpart?

Which is best for correct alignment for my Samsung 840 EVO SSD ?

Create partition primary align=1024
or
Create partition primary align=4096

I read Diskpart uses kiloBytes.
And when they...
Forum: Installation & Setup 03 Jan 2014
Replies: 11
Views: 9,583
Posted By Tango1
misplaced.

misplaced.
Forum: Installation & Setup 02 Jan 2014
Replies: 3
Views: 1,499
Posted By Tango1
I am also confused a bit. My Windows7...

I am also confused a bit.

My Windows7 Ultimate disc does not have the fix to properly see 4k aligned disks and report as such. But will this install disc properly format my unformatted Samsung...
Forum: Installation & Setup 02 Jan 2014
Replies: 3
Views: 1,499
Posted By Tango1
Also I have 30some updates on my current 7...

Also I have 30some updates on my current 7 install which I'm totally happy with. If I were to download all these updates from repository. And then manually install on my fresh 7 on an SSD. Is the...
Forum: Installation & Setup 02 Jan 2014
Replies: 3
Views: 1,499
Posted By Tango1
Fresh install on unformatted SSD and making image afterwards

Hello I'm on the boat to install windows7 fresh on a unformatted SSD. I know to turn on AHCI in the bios before starting this installation. After installation of windows7 and all of my desired...
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