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Forum: General Discussion 23 Hours Ago
Replies: 26
Views: 1,399
Posted By Megahertz07
Is it a second hand Laptop? You said on post #1...

Is it a second hand Laptop?
You said on post #1 that you installed Win 7 Ultimate 60.
- What OS was on it?
- Did you do a clean install?

Is the Bios updated with the last version = F.60 Rev.A...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 1 Day Ago
Replies: 44
Views: 1,088
Posted By Megahertz07
I don't know if it will work as you deleted the...

I don't know if it will work as you deleted the tools partition.
HP PCs - Performing an HP System Recovery (Windows 7) | HP® Customer Support (https://support.hp.com/id-en/document/c01867418#AbT5)
Forum: General Discussion 1 Day Ago
Replies: 26
Views: 1,399
Posted By Megahertz07
I was thinking same thing: CMos battery. At...

I was thinking same thing: CMos battery.
At night, shutdown the laptop and take the main battery out. Next morning, boot and enter BIOS. Has the clock changed?
Forum: General Discussion 2 Days Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 3,503
Posted By Megahertz07
OEM computers (HP, Dell, Lenovo...) comes with a...

OEM computers (HP, Dell, Lenovo...) comes with a utility that you can launch from BIOS to do a Factory recover. It will reinstall Windows and you finish as the computer came from factory. It is the...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 2 Days Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 452
Posted By Megahertz07
It's very strange to happen on two devices in...

It's very strange to happen on two devices in different computers.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 2 Days Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 452
Posted By Megahertz07
There are two connectors on the CD /DVD drive: A...

There are two connectors on the CD /DVD drive: A power connector and a SATA data connector.
As you can open the device and hear it running, the power is on the drive.
As you can't see on BIOS and...
Forum: General Discussion 2 Days Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 3,503
Posted By Megahertz07
I would never use / trust a second hand computer...

I would never use / trust a second hand computer without reinstalling everything myself. Not to mention that Windows collects a lot of trash over the years that slows down everything.
OEM computers...
Forum: Installation & Setup 2 Days Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 430
Posted By Megahertz07
Disk letters are assign to a partition by the OS....

Disk letters are assign to a partition by the OS. Normally the booted partition is C:
So you can take the partition letter from the OS you're not using, just to avoid making changes on it.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 2 Days Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 251
Posted By Megahertz07
Please give us the hardware specs of the computer...

Please give us the hardware specs of the computer you're reinstalling Win 7.
Under OEM license you have two types:
- OEM SLP for big builders (HP, Dell, Lenovo etc). This license aren't for sale...
Forum: Installation & Setup 2 Days Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 430
Posted By Megahertz07
I used EasyBCD many years ago when my MB was...

I used EasyBCD many years ago when my MB was Legacy-MBR.
Now my computer is UEFI-GPT and the boot process is completely different. In other words, I don't remember how to use it.
I would start...
Forum: Installation & Setup 2 Days Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 430
Posted By Megahertz07
Welcome to the Forum. If I understood well...

Welcome to the Forum.

If I understood well you want to:
- Have Win 7 in one partition and Win XP in another partition.
- Hide the partition (no drive letter) of the other OS. If win7 in use,...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 2 Days Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 245
Posted By Megahertz07
Please edit your profile with all hardware specs....

Please edit your profile with all hardware specs.
The tutorial below [Published by Brink and written by CyberZeus] let's you easily see all of your system information, along with the option of...
Forum: General Discussion 3 Days Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 1,877
Posted By Megahertz07
Have a look Is it possible to make only one...

Have a look
Is it possible to make only one user profile show to log in when - Microsoft Community...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 3 Days Ago
Replies: 44
Views: 1,088
Posted By Megahertz07
A SSD is the best upgrade since multi core CPU. ...

A SSD is the best upgrade since multi core CPU.
Have done it on a friend's computer and will be glad to guide you.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 3 Days Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 350
Posted By Megahertz07
I have Open Hardware Monitor, a small program...

I have Open Hardware Monitor, a small program that shows the temperatures on the task bar and a small window on the desktop that you can configure to show used memory and GPU temp.
Open Hardware...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 3 Days Ago
Replies: 44
Views: 1,088
Posted By Megahertz07
My personal opinion: Don't play with partitions....

My personal opinion: Don't play with partitions. It's a OEM disk with diagnostics, tools and system restore.

- You should create the factory recovery boot able USB flash drive to be able to...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 3 Days Ago
Replies: 44
Views: 1,088
Posted By Megahertz07
Beware. System partition on OEM disks normally...

Beware.
System partition on OEM disks normally have the boot loader and the possibility to launch other programs like diagnostics, tools and system restore.
Forum: General Discussion 3 Days Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 2,485
Posted By Megahertz07
This is what I did: - Open Explorer, left click...

This is what I did:
- Open Explorer, left click on Favorites.
- Right click. On the menu, choose the "Add current location to Favorites"
- Go to C:\Users\NAME\Links and Favorites link will be...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 4 Days Ago
Replies: 13
Views: 798
Posted By Megahertz07
I don't know if NTFS will resolve your issue. ...

I don't know if NTFS will resolve your issue.
What I know is that your data will be much more secure on NTFS than on a Fat32.
NTFS - Wikipedia (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/NTFS)
File Allocation...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 4 Days Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 350
Posted By Megahertz07
Do you live near the sea? (oxidation -...

Do you live near the sea? (oxidation - corrosion?)
Did you do a memory test?
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 4 Days Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 312
Posted By Megahertz07
A normal copy can't be used to copy a file that...

A normal copy can't be used to copy a file that is opened / used by the OS or program.
Shadow copy is a way to do it.
Shadow copy is normally used by backup programs.
In what situation are you...
Forum: General Discussion 4 Days Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 2,852
Posted By Megahertz07
After the emergency shutdown (by holding the boot...

After the emergency shutdown (by holding the boot button down), did you let check disk to run?
Why was OS cleaned installed at a PC shop? Why didn't you do a Factory recover?
- Schedule a disk...
Forum: General Discussion 4 Days Ago
Replies: 51
Views: 11,219
Posted By Megahertz07
You have all signals that you have a failing...

You have all signals that you have a failing disk.
Did you do a check disk as SIW2 recommended on #46?

Boot from the installation disk, go to repair, launch a CMD window and type chkdsk c: /f
If...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 4 Days Ago
Replies: 13
Views: 798
Posted By Megahertz07
Your laptop is a Legacy - MBR with one SSD and...

Your laptop is a Legacy - MBR with one SSD and one HDD, and my suggestion is:
- On the SSD, install Win 7 on one NTFS partition (85G) and Linux and swap on the remaining.
- Move C:\users (SSD) to...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 4 Days Ago
Replies: 13
Views: 798
Posted By Megahertz07
- I have seen dual HDD bays on some new laptops,...

- I have seen dual HDD bays on some new laptops, not at old ones (don't be offended, my laptop is much older than yours)
- I've asked because, what I do for my friends, is to replace the HDD with a...
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