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Forum: Hardware & Devices 10 Hours Ago
Replies: 10
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Posted By dsperber
Fascinating. The 1TB 850 Pro that was...

Fascinating.

The 1TB 850 Pro that was returned to me from Samsung Repair with the re-flashed EXM04B6Q firmware shows the non-specific "generic" Hardware ID value of:

...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 14 Hours Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 350
Posted By dsperber
Ok. I believe I have discovered the fundamental...

Ok. I believe I have discovered the fundamental cause of the problem with AIDA64 not reporting temperature of the 850 Pro which has been upgraded to firmware EXM04B6Q. This resulted in a new...
Forum: General Discussion 3 Days Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 330
Posted By dsperber
FOUND IT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Looking at...

FOUND IT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Looking at the error messages in my most recent test (using the Technet script method that Brink had suggested I try), there was something interesting:

"Invalid...
Forum: General Discussion 3 Days Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 330
Posted By dsperber
I followed the instructions from MS, "Install and...

I followed the instructions from MS, "Install and Configure WMF 5.1 (https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/powershell/wmf/5.1/install-configure)". This included download a zip of an MSU and then running...
Forum: General Discussion 3 Days Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 330
Posted By dsperber
Nope, still no cigar. Somehow, although it seems...

Nope, still no cigar. Somehow, although it seems as if I now have WMF 5.1 installed, something's not working properly when it comes to handling that Get-SpeculationControlSettings command......
Forum: General Discussion 3 Days Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 330
Posted By dsperber
That's already been done. Look in my second...

That's already been done. Look in my second screenshot in my original post. The Get-PackageProvider shows that NuGet has already been installed, and once that's done it's done.


I don't quite...
Forum: General Discussion 3 Days Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 330
Posted By dsperber
I wonder if the Install-Module SpeculationControl...

I wonder if the Install-Module SpeculationControl is actually working? You'd think if it wasn't working or experienced an error, that there would be some red error message.

When I enter this...
Forum: General Discussion 3 Days Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 330
Posted By dsperber
I hadn't seen Brink's guidance on this topic. I...

I hadn't seen Brink's guidance on this topic. I had found my steps on the Lenovo Thinkpad Forum, where the MS script to verify the status of things was also being discussed.

I had already...
Forum: General Discussion 3 Days Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 330
Posted By dsperber
Need help from PowerShell expert

I'm having trouble using the now well-publicized Microsoft-provided PowerShell technique for determining if the hardware BIOS and Windows OS has been properly updated to mitigate Spectre and...
Forum: General Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 598
Posted By dsperber
Why don't you give non-free ACDSee Photo Studio...

Why don't you give non-free ACDSee Photo Studio Standard 2018 (http://www.acdsee.com/en/products/photo-studio-standard) a free trial. Cost you nothing to try it.

And it's on sale until Jan 17 at...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 1 Week Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 403
Posted By dsperber
Absolutely, at least this is an excellent idea. ...

Absolutely, at least this is an excellent idea. And it's a good device to have anyway, as a decent multi-card reader likely has slots and supports cards that your PC's card reader does not. And of...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 350
Posted By dsperber
Thanks for the info. I will contact...

Thanks for the info.

I will contact FinalWire (AIDA64), because they're not reporting the drive temperature since it's apparently not provided by the sensor chip but instead must be extracted from...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 350
Posted By dsperber
Does your Samsung 850 Pro SSD report "temperature" in S.M.A.R.T. data?

I could swear that the Samsung 850 Pro SSD I have in my Lenovo P70 laptop reported its temperature at one time in the recent past, to HWINFO64 as well as to AIDA64 as well as to Samsung Magician. ...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 602
Posted By dsperber
Ok. My 850 Pro arrived back to me today, along...

Ok. My 850 Pro arrived back to me today, along with a "Service Repair Statement" describing what they had done. In fact they didn't need to physically replace mine and send me a brand new one.
...
Forum: Drivers 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 737
Posted By dsperber
Open Device Manager. The SATA driver shows up in...

Open Device Manager. The SATA driver shows up in the category called IDE/ATA ATAPI Controllers. If you expand that category you should then see something like Intel 7 Series/C216 Chipset Family...
Forum: General Discussion 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 1,106
Posted By dsperber
As has already been answered by others, there are...

As has already been answered by others, there are any number of simple and free and safe ways to do this, some simpler than others.

So in passing it might be worth your while to consider a few...
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 414
Posted By dsperber
Please provide lots more details. There is much...

Please provide lots more details. There is much too much which can affect things in this general subject area and you've provided nothing.

(1) What is your computer, brand/model and motherboard...
Forum: Backup and Restore 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 1,295
Posted By dsperber
I'm not sure I fully appreciate what you're...

I'm not sure I fully appreciate what you're looking for that makes it unique or special from a good "backup/restore" software product that deals with folders and files.

I can highly recommend...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 418
Posted By dsperber
Excellent! Just for closure, did you just go...

Excellent!

Just for closure, did you just go ahead and try using the Free Windows-version to accomplish this, instead of going with the Pro version with its standalone bootable capability? Or did...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 418
Posted By dsperber
Aha! You (or your IT technician) have placed...

Aha!

You (or your IT technician) have placed your PAGEFILE.SYS on your D partition, probably because C was too small. This may be responsible for the problem you said you previously had in...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 418
Posted By dsperber
Don't know what you've tried so far, but Minitool...

Don't know what you've tried so far, but Minitool Partition Wizard Free (https://www.partitionwizard.com/free-partition-manager.html) has never failed me in all of the partition maintenance I've ever...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 602
Posted By dsperber
Thank you. This of course is what I would...

Thank you. This of course is what I would expect, and I'm sure if something similar had been installed into mine with the firmware upgrade I would not have had any subsequent driver-related issues. ...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 602
Posted By dsperber
And your SSD is upgraded to firmware version...

And your SSD is upgraded to firmware version EXM04B6Q like mine?

I still want to know what is your Hardware ID which is "completely different"?


Actually, if you burn the ISO file it is...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 602
Posted By dsperber
What is your Hardware ID for Samsung 850 Pro with EXM04B6Q firmware?

I had been running my 1TB Samsung 850 Pro with firmware EXM03B6Q ever since I built my desktop machine back in January 2017. No problems. I was also running Rapid Mode on it, using Samsung Magician...
Forum: Drivers 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 1,288
Posted By dsperber
Does the 18.1.3.0 driver from this page...

Does the 18.1.3.0 driver from this page (http://drivers.softpedia.com/get/KEYBOARD-and-MOUSE/Synaptics/Toshiba-Synaptics-TouchPad-Driver-18130.shtml) work?

There's also a newer 19.0.14.32 version...
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