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Forum: Installation & Setup 3 Days Ago
Replies: 2
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Posted By Megahertz07
Windows and programs must be on same partition. ...

Windows and programs must be on same partition.

I would save all data to another disk and do a Clean install...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 3 Days Ago
Replies: 13
Views: 555
Posted By Megahertz07
Just replace the old disk and boot from your...

Just replace the old disk and boot from your windows disk.
The new disk may be RAW, and need to be partitioned and formatted.
As the new HDD is a 4 T you should partitioned as GPT.

I would also...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 3 Days Ago
Replies: 13
Views: 555
Posted By Megahertz07
Your disk has a hardware failure, that cant be...

Your disk has a hardware failure, that cant be fixed. Bad sectors means that the disk surface is damaged. Normally it happens when the head touch the surface due to drastic disk move.

A forced...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 4 Days Ago
Replies: 13
Views: 555
Posted By Megahertz07
I suppose that WD Red is a 3.5" internal disk. ...

I suppose that WD Red is a 3.5" internal disk.
Too many bad sectors means your drive has failed.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 4 Days Ago
Replies: 13
Views: 555
Posted By Megahertz07
I think you may have a problem with your disk ...

I think you may have a problem with your disk
Download and run Lifeguard Diagnostic (https://downloads.wdc.com/windlg/WinDlg_v1_36.zip)
Forum: Installation & Setup 5 Days Ago
Replies: 398
Views: 29,363
Posted By Megahertz07
My suggestion is to start over again. Make...

My suggestion is to start over again.

Make sure your antivirus is disabled when running the script.
To make it faster and smaller, don't slipstream the updates. Only add the drivers (USB and...
Forum: General Discussion 5 Days Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 517
Posted By Megahertz07
Please edit your profile with all your hardware...

Please edit your profile with all your hardware specs. It will help us to help you.
System Info - See Your System Specs...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 6 Days Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 272
Posted By Megahertz07
Download open hardware monitor...

Download open hardware monitor (https://openhardwaremonitor.org/files/openhardwaremonitor-v0.8.0-beta.zip)
Expand to C:\Program Files (x86)\HardwareMonitor and run it.
On the top menu - options...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 1 Week Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 482
Posted By Megahertz07
:ditto: Disk J: is set as "active", it is...

:ditto:

Disk J: is set as "active", it is set as a boot able disk. It probably had a OS installed and now is for data.
On BIOS, it is probably set as first boot option.
You have 3 options:
- On...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 1 Week Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 482
Posted By Megahertz07
Please attach an image of Disk Management...

Please attach an image of Disk Management (C:\Windows\System32\diskmgmt.msc) of the external disk as Jumanji did.
Expand the window and the columns so we can read them.
Forum: Installation & Setup 1 Week Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 1,485
Posted By Megahertz07
It will only boot as UEFI IF you BIOS is UEFI...

It will only boot as UEFI IF you BIOS is UEFI that seems that it's not.

You didn't pay attention on what I wrote:
The Win 7 installation disk has two folders to boot from
\boot = to boot as...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 1 Week Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 482
Posted By Megahertz07
As I understood, the computer hangs during...

As I understood, the computer hangs during startup when the USB 3TB is attached.
Does it work normally if you attach it after boot is completed?

Open device manager. Is there any yellow alerts of...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 1 Week Ago
Replies: 35
Views: 1,337
Posted By Megahertz07
4) Windows Resource Protection found corrupt...

4) Windows Resource Protection found corrupt files but was unable to fix some of them.
To fix corrupt files that sfc was unable to fix is a little complicated.

Run sfc /scannow 3 more times,...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 1 Week Ago
Replies: 35
Views: 1,337
Posted By Megahertz07
How much free space you have on your C:...

How much free space you have on your C: partition?

This is what I would do:
- Go to Services (%windir%\system32\services.msc) and set Windows Update to Manual
- Open Control Panel\All Control...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 1 Week Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 384
Posted By Megahertz07
Welcome to the Forum. Can you explain better...

Welcome to the Forum.

Can you explain better "I find a Resize(able) window displayed with a Resize icon second from right at the top right corner of the window".

Open a CMD window as...
Forum: Installation & Setup 1 Week Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 397
Posted By Megahertz07
Welcome to the Forum Win 7 installation disk...

Welcome to the Forum

Win 7 installation disk doesn't have some drivers required (USB3.x, SATA, NVMe) to install.
You have to add them to the installation disk.

Update your Win 7 installation...
Forum: General Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 488
Posted By Megahertz07
Once you have Win 10 activated on a computer, M$...

Once you have Win 10 activated on a computer, M$ store the hardware information on their servers so you can do a clean install (start from scratch), skip to enter a key and it will activate.

Win...
Forum: General Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 277
Posted By Megahertz07
Witch program you were using?

Witch program you were using?
Forum: Installation & Setup 1 Week Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 1,485
Posted By Megahertz07
Are you sure your BIOS is UEFI? Old computers...

Are you sure your BIOS is UEFI? Old computers only has Legacy-MBR option.

Windows 64 bits can be installed as Legacy-MBR or UEFI-GPT (If BIOS is UEFI)
To install as UEFI you must boot the...
Forum: General Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 877
Posted By Megahertz07
A Repair Install could fix it but there is...

A Repair Install could fix it but there is nothing like a Clean Install.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 1 Week Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 632
Posted By Megahertz07
Despite of everyone thoughts, it isn't a fan. The...

Despite of everyone thoughts, it isn't a fan. The noise comes from the HDD.

Buy a SSD and clone your HDD to it. You can't imagine the performance improvement a SSD can do on your computer.

I...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 632
Posted By Megahertz07
The computer doesn't need a HDD with a OS to...

The computer doesn't need a HDD with a OS to boot.
You can take out the HDD and boot into BIOS, or even better, to a Linux from a USB flash disk. Is just to check if the noise comes out from the...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 632
Posted By Megahertz07
Same noise on old and new HDD? I would say that...

Same noise on old and new HDD? I would say that it's the CPU fan. Does the laptop has a GPU? If so, does it has a dedicated fan?

Just to check, take out the HDD and boot the laptop, Enter BIOS and...
Forum: Installation & Setup 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 426
Posted By Megahertz07
Did you boot the win 7 installation as UEFI? ...

Did you boot the win 7 installation as UEFI?

After deleting all partitions, did it created the following partitions?
- EFI - 100M Fat32
- MS reserved - 120M RAW
- Big NTFS

Did you choose to...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 290
Posted By Megahertz07
The default for all flash drive is FAT32 format,...

The default for all flash drive is FAT32 format, basically because Fat is universal (Linux, Windows, Mac).
The only explanation for corruption files is a bad connection while writing or a bad drive.
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