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Forum: General Discussion 8 Hours Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 214
Posted By Megahertz07
MBR is a disk track that points to the boot...

MBR is a disk track that points to the boot loader. BIOS doesn't change any disk properties. It only says in witch disk to look for the MBR.
Forum: General Discussion 14 Hours Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 214
Posted By Megahertz07
If the cd rom hd holder use a SATA connector, it...

If the cd rom hd holder use a SATA connector, it doesn't matter. Under Win 10 does it shows as an internal disk on Explorer?
After you have done the backup and the Win 7 disk image (Macrium Software...
Forum: General Discussion 15 Hours Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 214
Posted By Megahertz07
As you have two disks, one with win 10 and...

As you have two disks, one with win 10 and another with win 7, my suggestion is to keep this way.
- Fist of all, back up your data from the Win 7 disk to your win 10 disk.
- Make a disk image from...
Forum: General Discussion 15 Hours Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 210
Posted By Megahertz07
Yes, there is a lot of sites, specially music and...

Yes, there is a lot of sites, specially music and software pirate sites, that you may get infected with virus and malware.
But you may trust those we recommended....
Forum: General Discussion 21 Hours Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 214
Posted By Megahertz07
It isn't clear what you want to do. Do you want...

It isn't clear what you want to do. Do you want to have Win 10 or Win 7 or both? In same disk or separate disks?
Do you have the Win 7 installation disk?
Forum: General Discussion 21 Hours Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 210
Posted By Megahertz07
Please give us ALL the hardware specs (Brand and...

Please give us ALL the hardware specs (Brand and model, memory etc) and software running on the background.
As it is a Kaby Lake laptop it came with Win 10, right?
As it's new, don't believe it...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 1 Day Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 190
Posted By Megahertz07
Most Touchpads has a switch on top of it to...

Most Touchpads has a switch on top of it to disable / enable it. You may be disabling it while you use it.
Forum: Installation & Setup 2 Days Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 231
Posted By Megahertz07
If you can't boot, a repair install can't be...

If you can't boot, a repair install can't be done.

Fist of all, you have to do a disk check.
Boot from windows installation disk, go to repair and launch a CMD window.
Type:
Diskpart
list...
Forum: Installation & Setup 2 Days Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 359
Posted By Megahertz07
Any thing you do under windows is valid only...

Any thing you do under windows is valid only under windows (like a Repair install).
If you're doing a clean install you boot from the installation disk so the the rules that applies are only from...
Forum: General Discussion 3 Days Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 372
Posted By Megahertz07
Did you find the Certificate of Authentic y (COA)...

Did you find the Certificate of Authentic y (COA) sticker? On a laptop, is under the case or under the Battery.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 3 Days Ago
Replies: 20
Views: 488
Posted By Megahertz07
That's an excellent idea. For the updates use...

That's an excellent idea.
For the updates use the offline MS releases SP2 for Windows 7 - Windows 7 Help Forums...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 4 Days Ago
Replies: 20
Views: 488
Posted By Megahertz07
HDDs or SSDs can fail. After a clean install...

HDDs or SSDs can fail.
After a clean install and updates, I always do a disk image on a backup drive.
Did you do the Factory Recover disks? You can burn DVD's or use a USB flash disk.
Forum: Installation & Setup 4 Days Ago
Replies: 32
Views: 825
Posted By Megahertz07
You can't boot the Win 7 installation disk or you...

You can't boot the Win 7 installation disk or you can't boot the SSD after installation?
Forum: Installation & Setup 4 Days Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 377
Posted By Megahertz07
If you have to replace the MB, M$ may reset the...

If you have to replace the MB, M$ may reset the counter and you may use the license again. Depends on the humor of the attendant.
Forum: Installation & Setup 4 Days Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 359
Posted By Megahertz07
Have seen many cases that the boot loader is in...

Have seen many cases that the boot loader is in one disk and Windows in another. I have installed Win 7 many times, but I always disconnect the power cable from the other drives.
Better be safe than...
Forum: Installation & Setup 4 Days Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 377
Posted By Megahertz07
Please give us ALL the laptop specs (Brand, model...

Please give us ALL the laptop specs (Brand, model etc)
- If you have used your OEM license on another computer, you can't use it anymore on another computer.
- New hardware requires some drivers...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 4 Days Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 294
Posted By Megahertz07
Is the P: drive a regular SATA (HDD or SSD) drive...

Is the P: drive a regular SATA (HDD or SSD) drive or it is a USB flash drive?
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 4 Days Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 370
Posted By Megahertz07
As you reinstalled win and you mentioned "Look at...

As you reinstalled win and you mentioned "Look at Solid state drive again and extra 10GB taken up out of nowhere again", I would say that you have a disk problem.
Run a disk check on each disk.
Forum: Installation & Setup 4 Days Ago
Replies: 32
Views: 825
Posted By Megahertz07
The issue with Kabylake is with the internal...

The issue with Kabylake is with the internal graphics driver. Many people here installed Win 7 on Kabylake computers.
You must fist boot the Win 7 installation disk. Was you able to boot the Win 7...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 4 Days Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 251
Posted By Megahertz07
Use a contact cleaner on the cables and on MB and...

Use a contact cleaner on the cables and on MB and HDD socket.
Buy a short SATA cable. 20cm 8in Short Right Angle SATA Data Cable SATA 3 6Gbps 7 Pin SATA Female to Female with Lead Locking Clips...
Forum: Installation & Setup 4 Days Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 388
Posted By Megahertz07
Win8 & Win10 stores the Lan MAC address when it...

Win8 & Win10 stores the Lan MAC address when it is fist activated. When you reinstall Win8 or Win10, if it has a MAC address that was once activated with, it will activate automatically.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 4 Days Ago
Replies: 20
Views: 488
Posted By Megahertz07
If the 2T HDD is the original disk, the answer is...

If the 2T HDD is the original disk, the answer is Yes.
Factory Restore is an partition image. If the partition image is larger than the target partition it may give you an error.
You can always...
Forum: Installation & Setup 5 Days Ago
Replies: 32
Views: 825
Posted By Megahertz07
Pure UEFI does boot win 7 installation disk as...

Pure UEFI does boot win 7 installation disk as UEFI.
Was you able to boot the Win 7 installation disk as UEFI?
Forum: Hardware & Devices 5 Days Ago
Replies: 20
Views: 488
Posted By Megahertz07
Back to the OP subject (how can I split my hd...

Back to the OP subject (how can I split my hd into two different partition):
- Backup your data.
- On disk management, click on C:, to select the partition, right click - Shrink volume - select...
Forum: General Discussion 5 Days Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 372
Posted By Megahertz07
Every computer that came with Win 7 has a...

Every computer that came with Win 7 has a Certificate of Authentic y (COA) sticker on it. On a laptop, is under the case or under the Battery. If you find it, you can reinstall Win 7 in English.
You...
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