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Forum: Installation & Setup 17 Hours Ago
Replies: 20
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Posted By Megahertz07
You must have first to install KB3020369...

You must have first to install KB3020369 (https://support.microsoft.com/kb/3020369).
MS releases SP2 for Windows 7 - Windows 7 Help Forums...
Forum: Installation & Setup 17 Hours Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 152
Posted By Megahertz07
Welcome to the Forum From post #1,...

Welcome to the Forum

From post #1, "...message that says to click "repair your computer" " your disk isn't completely clean or it is loading a boot loader from other disk.
For security reasons,...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 18 Hours Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 152
Posted By Megahertz07
What are you trying to do, recover your files or...

What are you trying to do, recover your files or clean the disk and start it over?
Forum: General Discussion 18 Hours Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 148
Posted By Megahertz07
David, slow PC can be due to hardware (like a bad...

David, slow PC can be due to hardware (like a bad disk) or due to software.
How is your start up (cold boot)?
Open Device manager. Is there any yellow alerts?
Open windows update and manually...
Forum: Installation & Setup 3 Days Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 308
Posted By Megahertz07
SSD's are much faster (~6x) than HDD's. My...

SSD's are much faster (~6x) than HDD's.
My suggestion is to buy a fast 120G SSD (Read > 500MB/s and write > 350MB/s) (~US$60) for Windows and programs and a HDD for data.
It is very easy to move...
Forum: General Discussion 3 Days Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 389
Posted By Megahertz07
That is good news. My suggestions you should...

That is good news.
My suggestions you should do:
- Schedule a disk check. Reboot
- Open a CMD window and type: sfc /scannow . If it finds problems that it can't fix, reboot and try again
- As you...
Forum: General Discussion 5 Days Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 389
Posted By Megahertz07
A clean install DOES format the drive. At least...

A clean install DOES format the drive. At least the partition.
Clean Install Windows 7 - Windows 7 Help Forums...
Forum: Installation & Setup 5 Days Ago
Replies: 18
Views: 903
Posted By Megahertz07
Unless you have a special use for the computer,...

Unless you have a special use for the computer, you don't need a big SSD.
SSD are very fast but still expensive. On the other side, HDD are cheap but slow.
I have a fast (2052 MB/s) and small...
Forum: General Discussion 5 Days Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 389
Posted By Megahertz07
You didn't answer if you still has Win 7...

You didn't answer if you still has Win 7 installed.
If you tried a clean install you deleted all partitions, right?

If you still have Win 7 installed, do a check disk.
Go to repair, open a CMD...
Forum: General Discussion 6 Days Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 389
Posted By Megahertz07
You tried so many fixes that I don't know what is...

You tried so many fixes that I don't know what is the disk conditions.
Hot shutdown can make some damage to the file system, so you should always let Check disk do a complete scan.
Do you still...
Forum: General Discussion 6 Days Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 355
Posted By Megahertz07
Don't try to uninstall the rollup updates. For...

Don't try to uninstall the rollup updates.
For now on, install security only updates.
For anti spy Spybot Anti-Beacon for Windows (https://www.safer-networking.org/spybot-anti-beacon/)
Forum: General Discussion 6 Days Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 336
Posted By Megahertz07
Sorry, can't help you further.

Sorry, can't help you further.
Forum: General Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 336
Posted By Megahertz07
Ok, I suppose that the computer has always been...

Ok, I suppose that the computer has always been yours and you didn't install any shortcut program.
At Control Panel\All Control Panel Items\Programs and Features, look for any strange program.
Also...
Forum: General Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 336
Posted By Megahertz07
I'm not referring to the keyboard layout. I'm...

I'm not referring to the keyboard layout. I'm referring to Windows language.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 1 Week Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 235
Posted By Megahertz07
With only Backup Drive B on the computer, boot...

With only Backup Drive B on the computer, boot from win 7 installation disk.
Go to repair and launch a cmd window.
Type and run: sfc /scannow

Drivers are on C:\Windows\System32\drivers. But if...
Forum: General Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 258
Posted By Megahertz07
Glad you did it.

Glad you did it.
Forum: General Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 258
Posted By Megahertz07
Favorites and Libraries items are shortcuts that...

Favorites and Libraries items are shortcuts that you may add or remove on Explorer. Right click (on Favorites or on Libraries) and you will see the options to create or delete.
Forum: General Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 336
Posted By Megahertz07
Shortcuts aren't the same for all languages. What...

Shortcuts aren't the same for all languages. What is the windows language ?
Forum: Installation & Setup 1 Week Ago
Replies: 13
Views: 531
Posted By Megahertz07
Your old laptop is much better than mine. I...

Your old laptop is much better than mine.
I have Lubuntu (lubuntu lightweight, fast, easier (https://lubuntu.net/)) that is a light Ubuntu version, looks like Windows and works very well. It will...
Forum: Installation & Setup 1 Week Ago
Replies: 18
Views: 903
Posted By Megahertz07
As you can see, both disk 0 & 1 are Legacy -...

As you can see, both disk 0 & 1 are Legacy - MBR.
From the picture of your post#1, fist partition on disk 1 is RAW (not formatted) and is 100% free. There is nothing on it, but it is active (has a...
Forum: Installation & Setup 1 Week Ago
Replies: 18
Views: 903
Posted By Megahertz07
There are two kinds of disks: - Legacy - MBR ...

There are two kinds of disks:
- Legacy - MBR
- UEFI - GPT
Your disk 1 seems to be Legacy - MBR as on Boot able GPT disk you must have a UEFI FAT32 partition, that is not on yours.
On a Legacy -...
Forum: General Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 355
Posted By Megahertz07
The security vulnerability has been there since...

The security vulnerability has been there since the OS has been released, ~10 years ago. Don't think one more month to fix it will make a big difference.
MS now releases the updates in a pack...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 1 Week Ago
Replies: 21
Views: 1,295
Posted By Megahertz07
Difficult to say. Try to uninstall the driver and...

Difficult to say. Try to uninstall the driver and files under device manager - refresh.
Forum: Installation & Setup 1 Week Ago
Replies: 18
Views: 903
Posted By Megahertz07
I've only seen a active recovery partition on OEM...

I've only seen a active recovery partition on OEM computers. Did the disk 1 was once used on another computer or with Win 10?

Try this:
- Clone the C: partition on disk 1 to the E: partition on...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 1 Week Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 546
Posted By Megahertz07
Try it (step 2) If it isn't what you want,...

Try it (step 2)
If it isn't what you want, unload it (step 3)
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