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Forum: Tutorials 16 May 2018
Replies: 179
Views: 1,173,416
Posted By looked
Thanks very much, life saving instructions. I...

Thanks very much, life saving instructions.
I previously installed Windows 7 then Windows 10 wouldn't install because it wanted a GPT formatted disk due to UEFI conflict.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 20 Dec 2017
Replies: 9
Views: 1,086
Posted By looked
Make a copy of anything you need from the flash...

Make a copy of anything you need from the flash drive and save it, you never know.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 20 Dec 2017
Replies: 13
Views: 935
Posted By looked
As another user said it's still not clear what is...

As another user said it's still not clear what is the boot drive so the one which loads Windows and lets you use the computer.
To be 100% sure could load into the BIOS and check the boot priority?...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 19 Dec 2017
Replies: 2
Views: 840
Posted By looked
In my case I select the folder then the file in...

In my case I select the folder then the file in the right window, I deleted the file and the folder is still there intact.
But you can still go to the bin and restore the file.
Forum: General Discussion 19 Dec 2017
Replies: 5
Views: 528
Posted By looked
You could order a cheap 19" monitor from a shop...

You could order a cheap 19" monitor from a shop where you can return without problems and get the money back :geek:
Forum: Hardware & Devices 19 Dec 2017
Replies: 13
Views: 935
Posted By looked
Could you take a screenshot of Computer? Start...

Could you take a screenshot of Computer? Start menu/computer.
And also I would like to see the top root of the Toshiba Canvio drive.
You can delete the 'K" volume (or drive) and format it so you'll...
Forum: General Discussion 19 Dec 2017
Replies: 8
Views: 820
Posted By looked
The first thing I would try is sfc/scannow SFC...

The first thing I would try is sfc/scannow SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker (https://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/1538-sfc-scannow-command-system-file-checker.html)
Forum: Hardware & Devices 19 Dec 2017
Replies: 13
Views: 935
Posted By looked
The screenshot is ok but I don't understand your...

The screenshot is ok but I don't understand your description of the problem.
But if you want to delete the "K" from the window you took the screenshot right click with the mouse on "Toshiba Canvio...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 19 Dec 2017
Replies: 29
Views: 2,873
Posted By looked
You need to download Linux Mint (it's the most...

You need to download Linux Mint (it's the most common) and choose the "Cinnamon 64-bit edition" if your computer is 64 bit or choose the 32 bit installation https://linuxmint.com/download.php
You...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 18 Dec 2017
Replies: 13
Views: 935
Posted By looked
Can you take a screenshot of "disk management"?...

Can you take a screenshot of "disk management"? Just type it in the search function in the start menu.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 18 Dec 2017
Replies: 29
Views: 2,873
Posted By looked
Try to load one of these Linux based operative...

Try to load one of these Linux based operative systems on cd-rom and see if they can access the drive.
Forum: General Discussion 18 Dec 2017
Replies: 5
Views: 528
Posted By looked
So did you try to connect an external monitor?

So did you try to connect an external monitor?
Forum: Hardware & Devices 18 Dec 2017
Replies: 2
Views: 1,355
Posted By looked
Firstly we are common users who like to share...

Firstly we are common users who like to share knowledge and to share information, we are not your friends but just forum members.
I hope you learnt the lesson and won't lock the drive anymore.
And...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 18 Dec 2017
Replies: 13
Views: 3,549
Posted By looked
The original installation disc might not have the...

The original installation disc might not have the SATA drivers for the hard disk (during installation Windows might ask for it) so you'll need to disable SATA from within the BIOS (sorry don't...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 18 Dec 2017
Replies: 5
Views: 572
Posted By looked
Anytime I install Windows I always only have one...

Anytime I install Windows I always only have one active drive, this to avoid mistakes regarding drive's letters, partitions, OS's installation path and the risk of deleting data on secondary drives.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 18 Dec 2017
Replies: 9
Views: 1,086
Posted By looked
I'm a bit lost here, after rebooting it works...

I'm a bit lost here, after rebooting it works then you format and it doesn't work anymore?
Have you tried formatting with Windows own tools?
Forum: Hardware & Devices 17 Dec 2017
Replies: 3
Views: 588
Posted By looked
Depending on what is the use you do with the...

Depending on what is the use you do with the machine I would prefer buying a second hand computer with i3-i5 Intel processor, but also it depends on where you're located and the costs.
Forum: General Discussion 17 Dec 2017
Replies: 11
Views: 1,278
Posted By looked
Thanks for useful information. However, in that...

Thanks for useful information.
However, in that article the heading is about Windows 7-8 while the two utilities they link are about Windows 10 and I couldn't find any information regarding...
Forum: General Discussion 17 Dec 2017
Replies: 11
Views: 1,278
Posted By looked
Is there any other way of dealing with Radar...

Is there any other way of dealing with Radar without deleting it?
Like changing registry values or blocking it?
Forum: General Discussion 16 Dec 2017
Replies: 12
Views: 2,359
Posted By looked
Please double check your computer model, you say...

Please double check your computer model, you say it's a Dell Inspiron E1505 but the internet search result only shows laptops.
However, you can check the information from Windows.
Type in the...
Forum: General Discussion 16 Dec 2017
Replies: 12
Views: 2,359
Posted By looked
The laptop should have a sticker on the bottom...

The laptop should have a sticker on the bottom which tells the exact model or if isn't there, remove the battery.
The Dell web site doesn't show the drivers for Windows 7 but Microsoft might have...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 16 Dec 2017
Replies: 12
Views: 1,202
Posted By looked
In Windows there are rules and limitations...

In Windows there are rules and limitations regarding on how many partitions can be created on a hard disc, they can be primary partitions and extended partitions.
I don't understand why you need so...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 15 Dec 2017
Replies: 12
Views: 1,202
Posted By looked
I advise you copy everything in a safe place and...

I advise you copy everything in a safe place and format the drive to have only ONE partition.
To sort out your work you just create folders and sub-folders (directories).
For example in your data...
Forum: General Discussion 15 Dec 2017
Replies: 5
Views: 2,045
Posted By looked
It's not clear if you're the computer owner or...

It's not clear if you're the computer owner or administrator but if you're not, there should be restrictions made by the administrator to prevent a "guest" or sort of, to install, create or delete...
Forum: General Discussion 14 Dec 2017
Replies: 12
Views: 2,359
Posted By looked
How did you fix it, it's useful for other people...

How did you fix it, it's useful for other people who could have the same problem.

The first thing you need to have ready when doing troubleshooting is your full computer specifications.
You might...
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