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Forum: Installation & Setup 1 Hour Ago
Replies: 2
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Posted By Megahertz07
The best way to reinstall windows on your laptop...

The best way to reinstall windows on your laptop is to do a Factory recover. It will format the C: partition and load a image from the recovery partition. It will end with a computer as it came from...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 1 Hour Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 80
Posted By Megahertz07
I have a MB that has USB 3.0, 3.1 and USB 2.0....

I have a MB that has USB 3.0, 3.1 and USB 2.0. The problem is that I haven't seen a device that can make use of USB 3.x high communication speed. In other words, USB 3.0 flash disks or USB 3.0...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 1 Hour Ago
Replies: 20
Views: 2,875
Posted By Megahertz07
As you already took the HDD from the case and...

As you already took the HDD from the case and attached to a SATA port and it failed on the SeaTools test, I would say it's gone.
There are companies that retrieve data from bad disks but it will...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 2 Hours Ago
Replies: 57
Views: 4,625
Posted By Megahertz07
Good. Now that you have a fast computer (and it...

Good. Now that you have a fast computer (and it will be faster with more memory) it's time to do some ajustments.
Did you find out if you have Win 7 SP1? Open Control Panel\All Control Panel...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 20 Hours Ago
Replies: 20
Views: 2,875
Posted By Megahertz07
Bad Wolf, unfortunately everything indicates that...

Bad Wolf, unfortunately everything indicates that your disk is gone.
You should always have a backup for the important files you can't loose.
On external disks, NEVER, EVER, touch or move them when...
Forum: Installation & Setup 20 Hours Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 136
Posted By Megahertz07
As Samuria mentioned, with Secure Boot enabled,...

As Samuria mentioned, with Secure Boot enabled, during boot bios look for a digital signature on on the boot loader. Win 8x, win 10 and Linux can use Secure Boot. Win 7 can't.
- You have two kinds...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 21 Hours Ago
Replies: 20
Views: 2,875
Posted By Megahertz07
On Ubuntu you don't log as Root. You launch an...

On Ubuntu you don't log as Root. You launch an application (like file manager) as root.
To do it, open CMD window and type:
sudo nautilus
It will open nautilus file manager as root (highest level...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 21 Hours Ago
Replies: 57
Views: 4,625
Posted By Megahertz07
Yes you can. I've already did a search. Samsung...

Yes you can. I've already did a search.
Samsung M378b5673fh0-Cf8 Memory Module-M378b5673fh0-Cf8 - Newegg.com...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 23 Hours Ago
Replies: 18
Views: 247
Posted By Megahertz07
There are many Linux brands. I like Lubuntu....

There are many Linux brands. I like Lubuntu. Lubuntu (https://lubuntu.me/cosmic-released/)
Download lubuntu-18.10 -64bits iso...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 1 Day Ago
Replies: 57
Views: 4,625
Posted By Megahertz07
The problem is on Dell MB / BIOS. Each memory...

The problem is on Dell MB / BIOS. Each memory stick is limited to 2G, so you can't use 2x4G.
Memory compatibility with Inspiron 560...
Forum: Installation & Setup 1 Day Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 185
Posted By Megahertz07
Before you do anything, my suggestion is to...

Before you do anything, my suggestion is to create a disk image of your current installation. If anything goes wrong, you can restore back your customized Win 10.

When you boot from the win 7...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 1 Day Ago
Replies: 57
Views: 4,625
Posted By Megahertz07
I'm checking the RAM. Dell computers are fussy...

I'm checking the RAM.
Dell computers are fussy about ram. The issue is LOW Density INTEL compatible Ram.

Is your Dell a Optiplex 780?
Desktop, mini tower, Small Form Factor or Ultra Small Form...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 1 Day Ago
Replies: 57
Views: 4,625
Posted By Megahertz07
Lets do the clone fist as it was partially...

Lets do the clone fist as it was partially successful.

I think that the clone failed because C: partition on the HDD is bigger than the size available on the SSD. That can be fixed by changing the...
Forum: General Discussion 2 Days Ago
Replies: 13
Views: 1,348
Posted By Megahertz07
:thumbsup: :thumbsup: That will be amazing....

:thumbsup: :thumbsup:

That will be amazing. A win 10 core with the GUI of win 7. A Win 7 SE.

Does anyone know how to create a web petition list to collect signatures and send to M$?
Forum: Installation & Setup 2 Days Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 185
Posted By Megahertz07
Welcome to the Forum. You have a SSD that...

Welcome to the Forum.

You have a SSD that requires some drivers that aren't on the Win 7 installation disk. You have to add them to the Win 7 installation disk or show the path were they are.
...
Forum: Installation & Setup 2 Days Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 193
Posted By Megahertz07
Open Explorer in any computer running Windows....

Open Explorer in any computer running Windows. With the snipping tool take a snapshot of the DVD content and save the image. Post the image here so we can see what is in it. Use the paper clip on the...
Forum: General Discussion 2 Days Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 469
Posted By Megahertz07
Don't delete anything. The files and folders...

Don't delete anything.
The files and folders aren't shortcuts. They are a direct link to the files and folders.

To clean up your computer use Disk Cleanup (%windir%\system32\cleanmgr.exe) or...
Forum: Installation & Setup 4 Days Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 265
Posted By Megahertz07
When you purchased the computer two years ago,...

When you purchased the computer two years ago, who has installed Win 7 on it?

How did you get the Win 7 installation disk? Is it a Retail or OEM version?

I'm asking because to install win 7 on...
Forum: General Discussion 4 Days Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 732
Posted By Megahertz07
That is normal if you use Chrome. It spy's and...

That is normal if you use Chrome. It spy's and track everything you do.

Internet address for Malwarebytes = 104.125.105.33

I like the SuperAntispyware as it's free and it isn't memory resident....
Forum: General Discussion 4 Days Ago
Replies: 27
Views: 2,207
Posted By Megahertz07
Good it's faster than before. Did you install...

Good it's faster than before.
Did you install more memory? Is the G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 204-Pin DDR3 SO-DIMM DDR3L 1600 (PC3L 12800) Laptop Memory Model F3-1600C9D-8GRSL - Newegg.com...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 5 Days Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 316
Posted By Megahertz07
You shouldn't trust it until you do a complete...

You shouldn't trust it until you do a complete test with H2testw.
Have seen many big flash disks (16, 32, 64..) that were in fact 2G or even less.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 5 Days Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 316
Posted By Megahertz07
I agree with Ranger. Format it as Fat32 that is...

I agree with Ranger. Format it as Fat32 that is probably the default.
If it doesn't work, try to check (on the desktop) if isn't fake.

H2testw | heise Download...
Forum: Installation & Setup 6 Days Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 556
Posted By Megahertz07
I don't know what you have on the Win 7 repair...

I don't know what you have on the Win 7 repair disc, but I wold say the aren't the same. Normally a OEM repair disk main purpose is to reinstall windows as ir came from factory (Factory Recover). It...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 6 Days Ago
Replies: 29
Views: 2,777
Posted By Megahertz07
Yes, SIW2 is right and I was wrong. You can't use...

Yes, SIW2 is right and I was wrong. You can't use more than 2TB on a MBR disk. So you must convert the disk from MBR to GPT to use all the 6TB capacity. I don't think you can easily clone your boot...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 6 Days Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 446
Posted By Megahertz07
You have a Win 10 installed on a SSD and you...

You have a Win 10 installed on a SSD and you can't update it?
By WU or by running a newer version setup from running Win 10?
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