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Forum: Hardware & Devices 42 Minutes Ago
Replies: 12
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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 8 Hours Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 162
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 9 Hours Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 1,360
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 9 Hours Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 162
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 Day Ago
Replies: 30
Views: 558
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 Day Ago
Replies: 30
Views: 558
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 2 Days Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 205
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 2 Days Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 282
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 3 Days Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 408
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 3 Days Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 216
Posted By Megahertz07
Witch program you were using?

Witch program you were using?
Forum: Installation & Setup 4 Days Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 1,360
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 4 Days Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 761
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 6 Days Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 503
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 1 Week Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 503
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 1 Week Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 503
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 1 Week Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 403
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 1 Week Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 240
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.
Forum: General Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 882
Posted By Megahertz07
Download a hardware monitor. ...

Download a hardware monitor.
open_hardware_monitor (https://openhardwaremonitor.org/files/openhardwaremonitor-v0.8.0-beta.zip)
Create C:\Program Files (x86)\HardwareMonitor folder and extract to...
Forum: General Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 20
Views: 2,170
Posted By Megahertz07
What antivirus you have? Can you disable it till...

What antivirus you have? Can you disable it till next boot?
Forum: Hardware & Devices 1 Week Ago
Replies: 30
Views: 961
Posted By Megahertz07
Siw2, When I click on the link It doesn't open...

Siw2,
When I click on the link It doesn't open a download option, it opens a browser page with a lot of characters. Never saw this before.
But if I right click and select "save link as" it will...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 1 Week Ago
Replies: 28
Views: 1,002
Posted By Megahertz07
What is the device ID? On post #3 - Details tab...

What is the device ID?
On post #3 - Details tab - Instead of device description select Hardware IDs
Put the mouse on the fist line, right click - copy
Paste the ID here. Is something like...
Forum: General Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 1,672
Posted By Megahertz07
How old is the Laptop? Did you ever cleaned the...

How old is the Laptop?
Did you ever cleaned the CPU heat sink?
Forum: Installation & Setup 1 Week Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 351
Posted By Megahertz07
Win 7 is a much better OS than win 10. Don't...

Win 7 is a much better OS than win 10. Don't understand why you want to downgrade.

With Available Physical Memory 2.75 GB you should install a 32 Bits OS (Win 7 or Win 10).
Forum: General Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 20
Views: 2,170
Posted By Megahertz07
Witch program you're using to burn the DVDs?

Witch program you're using to burn the DVDs?
Forum: General Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 20
Views: 2,170
Posted By Megahertz07
It seems that your DVD drive is failing. May...

It seems that your DVD drive is failing.

May I suggest you to replace the CD/DVD drive by a HDD/SSD caddy and buy a small SSD (128G)
You transfer Windows and programs to the SSD and keep the HDD...
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