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Forum: Hardware & Devices 15 Hours Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 278
Posted By Megahertz07
I suppose that WD Red is a 3.5" internal disk. ...

I suppose that WD Red is a 3.5" internal disk.
Too many bad sectors means your drive has failed.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 23 Hours Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 278
Posted By Megahertz07
I think you may have a problem with your disk ...

I think you may have a problem with your disk
Download and run Lifeguard Diagnostic (https://downloads.wdc.com/windlg/WinDlg_v1_36.zip)
Forum: Installation & Setup 2 Days Ago
Replies: 396
Views: 28,440
Posted By Megahertz07
My suggestion is to start over again. Make...

My suggestion is to start over again.

Make sure your antivirus is disabled when running the script.
To make it faster and smaller, don't slipstream the updates. Only add the drivers (USB and...
Forum: General Discussion 2 Days Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 439
Posted By Megahertz07
Please edit your profile with all your hardware...

Please edit your profile with all your hardware specs. It will help us to help you.
System Info - See Your System Specs...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 2 Days Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 240
Posted By Megahertz07
Download open hardware monitor...

Download open hardware monitor (https://openhardwaremonitor.org/files/openhardwaremonitor-v0.8.0-beta.zip)
Expand to C:\Program Files (x86)\HardwareMonitor and run it.
On the top menu - options...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 3 Days Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 405
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 3 Days Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 405
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 4 Days Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 1,425
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 4 Days Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 405
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 4 Days Ago
Replies: 35
Views: 1,203
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 5 Days Ago
Replies: 35
Views: 1,203
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 5 Days Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 297
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 6 Days Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 344
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 1 Week Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 450
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 1 Week Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 259
Posted By Megahertz07
Witch program you were using?

Witch program you were using?
Forum: Installation & Setup 1 Week Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 1,425
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 1 Week Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 833
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 1 Week Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 588
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: 588
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: 588
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: 410
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: 263
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: 897
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: 2,224
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 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 30
Views: 1,101
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...
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