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  1. Dingus

    New Hard Drive

    Hello everyone. Long story how I got to where I am, which I won’t trouble you with. I’ve had to wipe the drive and now I’m trying to reinstall it. I’m trying to load XP onto it. When I try this I get a message saying it can’t find a hard drive. It’s a compaq 6910P laptop. I’ve tried it after I...
  2. A

    DualBoot Windows 10 & Windows 7 on SSD and HDD respectively.

    I want to clean install Windows 10 and Windows 7 in dual boot configuration on separate hard drives. I have a 240 GB WD SSD completely for Windows 10 and a 1 TB WD HDD for Windows 7 installation. I have a MSI B85M-E45 ("https://www.msi.com/Motherboard/B85M-E45/Specification") motherboard which...
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    Windows 10 Clean Install

    I am looking to do a clean install of Windows 10 Home the next time my system crashes. I have Intel (IRST, Wireless Card, and Bluetooth) components and Realtek components (Card Reader, ethernet, and HD audio). As I understand, I have to download those drivers separately? Also, If I reformat my...
  4. S

    Windows Did Not Start-up Correctly

    Hi. I need to retain the files on my computer because they are very important to me. If I can get my computer back to working condition that would be best. My computer is an HP Envy model 15t-k000 laptop that runs Windows 10 x64. It was working normally when I left for a break and returned and...
  5. O

    Trouble installing OS fresh, Mac Pro

    A couple weeks ago my mid-2010 Mac Pro started getting extremely slow at times. Restarting would temporarily fix it, until one day it wouldn't get past the apple logo progress bar screen. So I took it in and Apple ran a diagnostic and told me that it's unlikely to be the HDD but "something else"...
  6. W

    Trying to upgrade from 1TB HDD to 2TB HDD & 120GB SSD

    I wish I hadn't tried to do this for I am in over my head and have created a mess. I thought I'd do a little upgrade for my son while he was away this weekend. This has not gone as I had wished. Any assistance is greatly appreciated, even if simply pointing me in the right direction. Here was...
  7. D

    Windows 7 Clean Install Issues

    My computer is exhibiting many issues. After a lot of diagnosis I decided to do a clean windows 7 install. i downloaded the disk image file from MS with the product key (several phone calls later) and i burned the file onto a DVD. I set my laptop up to boot from the DVD, however, it only...
  8. C

    New Clean Reinstall with pre-installed windows 7

    My friend had brought a Toshiba laptop a couple years ago with Windows 7 home premium pre-installed on it (no installation cd came with it and shes not sure if she recieved a recovery cd with it either). Unfortuantely due to the failing on Norton to do its job she ended up with MULTIPLE viruses...
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    Custom Built Computer Boot Drive vs Storage Drive

    I recently had a computer custom built at a repair store. A couple of weeks back my start menu stopped working because of a Windows 10 update. I decided to wipe everything and reinstall Windows. I have done this many times in the past on other computers with no problem. This time it was quite a...
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