1. JD8989

    HDD DST Check : Failed - Trying to reinstall Windows fresh

    Hi everyone, I am trying to repair a PC for someone that was experiencing a large number of blue screen errors. I ended up updating some drivers and it has all gone down hill from there, the Windows installation seems to be totally corrupt now and I can no longer log in. I discovered...
  2. PressABToStart

    Can’t Boot PC

    So I built my computer a while back, and being the first computer I ever built, I was dumb and installed Windows to my HDD instead of my SSD. Recently my computer has gotten cluttered and what not so I just wanted a fresh start, so I migrate all of my important files to my HDD, then formatted my...
  3. L

    Solved Installing Win 10 on a new build

    I am in the process of building a new desktop computer, and will install 10 home 64 bit on it. But which do I buy? DVD or USB version? Or what should I do to install it? Everything I've found online has left me confused. Some say to D/L it onto a flash drive or something then install it, but...
  4. F

    Can't install Ubuntu on my pc

    When I try to install Ubuntu 20.0.4 on my pc It pauses at the Updates & software page (Where you choose what kind of install you want) when I press install it just stays on that page and sort of freezes. I tried to do a minimal installation just to see if it would work and it did mostly install...
  5. cwillison

    XP-Pen 15.6 Pro Drawing Tablet Installation That is the link to my tablet and the instructions on how to install it. I thought I did everything correctly but now my pen will not work. Any ideas on if I possibly didn't download everything? I only downloaded and ran the Mac 10.10~10.15 for dmg...
  6. B

    Closed windows10 during update, unable to boot/fresh install

    My brother closed the laptop during windows 10 updates then it got stuck in a booting loop, managed to get to WinRE but system recovery fails, uninstalling previous version fails, everything fails. Resumed to freshinstalling windows 10 through a bootable USB, but it says Windows can't be...
  7. ollidas

    86x win 10 on 64x machine want install 64x again

    hello i have a 64x processor machine with 32x windows 10 on it i want to reinstall te 64x win 10 but in choose box in the install setup it only display 32x versions how can i solve that prob ?? pc was a gift ... i have new win 10 pro license ....i just want a clean reinstall sorry my...
  8. phixgrrrl

    Solved Installing SSD drive

    I have a case that has sliding trays that slide out, and then place the hard drive on it. What type of mounting brackets would I need to install an SSD drive? In videos, I'm seeing silver brackets mounted on either side of the drive, then put in the case. But when I look online to purchase...
  9. britekguy

    Doing a Completely Clean Reinstall of Windows 10

    Important Reminder 1: If your computer has ever had a valid, licensed copy of Windows 10 installed, even if that's been later replaced by, say, Linux, you can still do a completely clean install of Windows 10 without having to acquire a new license. Windows 10 licenses are stored...
  10. X

    Updating Windows Vista to Windows 10

    Hi, I have here a Dell XPS 6301 that has Windows Vista on it, and I have Windows 10 on a usb. Can anyone give me instructions on how to install the Windows 10 to it? Thank you !
  11. A

    install problem

    Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium, Service Pack 1, 64 bit Processor: AMD E-240 Processor, AMD64 Family 20 Model 1 Stepping 0 Processor Count: 1 RAM: 3686 Mb Graphics Card: AMD Radeon HD 6310 Graphics, 384 Mb Hard Drives: C: 286 GB...
  12. C

    New HDD to replace broken one. Bootable USB not working

    Hi, firstly thank you to anyone reading who can help. I recently replaced an old broken hard drive. After trying to install it, I attempted to boot my pc from my USB which I had used as a bootable media device while trying to fix and reinstall Windows on my last hard drive. However, now even if...
  13. V

    Installing Windows 7 on NVMe M.2

    been doing research on this as I had to update my system a bit to run Fallout 76 beta. My question is many people have suggested using "Gigabytes Windows USB tool", to assist in loading Windows onto a Samsung (950/ 960/ 970) m.2 NVMe. I'm using an Asrock Motherboard and before I use that i...
  14. H

    Solved Not enough RAM?

    So I am wanting to install a modpack for Minecraft. The description suggests 6-8GB of RAM allocated. When I start the install, it only shows about 2.8GB available. Once it gets into the last 75% or so of the install, it starts using about 2.7GB of memory and it freezes. I am able to close the...
  15. C

    TrueOS install media won't boot

    Hello. I have an old HP 8470p that I've been trying to turn into a server by installing BSD. Since I'm too much of a noob to install FreeBSD, I settled for TrueOS. I created an install USB using Rufus and tested it on my desktop PC, it works fine. But when I try to boot from it in my laptop...
  16. J

    Solved Where do I install them?

    Does anybody know where the best directory is to install games in general? What about 64 bit games? 32 bit games? My Laptop is 64bit btw.
  17. D

    Installing NVIDIA Quadro K620 on Dell Optiplex 980 SFF

    As the title says, I wish to install the NVIDIA Quadro K620 onto my Optiplex 980 SFF. Every time I try to uninstall the current ATI Radeon HD 3450 graphics card that came with the computer, it reinstalls itself. When I place the K620 in and uninstall the 3450 then it works, but then I try to...
  18. W

    Solved New PC Software Troubles

    So I just built a new pc and have all the parts put together, everything seems to be working but when I boot it up, my connected monitor says there's no signal. Do I need to install a bios, is it already on the motherboard or is it related to the disk that came with the motherboard. When I put...
  19. P

    Putting Bootable Win 10 Installation on External Drive

    Short and Sweet: Need to put something bootable onto a blank hdd that ultimately leads to the install of windows 10. I am working on the hdd for my pc. I am USING my MAC throughout this entire process. The hdd on my pc died. I purchased a new exact model of the hdd. I am trying to put Windows...
  20. V

    Clean windows 10 installation won't boot

    Hi I just got new Hdd 1 T. For my min tower acer desktop. 1.I created 2 new partitions. 2. installed a fresh copy of my windows 10. after initial installation system is rebooting AND I got a very simple message on the black screen : "Reboot or select proper boot device or insert boot media...