1. Obbinah

    Solved Computer turns on, off and on again...

    I got an ssd, decided to install it, took all the cables off the computer, plugged the ssd in and no other storage device, and the computer started to turn on, off and on again when I tried to start it. I tried: -changing the ram slot -plugging only the hdd -Plugging only the ssd -plugging no...
  2. N

    HDD and SDD not showing up in bios after installing M.2

    Hi guys! I am new to this forum and been seeking any answers in regards to my problem. I have recently bought a Sabrent 1TB M.2 SSD to upgrade my storage/run softwares faster. I have an Asus Prime b350m-a motherboard, plexor ssd and generic hdd. I tried installing the M.2 earlier today hoping...
  3. D

    How to move Windows from 2.5" SSD to M.2 SSD?

    Hello everyone! Please consider me as a newbie in this topic! I have a PC, and Windows is installed on my 2.5" SSD. Soon I'm going to install new hardware, such as motherboard, CPU, RAM AND M.2 SSD. And I want my Windows to boot from the M.2 SSD. Can you help me with describing he easiest...
  4. M

    My 10th gen intel laptop won’t boot!

    Hi, I have an hp pavilion 14 inch with i5 intel optane with 512 fab sdd. Hardly use it as I have work laptop. It only has basics internet and Spotify, nothing else downloaded. Used it two days ago, just browsing online and that was it. Turned it off. Turn it back on next day. I get this! Boot...
  5. A

    I want to install a SSD but I'm not sure what to do

    I now have an OMEN 870-213w which only has a SSD of 256 GB and so I would like to upgrade it. I'm wondering if anyone has had any luck doing this because the internet seem to have nothing. I have two SSDs in mind. I'm very new to this and don't know much about upgrading computers. Do I need to...
  6. Daveygravy

    Upgraded the hard drive now what?

    Hi, Excuse the bumbling but I'm a complete novice re forums and.. computers. I have an HP Probook 470 G5. Windows 10. It has a 500gb ssd drive. I recently purchased a Samsung 860 EVO 2 TB SATA 2.5" Internal SSD. I was advised to clone my drive. Which I did. To begin with it would fail, until I...
  7. O

    SSD not detected

    I left my PC on overnight (On lock screen) and when i woke up in the morning, I am seeing the UEFI bios screen. So I restarted the system and it keeps going back to the same screen. So I looked in the boot menu and my SSD is not even listed in it.
  8. TheRealTrejo

    Solved Acer Veriton N281G is almost useless. Can I upgrade to SSD?

    Hi, I'm new here I posted this same in a forum for software but my problem is more about hardware. I recently bought an Acer Veriton N281G, it has an Intel Atom D425 @ 1.8 GHz, 4 GB RAM and a mechanical 500 GB HDD, but it's almost useless, for some reason Windows 10 didn't install a video...
  9. TheRealTrejo

    Solved Acer Veriton N281G is almost useless. Can I upgrade to SSD?

    Hi, I'm new here. I recently bought an Acer Veriton N281G, it has an Intel Atom D425 @ 1.8 GHz, 4 Gb RAM and a mechanical HDD, but it's almost useless, for some reason it didn't install a video driver so I tried to get it manually but never found one. I can't even open Chrome or Edge to watch a...
  10. phixgrrrl

    Upgrading to win 10 on ssd when 7 is on hd

    Ok I hope I explain this well... I'm upgrading to win 10 from 7. However, I have a new (2 yrs old but never used) ssd drive I want to use for win 10. I have win 7 currently on a regular HD. (I also have a 2nd regular HD and an external drive.) So... Should I use the USB I have w win 10...
  11. D

    Is my SSD really dead or just being really hard to access ?

    My HP notebook gave a message stating that the cooling fan was not working properly. Minutes later, the computer turned itself off. I tried turning on the computer again, but nothing happened, not even the power light next to the adapter plug-in came on. I disassembled the computer and found...
  12. 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...
  13. D

    970 EVO PLUS Not Found

    I installed an m.2 970 evo plus in my msi z370 pro carbon gaming motherboard (which im pretty positive is compatible) and i cannot detect it in my disk management to initialize it. It IS detected by the bios and the device manager. I did every update i could think of, except bios update as i...
  14. C

    Help Picking A New SSD

    Hi everyone! I am new here and I just need some advice. I am trying to pick a new SSD to replace my current one in my Acer Aspire R5-571TG-7229. My current SSD according to my Device Manager on Windows is a HFS256G39TND-N210A. It is 256GB. I am currently looking at three new 1TB replacement SSDs...
  15. J

    Used PC with No operating system

    hello my question is actually a few questions all revolving around the same sorry if this is a little long but please bare with me as i have been struggling to figure this out. okay so i will start with i have a Lenevo thinkpad with a SSD thats hardware is a samsung 850 evo with...
  16. C

    Exchanging a HDD for an SSD

    On my wife's laptop I am changing out a HDD for a SSD. After watching a video by Carey Holzman I decided to take on the project myself. I purchased a ADATA 240 Gig drive. The drive in the MSI computer is 174 gig. Thought it very straight forward. My problem comes in when I tried to boot to...
  17. E

    Can't do anything

    HI, I recently got a problem that reads "c:\windows\system32\logifles\srt\srtfiles.txt". This occurred after I uninstalled geforce experience when I was getting a separate problem of "nvcdl.dll" or something along those lines. I kept on getting this automatic/startup repair loop thing and tried...
  18. S

    Ssd not showing up

    I recently bought an m.2 and I installed windows on it but my other 2 ssd's dont showup in create storage pool. When i go to bios it doesnt even showup. But when I pull out the m.2 the other 2 ssd's show up in the bios and work perfectly fine
  19. N

    Solved M.2 v/s NVME

    I have MSI GL63 8RC., it has ssd slot "1x M.2 SSD Combo (NVMe PCIe Gen3 / SATA )" I'm confused to buy the correct one. I recently saw but can't make sure without help of a pro. so, would you please help me buy this? 1. Western Digital 250GB M.2 Internal Solid State Drive (S250G2B0B)...
  20. A

    require external hard drive case which can take 3 4 drives

    hi all. i have 3 or 4 2.5 inch drives laying around. the drives are of different capacity starting from 250gb to 1tb. there is 1 250gb ssd also in the lot. is there such a solution which will take all the 3 to 4 drives and make them as 1 big external drive?