Windows 10: Top of the range computer with my SDD!

Page 3 of 3 FirstFirst 123

  1. Posts : 569
    Windows 10 Home SL 64-bit, v1803
       05 Jan 2017 #21

    specialkone said: View Post
    First I'll say this forum is full of Windows 10 experts and I'm not one of them. But when I did my major build update and slipped in my Samsung SSD which had my Windows 10 on it, Windows wouldn't activate. I believe this was triggered by the many new components, specifically the motherboard.

    It took a discussion with Microsoft to get Windows 10 activated again. I don't know what all their criteria is but what seemed to do it for me is I had previously purchased a Windows 8 upgrade and had a product key. What I do know is Microsoft was focused on a way to get my Windows 10 up and running again, which they did quickly.
    Activation issues when upgraded components is most likely because of the motherboard.
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  2.    05 Jan 2017 #22

    N00berG00ber said: View Post
    Don't download drivers off Asus website. Chances are they are not up to date. The only things u may have to download from there is bios and audio drivers if u have supreme FX audio or something similar.
    Really? Typically a reputable manufacturer will have all the latest drivers for their product, especially for their more recent models. Check the dates of the driver release from the website. In my case many are dated late 2016. In addition to software and of course bios, I installed chipset, audio, lan, usb, wireless, sata and blue tooth. After that I had Windows check for newer drivers. In every case it came back stating the best driver is already installed. The only exception was wireless (Atheros) but the Windows 10 later driver date was a slightly different model.

    With the stability of this MB and its current ability to aggressively overclock this I7 6700k CPU, I'll stick with those Asus drivers.
      My ComputerSystem Spec

Page 3 of 3 FirstFirst 123

Related Threads
I am using HP Desktop Workstation with Windows 10 installed and 64-bit version. Today while i was running the PC, it suddenly restarted for automatic installation of updates. And then, a black screen was displayed with windows 10 logo and few...
Solved Windows 10 Install : Monitor out of range in Installation and Upgrade
Hey guys, I am trying to clean install windows 10. I already have windows 7 64 installed on my system. But when i try to boot from the USB Flash Drive the windows 10 logo shows up with the rotating dots and then the monitor displays the following...
Read more: High Dynamic Range (HDR) photography and videography with Universal Windows Platform (UWP) | Building Apps for Windows
no internet via wifi range extender in Network and Sharing
windows 10 installed major updates this morning now I cannot get onto the internet via my range extender this has always been intermittent in the past but could get it to work eventually I have run the connection diagnostics and its telling me there...
Further to this thread: I have now tried the following Alfa adaptors, using drivers from Alfa Windows 10 Blog, but no success:...
Our Sites
Site Links
About Us
Windows 10 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 10" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd
All times are GMT -5. The time now is 01:09.
Find Us