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    Actually, it looks like I was mistaken. I was...

    Actually, it looks like I was mistaken. I was confusing Trim, an OS function, with garbage collection, an SSD firmware function:

    What is SSD TRIM? - Definition from WhatIs.com
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    First question software error. Second question...

    First question software error. Second question no. Google how a SSD works.
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    SSDs don't allocate physical sections of the...

    SSDs don't allocate physical sections of the drive to partitions the way that HDDs do. When an SSD is trimmed, the only command sent to the firmware is to run the trim process. Due to the way SSDs...
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    Single partitions on an SSD cannot be trimmed. ...

    Single partitions on an SSD cannot be trimmed. When the trim command is issued to the drive's firmware, it is for the whole drive.
  5. Thread: Missing boot volume can't fix boot by NavyLCDR
    Forum: General Support
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    If you drive layout is the same as it was in the...

    If you drive layout is the same as it was in the initial photo that you posted, the correct sequence of commands in a command prompt would be:


    diskpart
    select disk 0
    select part 2
    delete part...
  6. Thread: Missing boot volume can't fix boot by NavyLCDR
    Forum: General Support
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    In your photo of your screen, it looks like your...

    In your photo of your screen, it looks like your Windows partition was assigned D drive not C drive. That would make the bcdboot command:


    bcdboot d:\Windows /s T:
  7. Thread: Upgrading Windows 10 Home to Pro by NavyLCDR
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
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    You can't upgrade using the cheaper Pro OEM...

    You can't upgrade using the cheaper Pro OEM product keys which is what the DVD package is. That is only good for a clean install.

    I would recommend you shrink your current Windows 10 partition...
  8. Thread: Want to Clone SSD to Higher Capacity SSD by NavyLCDR
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
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    Do not create any partitions on the new SSD. ...

    Do not create any partitions on the new SSD. Just make sure it is the same partition type as the old SSD (GPT or MBR, probably GPT). You can do the restore by dragging and dropping the individual...
  9. Thread: Want to Clone SSD to Higher Capacity SSD by NavyLCDR
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 10 Views 629

    Except that to truly clone the drive they would...

    Except that to truly clone the drive they would have to both be connected at the same time which would require two NVMe capable m.2 slots.
  10. Thread: Want to Clone SSD to Higher Capacity SSD by NavyLCDR
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 10 Views 629

    Use Macrium Reflect Free to save an image of the...

    Use Macrium Reflect Free to save an image of the current SSD to the SSHD. Also make sure to create the Macrium Reflect recovery flash drive. Swap out the SSDs. Boot computer from the recovery flash...
  11. Thread: Where to buy Seagate usb cable from? by NavyLCDR
    Forum: Drivers and Hardware
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    That is a very standard USB 3 cable not...

    That is a very standard USB 3 cable not proprietary to Seagate. A USB 2 drive, though, would not have that type.
  12. Thread: mbr gpt partition help by NavyLCDR
    Forum: Drivers and Hardware
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    I recommended MBR initially for the SSD strictly...

    I recommended MBR initially for the SSD strictly for universal compatibility. The partition type the target drive is going to end up in (MBR v. GPT) depends entirely upon the mode the Windows setup...
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    Assuming you don't have any data on the secondary...

    Assuming you don't have any data on the secondary HDD that you need to keep....

    With 1 SSD and 1 HDD in the computer, your SATA controller mode should be set to AHCI. If you changed from RAID to...
  14. Thread: Can I force a Local Account in laptops? by NavyLCDR
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
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    Solved If it is a "customer's" laptop, I would not be...

    If it is a "customer's" laptop, I would not be creating any account on it at all, unless they specifically requested it, and they provided the specific username and password they wanted on it. To...
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    ^^^^ What Kyhi said. +1000

    ^^^^ What Kyhi said. +1000
  16. Thread: mbr gpt partition help by NavyLCDR
    Forum: Drivers and Hardware
    Replies 8 Views 1,352

    Assuming that you have no data that you want to...

    Assuming that you have no data that you want to keep (such as a separate partition for data only):

    1. The USB flash drive that you install Windows from should be MBR partition type, with a FAT32...
  17. Thread: Start up issue with my Intel NUC by NavyLCDR
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 4 Views 549

    Solved How did you disable hibernation? It should have...

    How did you disable hibernation? It should have been with the command:
    powercfg -h off

    You need to do it on both your Windows 10 installations.
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    Did you download a fresh media creation tool...

    Did you download a fresh media creation tool today?
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    Did I read that right? Diskette?!? ...

    Did I read that right? Diskette?!?

    https://www.thepoke.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/CxLYJOsXcAAjyx1.jpg
  20. Thread: Cant get windows to boot without installation media by NavyLCDR
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 4 Views 323

    Glad it worked out for you! Keep in mind,...

    Glad it worked out for you! Keep in mind, however, that a non-standard partition layout such as yours could interfere with future semi-annual feature upgrades. When I do a clean install using a HDD...
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    No, they don't. Not even close. The current MCT...

    No, they don't. Not even close. The current MCT will retrieve build 18362.239 which was released July 9. The current build is 18362.356 which was released Sept. 10. In between these two there was...
  22. Thread: Cant get windows to boot without installation media by NavyLCDR
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 4 Views 323

    When you run Windows setup, it looks for an...

    When you run Windows setup, it looks for an existing system partition on an installed HDD or SSD. If it finds one, then it will add the new Windows installation to that boot menu instead of creating...
  23. Thread: Clean install of a new SSD by NavyLCDR
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 4 Views 19,264

    You should not have any problems at all doing...

    You should not have any problems at all doing anything you want to with Disks 0 and 2 in your post #1. The computer is both booting from and loading the OS from Disk 1. This is indicated by the...
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    Solved If you cloned the drive, J: and I: may very well...

    If you cloned the drive, J: and I: may very well have the same UUID. You might need to manually change the UUID of one of the partitions.
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    Solved Your pagefile is on Drive I:. That is why you...

    Your pagefile is on Drive I:. That is why you cannot disable it. Windows, internally, uses the UUID of the partition to identify where the pagefile (and other functions such as recovery) reside. ...
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