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    Murphy's Law applied again! After upgrading v2004...

    Murphy's Law applied again! After upgrading v2004 to v21H1 there were some other updates. After doing these and restarted, boom! "No output audio device is installed". Thankfully I had created a...
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    Probably the optional upgrade does some changes...

    Probably the optional upgrade does some changes to the system that are incompatible with some specific devices such as old Realtek HD audio cards, and you cannot access any audio or video device (I...
  3. Thread: Let's run Win10 on really really old hardware by spapakons
    Forum: Performance & Maintenance
    Replies 893 Views 874,614

    Most likely minimum RAM for a clean installation...

    Most likely minimum RAM for a clean installation is 2GB while the requirement for upgrade from Windows 10 is double as usual, 4GB

    Once upon a time I had a computer with 32MB RAM (yes, 32MB)...
  4. Thread: Let's run Win10 on really really old hardware by spapakons
    Forum: Performance & Maintenance
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    I guess the leaked installation detected TPM in...

    I guess the leaked installation detected TPM in the target system and demanded version 2.0. Have you tried to disable it in BIOS before installing? Does it gives an error or just proceed without it?
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    Hello! It was done as said, I restored my system...

    Hello! It was done as said, I restored my system from my old SSD (cloned back the old SSD to the new SSD) and now it is up and running again, in Windows 10 Pro v2004 64-bit. I will carefully upgrade...
  6. Thread: Let's run Win10 on really really old hardware by spapakons
    Forum: Performance & Maintenance
    Replies 893 Views 874,614

    Just read the rumors about Windows 11. I believe...

    Just read the rumors about Windows 11. I believe that unless they change the hardware requirements, any system that can run Windows 8/10 32-bit can also run Windows 11 and the same is true for...
  7. Thread: Let's run Win10 on really really old hardware by spapakons
    Forum: Performance & Maintenance
    Replies 893 Views 874,614

    As I have said on many occasions in this thread,...

    As I have said on many occasions in this thread, systems that can run Windows 7 can also run Windows 8 and 10, if some additional requirements are met. To be able to install and use Windows 8/10...
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    The main difference between UEFI and legacy BIOS...

    The main difference between UEFI and legacy BIOS is how the devices are detected and reported to the operating system. Apart from that, there is no difference in performance.
  9. Thread: Let's run Win10 on really really old hardware by spapakons
    Forum: Performance & Maintenance
    Replies 893 Views 874,614

    If it can run Windows 7, it can also run Windows...

    If it can run Windows 7, it can also run Windows 10, at least 32-bit, provided the CPU supports NX/PAE. If it doesn't you are stuck with 7.
  10. Thread: Let's run Win10 on really really old hardware by spapakons
    Forum: Performance & Maintenance
    Replies 893 Views 874,614

    Could this be for the original 2015 version?

    Could this be for the original 2015 version?
  11. Thread: Let's run Win10 on really really old hardware by spapakons
    Forum: Performance & Maintenance
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    Windows 11 is a hoax. Microsoft said there will...

    Windows 11 is a hoax. Microsoft said there will be no new Windows version, only newer Windows 10 builds every half year.
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    Intel HD 4000 can normally do 1920x1080 60Hz. If...

    Intel HD 4000 can normally do 1920x1080 60Hz. If you add a custom resolution, it can do up to 3840x2160 24Hz, but the video stutters in full screen, so it's not useful.
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    This applies to relatively new Intel graphics...

    This applies to relatively new Intel graphics chipsets. Not valid for old ones (such as my Intel HD 4000)
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    If you don't mind about the data, it's much...

    If you don't mind about the data, it's much easier to delete all partitions and proceed to install Windows. It will install in UEFI or legacy mode, according to how the USB drive was created. Apart...
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    Most likely Windows Update will install the...

    Most likely Windows Update will install the driver only, not Intel Graphics Properties. You may not have access to Intel settings after the update. I would manually download and install latest driver...
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    I usually prefer to manually download latest...

    I usually prefer to manually download latest driver from Intel or nVidia etc to make sure I have all the features and the Intel/nVidia Control Panel (Windows Update usually doesn't install the...
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    Try with Hard Disk Sentinel. Is the disk health...

    Try with Hard Disk Sentinel. Is the disk health 100%? If it is less than 95% I would consider replacing it. You can also do the short and long tests there.
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    If you don't mind about the data on the disk,...

    If you don't mind about the data on the disk, simply delete all the partitions and proceed. If you want to install Windows without formatting, so you can have your data in Windows.old folder, then...
  19. Thread: Two OneDrive Icons by spapakons
    Forum: General Support
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    Looks like the gray is a universal Windows app...

    Looks like the gray is a universal Windows app (from Windows Store), while the blue is the desktop version that also works in Windows 7. Simply use the one you want, ignore the other.
  20. Thread: 4tb Hard drives showing as 2tb by spapakons
    Forum: Drivers and Hardware
    Replies 11 Views 690

    Low level format returns the disk to factory...

    Low level format returns the disk to factory state (unformatted). So I suspect it was like I said. Formatted to MBR and then converted to GPT. With low level format you go back to unformatted, format...
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    Simple solution. Use different browsers in each...

    Simple solution. Use different browsers in each monitor. I use Edge on my primary monitor and Firefox on my secondary. If you need any passwords, favorites or other settings, these can be imported...
  22. Thread: 4tb Hard drives showing as 2tb by spapakons
    Forum: Drivers and Hardware
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    Just a thought. If at first you formatted the...

    Just a thought. If at first you formatted the drives as MBR maximum supported partition size is 2TB. Converting MBR to GPT is not enough. You must also expand the 2TB partition to cover all available...
  23. Thread: 4tb Hard drives showing as 2tb by spapakons
    Forum: Drivers and Hardware
    Replies 11 Views 690

    Hello! I am not sure which RAID configuration you...

    Hello! I am not sure which RAID configuration you have but this could explain why you see half the capacity. Have you tried using a single disk? If this appears 4TB then there is no hardware issue,...
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    So all of us that have an old model of Realtek HD...

    So all of us that have an old model of Realtek HD audio card should avoid the optional upgrade after v21H1. If anyone from Microsoft is reading this, please make sure you fix this bug before turning...
  25. Thread: 10 on a Netbook? SUCCESS! by spapakons
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
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    When I had this old Acer Aspire, I had upgraded...

    When I had this old Acer Aspire, I had upgraded from Windows XP to Vista and then to Windows 7. I did not intend to use it seriously, but I installed Adobe Photoshop (among other applications), just...
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