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  1. Thread: Funny Picture Thread [14] by NavyLCDR
    Forum: Chillout Room
    Replies 368 Views 43,362

    Or you sent the smallest kid in the family to go...

    Or you sent the smallest kid in the family to go behind the console TV and twist the little knobs for vertical and horizontal hold....

    We even had remote control back in those days.... get your...
  2. Thread: Automate diskpart for Clean Install. by NavyLCDR
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 8 Views 924

    I see you removed all the extra "active"...

    I see you removed all the extra "active" commands....that's good! Why is there a shrink command in the last partition created? Won't that result in unallocated space?
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    It seems like you have a hardware problem. Could...

    It seems like you have a hardware problem. Could be RAM, motherboard, SSD drive..... I would start by taking EVERYTHING apart, blowing all the connectors, sockets, fans and heatsinks with a can of...
  4. Thread: Move C Drive to SSD from hard drive by NavyLCDR
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 12 Views 366

    I can't help it. I'm a retired submarine Navy...

    I can't help it. I'm a retired submarine Navy nuke turned Aviation Maintenance Officer. I've never quite gotten past the level of detail it requires to stay safe under the water with a nuclear...
  5. Thread: Move C Drive to SSD from hard drive by NavyLCDR
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 12 Views 366

    That's a little bit incorrect. First, you don't...

    That's a little bit incorrect. First, you don't download the Virtual Machine. You download the hypervisor which connects the VM to the host operating system. Then you use the hypervisor to create...
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    If the desire was to do a reset, then I would...

    If the desire was to do a reset, then I would just do a clean install from a USB flash drive instead.
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    It often fails.

    It often fails.
  8. Replies 12 Views 544

    Well, I guess it is a moot point now anyway.

    Well, I guess it is a moot point now anyway.
  9. Thread: Move C Drive to SSD from hard drive by NavyLCDR
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 12 Views 366

    That's correct. But we still don't know if...

    That's correct. But we still don't know if CRGibson wants to keep Linux or not.
  10. Thread: Move C Drive to SSD from hard drive by NavyLCDR
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 12 Views 366

    The question is, does CRGibson want Linux on the...

    The question is, does CRGibson want Linux on the computer, or a Windows only computer? Since they have Windows 10 Pro, if there was a desire for Linux at all, I would run it in a virtual machine.
  11. Thread: Move C Drive to SSD from hard drive by NavyLCDR
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 12 Views 366

    Well, the way that I would do it would be to...

    Well, the way that I would do it would be to manually partition the SSD with either a 100MB System Reserved partition marked as active if it is MBR booting in legacy BIOS mode or with a 100MB EFI...
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    Any space on a drive that is not in a partition...

    Any space on a drive that is not in a partition will show as unallocated space in disk management. If the drive has no partitions on it, the drive will show entirely as one big unallocated space. ...
  13. Replies 9 Views 500

    One of the purposes of booting from a USB flash...

    One of the purposes of booting from a USB flash drive to install Windows is to install Windows on a computer that does not have any OS on it at all to begin with. The fact that you can't get to the...
  14. Replies 5 Views 312

    OK, Tenbens, here we go. I have a hard drive...

    OK, Tenbens, here we go. I have a hard drive installed in the computer that contains only the Windows OS. It is not bootable. First I boot the computer from a regular Windows 10 installation...
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    If the disk is MBR, the easiest way is going to...

    If the disk is MBR, the easiest way is going to be to set the Windows partition as active and write the boot files to it. I can post an example this afternoon when I get home from my trip.
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    Did you delete the partition itself? Diskpart...

    Did you delete the partition itself? Diskpart shows disk usage by partition, not by data. If, for example, you have a 32 GB partition on a disk, it will show 32 GB of space used on that disk, even...
  17. Thread: Still confused by NavyLCDR
    Forum: Windows Updates and Activation
    Replies 20 Views 1,111

    Because it would cost them too much money and...

    Because it would cost them too much money and cause too many problems for them not to.
  18. Thread: Introducing Windows 11 by NavyLCDR
    Forum: Windows 10 News
    Replies 319 Views 81,467

    Nope

    Nope
  19. Thread: Reset Windows 10 prior to selling laptop by NavyLCDR
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 9 Views 409

    Instead of doing all that, why not just press...

    Instead of doing all that, why not just press Ctrl + Shift + F3 to enter audit mode to complete the installation then when finished select the shutdown to OOBE option?
    ...
  20. Thread: Untie digital license from a motherboard by NavyLCDR
    Forum: Windows Updates and Activation
    Replies 19 Views 1,246

    Windows will detect the motherboard and it will...

    Windows will detect the motherboard and it will contact Microsoft Activation Servers when connected to the internet. If it is the same edition of Windows that was activated before on that...
  21. Thread: Reset Windows 10 prior to selling laptop by NavyLCDR
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 9 Views 409

    Normally, I wait until after the computer is done...

    Normally, I wait until after the computer is done with all reboots and gets to the first question screen. That ensures that all the basic hardware drivers have loaded. Then I press shift + F10 to...
  22. Replies 7 Views 509

    pintree3, When I reinstall Windows I normally...

    pintree3,

    When I reinstall Windows I normally do it from a Windows 10 USB flash drive created with Microsoft's Media Creation Tool.
  23. Thread: Still confused by NavyLCDR
    Forum: Windows Updates and Activation
    Replies 20 Views 1,111

    When you booted Windows 11 on the host computer...

    When you booted Windows 11 on the host computer (not in the VM) it connected to the internet and retrieved the already existing digital license for that computer from Microsoft Activation Servers and...
  24. Replies 5 Views 410

    My vote is for Minitool Partition Wizard Free...

    My vote is for Minitool Partition Wizard Free version.
  25. Replies 22 Views 797

    Well, maybe I was wrong. But, if for some reason...

    Well, maybe I was wrong. But, if for some reason upgrading directly from Home to Pro does not work, the method I posted should.
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