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  1. Thread: Too many partitions? by NavyLCDR
    Forum: Drivers and Hardware
    Replies 31 Views 1,276

    Over provisioning? Some people like to do that.

    Over provisioning? Some people like to do that.
  2. Thread: Windows 10 Activation by NavyLCDR
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 23 Views 778

    I've seen OEM product keys used more than once.

    I've seen OEM product keys used more than once.
  3. Thread: Windows 10 Activation by NavyLCDR
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 23 Views 778

    Digital licenses for Windows 10 resulting from a...

    Digital licenses for Windows 10 resulting from a Windows 7 upgrade do get linked to in the Microsoft Account just like Windows 10 digital licenses created with product keys do. There is no...
  4. Thread: Move Windows from one SSD to another, Please help by NavyLCDR
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 11 Views 320

    Megahertz is correct. The only way to do what...

    Megahertz is correct. The only way to do what you want to do is a clean install of Windows to the smaller SSD, start re-installing things, this time with data/games on the 1TB drive.
  5. Replies 10 Views 330

    Not really. Mount the ISO file in your current...

    Not really. Mount the ISO file in your current Windows then apply the image from install.wim or install.esd to the partition you created for the second installation of Windows. Then you need to run...
  6. Replies 10 Views 330

    I usually just use dism /apply-image to install...

    I usually just use dism /apply-image to install the second instance of Windows 10 to a partition.
  7. Replies 24 Views 1,058

    There is so much other stuff going on with the...

    There is so much other stuff going on with the RAID array and the pagefile for some reason being moved off C: drive, it's just too weird for me....I gave the only hint that I know of. I'm not...
  8. Replies 24 Views 1,058

    My suggestion will not cause any data loss nor...

    My suggestion will not cause any data loss nor affect legacy BIOS in any way. All it is doing is creating a FAT32 partition in the existing unallocated space for the computer to boot in UEFI mode...
  9. Thread: Should my SSD be "optimized"? by NavyLCDR
    Forum: Drivers and Hardware
    Replies 10 Views 331

    ret is retrim. Yes, you can click on the...

    ret is retrim. Yes, you can click on the optimize button and it will run the trim command which will take less than 10 seconds to complete.

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  10. Replies 24 Views 1,058

    Why are you booting in legacy BIOS mode from an...

    Why are you booting in legacy BIOS mode from an MBR disk? In my opinion, you need to convert Disk 2 to GPT with an EFI system partition and boot in UEFI mode. If you want to test this theory...
  11. Thread: Too many partitions? by NavyLCDR
    Forum: Drivers and Hardware
    Replies 31 Views 1,276

    It is the 16 MB MSR partition that is keeping you...

    It is the 16 MB MSR partition that is keeping you from doing it in MiniTool Partition Wizard. You will not be able to add the space in question to C: drive until you delete it.

    You are going to...
  12. Thread: Too many partitions? by NavyLCDR
    Forum: Drivers and Hardware
    Replies 31 Views 1,276

    I agree. But it isn't required. When you...

    I agree. But it isn't required. When you convert an MBR disk to GPT using Microsoft's own mbr2gpt.exe, no MSR partition is created, so how can it be necessary when Microsoft does not create it?

    ...
  13. Thread: Too many partitions? by NavyLCDR
    Forum: Drivers and Hardware
    Replies 31 Views 1,276

    Just delete the 16MB MSR partition and then you...

    Just delete the 16MB MSR partition and then you can add the unallocated space to C: drive using MiniTool Partition Wizard.
  14. Thread: Is it wise to turn off firewall on wifi router ? by NavyLCDR
    Forum: AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security
    Replies 5 Views 321

    Nope.

    Nope.
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    EFI 100 MB or 260 MB should not matter.

    EFI 100 MB or 260 MB should not matter.
  16. Thread: verification by NavyLCDR
    Forum: AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security
    Replies 2 Views 222

    Looks like you had a couple of bad files.

    Looks like you had a couple of bad files.
  17. Thread: New Hard Drive by NavyLCDR
    Forum: Drivers and Hardware
    Replies 4 Views 252

    Look for items with exclamation points (yellow...

    Look for items with exclamation points (yellow triangles) in device manager. Also items listed only as Unknown need drivers.

    For example:
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  18. Thread: No boot from my SATA drive? by NavyLCDR
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 25 Views 1,391

    You should be able to run it in Virtual Machine...

    You should be able to run it in Virtual Machine if you really need that Windows installation to boot and be usable.
  19. Thread: Non-GUI MBR in Windows 10/11 by NavyLCDR
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 4 Views 273

    Run the command: bcdboot C:\Windows You...

    Run the command:

    bcdboot C:\Windows

    You will need admin privileges to run it.
  20. Thread: Hacked computer by NavyLCDR
    Forum: AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security
    Replies 24 Views 8,272

    I find it extremely interesting that the original...

    I find it extremely interesting that the original two posts in this thread were from April of 2019. And yet the virus alarm sounded by Pooflinger is 2 years and 8 months later! Really? And ...
  21. Replies 10 Views 682

    Also you might need to do Fn + F12 if your...

    Also you might need to do Fn + F12 if your keyboard is set up to do special functions for F12 by default. For example, on my laptop keyboard, F12 is increase brightness by default. To get the real...
  22. Thread: Hacked computer by NavyLCDR
    Forum: AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security
    Replies 24 Views 8,272

    Or, as Bree posted it could be Microsoft's real...

    Or, as Bree posted it could be Microsoft's real update.
  23. Thread: Problem with Windows Activation by NavyLCDR
    Forum: Windows Updates and Activation
    Replies 13 Views 727

    Microsoft does....

    Microsoft does.
    https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/reactivating-windows-after-a-hardware-change-2c0e962a-f04c-145b-6ead-fb3fc72b6665#ID0EBD=Windows_10

    There is nothing in their procedure...
  24. Thread: Problem with Windows Activation by NavyLCDR
    Forum: Windows Updates and Activation
    Replies 13 Views 727

    On your old computer, logged into your Microsoft...

    On your old computer, logged into your Microsoft Account, change the product key to the generic VK7JG-NPHTM-C97JM-9MPGT-3V66T. It should reactivate, and it should say activated with a digital...
  25. Thread: Problem with Windows Activation by NavyLCDR
    Forum: Windows Updates and Activation
    Replies 13 Views 727

    If you go back to the MS Store, logged into the...

    If you go back to the MS Store, logged into the Microsoft Account, what does it say there for Windows 10 Pro?

    Also, you should never deactivate Windows 10 on the old computer when the digital...
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