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  1. Thread: Directing data to a second drive ? by NavyLCDR
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 10 Views 241

    I've always used the location tab of properties...

    I've always used the location tab of properties and never had any issue. I even multi-boot different editions of Windows and they all point to the same folders on D: drive with no issues. I did not...
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    I did not need any drivers to use mine.

    I did not need any drivers to use mine.
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    Once a digital license is granted by Microsoft...

    Once a digital license is granted by Microsoft initially from a retail or OEM product key, they (Microsoft) does not seem to track or care what the source of the digital license was. It will remain...
  4. Thread: Recovery Drive: Can't Create by NavyLCDR
    Forum: Backup and Restore
    Replies 6 Views 392

    I believe jibebuoy is trying to use this method:...

    I believe jibebuoy is trying to use this method:
    342193

    Create Recovery Drive in Windows 10
  5. Thread: Recovery Drive: Can't Create by NavyLCDR
    Forum: Backup and Restore
    Replies 6 Views 392

    Create the standard Windows 10 USB installation...

    Create the standard Windows 10 USB installation flash drive, I recommend a 16 GB flash drive and option 1, Microsoft's own Media Creation Tool:...
  6. Thread: Can't get dual boot Windows 7 / Windows 10 by NavyLCDR
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 5 Views 330

    You only need to run one simple command in a...

    You only need to run one simple command in a Command Prompt with Admin ("Run as Administrator") assuming that you have done nothing with changing drive letters, hiding partitions, etc. The simple...
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    The disks provided by HP are to be used to...

    The disks provided by HP are to be used to recovery the factory OS on specific models of computers. You would have to boot the computer from it.
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    My opinion is to just do the upgrade to Windows...

    My opinion is to just do the upgrade to Windows 10 first and see if you are satisfied with the results. You can do the clean install later if you decide you are not satisfied with the upgrade...
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    I agree with Try3, we need to know exactly how...

    I agree with Try3, we need to know exactly how you created the USB flash drive. It needs to be MBR partitioned with a FAT32 partition marked as active. The easiest way to do that is with...
  10. Thread: Reactivate Windows 10? by NavyLCDR
    Forum: Windows Updates and Activation
    Replies 8 Views 470

    Just be advised that the only Windows 7 install...

    Just be advised that the only Windows 7 install that will activate with SLP is the Windows 7 install media provided by the manufacturer for that specific model of computer.
  11. Thread: Reactivate Windows 10? by NavyLCDR
    Forum: Windows Updates and Activation
    Replies 8 Views 470

    You could try the retrieve product key function...

    You could try the retrieve product key function of ShowKey Plus:
    ShowKeyPlus

    You need to load the Software hive located in \Windows\System32\config
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    That's my personal opinion of HP laptops. ...

    That's my personal opinion of HP laptops. :roflmao2:



    Absolutely correct. The clean install of Windows 10 should detect the Windows 8 or 10 product key stored in the computer's firmware, not...
  13. Thread: Reactivate Windows 10? by NavyLCDR
    Forum: Windows Updates and Activation
    Replies 8 Views 470

    Hopefully your friend has logged in with a...

    Hopefully your friend has logged in with a Microsoft Account and has the digital license for Windows 10 on the old motherboard linked to it:...
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    Yep! Good starting point! Won't let me give you...

    Yep! Good starting point! Won't let me give you a rep :(
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    Because it's controller board has completely...

    Because it's controller board has completely failed.
  16. It's a ban on assault computers! :banghead:

    It's a ban on assault computers! :banghead:
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    Hardware & Drivers Diskpart shows ONLY unallocated (not partitioned)...

    Diskpart shows ONLY unallocated (not partitioned) space as free. It does not show free space within partitions. To show free space in a partition with diskpart, you have to list volume, then select...
  18. Thread: Funny Picture Thread [14] by NavyLCDR
    Forum: Chillout Room
    Replies 412 Views 47,532

    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...
  19. Thread: Automate diskpart for Clean Install. by NavyLCDR
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 13 Views 1,262

    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...
  21. Thread: Move C Drive to SSD from hard drive by NavyLCDR
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 13 Views 595

    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...
  22. Thread: Move C Drive to SSD from hard drive by NavyLCDR
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 13 Views 595

    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...
  23. Replies 3 Views 224

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

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