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    Why tie up a USB port when you don't have to?

    Why tie up a USB port when you don't have to?
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    True. Good point. There is benefit to that for...

    True. Good point. There is benefit to that for sure.
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    The internal WiFi card on your laptop is,...

    The internal WiFi card on your laptop is, luckily, very easy to replace. I would go for an Intel AC-7260 card like this one:

    Amazon.com

    Unplug the power supply from the laptop. Flip it over,...
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    The OP stated: It does not sound like he...

    The OP stated:



    It does not sound like he wants to move files off the old drive, it sounds like he wants to keep the data files there. If he deletes the Users folders he is going to delete all...
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    Personally, it seems like deleting Users would be...

    Personally, it seems like deleting Users would be a bad idea, to me.
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    First, there is no need to boot from a USB flash...

    First, there is no need to boot from a USB flash drive to remove old system files from the old hard drive once plugged into the new computer. Most of your files will be in the \Users folders. The...
  7. Thread: Questions pertaining to SSD install by NavyLCDR
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
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    Again, you do not format or create partitions...

    Again, you do not format or create partitions before the install. Windows 10 setup does it for you. Whether the install ends up being MBR or GPT depends upon which mode you boot the USB flash drive...
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    What USB port is the flash drive plugged into? ...

    What USB port is the flash drive plugged into? It should be plugged into a black USB directly off the motherboard in the back of the computer.

    Since you can boot into Windows, another option...
  9. Thread: Fast Startup on M.2 NVMe SSD ? by NavyLCDR
    Forum: General Support
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    Hibernation only occurs when the computer shuts...

    Hibernation only occurs when the computer shuts down. The only automatic timing is that you can set the computer to enter the hibernation shutdown mode after a specified time of no activity in power...
  10. Thread: Questions pertaining to SSD install by NavyLCDR
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
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    It does not need formatting for a clean install. ...

    It does not need formatting for a clean install. Windows setup will take care of that during the install process.
  11. Thread: Fast Startup on M.2 NVMe SSD ? by NavyLCDR
    Forum: General Support
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    If you don't have a battery backup system, having...

    If you don't have a battery backup system, having hibernation enabled is not going save your work anyway because when the power fails there is no time for the computer to enter hibernation, unless...
  12. Thread: Fast Startup on M.2 NVMe SSD ? by NavyLCDR
    Forum: General Support
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    It will cause a few extra writes to the SSD when...

    It will cause a few extra writes to the SSD when the OS writes hiberfil.sys to the SSD on shutdown. So, why cause the extra wear on the SSD when it is not needed? I always disable fast startup and...
  13. Thread: Directing data to a second drive ? by NavyLCDR
    Forum: General Support
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    The only thing I have ever dive is just change...

    The only thing I have ever dive is just change the location on the properties tab. Have never done anything else. It's just has always worked for me.
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    I've never used bitlocker so have no experience...

    I've never used bitlocker so have no experience of knowledge how to work with an encrypted drive.
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    Not to mention the fact that both Windows 10 and...

    Not to mention the fact that both Windows 10 and Windows 11 can be downloaded for free.
  16. Thread: Directing data to a second drive ? by NavyLCDR
    Forum: General Support
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    That's what I do. See post #8. I relocate...

    That's what I do. See post #8. I relocate C:\Users\John\Documents to D:\John\Documents, etc.
  17. Thread: I'm I Too Old To Build A Computer? by NavyLCDR
    Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking
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    And also the Ryzen 7 3700 specs call for 3200 mhz...

    And also the Ryzen 7 3700 specs call for 3200 mhz RAM as well as the Bazooka B350M motherboard so faster RAM would not have done any good. JDZ710ALTractor got 16 GB of the fastest memory supported.
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    Agreed 100%. Although I wouldn't use the word...

    Agreed 100%. Although I wouldn't use the word sucker, just very, very, uninformed.
  19. Thread: Directing data to a second drive ? by NavyLCDR
    Forum: General Support
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    I didn't realize we were talking about relocating...

    I didn't realize we were talking about relocating system folders. I thought we were talking about only relocating user data folders. I don't have to include my d: drive when I do a system image...
  20. Thread: Directing data to a second drive ? by NavyLCDR
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 20 Views 984

    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...
  23. Thread: Recovery Drive: Can't Create by NavyLCDR
    Forum: Backup and Restore
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    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
  24. Thread: Recovery Drive: Can't Create by NavyLCDR
    Forum: Backup and Restore
    Replies 7 Views 543

    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:...
  25. Thread: Can't get dual boot Windows 7 / Windows 10 by NavyLCDR
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 5 Views 385

    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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