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  1. Thread: Hard drive upgrade by SIW2
    Forum: Drivers and Hardware
    Replies 16 Views 681

    Because he asked.

    Because he asked.
  2. Thread: SSD shows in BIOS/Not Windows Comp Mgmt by SIW2
    Forum: Drivers and Hardware
    Replies 18 Views 633

    I thought you had tried that and it gave you a...

    I thought you had tried that and it gave you a serial seagate didnt recognize.

    That is hilarious from the macrium fanatic.
  3. Thread: SSD shows in BIOS/Not Windows Comp Mgmt by SIW2
    Forum: Drivers and Hardware
    Replies 18 Views 633

    You would have to remove it to look on the bottom...

    You would have to remove it to look on the bottom and find the SN that is printed there. I have no idea how easy that is .
  4. Thread: SSD shows in BIOS/Not Windows Comp Mgmt by SIW2
    Forum: Drivers and Hardware
    Replies 18 Views 633

    You shouldnt need the paid version. Sounds like...

    You shouldnt need the paid version. Sounds like there is a problem with the firmware.

    You will need to persuade seagate what you have done to try and get the serial. Is it not printed on the box...
  5. Thread: Hard drive upgrade by SIW2
    Forum: Drivers and Hardware
    Replies 16 Views 681

    The OP is already using a sata ssd on that...

    The OP is already using a sata ssd on that machine.

    No "heroics" are required to boot on my lga1155 motherboard.
  6. Thread: Hard drive upgrade by SIW2
    Forum: Drivers and Hardware
    Replies 16 Views 681

    There are 2 ways to boot from nvme with older...

    There are 2 ways to boot from nvme with older systems.

    1. Bios upgrade that supports nvme

    2. Clover boot manager on a usb stick.

    With either of the above a pcie to nvme adapter can be used....
  7. Thread: SSD shows in BIOS/Not Windows Comp Mgmt by SIW2
    Forum: Drivers and Hardware
    Replies 18 Views 633

    can a different tool find the serial ? crystal...

    can a different tool find the serial ? crystal disk mark for example
  8. Replies 14 Views 572

    Or you can look in properties 357779 357778

    Or you can look in properties

    357779

    357778
  9. Thread: Can't restore recovery partition by SIW2
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 20 Views 922

    Is this thread still going? If you had done what...

    Is this thread still going? If you had done what you said earlier it would have been resolved long ago.

    post 23366950
  10. Thread: SSD by SIW2
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 5 Views 310

    It is not hard. You could just migrate the os...

    It is not hard. You could just migrate the os using diskgenius free version and cut out the intermediate step of making an image.

    https://www.diskgenius.com/download.php
  11. Replies 20 Views 89,060

    :-)

    :-)
  12. Thread: Can't restore recovery partition by SIW2
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 20 Views 922

    What has that got to do with a recovery...

    What has that got to do with a recovery partition?

    mbr2gpt is very picky and will often fail for reasons that are not easy to interpret from the error message.

    among the numerous requirements
    ...
  13. Thread: Can't restore recovery partition by SIW2
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 20 Views 922

    What made you think you need a recovery partition...

    What made you think you need a recovery partition to convert mbr>gpt ?

    If you want to do it with mbr2gpt you could boot winre.wim from a usb stick. I cant recall if mbr2gpt is in boot.wim but I...
  14. Thread: Can't restore recovery partition by SIW2
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 20 Views 922

    Did you try creating a recovery partition using...

    Did you try creating a recovery partition using diskpart?
  15. Replies 17 Views 581

    Or you could use karens replicator Easily...

    Or you could use karens replicator

    Easily Backup Data with Karen’s Replicator


    Karen's Replicator the Backup Utility for Windows v3.7.6 Released May 25, 2020 | Karen's Power Tools
  16. Replies 1 Views 121

    admin cmd prompt: bcdboot...

    admin cmd prompt:

    bcdboot windowspartitionletter:\windows /s esp partition

    If the windows partition on the other disk is m: then the first part of the command is

    bcdboot m:\windows

    the...
  17. Thread: Use Windows Backup or Macrum Reflect? by SIW2
    Forum: Backup and Restore
    Replies 17 Views 1,017

    Paul Black O&O diskimage Pro 16 register...

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  18. Replies 14 Views 572

    What is the point of installing just to overwrite...

    What is the point of installing just to overwrite the windows partition?

    Quicker way and no unnecessary writing to the ssd:

    partition the target disk first with diskgenius, then apply the...
  19. Replies 14 Views 572

    Yes, it is usually possible to create a fat32...

    Yes, it is usually possible to create a fat32 partition for that purpose which most bios expect, but makes more sense to use gpt.
    The words grandmother, eggs and suck spring to mind. I am not sure...
  20. Replies 14 Views 572

    That is a good point. If the new machine only...

    That is a good point. If the new machine only supports efi, that usually means the disk needs to be gpt partition style. In that scenario, converting an existing mbr style disk to gpt before...
  21. Replies 14 Views 572

    I am assuming the machine you ordered is 11 gen...

    I am assuming the machine you ordered is 11 gen intel. If I was buying new I would go for 12th gen




    yes, in most cases. Win10 is quite good at adjusting itself to different hardware.
  22. Thread: Move Windows from one SSD to another, Please help by SIW2
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 11 Views 540

    A possible alternative is to create a wim image (...

    A possible alternative is to create a wim image ( with exclusions), name it install.wim and put it in the sources folder of the installation media. Then you can do the installation to the120gb disk...
  23. Thread: Move Windows from one SSD to another, Please help by SIW2
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 11 Views 540

    Yes. You could create either a wim image or a...

    Yes.

    You could create either a wim image or a diskgenius image , excluding what you dont want.

    Then you can create the partitions on the target disk, apply the diskgenius image and then use...
  24. Thread: Too many partitions? by SIW2
    Forum: Drivers and Hardware
    Replies 34 Views 1,521

    OP is unallocated space whenever I have seen it.

    OP is unallocated space whenever I have seen it.
  25. Thread: Problem rescue USB made with Macrium Reflect by SIW2
    Forum: Backup and Restore
    Replies 18 Views 956

    Diskgenius has an attractive pe shel, but I dont...

    Diskgenius has an attractive pe shel, but I dont know how to modify it.

    Unless building an advanced pe, it is quite easy to put in a little menu in using pecmd

    It can look something like this:...
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