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    It's out of my field of expertise, but I seem to...

    It's out of my field of expertise, but I seem to remember attending customers who had their computers connected to 4:3 TV screens. Such would probably need a HDMI port on the computer and on the...
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    I don't see a lot of Corsair PSUs, but can't say...

    I don't see a lot of Corsair PSUs, but can't say I've ever had to replace one.

    @ Fascist Nation #4 post

    I carry a PSU tester around in my work bag. Have tested at least hundreds of PSUs with...
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    The "GWX" (KB3035583) Win10 nag icon has nothing...

    The "GWX" (KB3035583) Win10 nag icon has nothing to do with which browser you use.

    See the discussion about GWX in the What you should know about the Win10 launch thread.
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    No, you should not have to mess around with...

    No, you should not have to mess around with Diskpart, or fdisk, or any other lower-level utility.

    Did you boot from a Win7 installation DVD? If so you should be able to delete any existing...
  5. Thread: New build!

    by Coochin
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    Further to my #5 post The 10130 to 10158...

    Further to my #5 post

    The 10130 to 10158 upgrade completed successfully. It took a little less than an hour installation time (3 restarts including the restart after the download finished).
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    Sounds to me like OP might have corrupted/missing...

    Sounds to me like OP might have corrupted/missing system files.

    OP should run:

    sfc /scannow

    preferably from an administrator-level ("Run as Administrator") Command Prompt (enter "cmd" in the...
  7. Thread: New build!

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    http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/preview...

    http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/preview-iso is still listing build 10130. Might be a few days yet...

    10158 is installing on one of my PCs now; up to 35% (two restarts so far).
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    @Sudo15 According to the screenshot in your #1...

    @Sudo15

    According to the screenshot in your #1 post the first partition on "Disk 0" is "400MB Healthy (Active, Recovery Partition)" and is "Hidden"; think of it as "Partition 1".

    The second...
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    @ Sudo15 Sorry, I didn't think to look at the...

    @ Sudo15

    Sorry, I didn't think to look at the screenshot in your #1 post.

    Rather than:


    I should have written "...delete the 'Recovery' and 'Windows (C)' partitions, create a new 'Windows'...
  10. Correct, FAT32 supports up to 2TB partition size...

    Correct, FAT32 supports up to 2TB partition size but has a file-size limit of slightly less that 2GB, which is likely to cause problems if the drive is used for storing backup images.
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    You could boot from a Windows installation DVD...

    You could boot from a Windows installation DVD and run Setup, delete all partitions on the drive, create a new partition to use all available space on the drive, and install Win7 to the new Windows...
  12. Shouldn't that have been NTFS Paul?

    Shouldn't that have been NTFS Paul?
  13. Same here Jerry. AFAIK the static electricity...

    Same here Jerry.

    AFAIK the static electricity thing is far more likely to be a problem in warm-hot dry weather conditions w/ very low humidity.

    Never had even the slightest tingle myself.
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    Thanks for the link satrow. I was wondering about...

    Thanks for the link satrow. I was wondering about TRIM on my SSD; now I know. :)

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    Actually I think there should be a further step:...

    Actually I think there should be a further step:

    5. Reboot the computer (Start/Shutdown/Restart)
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    Then delete it from your host server.

    Then delete it from your host server.
  17. Sorry, not enough details re problem. How are...

    Sorry, not enough details re problem.
    How are the "lost 2 of my 4 HDDs" connected to the computer?
    What computer? Desktop? Laptop? Model number?
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    I have seen many complaints about the sudden...

    I have seen many complaints about the sudden appearance of the "Windows 10 Upgrade" icon in the notification area after installing KB3035583.

    Uninstalling KB3035583 might not help, as it will...
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    Right-click on the folder you want to zip then...

    Right-click on the folder you want to zip then click (left) "Send to/Compressed (zipped) folder". A zipped copy of the folder will be created in the same location.
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    "Snipping Tool" is built into Windows and is very...

    "Snipping Tool" is built into Windows and is very good.

    Start/All Programs/Accessories/Snipping Tool

    Hold down the left mouse button, drag a box around the area of the screen you want to copy,...
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    It is my main PC, is used mainly for...

    It is my main PC, is used mainly for browsing/downloading/email, estimated average six hours use each day but it is powered on each morning after I stumble out of the bedroom and powered off at...
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    Have seen 480GB SSDs for about US$180 If OP is...

    Have seen 480GB SSDs for about US$180

    If OP is running out of freespace on a 180GB SSD it would make more sense to spend a few extra dollars and get a much larger SSD.
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    FWIW Windows last "defragged" my 480GB Kingston...

    FWIW Windows last "defragged" my 480GB Kingston SSD 4 December 2014:

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  24. You could try running the M$ FixIt at...

    You could try running the M$ FixIt at https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/971058
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    See my #69 post at...

    See my #69 post at http://windowssecrets.com/forums/showthread.php/169449-What-you-should-know-about-the-Win10-launch?p=1007950&viewfull=1#post1007950
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