Forum discussion tagged with Format.
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    Question getting a laptop working with a broken screen?

    So I have an ASUS ROG G751JL-DS71 laptop with a broken screen. It didn't come with a hard drive, I've had to put one in myself. I ultimately want to run the computer headless, but I've run into a problem. Due to the broken screen, I can't see what I'm doing, and pressing the key combination to...
  2. hayalbaz

    Question Did I destroy my brand new card?

    Hello everyone I have been struggling with a problem the whole day and can't figure it out. My specs: 2200g 2070 MSI Armor 2x8 gb corsair 3000MHz Thermaltake smart 750W MSI gaming plus mobo b450 I wanted to dual boot linux and windows so I decided to install...
  3. ozzy_7

    [SOLVED] I think I just bricked my netbook...

    Ok, I really fudged up this time. I was attempting to downgrade from Windows 10 Professional to Windows 7 Ultimate on my Acer TravelMate B-115M. I'd done it several times before on different PCs, laptops and netbooks. I wanted to do as fresh and clean of an install I could do, so I chose...
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    [SOLVED] Will I lose my USB files once I booted/install Win 10 from it?

    Hi, I'm trying to 'reset/format' my computer, drives and reinstall Windows 10. This would be my first time doing so, I want to make sure I don't make a mistake that I'll regret later. I downloaded Media Creation Tool and installed it into my 64GB USB Drive, and I placed most of my backup...
  5. LilZpai

    Question Windows cannot be installed to this disk. This computer's hardware may not support booting to this disk.

    I just built a computer from some older parts earlier today, and have been pulling my hair out because of this error that occurs when trying to install Windows. Here's the error: So far, I've tried changing some settings in the BIOS, such as changing from IDE to AHCI as some guides have...
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    Question Can't change audio/mic format

    Just bought a new Headset and i know it's not that good, it's the Sades R7 headset, i installed it's driver already but the only options shown there are about mic volume, equalizer, and virtual 7.1, but the thing is i can't change my audio format, neither from the actual headset audio or the mic...
  7. hftvhftv

    Discussion Very Few Answers Marked as Best Answer Anymore

    Compared to when I joined this forum in 2014 to now, I find that a lot of new users rarely if ever mark a post as best answer anymore. The alternatives I've been seeing are upvotes and likes. Isn't it redundant to have a like button, an upvote button, and a best answer button?
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    Question How To Recover all Data From Completely Formatted Hard disk ?

    I was trying to install Ubuntu along with Windows by using Bootable USB, during installation process i selected erase all data and then proceded accidently. I lost all my data from C,D and E Drive, It Formatted my Hard disk completely. I tried many softwares like easeus, Minitool, Icare etc. to...
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    Question Win10 running slow even after formatting

    Hi everyone! I'm by no means a computer expert, so here I am asking your help. My laptop was running pretty slow, not fluid, so I tried formatting it (following the Step-by-Step option in "Settings"). It got better, but STILL feels like a fresh clean Win10 laptop should run better. It's a...
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    Question reinstall the w7 OS on 860 evo

    Hello guys, as the question says, how do I do it? should I format from the start or do something else? because I've seen that there is talk of secure erase and also to reset it to factory values. I the first time, from the start, install it as if it were a hdd disk. Now I need to re-delete the...
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    Question Will I ever be able to retrieve this data completely ?

    Hey. Recently I asked my brother his external 3Tb hard drive because I needed to make a save of some of my files to reinstall Windows 10. But here comes the part when I messed up like a fkin idiot: so I also asked him for a USB key in FAT32 to put Windows on it, the thing is, after 3attempts, it...
  12. J

    Question Wiping old hard drive from laptop to use as extra storage for new laptop.

    How would I go about formatting or wiping out my old HDD to use as extra storage for my current laptop. Are there any risk to putting an old HDD on my new laptop?
  13. K

    [SOLVED] Can I install windows through motherboard USB ports? - USB 3.0 CASE PORTS BROKE

    Can I install windows from my motherboard USB ports? My USB 3.0 port on my motherboard has plastic from a cheap cord stuck in it, tried everything to get it out, don't wanna break anything. Is there anyway I can just use the USBs from my motherboard or will they not read?
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    Question Case compatibility/ front panel cables

    hey, I'm buying a new case, how would i know if the system i already have will be compatible The base of my system will fit (e.g. PSU, motherboard, drives, fans etc.) How do i know if my current optical drive and cables to front panel will be compatible with a new case? I currently have a...
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    Question is this dead pixel?

    Just bought a monitor from newegg. When i turn it on i found that there are some reddish spot on the screen like this View: It is a dead pixel or graphic card issue?
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    Question Recieved different GPU version from ebay.

    I ordered the MSI RTX 2060 Ventus OC from a notable seller on ebay and was surprised when it arrived to see that it is the XS version. The same listing has also been revised to say "XS" in the title but I am 100% certain it didn't when I purchased it as can be confirmed with the email...
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    Question Why are Asus' AMD graphics drivers provided with chipset drivers so different from AMD's?

    I have an Asus Prime X470-Pro motherboard and recently updated the chipset drivers to the most recent version, which is The AMD chipset drivers that Asus provides install like the Adrenaline software, which is sort of confusing. Anyway, now the Radeon settings advise me that my...
  18. Duureejs

    Question PSU

    Hello,do you know if this is suitable for games? Bestec ATX-400W 24 Pin ATX Power Supply 400w or Modecom FEEL 3-350ATX PFC And who is better?
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    Question Will adding 2 more sticks of ram slow down my timings?

    Here is the spec's CPU: Intel® Core™ Processor i9-9900K 3.60GHZ 16MB Intel Smart Cache LGA1151 MEMORY: 16GB (8GBx2) DDR4/3000MHz Dual Channel Memory (GEIL Super Luce RGB) MOTHERBOARD: ASRock Z390 Phantom Gaming 4 -CB ATX w/ 802.11ac Wi-Fi, ARGB, USB 3.1, 2 PCIe x16, 3 PCIe x1, 6 SATA3, 2 M.2...
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    Question Should I wait for Navi?

    Hi, Hope y'all can help me, please. I'm looking to purchase a new GPU at some stage in the next few months. I'm really just wanting to ensure 1080/60 gaming for the coming years, with a possibility of 1440p. My main limitation is probably my Antec 520w HCG PSU. My board is an Asrock Extreme 4...