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  1. using google in BSOD

    [SOLVED] Are there any application in windows 10 that could recover file for free?

    i lost my files in my external hdd since my pc format it autommatically at startup saying that the hdd is broken (previously, i format it as an android usb. but the pc reformat it 3 days after the format). but, no app offer free recovery :(. anyone know at least one app compatible with windows...
  2. Untitylol

    Question Cant delete anything from ssd

    I have a m2 480gb kinston a1000 ssd. I have it for almost a year now and it worked fine until now. On the day the ssd “stopped working” i did some stress test but they went fine (100%no overheat). Then after some restarts i couldnt boot from it. Then I got a hard drive and I installed windows on...
  3. Atix

    Question Why does my ssd not show up when Im using PartedMagic?

    Hello! Im trying to erase my nvme ssd because Im not able to boot into any of my windows usb installation disks, they always freeze or not boot at all. I read somewhere its because the windows is corrupted and the drive has to be cleaned. It makes sense because after I shut down the laptop while...
  4. ArchieB

    [SOLVED] Temporarily replacing SSD in PC with one to be wiped

    Hi, I currently have a PC with one SSD and one Hard Drive in. The operating system is on the SSD aswell as a few games. The rest is on the HDD. I have an SSD from my old computer that needs to be wiped before I sell the old PC, so I was planning on taking the HDD out my current PC, plugging in...
  5. J

    [SOLVED] Want To Reset Only C Drive

    I want to reset my C drive but want to keep everything in D drive what options should i choose when resetting ? Or should i make a format usb to do this ?
  6. kazastyle

    [SOLVED] Every Usb drive Needs Format

    Every usb drive i insert it says that it needs to be formatted. Can you help me please?
  7. 6

    Question VAIO´s assist bypass

    I bought an used VAIO MODEL pcg61a11u and after formating it's HDD with another pc I'm prompted with a "operating system not found" screen. I feel that the original owner changed the BIOS to legacy but I cant acces the BIOS anymore since the assist function no longer exists. what can I do...
  8. ryszardsfy

    Question cant find any hard drive in my pc

    i formatted my drives while installing linux now i lost all my drives and just have one 320G storage can anyone help me to get back my drives?
  9. W

    Question mp3 player works only if formated in XP

    I have a mp3 player. When I connect it to PC by USB, I can see it in Windows Explorer, like a normal USB flash drive. If I format it FAT32 in Windows XP and then load mp3 files, the player shows the uploaded files and it can play them normally. If I format it FAT32 in Windows 7 or 10 and then...
  10. rodrigo.barbacovi

    [SOLVED] Unable install windows. (Gets stuck when entering bootable pendrive)

    Hi. I am having an issue that prevents me to proceed with my windows 10 instalation. I current have Ubuntu instaled on my Asus K45VM notebook and I would like to install windows 10 instead. I downloaded the propper iso file e made a bootable usb pendrive with the image through WoeUSB The problem...
  11. D

    Question How do I play videos on my TV from my Flash Drive

    I am recording some home videos from VHS tapes to a digital copy for a friend. She wants to be able to play them on the tv with flash drive. I am having trouble figuring out why I cannot play these videos on the TV from the Flash Drive and needs some help. I can play the video on the computer...
  12. Tejas_Suvarna

    [SOLVED] Why does my pendrive works only on my computer and does not work on any other computer?

    I have a SanDisk 16GB USB 3.0 Pendrive. I had recently used it as a bootable device to install my OS(not hoping that this was the reason for the problem). The weird part is the Pendrive works only on my PC. It does not even get detected on other PCs even though it has a 3.0 port. I tried...
  13. A

    [SOLVED] Unallocated Space on External HDD

    I'm having issues with My mobile Seagate 5TB external HDD. I used it on My Xbox for a while before upgrading, now I want to connect to My router but for some reason there was multiple partitions. I formatted the hdd but now there is 3 unallocated partitions, what did I do wrong? 1 of them...
  14. M

    Question Old, faulty HDD taking forever to format

    Hi, I have an old data drive that's recently developed a slew of apparently bad sectors. I started a full format (in the most BFU way, by right-clicking it in "Computer" and selecting "Format"), but the progress bar's not moved from zero for about an hour now. Should I continue my efforts to...
  15. R

    [SOLVED] How do I format a RAW flashdrive?

    I was encrypting my pendrive using veracrypt and the encryption failed at 97%, thus making the flashdrive RAW. I have tried formatting the pendrive many ways, nothing works. I have used 3 different third party softwares such as minitool AOMEI partition. They do detect the flashdrive but aren't...
  16. Direcub10

    [SOLVED] How to wipe a drive with a cyclice redundency check error

    Im trying to wipe a corrupted external hard drive but i cant seem to find any way to do it since every google search is more about recovery the data. I don' t particularity care about the data on the drive i mainly use it so i can move my steam library from pc to pc. anytime i try to use chkdsk...
  17. N

    [SOLVED] Cannot Format HDD

    As a Christmas gift, I received a new 6TB hard drive, however I was short one SATA cable. So, I unplugged one of the hard drives that was already in my computer to test the new drive to make sure that there is no issues. The person who gave it to me said he bought it off of eBay, and the sellers...
  18. VickyTech

    [SOLVED] Could not format USB pendrive - Write protected ?

    I have a 16GB HP pendrive which I was using in my samsung TV. The pendrive is now working only in that TV and It is not working in my PC. The USB is detected and it shows in "This PC" . But when i try to format it, it says write protected. I also found that it is in RAW file system. Tried the...
  19. J

    [SOLVED] Hard Disk visible but not useable after returning from trip

    Just came back to the US from a week long trip overseas. When I fired up my desktop initially everything seemed fine. I have a 2TB hard drive where all my games and apps are stored, and a 120GB SSD for my OS and other smaller files. Upon trying to download the Halo: MCC, I discovered there is a...
  20. R

    [SOLVED] Format without losing data

    I am going to get a new motherboard next week and install Windows 10. I will install Windows to an SSD which doesn't have any personal data. I also have an internal HDD which has all my files in it. Will I be able to only format the SSD or is it necessary to do both of them?
  21. D

    [SOLVED] Do I need to format old drive when installing new SSD?

    I have a quick question for you guys. So I'm planning on getting a new SSD to upgrade my PC, I want to install new Windows on it also. My question is do I need to format my old HDD. I don't really want to because I have a lot of downloaded games on it and I have slow internet so Installing them...
  22. O

    [SOLVED] Bymistake *Format on HDD,regain fully data 1tb possible?

    Hello,i am in really difficult position guys,i had all my family memories and more stuff on this HDD,1tb and it was almost full.i formatted it by mistake and i would really like to regain all the data back if its possible.. someone that has done it before and knows for sure how to please help me...
  23. T

    [SOLVED] How to format a secondary SSD that already has windows OS installed

    I recently bought a Dell XPS 15 but chose to upgrade the stock M.2 NVME SSD right out of the box without even turning it on. I am now trying to use that same SSD from dell for my main PC at home to use as extra storage but not have it boot from it since I already have been using another SSD in...
  24. J

    [SOLVED] WD 10EZEX that wont format

    my 5 year old WD HDD 1TB 7200RPM won't format since I tried to repartition the drive. After a while when I try to format it comes back with a 206 error code I tried with both Win10 disk format and with my AOMEI SW and neither can get this done. Is there any way to completely wipe the disk...
  25. sigio

    [SOLVED] Usb Flash Drive Write protected error

    Hello ,I have a kingston datatraveler 100 g3 usb flash drive that everytime i try to copy files it says : disk write protected.I searched for a while and found several solutions that didn't work.. Here is just a short list of the methods that have NOT worked... 1. windows format 2. going to...
  26. C

    Question TV Doesn't support MP4, need best alternative.

    Hi, Want to play videos via USB on my TV, however the supported formats are as follows: DivX3.11, DivX4.12, DivX5.x, DivX6, Xvid1.00, Xvid1.01, Xvid1.02, Xvid1.03, Xvid 1.10- beta-1/beta-2, Mpeg-1, Mpeg-2, Mpeg-4, H.264/AVC No idea about formats, which should I use ? Also how can i convert a...
  27. J

    Question Batch File Script To Format Partition

    I want a batch script to automatically format a partition in windows when any program copying files pop up "Insufficient disk space" Anybody please help me,
  28. G

    Question Why is my IP adress not the usual format

    I am trying to use my default gateway and my ipv4 address but the format does not look right Can someone help me please
  29. A

    Question Issue with HDD to NVMe cloning

    Hi, I recently buy a 1Tb M.2 from XPG : So I downloaded Macrium Reflect to clone my current RAID 0 HDDs to my freshly mount SSD, but got a issue telling me that : The target disk has a incompatible...
  30. New Void

    [SOLVED] How do I install Windows 10?

    Hello, I have made a Windows 10 boot drive on my Sandisk USB and formatted my M.2 NVMe PCIE SSD. I then go to settings, Update & Security, Recovery then Advanced start up. I select in the menu to use my Sandisk UEFI to custom install Windows 10 to my Drive 2 (My M.2 NVMe PCIE SSD) and enter my...
  31. U

    Question Is it possible to format this USB (LABVIEW 2017 PDS LINUX)?

    My dad gave me this USB-stick and said it was completely useless. I have tried many ways to format it and remove the read only but it doesn’t seem to work. Is it just impossible or does someone know a way? Don’t know how to add picture without URL so this is what’s on the back: LABVIEW 2017...
  32. editor1

    Question What should I do about cleaning network ?

    Hi I had a home invasion and no items stolen. There was evidence that the person sat down in pc chair. My acct's have been messed with. I keep all of my accts and passwords on a text file. So its either data theft or keyloggers. I have OMV NAS(Odroid SBC), 2 tablets, mifi Router(at&t cellular...
  33. P

    [SOLVED] What do I have to do before I install my new hardware?

    Hello guys. I'll be buying a ryzen 3600 and a b450 tomahawk to replace my old fx 9370. But before I put together my new pc, what do I have to do? Do I have to delete everything from my hard drives? If so how can I do that. Excuse me, I haven't done anything similar before so I don't know how to...
  34. C

    [SOLVED] Is it not possible to format a drive larger than 2TB as FAT32?

    I have a 3TB Western Digital Green drive that I would like to format as FAT32, but despite everything I read or see on the Internet, despite formatting as Admin from the command line or using several partitioning utilities, I am unable to format the drive larger than 2TB. I'm using Windows 7, if...
  35. D

    Question Questions about my formatted external harddrive

    Here's the story: i wanted to turn a small partition of my external harddrive into a recovery disk or something, can't remember what it was exactly. it was some backup function in windows, that's all i remember. But instead caused the harddrive to be formatted, losing all my files and being...
  36. T

    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...
  37. 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...
  38. 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...
  39. E

    [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...
  40. 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...