Forum discussion tagged with Formatting.
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    [SOLVED] Installed new SSD and switched my HDD in a caddy. HDD not working anymore

    (Sorry for the bad english, not my first language). I bought a new Crucial MX500 SSD and I replaced my TOSHIBA MQ01ABD100 with it. I then put the HDD in the optic reader slot, in a caddy. Premise: before this, my DVD reader didn't work. I installed the OS (Windows 10 64b) on the SSD via USB...
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    Question How to format a drive without losing data.

    Okay, so I have many components from laptops I have disnantled. I want to use the drives in a full tower build I want to put together, and some I don't care if the data gets wiped, but there are 2 drives though from my gaming laptop that the motherboard recently failed on that I don't. One has...
  3. Question Can someone please help me format my secondary hard drive?

    Hi! I recently had some problems with my computer and decided to do a fresh install of Windows. I installed it on my SSD (C:). But when I did, many of the programs installed on my secondary drive, a 1TB HDD (F:) stopped working, but still took up space. For example I installed Halo MCC from the...
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    Question My new HDD is giving me nonstop errors!

    I've just had a HDD die on me today and I lost everything on it ,but the one saving grace was I have a unused 2 tb HDD to replace it. So I plugged the new HDD in and formatted it but after it was done formatting it said It ran into an error. My HDD's name and letter was showing up but It wasn't...
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    Question Curveball - does dual-booting Linux making high-capacity SD cards not work in Win10?

    Here's the rundown: -I have three laptop computers, two Dells and a Lenovo, all of which I've installed (or tried to install, prepped the BIOS for) Linux Mint on -the SD card readers work, for low-capacity cards, including SD and Micro-SD card-with-adapters -I have used several Samsung EVO...
  6. ExtreamChaozZ

    [SOLVED] Python 3: String Formatting Issues.

    Hiya, I have run into an issue where i can't format a string to be printed. The function is suppossed to convert Binary into Text which is does brilliantly but the printed out result is formatted all the way the right and not the left. I have tried resolving this by looking up how to format the...
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    Question Windows 7 stuck in rebooting loop

    I opened a pc after 2 months there was windows repair error. I tried but it sucked at detecting error. I formatted and reinstalled windows 7 but it again after 2 days started giving same windows repair error. If i select start windows normally it goes into rebooting loop. Please suggest is the...
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    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...
  9. georgens

    [SOLVED] Formatting PC Fails Everytime

    Basically my mate has a pc that won't format, he begins a complete wipe and it fails everytime, hes done a virus scan and a few came up and he deleted them, what would possibly be stopping. Hes on windows 10.
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    Question Cant fomat pre built pc

    Ok so i really hope somebody can help me with this. I bought a pre built pc a few days ago. This is a "demo" pc so i go it cheap, pretty much meant the pc was returned and not picked up again so they sold it very cheap. Now the first thing i did when i got it was check for issues, used windows...
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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 Veracrypt encryption process failed, now I need to recover my files.

    So Veracrypt has left me with an unusable drive with a lot of important files on there. It was most of the way through the process and now will not continue. I cannot figure out how to get it to continue or even why it isn't working now. I did not stop the process without deferring. Operation...
  13. iiCassie

    [SOLVED] [CPU] AMD FX 8350 Overheating

    Hi there! I just installed a brand new AMD FX 8350 yesterday, was mega super careful and all! It's in correctly and I'm using stock heatsink. I did not mess with the BIOS or overclock at all, and have no intention of overclocking at this time. Idle Temps: 45-50 Basic / Light Use Temps: 50-60...
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    Question RX 590 at 229€

    Hi, I saw that there's an offer now for the rx 590 at 229€ plus 3 games. I would like to build a PC right now to play 1080/60fps and upgrade the system in a year or two cause the PC I have is really old. Is that card worth it? If it is, could you suggest a whole build? Thanks
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    Question What video card should I choose the next time I upgrade? An nvidia(gtx 1660ti) card or an amd card(rx 580/590) for the freesync feature?

    I've also heard about that some monitors freesync feature does work with nvidia cards, but mine isn't featured in the compatible list(vg245h). So my question is what would be the better choice and why?
  16. godamuss

    Question What happened to my HDMI audio ?

    i was streaming some fallout 76 and the game ALT+tabbed. maybe i hit windows key, maybe its that weird registry bug that you have to go into the registry and change to stop it from alt+tabbing in the middle of your match. idk. it doesnt matter. My HDMI audio output is gone now. It shows that it...
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    Question PC Build

    Hi, I have a 9900K, and a Coolermaster C700P case. I'm looking for a motherboard with two usb 3.0 headers along with a usb 3.1 Gen 2 type c header with hd audio and plenty fan headers and whatever is needed for rgb control. I also want the motherboard to have a display port port and hdmi...
  18. SilvyrDreams

    [SOLVED] Need help making a new pc $2000 budget

    Current system I built this back in 2014 got the 970 a few years later, and replaced the mobo about a year and a half ago when lightning struck my house fried the mobo. I got lucky though all the parts were still good so i just swapped out boards and was good to go. I7 4790k Asrock z97x killer...
  19. LewisMann

    Question Does the AMD FX-6300 bottleneck my 1060 6GB? Massive FPS drops

    Hi, currently when playing games I have constant drops in FPS and it's big drops. I usually start off in a game about 170fps and then after a game or two it will dip down to 40-100 fps. Since this is happening, I think it is a bottleneck! If this is a bottleneck, what would you recommend for an...
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    Question gigabyte G750H PSU

    Hello, Can I trust Gigabyte PSU, specifically this one: My system is ryzen 1700 oc, 16gb ram, 970GTX, 4 HDD + 1 SSD, Creative sound blaster z. I will be upgrading the graphics card and the cpu in the near future, so I want the PSU to keep up...