installation

Forum discussion tagged with installation.
  1. Dragoshi

    Question Help Installing new Cooling System

    Hello, I'm having some problems with the cooling system that came with my iBuyPower PC. It's a Gaming ELIBG101, and the specs are as following: Case: iBUYPOWER Element PRO ARGB Processor: Intel® Core™ i7-9700F Processor (8x 3.00GHz/12MB L3 Cache) Motherboard: ASRock B365M IB-R Memory: 16GB...
  2. D

    Question I am having issues while setting up my m.2

    I just purchased a kingston NVMe m.2 and installed it on my MSI Z390 a pro, already enabled m2 optane genie but I have no idea what to do after this, the manual sucks and theres only a tutorial for doing RAID arrays, everytime I try to install windows it just wont recognize the m2 even though...
  3. J

    [SOLVED] Will I run into any issues if I install an M.2 NVMe SSD on a PC that has TPM and Secure boot enabled?

    Will I run into any issues if I install an M.2 NVMe SSD on a PC that has TPM and Secure boot enabled? I had enabled TPM and Secure boot to upgrade to Windows 11 which is running on a Hard Disk Drive but now I want to install my newly purchased M.2 NVME SSD. Can I just plug it in and install...
  4. Question I am stuck, Windows 10 installation media will not run (orange ccreen of death) ?

    God bless you if you actually read this all and help me out :) I am so <Mod Edit> right now because my PC just keeps running into more and more problems its like compound depreciation in operating system performance. It all started when I wanted to install some RGB fans. Nothing special, just...
  5. Discussion Weird situation with windows 10 installation

    I recently bought an ssd, and naturally I was going format and install windows on it. Ok, did it, but when I was going to select it to boot, it said there was no OS in that device, when I selected the hdd again it booted, but with the speed of an ssd. When I saw the file explorer, the C drive...
  6. K

    Question Where can I get Windows 7 ISO now in 2021?

    Hello, Windows 7 download page at https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/lifecycle/products/windows-7 doesn't contain any download link any longer. Is there any way of downloading the official version from Microsoft. I have a product key, but no installation media. I don't want to download from any...
  7. E

    Question Problem with booting from pendrive ?

    Hello I have problem. I have bought HP Pavilion 16-a0030nw and i have problem with installing Windows. I tried everything -creating bootable pendrive with rufus nfts/fat32 -creating pendrive with media creation tool But no matter what I do laptop simply doesn't detect pendrive in boot menu. I...
  8. Z

    [SOLVED] Installing or running softwares fails

    I have strange issue on windows 10. My account has adminstrator permissons but installations of many softwares fails. For example, I can't install discord even after running installer as administrator. Some other web apps install and I can start them but nothing renders. If I log into built-in...
  9. J

    Question Which screws exactly?

    Hello everyone, I am upgrading my current build, and do have a question regarding the case and PSU mounting. The case I am building into is MasterCase H500M and the PSU is Dark Power Pro 12 1500W. The question might appear silly but please bear with me since I am returning to desktop building...
  10. B

    [SOLVED] Not posting on restart after Windows 10 installation

    I recently swapped my motherboard Asus Prime x570-Pro with the newly released Asus ProArt B550-Creator (for the built-in Thunderbolt 4 I/O ports). My CPU is Ryzen 3950x. My monitor is plugged into GTX 1050 via DisplayPort. I am trying to re-install Windows 10 (64-bit) on my Samsung Evo 560 SSD...
  11. Rizvee

    [SOLVED] USB OS installation drive

    Can I create an USB OS installation drive with multiple OS in it? If so, then which software can I use to create one? I want to install an OS from the USB drive, not run an OS from it.
  12. K

    [SOLVED] Installing windows 7 freeze on logo

    I am trying to install windows 7 on a h410 motherboard with g6400. I am installing using a usb key. When I selected to boot from the usb, I press any key to start the installation. When I get to the windows 7 swirly logo the screen freezes. I tried to turn on CSM in the bios but when I do...
  13. cyberfyber

    [SOLVED] Impossible Ram Installation on Motherboard with Tabs on only one end of Slots

    Is this now becoming a thing? That is, memory slots with an moveable tab on only one end? Completed my very first build today using the MSI B550 Tomahawk. Spent 20 minutes trying to get a couple modules in. An insane experience when only one end opens up. I still have no idea how I managed to...
  14. cyberfyber

    [SOLVED] Intimidated by Front Panel Connectors for B550-F Rog Strig - First Time Build

    Planning on my first build using the ASUS B550-F ROG Strig motherboard. Thing is, the manual doesn't get as concise as the one I'd seen for the MSI B450 Tomahawk MAX - which I was originally planning to buy. Can't find a decent youtube vid (if any) on the installation of this board. Unlike the...
  15. mrm555

    Question My pc is Killing hard drives Please Help

    Hello I hope everyone is doing well, Im posting this because I have a very bad inconvenience with my PC, 2 years ago I decided to start and build my own PC these are the components of it and specs. 8GB RAM DDR4 CORSAIR Motherboard Sniper G1 B7 Graphics Nvidia 1050TI Power Supply Corsair VS600...
  16. B

    Question Windows 10 Installation On SATA SSD Doesn’t Work

    So I just bought a new gaming rig and assembled it. (Specs down bellow) I want to install windows 10 on my ssd, but the problem is that after installing windows on the ssd it restarts and goes back into the windows set-up. Also when I’m in the bios before the windows installation my ssd gets...
  17. Saifyboy

    [SOLVED] Can't boot into windows

    Recently, I upgraded my CPU which required a mobo + ram upgrade as well (was running ddr3 prior). I took out the hard drives and SSD setup I have. On my old computer, I had 1 SSD (256GB) with the OS and other useful applications, and 3 TB worth of HDDs. I have an ASRock b550 phantom gaming...
  18. A

    [SOLVED] Switched to ubuntu 1 month ago, cant install Windows now.

    1 month ago i switched to ubuntu. I have 2NVME i want to install windows in one, in the other one i have ubuntu. I download windows.iso from media creation tool and go to rufus. GPT UEFI(NO CSM) FAT32 8192(by default) motherboard...
  19. J

    [SOLVED] Windows Simultaneous Installs Fix

    I recently installed windows on a new SSD. While maintaining windows on a previous drive I updated my new windows install but now I want to go back to my original drive. How do I do this. I uninstalled the previous windows backup (I'm an idiot don't ask). I can manually boot to the original...
  20. [SOLVED] Windows 10 Bootrec /rebuildbcd and /ScanOS say 0 Windows Installations detected.

    Don't worry about the camera noise. I had multiple Linux distro installed beside windows 10 and after deleting their partitions and deleting those folders from the EFI fat32 System partition I ran those commands as seen above. Its perhaps also important that grub was installed and removed as...
  21. M

    Question Whenever i download a game from torrent some files keep missing!

    I uninstalled my malwarebytes, disabled microsoft defender and disabled firewall from my computer but the issue still persist. Do you guys have any idea what's the problem here? I tried to use different torrent software but it didn't fix the issue. I would appreciate all of your response guys...
  22. M

    Question Installing NUC, but ssd doesn't show up as a drive for installing system

    hi everyone, I just bought a NUC, along with two rams and a Crucial P1 SSD with 1TB. I was putting them together, the two rams showed up, and the SSD also showed up in bios under the "storage" category". however when I was installing windows, the installation couldn't find a drive to install...
  23. A

    Question Windows 10 installation not seeing my ssd

    I bought a new laptop (asus x512da-ej389), I plugged in a usb with windows 10, selected all the unallocated space and installed windows, and it all went ok, reset, plugged usb out, now it doesnt boot into windows, and my ssd isnt in bios, when I go back to installation, there are no drives, what...
  24. iamraag

    [SOLVED] Installing old/used SSD and SATA drive to a new laptop - Good idea?

    What are the risks involved of installing SSDs and SATA drives from an older laptop into a newer one? I have two Samsung SM951 MZ-VPV256 (256 GB - PCI Express 3.0 x4 (NVMe)) drives from my older laptop (Asus ROG G752VY). I also have a Hitachi 0J30563 - 1TB 7.2K RPM SATA 9.5mm 2.5" Hard Drive...
  25. neverknowu

    [SOLVED] Proper Windows 10 Migration to new system

    Hello! I'm updating my system and want to be sure I get this installation correct. I'd like the new system to run off of an NVMe drive. Old one has a sata SSD. What is the best way to install Windows on the new computer/NVMe and keep my files/apps from the old one? I looked on the Microsoft...
  26. 1Nessa9

    Question Computer connects to Tv just fine but monitor says no signal.

    Hello! I've seen this question answered before but I feel like mine might be a slightly different case. I tried the solutions there (deleting/updating drivers and checking resolution settings) but nothing worked. Ever since I installed my new GPU and CPU (Nvidia 1060 GTX 3gb and AMD Ryzen5...
  27. AgelessWonder10

    [SOLVED] Windows 10 Install

    MSI B550 Tomahawk Ryzen 5 3600 Corsair Vengance 3600 XfX RX 5700 XT 600W EVGA 80+ Bronze Seagate Barracuda 256gb Nvme SSD I created a USB with the Windows 10 iso file, but it is not being recognized as a bootable in the BIOS, and in the Boot Menu, the only option I get is to boot into the Bios...
  28. DaPro_Skillz

    [SOLVED] Windows 10 Installation Media Not Working

    So I went on my Windows PC and download the Windows 10 Installation Media Creation Tool. I then ran it on my PNY 32gb NTFS USB flash drive. Once it was finished making it a bootable USB, I plugged it in to my laptop. How do I boot from it? Picture of BIOS
  29. D

    [SOLVED] Installing Wifi 6 adapter into motherboard with existing WiFi?

    This is a dumb question but can I have two Wifi adaptors installed in my desktop? I have MSI MPG Z390 GAMING EDGE Wifi that came with a prebuilt Wifi adapter but I'd like to upgrade it with an intel Wifi 6 adapter. Can I keep the old one in or do I need to remove it before I can install the...
  30. AtotehZ

    [SOLVED] Installing Win10 on secondary drive while booted up.

    Hey, I'm having an issue with a mini-pc. It won't install Windows 10 when booting to a USB for some reason. The temporary solution I've found is to take an older drive, install windows 10 on that on my main desktop, plug it into the mini-pc, boot up. (The older drive couldn't be installed from...
  31. asus2786

    [SOLVED] Unable to install Windows 10 on new PC

    Hello everyone, Before describing the problem, I can briefly say that I tried many methods to fix this bs - YouTube videos, instructions on the Internet, etc. I ask for some advice / help, because I have been struggling with it for two days and I don't have the strength to do it anymore. I am...
  32. M

    Question Issues installing windows

    Hello all. I recently built a computer for a friend. And used an old 950 Evo of mine for his boot drive. I wiped it clean using the formatting tool on my computer. Now whenever I try to start the computer it just goes into recovery mode. Like it thinks that windows is still installed on the...
  33. styl_impulse

    [SOLVED] Need help installing new SSD!

    (Disclaimer - I know the bare minimal about PCs) So, I've basically purchased a 500GB Crucial SSD card which I have successfully installed into my PC, my PC does pick up that it is installed, however I'm struggling to understand how to make the SSD the boot drive. I understand how to enter the...
  34. P

    [SOLVED] How do i install my windows 10 pro OS onto a new SSD without the windows 10 cd

    I want to change my 1 TB HDD with Wind 10 pro installed for a new SSD for performance reasons. I know what SSD i want to get and ive made sure its compatible wiht my motherboard and all of that. i get how to physically install the drive but im seeing mixed instructions for installing the OS...
  35. Dreuxx

    Question Windows 10 Installation - Freezing on 11%

    Hello everyone. I'm trying to help a friend install Windows 10 on his computer, and he's been waiting over three hours for it to install. Currently, he's stuck on the following: "Getting files ready for installation - 11%" What steps should we take, or should we wait it out?
  36. Pimney

    [SOLVED] Laptop shuts down when installing Windows 10. Why?

    Hey Guys! Now I know that this question was asked many times in many different versions, but I feel like mine is more exotic, I also just have not found an answer to my question. Now I have an old HP laptop, which has slowed down significantly, so I wanted to clean it all up and install...
  37. Marco_420

    [SOLVED] Need help ASAP, New RyZen x3950 build in constant loop while installing windows

    Dear users, I've found myself in quite a pickle and could do with some well placed advice. I've recently build a new system, mostly with new parts though some were salvaged from my previous workstation. After putting the pc together I continued installing windows after making sure everything...
  38. M

    [SOLVED] Installation NZXT Kraken X53

    I just bought an NZXT Kraken X53 AIO, and was about to install in my PC with an MSI Z170A Gaming M3 motherboard. However, it appears that the AIO needs three CPU fan headers (2 for fans, one for pump), but my motherboard only has two, and does not have an AIO header. Is there a solution to this...
  39. S

    Question Various BSOD on Windows 10 install (replaced motherboard and SSD)

    Hi everyone, having a multitude of BSOD problems. Issues started a few weeks ago when I started getting a netio.sys BSOD but different stop codes (e.g. DRIVER_IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL and SYSTEM_SERVICE_EXCEPTION). Weirdly it seemed to happen when I was installing games from the Epic Games Store...
  40. L

    [SOLVED] Windows 10 fresh reinstall won't boot without install media

    I recently installed a fresh copy of Windows 10 Pro in place of my former installation of Windows 7 - I did not upgrade, but cleared my system drive and installed clean. Since doing this, the hard drive will not boot alone. There are three physical drives, the system drive, one drive for...