Operating system

Forum discussion tagged with Operating system.
  1. M

    Question I can't boot up my computer!

    Yesterday I tried messing around with my storage devices, because I could not find my SSD in my folders. Well, after messing around in disk management for a while, I was able to get the SSD to show! After a while of gaming I turned off my computer for the night. The next day when I tried to boot...
  2. S

    Question Asus rog strix z390x-e (new build) issues with boot menu/cannot install Windows 10/OS

    I just completed a new build on a gaming PC, and this is my first time putting a PC together. I have an ASUS Rog Strix z390-e motherboard. I had no issues assembling the pieces, and the PC turned on first try, and the BIOS came up without any issue. Under "Storage Information" in the BIOS...
  3. K

    Question Windows 10 on Asus MAXIMUS VII RANGER?

    Okay so just i quick question I can't understand. I'm thinking of buying a new motherboard for 1150 socket however that's not relevant the thing is that on asus website it states that the asus intel z97 maximus VII ranger only supports windows 7 and 8. I have windows 10 on a real old motherboard...
  4. Luisito3107

    Question Will OS boot if installed on a HDD caddy?

    I have a HP ProBook 4540s with only one SATA port with a 2TB HDD installed on it. I was planning into buying an SSD but also I wanted to keep my 2TB HDD. I read about the possibility of replacing the DVD drive with an HDD caddy in order to add another SATA drive. HP laptops have (or had) a...
  5. D

    Question Should I upgrade Windows 7 to Windows 8/8.1

    Windows 7 support will end soon so I've been thinking to switch to another os I tried Windows 10 but It lags and my laptop doesn't have any drivers for it I'm thinking of Installing Windows 8/8.1 Here's my laptop https://www.acer.com/ac/en/US/content/support-product/4075?b=1 It has a driver for...
  6. 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...
  7. SentiKoji

    Question Migrating Windows 10 (SSD) from Intel CPU to AMD

    Shabbat shalom friends. So, soon I'll be changing a lot of parts in my current computer and can't find any good information on migrating a drive with the OS (Win 10 64bit) on it to a completely different CPU (From Intel to AMD). Now, I know that I'll have to uninstall all drivers for parts that...
  8. S

    Question Installing windows 10 edu from secondary disk

    I have two storage disk in my PC. An ssd and an hdd. On my ssd right now, windows 7 pro (pirated) are installed. The hdd has random files of mine. So, I got a license for Windows 10 edu and I want to install them. Can I install them from my hdd somehow without erasing anything? I also have a usb...
  9. D

    Question "Mount the EFI Partition System fail" while updating BIOS, on a Dual OS Partition System

    I currently have an Acer Aspire 5 A515-51G laptop, running on Windows 10 and Ubuntu 18.04 as dual boot, and I want to update the BIOS. Windows 10 is in the SSD and Ubuntu in the HDD. Both these disks are MBR type, and I found out that they require to be GPT in order for me to update the BIOS...
  10. rathanamjeeva2

    Question How to enable USB in bios when it's already disabled

    I was trying to recover from an bad GPU driver update and I tried so many ways couldn't get my previous GPU performance back so I choose the ultimate solution rebooting my OS. I was trying to install Windows 7 ultimate 64 bit in my PC but my mouse and keyboard automatically got disabled once I...
  11. F

    Question Use .exe as OS

    I was just curious id it would be possible to usensure an .exe app as an os... so when you boot the pc it just comes up as that app.
  12. deva7666

    Question M.2 vs SSD

    Hello! I'm new to the forum so please bare with me. But I have a quick question: I'm looking to build my next PC and I've been hearing a lot about using M.2's as a good storage(? unsure of what to call it atm, words are escaping me) for using it to boot and run OS. This is what I was thinking...
  13. K

    Question Battlefield 1 or keyboard software issue

    Guys, I have a logitech G413, whenever i click on the weapons loadout screen iin battlefield 1 or on squad members in game, it automatically scrolls up to the first weapon slot for all classes. And i also keey moving forward without any key being pressed Help please
  14. G

    2019 standard and essentials

    I saw a link to a discussion about this on here but cannot find it now. I just want a few bullets to give my client to help them decide whether they should go with Essentials or Standard version of 2019 server. Thanks!
  15. J

    Question Cloning OS partitions to other parition

    So I have a 1Tb hard drive containing my games, media etc. and an 500Gb ssd which contains my windows. I want to get rid of the ssd on this system, the plan is to clone my ssd into a partition on my hard drive. Windows reinstallation isn't an option. So is there any kind of tool that I can use...
  16. Y

    [SOLVED] How to reinstal OS Windows 8 upgrade 10

    Greetings people, I have a PC which I need to reinstall OS. We buy Windows 8.1 few years ago and when Microsoft relase free upgrade to Windows 10 we do that. Now I need to reinstall PC and how to keep Windows 10? Is key for Windows 8 or Windows 10 ? Thank you
  17. Y

    Question what operating system is recommended for an unsupported white macbook

    Hello, earlier this week i found my old white macbook laptop that has a cracked screen, i used this laptop back when it came out (i think 2008 or 2009) in those days it was a very fast and efficient laptop (im a windows user now btw). one day the screen broke and i remember it costed like half...
  18. rysani

    Question Can use internet but can't play games

    As the title says I can browse internet but can't connect to online games like GameRanger, Age of empires (eso) and others. I need help with this its been more than a month I've not played my games due to this problem. Tried searching more than hundreds of fix's but that didn't solve any of my...
  19. J

    [SOLVED] Can an operating system with good multi-GPU code or API allow non-multi-GPU games to scale well?

    If an operating system gets multi-GPU code or APIs (e.g. Vulkan) coded into it, will games that weren't developed with multi-GPU code finally scale well? This was because I learned that not all games scale well with multi-GPU because the devs don't embed code for them. So instead of coding...
  20. R

    Question Am I still able to access the Files from this Hard Drive?

    I've been dealing with motherboard issues with this old computer that I was using for the last 5 years and it ended up dying recently. So I ended up going out and got a completely new computer. I have a lot of important files on my old computer's hard drive. My old computer ran Windows 8.1 as...