Operating system

Forum discussion tagged with Operating system.
  1. M

    [SOLVED] Question about migrating OS

    Hello, I have recently bought an m.2 SSD (replacement for the old HDD) for my notebook to finally make it usable. I want to migrate the OS (W10 Home), but I cant find information about the transfer as a whole. Will the migration copy all SYSTEM RELATED FILES to the SSD or ALL FILES to the SSD...
  2. kook

    Question Which drive should I install it on?

    So I want to install Pop!_OS and I need to select either of these 2 drives. I'm sure the top is HDD and the lower is SSD so what do I choose to install the OS? Personally I thought I'd use the HDD for backups. So where does the OS go? Btw win10 is installed somewhere and I don't mind overwriting...
  3. I

    Question is ssd hard drive faster

    im gonna buy an ssd hard drive to speed up some games loading speed and fps in general, but i wonder does the ssd hard drive need to be the OP system to run games faster? or can i just put it as a secondary hard drive and put a game in there and it will run faster? the question is, will both...
  4. xrh

    Question Constant BSOD and System File corruptions

    As of yesturday my PC has been getting loads of random BSOD, and error codes indicating there are corrupt system files. So the 1st error code I got was 0xc0000221 which was saying my OS couldn't be loaded due to the kernel being missing or containing errors and the file it was showing was...
  5. NJackson7

    [SOLVED] Best cloud storage solution

    Hello all. I am currently doing a project that is trying to determine how useful a personal cloud storage device would be for a business compared to using options such as Onedrive (as well as how economically viable it would be). As part of this project, I need to determine which would be the...
  6. G

    My PC shuts off when gaming/Stress Test!

    I am Often Playing video games when my system will shut off, and I know that the CPU is not overheating. I have had this problem before and a computer shop said it was a problem with my operating system. Yet after re-installing windows with a different product key, the problem has come back...
  7. Flame1

    Question Photoshop makes my whole OS lag

    I made a similar thread earlier and I thought the issue was fixed by reinstalling photoshop to another drive, but after 3 hours of working on a project the issue happened again, all of a sudden out of nowhere my whole system just started lagging extremely to the point where it took about a...
  8. bradencn

    Question I want to move an old Hard Drive to a new computer without losing data. How?

    I know how to install a new hard drive fairly easily. My question is simply, how do I take an older 3.5" hard drive that has an OS on it, and put it on my new computer that has the OS on an M.2 that I'm using? Obviously I don't need the OS on the hard drive anymore, but I really don't want to...
  9. P

    [SOLVED] Installed Windows 10 as MBR... not GPT. Is this a problem?

    So I did a clean install of Windows 10. Seems to be running fine, but after some digging a found out that the OS is installed as BMR, not GPT. I have read that GPT is superior, but I really dont want to reinstall OS again. cant also boot in UEFI mode too, I think thats connected. Only thing I...
  10. Andross64

    Question Why is Microsoft giving me a .exe file when I try to download the ISO for my OS?

    - Main drive that had the OS on it failed(everything was backed up so it's all good). - I go to the Microsoft page where you can re-download the ISO to reinstall the OS on your machine. - My code works fine but...... It gives me a .exe file even though the page says download ISO. - I need to...
  11. [WTS] Crucial MX 500 1TB SSD--$85.00 shipped

    Crucial MX 500 1TB SSD. Used for on year, will wipe clean before shipping. I have gone to all M.2 PCI-e and the cases I'm using don't have 2.5" drive slots. $85.00 Shipped
  12. Z

    [SOLVED] What is the best way to transfer just my OS and games to a new SSD from HDD?

    I have a Lenovo Legion-Y520 Laptop with 1TB of HDD storage. I want to transfer just my OS and games to a new 1TB SSD, and leave the HDD for storage without removing it. Would it be best for me to fresh install Windows 10 from a USB to the SSD, and then transfer just my games over, or should I...
  13. beeko

    Question Will win10 affect my current OS

    Hey Since Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020 works only with windows 10, is it possible to install windows 10 on a different drive so when ever I want to play that game, I would switch on that drive? So that the OS would not mess up with my bios or anything with my current windows 7 OS?
  14. RSV AI

    Question What can I use to collect the drivers of a PC and reinstall it again after reformat

    What can I use to collect the drivers of a PC and reinstall it again after reformat
  15. 2

    Question Looking for advice on fixing my rig

    Hello forum! So I have a rig that was GREAT....5 years ago. My components can be found over here. I have since added 1 500gb SSD and a 3TB external hard drive. I know its about time for a new rig, but I need to get a bit more time out of the rig to save up for the new one, and I really believe I...
  16. milos.burmazovic

    Question How will change of hardware impact my OS?

    Hello everyone, A few days ago my CPU fan stopped spinning so I went online and ordered a new cooler and saw the guy selling it has a 1TB HDD so I bought it too. Today it arrived and I couldn't get the cooler to fit properly. I sighed and decided it was time for an upgrade anyway. So again I...
  17. user.anonymous

    Question Trouble Accessing the BIOS ll PC Build

    Hello, I am currently building a pc for the first time but I have encountered problems with accessing the BIOS. In looking for the solution, I have come to the conclusion that the problem is potentially related to either/or my USB keyboard and MSI motherboard (see specs below). 1. Given I have...
  18. user.anonymous

    Question Is it possible to install the Windows 10 operating system before the installation of the BIOS?

    So my current situation is that I do not have an optical drive to install the msi dvd containing the drivers and utilities needed with the computer. Instead, I was thinking of using the Windows 10 operating system first, then going onto the relevant websites to install the software for the BIOS...
  19. _fishp0cket

    Question Moving dual boot partitions safely?

    So my current storage situation is a bit of a problem. My current main boot drive was originally a storage drive, that at some point I installed a very slim Windows system to in a small partition (50GB) part way through the drive and between 2 storage partitions I resized to fit it between. Poor...
  20. user.anonymous

    Question Can I convert my MSI DVD Rom to USB format? If so, how?

    Hello; I'm currently setting up my operation system for a recent pc build of mine. However, I am wondering whether or not it is possible to safely convert my DVD ROM to a USB format on a 2.0/3.0 flash drive. I assume there is no harm in doing so but I have seen nothing related to how the...