Forum discussion tagged with OS.
  1. 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...
  2. euphoria4949

    Question Help and advice needed please with OS backups & system images

    Hi everyone, I need some help and advice regarding OS backups and images, but please (ELI5) explain like I'm 5yo as my knowledge is very poor on this subject. I'm a little embarrassed to say that after more than 2 decades of being a techy PC nerd/enthusiast, I've never actually done any OS...
  3. Question Cant enter Windows 10 - Samsung Evo 970 NVMe problem with MSI B350 Gaming Plus MBB

    Hi guys, I am having some serious issues with my Samsung 970 Evo NVMe when plugged into my MSI B350 Gaming Plus motherboard. I bought it like a year ago and it seemed to be working fine for about 3-4 months but suddenly it started causing problems by not entering my OS (Windows 10 Pro). The...
  4. user.anonymous

    Question Can I use two storages at once?

    I recently built a PC with a functioning M.2 Samsung Evo 500 GB card and Western Digital 2 TB Storage HDD. I want to be able to use both at the same time so that I can maximize the most storage out of both drives. Before, I attempted to make a storage pool but I'm unable to do so for unknown...
  5. Thedoc_tv

    Question Pc won't boot or install any OS

    Hello, my pc was just working fine, until two days ago I started having multiple bsod, after a while I figured that it was a broken driver, an then worked fine after that. But yesterday, everytime I tried to open rainbow six siege, I would get a bsod cause by the antichrist battleye, also other...
  6. K

    Question Best OS for HP Pavilion X2 detachable PC 10

    I bought this little computer from someone else who installed CloudreadyOS on it, but I hate this os. It came with Windows 10 originally, but I don't know if I should try to go back to windows since this computer only has 2gb of RAM. I think it's a 64bit or 32bit. Not sure, but I wanted to...
  7. [SOLVED] Should I use both ports to install my graphics card?

    Greetings Recently, I have built a pc and I have been having trouble connecting the display. I figured out there wasn’t anything wrong with the DP or monitor after some trial and error and switching out many cables/etc so right now, my thought is this: My graphics card comes with two fans and...
  8. 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...
  9. GucciTofu

    Question I'm about to install windows 10, some questions

    I'm currently running windows 8.1 and I've decided to upgrade to windows 10 but I have to do it from the usb drive, so I bought a 16 GB usb stick to do the job. I have 2 hard drives, C: is an ssd which I use for the OS, antivirus and the drivers, then I have an hdd for everything else. Should I...
  10. 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...
  11. _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...
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    Question How do I delete a second copy of WIN10?

    I migrated my WIN10 from a SATA SSD to an NVMe M.2 SSD using AOMEI Partition Assistant, so now I have 2 copies of WIN10, one on the SATA and one on th M.2. Is it safe to delete the WIN10 on the SATA SSD?
  13. aasthasha123

    Question My Keyboard is working fine in BIOS but not working in Windows 10.

    I have a AMD RYZEN 5 Asus Laptop . Keyboard is working fine in BIOS but not in windows. But in windows few "fn" keys are working. URGENT Please Help.
  14. editor1

    Question Pluralinput. Gaming and OS's q's

    Hi all I tested out Pluralinput software on windows 10 64bit. I have tested these game's; OSRS, RS3, D2, GW1, POE. I will be testing Borderlands, Crisis and Xcom 2 as soon as I download/install them. On all listed game but OSR the mouse floats around very inconsistent. It is almost impossible...
  15. Darkbreeze

    Discussion Windows 7 and 8 users can still upgrade to windows 10 for free.

    Clearly, most of us here already knew this, and it's pretty much common knowledge on the forums, but it's always nice to see a somewhat official validation. As well, this should serve as a reminder to anybody still running Windows 7, 8 or 8.1 that you can, and probably should, take advantage of...
  16. GrandXCalibur

    [SOLVED] Bad Pool Caller Error

    I just installed a new Samsung 970 EVO into my MSI GV62 8RD-200, replacing the Intel Optane Chip that came with it. I put the OS on the SSD leaving a terabyte HDD for games etc, and both drives have over 300gb in space left, but my computer randomly crashes giving the stop code: Bad Pool Caller...
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    [SOLVED] Kali Linux Screen Glitch After Flashing To USB With Persistence

    HERE'S A VIDEO OF WHAT IS HAPPENING View: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jWCtGE-2DHI&feature=youtu.be PLEASE HELP ME I DON'T KNOW
  18. T

    [SOLVED] If my SSD is partitioned into 2 drives, would I just be able to transfer my OS drive to the M.2?

    I have a Samsung QVO 2TB with 2 drives. 200g for windows 1800g for everything else I just bought a 500g WD m.2 If my SSD is partitioned into 2 drives, would I just be able to transfer my OS drive to the M.2?
  19. F

    Question Reset bios to default now pc says I have no os?

    So I set my bios to default settings and now my pc won't boot. Says I have no os? 🤷🏼‍♂️
  20. B

    [SOLVED] Need help getting a windows education iso file for virtual machine...

    I'm taking an online class where I need to use Windows 10 Education but I am allowed to use it on a virtual machine. It requires an iso file of windows 10 education. I have a product key for Windows education but not the iso file... how do I get the iso file for the virtual machine? I'm running...