Forum discussion tagged with OS.
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    Question Trying to clean install Windows 10 and switch OS to SSD, how do I do it?

    I'm about to swap out CPU+Mobo from Intel to AMD so I thought I'd ask around and some people suggest doing as the the title says to stop and hiccups before they happen. Thing is I'm not exactly sure how to do this with Windows 10 in a clean manner so I would like you guys to guide me through...
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    Question SSD upgrading - OS and performance

    Hello, I'm currently using 1Tb hdd 5400rpm. I'm planning to update my laptop with m 2 nvme ssd. I would like my OS to remain in my hdd while jus my design softwares would be transferred to ssd. Will that make a difference or should the os be in the ssd drive to make a difference? The reason...
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    Question No OS found / Cant get into bios

    Hey folks! Having a problem with this pc I built for a friend about a year ago. Not quite sure what they did to cause this problem but I can't figure it out. This pops up when you turn the computer on . "An operating system wasn't found. Try disconnecting any drives that don't contain an...
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    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...
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    Question Can i keep all of my drives the same, to use in a new pc.

    I have had my pc for 2 years now, and i am building a pc with a i7 8700k, asus prime z270 motherboard, corsair vengeance ram, and a 1080ti. i want to know if it is possible to just build the system and just use all of my old drives without wiping them or deleting anything. i dont want to delete...
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    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.
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    Question Transferring HDD with Windows 7 into new PC with Windows 10 installed.

    I've bought a prebuilt and I'm currently waiting for it to arrive. The new PC will have Windows 10 installed, which I'm happy with. I have a HDD in my old PC with my old files and games installed. Is it possible to install my old HDD into my new PC purely for access to my files with out it...
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    Question RTX 2080 - Screen starts to flicker after I have a played a game

    Hello there. So I have a rather interesting problem that customer service was absolutely clueless about. Alright.. So I just bought and installed an all new RTX 2080 from Asus. It is not overclocked other the factory clocks from Asus. I came from a GTX 980 Ti before and there was no issue...
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    [SOLVED] Partition to partition bootable clone--need some help.

    Sorry if I'm not in the right section--couldn't see one specifically for this. I want to do a partition to partition clone that is bootable from the target disc once the cloning process is completed. I am wondering if 'Macrium Reflect 7 Free' either Home or Business edition is able to do this. I...
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    No 5.1 sound from Netflix

    Hello all, I have a samsung ht-j5150 5.1 audio system and i have it hooked up to a philips 50PUS6503/12 via a high speed hdmi cable with ethernet (in the ARC hdmi slot). The problem is that regardless of the audio setting i choose on the tv or samsung audio system, i can't get 5.1 to play from...
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    windows is slow even after fresh install

    I had this problem for some time now, i have installed a new SSD and installed windows on it, it was good for some time and then it got so slow again. Programs keep freezing and everything is slow even soundcloud and youtube keep cutting out. i have installed all drivers cpu temps are around...
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    how to test psu voltages with multimeter when all cables are black!?

    as per the title really, i need to test my EVGA 850 G2 with a multi-meter to check all rails are performing as they should. however, all my cables/wires are black! anyone know if/how this can be done? thanks BTW my pc boots, runs, for the most part so it's not dead completely - just need to...
  13. MaxTehLegend

    PC significantly slower after upgrading?

    I've made a thread about this before about why I was getting less performance after upgrading, you can check out my previous thread here: http://www.tomshardware.co.uk/answers/id-3458691/4690k-5ghz-outperforming-4770k-5ghz-benchmarks.html I thought that I had fixed it only to come back and...
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    Buy Cheap Blower Style GTX 1080 Ti or Multifan, Case Air Flow issues

    I can get a ASUS GeForce GTX 1080 Ti for 530 but its a blower style card as you can see. I've heard they are good for cases with bad airflow. Mine would fall under that category. It's ENERMAX iVektor ECA3310A. Pic of inside of my build is below. I have a 290 Vapor X and playing Witcher for 20...
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    Problems with i7 4790k & Biostar B85MG - Freezing upon booting up

    Hello very smart humans. Me have problem & rocks won't solve it. I just purchased an Intel i7 4790k. To me, I think it's my first robust build thus far. (Noob) Upon installation, I'm faced with a guaranteed freeze during boot up. I currently use a Biostar B85MG which is a compatible MOBO...
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    Problem with connection between my PC and Monitor

    I just built a pc but when I click the power button on the pc everything comes on but then goes of in a second! Please help.
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    Acer aspire a515 Series, Monitor unable to be turned on

    Hello, I have an Acer aspire s515 51, model nc174. I recently replaced my keyboard and removed the plastic. (New keyboard is fine and was booting normal) After replacing keyboard and no plastic and then putting back all the pieces (motherboard etc) I turned it on. After turning it on it...
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    Ram support motherboard

    I have 2030 cpu, I want a new motherboard for the cpu and the motherboard should support Ddr4 ram,
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    Can't boot system automaticly, only manualy from BIOS

    Hi guys I have an issue with a boot menu on my motherboard. I'm kinda green in IT so please be patient. I've updated my motherboard, which is asus Z370-E gaming, and since then my settings went default. Duuuh So my SSD, in which there is windows 10 installed, is duplicated in BIOS, the...
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    Is this a good build?

    I have changed my specs a bit. Here is the list to my specs. https://pcpartpicker.com/list/PbVXkd