Forum discussion tagged with partitions.
  1. B

    [SOLVED] Need help with Partition

    Hey brains trust, I am looking for some help please? I upgraded my motherboard, CPU, RAM and GPU. I wanted to bring my PC up to spec for Windows 11 plus gain a bit more budget gaming performance. I wanted to change my SSD from MBR to GPT. I tried several times unsuccessfully to use the mbr2gpt...
  2. E

    [SOLVED] Partition Trouble

    Trying to migrate my system drive from my old (2TB) HDD to my new (1TB) SSD. I've reduced the HDD's used storage to 600 something GB, which means I should have room to clone all partitions to my SSD, but for some reason, the SSD already has a small partition. What is this partition, and do I...
  3. P

    [SOLVED] Disk Partitions

    My boot drive is a Samsung 960 EVO 256GB NVMe . I have purchased a Samsung 970 EVO Plus 1TB NVMe M.2 (2280). I want to clone the 256GB drive to the new 1TB drive, but before I do so I want to make sure I am not cloning partitions that I do not need. The current 256GB drive has the following...
  4. R

    Question How to get rid of all these extra partitions?

    The hard drive has been split up into many partitions and i have no idea how to remove them. Any help would be greatly appreciated Here is an image of my problem:
  5. J

    [SOLVED] How to transfer Windows and should you partition SDD?

    I'm sorry if this is a wrong forum but I can't google anymore. Please help me. I need explanation for dummies. I'm probably smart enough (IQ-wise) to follow detailed instructions, but I don't understand anything about how anything works. I have a 5 years old laptop with a HDD disk. I never used...
  6. carl-vbn

    [SOLVED] What is wrong with my Windows 10 drives & partitions?

    Hello everyone, I've recently noticed a few issues with my storage configuration on windows, and as I don't know much about partitioning I was hoping that some of you could help me solve them. First of all, here's my system configuration: AMD Ryzen 7 1800X RTX 2070 SUPER 16 GB DDR4 RAM 1 HDD...
  7. R

    [SOLVED] Are my device partitions correct in regards to boot times?

    Hello, So long story short I was irritated about hearing my mates pcs' boot in around 15 seconds (2 drives) and 25 seconds (3 drives) and after research I realized my 5 drive system takes longer (34 seconds) due to having so many drives and it taking longer for the I think mobo to read them...
  8. Partitionmissing

    Question Partitions disappear from time to time

    So i've ran into a weird problem which causes that 2 of my 4 partitions keep disappearing randomly sometimes after the startup and sometimes under windows 10 running. I found some posts on the forum and also one on reddit the guy on reddit has the same motherboard as me and exactly the same...
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    [SOLVED] Can I safely delete a partition and zero-fill the space without affecting another partition on my old SSD?

    First off let me apologise, as I know there's a lot of questions similar to this one out there already. However, I just want to be absolutely sure in my case that I am not going to lose any data before I make this change. So I have a 500GB SSD. On this SSD I have 2 operating systems on separate...
  10. System32_76

    [SOLVED] Strange 2GB Mint Partition Appears After Installation

    Hello everyone. So I used a 32GB flash drive with YUMI to put Mint and Clonezilla on it recently. When you use YUMI with a flash drive, it creates a partition labeled "MULTIBOOT,." This is normal and takes up the whole space of the drive. View: After using YUMI to...
  11. S

    [SOLVED] Doing a fresh install. what to do with hard drive that has system partition on it?

    I am going to do a fresh install of windows 10 because my system partition and boot drive are on different drives. the boot drive is my SSD but my system partition is on my HDD. I am going to disconnect my HDD and only have the SSD connected when I install to stop this happening again. My...
  12. S

    [SOLVED] installing second ssd. Boot and system partitions are on separate drives. Not sure how to proceed

    I have just bought a 1TB SSD that I want to set up. I am a bit out of my depth in trying to set it up with what I have already going on my PC. I tried to install the new SSD the other day into one of the 2 available sata 3.0 ports on my mobo that were taken up by my old 64gb SSD and a 1TB HDD...
  13. cynthetic

    [SOLVED] trying to upgrade a HDD with boot partition

    Windows 10 is installed on my main SATA SSD, but when I remove my old 160GB HDD to replace it with a recently wiped and repartitioned 500GB HDD, no OS is found on any of my drives. I dont know how I can make it so that my SSD is recognized as a boot device, seeing that it looks like I can only...
  14. System32_76

    [SOLVED] Cannot Find Out Correct Partition Storage Size

    Hello, I noticed a discrepancy recently regarding a partition of mine that I installed Ubuntu Studio on. According to Gparted, it shows that the partition that it's installed on reads 652.71 GB total compared to what it shows on the desktop. On the desktop for that same partition, it reads...
  15. Symb01ysm

    [SOLVED] How to find Linux partitions and remove them.

    So I have 3 storage discs, 1 Kingston 250GB SSD and 2 Seagate BarraCuda 7200rpm 2TB HHD’s. A long time ago I shrinked a lot of space from one of the HHD’s to have a system called ParrotOS as Dual-boot with Windows 10. Now the issue is... The Linux system is corrupt, so I only have Windows to...
  16. V

    [SOLVED] Clean Installation Question

    I'm currently running 2 SSD's in my system, and just recently prepared my USB flash drive for a clean installation that i've been putting off for my brand new upgrades. My one question is if i don't really care about what's on my other SSD(NON-OS) can I also simply delete all of the partitions...
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    [SOLVED] How to properly have a fresh install of Windows 10 (deleting partitions)

    Recently i've come across an idea that in order to literally commit a completely fresh install of windows is to actually download it off of a external drive and delete any hard drive/ssd partitions other than one. I would like to potentially do this soon but I want to make sure I do it...
  18. M

    Question Bizarre partitions larger than drive capacity on my HD. Why?

    Can anyone explain what's happened to my hard drive and what I should do with it? MiniTool Partition Wizard shows Disk 3 looks like this: I can still read and probably write to the real partition of 2791.49 GB. Acronis True Image Home 2014 says it successfully wrote a backup to the drive last...
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    Question One hard drive partitioned or 3 separate ones?

    Hi, I have a question- is it better to buy one m.2 1TB PCIe drive and divide it into partitions (1 for system, 1 for photos etc and 1 for games and programs) or separately 1 SSD 120GB for system, 1 HDD 500gb for photos etc and 1 SSD 512gb for games and programs? I'm wondering if separate...
  20. Myronazz

    Question Tool to rebuild partition information

    Hello, I have a very problematic drive over here. Whenever I open it in GPARTED it gives me 'bad block checksum' errors and it keeps asking to rebuild my journal (whatever that is) but despite those errors I am still able to work with the drive in gparted and edit partitions as I please. The...
  21. ProblemIsMe

    Question Can't install any OS, problem with booting and HDD partitions

    I have a long story of problems happening on my laptop DELL LATITUDE E6410: A week ago my laptop fell from the table and one of the RAMs (I didn't know) wasn't working anymore, so I was working with 2GB RAM for a week and I felt the laptop was going slow. I thought it was like that because of...
  22. D

    Kernel Security Check Failure, 0x139

    Hello community! I have a long-lasting problem with my PC, my good old friend, the Kernel Security Check Failure, bugcheckcode 0x139. Some time ago, I didn't had it very often, the error occured sporadly. But now, this error occures very often, even when I'm playing. And I can't find a...
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    CoreTemp and Ryzen Core Frequency

    Hello! I'm stress testing a build with Ryzen 5 1600. CoreTemp only shows two cores at maximum frequency, while the others are at half. Is that normal? Pic:
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    Toshiba Satellite L15W

    A friend give me his Toshiba Satellite L15W b1302 beacause he couldn't boot into windows. I try HDD recovery and it0s not working. There were no recovery files on hdd. I try making a fresh instalation but won't boot from usb, try with secure boot, without, mbr partition, gpt partition fat32...
  25. merlin_the_fish

    help for COMPACT gaming config

    Hello everybody, I would like to get you help for a gaming config that takes minimal space. I already have the peripherals (this monitor but I have very limited space and it is likely my PC tower will...
  26. D

    Mechanical keyboard for 90$ ?

    Right now I have 90$ to spend on a keyboard. I'm looking to get a mechanical keyboard that has MX blue switches with EU letter layout. Anyone know any good websites located in Europe ? I would order from Ebay but the customs and shipping is gonna cost me way to much. Would really appreciate all...
  27. U

    games stuttering, FPS drops

    lately my games have been stuttering a lot, especially The Division. i updated the drivers for 2,3 months with windows 10 for GTX 970. can anyone tell me why are the games stuttering ?
  28. G

    Windows Script Host

    Hi, I'm trying to run a vbs script but it was disabled for some reason that I don't know and displaying a massage like this "Windows Script Host access is disabled on this machine. Contact your administrator for details", So I managed to enable it through regedit, but sad to say when I...
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    which is better?

    Hi,not sure if this is the right forum but whatever.which one is better for my build.
  30. gwizzzy

    Need to upgrade my CPU

    Motherboard - Ga78lmts2p Processor AMD FX(tm)-6300 Six-Core Processor Memory (RAM) 8.00 GB Graphics NVIDIA GeForce GTX 760 Power Supply: CX500 (500WATT) Hard Drive: 465GB, 256 SSD What should I focus on upgrading? I was thinking of buying the AMD FX8350 Black Edition 8 Core Processor and...
  31. I

    cheapest AMD GPU with 4K support?

    Hey, can anyone tell me what is the cheapest AMD GPU with 4K support? Only for like movies and desktop stuff, or should I rather upgrade only CPU? If so which one is good for fair price?
  32. M

    BSOD/black screen after/while installing Nvidia GeForce drivers

    Good morning all! After receiving help on my previous dilemma where my monitor wasn't displaying anything when connected to my graphics card, I just wanna say the community here is amazing. However, another problem came when I was trying to install the drivers for my graphics card, so I would...
  33. S

    Power limit on GPU Overclocking

    I understand that increasing the voltage can seriously damage the GPU when overclocking so I was just wondering if the same would happen if I increased the power limit usage? Or is it not possible to do any serious damage when increasing the power limit to full for example? Thanks in advance.
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    two week old build starting and shutting down within half a second

    Hey all, As of about 2 weeks ago, I completed my first build, aided by a more experienced builder and the machine has been running perfectly, up until last night, where it suddenly shut off and refused to come back on again. After unplugging and turning the PSU off, then restoring power to the...
  35. fastwing76

    gaming laptop keyboard and durability ?

    hey guys I want to ask gaming laptop owners who game on their laptop keyboards how durable they are for gaming, I am currently using my y500 with a razer blackwidow tournemnent edition and CM SF-17 gaming laptop adjustable cooler.I really enjoy typing and gaming on the mechanical keyboard but...