reinstall os

Forum discussion tagged with reinstall os.
  1. TMDrop

    Question Boot times still slow with newly installed SSD

    Hello everyone, I have a laptop (Acer Aspire F5-573T running Windows 10) and I elected to swap out the hdd with an ssd to speed things up a bit. I followed some videos and ended up cloning the drive to the ssd using a Sata to usb 3.0 cable and Mini Partition tool software. However, after...
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    Question How can I reinstall Windows 10 on an ASUS GL552V?

    I'm going to help somebody reinstall Windows 10 on their laptop this weekend, as in a fresh OS install from the ISO USB drive. I was wondering, is there anything specific I need to know about doing it with this laptop? I've done it with an XPS 15 before, and there were a lot more drivers...
  3. Vahlok

    Question Disk Cloning VS Reinstall

    So a bit of context, i'm getting a new SSD and want to run windows and a few programs off it for the boot speed but keep my current HDD for files and what not. My HDD is 1TB (has about 600gb on it) and the SSD is 500GB so wont fit everything. I dont really know much about this so potential dumb...
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    Question New system, old drives

    Hey everyone I want to build a new system but use my old ssd and hdd. The ssd has the OS installed on it. Can i just plug them both in and the system will boot normally? (Games are on harddrive, do i have to reinstall everything or can i just start my game like i would now?)
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    Question Perfectly normal PC extremely slow after factory reset

    Hello everyone. I dont know if Windows 10 forum is the right choice, but I still dont know what is causing my problem. It is most likely something software because it happened 3 times in 3 different PCs. So here is the description I needed to delete all stuff from three all-in-one PCs Lenovo...
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    Question Cannot enter BIOS after pressing F2 in startup

    Hello, I've been dealing with this issue for two days but haven't seem to find a solution. I'm trying to reinstall Windows 7 in my laptop (ACER Aspire 4750G) and everytime I restart, it shows "Press F2 to enter SETUP". I'm trying to enter BIOS with that key but instead, it directs me to "windows...
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    Question Fresh Start Windows 10 Product Key necessary?

    Hello, I'm about to do an uninstall and reinstall of Windows 10 after not being able to pinpoint the definite issue related to super lag during gameplay after upgrading a bunch of parts. Is what I'm finding online correct...that you don't need a Windows 10 product key if you use the Fresh Start...
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    Updrading from non-legit 8.1

    Hey, I just bought a retail key for Win 10 Pro, but sadly I currently have pirated Win 8.1 installed on this PC. If I upgrade from pirated win8.1 will pirated status still carry over or will it leave a mark somewhere?