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Forum discussion tagged with SDD.
  1. K

    Question Old hard drive and ssd not showing up in BIOS and windows.

    so i bought a new m.2 ssd because i had no space on my pc anymore. so after installing my new m.2 ssd i saw that both my old sdd and hard drive were not showing in BIOS and a after installing windows on the new ssd they dont show in windows either.
  2. T

    [SOLVED] Using old HDD with Windows and files to just store files

    Hi everyone! I've just finished building a new PC and everything works fine. I'm using an SSD to boot Windows 10. The thing is that I wanted to use my old PC's HDD in the new build, to store files and some programs. My old HDD is the one that has everything I've stored for the last 10 years...
  3. S

    Question Help transferring OS from HDD to SDD

    Situation: I am trying to move my Windows OS to my brand new 1TB Samsung SSD 860 EVO. I have a 2TB HDD with the OS. I have done a full clean factory reset. I have been using Samsung Data Migration 4.0. After I transfer all the data, my computer freezes 10-15~ seconds into shutdown. I do a...
  4. Dondeh

    [SOLVED] I dont know what im doing with storage, advice would be amazing.

    Ok, so hear me out! I've been onto computers for a bit now, building my first one when I was 16 (where I obviously made a lot of mistakes), but recently upgraded and made (probably) fewer mistakes. One thing I've never really understood or put the time to research into is storage. and after...
  5. A

    Question OS location keeps changing

    Hi, after a random windows 10 update I noticed that my PC was really slow l, so i check my storages (1tb hdd and 500gb ssd) and the OS changed location from my ssd to my hdd. I selected the ssd as my boot drive in the bios and it seems to work, but afer turning off the pc and then turning it on...
  6. zolalbert

    Question Kingstone A400 240 GB SSD slow

    Hi, i just bought a new Kingstone SSD A400 240 GB. After instaling windows i was wondering about the speed, i copyied a folder(8GB), and pasted to desktop (SSD) and my speed was just 35mb/s. I thing its to slow. Whats the probleme? https://ibb.co/qgfnw0R
  7. C

    Question completely new to a pc and im upgrading from a ssd 256gb to 1tb ssd and not sure what to do

    hey guys im anthony new to this forums and new to the pc world , i currently have a alienware r8 that i got at a good price 2nd hand its equipped with i5 9600k and a gtx 2070 blower . Now i keep reading online that i should upgrade my 256 ssd to a 1b ssd so i can run my games from my 1tb sdd...
  8. wzrdstk

    Question Looking for solutions...

    Allow me to explain my predicament: I just built a new PC. Currently stuck because I am running 8.1 off my old HDD and my new system (motherboard, requires drivers that only install on Windows 10. I have a version of Windows 10 ready to install, but no USB flash drive to boot from. I do...
  9. A

    [SOLVED] Hdd died, upgrade time, recommendations please?

    Hello everyone My hdd fully died the day other so im in need of a new hdd/sdd. Im hoping some one would be able to recommend a good, fast, reliable hdd/sdd? I have around £100 to spend I have a nvidia gtx 750ti graphics card 8gb RAM If someone would be able to help me out that would be great...
  10. J

    Question Is there any way to upgrade my Lenovo Yoga 510 for video editing purposes?!

    First of all, I've just bought a decent camera for making some short films. Until very recently I was a film student, so this gave me access to my university's cameras and editing software... Now I need to do everything on my own! Since I have bought a camera, that's pretty much all my budget...
  11. M

    [SOLVED] Computer boots of wrong drive

    Hello, I just recently upgraded from a HDD to a SSD. I then format my HDD to have extra space for games,apps,etc. But when I boot up the computer it stills ask me if I want to boot up on Windows 10- Volume 2? or Windows 10 Volume-5?. I don't know what to do I want to avoid that step when...
  12. Scar667

    [SOLVED] No boot disk has been detected or the disk has failed.

    PC has been working with some problems for the past year. Now when I try to boot it I get this error: View: https://imgur.com/a/M2wd4ZM So, I bought a new SSD. Installed Windows on it. Checked the connectors Ran CHKDSK C: /F and CHKDSK C: /R Used the Windows Startup repair or whatever its...
  13. matzumoto

    [SOLVED] Moving M.2 to a new pc.

    Hi! Im about to buy a new pc soon and I have a m.2 250gb in my laptop only games installed. (No windows). My question is can I clean the m.2 and move it to the new pc? Thanks :)
  14. S

    [SOLVED] Should i buy sdd or upgrade my ram ?

    I have a acer a515-51g i5 8th 8250u 8gb ddr4 ram 1th hdd, windows 10. I'm thinking about making laptop run faster, I don't play games, but I use chrome browsers a lot like 15+ tabs little photoshop. Currently laptop is little laggy at times, tried a lot of optimization. Boot time is very...
  15. S

    Question system32 missing error when i boot up with my new ssd

    My pc boots up perfectly fine when I only have my hdd plugged in but when i plug in my new ssd with it, my pc wont boot and tells me im missing system32
  16. Maximuxis

    [SOLVED] Emtpy Optical Drive slot, can I install an SDD drive (Laptop)?

    Hello guys, I'm new to this because I recently decided to upgrade storage on my laptop (preferably to SDD), which required me to do lots of research but I'm stuck now and need guidance. I discovered that there's an Optical Drive slot on my laptop that it's basically empty, the user manual...
  17. H

    Question Need help accessing an HDD

    A couple of days ago my computer seemed to have... 'bugged' out, my Windows froze and when I tried to boot it up again, it would be stuck on everything, from launch Windows, to trying to format, to repairing, but that part has been fixed, with a consequence. It was my HDD, for some reason, the...
  18. luzhun

    Question 2TB Drive "Full" but only 400GB is used.

    Hey all. Is there a good way to see what may be taking up HDD space? Supposedly out of a 1.81TB drive, only 9.51MB is free! There is no way that it can be full. I went to properties on each folder within the drive and calculated that only around 400GB is actually being used. It is a secondary...
  19. Falco57

    Question BIOS freezing with new SSD?

    Hi guys, so i bought an SSD (PNY 120GB) a couple of days ago, burned an image of Windows 10 1809 into a USB stick and tried to install Windows on it, the installation went fine, then when i restarted the machine, it would get to the windows 10 loading logo and the PC would restart, so i got an...
  20. J

    Question Is my SSD corrupt? It's not showing up anymore, after reinstall of Windows

    Hello Everyone, looking for some input on whether or not my SSD is corrupt. This last Friday I was updating the BIOS and some other updates through Gigabyte and the software center. When I logged on the next day, Windows was operating funny (things like windows media player not loading, only...