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Hi, I've decided to reinstall Windows on a 4years old laptop, because it's showing weird errors (basically Start Menu, Settings, and Apps don't run anymore). What's better: A- restore it to factory settings (so Win8 + apps) and redo all the infinite upgrades. B- reinstall just Win10. I'm thinking about B, do you agree? Are there some drawbacks? (except for Win10 itself, but the owner likes it) Anything I should be careful about? (other that the backup and maybe system img)
Hi, this is a generic question not limited to a single case, as I often have to deal with other people's computers. What's the best method to backup an OEM OS to small images for future reinstallation? (even to a different hdd\ssd) Possibly without user data, because that can be huge and it's better saved\updated elsewere anyway. What about saving the recovery partitions? (as they contain smaller installers for everything) I've checked the default programs, but: - Win7 can only save the entire disk and so it needs an additional big external drive to store the images (not a cheap soluti
Well i see that alot of issues with raw data but mine has a twist i have 2 ssd 120gb in raid to make 1 240gb ssd hd no i not sure what to do to restore of fix the issue even recovering data dont seem easy im using g parted live witch finds the 2 ssd and the mapped raid ssd but cant recover it or repair 2 error , 1 partition outside of disk and 1 other , 1 ssd is unallocated 1 is ok wid a warning but i duno how it used to be i have testdisk but duno how to use it on a ssd/raid testdisk shows 2 ssd and 2 mapped all these fault was cause but chkdsk on pc restart when it crashed
Hel-l-lp! My parts-built PC running Windows XP Home SP3 is just barely functional. For quite a while now, up until a couple of weeks ago it would take about 20 minutes or so to boot up and about one full minute to load a program. About a month ago I updated a lot of old programs and drivers and the performance improved somewhat but it was still far from normal. I have Microsoft's firewall and Avast's free antivirus running all the time and I also run the latest version of Advanced SystemCare Free often so I don't think it's a problem caused by a virus or malware. I also occasionally run Malwar