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clean/fresh installation on new windows 8.1 pc

i just got a new lenovo ideapad y510p laptop with preinstalled windows 8.1. as soon as it arrived, i tried to do a clean (fresh) installation. however, there was no key sticker on the laptop and none ...
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Doing a clean install of Windows 8.1 x64 on a SSD - should I use RAID or AHCI?

when i first setup my computer about a year ago, i left it at the default AHCI when i installed windows 8. after doing so i was told by a computer tech that i should've just used RAID. i was confused ...
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fresh install of windows 7 sp1, original dvd, hang on starting windows, before logo animation

new build; asus z87-a intel i5-4670K intel ssd 180g 530 western digital black 2t LG CH12NS3012X BD-ROM msi geforce 760 antec high current gamer 750W Kingston KHX1600C9D3B1K2/8GX 8GB Kit Noctua NH-D14 ...
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What drivers do I need to get the most out of my new laptop?

I have just bought a Toshiba Satellite L850-1VO. The part no is PSKG6E. I have done a clean install of windows 8 x64, but now I am stuck with no drivers installed. I have located the website for ...
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HDD to SSD - Moving all data

Just received my new Crucial M4 SSD. I know how to practically install it, but I have some questions before installing: Should I do a fresh install or a clone if I want to upgrade to Mountain Lion? ...
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Can I recover files and drivers from a C drive used as an external,for a fresh install of new SSD and O/S [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I recover drivers from other hard disk Some background: I have had a major crash of C drive, will boot in safe mode and w/ networking rom Nothing has worked to ...
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Dell Vostro 1000 w/fresh XP Pro installation running very slow

I'm working on a Dell Vostro 1000 laptop. It was running slowly and hanging, antivirus scans turned up nothing and the same with the Dell diagnostics (DFT hung - but Dell's diagnostics gave the HD a ...