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I want to install ubuntu on external SSD and use it as my primary OS and I want to keep my windows 8.1 on my primary HDD in computer for gaming and other stuff. Unplug your internal hard drive, plug the external ssd in, and install Ubuntu to it. In your UEFI change the boot order to boot from removable devices before hard drives. Now when the external ...


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Windows PE, Windows To Go, and Windows Embedded can be setup to boot from USB drives via a special pre-included driver. Other editions of Windows DO NOT support booting from usb. Long story short you cannot boot your copy of Windows, because it doesn't have the required driver, the driver it uses intentionally makes booting from USB not work. My suggestion ...


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This isn't possible in Windows. When you start your computer but before you're prompted for your password, Windows is loading background services and other "machine-level" programs. Then, when you log in to your user account (as opposed to another user account that might exist on the computer) Windows begins loading the "user-level" programs uniquely defined ...


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Connect your hard disk to another computer as an external hard drive and open dive C or any drive that you had you document and just copy everything to the other computer and when you are than just re install windows but this time do it a clean installation. WAY to connect your hard disk as external. If you have an external hard drive. First open your hard ...


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Reference Installing XP as a second OS Setting up the Dual-Boot Once Windows XP setup has finished, it’ll automatically boot you into the newly installed copy of Windows XP – note that you will not be able to boot into Vista/7 at this point, nor will you see a boot menu option for it. This is because Windows XP has installed its own ...


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If you have a valid Windows product key, you can legally download an official, untouched ISO. Here are some links: http://www.howtogeek.com/186775/how-to-download-windows-7-8-and-8.1-installation-media-legally/ http://www.techverse.net/download-windows-7-iso-x86-x64-microsofts-official-servers/ You'll need the key to activate Windows after the ...


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The article Mac Slow After Yosemite Update? Fix It offers the following solutions, one of which you might have carried-out without thinking of it as a solution, which could explain the improvement after 2 days : Free space on the disk if low Repair Disk Permissions Run Mac System Resets Turn Off Transparency Effects Lighten up the Notification Center ...


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The idea to re-create the profile. And transfer files to a new working profile. Boot at Windows 7/8 CD/USB. Press Shift+F10 (run cmd) Run regedit 4.1. Select HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE. 4.2. Load SOFTWARE hive. 4.3. Set name to load hive. Save and delete User registry key HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows ...


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You could use a bootloader that would let you load a USB drive - I've used plop before with an older system. You install the bootloader to your hard drive, use that to bootstrap an install off a USB drive. You can then replace that bootloader with grub, and chainload windows off that. The nice thing with plop is that you can boot USB drives even on entirely ...


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You didn't kill your computer, you just wiped out Windows. The recovery disk is intended to recover Windows that is installed, not to reinstall Windows from scratch. If your original Windows key is on a sticker on your computer, you could reinstall Windows from the generic iso. This is slightly different from what was installed on your computer. What was ...


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Is the VM for the same system architecture (amd64 vs i386) ? You could edit grub command line (probably ctrl-x or 'e', depending on grub) and edit kernel command line to remove "quiet" flag; and see if it shows something


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From my experience, this is default behaviour in XP. Unlike newer versions of Windows, XP doesn't recognize USB hardware and install drivers quickly. It can take a while to install drivers at startup, even sometimes it doesn't at all until you log in and instruct it to do so. So in this case, it makes sense recognizing mouse while not recognizing keyboard. ...


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Ensure SATA mode in Bios is set to AHCI (you may have to dig around - Onboard devices is a good start) Obtain the SATA drivers for your system, place them on a USB stick and install them when the option appears on the screen below. The drive should appear once the correct drivers have been installed.


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Check the tool "ReAgentC.exe" for adding WinPE to Advanced boot options(ABO). You can set any loader to be launched from "Repair Your Computer" in ABO. Visual BCD Editor allows replacing/setting any loader as Recovery loader. You need 2 entries(elements) in the main OS loader (Windows 7/8 loader) 1) "RecoverySequence" (GUID of loader to be launched ...


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I'm afraid you are expecting rather a lot from an OS if you think you can replace the motherboard and change CPU manufacturer and still expect the old OS to work without a hiccup! Whilst you might be able to run a recovery on it, I'm not sure how much I'd want to trust it. You might be better off trying an upgrade to Windows 8.1 on it.


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Are your hard drives connected with IDE connection? Since you are using 8.1 that's very unlikely. If not ,you must be using SATA and SATA hard drives do not have this master - slave relationship. You can just install Windows on both HDD's and swap between by changing boot order from BIOS. So, all you answers would be: Yes.


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First try using a different USB port since not all may work and check if BIOS indeed does not support booting from it. Another method is PXE boot from network but check BIOS support also. Other method is connect cdrom reader via usb if u have one. Lastly I did a google search and here is a method to install ubuntu from windows without additional media: ...


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If you can remove the hard drive and mount it from a different computer, that's an easy way to do it. With modern compact laptops, accessing the internal hard drive is not always easy, but if you are lucky, there is a standard 2.5" drive behind two X screws that you can access from the side of the case, or sometimes the bottom. It's been a few years since ...


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Found a guy that had a same problem, Writing zeros with dd and then reformating solved his problem. I thought that maybe there was a problem with the partition table that gparted was not able to detect. So I used fdisk to reformat everything. After that it worked flawlessly. Thank you everyone.


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Go back into diskpart, and clean the disk. Then, continue on with the Windows installation. When it gets to the point of asking you what disk to install it to, choose the Unallocated Space, and let it create the partition scheme it needs. The typical Windows Vista/7/8 install requires more than just one giant NTFS volume, although that's what most people ...


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If your BIOS supports different boot-devices, connect your SSD via eSATA and install the Ubuntu OS. Consult your manual how to select the boot-device at startup


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It is possible to boot from a USB-device. It's quite normal and very handy for installing and trouble shooting, but I would NOT recommend that solution for a system drive. - External SATA is a much better solution. Even though USB seems just as fast (on paper), the buffering, "lack" of real-time and stability will slow it down. External SATA acts exactly ...


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Most likely your hard drive is failing in the sectors your windows partition is located. This explains being able to boot your linux OS. Copy files ASAP through linux and replace hard drive.


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Ubuntu provides step by step instructions on how to accomplish this http://www.ubuntu.com/download/desktop/create-a-usb-stick-on-mac-osx


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I spent an another whole day on this and finally I managed to install it The steps I took are the following I connected the drive to the PC and booted into an Ubuntu LiveCD session Formatted the drive to FAT32 with gparted Opened terminal and launched sudo mount /dev/sdb1 /mnt && sudo grub-install --boot-directory=/mnt/boot /dev/sdb Downloaded ...


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Get Process Explorer from Sysinternals. It can record process creation and exits during a reboot. Use Autoruns, also from Sysinternals, to see what's going on and easily disable individual items.


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As the other poster stated, disable Opera from starting on boot, see if it still pops up (which means it's unrelated to Opera) or if not and you start Opera and it then pops up, you'll know what it's related to. Process Explorer from sysinternals can give you the IMAGE PATH and parent window of the window that flashes open. Also check out Process Monitor ...


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Yes, but not trivially. Connect the the to your host using a caddy with eSATA. Then install virtualisation software. (e.g. virtual PC) Use the PC as a raw disk in the VM. Boot the VM and install windows. Run sysprep. Move the now installed disk to a PC with similar or identical hardware. All in all it might be much simpler if you tell use why you want to ...


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I finally managed to install Windows 7 correctly, thanks to advice from Lee Harrison and Ramhound! Thank you! As it turns out, Windows was having issues with my AMD Radeon HD 4650 graphics card - this meant that when, after the initial installation phase was complete and the OS tried to boot, the screen just went blank. I worked around the problem by ...



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