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Can I install Windows 10 Media Creation Tool through Rufus on Hiren's?

While booted into Hirens I downloaded Windows 10 Media Creation Tool and tried to extract it through Rufus to create a USB boot drive. When in Rufus and I go to find the file it doesn't show up. When ...
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Issues trying to boot Hirens BootCD on a HP with TPM and Bitlocker enabled

I am trying to boot Hirens BootCD on a HP with TPM and Bitlocker enabled. The boot will freeze after initializing the boot process. Secure boot is disabled. Neither secure boot nor without secure boot ...
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Hiren Boot USB Method - Fix HDC Not working

I have been trying to install a Hard drive from dead PC (T3400) to a new PC (HP Z620). Faced with so many roadblock but in the final step right now. After entering "M" command in Fix_HDC ...
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Hiren's Boot PE, NVMe & RAID - a RAW deal

On HP laptop Windows 11, I booted into Windows perfectly normally, then I rebooted into Hirens Boot PE, opened Aomei Backupper, did not do any action in that application, then I opened Disk Management,...
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Hirens Interesting Issue

I am a huge fan of Hiren's Boot PE, I cannot recommend it enough to technicians if they have not already tried it. I have been using it since it came out in 2018. Unfortunately, I was using it last ...
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How does resetting Windows passwords without authentication work

I've come across this tool "Hiren" , and it allows me to enable the builtin Administrator, as well as change passwords of local users just by booting up the USB stick with its ISO. I couldn'...
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Windows 7 & 10 how to make them friends

I need to clone my current installation of Windows 7 to a new computer. I also need to dual boot that with a new installation of Windows 10. The Windows 7 is currently on a BIOS/mbr disk. I don't mind ...
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Migrate C Drive

I am looking to migrate the C Partition from a Windows 7 PC from about 2008. I would like to copy the C Partition to a new PC. I am experienced in troubleshooting boot issues, copy/restoring ...
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How to enable network on DLCBoot's mini windows 10?

My hdd died a couple of days ago and I am using a DLC to boot up from a flash drive, but the network services seems to be uninstalled/disabled. Is there anyway to install/enable the network?
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Not able to boot into Windows after stopping chkdsk abruptly (started and stopped in cmd)

I have an Acer Predator Helios 300. Boot Mode have 2 options: UEFI and Legacy. And the system has 2 drives: A 128G SSD and a 1TB HDD. And the system is not able to boot up. What I've tried: ...
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Repair a HDD belonging to a UEFI computer in a Non-UEFI computer

I have an HP All-in-one PC that has UEFI firmware. For some strange reason, the computer gets hung and reset itself. After reset, booting was not possible because no O.S. was detected. I mounted ...
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Updating programs on hiren boot disk

Im trying to update ccleaner and other programs that come bundled with hiren boot disk, how easy is it and how is it done?
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"Hiren's Boot CD 16.2" vs. "Hiren's Boot CD 15.2"

I was looking for the latest HBCD and then I found this one: "Hiren's Boot CD 16.2" which seems to be the latest, however on their own website, they only have vs. "Hiren's Boot CD 15.2" not 16.2 ...
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I get an error while installing Windows XP "could not find place for swap file"

When installing Windows XP from MS-DOS (HBCD-HirenBootCD) i get the following message: "An internal Setup error has occoured. Could not find place for swap file." I can't boot from CD/USB so i've ...
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Hirens boot cd does not dectect hard drive

I want to reset my windows 8 password through Hirens boot cd mini windows xp. It does not detect my hard drive so i can not find the SAM file. How can i make it see my hard drive so i can fix this?
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When I run Acronis on Hiren I cannot see the external hard drive plugged to USB port

I have just bought a new laptop Lenovo G50-80 with Windows 8. I want to make an image of C: with the Acronis that comes with Hiren (True Image 2012). It always worked with all my other computers ...
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How do I add the MHDD program to Hiren's BootCD?

How do I add MHDD to Hiren's BootCD so that I can try to repair my hard drive?
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How do I run ccleaner when using Hirens Boot CD?

I just tried running it and it was analyzing the Hiren CD, how do I analyze my main drive while using Hirens boot cd?
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Hiren's Boot CD with UEFI support?

I am a long term user of Hiren's Boot CD, but the CD does not support booting on UEFI/EFI/SecureBoot hardware, is there some kind of update/patch to apply to the cd image to be able to boot without ...
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windows 8 password reset [duplicate]

A friend of mine has accidentally lost her windows 8 password. I tried booting a live USB Hiren's & Windows windows unlocker enterprise (windows xp based live disks). The problem is that the ...
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Add Ghost32 to Hiren’s CD 15.2

Hi I need add ghost32 to Hiren’s CD v15.2 Windows Mini XP. I found this tutorial. My steps: With HBCDCustomizer I extract ISO Create folder C:\Ghost Copy Ghost32.exe and uharc.exe to C:\Ghost ...
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Unmountable boot volume xp - halfway the loading screen

Power went off. When I rebooted I started receiving unmountable_boot_volume on windows loading screen (that is windows started loading progress bar and all, then stopped, kept trying to read some file ...