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Originally Posted by Jocelyn84 View Post

Switch to AHCI before installing. While the 0309 on the box probably means 0309, the firmware version is clearly printed on the SSD sticker. If it says 0309, which is probably the case, then there's no need to flash any firmware smile.gif

+rep thank you so much man perfect explanation
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This guide was very helpful for me in setting up my new ssd drive thanks!!!
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If i flip the ssd over when i install in desktop does it make a big problem?
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It can be in any orientation, so flip it if you'd like smile.gif
     
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Ok well im in the Bios and everything is set and im about to install windows
Im confused the guide says choose MBR or GPT and i dont know the difference or what they do. do i just go MBR?
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Used this guide again on my server rig. biggrin.gif 32GB AData S596 SSD installed with Windows 7 and my server programs I needed installed. Still got 20GB free. wheee.gif
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Quote:
Originally Posted by egyptionsr2buff View Post

If i flip the ssd over when i install in desktop does it make a big problem?

Nope, no moving parts, movement does not affect a thing.

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Originally Posted by egyptionsr2buff View Post

Ok well im in the Bios and everything is set and im about to install windows
Im confused the guide says choose MBR or GPT and i dont know the difference or what they do. do i just go MBR?
Use MBR and if you read you will see it actually does tell you the differences. wink.gif

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Originally Posted by pioneerisloud View Post

Used this guide again on my server rig. biggrin.gif 32GB AData S596 SSD installed with Windows 7 and my server programs I needed installed. Still got 20GB free. wheee.gif
Win. biggrin.gif
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THanks a lot sean. Sorry i just reread i guess it does say i just didnt understand it.
Now i know you say you disable the recycle bin but what if i have a 1tb harddrive that im using to put my other files on. Dont i still need a recycle bin. or does that just mean things get deleted permanently if there is no recycle bin?
Secondly when using an SSD if i want to delete something how do i do it. Is there like a special way. Sorry Super newb at SSD and i got 4 friends that were all doing this together and they are worse off than me =]. I know SSDs dont work like regular harddrives with recyclebins, defrag and stuff. But yea as far as deleting a program and reinstalling?
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Originally Posted by egyptionsr2buff View Post

THanks a lot sean. Sorry i just reread i guess it does say i just didnt understand it.
Just use the MBR. thumb.gif

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Now i know you say you disable the recycle bin but what if i have a 1tb harddrive that im using to put my other files on. Dont i still need a recycle bin. or does that just mean things get deleted permanently if there is no recycle bin?

If you go to your recycle bin properties now you will see you can choose what drives it is disabled for. I leave mine enabled for all my drives. It is just an option to do it if you want to. And yes, when disabled the thing you delete is permanently deleted.
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Secondly when using an SSD if i want to delete something how do i do it. Is there like a special way.
delete it like normal.
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Sorry Super newb at SSD and i got 4 friends that were all doing this together and they are worse off than me =]. I know SSDs dont work like regular harddrives with recyclebins, defrag and stuff. But yea as far as deleting a program and reinstalling?
uninstall and re-install like normal.
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