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03-22-2019 10:01 AM
[email protected] Does anyone know if my SSHD score is okay? I just wanted someone to check and see if it was okay because I had recent problems with the reading and writing score due to the fact I realized my ram was loose in the first place because I moved the tower around too much may have caused my ram to come out or something I dunno. I thought I had a bad spinning disk because I had problems in the past due to game issues but nothing serious. I didn't wanna waste time setting up an RMA process. Please let me know if the score is good or not. pic posted. So I ran a Seagate tool to see if something was wrong and everything is fine. Am I able to use the Seagate tool to test my Samsung 860 SSD too or should I not use that? It seems to be fine on my Samsung Magician tool but I wonder if it's okay to use the Seagate tool as an alternative to see if it has any bad sectors too?
03-19-2019 12:22 PM
TwoCables
Quote: Originally Posted by Nicholas Schuck View Post
I used this guide 3 years ago and it has worked great for me. Now I am thinking of moving forward and upgrading to Windows 10. When I ran the upgrade it would not allow me to keep my files and settings. I believe this is because I have all my Program Files and User Folders on my D: drive.

Anyway I forget how I did that using this guide and I am afraid of messing it up. But how would I put them back on the C: easily if possible? Or am I going to have to do a fresh install. Rather not since I would have so much stuff to install again

Program Files
Program Files (x86)
ProgramData
Users
I think this guide is great but it doesn't seem necessary anymore and it just over-complicates everything.

Just back everything up, perform a clean installation, start fresh, and just don't do these tweaks because there's really no good reason to. You're not going to hurt your solid state drive by using it.

Proof: https://techreport.com/review/27909/...heyre-all-dead

Windows 10 is a huge upgrade too, by the way. Huge.
03-19-2019 06:21 AM
Nicholas Schuck I used this guide 3 years ago and it has worked great for me. Now I am thinking of moving forward and upgrading to Windows 10. When I ran the upgrade it would not allow me to keep my files and settings. I believe this is because I have all my Program Files and User Folders on my D: drive.

Anyway I forget how I did that using this guide and I am afraid of messing it up. But how would I put them back on the C: easily if possible? Or am I going to have to do a fresh install. Rather not since I would have so much stuff to install again

Program Files
Program Files (x86)
ProgramData
Users
12-10-2018 08:44 AM
NoGuru
Quote: Originally Posted by Screagle2000 View Post
Is there a way to move the user folders like this in windows 10? I have been searching and can not find the answer? Either that or my search is poorly worded?

I am looking into building an I9 4K video editing rig and would like to keep my C drive clean?

Thanks
Mark
You can move any folder, but I would not recommend moving the users folder.
Instead, move the contents like "My Documents", and "Dowlnloads to a new location.

Create the new folders and and then go to the original folders and properties tab, set the targets to the new folder locations.
12-08-2018 05:12 PM
[email protected] Why doesn't Sean have a WINDOWS 10 guide? Btw anyone noticed the new Windows 10 update 1803 seems to take a lot of drive space? I had 170gb and It dropped to 129 for some odd reason. I need to find out if something is messed up. I'll have to clean my drive out. I added assassin to it but I will transfer it back to the other drive.
12-08-2018 03:15 PM
Screagle2000 Is there a way to move the user folders like this in windows 10? I have been searching and can not find the answer? Either that or my search is poorly worded?

I am looking into building an I9 4K video editing rig and would like to keep my C drive clean?

Thanks
Mark
10-16-2017 05:11 PM
Sean Webster

Should work now. 

 

https://www.dropbox.com/s/o0ztzk6hs61gwi1/Sean%27s%20Windows%207%20Install%20%26%20Optimization%20Guide%20for%20SSDs%20%26%20HDDs.pdf?dl=0

09-23-2017 06:26 PM
53rJ
Quote:
Originally Posted by Sean Webster View Post

Offline .pdf file version: (link)

Offline file is offline... i know, right? anyone has the pdf?
06-27-2017 11:52 PM
gamergamma Following the manual alignment of the SSD in the OP would not create the system reserved partition made automatically by Windows installation disc, right?

Either way thanks for this
11-09-2016 02:35 PM
axipher
Quote:
Originally Posted by Sean Webster View Post
 

What IRST driver version are you trying to install? You are talking about your H97 chipset mobo? Have you tried 14.8? 

 

https://downloadcenter.intel.com/download/25165/Intel-Rapid-Storage-Technology-Intel-RST-RAID-Driver?product=55005

 

My H97 yes, and that one worked like a charm.  Thanks Sean.

 

I was trying the ones on Asus's site under my motherboard support page, and the latest one.

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