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dual boot windows vista on a pre-installed windows 8.1

  1. #91


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    Windows 3.1 > Windows 10


    you have to shrink the partition next to E and then drag the E partition out to fill the space

    |------ C ------|------ D ------|------ E ------|
    |------ C ------|---- D ----|-------- E --------|

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  2. #92


    Posts : 83
    Windows 8.1 with windows 7


    I tried to merge unallocated space with E: partition and it failed to assign drive letter so i tried to extend the E: partition from disk managment and it Worked!!!


    thank you
    Last edited by enus234; 08 May 2015 at 00:38.
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  3. #93


    Posts : 83
    Windows 8.1 with windows 7


    another annoying problem

    when I boot to desktop the ram usage get higher and the physical memory get to 90%
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  4. #94


    Posts : 120
    Windows 10 Pro x64


    ^^Under Windows 8.1, Windows 7 , or both?

    Does the problem stop after a while, say 5-10 mins the usage goes down to normal?

    Under Windows 8.1:

    Go to Charms--->Settings--->PC Info, post screenshot
    Go to task manager (Ctl+Alt+Del) -> startup tab, post screenshot
    Go to msconfig --> Services tab ---> Check "Hide all Microsoft services" -> post screenshot

    Under Windows 7:
    Right click "Computer" from start menu, select properties, post screenshot
    Go to msconfig --> startup tab , post screenshot
    Go to msconfig --> Services tab, check off "Hide all Microsoft services", post screenshot.

    If you could do all of the above I can try and help you out.
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  5. #95


    Posts : 83
    Windows 8.1 with windows 7


    in Windows 7

    yes it go away after waiting for 10 minutes
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    by the way how can I download Samsung Settings
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  6. #96


    Posts : 120
    Windows 10 Pro x64


    Can you do this under 8.1 as well please and include the startup screen of task manager under 8.1 and startup screen of msconfig under Windows 7? It doesn't look like the services are causing any issues, so maybe the startup is the culprit.

    For Samsung Settings, try downloading this and finding the option to install Samsung Easy Settings for Windows 7.
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  7. #97


    Posts : 83
    Windows 8.1 with windows 7


    thank you for Samsung Settings it solved my problem with Fn keys now all keys are working properly

    I will give you the screenshots after 3 weeks of experiencing HELL (studying for final exams)
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  8. #98


    Posts : 120
    Windows 10 Pro x64


    Quote Originally Posted by enus234 View Post
    thank you for Samsung Settings it solved my problem with Fn keys now all keys are working properly

    I will give you the screenshots after 3 weeks of experiencing HELL (studying for final exams)
    No problem Glad it helped.

    Ugh. I know where you're coming from. That time of year where I am too, i'm a student as well. I hate school.
    Take your time.
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  9. #99


    Posts : 83
    Windows 8.1 with windows 7


    FINALLY I finished the hell (school) wooooooo-hoooooo

    I have recovered the windows 8 because it wont boot (I don't care about my data they are useless anyway LOL)

    I've also deleted windows 7 and I will install it again

    (the reason why ive choosed to install versions below windows 8 is windows 8 is very laggy)
    Last edited by enus234; 30 May 2015 at 05:43.
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  10. #100


    Posts : 120
    Windows 10 Pro x64


    Quote Originally Posted by enus234 View Post
    FINALLY I finished the hell (school) wooooooo-hoooooo

    I have recovered the windows 8 because it wont boot (I don't care about my data they are useless anyway LOL)

    I've also deleted windows 7 and I will install it again

    (the reason why ive choosed to install versions below windows 8 is windows 8 is very laggy)
    Yay!!!! I hate school too. 9 more class days for me, then 3 exams (2h each) and i'm home free. Plus, 27 days today and i'll be on a plane back home (Malta) for a visit.
    Hope the reinstall goes well.
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