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    putting an old hd in a new computer

    What are the steps you need to take when you put an old HD in a new computer? I just did this. Every time it makes it to the windows boot screen then restarts. I have a bunch of old engineering software that is not compatible with the newer versions of windows. I figured this out after I bought...
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    Desktop computer is only turning on for a few seconds

    I do have one :). What should the voltage be of a cmos battery?
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    Backing up an entire HD

    Can you tell me what is better for picking and choosing files? I do not care about my OS files since they are already corrupted.
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    Desktop computer is only turning on for a few seconds

    My desktop computer is only turning on for a few seconds after that it turns off. I assumed it was the power supply so I bought another one. Last night I installed the power supply. It took awhile with me reseating everything and taking out the cmos battery to get the computer running. After...
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    Backing up an entire HD

    Are there any recommended methods for Backing up an entire HD? I want to backup my data. I do not care about the windows file. I just want my work, movies, and music. I have about 600 GB of work, movies, and music so a bit worried about fragmentation if I just copy and paste.
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    Missing or deleted post?

    I am trying to figure out what happened to my post. https://www.eightforums.com/threads/backing-up-an-entire-hd.78496/ When I try to go there I get this message: Oops! We ran into some problems. You do not have permission to view this page or perform this action. Did I do something wrong...
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    Staff list

    Is there a staff list anywhere? When I go to members then staff its empty. https://www.eightforums.com/members/?key=staff_members
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    windows 8 format hard drive fat32

    Does Windows 8 no longer give you the option to format your hard drive to fat32? I only see exfat and ntfs. I tried computer, right click drive, format, only saw exfat and ntfs. I tried windows + r, diskmgmt.msc, right click drive, format, only saw exfat and ntfs.
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    windows 8 activation message

    I keep getting harassed to activate my Windows 8. So I do as it says. I try to activate Windows and it never works. I have a legal version of Windows that I bought from Toshiba so I don't understand what the problem is. When I do the change pc settings, activate It says can not activate right...
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    windows 8 files are opening with single click instead of double click

    I already have the Folder Options, General, Double click option selected. For some annoying reason files are opening with a single click instead of a double click. How would I go about fixing this?
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    windows 8 files are opening with single click

    I am having trouble with windows 8 files are opening with single click when I have the double click option selected. How can I fix this? It is driving me crazy.
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    System restore failed

    Do you have any suggestions on what to do when this fails?
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    windows 8 search not working from computer

    The windows 8 search is no longer working from computer (aka my computer in older versions of windows). It works from everywhere else like the C drive, desktop, and my documents. I have already rebuilt my index. What do I need to do to fix this? I am attaching a screenshot.
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    windows 8 SMB 1.0/CIFS File Sharing Support

    Does Windows 8 not have "SMB 1.0/CIFS File Sharing Support"? I opened “Turn Windows features on or off” to find that option and I don't see it.
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    ram suggestions

    I was hoping to get some ram suggestions. I want to get two, 2 GB cards of DDR2 desktop ram (a total of 4 GB's) on Amazon if possible. I am having trouble understanding the specs. Is 800 MHZ the highest you can get in DDR2 ram? What is considered top of the line in DDR2 ram? What are other...