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    Looking for something similar to FileBot but free and for Windows 8.1

    This is what I use for years now: ReNamer
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    Latest AMD Catalyst Graphics Driver for Windows 8

    Did you do clean install or upgrade ? Maybe you should start with earlier one?
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    Latest AMD Catalyst Graphics Driver for Windows 8

    Which GPU do you have there ? You may need to download driver specifically for mobile GPUs.
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    Solved New Macrium update

    Tnx, I just updated. No need for new startup disk.
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    Answer: Why it can take Disk Cleanup so long

    Not rosy situation here either, due to lousy economic situation mostly cheap stuff is available.
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    Answer: Why it can take Disk Cleanup so long

    This one of mine, Silicone Power Velox V70, although almost half the price of same size Samsung, serves me pretty good. That's the one from second picture.
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    Answer: Why it can take Disk Cleanup so long

    No real need for expensive SSD, no real need for super fast one either. Better to buy bigger cheap one. In real work you'd never notice difference.
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    Answer: Why it can take Disk Cleanup so long

    Price has dropped a lot too. That old Kingston of mine is less than half price now from what I payed for and the other one is double the size for price of first one. As far as price/GB is concerned and comparing between SSDs my thoughts are that in a few years almost anything I buy now will be...
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    Answer: Why it can take Disk Cleanup so long

    Any new SSD is likely to outlasts any spinner/mechanical HDDs, specially in portable device environment. Biggest problem with HDDs is possibility of head crash in case of sharp blow, with SSD which has no moving parts, you can carry it turned on while riding a bicycle on cross country trails or...
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    Answer: Why it can take Disk Cleanup so long

    Average SSD (One of mine) Western digital Green 750GB HDD (one of mine ) To say nothing about access time which is about 1000 times faster with SSD.
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    old games are very slow

    Not a big time gamer but don't have many problems with W10. There is Games thread on 10forums. Drop by, I'm there too and lot's of others. Another thing to try. Make full system backup and upgrade to W10 while it's still free. That way you can try risk free and roll back in few minutes if you...
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    Higher screen resolution

    All displays have a definitive range of resolutions it can display, you'll get a warning when you try over/under those limits. Check your manual what those limits are.
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    Microsoft Windows Not Responding

    Oh, than he refreshed the system.
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    Microsoft Windows Not Responding

    Defragmentation is not that what you think, it's just supposed to move parts of the files and files next to each other in as continuous fashion as possible and so speed up reading of the disk. It's not destructible to data. Just not needed to be done to SSDs. If maintenance is set on auto...
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    Microsoft Windows Not Responding

    Well, some say it's risky to cross a street.