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    CCleaner and SSD

    I've been reading that it's not good on the SSD's life by using CCleaner's normal and secure delete feature (1 or 7 pass) to clean up temp files, cookies, browsers. Is this a myth? Also what is TRIM, in dummy terms please. Are secure delete and TRIM related?
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    New SSD installed but unallocated space

    I restored an image from macrium reflect on my new SSD, but now disk management says there is 1.47 gb of unallocated space. Is there any way to expand the C: partition while keeping the others the same? Thank you.
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    SFC /SCANNOW Command - Run in Windows 8

    Update- I did a repair install and after about 2 hours, I was up and running in my desktop. I ran 'sfc /verifyonly' and it said 'Windows resource protection did not find any integrity violations'. I'm really happy! Thank you brink and derekimo, I really do appreciate your help! Now I can...
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    SFC /SCANNOW Command - Run in Windows 8

    Are there any other options? I really don't want to lose any of my files or anything if something goes wrong. Typically how long will the repair take? My hard drive is a 5400 rpm 1 tb with approximately 200 gb used space. In the .ISO, is there a difference between windows 8.1 and 8.1 single...
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    SFC /SCANNOW Command - Run in Windows 8

    Thank you for assisting, I downloaded the .ISO from option 1 with "Windows Installation Media Creation Tool". I ran the DISM command and it go to a little over 40% and it gave an error: 0x800f0906, the source files could not be downloaded. Use the 'source' option to specify the location of the...
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    SFC /SCANNOW Command - Run in Windows 8

    I did download from that link, using option 1, my laptop doesn't have a cd drive and don't have a CD/DVD burner available. When I created the usb, my anti virus real time protection was on and it said it block autorun. When it was getting the usb ready or copy the files to it, the real time...
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    SFC /SCANNOW Command - Run in Windows 8

    I'm slightly confused on the steps. In option 2, step 6 in the link, it says under "A" to use 'Dism /Online /Cleanup-Image /RestoreHealth /Source:wim:Full Path to install.wim file:1'. I don't see the 'install.wim' file in the sources folder, I even search within the E usb drive and it didn't...
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    SFC /SCANNOW Command - Run in Windows 8

    From this thread...http://www.eightforums.com/performance-maintenance/73163-sfc-scannow-successfully-repaired.html, in post #3 and #9, that the windows update KB3022345, which I have and already uninstalled, caused some file corruption that it should be removed. My laptop doesn't have a CD...
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    SFC /SCANNOW Command - Run in Windows 8

    Thank you for replying, here is the attach log after the scan was finish. It says 'windows resource protection found corrupt files but was unable to fix some of them.' When I preview my post, the attached .txt log shows, but when I post it, it doesn't show? Not sure why? The 'enhanced...
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    SFC /SCANNOW Command - Run in Windows 8

    I used 'sfc /scannow' from the bootable usb recovery and it found and repaired corrupt files the 3 times I ran it. Is this command suppose to find and repair corrupt files each time it's ran? I should of scan the drive for errors first before I made an image with macrium reflect, thats why the...
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    With the OEM hard drive still inside the laptop, can I...

    I bought a brand new SSD to replace my OEM Western digital slim 5400 rpm 1 tb. I restored an image I created with macrium reflect onto the SSD, which has windows and all the partitions from the OEM drive. With the OEM drive still inside the laptop, is it possible to boot off the SSD while it's...