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    Solved Unable to use built-in ASUS recovery partition

    Hey, so it's been quite a while since I had this problem, but the comment in which it was resolved was this one: Unable to use built-in ASUS recovery partition (#58). I've since upgraded the laptop to Windows 10, so unfortunately I do not have access to the original OS anymore. I do hope this...
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    Zooming

    If you're up for a little tweaking in chrome, you can modify its behavior to show more zoom options: How to set a custom page zoom value in Google Chrome | Fluxbytes Or, if you want there is an extension which allows you to zoom from 1% to 400%...
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    Issue with Notepad in Windows 8

    Notepad has a restriction where carriage returns need to be formatted exactly as it needs, while a lot of programs don't follow the required convention. You can't really fix it, and as you've found out a lot of other programs read carriage returns in several formats (including Wordpad). One fix...
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    Games folders: Root drive (SSD) vs. data drive (HDD).

    You're correct. However, games on an SSD do decrease the lifespan (due to the amount of writes), but most modern SSDs have such a long lifespan that it doesn't really matter anymore.
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    RAID 0 | verify if active (working?)

    You could take a look at Disk Management to see if there is only one drive instead of two. You can open it by right clicking the start button, and then clicking Disk Management.
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    USB 3.0 transfer speed slow , pendrive: hp v250w

    It depends on how old the drive is. As they get older, their flash memory wears out and they become slower. You could try to use software like KillDisk to reset the drive completely, however it is not guaranteed to provide any increase in performance. Be sure to backup beforehand.
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    Minecraft-Driver Update-Newegg

    It indicates that the current graphics driver is lacking some (or all) OpenGL features it needs to render the game. You should try updating the drivers for your graphics card. This site should provide you with the correct drivers (use the auto detect feature): Download Drivers
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    Installation always hang with msiexec (various programs)

    Could be an issue with UAC not prompting you for permission. Have you tried Right click -> Run as administrator?
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    Solved Surround working, but no Speaker Fill option - Realtek

    Just wanted to say I've found the solution myself after a couple of hours of searching... Turns out you need to enable DTS Connect in the SupremeFX control panel. It's just incorrectly named, but if you turn it on, set the width to max and set it to music mode, everything works fine.
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    Solved Surround working, but no Speaker Fill option - Realtek

    Surround working, but not everywhere - Realtek Hello, So I've recently built my own PC and now I'm trying to use 5.1 surround with a set of speakers I have lying around. 5.1 is working in applications that specifically support it, such as XMBC, where I can enable support in the settings...
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    Solved Unable to use built-in ASUS recovery partition

    Yes to access those files I used the program the others mentioned called Partition Guru. You can get it here:Recover deleted files, Partition manager and Windows backup - PartitionGuru It's free and you can browse the hidden partitions with it and extract the files. If you need more help just...
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    Solved Unable to use built-in ASUS recovery partition

    Lol, yeah I repped him and ariftwister, so all is good.
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    Solved Unable to use built-in ASUS recovery partition

    Haha, yeah, anyway my computer has just completed the reset process so everything is working now. Thanks again everyone!
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    Solved Unable to use built-in ASUS recovery partition

    Hey, I'm back and I'm happy to say the problem is resolved :D I used your tool and it worked great, until I selected my install.wim file. It said that the file contained multiple recovery images (or something similar) and it gave me the option to choose from a list of about 4 images. I didn't...
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    Solved Unable to use built-in ASUS recovery partition

    WOW, thank you so much! I can't thank you enough for creating this tool and putting your time in it, and I'm sure its use won't just be lost on me, looks like it could help a lot of people facing similar problems! Anyway I'm going to try it out now and I'll report back with the results.
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    Solved Unable to use built-in ASUS recovery partition

    Oh no I didn't mean thanks for that in a negative way, lol, I really did mean thanks :) Its just a shame that they have you download a package 1.7 GB in size for just one single tool.
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    Solved Unable to use built-in ASUS recovery partition

    Thanks for that, I'll have to download the WAIK (for the imagex tool to split the file), it'll take a while since it is 1.7GB in size.
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    Solved Unable to use built-in ASUS recovery partition

    Ok thanks for that :) However the install.wim file is larger than 4GB, about 13GB, is there a tool to split it into segments of 4GB each and will that work?
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    Solved Unable to use built-in ASUS recovery partition

    Ok, so I've extracted the WinRE.wim and install.wim files from the Recovery and Restore partitions respectively, now where should I put these? Can I simply put them on the root of an NTFS formatted USB stick, and reboot into the recovery environment? Will it then detect the USB as an...
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    Solved Unable to use built-in ASUS recovery partition

    I could, but since the laptop is quite new (about 5 months old) it would kind of annoy me to have already destroyed the recovery partition, especially since I've used it before. However, would restoring the files from an external drive using the files also repair the partition? Since it is...