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    Moving pre-installed Windows 8 from HDD to SSD

    Hi all; All this while, the start up and shut down time for my Windows 8 is really fast. However, starting from yesterday, i found out my shut down time has lagged considerably. What used to be a speedy shutdown now drags on and on. Can anyone help me to diagnosis what the problem may be...
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    WIndows 8: Slow shut down time.

    Hi all; All this while, the start up and shut down time for my Windows 8 is really fast. However, starting from yesterday, i found out my shut down time has lagged considerably. What used to be a speedy shutdown now drags on and on. Can anyone help me to diagnosis what the problem may be...
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    Moving pre-installed Windows 8 from HDD to SSD

    Thanks for the heads up. Well, i only used the EaseUS Partition Master to view the partition sizes and NOT to resize the partitions. In fact, i do not actually save anything before exiting the program. Would there be any adverse impact from doing this?
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    Moving pre-installed Windows 8 from HDD to SSD

    Hi Theog, Please refer to my printscreen as shown below. As you can see, the D Drive has the system folders in there (in one of the partitions of 20GB). One of it is the infamous OKR (One Key Recovery) which may break if Paragon software meddle with the partition size/ logic. My question...
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    How RAM/ SSD can speed up HDD write/ read speed?

    Hi....given that the first slot is occupied by a 4GB RAM, hence does that mean i should get a RGB RAM by the same manufacturer? Basically, with all the same specs with the factory supplied stick of 4GB RAM?
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    How RAM/ SSD can speed up HDD write/ read speed?

    Hi - thanks for the fast reply. Yup - mine is a Lenovo IdeaPad Y580. Since there are 2 slots for RAM and 1 slot has been taken with a 4B RAM stick, i am planning to get a 8GB for the second slot. Do you see any problems with doing this? With a 4GB + 8 GB combination?
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    How RAM/ SSD can speed up HDD write/ read speed?

    Hi - you are correct. I am keeping the HDD as a storage drive and maybe chuck some low end games in it whilst the Intel SSD will be used to store the Windows drive and all apps. But then, maybe getting a WD Black to replace the existing drive -----> (2.5 inch, 16MB Cache, 7200 RPM, 500GB). By...
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    How RAM/ SSD can speed up HDD write/ read speed?

    Hi Jimbo...i must be the dumbest guy on the planet to ask you this question...HAHAHA Please correct me if i am wrong here.... It does not matter for HDD whether it is plugged to SATA 2.0 (3GBp/s) or SATA 3.0 (6GBp/s) since its average speed is likely to be lesser than 100MBp/s. Is it correct...
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    How RAM/ SSD can speed up HDD write/ read speed?

    I see...the whole problem now boils down to the 5400 RPM. IN this part of the world *Malaysia*, i can get the WD Black for laptop which comes in 2.5 inches and has got a 7200RPM. However, i read somewhere that SATA port has got an impact on the HDD speed too. Is it true? I do not really know...
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    How RAM/ SSD can speed up HDD write/ read speed?

    Hi - thanks for the reply. Please refer to the Intel SSD toolbox printscreen as shown below. It shows the superfetch/ prefetch feature is optimised ~ guessed it is turned on. Hence, does it mean it can read data faster from my Hard Disk drive? The problem now is that no matter how good a HDD...
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    How RAM/ SSD can speed up HDD write/ read speed?

    Enabling superfetch/ prefetch to speed up HDD read/ write. Hi all; Good day, I would like to know how to boost the read/ write speed of my Hard Disk Drive. Someone told me about some innovation in Windows 8 such as Superfetch, Prefetch, Ready Boost, etc - something that is supposedly utilizing...
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    Change "Save As" directories for Libraries.

    What is the difference between "default save location" versus "public save location"?
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    Change "Save As" directories for Libraries.

    Hi all; Need help on how to change the "Save As" directories in Libraries. Basically, i have 2 drives running on my laptop being - C Drive: SSD ~ i want this to store all my system information + very frequently used programs. - D Drive: HDD ~ to store * My DOcuments, * My Pictures, * My...
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    Moving pre-installed Windows 8 from HDD to SSD

    Hi Epoch / or any other forumers who have Lenovo (Windows 8), Good day, I saw the thread that you managed to clone from the HDD to SSD using Paragon software and at the same time, the OKR8.0 managed to work on the SSD. My case does not turn out to be so fortunate. OKR 8.0 was broken after...
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    USB thumbdrive 16.0GB

    Hi all; Need your help on how to fix the Lenovo One Key Recovery (OKR) 8.0. My Y580 comes pre-installed with Windows 8 and have the OKR8.0. The Lenovo OKR8.0 is functioning well until last night after i clone the HDD into the SSD. The stock Lenovo HDD has 3 partitions: C: Windows8_OS D...
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    Solved How to Migrate OS to new Hard disk.

    Hi all; Need your assistance on how to fix the Lenovo One Key Recovery (OKR) 8.0. My Y580 comes pre-installed with Windows 8 and have the OKR8.0. The Lenovo OKR8.0 is functioning well until last night when i clone the HDD into the SSD. The stock Lenovo HDD has 3 partitions: C: Windows8_OS D...
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    Solved How to Migrate OS to new Hard disk.

    Hi all; Need to ask how to hid all the partitions in the factory installed HDD for Lenovo Y580. This is the scenario. Firstly, i successfully migrated all of the following partitions: OEM/Hidden partition, C partition: boot drive/ program files and data drive & D partition: containing...
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    USB thumbdrive 16.0GB

    Hi all; Thanks alot for the feedback. Another question. Need to ask how to hid all the partitions in the factory installed HDD for Lenovo Y580. This is the scenario. Firstly, i successfully migrated all of the following partitions: OEM/Hidden partition, C partition: boot drive/ program files...
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    Hiding partitions in Factory installed HDD (Lenovo Y580)

    Hi all; Need to ask how to hid all the partitions in the factory installed HDD for Lenovo Y580. This is the scenario. Firstly, i successfully migrated all of the following partitions: OEM/Hidden partition, C partition: boot drive/ program files and data drive & D partition: containing drivers...
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    Solved How to Migrate OS to new Hard disk.

    Hi all, just want to thank THEOG for the very useful tip. Managed to migrate from my HDD to SSD using his pointers. THANK YOU THEOG....:party:
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