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Possible hard drive upgrade on Ideapad 120s with emmc?

Q: Possible hard drive upgrade on Ideapad 120s with emmc?

I have seen that on older models with emmc drive, there was an available m.2 slot on the motherboard where you could put in an m.2 drive. Can you do that in the ideapad 120s? I have the 11 inch model with emmc drive soldered to the motherboard. Thank you.

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Hi, I have a new Ideapad 120S that I really enjoy using.  However after only a few months use it won't accept Windows 10 Upgrade. I've put very little on this machine, probably no more than maybe 500 MB of files and installed programs.  There are no movies, no downloaded music, none of that. System cleanup has been done and Recycle Bin is empty.  It keeps telling me I need to delete 8 GB of data. Say whaaaat??  I show about 2 GB free right now. It's obvious that there is space being taken up, probably by a system file, perhaps hidden. I saw a number of posts online complaining about a large file associated with an upgrade taking up valuable space on this small 32GB drive.  So, what do I do?  I like the computer.  I understand the necessity of maintaining updates to the operating system. But something is really amiss here where such a new computer won't allow O/S updates.  What's the secret to opening up the drive space?  I don't want to return it because of this.  Thanks! Ken

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Sorry for the cross-post but thought it best to post a new topic to be specific.Following on from this topic... Are there any 120S variants that have eMMC and the M.2 port? Unless some variant shipped without the M.2 connector, I would suggest all of them have it. From the manual, even the 120S-11IAP with HDD variant still looks like it has the M.2 port - not that you can use it (the battery appears to interfere). In fact, if all variants ship with the M.2 connector, then the only variant that cannot use the M.2 port would be the 120S-11IAP with HDD, yes..?!?! The units without a HDD appear to have an "L" shaped battery pack that occupies the HDD location exposing the M.2 slot.Can anyone confirm whether the 81A5008SAU variant sold in Australia has the M.2 connector and "L" shaped battery pack...?

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Sorry for the cross-post but thought it best to post a new topic to be specific.Following on from this topic... Are there any 120S variants that have eMMC and the M.2 port? Unless some variant shipped without the M.2 connector, I would suggest all of them have it. From the manual, even the 120S-11IAP with HDD variant still looks like it has the M.2 port - not that you can use it (the battery appears to interfere). In fact, if all variants ship with the M.2 connector, then the only variant that cannot use the M.2 port would be the 120S-11IAP with HDD, yes..?!?! The units without a HDD appear to have an "L" shaped battery pack that occupies the HDD location exposing the M.2 slot.Can anyone confirm whether the 81A400DNAU variant sold in Australia has the M.2 connector and "L" shaped battery pack...?

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Sorry for the cross-post but thought it best to post a new topic to be specific.Following on from this topic... Are there any 120S variants that have eMMC and the M.2 port? Unless some variant shipped without the M.2 connector, I would suggest all of them have it. From the manual, even the 120S-11IAP with HDD variant still looks like it has the M.2 port - not that you can use it (the battery appears to interfere). In fact, if all variants ship with the M.2 connector, then the only variant that cannot use the M.2 port would be the 120S-11IAP with HDD, yes..?!?! The units without a HDD appear to have an "L" shaped battery pack that occupies the HDD location exposing the M.2 slot.Can anyone confirm whether the 81A400DNAU or 81A5008SAU variants sold in Australia has the M.2 connector and "L" shaped battery pack...?

A:Possible storage upgrade on Ideapad 120s (81A400DNAU/81A5008SAU)..?

Hi benyamin74,
 
Greetings.
 
Using parts lookup for MTM 81A400DNAU:
Systemboard (part number 5B20P23796 MB 3N 81A4 N3350WIN UMA R4G32G, W/o Battery) no connector port 
   
Battery (part number 5B10P23779 BATTERY 3N 81A4/81A5 32W) is L shaped.

 
Regards
 

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This IDEAPAD 120S I purchased from Best Buy recently has only 32GB HD. I purchased a 64GB expansion sd card however the update to Creators Update still says "need 8GB free". With a barebones fresh install there is very little free HD space for the update. Thanks,

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Brand new Ideapad 120S purchased last Friday.Just got around to powering up. Went into Windows 10 to create a recovery drive and get the common non-descript error "A problem ocurred while creating the recover drive". First I used a 16GB PNY in the rightUSB port.Second I tried a 32GB SanDisk in the left USB port. What do I do now? The laptop appears to be working.    

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Hi, I recently upgraded the Storage with a WD green 120 GB M.2 SSD. Post upgradation, i installed Windows 7 into the new Drive. After dealing with several error messages and trying all workarounds the system was able to boot and became a working machine again.  I accidentally formatted the eMMC i.e. previously my C: drive and faced a lot of difficulty in making it work. However happy that finally the system is back to its normal working condition. The only problem i am facing now is, i am not able to see the 32GB eMMC card in Disk Management or in MY Computer. Though the same is visible in Advanced Troubleshooting during pre-boot (Repair your system Option) . Though the volume is visible and is empty there, its not visible inside windows explorer after windows starts. Though it doesnt affect the system's performance now, i would like to use the 32GB memory. I tried looking for the driver but not didnt find any. I am currently using Win 7 Enterprise. My next attempt would be to upgrade to Windows 10 and see if that resolves the issue.  Please Help !

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I would like to add more programs on this Laptop can I add using external portable HD? if so, How?

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my current ideapad 700 15ISK   C drive is 128 SSD. is it possible to upgrade to 512 SSD ? and what are the compitalble hard drives? 

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i have a lenovo ideapad 100- 15IDB "80QQ", intel core i3 - 5020u 2.2ghz, 8gb of ram, intel hd5500 graphics, 500gb hard drive. every 80QQ i find has different specs vs mine, usually lesser. my mfg date is ""15/09/01" my real question is since i do a decent amount of low end gaming i'd like to upgrade to a SSD and i want to know what some decent but price friendly options are. all opinions are welcome, hopefully i'm posting this in the right place. thanks in advance.

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So, I do not know much about laptops or PCs, but I just recently purchased a 2TB hard drive for my PS4 to upgrade the memory from the old one. So now, I just have an old 500GB 2.5" hard drive laying around, and I am wondering if I can put it in my laptop, rather than just collecting dust. Thanks in advance!

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I bought an IdeaPad Y700-17ISK about two years ago, but have found that I need more hard drive space. Is there a specific one that is compatable and works well with this model? I'm looking for something between 500GB and 1TB. Any help is appreciated. Thanks!

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Hi there, I have a Levonovo Ideapad 700-15ISK with a 256 Gb M.2 SSD (model 80RU00ARUS), I would like to put an extra hard drive I was thinking on getting a Crucial like this one:https://www.amazon.com/Crucial-MX500-NAND-SATA-Internal/dp/B0784SLQM6/ref=sr_1_1_sspa?s=electronics&...The thing is, my laptop did not come with the bracket to put my SSD, where can I get it? and, would this hard drive work ok? can I run any program from it if I keep my Windows licence on the M.2? Do I just need the bracket or do I need a cable or something?Sorry for bad english and thank you!

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I am a new owner of a Ideapad 120S purchased yesterday on Black Friday.I have mostly owned Dell laptops previously. I am guessing that when I power the laptop the first thing I need to do is create a backup on a USB flash drive. Any gotchas I should know about?    

A:new owner of Ideapad 120S

Yep, backing up is a good practice.  
 
Other than that, you should be good to go.  Enjoy your new machine!

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My lenovo laptop will not power up!! I just got it in march and This morning i unplug it and when i press the power button it lights up for about 2 seconds then shuts off again i dont know what to do i dont want to lose it. It was alot of money please help me fix this problem.Thanks

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so yesterday afternoon, I was watching a youtube video and realized that the spacebar was no longer functioning as a play/pause button. I then realized that none of the other keys were working other than the power button. I followed the troubleshooting steps here. I did the last step, which seemed to work for a short time, yet when I went to youtube again and used the touchpad to forward the video, the keyboard stopped working again. I went to do step 3 again, but this time, it would continuously enter one letter. I shut down my laptop 3 times, and the same thing happened all 3 times. finally, I let the battery drain and powered it on this morning. the keyboard can no longer be fixed by use of step 3. I am using the on-screen keyboard now which is very time-consuming and which has been working throughout this entire process.

A:help! ideapad 120s keyboard not working

Hi mgloria,
 
Welcome to the Community Forums.
 
Would connecting an external USB keyboard work?
 
As mentioned on the guide, " If failed keys do not work, the issue should be PC hardware issue with high possiblity" , you may need to call in technical support for the issue.
 
Update us how things go.
 
Regards

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=( I would have gladly paid another $25 bucks for that 70˘ connector. Do you guys think it's wired up? 

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Hello, Yesterday i bought Ideapad 120S-14IAP and i have a problem with FN key. It does not work at all.  I installed Windows 10 Pro x64 , after that,  i installed all drivers from lenovo website. Windows is up to date.I tried a usb stick with Ubuntu 16.04  and FN works perfectly.  Seems to be a driver problem.I thought it was a fail driver. I dont know. PS. In BIOS is enabled FN key.     

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Hi, i have a new lenovo ideapad 120s i just install win 10 pro but mai shortcuts key for volum, brightness, airplane mode, etc. is not working even when i press FN key +F1, F2,F3......etc. If some one knows to help me

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halo all,i have ideapad 120smodel : 81a4intel celeron N3350i just bought on January 2018. after using it for about one week, the notebook system running very slow. i only open 2 applications, microsoft edge and Word. and it just oftenly lagging for about one and two minutes. the worst can be 5 minutes. what happened actually?very confuse???

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Now I don't actually know if this is the correct subject to put this on, but when I looked for it the settings it said my laptop is an Ideapad 120S-11IAP, so this is close enough. Essentially the title. Usually happens when I'm playing games set in a Google Chrome window (likely HTML urls). Help would be appreciated, as it's annoying as hell to want to peek at a Youtube video and then go back to the game to see my progress has been lost.

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Hello everyone, bought this laptop couple of weeks ago, running fine EXCEPT... Right side USB3-port is somehow broken/malfunctioning/etc., when I plug in my external 500GB Transcend Storejet USB3 drive it won´t get detected at all, not in Windows (just updated to 1803 without cure), nor in UEFI setup or in Live Linux. In Windows, all that I get is constant Windows detection sound, that continues as long as drive is plugged in. Strange thing is that all other devices like mobile phones, USB sticks or mouse work just fine in that port. And same external drive works just fine when plugged into left side port. And of course in other computers as well. Maybe this is some kind of power issue? And if so is this a feature or system failure? One would assume that all ports can provide adequate power to USB devices?

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I brought my laptop less than 2 weeks ago and earlier today I couldn't use my keyboard I have no idea why as i haven't been into my settings. Are there anyway my keyboard would work again. Is it frozen please I would try  anything that could help thanks Best regards 

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Hi, I have a new Lenovo ideapad 120s which came with Windows 10. My daughter got a popup for a bios update and clicked without knowing what it was. After the bios update the screen is dark after reboot so I suspect the computer is now bricked. I found a tutorial for resetting the bios by disconnecting the battery, but that didn't work. I was wondering if this model has a way of overwriting the bios via usb (I've seen descriptions of such a solution for other Lenovo models)? Full name / model: Lenovo ideapad 120S-14IAPModel name: 81A5

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Hello I thought id try my luck on here. I was given an Lenovo Ideapad 110S with an EMMC drive with the partitions deleted. Ive been trying to install Windows 7 and or 10 with no luck. I'm constantly getting hit with a "windows cannot be installed on this disk" error when I delete or create a new partition. the "next" button is highlighted but whenever I try to click it I get hit with the following message:

"Windows cannot be installed to this disk. this computers hardware may not support booting to this disk. Ensure that the disks controller is enabled in the computers BIOS menu"

The BIOS that I have does not give me the option to change the disks controllers settings. the best I can do is change my UEFI/Legacy support settings and that doesnt seem to help with the situation. I tried looking for a recovery disk/files on the website but its still under maintainces and doesnt look like it'll be finished anytime soon since it was supposed to be live and ready from Noon today EST. Is there a fix for this? A way to updated my BIOS to get these features I need to change it? HELP> ME> PLZ>
 

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Hello, for the past weeks I've been trying to tackle the following issue.I have a Lenovo Ideapad notebook that came with a 32gb eMMC card for storage. I wanted to downgrade it to Windows 7 so I ended up cleaning the card/drive completely. Soon after I found that there were no drivers available for Windows 7. So I tried going back to Windows 10 with the disc. The problem is I get the following error when picking the drive during installation:"?We couldn?t create a new partition or locate an existing one. For more information, see the Setup log files.?I tried so many 'fixes' that I found during research but can't past this roadblock I've manually created the partition and even manually moved the installation files to the primary drive. Something tells me that it has to do with the eMMC. I can't even install a normal drive since there's no space for it.Please help guys!!
 
 
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Subject line was also updated with model number information.

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Hello good day maam and sir! I need help, I am a tech..how to fix bios i accendentaly stop during the update BIOS flashing process...and now thers only light from the power and the left side of battery will flasing lights...Lenovo ideapad 120s-11ap..please i need your support with my problem..

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Hi, I wiped my 32GB EMMC on my Ideapad 100s and am trying to do a Windows 7 installation. The problem is, I get the attached errors when trying to select the drives to do the installation on.
 
Please help!!
 
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Nowhere in the documentation, web site is any info about what kind of controller and hence what size SD cards this model is supporting.Even Lenovo tech support doesn't know that info!I am really hesitant to buy a SDXC card of +32GB only to find out it supports on SDHC cards, thus limited to 32GB... thanks for any useful info, Ralf

A:What kind of SD card controller is in a Lenovo IdeaPad 120S-11AIP? SDHC or SDXC compatible?

Hi ITWorxLA,
 
Welcome to the Community Forums.
 
As per system overview :
IO port: Memory card slot (SD/SDHC/SDXC/MMC)
 
Platform specification:
One microSD Card slot, supports up to 2TB
 
Usually there would be stickers on the box or laptop to indicate the format it also supports.
You can try to find/borrow  a spare 32GB SDXC to test first before purchase.
 
Hope this helps answer your query.
 
Regards

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I decided to buy a 14" stream and the Curry's rep said that I could upgrade the 32gig to 64gig (as they didn't have the 64 gig for sale). However, I can't find any eMMC cards anywhere. Does anyone know how far the 14-z050sa can go up to in eMMC please, and where I can get replacements/upgrades from? I have read that the eMMC may not have much of a shelf life with repeated "swap file" operations, so I'm a little concerned about the whole issue and I might even go as far as to send the unit back to Currys without even being opened if I can't find an answer on this.











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A:Stream 14" emmc upgrade

msknight wrote:I decided to buy a 14" stream and the Curry's rep said that I could upgrade the 32gig to 64gig (as they didn't have the 64 gig for sale). However, I can't find any eMMC cards anywhere. Does anyone know how far the 14-z050sa can go up to in eMMC please, and where I can get replacements/upgrades from? I have read that the eMMC may not have much of a shelf life with repeated "swap file" operations, so I'm a little concerned about the whole issue and I might even go as far as to send the unit back to Currys without even being opened if I can't find an answer on this.Hi,I have checked the manual: http://h10032.www1.hp.com/ctg/Manual/c04400176.pdfand it looks like the eMMC module is soldered to the motherboard as it's not a spare part. Means you have to replace the whole motherboard to get more storage.

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Hello, Does anyone knows how i can do the upgrade to Windows 10 on my eligible ES1 111M with EMMC drive? Basilly is on Windows 8.1 with Bing 64b version. The problem is that the drive is 32 gb, wich 10gb are already used by the partition recovery disk and then Windows leaves only about 7gb from the C: hard drive free. I have tried to create a usb bootable install of windows 10 and succeded but then when i arrive to the partitions window im very concern about formating the c: drive wich is only 18gb in order to install windows 10 home 64b that anyway i think it requires 20gb of space... Does anyone has succed on installing it on one of this machines with such small hard drive? Many thanks Raul

A:Windows 10 upgrade on Aspire ES1 111M 32GB EMMC dr...

you can't format your drive before update or you will loose windows 10 activation.

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Hello, Does anyone knows how i can do the upgrade to Windows 10 on my eligible ES1 111M with EMMC drive? Basilly is on Windows 8.1 with Bing 64b version. The problem is that the drive is 32 gb, wich 10gb are already used by the partition recovery disk and then Windows leaves only about 7gb from the C: hard drive free. I have tried to create a usb bootable install of windows 10 and succeded but then when i arrive to the partitions window im very concern about formating the c: drive wich is only 18gb in order to install windows 10 home 64b that anyway i think it requires 20gb of space... Does anyone has succed on installing it on one of this machines with such small hard drive? Many thanks Raul

A:Windows 10 upgrade on Aspire ES1 111M 32GB EMMC dr...

you can't format your drive before update or you will loose windows 10 activation.

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I have a Dell 14-3452 given to me for my 10 year old grandson to use with Win10. It has the embedded eMMC installed with 32gb for C: drive. I was able to update Win10 to 1511. Not enough storage to upgrade to Win10 1607.
 
 I downloaded Win10 from Microsoft using the MCT to a USB stick with the intention of doing a clean install to the eMMC and then using a 64gb SD card for the Apps.
 
I screwed up and deleted the C: drive partitions, I should have extended them instead.  Win10 install said unable to install on drive.
 
Found a tip on Dell forum to use Shift +F10 at the WIN10 install screen to get to diskpart. Then, list disk>select disk 1>clean> create primary partition>active> format fs=fat32 quick>convert gpt
 
Since then Dell 41-3452 says no drive installed.  I’ve reloaded the default using F9 at the setup screen. I can’t remove this embedded C: drive to re-initialize. With the Win10 USB stick installed I select USB at F12 boot up, the PC goes straight to Dell ePSA pre boot assessment diagnostics.
 
I think I may have killed this PC.  Any suggestions greatly appreciated.

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ok i have a Seagate Barracuda 250GB HP Model VB0250EAVER (ST3250318AS) SATA Hard Drive and i need to the max of hard drive i can run or allow on my DEll Optiplex 740  small factor tower plus  also need help about if i can upgrade my  ADM Athlon Dual core Processor 4850e  and higher?

A:want to upgrade my hard drive Seagate Barracuda 250GB HP Model VB0250EAVER (ST3250318AS) SATA Hard Drive

Any 3.5" drive at 2T or under should work fine.  Upgrading the CPU would mean buying used - these CPUs went out of production not long after your system was current - and that was a decade ago.

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I have an inspiron 14 3452 and when I boot, it says there are no bootable devices. I tried switching to legacy from the boot menu, I tried switching to default and even tried reorganizing the boot devices as shown in tutorials with no help. I have used the process of elimination to suspect that the chip has failed and was wondering, since the laptop has room for a HDD, if i were to buy a 250gb hdd would it boot? 

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I start the laptop and it says no bootable devices, and have tried multiple methods with no success, I notice that there's an open hdd slot in the laptop. If I add a new drive will it boot as normal? 

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Hi, Searched far and wide for solution to this but no luck yet.
Helping a friend who has a program that only runs on windows 7 so i would like to do a dual boot.
He has a Asus e402s laptop (cough) with windows 10 installed.
It has a 32 GB Samsung BGND3R eMMC storage device.
I have created a partition for the installation
The issue is when installing windows 7 on that partition it says

Windows cannot be installed to this disk windows needs the driver for device [intel SD host controller]
I have tried numerous drivers with no luck.
Is this possible?
Cheers

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The drive was wiped and I can't get any Windows installers to recognize the internal drive.  Have changed and tried with Legacy, secure boot, etc... diskpart doesn't see it either.  Loaded bios is f.04.  I tried booting off HP PC Hardware Diagnostics UEFI and it states no storage device also. Any ideas?

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Hello guyz,
pliz help me with the steps involved in upgrading or replacing an MFM hard drive with IDE-class hard drive
 

A:STEPS TO UPGRADE/REPLACE an MFM hard drive with an IDE-class hard drive

Hi kfkaggwa, and welcome to TSG.

Any chance the motherboard has and IDE controller built in? If not, what kind of expansion card options does it have?
 

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Some beginner questions about 10. Did some reading on the forums, some important questions still left. (I thought I will just wait until Threshold 2 to come out to install it)

1. Comparing Home and Pro (and Education and Enterprise): all the ISOs are the same size. I see no benefit for the Pro for my personal use over the Home. (Enterprise or Education would be nice, but it's unavailable)

Will the Home take up less space on the drive and be more fast on a slower system than the Pro?

2. I'm planning to have Windows 10 on 2 machines: one older laptop and a new "Windows with Bing" one I will buy in the near future, presumably coming with 10 preinstalled on its 32 GB eMMC drive. if I understand, WIMboot is phased out by 10 (I will upgrade, I mean, will do a clean 10 install from my 7 system; I completely skipped 8).

The question (regarding installing on the old laptop first): what's the difference between a 10 Recovery Drive created from Control Panel and the clean ISO? First I have to install from the clean ISO obviously, then I can create a Recovery Drive from Control Panel, but later can I use the same Recovery Drive USB for clean installations as well?

3. Any information on available on how Windows 10 installations work on these 32 GB small drive machines? How do I recover, do a clean install, and how do they save space by default? I understand there is a commend with which you can compress a 10 install on a large drive, but I suppose the installs on these smal... Read more

A:4 beginner questions: Home-Pro, Recovery Drive, 32 GB eMMC, drivers

1. Home will take up less space than pro, not sure how much less space. It will not run faster or slower than pro. (In fact, running home might take up less resources than pro because of the extra services pro has to run - so home might gain a slight performance edge over pro).

2. If you want Windows 10 activated for free, make sure you do an upgrade first - or capture the genuineticket.xml file (procedure for that on this forum in tutorials). If you have the install media created (USB/DVD), I don't see any reason to make a recovery drive. As far as I know the recovery drive has no additional or less capabilities than the install media does. The only time I make an actual recovery drive is when I get a new computer and I use the manufacturer's software to retain all the drivers and crapware on a backup.

3. I just purchased a Nextbook Flexx 10 from WalMart. It came with Windows 8.1 Bing. Make sure you make an image of that before you mess around with upgrading because you can't download a Windows 8.1 Bing ISO anywhere that I have found. I just used Macrium Reflect free to make the image of the entire hard drive into one file. I suppose making a recovery drive before upgrading would work to.

When I upgraded the Windows 8.1 to Windows 10, I ended up with an additional 500mb recovery partition and the factory 5+ GB recovery partition was left intact. On 32GB eMMC machines Windows 10 will install in a compressed state by default, whether it is upgrade or clean insta... Read more

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Hello,Sorry for mu bad english. I tried to boost my Ideapad by installing SSD hard drive instead of hard drive, and put this hard drive instead of optical drive. SSD works fine, but the hard drive appear anywhere.... Can you tell me if there is something to change in BIOS for use hard drive instead of optical drive ? I tried this hard drive and his caddy with another computer and it works fine... Thank you for your help

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I'm considering the Ideapad 510 15" (Part Number 80SR0055CF).  i5-6200U, 4GB onboard RAM, 1TB 5400RPM hard drive. http://shop.lenovo.com/ca/en/laptops/ideapad/500-series/510-15-inch/ Can I upgrade the RAM myself? I see some 510 models have 4GB onboard + a 4GB DIMM so I'm assuming that if I get the 4GB onboard they'll be an empty DIMM slot I could add RAM to, is that the case?  If so, what's the max memory I could add? What about the hard drive, can it be upgraded/replaced?  At some point I would probably want to put in an SSD. If someone could link to the hardware maintenance manual that would be really useful, then I could check these things myself.  I can't find the manual for this particular laptop.  Thank you! Mod's Edit: System model added to the front of Subject line to improve visibility / clarity.I edited the mod's edit because they tagged it as "510-15ISK" which I'm pretty sure is a Yoga, I'm looking at the Ideapad not the Yoga. I added a link to the product page for further clarity. Lenovo's product naming is confusing so I'm not sure.

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Hello how are you? I want to install windows 7 on a Dell laptop inspiron 14 series 3000, the error that I get to install add w7 is not detecting your hard disk, which is not easy but need the help of someone who may have installed w7 on a laptop with EMMC drive, Thanks for the help

A:install windows 7 dell inspiron with eMMC in 32gb drive on board

Did your laptop came with win 10? Do you also have a HDD aside the EMMC drive?
Some new laptops aren't able to have Win 7 installed.

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I want to replace the hard drive in my new ideapad 100 with a 250gb SSD but when i attempted to get it open i discovered that there is one screw with a tamper evident seal on it. I don't know what to do at this point i've never owned a computer that doesnt have openings on the bottom for replacing ram and hard drive. I would also like to replace the 4gb ram module it came with with an 8gb module. Does anyone know how i should go about this? It seems unfair that if i cant open my computer to replace this terrible preformance hard drive with a better one.

A:Replacing the hard drive in my ideapad 100

Ideapad 100 use onboard RAM. you cant replace it. only add one.

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