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Not enough storage to update to windows 10?

Q: Not enough storage to update to windows 10?

My laptop (Lenovo ThinkPad) needs me to free up space as I have apparently used 111GB and have 7.38GB free. It also shows that I have used 88.1GB on Apps & games. However, when I sort my apps from largest size to smallest and go through the list, the largest size is 2.05gb and the rest of the apps are less than 10GB added up altogether.
For example, the list goes 2.05Gb, 1.28Gb, 1.02Gb, 797mb, 399mb, 363mb, 289mb, 172mb, etc. I want to know how I have used 88.1GB and how to free up space as I am unsure where the other 78gb on apps and games has gone. Thanks for your help

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Preferred Solution: Not enough storage to update to windows 10?

I recommend downloading and running Reimage. It's a computer repair tool that has been proven to identify and fix many Windows problems with a high level of success.

I've used it in the past to identify and fix everything from blue screens (BSOD's), ActiveX errors, corrupt files and processes, dll/exe/sys errors, recover lost memory, Windows update problems, defragging, malware removal etc.

You can download it direct from this link http://downloadreimage.com/download.php. (This link will automatically start a download of Reimage that you can save to your computer.)

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Hi all, just wanted to know if there was a way I could save all of the updates required for Win7 to a portable media device to save having to download them all over again. I have a low amount of data each month to use, and when doing a clean install, it uses a huge chunk of it.
Thanks in advance.

Thorn

A:Windows Update file storage????

  
Quote: Originally Posted by Thorn8369


Hi all, just wanted to know if there was a way I could save all of the updates required for Win7 to a portable media device to save having to download them all over again. I have a low amount of data each month to use, and when doing a clean install, it uses a huge chunk of it.
Thanks in advance.

Thorn


Hi Thorn,

Unfortunately for now, you will need to download each one manually... Ive been working on a application for that specific purpose but it wont be ready for another month or two yet

Steven

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I've run into a problem on my system involving my SSD, OCZ Vertex 3 Max IOPS, causing my system to pause/lock-up. Upon contacting my manufacturer (Origin) about the problem, they told me that it was my SSD firmware most likely. After researching I confirmed this myself. Boatloads of people have had this same issue with the older firmware, which I have.

Updating should solve all my issues. But PROBLEM : My secondary hard drive does not have a compatible partition style for installing Windows (it has a different style because it's a very large HDD) and I can't get remote assistance on the issue due to my ethernet port being broken. I can't send in my system either because I'm currently living as an expat in China and sending things like this back and forth across the border is nearly impossible and not affordable. There are no Origin shops here in China and even if there were I wouldn't exactly trust it. The only place you can send a computer in is Origin HQ in Miami Florida, which I can't do.

So yeah, I'm in a complicated situation. My SSD is freezing up constantly now. I need this fixed or I'm as good as done for.

I have these other storage devices. It's all I've got now :

> 16GB Kingston SD card (SD4/16GB)
> 4GB Flash Drive

Can I install windows to one of the spare drives?

A:Need to boot windows via removable storage to update my SSD.

You cannot update the firmware without reinstalling Windows to another drive? I know I haven't updated a lot of firmware in my time...but have my hard drive, required nothing other then running the update.

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I've run into a problem on my system involving my SSD, OCZ Vertex 3 Max IOPS, causing my system to pause/lock-up. Upon contacting my manufacturer (Origin) about the problem, they told me that it was my SSD firmware most likely. After researching I confirmed this myself. Boatloads of people have had this same issue with the older firmware, which I have.

Updating should solve all my issues. But PROBLEM : My secondary hard drive does not have a compatible partition style for installing Windows (it has a different style because it's a very large HDD) and I can't get remote assistance on the issue due to my ethernet port being broken. I can't send in my system either because I'm currently living as an expat in China and sending things like this back and forth across the border is nearly impossible and not affordable.

I have a 16GB SD Card and a 4GB flash drive. Is there anything I can do?

I will have everything about my computer repaired after 6 months, when I return to the states. But 6 months without a computer is not something I can have happening.

My system is no longer bootable in normal mode, so I'm using Safe Mode just to write this.

Edit : For clarification, I need THIS firmware update installed to my active system drive.

Edit 2 : Not sure if it matters, but it's a good habit to post specs :

Type : Origin EON17S (17" Laptop)
CPU : Overclocked Intel i7 Extreme 2920XM (Sandy Bridge / Second Generation i7) @ 4.1 - 4.8Ghz
Memory : 16GB Kingston Hyper-X Dual Channel... Read more

A:Need to boot windows via removable storage to update my SSD.

How about booting Hirens Boot CD or Ultimate Boot Disk to install the firmware from stick from either one's mini-XP explorer?

Hiren’s BootCD 15.1
Hiren's BootCD From USB Flash Drive (Pen Drive) ? www.hiren.info

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HI,Been getting notifications for the last couple months that I cant update notebook as needed 8G storage available on my 32gb SSD, which i didnt have. I have tried everything and all thats left is system and windows files only. I tired to add a Ext 1TB portable HDD but Windows again said I needed 3GB on SSD which i didnt have.Any help would be great, as Id like to run off my 1TB HDD if possible.CheersJAse

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Good morning everybody!
I have recently performed a factory default installation on the notebook object of this thread followed by Windows 7 update.
I had some problem in reinstalling all the drivers, but I solved it.

Because I always am a lucky guy , the installation of the AHCI driver has brought another undesired issue.

I have a problem in searching and installing Windows updates through, obviously, Windows Update (WU).
When I try to perform an update research, I get this error:? Windows Update cannot currently check for updates, because the service is not running...?.

The first thing I did was to check if WU service was running looking into the service ?tab? of control panel.
Nothing was changed accidentally and in fact the WU service was turned on as always.

The second step, suggested by some tutorials on the web, concerned into stopping the Windows Update service, deleting the ?SoftwareDistribution? folder and turning on another time the Windows Update service. This procedure did not solve the issue.

After many others attempts, I found the solution reading a thread in an Italian forum.

Briefly, the post explains that the issue (more evident on just formatted machines) is caused by an incompatibility of Intel Matrix Storage Manager with some processes of Windows Update. This causes that error appearing without any apparent reason.

The solution is uninstalling the Intel Matrix Storage Manager software and installing a newer one, for example this suggested by... Read more

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So Trying to update to Windows version 1903 and I ran into an issue. They say I need a newer Rapid Storage driver than the one that Lenovo is providing for my notebook. I am not sure what to do but I noticed people stating that the rapid storage drive is not needed and someting about the iastora.sys file and renaming it to .old. which is fine except I am not sure how to ge to this file and if there are any other steps I need to take.  I'd appreciate any thoughts and help.

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 Hi there,  I would really appreciate help in relation to this ongoing error. I am prompted by Vantage on regular basis to update the SSD firmware from 6L7Q to 7L7Q. Using Lenovo Storage firmware update tool 1.103. Fails every time, has been like this for months so I am not expecting an auto update fix.  Tries to do it, gets to reboot, and then the error below appears.  "software condition is not ready to update due to some condition" I have also downloaded from Lenovo website manually, and have run the zipped version, with same result. I have looked up Samsung SSD drivers directly and there is no options for this drive. Has anyone had similar issue? Please let me know if you have a fix.  Many thanks.  

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Hi, since a couple of weeks, system update prompts me to update my NVMe disk firmware. It downloads and runs Lenovo Storage Device Firmware Update Utility, but it always fails with the same error: Update Failed: Firmware update FAILED! RC=0x1 Stopped by a device reason.  This happens to me with the last version of the firmware update toot (FWNV29), but also has happened to me with previous versions. Also, downloading FWNV29 and running it independently from system update leads to the same error. Can someone help? Thanks. The log from fwwinsd.exe (fwwinsd.log) shows the following:[2019/03/27 07:47:09]: CFWWinDlg::OnInitDialog - IN
[2019/03/27 07:47:09]: CFWWinDlg::OnInitDialog - OS : Windows 6.2 Build 9200
[2019/03/27 07:47:09]: CFWWinDlg::OnInitDialog - Current path : C:\Users\fpiris\Desktop\FWNV29
[2019/03/27 07:47:09]: CFWWinDlg::openProfile - IN - fwwinsd.pro
[2019/03/27 07:47:09]: CFWWinDlg::OnInitDialog - Profile verified to exist
[2019/03/27 07:47:09]: CFWWinDlg::disableAutoODDPowerOffFeature - IN
[2019/03/27 07:47:09]: CFWWinDlg::disableAutoODDPowerOffFeature - Open registry key : Software\Lenovo\PWRMGRV\Data
[2019/03/27 07:47:09]: CFWWinDlg::displayDrives - IN
[2019/03/27 07:47:09]: CATADrivesScanner::scan - IN
[2019/03/27 07:47:09]: CATADrivesScanner::cleanUp - IN
[2019/03/27 07:47:09]: CATADrivesScanner::enumerateDevice - IN : GUID=0x53f56307
[2019/03/27 07:47:09]: CATADrivesScanner::enumerateDevice - Device info se... Read more

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I was asked by answers.Microsoft.com to refer this question to this forum.

BTW there doesn't seem to be an option for Windows 10 forum. So I  had to choose Windows 8.


1st of all everything was fine until 2nd of December.

My Laptop installation of Winodw 7 and then upgraded to 10 was configured from the start to have the USER folders (u sing a script provided by Microsoft) on an SD card through an Expresscared media read/write because my system disk is a 64gig SSD
( which BTW means that system restore has been disabled).

on 3rd of December when:

I turned the machine on it couldn'the read my user profile.I tried to login in safe mode but I got sihost warning: unknown hard Error! But I got into prompt screen and ran diskpartThere is an inbuilt SD card reader slot in the machine where I store large downloadBut the system could only see the main SSD and the expresscared SD card with user folders on itI ran sfc /scannow &  then DISM and the sfc /scannow again until both were successful.But again diskpart  only detected the SSD and Expresscard SD cardBut the attributes on the SD card claims that Current state read-only : Yes although read-only flag is No.I have checked the SD card on other machines and it is not write protectedI have tried introducing writeprotected entry in the registry with values of 0 and 1 without successI have tried everything else that I could in Safe mode but other than what is expected in safemode (e... Read more

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I created a Storage pool with the following setup. Three 3TB drives with parity all in an external enclosure with eSata and USB 2/3 ports. It was connected via USB when created and had production data loaded and tested without any issues.
After a few days of use I decided to see what happened when I tried to access it via the eSata port. No luck, due to a driver on the eSata card issue with Win 8. So I powered all back down and plugged back in via USB. At this point the Storage pool went
into the state as per the screenshot below. Any suggestions to either fix the issue and/or retrieve the data that is in the volume?

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I am confused, as I'm not really that good at computers. Does this update format your computer as I have a lot of things in my computer. Please help, I have SP2.

A:Intel - Storage Intel(R) ICH9M-E/M SATA AHCI Controller Windows update

Hi smalis,Your image shows two Microsoft updates:1) MS Security Essentials virus definition update. (this should automatically update in the background)2) Intel Storage Sata Controller.Neither update will "format your computer" but my recommendation is NOT to download (#2) Intel Sata Controller from the Microsoft Update site. This type of driver from a stability and reliability standpoint is best obtained from the manufacturer of your motherboard or the manufacturer of your computer system (Dell, HP, etc) if it is OEM.

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Dell Command Update keeps saying it needs to download this update, but it fails; when I click to see the website of the update and download it and try to install it, it says it needs .NET 4.5...
This update is from 2014, do I really need it? I'm not sure how it's utilized.
Is there some way to get Dell Command to stop trying to update it? I'm not seeing many options here.

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The Microsoft Update site detects that I have whatever uses/needs this device driver (Windows 98 SE):

Promise Technology - Storage
49 KB/ Download Time: < 1 min
Promise Technology Scsiadapter Driver Version 2.0.0.28

In my device manager next to Other Devices, I see the yellow question mark. Under Other Devices, there is a yellow question mark, with a yellow exclamation point over it, and says: PCI Mass Storage Controller.

I thought I was familiar with all the actual devices, but I don't know what this is, and the explanations I'm finding on Google don't make any sense to me at all.

I have noticed the Update site listing and the device manager's yellow symbols for many months. Thanks for any help.
 

A:PCI mass storage controller-what is it and should I update it?

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I have tried repeatedly to update the IRS software that came with my Windows 8 system to the Windows 10 version available on my system's drivers and downloads page. It fails every time, even when downloading a fresh copy in a new location. I've extracted the file and attempted to run the setup file, but always get "A reboot is pending" error message, even after rebooting.
How can I get this software updated?

A:Intel Rapid Storage Update

Older and Older systems DO NOT take Newer and Newer versions of INTEL RST.

Windows 7 comes with Matrix storage manager 8.9

The INTEL MSM is not INTEL RST

Windows 7 Requires INTEL RST 9.6 for advanced format drives aka larger than 80 gigs.

Intel RST replaces Intel Matrix Storage Manager.  HOWEVER you cannot update to your hearts content from 7 to 8 to 9 to 10 to 11 to 12 to 13 to 14 etc.  As the drivers and chipsets get newer the older ICH5 6 7 8 9 10 etc are dropped from support.  

downloadcenter.intel.com/.../15251Version 9.6.0.1014  may be the max for your motherboard

PCI\VEN_8086&DEV_2682&CC_0104= "Intel(R) ESB2 SATA RAID"PCI\VEN_8086&DEV_27C3&CC_0104= "Intel(R) ICH7R/DH SATA RAID"PCI\VEN_8086&DEV_27C6&CC_0104= "Intel(R) ICH7MDH SATA RAID Controller"PCI\VEN_8086&DEV_2822&CC_0104= "Intel(R) ICH8R/ICH9R/ICH10R/DO/5/3400 SATA RAID"PCI\VEN_8086&DEV_282A&CC_0104= "Intel(R) ICH8M-E/ICH9M-E/5 Series SATA RAID"

NEWER Versions (Not necessarily Supported on OLD chipsets)

10.1.0.1008 
10.6.0.1022 
11.0.0.1032 

Microsoft* .NET Framework 3.0 or newer is required to be installed on the system in order for the Intel® Rapid Storage Technology User Interface to install.  Note that  Microsoft* Operating Systems do not have .NET 3.0 or newer installed by default.

 
There may not be an update.  The WIN10 ver... Read more

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I have tried repeatedly to update the IRS software that came with my Windows 8 system to the Windows 10 version available on my system's drivers and downloads page. It fails every time, even when downloading a fresh copy in a new location. I've extracted the file and attempted to run the setup file, but always get "A reboot is pending" error message, even after rebooting.
How can I get this software updated?

A:Intel Rapid Storage Update

Older and Older systems DO NOT take Newer and Newer versions of INTEL RST.

Windows 7 comes with Matrix storage manager 8.9

The INTEL MSM is not INTEL RST

Windows 7 Requires INTEL RST 9.6 for advanced format drives aka larger than 80 gigs.

Intel RST replaces Intel Matrix Storage Manager.  HOWEVER you cannot update to your hearts content from 7 to 8 to 9 to 10 to 11 to 12 to 13 to 14 etc.  As the drivers and chipsets get newer the older ICH5 6 7 8 9 10 etc are dropped from support.  

downloadcenter.intel.com/.../15251Version 9.6.0.1014  may be the max for your motherboard

PCI\VEN_8086&DEV_2682&CC_0104= "Intel(R) ESB2 SATA RAID"PCI\VEN_8086&DEV_27C3&CC_0104= "Intel(R) ICH7R/DH SATA RAID"PCI\VEN_8086&DEV_27C6&CC_0104= "Intel(R) ICH7MDH SATA RAID Controller"PCI\VEN_8086&DEV_2822&CC_0104= "Intel(R) ICH8R/ICH9R/ICH10R/DO/5/3400 SATA RAID"PCI\VEN_8086&DEV_282A&CC_0104= "Intel(R) ICH8M-E/ICH9M-E/5 Series SATA RAID"

NEWER Versions (Not necessarily Supported on OLD chipsets)

10.1.0.1008 
10.6.0.1022 
11.0.0.1032 

Microsoft* .NET Framework 3.0 or newer is required to be installed on the system in order for the Intel® Rapid Storage Technology User Interface to install.  Note that  Microsoft* Operating Systems do not have .NET 3.0 or newer installed by default.

 
There may not be an update.  The WIN10 ver... Read more

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Folks,
Today I got the subject "Important" U/D from MS which has failed 3 times.

The full name of the U/D is as follows:

Intel Corporation - Storage Controller - Intel(R) 7 Series/C216 Chipset Family SATS AHCI Controller

I finally marked to HIDE. Is there a solution??

Roger

A:Update for Intel Storage Controller Failed 3 times so far.

Go to Intel's website and see if this is really the driver update required. If it is you can download it from there.

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Supports SATA RAID 5/10 on specific desktop platforms, SATA RAID 0/1, AHCI, and matrix RAID on specific desktop and mobile platforms


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A:Intel Matrix Storage Manager Update 8.8.0.1009

when i try to install but ikeep getting this message this computer does not meet the minimum requirements for installing this software does that mean that my computer does not need it or is it because its windows seven i have a SATA hard drive not sure about the dvdrw and is an Intel 945 GMA chipset

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T470s; Win7 64After system update any USB massstorage stopped working.Code 52 in driver.Windows cannot install driver. End with error.Followed all solution for USB problems.It has to be related with system update. (Intel Mgt?)  

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I'm trying to clean install from Windows Vista Home Premium 32 bit to Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit.
I ran the Windows 7 Upgrade Advisor. Under Intel Matrix Storage Console v 6.2.2.1001, it shows to get a free update to a compatible version. However, when I click on their link, it takes me to some unrelated site.
I've search for Matrix Storage Console updates and it takes me to Intel's sites, but I have no idea what to choose.
The two Intel sites I've gotten to are:
https://downloadcenter.intel.com/download/24779/Intel-Rapid-Storage-Technology-Intel-RST-RAID-Driver (but don't know what they mean when they say "F6 and RAID BIOS configurations need to be performed prior to installation of this driver for proper operation.)
and
https://downloadcenter.intel.com/search?keyword=Intel®+Rapid+Storage+Technology+(Intel®+RST) (Don't know which download type to choose. When I choose "Drivers" and "Windows Vista 32 bit, I get 7 choices and don't know which, if any, of those choices I should choose.)
 

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I've had this update pending for quite some time now. The problem is that when I try to run the update it it ends up in an Intel screen with the options either to remove or repair. I don't think I want to do either, i want to update. Any advice?

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How do I actually update the driver for this? I have win 8.1 and task manager says IAStorSataSvc (32 bit) (intel rapid storage technology) is using 277.8 MB of memory (it was over 1,000 last night) and .4% of the CPU.  My version is 11.50.1207 and forums indicate this version eats a lot of memory and the driver should be updated.  How do I do that?  There are two versions that can be downloaded,  f6flpy-x86.zip - for 32-bit versions of the operating system and f6flpy-x64.zip - for 64-bit versions of the operating system.  Win 8.1 is 64 bit and the IRST says it is 32 bit, so which one do I use?  Once I have the right one dowloaded, it is a zip folder with 6 files.  How do i update the driver, double click on one of the .sys files, the largest one (there are two, one smaller than the other)?

A:How to update intel rapid storage technology driver

The floppy version is used during a new install of Windows. Do you have a SSD and a regular HDD? You can download the full Install here.
 
SetupRST.exe 13.2.4.1000 (Latest) 
Date: 08/01/2014
Size: 11.13 MB

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Supports SATA RAID 5/10 on specific desktop platforms, SATA RAID 0/1, AHCI, and matrix RAID on specific desktop and mobile platforms



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A:Intel Matrix Storage Manager Update 8.8.0.1009

Any improvements, bugs resolved, etc.? I have the 8.5 version and seems to be running fine.

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Evening all,

As title states, all my USB storage devices - an external WD HDD and any flash drives are suddenly not being recognised by my Dell Inspiron. When I attempt to download drivers, all installations fail - i/o error. Also event ID 29 re: USBstor. A mouse, keyboard, wireless dongle and printer all work via USB ports so it just seems only USB storage devices are not working. Anyone come across this before? Any advice?

Thanks for any help.

A:[SOLVED] All USB storage drives not recognised &amp; driver update failing?

What is the make and model # of your Dell Inspiron?
What OS are running on this computer? You are posting in the Windows 7/Vista forum but your profile says XP?
If you are running Vista or Windows 7, go to Start/Search and type CMD, Right click the CMD results and Run As Administrator. In the Elevated Command Prompt type SFC /scannow and press enter. This will restore any missing system files.
Once this is completed go to Start/Search and type devmgmt.msc, right click the devmgmt results and Run As Administrator. In the Elevated Device Manager are there any device with yellow flags? Even if not, go to the Dell Drivers site, Support | Dell US type in your service tag# or find your make and model #. Download the Chipset driver (USB Support) and any other drivers you need from the Device Manager.

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Hi,
I was having issues with my external hard drive today and the event logs said something about the storage controller having a read error so I decided to try to update the storage drivers. I believe I had version 8.x and I downloaded the newest version from Intel's site, 12.x. I installed the software, and my system hung at "Starting Windows." I reverted to the last known good configuration, and I was back up and running. I decided to delete the existing drivers (8.x), restarted the computer, it automatically installed the 12.x drivers, and asked me to restart my computer, which I did. After this, my computer still hangs and I can't restore the last known good configuration.

Things I've tried:
- Trying to manually delete iaStore*.sys from system32\drivers
- Running Startup Repair
- Running System Restore (Apparently I don't have a restore point...)

I'm getting a BSOD when I try to boot into Windows now, but I can't see what it is.

I believe there may be a conflict of driver versions at this point. I'd like to manually remove all the Intel SATA drivers, if possible; however, I've been unsuccessful.

Any thoughts?

A:Intel Storage Driver Update Gone Bad -- Unable to Boot, BSOD

Have you tried starting in windows safe mode and installing the 8.x drivers?

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When I try to update the Firmware on my X390 from L11P to L13P with the Lenovo Storage Device Firmware Update Utility 1.10.3, I get the following Error message RC=0x35

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I downloaded this update, and extracted the zip file. Trying to install this, however it is failing. Utility detects Toshiba MQ01ACF050, Serial # xxxxxxx, Current Firmware AV0A2E, New Firmware AV0A3E. I click on start updateand get the following message; Update Failed Firmware update was not processed because software condition is not ready to update due to some reason.RC=0x3 Is there some issue with this update? If so, can I install manually? How? Any suggestions? ThanksDoug

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XPS 8100 - update Intel Rapid Storage Technology for new hard drive?I'm running Win7 Home Premium 64-bit with the original Intel Rapid Storage Technology drivers version 9.5.0.1037 dated 10/2/2009. I just replaced the original 1TB WD hard drive with a new 1TB WD Black Performance hard drive after Windows started telling me the original hard drive was failing.Is it OK to stay with the old Intel RST drivers or should I update to newer ones?If newer ones does it matter that I also have a second hard drive that is several years old?Thanks!

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Fault: USB Mass Storage Devices, (USB Ext Harddrives and Flash Drives) can not be used after latest Windows updates, but only after you power off the PC. (Issue not seen when Shutting down or Restarting after the update. Only after powering off
the Power Supply, then restarting does the issue occur.)
Windows reports a Driver Signing Issue, Code 52.
I am assuming at the moment that there has been a change to driver signing in one of the Win Updates.
KB4055532 or KB4056894 or KB890830 or KB2952664
O/S: Win7 Pro x64
Hardware: New HP Z240 Workstation
The frightening thing is that you don't notice this fault until after powering off (NOT shutting down.).
I didn't pick this up until 20 days after applying the updates.
I was unable to fix this issue. Uninstalling the updates and System restore actions did not fix the issue.

Resolved only by recovering from a image created before the updates and then not installing the updates. 
Question 1: Can we identify which update caused the issue? (Without blowing away this production machine until I find the culprit?) One or more of these Updates caused the issue: KB4055532 or KB4056894 or KB890830 or KB2952664
Question 2: How can you recover from this issue, without reinstalling the o/s
Question 3: How could this issue only appear after powering off the Workstation? How is powering down after shutdown, different from shutting down, as far as ... Read more

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7 Month old HP Win7 6gb x64 machine. Keyboard and mouse drivers unaffected.USB Mass storage device properties messagewith driver check on:"Windows cannot verify the digital signature for the drivers required for this device."with driver check off:Tells me drivers are corrupt or missing.Search show diver where it should be: C:\Windows\System32\drivers\usbstor.sys (also usbfilter.sys).Used the HP Recovery Manager to restore factory setting for USBStor.sys, it indicates it is successful but no changeon reboot, still cannot use flash drives, SD cards, external HDs. Units work find on my laptop.Called HP 4 times, after extensive troubleshooting each time, following their instructions, go to hp.com/go/instant, get screen saying request has been received. Each time tech tells me he cannot find my request.After a while, read 2 hours, told they need to talk to supervisor, will call me back, KISS OF DEATH, never hear from them.So can I fix this or am I going to have to pay for repairing a seven month old HP?Or am I going to have to buy yet another pc?

A:USB Mass Storage Device will not recognize external storage devices

Nobody has a clue, huh?
I guess I am the only one ever to have this happen!
Ok, thanks, goodbye.

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I currently have the Intel ICH9M E/M Sata AHCI Controller, driver version 8.9.0.1023 dated 4 June 2009. Does anyone know if it's possible to upgrade to Intel Rapid Storage Technology, and if so, what's the latest version I can safely upgrade to, and do I need to make any BIOS changes?
 
As usual any help is really appreciated.

A:Can I upgrade from Intel Matrix Storage to Rapid Storage?

I have an Intel ICH9R controller and am using the same driver version. Was not able to find a newer one. I think the newer drivers aren't compatible anymore.
(Windows 7 has been installed few weeks ago.)

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When I got my laptop it was set up with a 1TB storage device but my pool only has 250GB even though I set up the device, how do I add storage to the pool?
 

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Has anyone tried the new Storage Spaces feature in Windows 8? Your experience with it?

More specifically:

1. If this system is used on a shared network with other operating systems such as XP and Windows 7, can the storage pool drives be set up as shared, and become visible and usable from the XP and Win 7 machines?

2. If you have a Network Backup drive, like WD My Book Live, will it see and back up the Storage Spaces configured drive just like any other drive on the network?

A:Storage Spaces (Storage Pool) Experience?

I've only set this up on a Windows Server 2012 configuration therefore I cannot provide the exact steps on how to set one up in a client environment. That being said, a storage space/pool is essentially a virtual disk that resides on one or multiple physical disks allowing you to accumulate free space. For example if I have multiple servers with free space on their data drives I can then create a storage pool to accumulate this. To allocate this storage pool/space to a user or machine you will need to decide what you wish to do with it. Below are a couple of examples of how:

Share via Windows Folder Sharing (UNC Path)Use iSCSI to use the current ethernet infastructure allowing you to assign the storage pool/space a drive letter to the client machineIn a server environment you may wish to use it for DFS (Distributed File System) to maintain redundancy

Personally I use my storage pool as an iSCSI drive for which i have partitioned.

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You can only use the free space of a non Windows install drive. To my knowledge you cannot overcome this with partitioning.

In relation to your second question, you will only able to use the share as a safepoint backup if it is shared via Windows Folder Sharing. For example: \\computername\share

Also you will need to make sure that the NAS is on the same workgroup as the Windows 8 machine hosting the storage pool otherwise it will not be able to find the share. Hopefully this is what you asking however pleas... Read more

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Windows 7.
With Google I couldn't find answer, how to handle USB removable media inside camera.
With camera there is no "Safely remove hardware and eject media" option.
When Photo camera is connected, a new camera device is installed and GUI window is opened with option to browse or copy photos. But there is no removable storage devise eject button on notification area. The USB removable Storage devise is also present on File Manager Computer left panel but again, there is no mouse right button eject option as normally with removable storage devices. I have checked in on several computers. How to understand. I don't believe that it's camera specific but Camera is Canon S95.
Any ideas?

A:How to handle and difference of USB storage and in Camera USB storage

Can you set the camera to "Disk Mode"? If so, it will treat the camera as a flash drive.

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I have an Acer Aspire One CloudBook 14 with absolutely no storage space at all...not even for critical updates. It came with 28GB of which most of it was used for a reinstallation of the OS because of infection. There's a Windows.old file that for some reason I cannot delete no matter what...tried adding an external (flash) storage to no avail...At my wits end...there has to be a way to retrieve some if not all my storage back...
 

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My INSPIRON 3459 attempts to update this driver, but it always fails. Intel Rapid Storage Technology Driver and Management Console. I have no idea why, but it keeps scanning, downloading, installing: Failure. Anything I should do to get this to install. There is also another Driver that is failing as well. But this never succeeds.                                        

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the main thing is each and every install  windows update just searches forever and nothing happens after diagnostic tool it says Datastore.edb is corrupted and cant be repaired and each time it download the corrupted Datastore.edb
can they at leats give a proper service pack 2 for windows 7  64 bit ultimate that is then uptodate with working windows update that works after a direct standalone install of sp1 i use windows 7 ultimate 64 bit and i reinstalled the system allready
 5 times each and every time the same problame that Datastore.edb is corrupted and windows update just gets stuck!
i how you can either releasse a service pack 2 so that windows update works again after a direct install of service pack 1
or a windows update that doesnt use data store cause its yepp Not working,
i use a amd 6 core with a amd hd 6700 readon and 8 gb ram
both asus motherboard and grafic
as it is now windows update is with windows 7 service pack 1= not useable !!!!
sincierly Christian Madjari

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I purchased a new notebook with Windows 7 in October. During the first weeks I uninstalled McAfee and replaced the harddrive. Since November Windows Update fails with error messages and defender does not start anymore. I made several virus scans (complete) with multiple antivirus programs but nothing showed up.Since it took my days to install various software, I do not want to re-install W7. I also have no good backup that I could restore. I am really surprised that there is not even a single entry regarding the error code in the Microsoft Knowledge base or elsewhere.I really would appreciate help. 

A:Windows Update does not work, Windows Standalone Update Installer stops with error 0xc8000247 (Windows 7 Home Premium on Acer Aspire 1810TZ notebook)

 
Got it !!!!
If You are using notebooks with with hard drive larger than 700 GB you probably should update Intel Rapid Storage Technology Driver.
Here is solution :
http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?docname=c02219204&cc=nl&lc=en&dlc=en&product
Download and install it.

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I have a legacy Windows XP x86 machine that I am trying to migrate.  To do that I have mapped a number of shares on a Windows 10 x64 machine.  Most of them map normally.  However, when I try to map one of them I get:
Using a command line:
L:\>NET USE I: \\NYW10-0016\Install /PERSISTENT:YES
System error 1130 has occurred.
Not enough server storage is available to process this command.
Using mapping from File Explorer:
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Windows Explorer
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\\NYW10-0016\Install is not accessible. You might not have permission to use this network resource. Contact the administrator of this server to find out if you have access permissions.

Not enough server storage is available to process this command.
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OK  
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The share shows up in my network places and I have been able to map it before to an XP machine.
The big difference between this share and others that I can map is that the share is a USB drive.  Again, please note that in the past I was able to map it.  Has something changed in Windows 10 to prevent mapping to a USB drive?

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Dear Sir,
We have windows 2008 R2 domain controller and we have just purchased windows 8.1 desktop but after joining domain users are not able to access windows 8.1 local d drive. all computers having same OU with other OS like windows 7/8/8.1.
We have enable removable storage access policy to block pen drive but local drive also block. if i remove this computrers from domain or move at computer OU then its working fine.
please help me to resolve this issue because i have 150 windows 8.1 desktops.

Regards,
Sunil


SUNIL PATEL SYSTEM ADMINISTRATOR

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Hi there,
i created a storage pool on windows 10 (goal was actually to create a windows firendly RAID0). Problem is when i plug it on a windows 7 machine, i can see disks in the disk manager but the Storage pool it self is not mounted. I cannot access the storage
pool like in windows 10, where it is mounted as a normal Hard Disk.
Are storage pools compatible with windows 7 ?
Thanks for your help,
Sam.

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hey i recently bought an SSD with 250g space on it and i would like to move my OS and boot from there along with a few other programs from time to time, however i would like to continue using my HDD 1tb as a storage device with everything still intact. Im pretty uncomfortable with messing around with HDDs and backing up and stuff for whatever reason so i'm here asking for some advice before i get started!
 

A:put windows 10 on SSD and use HDD as storage

That's a perfectly standard setup that many people use.

You can either clone/migrate the current HDD to the SSD with the software that come with it or use a third party tool to clone it over. You can then then erase the HDD and move over the data you want to store on it. This will only work if you have less than 250GB of used space.

OR

You can do a fresh copy of Windows onto the SS, install your programs, then clean up the old HDD and use it for the data. In this scenario I would move the data to the SSD you want to keep and also format the HDD so Windows is no longer there, then move the data back. But if you want to keep Windows and the programs on the HDD as a backup you could just leave it as is, just make sure the computer is in fact booting and running completely off the SSD; check teh BIOS boot order and boot it a few times without the HDD connected.
 

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Hello. I read somewhere in a Storage space you can attach drives with different sizes.. I got a pool made of 3 x 500 GB drives. Now i added a 3 TB drive to the pool. But when i try to moves files to the drive. The disk goes offline and under "disk managemet" the disk is offline cause its out of space. Is it cause it cant use the 3 tb drive with 3 x 500 ? in a pool ?

Update: I found the answer. The storage pool does not automatic rebalance the drives. Will this be added in the future ?

A:Windows Storage spaces

Take look at those tutorial:
Storage Pool - Delete in Windows 8
Storage Spaces - Add or Remove Drives from Storage Pool in Window 8
Storage Spaces - Create a New Pool and Storage Space in Windows 8
Storage Spaces - Delete a Storage Space in a Storage Pool in Windows 8
Storage Spaces - Rename Storage Pool, Storage Space, and Drives
Storage Spaces Shortcut - Create in Windows 8

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I want to install windows 8 on my 60GB ssd and use a 1TB hdd I have using storage space feature in windows 8. Is this possible?

A:Windows 8 storage space ssd and hdd

You can create a storage pool with a single drive...you just won't be able to use any of the resiliency functionality, but can expand it later.

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Hello. I read somewhere in a Storage space you can attach drives with different sizes.. I got a pool made of 3 x 500 GB drives. Now i added a 3 TB drive to the pool. But when i try to moves files to the drive. The disk goes offline and under "disk managemet" the disk is offline cause its out of space. Is it cause it cant use the 3 tb drive with 3 x 500 ? in a pool ?

Update: I found the answer. The storage pool does not automatic rebalance the drives. Will this be added in the future ?

A:Windows Storage spaces

Take look at those tutorial:
Storage Pool - Delete in Windows 8
Storage Spaces - Add or Remove Drives from Storage Pool in Window 8
Storage Spaces - Create a New Pool and Storage Space in Windows 8
Storage Spaces - Delete a Storage Space in a Storage Pool in Windows 8
Storage Spaces - Rename Storage Pool, Storage Space, and Drives
Storage Spaces Shortcut - Create in Windows 8

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