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Q: P50 Compatibility with Samsung SM961 Polaris 1TB M...

I am thinking of adding a second M.2 SSD to my P50 laptop. Does anyone know if the Lenovo P50 is compatible with the Samsung SM961 Polaris 1TB M.2-2880 PCI-e 3.0 x 4 NVMe Solid State Drive SSD model: MZVKW1T0HMLH-00000 ?

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Preferred Solution: P50 Compatibility with Samsung SM961 Polaris 1TB M...

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Hi, I hope I haven't made a mistake, but I just received a Samsung 1TB Polaris SM961 NVMe M.2 80mm Solid State Drive/SSD to upgrade my HP Omen with. The laptop is not seeing the new drive.- The bios is not seeing the drive- Diagnostics saying device not present- I have followed instructions to perform a hard reset. I maybe foolishly believed that because it was mentioned that the 950 pro works, I assumed tha the 961 would work too..But maybe i have received a faulty device ? And tips comments or ideas ?Thanks Nigel

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I bought a new SAMSUNG SM961 M.2 NVMe SSD.

Mr Google on several sites said that a DVD install will fail at the make Partition stage.

I installed from a DVD no problem. The only changes I made in the UEFI was to disable the other drives so as to be sure to install to the SSD.

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Hi , i  bought HP ProBook 450 G4and i want to install SSD to my laptop ,is there any way to install Samsung SM961 M.2because i checked many models of ssdthe best one in performance is Samsung SM961 M.2 , i found one converter from mini PCI-E to NGFF M.2 , is that fine or no ???  what about Samsung 850 EVO m2 250 GB , is it compatible ?? thanks for supportbest regardsA&B    

A:Samsung SM961 M.2 HP ProBook 450 G4

Hi,Manual: Page 44http://h10032.www1.hp.com/ctg/Manual/c05270979M.2 2280 SATA SSD is good enough.No M.2 PCIe NVMe SSD slot available. Even if you get the converter and put in PCIe M.2 SSD, it'll only be as good enough as M.2 SATA speeds.http://www.samsung.com/us/computing/memory-storage/solid-state-drives/ssd-850-evo-m-2-500gb-mz-n5e50...Create a recovery USB before any upgrade, using HP recovery manager.RegardsVisruth

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I need help with an SSD nvm2 SM961 from Samsung. The bios of my Yoga 900 does not recognize the SSD. I bought the SSD and would like to use it as it is much faster. Please Lenovo the machine is recent you must be able to install recent components. Lenovo Helped with linux, do the same with the new NVD SSDs.

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Hi community, I am interested in buying an HP Pavilion 15-bc006ng. I would like to know will Samsung SM961 NVMe M.2 (2280) SSD work with it, as i understand there are empty m.2 slot on the motherboard?  

A:Add Samsung SM961 M.2 in Pavilion 15-bc006ng

Hi,Page 2, 33: http://h10032.www1.hp.com/ctg/Manual/c05117922.Samsung SM961 NVMe M.2 (2280) SSD would be the fastest available in the market. Are you sure it is TLC, rather than MLC?Your notebook supports SSD 2280 M2 PCIe 3x4SS NVMe TLC TL. I'll not take chances buying MLC. Go for TLC type.http://www.tweaktown.com/reviews/7762/samsung-sm961-1tb-2-nvme-pcie-ssd-review/index.htmlSpecs:http://support.hp.com/us-en/product/HP-Pavilion-15-bc000-Notebook-PC-series/10862166/document/c05178...Remove HDD from its bay, Install your desired operating system in SSD. Make it boot drive. Then replug HDD. Now SSD will be your boot drive and HDD as storage.Be aware that SSD upgrade needs somewhat major disassembly. Hence if you are doing it alone and break something in the process, HP wouldn't honor the warranty. Get help from HP or a good technician for the upgrade. RegardsVisruth

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So, does Samsung SM961 SSD (256 GB) work with the Lenovo Legion Y520?

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Hi Can i upgrade Hp pavilion 15-bc021tx with SSD SAMSUNG SM961 NVMe PCIe Gen 3 x4 ?And how many read and write it can do ? Thank you.

A:Can i upgrade Hp pavilion 15-bc021tx with SSD SAMSUNG SM961 ...

Yes it is rated to accept an MVME (PCIe) M.2 disk. Look at page 29 of the Manual here: Service Manual The M.2 slot is to the left of the battery.  As far as what kind of read/write speed you will get it is hard to say. The drive is capable of 3000 Mbps read and about 1500 Mbps write, but I have 2 HP laptops with Samsung NVME disks which register about half those speeds and that seems to be the common experience. You do want to install the latest Samsung NVME driver and the device driver from Samsung. After I did that, my speeds went up about 10% and a few people have reported an even bigger improvement. The speeds I get are still well over twice as fast as a SATA SSD so I am very happy with the performance.  If this is "the Answer" please click "Accept as Solution" to help others find it. 

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I bought a SSD Samsung SM961 to put in my yoga 900, but in bios don´t detect a hard drive.What solution.

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The compatibility list for SED NVMe support states that the DDPE tools will support SED (OPAL) hardware encryption for the PM961 but I don't see the SM961 listed and I thought the only major difference was TLC vs MLC.  On the 7480 it shouldn't make a difference at 2x, but the write speeds will be much better on the SM series.
Is it compatible?  The performance of the Toshiba XG4 is unacceptable.  The PM961 would get closer, but it'd be best to retrofit an SM961.  Thank you for any help offered.

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Dose anyone knows the samsung sm961 M.2 SSD compatible thinkcentre m900 tiny?

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ssd samsung sm961 Is it compatible with notebook Lenovo yoga 900s?

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Hi,
I'm planning on upgrading from the 1tb hard disk I have to a ssd.
I would like to know if the xps15 9530 is compatible with the Samsung Evo 850 500GB.
Also where can I find an email address for support?
There are a few questions I have that I would like answered that require me to give more personal details which I do not feel comfortable posting on forums.
Thank you!

A:XPS 9530 Samsung EVO 850 compatibility

If you plan to replace the 2.5" hard drive with a 2.5" SSD, that'll work fine.  Though these will also take card-format drives, they're the older mSATA format -- not the now common M.2.  That'll limit a card drive to 512G -- I don't think you'll find any larger capacity mSATA drives.

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I was thinking to buy an m.2 ssd because my harddrive is already full. i would like to try the new samsung 970 evo (probably 1tb), but i'm not very sure if it's compatible with the P71, cannot see anybody using it. Will it work? also thinking to make it booteable as a main SSD, might be a way faster than the serial one.thanks for the answers!

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I'm struggling to identify whether my T450s is compatible with Samsung's 970 PRO SSD.  I am looking to upgrade my hard drive yet I am unsure whether or not this item is compatible with my device. Does anyone know whether this SSD is compatible with the T450s? Thanks in advance.  

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Please help ~ I need some advice!
2 years ago, I switched to an Android phone after feeling frustrated with Apple, but I still have a Macbook Pro on which to download and share from.
I use the device mainly as a phone and a camera, and the memory has filled up fast.
The Samsung program designed to download pictures, music and videos compatible with is called Kies. Recently they changed that to Samsung Smartswitch. Neither are great programs at all. To be expected.
At the moment the problem is, every time I go to pull any pictures or videos off my phone onto my computer, the phone freezes up. I have opened up lots of memory and downloaded the new Smartswitch program but still the phone is crashing. Every time I speak to Samsung the only advice they have is to reboot the phone, take out the battery and re-download the program... & I've done that 6 times now!
I'm used to my Apple laptop and haven't had anything but Apple in a decade and now, I'm afraid that Apple might be the problem ~ not sure.
(I need help ~ I'm a single mum with a toddler. All of her pictures on on this phone, and/or stored on an outdated program that I cannot easily access, that crashes all the time, and that I do NOT trust at all, located somewhere on my Macbook. I don't have much spare time to research this complicated stuff and in the meantime I keep being up-sold by commissioned salesmen. I have never before been so frustrated with technology! :-( can someone out there ... Read more

A:Samsung Galaxy4 compatibility issues with Macbook

Use a sharing service like Flickr or Dropbox.
 

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I need to verify if the Samsung MZNLF128HCHP (CM871) 128 GB SATA M.2 is compatible with the 8910 main board.  The spec is m.2 and the CM871 is
- M.2 Interface / SATA3 
- NGFF 80mm Solid State Drive (SSD)

A:XPS 8910 compatibility Samsung MZNLF128HCHP (CM871) 128 GB SATA M.2

This is "B" keyed  SATA not PCI-E keyed. So no its not compatible.
Sata Express uses the same physical connector as older SATA drives but uses X4 PCI Express lanes rather than the SATA bus to boost storage speeds.   B Keyed is not compatible with PCI-E
The card below takes both.
 

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I have a T550 which supported my Samsung Level U Pro wireless headset prior to updating my Windows 10 to the Windows 10 Anniversary Edition. Since this time the bluetooth connection between the two no longer works. Does anyone know if there is a fix for this?

A:Think Pad T500 Series Samsung Level Bluetooth Compatibility

Have you tried to pair the devices again?  What happened?

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Friends,
I just searched Dell for a SSD to upgrade my Inspiron 7568 and only two "Dell" SSDs were listed:
  * Manufacturer Part# SNP2N8J2K/256G, Dell Part# A8859580
  * Manufacturer Part# SNP971XCK/512G, Dell Part# A8859583
I was interested in a Samsung 850 EVO but it only list Aliensware as compatible:
This product is compatible with the following systems:
   * Alienware Aurora R3
   * Alienware X51
   * Alienware X51 R2
Do anyone know of a reason why I cannot put a Samsung 850 EVO in my Inspiron 7568?
Sincerely xJohn

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Polaris Office is a free office service that runs on platforms such as Android, iOS, and Windows Desktop. It is capable of editing Microsoft Office file formats (doc/docx, hwp, ppt/pptx, txt, xls/xlsx) and viewing PDF files. With beautiful docs, spreadsheets, and multimedia presentations, you can quickly create, manage, and re-use content across any platform. Discover what an all-in-one office suite is supposed to be.

All files saved in Polaris Office are synchronized with other connected devices, and thus documents are automatically updated to the latest version. It also provides a variety of cloud storage services such as Box.net, Dropbox, Google Drive, OneDrive, etc. Moreover, Polaris Office has an agent program that allows uploading and downloading documents from a desktop computer to a mobile device.

Download: Polaris Office 7.1.161 | 162.0 MB (Freeware, requires free e-mail registration)
View: Polaris Office Home Page

Spoiler: Screenshots





I've tested it for a bit

Pros :
It's fast, it's free (email registration required), it's compatible with Office 2003-2016 formats. It has most of features of MS Office Word, Excel and PowerPoint, installation took 2min and extracted size is ~220mb on the disk. Nice interface, nice ClearType compatibility and integration. Can open PDF documents. Has build in Math Equation and Symbol characters. Can sync documents across devices through your account.

Cons:
Cannot export to PDF. If you open .docx... Read more

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Below is a copy of the HijackThis Log after I ran Ad-Aware, Spybot, Symantec AntiVirus, AboutBuster. I have SpywareBlaster installed.The computer is sluggish and seem to get hung up on routine tasks, like connecting to a link.I had to boot with the Win 2000 CD. I could not even get the desktop installed completely before it would have up.I have a Neo Tool Bar that I don't know the origin.Thanks.Logfile of HijackThis v1.98.2Scan saved at 11:19:41 PM, on 11/4/2004Platform: Windows 2000 SP4 (WinNT 5.00.2195)MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)Running processes:C:\WINNT\System32\smss.exeC:\WINNT\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINNT\system32\services.exeC:\WINNT\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINNT\system32\svchost.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exeC:\WINNT\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\Program Files\Symantec AntiVirus\DefWatch.exeC:\WINNT\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINNT\system32\hidserv.exeC:\Program Files\Norton SystemWorks\Norton Utilities\NPROTECT.EXEC:\WINNT\System32\nvsvc32.exeC:\WINNT\system32\regsvc.exeC:\Program Files\Symantec AntiVirus\SavRoam.exeC:\WINNT\system32\MSTask.exeC:\Program Files\Norton SystemWorks\Norton Speed Disk\n... Read more

A:HijackThis Log - polaris

Hi polaris6You are running HijackThis from your Desktop. You will need to move hijackthis.exe to a permanent folder, such as c:\hjt . This has to be done as HijackThis creates backups when you fix items. You do not want them accidentally deleted or spread all over your Desktop.First create a new folder:A. Click My Computer icon on your desktopB. Click C: driveC. Click the File menu --> New --> Folder, a folder "New folder" will be created.D. Rename it HJTMove\Unzip hijackthis.exe to the c:\HJT folder.Download this: Getservices.zipExtract the file to the c:\ drive. Then navigate to the c:\getservices folder and double-click on the getservices.bat file. A notepad will open up. Please paste the contents of that notepad as a reply to this post.The trojan mutates on every reboot, post please also a fresh HJT log.From the moment you post your list, until you see a detailed fix written up, DO NOT reboot your system or log off. If you do, the service will have changed and the fix provided will not work.

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Hello,
I am having extreme issues with my SSD speed. It has gotten quite bad. The SSD was a user-upgrade over the HDD that came with the Dell M4800 on the date of purchase. Initially the SSD upgrade worked well (Samsung EVO 850 500 GB). Recently, performance has taken a nose-dive. I have looked for solutions online and come up short and also failed to see any case as bad as my own.

Current Random Write IOPS - 1,144
Current Random Read IOPS - 12,752
Current Sequential Read (MB/s) - 547
Current Sequential Write (MB/s) - 103
OS - Windows 8.1,  64-bit  x64-based processor  - i7-4700MQ
SSD - 211 GB free of 420 GB
RAM - 32 GB

Some of the solutions I've attempted:
Enabling AHCI  (uses an auto-installed Intel driver, which seems funny)
Verified TRIM is enabled
Turning off system restore
Disabling drive indexing
Turning of defragmenting
Turning off paging file
Disabling hibernation
Disable Write-Caching
Turning off superfetch and windows search
Installing my discrete video card drivers again (Intel HD drivers had been updated, and the result was screwing with the usability of the device)
updating Samsung Magician (appears to have made sequential writing and random writing worse)

A lot of the above corresponding to this site: www.computing.net/.../552.html
This all started with updating the drivers for the device for the bios and etc. A number of the updates were marked as urgent, so would prefer not to roll back (security and what not).
Please help. Thi... Read more

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AMD talking about the RX480 (link below). I figured they wouldn't be matching 1080 performance and would be focusing on their pricing versus the competition. $199 U.S. for a RX480. You gotta love the comment they got from Marty Stratton (ID software - Doom developer):

"You are not going to need a $700 video card to enjoy Doom at fantastic frame rates". Then back to AMD for benchmarks of two 480's (<$500) compared to a $700 1080.

I'm no fan boy of either company. I've had both, no issues. Critical for pricing is competition so I hope both Nvidia and AMD do well. Just nice to see more than a number of us consumers take a shot at that $700 U.S. "Founders Edition REFERENCE" card pricing.

AMD Radeon RX480 with Polaris Architecture Graphics Card At Computex 2016 - YouTube

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Whenever i'm in a channel, and someone types !list "name", it pops my ad up as well as the one they're searching for. It's getting pretty annoying for some people and i wanna know how to fix it.
 

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Video by Windows Central

Read Understanding Windows Core OS and Microsoft's 'Polaris' for modern PCs by Windows Central​

Window Core OS and OneCore​To understand how Microsoft's vision of Windows will work, it is essential to understand some of the OS architecture. Here's a list of key elements:

Windows OneCore ? Microsoft successfully unified its kernel and OS core system across devices in 2015.
The Universal Windows Platform (UWP) ? Microsoft unified its app platform, which runs on Win32 systems (x86, x64), ARM, and Xbox.
Windows Core OS ? As reported by our Senior Writer Zac Bowden, Microsoft is making Windows 10 modular. Once finished, Windows 10 will look the same, but components like Win32 and telephony support for cellular calls can be added or removed by OEMs. Windows Core OS will also pave the way for a true UWP-version of Windows 10 without any native Win32 support that will eventually supplant Windows 10 S.
Windows CShell ? With the same kernel, a flexible core, and unified app platform, the last piece is the shell ? or UI ? that itself adapts to the screen. Taking the idea of Continuum to the OS level, CShell lets devices adjust their UIs for different tasks and experiences. A device running full Windows 10 for the desktop would be able to take on a Windows 10 Mobile UI to run in phone-mode, for example. Or, a Windows 10 PC could take on the Xbox UI when in gaming mode.
The idea here is simple: Windows will sha... Read more

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Thank you, need  re-order in RAID0 by the 4th. My P70 1TB is currently not a RAID 0 only getting this after trims/tweeks?. 

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I bought W541 last December I'm happy with the performance but I need to know can i use Samsung SM961 NVMe 1TB M.2 card in my W541? 

A:Can i use SM961 in my old W541

Hi,
 
Looks like the answer is no for two reasons:  no NVMe support in that vintage laptop (SATA only) and the WWAN/SSD slot is 42mm long.  That SSD is 80mm long.
 
Z.

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Problems on initializing Samsung 80GB with Samsung's Disk Manager: Ontrack(tm)

Hi!

There is some problem on my 80gb Samsung HD. The situation is this:

I have had an old computer which have an ancient motherboard.. because of the limitations of motherboard it was initializing Hd as 8gb.. I installed Samsung's Disk Manager program named Ontrack. It does something with the MBR to make the 8gb initialized HD as 80gb! When you're in bios setup, it says your samsung is 8gb but when you reset and wait for the system disk error message Ontrack activates and then your hd is 80 gb, you can install OS after that.

Here is the problem: I bought a new computer whose motherboard to initialize my 80GB hd as 80GB also, but things didn't happen like that. On bios setup it says my HD is 33gb.

I plugged the HD to my other computer and its partition magic 8 says "33gb BAD" also..

A modified MBR by a program (ontrack) can fool bios setup? if so, can i use XP CDs system recovery console with fixmbr command? ?f it is not how can i make my hd back to normal (not for old motherboards, initialized as 80GB)??

New motherboard is MSI RS482M2-IL and because of this problem I cannot enable S.M.A.R.T. feature. I need help and thanks from now on!
 

A:Problems on initializing Samsung 80GB with Samsung's Disk Manager: Ontack(tm)

If you are using XP then boot fromt eh XP Cd. Then delete the existing partition and create a new one and format that.
 

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Hello, Last week i did a upgrade on my Inspiron 15R SE(7520) with a SSD Samsung EVO 850 500GB, and now i'm intending to buy one msata Samsung EVO 850 500GB, But i would like to do a RAID 0 with those two "drives", So is that possible? Will it work and have a gain of performance?
Sorry for my bad english, i'm still learning.
My Specs (Inspiron 15R SE (7520)
Intel Core i7 3632QM
8GB ram 1600Mhz
Primary: SSD Samsung EVO 850 500GB
msata: 32GB MZMPC032HBCD
Secondary: Seagate ST1000LM024  5400RPM 1TB

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Trying to install Samsung SmarThru office V2 for my printer/scanner, but Windows 10 reports the signer of the executable is not trusted, I downloaded from the Samsung website and the signer is shown as Samsung.

There seems to be no way to bypass this, anyone have a clue whats going on?

A:Samsung SmarThru Office v2 - Samsung not trusted as a signer

Scalextrix said:

... There seems to be no way to bypass this, anyone have a clue whats going on?



So it means you tried advanced startup setting to enable installing of unsigned drivers?
http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/i...336d248?auth=1

Because for me SmartThru 4 installs fine, (all Win10 updates installed), but ->
* I can't install old print driver (says hash file missing, maybe tampred or corrupt).
* I can install universal print driver & scan driver
* After opening, ST4 is unable to recognize scanner.

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hi I have samsung laptop

When I press power button, then its shows me samsung logo on the screen and after that it goes to black screen.
I try to replace hard disk, laptop find this new hard disk.
but then it straight goes to the BIOS and over there I try to change boot order, to boot from dvd player but I couldnot find any option there.
I open it up and clean everything inside the machine.
but problem is still there.
Is anybody help to to fix this machine.

REgards
loke_itp
 

A:Samsung black screen after showing the samsung logo

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CLONE FAIL FAIL FAIL

So I have a Haswell i7 rig (GTX 780) with Platinum PSU etc etc... W8.1 Pro (and a few other W8.1 PC`s I tried the clone op with also)........

.... and on the SSD to clone in question, it is a Samsung EVO 250Gb SSD. It seems to work perfect.
But its getting near full~ish.... (30Gb spare)....

... so I bought a Samsung EVO VNAND 500Gb.... (twice the capacity) and thought an easy clone was in store....

(I also have some additional drives I have just disconnected for the Clone op [as the Samsung clone software was being stupid [trying to get me to clone my documents drive to my new SSD]). With or without the other drives connected, it FAILS, FAILS, FAILS.

So; when I try to clone, It gets to about 33% cloned, and then fails.
Time after time.

Recent ERROR MESSAGE is:- "Failed to retrieve source information 205500(0322bc)"

I tried to clone the SSD to SSD on a CLONE machine/Box. A FAIL
I tried to clone using Macrium Reflect. A FAIL
I tried to clone using EASEUS. A FAIL.
I tried them all a few times including the SAMSUNG CLONE Software.
FAIL FAIL FAIL FAIL FAIL

What am I doing wrong?

Is there a problem with the 250Gb SSD I don`t know about (I am using this PC with it in now)...

Or will a SAMSUNG EVO not clone to a SAMSUNG VNAND ?

Do I have to try everything including disabling features such as RAPID MODE? And Disable Performance and everything?

Or what???

I have been a dozen hours trying to do this simple task.

P.S.
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A:CLONE FAIL SAMSUNG SSD to Samsung SSD Fails on every PC

Create a recovery CD with Macrium(Win PE Rescue), back up your current SSD to an external HDD, install 500GB SSD and boot with rescue CD( Win PE) and restore the image from the back up with Macrium Reflect.
Or
Try this utility, I have cloned with this a while ago: AOMEI Windows Backup, Cloning, and Recovery Software

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In this discussion, Amy from Lenovo recommends that we purchase Lenovo SSDs if we want thermal management: https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkPad-P-and-W-Series-Mobile/Can-I-add-a-Samsung-950-Pro-NVMe-SSD-to-... The link no longer directs us to a particular model. So I perform a search on the Lenovo site and see (among others) this model: ThinkPad 256GB SAMSUNG PCIe NVME TLC OPAL M.2 SSD http://www3.lenovo.com/us/en/accessories-and-monitors/memory-and-storage/storage/HDD-BO-ThinkPad-M-2... What is this? A Samsung SSD rebranded as a Lenovo SSD? Would I gain in compatibility with such a drive or not, and specifically regarding thermal management? Also, is there a misprint below concerning the read speed? "ThinkPad 256GB SAMSUNG PCIe NVME TLC OPAL M.2 SSD supporting PCIe 3.0 interface standard up to 4 lanes shows much faster performance than previous SATA SSDs. It's sequential performance is up to 300MB/s for read operation and 1700MB/s for write operation by 4 lanes. Test-Prove 100% Compatible with ThinkPad machines. " That has to be 3000MB/S, right? 

A:Thinkpad-Samsung or Lenovo-Samsung NVMe SSD? What is this?

My impression is that even Lenovo themselves does not have a clue.

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I have both Linux and Windows Vista installed on my notebook. Today when I turned it on I accidentally chose "Samsung Recovery" instead of "Windows Vista" in GRUB. After Samsung Recovery has loaded, I quit it and the computer shut off. I turned it on again and now it doesn't make it to the GRUB, it shows the Samsung logo, then "boot from ahci cd-rom", and then it reboots and shows the samsung logo again. I can enter BIOS (F2), but can't enter Samsung Recovery (F4) anymore (after showing "please wait..." the computer reboots again). I tried setting the BIOS back to default but it didn't help. Any input would be much appreciated...
 

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Hello,

I recently had issues with my PSU and rather than play guesswork on whether its still functional, I rather just replace it.

My motherboard is a m3n78-pro. Its a bit dated but I'd like for this pc to last another 6 months before I build an entirely new rig. If I read the manual correctly, it requires ATX 12V V2.0.

The PSU I'd like to change to (since it just has to last another 6 months) this 900 w PSU. Would the m3n78-pro be compatible with this PSU? One concern I had was that the m3n78-pro requires a 4 pin ATX +12v connector. If I read the PSU's specifications correctly it has one 12V 8-pin (4 + 4) CPU power connector. Is that 8-pin two separate power connector, ie do I just use 1 of the connectors to fit into the 4 pin ATX +12v connector?

Please excuse my noobishness but what exactly does the v2.92 Motherboard specification entail? I tried to google it, but got less useful information and product results from newegg.

Also I read the wiki on the ATX 12V V2.X standard, but it didn't answer my question - is ATX12V v2.3 backwards compatible with the ATX12V v2.0 standard?
Thank you very much for any help you can give.
 

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I get above error; I've updated the intel rapid storage driver and asmedia sata controller driver.
My motherboard is an asus z97 deluxe. Help is appreciated; thx !

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After installing Samsung Touch Supporter on my non-samsung PC,I get this:

"This Program only runs on a Samsung PC.
Program will terminate."

I try to use some of the software that came with the Samsung Series 7 PC.
I will not let me open the program.
I have an Archos 9 PC and would like to use it.

Can anyone make it so that I can install this software on any other PC?
Sometimes it's a simple edit,can anyone look in to this?

Software can be downloaded from the Samsung website here(it's under manuals & downloads/software):
Support - Tablet PCs XE700T1A | Samsung Tablet PCs

May you please attempt to fix Play Touch App (Software) (ver.1.0.0.33),Play Touch Luancher (Software) (ver.1.2.0.32), and Touch Supporter (Software) (ver.1.2.0.10)

Note: Play Touch Laucher says the same message as above,but still manages to open, Touch Supporter does not though

A:Samsung Series 7 software on non-Samsung PC.

That software is only licensed to use on the Samsung PC it came on, so I don't know why you would expect it to work on any other PC.

Samsung is also the most difficult model to get the OEM software to work after a Clean Reinstall - Factory OEM Windows 7 which is entirely legal and recommended for most users of preinstalled Windows to get the best Win7 performance.

But for Samsung it's especially important to back up the Recovery Image and make a secondary Win7 backup image so that if any features are missing after Clean Reinstall and the Samsung software won't work correctly, you can set it back to factory condition.

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I want know...  Which one ist faster?Which one is better?Which one has better drivers under windows 10?Which one runs cooler?

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I have two Samsung NVMe 950 Pro (MZVKV512) that came preinstalled in a Lenovo ThinkPad P50 running Windows 10 x64. The Samsung Magician (latest v4.9.6) software does not detect the drives as Samsung Brand SSDs and therefore OS Optimization is unavailable (the only option is to run a benchmark). Samsung Magician supports this SSD as I can see users in other forums using the software on their systems (not necessarily Lenovo). I have also installed the Samsung NVMe Controller driver and this is showing in Device Manager. There are no system updates available and UEFI BIOS is up to date (version from the 4th May). Any ideas?

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I am buying a new monitor. Probably one of these two in title! Which monitor is better?
I need some suggestions...
thanks..

A:Samsung SM 2333SW vs Samsung P2250N

Samsung SM 2333SW

Bigger, nice specs. On the other one, I can't read the text.

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Hello Friends.  I successfully installed a Samsung 950 Pro M.2 SSD as a boot drive just fine.  However, it looks like the Windows 10 NVME driver is being used in place of the Samsung NVME driver.  I saw this post here where it says: "Windows is indicating it is using the NVMe driver for this drive." https://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Desktop-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/Envy-750se-capable-of-M-2-NVMe-... However I do not know how to determine this myself.  I am using a utility called "AIDA64 Extreme" and it's telling me the driver provider for the 950 is Micrososft and the driver version is 10.0.14393.0.  So, how do I get the 950 to use the Samsung driver instead?  Thanks for any help. 

A:How to tell if Samsung 950 Pro is using Samsung NVME driver ...

Hi, From Samsung tool (Samsung Magician), it shows my machine uses Samsung firmware, no information about driver. It uses Microsoft driver. The tool allows use to check and update firmware but not driver. Regards.

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I upgraded on Friday from windows 8.1 to windows 10 
Since then  it became very slow to start
the fan seems to be continuous - neither sleep nor shutdown buttons/clicks work - I have to switch the button off/on
each time it go to sleep


this is the image of the chat I had with Samsung today - https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B8u2AsQfH8MaNGpScGlwQlA1SUk/view?usp=sharing 
!!!
I tried running SW update it didn't work and vanished - not possible to uninstall as now the directory path is different........

A:Samsung NP350V5C-A06UK user (Windows 8.1) upgrade to Windows 10 - see Samsung response to me!

Please run a system file check (SFC) & DISM (if necessary) if you are on win 8 or higher


All instructions are in our Wiki article below...
Should you have any questions please ask us.


System file check (SFC) Scan and Repair System
Files





Wanikiya and Dyami--Team Zigzag

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Hi,I've got ENVY dv7-7255dx laptop from 2012 and I just wanted to know:- will it handle 16GB RAM? How fast RAM can I use- I want to add SSD and make it primary drive (and still keep current one for data) - will 240GB SSD (e.g. GoodRam Iridium Pro 240GB (SSDPR-IRIDPRO-240) be compatible?- can you please send me name or example model of SATA cable compatible with my laptop and mentioned above drive? It looks as it requires round cable - correct?- is drive mounting cage specific or can I buy any? Thank you in advance for any help. Regards,Gregory Malinowski













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A:ENVY dv7-7255dx SSD compatibility & RAM compatibility

We do not see that brand of SSD over here in the US but as it is a 2.5 inch wide 7 mm thick SATA SSD it is virtually certain to work.  Yes you can install 16 gigs of RAM.  Service Manual DDR3-1600-MHz dual channel support Supports up to 16384-MB system RAM Memory modules (2, PC3, 12800, 1600-MHz): 8-GB memory module 670034-001 https://www.amazon.com/Kingston-PC3-12800-Notebooks-KTH-X3C-8G/dp/B0089MTP0W/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1487796713&sr=8-2&keywords=670034-001 This is DDR3-1600 1.5 volt memory. The Kingston linked above will work.  Here is a link to the SATA cable and caddy for your laptop to use in the second bay: https://www.newmodeus.com/shop/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=2_5&products_id=579&zenid=460053086b75bf15cd31e58e026a8e7d These are specific items and need to be designed for your specific model as there are mounting flanges and attachment  points that have to engage to hold the drive from moving inside the laptop.  I sense you are not in the US. If you have trouble finding any of this let us know but all can likely be found on eBay in Europe. If this is "the Answer" please click "Accept as Solution" to help others find it. 

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Hi,

I really need you guys to help me on this.... i just bought Samsung jet and have installed Samsung New PC studio into my laptop. But i cannot run this program as it keep on appeared:

New PC Studio has stopped working.

Problem signature:
Problem Event Name: APPCRASH
Application Name: NewPCStudio.exe
Application Version: 1.0.0.1
Application Timestamp: 49e6d9a5
Fault Module Name: Secur32.dll
Fault Module Version: 6.0.6002.18051
Fault Module Timestamp: 4a366084
Exception Code: c0000005
Exception Offset: 000021dc
OS Version: 6.0.6002.2.2.0.768.2
Locale ID: 17417
Additional Information 1: c060
Additional Information 2: 6257e35ffaf5fb500d9790030367de3e
Additional Information 3: b562
Additional Information 4: 21e35a6d0bc52ba6a38b0e481fab5ce7

Any idea on how to solve this problem?? many thanks in advance....

A:Samsung jet - Samsung new pc studio

shawncss

First we need you to go to c:\windows\minidump which is where the BSOD dump file is located. zip the most recent dump file (*.dmp) and upload it to us. If you need help uploading let us know
Ken

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