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Re: Computer Troubleshooting/Help Master Thread
« Reply #6140 on: June 08, 2023, 02:41:23 PM »
Copy the whole SetupRST_extracted folder onto the flash drive (with the Windows installer.)

After booting from the USB and clicking Load Driver in the install windows select the Drivers folder (SetupRST_extracted\production\Windows10-x64\15063\Drivers) and press OK, it should give you a list of drivers and the one two select would be the one in the RAID folder (SetupRST_extracted\production\Windows10-x64\15063\Drivers\RAID\iaStorAC.inf).
I'm installing windows 11. The dialog says none are compatible.
I tried all the noncompatible ones, none worked.




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Re: Computer Troubleshooting/Help Master Thread
« Reply #6141 on: June 08, 2023, 03:14:41 PM »
I'm installing windows 11. The dialog says none are compatible.
I tried all the noncompatible ones, none worked.
Those drivers are for Windows 11 (as well.) So not sure why it'd say it's not compatible.

I believe the bottom one in the list should be the one. When you say "none worked" you mean that it didn't install the driver or that installing the driver didn't help to see the drive to install? (And if the latter, did you hit refresh on the installation screen after installing the driver?)

If you want you can try to take the drivers from Dell (seems the same to me, but can't hurt to try) see https://www.dell.com/support/kbdoc/en-us/000132969/how-to-load-intel-rapid-storage-technology-driver-to-install-os-on-nvme-memory (your driver would be https://www.dell.com/support/home/en-us/drivers/driversdetails?driverid=8j2f4&oscode=w2021&productcode=optiplex-7010-plus-desktop)
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Re: Computer Troubleshooting/Help Master Thread
« Reply #6142 on: June 08, 2023, 03:20:06 PM »
One more thing. Was the RAID already configured, the RAID needs to be configured before you can use it.

If you didn't configure the RAID yet, make sure to do so in the Device Configuration on the Boot Options menu (on Start-up press the F12 key then select Device Configuration.)

Regardless of if it was already set up or not, it might be good to put a picture of that RAID configuration screen.
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Re: Computer Troubleshooting/Help Master Thread
« Reply #6143 on: June 09, 2023, 03:11:41 PM »
One more thing. Was the RAID already configured, the RAID needs to be configured before you can use it.

If you didn't configure the RAID yet, make sure to do so in the Device Configuration on the Boot Options menu (on Start-up press the F12 key then select Device Configuration.)

Regardless of if it was already set up or not, it might be good to put a picture of that RAID configuration screen.
Now I can't find the driver in the extracted folder from Dell...
I think raid was configured already.




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Re: Computer Troubleshooting/Help Master Thread
« Reply #6144 on: June 12, 2023, 08:44:09 PM »
i have a macbook pro from 2014 and it hasn't let me update past high sierra, i keep getting an error that something is wrong with my scratch disk? anyone can help

located in bk.

my bluetooth also says not available if that may be part of the issue

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Re: Computer Troubleshooting/Help Master Thread
« Reply #6145 on: June 13, 2023, 11:51:22 AM »
Now I can't find the driver in the extracted folder from Dell...
I think raid was configured already.




Issue is solved. Got a driver that worked
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Re: Computer Troubleshooting/Help Master Thread
« Reply #6146 on: June 13, 2023, 12:08:03 PM »
Issue is solved. Got a driver that worked
Care to elaborate? It can be helpful for someone looking for this in the future.

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Re: Computer Troubleshooting/Help Master Thread
« Reply #6147 on: June 14, 2023, 12:04:20 PM »
Is it okay to leave a computer charging overnight/ over shabbos? Does the charging shut off automatically or will it ruin the battery?

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Re: Computer Troubleshooting/Help Master Thread
« Reply #6148 on: June 14, 2023, 12:12:56 PM »
Is it okay to leave a computer charging overnight/ over shabbos? Does the charging shut off automatically or will it ruin the battery?
Laptop is On or Shut Down?

If it's shut down, it's certainly okay, it will stop charging once the battery is full. (If it's On, keeping it plugged in would mean it keep on using the battery, and then there can already be an argument that it's not the best.)

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Re: Computer Troubleshooting/Help Master Thread
« Reply #6149 on: June 14, 2023, 12:44:25 PM »
Laptop is On or Shut Down?

If it's shut down, it's certainly okay, it will stop charging once the battery is full. (If it's On, keeping it plugged in would mean it keep on using the battery, and then there can already be an argument that it's not the best.)
I would say it's not ideal either way, there was a recent discussion on this. Either way none is terrible for the battery.
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Re: Computer Troubleshooting/Help Master Thread
« Reply #6150 on: June 14, 2023, 12:45:41 PM »
I would say it's not ideal either way, there was a recent discussion on this. Either way none is terrible for the battery.
The discussion was when the device is powered on, in which case it might discharge and charge again continuously. When the device is powered down, I don't see how it's not ideal.

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Re: Computer Troubleshooting/Help Master Thread
« Reply #6151 on: June 14, 2023, 12:47:21 PM »
The discussion was when the device is powered on, in which case it might discharge and charge again continuously. When the device is powered down, I don't see how it's not ideal.
A battery kept at 100% charge strains the cells and causes them to degrade faster.
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Re: Computer Troubleshooting/Help Master Thread
« Reply #6152 on: June 14, 2023, 12:50:40 PM »
A battery kept at 100% charge strains the cells and causes them to degrade faster.
Fair point, but in that case the question isn't about keeping it plugged in over Shabbos, it's about not charging it to 100% before Shabbos either. There is basically no difference having it connected the whole Shabbos to the power outlet than if you'd charge it on Friday up to 100% and unplug.

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Re: Computer Troubleshooting/Help Master Thread
« Reply #6153 on: June 14, 2023, 02:05:00 PM »
Laptop is On or Shut Down?

If it's shut down, it's certainly okay, it will stop charging once the battery is full. (If it's On, keeping it plugged in would mean it keep on using the battery, and then there can already be an argument that it's not the best.)
You're saying that if it's on it will stop charging until the charge goes down and then will recharge again, or is that continuous?

I know that I've ruined a phone battery by keeping it charging over yom tov

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Re: Computer Troubleshooting/Help Master Thread
« Reply #6154 on: June 14, 2023, 02:17:11 PM »
You're saying that if it's on it will stop charging until the charge goes down and then will recharge again, or is that continuous?

I know that I've ruined a phone battery by keeping it charging over yom tov
Down and recharge again.

Without knowing the details (and you didn't note the model and if the phone was powered on), if the phone was powered off I don't see how it would ruin the battery (except if the ruining was from overheating right in the beginning, if you put the device tucked away under something while charging.)

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Re: Computer Troubleshooting/Help Master Thread
« Reply #6155 on: June 14, 2023, 09:29:54 PM »
Down and recharge again.

Without knowing the details (and you didn't note the model and if the phone was powered on), if the phone was powered off I don't see how it would ruin the battery (except if the ruining was from overheating right in the beginning, if you put the device tucked away under something while charging.)
Phone was on. I don't remember the exact details, is was a few years ago. In that instance I just bought a new battery. I figured that charging it like that completely ruins the battery because it keeps on charging, however if it goes down and then recharges over and over, would 48 hours of that really ruin a battery?

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Re: Computer Troubleshooting/Help Master Thread
« Reply #6156 on: June 15, 2023, 05:55:58 AM »
Phone was on. I don't remember the exact details, is was a few years ago. In that instance I just bought a new battery. I figured that charging it like that completely ruins the battery because it keeps on charging, however if it goes down and then recharges over and over, would 48 hours of that really ruin a battery?
It's certainly not ideal, as @Yo ssi wrote. Would it ruin it if done? Certainly not like instantly ruin it. But it may affect the longevity of the battery.

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Re: Computer Troubleshooting/Help Master Thread
« Reply #6157 on: June 15, 2023, 10:03:29 AM »
Care to elaborate? It can be helpful for someone looking for this in the future.
Someone found a driver and tried it. It worked. I know it was from Dell but I don't have the exact link. It's very possible that it was the same one you gave and for some reason they were able to get the file.
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Re: Computer Troubleshooting/Help Master Thread
« Reply #6158 on: June 15, 2023, 02:33:08 PM »
It's certainly not ideal, as @Yo ssi wrote. Would it ruin it if done? Certainly not like instantly ruin it. But it may affect the longevity of the battery.
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Re: Computer Troubleshooting/Help Master Thread
« Reply #6159 on: June 15, 2023, 04:07:44 PM »
trying to insert tello sim card for my unlocked Nokia 2720 v flip phone but asking for the
SPEHPLMN code.? anybody ever heard of this code?