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W10 and a new boot disk

W10 and a new boot disk

If buying an SSD for a deskside windows system, it is best to configure the new disk as the book disk since the SSD will then also provide the swap file location, and the location for most of the software binaries. How might one do this? Here are my notes.

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Windows boot menu on a Dell

Windows Safe Mode

I am looking to boot my Dell Dimension 5150c into Safe Mode.

See the Dell support page where they state that to get into the boot menu, you must use the F8 button,after the basic input/output system (BIOS) has finished loading, but before the windows XP splash screen is displayed.

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