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Partition Deleted!

Hello!

I was downloading Windows 10 and came to the partitions part. I cleaned the partition which was named "Unallocated space" with size approximately 915 GB and converted it to GPT so Windows 10 downloads then I created a new partition over it to make it "Primary" but 4 partitions (MSR Reserved, system, recovery) appeared. I was following an installation guide and the result contradicted the guide.

Then I restarted the laptop, the normal start menu for the HP laptop didn't show (FreeDOS and HP Documents) and it showed me the "BootDevice not found" with the 3F0 error. It was shocking at first then I booted using the Windows 10 USB and continued the installation as normal. Now I am using Windows 10 Home.

Now the question.
What have I deleted exactly? (I had to download some drivers manually, is this normal?)
And while I was adjusting something with the Network adapter I couldn't find the 802.11n Mode.


I am still worried.. please help, I really wished to have this laptop. I hope it's just the old FreeDOS what was deleted and it's just my paranoia.
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Don't mess with partitions.

In reply to: Partition Deleted!

The "Unallocated space" was fine. Then Win 10 would have sucessfully intalled.
Dafydd.

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Thanks!!

In reply to: Don't mess with partitions.

Hello, sir!

Are you sure the laptop is okay? Nothing is missing/deleted? and is it normal that I had to download a lot of drivers manually?

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Downloading drivers.

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Always get your drivers from the makers site. Don't rely on Microsoft or "driver updaters". Seems you're good to go.
Dafydd.

Post was last edited on January 31, 2018 2:35 PM PST

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802.11n

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What about that "802.11n'" that I can't find, sir?

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What make/ model is this adapter?

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Details matter here. Are you using this PC to post here?
Dafydd.

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Intel(R) Dual Band Wireless AC 7265

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Yes, using Windows 10.

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I'm guessing you want to change frequency?

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Post was last edited on January 31, 2018 3:16 PM PST

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Well

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The Internet speed was kind of slow, I searched up and I was told to check if the 802.11n was enabled. Then, I followed the steps till I got to the adapter options and couldn't find the 802.11n. I was told that I need to update my drivers, I'll try updating them.

Thank you for your help and kindness, sir!! Much appreciation

You made me sure that I deleted nothing very important, right?

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I don't think you deleted anything important.

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Please make sure you update drivers from the maker's site. Bedtime here now, but fellow mods and members will add advise.
Dafydd.

Post was last edited on January 31, 2018 3:51 PM PST

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Goodnight!

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Same here, goodnight sir.

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If not resovled, we'll continue tomorrow.

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Hopefully, it gets resolved by then.
Dafydd.

Post was last edited on January 31, 2018 4:04 PM PST

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I don't think it works..

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My drivers are updated to the latest version but the 802.11n still won't appear.

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Have a read of this Google search.

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