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Crucial CT1024M550SSD1 1TB M550 SATA 6Gb/s 2.5 Inc&hellip by Crucial
I was getting the occasional kernel error on my Dell XPS laptop. Memory tests suggested the ram was ok and I decided to change the disk drive. Delivery was fine with the free delivery option turning up 3 days ahead of schedule.

I used Paragon Disk Manager 14 to clone the hard drive and this failed initially as:
1) My virus software prevented a file from being created - if you use Paragon, make sure to trust it in your virus software.
2) The computer went to sleep during set up and was impossible to reawaken so with no screen, I could not tell what stage the software was at. Check you power options and turn off sleep mode temporarily and do the cloning with the laptop… Read more
Paragon Hard Disk Manager 14 Suite by Paragon Software Group
Paragon Hard Disk Manager 14 Suite by Paragon Software Group
3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
I used this to change the hard drive in my laptop from a 750GB HDD to a 1TB Crucial SSD. I have been using PC's as an accountant for many, many years. In fact my first two machines pre-dated DOS and used CPM so I consider myself a "gifted amateur" and not entirely clueless with regard to computers. I make the point as I have found the manual accompanying Paragon HDM 14 to be rather sparse and what there is couched in technical terms a lot of which went over my head. What I could not find was an explanation in simple layman's terms as what each process does and how to set about it.

Obviously I was interested in cloning my laptop hard drive and so found myself wondering… Read more
The Molten Glass Sea by David Lowder
The Molten Glass Sea by David Lowder
1.0 out of 5 stars Could have been better, 30 Mar 2014
My enjoyment of this book was curtailed partly by a fairly weak and padded out story line but mostly because it is badly written with myriad grammatical and spelling errors. It is only rescued from zero stars because of the author's obvious knowledge of life in the Royal Navy but for any future books, I would seriously recommend the use of a decent proof reader.