Problematic Windows Install vs adding a SSD drive
It kept dying while trying to do a Windows 10 update. Because I can't turn off updates, it kept rebooting and trying to system restore. It finally went into a endless boot loop and I decided to do a clean install (I already backed up what I needed).
I've been pulling my hair out because the clean install kept running into problem after problem and I can't seem to fix it.
> bootrec /fixboot ===> Access is Denied,
> clockwatch timeout
> attrib C:\Boot\BCD -h -r -s ===> path not found
> and so on and so on. Judging by the forums I've been reading, a clean install of Windows is not always a easy thing as I've seen numerous people posting similar problems.
I've used Windows 10 ISO DVD, Windows 10 USB, WinPE, Paragon Rescue, Windows 10 Rescue Kit so far.
I'm at a point where I think I have to pay someone to do the clean install for me or I'm considering putting in a small SSD drive and clean installing onto there and using the 2tb drive for my data alone.
How much would someone charge me to do the Windows install. I'm thinking they could probably format my HD and just clone a Windows 10 OS onto it.
What do the experts think about this adding a SSD idea?
Maybe just buy another refurb PC. for a couple of hundred $
Any other advice?
Failure is always an option...just not the preferred one!