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Windows 7: Windows will not recognise my backup image on external hard drive?

24 Jan 2012   #91
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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by cougamvp View Post
thats amazing. All my grandpa can do on computers is send out emails and here you are guiding me through a complex process of getting my computer back haha
Yeah, I am glad that I can still do it. But I have some professional background in the field. Not PCs, but mainframes, the big guns. I was in development and marketing of operating systems for 35 years. But I retired nearly 20 years ago. Too much stress. The first PC I got in 2007 - actually the wife got it and then I had to deal with the thing. During my professional life, a PC was something for secretaries, not for professionals. Times have certainly changed.


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