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Forum: General Discussion 22 Mar 2013
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Posted By Externalhard
it reappears on my external hard drive in the...

it reappears on my external hard drive in the same folder and sub-folder. same exact place.
Forum: General Discussion 22 Mar 2013
Replies: 11
Views: 2,151
Posted By Externalhard
you have users on your external?? the letters on...

you have users on your external?? the letters on mind are different. if you delete yours does a new one appear, in the same folder, with different letters and numbers?
Forum: General Discussion 22 Mar 2013
Replies: 11
Views: 2,151
Posted By Externalhard
but that is on your main drive, not an external...

but that is on your main drive, not an external drive. i cant find that kind of folder on my computer, id need to know the destination.

i dont think we are related.
Forum: General Discussion 22 Mar 2013
Replies: 11
Views: 2,151
Posted By Externalhard
but ive never been at another PC. nothing on my...

but ive never been at another PC. nothing on my computer is shared. is your folder having the same letters and numbers? remember this is only in my external drive, in the same sub-folders, again and...
Forum: General Discussion 22 Mar 2013
Replies: 11
Views: 2,151
Posted By Externalhard
not lately no. also i deleted the folders again,...

not lately no. also i deleted the folders again, they reappeared. then one stayed deleted but the other remained. yes i own antivirus software. i deleted the second one, and now they havent...
Forum: General Discussion 22 Mar 2013
Replies: 11
Views: 2,151
Posted By Externalhard
Random folder found on external hard disk?

So recently I discovered a file folder I didn't create on my external hard drive. in fact this the second time i found a file folder i did not create, i originally deleted the first since i didnt...
Forum: Installation & Setup 18 Feb 2013
Replies: 49
Views: 2,442
Posted By Externalhard
UGH posting this again! okay! i got an error when...

UGH posting this again! okay! i got an error when booting with the installer. windows loads, then it says "no device drivers were found, make sure that thei nstallation media contains the correct...
Forum: Installation & Setup 18 Feb 2013
Replies: 49
Views: 2,442
Posted By Externalhard
yeah well the recovery step threw me. i didnt...

yeah well the recovery step threw me. i didnt realize it was optional, i thought it was necessary as part of the install.
Forum: Installation & Setup 17 Feb 2013
Replies: 49
Views: 2,442
Posted By Externalhard
yes im using a 5+ gig flash. i used the program...

yes im using a 5+ gig flash. i used the program you linked me and installed the iso. nothing else to be done except run it now i guess
Forum: Installation & Setup 17 Feb 2013
Replies: 49
Views: 2,442
Posted By Externalhard
okay i got an error when installing the software...

okay i got an error when installing the software to a USB. "filed copied successfully. However, we were unable to run bootsect. If you need assistance with bootsect, please click the "online help"...
Forum: Installation & Setup 17 Feb 2013
Replies: 49
Views: 2,442
Posted By Externalhard
ok thanks i needed that in explicit terms.

ok thanks i needed that in explicit terms.
Forum: Installation & Setup 17 Feb 2013
Replies: 49
Views: 2,442
Posted By Externalhard
okay cool. im just concerned because the ntfs...

okay cool. im just concerned because the ntfs will be destroyed, no trace of it unlike a regular format. that is okay, right? i just need confirmation for that. i am not completely confident yet if...
Forum: Installation & Setup 17 Feb 2013
Replies: 49
Views: 2,442
Posted By Externalhard
no one?

no one?
Forum: Installation & Setup 17 Feb 2013
Replies: 49
Views: 2,442
Posted By Externalhard
ok, like i said before - do i need a system image...

ok, like i said before - do i need a system image if the ntfs/hd format is gone with the wipe? can the boot disk described in the guide recreate the ntfs status or do i need a system image? i dont...
Forum: Installation & Setup 17 Feb 2013
Replies: 49
Views: 2,442
Posted By Externalhard
listen. if the drive is wiped, the partition is...

listen. if the drive is wiped, the partition is erased as well, correct?! okay. so, when i reinstall windows 7, will the installer create a new partition to reinstall windows? the NTFS will be gone,...
Forum: Installation & Setup 17 Feb 2013
Replies: 49
Views: 2,442
Posted By Externalhard
my concern is that dban and most wipe software...

my concern is that dban and most wipe software zeros out the partition, correct? does the windows boot installer include the programming necessary to restore the original partition or recognize a new...
Forum: Installation & Setup 17 Feb 2013
Replies: 49
Views: 2,442
Posted By Externalhard
Creating a system image before formatting/dbanning?

i understand dbanning wipes out the partition requiring a system image to restore, right? i know this doesnt apply for computers that come with recovery disks on their own but in my case i have to...
Forum: Installation & Setup 16 Feb 2013
Replies: 49
Views: 2,442
Posted By Externalhard
all right thanks. one more question, do i need to...

all right thanks. one more question, do i need to create a windows 7 backup image? does anyone know how big the image is?
Forum: Installation & Setup 27 Jan 2013
Replies: 49
Views: 2,442
Posted By Externalhard
im terribly confused, what windows installer do i...

im terribly confused, what windows installer do i need to download? remember, i dont have any recovery disk. the clean install sends me to dell. can someone just link me to the installer i need to...
Forum: Installation & Setup 27 Jan 2013
Replies: 49
Views: 2,442
Posted By Externalhard
how is it vastly superior? with recovery disks...

how is it vastly superior? with recovery disks the process takes me five minutes and windows installs on its own. this just more work for the same thing.
Forum: Installation & Setup 27 Jan 2013
Replies: 49
Views: 2,442
Posted By Externalhard
yes okay i believe there is a COA sticker. like i...

yes okay i believe there is a COA sticker. like i said, my computer includes programs to create recovery disks but it isn't working for me. IT is asus i shouldn't expect anything less than that LOL. ...
Forum: Installation & Setup 27 Jan 2013
Replies: 49
Views: 2,442
Posted By Externalhard
it is windows 7. but like i said the laptop didnt...

it is windows 7. but like i said the laptop didnt come with a recovery disk, asus includes AI recovery but it keeps giving me errors. it requires a bunch of CDs and i dont think it will work after a...
Forum: Installation & Setup 27 Jan 2013
Replies: 49
Views: 2,442
Posted By Externalhard
yeah like i said i plan on dbanning on the hard...

yeah like i said i plan on dbanning on the hard drive as i always do. im betting i cant use the windows 8 upgrade, right? after wiping out the partition and any trace of windows 7 will i be able to...
Forum: Installation & Setup 26 Jan 2013
Replies: 49
Views: 2,442
Posted By Externalhard
i havent opened the package yet. if i open it...

i havent opened the package yet. if i open it then that's 70 dollars i wasted on windows 8 upgrade. this is my problem.

@greg

it is an asus laptop, no windows cd given or included in the...
Forum: Installation & Setup 26 Jan 2013
Replies: 49
Views: 2,442
Posted By Externalhard
im reselling the computer and always dban them,...

im reselling the computer and always dban them, but usually i have a recovery disk (desktops for example). it's the only program i trust. after a dban can i reinstall windows 7 OEM or windows 8...
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