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Forum: Backup and Restore 19 Sep 2011
Replies: 14
Views: 2,024
Posted By Caramelo
My impression is that you can boot with the...

My impression is that you can boot with the repair cd and restore the image that you saved with the win 7 backup to a hd or partition. That image is a clone of the hd, with all your programs and...
Forum: Backup and Restore 19 Sep 2011
Replies: 6
Views: 4,053
Posted By Caramelo
Thanks to all for your answers. Karlsnook:...

Thanks to all for your answers.

Karlsnook: Whew, lot's of reading there. Probably the easiest thing for me to do is as mjf suggests; make a new image every once in awhile.
Forum: Backup and Restore 18 Sep 2011
Replies: 5
Views: 1,587
Posted By Caramelo
Sure. Can you put it in a pm?

Sure. Can you put it in a pm?
Forum: Backup and Restore 18 Sep 2011
Replies: 5
Views: 1,587
Posted By Caramelo
It does help. I've got about 43gb of data to...

It does help. I've got about 43gb of data to back up though and was hoping to avoid a full backup every time. I'm new to all this and I guess a full backup like you do would avoid problems with how...
Forum: Backup and Restore 18 Sep 2011
Replies: 6
Views: 4,053
Posted By Caramelo
How does win 7 backup program do incremental backups?

I've done a system image with the win 7 backup program to an external hd.
I would now like to schedule it to do periodic backups of just the new files/folders or the data that has been changed...
Forum: Backup and Restore 18 Sep 2011
Replies: 5
Views: 1,587
Posted By Caramelo
Macrium Reflect incremental backups.

I have made an image of a hd with Macrium Reflect (free version). I want to schedule daily backups. My questions is will these be incremental backups, only backing up what is new?
Forum: General Discussion 16 Sep 2011
Replies: 14
Views: 2,374
Posted By Caramelo
I've kind of tracked this down to having 5 usb...

I've kind of tracked this down to having 5 usb devices plugged into a usb hub. If I limit the hub to 4 usb devices, I don't get the boot problem.

The hub is self powered, so it doesn't depend on...
Forum: General Discussion 13 Sep 2011
Replies: 14
Views: 2,374
Posted By Caramelo
You're probably right. I put them in from my old...

You're probably right. I put them in from my old pc. I should copy the data and get rid of them.
Forum: General Discussion 13 Sep 2011
Replies: 14
Views: 2,374
Posted By Caramelo
I haven't run any dsk chks on the hds in the pc...

I haven't run any dsk chks on the hds in the pc now. That's a boot up check right?
Forum: General Discussion 13 Sep 2011
Replies: 14
Views: 2,374
Posted By Caramelo
Disk 2 is still connected and apparently no...

Disk 2 is still connected and apparently no causing boot problems.

The amd bios keeps changing the order of the hds no matter what setting I give.175182

There's the latest, with C, the win7...
Forum: General Discussion 13 Sep 2011
Replies: 14
Views: 2,374
Posted By Caramelo
I've reconnected all devices except my scanner. ...

I've reconnected all devices except my scanner. I'm able to boot ok still.
One mystery is this error from the event log:

The following boot-start or system-start driver(s) failed to load: ...
Forum: General Discussion 12 Sep 2011
Replies: 14
Views: 2,374
Posted By Caramelo
I reran the start/repair 3 times with no errors...

I reran the start/repair 3 times with no errors logged.

My present disk arrangement is;
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Disk 1 is an IDE drive.

The only active drive is C, the windows 7 one.

I have been...
Forum: General Discussion 12 Sep 2011
Replies: 14
Views: 2,374
Posted By Caramelo
Windows 7 failing to boot after restoring peripherals

I disconnected all drives except the os hd and the dvd drive and all usb devices in order to boot to the start/repair disc. I successfully fixed the mbr and was able to boot into win 7.

However...
Forum: General Discussion 12 Sep 2011
Replies: 29
Views: 5,388
Posted By Caramelo
Happy to report that I got the repair disk to...

Happy to report that I got the repair disk to load after disconnecting all peripherals, including usb devices, except the dvd drive and system hd. I repaird the mbr after finding and loading hd...
Forum: General Discussion 11 Sep 2011
Replies: 29
Views: 5,388
Posted By Caramelo
1)Doh!. Thanks 3)I tried an older Sony...

1)Doh!. Thanks

3)I tried an older Sony Plextor IDE drive. It was the same result. The process gets to saying "Windows Starting" but does not continue to the Install/repair menu. The disk does...
Forum: General Discussion 11 Sep 2011
Replies: 29
Views: 5,388
Posted By Caramelo
1)With compressed air? 2)Done 3)I have some...

1)With compressed air?
2)Done
3)I have some old ones I could try.
Forum: General Discussion 11 Sep 2011
Replies: 29
Views: 5,388
Posted By Caramelo
Here is an update to my problem. I have...

Here is an update to my problem.

I have disconnected all hds.

I identified and connected the Win 7 hd to the #1 SATA port.

When I put the win 7 install disk or the rescue disk (I tried...
Forum: General Discussion 09 Sep 2011
Replies: 29
Views: 5,388
Posted By Caramelo
I'll give it a shot tomorrow.

I'll give it a shot tomorrow.
Forum: General Discussion 09 Sep 2011
Replies: 29
Views: 5,388
Posted By Caramelo
Right, I have 2 identical sata hd. I'm not sure...

Right, I have 2 identical sata hd. I'm not sure which on contains the win 7 installation, or how to tell them apart.

I need to find that out in order to make it the first sata connection.
Forum: General Discussion 09 Sep 2011
Replies: 29
Views: 5,388
Posted By Caramelo
How do I tell which physical disk in the machine...

How do I tell which physical disk in the machine is the one containing the win 7 so that I can make sure it's connected to the first sata port?

When you say physically disconnect the drives, do...
Forum: General Discussion 09 Sep 2011
Replies: 29
Views: 5,388
Posted By Caramelo
Disk 2 and 3 are connect to sata the other 2...

Disk 2 and 3 are connect to sata the other 2 drives are ata I believe. They are not sata drives.
Forum: General Discussion 09 Sep 2011
Replies: 29
Views: 5,388
Posted By Caramelo
Will that allow me to boot from the win 7 hd? I'm...

Will that allow me to boot from the win 7 hd? I'm concerned that if D dies I will not be able to boot up.[/QUOTE]

If that happens you can always run a startup repair to fix the master boot...
Forum: General Discussion 09 Sep 2011
Replies: 29
Views: 5,388
Posted By Caramelo
174629 This is all I get when I go to the...

174629

This is all I get when I go to the expanded disk management screen. I used to have a disk 1 showing. I do have 4 physical disks in my pc plus the external hd (J). D or 1 is no longer...
Forum: General Discussion 09 Sep 2011
Replies: 29
Views: 5,388
Posted By Caramelo
Will that allow me to boot from the win 7 hd? ...

Will that allow me to boot from the win 7 hd? I'm concerned that if D dies I will not be able to boot up.
Forum: General Discussion 09 Sep 2011
Replies: 29
Views: 5,388
Posted By Caramelo
174617 As you can see Disk 1 (Drive D) is not...

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As you can see Disk 1 (Drive D) is not showing now in disk management. It has done this before and it may have failed for the last time. I can still boot up to win 7 however.

@whs, yes I...
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