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Forum: Backup and Restore 15 Sep 2015
Replies: 9
Views: 785
Posted By submarinus
I should 'master imaging'? In my windows...

I should 'master imaging'? In my windows experience fixes often create new problems, so, even aside from the hassle factor, opening that can of worms does not seem promising enough.
I've just...
Forum: Backup and Restore 14 Sep 2015
Replies: 9
Views: 785
Posted By submarinus
Thanks for your quick and patient reply- Your...

Thanks for your quick and patient reply-
Your comments on Macrium were helpful- tho i make no apologies for expecting easier operation than most software delivers, i think you're right, in this case...
Forum: Backup and Restore 14 Sep 2015
Replies: 9
Views: 785
Posted By submarinus
Easy!?

"Easy"!? Glad you can't see me: makes it a lot easier to hide my groans! Most humans who don't have the the full set of nerd genes feel a bit different about apps like Macrium.
I think i have...
Forum: Backup and Restore 13 Sep 2015
Replies: 9
Views: 785
Posted By submarinus
macrium, etc.

Thanks for the reply.
So i take it you find Macrium the best of that lot [or did you pick it as a random example of that type of program]?
As a dual W7/Mint user i'd value your opinion on my...
Forum: Backup and Restore 13 Sep 2015
Replies: 9
Views: 785
Posted By submarinus
*Simple!* third-party System Restore that actually works?

W7's instability and [unnecessary] complexity are built into it [MS invents new 'chrome' but never sweats the details, does due diligence, makes it usable and stable]. The top of the hood is pretty,...
Forum: General Discussion 14 Jun 2015
Replies: 1
Views: 586
Posted By submarinus
windows privacy policy update

Just got Windows Privacy Policy Update, in which i read that one can opt out of 'interest-related ads'.
So i did, or rather, tried.
You see the off options were both inert, grayed-out!
Blackly...
Forum: General Discussion 08 Jul 2014
Replies: 6
Views: 559
Posted By submarinus
Thanx Yard Dog- I'm sure this will help, but,...

Thanx Yard Dog- I'm sure this will help, but, core as the registry is, i think you'll agree there are a boatload of other things that can, and frequently do, go wrong... :(
Forum: General Discussion 08 Jul 2014
Replies: 6
Views: 559
Posted By submarinus
Desperately need stability- suggestions?

I'm disabled, very dependent on a computer. But, even tho, over the years, my skill level has risen, my frustration hasn't correspondingly dropped.
Simply put, i find XP and its face-lifted child,...
Forum: General Discussion 24 Jul 2009
Replies: 15
Views: 2,235
Posted By submarinus
But, aside from looks and new features, is it better?

In basic reliability (stability and [snort] simplicity) how much (if any) better is W7 than XP?
Years ago I concluded XP was the sweet spot between Linux complexity and Mac oversimplification [OS...
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