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Forum: Drivers 07 Apr 2015
Replies: 15
Views: 4,918
Posted By cwaters
Thanks. That's the thing; Dell doesn't supply any...

Thanks. That's the thing; Dell doesn't supply any audio drivers for this PC; the Realtek driver I'm currently using (now that I've rolled back to it) is the one that comes with Windows 7 SP1. The...
Forum: Drivers 07 Apr 2015
Replies: 15
Views: 4,918
Posted By cwaters
Thanks for the explanation regarding the version...

Thanks for the explanation regarding the version numbers. It's a shame Microsoft and the driver authors can't work together to come up with a more consistent and helpful numbering system.

Did you...
Forum: Drivers 07 Apr 2015
Replies: 15
Views: 4,918
Posted By cwaters
I wonder why the 11/2010 rollback version...

I wonder why the 11/2010 rollback version (6.1.7601...) has a higher number than the 12/2014 version (6.0.1...)? Also, why did the 12/2014 version appear only now--nearly four months after it's...
Forum: Drivers 06 Apr 2015
Replies: 15
Views: 4,918
Posted By cwaters
Thanks. My current driver version is 6.0.1.7404,...

Thanks. My current driver version is 6.0.1.7404, 12/10/2014. When I pressed the Roll Back Driver button, the driver reverted (?) to version 6.1.7601.17514, 11/19/2010. After reboot, the volume is...
Forum: Drivers 05 Apr 2015
Replies: 15
Views: 4,918
Posted By cwaters
Audio volume very low after installing Realtek driver

Earlier today, Windows Update prompted me to install two items: KB3035583 (recommended) and "Realtek Semiconductor Corp. - Audio Device, Other hardware - Realtek High Definition Audio" (optional). I...
Forum: Tutorials 11 Dec 2014
Replies: 1,100
Views: 556,457
Posted By cwaters
Thanks for the explanation as to when you use...

Thanks for the explanation as to when you use Windows Backup vs Macrium. Are the sizes similar, initially? Does either product utilize compression?

I didn't realize Macrium could create a system...
Forum: Tutorials 11 Dec 2014
Replies: 1,100
Views: 556,457
Posted By cwaters
Very interesting! So (for a specific PC) each...

Very interesting! So (for a specific PC) each week you: shut down Windows, boot off the WinPE media so as to use Macrium to create a system image (presumably writing to a local drive), and then boot...
Forum: Tutorials 11 Dec 2014
Replies: 1,100
Views: 556,457
Posted By cwaters
Thanks for the reply. I now better appreciate why...

Thanks for the reply. I now better appreciate why an HDD is the best place to store virtual machine images! I agree.

One reason I haven't investigated system images is that I don't know where I...
Forum: Tutorials 11 Dec 2014
Replies: 1,100
Views: 556,457
Posted By cwaters
Thanks for sharing your viewpoints, Kari! I do...

Thanks for sharing your viewpoints, Kari! I do like the idea of storing all user data on a dedicated drive; this thread has given me a lot to think about in that regard. For my needs, however, I...
Forum: Tutorials 10 Dec 2014
Replies: 1,100
Views: 556,457
Posted By cwaters
I recently purchased a 500GB SSD. I intend to...

I recently purchased a 500GB SSD. I intend to install Windows 7 on it so as to replace my HDD-based (desktop PC) Windows 7 installation. My existing installation uses a separate HDD for data; in that...
Forum: General Discussion 10 Dec 2014
Replies: 6
Views: 660
Posted By cwaters
Thanks. My initial thought was to simply move the...

Thanks. My initial thought was to simply move the \Users folder from my SSD to my HDD using the folders' Properties dialog. While researching this, however, I've come across posts on various sites...
Forum: General Discussion 09 Dec 2014
Replies: 6
Views: 660
Posted By cwaters
Thank you for the responses. For my prior...

Thank you for the responses. For my prior installation, I had a D:\Users\Chris folder, with all of the My folders within it; I don't recall how they got there. I probably used the Move feature to...
Forum: General Discussion 09 Dec 2014
Replies: 6
Views: 660
Posted By cwaters
configuring libraries

I'm rebuilding my Windows 7 PC. The OS will be on an SSD. The HDD will be re-formatted (NTFS, of course). I'd like to use the HDD as the location for my libraries, as well as for the location of my...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 27 Dec 2012
Replies: 51
Views: 8,782
Posted By cwaters
Not sure if you are asking for the output from...

Not sure if you are asking for the output from this command, but here goes. Note that there is no longer a HarddiskVolumeShadowCopy14 volume:
C:\Windows\system32>vssadmin list shadows
vssadmin 1.1...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 27 Dec 2012
Replies: 51
Views: 8,782
Posted By cwaters
I just checked; it's still set to 0. I changed it...

I just checked; it's still set to 0. I changed it from 3 to 0 a few days ago, as per your suggestion. :)
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 26 Dec 2012
Replies: 51
Views: 8,782
Posted By cwaters
I changed...

I changed HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\msahci from 3 to 0, on the problem instance, and then rebooted. Next, I examined the BIOS. I don't see an option to enable AHCI; please...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 25 Dec 2012
Replies: 51
Views: 8,782
Posted By cwaters
Is it a SATA drive? If so dow what's described in...

Is it a SATA drive? If so dow what's described in http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/61869-ahci-enable-windows-7-vista.html...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 24 Dec 2012
Replies: 51
Views: 8,782
Posted By cwaters
Please see above. :)

Please see above. :)
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 24 Dec 2012
Replies: 51
Views: 8,782
Posted By cwaters
I reviewed Device Manager in the context of the...

I reviewed Device Manager in the context of the article but am not sure how to interpret the results so as to answer your question--so here are the screenshots. :) The two configurations look the...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 24 Dec 2012
Replies: 51
Views: 8,782
Posted By cwaters
Not sure if you are asking for the output from...

Not sure if you are asking for the output from this command, but here goes. Note that there is no longer a HarddiskVolumeShadowCopy14 volume:

C:\Windows\system32>vssadmin list shadows
vssadmin...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 24 Dec 2012
Replies: 51
Views: 8,782
Posted By cwaters
The file system structure on the disk is corrupt...

The file system structure on the disk is corrupt and unusable. Please run the chkdsk utility on the volume \Device\HarddiskVolumeShadowCopy14.

Is there a way to determine what volume this is -- so...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 24 Dec 2012
Replies: 51
Views: 8,782
Posted By cwaters
Here is the output from the command, ran soon...

Here is the output from the command, ran soon after I booted and logged in to the problem instance:
C:\Windows\system32>vssadmin list writers
vssadmin 1.1 - Volume Shadow Copy Service...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 24 Dec 2012
Replies: 51
Views: 8,782
Posted By cwaters
I reviewed Device Manager in the context of the...

I reviewed Device Manager in the context of the article but am not sure how to interpret the results so as to answer your question--so here are the screenshots. :) The two configurations look the...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 23 Dec 2012
Replies: 51
Views: 8,782
Posted By cwaters
Here is the output from the command, ran soon...

Here is the output from the command, ran soon after I booted and logged in to the problem instance:

C:\Windows\system32>vssadmin list writers
vssadmin 1.1 - Volume Shadow Copy Service...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 23 Dec 2012
Replies: 51
Views: 8,782
Posted By cwaters
I booted into the new instance and then left for...

I booted into the new instance and then left for a few hours. I didn't realize sleep mode is enabled by default; so the system was asleep all this time. :(

Now that I've taken the new instance...
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