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Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 17 Mar 2016
Replies: 5
Views: 2,635
Posted By Rockrz
OK, thanks. That's what I was thinking but I...

OK, thanks.

That's what I was thinking but I just wanted to make sure.
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 17 Mar 2016
Replies: 5
Views: 2,635
Posted By Rockrz
OK, so you install GWX Control Panel before...

OK, so you install GWX Control Panel before allowing Windows to update and it prevents downloads that install Windows 10?

And, should I change my update settings I put in my first post?
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 17 Mar 2016
Replies: 5
Views: 2,635
Posted By Rockrz
Also, I just found a program called GWX Control...

Also, I just found a program called GWX Control Panel
See - Download GWX Control Panel - MajorGeeks (http://www.majorgeeks.com/files/details/gwx_control_panel.html)

Is anybody using this? If so,...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 17 Mar 2016
Replies: 5
Views: 2,635
Posted By Rockrz
How to avoid Win 10 updates???

OK, so I have my Windows 7 64 bit system set to "Check for updates but let me choose whether to download and install them"... and below that have the options checked to

* Give me recommended...
Forum: General Discussion 08 Jan 2015
Replies: 5
Views: 718
Posted By Rockrz
You're right... I was not noticing that when I...

You're right... I was not noticing that when I set up the recovery, there is an option to select that will include the MBR and I did not know that, so looks like I found the solution that will save...
Forum: General Discussion 08 Jan 2015
Replies: 5
Views: 718
Posted By Rockrz
I'll post this over on the Acronis forum and see...

I'll post this over on the Acronis forum and see what they say...
Forum: General Discussion 08 Jan 2015
Replies: 5
Views: 718
Posted By Rockrz
No, Acronis works perfectly to restore the hard...

No, Acronis works perfectly to restore the hard drive and has not failed even once in over 8 years so moving to another prog is not an option.

I'll simply do what I have been doing which is...
Forum: General Discussion 08 Jan 2015
Replies: 5
Views: 718
Posted By Rockrz
Boot Record question...

I use Acronis to image my hard drive so I can restore it to an earlier time and this has worked great for years.

But, I need to install a newer hard drive (original is a few years old, so this is...
Forum: General Discussion 06 May 2014
Replies: 12
Views: 925
Posted By Rockrz
Oh I already have that... I want to be able to...

Oh I already have that... I want to be able to activate once I install it.

I'll need to enter the keys to do that and they aren't one the COA sticker like they used to have on computers so I need...
Forum: General Discussion 05 May 2014
Replies: 12
Views: 925
Posted By Rockrz
Yes, it's a brand new computer that Lenovo...

Yes, it's a brand new computer that Lenovo sells... they started this right when Win 8 came out.

Anywho, it sounds like I just need to buy a OEM copy of Win 7 and be done with it.
Forum: General Discussion 05 May 2014
Replies: 12
Views: 925
Posted By Rockrz
This one has no COA like they used to have... it...

This one has no COA like they used to have... it has a cute little Win 8 decal with no numbers / letters
Forum: General Discussion 05 May 2014
Replies: 12
Views: 925
Posted By Rockrz
Fresh install Question...

Been looking at a Lenovo laptop that is one of those ones that has Win 7 Pro 64bit installed when you get it, but has Win 8 license embedded I guess on the mobo so it's ready to upgrade to 8 which...
Forum: General Discussion 05 Jan 2014
Replies: 3
Views: 916
Posted By Rockrz
OK, thanks guys! That's what I was thinking,...

OK, thanks guys!

That's what I was thinking, but it's always good to swing by the Win 7 board to make sure.
Forum: Backup and Restore 05 Jan 2014
Replies: 1
Views: 634
Posted By Rockrz
Oh, and I forgot to add this part... in case...

Oh, and I forgot to add this part... in case anyone asks... I have the My Documents folder on my D Drive and I have trained myself to never save any data to My Documents on the C Drive.

That way,...
Forum: Backup and Restore 05 Jan 2014
Replies: 1
Views: 634
Posted By Rockrz
Using Acronis

I guess I'm a little different... the way I use Acronis, and have been doing this for about 9+ years now is that I take a new image on a fresh OS install after getting all my progs on there and get...
Forum: General Discussion 05 Jan 2014
Replies: 3
Views: 916
Posted By Rockrz
Re: Win 7 OEM System Builder

OK, so I see decent deals for Windows 7 Professional SP1 64bit (OEM) System Builder out there...

When installing this, can I use any Win 7 install disc and use the COA for activation?

OR, is...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 10 Jan 2013
Replies: 12
Views: 1,683
Posted By Rockrz
Found this on a tech board... I went to...

Found this on a tech board...

I went to C:\windows\minidump and it's not there, so I went to Start->Run->"sysdm.cpl"->Advanced->Startup and Recovery... and it shows %SystemRoot%\MEMORY.DMP

Am I...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 10 Jan 2013
Replies: 12
Views: 1,683
Posted By Rockrz
So how do you get to "%SystemRoot%\Minidump" ? ...

So how do you get to "%SystemRoot%\Minidump" ?

Or, does this not yet exist on my computer and I have to create it?
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 10 Jan 2013
Replies: 12
Views: 1,683
Posted By Rockrz
What does "Dump Files" show... specific error...

What does "Dump Files" show... specific error messages, that explain what happened?
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 09 Jan 2013
Replies: 12
Views: 1,683
Posted By Rockrz
Anybody have any experience using Hirenís BootCD?...

Anybody have any experience using Hirenís BootCD?
Download Hiren (http://www.hirensbootcd.org/download)

Is it good for testing Ram and CPU?
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 09 Jan 2013
Replies: 12
Views: 1,683
Posted By Rockrz
Well, it's still under warranty till July of...

Well, it's still under warranty till July of 2013, so hopefully if there is a major problem it'll surface before then.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 09 Jan 2013
Replies: 12
Views: 1,683
Posted By Rockrz
Well, I looked in the Event Viewer and it show...

Well, I looked in the Event Viewer and it show "Event ID 41" and "Source: Kernal-Power" and it's marked as Critical

Looks like I've had several of these and the first once was back in July which...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 09 Jan 2013
Replies: 12
Views: 1,683
Posted By Rockrz
I actually had Firefox open and I was blocking a...

I actually had Firefox open and I was blocking a cookie (I have it set to notify me, which I've been doing for years so I can block un-needed cookies), that and I had Windows Live Mail 2011 open and...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 09 Jan 2013
Replies: 12
Views: 1,683
Posted By Rockrz
PC Freeze Diagnostics

If a PC freezes, and nothing you do can bring it out of the freeze where all you can do is force it to shut down so you can re-start it... is there a log in Windows where you can go to see if there...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 07 Jan 2013
Replies: 33
Views: 2,968
Posted By Rockrz
I dunno... it is in mine, which is all I need to...

I dunno... it is in mine, which is all I need to know about.

You have to go research consumer laws in all 50 states. I do know the FTC has rules about warranty claims and have been known to slap...
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