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Forum: Backup and Restore 30 Oct 2012
Replies: 29
Views: 7,115
Posted By Skylark
Prellist, thank you for thanking me! I'm glad...

Prellist, thank you for thanking me! I'm glad that my report has benefited you, even though, unfortunately, you found it only after hours of misery. I understand what you went through!

It's...
Forum: General Discussion 17 Aug 2012
Replies: 10
Views: 4,022
Posted By Skylark
Yes, I agree, it's sad that we have learnt that...

Yes, I agree, it's sad that we have learnt that to allow Windows Updates is to allow Windows Updates to completely screw up our systems. So way back when I got this new computer with Windows 7 on...
Forum: General Discussion 17 Aug 2012
Replies: 10
Views: 4,022
Posted By Skylark
No, don't use MSE, but do run Windows Defender. ...

No, don't use MSE, but do run Windows Defender. Been using WD for months now, no problems, so I don't believe WD caused the folder to disappear.

I have no truck with Windows' clever tricks with...
Forum: General Discussion 17 Aug 2012
Replies: 10
Views: 4,022
Posted By Skylark
Gone/Disappeared: Entire folder and subfolders!

Got an awful shock last night. Opened word-processing program, "Open recent documents" menu came up, clicked on the recently-used document I wanted. Error message: "Document does not exist"!!!!!!
...
Forum: Backup and Restore 15 Jul 2012
Replies: 29
Views: 7,115
Posted By Skylark
Hi Onclejean, Have just picked up your...

Hi Onclejean,

Have just picked up your contribution to this thread and feel I should confirm that in fact Macrium Reflect DOES allow "you to back up or clone a disk to an external usb drive and...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 29 Jun 2012
Replies: 0
Views: 623
Posted By Skylark
Mouse isn't scrolling in "Word for Windows 95" !

Under "Windows 7" I can no longer scroll through documents while using "Word for Windows 95".

Does anybody know of a way to fix this?

Everything else in "Word for Windows 95" works brilliantly,...
Forum: Tutorials 23 May 2012
Replies: 14
Views: 120,088
Posted By Skylark
Local Area Connection on Taskbar!

Thanks, Shawn! You've got me to where I wanted to be! I wanted the enable/disable internet icon on my TaskBar for easy and constant access and now that's where it is!

I already had QuickLaunch...
Forum: Tutorials 23 May 2012
Replies: 14
Views: 120,088
Posted By Skylark
Hi Shawn. Thanks again for your help. No,...

Hi Shawn. Thanks again for your help.

No, I don't have "Classic Shell" installed on my system, but when I set up the system I did strip it right back, getting rid of many of the "glamorous"...
Forum: Tutorials 20 May 2012
Replies: 14
Views: 120,088
Posted By Skylark
Sorry, Shawn, I forgot to say before that (1) I...

Sorry, Shawn, I forgot to say before that (1) I already have a dozen items pinned to my TaskBar and a number of items pinned to my StartMenu, and that (2) I downloaded and ran the lnk registry option...
Forum: Tutorials 20 May 2012
Replies: 14
Views: 120,088
Posted By Skylark
Thanks for the help, Shawn. If I create a...

Thanks for the help, Shawn.

If I create a shortcut for any of my programs and then right-click on any one of those shortcuts, then "Pin to TaskBar" and "Pin to Start Menu" appear in the list, and...
Forum: Tutorials 20 May 2012
Replies: 14
Views: 120,088
Posted By Skylark
Local Area Connection icon on the Windows 7 Task Bar

But, Brink, your final step is to imply that the created shortcut can be placed wherever one wishes. But this does not seem to be true.

I would like to place it ON the Task Bar.

But the...
Forum: Network & Sharing 26 Apr 2012
Replies: 0
Views: 978
Posted By Skylark
Network Connections Taskbar pop-up box: function of arrows-button?

This picture shows the pop-up box that is attached to my Network Connections icon on my taskbar (using Windows 7 Home Edition).
...
Forum: Customization 11 Apr 2012
Replies: 0
Views: 2,127
Posted By Skylark
Win7 Start Menu: You CAN Change its Folders into Menus, as in XP !

I was pulling my hair out over this one for a whole week and the best I could come up with was:

a. Be content with folders of shortcuts in the Windows 7 Start Menu, and be content with having to...
Forum: System Security 08 Apr 2012
Replies: 12
Views: 16,541
Posted By Skylark
Windows Defender "Service Has Stopped"

Just in case it is a help to anyone who is getting the "Service Has Stopped" message after booting up their computers, with regard to Windows Defender.

In addition to going to "Services", locating...
Forum: Backup and Restore 31 Mar 2012
Replies: 29
Views: 7,115
Posted By Skylark
Hi Kado. Yes, I certainly did eject the...

Hi Kado.

Yes, I certainly did eject the boot disk after Linux Restore had loaded, and not only did I replace it with the backup DVD, but I tried each one of the three DVDs across which the...
Forum: Backup and Restore 30 Mar 2012
Replies: 29
Views: 7,115
Posted By Skylark
You can also place the Linux restore boot program...

You can also place the Linux restore boot program (rescue ISO) on a bootable USB drive too - it doesn't need to be exclusively on a CD/DVD.
...
Forum: Backup and Restore 30 Mar 2012
Replies: 29
Views: 7,115
Posted By Skylark
Macrium Light: solution to DVD hell!

Macrium Reflect Free Edition (64 bit) Version 5, Build 4354 clearly has the following short-coming: when it comes to doing a restore, the Linux Restore program that Reflect Free Edition creates will...
Forum: Backup and Restore 30 Mar 2012
Replies: 29
Views: 7,115
Posted By Skylark
Firstly, answers, ignatzatsonic, to your...

Firstly, answers, ignatzatsonic, to your questions or comments (in bold) are below:

I have no idea what you mean by "selected my backup"??? Just go to "other tasks" menu and then "create rescue...
Forum: Backup and Restore 30 Mar 2012
Replies: 29
Views: 7,115
Posted By Skylark
Thanks, again. Well, I am now very seriously...

Thanks, again.

Well, I am now very seriously hacked off!

I went into Windows 7, went into Reflect, selected my backup, and from there made a new Linux Restore boot disc - just in case that boot...
Forum: Backup and Restore 30 Mar 2012
Replies: 29
Views: 7,115
Posted By Skylark
Thanks. If at all possible I want to do a...

Thanks.

If at all possible I want to do a restore using that Macrium image that is stored on the 3 DVDs - because they have the particular state that I want to get back to.

Question: is it...
Forum: Backup and Restore 30 Mar 2012
Replies: 29
Views: 7,115
Posted By Skylark
OK, thanks, I will give your idea a go, and make...

OK, thanks, I will give your idea a go, and make a new image backup file on my portable hard drive.

When I then boot up with Linux Restore, and if Linux Restore does SEE the plugged-in portable...
Forum: Backup and Restore 30 Mar 2012
Replies: 29
Views: 7,115
Posted By Skylark
Thanks, ignatzatzonic! Am currently...

Thanks, ignatzatzonic!


Am currently looking at the separate boot disc with Linux Restore on it, by viewing it in Windows Explorer, and its contents are:

BOOT (folder)
BOOT.CAT
INITRD...
Forum: Backup and Restore 30 Mar 2012
Replies: 29
Views: 7,115
Posted By Skylark
Hi, and thanks. I want to test whether I can...

Hi, and thanks. I want to test whether I can restore my c: drive (Windows AND my customizations), so I can't restore while being IN Windows, isn't that right? Therefore, I can't do this particular...
Forum: Backup and Restore 30 Mar 2012
Replies: 29
Views: 7,115
Posted By Skylark
Thanks for that. I will bear it in mind. But...

Thanks for that. I will bear it in mind. But right now I have the Restore program open my screen and if I click on the C drive in the left pane ("Locate Image") absolutely nothing shows, no...
Forum: Backup and Restore 30 Mar 2012
Replies: 29
Views: 7,115
Posted By Skylark
Macrium Reflect "Restore" program finds NO files, no *.mrimg files!

Having carefully customised my new computer, I thought it would be wise to create a backup of my c: drive with all of its customizations. (As my computer is a Dell computer I had already used the...
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