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Forum: Drivers 25 Sep 2012
Replies: 5
Views: 1,232
Posted By willgladman
I already did BIOS - still got an unknown. No...

I already did BIOS - still got an unknown. No idea how to find out what it is...
Forum: Drivers 24 Sep 2012
Replies: 5
Views: 1,232
Posted By willgladman
Some driver issues following fresh install.

I installed Windows 7 64-bit on my Dell XPS l501x and managed to find most of the drivers, but still have a couple of annoying little issues that I would appreciate some help with if possible.


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Forum: Tutorials 21 Sep 2012
Replies: 63
Views: 169,916
Posted By willgladman
I get an error when I try to paste anything. Any...

I get an error when I try to paste anything. Any ideas?
Forum: Hardware & Devices 19 Sep 2012
Replies: 33
Views: 1,936
Posted By willgladman
I didn't create it. It's full of 320 mb files...

I didn't create it. It's full of 320 mb files named backup. Might just have to change hdd and be done with it. Does it have to be the same hdd or will any 2.5 Sata work?
Forum: Hardware & Devices 18 Sep 2012
Replies: 33
Views: 1,936
Posted By willgladman
On the Partition Wizard i see a folder (and not a...

On the Partition Wizard i see a folder (and not a lot else) in OS called BackUpFilesToKeep. Does this mean my backups are likely safe?
Forum: Hardware & Devices 18 Sep 2012
Replies: 33
Views: 1,936
Posted By willgladman
Still nothing I'm afraid. Think I'm gonna give up...

Still nothing I'm afraid. Think I'm gonna give up and take it somewhere.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 18 Sep 2012
Replies: 33
Views: 1,936
Posted By willgladman
Okay great. The only problem, however, is that...

Okay great. The only problem, however, is that the disk onto which I burned the installer won't boot. Any ideas?
Forum: Hardware & Devices 18 Sep 2012
Replies: 33
Views: 1,936
Posted By willgladman
Also (again, apologies for being such a pain, and...

Also (again, apologies for being such a pain, and thank you all so so much for your patience) the Windows ISO I downloded from

doesn't seem to be doing anything - my computer thinks about it for...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 18 Sep 2012
Replies: 33
Views: 1,936
Posted By willgladman
Do I need to keep any of the Windows files or...

Do I need to keep any of the Windows files or just move the data I want to try and rescue? If I do have to buy a new hard drive will it be possible to save my Windows without buying another one as I...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 18 Sep 2012
Replies: 33
Views: 1,936
Posted By willgladman
Cheers. Prior to that, though, do I just have to...

Cheers. Prior to that, though, do I just have to burn the Windows 7 ISO to disk or is it more complicated than that?
Forum: Hardware & Devices 18 Sep 2012
Replies: 33
Views: 1,936
Posted By willgladman
done, now do I just burn the iso to a disk and...

done, now do I just burn the iso to a disk and boot from it? Sounds too easy...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 17 Sep 2012
Replies: 33
Views: 1,936
Posted By willgladman
what if i don't have an install disk?

what if i don't have an install disk?
Forum: Hardware & Devices 17 Sep 2012
Replies: 33
Views: 1,936
Posted By willgladman
I'm really sorry if I'm being super slow and...

I'm really sorry if I'm being super slow and annoying vut I'm completely new at this.

I still am unable to boot windows - all I want to do at this point is try to get the files from my hard drive...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 17 Sep 2012
Replies: 33
Views: 1,936
Posted By willgladman
Thanks. What does this mean in relation to...

Thanks. What does this mean in relation to retrieving my data and potentially making my computer work?
Forum: Hardware & Devices 17 Sep 2012
Replies: 33
Views: 1,936
Posted By willgladman
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Forum: Hardware & Devices 17 Sep 2012
Replies: 33
Views: 1,936
Posted By willgladman
Okay, I ran Partition Wizard and managed to get...

Okay, I ran Partition Wizard and managed to get BOOTMGR back, however when I run DISKPART I don't see any 100mb partition.

Currently downloading Defender Offline to see if it can sort this mess...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 16 Sep 2012
Replies: 33
Views: 1,936
Posted By willgladman
Thanks for that, will I be able to boot Defender...

Thanks for that, will I be able to boot Defender from a USB even though bootmgr isn't working/has disappeared?

Sorry for being such a noob.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 16 Sep 2012
Replies: 33
Views: 1,936
Posted By willgladman
tried that; now getting bootmgr errors so...

tried that; now getting bootmgr errors so completely stuck. This is driving me mad am I gonna have to pay out to get this fixed?
Forum: Backup and Restore 14 Sep 2012
Replies: 8
Views: 1,266
Posted By willgladman
I get the following: Chkdsk cannot run...

I get the following:

Chkdsk cannot run because the volume is in use by another process. Chkdsk may run if this volume is dismounted first.
ALL OPENED HANDLES TO THIS VOLUME WOULD THEN BE...
Forum: Backup and Restore 13 Sep 2012
Replies: 8
Views: 1,266
Posted By willgladman
Debbie B, I did as you said and received error...

Debbie B, I did as you said and received error no. 0142, and there was another code which was 2000 0142.

I will try your suggestion when I am home Britton, thanks.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 13 Sep 2012
Replies: 33
Views: 1,936
Posted By willgladman
That's a great help, thanks. My only issue is...

That's a great help, thanks. My only issue is that I can't boot Windows and Windows Backup and Restore doesn't work - freezes every time.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 13 Sep 2012
Replies: 33
Views: 1,936
Posted By willgladman
Moving Windows from broken hard drive

With reference to my previous thread (http://www.sevenforums.com/backup-restore/252486-help-problem-system-restore-smart-hard-drive-detection.html) I am buying a new hard drive and a universal drive...
Forum: Backup and Restore 13 Sep 2012
Replies: 8
Views: 1,266
Posted By willgladman
Thanks for the help - I'll give it a go. Just...

Thanks for the help - I'll give it a go. Just seems odd that I only receive now after a failed restore.

The problem is is that I can't boot so can't download anything. All I have is BIOS and...
Forum: Backup and Restore 12 Sep 2012
Replies: 8
Views: 1,266
Posted By willgladman
Help! Problem with system restore and SMART Hard Drive detection

Hi,

I have a Dell XPS laptop which for whatever reason decided one day not to boot. I took the opportunity to do a backup and full restore using Dell DataSafe (?) which crashed and got stuck at...
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