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Forum: Tutorials 2 Days Ago
Replies: 734
Views: 676,000
Posted By mjf
I don't know what going wrong ThrashZone. I've...

I don't know what going wrong ThrashZone.
I've used both Paragon migrate and just Macrium to migrate from a HDD to SSD without a hitch on 2 different PCs. Except for some reason I never understood...
Forum: News 5 Days Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 1,203
Posted By mjf
I have an unused OEM and retail Windows 7 (SP1)....

I have an unused OEM and retail Windows 7 (SP1). I know that general support is supposed to end January 2015 but with security updates supported until much later (2020). A question is if you install...
Forum: Backup and Restore 6 Days Ago
Replies: 1,762
Views: 164,004
Posted By mjf
Yes as others have stated C is the partition you...

Yes as others have stated C is the partition you want to make routine images of. But I don't know what tools etc live in the OEM partition so I would have at least one image of it so if your HDD dies...
Forum: Backup and Restore 1 Week Ago
Replies: 1,762
Views: 164,004
Posted By mjf
I also just keep full images. My problem is I...

I also just keep full images. My problem is I probably keep too many of them. It's a bit like the junk that clutters up your house because "You may need it one day".
Forum: Software 1 Week Ago
Replies: 819
Views: 176,895
Posted By mjf
There was a similar discussion here ...

There was a similar discussion here
http://www.sevenforums.com/vip/348002-secure-file-removal-ccleaner.html
I'm not sure that running it rarely would damage the SSD but it is claimed above that...
Forum: Tutorials 1 Week Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 10,247
Posted By mjf
Thanks. I saw a strange graphics hardware error...

Thanks.
I saw a strange graphics hardware error message in my event log on my GTS450. I'll follow the instructions. I'm not into gaming so this stuff is a little foreign to me.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 550
Posted By mjf
One of my older PCs only has sata II and I put an...

One of my older PCs only has sata II and I put an SSD as the main OS drive and the performance gain is worth it. Sequential speeds are restricted on sata II compared to sata III but the 4K speeds are...
Forum: Backup and Restore 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1,762
Views: 164,004
Posted By mjf
For me I use the latest (free version) V5 build....

For me I use the latest (free version) V5 build. I get an automatic update notification on opening Macrium when one is available and run the patch. They tell you what the fixes are in the update...
Forum: Backup and Restore 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1,762
Views: 164,004
Posted By mjf
Yes you should select both the System reserved...

Yes you should select both the System reserved and operating system partition when making an image. This makes it more straightforward than storing a separate system reserved partition image.
...
Forum: Backup and Restore 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1,762
Views: 164,004
Posted By mjf
Yes. If you have a system reserved partition you...

Yes. If you have a system reserved partition you should restore it as well or else you will be unable to boot. I'm guessing the Windows reinstall just effectively gave you back system reserved.
If...
Forum: System Security 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 684
Views: 35,940
Posted By mjf
I went back to v1.75 sometime ago because of...

I went back to v1.75 sometime ago because of problems of 2 different PCs. I might try the very latest version when they drop v1.75 definition file updates. If it plays up then I'll drop Malwarebytes....
Forum: Backup and Restore 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 630
Posted By mjf
You really need to be keeping some system images....

You really need to be keeping some system images. You would normally store these on an external HDD. You can store them on a partition other than the operating system partition but if your main HDD...
Forum: Backup and Restore 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 453
Posted By mjf
Long shots: 1) see if a non Adobe program like...

Long shots:
1) see if a non Adobe program like faststone can read the jpgs (I use the portable as my favorite viewer)
FastStone Image Viewer - Powerful and Intuitive Photo Viewer, Editor and Batch...
Forum: Backup and Restore 20 Oct 2014
Replies: 1,762
Views: 164,004
Posted By mjf
I added my USB 3 drivers from a winpe I made by...

I added my USB 3 drivers from a winpe I made by downloading WAIK and using DISM. Macrium free may be a bit more user friendly now for adding drivers in a simpler way. I suggest you make a new post...
Forum: Tutorials 19 Oct 2014
Replies: 734
Views: 676,000
Posted By mjf
He says the offset in KBs (when 1 KB=1024 B) must...

He says the offset in KBs (when 1 KB=1024 B) must be divisible by 4. Or if you like the offset in bytes must be divisible by 4096 resulting in an integer. eg. An offset 3x1024=3072 is not aligned...
Forum: Tutorials 19 Oct 2014
Replies: 734
Views: 676,000
Posted By mjf
He says the offset in KBs (when 1 KB=1024 B) must...

He says the offset in KBs (when 1 KB=1024 B) must be divisible by 4. Or if you like the offset in bytes must be divisible by 4096 resulting in an integer. eg. An offset 3x1024=3072 is not aligned...
Forum: System Security 18 Oct 2014
Replies: 684
Views: 35,940
Posted By mjf
Talk about sitting on the fence and not answering...

Talk about sitting on the fence and not answering the question. I was clearly asking for opinions.
Ok let's be specific:
Functionality: What MBAM FREE provides (in principle)....
Forum: System Security 18 Oct 2014
Replies: 684
Views: 35,940
Posted By mjf
I asked specifically about opinions on a...

I asked specifically about opinions on a substitute for MBAM free not things like ADWCleaner. Which one would you consider worthy of a "Lastest Version of xxx" thread to.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 17 Oct 2014
Replies: 8
Views: 462
Posted By mjf
I'd try another cable but also backup data as a...

I'd try another cable but also backup data as a high priority.
Forum: Backup and Restore 17 Oct 2014
Replies: 37
Views: 1,850
Posted By mjf
That's sad news. My condolences to you and your...

That's sad news. My condolences to you and your family Bud.
Forum: Backup and Restore 17 Oct 2014
Replies: 9
Views: 481
Posted By mjf
Boot issue may need to be addressed. ...

Boot issue may need to be addressed.
http://www.sevenforums.com/backup-restore/204100-recovery-smaller-hard-drive.html#post1712404
see step 6.
If you have multiple drives (especially active and...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 16 Oct 2014
Replies: 30
Views: 1,229
Posted By mjf
Congratulations - I like success stories. I'm a...

Congratulations - I like success stories. I'm a bit amazed after all the fiddling you hadn't damaged your file system. You are also lucky you have an WD elements since others like WD MyBook include...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 16 Oct 2014
Replies: 8
Views: 462
Posted By mjf
The flimsy micro B USB 3 connector is not a good...

The flimsy micro B USB 3 connector is not a good design. The large part of the connector corresponds to USB 2 and the small USB 3. Over time USB 3 connectivity can become intermittent and you can...
Forum: System Security 16 Oct 2014
Replies: 684
Views: 35,940
Posted By mjf
I'm still running mbam (free) 1.75 as a non real...

I'm still running mbam (free) 1.75 as a non real time anti malware check since like others I've found problems with v2xxx. I use Norton for real time anti virus protection. What would be a good...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 14 Oct 2014
Replies: 101
Views: 5,095
Posted By mjf
A monster PC indeed - Never Say Never.:thumbsup:

A monster PC indeed - Never Say Never.:thumbsup:
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