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Forum: Backup and Restore 09 May 2012
Replies: 19
Views: 6,319
Posted By willymcmahon
Thanks for all the helpful comments everyone ...

Thanks for all the helpful comments everyone

it is just handy in the field to have an image locally stored to revert to when having issues.
oem restore features Are very handy. if i could have...
Forum: Backup and Restore 08 May 2012
Replies: 19
Views: 6,319
Posted By willymcmahon
have you ever heard of anyone using a partition...

have you ever heard of anyone using a partition to put the "CD" on and making it bootable and using another partition to hold the images? if nothing i could put the images on one of my empty...
Forum: Backup and Restore 08 May 2012
Replies: 19
Views: 6,319
Posted By willymcmahon
I use the laptop for work and sometimes need xp...

I use the laptop for work and sometimes need xp for certain programs other time can use 7. the extra 2 partitions are for - 1 work files -2 empty (was going to try an make a recovery partition to add...
Forum: Installation & Setup 08 May 2012
Replies: 2
Views: 21,708
Posted By willymcmahon
create a bootable recovery partition to restore a pc. like oem's F11

I have been fixing PCs for friends and family for years, some of them are really good at screwing up an OS a only couple months after i install a fresh copy of xp or 7. i would like to be able to...
Forum: Backup and Restore 08 May 2012
Replies: 19
Views: 6,319
Posted By willymcmahon
How to make a system image for a dual boot system

I want to make a recovery disc to reset my entire 4 partition dual boot hard drive back to its current state. the recovery would reset both xp and win 7 which i have dual booting. can i make one...
Forum: Installation & Setup 03 May 2012
Replies: 16
Views: 3,673
Posted By willymcmahon
Correct me if i am wrong but doesnt this only...

Correct me if i am wrong but doesnt this only work in vista/7/8 only?

xp is the only os that boots right now.

ill try it now either way and get back to you



EDIT**** checked. only works...
Forum: Installation & Setup 03 May 2012
Replies: 16
Views: 3,673
Posted By willymcmahon
when i installed xp after the win 7 and 8...

when i installed xp after the win 7 and 8 installs it made the xp partition the boot (active) partition. i switched the active back to the sys reserved to boot win 7 and add xp to its boot manager...
Forum: Installation & Setup 03 May 2012
Replies: 16
Views: 3,673
Posted By willymcmahon
yes this is the issue when reverting from xp boot...

yes this is the issue when reverting from xp boot menu back to win 7, 8 menu.
xp will load with its own boot menu (w/o the 7, 8 options) but when i use the boot menu for 7,8 i get this problem. if i...
Forum: Installation & Setup 03 May 2012
Replies: 16
Views: 3,673
Posted By willymcmahon
So win8 boots to stopcode 'Stop 0x0000007B'...

So win8 boots to stopcode 'Stop 0x0000007B' inaccessable bootdevice?
Win7 the same? scroll to win7 on boot and press F8. "Disable automatic restart on system failure"...
Forum: Installation & Setup 03 May 2012
Replies: 16
Views: 3,673
Posted By willymcmahon
:( cant get win 8 to boot. besides i ran both 7...

:( cant get win 8 to boot. besides i ran both 7 and 8 disc and it cant autorepair.
Forum: Installation & Setup 03 May 2012
Replies: 16
Views: 3,673
Posted By willymcmahon
triple boot system installed xp after win7 and 8-boot problems

So i had a win 7 and 8 dual boot system where
partition-
0 was sys reserved
1 was 7
2 was 8
--

i needed win xp for a piece of software so i shrunk my partition 1 (biggest and win 7)
and...
Forum: Sound & Audio 03 Apr 2012
Replies: 8
Views: 1,531
Posted By willymcmahon
wont work- i just tested this on my pc and WMP...

wont work- i just tested this on my pc and WMP doesnt show up. most likely because it is a component and not a software installation.

until a solution comes to light you might want to just try the...
Forum: Sound & Audio 03 Apr 2012
Replies: 8
Views: 1,531
Posted By willymcmahon
no. it is does similar stuff but is manual and...

no. it is does similar stuff but is manual and more powerful. i attached the installer.
50/50 chance this will work or even find the WMP install files after you uninstall it but its worth a try....
Forum: General Discussion 03 Apr 2012
Replies: 22
Views: 2,773
Posted By willymcmahon
right click my computer-properties on the...

right click my computer-properties
on the window that comes up select advanced system properties on top left side.
go to the advanced tab and select performance then select the "adjust for best...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 03 Apr 2012
Replies: 2
Views: 723
Posted By willymcmahon
disable s3 sleep state in the bios. try s1 power...

disable s3 sleep state in the bios. try s1 power save state. or disable hybrid sleep in windows power schemes-advanced. also try disabling usb smart power save settings.
Forum: Sound & Audio 03 Apr 2012
Replies: 8
Views: 1,531
Posted By willymcmahon
uninstall it then run windows installer cleanup...

uninstall it then run windows installer cleanup utility- ancient program published in 99 that you can find on microsoft technet i believe.(google search; should be the 3rd result) this has helped me...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 03 Apr 2012
Replies: 4
Views: 2,535
Posted By willymcmahon
i have had this issue before also with...

i have had this issue before also with overclocking. check ram. some brands cant handle what it says it can. remove all ram but one that is name brand and see if it takes the stress. this fixed it...
Forum: Graphic Cards 15 Aug 2011
Replies: 9
Views: 87,456
Posted By willymcmahon
install older driver even tho windows says it already has the best one

delete the cabinet drivers these are located in C:/Windows/System32/DriverStore/FileRepository/
open device manager and right click the device properties go to driver details and find the driver...
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