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Forum: Security News 1 Day Ago
Replies: 46
Views: 1,076
Posted By mjf
Who do you believe :huh: I've been using...

Who do you believe :huh:

I've been using Norton for a few years and it doesn't get a mention in this ranking. I've never seen McAfee get a positive vote here yet it is rated No. 2.
Forum: Backup and Restore 2 Days Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 355
Posted By mjf
I don't think anyone is responding because it...

I don't think anyone is responding because it doesn't make sense and you seem to know what you're doing.
Obviously: make sure you are targeting the right and only destination for backups. Try...
Forum: Tutorials 3 Days Ago
Replies: 1,076
Views: 286,373
Posted By mjf
Sorry I can't see the difference. Both options...

Sorry I can't see the difference.
Both options create a snapshot in that right moment that I can use later.
Is the image option a non bootable snapshot that needs WinPE to be restored?
I think...
Forum: Chillout Room 4 Days Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 176
Posted By mjf
I was going to put linux Mint 17 Cinnamon x32 on...

I was going to put linux Mint 17 Cinnamon x32 on a spare SSD. Mate vs Cinnamon??? Also 32 bit vs 64 bit???
Maybe WHS has a view.
Forum: Tutorials 4 Days Ago
Replies: 1,076
Views: 286,373
Posted By mjf
The safest and most comforting test IMO is to use...

The safest and most comforting test IMO is to use a free spare or new HDD, disconnect all other HDDs and do a full system image restore. Your PC should boot without a problem. This is not a 100%...
Forum: Backup and Restore 4 Days Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 286
Posted By mjf
The Windows "backup" process consists of 2...

The Windows "backup" process consists of 2 distinctly different types of backup. One is a file/folder backup which stores a bunch of zip files typically for backing up your data files. The other is a...
Forum: Backup and Restore 5 Days Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 286
Posted By mjf
Do you have the "Change Settings" selectable? If...

Do you have the "Change Settings" selectable? If you do then go in there and change the default drive. It may be best to allocate your external HDD a specific unused letter (eg. J or whatever).

A...
Forum: Tutorials 5 Days Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 56,573
Posted By mjf
Good point Choclo. Files > 200M will get split...

Good point Choclo.
Files > 200M will get split and the components need to be joined using Option Two as Brink points out.

I would still go with the more automatic process using Option One BUT in...
Forum: General Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 44
Views: 67,392
Posted By mjf
I've seen comments that filelocator lite exceeds...

I've seen comments that filelocator lite exceeds the Google Desktop search experience. I've used filelocator lite for some years now and think it's great. I'm not sure about the "web history"...
Forum: General Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 20
Views: 698
Posted By mjf
Did you try the hotfix I linked to?

Did you try the hotfix I linked to?
Forum: General Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 20
Views: 698
Posted By mjf
You could try this Prior to SP1 I had a problem...

You could try this
Prior to SP1 I had a problem with drag & drop to a CD/DVD. This sorted it.
An update is available for the UDF file system driver (Udfs.sys) for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008...
Forum: General Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 897
Posted By mjf
type Windows updates in search box select...

type
Windows updates
in search box
select change settings then select "select download update but let me choose whether to install them"

You still haven't answered the question:
"Where did...
Forum: General Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 23
Views: 685
Posted By mjf
I wouldn't feel that way there are probably a...

I wouldn't feel that way there are probably a number of unfamiliar steps in what I suggested. I forgot about the "Peppermint" tutorial option which looks more straightforward.
Forum: General Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 23
Views: 685
Posted By mjf
If rescuing/backing up your data is the priority...

If rescuing/backing up your data is the priority then you can make and boot to a live linux CD then copy your project files across to an external HDD or even a USB flash drive. You will obviously...
Forum: General Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 897
Posted By mjf
You could try accepting the important updates...

You could try accepting the important updates first before accepting the optional updates. With the optional updates try excluding the optional driver updates, at least initially and others that...
Forum: Backup and Restore 1 Week Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 318
Posted By mjf
Definitely my choice. Also, don't run the PC much...

Definitely my choice. Also, don't run the PC much until you do this.
(The word & picture files sound the most irreplaceable.)
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 1 Week Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 527
Posted By mjf
And that's what I did - reasonable case +PSU cost...

And that's what I did - reasonable case +PSU cost $79 at the time.

The new integrated PSU allowed a better graphics card and someone has used the PC a lot for the last 3 years with good...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 1 Week Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 527
Posted By mjf
I opted for a cheap recase on an older cramped...

I opted for a cheap recase on an older cramped PC. A bit of fiddling but it needed the side off and a fan in hot weather. ...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 1 Week Ago
Replies: 13
Views: 342
Posted By mjf
Hello Senator, It really is a personal choice...

Hello Senator,
It really is a personal choice on how reliant you want to be on restore points. Some (many?) feel restore points are useful like yourself and that's why I guess they were designed...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 1 Week Ago
Replies: 13
Views: 342
Posted By mjf
I do not rely on restore points and have system...

I do not rely on restore points and have system protection turned off. I certainly rely on backups of various types especially system images to external HDDs and turning off system protection hasn't...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 1 Week Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 501
Posted By mjf
I have seen some bad reports on seagate drives...

I have seen some bad reports on seagate drives and this is moving me towards WD. Nevertheless I have 6 of them as internals on 3 PCs and non have failed me yet.

For the external you have 4 areas...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 1 Week Ago
Replies: 1,627
Views: 95,060
Posted By mjf
I have one of the older Samsung 840 series -...

I have one of the older Samsung 840 series - different from the 840 EVO I think which can give higher sequential writes (Rapid DRAM caching thing?)
329245
Also, my Crucial M4 128G isn't great on...
Forum: Installation & Setup 1 Week Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 487
Posted By mjf
If you have a valid Windows 7 Ultimate key then...

If you have a valid Windows 7 Ultimate key then it's valuable property IMO. You can install from a USB provided you have a valid ISO. I'm not sure what the recommended download site is at the moment...
Forum: Chillout Room 1 Week Ago
Replies: 84
Views: 2,074
Posted By mjf
Ted was a great forum friend when I first joined....

Ted was a great forum friend when I first joined. He was full of energy and generous help to others.
A sad passing - Rest in Peace Ted.
Forum: Installation & Setup 1 Week Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 487
Posted By mjf
If you have a valid key for Ultimate I don't know...

If you have a valid key for Ultimate I don't know why you didn't simply do a clean install to fix the "buggy" nature of the current installation.

If for some reason you want to install Home...
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