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Forum: Installation & Setup 24 Mar 2012
Replies: 19
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Posted By ppbrec1
To conclude this topic I'll just post a quick...

To conclude this topic I'll just post a quick note to acknowledge that I feel I have given sufficient time to this problem and now wish to move on with my life!!
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Gregrocker, thanks for your...
Forum: Installation & Setup 16 Mar 2012
Replies: 19
Views: 4,637
Posted By ppbrec1
Just a quick update. Trawling through my backup...

Just a quick update. Trawling through my backup material I found a disk image I had taken with Paragon Hard Disk Suite 11 last year. Whilst I do not want to overwrite the data on the main partition I...
Forum: Installation & Setup 13 Mar 2012
Replies: 19
Views: 4,637
Posted By ppbrec1
Regrettably I was unable to give sufficient time...

Regrettably I was unable to give sufficient time today to make contact with the PC's suppliers, but hope to do that tomorrow.

I have marked the "F" partition as inactive but that does not seem to...
Forum: Installation & Setup 12 Mar 2012
Replies: 19
Views: 4,637
Posted By ppbrec1
At present I am not attempting to boot into that...

At present I am not attempting to boot into that drive.

If I unplug the other two drives (which are functioning properly) then the system boots into the I / F drive - it does boot into W7 but...
Forum: Installation & Setup 12 Mar 2012
Replies: 19
Views: 4,637
Posted By ppbrec1
You're right ofcourse with regard to using the...

You're right ofcourse with regard to using the boot order in the BIOS rather than mess about with the Paragon Boot Wizard but this was a first time effort for me and impatience got the better of...
Forum: Installation & Setup 12 Mar 2012
Replies: 19
Views: 4,637
Posted By ppbrec1
SIW2, I wish I knew! This seems to enforce...

SIW2,

I wish I knew! This seems to enforce that a little knowledge is a dangerous thing.

I'll try to put together the material that Gregrocker has suggested to see if that clarifies the...
Forum: Installation & Setup 12 Mar 2012
Replies: 19
Views: 4,637
Posted By ppbrec1
SIW2, I wish I knew! This seems to enforce...

SIW2,

I wish I knew! This seems to enforce that a little knowledge is a dangerous thing.

I'll try to put together the material that Gregrocker has suggested to see if that clarifies the...
Forum: Installation & Setup 12 Mar 2012
Replies: 19
Views: 4,637
Posted By ppbrec1
Gregrocker, thanks for your input.

Gregrocker, thanks for your input.
Forum: Installation & Setup 11 Mar 2012
Replies: 19
Views: 4,637
Posted By ppbrec1
Boot problems following use of EasyBCD

202317

Thanks SIW2. I have again tried to boot into my original W7 drive but to no avail. The startup hangs on the "preparing your desktop" screen before the screen eventually turns black and...
Forum: Installation & Setup 11 Mar 2012
Replies: 19
Views: 4,637
Posted By ppbrec1
Hi Gregrocker, Thanks for your response and...

Hi Gregrocker,

Thanks for your response and yes I have tried the Startup repair for more that the prescribed 3 times and what was reported was:
-for all tests error code "0x0"
-Root causes...
Forum: Installation & Setup 11 Mar 2012
Replies: 19
Views: 4,637
Posted By ppbrec1
Boot problems following use of EasyBCD

I have XP pro on one internal disk and W7 pro on another. Both were working fine except the OS choice screen at startup was not allowing me to boot straight in to the OS of choice (there was another...
Forum: Virtualization 14 Feb 2012
Replies: 1
Views: 1,659
Posted By ppbrec1
From the number of viewings of this post there...

From the number of viewings of this post there still seems to be some interest in the topic.
Regrettably further research has uncovered the answer for me and I post the item that contains the answer...
Forum: Virtualization 08 Feb 2012
Replies: 1
Views: 1,659
Posted By ppbrec1
W7 64bit + XP Mode - DVD RW only recognised as DVD ROM

Hi,

Sorry if this has already been dealt with but I can not track down any posts on this topic.

Specifically, my Optical Drive is recognised in XP Mode but only to read data and not to write....
Forum: General Discussion 24 Mar 2011
Replies: 14
Views: 1,921
Posted By ppbrec1
Hi Unifex, I have used Microsoft products...

Hi Unifex,

I have used Microsoft products for longer than I care to remember, and readily acknowledge the problems of piracy, but I have to say I feel that this is taking advantage of a...
Forum: General Discussion 24 Mar 2011
Replies: 14
Views: 1,921
Posted By ppbrec1
Hi Bill2, Yes, I have looked at 7...

Hi Bill2,

Yes, I have looked at 7 compatibility and regrettably my scanner is not supported.

The printer actually functions very well, but I have been unable to load the toolbox so some of...
Forum: General Discussion 24 Mar 2011
Replies: 14
Views: 1,921
Posted By ppbrec1
.........................unless Linux might offer...

.........................unless Linux might offer a suitable secondary platform.

Anyone care to venture a view?
Forum: General Discussion 23 Mar 2011
Replies: 14
Views: 1,921
Posted By ppbrec1
Thanks again for the interest and input. ...

Thanks again for the interest and input.

Afraid that Compatability Mode has not helped with my issues either.

Essentially the problems are with software which is associated with / supporting...
Forum: General Discussion 23 Mar 2011
Replies: 14
Views: 1,921
Posted By ppbrec1
Thank you all for your responses. The...

Thank you all for your responses.

The annoyance at having to "apparently" pay twice for the same thing is starting to subside, - a little, and the caution regarding used software is noted well...
Forum: General Discussion 23 Mar 2011
Replies: 14
Views: 1,921
Posted By ppbrec1
Activation of XP for Dual Boot

Hi,

I hope someone can help clear my mind over this issue.
I've been running a PC with XP Pro for the last six years, until the motherboard packed up about a month ago. The replacement PC has...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 14 Mar 2011
Replies: 3
Views: 4,327
Posted By ppbrec1
Thanks Gregrocker for the prompt reply and useful...

Thanks Gregrocker for the prompt reply and useful links.
The "sfc /verifyonly" method revealed no integrity issues, so looks like maybe a System Restore or two in the first instance.

Thanks...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 14 Mar 2011
Replies: 3
Views: 4,327
Posted By ppbrec1
Power Plan not functioning

Recently got Windows 7 machine and gradually getting it to the way I want it.
However the balanced power plan which was fine at the start has ceased to work. All options appear available but...
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