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Forum: General Discussion 26 Feb 2011
Replies: 24
Views: 5,140
Posted By Puddin Man
Congratulations. That is the first...

Congratulations. That is the first plausible-sounding explanation I've received, given the particulars.

I was somehow under the impression that, if bad sectors were found, say, previous to any...
Forum: General Discussion 23 Feb 2011
Replies: 24
Views: 5,140
Posted By Puddin Man
XP is known to create the dynamic disk thingness...

XP is known to create the dynamic disk thingness -after- the XP partition. You have reason to believe that my XP somehow created it in the first 16065 sectors where part of the Win7 partition had...
Forum: General Discussion 20 Feb 2011
Replies: 24
Views: 5,140
Posted By Puddin Man
Blow it off, or rant, or <whatever>, it makes no...

Blow it off, or rant, or <whatever>, it makes no difference.

No explanation given here fits all the facts.

To repeat:

Breakdown of space on disk device:

Unallocated ----- 7.84 mb...
Forum: General Discussion 09 Feb 2011
Replies: 24
Views: 5,140
Posted By Puddin Man
Your screenshot was truncated: I can see only a...

Your screenshot was truncated: I can see only a small part of it.

You have 4 of them? All are exactly 7.84 mb? Preceding what kind of partitions? Etc, etc.

Would like to see the full...
Forum: General Discussion 09 Feb 2011
Replies: 24
Views: 5,140
Posted By Puddin Man
Your experience. Not mine. That's not...

Your experience. Not mine.



That's not the issue.



I probably followed your Step Two (or something very similar) when I consolidated. My finger didn't slip. There was no unallocated space...
Forum: General Discussion 09 Feb 2011
Replies: 24
Views: 5,140
Posted By Puddin Man
From the orig. post: >Tonight Partition...

From the orig. post:

>Tonight Partition Wizard (bootable) tells me there is an unallocated 7.84 mb logical partition occupying sectors 0-16064. Neither 7 nor XP reports the existence of this...
Forum: General Discussion 08 Feb 2011
Replies: 24
Views: 5,140
Posted By Puddin Man
I appreciate your responses, and have heard of...

I appreciate your responses, and have heard of the dynamic-disk thingness before, but ...

The problem is not what to do with the 7.84 mb space, but rather determining where it came from.

Around...
Forum: General Discussion 08 Feb 2011
Replies: 24
Views: 5,140
Posted By Puddin Man
Never. I built the system last May....

Never.

I built the system last May. Installed W7-64 Home Prem. , then XP (multi-boot), and added 2 data partitions. A second identical HD stores a bit-for-bit copy of what is on the first.

P
Forum: General Discussion 06 Feb 2011
Replies: 24
Views: 5,140
Posted By Puddin Man
Unallocated 7.84 mb space materializes (from Outer Space?)

Hi,

I went to a lot of trouble to consolidate the 100 mb (BCD/bitlocker etc) partition that Win7 unexpectedly created when I installed 7 some months ago.

Since then I've configured a 7/XP as...
Forum: General Discussion 26 Jan 2011
Replies: 4
Views: 5,558
Posted By Puddin Man
I have nothing to restore from previous to the...

I have nothing to restore from previous to the problem, can't find the update, don't trust what Win7 reports for update history.

Waiting for microsoft is like waiting to die.

You know not of...
Forum: General Discussion 25 Jan 2011
Replies: 4
Views: 5,558
Posted By Puddin Man
It is not the common problem that you describe. ...

It is not the common problem that you describe.

The problem is similar or identical to what they are trying to track down at:

[MSUPDATE KB980408]Warning To All Win7 x64 Users. - Overclock.net -...
Forum: General Discussion 24 Jan 2011
Replies: 4
Views: 5,558
Posted By Puddin Man
"Item Not Found ... Verify location and try again."

Win7-64 Home Premium OEM on a little desktop system at my home.

When I rename file XXX, I get the message:

Item Not Found. XXX is no longer located in c:\...
Verify location and try again....
Forum: Installation & Setup 19 Dec 2010
Replies: 9
Views: 727
Posted By Puddin Man
OK. Thanks. I *may* have to ask him....

OK. Thanks.



I *may* have to ask him. I'm scratching around, trying to catch up with certain issues that might help explain, but it is a certified Can Of Worms and I have limited time.

In...
Forum: Installation & Setup 18 Dec 2010
Replies: 9
Views: 727
Posted By Puddin Man
Not at all certain why you would say that. I've...

Not at all certain why you would say that. I've been doing it for years and years with non-Win7 systems. If Win7 is the "special case", then I'd ask "Why?". Who would answer?



You rattle such...
Forum: Installation & Setup 18 Dec 2010
Replies: 9
Views: 727
Posted By Puddin Man
Oh, you mean it can be used to change the actual...

Oh, you mean it can be used to change the actual boot order without altering the previously defined boot order? Took quite a while to decipher that last statement.

And you refer to it as...
Forum: Installation & Setup 18 Dec 2010
Replies: 9
Views: 727
Posted By Puddin Man
The BIOS Boot Menu doesn't positively identify my...

The BIOS Boot Menu doesn't positively identify my boot choices (as bad as MS?)

It shows 2 partitions (without spec'g disk device), DVD drive, and flash drive. I assume the 2 part's are the ones I...
Forum: Installation & Setup 17 Dec 2010
Replies: 9
Views: 727
Posted By Puddin Man
What are the characteristics of the 2 part's on disk 2?

I have XP and 7 up/running on disk device 1. And have duplicated such (2 partitions) on disk device 2, using Partition Wizard.

What are the characteristics of the 2 part's on disk 2?

For...
Forum: Tutorials 07 Dec 2010
Replies: 2,090
Views: 2,812,119
Posted By Puddin Man
Forsooth, you are correct, it doesn't look like a...

Forsooth, you are correct, it doesn't look like a hack.

But the Asus boot-up screen goes by sooooo fast (on mine, anyway), it's super-easy to miss. And EasyBCD will allow me to set the wait time....
Forum: Tutorials 07 Dec 2010
Replies: 2,090
Views: 2,812,119
Posted By Puddin Man
No necessity, just preference. ...

No necessity, just preference.





I'm not running AHCI and doubt I'll need to load SATA drivers, but I've slipstreamed with nlite before ...
Forum: Tutorials 06 Dec 2010
Replies: 2,090
Views: 2,812,119
Posted By Puddin Man
gregrocker if you're still there ... here is...

gregrocker if you're still there ...

here is screenshot of my 2 500gb HD's.

http://img69.imageshack.us/img69/2649/25612521.jpg

On disk 0 are the 2 part's from install of Win7-64 Home Prem....
Forum: General Discussion 05 Dec 2010
Replies: 5
Views: 1,730
Posted By Puddin Man
In the past, I've stored bootable partitions on 1...

In the past, I've stored bootable partitions on 1 HD, and backups thereof on the 2nd drive. It's worked pretty well.

Also am having trouble finding any "one-time BIOS boot menu key" on my system....
Forum: General Discussion 05 Dec 2010
Replies: 5
Views: 1,730
Posted By Puddin Man
Some details, please. You have executed...

Some details, please.

You have executed Method 2? Did you start with 2 Win7 partitions? If so, what was done with the infernal 100mb partition??

Thx,
P
Forum: General Discussion 05 Dec 2010
Replies: 5
Views: 1,730
Posted By Puddin Man
Special Win7 multi-boot config. problem

Greetings,

Many weeks ago I built a new desktop system around an Intel Clarkdale i5-650 and Asus motherboard. Installed a newly licensed copy of Win7-64 Home Premium OEM. After weeks of installing...
Forum: Network & Sharing 27 Nov 2010
Replies: 9
Views: 2,471
Posted By Puddin Man
It does eliminate physical issues and IP stack is...

It does eliminate physical issues and IP stack is fine!

Try a simple Homegroup??? http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/43961-homegroup-create.html[/QUOTE]

To my knowledge, homegroup is useless...
Forum: Network & Sharing 26 Nov 2010
Replies: 9
Views: 2,471
Posted By Puddin Man
Evidently the OP added the following *after* you...

Evidently the OP added the following *after* you marked the thread "solved":

Something's still not right even though adding the new key definitely helped some.

I'd chase it if I had evidence it...
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