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Forum: Backup and Restore 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 6
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Posted By RogerR
I got Macrium to recognize the SSD (formatted in...

I got Macrium to recognize the SSD (formatted in Windows first) but the clone failed;



Does this mean an error in the SSD?
Forum: Backup and Restore 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 235
Posted By RogerR
Tried Macrium Reflect - it does not recognize the...

Tried Macrium Reflect - it does not recognize the SSD when connected by USB/SATA cable. Laptop does not have space for 2 HDDs...
Forum: Backup and Restore 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 235
Posted By RogerR
Well in this case the drive is marginal. Mostly...

Well in this case the drive is marginal. Mostly boots and runs fine. I suspect the disk is failing progressively, so am trying to head it off at the pass.
Forum: Backup and Restore 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 235
Posted By RogerR
EZ Gig IV cloning problem - ideas?

Samsung laptop has a hard drive that seems to be going bad - HN-M750MBB - and I am replacing it with a Sandisk 500gb SSD. I'm using EZ GigIV to clone the drive via a USB3 dongle.

The Sammy hard...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 273
Posted By RogerR
I decided to invest in a new HDD. If that doesn't...

I decided to invest in a new HDD. If that doesn't fix it, I guess I will trash it. Maybe it's a race to the bottom as so many users switch to phones, but laptops really are junk these days.
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 273
Posted By RogerR
Error scan

Error scan
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 273
Posted By RogerR
Health and benchmark

Health and benchmark
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 273
Posted By RogerR
Running Chkdsk/f from Safe mode: File record...

Running Chkdsk/f from Safe mode:

File record segment 3276, 3277, 3278, 3279 is unreadable.
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 273
Posted By RogerR
8GB RAM, 750MB HDD (Samsung HN), Slot load DVD ...

8GB RAM, 750MB HDD (Samsung HN), Slot load DVD

I recall it is about 3 or 4 yrs old. The first owner claimed it never left his desk, my daughter has had it for less than a year (school and back)....
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 273
Posted By RogerR
Startup Repair Repair Action: System files...

Startup Repair

Repair Action: System files integrity check
Result: Failed. Error Code : 0x490
Time taken: 980654ms
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 273
Posted By RogerR
Fresh install - black screen

Daughter's Samsung laptop.

Performance was r e a l l y slow and getting slower.
Did a fresh W7 install.
Worked well for a while but with occasional delays. Then progressively worse. Now a boot...
Forum: Installation & Setup 05 Apr 2016
Replies: 8
Views: 542
Posted By RogerR
Have you read this thread? ...

Have you read this thread?

http://www.sevenforums.com/installation-setup/174077-system-wont-boot-ssd-please-help.html
Forum: General Discussion 31 Mar 2016
Replies: 14
Views: 947
Posted By RogerR
Never 10 (https://www.grc.com/never10.htm)

Never 10 (https://www.grc.com/never10.htm)
Forum: General Discussion 30 Mar 2016
Replies: 3
Views: 364
Posted By RogerR
If you wish to remove the old user completely,...

If you wish to remove the old user completely, you might look here:

How to Delete a User Profile from the Registry Robert Borges Blog...
Forum: General Discussion 30 Mar 2016
Replies: 22
Views: 1,194
Posted By RogerR
I won't even pretend to understand the bovada...

I won't even pretend to understand the bovada environment, but since it is referenced in your error, consider there might actually be a conflict with that SQL database. You might troubleshoot a...
Forum: General Discussion 29 Mar 2016
Replies: 22
Views: 1,194
Posted By RogerR
Did you get your graphics card drivers from...

Did you get your graphics card drivers from Windows Update or the manufacturer website? Try a different graphics driver (if one is available) and see if that makes a difference. You should be able to...
Forum: General Discussion 29 Mar 2016
Replies: 4
Views: 348
Posted By RogerR
Avira is on board and so is Malwarebytes (scans...

Avira is on board and so is Malwarebytes (scans clear).

Swapping hardware may be an easy fix but she doesn't have $$ for a new HDD (much less an SATA) she just needs to get through school.

I...
Forum: General Discussion 29 Mar 2016
Replies: 22
Views: 1,194
Posted By RogerR
Hangs and freezes are often driver issues. You...

Hangs and freezes are often driver issues. You say 'random' so assuming the errors aren't linked to specific programs (games?) and you have run hardware diagnostics, check windows error logging....
Forum: General Discussion 29 Mar 2016
Replies: 5
Views: 358
Posted By RogerR
Windows update?

Windows update?
Forum: General Discussion 29 Mar 2016
Replies: 22
Views: 1,194
Posted By RogerR
Have you checked Device Manager for hardware...

Have you checked Device Manager for hardware driver issues? Especially on a new build I would ensure the latest drivers were all installed.
Forum: General Discussion 29 Mar 2016
Replies: 4
Views: 348
Posted By RogerR
60 minutes to boot

Daughter bought a 2-yr old Samsung Chronos laptop, which worked fine ... for a week. Then became so slow it appeared to be completely frozen. If left for long enough it actually runs, just takes many...
Forum: Backup and Restore 13 Jul 2015
Replies: 8
Views: 939
Posted By RogerR
Unless you have a good system image before your...

Unless you have a good system image before your drive developed problems I'd just accept the effort of a clean install. For licensed/paid software deactivate first.[/QUOTE]

I always assume advice...
Forum: Backup and Restore 12 Jul 2015
Replies: 8
Views: 939
Posted By RogerR
The disk I am replacing is partitioned into Data...

The disk I am replacing is partitioned into Data and Programs. Windows boots from an SSD. There are those who advocate against this, to which I respond; if I kept windows on this drive my computer...
Forum: Backup and Restore 12 Jul 2015
Replies: 8
Views: 939
Posted By RogerR
Macrium Reflect failure

One of my drives (non-OS) has developed some bad sectors. Acting from an abundance of caution I picked up a new HDD to replace it and d/l'd the latest Macrium Reflect to clone the 'bad' disk.
...
Forum: Network & Sharing 08 Jul 2015
Replies: 2
Views: 1,557
Posted By RogerR
Proxy keeps installing itself

Somehow I seem to have acquired Privoxy.

On reboot, Internet Options > Connections > LAN settings
the system repeatedly sets itself to use a proxy server on Port 8118.

Then my internet goes...
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