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Forum: General Discussion 17 May 2014
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Posted By orlando1974
As requested.... your thoughts Brink?

As requested.... your thoughts Brink?
Forum: General Discussion 17 May 2014
Replies: 4
Views: 428
Posted By orlando1974
How do i change my second drive from being System and Active?

Hi, I just re-installed Windows and when I go into the Disk Management I notice that my secondary HDD which is split in 3 partitions has the first partition marked as "System, Active, Primary...
Forum: General Discussion 17 May 2014
Replies: 13
Views: 861
Posted By orlando1974
Thx Andrew... I guess it could have been that......

Thx Andrew... I guess it could have been that... as I have no other explanations. Regardless, I'll still upgrade the SSD on my PC since I already bought it, and I'll keep the 120GB SSD for a future...
Forum: General Discussion 17 May 2014
Replies: 13
Views: 861
Posted By orlando1974
Why did I suddenly go from 2GB free space to 30GB free space??

Hi, for months my C: (120 SSD) had only 2GB left of free space. So I finally purchased a 250GB SSD to replace it with. I received the drive last week and the box has been sitting on my desk. This...
Forum: Backup and Restore 07 Feb 2014
Replies: 1,710
Views: 154,311
Posted By orlando1974
Thank you! :)

Thank you! :)
Forum: Backup and Restore 07 Feb 2014
Replies: 1,710
Views: 154,311
Posted By orlando1974
Hi everyone, I was wondering if when you image...

Hi everyone, I was wondering if when you image your C: drive, do you need to also select the 100MB System Reserved partition or just the main NTFS Primary partition?
Forum: Software 07 Feb 2014
Replies: 44
Views: 1,589
Posted By orlando1974
OK, I reformatted ALL my drives. I transferred...

OK, I reformatted ALL my drives. I transferred back all my data to the secondary drives and I've reinstalled fresh Windows 7. I am creating restore points before installing every program, and am...
Forum: Software 07 Feb 2014
Replies: 44
Views: 1,589
Posted By orlando1974
What I mean is when you are asked to give a name...

What I mean is when you are asked to give a name to this default account at install time, do you name it "Admin" (rather than your actual name) so that when you create a Standard account, you are...
Forum: Software 07 Feb 2014
Replies: 44
Views: 1,589
Posted By orlando1974
thanks greg - im already familiar with how to do...

thanks greg - im already familiar with how to do this - i just wondered if having low space on C: (approx 5 to 8 GBs) would be problematic... that was more what I was interested in finding out...
Forum: Software 06 Feb 2014
Replies: 44
Views: 1,589
Posted By orlando1974
OK I will look into all this guys... BTW, would...

OK I will look into all this guys... BTW, would it be a problem that I only have 4 to 9 GB left on my C: drive? (120GB SSD)? Could this be what is causing problems? I'll eventually replace it with a...
Forum: Software 05 Feb 2014
Replies: 44
Views: 1,589
Posted By orlando1974
Hi Andrew... the idea of resinstalling Windows...

Hi Andrew... the idea of resinstalling Windows again (which I just did last week) is highly unappealing! Here's another clue: there is a folder on my E: drive (which is part of my 2TB projects...
Forum: Software 04 Feb 2014
Replies: 44
Views: 1,589
Posted By orlando1974
I'd love to mark this one as solved but we are...

I'd love to mark this one as solved but we are stumped... :confused::(
Forum: Software 03 Feb 2014
Replies: 44
Views: 1,589
Posted By orlando1974
Hi Andrew, I did EVERY step as you outlined, and...

Hi Andrew, I did EVERY step as you outlined, and after the last step, I launched the newly downloaded installer file and got the same Error 5 access denied message. Like I said earlier, I COULD Run...
Forum: Software 29 Jan 2014
Replies: 44
Views: 1,589
Posted By orlando1974
Oh no! Problem not solved....back to square 1 -...

Oh no! Problem not solved....back to square 1 - how can that be???

Here's whats going on, Im still admin account. I just downloaded EaseUS Partition Manager because I want to adjust partition...
Forum: Software 29 Jan 2014
Replies: 44
Views: 1,589
Posted By orlando1974
Well, now that Ive installed all my programs... I...

Well, now that Ive installed all my programs... I only have WAMP Server left to install, if I create a Standard account, will I be able to access all of these programs? (there were only a few ones...
Forum: Software 28 Jan 2014
Replies: 44
Views: 1,589
Posted By orlando1974
OK, a final question then... if I create an...

OK, a final question then... if I create an Standard user account with my name, then I will always have two user photos to choose from when logging in. Since my standard account will be my name, I'm...
Forum: Software 28 Jan 2014
Replies: 44
Views: 1,589
Posted By orlando1974
OK done, thanks Andrew. Lastly, I'm still...

OK done, thanks Andrew.

Lastly, I'm still using my account as "Administrator". I hope I wont break anything when I change it to "Standard"!

When does one decide when is the right time to make...
Forum: Software 28 Jan 2014
Replies: 44
Views: 1,589
Posted By orlando1974
Hi Andrew, when I clicked Continue at the prompt...

Hi Andrew, when I clicked Continue at the prompt telling me I didnt currently have permission to access this folder, yes I was able to continue and therefore get permanent accee to this folder.

I...
Forum: Software 27 Jan 2014
Replies: 44
Views: 1,589
Posted By orlando1974
Also, it is safer for me to select INSTALL FOR...

Also, it is safer for me to select INSTALL FOR ALL USERS when I install new software on my PC? I'm the only one using the computer... but if this will avoid problems in the future....
Forum: Software 27 Jan 2014
Replies: 44
Views: 1,589
Posted By orlando1974
Thanks for the links...I've read all and now I...

Thanks for the links...I've read all and now I feel more confused than ever. Here's where I'm at.
As previously stated, I re-installed Windows. I setup the one account which is still in Admin mode...
Forum: Software 25 Jan 2014
Replies: 44
Views: 1,589
Posted By orlando1974
Hi, well I ended up reinstalling Windows. :(( ...

Hi, well I ended up reinstalling Windows. :((

OK just so I do this right.. upon installing the OS, I created my single account as Administrator.
I've read that one should switch this to a...
Forum: Software 24 Jan 2014
Replies: 44
Views: 1,589
Posted By orlando1974
are you saying that because those "tweaks" that...

are you saying that because those "tweaks" that did not carry over, usually are?

in other words, does your procedure usually retain wallpaper, screensaver, taskbar items, library items, settings...
Forum: Software 23 Jan 2014
Replies: 44
Views: 1,589
Posted By orlando1974
Thanks for the options. I tried Microsoft's...

Thanks for the options. I tried Microsoft's preferred method... I created a total of 3 user accounts (all admins) so that I could perform as the 3rd account the copy and paste from account 1 to...
Forum: Software 23 Jan 2014
Replies: 44
Views: 1,589
Posted By orlando1974
Restoring an image is too risky in my case. I've...

Restoring an image is too risky in my case. I've been installing lots of stuff and dont remember a definitive date when all of a sudden I was needing to install things as an administrator.

Can you...
Forum: Software 23 Jan 2014
Replies: 44
Views: 1,589
Posted By orlando1974
OK, I created a 2nd Administrator account as...

OK, I created a 2nd Administrator account as suggested. I then restarted the computer and logged in with this new admin account. Success! This account was able to launch the installer program...
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