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Forum: Tutorials 22 Nov 2012
Replies: 388
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Posted By masplin
brilliant worked like a dream.

brilliant worked like a dream.
Forum: Tutorials 21 Nov 2012
Replies: 388
Views: 603,349
Posted By masplin
Hi. I have a RAID 1 assembly that unbeleivably...

Hi. I have a RAID 1 assembly that unbeleivably both drives seem to have started having problem simulataneously. Dell are coming in 5 hours to replace both HD and install Win7 Pro 64-bit. I just want...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 18 Nov 2012
Replies: 18
Views: 5,587
Posted By masplin
Ok i'll call Dell as HD is within warranty and...

Ok i'll call Dell as HD is within warranty and get a replacement and try the RAID route first. I just used Windows backup to create the systme image. I'm guessing if the RAID rebuilds i wont need...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 18 Nov 2012
Replies: 18
Views: 5,587
Posted By masplin
Seems a unaminous vote against arrays. If I want...

Seems a unaminous vote against arrays. If I want to go down that root can I convert my good RAID 1 disk into a non-RAID disk? I know Greg recommends starting from scratch with a clean install, but...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 18 Nov 2012
Replies: 18
Views: 5,587
Posted By masplin
Thanks for the advice greg. I'm just working off...

Thanks for the advice greg. I'm just working off the one working HD for time being while I work out what to do. One little question. I thought I would run CHKDSK on the U: partition on this drive...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 17 Nov 2012
Replies: 18
Views: 5,587
Posted By masplin
hi Greg. If I connect only the drive in bay HDD0...

hi Greg. If I connect only the drive in bay HDD0 and try to run the WD Datalifeguard test it fails with "too many bad sectors". The disc in bay HDD1 on the other hand passes the quick test OK and I'm...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 17 Nov 2012
Replies: 18
Views: 5,587
Posted By masplin
So if one disk is still good i can't just replace...

So if one disk is still good i can't just replace the bad disc and the RAID will kick in and duplicate the disc? i thoguht that was the point of RAID 1?
thanks
Mike
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 17 Nov 2012
Replies: 18
Views: 5,587
Posted By masplin
CHKDSK hgas eventually completed, but now my U:...

CHKDSK hgas eventually completed, but now my U: drive properties says 0 used and nothing works. Help!!!!

Tried the WD disk check and it says too many bad sectors. Should the pc run ok if I...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 17 Nov 2012
Replies: 18
Views: 5,587
Posted By masplin
I have been running CHKDSK overnight and 10 hours...

I have been running CHKDSK overnight and 10 hours into it it has got stuck (or running incredibly slowly) at 25% of stage 4 "verifying file data". Pesumably I should just leave it even if it takes...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 16 Nov 2012
Replies: 18
Views: 5,587
Posted By masplin
Ran the WD DataLifeguard extended test and it...

Ran the WD DataLifeguard extended test and it finished in under a second which doesn't sound right. Also says capacity 0GB. Trying the Seagate extended test. Running the free home edition of...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 16 Nov 2012
Replies: 18
Views: 5,587
Posted By masplin
Getting confused it is RAID1, but device manager...

Getting confused it is RAID1, but device manager calles it Volume0.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 16 Nov 2012
Replies: 18
Views: 5,587
Posted By masplin
Stupid me I just realised my main HD is RAID 0...

Stupid me I just realised my main HD is RAID 0 assembly so I should have 2 copies fo everything. Overkill on backup for just this event. Unfortunately that means I can't use device manger to tell...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 16 Nov 2012
Replies: 18
Views: 5,587
Posted By masplin
chkdsk not available for raw drives problem

Hi. I have a Win 7 Pro 64-bit pc with VMWARE player installed on a second partition on the main HD U:/. I recently starting getting errors when using the VM saying that the operation on the file...
Forum: General Discussion 18 Sep 2012
Replies: 5
Views: 2,254
Posted By masplin
slightly wierd as I checked and the login I am...

slightly wierd as I checked and the login I am using is already the owner. However when I try to delete them it says I require permission from that same login.
Forum: General Discussion 17 Sep 2012
Replies: 5
Views: 2,254
Posted By masplin
Wierd alphanumeric folders being created

Could someone explain what all the folders being created under Users are? I have 4 or 5 that look like 0bd5182be71af.... and contain rafts of folders 1025,1028,1029 etc etc. I can't see into these...
Forum: System Security 04 Sep 2012
Replies: 30
Views: 2,679
Posted By masplin
I tried that first which ran fine, but stil lgot...

I tried that first which ran fine, but stil lgot the dll missing error when I ran FSS.

The question is



Are the missing dlls important and if so how do I restore them?
Should windows...
Forum: System Security 03 Sep 2012
Replies: 30
Views: 2,679
Posted By masplin
tried running scannow from boot using the command...

tried running scannow from boot using the command as OS on C: drive

sfc /scannow /offbootdir=c:\ /offwindir=c:\windows
says "windows resource protection could not perform operation"
Forum: System Security 03 Sep 2012
Replies: 30
Views: 2,679
Posted By masplin
scannow did not find any integrity problems. So...

scannow did not find any integrity problems. So what about them missing dlls listed by FSS?

guessing the disable antispyware doesn't look good!!!!
Forum: System Security 03 Sep 2012
Replies: 30
Views: 2,679
Posted By masplin
running scannow

running scannow
Forum: System Security 03 Sep 2012
Replies: 30
Views: 2,679
Posted By masplin
Farbar Service Scanner Version: 06-08-2012 Ran...

Farbar Service Scanner Version: 06-08-2012
Ran by Admin (administrator) on 03-09-2012 at 13:13:39
Running from "U:\Users\Alison\Downloads"
Microsoft Windows 7 Professional Service Pack 1 (X64)...
Forum: System Security 03 Sep 2012
Replies: 30
Views: 2,679
Posted By masplin
silly me

silly me
Forum: System Security 03 Sep 2012
Replies: 30
Views: 2,679
Posted By masplin
Sorry been on holiday. FSS scan seems to have...

Sorry been on holiday. FSS scan seems to have lots of issues?

Farbar Service Scanner Version: 06-08-2012
Ran by Alison (ATTENTION: The logged in user is not administrator) on 03-09-2012 at...
Forum: Virtualization 01 Sep 2012
Replies: 0
Views: 967
Posted By masplin
Excel in VMWare locks up when focus grabbed by main OS

I am calculating some large excel workbooks using 64-bit office on 64-bit Windows 7 Pro using VMware. What happens is every time an outlook reminder or similar pops up on the main OS the focus is...
Forum: System Security 16 Aug 2012
Replies: 30
Views: 2,679
Posted By masplin
Slightly related. My wife was running MSE. I...

Slightly related. My wife was running MSE. I have Kapersky as had a 3 year licence which is just coming to expiry. i was going to let it expiry and just run MSE unless Kapersky is any better at...
Forum: System Security 16 Aug 2012
Replies: 30
Views: 2,679
Posted By masplin
Think i was getting my knickers in a twist with...

Think i was getting my knickers in a twist with network access as sorted out by rebooting the other machine. So currently it al lseems happy. I'll rerun WDO and assume if there are any outstanding...
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