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Forum: Installation & Setup 08 Dec 2012
Replies: 4
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Posted By pknight
Great. That's what I'll do!

Great. That's what I'll do!
Forum: Installation & Setup 08 Dec 2012
Replies: 4
Views: 1,057
Posted By pknight
Thanks. I couldn't see why it wouldn't work, but...

Thanks. I couldn't see why it wouldn't work, but it never hurts to ask for opinions.
Forum: Installation & Setup 08 Dec 2012
Replies: 4
Views: 1,057
Posted By pknight
Dual boot on SSD partitions?

I looked for info on this, but nothing popped up that directly addressed the question. Please point me to relevant topics if you know them.

I have win 7 booting from a 256GB SSD. All data is...
Forum: Installation & Setup 24 Nov 2012
Replies: 11
Views: 1,166
Posted By pknight
Well, the new OS install went fine, and all my...

Well, the new OS install went fine, and all my files have been successfully backed up. The only issue I have left is printing to wireless printer from the virtual XP machine, but that is an issue...
Forum: Installation & Setup 18 Nov 2012
Replies: 11
Views: 1,166
Posted By pknight
Great to hear. It will take a few days to round...

Great to hear. It will take a few days to round up all the media I will need to reinstall everything, but it looks as though this will be smoother than I had expected. Thanks again.
Forum: General Discussion 18 Nov 2012
Replies: 10
Views: 1,242
Posted By pknight
Thanks again. I will talk to Dell about this in...

Thanks again. I will talk to Dell about this in any case. I know I can reinstall on our site license, but we are running short on licensed activations, and if I can get Dell to provide the disc,...
Forum: General Discussion 18 Nov 2012
Replies: 10
Views: 1,242
Posted By pknight
Thanks for the advice on the OEM reinstall. When...

Thanks for the advice on the OEM reinstall. When I installed the SSD I upgraded the OS to 64-bit from 32-bit. This computer is employer-owned, and we have a site license for Windows, so it cost me...
Forum: Microsoft Office 18 Nov 2012
Replies: 2
Views: 1,128
Posted By pknight
Thanks, Golden. I did find some of those...

Thanks, Golden. I did find some of those tutorials after I posted. I was in a bit of a panic when all this happened and am just starting to be a bit more methodical. It's great that it is indeed...
Forum: Installation & Setup 17 Nov 2012
Replies: 11
Views: 1,166
Posted By pknight
whs, Thanks. So it looks like the OS...

whs,

Thanks. So it looks like the OS install will create the normal set of folders within the Libraries on the C: drive, and I can add additional folders from my F: drive. The folders that are...
Forum: Microsoft Office 17 Nov 2012
Replies: 2
Views: 1,128
Posted By pknight
Need to reinstall Outlook, but can't access it to save pst files

My primary user profile is corrupted and I am going to have to reinstall Windows 7. Because I cannot access my old user profile, I cannot start Outlook 2010 and access my email files. However, I...
Forum: Installation & Setup 17 Nov 2012
Replies: 11
Views: 1,166
Posted By pknight
Thanks LittleJay, gregrocker and whs. I am sure...

Thanks LittleJay, gregrocker and whs. I am sure that your advice will be useful as I move forward. I am going to end up posting several threads here, since this mess has so many things not working...
Forum: Installation & Setup 17 Nov 2012
Replies: 11
Views: 1,166
Posted By pknight
Installing OS to OLD SSD

I apparently have a corrupted OS, and will need to reinstall Windows 7. I have a SSD that I want to put the OS on, and a HDD that will contain the user profiles/folders and data. This was the...
Forum: General Discussion 17 Nov 2012
Replies: 10
Views: 1,242
Posted By pknight
Problems with system after system restore

Hello. I have been running a system with an SSD as my boot drive, and a junction pointing to a User folder on a HDD. This was working flawlessly.

Yesterday I was having problems with my audio,...
Forum: Tutorials 25 Sep 2012
Replies: 244
Views: 752,684
Posted By pknight
I created the junction between C:\Users\myname...

I created the junction between C:\Users\myname and F:\Users\myname, and everything is working as it should. The system (not just Windows Explorer) sees the user profile as being on C:\, just as I...
Forum: Tutorials 24 Sep 2012
Replies: 244
Views: 752,684
Posted By pknight
Well, it works in the sense that everything boots...

Well, it works in the sense that everything boots and runs, but it does not work in the sense that when I try to open an existing file in a program such as Word, it still looks for it in...
Forum: Tutorials 23 Sep 2012
Replies: 244
Views: 752,684
Posted By pknight
Thanks, Shawn. However, I am not just trying to...

Thanks, Shawn. However, I am not just trying to save HDD space. I have about 300GB of music, video, photos, documents, etc. in my profile. I would like to run my apps like I have been doing, with...
Forum: Tutorials 23 Sep 2012
Replies: 244
Views: 752,684
Posted By pknight
Brink, This looks great. I do have a question...

Brink,
This looks great. I do have a question I'd like to get your opinion on. I have installed a SSD, but my User profile is too large to fit on it. I have migrated Win 7 to the SSD after stripping...
Forum: Tutorials 22 Sep 2012
Replies: 573
Views: 721,902
Posted By pknight
Thanks. I got the SSD working, but am having...

Thanks. I got the SSD working, but am having problems getting a junction to my old Users folder working. I have posted about that elsewhere. Thanks again.
Forum: General Discussion 22 Sep 2012
Replies: 1
Views: 2,279
Posted By pknight
Unable to rename Users folder

I have migrated my Windows 7 OS to a SSD, but my Users folder is too large to migrate. I am going to set a junction between C:\Users on my SSD and F:\Users on the HDD where my OS was originally. ...
Forum: Tutorials 19 Sep 2012
Replies: 573
Views: 721,902
Posted By pknight
OK. On to the next machine. On another computer,...

OK. On to the next machine. On another computer, configured essentially like the one I discussed above (same controller, one internal SATA HDD not assigned to RAID, BIOS set for RAID), I followed the...
Forum: Tutorials 18 Sep 2012
Replies: 573
Views: 721,902
Posted By pknight
Newer computers and newer controllers typically...

Newer computers and newer controllers typically only have IDE and RAID. If you select RAID and do NOT create a RAID all drives are running in AHCI. -WS[/QUOTE]

This is one of the messages I was...
Forum: Tutorials 18 Sep 2012
Replies: 573
Views: 721,902
Posted By pknight
Thank you Night Hawk. My question was more about...

Thank you Night Hawk. My question was more about whether I needed to activate AHCI when installing a SSD if the controller is configured as RAID. Some here have said that if the controller is...
Forum: Tutorials 17 Sep 2012
Replies: 573
Views: 721,902
Posted By pknight
I have skimmed through this entire thread over...

I have skimmed through this entire thread over the past couple of days, and I just want to get some opinions before I move forward.

I am going to put an SSD in my Dell desktop, and move the OS...
Forum: Network & Sharing 31 Aug 2011
Replies: 6
Views: 3,349
Posted By pknight
Bingo! It was a Dell wireless utility that was...

Bingo! It was a Dell wireless utility that was causing the problem. It is gone, and so is my wireless dilemma.
Forum: Network & Sharing 30 Aug 2011
Replies: 6
Views: 3,349
Posted By pknight
I doubt that my employer would appreciate my...

I doubt that my employer would appreciate my setting up an ad-hoc network.

As far as preferred networks are concerned, I set up the work network on my laptop today, and it worked fine, logging in...
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