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Forum: Installation & Setup 27 Feb 2010
Replies: 10
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Posted By LobsterEar
Will the OS apps automatically go under the...

Will the OS apps automatically go under the partition I select? What I mean is if I save or download something OS related will it know which partition to use or will I have to choose? The same with...
Forum: Installation & Setup 27 Feb 2010
Replies: 10
Views: 2,449
Posted By LobsterEar
SHould I partition Windows 7?

I'm about to install Windows 7 and I've heard it is best to put it on a partition. Is this true? If so how big of a partition? What are the benefits?
Forum: Backup and Restore 27 Feb 2010
Replies: 29
Views: 2,697
Posted By LobsterEar
Just to make sure, with the copy/paste method I...

Just to make sure, with the copy/paste method I shouldn't copy/paste programs like AVG anti-virus, Fraps, and those things correct? I should just reinstall them on my new OS?

Right now, on my...
Forum: Backup and Restore 27 Feb 2010
Replies: 29
Views: 2,697
Posted By LobsterEar
Ok, so I don't need any of these backup utilities...

Ok, so I don't need any of these backup utilities or image backups?
Forum: Backup and Restore 27 Feb 2010
Replies: 29
Views: 2,697
Posted By LobsterEar
Well, I basically doing this: I'm wiping my...

Well, I basically doing this:

I'm wiping my Internal HDD to do a clean install of Windows 7.

So I want to back up my important data to my external HDD so I can put it back on the internal HDD...
Forum: Backup and Restore 27 Feb 2010
Replies: 29
Views: 2,697
Posted By LobsterEar
Whatever you do, do NOT use the windows...

Whatever you do, do NOT use the windows facilities. They do not always work. And images written by Win7 you cannot open. They are VHD files and cannot be mounted.[/QUOTE]
Really? I've heard the...
Forum: Backup and Restore 27 Feb 2010
Replies: 29
Views: 2,697
Posted By LobsterEar
And whats the difference between Backup and image...

And whats the difference between Backup and image backup? Why does the Windows backup utility let you do both?
Forum: Backup and Restore 27 Feb 2010
Replies: 29
Views: 2,697
Posted By LobsterEar
I'm still confused about an image backup vs. a...

I'm still confused about an image backup vs. a normal backup. Should I do both?
Forum: Backup and Restore 27 Feb 2010
Replies: 29
Views: 2,697
Posted By LobsterEar
For that Macrium, isn't that just for the image...

For that Macrium, isn't that just for the image backup not the actual backup?
Forum: Backup and Restore 27 Feb 2010
Replies: 29
Views: 2,697
Posted By LobsterEar
ok well. I checked everything for the hell of it...

ok well. I checked everything for the hell of it and started backing it up last night and it's still only on 29% 12 hrs later. What do you think the problem is? Should I stop it?

I only have...
Forum: Backup and Restore 27 Feb 2010
Replies: 29
Views: 2,697
Posted By LobsterEar
Alright, but I have the option not to restore...

Alright, but I have the option not to restore using the image right? I can restore using my normal backup or the files I copied. Correct?

Sorry for all the questions. But this is serious business...
Forum: Backup and Restore 27 Feb 2010
Replies: 29
Views: 2,697
Posted By LobsterEar
Can I backup everything and then copy and paste...

Can I backup everything and then copy and paste important files in case they didn't get backed up and make an image backup?
Forum: Backup and Restore 26 Feb 2010
Replies: 29
Views: 2,697
Posted By LobsterEar
Ok, so since I'm backing up my HDD to restore the...

Ok, so since I'm backing up my HDD to restore the files on a new OS should I use image backup? I'm obviously going to back up my actual data such as games, homework etc, so should I do one or the...
Forum: Backup and Restore 26 Feb 2010
Replies: 29
Views: 2,697
Posted By LobsterEar
Great. Now I just read that windows won't back up...

Great. Now I just read that windows won't back up Program files. So HOW am I supposed to backup my steam games and game saves? All of my most important files are in my program files. This is just...
Forum: Backup and Restore 26 Feb 2010
Replies: 29
Views: 2,697
Posted By LobsterEar
I've heard of windows.old, but isn't that just a...

I've heard of windows.old, but isn't that just a folder on your current hard drive? I've heard it's better to do a real backup. I just want to know if it's ok to copy every single thing off my...
Forum: Backup and Restore 26 Feb 2010
Replies: 29
Views: 2,697
Posted By LobsterEar
A little confused about Windows backup utility

Alright, so I'm about to do a clean install of Windows 7. I realize this wipes your whole HDD so I need to back up my data.

I have a 500GB external HDD which is more than enough.

My problem is...
Forum: General Discussion 24 Feb 2010
Replies: 16
Views: 3,489
Posted By LobsterEar
If they ever do let me redownload it would it be...

If they ever do let me redownload it would it be ok to download it on another computer then put the ISO on a USB drive and put it on my PC?

I was thinking about downloading it at my moms house...
Forum: General Discussion 24 Feb 2010
Replies: 16
Views: 3,489
Posted By LobsterEar
64-bit

64-bit
Forum: General Discussion 24 Feb 2010
Replies: 16
Views: 3,489
Posted By LobsterEar
It's a little late now...but it's not a special...

It's a little late now...but it's not a special add-on. The image that I posted earlier is what I was initially talking about. It's just a "downloader" that you get off of msdnaa to download files....
Forum: General Discussion 23 Feb 2010
Replies: 16
Views: 3,489
Posted By LobsterEar
3/1/2010 6:59PM Why do you ask? Do you...

3/1/2010 6:59PM

Why do you ask?

Do you know if there's a workaround with MSDNAA? I guess technically I could download the 32-bit version, but I would much rather have the 64-bit to take full...
Forum: General Discussion 23 Feb 2010
Replies: 16
Views: 3,489
Posted By LobsterEar
Well here's mine ...

Well here's mine
http://i45.photobucket.com/albums/f65/lobster_ear/MSDNAA.pngIt's an application I downloaded off Firefox, but the app itself isn't running off firefox as far as I know. Is this...
Forum: General Discussion 23 Feb 2010
Replies: 16
Views: 3,489
Posted By LobsterEar
Really? I didn't know that. I was using Firefox....

Really? I didn't know that. I was using Firefox. The actual download window doesn't specify what it's using though. All I did on Firefox was download the "downloader" application which when clicked...
Forum: General Discussion 23 Feb 2010
Replies: 16
Views: 3,489
Posted By LobsterEar
MSDNAA Windows 7 issue - Help please:(

So here's the deal. I recently downloaded Winds 7 Professional from MSDNAA, but the download randomly stopped half way through and told me it was finished, but it only had about 1GB out of 3GB...
Forum: General Discussion 22 Feb 2010
Replies: 40
Views: 4,339
Posted By LobsterEar
Well, I just tried to run it for the hell of it...

Well, I just tried to run it for the hell of it and it gave me an error so I'm downloading it again. Hopefully it works this time.
Forum: General Discussion 21 Feb 2010
Replies: 40
Views: 4,339
Posted By LobsterEar
Mine aren't the same. Mine: SHA-1:...

Mine aren't the same.
Mine:
SHA-1: 3FEFF071E806397BA194077EB10E7F5C19DF4C8B
CRC32: 169CEF8B

Theirs:
SHA-1: 50127304441A793EE51B3F501289F6599A559E9F
CRC: 502C42C1

But there is definitely...
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