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Forum: Backup and Restore 6 Hours Ago
Replies: 2
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Posted By mjf
You could try running Chkdsk to see if your HDD...

You could try running Chkdsk to see if your HDD has problems.
http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/433-disk-check.html
You will probably need to run it from a command prompt by booting to a system...
Forum: Backup and Restore 6 Hours Ago
Replies: 22
Views: 577
Posted By mjf
:roflmao: I don't think this is going to help...

:roflmao:
I don't think this is going to help these people. Even this approach requires some backup discipline. I can hear the comments "I didn't do the recovery thingy because it takes too much...
Forum: Backup and Restore 2 Days Ago
Replies: 18
Views: 540
Posted By mjf
I didn't think this capability was asked for? I...

I didn't think this capability was asked for?
I guess it could be useful for some data partitions.
Forum: Backup and Restore 2 Days Ago
Replies: 18
Views: 540
Posted By mjf
Macrium free or paid does this.

Macrium free or paid does this.
Forum: Installation & Setup 3 Days Ago
Replies: 36
Views: 516
Posted By mjf
I already mentioned that you'd probably need an...

I already mentioned that you'd probably need an HDMI to DVI adapter.
I also linked you to the full motherboard manual. If the BIOS stops at q code A2 then there is some IDE issue. It doesn't mean...
Forum: Installation & Setup 3 Days Ago
Replies: 36
Views: 516
Posted By mjf
Unless you are sure that the "computer tech...

Unless you are sure that the "computer tech repair guy" thoroughly tested your motherboard then...

This is the second time this was suggested by AddRAM. Why don't you remove the 690 graphics card...
Forum: Backup and Restore 4 Days Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 307
Posted By mjf
Before you do anything like a clean install I'd...

Before you do anything like a clean install I'd make sure you have saved any important data from your HDD (eg. documents, photos....). Here is one way to do that using "Puppy linux":
Recover files...
Forum: Backup and Restore 1 Week Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 256
Posted By mjf
This is true for Windows inbuilt imaging. I...

This is true for Windows inbuilt imaging. I suggest you try (free) Macrium Reflect (http://www.macrium.com/reflectfree.aspx) or pay a small amount and buy Paragon Migrate...
Forum: Backup and Restore 1 Week Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 269
Posted By mjf
If you make multiple Windows (inbuilt) system...

If you make multiple Windows (inbuilt) system images with the same WindowsImageBackup folder then shadow storage will start to be used to store the difference components between the current image and...
Forum: Backup and Restore 1 Week Ago
Replies: 34
Views: 753
Posted By mjf
USB 3 makes creating and restoring images much...

USB 3 makes creating and restoring images much faster. Like the previous comment I wouldn't consider a new USB 2 only external nowadays. But you will need to ensure the restore boot pe either...
Forum: Backup and Restore 1 Week Ago
Replies: 18
Views: 540
Posted By mjf
I didn't think it was that unclear in the end....

I didn't think it was that unclear in the end. Macrium seems the way to go for you. I'm not sure what you mean by "hack" a LiveCD. If you mean burn the rescue pe to a CD/DVD I would definitely find...
Forum: Tutorials 1 Week Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 21,632
Posted By mjf
Glad it work tel224. The typo seems to be fixed...

Glad it work tel224.
The typo seems to be fixed now - thanks for pointing it out.
Forum: Backup and Restore 1 Week Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 342
Posted By mjf
You might also want to look at ...

You might also want to look at
http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/292068-make-windows-7-bootable-after-motherboard-swap.html
Forum: Backup and Restore 1 Week Ago
Replies: 34
Views: 753
Posted By mjf
The bottom line is: (1) If you want a basic...

The bottom line is:
(1) If you want a basic system imaging program then Windows inbuilt is fine for many users. Difficulties may arise if you start doing more advanced operations such as moving...
Forum: Backup and Restore 1 Week Ago
Replies: 34
Views: 753
Posted By mjf
I think that is only windows image backup, can't...

I think that is only windows image backup, can't think of any others.
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Let's stick to the facts as more than the OP picks up on these threads. It is not responsible to dismiss Windows...
Forum: Backup and Restore 1 Week Ago
Replies: 34
Views: 753
Posted By mjf
If you haven't used it how could recommend it or...

If you haven't used it how could recommend it or not. :confused:...[/QUOTE]

Reread what I wrote, especially what I just bolded. The fact I found it too confusing to use yet had no trouble using...
Forum: Backup and Restore 1 Week Ago
Replies: 34
Views: 753
Posted By mjf
If you haven't used it how could recommend it or...

If you haven't used it how could recommend it or not. :confused:

I've used it for years (5+) on 3 very different PCs without a single problem. I'm talking many images and system restores including...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 1 Week Ago
Replies: 21
Views: 1,257
Posted By mjf
If you use CrystalDiskInfo it shows the status of...

If you use CrystalDiskInfo it shows the status of your SSD including TRIM.
eg.
326080
The posted app implies no trim. I think I'll ignore it.
Forum: Backup and Restore 1 Week Ago
Replies: 1,687
Views: 146,690
Posted By mjf
If this is still your goal then you should make a...

If this is still your goal then you should make a partition up the front of the new 1TB to take a Macrium system image restore. If your OS partition is using more than say 100GB then it's too large...
Forum: Backup and Restore 1 Week Ago
Replies: 34
Views: 753
Posted By mjf
For some redundancy, I use 2 system imaging...

For some redundancy, I use 2 system imaging programs; Windows inbuilt and (free) Macrium Reflect. Neither has let me down so far but Macrium has the edge. Macrium is more flexible and does provide...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 1 Week Ago
Replies: 18
Views: 401
Posted By mjf
Another thing. Your screenshot says "Memory bank...

Another thing. Your screenshot says "Memory bank 1...Not installed". You could try swapping the first memory stick with the last and try a boot. Be careful of static electricity when you do this.
Forum: Backup and Restore 1 Week Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 431
Posted By mjf
Yes sir. then my initial question was if any of...

Yes sir. then my initial question was if any of those folders could restore most of my computer to its previous state. (Eg: Copy the old "Windows" folder into the new one and have my previous...
Forum: System Security 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 244
Posted By mjf
Thanks for the tips. Thanks Slartybart, your...

Thanks for the tips.
Thanks Slartybart, your suggestion will work. I didn't realize you could select folders...duh.
Forum: System Security 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 244
Posted By mjf
Help from Norton users

I'm using Norton 360. It is picking up all my own compiled/linked exes and cautioning me. I'm not sure how to get it to leave them alone without excluding them all individually. I have a lot of my...
Forum: Backup and Restore 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 18
Views: 540
Posted By mjf
I don't think the OP ever meant he wanted to...

I don't think the OP ever meant he wanted to backup to CDs.
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