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Forum: Backup and Restore 22 Mar 2013
Replies: 7
Views: 9,944
Posted By ultralame
Question about SkyDrive (and any other Cloud Sync...

Question about SkyDrive (and any other Cloud Sync Service)...

I would like to find a service to ARCHIVE my data to the cloud. I have several hundred GBs of old photos and home movies that I don't...
Forum: General Discussion 07 Feb 2013
Replies: 9
Views: 774
Posted By ultralame
Good idea; I will run the utility. ...

Good idea; I will run the utility.

Interesting update;

I only fixed my personal account (I'm an admin). I had enabled the built-in admin account, and I am supposing that it was hosed too,...
Forum: General Discussion 05 Feb 2013
Replies: 9
Views: 774
Posted By ultralame
Thankfully, it doesn't look like I need to...

Thankfully, it doesn't look like I need to reinstall. But something is up with the Administrator account, and possibly others.
Forum: General Discussion 05 Feb 2013
Replies: 9
Views: 774
Posted By ultralame
Ha. Thanks for making me think about it. So...

Ha. Thanks for making me think about it.

So the thing that threw me for a loop is that Windows does not list ANY of my login accounts on the login page now; even ones that I did not log in with. ...
Forum: General Discussion 05 Feb 2013
Replies: 9
Views: 774
Posted By ultralame
Yeah- that's the problem. When you boot...

Yeah- that's the problem.

When you boot without the drive (or possibly, when you attempt to log in without the drive), windows screws something up, so that when you plug the drive back in you are...
Forum: General Discussion 05 Feb 2013
Replies: 9
Views: 774
Posted By ultralame
I did it at installation using Audit mode; See...

I did it at installation using Audit mode; See this for instructions. (http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/124198-user-profiles-create-move-during-windows-7-installation.html)

Basically, when...
Forum: General Discussion 03 Feb 2013
Replies: 9
Views: 774
Posted By ultralame
Cannot start User Profile Manager

OK. I screwed up.

I have a laptop with an SSD + a HDD. When I installed it, I installed to C: (SSD) but set up Users and PRogramData to be in the D drive.

This morning, the connector on the...
Forum: Backup and Restore 19 Aug 2012
Replies: 2
Views: 3,277
Posted By ultralame
Create a System Backup without non-essential files?

I have a PC organized like this:

C (SSD) "SYSTEM": Contains all system folders EXCEPT *Users* and *ProgramData*

D (HDD) "DATA": Users, ProgramData, and "Media" (Media is in another folder, not...
Forum: System Security 20 Jul 2012
Replies: 0
Views: 993
Posted By ultralame
UAC "Timeout" Utility?

I was wondering if there is a utility that makes the UAC prompts work more like Mac/Linux...

For security, I have the UAC set to require an Admin password. But it would be nice if after entering...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 19 May 2012
Replies: 5
Views: 2,070
Posted By ultralame
Ah. Excellent point. It's my home media PC, so...

Ah. Excellent point. It's my home media PC, so the login is not Admin level.

Nice catch- I'll try that out.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 19 May 2012
Replies: 5
Views: 2,070
Posted By ultralame
I did a whole bunch of tests, and I finally...

I did a whole bunch of tests, and I finally realized that it's getting set to 100% whenever I reboot.

Any ideas?
Forum: Hardware & Devices 27 Apr 2012
Replies: 5
Views: 2,070
Posted By ultralame
Sorry. Something keeps setting the "Processor...

Sorry. Something keeps setting the "Processor Power Management" setting in Advanced Power Management to 100%. So even though the utilization is down below 10%, the chip is hot and the fan is...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 27 Apr 2012
Replies: 5
Views: 2,070
Posted By ultralame
Minimum Processor State keeps getting set to 100%

Windows 7 Pro with and AMD 965 Processor.

Something keeps setting my minimum processor to 100%.

Any ideas? Can I set up an Audit to see what program is doing this?
Forum: Backup and Restore 18 Apr 2012
Replies: 8
Views: 6,119
Posted By ultralame
Can I Pause/Turn off System Restore WITHOUT losing restore points?

I work with a large software suite. The installer for this suite is really just a collection of many stand-alone installers.

If SR is on when I run the installation, it takes a very long time. ...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 09 Jan 2012
Replies: 10
Views: 1,409
Posted By ultralame
Updated firmware. Crashed after 8 days. Going...

Updated firmware. Crashed after 8 days. Going to replace the drive today and send it in for an RMA. Very annoyed.
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 09 Jan 2012
Replies: 13
Views: 1,842
Posted By ultralame
I updated the firmware on the SSD, ran 8 days and...

I updated the firmware on the SSD, ran 8 days and then crashed. I'll be replacing it today and doing an RMA. This is my second Corsair with issues.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 01 Jan 2012
Replies: 10
Views: 1,409
Posted By ultralame
Quick update; My SSD did have old firmware on it....

Quick update; My SSD did have old firmware on it. So I updated that and I am in the process of imaging the drive back to it. Hopefully that will take care of the issue.

I will keep it updated.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 31 Dec 2011
Replies: 10
Views: 1,409
Posted By ultralame
But is it not possible that this thread died due...

But is it not possible that this thread died due to a hardware error?

Hipster Doofus mentioned that this drive may have bad firmware (something I didn't think to check).
Forum: Hardware & Devices 31 Dec 2011
Replies: 10
Views: 1,409
Posted By ultralame
zigzag3143, Thanks for the info... 1) I...

zigzag3143,

Thanks for the info...
1) I included the old crash because that's what I am trying to analyze. I would like to make this drive work/
2) I have checked through everything that was...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 31 Dec 2011
Replies: 10
Views: 1,409
Posted By ultralame
There are no new crashes. The bug report was for...

There are no new crashes. The bug report was for the last crash I had with the SSD. I swapped the SSD for a standard HDD, so I am running fine (albeit slower).

However, I can't tell if the...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 31 Dec 2011
Replies: 10
Views: 1,409
Posted By ultralame
BSOD after several days of SSD boot drive; not with standard HDD

I am running Windows 7 x64 on an AMD 970. The boot drive is a Corsair CSSD-F120GB3 (Users, ProgramData reside on a separate, standard HDD; this was done correctly at installation).

After several...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 31 Dec 2011
Replies: 13
Views: 1,842
Posted By ultralame
Well, it's been 16 days without a crash, a new...

Well, it's been 16 days without a crash, a new record. I am running off an old 250GB standard HDD and all is well. This leads me to believe it was the SSD.

I have run every test I could find on...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 19 Dec 2011
Replies: 13
Views: 1,842
Posted By ultralame
OK. This time I swapped out my main HDD (SSD)...

OK. This time I swapped out my main HDD (SSD) for a spare standard HDD (Clonezilla). Running for 5 days without a crash (nine without BSOD is the best). Chkdsk had found no errors on it.

This...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 13 Dec 2011
Replies: 13
Views: 1,842
Posted By ultralame
I ran a WinDbg analysis, seems that there is an...

I ran a WinDbg analysis, seems that there is an error reading memory in CSRSS.exe.

Is there a way to determine if that address is on the HDD or in RAM? Could it be a disk problem? I ran CHKDSK...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 13 Dec 2011
Replies: 13
Views: 1,842
Posted By ultralame
Update: I still had problems, after...

Update: I still had problems, after double-checking that nothing was overclocked, updating the BIOS, etc. Still had a crash after a few days.

I swapped out the MB with a duplicate (that was...
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