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Forum: Backup and Restore 10 Jan 2013
Replies: 26
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Posted By NellyPuff
Ok. Will do that tomorrow as it's time to hit the...

Ok. Will do that tomorrow as it's time to hit the sack now.

The .iso was on the USB stick before i started YUMI up though if that helps with your question? As for screen caps, i'll sort that out...
Forum: Backup and Restore 10 Jan 2013
Replies: 26
Views: 5,348
Posted By NellyPuff
The same one as yesterday "Booting...Boot" & it...

The same one as yesterday "Booting...Boot" & it just sits there doing nothing.

I copied the Q drive to the USB stick - didn't work.

Here's the contents of the Lenovo Recovery Partition:
...
Forum: Backup and Restore 10 Jan 2013
Replies: 26
Views: 5,348
Posted By NellyPuff
Just tried YUMI with the unlisted .iso ...

Just tried YUMI with the unlisted .iso

didn't work.

Seems destined to not happen.

Going to try copying direct from the "Lenovo_Recovery (Q)" partition - putting this into an .iso & see if...
Forum: Backup and Restore 10 Jan 2013
Replies: 26
Views: 5,348
Posted By NellyPuff
Why Ophcrack?[/quote] Because i don't know what...

Why Ophcrack?[/quote] Because i don't know what i'm doing. I saw "Windows 7", figured as i'm using Windows 7 then that's what i need to select. That was my logic behind it.


Thanks. Will try this...
Forum: Backup and Restore 10 Jan 2013
Replies: 26
Views: 5,348
Posted By NellyPuff
Thanks for the reply. I did actually follow...

Thanks for the reply.

I did actually follow those steps, but it didn't work. I'll go through step by step what i did...

The files i turned into .iso's were on the USB stick when i started this...
Forum: Backup and Restore 09 Jan 2013
Replies: 26
Views: 5,348
Posted By NellyPuff
I used the YUMI program just now, but clearly i...

I used the YUMI program just now, but clearly i don't know what i'm doing.

It booted, but when i did it, it just said:

Booting-
boot

& then did nothing.

Looks like i'm resigned to...
Forum: Backup and Restore 08 Jan 2013
Replies: 26
Views: 5,348
Posted By NellyPuff
Seems the YouTube method doesn't work after all ...

Seems the YouTube method doesn't work after all

Inserted USB stick - get the error message "BOOTMGR is missing. Press Ctrl+Alt+Del to restart".


EDIT: So i followed the DOS command as shown...
Forum: Backup and Restore 08 Jan 2013
Replies: 26
Views: 5,348
Posted By NellyPuff
I found this which seems to show how to make a...

I found this which seems to show how to make a USB drive bootable: How to make a bootable flash drive - YouTube (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eibbW7B53Tc) Which seemed easier to understand. Not...
Forum: Backup and Restore 08 Jan 2013
Replies: 26
Views: 5,348
Posted By NellyPuff
I used UltraISO to create .iso's of the DVDs i...

I used UltraISO to create .iso's of the DVDs i made from my laptop.

Can i make these bootable, or do i need a proper Windows 7 DVD to do this?
Forum: Backup and Restore 08 Jan 2013
Replies: 26
Views: 5,348
Posted By NellyPuff
Here's a thought- Stick your CD/DVD into the...

Here's a thought-

Stick your CD/DVD into the drive & start up/restart your machine & it boots to it no problem.

Does it do that for USB? It's no good having the boot media on a USB stick if the...
Forum: Backup and Restore 07 Jan 2013
Replies: 26
Views: 5,348
Posted By NellyPuff
I agree with comments about using system images....

I agree with comments about using system images. I personally use both Windows inbuilt imaging and the free Macrium Reflect.

But concerning your original question. I don't think it is easy to...
Forum: Backup and Restore 07 Jan 2013
Replies: 26
Views: 5,348
Posted By NellyPuff
Yeah - i know using the Lenovo standard recovery...

Yeah - i know using the Lenovo standard recovery discs would put me back to factory settings (including all the crap that comes with it), but as far as the USB stick goes, i'm happy with that. I'd...
Forum: Backup and Restore 07 Jan 2013
Replies: 26
Views: 5,348
Posted By NellyPuff
Creating Lenovo Laptop Recovery media from DVDs. Laptop wont let me do

Basically i have a Lenovo ThinkPad L530 laptop.

I've created the recovery DVDs, but unbeknown to me at the time - you're only allowed to create one set. What i'd like is to put this onto a USB...
Forum: Installation & Setup 28 Oct 2012
Replies: 17
Views: 1,288
Posted By NellyPuff
Anyway, this has been a total waste of a weekend...

Anyway, this has been a total waste of a weekend off work. My god has this been painful, but the end is in sight.

Want to know what was causing the problem with Win7 triple boot (3x Win7, not the...
Forum: Installation & Setup 28 Oct 2012
Replies: 17
Views: 1,288
Posted By NellyPuff
That screencap was taken before the cmd prompt...

That screencap was taken before the cmd prompt exercise which changed drive letters.

Anyway, this is taking up way too much time & i've just about had enough of it. I need 3 installs, so i'm...
Forum: Installation & Setup 28 Oct 2012
Replies: 17
Views: 1,288
Posted By NellyPuff
Thinking about this.... IIRC the reason i...

Thinking about this....

IIRC the reason i originally had Windows XP installed was because some programes (namely games: Street Fighter 4 for e.g.) i could not get to work within Win7 64 bit....
Forum: Installation & Setup 28 Oct 2012
Replies: 17
Views: 1,288
Posted By NellyPuff
Are there any advantages to be had by marking it...

Are there any advantages to be had by marking it inactive? I've never done this in the past, that's why i ask.
Forum: Installation & Setup 28 Oct 2012
Replies: 17
Views: 1,288
Posted By NellyPuff
No, i can't. I select WinXP, which is now...

No, i can't.

I select WinXP, which is now the final entry & then the screen goes blank/black & then the PC just reboots itself.

Win7 still accessible.


Also, the drive letter of WinXP now...
Forum: Installation & Setup 28 Oct 2012
Replies: 17
Views: 1,288
Posted By NellyPuff
My god this is getting frustrating!!! I figured...

My god this is getting frustrating!!! I figured it out before you replied, but it's taken me 20 minutes to do that as my PC keeps freezing. I don't know why it keeps doing it but it keeps hanging....
Forum: Installation & Setup 28 Oct 2012
Replies: 17
Views: 1,288
Posted By NellyPuff
Sorry but you'll have to hold my hand a bit here,...

Sorry but you'll have to hold my hand a bit here, i'm not that good. How do i do what you're asking me to do?
Forum: Installation & Setup 28 Oct 2012
Replies: 17
Views: 1,288
Posted By NellyPuff
I'm confused... 1) i don't want to install...

I'm confused...

1) i don't want to install Windows 8 at all. I had a play with Win8 in town yesterday actually & i think it's horrendous, but that's by-the-by
2) In those screenshots, all those...
Forum: Installation & Setup 28 Oct 2012
Replies: 17
Views: 1,288
Posted By NellyPuff
I just went into BIOS & altered the order that...

I just went into BIOS & altered the order that the HDDs/SSDs boot in & here's the results...

1) WinXP
2) Win7 #1
3) Win7 #2
Result: Boots straight into WinXP. Don't even get a Win7 option
...
Forum: Installation & Setup 28 Oct 2012
Replies: 17
Views: 1,288
Posted By NellyPuff
Having trouble triple booting WinXP & Win7. Please help.

"but you only listed 2 OS" you say. I know :)

I know this can be done as i've ran it for years. In the past 3 years i've had to format 2-3 times & each time i've had problems doing this, but...
Forum: Software 09 Oct 2010
Replies: 2
Views: 947
Posted By NellyPuff
Triple boot problem - 2x HDDs, 2x Win7s & 1x WinXP. How to work this?

I've had this working before, but can't remember how i did it (i've had to format the disks).

What i want is:

Main drive (SSD): Win7 Pro 64bit

Secondary drive (HDD): Win7 pro 64 bit &...
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