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Forum: Backup and Restore 15 Jun 2014
Replies: 37
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Posted By Montmorency
I know this is an old thread but I needed to...

I know this is an old thread but I needed to thank everybody again

close to two years after the first try I decided to go for it again and this time it went smoothly
I still have no idea what...
Forum: Installation & Setup 15 Jun 2014
Replies: 3
Views: 443
Posted By Montmorency
Thanks Gregrocker :thumbsup:

Thanks Gregrocker :thumbsup:
Forum: Installation & Setup 14 Jun 2014
Replies: 3
Views: 443
Posted By Montmorency
Windows 7 dual boot dual disks

Hi

If everything goes well I'll be building my first gaming desktop later this year.
One of the scenarios I'm considering is having 4 hard disks and two OSs,
a1, a2, b1, b2
the a disks would be...
Forum: Backup and Restore 18 Aug 2012
Replies: 37
Views: 2,670
Posted By Montmorency
mjf... you haven't been reading my posts. I...

mjf... you haven't been reading my posts. I already managed to get things back to normal (at least I hope so).

Many thanks to all who helped me. I've learned more than a couple of things.
I hope...
Forum: Backup and Restore 18 Aug 2012
Replies: 37
Views: 2,670
Posted By Montmorency
Hi mjf. Scenario 1: Before Partitioning I...

Hi mjf.

Scenario 1: Before Partitioning
I have a system image (the whole disk) on an external HDD made with Windows 7 own imaging toll.
I would restore it either through Control Panel/Recovery...
Forum: Backup and Restore 17 Aug 2012
Replies: 37
Views: 2,670
Posted By Montmorency
I alredy have a couple of them, that's where my...

I alredy have a couple of them, that's where my backup images are stored.


hummm... let me see if I get it.
You mean that if I delete the Recovery Partition I can't recover images stored in...
Forum: Backup and Restore 17 Aug 2012
Replies: 37
Views: 2,670
Posted By Montmorency
Not to gain 16 GB but to gain a new partition. ...

Not to gain 16 GB but to gain a new partition.
I explained everything in the first post of this thread.
Forum: Backup and Restore 17 Aug 2012
Replies: 37
Views: 2,670
Posted By Montmorency
I followed your advice, thanks.

I followed your advice, thanks.
Forum: Backup and Restore 17 Aug 2012
Replies: 37
Views: 2,670
Posted By Montmorency
Hi whs and Frank1. Thanks for your posts, any...

Hi whs and Frank1.
Thanks for your posts, any feedback is welcome.

Yes, I decided not to try partitioning again for three reasons:
1 The convenience it would give me is not really important.
2...
Forum: Backup and Restore 17 Aug 2012
Replies: 37
Views: 2,670
Posted By Montmorency
Let me post everything I did (remember my machine...

Let me post everything I did (remember my machine already had 4 primary partitions).

1 Delete recovery partition
2 Expand C
3 Shrink C
4 Create new simple volume

By now I had System/C/H (the...
Forum: Backup and Restore 16 Aug 2012
Replies: 37
Views: 2,670
Posted By Montmorency
Finally, I'm a bit confused in that I thought you...

Finally, I'm a bit confused in that I thought you said you had deleted the Recovery partition? It is possible you did something inadvertently.[/QUOTE]
Yes, I deleted the Recovery partition and...
Forum: Backup and Restore 16 Aug 2012
Replies: 37
Views: 2,670
Posted By Montmorency
Hi mjf and Kaktussoft. The conclusion I take...

Hi mjf and Kaktussoft.

The conclusion I take from the issues I described is that my machine (or this particular HP range) reacts badly to having the HDD layout modified.
Trying to use Windows...
Forum: Backup and Restore 15 Aug 2012
Replies: 37
Views: 2,670
Posted By Montmorency
You're right, my apologies. I wanted to create...

You're right, my apologies.
I wanted to create a fifth partition (HP already gave 4 primary ones).
I started to have problems with Window 7 imaging tool (it wouldn't recognise the new set up "a...
Forum: Backup and Restore 15 Aug 2012
Replies: 37
Views: 2,670
Posted By Montmorency
ufff... what a mess! this delete/create...

ufff... what a mess!
this delete/create partition totally screwed the machine up. I had to use the repair disk to go back to a previous image.
No more partitioning for me.

Thanks to all for your...
Forum: Backup and Restore 14 Aug 2012
Replies: 37
Views: 2,670
Posted By Montmorency
Right now I'm having serious issues (maybe HP...

Right now I'm having serious issues (maybe HP related). I'll come back to this...
Forum: Backup and Restore 14 Aug 2012
Replies: 37
Views: 2,670
Posted By Montmorency
Imaging Partitions

Hello.

Some days ago I deleted my HP laptop's recovery (D) partition in order to create a larger one to place files and folders.
I had to do it because I already had 4 primary partitions.
The...
Forum: Tutorials 12 Aug 2012
Replies: 436
Views: 997,764
Posted By Montmorency
Hello. I have an HP laptop with 4 primary...

Hello.

I have an HP laptop with 4 primary partitions.
I'd like to create a new partition to keep files and folders, leaving C with the OS and programs.
My idea is to create a fifth extended...
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