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Forum: Backup and Restore 25 Nov 2013
Replies: 1
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Posted By JimLewandowski
Tried reformatting drive via Computer Management....

Tried reformatting drive via Computer Management. 27% in, it hung. Couldn't boot PC (hung on detecting IDE drives). Disconnected drive. Dead.
Forum: Backup and Restore 24 Nov 2013
Replies: 1
Views: 401
Posted By JimLewandowski
after Backup, corrupted BACKUP folder

I pulled up the backup and restore screen (via CP). I managed the space by pulling up the ONE backup from 3/12/2013 and deleted that backup. So, no backups or System Images on my E drive.

I...
Forum: General Discussion 20 Mar 2013
Replies: 2
Views: 832
Posted By JimLewandowski
Can't Assign Esc Key in a Batch File...

Can't Assign Esc Key in a Batch File (http://www.computing.net/answers/programming/cant-assign-esc-key-in-a-batch-file/20640.html)
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 19 Mar 2013
Replies: 22
Views: 1,205
Posted By JimLewandowski
Have you looked in the Event Viewer log for: ...

Have you looked in the Event Viewer log for:

Application Services and Logs
Microsoft
Windows
Operational

Look for 100 events.

Cut and paste here by double-clicking and...
Forum: Backup and Restore 19 Mar 2013
Replies: 22
Views: 2,801
Posted By JimLewandowski
Yet my computer has already installed the MS...

Yet my computer has already installed the MS hotfix for this problem.
Alternatively the <Not supported> response might suggest that this HD is not "advanced formatted"

Bottom line, is there a...
Forum: Backup and Restore 19 Mar 2013
Replies: 22
Views: 2,801
Posted By JimLewandowski
<not supported> is key: Microsoft support...

<not supported> is key:

Microsoft support policy for 4K sector hard drives in Windows (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2510009)
...
Forum: Backup and Restore 19 Mar 2013
Replies: 22
Views: 2,801
Posted By JimLewandowski
See my links. It's an issue of W7 (System Image)...

See my links. It's an issue of W7 (System Image) not correctly dealing with any drive that has a 4K logical sector size. Not sure if it being USB-connected comes into play. It seems you can...
Forum: Backup and Restore 19 Mar 2013
Replies: 22
Views: 2,801
Posted By JimLewandowski
Error: 0x8078002A occurs when backing up to a 2.5...

Error: 0x8078002A occurs when backing up to a 2.5 or 3.0 TB drive in Windows 7 Backup and Restore...
Forum: General Discussion 14 Mar 2013
Replies: 2
Views: 555
Posted By JimLewandowski
You could have a "triggered" schedule event (via...

You could have a "triggered" schedule event (via Task Scheduler) that when it sees a USB device inserted (don't recall the event name/ID that gets logged when a USB powered deviced is plugged in), it...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 09 Mar 2013
Replies: 6
Views: 1,196
Posted By JimLewandowski
I assume you need to set system protection ON for...

I assume you need to set system protection ON for D drive since your backups are stored there. This is equivalent to using the vssadmin command to set the max allowable shadowcopy space on a...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 08 Mar 2013
Replies: 6
Views: 1,196
Posted By JimLewandowski
Clickon Start ORB, search on "cmd", then...

Clickon Start ORB, search on "cmd", then RIGHT-CLICK cmd.exe and "run as Administrator".

At CMD prompt, type:

VSSADMIN LIST SHADOWSTORAGE

That will show you the USED and max allowable...
Forum: Backup and Restore 06 Mar 2013
Replies: 10
Views: 3,861
Posted By JimLewandowski
Isn't this because System Restore stuff has...

Isn't this because System Restore stuff has throttled the max allowable disk space on your backup partition???

IIRC, there's some command to display the max allowable disk space to be used for...
Forum: Backup and Restore 05 Mar 2013
Replies: 7
Views: 892
Posted By JimLewandowski
You could always schedule a system image (sole,...

You could always schedule a system image (sole, not associated with any file/folder backups) by using Task Scheduler and issuing the WBADMIN command (within a .bat script file) with the appropriate...
Forum: General Discussion 04 Mar 2013
Replies: 1
Views: 563
Posted By JimLewandowski
Using standard Windows Task Scheduler works. ...

Using standard Windows Task Scheduler works.

How to Create a Repeating Alarm in Windows 7 Without Extra Software...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 02 Mar 2013
Replies: 6
Views: 678
Posted By JimLewandowski
What does your HDD look like in Windows...

What does your HDD look like in Windows Experience Index (WEI)?

Control Panel > Performance Information and Tools (on that page, right-hand column under "Primary Hard Disk").
Forum: Hardware & Devices 02 Mar 2013
Replies: 4
Views: 477
Posted By JimLewandowski
Because defragmentation is done on hard drives to...

Because defragmentation is done on hard drives to reduce seek time (head movement).

SSDs don't have head movement.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 28 Feb 2013
Replies: 10
Views: 895
Posted By JimLewandowski
How to Use Event Viewer to Find Your PC’s Boot...

How to Use Event Viewer to Find Your PC’s Boot Time (http://www.howtogeek.com/72420/how-to-use-event-viewer-to-find-your-pcs-boot-time/)

The above link is for semi-reference.


Go to Control...
Forum: General Discussion 28 Feb 2013
Replies: 3
Views: 845
Posted By JimLewandowski
Here is a DOS .bat file called filedir.bat that...

Here is a DOS .bat file called filedir.bat that should work:


set filedir=%~dp1
set filedir="%filedir%"


Whereby you have passed a fullpathname with double quotes around it for...
Forum: Backup and Restore 28 Feb 2013
Replies: 4
Views: 643
Posted By JimLewandowski
All partition/MBR information is imaged/restored.

All partition/MBR information is imaged/restored.
Forum: Backup and Restore 28 Feb 2013
Replies: 4
Views: 643
Posted By JimLewandowski
It seems with Windows System Image, you can...

It seems with Windows System Image, you can include (select with checkmark) any additional partitions (above and beyond the unlettered System Reserved partition and the usual C: OS partition) in one...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 28 Feb 2013
Replies: 3
Views: 644
Posted By JimLewandowski
In Event Viewer (via Administrative Tools)...

In Event Viewer (via Administrative Tools) there's some log with the ending node Framework??.

It shows external USB devices being connected (power on) and disconnected (power off), but IIRC, it...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 27 Feb 2013
Replies: 21
Views: 1,255
Posted By JimLewandowski
Things to keep in mind. Trim might not be...

Things to keep in mind. Trim might not be (meaning, by design) invoked until the controller sees some number (%) of dirty pages that need to be trimmed. Or, as would be expected, trim background...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 27 Feb 2013
Replies: 21
Views: 1,255
Posted By JimLewandowski
You have to run it a second time to see if the...

You have to run it a second time to see if the data/file created in the 1st run NOW has binary 0's.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 26 Feb 2013
Replies: 6
Views: 539
Posted By JimLewandowski
Depends on how the software you use is designed. ...

Depends on how the software you use is designed. Can it take advantage of "all" processors that are available? Or is it mostly single-threaded? I would guess it's mostly single-threaded.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 26 Feb 2013
Replies: 8
Views: 2,621
Posted By JimLewandowski
I assume your mouse is plugged into a USB port....

I assume your mouse is plugged into a USB port. Try it with the PS-2 (old round one) port if you have one. The reason is, IIRC, USBs are "software polled" while the PS-2 is interrupt driven. For...
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