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Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 26 Sep 2015
Replies: 9
Views: 2,217
Posted By Scoop
This might work but I haven't tried it yet. It's...

This might work but I haven't tried it yet. It's one of the MS "Fixit" downloads that's supposed to reset the WU components.

Reset Windows Update components...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 21 Sep 2015
Replies: 9
Views: 2,217
Posted By Scoop
Good point. I'll probably change it to that...

Good point. I'll probably change it to that setting. The reason I hadn't selected that in the past is that until recently, I was comfortable with WU's not installing (when selected as "download but...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 20 Sep 2015
Replies: 9
Views: 2,217
Posted By Scoop
Good idea :) I added a WU reminder into my...

Good idea :)

I added a WU reminder into my daily user-login script to run the WU update screen on Wed - Fri ( Control Panel > System and Security > Windows Update ) .
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 19 Sep 2015
Replies: 9
Views: 2,217
Posted By Scoop
I've been having the same issue with both of my...

I've been having the same issue with both of my Win 7 PC's since about the same time frame, around the 2nd week of August.

Desktop PC: Win 7x64 Home Premium OEM. WU setting has been the same...
Forum: Tutorials 24 Jul 2015
Replies: 57
Views: 84,322
Posted By Scoop
Tim, Glad it's working ok now. Here's...

Tim,

Glad it's working ok now.

Here's a link to one of Shawn's ("Brink") tutorials at this site that explains the differences with the "Sleep" states and "Hibernate".
...
Forum: Tutorials 23 Jul 2015
Replies: 57
Views: 84,322
Posted By Scoop
Tim, That's strange, the PC shutting down...

Tim,

That's strange, the PC shutting down using rundll32.exe powrprof.dll,SetSuspendState .

I've never seen that occur with my Desktop PC. My Laptop PC is a backup PC so I'm not using it...
Forum: Tutorials 23 Jul 2015
Replies: 57
Views: 84,322
Posted By Scoop
kanungos You mentioned that the...

kanungos

You mentioned that the rundll32.exe powrprof.dll,SetSuspendState command shuts down your PC. Are you referring to a complete PC shutdown where you need to push your PC's power button in...
Forum: News 18 May 2015
Replies: 106
Views: 8,053
Posted By Scoop
Are you running CMD in Admin mode? Enter...

Are you running CMD in Admin mode?

Enter CMD in the Start search field box. Then right-click on the CMD icon and select "Run as Admin" from the pull-down menu.

Here are some screencaps. (just...
Forum: News 17 May 2015
Replies: 106
Views: 8,053
Posted By Scoop
Good advice. I've been Cloning every 2 weeks for...

Good advice. I've been Cloning every 2 weeks for about 3+ years on my PC's just for basic HDD backup copies to have a rollback option for numerous potential issues. I also Image but less frequently...
Forum: News 16 May 2015
Replies: 106
Views: 8,053
Posted By Scoop
Win 7x64 Home Premium OEM Version on a built...

Win 7x64 Home Premium OEM Version on a built Desktop w/Asus MoBo


I did my "Saturday after Patch Tuesday" installs earlier today (Cloned the "C"/OS HDD yesterday), including KB3022345 since I...
Forum: Tutorials 23 Feb 2015
Replies: 63
Views: 431,868
Posted By Scoop
Shawn, thanks for the suggestion. I've been...

Shawn, thanks for the suggestion. I've been thinking about that, installing another AV to use as a troubleshooting tool to eliminate Norton when questions like this one arise.
Forum: Tutorials 22 Feb 2015
Replies: 63
Views: 431,868
Posted By Scoop
Shawn, I'm running Win 7x64 OEM version on...

Shawn,

I'm running Win 7x64 OEM version on a built Desktop PC w/Asus MoBo. My C HDD is a 1 Tb size with about 115 Gb used space at present.

I've been seeing a strange issue with my "C" OS...
Forum: Tutorials 24 Jan 2015
Replies: 24
Views: 83,830
Posted By Scoop
That did it. I don't know why I can't get the...

That did it. I don't know why I can't get the "try the 'universal panacea restart' first" action loaded in my brain's RAM after all these years http://i38.tinypic.com/2ykxly0.jpg
...
Forum: Tutorials 24 Jan 2015
Replies: 24
Views: 83,830
Posted By Scoop
Shawn, I've run the Powercfg -energy report...

Shawn,

I've run the Powercfg -energy report in the past on my Desktop PC without issue but I can't get it to run now. I tried to run it on my Laptop and I'm getting the same error.

Here's my...
Forum: Backup and Restore 20 Nov 2014
Replies: 1,929
Views: 239,232
Posted By Scoop
Forgot to mention the other part of your...

Forgot to mention the other part of your question, "Repair" media. It's often used to refer to a Windows System Repair disc (or USB stick). It's a handy media to have on hand. I'd recommend...
Forum: Backup and Restore 20 Nov 2014
Replies: 1,929
Views: 239,232
Posted By Scoop
The terms "Recovery" and "Rescue" are often used...

The terms "Recovery" and "Rescue" are often used synonymously. They're referring to the bootable media, CD/DVD or USB Drive, where the user can boot up the PC on the media and select recovery tools,...
Forum: Tutorials 31 Aug 2014
Replies: 1,637
Views: 475,289
Posted By Scoop
Once you create your boot media (CD or Flash...

Once you create your boot media (CD or Flash Stick), the PC can be booted independent of the HDD or OS.

For example, when I want to test a worse-case scenario, where a HDD has been wiped due to...
Forum: Backup and Restore 28 Aug 2014
Replies: 1,929
Views: 239,232
Posted By Scoop
Thanks. FileHippo jogged my memory, I think...

Thanks. FileHippo jogged my memory, I think that's where I downloaded it last year.

I use MBAM to scan downloads. it usually does a good job detecting PUP's. My contact doesn't yet have that...
Forum: Backup and Restore 28 Aug 2014
Replies: 1,929
Views: 239,232
Posted By Scoop
I have a contact that's asking for the best...

I have a contact that's asking for the best download site for Macrium Reflect Free version. I can't recall which site I used last year for my PC's. The contact wants to avoid the potential for a...
Forum: Tutorials 02 Jul 2014
Replies: 281
Views: 1,226,635
Posted By Scoop
Shawn, Thanks for the info. It's what I...

Shawn,

Thanks for the info. It's what I guessed would happen. No problem, since that conflict appears (for me) to be rare, I can always use Gparted to access the disk outside of Windows.
Forum: Tutorials 02 Jul 2014
Replies: 281
Views: 1,226,635
Posted By Scoop
Shawn, I recently had an encounter with the...

Shawn,

I recently had an encounter with the "disk signature" conflict when I was preparing my Laptop PC for a routine clone process.

What happened, was I connected up my Target HDD via a...
Forum: Tutorials 21 May 2014
Replies: 194
Views: 1,577,643
Posted By Scoop
http://i41.tinypic.com/defit.jpg

http://i41.tinypic.com/defit.jpg
Forum: Tutorials 20 May 2014
Replies: 194
Views: 1,577,643
Posted By Scoop
Shawn, Is the System Repair Disc (created...

Shawn,

Is the System Repair Disc (created with recdisc.exe) married to the PC that created it?

For example, I created the Repair Disc on my Desktop PC. Will that disc boot up on my Toshiba...
Forum: General Discussion 19 May 2014
Replies: 7
Views: 4,857
Posted By Scoop
If you're interested in downloading AutoHotkey...

If you're interested in downloading AutoHotkey (http://www.autohotkey.com/docs/Tutorial.htm), a free hotkey tool, you can use a script that will put your PC to sleep.

I've been using AutoHotkey...
Forum: Tutorials 17 May 2014
Replies: 54
Views: 1,425,349
Posted By Scoop
Shawn, Thanks for the link :)

Shawn,

Thanks for the link :)
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