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Forum: General Discussion 26 Apr 2012
Replies: 48
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Posted By ConMac
None of the above suggestions worked, so I...

None of the above suggestions worked, so I restored a system backup (http://www.kqzyfj.com/click-3605745-10446864) that I made two weeks before this issue began using EaseUS Todo Backup...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 26 Apr 2012
Replies: 8
Views: 11,011
Posted By ConMac
None of the above suggestions worked, so I...

None of the above suggestions worked, so I restored a system backup that I made two weeks before this issue began using EaseUS Todo Backup. This great bit of software installed a boot option that...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 17 Apr 2012
Replies: 8
Views: 11,011
Posted By ConMac
I will do as you suggested, thanks! By the...

I will do as you suggested, thanks!

By the way, if I make the XP partition inactive, could that work and permit Windows 7 to boot? I'm just trying to cover all my bases. :geek:
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 17 Apr 2012
Replies: 8
Views: 11,011
Posted By ConMac
I will do as you suggested, thanks! :geek:

I will do as you suggested, thanks! :geek:
Forum: General Discussion 17 Apr 2012
Replies: 48
Views: 13,706
Posted By ConMac
Will do. I will keep you posted.

Will do. I will keep you posted.
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 17 Apr 2012
Replies: 8
Views: 11,011
Posted By ConMac
Disk Management

The first image is XP's Disk Management; the 2nd is Partition Wizard. I set the Win7 partition as active a year ago and is has been running smoothly, but the the PW screenshot shows both as active,...
Forum: General Discussion 17 Apr 2012
Replies: 48
Views: 13,706
Posted By ConMac
If I restore the Win7 system image, can't I just...

If I restore the Win7 system image, can't I just restore it to the existing partition? This is a snapshot using MiniTool Partition Wizard.
Forum: General Discussion 17 Apr 2012
Replies: 48
Views: 13,706
Posted By ConMac
"winxp is on disk1 and Windows 7 is on disk0. D...

"winxp is on disk1 and Windows 7 is on disk0. D is active so has the bootmenu and bootmanager. Did you create the backup after creating all boot entries?"

Yes. This configuration is how I set...
Forum: General Discussion 16 Apr 2012
Replies: 48
Views: 13,706
Posted By ConMac
I backed up the Win7 system partition, and a data...

I backed up the Win7 system partition, and a data partition, to an external HD. The system partition is 150 GB, with about 80GB free.

When I set up my dual-boot system, I had to hide the Win7...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 16 Apr 2012
Replies: 8
Views: 11,011
Posted By ConMac
A patch is preventing the system from starting - Error code = 0 x 490

I recently had to replace some bad memory which caused my home built system to fail to boot into Windows. I have a dual-boot (XP on one HD, and Win7 on a separate HD). The system has been running...
Forum: General Discussion 15 Apr 2012
Replies: 48
Views: 13,706
Posted By ConMac
System Backup

"system backup" 2 weeks ago? How did you made that? Did you backup all partitions?

I did a system backup using EaseUS Todo Backup Free 4.0 to an external HD. I do not have any system backups...
Forum: General Discussion 15 Apr 2012
Replies: 48
Views: 13,706
Posted By ConMac
your system is booting so MBR sees active...

your system is booting so MBR sees active partition. MBR is just a jump to load and run bootsector of partition flagged "active". That bootsector runs bootmgr and that file rads the bootmenu...
Forum: General Discussion 14 Apr 2012
Replies: 48
Views: 13,706
Posted By ConMac
Restore Points Erased

The restore points I mentioned earlier have now been erased by this issue. I did a system backup two weeks ago using EaseUS Todo backup. I will have to do a reinstall, and then restore the system...
Forum: General Discussion 13 Apr 2012
Replies: 48
Views: 13,706
Posted By ConMac
Error Code 0 x 490

Let me better explain my situation, because I am getting different messages now:

On startup, it fails to boot into Windows 7. I get Windows Error Recovery with 2 options: Launch Startup Repair...
Forum: General Discussion 13 Apr 2012
Replies: 48
Views: 13,706
Posted By ConMac
When I select Windows 7 I get a screen that says...

When I select Windows 7 I get a screen that says that Windows failed to start with two options: Fix Startup (Recommended) or Start Windows Normally. When I select Fix Startup, it tells me that...
Forum: General Discussion 12 Apr 2012
Replies: 48
Views: 13,706
Posted By ConMac
Still No Luck...

I could not boot into Safe Mode (or Safe Mode with Networking or with Command Prompt). In Advanced Boot Options for: "(recovered)" - in Windows Error Recovery, I chose Startup Repair. The message...
Forum: General Discussion 12 Apr 2012
Replies: 48
Views: 13,706
Posted By ConMac
Thanks again for the input. I'll do as you...

Thanks again for the input. I'll do as you suggested and report back.

I forgot to mention; when I did the Memtest86+ test of the new sticks I noticed the following on the screen:

"Slot 0 4096...
Forum: General Discussion 11 Apr 2012
Replies: 48
Views: 13,706
Posted By ConMac
Even with New RAM - Startup Fails

I swapped out the failed RAM for the Corsair 2 x 4GB (DDR3-1866 PC3-15000). I used Memtest86+ v.4.20 for 2+ hours and 2+ passes, and the new RAM passed with no errors. My system still won't boot...
Forum: General Discussion 10 Apr 2012
Replies: 48
Views: 13,706
Posted By ConMac
Thanks for the input. I will do as you suggested...

Thanks for the input. I will do as you suggested and report back. Cheers!:party:
Forum: General Discussion 10 Apr 2012
Replies: 48
Views: 13,706
Posted By ConMac
When said I will test the RAM in XP I misspoke, I...

When said I will test the RAM in XP I misspoke, I will test using Memtest86+ by booting into the ISO image that I burned to a CD-ROM. Should the RAM have zero errors, or is there a number of errors...
Forum: General Discussion 10 Apr 2012
Replies: 48
Views: 13,706
Posted By ConMac
I'll try that - set the system back to the...

I'll try that - set the system back to the default settings (I overclocked the CPU from 3.3GHZ to 4.0GHz). Originally the MOBO would only recognize the RAM as 1333MHZ, when it was actually 1600MHZ. ...
Forum: General Discussion 10 Apr 2012
Replies: 48
Views: 13,706
Posted By ConMac
It's a desktop with 2 x 4GB sticks (8GB total...

It's a desktop with 2 x 4GB sticks (8GB total RAM). I even inserted the sticks in the recommended order per the ASUS P8P67 Deluxe MOBO manual. Once I test the RAM in XP, and if they check out OK,...
Forum: General Discussion 10 Apr 2012
Replies: 48
Views: 13,706
Posted By ConMac
"I tried fixing this by inserting the System...

"I tried fixing this by inserting the System Repair disk, and the System OS disk, on a reboot"
=> What the heck did you do exactly. Because i think you made things even worse(?)

I inserted the...
Forum: General Discussion 10 Apr 2012
Replies: 48
Views: 13,706
Posted By ConMac
No I haven't cracked open the case yet, I just...

No I haven't cracked open the case yet, I just ordered the 8GB replacement RAM yesterday. I figured for $67 I went from 1600MHz to 1833MHz on the RAM and Corsair was specifically tested on my MOBO...
Forum: General Discussion 10 Apr 2012
Replies: 48
Views: 13,706
Posted By ConMac
Win XP is 32-bit, and Win7 is 64-bit. Re my...

Win XP is 32-bit, and Win7 is 64-bit. Re my restore points, I posted here last year sometime with that issue, and I did other research, and I resolved that issue by making the two partitions...
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