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Forum: Hardware & Devices 27 Jul 2013
Replies: 17
Views: 916
Posted By fatbottoms
I stopped the installation and restarted the pc...

I stopped the installation and restarted the pc and upon startup, it says it's finishing the installation.

It looks like it's installed on the partition that I set up for backup, but the external...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 26 Jul 2013
Replies: 17
Views: 916
Posted By fatbottoms
I believe I installed it from the flash drive. ...

I believe I installed it from the flash drive.

Trying it again, and it's been more than an hour or so, and it's stuck on "creating virtual disks."

How long does it take to install?

It's been...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 26 Jul 2013
Replies: 17
Views: 916
Posted By fatbottoms
I clicked on the "Install Linux Mint" desktop...

I clicked on the "Install Linux Mint" desktop icon from the Linux OS, but having problems installing.

When I get to the installation type menu, when I click install now, it gives me a message...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 25 Jul 2013
Replies: 17
Views: 916
Posted By fatbottoms
I think I'm running the bootstrap version. ...

I think I'm running the bootstrap version.

When I click on properties in the mint4win application in the flash drive, it's size is 2.46mb.

I installed the ntfs-config but when I try to run it,...
Forum: Tutorials 25 Jul 2013
Replies: 60
Views: 22,557
Posted By fatbottoms
I'm having the same problems as xjahjah...

I'm having the same problems as xjahjah (http://www.sevenforums.com/members/xjahjah.html) in that my dives are not mounted.

I installed the ntfs-config but when I try to run it, it says I don't...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 25 Jul 2013
Replies: 17
Views: 916
Posted By fatbottoms
Okay, I changed the boot order in bios and booted...

Okay, I changed the boot order in bios and booted up from Mint Mate on the flash drive...I'm writing this post from the Mint Mate OS.

Everything seemed to go okay, but as I was looking around on...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 24 Jul 2013
Replies: 17
Views: 916
Posted By fatbottoms
I've downloaded Mint Mate 14 and the universal...

I've downloaded Mint Mate 14 and the universal installer.

Installed via universal installer without a problem.

Rebooted, and I see this in the computer menu: it says on the flash drive that...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 23 Jul 2013
Replies: 17
Views: 916
Posted By fatbottoms
Yes, I will try the linux method...it sounds...

Yes, I will try the linux method...it sounds intriguing.

Looks like a very useful tool.

When I took it into a repair tech, Linux is what he said he would use to recover the data from WD hd.
...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 23 Jul 2013
Replies: 17
Views: 916
Posted By fatbottoms
Hey thanks for the link and replying. Is...

Hey thanks for the link and replying.

Is this method easier than this tutorial?
How To Partition An External Hard Drive For PC Usage [Mac]...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 23 Jul 2013
Replies: 17
Views: 916
Posted By fatbottoms
transfering data from one external hd to another but won't open in pc

I have a 1.5 tb WD external desktop hd that is nearly full that will not open in my pc any more.

For some reason it's getting hung up.

It shows up in the computer menu with a drive letter but...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 08 Jul 2013
Replies: 8
Views: 2,737
Posted By fatbottoms
I left the disk management run for 3 hours today...

I left the disk management run for 3 hours today and it never got past "connectinig virtual disk service..."

On the other hand, I hooked it up to a friend's Mac laptop, and it opened up...I didn't...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 08 Jul 2013
Replies: 8
Views: 2,737
Posted By fatbottoms
I really don't think it's my Windows copy that's...

I really don't think it's my Windows copy that's the problem.

This laptop has been problematic for me from day one.

It came with Vista and I had graphics drivers and update problems from the...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 07 Jul 2013
Replies: 8
Views: 2,737
Posted By fatbottoms
Thanks for replying, I've been doing a fresh...

Thanks for replying, I've been doing a fresh install of Windows 7 Ultimate 64x with a less than legitimate copy.

I've been using this OS for the past few years, and have done quite a few fresh...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 06 Jul 2013
Replies: 8
Views: 2,737
Posted By fatbottoms
WD External HD hangs up "loading disk configuration information...

I just did a fresh install of Windows 7 Ultimate on my laptop due to many problems...one being that I couldn't open the external hd after I had unplugged it and replugged it in.

After the fresh...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 30 Sep 2012
Replies: 17
Views: 11,571
Posted By fatbottoms
I already had the option to not let windows...

I already had the option to not let windows automatically download and install drivers.

I uninstalled the drivers for the mouse and keyboard, and reinstalled the driver for the Targus mouse.
...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 28 Sep 2012
Replies: 17
Views: 11,571
Posted By fatbottoms
Here it is.

Here it is.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 28 Sep 2012
Replies: 17
Views: 11,571
Posted By fatbottoms
Okay, I ran the...

Okay, I ran the powercfg-devicequerywake_programmable command and I get back "is not recognized as an internal or external command etc...I included a screenshot of it.

Like I said before, I don't...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 26 Sep 2012
Replies: 17
Views: 11,571
Posted By fatbottoms
"You don't have permission to enable or disable device wake."

I just did a clean install of Windows 7 and I still have the same problems waking my laptop from a sleep state.

I've attached the SF Diagnostic Tool here.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 07 Sep 2012
Replies: 17
Views: 11,571
Posted By fatbottoms
Yes, I did change the motherboard, but that was...

Yes, I did change the motherboard, but that was about a year ago, and everything worked okay after the replacement.

The hdd, I just recently purchased.

I guess, I'll have to do yet another...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 06 Sep 2012
Replies: 17
Views: 11,571
Posted By fatbottoms
No, I did a clean install of Windows 7 and I just...

No, I did a clean install of Windows 7 and I just recently dual booted with Windows 8 Release Preview and I'm having the same problems with Windows 8...so freaking frustrating.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 06 Sep 2012
Replies: 17
Views: 11,571
Posted By fatbottoms
It was working previously before with the same...

It was working previously before with the same setup.

The only thing I changed was the new hdd.

I don't understand how changing the hdd would effect this.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 03 Sep 2012
Replies: 17
Views: 11,571
Posted By fatbottoms
I should also mention that I use my HDTV as my...

I should also mention that I use my HDTV as my monitor, and can wake the laptop with the touch pad.

I use my laptop like a desktop computer with the lid closed, and swipe my finger across the...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 03 Sep 2012
Replies: 17
Views: 11,571
Posted By fatbottoms
I tried that and I get the same message. As...

I tried that and I get the same message.

As I said, I'm the only user on this laptop and have no other accounts.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 02 Sep 2012
Replies: 17
Views: 11,571
Posted By fatbottoms
"You don't have permission to enable or disable device wake."

This sleep problem is driving me crazy.

I've had problems in the past with my laptop not being able to go to sleep or awake from sleep, but I've always been able to figure it out by updating...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 23 Jan 2012
Replies: 7
Views: 3,525
Posted By fatbottoms
Can I install the os on an external hd and use...

Can I install the os on an external hd and use that when the laptop hd dies?
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