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Forum: Backup and Restore 2 Hours Ago
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ad1) You don't boot from USB. You boot from a...

ad1) You don't boot from USB. You boot from a recovery CD thgat pulls the image from the USB attached disk.

ad2) I know nothing about CDs. I hardly ever use them and I never erase them.
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 3 Hours Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 120
Posted By whs
Only Microsoft can really tell you whether the...

Only Microsoft can really tell you whether the key is genuine. Why don't you give them a call.
Forum: News 3 Hours Ago
Replies: 24
Views: 414
Posted By whs
Looks like the use of Windows is now confined to...

Looks like the use of Windows is now confined to the backroom without internet connection - if you want to use it at all.
Forum: General Discussion 3 Hours Ago
Replies: 55
Views: 771
Posted By whs
A few years ago I visited the Hugo Boss factory...

A few years ago I visited the Hugo Boss factory in Metzingen. They have a very large shop there where you get their products for good prices. I bought a jacket that I still wear.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 16 Hours Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 117
Posted By whs
A complete image is the easiest. But if you want...

A complete image is the easiest. But if you want to reinstall all the software, saving the user data may suffice. Let's hope the drive will make it and live a long life.
Forum: General Discussion 17 Hours Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 352
Posted By whs
Understand. That shows the differences in...

Understand. That shows the differences in culture. That amazes me though a little bit because you seem to live in wine country. They have some good Cabernet Sauvignon in your area. The best I found...
Forum: General Discussion 17 Hours Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 352
Posted By whs
I come from a country where money is less...

I come from a country where money is less important to people than it seems to be in the US. I take a good bottle of wine any day over a $20 bill.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 17 Hours Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 117
Posted By whs
If you can, I would make an image. Then you can...

If you can, I would make an image. Then you can easily replace that drive.
Forum: Backup and Restore 17 Hours Ago
Replies: 34
Views: 375
Posted By whs
Thanks David for alerting me of the retention...

Thanks David for alerting me of the retention rules. For now I will give V6 a try on a little 2GB test partition and see what the options are.
Forum: General Discussion 17 Hours Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 352
Posted By whs
I understand the compensation argument. But you...

I understand the compensation argument. But you don't take money from good friends who invite you to dinner next Saturday.
Forum: Backup and Restore 18 Hours Ago
Replies: 34
Views: 375
Posted By whs
David, your rationale is good. Maybe I change my...

David, your rationale is good. Maybe I change my mind and switch to V6.
Forum: Backup and Restore 18 Hours Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 165
Posted By whs
In XP it is a bit more difficult to mount a VHD -...

In XP it is a bit more difficult to mount a VHD - you need helpers.

Attach a VHD File in Windows XP (http://helpdeskgeek.com/windows-xp-tips/attach-a-vhd-file-in-windows-xp/)
Forum: Backup and Restore 18 Hours Ago
Replies: 34
Views: 375
Posted By whs
I looked at the list of additional V6 features....

I looked at the list of additional V6 features. None seemed to be something I would use. So I stay on V5.
Forum: General Discussion 19 Hours Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 352
Posted By whs
This is true - once you are known as a "Geek"...

This is true - once you are known as a "Geek" people expect you to know everything. But I just tell them when there is an area that I am not familiar with - and there are many of these areas. Excel...
Forum: Software 21 Hours Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 206
Posted By whs
That is actually a very good question. My...

That is actually a very good question. My research found that it is actually not possible. Only a system reset with an image can accomplish that - and that may not always be practical.
Forum: Software 21 Hours Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 214
Posted By whs
Why bother - there is no gain.

Why bother - there is no gain.
Forum: General Discussion 22 Hours Ago
Replies: 55
Views: 771
Posted By whs
You said clunky - and that's what it is. I want...

You said clunky - and that's what it is. I want to see Joe normal jumping thru all these hoops - if he even knows where to jump.
Forum: Backup and Restore 1 Day Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 165
Posted By whs
To restore the image you should have a formatted...

To restore the image you should have a formatted disk.
Forum: Chillout Room 1 Day Ago
Replies: 1,218
Views: 195,491
Posted By whs
Nice pic, you look like a big man.[/QUOTE] I...

Nice pic, you look like a big man.[/QUOTE]

I am not really big - 5'11". But she is little - 5"1'.
Forum: Backup and Restore 1 Day Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 165
Posted By whs
Forget Acronis. Try this:...

Forget Acronis. Try this: http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/210195-system-image-recover-broken-windows-7-system-image.html
Forum: General Discussion 1 Day Ago
Replies: 55
Views: 771
Posted By whs
If you mount the image, you can shrink it until...

If you mount the image, you can shrink it until it fits. That shrunken image you can reimage.
Forum: General Discussion 1 Day Ago
Replies: 55
Views: 771
Posted By whs
Making an image of an image is an emergency...

Making an image of an image is an emergency measure. Read the information block of this tutorial and you will see why it may sometimes be required.
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Forum: Browsers & Mail 1 Day Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 198
Posted By whs
Since day1 of my PC career I use AOL and I never...

Since day1 of my PC career I use AOL and I never had the slightest problem. I went thru many PCs and operating systems and I can still retrieve my mail from day1 - and I never had to save or manage...
Forum: General Discussion 1 Day Ago
Replies: 55
Views: 771
Posted By whs
With Macrium images that is a different story....

With Macrium images that is a different story. There I can point the recovery program to the image I want to use - and I can browse to any location.
Forum: General Discussion 1 Day Ago
Replies: 55
Views: 771
Posted By whs
Jack, the discussion is about moving the image....

Jack, the discussion is about moving the image. In that case the recovery cannot find it and since there is no browse option, you cannot point it to the right location. Thus, don't move a Windows...
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