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Forum: News 18 May 2015
Replies: 106
Views: 5,720
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: 5,720
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: 5,720
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: 396,961
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: 396,961
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: 76,938
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: 76,938
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: 1,880
Views: 202,326
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: 1,880
Views: 202,326
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: 1,425
Views: 387,534
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: 1,880
Views: 202,326
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: 1,880
Views: 202,326
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: 266
Views: 992,555
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: 266
Views: 992,555
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: 187
Views: 1,450,182
Posted By Scoop
http://i41.tinypic.com/defit.jpg

http://i41.tinypic.com/defit.jpg
Forum: Tutorials 20 May 2014
Replies: 187
Views: 1,450,182
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: 3,003
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: 1,275,398
Posted By Scoop
Shawn, Thanks for the link :)

Shawn,

Thanks for the link :)
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 16 May 2014
Replies: 61
Views: 145,950
Posted By Scoop
Interesting topic, good reads. I've been...

Interesting topic, good reads.

I've been cloning periodically for about 3 years with my Desktop PC and Laptop PC (both Win 7 Home Premium x64 OEM versions) with no issues. I recently began...
Forum: Tutorials 16 May 2014
Replies: 54
Views: 1,275,398
Posted By Scoop
Yes, I'm interested in those shortcuts :). I'd...

Yes, I'm interested in those shortcuts :). I'd like to try the Windows System Imager out since I haven't previously used Windows backup tools, while at the same time, leaving my Control Panel as it...
Forum: Tutorials 15 May 2014
Replies: 821
Views: 937,009
Posted By Scoop
Thanks for the info. I might give it a try since,...

Thanks for the info. I might give it a try since, after reading Kari's thread, I've been interested in trying Sysprep out to see what happens. I haven't set aside the time yet to do one but I want to...
Forum: Tutorials 15 May 2014
Replies: 821
Views: 937,009
Posted By Scoop
Thanks for the info. I suspected that (OEM...

Thanks for the info. I suspected that (OEM married to the MoBo/PC hardware) but I wanted to ask anyway.

I don't anticipate the need to try moving my OEM install to new hardware but if something...
Forum: Tutorials 15 May 2014
Replies: 821
Views: 937,009
Posted By Scoop
Kari, Great thread :) I read it all but I...

Kari,

Great thread :) I read it all but I may have missed an answer to a couple of questions that I have about Sysprep.

- I'm running Win 7 x64 Home Premium OEM version. My PC was built at a...
Forum: Tutorials 15 May 2014
Replies: 54
Views: 1,275,398
Posted By Scoop
Thanks for the info :) I created the disc and...

Thanks for the info :) I created the disc and added it to my "restore/recovery" PC kit. Contents looked ok, bootmgr, boot folder, etc.

I didn't see the "create disc" option in my Control Panel...
Forum: Tutorials 15 May 2014
Replies: 54
Views: 1,275,398
Posted By Scoop
Shawn, I have a Win 7 OEM disk for my...

Shawn,

I have a Win 7 OEM disk for my Desktop PC. Can I get to the CMD prompt using Option 1 <shift> F10 with this disk, the same as with a Retail disk?

The disk package says "OEM System...
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