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Forum: Tutorials 01 Dec 2011
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Posted By daler
Ok, thanks none the less :) I guess I may...

Ok, thanks none the less :)

I guess I may have to either go back to my retail Acronis, or spring for at least the Macrium Standard edition if I want more automation.
Forum: Tutorials 01 Dec 2011
Replies: 620
Views: 668,723
Posted By daler
I understand that process -- thanks. Ok,...

I understand that process -- thanks.

Ok, I can't do incremental/differentials with Macrium free.
With all the other stuff I have to keep on top of, I just need bu's to run in the background...
Forum: Tutorials 01 Dec 2011
Replies: 620
Views: 668,723
Posted By daler
Ok, I watched the video on running Macrium. ...

Ok, I watched the video on running Macrium. Looks like it will do the imaging just fine.

I would like to take it a step further by regularly scheduling a backup.

In the past I used...
Forum: Tutorials 01 Dec 2011
Replies: 620
Views: 668,723
Posted By daler
Another system drive?

I'm now attempting to redo my Backups through Win7 Pro Backup and Restore feature, and then have auto-backup set up on a weekly basis.

When I go into Creating System Image, the choices are...
Forum: Installation & Setup 08 Jun 2011
Replies: 18
Views: 1,721
Posted By daler
At last I may have a fix

After all these months of problem tracking and builder-run-around, I think I may finally have found the cause of most of my [current] comp troubles: intermittant RAM sync problem. The crashes occurs...
Forum: Installation & Setup 02 Jun 2011
Replies: 18
Views: 1,721
Posted By daler
My builder Memtested the RAM before shipping it...

My builder Memtested the RAM before shipping it to me. His testing docs say it was left for 36 hours. I did my own Memtest (via DOS) for 5 hours and Prime95 for another 5 hours. Nothing showed...
Forum: Installation & Setup 02 Jun 2011
Replies: 18
Views: 1,721
Posted By daler
I understand what system restore is (I set and...

I understand what system restore is (I set and use the restore points regularly), but what can I use to Restore the Windows Image Backup I saved to another internal disk? For example, I tried...
Forum: Installation & Setup 02 Jun 2011
Replies: 18
Views: 1,721
Posted By daler
Thanks for all your help, guys ;) BFK: The...

Thanks for all your help, guys ;)

BFK: The links and instructs to setting up the partition on the spinner worked well. I was able to reassign the drive letter C: to it and boot from it. But now,...
Forum: Installation & Setup 01 Jun 2011
Replies: 18
Views: 1,721
Posted By daler
Thanks. There is no OS on the comp anymore....

Thanks.

There is no OS on the comp anymore. It was on the SSD ..which then failed to reinstall Windows ..so it's now formatted.

What's left are 2 large 1T Seagate HDDs. Of which I wanna...
Forum: Installation & Setup 01 Jun 2011
Replies: 18
Views: 1,721
Posted By daler
Testing OS on another internal drive?

After weeks of frustration I am now suspecting that my Kingston 60gb SSD may be somehow going bad. After following this forum's instructs I diskparted the SSD and tried reinstalling Windows 7 on it....
Forum: Tutorials 29 May 2011
Replies: 1,690
Views: 4,092,276
Posted By daler
Thanks for the info, Brink. To clarify,...

Thanks for the info, Brink.

To clarify, will I also be able to use the Slipstream+SP1 installation disk (I made up from the original retail OEM install disk) for the Update once SP1 has been...
Forum: Tutorials 28 May 2011
Replies: 1,690
Views: 4,092,276
Posted By daler
Thanks for the speedy reply! It doesn't...

Thanks for the speedy reply!

It doesn't appear to be a Windows Recovery installation Disk but a "genuine" "OEM" installation disk package purchased from a large well-known online retailer. It...
Forum: Tutorials 28 May 2011
Replies: 1,690
Views: 4,092,276
Posted By daler
Can't Repair/Upgrade

In its early days when my comp was most stable I made both a WindowsBackupImage (saved to another internal BU drive), and Slipstreamed the OS c/with SP1.

With the collapse of my system I tried to...
Forum: Backup and Restore 26 May 2011
Replies: 0
Views: 953
Posted By daler
WSI lost?

Hi, all

Since having a large hardware repair done on the comp, I've done periodic System Image Backups and saved them to another onboard Data HDD. When I go into the drive directory they are all...
Forum: Installation & Setup 13 Apr 2011
Replies: 24
Views: 5,364
Posted By daler
I may end up going to IDE. It's just that I read...

I may end up going to IDE. It's just that I read AHCI a better SATA subset performance-wise. As well, I'm the type of guy who has to arrive at a solution to a problem ..and this one bugs the heck...
Forum: Installation & Setup 13 Apr 2011
Replies: 24
Views: 5,364
Posted By daler
Thanks, I may post to the hardware forum ..but...

Thanks, I may post to the hardware forum ..but my warranty is up in just a few days.

As for RMA direct to the manufacturer, once I know for sure it's the m/b then I can do that -- but from what...
Forum: Installation & Setup 13 Apr 2011
Replies: 24
Views: 5,364
Posted By daler
My bad. I meant IDE. Yes, I tried moving...

My bad. I meant IDE.

Yes, I tried moving to all the SATA ports in turn. I realize that Windows will install their own AHCI drivers (and I did that with a previous Win install) but from my...
Forum: Installation & Setup 13 Apr 2011
Replies: 24
Views: 5,364
Posted By daler
Thanks -- that suggestion works fine :) ...

Thanks -- that suggestion works fine :)

However, I'm still having a big problem with the motherboard not seeing my 2 sata HDDs in AHCI config mode (they do detect them in PCI mode though). In...
Forum: Installation & Setup 13 Apr 2011
Replies: 24
Views: 5,364
Posted By daler
My version is OEM. Will it allow the...

My version is OEM.

Will it allow the installation to continue without inputting the Product Key?

I am a currently running through some diagnostics to try and determine whether I have a...
Forum: Installation & Setup 13 Apr 2011
Replies: 24
Views: 5,364
Posted By daler
since I have so little in the way of programs...

since I have so little in the way of programs installed yet, will reinstalling this Windows accomplish the same thing ..will I then have the opportunity to manually set the Activation?
Forum: Installation & Setup 12 Apr 2011
Replies: 24
Views: 5,364
Posted By daler
2 days until automatic activation.

2 days until automatic activation.
Forum: Installation & Setup 12 Apr 2011
Replies: 24
Views: 5,364
Posted By daler
the only info I entered was the product key ..I...

the only info I entered was the product key ..I don't recall any request for Activation key. So is there a switch in regedit that can be made to "manual activation" instead?

--this was a clean...
Forum: Installation & Setup 12 Apr 2011
Replies: 24
Views: 5,364
Posted By daler
Thanks very much for all your help. Following...

Thanks very much for all your help. Following your suggestions and links, I managed to install Windows 7 Pro. I now just have to go through the labourious effort of reinstalling all the programs I...
Forum: Installation & Setup 06 Apr 2011
Replies: 24
Views: 5,364
Posted By daler
My goal with Raid 1 is just for redundancy is...

My goal with Raid 1 is just for redundancy is all. From what I'd read it sounded like a good plan with a new computer build. The Raid was only on the 2 large data HDDs, did not include the SSD (OS)....
Forum: Installation & Setup 04 Apr 2011
Replies: 24
Views: 5,364
Posted By daler
Ok, guys -- thanks for the links. This will help...

Ok, guys -- thanks for the links. This will help me save time in hunting around for the needed info :)

I guess all my ducks should be in the row before I send for the Win7 Pro OEM disk..

As...
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