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Forum: Software 17 Hours Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 265
Posted By Mark Phelps
I went through several of the infamous Samsung...

I went through several of the infamous Samsung SG3s, and one after another trashed SD card after SD card. So, I frequented the various Android forums looking for solutions. There were threads where...
Forum: Software 4 Days Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 296
Posted By Mark Phelps
I noticed that your location says "in Assisted...

I noticed that your location says "in Assisted Care facility".

So, I have to ask, is this PC one of those owned and operated by the facility? If so, they probably instituted policies to prevent...
Forum: Backup and Restore 4 Days Ago
Replies: 13
Views: 349
Posted By Mark Phelps
However, when you take the image using Macrium...

However, when you take the image using Macrium Reflect , it allows you to "mount" the image and assign it a drive letter. Then, you can selectively retrieve files and folders from the mounted image. ...
Forum: Backup and Restore 4 Days Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 249
Posted By Mark Phelps
There is a way to change the system setup so that...

There is a way to change the system setup so that apps are installed to another partition, instead of the default one that contains the OS -- but it's VERY involved and only works for apps installed...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 5 Days Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 174
Posted By Mark Phelps
All you should have to do is the following: 1)...

All you should have to do is the following:
1) shut down the PC
2) connect the Win7 SSD to the first SATA port on the PCIe card
3) boot the PC and enter the BIOS settings
4) set the BIOS such...
Forum: Software 1 Week Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 290
Posted By Mark Phelps
The "real" Administrator account in Win7 is...

The "real" Administrator account in Win7 is hidden from view. You have to "unhide" it in order to login as the real Administrator.

When you go to install anything, you should right-click on the...
Forum: Software 1 Week Ago
Replies: 30
Views: 683
Posted By Mark Phelps
I don't think you are going to be able to do...

I don't think you are going to be able to do anything to "fix" this. The oldest version of PSP that is listed as "compatible" with Win7 is PSP X2, which is newer than the version you have.

PSP9...
Forum: Backup and Restore 1 Week Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 279
Posted By Mark Phelps
I had a similar situation with Win7 and Win8 both...

I had a similar situation with Win7 and Win8 both installed on the same drive. Since I installed Win8 last, it updated the BCD info in Win7 during the install.

Like you, I could do image backups...
Forum: Backup and Restore 1 Week Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 250
Posted By Mark Phelps
Personally, I've found pointing MR to external...

Personally, I've found pointing MR to external drives, as part of creating image backups, often fails verification. I tried several different drives, and several different adapters, and the results...
Forum: Backup and Restore 1 Week Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 238
Posted By Mark Phelps
If you can get access to a working PC, try...

If you can get access to a working PC, try downloading and burning a CD from the Minitool Partition Wizard Boot CD. When you then boot your PC from it, see if Recover Partitions works for you.
Forum: Backup and Restore 1 Week Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 347
Posted By Mark Phelps
I see a potential restoration problem with your...

I see a potential restoration problem with your scheme. While you believe that your apps and games are installed on "D", in fact, the registry entries they use are most likely still on "C". Thus,...
Forum: Backup and Restore 1 Week Ago
Replies: 13
Views: 349
Posted By Mark Phelps
While incremental backups do save space, with...

While incremental backups do save space, with hard drive space being very cheap these days, my own view is that the hassle of using incrementals is not worth it.

I use Macrium Reflect to do...
Forum: Installation & Setup 1 Week Ago
Replies: 36
Views: 738
Posted By Mark Phelps
NO ... you were told to disconnect the HDD during...

NO ... you were told to disconnect the HDD during install, not leave it plugged in. AFTER the install is complete, you can then reconnect the HDD, but you MUST continue to boot from the SSD.
Forum: Software 1 Week Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 297
Posted By Mark Phelps
Common misconception, given that the "real"...

Common misconception, given that the "real" Administrator is a hidden account, NOT the one you created.
Forum: Software 1 Week Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 257
Posted By Mark Phelps
From my experience, software for a "smart" TV is...

From my experience, software for a "smart" TV is available ONLY from the TV supplier. For my Sony, I had to get it through a menu on the TV that pointed to stuff available from Sony. And, it was...
Forum: Installation & Setup 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 297
Posted By Mark Phelps
You could try using the free version of the...

You could try using the free version of the Minitool Partition Wizard Boot CD. It will allow you to change partition sizes.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 453
Posted By Mark Phelps
If the partition you want to open is the one with...

If the partition you want to open is the one with the hash marks in the screenshot, simply assign a drive letter and that should get you read/write access to it.
Forum: General Discussion 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 306
Posted By Mark Phelps
Then ... switching to ANY open source alternative...

Then ... switching to ANY open source alternative to MS Office is not going to go well. Even though these other products do MANY (not ALL) of the same things as does MS Office, the menus and screen...
Forum: Software 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 383
Posted By Mark Phelps
If you boot from a Win7 DVD, you should be able...

If you boot from a Win7 DVD, you should be able to run Startup Repair without reinstalling the OS. You might need to run it three times to get startup working again.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 490
Posted By Mark Phelps
Most likely not. There are some data...

Most likely not.

There are some data recovery apps that might work. One free one is Recuva. One you can download and try for free is RecoverMyFiles. But in both cases, you need to stop using...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 419
Posted By Mark Phelps
I would be astounded if it worked. Dropping a...

I would be astounded if it worked. Dropping a laptop while it is working nearly always causes a head crash in the hard drive. There are some "hardened" laptops that Government agencies use that...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 490
Posted By Mark Phelps
Drives do an initial "seek" operation when first...

Drives do an initial "seek" operation when first starting -- so it's usual to hear some clicking noises at first, but if the sounds continue, that means that seek attempts are failing and that often...
Forum: Installation & Setup 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 521
Posted By Mark Phelps
The easiest way to migrate apps is to use PC...

The easiest way to migrate apps is to use PC Mover from Laplink. It might not transfer all the apps but it will be able to transfer most of them.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 13 Aug 2014
Replies: 19
Views: 637
Posted By Mark Phelps
Seagate drives are failing all over the place!...

Seagate drives are failing all over the place! No, really! I've used Seagates for years and then, a few weeks ago, I started seeing threads about Seagates failing -- with the symptoms just like...
Forum: Installation & Setup 10 Aug 2014
Replies: 2
Views: 459
Posted By Mark Phelps
Sorry, keys are version specific -- the...

Sorry, keys are version specific -- the Professional key will not work with a Home Premium version.

There's not really a lot you can do with the drive being bad on the laptop. IF it were...
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