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Forum: General Discussion 12 Aug 2014
Replies: 5
Views: 319
Posted By Mark Bacon
Ah. Good idea. Many thanks.

Ah. Good idea. Many thanks.
Forum: General Discussion 12 Aug 2014
Replies: 5
Views: 319
Posted By Mark Bacon
Sorry if I'm missing something. All my music...

Sorry if I'm missing something. All my music files are filed under the Music Library. I want to link that to the file OS (C:) > users > markbacon > my music.
Forum: General Discussion 12 Aug 2014
Replies: 5
Views: 319
Posted By Mark Bacon
How do I get all four libraries filed under "users"?

When I back up to an external drive (Using Cobian 11) I back up all of my files using this as the source: Computer > OS(C) > Users > markbacon (my name). Under my name (in the Windows Explorer tree),...
Forum: General Discussion 07 Aug 2014
Replies: 3
Views: 308
Posted By Mark Bacon
There are several places to alter the...

There are several places to alter the sleep/shutdown times and the requirement for a password. One overrides the others and it took time to find it. Although I changed all the settings under:...
Forum: General Discussion 07 Aug 2014
Replies: 3
Views: 308
Posted By Mark Bacon
How can I stop requiring a password on wakeup

I've changed the power plan to not require a password on wakeup but my system seems to be ignoring the setting. When I go back and check the settings, the "Don't require a password" circle is filled...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 05 Aug 2014
Replies: 4
Views: 493
Posted By Mark Bacon
I'm having a similar problem. The hard drive on...

I'm having a similar problem. The hard drive on my Dell All-in-One desktop crashed and Dell replaced the drive with another Win7 64 bit--which I like a lot--already loaded.

But I changed the...
Forum: System Security 05 Sep 2013
Replies: 2
Views: 7,440
Posted By Mark Bacon
Sounds like good advice. Thanks

Sounds like good advice. Thanks
Forum: System Security 05 Sep 2013
Replies: 2
Views: 7,440
Posted By Mark Bacon
Is AVG "quick tune" safe and/or recommended?

I use AVG free antivirus and have for more than a year on my Win7-64 machine. I just tried a Quick Tune scan and it showed that I have 220 registry errors. Should I use AVG to correct this? I have...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 03 Sep 2013
Replies: 1
Views: 479
Posted By Mark Bacon
WLM constantly updating, not receiving. Should I change ports?

My wife has three accounts on her WLM. A few days ago one of the accounts (the default one) became erratic. Sometimes it received mail, other times it did not. When that one account (but not the...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 30 Aug 2013
Replies: 16
Views: 14,736
Posted By Mark Bacon
WLM misfiiring... is Thunderbird that much more reliable?

I've switched back and forth between Thunderbird and WLM. Neither is perfect. Right now when I compose email in Thunderbird the font changes sizes by itself while I'm typing and I have to...
Forum: Backup and Restore 29 Jun 2013
Replies: 1
Views: 6,499
Posted By Mark Bacon
System Image: "System cannot find the file specified (0x80070002)"

I have a Dell 2330 all-in-one running Win7 64 bit.

I'm trying to do a system image back up to a USB3 external hard drive. The image will take up about 333gb and I have about twice that amount of...
Forum: Backup and Restore 23 Apr 2013
Replies: 3
Views: 1,289
Posted By Mark Bacon
Editing the registry looks scary. Could I just...

Editing the registry looks scary. Could I just use the restore default under the my documents properties?
Forum: Backup and Restore 23 Apr 2013
Replies: 3
Views: 1,289
Posted By Mark Bacon
"my documents" file folder in wrong position

Somehow the file holding my documents was moved. I know where it is, but it doesn't show up in the proper place under Libraries when I look at it with Windows Explorer.

Problem: My backup...
Forum: Backup and Restore 03 Oct 2012
Replies: 6
Views: 1,862
Posted By Mark Bacon
Cobian works

Many thanks. I have tried a couple of test downloads with Cobian and with the right settings it seems to do what I want: create backups that can be easily viewed with Windows Explorer. I'm not...
Forum: Backup and Restore 01 Oct 2012
Replies: 6
Views: 1,862
Posted By Mark Bacon
Thanks for the suggestion. It looks promising,...

Thanks for the suggestion.
It looks promising, but my McAfee site advisor says the Cobian site may have unwanted adware in the downloads.
Forum: Backup and Restore 01 Oct 2012
Replies: 6
Views: 1,862
Posted By Mark Bacon
EZ Back-it-up

Has anyone tried EZ Back-It-Up on Win7?

I recently moved to Win7 from XP where I used the back up program called EZback-it-up. It is very unsophisticated and simple--but easy to use and reliable....
Forum: Backup and Restore 18 Sep 2012
Replies: 5
Views: 1,288
Posted By Mark Bacon
back ups / System Image Recovery

Many, many thanks. That's how I will proceed.... tho as I have time I think I'll check out some other backup programs I've seen reviewed on CNET. Thanks again!
Forum: Backup and Restore 17 Sep 2012
Replies: 5
Views: 1,288
Posted By Mark Bacon
That's kind of what I suspected, but it seems...

That's kind of what I suspected, but it seems like Microsoft could put it all together in one backup.

So, that leads me to a follow up question: If I use one external HD for my normal periodic...
Forum: Backup and Restore 17 Sep 2012
Replies: 5
Views: 1,288
Posted By Mark Bacon
System Image Recovery allow me to identify & restore individual files?

My question is similar. I'm new to Win7-64. I want to back up the entire system but will System Image Restore allow me to identify and restore individual files? Win7's normal back up function does...
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