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Forum: General Discussion 05 Jan 2014
Replies: 3
Views: 267
Posted By Rockrz
OK, thanks guys! That's what I was thinking,...

OK, thanks guys!

That's what I was thinking, but it's always good to swing by the Win 7 board to make sure.
Forum: Backup and Restore 05 Jan 2014
Replies: 1
Views: 261
Posted By Rockrz
Oh, and I forgot to add this part... in case...

Oh, and I forgot to add this part... in case anyone asks... I have the My Documents folder on my D Drive and I have trained myself to never save any data to My Documents on the C Drive.

That way,...
Forum: Backup and Restore 05 Jan 2014
Replies: 1
Views: 261
Posted By Rockrz
Using Acronis

I guess I'm a little different... the way I use Acronis, and have been doing this for about 9+ years now is that I take a new image on a fresh OS install after getting all my progs on there and get...
Forum: General Discussion 05 Jan 2014
Replies: 3
Views: 267
Posted By Rockrz
Re: Win 7 OEM System Builder

OK, so I see decent deals for Windows 7 Professional SP1 64bit (OEM) System Builder out there...

When installing this, can I use any Win 7 install disc and use the COA for activation?

OR, is...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 10 Jan 2013
Replies: 12
Views: 759
Posted By Rockrz
Found this on a tech board... I went to...

Found this on a tech board...

I went to C:\windows\minidump and it's not there, so I went to Start->Run->"sysdm.cpl"->Advanced->Startup and Recovery... and it shows %SystemRoot%\MEMORY.DMP

Am I...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 10 Jan 2013
Replies: 12
Views: 759
Posted By Rockrz
So how do you get to "%SystemRoot%\Minidump" ? ...

So how do you get to "%SystemRoot%\Minidump" ?

Or, does this not yet exist on my computer and I have to create it?
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 10 Jan 2013
Replies: 12
Views: 759
Posted By Rockrz
What does "Dump Files" show... specific error...

What does "Dump Files" show... specific error messages, that explain what happened?
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 09 Jan 2013
Replies: 12
Views: 759
Posted By Rockrz
Anybody have any experience using Hirenís BootCD?...

Anybody have any experience using Hirenís BootCD?
Download Hiren (http://www.hirensbootcd.org/download)

Is it good for testing Ram and CPU?
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 09 Jan 2013
Replies: 12
Views: 759
Posted By Rockrz
Well, it's still under warranty till July of...

Well, it's still under warranty till July of 2013, so hopefully if there is a major problem it'll surface before then.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 09 Jan 2013
Replies: 12
Views: 759
Posted By Rockrz
Well, I looked in the Event Viewer and it show...

Well, I looked in the Event Viewer and it show "Event ID 41" and "Source: Kernal-Power" and it's marked as Critical

Looks like I've had several of these and the first once was back in July which...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 09 Jan 2013
Replies: 12
Views: 759
Posted By Rockrz
I actually had Firefox open and I was blocking a...

I actually had Firefox open and I was blocking a cookie (I have it set to notify me, which I've been doing for years so I can block un-needed cookies), that and I had Windows Live Mail 2011 open and...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 09 Jan 2013
Replies: 12
Views: 759
Posted By Rockrz
PC Freeze Diagnostics

If a PC freezes, and nothing you do can bring it out of the freeze where all you can do is force it to shut down so you can re-start it... is there a log in Windows where you can go to see if there...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 07 Jan 2013
Replies: 33
Views: 1,280
Posted By Rockrz
I dunno... it is in mine, which is all I need to...

I dunno... it is in mine, which is all I need to know about.

You have to go research consumer laws in all 50 states. I do know the FTC has rules about warranty claims and have been known to slap...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 07 Jan 2013
Replies: 33
Views: 1,280
Posted By Rockrz
If they want to stay competitive, they will back...

If they want to stay competitive, they will back their products against defects in materials and workmanship... and, if they advertise that they have warranties, then they are required to provide...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 07 Jan 2013
Replies: 33
Views: 1,280
Posted By Rockrz
As far as I know... registering your new drive is...

As far as I know... registering your new drive is not required for warranty, so WHY do I need to give them my name and email address?

I see no need...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 07 Jan 2013
Replies: 33
Views: 1,280
Posted By Rockrz
Aren't there enough big companies with our...

Aren't there enough big companies with our personal info in their database?

Unless I'm getting some value, or it's absolutely necessary, I don't just give out my info everywhere.

If for no...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 07 Jan 2013
Replies: 33
Views: 1,280
Posted By Rockrz
In some states, that is actually illegal.

In some states, that is actually illegal.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 07 Jan 2013
Replies: 33
Views: 1,280
Posted By Rockrz
Yeah, I re-pack the bearings every 30,000 miles!...

Yeah, I re-pack the bearings every 30,000 miles! :geek:

OK, thanks for the info... if you do not register, then there is no warranty at all?
Forum: Hardware & Devices 07 Jan 2013
Replies: 33
Views: 1,280
Posted By Rockrz
Registered them? How do you do that? I've...

Registered them? How do you do that?

I've warrantied a couple of drives out a few years back (different occasions) and they sent me new drives and all I needed was the serial number because they...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 06 Jan 2013
Replies: 33
Views: 1,280
Posted By Rockrz
Nah, I've used Acronis extensively for years and...

Nah, I've used Acronis extensively for years and I always like to have some good drives formatted and ready to go. I've learned it''s better to be backup happy and prepared

It's how The Fonz...
Forum: Backup and Restore 06 Jan 2013
Replies: 51
Views: 2,494
Posted By Rockrz
OK, I'll search to see if I can find why some say...

OK, I'll search to see if I can find why some say it's OK to do this for quicker boot ups, and other say this setting will somehow damage your system.
Forum: Backup and Restore 06 Jan 2013
Replies: 51
Views: 2,494
Posted By Rockrz
And this is based on what? I found an...

And this is based on what?

I found an article that has numerous commonly accepted tweaks and it said this was OK.

Do you know if anybody that has done testing showing this is very bad for your...
Forum: Backup and Restore 06 Jan 2013
Replies: 51
Views: 2,494
Posted By Rockrz
Is there a reason why? I'm seeing others say...

Is there a reason why?

I'm seeing others say it's OK to set it at 4 and it's one of the tweaks to do to a computer.
Forum: Backup and Restore 06 Jan 2013
Replies: 51
Views: 2,494
Posted By Rockrz
Really? What if I set it at two? I can't...

Really? What if I set it at two?

I can't imagine this would harm the processor since processing is what it does.
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 06 Jan 2013
Replies: 37
Views: 1,733
Posted By Rockrz
Wait'll you see my chainsaw processing rig......

Wait'll you see my chainsaw processing rig... thinkin 'bout upgrading to a 330hp V6 out of the new Camero!
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