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Forum: General Discussion 02 Jun 2016
Replies: 3
Views: 825
Posted By Modifyinc
The Recovery partition is not empty for sure,...

The Recovery partition is not empty for sure, because I used it to image the C: (OS) partition and restore the laptop to its current working state. I don't know much about the OEM partition and why...
Forum: General Discussion 02 Jun 2016
Replies: 3
Views: 825
Posted By Modifyinc
Repair Your Computer option results in Error: 0xc000000f

I have a Inspiron 5759 and I just recovered my Dell Factory Restore partition by using a PE Boot Disc with Imagex. Thankfully, by doing this, I was able to get my laptop back to the way when I bought...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 10 May 2016
Replies: 1
Views: 245
Posted By Modifyinc
USB 3.0 HDD recongized in BIOS, but not Windows

I have a Toshiba Canvio Connect External 500GB USB 3.0, model V73600-A.

It works fine connected to my Windows 7 desktop via USB 3.0 and even USB 2.0 ports. It also works fine on a 2010 Samsung...
Forum: Installation & Setup 08 May 2016
Replies: 17
Views: 756
Posted By Modifyinc
I attached photos that show what my options are...

I attached photos that show what my options are and what I am seeing in the BIOS.
Forum: Installation & Setup 08 May 2016
Replies: 17
Views: 756
Posted By Modifyinc
Except when you boot to Windows Repair Disc,...

Except when you boot to Windows Repair Disc, assuming it's actually a disc and not a disk (ie. written to USB, in which case diskpart would flag the USB as the "Boot Disk"). I can't confirm this when...
Forum: Installation & Setup 08 May 2016
Replies: 17
Views: 756
Posted By Modifyinc
Should the partition data be different between...

Should the partition data be different between the two drives if it was an identical clone as Acronis showed that it was?

Comparing the hex values of the MBR (sector 0) between the two drives, I...
Forum: Installation & Setup 08 May 2016
Replies: 17
Views: 756
Posted By Modifyinc
Wish it was that easy, but the bootmgr is already...

Wish it was that easy, but the bootmgr is already on the C (Windows partition).
Forum: Installation & Setup 08 May 2016
Replies: 17
Views: 756
Posted By Modifyinc
There is only one drive connected at all times...

There is only one drive connected at all times since this laptop only has one interface for a HDD.

The original drive has 3 partitions, in this order: System Reserved (100MB), Windows (146GB), and...
Forum: Installation & Setup 08 May 2016
Replies: 17
Views: 756
Posted By Modifyinc
There is two things I find unique about this...

There is two things I find unique about this issue that seem to NEVER change no matter what I do to this drive:

1. The "Boot Drive" flag in diskpart is always set to No.

2. Running the startup...
Forum: Installation & Setup 08 May 2016
Replies: 17
Views: 756
Posted By Modifyinc
The 100MB System Reserved is included. I think...

The 100MB System Reserved is included. I think you misunderstood me when I said the Recovery partition was not included. I'm referring to the Manufacturer Recovery partition that is at the end of the...
Forum: Installation & Setup 07 May 2016
Replies: 17
Views: 756
Posted By Modifyinc
I've tried now three times, using different...

I've tried now three times, using different software and setups and still the same error message when I boot with the SSD: Operating System Not Found

What I really don't understand is why when...
Forum: Installation & Setup 07 May 2016
Replies: 17
Views: 756
Posted By Modifyinc
I'm trying Macrium currently. One thing I noticed...

I'm trying Macrium currently. One thing I noticed right away is it kept the same system partition size of 100MB from the source drive rather than 101.94 with EaseUS. No, I'm not shrinking my data,...
Forum: Installation & Setup 06 May 2016
Replies: 17
Views: 756
Posted By Modifyinc
Cloned OS hdd to ssd, now ssd will NOT boot

I have tried to cloned my old hdd from my laptop to a SSD using the clone feature in EaseUS Todo Backup Free and also EaseUS Partition Master (paid version), yet after it completes, the SSD always...
Forum: Graphic Cards 05 Oct 2015
Replies: 10
Views: 882
Posted By Modifyinc
When I reassemble the laptop, I will certainly...

When I reassemble the laptop, I will certainly try it. Thanks again!

Looking at it again though, that image is only showing the CPU thermal status isn't it? I don't see anything for the GPU.
Forum: Graphic Cards 05 Oct 2015
Replies: 10
Views: 882
Posted By Modifyinc
Thanks for the suggestion, though I don't think...

Thanks for the suggestion, though I don't think it will make much of a difference since the other two did not report a temperature value when they are known for showing temperature values for other...
Forum: Graphic Cards 04 Oct 2015
Replies: 10
Views: 882
Posted By Modifyinc
Seems a little much if it can run for 30 mins....

Seems a little much if it can run for 30 mins. Maybe dying, but not dead I would think.
Forum: Graphic Cards 04 Oct 2015
Replies: 10
Views: 882
Posted By Modifyinc
HP DV7 GPU overheating even after reapplying compound and new copper

I have a HP DV7-1130US running W7 x64.

About every 10 mins, (30 mins if it has been sitting for a while), the screen starts to flicker then the laptop freezes. Couple of seconds later the screen...
Forum: General Discussion 12 Sep 2015
Replies: 2
Views: 884
Posted By Modifyinc
How to remove Duplicate Pictures

Using CCleaner, I created a text file of all my duplicate pictures. We had almost 3,000 duplicates thanks to my wife not knowing what she was doing. CCleaner does not allow you to select a group of...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 07 Sep 2015
Replies: 3
Views: 541
Posted By Modifyinc
Yes, I mentioned I could run Windows Recovery...

Yes, I mentioned I could run Windows Recovery which is where I was able to run the system restore.

The Advanced Boot options menu loads but if I select the Repair Computer option I get a Windows...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 07 Sep 2015
Replies: 3
Views: 541
Posted By Modifyinc
Uninstall MS Updates that crippled my S/W

I bought a used POS system that has Windows Embedded 7 on it and it has been working great for over a year now. The other day I powered it down and I noticed it said it was installing 67 updates....
Forum: General Discussion 19 Jul 2015
Replies: 12
Views: 1,368
Posted By Modifyinc
[/QUOTE] Thank you, but I have already read...

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Thank you, but I have already read that piece, and honestly, it's why I'm so concerned with it being enabled on my system.

The first statement says, "According to Microsoft...
Forum: General Discussion 19 Jul 2015
Replies: 12
Views: 1,368
Posted By Modifyinc
What made you think my PC was custom built, I...

What made you think my PC was custom built, I never mentioned that? It's a Dell All-in-One that was shipped directly from Dell, so I'm not too concerned about where the OS came from. Test Mode was...
Forum: General Discussion 19 Jul 2015
Replies: 12
Views: 1,368
Posted By Modifyinc
This did not address any part of my question, but...

This did not address any part of my question, but only reinforced my prior statement that people seem only want to offer how to disable it. Page after page explains how to disable it, but not one...
Forum: General Discussion 18 Jul 2015
Replies: 12
Views: 1,368
Posted By Modifyinc
Windows Test Mode: Enabled after Factory Recovery

I noticed today my Windows 7 Pro x64 version of windows is running in Test Mode. Not sure how long it has been in this mode and I just didn't notice it, because I had a shortcut icon sitting in the...
Forum: General Discussion 09 Apr 2014
Replies: 4
Views: 1,050
Posted By Modifyinc
I agree, I should have disconnected the other...

I agree, I should have disconnected the other drive.

I thought that maybe because the other drive still had the 100MB partition from the previous Windows might had something to do with why it was...
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