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Forum: Backup and Restore 19 Feb 2015
Replies: 7
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Posted By sverne
The Seagate does show up--does everything seem...

The Seagate does show up--does everything seem OK, and forget about the "E"?
Thanks for all your help ICIT2LOL. :)
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Forum: Backup and Restore 18 Feb 2015
Replies: 7
Views: 348
Posted By sverne
I ran diskpart (without the ext drive). 350169 ...

I ran diskpart (without the ext drive).
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It seems I have 2 partitions from Partition Wizard and I'm including the one that has :Backup" listed--which is the "OS".
Forum: Backup and Restore 18 Feb 2015
Replies: 7
Views: 348
Posted By sverne
I do have an external Seagate, and my file...

I do have an external Seagate, and my file screenshot shows I have space for recovery. I was just wondering if it is also important to have a backup on a different drive on the hardrive (is this a...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 18 Feb 2015
Replies: 4
Views: 502
Posted By sverne
Try this to see what is keeping it "awake" For...

Try this to see what is keeping it "awake"
For a more detailed analysis type: powercfg -energy -output %USERPROFILE%\Desktop\Energy_Report.html (which will icon on desktop). There will some "false"...
Forum: Backup and Restore 16 Feb 2015
Replies: 5
Views: 542
Posted By sverne
Run TreeSize Free for hard drive allocation...

Run TreeSize Free for hard drive allocation numbers and see if you actually have the claimed "free space".
Forum: Backup and Restore 16 Feb 2015
Replies: 7
Views: 348
Posted By sverne
missing backup drive E

"Windows cannot find the disk or network where backups are being saved" is what control panel/backup states. Although I do have a recovery point (and hopefully it works), is the above error...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 16 Feb 2015
Replies: 4
Views: 502
Posted By sverne
It should be: POWERCFG.EXE -REQUESTS

It should be: POWERCFG.EXE -REQUESTS
Forum: Hardware & Devices 20 Oct 2014
Replies: 28
Views: 1,323
Posted By sverne
Solved again

I found the culprit: Seagate Discwizard made a copy not only on external HD but also on the OS. Deleted the OS file, and voila, have my free space back.:geek:
Forum: Hardware & Devices 20 Oct 2014
Replies: 28
Views: 1,323
Posted By sverne
Uh Oh!

My free space has been undone; the only "work" that I've done is to image my system and back up partition via Seagate Disk Wizard. Now I only have 40G out of 500G.
Perhaps WH had a point regarding...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 11 Oct 2014
Replies: 28
Views: 1,323
Posted By sverne
Solved

A big shout out to all who helped tirelessly on this issue; especially dsperber and others who pointed to the Restore Point usage. I now have 234G free out of 451! Ran CC cleaner to top it off.:D
Forum: Hardware & Devices 11 Oct 2014
Replies: 28
Views: 1,323
Posted By sverne
Wow, Treesize is pretty different for the System,...

Wow, Treesize is pretty different for the System, but the same for Users! I'm enclosing two snips with the second one expanded on the System to show what it uses (and it is not all shown, just the...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 11 Oct 2014
Replies: 28
Views: 1,323
Posted By sverne
Ran WinDirStat as administrator, but still the...

Ran WinDirStat as administrator, but still the same results. ??
Forum: Hardware & Devices 11 Oct 2014
Replies: 28
Views: 1,323
Posted By sverne
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Forum: Hardware & Devices 10 Oct 2014
Replies: 28
Views: 1,323
Posted By sverne
I ran WinDirStat and the total count was 190G...

I ran WinDirStat and the total count was 190G with the videos and pictures taking the most space; so my approximate "count" was close. Am I correct in the total count? If so where is the other 300G?...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 10 Oct 2014
Replies: 28
Views: 1,323
Posted By sverne
Thanks to all for the super quick replies. By my...

Thanks to all for the super quick replies. By my count, files (music, video,doc and pics) are using 122G, while windows and system components are using 54G, which should leave about 300G.
I will...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 10 Oct 2014
Replies: 21
Views: 35,430
Posted By sverne
I'm not sure if the drive failed, since 2 out of...

I'm not sure if the drive failed, since 2 out of 3 test passed (not Seatools). The HD is out of warranty anyhow, and like you stated, it is doubtful it is causing the external drive problems.(I just...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 10 Oct 2014
Replies: 28
Views: 1,323
Posted By sverne
Is HD really full?

I have a Dell Inspiron with 500G and only 20.4G left. Doing a rough count of my system's "properties", I am using about 200G. Is it possible that there is something wrong with my HD, that is using up...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 10 Oct 2014
Replies: 21
Views: 35,430
Posted By sverne
I thought I solved the problem with Task Manager,...

I thought I solved the problem with Task Manager, but it returned. Spent a hour with Seagate on phone and they said to try their HD scan tool: SeaTools. It passed the Seagate external drive, but it...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 20 Sep 2014
Replies: 21
Views: 35,430
Posted By sverne
process mngr

:party:Just bought a Seagate mini external HD and it won't eject safely on my Win7, but OK on Win8.
As pebble suggested use the process manager and find the Seagates that are running after you...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 16 Apr 2013
Replies: 17
Views: 13,986
Posted By sverne
What AV are you using, since Avast can cause this.

What AV are you using, since Avast can cause this.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 27 Mar 2013
Replies: 16
Views: 9,259
Posted By sverne
Try to get driver updates from your pc maker and...

Try to get driver updates from your pc maker and not windows, since they can be different, and that is crucial.
Also in my experience, the ASCAPI Sleep state setting in BIOS setup does not always...
Forum: System Security 08 Mar 2013
Replies: 1
Views: 605
Posted By sverne
After some research here, a post from 6/12 led me...

After some research here, a post from 6/12 led me to Windows, where it states that MSE supercedes Defender and also turns it off. So I have protectiona after all.
Forum: System Security 08 Mar 2013
Replies: 1
Views: 605
Posted By sverne
Win Defender hangs

After installing Superanti-spyware, and running Defender offline, the regular Defender does not turn on; a timed-out error occurs. Tried installing a fresh version, but in execution, box tells me...
Forum: Tutorials 02 Mar 2013
Replies: 1,839
Views: 4,474,272
Posted By sverne
Thanks Shawn. What about "recovery disks"? I...

Thanks Shawn.
What about "recovery disks"? I made 2 from my control panel. Will these do the same type of fix as you outlined? If not I'll download from the Dell link.
Forum: Tutorials 02 Mar 2013
Replies: 1,839
Views: 4,474,272
Posted By sverne
Is this the same as the "create a system repair...

Is this the same as the "create a system repair disk" from the control panel/backup rstore?
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