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Forum: Tutorials 30 Mar 2014
Replies: 576
Views: 747,602
Posted By DocDJ
Dancinbear: you're welcome. I used the windows...

Dancinbear: you're welcome. I used the windows default key because it is supposed to work for all SSD's.
Forum: Tutorials 29 Mar 2014
Replies: 576
Views: 747,602
Posted By DocDJ
I don't know which post you are referring to, but...

I don't know which post you are referring to, but you MUST change to AHCI in Windows, and re-boot, BEFORE you shutdown (again) and go into BIOS turn it on there. Your SSD should not be installed...
Forum: Tutorials 23 Aug 2013
Replies: 576
Views: 747,602
Posted By DocDJ
Brink, You might also note that the choice of...

Brink,
You might also note that the choice of whether to use MSAHCI vs. IAStor is not clear-cut. Since I changed it to install a Samsung SSD with an Apricorn Solo X2, I used MSAHCI. Some folks say...
Forum: Tutorials 26 Jul 2013
Replies: 576
Views: 747,602
Posted By DocDJ
I was just about to make the registry change and...

I was just about to make the registry change and decided to backup a few files to my IDE CDROM. Seems my IDE port just died (tried new drive & connectors, no go). So replaced it with a SATA DVD...
Forum: Tutorials 25 Jul 2013
Replies: 576
Views: 747,602
Posted By DocDJ
I was just about to make the registry change and...

I was just about to make the registry change and decided to backup a few files to my IDE CDROM. Seems my IDE port just died (tried new drive & connectors, no go). So replaced it with a SATA DVD...
Forum: Tutorials 20 Jul 2013
Replies: 576
Views: 747,602
Posted By DocDJ
From all the above discussion, it appears that...

From all the above discussion, it appears that you can enable AHCI, post-install, and get some benefit from existing SATA drives. Do I *HAVE* to set AHCI on for my drives on the boot following the...
Forum: General Discussion 27 Jun 2013
Replies: 17
Views: 844
Posted By DocDJ
Here is the snipped file as a PNG.

Here is the snipped file as a PNG.
Forum: General Discussion 27 Jun 2013
Replies: 17
Views: 844
Posted By DocDJ
Here's my whole setup.

Here's my whole setup.
Forum: General Discussion 27 Jun 2013
Replies: 17
Views: 844
Posted By DocDJ
Thanks. I'll keep that in mind. I am expecting a...

Thanks. I'll keep that in mind. I am expecting a replacement drive soon so I will be able to move my data to it and delete the ptn. Then I can start on my plan to move my OS ptn to an SSD (using the...
Forum: General Discussion 27 Jun 2013
Replies: 17
Views: 844
Posted By DocDJ
Thanks Gregrocker and WHS for your tips. I had...

Thanks Gregrocker and WHS for your tips. I had the old partition as a primary partition on the old drive. So I created a new primary ptn on another drive and just copied all the files (which, I...
Forum: General Discussion 27 Jun 2013
Replies: 17
Views: 844
Posted By DocDJ
Thanks Brink. I'll bookmark that for future...

Thanks Brink. I'll bookmark that for future reference.
Forum: General Discussion 24 Jun 2013
Replies: 17
Views: 844
Posted By DocDJ
The My Documents folder and several others were...

The My Documents folder and several others were moved to a new partition on another drive a long time ago. Now that drive is failing and I wanted to move THAT partition to a different drive. I just...
Forum: General Discussion 23 Jun 2013
Replies: 17
Views: 844
Posted By DocDJ
moving the partition containing "my documents"

I currently have the "my documents" folder (and other folders) on a separate partition (E:) on a 2nd drive (drive 2). Drive 2 is failing (slowly) and I want to move E: off it, back to drive 1 with...
Forum: Software 24 Sep 2012
Replies: 7
Views: 10,879
Posted By DocDJ
I originally thought about doing that, but wanted...

I originally thought about doing that, but wanted something self-contained. It's too bad WIndows doesn't let you specify the interpreter you want, like Linux does. At least I haven't found a way to...
Forum: Software 23 Sep 2012
Replies: 7
Views: 10,879
Posted By DocDJ
Answered my own question: the following program,...

Answered my own question: the following program, rxtest.cmd, will start as a DOS batch command, then run itself as a Regina/Rexx program in a command prompt window. It does not require typing the...
Forum: Software 23 Sep 2012
Replies: 7
Views: 10,879
Posted By DocDJ
Has anyone found a way to invoke a Rexx program...

Has anyone found a way to invoke a Rexx program on Windows 7 WITHOUT prefixing it with the interpreter's name or specifying the extension (.rexx)?
In other words, can I append .rexx to the list of...
Forum: Installation & Setup 06 Jul 2012
Replies: 19
Views: 2,506
Posted By DocDJ
Thanks. That will save a lot of CD's and time.

Thanks. That will save a lot of CD's and time.
Forum: Installation & Setup 05 Jul 2012
Replies: 19
Views: 2,506
Posted By DocDJ
I was just surprised to see the message, since...

I was just surprised to see the message, since many postings on this topic just say to go to the command prompt.
Do you know if I need to build a new repair CD after EVERY time I save an image? Or...
Forum: Installation & Setup 04 Jul 2012
Replies: 19
Views: 2,506
Posted By DocDJ
Thanks. I'll try that when I finish the...

Thanks. I'll try that when I finish the semester.[/QUOTE]

I finally got time to get rid of the old XP partition. I first created a system image (C, (win7), D (XP) and E (my docs). Then I deleted...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 04 Nov 2011
Replies: 3
Views: 18,710
Posted By DocDJ
extended display not working

I have an AMD 6700-series adapter. My primary display is connected to the DVI port. The VGA port is connected to VGA to DVI adapter. This is then connected to a DVI-HDMI cable which is plugged into a...
Forum: Installation & Setup 22 Apr 2011
Replies: 19
Views: 2,506
Posted By DocDJ
Thanks for the PW CD info. I have a hundred...

Thanks for the PW CD info. I have a hundred applications with all their settings,so I REALLY don't want to re-install. But just in case, that's why I moved "my documents" off the boot drive. And I...
Forum: Installation & Setup 22 Apr 2011
Replies: 19
Views: 2,506
Posted By DocDJ
So you're saying I could just use pw to delete...

So you're saying I could just use pw to delete the XP partition & mark W7 active, then use my restore/repair CD to fix the MBR? And LATER I could move the W7 partition or just absorb the leading...
Forum: Installation & Setup 22 Apr 2011
Replies: 19
Views: 2,506
Posted By DocDJ
I'm not sure where you want Win 7 partition to...

I'm not sure where you want Win 7 partition to end up. The simplest approach may be to for example.
1. Use partition Wizard to shrink the freeagentdrive partition on disk 1 to leave unallocated...
Forum: Installation & Setup 22 Apr 2011
Replies: 19
Views: 2,506
Posted By DocDJ
Thanks. I'll try that when I finish the semester.

Thanks. I'll try that when I finish the semester.
Forum: Installation & Setup 22 Apr 2011
Replies: 19
Views: 2,506
Posted By DocDJ
Thanks for the valuable links and tips. I've...

Thanks for the valuable links and tips. I've attached my drivemap so you can see if there are any special problems. Because I am back to using my original system for accessing my work-related data, I...
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