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Forum: Tutorials 13 Nov 2010
Replies: 9
Views: 106,335
Posted By Noels
Thanks Brink, I found the way to delete the...

Thanks Brink,

I found the way to delete the account and everything in it - turns out he may have inadvertently created it using a grandchild's name as a password. But it's gone now and he's as...
Forum: Tutorials 13 Nov 2010
Replies: 9
Views: 106,335
Posted By Noels
Brink, This may not be the right place, but...

Brink,

This may not be the right place, but I had a friend who had an uninvited guest take over an account on his computer - Alexah was the name. Does that ring any bells? It doesn't come up on...
Forum: General Discussion 22 Oct 2010
Replies: 12
Views: 110,338
Posted By Noels
Brink, Thanks again, I appreciate your...

Brink,

Thanks again, I appreciate your insight!

Noel
Forum: General Discussion 22 Oct 2010
Replies: 12
Views: 110,338
Posted By Noels
Brink, Thanks. I don't plan to put anything...

Brink,

Thanks. I don't plan to put anything else on it but the OS. I puts all my apps and other items on separate HDDs, so maybe I could squeak by? If not, I'll stay with 32 bits and make that do....
Forum: General Discussion 22 Oct 2010
Replies: 12
Views: 110,338
Posted By Noels
Using 30 GB SSD for 64bit install

Brink,

I'm using a Vertex 2 30GB SSD now as the boot drive for my current 32 bit Windows 7 install and so far it has used 25GB. I want to use another 30 GB Vertex 2 on a new build and plan to use...
Forum: Tutorials 06 Jun 2010
Replies: 76
Views: 130,826
Posted By Noels
Brink, Thanks so much for your help. The...

Brink,

Thanks so much for your help. The answer is as I suspected, but glad to hear your confirmation.

I'll set my folders up from Explorer and use Explorer to open them in the future. And if I...
Forum: Tutorials 05 Jun 2010
Replies: 76
Views: 130,826
Posted By Noels
Brink, Thanks. That sounds so simple!! I...

Brink,

Thanks. That sounds so simple!! I read you to say that I can set the column size (say after I open that folder in Explorer) and as long as I continue to use Explorer to open that folder...
Forum: Tutorials 05 Jun 2010
Replies: 76
Views: 130,826
Posted By Noels
Setting column size so it stays set

Hi Brink,

Lots of good info here, Sir. You've done a lot of work, and I'm sure everyone appreciates it. I know I do!

Maybe I'm in the wrong place, but I have a simple thing to learn - how can I...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 04 Jun 2010
Replies: 18
Views: 3,623
Posted By Noels
Thanks to everyone for your help. The last...

Thanks to everyone for your help.

The last thing I tried this morning was to unhook all my other drives and then FDisk the bad drive (the only one connected). The response FDisk gave me was...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 03 Jun 2010
Replies: 18
Views: 3,623
Posted By Noels
Mellon Head, I was using it from my...

Mellon Head,

I was using it from my motherboard SATA ports before this problem occurred. I had it running on eSATA for some time but decided to enclose it, hook it up to the mobo and make it...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 03 Jun 2010
Replies: 18
Views: 3,623
Posted By Noels
Karlsnooks, Thanks for your comment... ...

Karlsnooks,

Thanks for your comment...

I have used the cables from 3 other working hard drives to check this 1TB drive out. Those cables are all OK and none of them work with this 1TB drive. I...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 03 Jun 2010
Replies: 18
Views: 3,623
Posted By Noels
Monk, Here's the Killdisk log - looks like...

Monk,

Here's the Killdisk log - looks like it's unwriteable from sectors 0 to 5228:

----------------------------------------Erase Session Begin---------------------------------------...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 03 Jun 2010
Replies: 18
Views: 3,623
Posted By Noels
Monk, I've been running Killdisk for about...

Monk,

I've been running Killdisk for about 15 minutes now and it tells me it has 139,600 hours left to go :sarc: It bounces around from 139,600 to 139,700 and around those numbers...Not sure what...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 03 Jun 2010
Replies: 18
Views: 3,623
Posted By Noels
Monk, Thanks, I do have KillDisk and I'll...

Monk,

Thanks, I do have KillDisk and I'll try it and get back to you in a little while.

Noel
Forum: Hardware & Devices 03 Jun 2010
Replies: 18
Views: 3,623
Posted By Noels
HMonk and Sanvean, Thanks for your help! ...

HMonk and Sanvean,

Thanks for your help!

My drive does appear in the BIOS now, and also in Disk Management. DM says it needs to be initialized, but can't do it due to an I/O failure. There...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 02 Jun 2010
Replies: 18
Views: 3,623
Posted By Noels
How can I recover a "lost" HDD?

Hi all,

I have a 1 TB HDD that I'm unable to use. It won't show up in my BIOS with my other drives, in Control Panel/System under Drives or in Computer Management under Disk Management. It won't...
Forum: Tutorials 18 May 2010
Replies: 134
Views: 429,021
Posted By Noels
whs, Good enough! I'll leave it be... I was...

whs,

Good enough! I'll leave it be... I was in Windows 7 and trying to clean the XP SSD, but it wouldn't let me, so left it alone... I think it's the dual boot that has a piece in each OS that...
Forum: Tutorials 18 May 2010
Replies: 134
Views: 429,021
Posted By Noels
whs, Following your list, I went into an...

whs,

Following your list, I went into an elevated command prompt (mine is run as Admin) and typed "diskpart" then "list disk" then "select disk" then "clean." My SSDs are disks 0 and 1. It won't...
Forum: Tutorials 18 May 2010
Replies: 134
Views: 429,021
Posted By Noels
whs, Tilt, I misread the printout - it was...

whs,

Tilt, I misread the printout - it was for all 5 of my HDDs. The 2 SSDs are both the same, offsets each 32,256 bytes. Not as bad as I thought for the 7 SSD...

I will re-image them both...
Forum: Tutorials 18 May 2010
Replies: 134
Views: 429,021
Posted By Noels
whs, Thanks. Wow, I couldn't realize that I...

whs,

Thanks. Wow, I couldn't realize that I had such large offsets. My XP offset is 32,256 bytes and my 7 offset is 8,225,280 bytes.

So next I will follow your advice and align - BUT, when you...
Forum: Tutorials 18 May 2010
Replies: 134
Views: 429,021
Posted By Noels
whs, Just got my computer running again...

whs,

Just got my computer running again after going through H___ changing drives, trying my Raptor, going back to the SSDs, trying another backup program, re-cleaning, re-imaging, etc., last night...
Forum: Tutorials 17 May 2010
Replies: 134
Views: 429,021
Posted By Noels
Wishmaster, My SSDs are each only 30GB, so I...

Wishmaster,

My SSDs are each only 30GB, so I use one for XP and one for Windows 7. Nothing else but the OS on an SSD! I did just clean and re-image each SSD and I still had to go through the...
Forum: Tutorials 17 May 2010
Replies: 134
Views: 429,021
Posted By Noels
lightningltd, Every time I have clean-erased...

lightningltd,

Every time I have clean-erased my Windows 7 SSD and re-imaged it, it won't run because something is "inaccessible" to boot it and I HAVE to do a Repair to get it to run!! Crazy... I...
Forum: Tutorials 16 May 2010
Replies: 134
Views: 429,021
Posted By Noels
lightningltd, I've been using my fairly new...

lightningltd,

I've been using my fairly new Kingston VNow 30GB SSD for the past 2 weeks, and have been very careful to prep it using your thorough and well thought out procedures. Last week it was...
Forum: Tutorials 15 May 2010
Replies: 134
Views: 429,021
Posted By Noels
lightningltd and whs, You were right - it...

lightningltd and whs,

You were right - it was PM that was involved. I went to the cite that you gave me, lightningltd, and made a registry change to the Bootedit command and the xmnt 2002 notice...
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