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Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 15 Aug 2017
Replies: 1
Views: 1,175
Posted By LordSnow
you need to do a clean install. You can burn the...

you need to do a clean install. You can burn the Windows 7 iso to a USB flash drive and then boot from it to install Windows 7 SP1.
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 21 Apr 2017
Replies: 9
Views: 1,768
Posted By LordSnow
If it is an OEM key, then you will lose your...

If it is an OEM key, then you will lose your activation. otherwise, it is fine. I want to see the results, please update
Forum: Hardware & Devices 19 Feb 2017
Replies: 4
Views: 673
Posted By LordSnow
since you have reinstalled Windows, I suppose you...

since you have reinstalled Windows, I suppose you have formatted the C: drive and you selected the C: drive to install Windows. in that case, the original system reserved partition is useless because...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 11 Oct 2016
Replies: 4
Views: 628
Posted By LordSnow
If the third party software asks you to restart...

If the third party software asks you to restart the computer, don't because that's where something goes wrong. if there is unallocated space behind C drive, you can just use Disk Management, Windows...
Forum: General Discussion 22 Jun 2016
Replies: 3
Views: 19,854
Posted By LordSnow
The reason why Windows won’t let you shrink the...

The reason why Windows won’t let you shrink the volume enough is because there are immovable system files at the very end of the volume, as this screenshot from utility shows us. there are multiple...
Forum: General Discussion 22 Jun 2016
Replies: 7
Views: 8,211
Posted By LordSnow
In Disk Management, you can only extend partition...

In Disk Management, you can only extend partition using the unallocated behind the partition to be extended.The Extend Volume option will be greyed out when the unallocated space before C drive...
Forum: Installation & Setup 31 May 2016
Replies: 7
Views: 1,327
Posted By LordSnow
are you trying to install WIndows 7 32 bit? only...

are you trying to install WIndows 7 32 bit? only Windows 7 64 bit is supported to be installed on GPT disk. if so try a 64 bit Windows 7 ISO. You can burn a windows 7 ISO to a USB drive, and then use...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 19 May 2016
Replies: 9
Views: 3,586
Posted By LordSnow
yes, On MBR disk disk space beyond 2TB will be...

yes, On MBR disk disk space beyond 2TB will be unusable (www.disk-partition.com/articles/disk-space-beyond-2tb-will-be-unusable-4348.html). The conversion with Windows built in the tool will delete...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 08 May 2016
Replies: 7
Views: 1,388
Posted By LordSnow
have you tried to convert the whole hard drive to...

have you tried to convert the whole hard drive to dynamic disk?
No enough space available error, I have encountered once. I use the steps below to fix it, which I found at this page: How to Shrink...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 26 Apr 2016
Replies: 2
Views: 2,457
Posted By LordSnow
The reason why Windows won’t let you shrink the...

The reason why Windows won’t let you shrink the volume is because there are immovable system files at the very end of the volume, as this screenshot from utility shows us. there are multiple things...
Forum: Software 10 Apr 2016
Replies: 8
Views: 1,631
Posted By LordSnow
I don't my answer will be the best solution, but...

I don't my answer will be the best solution, but it will work. You can backup your old computer and then restore to your new computer. Generally, there are two ways to transfer Windows 10 OS to...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 22 Feb 2016
Replies: 5
Views: 1,236
Posted By LordSnow
there is a partition in the way

Merge Partitions feature can be used to add unallocated space to any partition on the same disk, or merge two adjacent partitions into one. therefore, you cannot merge C with G. If I were you, I...
Forum: Installation & Setup 11 Jan 2016
Replies: 6
Views: 1,032
Posted By LordSnow
To be able to do this, you have to use third...

To be able to do this, you have to use third party software since Disk Management or Diskpart doesn't have the ability to move partition. Since you have create a backup of the entire disk, if...
Forum: Installation & Setup 07 Jan 2016
Replies: 5
Views: 2,073
Posted By LordSnow
The agreement between the firmware and the hard...

The agreement between the firmware and the hard disk partition scheme is essential for locating the boot loader for the Operating System and hence, is the first step in the installation process of...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 08 Dec 2015
Replies: 5
Views: 966
Posted By LordSnow
if you boot your computer form the new cloned...

if you boot your computer form the new cloned larger ssd, it will automatically use the C for the new ssd. if the (My Documents, Downloads, My Music, My Pictures, My Videos) were stored in C: drive,...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 04 Dec 2015
Replies: 15
Views: 2,900
Posted By LordSnow
just download the Windows 10 ISO from Microsoft...

just download the Windows 10 ISO from Microsoft website and start your upgrade. it works the same. why bother waiting for the notification?
Forum: Backup and Restore 15 Nov 2015
Replies: 3
Views: 883
Posted By LordSnow
You can use Windows build-in backup and restore...

You can use Windows build-in backup and restore to do this. Bare Metal Recovery is same as All Critical Backup which is backup of all critical volumes.
All Critical Backup is same as System State...
Forum: Backup and Restore 02 Nov 2015
Replies: 8
Views: 1,190
Posted By LordSnow
sorry, I don't have a solution for this. I can...

sorry, I don't have a solution for this. I can only guess it should be a vss problem
Forum: General Discussion 02 Nov 2015
Replies: 7
Views: 2,504
Posted By LordSnow
Bare Metal Restore - Ask the Core Team - Site...

Bare Metal Restore - Ask the Core Team - Site Home - TechNet Blogs (http://blogs.technet.com/b/askcore/archive/2011/05/12/bare-metal-restore.aspx) in Windows 7 doesn't have this backup option, you...
Forum: Backup and Restore 02 Nov 2015
Replies: 8
Views: 1,190
Posted By LordSnow
Thanks LordSnow. I am not computer literate...

Thanks LordSnow. I am not computer literate enough to be familiar with writing scripts.

Besides not being able to do my backup tonight, I am really troubled that this happened. What would come...
Forum: Backup and Restore 02 Nov 2015
Replies: 1
Views: 1,314
Posted By LordSnow
Can I restore Windows 7 backup(allcritical) to dissimilar hardware?

I have backup my Windows 7 including all critical volumes using WBadmin. Can I restore the backup to another computer with dissimilar hardware?
Forum: General Discussion 02 Nov 2015
Replies: 7
Views: 2,504
Posted By LordSnow
cloning os to another computer with dissimilar...

cloning os to another computer with dissimilar hardware is not supported. you need to do a bare metal recovery. Since you have Acronis, you can backup your system and then perform universal restore...
Forum: Backup and Restore 02 Nov 2015
Replies: 8
Views: 1,190
Posted By LordSnow
If you cannot fix it. you can write a script...

If you cannot fix it. you can write a script using WBadmin command to set up a backup. then use Task Scheduler to run the script.
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 02 Nov 2015
Replies: 23
Views: 2,047
Posted By LordSnow
In details... I will boot from a partition...

In details... I will boot from a partition software and create 4 partitions on my fresh hdd (C,D,E,F, two primary and two logical). Then I will reboot my pc with windows 7 installation cd and install...
Forum: Installation & Setup 30 Oct 2015
Replies: 12
Views: 3,875
Posted By LordSnow
I suggest you extend the C: drive a bit before...

I suggest you extend the C: drive a bit before try again. please post your results after trying the method mentioned in the 1st reply
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