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Forum: Backup and Restore 22 Hours Ago
Replies: 4
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Posted By RolandJS
If you know where your data folders and files are...

If you know where your data folders and files are located, another alternative might be handy -- on another computer, making a puppy linux boot utility (USB or DVD or one of each), booting same, and...
Forum: Backup and Restore 22 Hours Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 980
Posted By RolandJS
Previous poster is correct, if the run box is on,...

Previous poster is correct, if the run box is on, one can simply type in the box: device manager -- and go on from there.
Forum: Backup and Restore 1 Week Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 664
Posted By RolandJS
I believe the rolling eyes were aimed at...

I believe the rolling eyes were aimed at Microsoft. Recovering your documents, spreadsheets, and all other created data will be a very geek-filled possibly long process. Whatever you do in the...
Forum: Backup and Restore 16 May 2018
Replies: 10
Views: 736
Posted By RolandJS
Yes, another good choice! I forgot that one!

Yes, another good choice! I forgot that one!
Forum: Backup and Restore 16 May 2018
Replies: 8
Views: 489
Posted By RolandJS
LadyF recommended MR; I was remembering Acronis...

LadyF recommended MR; I was remembering Acronis Migrate Easy from the Windows XP days, which boasted of being able to migrate bits and pieces i.e. a user account or the whole thing. I never used it....
Forum: Backup and Restore 15 May 2018
Replies: 8
Views: 489
Posted By RolandJS
I remember a migrate this/migrate that, in short,...

I remember a migrate this/migrate that, in short, a migration utility for Windows XP was Acronis Migrate Whatever -- however, I do not have a recommendation for Windows 7.
Forum: Backup and Restore 15 May 2018
Replies: 10
Views: 736
Posted By RolandJS
Scuttlebutt indicates a number of free and fee...

Scuttlebutt indicates a number of free and fee backup / restore software that probably will backup whatever folder and file you tell it to backup just fine -- including but not limited to: Macrium...
Forum: Backup and Restore 03 May 2018
Replies: 4
Views: 691
Posted By RolandJS
I was hoping one of the pages listed in Google...

I was hoping one of the pages listed in Google search would tell you how to get rid of it.
Forum: Backup and Restore 02 May 2018
Replies: 4
Views: 691
Posted By RolandJS
Google is our friend :) Typed in what is...

Google is our friend :) Typed in what is MediaID.bin? One answer snippit amongst many answers: [begin snippit] A: MediaID.bin is a file created as a result of your backup. If you move your...
Forum: Backup and Restore 27 Apr 2018
Replies: 18
Views: 1,047
Posted By RolandJS
LadyF's many words are apples of gold on a silver...

LadyF's many words are apples of gold on a silver platter! Yes, my early post was lax. I was glad that backups were being done! As this thread progressed, many ideas were forwarded to make backups...
Forum: Backup and Restore 27 Apr 2018
Replies: 18
Views: 1,047
Posted By RolandJS
Alejandro, thanks for adding the pot 'o knowledge...

Alejandro, thanks for adding the pot 'o knowledge and experiences! Even though we all might disagree with one another on a few things here and there, we all offer the OP a nice sized "store" from...
Forum: Backup and Restore 27 Apr 2018
Replies: 18
Views: 1,047
Posted By RolandJS
Being concerned about image restorability is...

Being concerned about image restorability is being wise! Along with what others have posted...if you do routine, meaning weekly or bi-monthly OS partition and Data partition full image backups onto...
Forum: Backup and Restore 26 Apr 2018
Replies: 18
Views: 1,047
Posted By RolandJS
You backup plan is somewhat aok! I would suggest...

You backup plan is somewhat aok! I would suggest the external HD receive OS and Data partition full images and then be disconnected when not being actively used for making said full images. ...
Forum: Backup and Restore 25 Apr 2018
Replies: 4
Views: 499
Posted By RolandJS
Mr.Jim, there are a few work-arounds, one...

Mr.Jim, there are a few work-arounds, one example: Revo Uninstaller can be used as an Installer -- and I think it can be set to automatically create a restore point before an installation is run. ...
Forum: Backup and Restore 23 Apr 2018
Replies: 11
Views: 709
Posted By RolandJS
Paul, you're right as rain! A copied shortcut...

Paul, you're right as rain! A copied shortcut does nothing about contents; I was hoping he copied at least a couple of folder icons (not their shortcut icons) - getting some if not all the data back.
Forum: Backup and Restore 23 Apr 2018
Replies: 26
Views: 1,192
Posted By RolandJS
Guys, Gals, are we accidentally confusing cloning...

Guys, Gals, are we accidentally confusing cloning with imaging? I thought cloning was an all or nothing project, either a source HD is cloned to a target HD or it is not. I thought only imaging...
Forum: Backup and Restore 23 Apr 2018
Replies: 11
Views: 709
Posted By RolandJS
There is one exception to the above situation, I...

There is one exception to the above situation, I think. If one copy and pasted a folder icon - the contents of said folder icon will also be copied from a source onto a target. I have copied many...
Forum: Backup and Restore 18 Apr 2018
Replies: 1
Views: 351
Posted By RolandJS
I've been getting temporary white windows with...

I've been getting temporary white windows with several programs, so I'll watch this thread and learn alongside you from the wisdom and experiences of others because I have no answer for these white...
Forum: Backup and Restore 11 Apr 2018
Replies: 9
Views: 1,106
Posted By RolandJS
I have two Acer laptops -- Acer support web site...

I have two Acer laptops -- Acer support web site is pretty thorough! Whatever drivers and [most] software the laptop left Acer, that is what one will find somewhere within Acer support pages.
Forum: Backup and Restore 11 Apr 2018
Replies: 3
Views: 467
Posted By RolandJS
Exactly what Windows recovery, DVD or USB, was...

Exactly what Windows recovery, DVD or USB, was used? If you used a Factory Restore USB or DVD or from the hidden partition on the hard-drive: if partition D did not exist when the laptop left the...
Forum: Backup and Restore 09 Apr 2018
Replies: 15
Views: 1,573
Posted By RolandJS
I had to add to The Quote. My answer: that was my...

I had to add to The Quote. My answer: that was my shorthand for saying: when a clone from source hard-drive to target hard-drive includes the Operating System, in this case, Windows, whatever the...
Forum: Backup and Restore 08 Apr 2018
Replies: 4
Views: 711
Posted By RolandJS
I just now saw this! I sure hope others enter in...

I just now saw this! I sure hope others enter in with some solution possibilities; I have no answers for you :(
Forum: Backup and Restore 08 Apr 2018
Replies: 15
Views: 1,573
Posted By RolandJS
"...i cloned it to another drive using MiniTool...

"...i cloned it to another drive using MiniTool Partition wizard..." I'm thinking the problem residing on the original (source) hard-drive was cloned, copied exactly without any improvements to the...
Forum: Backup and Restore 06 Apr 2018
Replies: 6
Views: 458
Posted By RolandJS
Have you tested the computer and software's...

Have you tested the computer and software's ability to boot USB and/or DVD and actually restore something?
Forum: Backup and Restore 04 Apr 2018
Replies: 4
Views: 711
Posted By RolandJS
"Boot from DVD won't work because the keyboard is...

"Boot from DVD won't work because the keyboard is inoperable until Windows loads
Cannot change boot order, or enter into BIOS, because keyboard is inoperable until Windows loads"
Exactly what kind...
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