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Forum: Backup and Restore 24 Jan 2018
Replies: 13
Views: 1,358
Posted By TrustMe
I suggest making a second backup with Amoei...

I suggest making a second backup with Amoei Backupper Free. The same thing happened to me. I made an image with Macrium Reflect and when it came time to restore, it failed. I then did a clean install...
Forum: Installation & Setup 04 Jan 2018
Replies: 21
Views: 2,378
Posted By TrustMe
It does not sound easy but read through this...

It does not sound easy but read through this thread.

recovery discs to usb - Windows 7 Help Forums (https://www.sevenforums.com/backup-restore/143785-recovery-discs-usb.html)
Forum: Hardware & Devices 19 Dec 2017
Replies: 29
Views: 2,825
Posted By TrustMe
Linux is an operating system the same as Windows....

Linux is an operating system the same as Windows. There are different versions of Linux such as Ubuntu or Linux Mint. You can make what is called a “live” version of Linux. This is when you use a DVD...
Forum: Installation & Setup 04 Oct 2017
Replies: 11
Views: 2,296
Posted By TrustMe
You can also use Kyhi’s Bootable Rescue Disk....

You can also use Kyhi’s Bootable Rescue Disk. Download the iso, extract it to a bootable flash drive or burn it to dvd and boot from it. It is a live version of Windows.

Windows 10 Recovery Tools...
Forum: System Security 15 Sep 2017
Replies: 6
Views: 2,024
Posted By TrustMe
Hi DonnaB, Thanks for the reply. I just...

Hi DonnaB, Thanks for the reply.

I just wanted to give an update. There was no message about the password (she originally told me there was). On startup it just brought you to the normal login...
Forum: System Security 13 Sep 2017
Replies: 6
Views: 2,024
Posted By TrustMe
samuria, mrjimphelps thanks for the replys. I...

samuria, mrjimphelps thanks for the replys. I will post a screenshot this evening when I receive the computer.

Thanks for reminding me about the Dell recovery drive. I remember making one when...
Forum: System Security 12 Sep 2017
Replies: 6
Views: 2,024
Posted By TrustMe
A question about ransomware

My friend's computer is infected with ransomware. She called the number on the screen and let them take over her computer. She thought she was talking to Microsoft. Now the computer is asking for a...
Forum: Network & Sharing 28 Aug 2017
Replies: 10
Views: 1,103
Posted By TrustMe
Mrjimphelps is right, get a network cable and...

Mrjimphelps is right, get a network cable and connect the printer to your router. Assign the printer a static IP Address. You don't even have to reinstall the printer. Just go to printer properties...
Forum: Network & Sharing 01 Jun 2017
Replies: 8
Views: 1,769
Posted By TrustMe
It sounds like your wifi driver is missing. Go to...

It sounds like your wifi driver is missing. Go to Dell's website and download the correct driver for your wifi card. Drivers are usually listed under Support > Drivers. Input the make and model...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 09 Apr 2017
Replies: 1
Views: 1,277
Posted By TrustMe
I would make a live Linux USB or DVD and see if...

I would make a live Linux USB or DVD and see if that can read the files. Then copy them to your PC. I like Linux Mint because it's very similar to Windows 7. If your computer has a BIOS, you can use...
Forum: Drivers 16 Feb 2017
Replies: 8
Views: 3,232
Posted By TrustMe
If you have System Restore turned on, I would...

If you have System Restore turned on, I would suggest restoring your system back to before you tried the install. Then try installing the latest drivers.
Forum: System Security 03 Jan 2017
Replies: 22
Views: 3,657
Posted By TrustMe
Does your laptop have a recovery partition? Does...

Does your laptop have a recovery partition? Does Samsung come with software to create a recovery drive? I would go that route to clean your laptop. Even if you had to purchase recovery disks from...
Forum: System Security 07 Dec 2016
Replies: 12
Views: 2,506
Posted By TrustMe
Microsoft security essentials is the lightest...

Microsoft security essentials is the lightest I've used. I've tried Norton, McAfee, AVG, and Avast. McAfee brought it down to a crawl. I also have a P4 with 3 GB of useable ram.
Forum: Network & Sharing 03 Dec 2016
Replies: 16
Views: 2,535
Posted By TrustMe
Try going to Device Manager>Network...

Try going to Device Manager>Network adapters>right click your wifi adapter, click on Properties. The Properties window will pop up. Click the Power Management tab. Uncheck "Allow this computer to...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 03 Dec 2016
Replies: 3
Views: 983
Posted By TrustMe
Create the three entries that are missing and...

Create the three entries that are missing and then set the new value.
Forum: Network & Sharing 26 Nov 2016
Replies: 42
Views: 3,502
Posted By TrustMe
Hi ICIT2LO, I believe you are still...

Hi ICIT2LO,

I believe you are still confusing wifi extenders with power line adapters. Wifi extenders (just one) are usually placed half way between your router and the room where you want to use...
Forum: Installation & Setup 23 Nov 2016
Replies: 11
Views: 1,841
Posted By TrustMe
What you need to do is access the one time boot...

What you need to do is access the one time boot menu. To do that you press the power button and immediately press and hold down one of the F keys or the Esc (escaped) key. We need to know the model...
Forum: General Discussion 17 Nov 2016
Replies: 21
Views: 1,774
Posted By TrustMe
One last piece of information. If your mouse and...

One last piece of information. If your mouse and keyboard are plugged into USB 3 ports, move them to USB 2 ports. Windows 7 installation material does not support USB 3. Then try the rescue disk...
Forum: General Discussion 15 Nov 2016
Replies: 21
Views: 1,774
Posted By TrustMe
Maybe this will help. Download Kyhi's Bootable...

Maybe this will help. Download Kyhi's Bootable Rescue Disk. It's a live version of Windows. Boot from it and bring up the command prompt. It looks like you navigate to the Windows directory on your...
Forum: General Discussion 15 Nov 2016
Replies: 21
Views: 1,774
Posted By TrustMe
Did you make the repair disk on the same...

Did you make the repair disk on the same computer? Sometimes you get that message if your repair disk was made on a 32-bit version of Windows and you're trying to use it on a 64-bit version, or vice...
Forum: General Discussion 12 Nov 2016
Replies: 13
Views: 968
Posted By TrustMe
Yes ...

Yes

https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/13853/windows-lifecycle-fact-sheet
Forum: Browsers & Mail 10 Nov 2016
Replies: 17
Views: 2,938
Posted By TrustMe
Maybe this will help. Built-in...

Maybe this will help.

Built-in Administrator Account - Enable or Disable (https://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/507-built-administrator-account-enable-disable.html)

Also Chrome has a removal...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 05 Nov 2016
Replies: 6
Views: 2,114
Posted By TrustMe
Thank you both for your replies. @TrashZone I...

Thank you both for your replies. @TrashZone I will install the one you posted from my list. He does not use Remote Desktop so I will skip those.
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 04 Nov 2016
Replies: 6
Views: 2,114
Posted By TrustMe
Here is the optional updates 393359 ...

Here is the optional updates

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Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 04 Nov 2016
Replies: 6
Views: 2,114
Posted By TrustMe
Do I need to install recommended updates?

I would like your advice on installing recommended updates. I just did a clean install for a friend and installed the convenience rollup, then finished installing the rest of the updates. I left the...
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