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Forum: Backup and Restore 19 Hours Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 146
Posted By RolandJS
There is a way to install Windows 7 Professional...

There is a way to install Windows 7 Professional and "below editions" on top of a current Windows installation; however, there are risks involved. Do you have current, restorable, backups of your...
Forum: Backup and Restore 19 Hours Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 140
Posted By RolandJS
Samuria's post includes an important tip: most...

Samuria's post includes an important tip: most command lines have to be very accurately typed in :)
Forum: Software 2 Days Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 139
Posted By RolandJS
Could just be a keyboard going bad; what happened...

Could just be a keyboard going bad; what happened when plugged into another computer? I'm assuming a USB or wireless keyboard.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 2 Days Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 332
Posted By RolandJS
Guys, gals, could the overclocking be adding to...

Guys, gals, could the overclocking be adding to this situation?
Forum: General Discussion 2 Days Ago
Replies: 38
Views: 644
Posted By RolandJS
tweaking.com's registry backup / restore utility...

tweaking.com's registry backup / restore utility also does a great job of creating registry hives backups. Both on-demand and scheduled registry backups can be made into any specified directory or...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 2 Days Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 17,997
Posted By RolandJS
Thanks for the info, Jeff! I will remember those...

Thanks for the info, Jeff! I will remember those things :)
Forum: Software 2 Days Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 171
Posted By RolandJS
Irfanview is the only free utility that I know...

Irfanview is the only free utility that I know of; however, I think the resize is done from within its menu rather than a context menu right click.
Forum: Installation & Setup 2 Days Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 318
Posted By RolandJS
I learned not to have additional drives attached...

I learned not to have additional drives attached during a System Repair.
Getting back to the install situation -- I think Control Panel --> Disk Drives --> Disable click on all data drives might be...
Forum: Installation & Setup 2 Days Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 288
Posted By RolandJS
Thanks for adding that, so, in short, MS does not...

Thanks for adding that, so, in short, MS does not have to "move/transfer" an OEM license from computer to computer just because enduser wants to replace an old computer with a new computer?
Forum: Hardware & Devices 2 Days Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 17,997
Posted By RolandJS
"...gpedit.msc Computer...

"...gpedit.msc Computer Configuration->Administrator Templates->Window Components->Autoplay Policies->Turn off Autoplay..."
Would that also affect autoplay across the board, i.e., no more simply...
Forum: Installation & Setup 2 Days Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 288
Posted By RolandJS
I think one can contact Microsoft to get their...

I think one can contact Microsoft to get their permission to "move/transfer" an OEM license from computer or computer? Or did I misunderstand a post elsewhere on The 'Net?
Forum: Browsers & Mail 2 Days Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 279
Posted By RolandJS
I had a friend's computer running Windows 7...

I had a friend's computer running Windows 7 without SP1. After getting SP1 finally added, was able to upgrade IE to 10 or 11, can't remember exactly right now. Your Windows 7 has SP1 installed,...
Forum: Backup and Restore 2 Days Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 635
Posted By RolandJS
"....I'm going to totally wear out the only free...

"....I'm going to totally wear out the only free USB port left that still works 100%"
One can purchase a female-to-male adapter that will take the hit for constant plugging things in and removing...
Forum: Backup and Restore 2 Days Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 201
Posted By RolandJS
It's important to quickly create that USB or DVD...

It's important to quickly create that USB or DVD boot of any one or more data recovery utilities, boot said utility, and do the quick and deep scans necessary to recover the recoverable! The more...
Forum: Backup and Restore 4 Days Ago
Replies: 39
Views: 5,839
Posted By RolandJS
"....My question: Can I Sync a Folder (or in this...

"....My question: Can I Sync a Folder (or in this case the contents of a USB) to the Same Drive I'm using to Backup System Images?" I believe you can! The sync material would simply be another...
Forum: Backup and Restore 4 Days Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 635
Posted By RolandJS
"......Terse replies quite often leave newbies...

"......Terse replies quite often leave newbies clueless. i.e. burn iso to usb without instruction what an iso is or how to burn it to disk or dvd..." While I totally agree with this very good idea...
Forum: Backup and Restore 5 Days Ago
Replies: 29
Views: 548
Posted By RolandJS
I remember hearing or reading about how local...

I remember hearing or reading about how local computer fix-it shops take a computer, with the receipts of ownership of hardware and OS, use utilities such pc-unlocker and recover needed passwords. ...
Forum: Backup and Restore 5 Days Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 201
Posted By RolandJS
There is another long shot: download and create...

There is another long shot: download and create a USB or DVD portable of Piriform's Recuva or anything similar that you are familiar with. Search for all files having the names and extensions ...
Forum: Backup and Restore 1 Week Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 713
Posted By RolandJS
Mr.Jim, OP is surrounded by many backup / restore...

Mr.Jim, OP is surrounded by many backup / restore / cloning programs and routines :)
Forum: Backup and Restore 1 Week Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 713
Posted By RolandJS
Mr.JimP -- "...No one does all of that..." I...

Mr.JimP -- "...No one does all of that..." I wouldn't say that, I do almost exactly the same 5 things you do :)
Forum: Backup and Restore 1 Week Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 247
Posted By RolandJS
Before you do that, ensure you have restorable...

Before you do that, ensure you have restorable full images of your current OS and Data partitions on external media.
I know nothing about Memeo Instant Backup, so I cannot advise on how and where to...
Forum: Backup and Restore 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 324
Posted By RolandJS
+1 on any 3rd party backup / restore / cloning...

+1 on any 3rd party backup / restore / cloning program; scuttlebutt has it that even Microsoft recommends any reliable affordable 3rd party utility.
Forum: Backup and Restore 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 13
Views: 837
Posted By RolandJS
I also make "dual backups", using Macrium Reflect...

I also make "dual backups", using Macrium Reflect and Image For Windows. I also have ATI2016 local [non-cloud] version sitting around, just in case.
Forum: Backup and Restore 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 13
Views: 837
Posted By RolandJS
Ranger4 speaks words of gold on a silver platter;...

Ranger4 speaks words of gold on a silver platter; I also am more diligent to try both USB and DVD boots to make sure they will actually work when needed.
Forum: Backup and Restore 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 899
Posted By RolandJS
I think we're going to be stuck with doing such...

I think we're going to be stuck with doing such backups manually, on-demand, rather than scheduled automation.
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