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Forum: Backup and Restore 4 Days Ago
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Posted By Mike99
Thanks - Does Macrium assign a new...

Thanks -


Does Macrium assign a new filename to each image, or does it overwrite the old image like Windows images do?


With Windows images I change filenames on previous images before I...
Forum: Backup and Restore 4 Days Ago
Replies: 2,021
Views: 422,832
Posted By Mike99
Can drive images, Macrium or Windows, be moved or...

Can drive images, Macrium or Windows, be moved or copied between external drives? Or do they have to stay on the EHD that they were made on for some reason?
Forum: Hardware & Devices 1 Week Ago
Replies: 27
Views: 768
Posted By Mike99
Yes the HDD was detached when Win7 was installed...

Yes the HDD was detached when Win7 was installed on the SSD. Each drive boots up correctly by itself.

Referring to message #14 -
When trying a 2nd time with both drives attached I got a black...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 1 Week Ago
Replies: 27
Views: 768
Posted By Mike99
Using the method described in message #4 it looks...

Using the method described in message #4 it looks like a boot menu will automatically appear at startup. I prefer not to do that since I can just see another family member not knowing what to do &...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 1 Week Ago
Replies: 27
Views: 768
Posted By Mike99
OK, but I was pressing the ESC key on startup in...

OK, but I was pressing the ESC key on startup in order to bring up the boot menu. How come that did not work & why did that mess up the SSD?
Forum: Hardware & Devices 1 Week Ago
Replies: 27
Views: 768
Posted By Mike99
I temporarily connected both drives & went into...

I temporarily connected both drives & went into BIOS to verify the boot order was HDD before SSD.

Booted up to the default HDD & here's a screen shot of the Disk Management screen.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 1 Week Ago
Replies: 27
Views: 768
Posted By Mike99
I blanked them out because I have no idea what...

I blanked them out because I have no idea what information they contain.

What do all those numbers refer to?
Forum: Hardware & Devices 1 Week Ago
Replies: 27
Views: 768
Posted By Mike99
I don't have a screen shot of Disk Management. ...

I don't have a screen shot of Disk Management.
Messages #13 & #14 sort of crossed. You obviously hit the Post Reply right before I did, therefore I never saw your Disk Management comment. It would...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 1 Week Ago
Replies: 27
Views: 768
Posted By Mike99
Here's the photo I took of what was going to be...

Here's the photo I took of what was going to be repaired.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 1 Week Ago
Replies: 27
Views: 768
Posted By Mike99
What made it go wrong? BIOS recognized the...

What made it go wrong?
BIOS recognized the drive & the boot order was correct.

You mentioned"
You need to have a look in disk management and see which is listed as the active, system partition....
Forum: Hardware & Devices 1 Week Ago
Replies: 27
Views: 768
Posted By Mike99
I tried a 2nd time & got a black screen with a...

I tried a 2nd time & got a black screen with a message to repair (recommended) or restart normally. I chose restart normally because I didn't know what the repair would do. It booted to the HDD...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 1 Week Ago
Replies: 27
Views: 768
Posted By Mike99
The HDD was the C: drive. Turned off the PC and...

The HDD was the C: drive. Turned off the PC and connected the SSD.

Powered on & went into BIOS. It recognized the SDD. I set the boot order as HDD first then the SSD. Exited & saved changes.
...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 1 Week Ago
Replies: 27
Views: 768
Posted By Mike99
I just update my PC info. It has 8GB RAM and a...

I just update my PC info. It has 8GB RAM and a GTX 750Ti SC video card with 4GB RAM.

Eventually the PC with the SSD will be used as a game PC.

In the meantime I want the game software to be on...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 1 Week Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 259
Posted By Mike99
Hard drive corruption on a 2 drive dual-boot system ?

Long time ago I read that corruption can occur when an OS is on 2 drives.

I have Windows 7 on both an HDD and an SSD and plan on selecting the boot drive at startup.

The HDD will be the primary...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 1 Week Ago
Replies: 27
Views: 768
Posted By Mike99
Before I do something that might mess up things,...

Before I do something that might mess up things, I have a question.

If I disconnect the HDD & connect the SSD, making the SSD the only drive & the letter C: Then install a couple programs & data....
Forum: Hardware & Devices 1 Week Ago
Replies: 27
Views: 768
Posted By Mike99
You are correct, as I just mentioned above. ...

You are correct, as I just mentioned above.

Last night I just re-discovered that hitting the Esc button on my PC at startup brings up a boot menu. I picked up a couple SATA cables & will get both...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 1 Week Ago
Replies: 27
Views: 768
Posted By Mike99
Thanks for the information. I also looked at Easy...

Thanks for the information. I also looked at Easy BCD. However think I found an easier way.

Last night I re-discovered that hitting the Esc button on started brings up a boot menu. Itís not a...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 27
Views: 768
Posted By Mike99
Thanks for the link. I looked at all the...

Thanks for the link.

I looked at all the options & it looks like they all are used for selecting an OS from the same drive. But both of my drives have the same OS so I have to select the drive. I...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 27
Views: 768
Posted By Mike99
Windows 7 dual boot using BIOS vs software vs switch ?

My regular PC uses a spinner HDD. But Iíve been playing around with an SSD to put some games on it. Iíve been powering off & swapping connections when I want to swap drives.

I thought about...
Forum: General Discussion 02 Dec 2018
Replies: 5
Views: 707
Posted By Mike99
Thanks for the information.

Thanks for the information.
Forum: General Discussion 01 Dec 2018
Replies: 5
Views: 707
Posted By Mike99
dg1261 - Correct, and I already have a clean...

dg1261 -

Correct, and I already have a clean install of Windows 7 on an SSD along with all the Windows updates & drivers for my PC. I want to make an image of this before I add any programs. I...
Forum: General Discussion 01 Dec 2018
Replies: 5
Views: 707
Posted By Mike99
Separate drives for programs & data ?

Currently Iím using only a single drive for everything but want to change & use an SSD for the OS & programs and an HDD for my data (documents, photos, etc.). Then I can make an image of the SSD with...
Forum: General Discussion 03 Aug 2018
Replies: 3
Views: 3,531
Posted By Mike99
I can access the Start Menu with CTRL + ESC. The...

I can access the Start Menu with CTRL + ESC. The Windows key also brings it up. That's how I accessed the Control Panel. However that got me nowhere.

I did not scan for any malware. The Taskbar...
Forum: General Discussion 03 Aug 2018
Replies: 3
Views: 3,531
Posted By Mike99
Taskbar disappeared & can't get it back

My lower taskbar disappeared. I was closing out a program & must have accidentally hit a wrong key. There is no start menu or anything.

I searched & did everything but to no avail.

It is not...
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 01 Jun 2018
Replies: 1
Views: 1,142
Posted By Mike99
Think I have it figured out. I thought the ripped...

Think I have it figured out. I thought the ripped files contained embedded artwork because I can't find a folder where a linked image is stored. After doing a lot of Googling it appears ripping a CD...
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