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Forum: Software 21 Hours Ago
Replies: 0
Views: 428
Posted By BuckSkin
My experience with EaseUS Partition Master

Before anyone gets the wrong idea, I really like EaseUS Partition Master and it has done things for me that Disk Management would not touch.

However, I have finally narrowed down my list of...
Forum: Installation & Setup 3 Days Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 219
Posted By BuckSkin
Thanks for your advice and information; your...

Thanks for your advice and information; your suggestion looks to be my most viable alternative.

Of course, I have one other = put W7 on a separate disk and swap it in; I could use the remaining...
Forum: Installation & Setup 3 Days Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 219
Posted By BuckSkin
I may have a better solution to this dilemma;...

I may have a better solution to this dilemma; seeing as, once Windows 7 is installed, it will probably never be booted into W8.1 ever again for the rest of time, what would be the outcome if I did...
Forum: Installation & Setup 3 Days Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 219
Posted By BuckSkin
Trying to Install Dual-Boot W7 and W8.1

I read this:

https://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/186875-uefi-unified-extensible-firmware-interface-install-windows-7-a.html

However, in the first few sentences it says I need a blank disk;...
Forum: General Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 4,414
Posted By BuckSkin
Without getting too serious and deep into all the...

Without getting too serious and deep into all the possibles, I found this:

Fix: Windows Explorer Crashes in a particular Video folder in Windows 7...
Forum: General Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 4,414
Posted By BuckSkin
Yes; File Explorer. It may or may not have...

Yes; File Explorer.

It may or may not have any bearing, but the bears end of files being handled are video from a video capture device.
The laptop resides way over there close to the TV so as to...
Forum: General Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 4,414
Posted By BuckSkin
Explorer Keeps Crashing ???

One of my Windows 7 Home Premium machines has developed a most annoying habit of Explorer frequently crashing and restarting for no reason that I can fathom.

Ninety-nine percent of it's use is in...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 25 Jan 2019
Replies: 14
Views: 1,371
Posted By BuckSkin
I am fairly certain that I got the exact one you...

I am fairly certain that I got the exact one you have.
I never thought about putting it between the computer and hub; would I do that with or without the wall plug powered up?

Thanks for all the...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 25 Jan 2019
Replies: 7
Views: 548
Posted By BuckSkin
Your question gives me incentive to go ahead and...

Your question gives me incentive to go ahead and install HDTune; I already have it in my "Not Yet Installed" folder.
I will get it installed, see what happens, and post back the results.

Thanks !
Forum: Hardware & Devices 25 Jan 2019
Replies: 7
Views: 548
Posted By BuckSkin
Yes; the curious thing is, I have two of that WD...

Yes; the curious thing is, I have two of that WD model, bought new at the same time, one is SATA-connected, the other is in the dock; it is reading the one in the dock and not reading the...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 25 Jan 2019
Replies: 14
Views: 1,371
Posted By BuckSkin
Plugable brand; Amazon has the main picture...

Plugable brand; Amazon has the main picture wrong; scroll down a bit for the actual pictures:

Amazon.com: Plugable 7 port USB 3.0 hub - 25W Powered USB HUB: Computers & Accessories...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 25 Jan 2019
Replies: 14
Views: 1,371
Posted By BuckSkin
I finally got around to ordering one of those. ...

I finally got around to ordering one of those.

I had no idea that the wife was an ice-cube USB-charger hoarder; I started testing chargers and she just kept digging them out.

One of these would...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 24 Jan 2019
Replies: 7
Views: 548
Posted By BuckSkin
If it was the disk in the dock, then I would...

If it was the disk in the dock, then I would suspect that as maybe the problem; the disk that is not reading is Sata-connected.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 24 Jan 2019
Replies: 7
Views: 548
Posted By BuckSkin
CrystalDiskInfo not showing Info on a Disk ???

This is sort of a hardware and a software question, so I flipped a nickel and here it is.

Due to having various problems and inconsistencies with WD DataLifeGuard Diagnostics, I installed...
Forum: General Discussion 21 Jan 2019
Replies: 1
Views: 894
Posted By BuckSkin
Having Problem with xcopy Command ???

On several occasions, I have successfully followed the instructions provided here:

How to copy an entire folder structure without copying the files (tip for starting the new financial year) |...
Forum: Backup and Restore 21 Jan 2019
Replies: 2,034
Views: 448,205
Posted By BuckSkin
When you connect a random disk to the machine,...

When you connect a random disk to the machine, whether it be internal or external, providing that disk has already been allocated, Windows will assign it either the drive letter that it has already...
Forum: Backup and Restore 20 Jan 2019
Replies: 2,034
Views: 448,205
Posted By BuckSkin
I very much enjoyed reading through that link you...

I very much enjoyed reading through that link you provided; thanks.

I am in total agreement with that last sentence, as well; my wife ---- who is a complete opposite --- claims that I have OCB. (I...
Forum: Backup and Restore 20 Jan 2019
Replies: 2,034
Views: 448,205
Posted By BuckSkin
I think I understand your question; if not, then...

I think I understand your question; if not, then please ignore what I say.
If you are connecting the disk to SATA internally, you will need connect both, a SATA data cable(the narrow one) and a SATA...
Forum: Tutorials 15 Jan 2019
Replies: 23
Views: 121,559
Posted By BuckSkin
I just want to say thanks for this great...

I just want to say thanks for this great tutorial; I have referred to it on a number of occasions.
Here is my most recent episode(s) with the situation:

"Show Window Contents while Dragging"...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 15 Jan 2019
Replies: 7
Views: 773
Posted By BuckSkin
Well...., EaseUS Partition Master has just moved...

Well...., EaseUS Partition Master has just moved up from Person of Interest to Prime Suspect in this case.
I just finished using it to do a bit of partition work on yet another machine; and, as soon...
Forum: Backup and Restore 15 Jan 2019
Replies: 2,034
Views: 448,205
Posted By BuckSkin
Okay...., I created O/S partition backup images...

Okay....,
I created O/S partition backup images of three machines, saving the images to a network folder that resides on another machine.
All three O/S partitions held about 80-GB of information....
Forum: Backup and Restore 14 Jan 2019
Replies: 2,034
Views: 448,205
Posted By BuckSkin
I had to end it with Task Manager. I tried...

I had to end it with Task Manager.
I tried again and hung up at the same place.
Restarted and tried again and still hung up.
That machine has two DVD burners; so, when it got to that point,...
Forum: Backup and Restore 14 Jan 2019
Replies: 2,034
Views: 448,205
Posted By BuckSkin
Well, everything was going so good --- and I may...

Well, everything was going so good --- and I may have ran into a bit of a snag.
On machine number three, I have went through the process of creating a rescue disc and have gotten past where it...
Forum: Backup and Restore 14 Jan 2019
Replies: 2,034
Views: 448,205
Posted By BuckSkin
Thanks; that is a lot more than I knew. I did...

Thanks; that is a lot more than I knew.
I did learn last night that VSS is Volume Shadow copy Service.
Anything in that Events log is Chinese arithmetic to me.
If I never looked in there, I would...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 14 Jan 2019
Replies: 7
Views: 773
Posted By BuckSkin
Thanks for the info about the older vs newer...

Thanks for the info about the older vs newer versions.
I already had version 10.0.0 in my "Not Yet Installed" folder; thanks to your link, I just have downloaded version 9.1 and made myself a note...
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