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Forum: General Discussion 16 Feb 2016
Replies: 1
Views: 1,116
Posted By justjeffindc
Powershell start-process with -wait while running as administrator

I need to be able to start a process and have it wait for the process to complete. For example, if I run the below:

start-process notepad -wait
[System.Windows.Forms.MessageBox]::Show("Started...
Forum: Installation & Setup 23 Feb 2014
Replies: 7
Views: 1,350
Posted By justjeffindc
Yep, doing that tomorrow. It is absolutely...

Yep, doing that tomorrow.

It is absolutely shocking how inexpensive storage is now. When I was a child I remember using 180K floppy disks bigger than the paper punch card it replaced and thinking...
Forum: Installation & Setup 23 Feb 2014
Replies: 7
Views: 1,350
Posted By justjeffindc
Well, rats. Problem is that I have other software...

Well, rats. Problem is that I have other software install packages on that USB too and it seems that it needs to be blank. Oh well, this isn't a major inconvenience. Thanks for the info.
Forum: Installation & Setup 23 Feb 2014
Replies: 7
Views: 1,350
Posted By justjeffindc
Have bootable USB ... can I replace the ISO?

Awhile back I downloaded a copy of Win7-64 Pro from Digital River and with Microsoft's download tool put it on a USB and made it bootable. I've used it successfully in the past with my license key.
...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 02 Mar 2011
Replies: 5
Views: 1,905
Posted By justjeffindc
Any ideas out there?

Any ideas out there?
Forum: Hardware & Devices 27 Feb 2011
Replies: 5
Views: 1,905
Posted By justjeffindc
My video card is a MSI N470GTX Twin Frozr II...

My video card is a MSI N470GTX Twin Frozr II GeForce GTX470. Memory is 4 x Crucial 2GB DDR3 SDRAM.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 27 Feb 2011
Replies: 5
Views: 1,905
Posted By justjeffindc
Memory remap was already enabled in BIOS. Just...

Memory remap was already enabled in BIOS. Just for grins I disabled it and that of course made it worse, so I reenabled it.

msconfig already has no check for Maximum Memory.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 27 Feb 2011
Replies: 5
Views: 1,905
Posted By justjeffindc
RAM not usable

I have 8GB installed on Win 7 Professional 64 bit. For some reason Control Panel reports that 4GB are recognized but unusable (screenshot attached). Any ideas what I can do to get that 4GB back?
Forum: Backup and Restore 16 Feb 2011
Replies: 31
Views: 14,467
Posted By justjeffindc
Thanks to all you folks who post in your spare...

Thanks to all you folks who post in your spare time to help the rest of us.:thumbsup:
Forum: Backup and Restore 16 Feb 2011
Replies: 31
Views: 14,467
Posted By justjeffindc
PROBLEM SOLVED!!! I think so, anyway. And...

PROBLEM SOLVED!!!

I think so, anyway. And yes, it was the HD.

I reinstalled Windows on a spare HD and had no problems doing restore points or backups. Rather than reinstall everything from...
Forum: Backup and Restore 14 Feb 2011
Replies: 31
Views: 14,467
Posted By justjeffindc
I have a spare HD, am thinking about just...

I have a spare HD, am thinking about just installing Windows on it to see if that will do the trick. If so I'll just reinstall all my software and move on - a hassle but if it works, so be it. If it...
Forum: Backup and Restore 14 Feb 2011
Replies: 31
Views: 14,467
Posted By justjeffindc
Yep, that sums it up pretty well, unfortunately....

Yep, that sums it up pretty well, unfortunately. That's what is so frustrating about this, it simply dies and nothing gets logged. I would think that's a dead ringer for a hardware problem except...
Forum: Backup and Restore 13 Feb 2011
Replies: 31
Views: 14,467
Posted By justjeffindc
Nope, that wasn't it. I noticed that the...

Nope, that wasn't it.

I noticed that the CPU fan was only loosely held in place, two of the connection points had come loose. I unhooked it, removed the compound with isopropyl, reapplied new...
Forum: Backup and Restore 13 Feb 2011
Replies: 31
Views: 14,467
Posted By justjeffindc
Stop the presses, I might have found something....

Stop the presses, I might have found something. Will update when I know for certain if this actually fixes the problem, but I think my CPU may be overheating.
Forum: Backup and Restore 13 Feb 2011
Replies: 31
Views: 14,467
Posted By justjeffindc
I reran sfc (it reported no errors again) and...

I reran sfc (it reported no errors again) and zipped up the whole thing here. Interestingly, I had another crash when it reached 80% or so and had to restart - you can see the timestamp jump from...
Forum: Backup and Restore 13 Feb 2011
Replies: 31
Views: 14,467
Posted By justjeffindc
I should add that when the crash occurs I usually...

I should add that when the crash occurs I usually just leave the machine off until I need to bring it back up - the amount of time between the pre- and post-crash events of course includes that.
Forum: Backup and Restore 13 Feb 2011
Replies: 31
Views: 14,467
Posted By justjeffindc
They are the events that happen at a time...

They are the events that happen at a time surrounding one of the crashes, yes. There is never a logged error at the specific time of a crash. When the system comes back up it logs the events I...
Forum: Backup and Restore 12 Feb 2011
Replies: 31
Views: 14,467
Posted By justjeffindc
Screenshot is attached. I've been testing...

Screenshot is attached.

I've been testing different permutations of the memory chips and am still able to get it to crash. Not done with all the possibilities yet but am not having any luck with...
Forum: Backup and Restore 11 Feb 2011
Replies: 31
Views: 14,467
Posted By justjeffindc
There is a series of errors associated with each...

There is a series of errors associated with each crash:

1) Warning from Kernel-Tm (event id 4) stating "The TransactionManager [snip] has failed to advance its log tail, due to the transaction...
Forum: Backup and Restore 10 Feb 2011
Replies: 31
Views: 14,467
Posted By justjeffindc
And now the good stick in each slot test has...

And now the good stick in each slot test has passed as well. What's next? I'm starting to wonder if a repair install is in my future ...
Forum: Backup and Restore 09 Feb 2011
Replies: 31
Views: 14,467
Posted By justjeffindc
OK, I left memtest going all night and all day...

OK, I left memtest going all night and all day while I was at work. I came back just now and found that after 17 passes memtest found no errors.
Forum: Backup and Restore 08 Feb 2011
Replies: 31
Views: 14,467
Posted By justjeffindc
It's MSE - sorry. :geek: One of the reasons...

It's MSE - sorry. :geek:

One of the reasons I was looking forward to building this system was to ditch McAfee. It hogged memory and failed to catch Antimalware Doctor. So far I've been quite...
Forum: Backup and Restore 08 Feb 2011
Replies: 31
Views: 14,467
Posted By justjeffindc
OK, I'll try that. I ran memtest earlier but only...

OK, I'll try that. I ran memtest earlier but only for 2 passes. I have 8GB RAM in four sticks, fwiw.

I can't help but wonder if this isn't a Windows problem, if only because it happens at about...
Forum: Backup and Restore 08 Feb 2011
Replies: 31
Views: 14,467
Posted By justjeffindc
More bad news. I tried the clean boot and was...

More bad news. I tried the clean boot and was able to remove all non-Microsoft drivers and still get the system crash.

So I tried restoring to a previous point. The restore fired off and ... my...
Forum: Backup and Restore 07 Feb 2011
Replies: 31
Views: 14,467
Posted By justjeffindc
I will try this tomorrow evening and report what...

I will try this tomorrow evening and report what happens.
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