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Forum: General Discussion 01 Oct 2017
Replies: 14
Views: 25,885
Posted By sverne
While trying to recover an accidentally...

While trying to recover an accidentally overwritten file, I found this excellent free program that worked, even on a USB. It found the overwritten versions, plus some deleted ones....
Forum: Backup and Restore 06 Jun 2017
Replies: 6
Views: 2,204
Posted By sverne
Yes, the external is the fail-proof method. I...

Yes, the external is the fail-proof method. I just wanted a faster backup in case of deletions, etc, without relying on it solely. Also, in case of an HD failure, one partition theoretically can...
Forum: Backup and Restore 06 Jun 2017
Replies: 6
Views: 2,204
Posted By sverne
Thanks for the info, but I rather have a physical...

Thanks for the info, but I rather have a physical backup. Is partition a feasible option for me?
Forum: Backup and Restore 06 Jun 2017
Replies: 6
Views: 2,204
Posted By sverne
Backup on a drive that doesn't exist

I recently lost my videos--and luckily have a Seagate external HD which recovered them. I would like to have a smaller backup location on my HD for my files so I don't have to resort to Seagate...
Forum: Installation & Setup 17 Apr 2016
Replies: 1
Views: 633
Posted By sverne
Wrong OEM disk

I have a spare Acer Win 7 laptop without a HD, so installed an HP with a different operating system (8). This did not boot so I took out my Dell OEM 7 and install went through, but there are multiple...
Forum: News 21 Oct 2015
Replies: 47
Views: 5,223
Posted By sverne
Thanks, if its MSE only no problem, but until...

Thanks, if its MSE only no problem, but until things clear up, all WU are on hold/review.
Forum: News 21 Oct 2015
Replies: 47
Views: 5,223
Posted By sverne
Since most of us have windows for a number of...

Since most of us have windows for a number of years and have had many MS fixes and patches, it might not be worth WU at all. They have a virus/patch and who knows where they will hide it? Since our...
Forum: News 20 Oct 2015
Replies: 169
Views: 20,090
Posted By sverne
Yet, how many messages did I get from MS telling...

Yet, how many messages did I get from MS telling me that my Windows 7 Operating Systems were not legal? They were, of course, but it took a while for MS to stop it. Haven't seen anything about that...
Forum: News 20 Oct 2015
Replies: 169
Views: 20,090
Posted By sverne
If MSFU allows pirated copies to upgrade, this...

If MSFU allows pirated copies to upgrade, this can only mean that they are willing to sacrifice for the big $payload. To put it differently, they want everyone on 10--to strip user's rights, spy ,...
Forum: News 19 Oct 2015
Replies: 169
Views: 20,090
Posted By sverne
The only thing that will stop MSFU will be the...

The only thing that will stop MSFU will be the European Union in a year or two, when they corner and DEMAND
they cease resulting in a huge fine. This has been the case with MS before, and Google is...
Forum: News 19 Oct 2015
Replies: 47
Views: 5,223
Posted By sverne
With time, it is becoming more obvious that MS is...

With time, it is becoming more obvious that MS is up to no good. It wants to eliminate 7 (try windows 7 updates and wait 5 hours to download, etc), and only have win10. Best to protect oneself by...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 19 Oct 2015
Replies: 7
Views: 1,900
Posted By sverne
In a strange mixture of the movie classics "The...

In a strange mixture of the movie classics "The Invasion of the Body Snatchers" and "1984", Microsoft is deviously trying to force windows10 on all pc's, while at the same time eliminating win7. Some...
Forum: Backup and Restore 19 Feb 2015
Replies: 7
Views: 1,159
Posted By sverne
The Seagate does show up--does everything seem...

The Seagate does show up--does everything seem OK, and forget about the "E"?
Thanks for all your help ICIT2LOL. :)
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Forum: Backup and Restore 18 Feb 2015
Replies: 7
Views: 1,159
Posted By sverne
I ran diskpart (without the ext drive). 350169 ...

I ran diskpart (without the ext drive).
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It seems I have 2 partitions from Partition Wizard and I'm including the one that has :Backup" listed--which is the "OS".
Forum: Backup and Restore 18 Feb 2015
Replies: 7
Views: 1,159
Posted By sverne
I do have an external Seagate, and my file...

I do have an external Seagate, and my file screenshot shows I have space for recovery. I was just wondering if it is also important to have a backup on a different drive on the hardrive (is this a...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 18 Feb 2015
Replies: 4
Views: 1,890
Posted By sverne
Try this to see what is keeping it "awake" For...

Try this to see what is keeping it "awake"
For a more detailed analysis type: powercfg -energy -output %USERPROFILE%\Desktop\Energy_Report.html (which will icon on desktop). There will some "false"...
Forum: Backup and Restore 16 Feb 2015
Replies: 5
Views: 1,998
Posted By sverne
Run TreeSize Free for hard drive allocation...

Run TreeSize Free for hard drive allocation numbers and see if you actually have the claimed "free space".
Forum: Backup and Restore 16 Feb 2015
Replies: 7
Views: 1,159
Posted By sverne
missing backup drive E

"Windows cannot find the disk or network where backups are being saved" is what control panel/backup states. Although I do have a recovery point (and hopefully it works), is the above error...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 16 Feb 2015
Replies: 4
Views: 1,890
Posted By sverne
It should be: POWERCFG.EXE -REQUESTS

It should be: POWERCFG.EXE -REQUESTS
Forum: Hardware & Devices 20 Oct 2014
Replies: 28
Views: 3,519
Posted By sverne
Solved again

I found the culprit: Seagate Discwizard made a copy not only on external HD but also on the OS. Deleted the OS file, and voila, have my free space back.:geek:
Forum: Hardware & Devices 20 Oct 2014
Replies: 28
Views: 3,519
Posted By sverne
Uh Oh!

My free space has been undone; the only "work" that I've done is to image my system and back up partition via Seagate Disk Wizard. Now I only have 40G out of 500G.
Perhaps WH had a point regarding...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 11 Oct 2014
Replies: 28
Views: 3,519
Posted By sverne
Solved

A big shout out to all who helped tirelessly on this issue; especially dsperber and others who pointed to the Restore Point usage. I now have 234G free out of 451! Ran CC cleaner to top it off.:D
Forum: Hardware & Devices 11 Oct 2014
Replies: 28
Views: 3,519
Posted By sverne
Wow, Treesize is pretty different for the System,...

Wow, Treesize is pretty different for the System, but the same for Users! I'm enclosing two snips with the second one expanded on the System to show what it uses (and it is not all shown, just the...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 11 Oct 2014
Replies: 28
Views: 3,519
Posted By sverne
Ran WinDirStat as administrator, but still the...

Ran WinDirStat as administrator, but still the same results. ??
Forum: Hardware & Devices 11 Oct 2014
Replies: 28
Views: 3,519
Posted By sverne
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