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Forum: Backup and Restore 25 Jun 2016
Replies: 1,972
Views: 344,650
Posted By sunsetlover
Hi all, I just used "Clone this disk" and I...

Hi all,
I just used "Clone this disk" and I wanted to report the findings so to speak, as I think most people use this program for imaging.

I cloned an old laptop hard disk of C and D partitions...
Forum: Backup and Restore 27 May 2016
Replies: 6
Views: 896
Posted By sunsetlover
Thank you both. If my purpose is to upgrade...

Thank you both.

If my purpose is to upgrade or replace an internal drive, then cloning is the way to go. Of course I could do both cloning and imaging and keep and update an image as back up.
...
Forum: Backup and Restore 26 May 2016
Replies: 6
Views: 896
Posted By sunsetlover
A cloned external hard drive to replace an internal HDD

Hi all,

I have a simple question, and first off a disclosure, I haven't done any system imaging before.

If my purpose is to clone an internal HDD (Fujitsu 120 GB with about 80 GB used) on an...
Forum: Backup and Restore 18 Feb 2015
Replies: 3
Views: 794
Posted By sunsetlover
Thanks David. What's the advantage of that...

Thanks David.

What's the advantage of that over the traditional "format" command?

Also I assume that I should do it on my Win XP machine since I'll use it primarily with that?
Forum: Backup and Restore 18 Feb 2015
Replies: 3
Views: 794
Posted By sunsetlover
Best use for an old 250 GB internal hard drive

Hello,

I have a 250 GB hard drive in a USB enclosure. It's from a laptop that I actually sold. I use it to back up another Win 7 laptop, plus a system image. However, I'm not using that laptop...
Forum: Backup and Restore 30 Jul 2014
Replies: 10
Views: 5,226
Posted By sunsetlover
Thank you MJF. Yes a clean re-install I was...

Thank you MJF.

Yes a clean re-install I was talking about. Sorry about my apprehensions, I never had to use the system repair disk and image before.
Forum: Backup and Restore 30 Jul 2014
Replies: 10
Views: 5,226
Posted By sunsetlover
Sorry to bump up this thread but I want to be...

Sorry to bump up this thread but I want to be prepared. If I use the windows own system repair disk + system image (windows plus third party one), and I have the product key, I can re-install fully...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 09 Jun 2014
Replies: 1
Views: 7,596
Posted By sunsetlover
SD card slot not working.

This is a used Toshiba laptop I got a month ago. The previous owner said he never used the SD card slot. I know why, because it's not working. When I slide any SD card in, the light comes on for 1...
Forum: Network & Sharing 09 Jun 2014
Replies: 5
Views: 1,030
Posted By sunsetlover
Thank you all. I checked Cyberghost VPN, it...

Thank you all.
I checked Cyberghost VPN, it looks like a good deal.
Forum: Network & Sharing 02 Jun 2014
Replies: 5
Views: 1,030
Posted By sunsetlover
Thanks. The building manager today blamed it on...

Thanks. The building manager today blamed it on the provider. I left it at that as further communication in detail is impossible and it's restored now.

I'm using a VPN, based on openVPN, when I...
Forum: Network & Sharing 02 Jun 2014
Replies: 5
Views: 1,030
Posted By sunsetlover
What do you guys make of this? screenshots attached

I'm traveling overseas and I'm staying temporarily in a serviced apartment building. The set up is 2 routers per floor from a ADSL connection, have to log in to a billing page when launching the...
Forum: Backup and Restore 27 May 2014
Replies: 10
Views: 5,226
Posted By sunsetlover
Thanks so much marsmimar. Good info. I'm...

Thanks so much marsmimar. Good info.

I'm now using an old laptop that I bought used till I get a new one. The previous owner didn't have the Win install disk. So I take it that with the system...
Forum: Backup and Restore 26 May 2014
Replies: 10
Views: 5,226
Posted By sunsetlover
System Repair Disk + Image + Backing up files : is it enough?

Hi all,

I used the Win 7 Back up & Restore to create a system repair disk plus a system image on an external HD. I'm also backing up my files/documents. Is that enough to do a complete clean...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 17 May 2014
Replies: 3
Views: 7,133
Posted By sunsetlover
Thanks Callender. I disabled Search in start...

Thanks Callender.
I disabled Search in start up services, I set Search to manual in services.msc and I no longer see the 3 search processes in task manager eating 5-30% of CPU and my searches take...
Forum: Microsoft Office 16 May 2014
Replies: 19
Views: 6,034
Posted By sunsetlover
I was going to start a thread about Kingsoft...

I was going to start a thread about Kingsoft Office '13, till I saw this thread. It got a great review on CNET, but there are some mixed reviews by users (a minority to be sure).

The issue these...
Forum: System Security 14 May 2014
Replies: 6
Views: 1,896
Posted By sunsetlover
Thanks everyone!

Thanks everyone!
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 14 May 2014
Replies: 3
Views: 7,133
Posted By sunsetlover
What's your solution for the pesky SearchFilterHost and the rest?

I know there are many questions around on the indexing processes, searchfilterhost, searchindexer, searchprotocolhost. I had disabled xml files from indexing, the processes seemed to be dormant for a...
Forum: System Security 14 May 2014
Replies: 6
Views: 1,896
Posted By sunsetlover
Thanks. If I need to install Avast, should...

Thanks.

If I need to install Avast, should I disable MSE from starting or uninstall it altogether?
Forum: System Security 14 May 2014
Replies: 6
Views: 1,896
Posted By sunsetlover
MSE Updates not automatic

I've been using MSE for the first time since only a few days ago, on a used computer that it came with. The biggest drawback that I see is that it needs manual definition updates. I see that it will...
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 12 May 2014
Replies: 1
Views: 1,780
Posted By sunsetlover
Windows Photo Gallery: 440 MB of memory

I just installed the 2012 Live Photo Gallery, it's working ok, and not too much CPU usage (except when first loading), but I just noticed the RAM usage: 440 MB.

Is that possible from a photo app?...
Forum: Sound & Audio 30 Apr 2014
Replies: 3
Views: 2,324
Posted By sunsetlover
Yes, but I knew about this problem when I bought...

Yes, but I knew about this problem when I bought it.
Forum: Sound & Audio 30 Apr 2014
Replies: 3
Views: 2,324
Posted By sunsetlover
Sound card problem - headphones work, notebook speakers don't

Hi all,

I just bought an old Toshiba A210 laptop and I'm dealing with a couple of (minor) problems. As the title says, I've tried every conceivable control, I can't get any sound from the...
Forum: Backup and Restore 26 Aug 2013
Replies: 4
Views: 1,109
Posted By sunsetlover
Thank you both. I'm not saving an image...

Thank you both.

I'm not saving an image right now, as I don't have an external HD, and I might need 80 GBs worth of DVDs. Is there a way to save the programs? In particular Microsoft Office...
Forum: Backup and Restore 23 Aug 2013
Replies: 4
Views: 1,109
Posted By sunsetlover
A couple of questions on Back up and Restore

Hello,

I started doing the Windows auto back up and restore, where "I choose". I'm interested in primarily backing up my Documents. But when I go to Set up Back up, it shows me only folders....
Forum: Software 09 Jul 2013
Replies: 5
Views: 1,121
Posted By sunsetlover
Well, to avoid the possibility of someone...

Well, to avoid the possibility of someone accusing you of editing the page before sending it, I can recommend the Firefox extension called Screengrab:...
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