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Forum: General Discussion 26 Minutes Ago
Replies: 72
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Posted By SIW2
Megahertz is correct. Copy factory.wim to a safe...

Megahertz is correct. Copy factory.wim to a safe location. Your existing HD isn't worth fiddling with.
Forum: General Discussion 14 Hours Ago
Replies: 72
Views: 3,131
Posted By SIW2
It isn't difficult to put an HD into a laptop...

It isn't difficult to put an HD into a laptop usually.

2.5" drives are made for laptops. $45 for a wd blue 500gb spinner.
Laptop Hard Drives, Notebook Hard Drives - Newegg.com...
Forum: Installation & Setup 2 Days Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 638
Posted By SIW2
A partition can be extended into contiguous free...

A partition can be extended into contiguous free space.

You would need to shrink C from the right to create that.

It can be done from outside windows, using boot media.

Probably simplest...
Forum: General Discussion 2 Days Ago
Replies: 72
Views: 3,131
Posted By SIW2
You can extract the windlg.exe file from this zip...

You can extract the windlg.exe file from this zip onto your usb drive. Boot up the OS, and run the windlg.exe. It will test your HD.
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Forum: General Discussion 2 Days Ago
Replies: 72
Views: 3,131
Posted By SIW2
It is probably safest for you to replace the Hard...

It is probably safest for you to replace the Hard Drive.

You could consider an SSD which is faster than a spinner, but more expensive.

There should be a factory.wim on the recovery partition....
Forum: Installation & Setup 2 Days Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 352
Posted By SIW2
The OP has installed win 7 using this Download...

The OP has installed win 7 using this
Download Windows 7* USB 3.0 Creator Utility (https://downloadcenter.intel.com/download/25476/Windows-7-USB-3-0-Creator-Utility)

He didn't bother updating...
Forum: General Discussion 3 Days Ago
Replies: 72
Views: 3,131
Posted By SIW2
Let us know how it goes. :)

Let us know how it goes. :)
Forum: General Discussion 3 Days Ago
Replies: 72
Views: 3,131
Posted By SIW2
\Users\YourUserName\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefo...

\Users\YourUserName\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles
Forum: Backup and Restore 3 Days Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 396
Posted By SIW2
As far as I know, all imaging programs do that.

As far as I know, all imaging programs do that.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 4 Days Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 462
Posted By SIW2
32-bit Windows Server 2003 running on 64-bit...

32-bit Windows Server 2003 running on 64-bit processors supports 128GB. The limit is 64GB on 32-bit x86, but higher on x64 processors.
Forum: General Discussion 4 Days Ago
Replies: 72
Views: 3,131
Posted By SIW2
Glad to hear it. :) When you have copied...

Glad to hear it. :)

When you have copied your files to safety, you can try booting back into your installed version of windows. It might start up - depends where the damage was that chkdsk fixed.
Forum: General Discussion 4 Days Ago
Replies: 72
Views: 3,131
Posted By SIW2
To see extra drives you have attached, rt click...

To see extra drives you have attached, rt click the 401297 icon at bottom rt of screen. A menu pops up - click "Refresh Explorer".

Otherwise, you can copy files to the booted usb, if there is...
Forum: General Discussion 4 Days Ago
Replies: 72
Views: 3,131
Posted By SIW2
Try it without usb stick. If you stll then...

Try it without usb stick.

If you stll then boot into your windows installation, try booting thre usb stick again and maybe you wil be able to copy your important files somewhere safe.
Forum: General Discussion 4 Days Ago
Replies: 72
Views: 3,131
Posted By SIW2
Yes, try a reboot.

Yes, try a reboot.
Forum: General Discussion 5 Days Ago
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Views: 3,131
Posted By SIW2
Yes, it will take a while.

Yes, it will take a while.
Forum: General Discussion 5 Days Ago
Replies: 72
Views: 3,131
Posted By SIW2
From the booted usb media, open a command prompt...

From the booted usb media, open a command prompt and type:

chkdsk /r /x e:

then press enter.

The x switch (/x) above unmounts the volume for chkdsk to scan and try to fix errors.
Forum: General Discussion 5 Days Ago
Replies: 72
Views: 3,131
Posted By SIW2
The drive letters are different from booted...

The drive letters are different from booted recovery media.

It looks like the partition E is your windows installation. That is the partition with the the I/O error.
Forum: General Discussion 6 Days Ago
Replies: 72
Views: 3,131
Posted By SIW2
It doesn't need to be installed. Just download...

It doesn't need to be installed. Just download it, extract it from the .zip file it is in, then run it. It should automatically show any usb drives you have plugged in.

You should be able tell...
Forum: Backup and Restore 6 Days Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 571
Posted By SIW2
You can also use cheriky Example: xcopy...

You can also use cheriky

Example:

xcopy /cheriky "C:\CopyFolderName\Folder Name w spaces" "D:\PasteFolderName"

The Y switch means it won't prompt for confirmation if overwriting a...
Forum: General Discussion 6 Days Ago
Replies: 72
Views: 3,131
Posted By SIW2
2) Install PBR code that loads bootmgr to your...

2) Install PBR code that loads bootmgr to your usb drive:

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Forum: General Discussion 6 Days Ago
Replies: 72
Views: 3,131
Posted By SIW2
Fix the mbr and PBR with bootice. 401181 ...

Fix the mbr and PBR with bootice.

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1) Install NT6 MBR to usb drive:

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Forum: Backup and Restore 1 Week Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 346
Posted By SIW2
Windows image works fine. The .vhd it creates can...

Windows image works fine. The .vhd it creates can be mounted read/write and files added or deleted, it can be serviced ( adding/removing updates/drivers ). You cant install programs into it though. ...
Forum: General Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 72
Views: 3,131
Posted By SIW2
You can't see .exe because you don't have file...

You can't see .exe because you don't have file extensions showing. That is not important.

Browse like this:

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Forum: General Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 72
Views: 3,131
Posted By SIW2
Rt click on 7zfm.exe and browse to the iso file. ...

Rt click on 7zfm.exe and browse to the iso file.

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click on all the folders inside the iso to highlght them, then click Extract

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It asks where you want to copy (extract) them...
Forum: General Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 72
Views: 3,131
Posted By SIW2
You could use 7zip to extract iso files. ...

You could use 7zip to extract iso files.

http://www.7-zip.org/
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