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Forum: Performance & Maintenance 1 Week Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 348
Posted By RolandJS
lolnothankyou, I should have asked which registry...

lolnothankyou, I should have asked which registry editor, not registry cleaner, my bad :)
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 1 Week Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 907
Posted By RolandJS
I just saw this - naw, nothing for us to worry...

I just saw this - naw, nothing for us to worry about :)
Forum: Backup and Restore 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 1,055
Posted By RolandJS
Going forward, create from your chosen anti-virus...

Going forward, create from your chosen anti-virus and your chosen anti-malware programs their respective USB and/or DVD boots. Then, in the future, whenever necessary, you can boot those things and...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 907
Posted By RolandJS
Is this Piriform's Defragger? Based on my...

Is this Piriform's Defragger? Based on my experience, let me hazard a theory: I think it has been giving me a Zero when it has defragged all the files that it has determined it could defrag. The...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 348
Posted By RolandJS
I hope you've made full backup images of your OS...

I hope you've made full backup images of your OS and Data partitions onto external media before having embarked upon registry cleaning. What registry cleaning utility are you using? As far as...
Forum: Backup and Restore 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 1,648
Posted By RolandJS
I'm so glad you had backups, as long as such are...

I'm so glad you had backups, as long as such are restorable. :)
Forum: Backup and Restore 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 1,648
Posted By RolandJS
"...So, Roland, could you tell me more? Could...

"...So, Roland, could you tell me more? Could there be any link between the use of those external hard drives and the damage to my internal drive? What do you think might have happened? Did some...
Forum: Backup and Restore 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 3,275
Posted By RolandJS
+1, agreed! I read many good things about AOMEI.

+1, agreed! I read many good things about AOMEI.
Forum: Backup and Restore 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 674
Posted By RolandJS
"...What do you think of sending out the HD to a...

"...What do you think of sending out the HD to a professional?" That might be workable, I really do not know because I have only read on The 'Net and have never sent a HDD in -- because I have dual...
Forum: Backup and Restore 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 575
Posted By RolandJS
+1 LadyF concerning MR6 earlier and now MR7.

+1 LadyF concerning MR6 earlier and now MR7.
Forum: Backup and Restore 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 674
Posted By RolandJS
...My credo is "that when there is a will there...

...My credo is "that when there is a will there is a way."...
Have you seen San Andreas or San Andreas Quake? Using an imperfect analogy, your recovered data will appear in bits and pieces, similar...
Forum: Backup and Restore 13 Jul 2018
Replies: 9
Views: 1,496
Posted By RolandJS
If you any wipe free space utility, I recommend...

If you any wipe free space utility, I recommend not using the computer for that period of time; less chance of something going wrong.
Forum: Backup and Restore 13 Jul 2018
Replies: 16
Views: 3,275
Posted By RolandJS
Since you're already routinely back up stuff onto...

Since you're already routinely back up stuff onto an external hard-drive, simply use Macrium Reflect or EaseUS ToDo or any one of several free backup / restore utilities to make full images of your...
Forum: Backup and Restore 26 Jun 2018
Replies: 10
Views: 2,088
Posted By RolandJS
Puppy Linux's internal folder & file manager can...

Puppy Linux's internal folder & file manager can be used to copy your HD's data folders and files onto any reliable affordable external media as long as the HD physically still works aok.
Forum: Backup and Restore 22 Jun 2018
Replies: 10
Views: 2,088
Posted By RolandJS
If you know where your data folders and files are...

If you know where your data folders and files are located, another alternative might be handy -- on another computer, making a puppy linux boot utility (USB or DVD or one of each), booting same, and...
Forum: Backup and Restore 22 Jun 2018
Replies: 25
Views: 2,573
Posted By RolandJS
Previous poster is correct, if the run box is on,...

Previous poster is correct, if the run box is on, one can simply type in the box: device manager -- and go on from there.
Forum: Backup and Restore 15 Jun 2018
Replies: 15
Views: 1,335
Posted By RolandJS
I believe the rolling eyes were aimed at...

I believe the rolling eyes were aimed at Microsoft. Recovering your documents, spreadsheets, and all other created data will be a very geek-filled possibly long process. Whatever you do in the...
Forum: Backup and Restore 16 May 2018
Replies: 10
Views: 966
Posted By RolandJS
Yes, another good choice! I forgot that one!

Yes, another good choice! I forgot that one!
Forum: Backup and Restore 16 May 2018
Replies: 8
Views: 585
Posted By RolandJS
LadyF recommended MR; I was remembering Acronis...

LadyF recommended MR; I was remembering Acronis Migrate Easy from the Windows XP days, which boasted of being able to migrate bits and pieces i.e. a user account or the whole thing. I never used it....
Forum: Backup and Restore 15 May 2018
Replies: 8
Views: 585
Posted By RolandJS
I remember a migrate this/migrate that, in short,...

I remember a migrate this/migrate that, in short, a migration utility for Windows XP was Acronis Migrate Whatever -- however, I do not have a recommendation for Windows 7.
Forum: Backup and Restore 15 May 2018
Replies: 10
Views: 966
Posted By RolandJS
Scuttlebutt indicates a number of free and fee...

Scuttlebutt indicates a number of free and fee backup / restore software that probably will backup whatever folder and file you tell it to backup just fine -- including but not limited to: Macrium...
Forum: Backup and Restore 27 Apr 2018
Replies: 18
Views: 1,385
Posted By RolandJS
LadyF's many words are apples of gold on a silver...

LadyF's many words are apples of gold on a silver platter! Yes, my early post was lax. I was glad that backups were being done! As this thread progressed, many ideas were forwarded to make backups...
Forum: Backup and Restore 27 Apr 2018
Replies: 18
Views: 1,385
Posted By RolandJS
Alejandro, thanks for adding the pot 'o knowledge...

Alejandro, thanks for adding the pot 'o knowledge and experiences! Even though we all might disagree with one another on a few things here and there, we all offer the OP a nice sized "store" from...
Forum: Backup and Restore 27 Apr 2018
Replies: 18
Views: 1,385
Posted By RolandJS
Being concerned about image restorability is...

Being concerned about image restorability is being wise! Along with what others have posted...if you do routine, meaning weekly or bi-monthly OS partition and Data partition full image backups onto...
Forum: Backup and Restore 26 Apr 2018
Replies: 18
Views: 1,385
Posted By RolandJS
You backup plan is somewhat aok! I would suggest...

You backup plan is somewhat aok! I would suggest the external HD receive OS and Data partition full images and then be disconnected when not being actively used for making said full images. ...
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