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Forum: General Discussion 18 Dec 2017
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Posted By nkaufman
Had looked at Repair Install but since it...

Had looked at Repair Install but since it "Preserves User Accounts", I was wondering if that would work.

But perhaps I'll try Reflect rescue media and see what happens and then try Win Repair.
Forum: General Discussion 16 Dec 2017
Replies: 24
Views: 3,016
Posted By nkaufman
Since I couldn't find anything wrong and any NEW...

Since I couldn't find anything wrong and any NEW user that I create has some issue or the other, I think a Windows re-install is the ONLY way to go.
Forum: General Discussion 14 Dec 2017
Replies: 24
Views: 3,016
Posted By nkaufman
chkdsk didn't find anything either

chkdsk didn't find anything either
Forum: General Discussion 14 Dec 2017
Replies: 24
Views: 3,016
Posted By nkaufman
Did run sfc and had found no issues. will...

Did run sfc and had found no issues.

will try running chkdsk as well and let you know
Forum: General Discussion 14 Dec 2017
Replies: 24
Views: 3,016
Posted By nkaufman
To clarify, I've not had any issues before this....

To clarify, I've not had any issues before this. My Users Folder was on D:\ and everything had been running fine till I had to take out the HDD and used it on another machine (attaching in an...
Forum: General Discussion 14 Dec 2017
Replies: 24
Views: 3,016
Posted By nkaufman
The new account (that I was able to create in...

The new account (that I was able to create in Safe Mode) had been created on D:\ as it should be since I have D:\Users folder set up.
Forum: General Discussion 14 Dec 2017
Replies: 24
Views: 3,016
Posted By nkaufman
that was done while doing the initial win-7...

that was done while doing the initial win-7 install (Kari tutorial) a few years back
Forum: General Discussion 14 Dec 2017
Replies: 24
Views: 3,016
Posted By nkaufman
Issue seems to be a bit more severe. I...

Issue seems to be a bit more severe.

I created Admin user - User02. Didn't see anything in registry - ProfileList. So logged off and tried to logon as user02. Got "User Profile Service failed the...
Forum: General Discussion 14 Dec 2017
Replies: 24
Views: 3,016
Posted By nkaufman
Afraid not an image backup but rescue media. ...

Afraid not an image backup but rescue media.

Just created another Admin user and see in Control Panel - Users but do not see an entry in registry yet. perhaps a restart is needed.

Cannot delete...
Forum: General Discussion 14 Dec 2017
Replies: 24
Views: 3,016
Posted By nkaufman
Yes, that is what I thought could be the reason...

Yes, that is what I thought could be the reason and hence mentioned in OP





Would like to know if Reflect Rescue Media can help in any way in restoring the user profile properly?

I did...
Forum: General Discussion 12 Dec 2017
Replies: 24
Views: 3,016
Posted By nkaufman
Twist for me is that (1) I can log on to Safe...

Twist for me is that
(1) I can log on to Safe Mode with User01/Pwd (Admin).
(2) Under my D:\Users\User01, Properties -> Security, I see
"Account Unknown(SID)"
which is different from my SID for...
Forum: General Discussion 12 Dec 2017
Replies: 24
Views: 3,016
Posted By nkaufman
None yet, waiting to see what an optimum fix...

None yet, waiting to see what an optimum fix would be - Fix current profile or create new profile
Forum: General Discussion 12 Dec 2017
Replies: 24
Views: 3,016
Posted By nkaufman
Thanks, I did look at that and also MS article: ...

Thanks, I did look at that and also MS article:
https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/947215/you-receive-a-the-user-profile-service-failed-the-logon-error-message

before posting.

Afraid,...
Forum: General Discussion 12 Dec 2017
Replies: 24
Views: 3,016
Posted By nkaufman
The user profile service failed the logon....

Hello,

Needed to send my laptop for repair. So took out my HDD and used it in an external enclosure, just working on data.

After getting my laptop, I put the old HDD in and now my User Profile...
Forum: General Discussion 06 Sep 2017
Replies: 95
Views: 123,462
Posted By nkaufman
Have come across another twist. Since this...

Have come across another twist.

Since this is a 2TB HDD used by Dish Network, if I use a larger size HDD then I need to move data back to a 2TB disk. and these disks would be Linux partitioned...
Forum: General Discussion 05 Sep 2017
Replies: 95
Views: 123,462
Posted By nkaufman
Hello, Looked at ddrescue and amazingly it...

Hello,

Looked at ddrescue and amazingly it seems that things will work nearly the same. App has a new interface but the following command still should do the trick.

My only question is - Last...
Forum: General Discussion 05 Sep 2017
Replies: 95
Views: 123,462
Posted By nkaufman
Hello jumanji, Thank you for your comments. ...

Hello jumanji,

Thank you for your comments.

Yes need to look more into ddrescue and also get a larger HDD.

Will see how it goes.

Thanks again
Forum: General Discussion 05 Sep 2017
Replies: 95
Views: 123,462
Posted By nkaufman
You guys are so right. I'd completely...

You guys are so right.

I'd completely forgotten the steps and need to review once more as there is yet again a need to do so.

Some twists:
Failing drive sometimes shows up in Disk Mgt and...
Forum: Software 08 Oct 2015
Replies: 11
Views: 1,743
Posted By nkaufman
Attached my internal WD HDD to another PC...

Attached my internal WD HDD to another PC (running Win-7 64-bit) via a USB to IDE/SATA connector.

Ran CCleaner but keep getting CRC - data error cyclic redundancy check.

Any...
Forum: Software 26 Sep 2015
Replies: 11
Views: 1,743
Posted By nkaufman
Thanks for the information, definitely need to...

Thanks for the information, definitely need to look at the various options that have been suggested.

One question that I have is - is there a limitation of these tools while wiping a failing HDD...
Forum: Tutorials 26 Sep 2015
Replies: 2
Views: 62,064
Posted By nkaufman
Excellent post. If I may, I think 'Disk...

Excellent post.

If I may, I think 'Disk cleanup' or 'Compact' should be the first step (while VM is shutdown) before defragging. Don't know what your opinion is on this.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 26 Sep 2015
Replies: 7
Views: 759
Posted By nkaufman
Thank you for your assistance. marking thread as...

Thank you for your assistance. marking thread as solved.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 25 Sep 2015
Replies: 7
Views: 759
Posted By nkaufman
Thank you for your assistance. SFC worked...

Thank you for your assistance.

SFC worked fine. No errors.

Attached is the sfcdetails log.

Thank you again.
Forum: General Discussion 25 Sep 2015
Replies: 95
Views: 123,462
Posted By nkaufman
To be more specific, all we need is how to get to...

To be more specific, all we need is how to get to logfile/mapfile. I think we have a few viewer tools that we can use to view the logs but first need to get our hands on that darn log :D

Perhaps...
Forum: Software 25 Sep 2015
Replies: 11
Views: 1,743
Posted By nkaufman
[/LIST][/QUOTE] Thanks. Any points...

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Thanks.

Any points to keep in mind while using dban? Any to-do or not to-do pointers?

I'll be using to attach my failing HDD via USB and use dban cd to erase external HDD....
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