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Forum: BSOD Help and Support 29 Nov 2011
Replies: 3
Views: 3,077
Posted By Riotubes
Thanks. What information could I provide during a...

Thanks. What information could I provide during a boot that would be helpful to post here? Any special boot sequence? Thanks!
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 29 Nov 2011
Replies: 3
Views: 3,077
Posted By Riotubes
Help Please...PC won't come out of sleep mode unless I...

power off and unseat the video card, re-seat it, and power back up...

win7 pro
Intel Core i7 870 Processor...
Forum: System Security 22 Aug 2011
Replies: 4
Views: 17,356
Posted By Riotubes
I ran malwarebyts again and it picked up ...

I ran malwarebyts again and it picked up

trojan.fakealerts affecting registry value

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\3561584484 (Trojan.FakeAlert) -> Value:...
Forum: System Security 21 Aug 2011
Replies: 4
Views: 17,356
Posted By Riotubes
Thank you. Your linked worked perfectly. Yes, I...

Thank you. Your linked worked perfectly. Yes, I did have a trojan quarantined by MSE but I inadvertently deleted the history. Also, the Update does not work on malwarebytes which, in the past, has...
Forum: System Security 21 Aug 2011
Replies: 4
Views: 17,356
Posted By Riotubes
Virus: apps won't launch (.exe files)

I've run microsoft security essentials, malwarebyt's anti-malware and ccleaner in regular and safe mode and can't seem to pick up the virus/trojan that has disabled all my apps (MS office, firefox...
Forum: Tutorials 14 Feb 2011
Replies: 1,121
Views: 663,291
Posted By Riotubes
I just wanted to report back that I used Kari's...

I just wanted to report back that I used Kari's tutorial to move user profiles and programdata after having installed windows 7. One tip worth following that is in Kari's instructional PDF on page 1...
Forum: Tutorials 25 Jan 2011
Replies: 1,121
Views: 663,291
Posted By Riotubes
Wow, what a fantastic and thorough reply to my...

Wow, what a fantastic and thorough reply to my questions. Thank you Kari.

This way of separating Users and ProgramData for the C drive could really benefit those concerned about: (1) space issues...
Forum: Tutorials 24 Jan 2011
Replies: 1,121
Views: 663,291
Posted By Riotubes
Again, this is very helpful. I am sorry to...

Again, this is very helpful. I am sorry to belabor a few of these points but there are probably other novice users like me that could benefit from even more details.

When you say "Only the library...
Forum: Tutorials 24 Jan 2011
Replies: 1,121
Views: 663,291
Posted By Riotubes
Thank you, Kari, for the clarification. If one...

Thank you, Kari, for the clarification. If one images the OS, then it only makes sense to image the Users and App folders. But it makes no sense to have to include the user data (files, movies,...
Forum: Tutorials 24 Jan 2011
Replies: 1,121
Views: 663,291
Posted By Riotubes
As a noob, may I ask if it is desirable to...

As a noob, may I ask if it is desirable to include Users and ProgramData when imaging the C drive OS, or can these folders be treated the same as the rest of one's data disk and be backed up...
Forum: Installation & Setup 23 Jan 2011
Replies: 4
Views: 2,977
Posted By Riotubes
Thank you!

Thank you!
Forum: Installation & Setup 23 Jan 2011
Replies: 4
Views: 2,977
Posted By Riotubes
Thanks! Does it matter which partition I create...

Thanks! Does it matter which partition I create first if I want the smaller 1TB partition on the outside edge of the HDD?

What is the difference between changing the default location of the user...
Forum: Installation & Setup 23 Jan 2011
Replies: 4
Views: 2,977
Posted By Riotubes
How to Partition and Primary/Extended Type?

I want to add a new internal 1TB HDD with 2 partitions: 100GB for scratch disk space for Adobe CS, Autocad etc. and the remaining 900GB for User Data. My OS/Apps is on a 90GB SSD with no partitions....
Forum: General Discussion 22 Jan 2011
Replies: 6
Views: 2,055
Posted By Riotubes
Update: The Auslogics Duplicate File Finder works...

Update: The Auslogics Duplicate File Finder works great! Just wondering if there is a way to scan to external HDDs both used for backup for the same PC...instead of seeking duplicate files...seek...
Forum: Installation & Setup 16 Jan 2011
Replies: 6
Views: 5,140
Posted By Riotubes
Thanks to both of you guys for getting me up and...

Thanks to both of you guys for getting me up and running.

GregRocker: For someone with 2 disk system--one SSD (OS/Apps) and one HDD (data/OS image) do you recommend moving userdata to data disk...
Forum: Installation & Setup 16 Jan 2011
Replies: 6
Views: 5,140
Posted By Riotubes
OK. I completed the install, but despite my...

OK. I completed the install, but despite my efforts to configure the SSD as AHCI (in Bios) it configered as IDE. I tried going into the Bios to reconfigure as AHCI after Win7 installed but it just...
Forum: Installation & Setup 16 Jan 2011
Replies: 6
Views: 5,140
Posted By Riotubes
Thanks so much for the quick reply....OK I'm a...

Thanks so much for the quick reply....OK I'm a total DoDo. I was short one SATA cable and of course it was the DVD drive that was not connected. I'm now at Windows Boot Manager screen. I hope that I...
Forum: Installation & Setup 16 Jan 2011
Replies: 6
Views: 5,140
Posted By Riotubes
Help Please: Trying to install Win7 Pro (disk boot failure)

Hello,

I could use some help. I'm now thinking I bought the wrong Win7 Pro disk (System Builders). I built a new PC and thought this would be the right version for a brand new install but now I...
Forum: General Discussion 09 Jan 2011
Replies: 6
Views: 2,055
Posted By Riotubes
I wonder if syncback se or synctoy could be used...

I wonder if syncback se or synctoy could be used to de-dupe duplicate files on different drives?
Forum: General Discussion 08 Jan 2011
Replies: 6
Views: 2,055
Posted By Riotubes
How to de-dupe 3 drives with some overlap, perhaps different versions?

Hi, this weekend I plan a fresh install of Win 7 Pro on a new SSD. The data will go on a 2nd HDD. After I install the OS, I'll need to port all data from 3 separate drives (legacy PC and 2 external...
Forum: General Discussion 06 Jan 2011
Replies: 1
Views: 1,159
Posted By Riotubes
Calling all Video Editors and Photoshop Pros

On which drive do I place my scratch disk?

I've got a 90GB SSD and a 1TB Samsung Spinpoint F3R HDD.

The plan is to place the OS and Apps on the SSD and data on the HDD

I have 16GB RAM and...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 03 Jan 2011
Replies: 6
Views: 4,163
Posted By Riotubes
Fresh Win7 Pro Install: Best way to get Updates?

Hi,

At what point during the install process is it best to install Updates and Service Paks for:

- OS
- NIC
- Drivers
- Apps

After windows security essentials is installed? If so, is it...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 02 Jan 2011
Replies: 14
Views: 13,581
Posted By Riotubes
I'm thinking of using the portable version of...

I'm thinking of using the portable version of firefox and loading into ramdisk. Not sure if it will leave me any less susceptable to attack...but all the temp and cache files will be purged...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 02 Jan 2011
Replies: 14
Views: 13,581
Posted By Riotubes
I read a suggestion NOT to install the OS on...

I read a suggestion NOT to install the OS on drive C since intruders / viruses are aimed at drive c. Is there any reason to believe that simply switching the drive letter that such intruders and...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 02 Jan 2011
Replies: 14
Views: 13,581
Posted By Riotubes
Is this also applicable to a fresh install on a...

Is this also applicable to a fresh install on a newly built computer?
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