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Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 16 Feb 2018
Replies: 2
Views: 499
Posted By copiman
Thanks Roy. It originally had XP on it. The COA...

Thanks Roy. It originally had XP on it. The COA sticker for XP is on the back of the tower. Some computer shop loaded 7 I was told. Anyway, I will take the PC back to the owner. I can't help a...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 16 Feb 2018
Replies: 2
Views: 499
Posted By copiman
Genuine OS?? How to find product key

I was asked to get rid of viruses on a PC. When I booted the PC I get a pop Windows Activation box telling me "Windows is not genuine". When I go to system there is not an activation area in it. Its...
Forum: Backup and Restore 05 Feb 2018
Replies: 5
Views: 571
Posted By copiman
I saw this earlier but I have an enclosed...

I saw this earlier but I have an enclosed External WD MyBook 1T drive with only a USB connection. Thank you for taking the time to help me. I really appreciate the fact that there are people like...
Forum: Backup and Restore 05 Feb 2018
Replies: 5
Views: 571
Posted By copiman
Turns out I was. I could not delete it. Had to...

Turns out I was. I could not delete it. Had to create it again and then delete. You were spot on. Restored the image just fine. Thank you for your help.
Forum: Backup and Restore 05 Feb 2018
Replies: 5
Views: 571
Posted By copiman
Sector size different than Image

Used Macrium Reflect to create an image to a WD MyBook. When I tried to restore image to HDD it says that it cannot. Macrium says its because the sector sizes are different. WD MyBook is 4096 and...
Forum: Backup and Restore 03 Feb 2018
Replies: 2
Views: 1,025
Posted By copiman
Thank you for the kind words Lady Fitzgerald. You...

Thank you for the kind words Lady Fitzgerald. You my friend are an awesome person.
Forum: Backup and Restore 03 Feb 2018
Replies: 2
Views: 1,025
Posted By copiman
Bootable Media for Macrium Reflect

Used Macrium Reflect to create an image to a USB connected external drive. Wanted to make a rescue disk to with Macrium and it is only available with older version or paid version. I made a repair...
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 14 Jan 2018
Replies: 1
Views: 1,007
Posted By copiman
windows photo gallery

Recently I performed a clean install of 7 on my sisters laptop. She had Windows Photo Gallery that she used to edit photos. Well that is gone now and I need to find a replacement for it. Since...
Forum: Network & Sharing 18 Feb 2017
Replies: 5
Views: 770
Posted By copiman
My ISP is WOW. I went to home depot and Lowes and...

My ISP is WOW. I went to home depot and Lowes and they have cable but it just did not look right. It looked like maybe it was designed to go in the walls. My thoughts was to just to cable it at the...
Forum: Network & Sharing 18 Feb 2017
Replies: 5
Views: 770
Posted By copiman
What CAT cable to use???

I am a student in networking and computer support. I want to create a network in my man cave (spare bedroom that is empty). I will have 4 PCs, windows 7, 8.1 and 10, 2 printers, a switch, ISP modem,...
Forum: General Discussion 16 Oct 2016
Replies: 3
Views: 1,428
Posted By copiman
Yo were correct. After searching some more, I...

Yo were correct. After searching some more, I found they were left overs just like you said. One reading said the .NET updates will do this sometimes. Put them on external and have had no issues to...
Forum: General Discussion 16 Oct 2016
Replies: 3
Views: 1,329
Posted By copiman
Don't know why I did not think of this. I first...

Don't know why I did not think of this. I first made another Admin account. Then I made the original user (Admin) that each user used to sign in with into a standard account. This way when they log...
Forum: Backup and Restore 12 Oct 2016
Replies: 7
Views: 971
Posted By copiman
Thanks. Will do.

Thanks. Will do.
Forum: General Discussion 12 Oct 2016
Replies: 3
Views: 1,329
Posted By copiman
sign in with the standard account and see and access admin stuff

I have several PCs that only have one user account (Admin). The user of the PC has used this Admin account for some time and over time accumulated docs, pics, browser settings, desktop...
Forum: Backup and Restore 11 Oct 2016
Replies: 7
Views: 971
Posted By copiman
Moving user data

I'm not sure what exactly I need so I will explain my scenario:

I have a 3 PCs that only has one account (Admin). I want to create a user account (standard). When the standard account logs in I...
Forum: General Discussion 11 Oct 2016
Replies: 3
Views: 1,428
Posted By copiman
What is this on my HDD

Found this on hard drive. Any ideas as to what it is? See attached.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 26 Aug 2016
Replies: 4
Views: 1,167
Posted By copiman
I made a new account and copied the old user...

I made a new account and copied the old user files to the new user. The new user logs on just fine. Deleted the old. Everything good now. Thanks for your help.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 26 Aug 2016
Replies: 4
Views: 1,167
Posted By copiman
A family member knows the Admin password but the...

A family member knows the Admin password but the user does not. The user only logs on with their standard account. I checked msconfig startup tab and the only thing checked is Avast AV. The user had...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 25 Aug 2016
Replies: 4
Views: 1,167
Posted By copiman
One user slow and the other fast

I have an HP desktop with 7 Home Prem. 64bit. 8G Ram 7200 HDD. When I log on as Administrator, it is very quick to start up to the desktop. When I log on to user (standard user) it takes at least 10...
Forum: General Discussion 25 Aug 2016
Replies: 7
Views: 1,235
Posted By copiman
Well sports fans, its official. I followed the...

Well sports fans, its official. I followed the video David posted and found it. It was a shortcut to command prompt. Once I found it (highlighted in blue), I right clicked and selected properties. On...
Forum: General Discussion 25 Aug 2016
Replies: 7
Views: 1,235
Posted By copiman
Thanks for the response. I disabled everything...

Thanks for the response. I disabled everything via msconfig and disabled a few things in autoruns that were yellow. I will need to read up on Autoruns on how to decipher the output. I still have the...
Forum: General Discussion 24 Aug 2016
Replies: 7
Views: 1,235
Posted By copiman
Windows cannot find ??

I keep getting this on every startup. Don't know what to do about it. Any ideas? See attached pic.390888
Forum: Installation & Setup 05 Aug 2016
Replies: 1
Views: 568
Posted By copiman
Just to follow up. I was not aware that Microsoft...

Just to follow up. I was not aware that Microsoft had a Windows 10 download that did not require a product key to download. I downloaded and burned to disk. I then used the disk to repair the startup...
Forum: Backup and Restore 04 Aug 2016
Replies: 13
Views: 1,223
Posted By copiman
Thanks everyone for your wisdom. I think I'm...

Thanks everyone for your wisdom. I think I'm going to experiment with my personal PCs to get a little more familiar with this backup thing. Once I complete this, I will feel more comfortable in the...
Forum: Installation & Setup 04 Aug 2016
Replies: 1
Views: 568
Posted By copiman
Windows 10 Reversal?

I have a PC from a friend that updated to Windows 10 about 3 weeks ago. He had no idea it upgraded. The PC will not boot since the upgrade. It should not have been upgraded. I attached the drive to...
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