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Forum: Hardware & Devices 15 Dec 2015
Replies: 7
Views: 1,173
Posted By sspohl
Thank you for that excellent pointer, I can see...

Thank you for that excellent pointer, I can see where that could keep me busy for a long time . . . especially when you can see how slow I am. Took me until just now to get the HDD mounted in a...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 08 Dec 2015
Replies: 7
Views: 1,173
Posted By sspohl
Wow! Thank you again!! I used that MiniTool...

Wow! Thank you again!!
I used that MiniTool Partition Wizard, all it needed was to assign a new drive letter to the D: partition and I was able to see all the files I had. Busily copying...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 08 Dec 2015
Replies: 7
Views: 1,173
Posted By sspohl
Thank you for your helpful response! The new...

Thank you for your helpful response! The new disk arrived yesterday, installed it last night, booted from Macrium recovery media, restored system and C: partitions, and I'm back up and running. ...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 05 Dec 2015
Replies: 7
Views: 1,173
Posted By sspohl
Help Recover Dead HDD then Upgrade to SSD

My 1TB primary HDD (Mar-2012) is dead.
It was partitioned into 100 MB System, 150 GB OS (C:), 760 GB Data (D:), and 17 GB HP_Recovery (E:)
Windows recovery tries to run, but immediately crashes to...
Forum: Backup and Restore 27 Apr 2015
Replies: 11
Views: 1,723
Posted By sspohl
thanks for the suggestion. the OS was crashing...

thanks for the suggestion. the OS was crashing before I even began running any diagnostics. the only thing I could tie it to was that it seemed to happen when I hadn't been on the computer for some...
Forum: Backup and Restore 27 Apr 2015
Replies: 11
Views: 1,723
Posted By sspohl
Tried to run chkdsk on G, but of course computer...

Tried to run chkdsk on G, but of course computer crashed before it finished.

Not sure what is fingering G as the problem when the drive is useable for all other purposes and when Macrium sees it...
Forum: Backup and Restore 27 Apr 2015
Replies: 11
Views: 1,723
Posted By sspohl
the only thing on G are two separate macrium...

the only thing on G are two separate macrium images, the one i'm trying to use is 31.9213 gb, plus a couple random files i just copied there to be sure the drive works. no problems using G, and when...
Forum: Backup and Restore 27 Apr 2015
Replies: 11
Views: 1,723
Posted By sspohl
Yes to all of your questions about whether G is...

Yes to all of your questions about whether G is useable. Screenshot attached.
Forum: Backup and Restore 27 Apr 2015
Replies: 11
Views: 1,723
Posted By sspohl
System Restore not working (0x8000ffff); neither is Macrium Reflect

My computer has been shutting itself off for no reason that I can tell, although it usually seems to happen when I am away from it rather than right while I am doing something. Tried changing power...
Forum: Backup and Restore 10 Aug 2014
Replies: 9
Views: 1,981
Posted By sspohl
Thank you for all those tips -- just what I...

Thank you for all those tips -- just what I needed to be thinking about as I set up my backup plan. I'm marking the thread as solved for me, and moving on to attempting Clean Reinstall.

Again,...
Forum: Backup and Restore 09 Aug 2014
Replies: 9
Views: 1,981
Posted By sspohl
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Forum: Backup and Restore 08 Aug 2014
Replies: 9
Views: 1,981
Posted By sspohl
Thank you for your message and your patience. I...

Thank you for your message and your patience. I apologize that I'm not making myself clear, although I think you've done a good job of figuring out what my setup looks like at this moment.

My...
Forum: Backup and Restore 07 Aug 2014
Replies: 9
Views: 1,981
Posted By sspohl
Thank you, Golden, for the tips on where to...

Thank you, Golden, for the tips on where to backup. At the moment I'm not having BSOD, I think because of the recovery operation.

Ignatzatsonic: My best guess would be around 300 GB for a...
Forum: Backup and Restore 07 Aug 2014
Replies: 9
Views: 1,981
Posted By sspohl
Sort out HDDs and establish backup plan

When I bought my current system with a 1TB HDD, I had files on several USB key devices, more files on a 200GB laptop HDD ( ~ten years old ) now in a portable USB enclosure, and still more files on...
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