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Forum: Tutorials 08 Apr 2016
Replies: 2,110
Views: 5,689,558
Posted By iamc3k
I've just performed a repair install (sp1), and...

I've just performed a repair install (sp1), and am now in the Update loop...

MS update says it has never been performed. That makes sense based on doing the repair install. However, it is stuck in...
Forum: Tutorials 21 Feb 2016
Replies: 615
Views: 1,129,809
Posted By iamc3k
Looking for an assist. I've done this...

Looking for an assist.

I've done this procedure on different machines in the past. However, I have a recalcitrant machine right now.

I had to perform a Repair Install...
Forum: Tutorials 02 Dec 2015
Replies: 275
Views: 1,250,505
Posted By iamc3k
Okay...two more oddities. No matter what I...

Okay...two more oddities.

No matter what I do, I keep getting a users profile added to my D drive.

Also, I used to call my user profile "All" (yeah, bad name), so I renamed it "Kids". Now, I...
Forum: Tutorials 02 Dec 2015
Replies: 275
Views: 1,250,505
Posted By iamc3k
Thank you!

Thank you!
Forum: Tutorials 02 Dec 2015
Replies: 275
Views: 1,250,505
Posted By iamc3k
Brink, Thanks for another great tutorial....

Brink,

Thanks for another great tutorial. However, it caused issues and there are some tweaks that may be needed.

First, an overview of what I did. I had a 1TB C drive and wanted to put in a...
Forum: Tutorials 22 Nov 2015
Replies: 1,121
Views: 626,352
Posted By iamc3k
Kari, I was afraid of that. The sysprep...

Kari,

I was afraid of that. The sysprep tutorial was perfect for my purposes and I've enjoyed not worrying about SSD size limitations for my User Profile(s). (OS on SSD, profiles on larger...
Forum: Tutorials 22 Nov 2015
Replies: 1,121
Views: 626,352
Posted By iamc3k
I've performed the sysprep when I put my machine...

I've performed the sysprep when I put my machine together. Thanks! However...I now have a sharing/permissions issue (unrelated to sysprep). In order to fix it, I need to do a repair install of...
Forum: Backup and Restore 20 Nov 2015
Replies: 5
Views: 980
Posted By iamc3k
Sorry, but not quite. I do use Macrium (and love...

Sorry, but not quite. I do use Macrium (and love it), but I was just trying to create Windows Backup image onto my D. My D is not dedicated as a mirror of my C. My C has limited space (you can see...
Forum: Backup and Restore 20 Nov 2015
Replies: 5
Views: 980
Posted By iamc3k
Okay, I've followed your instructions... ...

Okay, I've followed your instructions...

WHAT?!? Aarrgghh, I missed your edit! It's all goooooonnnne. ;)

Kidding, there. I thought I'd done that before I reused it. It's been about a year, so...
Forum: Backup and Restore 20 Nov 2015
Replies: 5
Views: 980
Posted By iamc3k
Cannot create a backup image on my backup harddrive?

Folks,

Running W7/64. I've tried to create a system backup to my D drive: error message states that I cannot create an image to a drive which Windows boots from or is installed on.

Not good....
Forum: Tutorials 01 Nov 2015
Replies: 202
Views: 976,874
Posted By iamc3k
Brink, Once again, one of your tutorials...

Brink,

Once again, one of your tutorials saved my day. Thanks. I needed to change a user profile name. Heck, I may as well just start naming them "Brink"! ;)

Thanks,
Ken
Forum: Hardware & Devices 31 Oct 2015
Replies: 3
Views: 2,026
Posted By iamc3k
Thanks. Doing some more research, it seems I've...

Thanks.
Doing some more research, it seems I've confused "sectors" with "clusters".
Sigh.

I'll close this and mark it "solved".
Thanks,
Ken
Forum: Hardware & Devices 29 Oct 2015
Replies: 3
Views: 2,026
Posted By iamc3k
All my drives have 512 sector sizes: how do I change to 4k?

Folks,

I've found that all my drives (SSDs and spinners) are set to 512 bytes/sector. My understanding is that 4k sectors would be a bit more efficient. I'd like to change my drives from 512 to...
Forum: Network & Sharing 18 Oct 2015
Replies: 3
Views: 876
Posted By iamc3k
This is weird, but I'll go with it. I'd...

This is weird, but I'll go with it.

I'd done MOST of what was on that list (no changes needed). I'd rebooted all devices/computers. The other laptop worked fine w/wifi. I'd turned my...
Forum: Network & Sharing 14 Oct 2015
Replies: 3
Views: 876
Posted By iamc3k
Laptop sees all other Homegroup computers, but is invisible to them

I've got a LAN with 3 hard-wired computers and 2 laptops. 4 of the machines see one another in the Homegroup, as expected. Then, there's the problem child.

Problem computer can SEE and access...
Forum: General Discussion 09 Sep 2015
Replies: 2
Views: 784
Posted By iamc3k
How do I keep the Folder as Tile and files in it as Detail?

Folks,

I am confused. I want my Folders to be Tiles, and the files inside those folders to be viewed as Details. In one of my W7 machines, that's how it is. In another, whatever change I make to...
Forum: General Discussion 20 Aug 2015
Replies: 3
Views: 865
Posted By iamc3k
MM, Thank you for the link! The batch file...

MM,

Thank you for the link! The batch file ran (it took several minutes to complete), and upon rebooting, all seems good.

I had not thought it was an icon cache issue, but rather a taskbar;...
Forum: General Discussion 20 Aug 2015
Replies: 3
Views: 865
Posted By iamc3k
Taskbar Icon Corruption: only one program is bad, how do I fix it?

Folks,

I'm running a background monitoring program, CAM v2.1.5 by NZXT (for my AIO liquid cooler). When I minimize the program, the taskbar icon defaults to the Windows system icon.

1. If I...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 30 Jun 2015
Replies: 27
Views: 2,108
Posted By iamc3k
I'd like to take a moment and publicly thank...

I'd like to take a moment and publicly thank Pauly and NoelDP for their patient, thorough, responsive, and knowledgeable assistance. Well, not so much assistance, as hand-holding. ;)

This forum...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 30 Jun 2015
Replies: 27
Views: 2,108
Posted By iamc3k
NoelDP, Here it is (again?). I must've...

NoelDP,

Here it is (again?). I must've mis-clicked during my earlier attempt.

Thanks,
Ken
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 28 Jun 2015
Replies: 27
Views: 2,108
Posted By iamc3k
Pauly, I ran the WD diagnostics and it...

Pauly,

I ran the WD diagnostics and it found a READ error. A long scan (3+ hours) repaired it. I then ran W7 disk checker and that found and fixed more. It is now working normally. I think. ;) ...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 28 Jun 2015
Replies: 27
Views: 2,108
Posted By iamc3k
NoelDP, I renamed the c:\ directory and ran...

NoelDP,

I renamed the c:\ directory and ran the xcopy command. After running sfc /scannow, this is what I got:

Microsoft Windows [Version 6.1.7601]
Copyright (c) 2009 Microsoft Corporation. ...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 28 Jun 2015
Replies: 27
Views: 2,108
Posted By iamc3k
NoelDP, I'm back at my machine. Following...

NoelDP,

I'm back at my machine. Following your above instructions...

First, the file you created for me at your OneDrive site is actually labeled "ik3ab", not "i3kab". (There were NO other...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 25 Jun 2015
Replies: 27
Views: 2,108
Posted By iamc3k
Work pulled me away from home, again. I'll do as...

Work pulled me away from home, again. I'll do as you posted when I return on Saturday evening/night.

Until then,
Ken
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 25 Jun 2015
Replies: 27
Views: 2,108
Posted By iamc3k
NoelDP, Done, and done. The new CBS file is...

NoelDP,

Done, and done. The new CBS file is CBS3, attached.

Thanks,
Ken
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