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Forum: Backup and Restore 1 Day Ago
Replies: 3
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Posted By SIW2
There is a max size for vhd as it is mbr based. ...

There is a max size for vhd as it is mbr based.

If you are trying to backup files/folders you can use one of many free programs.

Aomei backupper will do both image backups ( disks\partitions)...
Forum: Customization 1 Day Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 217
Posted By SIW2
Type regedit in start search box.Open regedit and...

Type regedit in start search box.Open regedit and scroll down to find that key. On the right are the values.


There are no values in this pic because it is not an oem machine:

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Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 1 Day Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 310
Posted By SIW2
There is tiny little executable from Steve Gibson...

There is tiny little executable from Steve Gibson that will tell you

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get Inspectre from here (https://www.grc.com/inspectre.htm)
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 2 Days Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 275
Posted By SIW2
Type cmd in start search box DO NOT PRESS...

Type cmd in start search box

DO NOT PRESS ENTER

You will see a little black icon called cmd.exe at the top of the start menu

Move the mouse cursor next to cmd.exe

Rt click the mouse button
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 2 Days Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 275
Posted By SIW2
Type cmd in start search box rt click...

Type cmd in start search box

rt click cmd.exe and select "Run As Adminstartor"
Forum: Backup and Restore 3 Days Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 511
Posted By SIW2
You might have set a different username when you...

You might have set a different username when you did your fresh install, so the path to the users will be different after restoring from Windows.Old.

The easy way to fix that:
1. boot into the...
Forum: Backup and Restore 5 Days Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 511
Posted By SIW2
You can't move those system files from within...

You can't move those system files from within windows. :rolleyes:
Forum: Backup and Restore 5 Days Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 511
Posted By SIW2
You can burn the iso as an image to a cd/dvd....

You can burn the iso as an image to a cd/dvd. Then restart the machine and select cdrom /dvdrom as the boot device.

Or you can extract the iso to usb using rufus or this:
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The restart...
Forum: Backup and Restore 5 Days Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 511
Posted By SIW2
1. Boot into the media I provided above. 2....

1. Boot into the media I provided above.

2. From within that booted media, create an empty folder on your Windows partition and give it a name e.g. win7

3. MOVE the following folders from your...
Forum: Backup and Restore 5 Days Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 511
Posted By SIW2
https://support.microsoft.com/en-gb/help/971760/ho...

https://support.microsoft.com/en-gb/help/971760/how-to-restore-a-windows-7-based-computer-to-a-previous-windows-instal

If you want to do it visually instead of using the commands in the above link...
Forum: Backup and Restore 1 Week Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 607
Posted By SIW2
The 7 pro key in the battery compartment will...

The 7 pro key in the battery compartment will work fine.
Forum: Backup and Restore 1 Week Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 401
Posted By SIW2
It will show as one Disk with two partitions.

It will show as one Disk with two partitions.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 1 Week Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 547
Posted By SIW2
Add Windows Backup and Restore context menu in...

Add Windows Backup and Restore context menu in Windows 10 | Windows 10 Tutorials (https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/65381-add-windows-backup-restore-context-menu-windows-10-a.html)
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 1 Week Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 496
Posted By SIW2
Easiest way is to use dism++ Dism++ | New...

Easiest way is to use dism++
Dism++ | New Windows Utility (https://www.chuyu.me/en/index.html)

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Forum: Backup and Restore 1 Week Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 607
Posted By SIW2
If you don't have recov partition, you will need...

If you don't have recov partition, you will need win 7 installation media.

You could just use the regular MS installation media and the 7 pro COA key ( should be a sticker on the machine - maybe...
Forum: Backup and Restore 1 Week Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 607
Posted By SIW2
Yes you make a bootable cd or usb stick from the...

Yes you make a bootable cd or usb stick from the iso file Linked above.

Then you boot it. You will get a desktop - the same as you get in windows.. You can look around the drives from there (...
Forum: Backup and Restore 1 Week Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 607
Posted By SIW2
It will reset to windows 10. If the...

It will reset to windows 10.

If the original recovery partition is still intact, you can apply the wim file from there to get win7 pro again.

If you boot this media

64 bit boot media...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 1 Week Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 215
Posted By SIW2
For a repair install ( also called upgrade...

For a repair install ( also called upgrade install):

You can get the win7 iso from here. Ultimate is easiest.
Techbench (https://tb.rg-adguard.net/public.php)

Unlock all editions by using ...
Forum: Installation & Setup 1 Week Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 340
Posted By SIW2
If you are using grub2, have you tried grub...

If you are using grub2, have you tried grub repair?

boot-repair / Home / Home (https://sourceforge.net/p/boot-repair/home/Home/)

boot-repair-disk download | SourceForge.net...
Forum: Network & Sharing 1 Week Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 509
Posted By SIW2
Not in mine.

Not in mine.
Forum: Installation & Setup 1 Week Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 340
Posted By SIW2
What makes you think that?

What makes you think that?
Forum: Drivers 1 Week Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 273
Posted By SIW2
Extract the drivers from the exe using 7-zip ...

Extract the drivers from the exe using 7-zip
https://www.7-zip.org/
Forum: Backup and Restore 1 Week Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 296
Posted By SIW2
No, restore points created of C can only be...

No, restore points created of C can only be stored on C.
Server editions allow you store shadows elsewhere, but not the regular consumer editions.

One possibilty is to make a system image and...
Forum: Installation & Setup 1 Week Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 971
Posted By SIW2
If you don't know how to extract drivers and use...

If you don't know how to extract drivers and use Dism, it will be easier for you to use this:

Windows_7_Image_Updater.7z...
Forum: General Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 703
Posted By SIW2
It tells you in the readme.txt. There are a bunch...

It tells you in the readme.txt. There are a bunch of xml files with titles. Very simple.
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