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Forum: Backup and Restore 10 Oct 2018
Replies: 4
Views: 644
Posted By spokey
yes, it is the standard windows backup. I...

yes, it is the standard windows backup.

I know I've seen people denigrate it over the years, but in the I guess 2 decades of using it now (I think since win2K, but certainly xp), this is the first...
Forum: Backup and Restore 09 Oct 2018
Replies: 4
Views: 644
Posted By spokey
Restore Question regarding GPT vs MBR

Basically I'm looking for a good discussion of restores focusing on disk 'type'. Not necessarily here, but if there is an article someone can point to, I'd appreciate it. I have not found this...
Forum: Tutorials 04 Sep 2016
Replies: 615
Views: 1,187,423
Posted By spokey
I assumed he has done that. I had done that when...

I assumed he has done that. I had done that when I had the problem. Everything looked cool except it didn't boot. No explanation and if I remember correctly, it would begin booting. I think I...
Forum: Tutorials 03 Sep 2016
Replies: 615
Views: 1,187,423
Posted By spokey
I had a similar problem with an older desktop. I...

I had a similar problem with an older desktop. I was also at wits end. It appeared to that I had done everything right but no AHCI.

If you haven't tried this, look to see if you can do a chipset...
Forum: Backup and Restore 26 Jun 2016
Replies: 34
Views: 3,259
Posted By spokey
I just did my first win10 today. had an old...

I just did my first win10 today. had an old laptop with win7 pro. I did an upgrade (that is not a clean install) and it recognized and installed the x64 pro. at least i think it did. I had done a...
Forum: Software 05 May 2016
Replies: 10
Views: 1,846
Posted By spokey
thanks. changed the attachments to Shawn's...

thanks. changed the attachments to Shawn's tutorial.
Forum: Software 05 May 2016
Replies: 10
Views: 1,846
Posted By spokey
It was a two-fold question. I have modified...

It was a two-fold question. I have modified verbs like edit in the past. But I have also added verbs such as adding edit2. It depends on the circumstance. I admit it is a bit of a tempest in a...
Forum: Software 05 May 2016
Replies: 10
Views: 1,846
Posted By spokey
thanks Yes, it looks like you can only...

thanks

Yes, it looks like you can only modify open. Not edit or any other verb let alone adding a new verb.

Looks like I have to tweak the registry. It appears I can do it in two ways. I...
Forum: Software 04 May 2016
Replies: 10
Views: 1,846
Posted By spokey
Yes, but that doesn't let me add a verb

Yes, but that doesn't let me add a verb
Forum: Software 04 May 2016
Replies: 10
Views: 1,846
Posted By spokey
Where is the Updating File Association Verb Editor / Dialog

Back in XP I used to be able to edit file associations by selecting one and then I'd get a dialog of the verbs and other stuff. At least I think it was XP. I could even add a verb such as say Edit2...
Forum: Backup and Restore 06 Apr 2016
Replies: 17
Views: 33,450
Posted By spokey
I should have kept better track of what I did,...

I should have kept better track of what I did, but as best I can remember, it didn't seem to work at first for me.

I can't tell you the state of the service as I was looking for something named...
Forum: Backup and Restore 06 Apr 2016
Replies: 34
Views: 3,259
Posted By spokey
I'm about to do the same thing and hadn't...

I'm about to do the same thing and hadn't considered the key thing either. Keep us informed if you do try to roll back.

I use system images. For cloning I use MiniTool Partition Wizard...
Forum: Backup and Restore 06 Apr 2016
Replies: 1
Views: 1,689
Posted By spokey
don't know why I can never find what I'm looking...

don't know why I can never find what I'm looking for using the forums search and when I go to google search I find a thread here in the forums, but such it is again.

Exactly my problem a few years...
Forum: Backup and Restore 06 Apr 2016
Replies: 17
Views: 33,450
Posted By spokey
Type "regsvr32 sdrsvc" without the double quotes...

Type "regsvr32 sdrsvc" without the double quotes and press the ENTER key (return).
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Nearly two years old and still relevant today. Samsung magician took away the restore page and...
Forum: Backup and Restore 06 Apr 2016
Replies: 1
Views: 1,689
Posted By spokey
Control Panel Backup Disappeared

Here is one I've never seen. My Backup screen is blank.

I go to Control Panel and it looks normal

I click on Backup and Restore and I get this blank page. I haven't tried all items on Control...
Forum: Tutorials 26 Mar 2016
Replies: 615
Views: 1,187,423
Posted By spokey
I use Partition Wizard. The free version. ...

I use Partition Wizard. The free version.

Best Free Partition Manager for Windows | MiniTool Partition Free (http://www.partitionwizard.com/free-partition-manager.html)

When the HD is...
Forum: Installation & Setup 28 Sep 2015
Replies: 18
Views: 26,346
Posted By spokey
ah and therein lies the rub but based...

ah

and therein lies the rub

but based on the other threads, the two OEM isos (32 & 64) should do the trick. just need to use the universal utility and then burn them (or 10 of 'em :D). If not,...
Forum: Installation & Setup 27 Sep 2015
Replies: 18
Views: 26,346
Posted By spokey
just tried the en-gb and it looks the same as the...

just tried the en-gb and it looks the same as the en-us. I.E. no english

yes, I've used the utility to make a universal iso. So I had all the editions but wasn't sure about retail vs OEM or full...
Forum: Installation & Setup 27 Sep 2015
Replies: 18
Views: 26,346
Posted By spokey
thx Interesting. Hadn't noticed that en-ca...

thx

Interesting. Hadn't noticed that en-ca in the url. Not sure where I got it as I tried a number of links from here and other places that google spit out. Glad I posted the link.

No that...
Forum: Installation & Setup 27 Sep 2015
Replies: 18
Views: 26,346
Posted By spokey
Can't download Win 7 ISO for English

I can't find anyone complaining about this so I'm guessing this is a new problem.

My daughter's husband trashed his laptop (again) so before she brings it over I figured I'd download the iso and...
Forum: Network & Sharing 03 Apr 2015
Replies: 6
Views: 5,969
Posted By spokey
I finally found it. It was not access via...

I finally found it. It was not access via RemoteDesktop. It was running a command like shutdown -s -m <remotemachine> against a remote computer and getting an access denied because of reduced...
Forum: Network & Sharing 06 Feb 2015
Replies: 6
Views: 5,969
Posted By spokey
That's what I meant. I guess bad context on my...

That's what I meant. I guess bad context on my part. By local, I meant local to the remote machine.
Forum: Network & Sharing 06 Feb 2015
Replies: 6
Views: 5,969
Posted By spokey
i'm pretty sure that connecting via remote...

i'm pretty sure that connecting via remote desktop lowers your privileges (connecting using the local machine id/pwd). so for example I think you can't connect to C$. I kind of remember some...
Forum: Network & Sharing 05 Feb 2015
Replies: 6
Views: 5,969
Posted By spokey
How do I elevate Remote Desktop Privilege?

if I remember correctly, even Administrators lose some privilege when coming in via remote desktop (vs local logon). Also that that can be changed somewhere in local policy. But I can't find it. ...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 24 Jan 2015
Replies: 8
Views: 3,589
Posted By spokey
well so far it has not shown up again so perhaps...

well so far it has not shown up again so perhaps Noel's



is what was happening.

Assuming it is gone for good, I have a forum / etiquette question. I could mark this as solved but it seems...
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