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Forum: Backup and Restore 23 Apr 2019
Replies: 16
Views: 897
Posted By teckneeculler
After booting, the process found the disk OK, and...

After booting, the process found the disk OK, and DiskImage appeared to work, but I only had a 1TB spare so I thought I'd wait until I got another 2TB disk to image to.

I'm expecting the...
Forum: Backup and Restore 21 Apr 2019
Replies: 16
Views: 897
Posted By teckneeculler
It didn't accept the Windows disc, citing 'Failed...

It didn't accept the Windows disc, citing 'Failed 2' or something similar.
So I opened the extracted AIK ISO contents and ran startCD.exe, which installed something else again. After a couple of...
Forum: Backup and Restore 21 Apr 2019
Replies: 16
Views: 897
Posted By teckneeculler
SIW2, thanks for the info. Apart from inserting...

SIW2, thanks for the info.
Apart from inserting a Windows install disc, which is easy enough, the alternative O&O instructions on the following page are a bit misleading. Create boot medium O&O...
Forum: Backup and Restore 20 Apr 2019
Replies: 16
Views: 897
Posted By teckneeculler
Thanks. BTW, the app seems to need WinPE to...

Thanks. BTW, the app seems to need WinPE to create a boot disc\USB, but says 'no WinPE base found'.
Clicking 'Change' goes to a menu that only includes an active option for 'Windows Installation...
Forum: Backup and Restore 20 Apr 2019
Replies: 16
Views: 897
Posted By teckneeculler
LOL, you're not wrong. This business started...

LOL, you're not wrong.

This business started about a week back. I couldn't figure out what was wrong with my computer. At first it was just an extremely slow boot - like five minutes to run...
Forum: Backup and Restore 20 Apr 2019
Replies: 16
Views: 897
Posted By teckneeculler
Thanks again for the added tips, I was wondering...

Thanks again for the added tips, I was wondering about the Control for skipping bad sectors.

PS: Haven't tried it yet. The drive has disappeared from My Computer (as it's done several times since...
Forum: Backup and Restore 19 Apr 2019
Replies: 16
Views: 897
Posted By teckneeculler
Thanks for the link :-) I've just been reading...

Thanks for the link :-)
I've just been reading this 10-page thread Best method/tool for cloning a failing HDD for Data Recovery?...
Forum: Backup and Restore 19 Apr 2019
Replies: 16
Views: 897
Posted By teckneeculler
Thanks for the tips, I'll try both apps. I like...

Thanks for the tips, I'll try both apps.
I like the look of your ST2000DM008 HDD - 1 platter and only 2 heads sounds less fragile than 3 and 6.
So I've ordered one.
Not sure what the merchant will...
Forum: Backup and Restore 18 Apr 2019
Replies: 16
Views: 897
Posted By teckneeculler
Best method to offload files from failing SATA drive?

My 2TB Seagate Barracuda, used for storage in my tower, is on the verge of failure after 16 months.

(This is the second time I've had this problem - its predecessor lasted 26 months :mad:)
...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 13 Apr 2019
Replies: 6
Views: 536
Posted By teckneeculler
SIW2: No, I didn't try STEALTH mode. TBH, I've...

SIW2: No, I didn't try STEALTH mode.
TBH, I've never checked to see what that option is.
Always figured that SPACE was the way to go...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 10 Apr 2019
Replies: 6
Views: 536
Posted By teckneeculler
samuria, thanks. That seems to have been the...

samuria, thanks. That seems to have been the problem.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 08 Apr 2019
Replies: 6
Views: 536
Posted By teckneeculler
Defrag problem with laptop

I have an old 64 bit, W7 Ultimate Samsung laptop that I use for experiments.

It's kinda slow, with an i3-2350M CPU and 4G ram but it works well enough.

Just now, I deleted 2 of its 4 partitions...
Forum: Sound & Audio 13 Feb 2019
Replies: 8
Views: 1,414
Posted By teckneeculler
Samuria: "There shouldn't be a problem with in...

Samuria: "There shouldn't be a problem with in board if your using head phones if they are correct impedance"

iko22: "I agrees with Samuria. Speech transcription created in a virtual environment...
Forum: Sound & Audio 12 Feb 2019
Replies: 8
Views: 1,414
Posted By teckneeculler
Headphone amplification methods?

I need a way to increase\improve the sound from my headphones for speech transcription.

It seems to me that I have several options:

1) Headphone amp. Lots on Ali but quality and durability are...
Forum: General Discussion 30 Jan 2019
Replies: 4
Views: 1,345
Posted By teckneeculler
Thanks, guys. SIW2: I don't think the...

Thanks, guys.


SIW2: I don't think the NVME drivers were a problem. Windows did install, going by the familiar screen that came up- like when you reboot W7 without properly closing it down. But...
Forum: General Discussion 27 Jan 2019
Replies: 4
Views: 1,345
Posted By teckneeculler
W7 problem on Asus Prime H370-M motherboard (Coffee Lake CPU)

I know, I know: this is nothing new.

Thing is, I'm stuck with this hardware now, so I'm looking for a workable work-around.
Oddly the W7 install seemed to go okay: the screen shows the familiar...
Forum: Installation & Setup 27 Dec 2018
Replies: 6
Views: 1,303
Posted By teckneeculler
MeOnMine: You asked, 'Why would a M/B with a M.2...

MeOnMine: You asked, 'Why would a M/B with a M.2 socket not be recognized by the BIOS and or Chipset?'
I assume you meant, 'Why would an M2 drive not be recognized by the BIOS on this motherboard?'...
Forum: Installation & Setup 23 Dec 2018
Replies: 6
Views: 1,303
Posted By teckneeculler
Thanks, guys. MeOnMine: Problem is, the Samsung...

Thanks, guys.
MeOnMine: Problem is, the Samsung 970 isn't recognized by the BIOS, so I don't see how I can load the system. Unless, as I said, I load the system onto a regular SATA drive then clone...
Forum: Installation & Setup 22 Dec 2018
Replies: 6
Views: 1,303
Posted By teckneeculler
Installing new W7 onto Samsung 970 Evo NVMe M.2: possible method?

I'm building a new W7 PC with a 250GB Samsung 970 Evo NVMe M.2 SSD boot drive.

From what I'm reading online, it seems that this might be a complicated process.

It's occurred to me that an...
Forum: Backup and Restore 05 Dec 2018
Replies: 8
Views: 1,616
Posted By teckneeculler
Axeo, sorry, didn't see your post 'til today....

Axeo, sorry, didn't see your post 'til today. Version is 7.1.96 and I've never deployed a backup. I just want to create one full backup, then have periodic 'add-on' backups - daily, maybe -that just...
Forum: General Discussion 29 Nov 2018
Replies: 7
Views: 1,421
Posted By teckneeculler
How many files are we talking about? One. At a...

How many files are we talking about? One. At a time, that is.

A typical case is when I move a 2GB file from folder X to folder Y. (On the same, single-partition HDD)

And it takes say, 30 secs...
Forum: General Discussion 28 Nov 2018
Replies: 7
Views: 1,421
Posted By teckneeculler
Paul Black: Last time I defragmented? Never. The...

Paul Black: Last time I defragmented? Never. The drive is less than 12 months old, has only one partition, and is used only for storage. It rarely has any genuine file movement, other than adding...
Forum: General Discussion 28 Nov 2018
Replies: 7
Views: 1,421
Posted By teckneeculler
Moving files on drive X to drive X takes too long

W7 Ult 64 bit.

6TB USB 3 external HDD. (used 4TB, spare 2TB - round figures)
When I move files on this drive, it frequently takes as long as copying them would.
Doesn't file moving in one HDD...
Forum: General Discussion 07 Sep 2018
Replies: 5
Views: 4,446
Posted By teckneeculler
gladson1976, thanks :-)

gladson1976, thanks :-)
Forum: Backup and Restore 30 Aug 2018
Replies: 8
Views: 1,616
Posted By teckneeculler
Thanks, but no. I'd already studied that page...

Thanks, but no. I'd already studied that page before deciding to use Macrium.
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