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Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 21 Aug 2015
Replies: 15
Views: 14,868
Posted By AndarielHalo
This issue is actually back for me as well,...

This issue is actually back for me as well, despite having cancelled my reservation.
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 12 Aug 2015
Replies: 15
Views: 14,868
Posted By AndarielHalo
You can always cancel the reservation (unless...

You can always cancel the reservation (unless you've already upgraded to Windows10).


It's in the Windows logo on your taskbar (GWX.exe). Click on the three horizontal bars on the upper left...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 12 Aug 2015
Replies: 15
Views: 14,868
Posted By AndarielHalo
mikem201: what I did ultimately was cancel...

mikem201:

what I did ultimately was cancel my reservation for Windows10 entirely. It stops the nagging download/installs ahead of updates and the like. Also you can re-reserve at any time from...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 11 Aug 2015
Replies: 15
Views: 14,868
Posted By AndarielHalo
I semi-solved the issue as it stands; I can...

I semi-solved the issue as it stands; I can install updates... so long as I let windows re-download Windows 10, which defeats the whole purpose of this thread as it is.


But going back to...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 11 Aug 2015
Replies: 15
Views: 14,868
Posted By AndarielHalo
Cannot update Windows 7 without being forced to download Windows 10

I'm holding off on upgrading to Windows 10, and Windows 10 has been intentionally trying to install itself despite that. I cannot shut down my computer without going through the log-off screen to...
Forum: System Security 21 Mar 2015
Replies: 1
Views: 1,036
Posted By AndarielHalo
Malware or accident involving "Show processes from all users"?

So basically I opened up my task manager a moment ago, and found it flooded with running processes. I'd had experience before with Poweliks and used a program to remove that on two separate...
Forum: Gaming 01 Jan 2015
Replies: 24
Views: 3,939
Posted By AndarielHalo
I changed my mind and ordered a Black instead. ...

I changed my mind and ordered a Black instead. At the very least, the longer warranty should cover me
Forum: Gaming 01 Jan 2015
Replies: 24
Views: 3,939
Posted By AndarielHalo
Having gone over everything here and with some...

Having gone over everything here and with some other people, I've decided to get an SSD for my OS. And for the gaming drive, I'm going with a WD Red rather than Black, as I hear that Red is more...
Forum: Gaming 01 Jan 2015
Replies: 24
Views: 3,939
Posted By AndarielHalo
I never asked about SSDs to begin with :( ...

I never asked about SSDs to begin with :(


My current gaming config is such that FPS is almost never an issue for me on any game. My main concern is extra space now, but I'd also any slight...
Forum: Gaming 31 Dec 2014
Replies: 24
Views: 3,939
Posted By AndarielHalo
Granted, but as it stands I don't want to use an...

Granted, but as it stands I don't want to use an SSD (yet). I don't really have enough money to do so, and my game contents take up more than 900 GB. I'd much rather wait a few years for a more...
Forum: Gaming 31 Dec 2014
Replies: 24
Views: 3,939
Posted By AndarielHalo
That setup in my profile is outdated. Right now...

That setup in my profile is outdated. Right now I have 16 GB RAM and an i7 cpu. As for SSD, I don't know if I want to pay more for generally less space when I regularly use huge amounts of space on...
Forum: Gaming 31 Dec 2014
Replies: 24
Views: 3,939
Posted By AndarielHalo
gaming PC with 2 caviar greens, looking to upgrade

Right now I have two hard drives, my main OS drive and a gaming drive. I'm looking to upgrade the gaming drive to a Caviar Black, while keeping my main drive as it is.


Will this help improve...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 20 Oct 2014
Replies: 3
Views: 6,744
Posted By AndarielHalo
Thanks, I will try that. Also noticed that...

Thanks, I will try that.

Also noticed that the info I posted in the OP is outdated; my graphics card is now a GTX 780, in case that is also considered a hybrid


EDIT: I tried enabling...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 20 Oct 2014
Replies: 3
Views: 6,744
Posted By AndarielHalo
Bumping because this problem has recently started...

Bumping because this problem has recently started happening again. It stopped shortly after I posted this, and now it has started again about a few days ago.


What's concerning me is that this...
Forum: Backup and Restore 21 Nov 2013
Replies: 19
Views: 2,936
Posted By AndarielHalo
I'm well aware of that, much like any disaster...

I'm well aware of that, much like any disaster can strike unexpectedly at any time on any device. I live with a certain degree of questionably "healthy" paranoia regarding my computer and its...
Forum: Backup and Restore 21 Nov 2013
Replies: 19
Views: 2,936
Posted By AndarielHalo
Both those options sound like they would take...

Both those options sound like they would take several days given the size of my drive and used space, and there is no real emergency for me to do so to begin with. As well, I've never had a problem...
Forum: Backup and Restore 21 Nov 2013
Replies: 19
Views: 2,936
Posted By AndarielHalo
Does this mean it's too late to separate my OS...

Does this mean it's too late to separate my OS into a new partition?
Forum: Backup and Restore 21 Nov 2013
Replies: 19
Views: 2,936
Posted By AndarielHalo
I figure so with regards to renaming files, but...

I figure so with regards to renaming files, but the big problem I had with Windows Backup is that it would backup files that had already been backed up, even if they hadn't changed at all. Further...
Forum: Backup and Restore 21 Nov 2013
Replies: 19
Views: 2,936
Posted By AndarielHalo
I get the feeling this has gone way off topic. ...

I get the feeling this has gone way off topic.


I am asking about a backup program (like Acronis, Ghost, Macrinum) that can do incremental backups and doesn't duplicate video files because I...
Forum: Backup and Restore 21 Nov 2013
Replies: 19
Views: 2,936
Posted By AndarielHalo
I don't understand... what's that supposed to...

I don't understand... what's that supposed to accomplish? I don't care about separating system components from personal files in my backup
Forum: System Security 21 Nov 2013
Replies: 8
Views: 2,102
Posted By AndarielHalo
I wasn't advertising, just reporting what had...

I wasn't advertising, just reporting what had happened, and what Windows targeted. The case is solved. It was meteors.
Forum: Backup and Restore 20 Nov 2013
Replies: 19
Views: 2,936
Posted By AndarielHalo
930+ GB is how much data I have, I mean. The...

930+ GB is how much data I have, I mean. The drive itself is 1.36 TB large.
Forum: Backup and Restore 20 Nov 2013
Replies: 19
Views: 2,936
Posted By AndarielHalo
It's definitely huge; my harddrive is 930+ GB...

It's definitely huge; my harddrive is 930+ GB large.
Forum: System Security 20 Nov 2013
Replies: 8
Views: 2,102
Posted By AndarielHalo
Idle curiosity--- found some old passworded RARs...

Idle curiosity--- found some old passworded RARs in My Documents that I'd never seen before
Forum: Backup and Restore 20 Nov 2013
Replies: 19
Views: 2,936
Posted By AndarielHalo
Suggestions for an Incremental backup program that doesn't duplicate?

I've been using Windows Backup normally for incremental backups, but it's reached a point where it takes more than 24 hours straight to backup my entire drive, and the constant duplicates being made...
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