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Forum: Hardware & Devices 18 Feb 2016
Replies: 0
Views: 572
Posted By dav1129
Hardware profiles - Service Configurations

I hung in there with Windows XP for a long as I could but didn't ultimately, regret migrate two notebooks to Windows 7.

Before I did I used to use Hardware Profiles with which to safely boot into...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 17 Feb 2016
Replies: 10
Views: 14,868
Posted By dav1129
interesting but also disappointing. but I choose...

interesting but also disappointing. but I choose to believe.....
Forum: Hardware & Devices 17 Feb 2016
Replies: 43
Views: 90,562
Posted By dav1129
Hardware profiles for different Service Configurations

maybe I shouldn't be messing around with this any more however I first used hardware profiles in Windows XP when I started disabling unwanted services which seemed to severely slowed the performance...
Forum: General Discussion 16 Feb 2016
Replies: 15
Views: 3,100
Posted By dav1129
I froze the HDD as I had read protecting by two...

I froze the HDD as I had read protecting by two plastic bags and while it might be wishful thinking I think I did hear the drive spinning as it hadn't before.

I am not sure if it was or if it was,...
Forum: General Discussion 16 Feb 2016
Replies: 15
Views: 3,100
Posted By dav1129
While I would like the files which are otherwise...

While I would like the files which are otherwise irreplaceable (photos etc.) or will take a long while to rework or find (spreadsheets, references etc.) I suspect I will not be able to afford or at...
Forum: Network & Sharing 16 Feb 2016
Replies: 9
Views: 5,004
Posted By dav1129
Thanks for this. Just the pearl I was looking for...

Thanks for this. Just the pearl I was looking for to stop seeing my neighbour's daft network SSID on my list - venice - because that's where they want to go for a holiday
Forum: General Discussion 15 Feb 2016
Replies: 15
Views: 3,100
Posted By dav1129
hi jumanji. thanks for your post. its a...

hi jumanji.
thanks for your post.
its a Hitachi HDD and I already tried their 'Drive Fitness' software. It didn't 'see' the drive either.
so would you put any stock into trying HDSentinel?
Forum: General Discussion 14 Feb 2016
Replies: 15
Views: 3,100
Posted By dav1129
oh thanks very much. for what's its worth...

oh thanks very much.

for what's its worth the general consensus on the internet maybe that the '2100: HDD0 (HardDisk Drive) initialization error' maybe the end of the road, particular to Lenovo...
Forum: General Discussion 14 Feb 2016
Replies: 15
Views: 3,100
Posted By dav1129
by specialised help, do you mean specialised data...

by specialised help, do you mean specialised data recovery services, or someone on Seven Forums like jumanji, who might be able to help?

If the former, I don't think I could afford those kind of...
Forum: General Discussion 14 Feb 2016
Replies: 15
Views: 3,100
Posted By dav1129
Okay. Thanks again for your post(s). As I...

Okay. Thanks again for your post(s).

As I suspected Peppermint does not 'see' my failed/corrupt HDD.

I confirmed this by booting into Peppermint using an unaffected ThinkPad and HDD. In...
Forum: General Discussion 14 Feb 2016
Replies: 15
Views: 3,100
Posted By dav1129
Thanks Golden. The download link is now for...

Thanks Golden.
The download link is now for Peppermint 6 and the Peppermint Boot screen and options are now different to screenshot in your guide.

Installer boot menu choices now include:



...
Forum: General Discussion 14 Feb 2016
Replies: 15
Views: 3,100
Posted By dav1129
thanks. I note already that your thread does...

thanks. I note already that your thread does mention why a disk may become non bootable....

Before I spend too much time on this solution, can anyone, in the meantime, tell me what it actually...
Forum: General Discussion 13 Feb 2016
Replies: 15
Views: 3,100
Posted By dav1129
0xc000000e Error 2100: HDD0 (HardDisk Drive) initialization error (2)

Hallo.
I have a failed HDD.
In the past I have usually been able to help myself to at least retrieve any data from the HDD.
But this time the problem seems to be different. If it has any bearing,...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 05 Jan 2016
Replies: 10
Views: 60,181
Posted By dav1129
Okay thanks. I was looking for a solution and...

Okay thanks. I was looking for a solution and without trying any other first, this this. Worked for me.

So I have a follow up or related question for anyone who might know the answer.

I have...
Forum: Drivers 23 Dec 2015
Replies: 15
Views: 201,960
Posted By dav1129
Hi Kathy. I don't nor have ever used...

Hi Kathy.

I don't nor have ever used Bluetooth very much. But just recently purchased an Epson Label Printer which as an alternative to USB only has Bluetooth. Nice little printer but no luck...
Forum: Software 09 Oct 2015
Replies: 20
Views: 8,999
Posted By dav1129
Oh, I see you're using it with ETKA too! I was...

Oh, I see you're using it with ETKA too! I was using this script with ETKA 7.3 Plus. But recently downloaded, 7.4. I forgot to try installing it to see if it is better. I was already using Windows...
Forum: Software 09 Oct 2015
Replies: 20
Views: 8,999
Posted By dav1129
were you addressing me? if so, I started the...

were you addressing me? if so, I started the thread because I needn't help myself. This is all a little beyond me although I did ultimately, get batch file together which worked. Trouble is I deleted...
Forum: Software 01 Dec 2014
Replies: 20
Views: 8,999
Posted By dav1129
okay thanks. so I have just substituted ETKA7.exe...

okay thanks. so I have just substituted ETKA7.exe for Etstart.exe and modified the path, so that the batch now reads:

ECHO OFF
CLS
:MENU
ECHO.
ECHO ..........................................
Forum: Software 01 Dec 2014
Replies: 20
Views: 8,999
Posted By dav1129
it appears the program in the script starts...

it appears the program in the script starts another and once the other has started, it closes which explains why the batch file reset the system date immediately. so the program directory looks...
Forum: Software 01 Dec 2014
Replies: 20
Views: 8,999
Posted By dav1129
I didn't quite (yet) understand this or the...

I didn't quite (yet) understand this or the relevance



thanks. yes I think are right.
Forum: Software 30 Nov 2014
Replies: 20
Views: 8,999
Posted By dav1129
Maybe I posted with a space but actually, the...

Maybe I posted with a space but actually, the behavior I describe is the same without a space.



Yes to both



This works exactly as you describe.
Forum: Software 30 Nov 2014
Replies: 20
Views: 8,999
Posted By dav1129
Yes I guess they have been answered. but the...

Yes I guess they have been answered. but the solutions aren't working or I am doing it wrong. Thanks for the port and suggestions. Thanks also for the example with Notepad. That helped explained a...
Forum: Software 29 Nov 2014
Replies: 20
Views: 8,999
Posted By dav1129
Doesn't work or make a difference. ...

Doesn't work or make a difference.



Doesn't work or make a difference.



Doesn't work or make a difference.
Forum: Software 15 Nov 2014
Replies: 20
Views: 8,999
Posted By dav1129
Thanks. Tried that but didn't work ECHO OFF CLS...

Thanks. Tried that but didn't work ECHO OFF
CLS
:MENU
ECHO.
ECHO ....................................... ........
ECHO PRESS 1 to select your task, or 2 to EXIT.
ECHO...
Forum: Software 15 Nov 2014
Replies: 20
Views: 8,999
Posted By dav1129
Thanks. Yes I ultimately discovered this myself. ...

Thanks. Yes I ultimately discovered this myself.

I still have a problem in that the batch file resets the system date immediately. This is a problem because the program later checks the system...
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