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Forum: Backup and Restore 15 Sep 2017
Replies: 8
Views: 1,895
Posted By provlima
How to test a macrium image to see if it will restore correctly

I have read about possible glitches when a macrium image is restored on the same PC it was created on.

Is there any way to do a trial run restore without affecting your OS and data?

Can the...
Forum: Software 06 Sep 2017
Replies: 18
Views: 1,221
Posted By provlima
Can Macrium image be used to restore a PC on which it was not created?

Is it possible to use my W10 laptop's Macrium 6 image to restore it to my Desktop's HDD?

Simply put can I replicate a Macrium image to a pc it was not created on

Thanks for your help
Forum: Backup and Restore 04 Sep 2017
Replies: 11
Views: 1,135
Posted By provlima
Thank you for your help and patience! Was able...

Thank you for your help and patience!
Was able to locate the restore image and went through the Macrium restore process that took several hours.
Unfortunately when I tried to start the restored PC...
Forum: Backup and Restore 04 Sep 2017
Replies: 2
Views: 631
Posted By provlima
After restoring macrium image to new hdd Get boot mgr missing error

Have spent better part of two days trying to restore my macrium backup image to a new hdd

I am using Macrium 6 and after much difficulty I finally was able to access the saved macrium image...
Forum: Network & Sharing 04 Sep 2017
Replies: 4
Views: 1,108
Posted By provlima
Connected 2 pcs with ethernet cable Why cant they detect each other

I am trying to make a direct hardwire connection between my laptop and my desktop via cat5 ethernet cable but they cannot configure properly.

My laptop sees an unidentified network icon.
I ran ...
Forum: Backup and Restore 03 Sep 2017
Replies: 4
Views: 796
Posted By provlima
Trying to do a restore but Macrium cannot see the backup drive

I am trying to use macrium reflect to restore a backup image on a new hdd

I boot up using the macrium rescue disk and when it loads it cannot find the external backup drive containing the...
Forum: Backup and Restore 02 Sep 2017
Replies: 11
Views: 1,135
Posted By provlima
Thank you very much for chiming in The only...

Thank you very much for chiming in The only thing I dont understand is how do you access your backup drive to initiate the restore process?
Forum: Hardware & Devices 02 Sep 2017
Replies: 1
Views: 293
Posted By provlima
Installed new hdd and turned on PC get Bootmgr is missing error???

Just replaced a failed hdd on my desktop and received Bootmgr is missing error restart the PC

I went into my BIOS to boot from DVD installed my original W7 disc and it didn't load
I still...
Forum: Backup and Restore 02 Sep 2017
Replies: 1
Views: 589
Posted By provlima
Question about install new hdd and using macrium backup to restore

I just purchased a new hdd for my pc and before I install it have some questions.
I plan to restore my macrium back up to it
Will the new hdd have to be formatted or will the macrium restore ...
Forum: Backup and Restore 31 Aug 2017
Replies: 11
Views: 1,135
Posted By provlima
Thanks all for your help! Just would...

Thanks all for your help!

Just would appreciate getting some clarification
The Dell desktop has an i7 chip so I'd hate to replace it with a new i7 PC because they are expensive

My Macrium...
Forum: Backup and Restore 30 Aug 2017
Replies: 11
Views: 1,135
Posted By provlima
Will Macrium restore work without being able to boot W7.

can no longer boot up my 9 year old Dell PC

I have tried many recommendations from W7 forum users ..booting from the OS rescue disc etc all to no avail
They all result in a windows blue screen...
Forum: General Discussion 29 Aug 2017
Replies: 4
Views: 842
Posted By provlima
Thanks for your reply....I used the original CD...

Thanks for your reply....I used the original CD with the W7 OS and it prompted me to enter my language preference and time zone. Then it indicated it was loading windows files.
After several...
Forum: General Discussion 29 Aug 2017
Replies: 4
Views: 842
Posted By provlima
Windows 7 can no longer boot

I have a 6 year old dell desktop that has suddenly developed a problem ..... Windows 7 can no longer boot

The default blue windows 7 screen with the white bird and leaves on the right appears...
Forum: Drivers 26 Dec 2016
Replies: 2
Views: 1,242
Posted By provlima
Where do I find USB controller driver for Dell 435T

My Dell XPS 9000 435T PC suddenly cannot read SD cards.
The Device manager has a yellow exclamation the Other Devices>USB Controller
When I R Click on the USB controller I get "no driver find a...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 25 Dec 2016
Replies: 1
Views: 810
Posted By provlima
Need help in overcoming a problem in trying to shrink my OS (C) volume

I am trying to shrink my C partition to get more space on my Data partition.

My C partition is 191 GB and shows 65GB free and I assume 126GB of used space but when I total up the size of the...
Forum: General Discussion 19 Dec 2016
Replies: 2
Views: 572
Posted By provlima
190 gb OS (C) partition showing 95gb of files with 15gb free???

I am trying to find more storage space on my 750gb desktop hard drive.

The OS (C) partition is 191 GB with 15 GB of free space left. I have checked the contents of this partition and
am able to...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 26 Nov 2016
Replies: 71
Views: 3,171
Posted By provlima
Can I update to a 1.5 TB internal HDD on a 6 year old Dell xps9000

Have an old Dell xps9000 Desktop with a 750GB SATA HDD that is nearing its capacity and was wondering if I could replace its internal HDD with a new 1.5TB internal HDD. I'm concerned that there may...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 15 Aug 2016
Replies: 3
Views: 417
Posted By provlima
Device manager showing numerous usb controllers do I need them all?

My Device Manager is showing 21 different USB port controllers See attached screen shot
I suspect some are from old USB devices once installed that I no longer use.


Can these listed...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 28 Jan 2016
Replies: 1
Views: 670
Posted By provlima
PC is very slow to boot, to open browser, to connnect to router etc

My 3 year old Dell laptop has recently become extremely slow
slow to boot up
Slow to open firefox browser
Slow to connect to my router
Slow to execute commands (open programs)
And...
Forum: Sound & Audio 08 Jan 2016
Replies: 1
Views: 553
Posted By provlima
Listening to a streaming radio in the background when I switch URL

Is it possible to continue to listen to a streaming radio station in the background when I change to other sites. Thanks for your help
Forum: Network & Sharing 17 Oct 2014
Replies: 4
Views: 1,473
Posted By provlima
Thanks for your reply..yes it effects both...

Thanks for your reply..yes it effects both connections, and its not interference related.
I have even switched out cables and that wasn't the problem. A frustrating mystery!
Forum: Network & Sharing 16 Oct 2014
Replies: 4
Views: 1,473
Posted By provlima
Intermittent internet connection problem

For the last week been having problems with intermittent internet connection on all my PC and laptops. I thought it was my router so I switched it out with a new one and the problem persisted. After...
Forum: Microsoft Office 02 Aug 2013
Replies: 5
Views: 30,952
Posted By provlima
Thank you for your reply. As I only have one...

Thank you for your reply. As I only have one printer I switched it to the Microsoft XPS Document Writer option give under printers and faxes options. I found that the cursor line now appears normal...
Forum: Microsoft Office 01 Aug 2013
Replies: 5
Views: 30,952
Posted By provlima
MS Word 2010 issue...flickering blue circle next to cursor

I recently developed an annoying flickering blue circle next to my cursor whenever Im using a Word 2010
There is no problem in notepad only in word. I have already done a system restore and ...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 29 Jul 2013
Replies: 4
Views: 5,835
Posted By provlima
wireless mouse conked out must replace with new one...question???

My 3 year old logitech wireless mouse conked out on me today. No laser light, blinking green on off switch and red battery light stays on. The mouse is part No 810-000769. I have tried all the...
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