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Forum: Installation & Setup 06 Jun 2015
Replies: 32
Views: 5,597
Posted By Anshad Edavana
Pardon me, what is meant by "iys" ?.

Pardon me, what is meant by "iys" ?.
Forum: Installation & Setup 05 Jun 2015
Replies: 32
Views: 5,597
Posted By Anshad Edavana
Is there any special reason to stick with UEFI ?....

Is there any special reason to stick with UEFI ?. Why not simply install 7 in legacy mode ?.
Forum: Backup and Restore 29 May 2015
Replies: 9
Views: 4,371
Posted By Anshad Edavana
Hi If you already have a CD, all you need to...

Hi

If you already have a CD, all you need to do is make the USB bootable using DISKPART ( Option three of...
Forum: Installation & Setup 20 May 2015
Replies: 8
Views: 1,138
Posted By Anshad Edavana
Hi First of all you should know that drive...

Hi

First of all you should know that drive letters are not static but dynamically assigned by operating system. For a disk, there is no such thing as "C" , "D" etc. A disk will only have a...
Forum: System Security 20 May 2015
Replies: 3
Views: 1,204
Posted By Anshad Edavana
Hi Unfortunately there is no way to...

Hi

Unfortunately there is no way to recover/restore deleted shadow copies. You can try cleaning the infection by scanning the system with the following tools ( one after another ).

Kaspersky...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 18 May 2015
Replies: 10
Views: 854
Posted By Anshad Edavana
How do you know that ?. Windows or any other user...

How do you know that ?. Windows or any other user level softwares won't differentiate between logical and physical bad sectors. In addition to that, modern hard drive's are prone to develop physical...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 18 May 2015
Replies: 4
Views: 888
Posted By Anshad Edavana
Hi It's not clear what you are really trying...

Hi

It's not clear what you are really trying to do. If your intention is to display all files and folders with extensions, dir /a:h will do the trick.
Forum: Installation & Setup 17 May 2015
Replies: 7
Views: 1,658
Posted By Anshad Edavana
Hi The symptoms you described are usually...

Hi

The symptoms you described are usually associated with a failing hard drive. I would recommend testing the hard drive health before looking in to possible software issues.

If the BIOS has an...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 15 May 2015
Replies: 11
Views: 2,872
Posted By Anshad Edavana
Hi According to the log, only a single file...

Hi

According to the log, only a single file seems to be corrupted.


604_neutral_GDR"
2015-05-14 21:16:49, Info CSI 000001ff [SR] Could not reproject corrupted file...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 14 May 2015
Replies: 11
Views: 2,872
Posted By Anshad Edavana
Unless it's a critical system file which is...

Unless it's a critical system file which is corrupted, you don't have to worry. Try running SFC and make sure system files are intact.
...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 13 May 2015
Replies: 11
Views: 2,872
Posted By Anshad Edavana
Then it will be logical file corruption. That is...

Then it will be logical file corruption. That is data stored on the sector is corrupted but the physical sector is intact.


Btw, make sure to run the "Extended" test not "Quick". Running...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 13 May 2015
Replies: 11
Views: 2,872
Posted By Anshad Edavana
Yes, you can use a USB flash drive to run "Data...

Yes, you can use a USB flash drive to run "Data Lifeguard Diagnostics". You need to use "Rufus" to create a bootable "FreeDOS" USB stick.

https://rufus.akeo.ie/

Please read Western Digital's...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 13 May 2015
Replies: 11
Views: 2,872
Posted By Anshad Edavana
Although all mechanical hard drives are prone to...

Although all mechanical hard drives are prone to develop bad sectors over time, there are internal firmware routines to remap the bad sectors with replacements from an internal sector reserve pool so...
Forum: Installation & Setup 10 May 2015
Replies: 3
Views: 1,448
Posted By Anshad Edavana
Hi If i understand correctly, you did a...

Hi

If i understand correctly, you did a clean install of "Windows 8" but wanted to run the factory restore operation for some reason. Yes, it's possible unless the recovery partition is deleted....
Forum: News 09 May 2015
Replies: 84
Views: 10,289
Posted By Anshad Edavana
The reality is a true alternative to Windows...

The reality is a true alternative to Windows doesn't exist as of today. Mac is nothing but a big zero outside US and Canada. None of my tech savvy friends even heard about Chrome OS - that'show...
Forum: Installation & Setup 08 May 2015
Replies: 27
Views: 68,325
Posted By Anshad Edavana
Hi There seems to be a recent BIOS update...

Hi

There seems to be a recent BIOS update dated 2015/04/29. It may or may not add the OS selection option in BIOS but definitly worth a try -
...
Forum: Drivers 04 May 2015
Replies: 8
Views: 2,226
Posted By Anshad Edavana
The mandatory requirement to use a bundled...

The mandatory requirement to use a bundled download manager is suspicious. It may install some "Potentially Unwanted Programs" ( PUP ) silently - there is no free meals.

How downloading one...
Forum: Backup and Restore 02 May 2015
Replies: 2
Views: 775
Posted By Anshad Edavana
Hi If you clean installed Windows 7, the...

Hi

If you clean installed Windows 7, the recovery partition will be gone and it can't be recreated. But as you probably know, the factory installed version of Windows will always contain...
Forum: Installation & Setup 01 May 2015
Replies: 3
Views: 1,748
Posted By Anshad Edavana
What do you mean by "blind-booting" ?. "WAIK" is...

What do you mean by "blind-booting" ?. "WAIK" is a Microsoft product which is intended for repair, recovery and OS installation. The booting part of "Windows 7" install DVD ( Boot.wim ) is actually...
Forum: Drivers 30 Apr 2015
Replies: 6
Views: 4,281
Posted By Anshad Edavana
Download and install "Foxit PDF Reader" as others...

Download and install "Foxit PDF Reader" as others said. Despite the name, it supports PDF creation and will install a virtual PDF printer on your system.

Free PDF Reader | PDF Viewer Download |...
Forum: Installation & Setup 29 Apr 2015
Replies: 6
Views: 2,138
Posted By Anshad Edavana
Hi A factory restore operation is less...

Hi

A factory restore operation is less likely to backup old installation to "Windows.old" folder. But fortunately you should be able to pull out the "Windows 7" key from the backup. Usually...
Forum: Drivers 29 Apr 2015
Replies: 7
Views: 2,150
Posted By Anshad Edavana
Hi Please try this driver for USB 3.0 :...

Hi

Please try this driver for USB 3.0 :...
Forum: Drivers 29 Apr 2015
Replies: 1
Views: 1,393
Posted By Anshad Edavana
Hi Either a corrupted MBR or a failing hard...

Hi

Either a corrupted MBR or a failing hard drive can cause that error message. I would suggest ;

1. Replace the SATA data cable of the hard disk.

2. Run a "Long Test" with "Seatools for...
Forum: Drivers 29 Apr 2015
Replies: 7
Views: 2,150
Posted By Anshad Edavana
H Here is the direct download link to USB...

H

Here is the direct download link to USB 3.0 driver from Asus official product support page :...
Forum: Installation & Setup 29 Apr 2015
Replies: 6
Views: 2,138
Posted By Anshad Edavana
How exactly you performed the backup ?. Is it a...

How exactly you performed the backup ?. Is it a simple copy-paste operation or have you performed a full disk backup ( if yes, which software is used ? ).
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