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Forum: Backup and Restore 14 Oct 2016
Replies: 12
Views: 1,428
Posted By rdl
You have a "System Reserved" folder on your G...

You have a "System Reserved" folder on your G drive. The main purpose of "System Reserved" is to hold the boot files, so they are probably in there (you can look). If so, maybe all you need to do is...
Forum: News 11 Oct 2016
Replies: 146
Views: 18,449
Posted By rdl
So, how to avoid telemetry, spyware and other so...

So, how to avoid telemetry, spyware and other so called "updates" ?
Forum: Backup and Restore 30 Sep 2016
Replies: 2
Views: 709
Posted By rdl
Not sure it will help, but here you go. Disk...

Not sure it will help, but here you go.

Disk 1 is where I want to restore from. The R volume is where the repair disk files and folders are. The S volume has the system image folder. I first tried...
Forum: Backup and Restore 28 Sep 2016
Replies: 2
Views: 709
Posted By rdl
System Repair and WindowsImageBackup folder on the same disk?

I put the "System Repair" files on an SSD (new and newly NTFS formatted and made active). It boots to the System Repair screen fine. I copied an existing, tested, working WindowsImageBackup folder...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 22 Sep 2013
Replies: 4
Views: 3,370
Posted By rdl
In my case, I'm now thinking the last Windows...

In my case, I'm now thinking the last Windows update did something that didn't agree with Firefox. Firefox ESR was just updated recently and I haven't had the problem since.

That computer is all...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 19 Sep 2013
Replies: 12
Views: 1,872
Posted By rdl
Sorry, Process Explorer...

Sorry, Process Explorer (http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/sysinternals/bb896653.aspx) is not one of the Troubleshooting Steps for Windows 7...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 19 Sep 2013
Replies: 12
Views: 1,872
Posted By rdl
svhost.exe (Host Process for Windows Services) is...

svhost.exe (Host Process for Windows Services) is a container for all the various background processes Windows needs to have running. It's normal to have several (many) copies of this running at...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 18 Sep 2013
Replies: 12
Views: 1,872
Posted By rdl
You have an awful lot of processes running, but...

You have an awful lot of processes running, but my best guess is Avast and/or Windows Search Indexing Service is periodically scanning the drives.

You can start Task Manager (control+alt+delete >...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 17 Sep 2013
Replies: 12
Views: 1,872
Posted By rdl
Windows will rarely leave your c drive alone long...

Windows will rarely leave your c drive alone long enough for it to spin down, but any other drives should be shutting down after the time you have them set for.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 17 Sep 2013
Replies: 56
Views: 4,617
Posted By rdl
Used to be, you would set your minimum and...

Used to be, you would set your minimum and maximum size the same so that Windows wouldn't be constantly resizing it, and about equal to however much RAM you had. These days with 8 GB not all that...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 17 Sep 2013
Replies: 4
Views: 3,370
Posted By rdl
I have this same exact problem and it just...

I have this same exact problem and it just started recently (within the last few weeks I would guess). The computer has been running flawlessly since November 2012. Windows was last installed 3...
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