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Forum: Hardware & Devices 2 Hours Ago
Replies: 30
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We are looking for a bootable wim file. Probably...

We are looking for a bootable wim file. Probably called winre.wim ( or perhaps boot.wim).

If that is there, you can find a spare 16gb usb stick, plug it in, open disk management, rt click the usb...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 2 Hours Ago
Replies: 30
Views: 654
Posted By SIW2
What is inside the folder called Recovery? ...

What is inside the folder called Recovery?

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Forum: Hardware & Devices 4 Hours Ago
Replies: 30
Views: 654
Posted By SIW2
It is probably F11 at post to start the HP...

It is probably F11 at post to start the HP recovery.

If it is not working, that may be because the bcd entry needs to be corrected.

Post a screenshot of the contents of your HP recovery...
Forum: Software 6 Hours Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 86
Posted By SIW2
If you need to increase the scratch space, the...

If you need to increase the scratch space, the max in 64 bit is 1024 (undocumented by MS).

1 Mount the image

2 Load the winpe system hive - name it SYS and add this:

Windows Registry Editor...
Forum: Software 6 Hours Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 86
Posted By SIW2
Adding drivers to boot media

1. extract the bootable wim from the iso/usb stick

2. mount the boot image

3. Add drivers using dism or similar e.g. dism++

4. commit the image and unmount

5. Replace the original...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 7 Hours Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 258
Posted By SIW2
I have had issues with optical drives - they...

I have had issues with optical drives - they don't seem to last very long, even if they aren't used much.

Just got another new one. Thought I would try a cheapo drive from asus this time and see...
Forum: Installation & Setup 9 Hours Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 371
Posted By SIW2
Don't teach your grandmother how to suck eggs.:-)

Don't teach your grandmother how to suck eggs.:-)
Forum: Hardware & Devices 11 Hours Ago
Replies: 30
Views: 654
Posted By SIW2
You shouldn't have any problems. The HP...

You shouldn't have any problems.

The HP partitions were just so you can reset to factory condition.

If you want to pass on or sell your machine in the future, you can do a format and clean...
Forum: Backup and Restore 11 Hours Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 1,243
Posted By SIW2
Aomei is very good. :-) Best Windows Backup...

Aomei is very good. :-)

Best Windows Backup and Restore Software | AOMEI Backupper (https://www.backup-utility.com/)
Forum: Installation & Setup 11 Hours Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 371
Posted By SIW2
1. There isn't a newer release of windows7. ...

1. There isn't a newer release of windows7.

2. This is something enthusiasts enjoy doing.
Forum: Installation & Setup 1 Day Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 371
Posted By SIW2
It might be a bit large with all 8 images. ...

It might be a bit large with all 8 images.

After you have finished , you can delete images 1-4 , then export the install.wim using maximum compression.

For a professional looking finish, you...
Forum: Installation & Setup 1 Day Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 371
Posted By SIW2
dism ++ will automatically run in English. You...

dism ++ will automatically run in English.
You don't need instructions - it is obvious.
Forum: Installation & Setup 1 Day Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 371
Posted By SIW2
After you have used dism++ to updated image 1...

After you have used dism++ to updated image 1 and saved it 4 times, you want to change the editions of images 6,7, and 8.

Use my dism7.exe to make it simple

Browse to wim
Browse to a mount...
Forum: Installation & Setup 1 Day Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 371
Posted By SIW2
Yes. dism++ can mount, download the database,...

Yes. dism++ can mount, download the database, scan, download and install the updates. It uses the differ engine - so it only downloads the needed parts of the updates.
After INCREMENTAL saving the...
Forum: Installation & Setup 1 Day Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 371
Posted By SIW2
After saving 4 incemental images , your...

After saving 4 incemental images , your install.wim now contains

Images
1 HomeBasic
2 HomePremium
3 Professional
4 Ultimate
5 HomeBasic (updated)
6 HomeBasic (updated)
7 HomeBasic (updated)
Forum: Installation & Setup 1 Day Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 371
Posted By SIW2
I suggest you use dism++ Dism++ | New Windows...

I suggest you use dism++
Dism++ | New Windows Utility (https://www.chuyu.me/en/index.html)

These are the steps with dism++

1. mount image 1

2. ( make sure the mounted image is highlighted...
Forum: Backup and Restore 1 Day Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 1,243
Posted By SIW2
Last I heard, that is the case for normal retore...

Last I heard, that is the case for normal retore points.


If you use windows system image, shadow storage is created on the drive you store the system image. The resore points in there do not...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 1 Day Ago
Replies: 30
Views: 654
Posted By SIW2
Updated x86 boot media. Minor bug fixes, updated...

Updated x86 boot media. Minor bug fixes, updated drivers, added drivers for Ryzen, new versions of Aomei Backupper, PartAssist,WinNtSetup, Recuva, Dism++,DiskGenius, added shadowcopyview.

32 bit...
Forum: Software 2 Days Ago
Replies: 0
Views: 218
Posted By SIW2
minitool imaging giveaway

For any minitool partition wizard fans:

There is a giveaway of their imaging program at GOTD -only a few hours left. The GOTD reg key also works with the trial Pro download from minitool site
...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 2 Days Ago
Replies: 30
Views: 654
Posted By SIW2
I will probably do an updated version of that x86...

I will probably do an updated version of that x86 iso soon.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 2 Days Ago
Replies: 30
Views: 654
Posted By SIW2
Yes, an ssd is a worthwhile upgrade for most...

Yes, an ssd is a worthwhile upgrade for most laptops.

That wasn't the original question.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 2 Days Ago
Replies: 30
Views: 654
Posted By SIW2
Making C system and deleting the litlle 300mb...

Making C system and deleting the litlle 300mb thing is fine. I have done it hundreds of times.

I have no idea why the other posters are contradicting me. They should know better.

As an...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 2 Days Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 422
Posted By SIW2
mrjimphelps, $129.99 is probably more than...

mrjimphelps,

$129.99 is probably more than the machine cost. Computer shops in the UK have win7 HomePremium system builder for about $50-$60. Win 10 Home system builder is about the same cost.
...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 2 Days Ago
Replies: 30
Views: 654
Posted By SIW2
The 300mb partition was just to get people "used...

The 300mb partition was just to get people "used to" the idea tha MS implements a separate system partition for UEFI/gpt systems. You don't need a separate "system" partition.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 2 Days Ago
Replies: 30
Views: 654
Posted By SIW2
There are only 4 partition slots in an mbr...

There are only 4 partition slots in an mbr partition table. All 4 slots are occupied because you currently have 4 partitions.

The simplest solution to make your 2nd partition the system partition...
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