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Forum: General Discussion 09 Nov 2015
Replies: 6
Views: 797
Posted By BJB
You will have to decide whether to clone the...

You will have to decide whether to clone the drive or to image it. To clone it you need to have both drives connected and you will get an exact, sector by sector copy. Alternatively, if it's not...
Forum: Installation & Setup 25 Oct 2014
Replies: 10
Views: 2,199
Posted By BJB
Thanks for the additional info Greg. Not sure...

Thanks for the additional info Greg. Not sure how the other person is with 'going inside' so just see how the first effort goes and keep this in reserve. He has gone very quiet so either he hasn't...
Forum: Installation & Setup 24 Oct 2014
Replies: 10
Views: 2,199
Posted By BJB
Thanks, that's what I wanted to be sure about. ...

Thanks, that's what I wanted to be sure about. If XP still appears as a (non-working) boot option I'll probably suggest EasyBCD as an easy way of removing it.
Forum: Installation & Setup 24 Oct 2014
Replies: 10
Views: 2,199
Posted By BJB
Thanks. That answers my question about the MBR,...

Thanks. That answers my question about the MBR, but are you saying that having done that the system won't boot into 7?
Forum: Installation & Setup 24 Oct 2014
Replies: 10
Views: 2,199
Posted By BJB
Yes, I could use EasyBCD, and may well end up...

Yes, I could use EasyBCD, and may well end up doing so, but right now I'm simply trying to remove XP from the boot options so his machine boots straight into 7.
Forum: Installation & Setup 24 Oct 2014
Replies: 10
Views: 2,199
Posted By BJB
Hi Greg. I'm helping via another forum and had...

Hi Greg. I'm helping via another forum and had already got that. Here it is -
Forum: Installation & Setup 24 Oct 2014
Replies: 10
Views: 2,199
Posted By BJB
Removing XP from dual boot

I'm helping someone remove XP from a XP/Win 7 dual boot. The two OSs are on separate physical disks with the boot files on the XP disk. I'm thinking I need to copy bootmgr and the Boot folder to...
Forum: General Discussion 04 Oct 2014
Replies: 7
Views: 3,937
Posted By BJB
If it's not malware then some system files aren't...

If it's not malware then some system files aren't doing their job. Try running sfc /scannow from an elevated command prompt. This is the system file checker and it may ask for your Windows disk. ...
Forum: General Discussion 03 Oct 2014
Replies: 7
Views: 3,937
Posted By BJB
Have you tried to change the file association in...

Have you tried to change the file association in Control Panel > Default Programs (small icon view)?
Forum: Backup and Restore 07 Sep 2014
Replies: 1,992
Views: 416,780
Posted By BJB
I notice that when you copied and pasted that...

I notice that when you copied and pasted that vague bit of info you omitted to include this -

I noticed that MS indeed licensed particular uses of Windows PE 2 when Vista was released but has...
Forum: Backup and Restore 07 Sep 2014
Replies: 1,992
Views: 416,780
Posted By BJB
You can turn a blind eye towards this if you...

You can turn a blind eye towards this if you choose but, looked at objectively, it is pretty clear that offering to anyone who wants it an ISO of WinPE, that can only be created with the WAIK when...
Forum: Backup and Restore 06 Sep 2014
Replies: 1,992
Views: 416,780
Posted By BJB
So you say. Here is part of the EULA downloaded...

So you say. Here is part of the EULA downloaded with the WAIK -

4. Scope of License. The software is licensed, not sold. This agreement only gives you some rights to use the software....
Forum: Backup and Restore 06 Sep 2014
Replies: 1,992
Views: 416,780
Posted By BJB
It doesn't exist. WinPE contains licensed...

It doesn't exist. WinPE contains licensed components of the Windows operating system. Others would have to pay MS to distribute WinPE.

EDIT - seems it does exist, but not legally imo.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 01 Sep 2014
Replies: 3
Views: 3,602
Posted By BJB
I did say that both programs were run 'as...

I did say that both programs were run 'as Administrator', i.e. with elevated privileges. Seems that WinDirStat can't handle that so just runs with the user's normal privileges - Admin in this case. ...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 01 Sep 2014
Replies: 3
Views: 3,602
Posted By BJB
WinDirStat and System Volume Information

I have System Protection turned on on my OS drive and have about a dozen restore points available. Max space for system restore is set at 5.3GB. When I run WinDirStat it shows System Volume...
Forum: Installation & Setup 20 Aug 2014
Replies: 6
Views: 1,193
Posted By BJB
Win 7 can be installed to a logical partition...

Win 7 can be installed to a logical partition providing its boot files are on a primary partition.
Forum: Network & Sharing 20 Aug 2014
Replies: 2
Views: 1,745
Posted By BJB
For whatever reason the wifi connection between...

For whatever reason the wifi connection between house and garage is not up to the job. The simple solution to this common problem is to get a pair of powerline adapters. These adapters use the...
Forum: General Discussion 19 Aug 2014
Replies: 34
Views: 2,605
Posted By BJB
They can only be decrypted on the computer they...

They can only be decrypted on the computer they were created on using that computer's encryption key, or using that key on another computer running the same encryption software and parameters.
Forum: General Discussion 19 Aug 2014
Replies: 34
Views: 2,605
Posted By BJB
Type cmd in Start > Search and cmd.exe will...

Type cmd in Start > Search and cmd.exe will appear above. Right click that and click Run as administrator. In the cmd window type net user administrator /active:yes. Reboot and log in to the new...
Forum: General Discussion 19 Aug 2014
Replies: 34
Views: 2,605
Posted By BJB
You will not be able to open any green files...

You will not be able to open any green files until they have been decrypted.
Forum: General Discussion 19 Aug 2014
Replies: 34
Views: 2,605
Posted By BJB
You could activate Win 7 hidden Administrator...

You could activate Win 7 hidden Administrator account to overcome these permission issues. Open an elevated command prompt and type net user administrator /active:yes
Forum: General Discussion 19 Aug 2014
Replies: 34
Views: 2,605
Posted By BJB
The files not in green you should be able to...

The files not in green you should be able to access by changing the permissions to Everyone > Full Control
Forum: General Discussion 19 Aug 2014
Replies: 34
Views: 2,605
Posted By BJB
That is consistent with the file being encrypted

That is consistent with the file being encrypted
Forum: General Discussion 19 Aug 2014
Replies: 34
Views: 2,605
Posted By BJB
So these files were not created on the computer...

So these files were not created on the computer that you have upgraded but on a college computer? If so it appears the college computer was using encryption. The only answer would be to decrypt...
Forum: General Discussion 19 Aug 2014
Replies: 34
Views: 2,605
Posted By BJB
The files shown in green are encrypted. Know...

The files shown in green are encrypted. Know anything about that? Were you using BitLocker on the old OS, or any other encryption system?
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