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Forum: News 1 Day Ago
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Views: 197
Posted By mjf
Skype is great for family and friends. When used...

Skype is great for family and friends. When used for recruitment there are issues. The quality of your image depend on the quality of your internet connection, your webcam and lighting. Many people...
Forum: News 6 Days Ago
Replies: 49
Views: 3,475
Posted By mjf
Where is the Auto Time setting function box?

Where is the Auto Time setting function box?
Forum: System Security 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 610
Posted By mjf
Chrome browser doesn't have this issue with the...

Chrome browser doesn't have this issue with the latest Norton update. Some don't like Google Chrome because they feel it has more data tracking. Really though, don't they all do this.
Forum: System Security 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 610
Posted By mjf
Latest Norton patch

It doesn't work well with Firefox as it did in the past. I have liked their safe site icon indication that I assume has been based on Norton and user experience but now it doesn't appear.

Norton...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 34
Views: 2,192
Posted By mjf
I saw that the MSRT was not ticked in the list of...

I saw that the MSRT was not ticked in the list of Important updates so I've just left it for now.
Forum: News 03 Nov 2017
Replies: 9
Views: 2,016
Posted By mjf
I'm not missing the point at all. I see some...

I'm not missing the point at all. I see some utility in what they are offering. No one is forcing you to use Google anything. Their revenue is ~US$90 billion so they aren't going away soon.
Forum: News 03 Nov 2017
Replies: 9
Views: 2,016
Posted By mjf
They are in business to make money so what do you...

They are in business to make money so what do you expect. If you don't like them don't use them.
Forum: Backup and Restore 25 Sep 2017
Replies: 15
Views: 1,501
Posted By mjf
I like Partition Wizard as well and it can do the...

I like Partition Wizard as well and it can do the required operations. Unfortunately your video link is in a non English language and my version 9.1 no longer supports building a bootable iso. It...
Forum: News 19 Sep 2017
Replies: 14
Views: 3,257
Posted By mjf
I'd be curious to know if the portable version...

I'd be curious to know if the portable version had the same malware problem.
Forum: General Discussion 17 Sep 2017
Replies: 4
Views: 2,032
Posted By mjf
I think you are saying system repair has not been...

I think you are saying system repair has not been successful. I have had problems with the automatic system repair option in the past and rely on system images. Sometimes you need to run the system...
Forum: Backup and Restore 16 Sep 2017
Replies: 8
Views: 2,391
Posted By mjf
Of course you can use a new drive if you don't...

Of course you can use a new drive if you don't have a spare drive lying around. A 1TB WD Blue would cost around the $50 mark. I think the main objective was to have confidence a Macrium image would...
Forum: Software 15 Sep 2017
Replies: 18
Views: 1,571
Posted By mjf
It probably is illegal unless you can get an MS...

It probably is illegal unless you can get an MS phone representative to agree to it.
The licensing is described here and you appear to be using the OEM:SLP which uses a license embedded in the BIOS...
Forum: Backup and Restore 15 Sep 2017
Replies: 8
Views: 2,391
Posted By mjf
Restoring the image to a spare internal drive is...

Restoring the image to a spare internal drive is the acid test. If you have the money for a cheap HDD then do the test. Replace the OS drive with the test drive and disconnect all other HDDs/SSDs to...
Forum: News 14 Sep 2017
Replies: 3
Views: 887
Posted By mjf
I still have Office 2007 running on 3 PCs and I...

I still have Office 2007 running on 3 PCs and I guess the end of support only refers to security updates. I've never understood why security updates has always been an issue - a question for the...
Forum: Backup and Restore 14 Sep 2017
Replies: 32
Views: 3,127
Posted By mjf
Yes you can backup more than one computer on an...

Yes you can backup more than one computer on an ext HDD. Just create folders that describe the computer so you don't get confused.

I'm not familiar with AOMEI but I suspect again PC/folder...
Forum: Backup and Restore 09 Sep 2017
Replies: 32
Views: 3,127
Posted By mjf
ok I checked usb3 driver compatibility. On one...

ok I checked usb3 driver compatibility.
On one of my PCs with Intel usb3 drivers the pe3.1 appears ok (Haswell). On my main PC with Renesas usb3 driver pe3.1 is a no go. pe5 is fine on both PCs. -...
Forum: Backup and Restore 09 Sep 2017
Replies: 32
Views: 3,127
Posted By mjf
I gave you a screenshot of the page in question...

I gave you a screenshot of the page in question referring to pe 5. The Macrium documentation specifically states that this pe 5 is useful for supporting usb 3 on a Windows 7 system.

I might try...
Forum: Backup and Restore 09 Sep 2017
Replies: 32
Views: 3,127
Posted By mjf
follow the link I gave and select complete user...

follow the link I gave and select complete user guide on the left
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I'm not sure what the problem is.
Forum: Backup and Restore 09 Sep 2017
Replies: 32
Views: 3,127
Posted By mjf
Puzzling. When you boot the rescue disc/usb can...

Puzzling. When you boot the rescue disc/usb can it see images on an external connected USB 3 HDD?
Here are the pe options I get. You need to select change pe versions.
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Here is the link to...
Forum: Backup and Restore 09 Sep 2017
Replies: 32
Views: 3,127
Posted By mjf
I pick pe 5 because of its usb 3 support. From...

I pick pe 5 because of its usb 3 support.
From the user guide pg 70
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Nothing stopping you making a pe 3 as well if you like but you will need to load usb 3 drivers manually or insert them...
Forum: Backup and Restore 08 Sep 2017
Replies: 32
Views: 3,127
Posted By mjf
Best of luck to everyone in Florida. That storm...

Best of luck to everyone in Florida. That storm looks really bad.
Forum: Backup and Restore 08 Sep 2017
Replies: 32
Views: 3,127
Posted By mjf
I can't comment on AOMEI because I've never used...

I can't comment on AOMEI because I've never used it. The Macrium software is UK based and when I have installed the free version of the software (V5 & V6) I just accept the defaults. Note though that...
Forum: Backup and Restore 06 Sep 2017
Replies: 8
Views: 880
Posted By mjf
If you are talking about standard administrator...

If you are talking about standard administrator privileges then operate from an account that has these privileges and accept ok if required.
If you are talking about the hidden elevated...
Forum: Backup and Restore 05 Sep 2017
Replies: 8
Views: 880
Posted By mjf
I'm a bit confused. I may have missed something. ...

I'm a bit confused. I may have missed something.

Your full partition Macrium images should take the form eg. 0E4179CDF016AD28-00-00.mrimg. They are just very large files. You simply shift del to...
Forum: Backup and Restore 05 Sep 2017
Replies: 32
Views: 3,127
Posted By mjf
I use 2 approaches. 1) Docking stations 2) Buy...

I use 2 approaches. 1) Docking stations 2) Buy your own enclosure. For both you buy your own bare HDD (I use WDs) - the sort you would connect to a PC sata drive. I use the more robust larger usb 3...
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