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Forum: General Discussion 1 Day Ago
Replies: 73
Views: 10,994
Posted By Lady Fitzgerald
The one glaring flaw with all that is, if the...

The one glaring flaw with all that is, if the original OS is an OEM (came with the computer), it won't work on a new computer.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 5 Days Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 396
Posted By Lady Fitzgerald
Yes to everything. it was how my last desktop...

Yes to everything. it was how my last desktop computer was set up. The boot drive was MBR and the 4TB storage drives were GPT.
Forum: General Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 73
Views: 10,994
Posted By Lady Fitzgerald
Well, I can pretty much guarantee Windows isn't...

Well, I can pretty much guarantee Windows isn't going to get any better. The only way you will be able to get away from the problems of Windows, including the ones Win 7 is already being plagued...
Forum: General Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 73
Views: 10,994
Posted By Lady Fitzgerald
ReactOS has been under development for several...

ReactOS has been under development for several years and still isn't close to being a full time replacement for Windows yet and I seriously doubt it will be ready by 01/14/2020.

Linux still...
Forum: Backup and Restore 1 Week Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 855
Posted By Lady Fitzgerald
I also name my data drives and backup drives...

I also name my data drives and backup drives since I set FreeFileSync to identify drive by drive name rather than drive letter since drive letters can change, especially for the external backup...
Forum: Backup and Restore 1 Week Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 855
Posted By Lady Fitzgerald
I totally agree. Imaging (I recommend Macrium...

I totally agree. Imaging (I recommend Macrium Reflect Free) is necessary to restore the System (boot) drive or partition but is too slow and space wasting for backing up data only.

For backing up...
Forum: News 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 916
Posted By Lady Fitzgerald
Sadly, I doubt it will happen in my lifetime.

Sadly, I doubt it will happen in my lifetime.
Forum: News 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 916
Posted By Lady Fitzgerald
That should be true everywhere!

That should be true everywhere!
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 1,167
Posted By Lady Fitzgerald
I doubt I know anything that you don't. ;) I...

I doubt I know anything that you don't. ;) I thought of using a hot swap bay but townsbg made it clear he didn't want to mess with his present windows installation and he would have had to remove the...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 1,167
Posted By Lady Fitzgerald
Actually, from townsbg's description, methinks he...

Actually, from townsbg's description, methinks he means something like this--...
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 1,167
Posted By Lady Fitzgerald
Ok, I can think of a couple of things you might...

Ok, I can think of a couple of things you might be able to do.

1. Make a Linux USB drive and test Linux from that. YouTube (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G0AFuhVSvEk) Just make sure the boot...
Forum: Software 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 38
Views: 3,628
Posted By Lady Fitzgerald
It's also less aggressive than CCleaner. I've...

It's also less aggressive than CCleaner. I've never had a problem with it.
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 1,167
Posted By Lady Fitzgerald
Kingwin is the only company I ever saw that made...

Kingwin is the only company I ever saw that made a four drive HDD power switch but I haven't seen them in years.

Why do you need this? Possibly, we can come up with a Plan B.
Forum: Software 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 38
Views: 3,628
Posted By Lady Fitzgerald
I've seen "feature creep" (also known as "feature...

I've seen "feature creep" (also known as "feature bloat") destroy many good programs, such as Nero Burning ROM.

I haven't seen any new features come to Glary Utilities in the past few years. I...
Forum: General Discussion 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 1,731
Posted By Lady Fitzgerald
I'm equally baffled.

I'm equally baffled.
Forum: Software 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 38
Views: 3,628
Posted By Lady Fitzgerald
I didn't see anything in the article to support...

I didn't see anything in the article to support your allegation. Where did you read that?
Forum: Software 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 38
Views: 3,628
Posted By Lady Fitzgerald
Actually, it can and was. Shortly after AVAST...

Actually, it can and was. Shortly after AVAST acquired it, CCleaner was caught harvesting user data. The option to block that had been turned off and it became impossible to close down CCleaner once...
Forum: Microsoft Office 11 May 2019
Replies: 6
Views: 2,057
Posted By Lady Fitzgerald
LibreOffice is a free alternative for MS Office....

LibreOffice is a free alternative for MS Office. I actualy like it better than MS Office. Your only other safe option is to pony up the full purchase price for MS Office 2019. The only place I trust...
Forum: Software 09 May 2019
Replies: 38
Views: 3,628
Posted By Lady Fitzgerald
Another vote for Glary Utilities.

Another vote for Glary Utilities.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 08 May 2019
Replies: 14
Views: 679
Posted By Lady Fitzgerald
Anytime you have a drive larger than 2TB, you...

Anytime you have a drive larger than 2TB, you have to format it as GPT, not MBR, to be able to use the full capacity of the drive.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 05 May 2019
Replies: 8
Views: 543
Posted By Lady Fitzgerald
What is this TRIM software?

What is this TRIM software?
Forum: Hardware & Devices 04 May 2019
Replies: 8
Views: 543
Posted By Lady Fitzgerald
You're overthinking this. All you need to do is...

You're overthinking this. All you need to do is leave the factory overprovisioning alone (the factory will have already set the overprovisioning at the correct amount needed for that drive) and leave...
Forum: Backup and Restore 03 May 2019
Replies: 9
Views: 675
Posted By Lady Fitzgerald
It also depends a lot on how much write and...

It also depends a lot on how much write and delete activity has occurred since the last time you ran it. FreeFileSync (FFS) only looks for writes and deletes since the previous time it was run. If...
Forum: Backup and Restore 03 May 2019
Replies: 9
Views: 675
Posted By Lady Fitzgerald
How long it takes to compare depends on a lot of...

How long it takes to compare depends on a lot of factors, such as drive type (HDD or SSD), file size, System specs, hardware, etc. The paid version would be no faster.
Forum: Backup and Restore 03 May 2019
Replies: 9
Views: 675
Posted By Lady Fitzgerald
As long as FreeFileSync is set to be looking for...

As long as FreeFileSync is set to be looking for the drive name, it doesn't matter what the drive letter is. Note how it appears when set to look for drive names instead of drive letters. You can...
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