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Forum: Hardware & Devices 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 457
Posted By dsperber
Just in passing, I ask if you might be...

Just in passing, I ask if you might be experiencing I/O errors on your HDD spinner(s) drive(s). This can cause I/O error recovery attempts and unexpected delays trying to open the file system on...
Forum: General Discussion 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 4,657
Posted By dsperber
If you could provide some actual details and...

If you could provide some actual details and specifics, someone might be able to help you. Also, a picture's worth 1000 words, so a well-picked screenshot or two might convey your setup and...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 24
Views: 1,144
Posted By dsperber
May be a relatively expensive workaround, but if...

May be a relatively expensive workaround, but if fragmentation and access/performance is really of so much concern, how about going with a large SSD rather than HDD spinner?

SSD drives never...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 11 Oct 2017
Replies: 2
Views: 371
Posted By dsperber
I think you must misunderstand the setup you...

I think you must misunderstand the setup you have. If things were the way you say then each of the three computers would have independent connectivity to the printer, and the one with the local USB...
Forum: Backup and Restore 03 Sep 2017
Replies: 4
Views: 853
Posted By dsperber
One more thought... are you sure you can't see...

One more thought... are you sure you can't see that external USB drive? When you boot to the recovery media and "browse for image", the external drive doesn't necessarily appear in that initial...
Forum: Backup and Restore 03 Sep 2017
Replies: 4
Views: 853
Posted By dsperber
Assuming your backup drive is USB 3.0, could be...

Assuming your backup drive is USB 3.0, could be your WinPE version on the recovery media doesn't include the USB 3.0 drivers... if you selected an inappropriately low WinPE version when you created...
Forum: General Discussion 23 Aug 2017
Replies: 13
Views: 1,425
Posted By dsperber
What's your complaint... the different START...

What's your complaint... the different START button functionality?

If you want to make your Win10 look and work like Win7, specifically in the START button with its popup menu design, install...
Forum: General Discussion 22 Jul 2017
Replies: 6
Views: 550
Posted By dsperber
Perhaps if you provided additional information......

Perhaps if you provided additional information... like any error message output which results from trying to execute your command... that would probably be more useful to those who'd like to try and...
Forum: Software 08 May 2017
Replies: 735
Views: 291,559
Posted By dsperber
Well, there is a good reason to go with the new...

Well, there is a good reason to go with the new V10: the standalone bootable CD/USB is now WinPE rather than the old Linux version.

And that means you now have proper support for Skylake and newer...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 22 Mar 2017
Replies: 23
Views: 5,328
Posted By dsperber
Win98 doesn't support GPT partitioning you're now...

Win98 doesn't support GPT partitioning you're now planning on your second drive, so just keep that in mind. But if it is all self-contained on the MBR drive, you will still be able to use it.

...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 21 Mar 2017
Replies: 23
Views: 5,328
Posted By dsperber
I'd install Partition Wizard Free....

I'd install Partition Wizard Free. (https://www.partitionwizard.com/free-partition-manager.html)

Then I'd use it to "convert MBR to GPT".

As was previously stated, MBR partitioning can only...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 01 Jan 2017
Replies: 7
Views: 964
Posted By dsperber
Just in passing, I'd check to ensure that somehow...

Just in passing, I'd check to ensure that somehow the HDD hasn't had its "write cache" policy disabled. It should be ENABLED (i.e. "checked").
...
Forum: General Discussion 04 Dec 2016
Replies: 62
Views: 3,878
Posted By dsperber
Actually, not true in the real world anyway. But...

Actually, not true in the real world anyway. But it may vary by vendor.

You can buy new Lenovo Thinkpad P50/P70 (http://shop.lenovo.com/us/en/laptops/thinkpad/p-series/p70/#SYSTEM) right now...
Forum: System Security 11 Nov 2016
Replies: 3
Views: 1,181
Posted By dsperber
Well, pretty amazing. Sure enough, the issue has...

Well, pretty amazing. Sure enough, the issue has disappeared!! On both machines!

No more auto-generated CAB files in C:\Windows\Temp, and essentially no files being created in...
Forum: System Security 10 Nov 2016
Replies: 3
Views: 1,181
Posted By dsperber
Excellent! I have now deleted the contents...

Excellent!

I have now deleted the contents of C:\Windows\Logs\CBS and C:\Windows\Temp on both machines. I will let time go by and will check in again tomorrow, to see if this indeed was the...
Forum: System Security 10 Nov 2016
Replies: 3
Views: 1,181
Posted By dsperber
What are these CAB_nnnn_2,3,4,5,6 files in C:\Windows\Temp?

I have observed the every-few-hours creation of files in the C:\Windows\Temp folder of both my sister and brother-in-law's Win7 Pro x64 machines (Lenovo M93p both), which are on the same LAN in their...
Forum: General Discussion 01 Sep 2016
Replies: 55
Views: 2,834
Posted By dsperber
Don't know what your budget is, or what any of...

Don't know what your budget is, or what any of your other criteria might be.

But I've been using this Lenovo Thinkpad W530 (model 243852U)...
Forum: Network & Sharing 30 Jul 2016
Replies: 3
Views: 367
Posted By dsperber
As was already mentioned, TeamViewer is one...

As was already mentioned, TeamViewer is one well-regarded "free for personal use" solution to this problem. It has the advantage of being usable directly and easily by installing one piece of...
Forum: Sound & Audio 25 Jul 2016
Replies: 1,277
Views: 1,631,645
Posted By dsperber
And have you tried going to the Microsoft page to...

And have you tried going to the Microsoft page to download/install IE 11 (https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/17621/internet-explorer-downloads)?

I would recommend you go there with your...
Forum: Backup and Restore 26 Jun 2016
Replies: 1,972
Views: 344,959
Posted By dsperber
It took that long because you were using a USB...

It took that long because you were using a USB 2.0 external enclosure. USB 2.0 is slow, compared to USB 3.0 which is probably 4-5 times faster.

Cloning is effectively "copying", and it just takes...
Forum: Backup and Restore 24 Jun 2016
Replies: 1,972
Views: 344,959
Posted By dsperber
(1) No. Brand of target drive for the restore is...

(1) No. Brand of target drive for the restore is not relevant, nor is size of the target drive. You can use Macrium Reflect to restore an image to the same size or smaller or larger target drive,...
Forum: Backup and Restore 24 Jun 2016
Replies: 1,972
Views: 344,959
Posted By dsperber
(1) No. You don't need to do anything to...

(1) No. You don't need to do anything to pre-format your new drive in any way. Just use the WinPE "rescue media" (i.e. standalone WinPE boot with Macrium Reflect auto-started) and begin your image...
Forum: Drivers 02 Jun 2016
Replies: 1
Views: 1,307
Posted By dsperber
Probably won't make any difference, but you might...

Probably won't make any difference, but you might try the newer 1.5.59.0 version of the driver (http://www.**************/download/2u0r9p5d1cl77yx/SAMSUNG_USB_Driver_for_Mobile_Phones+1.5.59.0.zip)....
Forum: Media Center 07 May 2016
Replies: 2
Views: 2,274
Posted By dsperber
Actually, I place the timing about when this...

Actually, I place the timing about when this issue first really started happening to when MS Guide moved from Zap2it to Rovi last year.

And yet another reason to scrap MS Guide and go with EPG123....
Forum: Hardware & Devices 01 May 2016
Replies: 5
Views: 520
Posted By dsperber
Sorry, I missed seeing that you'd been able to...

Sorry, I missed seeing that you'd been able to run this disc successfully on another machine.

So back to this laptop, and its problem. Can you see the disc in Windows Explorer? Does it get a...
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