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Forum: Tutorials 08 Jul 2018
Replies: 19
Views: 284,700
Posted By mjf
This is true for the latest version of Partition...

This is true for the latest version of Partition Wizard (free). The link in the tutorial is for an older version (4.2 free) which did allow dynamic to basic conversion before they moved the option to...
Forum: Tutorials 02 Jul 2018
Replies: 885
Views: 1,137,556
Posted By mjf
Imaging is my preference for various reasons and...

Imaging is my preference for various reasons and it's not at all hard. I think it provides the greatest protection for people new to this exercise. Also you should have a number of system images...
Forum: Tutorials 02 Jul 2018
Replies: 885
Views: 1,137,556
Posted By mjf
For transferring to another HDD just: 1) Make a...

For transferring to another HDD just:
1) Make a system image using a reliable program like Macrium Reflect (free)
2) Make the Macrium rescue disc
3) Temporarily disconnect other internal drives...
Forum: News 11 Jun 2018
Replies: 12
Views: 4,994
Posted By mjf
Given W7 is close to end of "support" I've...

Given W7 is close to end of "support" I've thought about not bothering with updates. But will the next update fix a previous screw up??? I have system images that go back a year so that is my main...
Forum: News 10 Jun 2018
Replies: 12
Views: 4,994
Posted By mjf
I have KB4103718 and KB4099633 and haven't...

I have KB4103718 and KB4099633 and haven't noticed any performance issues. I don't know if it matters but I am still running Sandy Bridge i7 2600k on my main PC.
Forum: Backup and Restore 18 Apr 2018
Replies: 1
Views: 471
Posted By mjf
Macrium V5 free problems

I've been using Macrium V5 (free) on one PC for many years and it worked fine for my needs. Within the last week the installed version failed to open correctly. I end up with white rectangular...
Forum: Backup and Restore 24 Feb 2018
Replies: 27
Views: 2,084
Posted By mjf
Yes you can do this but... I'm not sure what...

Yes you can do this but...
I'm not sure what "without any additional software" means. I'm also not sure of your intent.
Forum: News 20 Feb 2018
Replies: 2
Views: 702
Posted By mjf
One of my PC builds has an i5 4590 and ASUS...

One of my PC builds has an i5 4590 and ASUS motherboard. It's about 2 years old. The CPU is 4th gen. Who throws out a high quality 2 year old PC. The exploitation test tool says it may be vulnerable....
Forum: Backup and Restore 20 Feb 2018
Replies: 18
Views: 2,197
Posted By mjf
USB flash drives can draw more current (or power...

USB flash drives can draw more current (or power if you like with a 5v rail) than you think. If you are going to plug in multiple flash drives I still recommend a powered hub....
Forum: Backup and Restore 19 Feb 2018
Replies: 18
Views: 2,197
Posted By mjf
If you are going to connect multiple USB devices...

If you are going to connect multiple USB devices to a hub and these devices rely on USB power then you should be using a powered hub not a passive hub. Examples of the type of devices are multiple...
Forum: News 14 Feb 2018
Replies: 7
Views: 1,507
Posted By mjf
The PC I use most of the time it is quite old now...

The PC I use most of the time it is quite old now (but still a good performer). It is a Sandy Bridge Asus P8z68 Deluxe motherboard and an i7 2600k cpu. The test tool reports no vulnerabilities!
Forum: News 14 Feb 2018
Replies: 7
Views: 1,507
Posted By mjf
One of my PCs is a home build with an ASUS...

One of my PCs is a home build with an ASUS H97-Pro motherboard with an i5 4590. The test tool says it may have a vulnerability. It's not an OEM manufactured PC so I'm unsure how to correct it.
Any...
Forum: Chillout Room 10 Feb 2018
Replies: 1,869
Views: 121,203
Posted By mjf
Young Dutch girl/woman with no formal singing...

Young Dutch girl/woman with no formal singing lessons - song from Once Upon a Time in the West.
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Forum: Chillout Room 07 Feb 2018
Replies: 495
Views: 76,655
Posted By mjf
Elon Musk walks the walk. This launch was very...

Elon Musk walks the walk. This launch was very impressive. The 2 side rockets landing for reuse was also very impressive. The middle rocket had some landing engine failures so it hit the water. This...
Forum: Software 24 Jan 2018
Replies: 8
Views: 1,203
Posted By mjf
FileLocator Lite (re branding of Agent Ransack). ...

FileLocator Lite (re branding of Agent Ransack).
It's free and I have been using it for years. Excellent search software that I find very quick without the need for indexing....
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 13 Jan 2018
Replies: 14
Views: 10,064
Posted By mjf
Your system specs are a bit limited and you...

Your system specs are a bit limited and you should expand eg. what model Dell etc.
One of the "cheapest" solutions to your problem is to buy a Samsung 850 EVO 250GB SSD. Cost ~$100.
You can clone...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 04 Jan 2018
Replies: 11
Views: 1,622
Posted By mjf
I didn't mean the question to be a "Dorothy...

I didn't mean the question to be a "Dorothy Dixer" but I'm not surprised by your answer.
Leave the job to the engineers with some finance input.
Forum: Browsers & Mail 04 Jan 2018
Replies: 11
Views: 1,622
Posted By mjf
That's sort of correct Ranger4. Maybe my fault...

That's sort of correct Ranger4. Maybe my fault for confusing 2 issues in the discussion and I know they are different.

One is the telco/ISP service provision and the other is the email service...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 03 Jan 2018
Replies: 11
Views: 1,622
Posted By mjf
I'm on ADSL2+ and getting ~21Mbs download and...

I'm on ADSL2+ and getting ~21Mbs download and around ~0.9Mbs upload. I'm also on a 1000GB per month download plan so I don't think the ISP would add any more constraints - I could be wrong. Some...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 03 Jan 2018
Replies: 11
Views: 1,622
Posted By mjf
I get it that mail servers restrict the size of...

I get it that mail servers restrict the size of attachments. I was surprised initially that a 50MB attachment would be too large. Now I know but not sure what the actual limit would be for say...
Forum: Software 01 Jan 2018
Replies: 3
Views: 1,311
Posted By mjf
I've been using the portable version 7.40.0.104...

I've been using the portable version 7.40.0.104 from portableapps
https://portableapps.com/apps/internet/sportable
Forum: Browsers & Mail 31 Dec 2017
Replies: 11
Views: 1,622
Posted By mjf
Mail size limits

I wanted to send a 50MB file and get the message the file size exceeds the global file size limit of the server. I have a Hotmail/Outlook account but this seems similar other email providers in...
Forum: Software 27 Dec 2017
Replies: 14
Views: 1,306
Posted By mjf
I also wouldn't be without Fastone image viewer....

I also wouldn't be without Fastone image viewer. Excellent viewer and a good basic editor. I use the portable version. You can select up to 4 images to display simultaneously which is good for...
Forum: Software 26 Dec 2017
Replies: 3
Views: 2,148
Posted By mjf
I've gone back to the portable v7.40.0.104...

I've gone back to the portable v7.40.0.104 version.
I was curious to know if other Windows 7 users have been able to use the latest installed version without the type of event log error I mentioned.
Forum: Software 26 Dec 2017
Replies: 3
Views: 2,148
Posted By mjf
Skype error reporting in event log

I've been using Skype portable v7 for some time with no apparent problems but decided to install the latest version 8.12.0.14 from the official download site Download Skype | Free calls | Chat app...
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