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    mrjim, I think you are probably right, that is...

    mrjim, I think you are probably right, that is about where I am now. I will try again on Monday to get them on the phone. Actually my biggest concern right now is, where are my files and can I get...
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    IDrive, Windows 8.1, Toshiba laptop

    I recently purchased a combination of IDrive online backup and a IDrive external drive. The online part seems to be working, although, all I have is just a screen that says how many files are backed...
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    I am running 8.1 and the way that I got away form...

    I am running 8.1 and the way that I got away form all the headaches with the start menu was that I had it set to always start to desktop and pinned programs to the taskbar. I could do everything I...
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    I am just wondering whether most of you are...

    I am just wondering whether most of you are updating or doing a clean install. I don't plan to do 10 until October and at this moment I think I would do clean install although it will take longer. I...
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    That is the strange part, there is no other...

    That is the strange part, there is no other account on this computer.
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    Windows 8.1 boot this morning

    Toshiba laptop, Windows 8.1, all updates. When I booted 8.1 up this morning, I got this totally different desktop, it wasn't the MS default or anything close. I played with it and rebooted and...
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    One Drive Synch Engine

    Toshiba laptop, Windows 8.1, MS Office 13, all updates in place. I keep getting the message, "One Drive Synch Engine restarting." Looking in the Reliability Monitor, it shows it has restarted 15...
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    That appears to be more enterprise related. They...

    That appears to be more enterprise related. They ask for a company name specifically. I have gave up on Drive for now. If I can't trust it to back up as expected, then it is of no value. I am going...
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    OneDrive problem

    My question is about One Drive synch on 8.1 with Office 13. One Drive keeps turning off and on and creating a problem with other files and programs in that they tend to stall. I tried to uninstall...
  10. 8.1 OEM to 8.1 Pro

    So an 8.1 OEM to 8.1 Pro would be eligible for 10 Pro, is that correct? It would probably be cheaper to get a 8.1 Pro upgrade after 10 is launched then to buy a 10 upgrade. Do I have this about right?
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    Google Drive

    I have been using Google Drive for cloud backup along with my on site backup. But I have noticed that it isn't backing up all the folders I had on it and not consistent with those that it does. Some...
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    I went to that site and again I seem to have a...

    I went to that site and again I seem to have a lesser version of 8.1, not the Professional. I have a request in to Kaspersky to see if they can show me how to access those files. I am leaving on...
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    Thanks for that comment, unwarranted as it was. I...

    Thanks for that comment, unwarranted as it was. I was following Fred's instruction and apprantely my version of 8.1 doesn't respond with the same screens. I was merely trying to get some...
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    Windows 8.1 Super Admin account

    In Windows 8.1, I have been trying to set up the Super Admin account like Fred talked about in the last newsletter. I have the new Administrator account, but I can't figure out how to set up a new...
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    Just found at least a big portion of the space...

    Just found at least a big portion of the space problem with Space Sniffer, giant Karpersky log files, 200GB worth. Now the problem is that it keeps telling me I have to have administrator privileges....
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    OK, I decided to go for it. Moved the excess back...

    OK, I decided to go for it. Moved the excess back to F, deleted F, and expanded C by 100GB and created a new F. Tomorrow I will reload my files to F. I learned a lot today. Thanks for all the input....
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    A question about the size of the C drive. I did a...

    A question about the size of the C drive. I did a restore a few months ago, does that create a full backup copy somewhere, if so, where. I don't find anything that looks like that or of any size.
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    I checked the User file and it only 5.5 GB. I...

    I checked the User file and it only 5.5 GB. I haven't yet found any huge files on C. I have just been backing up my F drive and the plan at the moment is to delete the F partition, put space in C, so...
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    for some reason the My PC icon is missing, but I...

    for some reason the My PC icon is missing, but I did find the Disc Management tool, which is what is important now.
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    When I click on C, it shows i can shrink the...

    When I click on C, it shows i can shrink the volume but the extend is grayed out. I am wondering if the fact that the 97 GB is to the right of F, is why it isn't accessible to C. I am stuck right...
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    I found the disk management tool.43052 I have...

    I found the disk management tool.43052
    I have created space at the end of F drive, but don't know how to get that on C
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    I can't find the my computer icon and can't...

    I can't find the my computer icon and can't remember how to get there otherwise
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    I went through all the processes recommended last...

    I went through all the processes recommended last night and got 8gb back. Not much, but it gives a little working room. I don't know whether 8 needs the 20% space as XP and other did. Question on...
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    Berton, I have one drive built in and on on usb...

    Berton, I have one drive built in and on on usb and it recognizes both of them before the second partition.
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    I will check all these points in the morning....

    I will check all these points in the morning. Thanks to both of you.
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