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    [SOLVED] Again. Thank you SO.... much! You have made it...

    Again. Thank you SO.... much!
    You have made it perfectly clear.
    I missed some very important clues.
    From what I've read on MS's own website under this topic, there are at least a few others that...
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    [SOLVED] Thank you. I don't understand what you mean by...

    Thank you. I don't understand what you mean by "older versions of file history". I don't seem to have older versions, just one version. Maybe some option is not turned on. I have wondered at...
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    [SOLVED] File History failed this test

    File History seems to have failed to follow a move.
    Is this the way it works? You can't move files?
    Ref: Langalist article on Windows Secrets last week.

    My simple setup:
    One USB external...
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    [SOLVED] Roland: From what I have done and observed, the...

    Roland: From what I have done and observed, the answer to your question is no. The Primary was NTFS. I used the Partition Wizard to expand this Primary space by about 1/2 of the unallocated space...
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    [SOLVED] Success: I did what any 8 year old would do when...

    Success: I did what any 8 year old would do when something didn't work. I disconnected the "refreshed" Toshiba drive. I reconnected it without going through the "Safe to remove hardware routine". ...
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    [SOLVED] Thank you for your help. I downloaded the...

    Thank you for your help.
    I downloaded the Partition Wizard and expanded the partition 200mb into the unused space.
    I changed the drive letter.
    I formatted the partition.
    BTW, the partition has...
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    [SOLVED] External USB-3.0 Drive partition conundrum

    I made the mistake of placing Dell's Backup and Recovery (DBR) on my NEW Toshiba 1TB external drive. The DELL DBR process created a partition labeled "\M drive DBR_Boot". The "Toshiba J:" contained...
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    Wavy: I pulled a DVD+R disk created by my old XP...

    Wavy:
    I pulled a DVD+R disk created by my old XP notebook and it still reads just fine on her XP.
    Paul
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    Her XP drive is labeled "DVD ROM". DVD's hold...

    Her XP drive is labeled "DVD ROM".
    DVD's hold more than CDs.
    DVD+R disks I create with the new DELL Win8.1 don't work on her XP,
    But, DVDs DID work before the DELL Win8.1.
    As a test, to make...
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    DVD+RW on Win8.1 - won't read on XP

    I am still working my way through Win8.1.

    I had been using an [old] notebook running XP and connected to the Internet.
    My wife uses a notebook NEVER connected to the Internet which runs her...
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    Is there a way to test an Image Backup short of...

    Is there a way to test an Image Backup short of intentionally attempting to restore the Image?

    Paul
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    Sorry for the delay, but the Win 8.1.1 locked up....

    Sorry for the delay, but the Win 8.1.1 locked up. Maybe because the McAfee "disk cleanup" program erased a critical Windows file.

    At any rate, I followed the above today.
    Turned off File...
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    WindowsImageBackupFolder on ExtHD

    I have a Toshiba 1TB USB 3.0 external drive connected and have been attempting to create a WindowsImageBackup (WIB), without success.
    The message I have received is "Disk Image isn't initialized. ...
  14. Too late. When I went to shut down, there were...

    Too late. When I went to shut down, there were new choices:
    1) Install updates and restart.
    2) Shut down and install updates at a later date.
    I took option #1 and I am responding on the UPDATED...
  15. After 10 years on XP, I recently got a DELL...

    After 10 years on XP, I recently got a DELL XPS-8700 with Win8.1.

    As configured by DELL, it was set for automatic update/installation. A page full of updates soon appeared under Windows Update...
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    Win8.1 and FLASH

    After 10 years of XP, I broke down and bought a new computer with Win8.1 installed.

    I've read several places that Microsoft is not keen on Adobe-Flash and recent news events about Internet...
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    Maybe I didn't ask my question completely. After...

    Maybe I didn't ask my question completely. After the wiring is connected, which sounds super easy now as you have described, Verizon then installed their software onto the pc. When I log-in under XP...
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    FIOS router and new Win8.1 PC

    Following (the usual good) advice I receive here, I finally ordered a Win8.1 pc to replace my still working XP laptop. It's been 5 years since my laptop was installed on FIOS by a Verizon tech....
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    The Notebook has been running without a battery (...

    The Notebook has been running without a battery ( I still have the original unused battery ). I could have purchased a desktop. Prior units, including one that I built-up were all desktops.

    I...
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    I made the image using Macrium running on the...

    I made the image using Macrium running on the Notebook and sent the image to a Seagate USB 1T drive.
    I with Macrium free, I was only able to create a Linux CD. I was able to view and copy files...
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    Since the Imaging time took 1 hour and 50 minutes...

    Since the Imaging time took 1 hour and 50 minutes (23.6GB on the external drive) and that will be required each time I Image, then I have concluded that it might be more efficient to re-install...
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    Yes. The drive is small. I only have 8GB of data...

    Yes. The drive is small. I only have 8GB of data files, so committing 1/2GB to a program that will help me keep 24GB of Windows program files.

    It took quite a long time for Macrium to create...
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    Macrium Reflect

    I downloaded Macrium-Reflect in order to create a system image because I planned to delete a number of files to "free up" the system from clutter and was advised to create an image of my drive in...
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    Mystery Solved (I think): I ran MSE last night....

    Mystery Solved (I think):
    I ran MSE last night. 8 hours. 2.7 million "items". While it was running, I occasionally watched it on the screen go through the folders and noticed that it got stuck when...
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    BATcher. I only run the Full scan once a week...

    BATcher. I only run the Full scan once a week overnight, as you are suggesting. I run a Quick scan daily.
    Thanks for the suggestion, because I might not have thought of it.
    Paul
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