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  1. Macrium Reflect--making a boot disk query

    I am trying to help out a friend regarding creating an image backup.
    We loaded Macrium Reflect Free on his computer.
    We first tried to make a bootable rescue media (CD).

    However, upon doing so,...
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    Getting rid of W10 nag thing

    OK, I am trying to help a friend out. He has a W7 computer. He is not comfortable with computers.

    Anyway, for awhile he was getting the icon that asked him about reserving Windows 10. He wants...
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    UPDATE: TOTAL SUCCESS!! OK, continuing my...

    UPDATE: TOTAL SUCCESS!!

    OK, continuing my saga, I did receive the USB Drive from Amazon this morning. There was a bit of concern as the customer reviews were totally split. About 25% of the folks...
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    Well, I am going to try the following. I found a...

    Well, I am going to try the following. I found a very cheap USB CD/DVD RW drive on Amazon. It's $13.50 total, so I'm ordering it. I'm going to try and attach it to my XP machine and create a boot...
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    USB first Mel

    USB first

    Mel
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    I'm pretty sure I did. I'll double check Mel

    I'm pretty sure I did. I'll double check

    Mel
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    Update: Would not boot at all from the linux...

    Update:

    Would not boot at all from the linux disk.

    This has been fun, but I'm giving it a break for now

    Mel
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    I'm going to try it now, actually!!! Mel

    I'm going to try it now, actually!!!

    Mel
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    JW: Sorry, I am still confused. Can I make a...

    JW:

    Sorry, I am still confused. Can I make a rescue disk using my W7 Laptop, and the WIN PE 5.0 function, that will work on my XP machine??

    The only rescue I made today was my USB drive, which...
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    No, I found my external USB CD drive. But my...

    No, I found my external USB CD drive. But my Reflect Rescue Disk will not boot, probably because they are W7 Reflect rescue disks (one for each of my laptops).

    Unfortunately, my drive is read...
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    Jwoods: Thanks for the information. You are...

    Jwoods:

    Thanks for the information. You are correct.

    Now I'll try and find my old external usb CD drive!

    Mel
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    Gee, no joy yet. Here’s what I did: I used...

    Gee, no joy yet. Here’s what I did: I used Macrium to create rescue media, namely a USB flash drive. I then reset the boot order so that it would first boot from the USB port first.
    However, when I...
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    Can't restore with Reflect; need advice

    I've been using Reflect for many years. I've always worried: what would happen if I had to restore my image.

    Well, I have an old Windows XP machine that I decided to experiment with (Dell Inspiron...
  14. It says Norton Security-- 1 yr. protection for up...

    It says Norton Security-- 1 yr. protection for up to 5 devices.

    I'm still reluctant to change from NIS, which seems to be working well and still getting updates
  15. NS (Norton Security) vs NIS (Norton Internet Security)-- should I upgrade

    I have been using NIS for a few years and I've been pleased with this. I recently got an offer from Norton to upgrade to NS for $19.95.
    Is it worth doing? They said I can install it over NIS and my...
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    Sart: OK, I found JRT. I assume it is the...

    Sart:

    OK, I found JRT. I assume it is the Junkware Removal Tool. I see they also mention Adware Cleaner. Question: this was on the Bleeping Computer site. Is it safe to d/l those programs from...
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    What is JRT? Mel

    What is JRT?

    Mel
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    How do we get rid of this malware?

    A friend of mine has a Windows 7 PC.

    He reads our newspaper online.

    This issue below occurs when he uses his primary browser (Chrome)

    All of a sudden, whenever he goes to the newspaper site,...
  19. Thread: PCKeeper?

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    PCKeeper?

    A friend of mine keeps getting this pop-up claiming
    problems. I told him not to click on anything it suggests.

    I haven't seen it and hence can't provide more details

    Is anyone familiar with...
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    Chromebook -- missing apps launcher

    The apps launcher button is missing. Suggestions?

    Mel
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    Thank you for all your excellent ideas. Food for...

    Thank you for all your excellent ideas.
    Food for thought.
    I have never had the need to use archives, so I'll probably use it as my surrogate TRASH folder.

    I actually have some other folders...
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    Bruce: Our TB has my account and my wife's...

    Bruce:
    Our TB has my account and my wife's account. When we boot TB, it d/l to both accounts.

    I just got a new idea. Very simple if it works. We can just archive the emails. We can choose delete...
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    IMAP trash issues

    We have two laptops, both with Thunderbird. I use one and my wife uses the other. We use Charter email. Originally, I had both machines doing Charter email via a POP3 connection. The problem with...
  24. Yes, what I did was run WinPatrol again and look...

    Yes, what I did was run WinPatrol again and look at the startup items. There was one with the most recent date/time listed and it had that coe number. I disabled it.

    (It was that Adobe Speed...
  25. Win Patrol keeps citing this program -- what is it

    This may have started after the latest round of Windows Updates, but I am not sure. I am using W7.
    Every time I start the computer, I keep getting a pop-up from my Win Patrol. It keeps saying a new...
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