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    IIRC, EaseUs ToDo backup does a disk check BEFORE...

    IIRC, EaseUs ToDo backup does a disk check BEFORE performing a backup.

    Zig
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    Rick is right. I bought 3 supposedly 64GB thumb...

    Rick is right. I bought 3 supposedly 64GB thumb drives on NewEgg, none of which would hold more than 16GB by file copy. NewEgg attempted to contact the mfr. for a refund, but no reply. NewEgg gave me...
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    Antiransomeware comparison/opinions

    Any opinions on WinPatrol AntiRansom: https://www.winpatrol.com/winantiransom/


    vs the (still-in-beta) Malwarebytes antiransomeware??? ...
  4. Tom I agree with Martin. Zig

    Tom

    I agree with Martin.

    Zig
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    Cryptoprevent. - My bad. Zig

    Cryptoprevent. - My bad.

    Zig
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    Sudo, The blocking of Control Panel commands...

    Sudo,

    The blocking of Control Panel commands (.cpl) is controllable by settings in the Advanced Settings menu of Cryptolocker.

    Zig
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    My APC UPS connection to my PC is also by USB;...

    My APC UPS connection to my PC is also by USB; the APC software automagically puts the computer in hibernate if a prolonged blackout. ??Have you enabled Hibernate in your Power Settings??

    Zig
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    Absolutely; I've been using Norton provided by...

    Absolutely; I've been using Norton provided by Comcast/Xfinity for years without a hiccup. (And, no, Norton isn't the resource hog it was decades ago --Haters gotta hate).

    Zig
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    Pagefil.sys and Hiberfil.sys are system files. If...

    Pagefil.sys and Hiberfil.sys are system files. If you do NOT use hibernation, the former can be deleted. If you have >8GB of RAM, pagefil.sys can also be removed or reduced in Windows Advanced...
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    [SOLVED] To all, After a few more days, everything...

    To all,

    After a few more days, everything seems to be working OK.

    Total losses: Power supply
    MoBo
    DVD-R drive

    I'm going to declare this...
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    [SOLVED] This way, I just reconnected the original HDs,...

    This way, I just reconnected the original HDs, but that was always an option.

    Zig
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    [SOLVED] Believe me, I'm backed-up to the hilt. I just...

    Believe me, I'm backed-up to the hilt. I just went through the reinstall to the same MoBo to avoid "restore to different hardware." I found and installed the new DVD-RW drive, and all seems to be...
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    [SOLVED] Almost everything is working well, except my...

    Almost everything is working well, except my DVD-RW drive; the power light comes on when I try to access it (either by the front-panel button, or through Windows), but nothing happens - it won't open...
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    [SOLVED] New MoBo seems to have fixed everything; will...

    New MoBo seems to have fixed everything; will follow-up later if anything not working once I get it installed back in my office, but it looks good for now!!

    Zig
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    Y'know, some photos of your mobo and HD...

    Y'know, some photos of your mobo and HD connectors might be useful here. Just my $0.02.

    Zig
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    [SOLVED] Replacement for the original MoBo just arrived...

    Replacement for the original MoBo just arrived (had to come from Amazon Italy). Will install in next couple of days and report. Thanx to all.

    Zig
  17. I could install and find the prior version, but...

    I could install and find the prior version, but it disappeared after the first click. This one works like a charm.

    Zig
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    Agree, but this (common) problem will usually...

    Agree, but this (common) problem will usually give a "driver not installed" error in Properties.

    Zig
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    [SOLVED] That was the main reason I started this thread;...

    That was the main reason I started this thread; the majority seem to favor the MoBo. HDD are NOT unplugged - do others think they should be??
    Capacitors were checked first thing, and none are...
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    [SOLVED] Well, I tried the jumper reset, but no go. The...

    Well, I tried the jumper reset, but no go. The power needs calculate out to under 300W, so I doubt the 430W PSU is the issue. Will try with one RAM stick, then the other, soon (video is integrated)....
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    [SOLVED] Coochin, That's certainly worth a try before...

    Coochin,

    That's certainly worth a try before buying a new MoBo. I have a jumper setting that will "clear CMOS" - for some reason it's called the "clear CMOS jumper" - won't that accomplish the...
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    [SOLVED] Paul, Thanks very much for your input; I'm...

    Paul,

    Thanks very much for your input; I'm going to wait a few days before jumping to a new MoBo, to see if other options are suggested (though I doubt many have as much experience as you). One...
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    Agree - just ran it last week. Zig

    Agree - just ran it last week.

    Zig
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    [SOLVED] My computer died and won't restart

    I have a home-built microATX rig I use for my office. The MoBo is an ASRock 960GM/U3S3 FX 95W Socket AM3+ AMD 760G + SB710 2 x SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 Micro ATX AMD Motherboard with integrated video, and...
  25. A common HP problem. Quelle domage!! Zig ...

    A common HP problem. Quelle domage!!

    Zig

    P.S. ??Are you "Gene" or Zhon"?? :confused:
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