Search:

Type: Posts; User: irjc; Keyword(s):

Page 1 of 3 1 2 3

Search: Search took 0.00 seconds.

  1. Replies
    20
    Views
    563

    After I'd read the date and noticed it was the...

    After I'd read the date and noticed it was the same over successive days/boots, it lost some of the "worry" factor, but then it became annoying as it didn't need to be there. Hence the subsequent...
  2. Replies
    20
    Views
    563

    It was one of the Seagate drives. Yes...

    It was one of the Seagate drives.



    Yes using MBR booting.



    Boot drive connected, but had selected other drives except the boot drive when running TD. Boot drive not targeted with...
  3. Replies
    20
    Views
    563

    I found the effected drive - not the boot drive -...

    I found the effected drive - not the boot drive - and used testdisk to rewrite its mbr. Then rebooted. However got the 1234F error on boot, so disconnected all but the boot drive to see if that...
  4. Replies
    20
    Views
    563

    I've only got one disk that has an active boot...

    I've only got one disk that has an active boot sector, and that's C: I've tested booting to other drives, but get the error message No OS Installed.
  5. Replies
    20
    Views
    563

    I know it's possible, but both were purchased...

    I know it's possible, but both were purchased from a reputable shop with a statement about being formatted and zeroed prior to sale. I can't imagine how the ID in the message came about, because I...
  6. Replies
    20
    Views
    563

    A different subject, but prior to reinstalling...

    A different subject, but prior to reinstalling the image mentioned above, my Win10 1511.29 asked to be rebooted after installing updates. I complied, and now my version is 1511.11.

    However, since...
  7. Replies
    20
    Views
    563

    I made a disk image using Macrium Reflect Pro on...

    I made a disk image using Macrium Reflect Pro on Nov 11th 2015, which I have just restored to the same hdd.

    Sadly there's no difference to boot. Message still appears.
  8. Replies
    20
    Views
    563

    Yes, I've had two since new, the other three were...

    Yes, I've had two since new, the other three were purchased used May 2015, but were formatted using Windows Disk Management console before use.
  9. Replies
    20
    Views
    563

    Yes, nothing lurking there.

    Yes, nothing lurking there.
  10. Replies
    20
    Views
    563

    Thanks for your reply, but it's never been...

    Thanks for your reply, but it's never been installed, so not in the list of installed programs.
  11. Replies
    35
    Views
    6,478

    Don't we have to love Microsoft for making some...

    Don't we have to love Microsoft for making some of our problems disappear. :)
  12. Replies
    13
    Views
    537

    Three reasons I can think of immediately: 1. ...

    Three reasons I can think of immediately:

    1. Almost every PC is different - even from known hardware manufacturers. Different hardware, different quality of that hardware and so on. Literally...
  13. Replies
    20
    Views
    563

    Active@ Killdisk Issue

    About four days ago I began to see this message on my boot-screen, running Windows 10 build 1511.29. This was the day after my PC was updated to that build.

    45868

    Please note the date of the...
  14. Thread: Access/XP on W10?

    by irjc
    Replies
    13
    Views
    1,359

    The first message box is basically saying there's...

    The first message box is basically saying there's a component,(or components) of Windows XP that is/are required to install/run Office XP. And it/they don't exist 'cause your OS is Win10, NOT XP.
    ...
  15. Don't hear of many people doing it this way, but...

    Don't hear of many people doing it this way, but I find it's easier, as I have trouble remembering numbers. It also reduces the number of root folders. However, one disadvantage is its...
  16. Replies
    5
    Views
    1,994

    Rubbish! Win10 sends back "technical" data about...

    Rubbish! Win10 sends back "technical" data about your use of the OS, not personal details. SJVN is not the most unbiased Windows writer, and anyway, articles such as this have been corrected by...
  17. Thread: Windows 10 to XP

    by irjc
    Replies
    46
    Views
    5,455

    I wouldn't suggest you do this with a suspect...

    I wouldn't suggest you do this with a suspect hard disk ... but if you wanted to do a "dual boot" in this situation, I THINK you can leave the old hdd installed and working, install XP to a separate...
  18. Replies
    35
    Views
    2,380

    But you've got time for it. And the patience too....

    But you've got time for it. And the patience too. :) :) :)
  19. Replies
    19
    Views
    1,624

    There's a program called Key Scrambler that...

    There's a program called Key Scrambler that encrypts keystrokes. Free version does the web browser, Premium version adds a lot of other major software, like MS Office. Useful for keyboard input,...
  20. Replies
    45
    Views
    3,047

    For several weeks I've had system freezing and...

    For several weeks I've had system freezing and lockups. After doing a RESET-KEEP MY FILES the issue continued. (BTW a poster above asked if this option keeps stuff outside the User's folder. I had...
  21. Replies
    8
    Views
    617

    I've used CCleaner, Glary Utilities and Windows...

    I've used CCleaner, Glary Utilities and Windows Cleanup since the "final" came out. Just as a test mind. Whether this stable situation continues, only Microsoft knows, but so far so good. The only...
  22. Replies
    14
    Views
    1,831

    Interesting article from Ars Technica: ...

    Interesting article from Ars Technica:
    ...
  23. Replies
    94
    Views
    9,180

    I've got two C2D, one @ 2.66 with a Gigabyte 775...

    I've got two C2D, one @ 2.66 with a Gigabyte 775 board and Geforce 610, and the other an ASUS 775 board @2.0 and onboard everything else. The GB machine had major difficulties installing from a...
  24. http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/Windows-10-...

    http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/Windows-10-faq

    In passing, mentions those who DO NOT have a qualifying Windows version. But apart from that it discusses matters from the point of view of a...
  25. Replies
    1
    Views
    140

    Also some questions and answers about this: ...

    Also some questions and answers about this:
    ...
Results 1 to 25 of 54
Page 1 of 3 1 2 3