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    i use (and like) the W7 Imaging and restore...

    i use (and like) the W7 Imaging and restore function included in W8. It sounds as if you want W7 to create an image file and then restore that file to your C:\ drive if needed. Your definition for...
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    Hear! Hear! Trying to keep from confusing oneself...

    Hear! Hear! Trying to keep from confusing oneself in this case, 8.1.1 is an easy identifiable and a perfectly fitting moniker for the current MS Windows OS. Correct terminologies and nomenclature be...
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    a very timely article and recommendation for me.... i plan to give the current KeePass a try
  4. reply to post #19. "I had previously gotten...

    reply to post #19.
    "I had previously gotten upgrade queries too, but they have since disappeared when I turned the store's live tile off."

    bfb: Good idea. I thought I had turned all the live...
  5. not alone on this strange, strange, planet....

    while the following does not discuss an exact replica of my experience with W8.1 and "the Store"; it's close.... :o:
    ...
  6. JoeP517: sorry pards; but really, ask...

    JoeP517:

    sorry pards;
    but really, ask yourself this: How did this 'fact' of which I speak come to me; and Where did the fact of which I speak, come from?

    Did you design, create, prohibit, or...
  7. Medico. what does all this mean..? parse a...

    Medico.

    what does all this mean..?
    parse a few words and the following might be stating just about anything. "corporate speak" if I ever read it. listen, every-body does it these days. just...
  8. Medico I was not dreaming or hallucinating. I...

    Medico

    I was not dreaming or hallucinating. I do not do drugs, I do not get drunk. I avoid inebriation and intoxication, except for the *very rare occasions when I am with trusted old friends.
    ...
  9. bbearren - Super Moderator - Polk County,...

    bbearren - Super Moderator - Polk County, Florida

    all I can tell you is what happened to me.... Windows 8 has been offering to install itself on my PC about 1/week for weeks. Prior to, it...
  10. " thou shalt not speak of that which thou doth...

    " thou shalt not speak of that which thou doth not know"...
  11. MICROSOFT HOME bleeping INVASION ToNight - 11.19.2013 !!!!

    bleeping Microsoft Inc., ... a person by US law, entered my home un-invited, stole my broadband connection, took over my personal computer, downloaded IT'S bleeping Windows 8.1 update, expected me to...
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    its all about the nomenclature kala. some say...

    its all about the nomenclature kala. some say recovery disk; some say recovery drive; some use repair, some say toe-ma-toe. oddly, ms is a regular purveyor of mis-used words. Not a good thing...
  13. complain, complain, complain; sometimes that is...

    complain, complain, complain; sometimes that is all I do. it looks like me and suenewbe are the only lost souls on this planet. Patch Watch is great, folks trust it; but boy is it hard for me to use....
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    thanks for the info on drive IMAGES vs. drive CLONES.

    You stated, "A clone is a copy of a HD onto another HD [in the same size as the original -??]. It is not compressed. You can only have one...
  15. Reply to BruceR - Going backward to W7 File Recovery

    thank you for link to tech republic; now I know and I can work with that.

    I am running W8Pro.
    I looked at using W8 File History and, at this moment, it was not that inviting.
    When I looked at W7...
  16. HELP: W8 "Repair Disk" - "Recovery Drive" oddity

    re-post due to previous thread theft by me... my apologies

    I am attempting to put in place a backup and recovery scheme that works for me.
    My concerns are: 1) restoring an OS Image to my PC in...
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    reply to alan.b: post #7

    "When I first moved from XP to Win-7 I did not quite master how to put a total stop to [Microsoft] updates."

    being new to rejecting ms automatic updates, I know I would be interested in what you...
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    SpywareDr thanks again.....

    SpywareDr thanks again.....
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    "Recovery" was the magic [key] word. thank you

    "Recovery" was the magic [key] word. thank you
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    I tried to find threads on W8 Repair Disk(s); I...

    I tried to find threads on W8 Repair Disk(s); I tried repair, repair disk, repair disks, recovery disk, recovery drive.....etc, and simply the keywords repair or recovery.
    I eventually went directly...
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    Searching The Lounge Forums - HELP

    I must be an idiot...
    what is the most simple, effective way to search the lounge forums ?
    I have tried both the standard search and advanced search, and come up with zero results; literally.
    I...
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    it was a long and involved post....

    it was a long and involved post.
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    IMO, there is nothing wrong with...
  23. It appears that the fixit(s) are only for 32-bit...

    It appears that the fixit(s) are only for 32-bit versions of Internet Explorer... see http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2887505; expand Fix For Me; Notes about this Fix it solution, bullet #2: "•The...
  24. so if I have this right, in my worst case *drive...

    so if I have this right,
    in my worst case *drive failure scenario, the imaging tools I would be using would allow to me to retrieve the W8 image from the external HD "back-up" drive and also begin...
  25. External backup disk format for backup files, images

    During the process to create a backup routine, it occurred to me to ask if the back-up Disk format (ntfs, fat32,..) is important.

    I understand that a current or recent drive image containing the...
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