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  1. RESTORE image of W8 stored on a separate drive, using WbAdmin.exe

    On Windows 8x64 Pro I have been using the WbAdmin command to create an image of the W8-OS and applications for my PC. The image is store on a separate hard drive. The main drive is GPT, so the...
  2. Reply to jwitalka

    thank you for the article; it helps although I am still digesting it. I'm still trying to understand the Administrator Account...!
  3. Coments to Joe

    You made some informative and interesting comments in your posts above.
    The access, security, and permissions issues for Windows files or folders are cause for lots of problems to some of us. I have...
  4. reply to Sudo15

    No AV program is used or installed at this time.
    I have a stand alone pc and I am the only user.
    My windows install is not set up to share files, printers, etc.
    Since I am not a part of a network...
  5. reply to Sudo15

    The tool re-installed .NetFramework4.5. Nothing changed regarding the printer driver install.
    Yes. Event Viewer registered errors on printer driver installs.

    The text of the Error Message is as...
  6. Reply to mrjimphelps The Add a Printer dialog...

    Reply to mrjimphelps

    The Add a Printer dialog would only select the folder that the printer .inf file was in. When I ran the AaP and selected the proper folder, Windows indicated it had found a...
  7. Reply to Joe

    A5: I did not find a log file on the failed installed. I looked in c:\windows\logs\ folder and in \AppData\Local\Temp\ folders for the Users\Administrator and Users\MyUsername.

    I attempted to...
  8. Reply to JOE

    I have a few choices. I captured new files from a Windows Update that would also not install. MS provided an .inf file.
    The software package from HP has an install.exe file.
    I choose to "run as...
  9. WINDOWS 8x64Pro - ACCESS DENIED installing HP PRINTER Software - Help Needed Please !!

    I use Windows 8x64 Pro on a stand-alone PC and I am the only user. My user account is Local Account Administrator.

    I have an old HP LaserJet 6L printer that I have used in the past on this PC. A...
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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...
  12. reply to author

    a very timely article and recommendation for me.... i plan to give the current KeePass a try
  13. 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...
  14. 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:
    ...
  15. 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...
  16. 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...
  17. 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.
    ...
  18. 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...
  19. " thou shalt not speak of that which thou doth...

    " thou shalt not speak of that which thou doth not know"...
  20. 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...
  22. 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....
  23. Reply to Medico

    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...
  24. 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...
  25. 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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