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  1. Thread: $SysReset Folders

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    $SysReset Folders

    I have a folder named #SysReset on the C drives of my Win 7 and Win 8.1 SSDs. The Win 7 folder was created, I believe, when I recently reinstalled the OS, and the Win 8.1 folder when I recently...
  2. Thread: Format Problem

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    Browni, I did create a dynamic VHD, but your...

    Browni, I did create a dynamic VHD, but your reply doesn't explain the vey small space used on the VHD, or am I missing the point?

    Please advise.

    Thanks and regards, Roy
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    My drive is SATA. I am waiting for a new SATA...

    My drive is SATA. I am waiting for a new SATA drive to arrive and be installed.

    Regards, Roy
  4. I finally succeeded in installing the Win 10 Tech...

    I finally succeeded in installing the Win 10 Tech Preview-please see post #13 in the thread Format Problem in the Win 8 forum.

    Regards, Roy
  5. Thread: Format Problem

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    I tried again and proceeded as follows: I...

    I tried again and proceeded as follows:

    I booted into Safe Mode with Command Prompt, ran the command compmgmt.msc and pressed Enter, clicked Disk Management and noted the disk number of the disk I...
  6. Thread: Kb2952664

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    Kb2952664

    All yesterdays Windows Updates installed successfully except for KB2952664. However, I understand that KB2952664 was only issued as an aid to Users upgrading from Win 7 to Win 8, and if I am correct...
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    Sudo15, thanks a lot. I wasn't aware of that. ...

    Sudo15, thanks a lot. I wasn't aware of that.

    Regards, Roy
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    The brands I tried were of various makes, some of...

    The brands I tried were of various makes, some of which I have used before, and they work on my friend's PC. As I said in post #6 I will get other CDs and report back, and if you have any other ideas...
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    No, the same thing happens.

    No, the same thing happens.
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    Regarding #1, I opened Control Panel\Windows...

    Regarding #1, I opened Control Panel\Windows Update and selected change settings and that took me to the option to get updates for Windows and other products from Microsoft Update.

    JoeP517, thanks...
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    sfc /scannow reported that there were no...

    sfc /scannow reported that there were no integrity violations and there was nothing in Event Viewer relating to the problem.

    As I said before the drive has no problem with DVD disks so it is not...
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    Sudo15, I tried the auto fixit link first, but...

    Sudo15, I tried the auto fixit link first, but that didn't work. Resolution 2 didn't work either. Regarding Resolution 3, I found the correct registry key in the left pane manually, as Registry...
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    Problem With Blank CDs

    When I insert a blank CD in my CD/DVD drive the LED blinks for ever but nothing happens, and nothing is shown in the Computer Window. (Device Manager says the drive is working properly, I have not...
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    3 Problems With Windows 10 Tech Preview

    1.How do I get Microsoft Update (instead of just Windows Update) for the Win 10 Tech Preview?

    A link would be appreciated. (I googled it but only got non relevant results).

    2.How do I get to...
  15. Thread: Format Problem

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    3993639937 RetiredGeek, thanks but when I...

    3993639937

    RetiredGeek, thanks but when I click Start in VirtualBox I get the messages shown on the attached screenshots, and don't know what to do about either of them. (I do have a 64 bit...
  16. Thread: Missing emails

    by royw
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    Missing emails

    I restored Win 7 Pro from an up to date Macrium image, but then found that a few emails were missing from my Windows Live Mail inbox. (I have never had this sort of thing happen before with Macrium)....
  17. Thread: Format Problem

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    RetiredGeek, I did not use EaseUS Partition...

    RetiredGeek,

    I did not use EaseUS Partition Master. The version I have does not create WinPE bootable disks, and to do so with EaseUS I would need to buy the professional version of the program....
  18. Thread: Format Problem

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    RetiredGeek, Thanks a lot.I already have...

    RetiredGeek,

    Thanks a lot.I already have EaseUS Partition Master, and will get back to you tomorrow as it's a bit late here now.


    Regards, Roy
  19. Thread: Format Problem

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    Hi RetiredGeek, the following is a copy of the...

    Hi RetiredGeek, the following is a copy of the thread I started in the beta software forum:

    "I downloaded the iso file and burned it to a DVD using ImgBurn. The installation process seemed to...
  20. Thread: Format Problem

    by royw
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    Format Problem

    I am trying to format my Win 8.1 disk, but I am told that the format cannot be completed.

    How can I format the disk?

    Advice would be appreciated.

    Thanks and regards,
    Roy
  21. Windows 10 Technical Preview Installation Failure

    I downloaded the iso file and burned it to a DVD using ImgBurn. The installation process seemed to progress without a hitch, but just when I thought all the stages had completed I got a message...
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    Moving Program & Other Folders Off Drive C

    "I've gotten elbow deep in the registry A LOT, but that's because I don't run a Microsoft-sanctioned installation of Windows. I move Program Files, ProgramData and Users off the HDD that the OS is...
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    How do I run command prompt as a non admin?

    How do I run command prompt as a non admin?
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    DISM Command Problem

    I read the following article:

    "Doing the Restore Health Command is better than SFC /SCANNOW

    •Open an Admin Command Box and type one of the following to run DISM in the manner you choose:
    •Dism...
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    Sudo15, I tried to follow the method outlined in...

    Sudo15, I tried to follow the method outlined in your howtogeek link and my Win 8 key was accepted for Win 8. Once the download began I closed the download tool, as instructed in the link, and then...
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