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  1. GIGO indeed. It's finally repaired, after four...

    GIGO indeed.

    It's finally repaired, after four days of restoring from Carbonite. Now to make a clone and store it and set up backup with image . . .
  2. Just to close out this thread - the disk was...

    Just to close out this thread - the disk was toast when I attempted to clone/image it. I used the Macrium on my laptop and it worked perfectly. I installed a new hard drive in my desktop and . . ....
  3. I'll try that today CLiNT. Thanks. FUN Downtown...

    I'll try that today CLiNT. Thanks. FUN Downtown also said to try that. OK - now I have read and re-read the the difference between CLONE & IMAGE. CLONE I can simply swap hard drives and all of my...
  4. Thank you both for the input. I am running as an...

    Thank you both for the input. I am running as an Administrator. I haven't tried cloning from a boot disk. I did as Paul T suggested and found that I did not have full access. The clone failed at 35%...
  5. Need help with cloning a disk with Macrium Reflect Free

    I've been trying for a day now to clone a disk with Macrium Reflect Free. I have read their forum, but I am not allowed to post without paying. These are the three error messages that appear when the...
  6. After last nights Windows update 2nd monitor isn't recognized

    Hello all,

    The title pretty much says it all. Windows 8, two ACER flat screen monitors, HP pc, have been running fine. I went to the control panel and although both monitors are on and working the...
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    Ted is there a program that you use to remove...

    Ted is there a program that you use to remove unwanted partitions? I have a C:MAIN (renamed from <no name> , D: RECOVERY & a E: HP_TOOLS partition that I don't see the need for, as long as I have the...
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    I hoping to start this thread for computer users...

    I hoping to start this thread for computer users like me who are not advanced users. My hope is that Windows Secrets Lounge members will contribute here with a clear set of suggestions for new...
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    Yep - that was definitely the link. To...

    Yep - that was definitely the link.

    To answer another question my HD was in factory restored condition.It was partitioned & filled with data from the factory restore disks,

    Please do not...
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    Excellent suggestion! I sure wish that I had...

    Excellent suggestion! I sure wish that I had thought of that earlier. I'm setting this laptop up as I should have http://windowssecrets.com/forums/images/smilies/rolleyes.gif and after I delete all...
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    Macrium "Free" does not work. At least it...

    Macrium "Free" does not work.

    At least it does not for me.

    I'm certain that there must be a techie out there using this fine program with no problem whatsoever. But this "semi-techie" can't...
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    I tried again from the Linux CD. Actually I tried...

    I tried again from the Linux CD. Actually I tried four more times using different settings. They all end up at a flashing cursor in the upper left hand corner... I'm back at the factory recovery...
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    I'm not allowed to post to the Macrium forum...

    I'm not allowed to post to the Macrium forum because I'm using the free copy. I was able to get the laptop working again using the factory restore CD's. So . . . I'm back to square one. I know that...
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    Using this link:...

    Using this link: http://www.macrium.com/KB/KnowledgebaseArticle50034.aspx

    I select the backup on my external HD

    There are four partitions
    SYSTEM Active 199.000MB
    <No Name> (C:)...
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    My laptop is back. After some - well bad words -...

    My laptop is back. After some - well bad words - Macrium returned my HD to its previous state. Well almost everything. When I did my image my HD had the following:

    1 - System
    2 - <no name> (C:)...
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    Thank you each & everyone for your kind replies....

    Thank you each & everyone for your kind replies. I will take the safe road & do, well everything that each of you said.

    I should have mentioned that the operating system is Windows 7 64 bit. ...
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    When I open Macrium Reflect a windows displays...

    When I open Macrium Reflect a windows displays the contents of my hard drive:

    1 - System
    2 - <no name> (C:)
    3 - RECOVERY (D:)
    4 - HP_TOOLS (E:)

    The LCD screen on my laptop has failed &...
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    OK Fred. I'm going to take your advice. The LCD...

    OK Fred. I'm going to take your advice. The LCD monitor just failed on my laptop. HP is sending FedEx to pick it up & repair it (free too!) Before the Fed gets here I'll use the Macrium and image...
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    I've completed one manual disk image and one...

    I've completed one manual disk image and one automatic back up to an external hard drive. I'm pretty sure that the Windows back up did both data & image during the automatic back up. I say "pretty...
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    Hello good people. I've been reading the back up...

    Hello good people. I've been reading the back up & recovery threads on this wonderful site for about a week. Understand that my computer skills I consider to be "adolescent", meaning that I know...
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