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  1. Thread: System restore is not working... by leftisthominid
    Forum: Backup and Restore
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    Fast startup has already been disabled. I...

    Fast startup has already been disabled. I generally switch off the PSU when I turn off my computer, so fast startup has never really been of use for me. That may be why it failed.
  2. Thread: System restore is not working... by leftisthominid
    Forum: Backup and Restore
    Replies 56 Views 9,674

    There aren't going to be a ton of data as it is a...

    There aren't going to be a ton of data as it is a new install. My presumption is that the problem is hardware related. I hypothesize it is the mouse, that is the only new piece of hardware. A second...
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    I didn't check event viewer. This appears to be a...

    I didn't check event viewer. This appears to be a well reported issue online. It wasn't tied to any email. I had a DVD with a license key number printed on a sticker on the sleeve

    I got it to work...
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    Reinstalled Windows 10, but now I can't get Office 2013 to work...

    In 2014, I got Office 2013 from my university

    I installed it on a computer, which then ran Windows 8.1. It later was upgraded to Windows 10, and everything ran fine and dandy.

    For unrelated...
  5. Thread: System restore is not working... by leftisthominid
    Forum: Backup and Restore
    Replies 56 Views 9,674

    Here they are. This time I left my surname out of...

    Here they are. This time I left my surname out of the computer name. Interestingly. BitDefender didn't give me any problems this time. I didn't even need to disable it.

    I noticed at various points...
  6. Thread: System restore is not working... by leftisthominid
    Forum: Backup and Restore
    Replies 56 Views 9,674

    Last night, I ran Microsoft Safety Scanner to...

    Last night, I ran Microsoft Safety Scanner to test if I could recreate the issue. In the morning when I wanted to check the results, the computer wouldn't respond to the mouse or keyboard. The...
  7. Thread: System restore is not working... by leftisthominid
    Forum: Backup and Restore
    Replies 56 Views 9,674

    The reinstall to the new HDD seems to be working...

    The reinstall to the new HDD seems to be working fine. The old HDD is sitting in the machine unplugged (no power, no sata).
  8. Thread: System restore is not working... by leftisthominid
    Forum: Backup and Restore
    Replies 56 Views 9,674

    Gahh... The computer froze up like it was doing...

    Gahh... The computer froze up like it was doing before about 10 minutes ago. I guess my Saturday will be spend installing Windows on that unopened hard drive.
  9. Thread: System restore is not working... by leftisthominid
    Forum: Backup and Restore
    Replies 56 Views 9,674

    As I have noted above, I already have an external...

    As I have noted above, I already have an external HDD. Everything of value on it is already backed-up. Very little outside a couple game saves has changed since then. I even have a new un-opened...
  10. Thread: System restore is not working... by leftisthominid
    Forum: Backup and Restore
    Replies 56 Views 9,674

    I did the reinstall Friday night. The computer...

    I did the reinstall Friday night.

    The computer has had some different glitchiness, but I have to give it time. Firefox was briefly having issues connecting to the internet. I reinstalled it and it...
  11. Thread: System restore is not working... by leftisthominid
    Forum: Backup and Restore
    Replies 56 Views 9,674

    Sounds good, I am going to continue to avoid my...

    Sounds good, I am going to continue to avoid my desktop until Friday/Saturday, at which point I will do the upgrade repair. (Reinstalling Windows after a long work day is not my cup of tea hence the...
  12. Thread: System restore is not working... by leftisthominid
    Forum: Backup and Restore
    Replies 56 Views 9,674

    I understand that, but do I really need to do a...

    I understand that, but do I really need to do a clean install if the MFT corruption has been fixed?
  13. Thread: System restore is not working... by leftisthominid
    Forum: Backup and Restore
    Replies 56 Views 9,674

    Considering that this computer is at the end of...

    Considering that this computer is at the end of its lifespan (as noted above), would it really be worth the hassle to do a clean install? Also what do you mean by save files? Just to be clear, the...
  14. Thread: System restore is not working... by leftisthominid
    Forum: Backup and Restore
    Replies 56 Views 9,674

    Nope, I tried multiple system restores since the...

    Nope, I tried multiple system restores since the 2/6 and 2/7 restores. You found MFT corruption on the 10th after those first two Chkdsk runs. Before this last week, I rarely had any freezes or...
  15. Thread: System restore is not working... by leftisthominid
    Forum: Backup and Restore
    Replies 56 Views 9,674

    Also, the 2/6 Chkdsk was run before making this...

    Also, the 2/6 Chkdsk was run before making this thread. The DM scan from 2/10 showed MFT corruption. I had plenty of issues crop up after that Chkdsk. It cannot have fixed anything to do with system...
  16. Thread: System restore is not working... by leftisthominid
    Forum: Backup and Restore
    Replies 56 Views 9,674

    So you are saying everything has been fine since...

    So you are saying everything has been fine since the 7th? My computer still randomly froze on a couple days ago when I was prepared to backup files. Do the new logs report any remaining corruption...
  17. Thread: System restore is not working... by leftisthominid
    Forum: Backup and Restore
    Replies 56 Views 9,674

    Here are the logs. I had to disable all of the...

    Here are the logs. I had to disable all of the BitDefender protections to get it to run, because just de-activating protection and firewall didn't work. (Thus, in the end I didn't need to uninstall...
  18. Thread: System restore is not working... by leftisthominid
    Forum: Backup and Restore
    Replies 56 Views 9,674

    That was my plan, but it decided to finish...

    That was my plan, but it decided to finish earlier than expected.

    I will do the rest tomorrow night.
  19. Thread: System restore is not working... by leftisthominid
    Forum: Backup and Restore
    Replies 56 Views 9,674

    I thought it over and I won't have time to a do a...

    I thought it over and I won't have time to a do a full re-install until Saturday. I backed up everything I could think to back-up (this hdd is going anywhere, so I will keep it around in an external...
  20. Thread: System restore is not working... by leftisthominid
    Forum: Backup and Restore
    Replies 56 Views 9,674

    For a very long story pertaining to OCD, I was...

    For a very long story pertaining to OCD, I was re-running BitDefender. Sometime after the scan finished I plugged in my external for back, the computer froze (after I opened C:, but before I plugged...
  21. Thread: System restore is not working... by leftisthominid
    Forum: Backup and Restore
    Replies 56 Views 9,674

    What can actually fix the MFT? DISM? Also,...

    What can actually fix the MFT? DISM?

    Also, this system has a long history of OS upgrades, so I don't know where it could have occurred. When I built it in 2014, Win 8.1 was the latest operating...
  22. Thread: System restore is not working... by leftisthominid
    Forum: Backup and Restore
    Replies 56 Views 9,674

    I have done sfc /scannow, and it found nothing...

    I have done sfc /scannow, and it found nothing wrong.
    I have run multiple HDD health checks (HD Tune error scan, Crystal Disk Info, Hard Disk Sentinel (trial)). None found problems.

    Given all the...
  23. Thread: System restore is not working... by leftisthominid
    Forum: Backup and Restore
    Replies 56 Views 9,674

    I disable BitDefender, but it still did not let...

    I disable BitDefender, but it still did not let Beta run. I have, however, attached the DM log. As my surname is in my computer name, I did a find-and-replace-all with it and SURNAME for privacy.
    ...
  24. Thread: System restore is not working... by leftisthominid
    Forum: Backup and Restore
    Replies 56 Views 9,674

    No damage on either scan HD Tune: WDC...

    No damage on either scan
    HD Tune: WDC WD10EZEX-22BN5A0 Error Scan

    Scanned data : 953488 MB
    Damaged Blocks : 0.0 %
    Elapsed Time : 127:37
  25. Thread: System restore is not working... by leftisthominid
    Forum: Backup and Restore
    Replies 56 Views 9,674

    I'll (re)try those logs once the HDTune error...

    I'll (re)try those logs once the HDTune error scan is done. I am running BitDefender antivirus and firewall. I have no intention of uninstalling them. Windows Defender is crap. I'll try turning it...
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