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  1. Thread: MR image restore problem by T J
    Forum: Backup and Restore
    Replies 7 Views 566

    I only did the 'fix boot problem' AFTER rebooting...

    I only did the 'fix boot problem' AFTER rebooting the desktop failed to start desktop. I'd restart rescue CD again and do the 'fix boot portion', even took photo below.

    I did NOT do the 'fix boot...
  2. Thread: MR image restore problem by T J
    Forum: Backup and Restore
    Replies 7 Views 566

    The images that didn't upload normally yesterday...

    The images that didn't upload normally yesterday are very small.
    My jpg upload attempt today worked for a 43.8 KB file (below).

    For my recent MR problems; I may try AOMEI PA 8.0 to convert my...
  3. Thread: MR image restore problem by T J
    Forum: Backup and Restore
    Replies 7 Views 566

    Yes, this Dell is just like it was in 2012, MBR,...

    Yes, this Dell is just like it was in 2012, MBR, same partitions. Did update W7 to W10 for free in 2016.
    I always select all three partitions when making Full images. The Recovery is Active (maybe,...
  4. Thread: MR image restore problem by T J
    Forum: Backup and Restore
    Replies 7 Views 566

    MR image restore problem

    My 21H1 Dell desktop (2012) is currently running great. Had MR image restore failures this past month, Nov 17 and Dec 22.

    Nov 17 - restored a MR7 (free) recent full image; afterwards Dell would...
  5. Thread: New Macrium Reflect Updates [2] by T J
    Forum: Backup and Restore
    Replies 2,409 Views 570,312

    Thanks Kbird. After purchase, I was swamped with...

    Thanks Kbird. After purchase, I was swamped with email correspondence. Received 4 emails from Macrium, 1 email from PayPal, and 1 email from my bank.

    My MR8 is running great now, made a new v8...
  6. Thread: New Macrium Reflect Updates [2] by T J
    Forum: Backup and Restore
    Replies 2,409 Views 570,312

    I purchased MR8 just now; entered key into my MR7...

    I purchased MR8 just now; entered key into my MR7 FREE; MR7 program did things, and said my PC need to restart. After restart, in Help > about MacriumReflect - shows i still have MR version 7.3 build...
  7. Thread: New Macrium Reflect Updates [2] by T J
    Forum: Backup and Restore
    Replies 2,409 Views 570,312

    I currently use MR7 free version 7.3 build no....

    I currently use MR7 free version 7.3 build no. 6391.
    If I go to the MR website for 50% off v8 soon.
    Will I need to uninstall MR7 v7 free on my Dell before downloading new MR8 paid version...
  8. Thread: Macriun V8 Free Available by T J
    Forum: Backup and Restore
    Replies 7 Views 983

    Thanks; luckily I clicked later (in pop-up); and...

    Thanks; luckily I clicked later (in pop-up); and used v7 for today's image.
  9. Thread: Macriun V8 Free Available by T J
    Forum: Backup and Restore
    Replies 7 Views 983

    I was going to make an image this morning, when I...

    I was going to make an image this morning, when I saw a MR pop-up.
    *****
    Upgrade to Macrium Reflect v8
    Your v7 license key qualifies for an upgrade to v8
    Do you want to download and install...
  10. Thread: Still haven't been offered 21H1 by T J
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 13 Views 2,578

    I just used bobkn's link and went from 20H2 to...

    I just used bobkn's link and went from 20H2 to 21H1 very fast & easy.
    My 2012 W10 Dell Inspiron 660 just might make it to Oct 2025.
    I would like to thank bobkn, Brink, and all the members who...
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    I don't have this key in registry >>...

    I don't have this key in registry >> HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows NT\Printers\PointAndPrint

    Since I had recently disabled Print Spooler (in Services); can I re-enable...
  12. Replies 68 Views 14,606

    My W10 Home 20H2 desktop installed July...

    My W10 Home 20H2 desktop installed July Cumulative Updates kb5004945 & kb5004237. Plus I disabled Print Spooler in Services.

    I tried to install Group Policy Editor twice (from majorgeeks...
  13. Thread: Windows created backup Image - win 10 by T J
    Forum: Backup and Restore
    Replies 8 Views 647

    I used Backup and Restore (Windows 7) for years...

    I used Backup and Restore (Windows 7) for years on my 2012 Dell (W7 upgraded to W10 in 2016); but had problem with Backup and Restore (Windows 7) late last year, so I switched to Macrium Reflect 7...
  14. Thread: Move from Win 7 to Win 10, installation on older PC. by T J
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 21 Views 1,673

    I already answered your question in post #16, see...

    I already answered your question in post #16, see underlined sentence. My 2012 Dell is still running perfectly and fast for my uses. This is basic Dell office computer, not a gaming PC.
  15. Thread: Move from Win 7 to Win 10, installation on older PC. by T J
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 21 Views 1,673

    I ordered a Dell Inspiron 660 with Windows 7 from...

    I ordered a Dell Inspiron 660 with Windows 7 from Dell website on Oct 22, 2012; over 8.5 years ago.
    Upgraded W7 to W10 in Feb 2016.
    Upgraded to every W10 version since Feb 2016; due to Clean...
  16. Thread: Win 10 update strategy advice by T J
    Forum: Windows Updates and Activation
    Replies 11 Views 1,099

    I'm no expert but "Microsoft pushes emergency...

    I'm no expert but "Microsoft pushes emergency update for Windows PrintNightmare zero-day"
    I check 'windows update' often, and got KB5004945 today. My 20H2 Dell is working great.
  17. Thread: Windows 11 confusion by T J
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 26 Views 5,696

    Found some info. My DirectX Diagnostic...

    Found some info.
    My DirectX Diagnostic tool/Display/Feature Levels: 10_1, etc. So my onboard graphics hardware is DX 11 (maybe). While DirectX Diagnostic tool/system/DirectX Version lists DirectX...
  18. Thread: Windows 11 confusion by T J
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 26 Views 5,696

    I have NO graphics card. I ordered Dell Inspiron...

    I have NO graphics card. I ordered Dell Inspiron 660 desktop from Dell Website on Oct 22, 2012. Upgraded W7 to W10 in Feb 2016.

    Intel HD Graphics ONLY; device status - 'This device is working...
  19. Thread: Windows 11 confusion by T J
    Forum: General Support
    Replies 26 Views 5,696

    I ordered my Dell Inspiron 660 desktop with W7...

    I ordered my Dell Inspiron 660 desktop with W7 from Dell website on Oct 22, 2012. Upgraded to W10 in 2016. It has DirectX 12 (maybe). [currently: UEFI, secure boot ON, TPM none]
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  20. Thread: Windows to Linux Mint by T J
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 8 Views 827

    Hopefully will have W10 on my Dell 660 until...

    Hopefully will have W10 on my Dell 660 until 2025; then ??.
    Ran Ubuntu 14.04 to 20.04 on eBay old-Gateway that died (?), recycled it.
    Ran Ubuntu 18.04 on 64GB persistent USB thumb drive for...
  21. Thread: Windows 11 and Secure Boot by T J
    Forum: AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security
    Replies 6 Views 2,240

    If your 2011-12 Dell Latitude E5420 is similar to...

    If your 2011-12 Dell Latitude E5420 is similar to 2011-12 Dell latitude E6520, it may not have Secure Boot. Might look at what jphugan suggests....
  22. Thread: switch Legacy to UEFI by T J
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 4 Views 1,438

    Dell Utility (39 MB) is still Fat16. MR7 shows...

    Dell Utility (39 MB) is still Fat16.
    MR7 shows that Recovery (18.25 GB) is now FAT32 (it was NTFS).
    Recovery appears to be EMPTY now; it had 10.5 GB of W7 recovery items; wasn't planning on going...
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    Installation & Upgrade 2012 1tb desktop; original Dell W7 partitions; NO...

    2012 1tb desktop; original Dell W7 partitions; NO clean installs; 2016 W7-W10 upgrade, now 20H2; BIOS updated. Recently restored a MR7 image to NEW similar 1tb SATA hard drive (due to old hd quit).
    ...
  24. Thread: switch Legacy to UEFI by T J
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 4 Views 1,438

    thanks - - - Updated - - - I tried the...

    thanks

    - - - Updated - - -

    I tried the tutorial method. While the validation completed successfully; the convert portion failed.
    338853
    Same error in W10 or command prompt at boot. Might be...
  25. Thread: switch Legacy to UEFI by T J
    Forum: Installation and Upgrade
    Replies 4 Views 1,438

    switch Legacy to UEFI

    have Dell Inspiron 660, A12 BIOS 3/20/2018
    currently have Legacy with Secure Boot disabled
    If I change to UEFI with Secure Boot enabled
    will W10 20H2 start up correctly?
    thanks (saw the W11...
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