skyglider

skyglider

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  • With the ending of Windows XP support, and the requirement that PCs support CMPXCHG16b, PrefetchW and LAHF/SAH to be able to upgrade from Windows 8 to 8.1, I wondered what the official MS support...
  • kcaegis45 wrote: Skyglider, were you able to find a backup and recovery program that worked? ... snip ... 1) were you able to find a backup & recovery program? If so, which one? Did it also have a...
  • Simon Garrett wrote: The irony: if Metro had been truly optional, people might have been more tempted to try it, instead of devoting all their energy to escape it. Never thought of that but I think...
  • skyglider wrote: I bought a 27 inch 2560 x 1440 resolution monitor. The user interface text size of the programs I've used so far are fine EXCEPT for Photoshop 7 and CS2. The UI text size for those...
  • DaveOl wrote: You can usually increase the font size on your computer by hitting CTRL and + at the same time. You can decrease it by hitting the CTRL and - at the same time. This should work. You...
  • I bought a 27 inch 2560 x 1440 resolution monitor. The user interface text size of the programs I've used so far are fine EXCEPT for Photoshop 7 and CS2. The UI text size for those two programs is...
  • NikonNature wrote: I am admittedly way behind in my storage and backup solution. Up till now, all my images have been kept on my PC’s hard drive. When space gets tight I move files to an external...
  • Don_D wrote: One reason for trying to hang onto XP....I'm influenced by a couple of friends... one who upgraded to Windows 7 and who spent lots of time trying to save his old emails and addresses...
  • Simon Garrett wrote: skyglider wrote: Just wanted to verify before I try to upgrade from Lightroom 5.3. Is the upgrade to version 5.4 free? Yes. Thanks Simon.  With all of Adobe's recent...
  • holyindian wrote: However are there other things that affect the colors to pop out. these look dry and boring. I swear, the grass was greener than it looks on the picture, and the pink shirt wasn't...
  • Just wanted to verify before I try to upgrade from Lightroom 5.3.  Is the upgrade to version 5.4 free?
  • gs85739az wrote: and, once the old operating system is deleted, could these HD's simply be added to a desktop or HD docking station and act act additional HD's where the "new" OS will recognize...
  • Just realized this thread is 4 months old.  Maybe CrabbyGuy is already on his trip.
  • mmpd3 wrote: We spent 15 days in China back in September and I was very tempted to take my laptop for backing up & editing photos but I'm really glad that I decided to leave it at home in the...
  • Chris Noble wrote: skyglider wrote: Chris Noble wrote: skyglider wrote: Some folks have their backup drive(s) constantly running and backup in real-time. Best regards,Sky That is redundancy,...
  • skyglider wrote: Rossuziers wrote: The E/drive is in the old winXP machine.. The new Win7 machine is still practically pristine with no probs... If the E: drive is from an "old" XP PC, it may be...
  • Rossuziers wrote: skyglider wrote: At this point, I would remove the subject HDD (E: drive) from the system and try to copy your pictures and other important files to another HDD on a different...
  • Rossuziers wrote: Rossuziers wrote: And after several hours can I power down the machine? I've been hard stopping it by pressing the power button till the machine goes off & restarting with a...
  • Chris Noble wrote: skyglider wrote: Some folks have their backup drive(s) constantly running and backup in real-time. Best regards,Sky That is redundancy, not backup. Errors in the primary...
  • MisterBG wrote: skyglider wrote: Tom_N wrote: skyglider wrote: Doing regular compressed backups (not a drive clone) allows storing multiple backups on the same backup HDD. Would those be the...
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