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    Solved: Copied drive total not same as source drive

    Noyb, I think I've found the discrepancy, thanks to your link to the Tree Size software. Which is great program for exactly this situation. Big thanks for that ! In the source drive there's a System Volume Info file at just over 1gb. in the destination drive its there but only at 1.7mb, that...
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    Solved: Copied drive total not same as source drive

    Seagate which is a version Acronis, and other free cloning imaging software will not use drives scenarios that are usb to usb I researched this when the above software would not let me pick a USB destination drive. ( the list was greyed out) As for the recycle bin, it is empty. How does...
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    Solved: Copied drive total not same as source drive

    I have copied all my folders files etc from one external 1.5tb Seagate to another 3tb ext Seagate drive this drive was partitioned to 1tb for the archived drive data Did not use any cloning or imaging program due to both drives being USB connected. So I had to copy and paste the whole...
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    DOS .bin file to floppy disk in XP

    To explain simply ..I hope. I have acquired a vintage keyboard ( musical instrument: a sampler called the MIrage ) that requires its operating system on a floppy disk in order to boot up and operate the keyboard I have downloaded all necessary files including the OS and sound banks to load...
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    HDD issue trying to recover files

    I've searched but not found a similar thread with these same issues. XP machine Pent D SMART warning of hard drive failure for past month Meanwhile I have been moving files off of what I thought was the failing drive. Since one drive is an older Samsung with OS on it, .I assumed that was the...
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    Solved: hangs usually when online

    thank you MACBOAT MASTER for the reminder. It seems that there are two folders that FF creates and uses upon install. here is the procedure for solving this my particular issue due the FF "places.sqlite" folders being corrupt : 1. Open your profile folder: At the top of the Firefox window...
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    HP G62 W7 hangs

    Thanks flavallee You have reminded me that one of the first things I did when I got the laptop- before I noticed the problem- was to make a set of recovery discs! I did that in addition to getting rid of the bloatware antivirus also installed AVAST . I have read thru the process to do recovery...
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    Solved: hangs usually when online

    Will go thru that list tonite again as problem cropped back up after a restart. At least got it down to the point of it being an FF issue and hopefully nothing else.
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    Solved: hangs usually when online

    I never noticed FF had a safe mode After your suggestion I did run it in that and seem to have no issues after 20 min into it with multi tabs open and jumpin all over the place.Now I am back into the theme I use and still running good. Again, I also killed some plug ins too, not many just a few...
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    Solved: hangs usually when online

    yikes forgot about that one FF only add-ons are the theme I use, although I did disable some of the plug ins. Running now in FF safe mode, will give it a couple of minutes as these hangs tend to be super random in timing. if not mentioned before it almost always happens when i click on a tab...
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    Solved: hangs usually when online

    o.k. gang moving on here is the .txt docs tasklist would not run on my pc it said it's not a recognized program, command, internal external kernal..etc etc The GMER program was interrupted i was out of the room an nxt thing ya know the dsktp was rebooting Power may have went out as it does...
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    HP G62 W7 hangs

    As mentioned I do not have any discs But did find the W7 product key on a fading sticker underneath. Wouldn't mind doing a fresh install there is not much on the HDD right now. HP G62 info: P/N : XH054UA#ABA S/N : CNF04598LQ Bios F.29-04/07/2011, Keybd version 69.37 AMD II P 340, Dual...
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    Solved: hangs usually when online

    Got it now I was wondering bout that when I started to ck it out, seeing others talk of it too. thanks for the info. BTW: I shut off some of AVAST real time shields thinking it might have been a scan thing but nothing has changed. Seems to be only when making a move within FF like: to a...
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    Solved: hangs usually when online

    All good points, and I have considered them for sure. Will do the Mem test tonight I think it takes hours to run. I'll ck out the ProcessLasso cause I am gettin fed up with FF and the old themes which were awesome but those developers are not updating them any more so they become incompatible...
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    HP G62 W7 hangs

    I had purchased used an HP G62 laptop with W7 Home installed 4 gb ram & 160 gb hdd the price was right but I do suspect that the seller knew of this problem hence the sale. I expected some hiccup with the unit but not this one: Boots up just fine all programs work, But after a few minutes...
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