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    Getting set up for backups

    Hello again,

    After recently accidentally formatting my hard drive including the Operating System and important files, I'm here to ask your advice on backup software.

    Here's my situation:...
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    Re: Accidental format of OS in Ubuntu

    Good thinking Agent_24, do you have any software to recommend doing a 1:1 sector-by-sector backup with?

    Thanks all!

    Curbd.
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    Re: Accidental format of OS in Ubuntu

    Thanks for the advice fred_fish.

    My files have been retrieved! I'll list down what I went through for The Error Guy and incase it can help anyone else:

    System Rescue CD:
    I downloaded the...
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    Re: Accidental format of OS in Ubuntu

    The default worked well, on its initial scan it didn't find the NTFS partition, but on the second deeper scan it did.
    I'm confused by the documentation of TestDisk, I'm not sure why they press...
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    Re: Accidental format of OS in Ubuntu

    Thanks gary67, although painful I think I'll take the long approach - I can't risk errors. Thanks for the link, it's great to see that somebody has created the resource!

    Ok, question, in TestDisk...
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    Re: Accidental format of OS in Ubuntu

    Thanks for the advice on using a second hard drive, I have one formatted (correctly, this time!) and ready to go. The Error Guy, I'll let you know how I get on and what software I use.

    fred_fish,...
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    Re: Accidental format of OS in Ubuntu

    Sounds like a good plan!
    What is the best way to recover my files? I'm currently looking at TestDisk by CGSecurity. Any tips too?
    Thanks so much for your help and fast replies :)
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    Re: Accidental format of OS in Ubuntu

    If I can recover the OS too that would be great, but if it's only the data I can restore then I'm happy with that too.

    Thanks.
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    Accidental format of OS in Ubuntu

    Hi there,

    Earlier using an Ubuntu live cd and running GNU Parted, I accidentally formatted my main operating system hard drive. I formatted it into Ext3, and soon after realised what I had done....
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    Re: Logitech WingMan Force 3D Joystick + XP SP3

    Yea I have downloaded and tried those drivers, but I'm not certain that they install properly because during installation I am asked to plug in my joystick, but the installer doesn't detect it.
    ...
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    Re: Logitech WingMan Force 3D Joystick + XP SP3

    I think they have since renamed it to the attack 2

    Thanks
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    Logitech WingMan Force 3D Joystick + XP SP3

    Hi,

    I have a Logitech Wingman Force 3D Joystick that I'd love to get running on my XP SP3 computer, but after having no luck and browsing the web for answers, it appears that many people have...
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    Re: To Prince William:

    I have heard (yet to verify) that balding is actually a symptom of having more testosterone than that of standard males... maybe its not all bad eh?
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    Re: A Cause Worth Supporting!...

    All the more reason to help out I guess :p

    Fair points though :)

    Cheers
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    Re: A Cause Worth Supporting!...

    Heh, licra spam... with wheels! ;D

    Rwanda... what's a Rwanda? reminds me much of the 'where's the any key situation' :P
    Rwanda is a place in Africa, and not much of a pretty place to live at the...
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    A Cause Worth Supporting!...

    Hey everybody,

    Just posting a few lines about a group who will be biking from Wellington to Hamilton and then back, raising money for hospital beds in Rwanda.

    Anyway, they're in need of...
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    Re: Running just one program on OS

    Great, I'll check it out and report back.
    Thanks!
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    Re: Running just one program on OS

    found here? - http://www.nu2.nu/pebuilder/ -

    and would this allow me to dual boot, incase if something were to trip up?
    I've never heard of bartpe before.
    Cheers
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    Running just one program on OS

    Hello all,

    I have a question that hopefully you will be able to answer.
    I'm essentially looking for an OS that will be able to boot up very fast (I was considering linux, but don't know where to...
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    Re: Certain Webpages & A.V Updates Don't Download

    The BSOD says:

    STOP: c000021a {Fatal System Error}
    The Windows SubSystem process terminated unexpectedly with a status of 0xc0000005 (0x7c9106c3 0x0053ed04).
    The system has been shut down.

    No...
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    Re: Certain Webpages & A.V Updates Don't Download

    In safe mode I still receive a fatal system error...

    I'll follow your lead with those instructions. Cheers
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    Re: Certain Webpages & A.V Updates Don't Download

    Thanks, I just tried to run it but it threw a BSOD at my face :P
    I'm booting into safe mode now...

    Thanks

    Edit: Sorry about the double post, forgot about second pages here :P
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    Re: Certain Webpages & A.V Updates Don't Download

    Thanks, I just ran it but the comp gave me a b.s.o.d :P,
    I'll boot back into safe mode and try then.

    Thanks for your help!
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    Re: Certain Webpages & A.V Updates Don't Download

    After putting the HJT log onto my portable drive, and putting it into the 'worthwhile' computer (:P), Mcafee came up with 'Detected: W32/Conficker.worm!inf (Virus)', clearly the laptop still has some...
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    Re: Certain Webpages & A.V Updates Don't Download

    Hmm.. Didn't solve the issue, I removed all files that came up on the reports...
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