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And thanks for posting! But they don't have the problems Windows has. For whatever reason, the driver that was installed while I was uninstalling/reinstalling drivers wasn't compatible with the computer, but the ancient Microsoft driver was. Uninstalled the Intel driver and installed the standard AHCI 1.0 driver that came bundled with Vista. Source

Reply Tina Sieber July 14, 2016 at 4:25 am Sorry for your terrible experience there, Jim. Remember I bought 2 identical 750 GB HDDs. After rebooting I ran FSUTIL from the CMD window,and got a normal bytes/sector report. You saved me a lot of time and of worries!!

We use tons of third-party software including Atlassian Jira, HP Quality Center, SAP Business Objects, JAVA, Microsoft Visual Studio plus lots of specialized development libraries that have no non-Windows equivalent. I just upgraded a drive on a customers laptop and ran into this same problem. It helps others with similar situations.

  • Granted, not every user or situation may warrant the disk option restore.
  • So I created a bootable flash drive with the Win 7 Pro 64bit installation files, and used that to install a fresh copy of Win7 on my other 750 GB HDD.
  • Numerous clone attempts later (yes I know, cloning off a failing drive - bad idea, but whatever) and the user sent me the drive from his X201 tablet instead, which was
  • The industry is rapidly going to "Advanced Format" drives that have 4k-type sectors: Advanced Format (wikipedia).  The AF drives can cause problems with performance if their partitions aren't correctly aligned, especially

Thank you so much. Tried net stop & start wuauserv from command prompt. Saw mention of a program called RollBack Rx on these boards a while back and have been using it since Reply Tina Sieber September 16, 2016 at 4:24 pm Thank you This time it was 4096!

Fortunately thanks to the way in which... If I can't rely on the restored image working, what good is it? As all the forums are advising to remove these updates (even if they're not causing problems), I figured I should remove them. If you has washing machine under warranty that stop working would you be happy with a phone call that said "unplug the power, get a Philips screwdriver etc...

I really wish that Symantec would post a sticky or their "tested and approved" explanation and fix for this issue. Updating the Intel® Rapid Storage Technology driver did the trick for me. There also the option to remove an Update via the command prompt, see above. These arguments of Linux vs.

As you have stated, If the restore lists the "MBR/TRACK0 as available for restore (which is always does for MBR Type backups), the "Recover Disk Signature" will be included and found Seems I couldn't find one that works for me. It is not available when restoring a partition mode backup from within Windows. Reply John says: 2014/05/06 at 8:05 pm I've been struggling for about a week trying to update my old Netbook HDD to something that was bigger - 750GB in this case.

Then during the restore, you would also invoke the option to Recover disk Signature. http://findthemes.net/windows-update/windows-update-citrix-not-working.html The discs created a new image instead of installing Windows 7 the normal way. When you shut down, your computer doesn't actually shut down normally - it performs a sort of limited "hibernate" that stores a state... Which ones should be avoided : Update for Windows 8.1 for x64-based Systems (KB2962409) Update for Windows 8.1 for x64-based Systems (KB2971239) Update for Windows 8.1 for x64-based Systems (KB2979500) Update

For some reason, no matter what I did I couldn't get them to install. Now fsutil show correct 4k Bytes per Cluster and Windows Update works. Then thanks to this page pointing me in right direction (after wasting loads of time with m$ support & other help sites) I then found http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c02219204 & used the driver from have a peek here In my case I discovered the issue when I was unable to use Outlook (2010).

Reply Margaret P August 19, 2014 at 3:09 pm I've got no problems with the August update, because I'm no longer getting any updates! When you enter Safe Mode, Windows loads a minimal environment that ensures a stable system. Reply Alan T August 21, 2014 at 3:07 am Sorry for the typos in the first post, here corrected, may make more sense.

If you want to stick to Windows, that 's your choice & your problem.

I don't know if it facilitated an easy installation of RST 9.6, though. Install the Intel Rapid Storage Technology update and when prompted to restart at the end of the install, then you can restart. The Recover disk signature opiton should have been offered to you on the next screen following your selection of MBR/Track0 to be restored. I couldn't find where to install the Intel RST drivers (installing the 16MB file says "not compatible with this system" so instead I hit the devmgmt.msc and went under "IDE ATA/ATAPI

Reply geoff says: 2012/06/12 at 5:15 pm I kept getting to the wrong Intel driver. Going back to the Microsoft driver ‘Standard AHCI 1.0 Serial ATA Controller' from 2006 and subsequent automatic install of some additional elements Windows Update worked perfectly again. Grover's New Revised Guides 4. 2014 Cleanup 2015 Cleanup 5.Attachments/How7.TI 2015 FAQ. 2. Check This Out I felt lucky!

So I went online and tried to find similar instances of problems like this. Reply Dan Murano August 31, 2014 at 9:28 pm Update # 2993651 causes Windows Update to fail when checking for updates. However I read that for some people, installing new RST got windows update working and activation working anyway. my original win 7 computer had an issue so a bigbox store forced to give me a new one, but with win 8.

Other than the problems decribed here it appears to be a clean install. The August Update BSOD After applying the Windows August Update, many Windows 7 and 8 users experienced BSOD crashes with a 0x50 Stop error message. But after researching this, it seems to be a more frequent problem with restored windows images. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Crafty Question: * Time limit is exhausted.

Not deleting the SoftwareDistribution packages. August 26, 2014 at 8:20 pm Margaret I am in the same boat as you...tried more than I care to say to "upgrade" from 8 to 8.1 only to find a Did you make recovery disks when you got the computer? ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Please mark my post as SOLVED if it has resolved your problem.