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Wed
19
Aug
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Transfer Old Hard Drive to New, Larger Hard Drive (HD)

Infopackets Reader Richard C. writes: " Dear Dennis, You mentioned that Acronis True Image could be used to restore a backup (image) from an old harddrive to a new, larger harddrive. Question: does that create a problem with the hard drive partition ... structure from the old, smaller drive? If so, how does one take advantage of all the extra space on the new drive? " Reminder: we have a 50% sale on Disk Director Suite available through Infopackets.com which expires on August 31st, 2009. Also offered is Acronis True Image at 15% off , expires September 2nd, 2009. Click the respective link for ... (view more)

Thu
20
Nov
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'Screen Check', and 'Easeus Partition Manager'

Screen Check Screen Check is a very simple and useful monitor calibration tool. See images on your screen as others see them on their screens. http://photographerusa.com Easeus Partition Manager EASEUS Partition Manager Home Edition is a ... comprehensive hard disk partition management software with all powerful functions including: resize and move partitions, create, delete and format partitions, hide and unhide partitions and much more. The freeware version works perfectly with hardware RAID and Windows 2000 / XP / Vista Operating Systems. http://www.partition-tool.com Today's fresh software ... (view more)

Wed
23
Jul
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'Partition Find And Mount', and 'Se-Explorer'

Today's fresh software picks were provided courtesy of Bob Helmer at Shell Extension City. Please note that the below software descriptions are provided solely from the developer and are absent from any guarantee or warranty. You are encouraged to ... review the Shell Extension Software Policy for more details. Partition Find And Mount This program implements a new concept of deleted or lost partition recovery. It works in the most convenient way possible by locating and mounting partitions into the system, thus making those lost partitions available to you like any generic disk volume. Partition ... (view more)

Wed
16
Jul
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'Game Voice Share', and 'Easeus Partition Manager'

Today's fresh software picks were provided courtesy of Bob Helmer at Shell Extension City. Please note that the below software descriptions are provided solely from the developer and are absent from any guarantee or warranty. You are encouraged to ... review the Shell Extension Software Policy for more details. Game Voice Share Talk strategy to your teammates. Talk trash to your opponents. Game Voice brings the power of voice to PC games, whether you're online, on a LAN, or offline. If you've ever played a little Halo on Xbox Live, you know how cool this feature can be. http://www.download.com ... (view more)

Mon
30
Jul
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'Taskbar Ex', and 'Partition Find And Mount'

Taskbar Ex Taskbar Ex gives you a thumbnail preview of the window as you hover over its icon in the taskbar, and lets you put taskbar icons elsewhere on the screen. That’s right, you can easily reduce the clutter of having a huge list of open  ...windows in the taskbar by putting some of them in other locations on the screen http://tech.cybernetnews.com/ Partition Find And Mount Partition Find and Mount is all about painless partition recovery software. It implements a new concept of deleted or lost partition recovery in the most convenient way possible: by locating and mounting partitions into ...<a href="/news/2466/taskbar-ex-and-partition-find-and-mount" class="more-link">view more

Wed
21
Jun
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Make Your Own Custom System Rescue CD / DVD

Infopackets Reader Don B. writes: " Dear Infopackets Team, I have never made a disk image before. My question is: if I make a complete image backup of my C drive (25Gigabytes large), can I then erase my drive and proceed to restore my image backup? ... Or is disk imaging good only for restoring broken files, but not for doing a complete system restore on a clean drive? I guess I'm a bit confused. What I would like to do is wipe out my hard drive completely, then install Windows XP fresh and all the updates and security software, plus a few program essentials (like MS Office). After doing all of ... (view more)

Thu
10
Nov
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Acronis Disk Director Suite 10 Review

I've just received wind that Acronis has released Disk Director Suite version 10 -- the perfect companion to the extremely popular Acronis True Image (disk imaging backup software)! Who is Acronis, you ask? Acronis is a leading software company that ... specializes in storage management solutions for mission-critical situations. Acronis provides technically advanced (but simple to use) applications for: disaster recovery, backup and restoration, hard drive partitioning, boot management, data migration and other storage management products. Acronis' line of disk management software has won many ... (view more)

Sun
10
Jul
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'Partition Rescue', and 'Rip'

Partition Rescue Partition Rescue backs up your disk's partition system to floppy disk. If your disk's partition system gets damaged you can restore it by booting your system using this rescue disk. It can recover your disk from damaged partition ... table, missing partitions, virus attack etc. http://paradiseprogramming.tripod.com/ Rip Rip is a Firefox extension that provides the ability to point at and remove permanently any unwanted content from a web page. http://rip.mozdev.org/ (view more)

Tue
22
Mar
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The results are in: which Disk Imaging Backup software is best?

Recall -- Following with our recent theme on " backup software ", I announced last week that I be compiling an in-depth review on a disk imaging software. In a subsequent newsletter, I asked Infopackets Readers to send me their opinions (good or ... bad) on their favorite imaging program. Responses have been strong, with about 60 opinions to date. Based on those opinions, the consensus is that Acronis True Image is ranked as the favorite recommendation, providing best overall feature set and the least amount of bugs and incompatibilities. One other strong point brought to my attention ... (view more)

Wed
11
Jun
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Modify Program Files Path?, Part 3

Ikara from Australia writes: " Thanks, Dennis! I have been reading your [recent] descriptions and explanations [about disk imaging, partitioning, and installing to another drive letter] with interest. I can understand [the reason for wanting to ... install an application to another drive letter, especially in the case of disk imaging] ... but some installation procedures ... [won't let] me to decide [where to install my files]. The last [program I tried installing] ... was MusicMatch Media Player, [and] it gave me absolutely no choice at all [as to where the files were to be installed], ... (view more)

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