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Tue
16
Nov
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Backup Tips: How to Prepare for a Win7 Install

Infopackets Reader 'Helen' writes: " Dear Dennis, Regarding the discounted Acronis True Image 2011 which is currently offered through your website (and which will expire on Wednesday, November 17th, 2010 at 11:59PM EST) -- I am currently using a HP ... (Hewlett Packard) 'Pocket' external hard drive, and it holds 320 GB of information. In order to use Acronis True Image 2011 to backup my computer, do I need to erase everything on the hard drive and reformat? I use my PC only occasionally. Thanks for any help you can provide. " My response: The short answer is that you don't have to format your ... (view more)

Fri
05
Nov
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Acronis True Image 2011: Q&A From Readers

Since our recent review of Acronis True Image 2011 , we've received a number of frequently asked questions from our Readers. This article will answer those questions, namely: 1. " I live outside of the USA. Can I buy Acronis True Image 2011 (ATI ... 2011)? " 2. " Can I download 2 copies of True Image 2011 onto 1 PC for installation on a second computer at a later time? " 3. " Can I buy a copy of Acronis True Image on CD / DVD? " 4. " Can I use 1 copy of ATI 2011 on more than one PC? " The answers: 1. Yes. You can purchase Acronis True Image 2011 for the advertised price using USD (US Dollars) ... (view more)

Wed
03
Nov
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Acronis True Image 2011 Review

Since 2004, Infopackets.com has recommended Acronis True Image to its readers as -the- ultimate backup and disaster recovery solution for Microsoft Windows. There are many new exciting changes to discuss with True Image 2011, but first, let's start ... with the basics. What Exactly is Acronis True Image? To put it in simple terms, Acronis True Image is a backup program on steroids. In order to explain how it's different compared to other run-of-the-mill simple backup programs, let me explain what True Image does. With simple backup programs, you can only archive your files onto another ... (view more)

Wed
25
Aug
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'Image Tuner 1.3', and 'Format Factory 2.50'

Image Tuner 1.3 Image Tuner is a free software for batch resizing, converting, watermarking and renaming your digital photos and images from more than 20 image formats to JPEG, BMP, PNG, TIFF and GIF formats. The program helps to prepare digital ... photos to upload and publish them in the Internet or send via e-mail. http://www.glorylogic.com Format Factory 2.50 Format Factory is a multifunctional media converter that allows you to repair damaged video and audio files, reduce multimedia file sizes, and convert pictures using zoom, rotate/flip functionality. Support formats include iPhone, and ... (view more)

Wed
28
Jul
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'TSR Watermark Image 1.7.1.5', and 'Google Chrome Portable 5.0.375.125'

TSR Watermark Image 1.7.1.5 TSR Watermark Image software, is a free program (for personal use) that can add digital watermarks to all your images, photos and pictures with the transparency you decide. The program can also resize the images before ... the digital watermark is added. http://www.watermark-image.com Google Chrome Portable 5.0.375.125 Google Chrome Portable is a web browser that runs web pages and applications with lightning speed. It's designed to be simple and stylish. It's packaged as a portable app, so you can take your browsing experience with you. http://portableapps.com This ... (view more)

Wed
21
Apr
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Can a PC Virus infect RAM (computer memory) permanently?

Infopackets Reader Ken C. writes: " Dear Dennis, After a virus recently infected my PC, I was forced (once again) to format my hard drive and do a clean installation of Windows. I'm getting better and better at this. My PC is now protected by ... McAfee, supplied by AT&T U-Verse Wireless High-Speed. Aside from an erratic mouse, my PC is operating satisfactory. My question is this: is it possible for a virus to infect memory modules (RAM) of my PC? I ask because a couple of years ago something went amiss, and one of the Dell techies (over the phone) advised me to unplug and then re- ... (view more)

Fri
02
Apr
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Can I upgrade from Windows 7 32-bit to 64-bit?

Infopackets Reader Bob G. writes: " Dear Dennis, Thanks so much for your excellent, timely newsletter and for informing your readers about Microsoft's decision to extend its Windows 7 Free Trial download . Question: I can't decide if I should ... download the 64-bit version of Windows 7 or the 32-bit version. Is a reformat necessary if I decide to change from 32-bit to 64-bit later? I have not been able to find a definitive answer for this. " My response: Yes, you would need to reinstall Windows 7 if upgrading from Windows 7 32-bit to 64-bit. Windows 7 64-bit uses 64-bit software drivers to ... (view more)

Thu
17
Dec
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Windows 7 Upgrade: Top 10 FAQs from Readers

The last weekend before Christmas is vastly approaching, and so too is our super-saver deal on Acronis True Image 2010 at 25% off the retail price. I've received many (many!) questions regarding Upgrading to Windows 7 / using True Image 2010 over ... the past week. I have therefore compiled a Top 10 FAQ frequently asked questions and answers, which I hope will clear up some confusion. That said, I'd like to thank everyone who has purchased True Image 2010. Each purchase goes directly to support our website and staff of writers... and without your support, our website simply would not exist. ... (view more)

Wed
09
Dec
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What files should I backup before migrating to Win7?

Infopackets Reader John B. writes: " Dear Dennis, I have read with great interest your recent articles on Migrating from Windows XP to Windows 7: Article #1: Upgrading XP to Win7: How to Make the Transition Easy (Using Acronis True Image 2010) ... Article #2: Migrating to Win7: How to Mount Your XP Drive Image (After Win7 is Installed) I understand that migrating from Windows XP to Windows 7 requires a fresh install of Windows, which means I will have to re-install all my programs, files, etc. Here are my circumstances: I want to backup my C drive, and it's roughly 320 GB full. The C drive has ... (view more)

Tue
27
Oct
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'Text Converter', and 'Image Converter'

Text Converter With Text Converter, you can change Text Files by replacing, deleting, inserting text or lines at special locations. You can also change the notation, customize HTML options and much, much more. The output can be carried out as text, ... image or HTML document. http://www.sttmedia.com Image Converter Image Converter is a useful, free utility that allows you to modify picture settings lickity-split. With only one click you can change the size of pictures, cut pictures to size, add watermarks, change the color values, convert pictures into another file format and much more. http:// ... (view more)

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