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Q: linux image iso

Dear all,first of all excusme for my English but I am Italian and I would appreciate a lot your help.I have Knoppix live and I have 2 problems:

1.how can I mount an image iso being on my hard disk?
2.how can I explore files on hard disk by root shell?

Albywiller

A: linux image iso

1. "mount -t iso9660 -o loop iso/file.name /mount/point/"

2. You use commands like cd, ls and pwd to browse filesystems from command line. See any Linux/UInix tutorial for details

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Doubtlessly you will be familiar with tools such as ISO Buster for Windows which allow you to open an ISO file without having to burn it to CD to have a little lookie at its contents....

However, in Linux we have this tech built in. And ISO image can be mounted just like any device or file system, and here is how...

Create a mount point for the ISO:

BASH# mkdir /mnt/iso

Now mount the ISO in the mount point with the following command:

BASH# mount myiso.iso /mnt/iso/ -t iso9660 -o ro,loop=/dev/loop0

Where myiso.iso is your ISO file.

What I haven't tried yet is omitting the ro (read only) option, so that it might be possible to make changes to the ISO before finally burning, not sure if this works (will check) but the command would probably look like this:

BASH# mount myiso.iso /mnt/iso/ -t iso9660 -o loop=/dev/loop0

Have fun!

A:How to mount an ISO image in Linux

If one wants to avoid writing, -t iso9660 can be skipped since it's the default. -o ro is quite useful, it's not always wise writing to images. Keep those tips coming!

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I wish to get entire contents of RAM in Linux and Solaris through C++ Programming... Is there any file or API for retrieving the contents... Please send me as soon as possible or advice some guidelines

A:How to get image of RAM in Linux & Solaris through C++ Programming

You can use the /dev/mem and /dev/kmem devices.

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I have enabled legacy boot and disabled secure boot in BIOS then saved and rebooted, and also upgraded to latest BIOS version F.29, then hit ESC -> F9 on boot to select CD-ROM, where I get "selected image did not authenticate. Hit <Enter> to continue". This is a known-good Debian Jessie production x64 install DVD used on lots of boxes successfully. I have also tried an external USB CD-ROM, with the same result. My original and fully patched and updated Windows 10 OS still boots, but I need Linux on this box. I want to use EasyBCD to manage the boot process, but I still need to get the CD to boot to install on a new partition I've created after resizing my primary Windows NTFS partition.

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Hi.

I've just bought Portege Z30-b.

I want to replace windows with linux (fedora I think), I've made windows image using Recovery Media creator on USB stick.

So if now I will install linux i will delete all files from SSD.
Maybe in futture i would like to use windows again, can I revert back to original state using this USB stick ?

If I would install this linux, what happens with toshiba tools accessed from BIOS/UEFI ?

From where I can get windows CDkey ?

Thanks for help !

BTW: great laptop !

A:Portege Z30-B - Toshiba image installation after change to Linux

can I revert back to original state using this USB stick ?

Yes, recovery would set the notebook back to factory settings.

If I would install this Linux, what happens with Toshiba tools accessed from BIOS/UEFI?

I’m afraid I’m not quite sure what you mean exactly with Toshiba tools accessed from BIOS…

Toshiba tools don’t support Linux… you can install Linux but Toshiba software would not run. But you can still access the BIOS press F2 button while powering On the unit

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Hello. I have an issue.

I want to capture an Linux OS custom image or a fresh one and want to use WDS to complete the job. Could it be done?

I know I can use WDS from server to deploy WIN 7 or anyother Win OS to other systems. But can I use the same service to deploy Linux OS to other new systems and how can I go around in capturing the Linux OS image.

I don't want to use any third party application to capture and deploy both WIN and Linux images. I can use SysPrep to capture Windows image, but how do I go about capturing Linux image?

Is there an in-built app for Linux to capture an image like SysPrep (for WIN)???

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Macrium Reflect Backup and Hard Disk Imaging for Windows 7, Vista, XP and Server 2003/2008
I just installed Linux Mint as a duel boot and I would like to know if I can use Macrium Reflect to create an image for the entire thing. Is that possible?

by entire thing I mean I want to be able to make one image for my entire duel boot so I can restore both at any time

A:Will Macrium Reflect image Linux Mint as well as Windows 7?

Mmm. Interesting question. I don't see why not.

Is the Linux partition available for selection when you first open Macrium?

Regards,
Golden

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Connected a windows share to a NAS Linux v5 Based Thecus N4100, N5500, N7700, and N8800.

Google Drive reported the directory was not writeable. A quick look and all folders had a black square in read only. Took a look at the security tab and the only full control was for the NAS accounts. All windows account permissions that Google drive relies on were blank and unchangeable. This is by design for Linux NAS permission in Windows. No I cant change everyone to full control..

As google drive has no explicit NAS Linux account the only option was to have the NAS run in public permission mode. Yes google drive now installs.

But it's not a good fix. Acronis True Image Home backup can not log into the NAS. It wants a Linux account to browse despite it being public. But the public NAS has no account! No I can not make a Linux user and get google drive to work.

Someone suggested "this sounds like the old "aligning the Windows and Linux account" problem. As it sounds like a 2 decade old issue I'll keep it short. Why not try the logins aligned. That is if I login on my Windows as Sally, why don't I have a matching Sally account on Linux?"

I can't align the logon as I use an email address for windows account sync. What a shame.

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If I have Vista x64 and Ubuntu x64 on the same hdd (different partitions) will Vista complete system backup also backup the ubuntu partition to an external usb hdd?.In other words is the Ubuntu also recoverable via the image created by vista?.

A:Dual Boot Vista Ultimate x64/Linux Ubuntu x64.Backup Image

Hello Mika,

Sorry, but the backup image that Vista creates is only of the Vista partition or drive. Ubuntu will not be backed up by Vista.

You should be able to use the free program Macrium Reflect to create a back up image of both partitions though.

Hope this helps,
Shawn

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Hi there
If you have access to a Linux system anywhere (including bootable USB live distros) and you want to image your Windows disks / partitions you can use a very simple Linux built in command

assume the Windows disk is mounted as /DEV/SDA and the device you want to copy it to is mounted as /DEV/SDB

Then open a terminal as root / super user / sudo

simply type in DD IF=/DEV/SDA OF=/DEV/SDB

It will do a byte to byte copy of the entire partition. Might take a little while but it's totally Free - and you can let this run while say you are watching TV. A Huge disk copy might take a couple of hours.

Doesn't care whether Disk is GPT / UEFI or what -- any type of partition is handled too = Linux just sees the disk as a collection of BYTES.

IF = Input file, OF = Output file --- don't get them the wrong way round or you'll kill your data !!

There's loads more operands but that's the basic and easiest command. The output device must be at least as large as the input one. - If it is a lot bigger then after you've done your backup you can re-size the partition with GPARTED or whatever to free up disk space.

To restore simply reverse the operands.

(I'd really go for a decent Windows backup solution - but ANY backup is better than none and this one while REALLY BASIC always give an exact copy byte for byte).

As I said -- ANY BACKUP is better than none so if you don't have any decent Windows Backup software this is as good as it gets -- Free macrium needs you to BOOT f... Read more

A:Linux users - easy built in command to Image Windows partitions / disk

Quote: Originally Posted by jimbo45

Free macrium needs you to BOOT from a CD which is a bit annoying if you don't have any CD/DVD devices !!!

Of course Macrium can be booted off a USB drive...its been like that for years now. The FREE version also handles GPT formatted drives.

http://www.macrium.com/reflectfree.aspx

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Hello.

Devices powered by Linux are increasing day by day, and most of these devices are positioned at the entry or key points of any organization?s network. Misconfigurations and easy to exploit vulnerabilities are commonly leveraged by bad actors. Many of these attacks can be studied by configuring low-interactive Honeypots.

Low-interactive Honeypots can capture the malware scripts and binaries, however analyzing these malware samples are also important. Further, keeping such analysis openly available helps independent researchers to search information of their interest and make useful conclusions.

Detux aims at automating the analysis of Linux samples, by supporting multiple CPU architectures (ARM, MIPS, MIPSEL, x86 and x86-64), and making its result openly available for researchers.

detux - The Linux Sandbox

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Goal: Dual boot Windows 7 and Linux and have an NTFS partition for both OS.

Problem: When creating Logical Partitions with any Linux partition tool(Gparted, cfdisk) the Linux swap and ext 4 partitions shows up on Windows 7 as primary partitions outside of the Extended partition while the NTFS partition shows up inside the Extended partition as logical drive. Disk management shows 5 primary partitions and 1 logical drive inside an extended partition.(As seen in Disk1.jpg attachment) I'm using MBR.(not UEFI)

I can create the partitions in Windows 7 disk management and choose not to format the two logical partitions used for Linux. I can then use the mkswap and mkfs.ext4 command to format the partitions.(See Disk2.jpg attachment)

Questions:
Why is Windows 7 disk management not showing my partitions correctly when I use a Linux tool to partition the disk? Will this cause any problems with Windows 7? I'm afraid of making Windows 7 unbootable.(although it booted just fine I do plan on using EasyBCD to add an entry to load the grub bootloader for Linux)

If I partition my disk with Windows 7 disk management(as seen in Disk2.jpg) will that cause any problems for Linux?

What is the recommended way to handle this? What are the downsides to each way?

Note: I'm a bit of a linux noob.

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OK,
My config is HP G6 1075 SA with W7 Home Premium 64 bit pre-installed. It was working well until last week when I decided to install Debian Linux. I am no N00B to Linux and have installed it probably 100s of times. Debian installed and booted well but Windows BSODed with an error 0x0000225 cannot access drive. I formatted C and attempted to reinstall Windows 7 but it is unable to detect the HDD. I accept terms of license and move on to the point of choosing disks but nothing shows up. (There is an option to choose drivers. Where do I locate them? The HP website isn't helpful and I can't even find my product let aside the drivers)

I have already tried :
1. Partitioning an NTFS file system in Debian. Doesnt show.
2. Deleting a partition in Debian and attempt to see the free space in W7 Installer. Didn't work.
3. Try to do the BIOS setting thing (Change SATA option from AHCI to compatible or something). I could find no such setting in BIOS. The BIOS was severely limited with only option of switching on fan.

What do I do ?
The chipset is Intel HM55 if that helps and harddrive is SATA 5400 rpm 500GB.

A:W7 installer doesn't detect SATA after Linux, Linux works smoothly

All Linux code must be deleted using the CLEAN ALL command.As you have had linux on the HD you need do a Clean all & full format.

Do a full clean & full format in command prompt.
1) Boot DVD & Press Shift+F10 (for command prompt)
DISKPART : At PC Startup
2) Boot DVD, & Command Prompt at Startup
(for command prompt)

Type in command line
DISKPART
LIST DISK
SELECT DISK # (win HD)
CLEAN ALL
CREATE PARTITION PRIMARY
SELECT PARTITION 1
ACTIVE
FORMAT fs=NTFS
ASSIGN
EXIT
EXIT

SSD / HDD : Optimize for Windows Reinstallation

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Scientific Linux 6.7 Officially Released, Based on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.7
Based on the freely distributed source code of the recently announced Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 6.7 operating system from Red Hat Inc., Scientific Linux 6.7 is here to update its base to the upstream OS, add some tweaks, update many of its core components, and address some of the most annoying bugs.

Prominent features of Scientific Linux 6.7 include the addition of the IceWM window manager, updated the OpenAFS package to version 1.6.14, updated the epel-release package to version 6.8, built the glusterfs-server package from the TUV sources provided for the GlusterFS client.

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I am on Linux Mint 17.2 (Cinnamon as DE) (with kernel 4.2.0.18 installed and loaded) and I'm getting this message when trying to add a PPA via the terminal: Cannot add ppa: 'no json object could be decoded'. What is the cause and what is the fix?

Secondly, I think I installe GzDoom correctly) but I get: Something went wrong!
If you haven't installed any Doom IWAD files yet or if GZDoom is unable to locate them, put the files or symlinks to them in '/home/dlf/.config/gzdoom' or start the game with the command 'DOOMWADDIR=/path/to/iwadfiledir gzdoom'. . . . So where do I put the files (IWAD? pk3?) I'd presume something like: /home/dlf/.config/gzdoom. And how could I get Wolfenstein 3d/SOD/Quake working with (G)zdoom. I'm on Linux Mint 17.2 with cinnamon (as the desktop environment) if it matters.

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Hi there

I usually run a LINUX HOST for testing Windows VM's - but I need to test some new releases of various Linux distros so I've created some VM's --easy enough and running them on a Windows Host.

However I can't attach a USB drive with a Linux file system (XFS) to the VM as the Windows HOST rejects the HDD wanting me to format it !!. There's 2.7 TB of media files on it - I want to test running media server in a VM.

Anybody know how to bypass the Windows nag prompt about the HDD and be able to attach it direct to the VM.

(The other way round is no problem -- never a problem loading NTFS HDD's on to Linux machines -- however the NTFS file system is SLOW compared with XFS -- on USB3 device on Native windows transfer rate of 1 TB of files from fast NTFS HDD to NTFS USB3 device is max 82 Mib/s - average for whole transfer. On same machine with Native Linux and XFS to XFS (using same HDD's and USB 3 port avg speed is 350 mib/s !! -- HUGE difference !!!).

Note I have to have a Windows Host for this --I know I could run Linux VM's from a Linux Host but in this case I do have to use a Windows Host as that will be the destination system at the end of testing.

BTW I'm running VMWARE workstation 12.1 on W10 Pro Host.

Cheers
jimbo

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Hi all,

where to locate DHCP code, which my Linux machine(red hat linux-2.4) is using?i tried to f ind it in /usr/src/linux-2.4.20.8, but no result.

A:where to locate DHCP code, which my Linux machine(red hat linux-2.4) is using.

I moved you over to development, maybe someone here will be familiar with the layout of the source files.

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I have SUSE 9.3 Installed on a 19GB partition of a 40GB hard drive. I heard that it is possible to dual boot with Windows with Linux being the first installed OS, but it's complicated. Can anyone tell me if I can pull this off without having to make Windows the first installed OS? Here is how I have my partitions:
hda1=1GB [swap]
hda2=17.8 / [root]

A:Linux/Windows dualboot machine with Linux first?

The easiest way: Make hda1 bigger and install Windows there.

You will have to restore GRUB later using the SuSE CD and also create the GRUB menu entry for WIndows..

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I have a WindowsXP SP3 that has I have risen after sitting for several years. It would not boot so I fixed that and was told not to mess with it because it was so old. Machine is a Dell Dimension 4700, with Pentium 4 Processor and I think it has 3GB of memory installed. The IE and Microsoft items are hardly legible, way too pale. I have tried several things tweaks to fix this. It does load and run great. Unfortunately I had to install the IOBit Advanced System Care to help me get it up and running. I have been reading about the Linux by a few of you  who seem to greatly favor it. I need an OS that is very easy to setup without my having to spend hours trying to understand what I should do next. Would I be better off doing a clean reinstall of XP or can I get a better/smaller OS. All I do is Webkinz and search. I am really weary of dealing with Window. I got a laptop that has Windows 10 that I am very unhappy with, too slow. Just threw this in FYI. I will be trading it in for a Mac Notebook Pro with 8GB to do my work on using this XP for play, etc. I am open to all suggestions except th trash it. It is too good for that.

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A:I tried on the linux boards so now I'm here, about cable modem on linux...

Most of the times yes... it depends of the distro version that you use...
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Apparently, Goback keeps taking its "snapshots" continuously until the allocated space is used up, then starts deleting the earliest snapshots (to release more space). To me this does not appear enough to cover months of snapshots. (In fact everywhere mentions a time scale of o... Read more A:A couple of questions re: GoBack & Acronis True Image/PowerQuest Drive Image 16 more replies Answer Match 33.6% Recently received automatic updates for the Win XP. This caused a crash on reboot after the updates were installed and completed. The message is "Stop: C0000221 (bad image checksum). The image rpcrt4.dll is possibly corrupt. The header checksum does not match the computed checksum." I was able to run a repair for the OS (Windows XP Media Center Edition 2004) and was able to use my computer. I tried to identify the most likely update(s) that caused the error, but no luck so far. I was able to update some files and I lost internet connectivity and some other issues. However, a system restore fixed that issue. I tried to use puppy linux to "fix/repair" the rpcrt4.dll but again failure occurred. Any assistance would be great. Here are the update files: Installing Security Update for Windows XP (KB2423089) (update 1 of 129)... done! Installing Update for Windows XP (KB968389) (update 2 of 129)... done! Installing Security Update for Windows XP (KB2584146) (update 3 of 129)... done! Installing Security Update for Windows XP (KB2566454) (update 4 of 129)... done! Installing Security Update for Windows XP (KB2620712) (update 5 of 129)... done! Installing Security Update for Windows XP (KB923561) (update 6 of 129)... done! Installing Security Update for Windows XP (KB2393802) (update 7 of 129)... done! Installing Security Update for Windows XP (KB2478960) (update 8 of 129)... done! Installing Security Update for Windows XP (KB982665) (update 9 of 129)... done! Installing S... Read more A:BSOD on recent Win XP update. Stop: C0000221 (bad image checksum). The image rpc See MS reference, http://support.microsoft.com/kb/314474 . Louis 1 more replies Answer Match 33.6% My system: Windows 7 Pro 64-bit C-drive is a 250GB Plextor SSD Acronis True Image 2011 Background: I setup a weekly scheduled disk image of my system drive (C that gets sent to an external HDD (4TB). This was working very well for months with incremental backups most of the time and a full backup every five or six weeks. I recently noticed that my backups haven't been happening since mid-August. No errors or anything. They're just not running. I opened Acronis and tried to run a backup manually. But when I click the Back Up button, nothing would happen. I recreated my backup scheme as a new backup and ran that. It runs, but my computer slows to a crawl and eventually (within minutes) nothing responds to my clicks in or out of Acronis. The hard drive light on the case lights up, and even after I've let it run for several hours, it never finishes. I have to reset the computer to get it back up and running again. Changing compression levels or priorities doesn't make a difference. I installed Macrium Reflect and tried running the same disk image backup there, but I had the same problem. I also tried doing the backup using Windows backup program. The backup doesn't slow down or crash my computer, but it does fail at the end of the process. I get this error: One of the backup files could not be created. Details: The request could not be performed because of an I/O device error. Error code: 0x8078002A I can back up a non-system drive just fine, so it se... Read more More replies Answer Match 33.6% OS: Windows 7 Home Premium 32 bit The windows system image backed up on my external hard drive (2TB WD USB3) is not showing while restoring the PC from an image. The only option available is my hard drive partition on which i also had saved a system image. What is the reason? Though windows recommends External hard drive for backing up image when backing up the system. A:System image on External hard drive is not accesible while restoring PC from image Your system may not be able to see usb devices at boot. Check in bios for a setting that enables USB at boot. If there isn't such a setting, and if your system is fairly old and can't see the device, you'll have to copy the image to a separate partition on the hd. 4 more replies Answer Match 33.6% I'm trying to use True Image 11 to image the system partition of my laptop. When I get to the place where it asks me to select the partition to image, there are two: the main NTFS system partition and a small recovery partition. Should I select both or just the system partition? I have heard that the recovery partition must be in a certain place on the HD to be usable. If so, and if I needed to restore the image , the recovery partition might not be restored to the same place and would therefore be unusable. Any advice on how to proceed here? Thanks. A:Using Acronis True Image to image disk with hidden recovery partition you should image it to the recovery partition, although it may not be a good idea to have it on the same HDD I myself use an external drive which is probably the safest 4 more replies Answer Match 33.18% Can someone please help me with this : When i right click on desktop I receive a many popup window telling me that Rundll.32 is a bad image and three files aren t a valid images: msnchathooker.dll msctfime.ime desk.cpl I am using AMD turion64x2 2GB memory and Windows XP SP2. A:Rundll32.exe-bad image MSNCHATHOOK.DLL msctfime.ime desk.cpl not valid win image Here is the hijackthis file : I hope professionals could help, cause i can t change the setting in desktop even if I use control panel to access it : thanks in advance! ------------------------------------------ Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1 Scan saved at 2:04:52 AM, on 6/21/2007 Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600) MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180) Running processes: C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe c:\Program Files\WIDCOMM\Bluetooth Software\bin\btwdins.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE C:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware 2007\aawservice.exe C:\Acer\Empowering Technology\ePerformance\MemCheck.exe C:\WINDOWS\RTHDCPL.EXE C:\Program Files\ATI Technologies\ATI.ACE\cli.exe C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPEnh.exe C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD\PDVDServ.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\rundll32.exe C:\Acer\Empowering Technology\eDataSecurity\eDSloader.exe C:\WINDOWS\FerrariWallpaper\FerrariWP.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\LVCOMSX.EXE C:\Program Files\Acer\OrbiCam\CameraAssistant.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\ElkCtrl.exe C:\PROGRA~1\LAUNCH~1\QtZgAcer.EXE C:\Program Files\Acer\VoIP Phone Charger\voip phone charger.exe C:\Acer\Empowering Technology\ePresentation\ePresentation.exe C:\Acer\Empowering Technology\ePower\ePower_D... Read more 2 more replies Answer Match 33.18% I see this frequently enough that I am now wanting to know why. I have set Acronis True Image to limit the maximum file size to 1.95 GB. This is to facilitate putting them onto a DVD later. I don't understand why, occasionally, a file in the middle or beginning of a set is smaller. In the below example, numbers 1 and 8 are much smaller than I would expect, especially #1. Why is this? Is this normal? Sony Vaio VGN-CR320E #1 .tib 770,048 Sony Vaio VGN-CR320E #2 .tib 2,093,796,352 Sony Vaio VGN-CR320E #3 .tib 2,093,796,352 Sony Vaio VGN-CR320E #4 .tib 2,093,796,352 Sony Vaio VGN-CR320E #5 .tib 2,093,796,352 Sony Vaio VGN-CR320E #6 .tib 2,093,796,352 Sony Vaio VGN-CR320E #7 .tib 2,093,796,352 Sony Vaio VGN-CR320E #8 .tib 1,496,973,312 Sony Vaio VGN-CR320E #9 .tib 2,093,796,352 Sony Vaio VGN-CR320E #10.tib 2,093,796,352 Sony Vaio VGN-CR320E #11.tib 2,093,796,352 Sony Vaio VGN-CR320E #12.tib 1,287,579,136 A:Question about the image files Acronis True Image makes Number 1 is the backup of the partition table (MBR). The others are just smaller because the backup ran out of data before making a full one. The second backup appears to be incremental. If this is a single backup (which would mean maybe around 35 GB's of used space in XP), then I have no idea why 8 is smaller. 3 more replies Answer Match 33.18% Hi, When i bought my notebook a have made system image, but i broke my first DVD(they are 5) so i can't read it and i can't make the restore. On the notebook i have license key. Can i download another windows 7 and use my license key? Thanks in advance! A:Broken 1st image DVD Windows7 image.I have original genuine license? Hello Antonio, and welcome to Seven Forums. Yes, you could download a Windows 7 ISO for you edition, and use it to create a bootable DVD/USB to install and activate with your COA product key. The tutorial below can help guide you through it. Clean Reinstall - Factory OEM Windows 7 Hope this helps, Shawn 5 more replies Answer Match 33.18% I'm trying to restore an old HP pavilion Dv6 to factory state. The recovery image on hard drive is not working. I lost disc one of the three disc system recovery discs I made so there no good. I tried recovery discs from another computer but computer says they are not for that computer and will not work. I downloaded a new image to a usb drive. When I try to use the usb image from HP it says system restore discs have already been created and makes me cancel the process. Can I override or reset something so the USB image will work? how can restore windows 7 with no discs and original D: messed up? A:windows 7 restore to factory image... lost image discs You can find a video which will show you how to use the System Recovery partition to return your computer to the condition it came out of the box. 1 more replies Answer Match 33.18% Can someone please help me with this : When i right click on desktop I receive a many popup window telling me that Rundll.32 is a bad image and three files aren t a valid images: msnchathooker.dll msctfime.ime desk.cpl I am using AMD turion64x2 2GB memory and Windows XP SP2. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Here is the hijackthis file : I hope professionals could help, cause i can t change the setting in desktop even if I use control panel to access it : thanks in advance! ------------------------------------------ Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1 Scan saved at 2:04:52 AM, on 6/21/2007 Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600) MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180) Running processes: C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe c:\Program Files\WIDCOMM\Bluetooth Software\bin\btwdins.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE C:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware 2007\aawservice.exe C:\Acer\Empowering Technology\ePerformance\MemCheck.exe C:\WINDOWS\RTHDCPL.EXE C:\Program Files\ATI Technologies\ATI.ACE\cli.exe C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPEnh.exe C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD\PDVDServ.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\rundll32.exe C:\Acer\Empowering Technology\eDataSecurity\eDSloader.exe C... Read more More replies Answer Match 33.18% I've been receiving 3 errors upon starting my computer. I'm not sure if they are all related and I have no clue where to begin to start fixing them. Any help in fixing any of them would be appreciated. Here they are: Error 1 winlogon.exe - Bad Image C:\Windows\system32\KBDCA.DLL is either not designed to run on Windows or it contains an error. Try installing the program again using the original installation media or contact your system administrator or the software venfor for support. Error 2 Windows - Bad Image Exception Processing Message 0xc000007b Parameters 0x760592A0 0x760592A0 0x760592A0 Error 3 Windows Defender Application failed to initialize 0x800700c1 A:Various Errors - winlogon.exe Bad Image, Windows - Bad Image & Window Defender Use System Restore System Restore - Undo 2 more replies Answer Match 33.18% I recently had problems with BSOD. I was able to fix the underlying cause, but this got me nervous. So I am thinking of starting a program of periodically creating system images of my laptop - both the C & D drives - so that I could restore my system in the event of hardware failure. Make sense? I have some questions to make sure that I understand the underlying System Image & Repair disk process, & also when I would use a Windows 7 ISO image. (1) Am I correct that when I restore from a system image of both C & D drives, that both drives are **totally** recreated? (2) Will I still have a legal copy of Windows 7 when I restore using the system image? (3) Should I make sure that I have a repair disk before I restore from system image? If so, why? (4) Is it necessary to periodically recreate a repair disk? Or once a repair disk is created, it is good for any future repair that may be needed? (5) There are sites where one can download a Windows 7 ISO image. (i) Am I correct that restoring from this image just installs Windows 7 and no other programs? (ii) Will I still have a legal copy of Windows 7 when I restore using a Windows 7 ISO image? (iii) When would I restore using a Windows 7 ISO image rather than restoring from a System Image? (iv) What is the recommended site to download a Windows 7 ISO image? (6) Now for an open-ended ... Read more A:Windows 7 - System Image, Repair Disk, & ISO Image Questions Users have (at least) two ways to go to overcome those unforeseen problems that occur. a. Make clones of the hard drive reflecting the O/S. b. Use backup software which creates a file which can be restored, item for item. I have done both at some time...right now, I prefer making a clone of my O/S (dual-boot) partitions...while backing up data files on extra hard drives I have lying around. User preference determines whether a user backs up...or creates a cloned image. You might take a look at Macrium Reflect, a program that seems to do each pretty well. Macrium Reflect FREE Edition - Information and download - http://www.macrium.com/reflectfree.aspx Those ISO files of Windows 7...are covered by this pronouncement here at BC: Recommending ISOs of Windows Recovery Discs or pre-made ISOs of WinPE-BartPE - http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic382841.html . In addition to being illegal...those .iso files...or any file NOT obtained from a legal, authorized source...are subject to reflect code, errors, malware...or something else that the user has not bargained for, IMO. If I were a malware misanthrope...that would be my favorite vector...giving an unknowing public something "for free" that they have no desire to legitimately obtain. Louis 3 more replies Answer Match 33.18% hey, okay i've installed a new burner on my computer (LG - GCE-8526B). it works. it plays cd's, whatever. but nero is being a total jerk with it and any time i go to burn audio files, right when i tell it to burn it asks what 'image file' to save it as. if i just type in anything it seems to burn through sucessfully except that the cd is still blank by the end of it. when i go to "Choose Recorder" it only gives me the option of 'Image Recorder - Virtual device' and i cannot choose anything else or de-select this. if i go to autodetect cd-rom it only allows access to my E drive (dvd player) (the one i want is F). i checked that it is all installed properly as a slave drive (same as the one i was replacing). also it won't give me the option of any test burns or a speed choice before burning. basically how do i make it stop thinking that everything is image files!! please help! this is driving me nuts!! appriciate any input cheers --Marlye More replies Answer Match 33.18% I have a Dell XPS 17 laptop that has dual drives - c & d. The c drive crashed and was replaced by dell. We are now trying to do a system image recovery from the d drive. We are following How to do a System Image Recovery in Window7 from seven forums.com http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/675-system-image-recovery.html After Selecting the System Image from the D Drive (STEP TWO, # 5 and 6), the computer prompts to create a repair disk. The only way to move forward is to create or not create the disk. In either case, it then has you restart the machine, takes you through the process again.... Step 5/6.... Never gets to Step 7 to actually DO the System Recover! What am I missing. We have been at this for over 2 weeks and any help would be much appreciated! A:Windows Image Recovery-Can't move forward after selecting Sys Image Are you booting off your Windows DVD? Or are you using the Windows Recovery Environment by hitting DEL or PF8 to pull up Windows Repair? I would think the only time you are asked to create a repair disk is during the actual TAKING/creating of the System Image (after it is complete). 2 more replies Answer Match 33.18% I have read about 50 threads in regard to the topic. I'm just looking for clarity here. I have a homebuilt system that got a virus Alureon.gen!k. Before researching it I let windows fix it. Computer won't open any applications now. Decided to go to my Image to save time (NOT!). The image is on a USB external HDD currently attached directly to the computer. I can't get it to find the bleepin' Image! The HDD was attached to an NAS over the network where it saved my windows images and backup files from the NAS. The drive's structure looks like this: E: R6 Backup Office Server Office WindowsImageBackup MediaID.bin Data Drive Backup Files Inside the Office folder are three items: Office, WindowsImageBackup, and a MediaID.bin. The Office folder has file backups. The WindowsImageBackup contains the expected image folders and files. I understand from the threads that the WindowsImageBackup needs to be in the root of E: so I have done this two ways, neither of whiched worked. First I simply renamed the Root Office folder, and then I undid the rename and moved the WindowsImageBackup out of the Office folder and into the root of E:. Windows sees the drive. Within the recovery you have the option under advanced to load drivers. I was doing this trying to use eSata to no avail so I switched to USB where you c... Read more A:System Image Not Found on External USB HDD with Image as Root Folder I installed Acronis after seeing someone's post about converting the Windows Image file to an Acronis and just booting from that, but it is telling me it won't work and possibly the windows file is corrupted. Has anyone seen this or been able to fix a so called corrupted .img file? 9 more replies Answer Match 33.18% Hello, Before I re-imaged my laptop, I made sure to do a backup of personal files + a system image in case things went wrong. The imaging was successful, and now, the new Win7 OS recognizes the old backup as a backup from another computer (as it should). However, is it possible to manage this old backup? (manage => edit) Now that I don't need the old system image, I would prefer to get rid of it ... plus, I created a backup for my current image so there's quite a bit of space used by backup files.. Thanks A:Managing a backup from a previous image (eg. deleting system image) Should be able to just delete it, but more detail is needed for the best answer. 2 more replies Answer Match 33.18% My new computer, arriving soon, will have Windows 7 Home Premium OS, same OS I have on my current (Old) computer. Using True Image 2013, I made image of the entire Old Computer hard drive (I switched to disk mode). I will recover that image to the New Computer, using Universal Restore, from an Acronis Boot CD. (I read somewhere that recovering an image using the CD recovery disk is not the same as recovering the image using the TI program installed on another drive. Is this true? If so, why would it be?) I assume that the recovery will overwrite the Win 7 OS in the New Computer, leaving the Win 7 OS from the Old Computer. Is this a problem? Will it affect anything? Is the Win 7 OS on the New Computer going to be different, higher version than the old OS? If so, should I do anything about that, like try to upgrade to the latest version/build? Alternative: should I leave the Win 7 system on new computer, yet recover everything else? How do I do that? Many thanks for any help. Most appreciative. A:Need help recovering image to dissimilar hardware with True Image 2013 The restore doesn't overwrite the OS (per se) but instead, since you did a full disk image, it will replace all the existing partitions on that disk (if any) with the partitions contained in the image backup -- essentially, erasing the entire disk. When done, what you have on that disk will the same as what is in the image backup. Don't know about Universal Restore, since I use Redeploy from Macrium Reflect (MR) to do the same, but in the MR version, you do the following: 1) Connect the media containing the image 2) Boot from an MR CD (or USB) 3) Restore the image to the new disk 4) Insert disk or USB that contains the drivers needed for the new PC 5) Select the MR option to recover to different hardware -- MR then scans the PC for hardware and devices and installs the drivers from the disk or USB that you provided 6) Remove USB and/or disk, and reboot 7) Will boot into OS with new drivers installed I presume that Universal Restore from Acronis works much the same way ... 1 more replies Answer Match 33.18% dell 1705 laptop running xp pro upon startup....numerous "Bad image" messages appear. i.e. "msmsgs.exe -bad image", "windows search .exe - bad image", "cl.exe-bad image", "mcagent_main_hidden_window_mcagent.exe -bad image" and 10-12 similar "bad image" messages. I also get message "this application is not valid windows image- please check against installation diskette". Applications do eventually boot up and function. Am also unable to open Outlook Express and open Mcafee and other icons in apps tray above desktop. Did full scan with Updated Macaffee and Malwarebyte...no infections detected. I am at a loss as to what todo next. Please help More replies Answer Match 33.18% I have two hard disks, hda = 120gb and hdb = 40gb. I want to install two LINUX operating systems. I would like to have the option of booting into the operating system of my choice at boot time. I am currently running Fedora Core release 3 (Heidelberg) Linux 2.6.9-1.681_FC3 on hda. When I try to install the 2nd system on hdb the boot loader overwrites the MBR on hda. I am lost as to how to get around this. I am not currently nor do I plan to run Windows. I am reading info pages on Grub and Parted, but I feel a little overwhelmed and could use a little guidence. I would appreciate any help to get me pointed in the right direction. Thanks, stanch A:2nd linux install overwrites MBR of 1st linux install What version are you installing as the second Linux? All Linux installs ask you where to install the bootloader. You may have to choose some advanced install method if it doesn't for you. Just tell it not to install a bootloader at all or don't put in the hda MBR. It usually gives you a choice between the MBR and the Linux parition IIRC. Just put the second instance onto the new Linux partition. After that edit the original bootloader's configuration so you can boot the second Linux instance. You could also use a common boot partition for both of your Linux installs but that would take some more tinkering. 4 more replies Answer Match 32.76% On a Dell 2400, I received this blue screen message after reinstalling XP before the install completed. I first reformatted the hard drive and went through the normal steps, but now do not know how to correct this problem. More replies Answer Match 32.76% I have Corel Photo House and Photoshop 4 photo editing software. I don't really use them a lot, and admit that I'm not very good at doing most things. One thing I've had occasion to do lately is to take a person from one image and copy it to a second image. The problem is that it takes a really steady hand, and patience, to trace around the outline of what I want to copy. I try to facilitate this by slowing my cursor to crawl speed, but I still have trouble accurately following the subject's outline. Is there software -- preferably freeware -- that has an easy way of transposing/copying portions of an image? A:Solved: How to copy portions of an image and paste in a second image? 9 more replies Answer Match 32.76% I've been dual-booting Windows 8 Pro and Windows 7 Ultimate, but a while back my Windows 8 kind of went "South" and wouldn't boot at all (I got an error message that a device was "not attached"). I have a recent system image on an external USB hard drive, but when I boot to "system recovery" using my repair disk it can't seem to find my USB drive at all. The tutorials here mention installing a SATA driver to access disks that are not recognized, but this doesn't seem to be the case. Any suggestions? Thanks A:System Image Recovery can't find Image on USB Drive Hello Philppo, Double check to make sure that your BIOS or UEFI settings are set to be able to read from USB drives at boot. Hope this helps, Shawn 5 more replies Answer Match 32.76% This happens most often to my Windows 7 Forum shortcut. This what it looks like now....... Now and then, it would change into something like a globe. A little later, it would revert back to the " normal " image. What causes that ? NO, I did not install anything when this happened last time. Thank you. A:desktop shortcut image changes then back to initial image Does the screen flicker when this occurs? If so, I'd guess it's something to do with Windows temporarily switching from Aero to Basic for some reason. That in itself would suggest you may have some sort of a conflict with your graphics card or setup. You might want to check the Event Logs and see if there is anything untoward going on. 3 more replies Answer Match 32.76% I'm using Outlook 2003 on Windows 2000. I am using Outlook preview pane. When I preview a message that has embedded images, the first image will be blank with the red x in the upper left corner. However, any remaining images in that email or the email trail are displaying properly. If I click on "forward" and Outlook opens the message in a new window, then ALL images display properly - including the first one that was not displaying in the preview mode. This has happened to me in the past, then it started working correctly, then yesterday I'm back to having the error. No new programs were installed yesterday. The only thing I can think of that I did yesterday was to turn on Google Desktop Toolbar within Outlook. I have since turned it off and restarted Outlook and restarted my PC and still have the problem. I have ran detect and repair and it did not help. Any suggestions would be appreciated! Thank you A:Outlook 2003 - red x missing image ONLY on first image in email 10 more replies Answer Match 32.76% Hi! I apologize in advance if this is in the wrong forum and if a thread on this subject already exists, I just couldn't think of any other place to put it. I got Windows 8 and it's working pretty much perfect after I fixed a few issues. But there's an interesting thing happening, and I don't know if it's a 'feature' or something I can correct. When I go into one of my image folders and right click on one of my pictures to set it ask my desktop background, it will work, but then the image folder will scroll all the way all the way back up to the top, and it does this every single time. This is kind of annoying, and I'm not sure why it does this... is there anything I can do about it, or am I missing something obvious? Thanks! More replies Answer Match 32.76% On Recovery Partition. Hi, Have had a search and can find nothing concerning the question I have - I'm not even sure if this is the correct forum. I have a Dell Venue 11 Pro (5130) running Windows 8.1 Pro, what I would like to do, if possible, is to replace the factory restore on the recovery partition with a custom image so that if or when the factory rest option is selected it uses my custom image and not the default one. The problem I am having is that the default image is only 6GB in size where as when I create my custom image it is approx 14GB in size. Is there a way of editing the default image to add in certain settings and software? Regards Fugazi A:Replacing Factory Restore Image With Custom Image ... Modifying the System Recovery partition is not what you want to do. You will not be able to modify is, and you may find that you need to use this at some time in the future. I would suggest that you use a program like Macrium Reflect. You can find a tutorial for it here. 6 more replies Answer Match 32.76% Hi, Problem has just came on today out of nowhere... It's an old HP desktop PC, 1gb ram, Windows XP SP 2 AVG doesn't find anything and malwarebytes only found a little adware. It's my otherhalfs parents PC who have been away so i've been using it to check his emails/run his business. PC was fine yesterday but on turning it on today I was greeted by the dialog box saying - "the application or dll is not a valid windows image. please check this against your installation diskette" This happens with each program I open, it happens on the windows start up screen a couple of times when selecting which user to log in as, then comes up alot when the PC has started up I've posted some logs below if they make sense to anyone? ***** MalwareBytes Log: Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware 1.50 www.malwarebytes.org Database version: 5214 Windows 5.1.2600 Service Pack 2 Internet Explorer 8.0.6001.18702 03/12/2010 23:10:14 mbam-log-2010-12-03 (23-10-14).txt Scan type: Quick scan Objects scanned: 176282 Time elapsed: 2 hour(s), 6 minute(s), 56 second(s) Memory Processes Infected: 0 Memory Modules Infected: 0 Registry Keys Infected: 0 Registry Values Infected: 0 Registry Data Items Infected: 0 Folders Infected: 18 Files Infected: 34 Memory Processes Infected: (No malicious items detected) Memory Modules Infected: (No malicious items detected) Registry Keys Infected: (No malicious items detected) Registry Values Infected: (No malicious items detecte... Read more A:"Bad image" keeps coming up over + over - the application or dll is not a valid windows image I've noticed in msconfig that there is 2 odd looking entries, If I uncheck them and restart, when I go back into msconfig they are back again and checked 'Start Item' and 'Command' heading = load of oriental characters (2 lines with 2 squares, 2 lines with 6 squares, Start + Command are the same on each line) Under 'Location' heading; HKCU\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Windows:Run HKCU\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Windows:Load 1 more replies Answer Match 32.76% Just thought I would share the solution I found to my problem mounting .iso images in Windows 8 Pro. The very helpful error message I was getting was this: and in powershell I got this: Essentially the problem is that windows .iso mounting does not like 'sparse' files. I had used Acronis backup to backup my original .iso files and this DOES use sparse files. You can check if a file is 'sparsed' by looking at the files details in properties. The 'P' in the attributes represents a sparse file. See the screenshot below. The result? When I restored my .iso images I could no longer mount them. The simplest solution I have found is to just copy the .iso to a new file - this seems to create the new file without the sparse flag set. Hope this helps somebody! A:Windows 8 refuses to mount .iso image because image is 'sparse' For anyone that is curious.. Sparse files are files that have "reserved" space in them that is not technically part of the data. An application can create a sparse file so that it leaves room to expand it in the middle without having to recopy all the data. I can understand why Acronis would do this for a backup image. Shouldn't Acronis also have a file viewer? 3 more replies Answer Match 32.34% I am looking at a system for a friend that has got W7 Home Premium installed. However, he made a system image of his Windows 7 Ultimate system (using Backup and Restore) as he has all his work applications on it (some of the software he uses won't work with W8 or W10.) I booted the system with a W7 Home Premium DVD with the external drive (with the image on) plugged in. It listed W7 on the drive, but when I clicked on Next, it said This version of the recovery options in not compatible. This also happens if I select to Restore an image from a different drive. I got hold of an installation DVD with a copy of W7 Ultimate on it, installed it, went to Backup and Restore, but Windows said it could not find any images on any connected drives! Is there a way to do this? A:System image problems - image not found Hello tommy mate probably not a good idea to boot with the external plugged in - something I would be wary of doing. Now as for using the Ultimate image have a read of this and see if it can help you out System Image - Recover a Broken Windows 7 System Image 3 more replies Answer Match 32.34% I currently operate a PC with 3 separate HDD. I have my windows 7 and all of my programs installed on a 500 GB HDD. I have all of my files saved to a 2 TB HDD and a 1 TB HDD. I want to do a system image of the 500 GB HDD that has the OS and programs installed on it, however, when I go through to create a system image there is a check box to "Include a system image of drives (C, 1 TB_Storage (E" I only want to image C (The 500 GB HDD) I don't want to image E (The 1 TB HDD). Any suggestions? Thank you, Ryan A:System Image - Multiple Drives Only Want to Image one of them Post screenshot of your disk management console. 7 more replies Answer Match 32.34% I need a little help figuring this out. I made a backup image a while back on my network. Now that I want to re-image, I reboot as requested, wait for it to load, and Windows says it can't find my backup, "if it is on a network, close this window , type the network location." Putting in the network location does nothing, I'm just returned to the screen where it would list the backup image if it had found it, but there's nothing there. Thinking perhaps my NAS was the problem I copied the image onto a portable hard drive, but after rebooting into the restore program, Windows 7 doesn't find the USB drive. I know the image was good, because I got an "image successful" message when I made it. Any ideas? A:Image Restore can't find Backup Image You say Windows can't find the USB drive, or is it the image file within the drive that it can't find? 9 more replies Answer Match 32.34% Booted from true image and made an image of my 250GB HDD....removed HDD and fitted new ssd...booted from true image again to restore the image to the SSD. seemed to go ok initially, recognised the SSD....but in the final stages where I had to chose the partition to recover to ( assume this means restore ) it only displayed the portable HDD with the image on, not the SSD.... not sure if I am doing something wrong.. I am now installing Windows 10 clean install to the SSD, in the hope it will ' prep' it and then try again. any thoughts please thanks A:restoring ( recovering ) HDD image to ssd with true image Quote: Originally Posted by reddwarf4ever ...in the final stages where I had to chose the partition to recover to ( assume this means restore ) it only displayed the portable HDD with the image on, not the SSD.... At that point there should have been an option with Acronis to format and partition the SSD, as it appears there was no partition on it. AFAIK you should not have to "prep" the SSD in any way, as so long as it is recognized by your PC's BIOS Acronis will take over the formatting of it when you Restore from your HDD image backup. 1 more replies Answer Match 32.34% Hi I foolishly took on a friend's infested PC as a favour. I've got most of the problems sorted but there remains an intemitent windows pop-up saying "Bad image: SensAPI.DLL not a valid Windows image". This appears repeatedly, especially at startup, when installing something or particularly (so it seems to me) when using antimalware programs like Spybot or Hijack this. When installing Zonealarm is popped up hundreds of times and nearly prevented me from doing it. The title bar of the pop-up will have the name of an executable such as zlclient.exe for Zonealarm. Maybe this is actually a corrupted DLL but other pages I've read suggest it could be malware. Any advice or suggestions appreciated. You ask to specify the type of infection. I'm sorry but I don't know exactly. Please feel free to ask for more details. Thanks Here's the DDS.TXT output DDS (Ver_09-01-07.01) - NTFSx86 Run by admin at 23:15:30.76 on 10/01/2009 Internet Explorer: 7.0.5730.13 Microsoft Windows XP Professional 5.1.2600.3.1252.1.1033.18.503.137 [GMT 0:00] AV: AVG Anti-Virus Free *On-access scanning enabled* (Updated) FW: ZoneAlarm Firewall *enabled* ============== Running Processes =============== C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost -k DcomLaunch svchost.exe C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs svchost.exe svchost.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\ZoneLabs\vsmon.exe C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE C:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-Awar... Read more A:Bad image: SensAPI.DLL not a valid Windows image Update: AVG Resident Shield has flagged up a trojan described as Generic11.ATBQ. When selecting more details it gives svchost.exe. I can find next to nothing about this on the internet. Previously I've clicked Heal but it has come back. This time I checked Power User and clicked remove to vault. Too early to say what effect this has had. Does anyone know about this trojan and could it be related to the sensapi.dll issue described in my original post? The sensapi.dll pop-up pops up nearly 200 times in the first minute at startup with zlclient.exe in the title bar. Once I've closed all these by clicking the x in the corner it seems to behave itself. Any help would be much appreciated. Thanks. Edit: I turned off System Restore as the virus report was giving a restore file as the source. 5 more replies Answer Match 32.34% I got PowerQuest Disk Image SE bundled with my laptop. Im running Windows XP Home Edition that also came with the Fujitsu laptop. I previously backed up my C drive with no problem. The other day I did a new backup and when it reached the end it gave me Error 56 "Specified sector not in valid read or write range." I had to click OK and it shut down. After trying to create a backup when it go to resize the partition again, it got to 2% of the total partition resizing and was checking the index structure I got the same error message... Then after it went to 100% I got the error message, "Unable to restore image. The first primary partition on drive 1 is not of type FAR, FAT32, NTFS or free space." When I tried to reboot I got a blue screen of death which flashed so quickly I couldn't read the message. It could not load windows so it gave me the black screen with the different options <safe mode, last good configuration, etc.> nothing worked. I tried to restore my image and after trial and tribulation the entire progress restores to 75% and copying data 100% then it was checking the file entries and lost clusters <entire progress 80% and I got the Error #56 again. I booted up with a win98 boot disk and my C: drive it reads like this: Volume in drive C is DISE_BACKUP. It has 3 dirs [.] [..] and [PQIMAGE] in the PQIMAGE directory there is a file USER.PQI that has the backup in it. There is also FACTOR... Read more A:Drive Image Problems Restoring Image I think your C: drive when you boot from the Win98 CD is your CD itself. That's because its DOS you are in, and the primary partition (if it is still readable) is NTFS. Can you delete any partition in the target disk and try the restore again? Make sure you have nothing but unpartitioned space before you start. This may get rid of the error. 1 more replies Answer Match 32.34% I have no idea if it's possible - can't find anything anywhere. I edit 40 to 60 pics a week for my website and Image zone plus only allows me to edit one at a time. If I can't edit multiple images using HPIZP, is there another program out there (preferably shareware) that will allow me to do it? Thanks for any info or options! Kelly A:Multiple image editing using HP Image Zone Plus? 7 more replies Answer Match 32.34% I created two image backups with Win 7 on a drive with more then enough space for two images. The first one was of my full system and the second was of my build without any files, but after doing the second one I can't locate the first. Does it overwrite the images? The file size and date suggest the images are now combined...is this possible, can I change the names given to the image folders and move them to other drives? Please explain how this all works and how others, out there, handle their process? A:Image Backups - Win 7 - Manage Image files? Most image programs make such an image of the entire drive/partition, unless you specify otherwise. If you had bot images on that drive, then one would have overwritten the other. Best is to make you images in another partition/HD from that which you are copying. 9 more replies Answer Match 32.34% Hi, It seems that either I forgot my password or used some illegal characters in my Drive Image 7 image password. The later is more probable. Is there anyway to recover it. Symantec was pathetic on Help an Support. Julian A:Drive Image 7 - Image Password Recovery Julian, I am going toshiftyou up to XP. This is more for a software thansecurity problem, and we'll hole that someone there has some expeience with this prog. Good luck! 1 more replies Answer Match 32.34% Hi everyone, I have been trying to restore to a system image located on my had drive, i boot up into the recovery tool and select system image recovery, Once the box opens up it begins searching for an image to restore to. But every time i get an error saying windows can not find a system image on your computer. It says attach the back up hard drive to the computer and try again. It will never detect my backup image, but it detects my hard-drive. I don't know what I'm doing wrong. The folder with the image is called Windowsimagebackup. there is nothing else on the hard drive but that. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks Windows 8.1 pro A:System Image restore cannot detect image Any help would be appreciated. Did you try to boot from the drive ? Have you tried Macrium Reflect ? 4 more replies Answer Match 32.34% Original post and info hereDDS log, as per instructionsDDS (Ver_09-05-14.01) - NTFSx86 Run by Stephanie Hairston at 8:56:37.67 on Thu 05/28/2009Internet Explorer: 7.0.5730.11 BrowserJavaVersion: 1.6.0_13Microsoft Windows XP Professional 5.1.2600.3.1252.1.1033.18.511.254 [GMT -4:00]============== Running Processes ===============C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost -k DcomLaunchsvchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k netsvcssvchost.exesvchost.exeC:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware\aawservice.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\Program Files\Apoint\Apoint.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\pctspk.exeC:\Program Files\ATI Technologies\ATI Control Panel\atiptaxx.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\DSentry.exeC:\Program Files\Roxio\Easy CD Creator 5\DirectCD\DirectCD.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exeC:\Program Files\Network Associates\VirusScan\SHSTAT.EXEC:\Program Files\Network Associates\Common Framework\UpdaterUI.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Network Associates\TalkBack\TBMon.exeC:\Program Files\Verizon\McciTrayApp.exeC:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jusched.exeC:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exeC:\Program Files\Apoint\Apntex.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exesvchost.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\Ati2evxx.exeC:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\cisvc.exeC:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jqs.exeC:\Program Files\Network Associates\Common Framework... Read more A:"Bad image" / "not a valid Windows image" error Update: fixed! I appreciate that y'all help folks for free on here, but nonetheless got a little bit impatient looking at a possible week's waiting time, messed around a bit and what I did ended up fixing it. Hopefully sharing this info here may help others with this same issue. After running multiple antivirus, anti-malware, and anti-spyware scans that still didn't fix it, what ended up working was running sfc\ scannow to scan and repair system files and deleting the dll file mentioned in the error message (and that folks here said looked like a malware / spyware generated dll rather than an authentic file), mswnlwkl.dll. I no longer get the error and now Firefox works just fine again. My best guess was that it wasn't a malware that was generating the error messages, but rather one of the spyware or antivirus programs I used deleted a virus that had changed some information somewhere in the registry or a DLL file (or whatever), and that was calling on this rogue DLL file that Windows couldn't recognize. Basically a virus was removed but left behind traces that screwed with some of the system files. 2 more replies Answer Match 32.34% Hello, I have recently developed a problem. Every time I go to open up an application, I get a bad image error saying the application or DLL is not a valid Windows image and to check it against my installation diskette. I have seen multiple problems like this on the forums here, but the solutions look pretty specific to each problem (sorry if I'm wrong about that). Anyway, I have done virus scans with AVG Free, Malwarebytes, and Microsoft Security Essentials, all of which have found something. I have cleaned up all of these problems, but I'm still getting the bad image errors. The weird thing is when I go to open up an application, for example Google Chrome, I get the bad image error, I click "OK", and Chrome goes ahead and opens like nothing ever happened. This is the same deal with all of my other applications. I have posted my HijackThis log below (since it appears to be mandatory for solving the problem), and thank you to anyone who can help! Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4 Scan saved at 12:32:54 PM, on 12/26/2010 Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600) MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.6001.18702) Boot mode: Normal Running processes: C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\nvsvc32.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe c:\Program Files\Microsoft Security Client\Antimalware\MsMpEng.exe C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe C:\WINDOWS\syste... Read more A:Bad image/not a valid Windows image error Hi, Sorry for delayed response. Forums have been really busy. If you still need help with this do following, please. Download DDS and save it to your desktop from here or here or here. Disable any script blocker, and then double click dds file to run the tool. When done, DDS will open two (2) logs: DDS.txt Attach.txt Save both reports to your desktop. Post them back to your topic. 1 more replies Answer Match 32.34% I am getting multiple dialog boxes showing up when I boot up my computer and while I navigate through my computer once it's booted. The dialog boxes read:"Bad Image- The application or DLL C:\WINDOWS\System32\0034.DLL is not a valid Windows image. Please check this against your installation diskette."THere are multiple files being used under this error as well. All coming from my System32 folder. How Can I get rid of this problem? It is extremely annoying. Is it a virus? Should I just delete all the files? Thank you for your help!Here is my Hijackthis log:Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 10:31:32 AM, on 2/15/2010Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16981)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\nvsvc32.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware\AAWService.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exeC:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exeC:\Program Files\NavNT\defwatch.exeC:\Program Files\Java\jre6... Read more A:Bad Image errors, not a valid windows image Hello , And to the Bleeping Computer Malware Removal Forum. My name is Elise and I'll be glad to help you with your computer problems.I will be working on your malware issues, this may or may not solve other issues you may have with your machine.Please note that whatever repairs we make, are for fixing your computer problems only and by no means should be used on another computer.You may want to keep the link to this topic in your favorites. Alternatively, you can click the button at the top bar of this topic and Track this Topic, where you can choose email notifications. The topics you are tracking are shown here.-----------------------------------------------------------If you have since resolved the original problem you were having, we would appreciate you letting us know. If not please perform the following steps below so we can have a look at the current condition of your machine. If you have not done so, include a clear description of the problems you're having, along with any steps you may have performed so far.If you have already posted a log, please do so again, as your situation may have changed.Use the 'Add Reply' and add the new log to this thread.We need to see some information about what is happening in your machine. Please perform the following scan:Please download OTL from one of the following mirrors:This is THE MirrorSave it to your desktop.Double click on the icon on your desktop.Click the "Scan All Users" checkbox.Push the button.Two reports will o... Read more 2 more replies Answer Match 32.34% Uhuh. So I'm sure you've heard of this before, because I've read it on a few other forums. however, my problem has some quirks. So i turned on my computer the other morning, and everything was restored to the way it was when I originally got it. I went to Help and Support in the Start menu, and something popped up that said blahblahblah.DLL is not a valid windows image. It did the same thing with Windows Messenger, and Windows Live. Now most of the support forums are saying to just reformat everything with the installation disks because I have malware. However I can't do this because my laptop is an Acer Aspire One, and doesn't have a disk drive. Is there any way around reformatting with the disks? Thanks so much!!! -Brittani A:xxxxxxxxx.DLL image is not a valid windows image one thing I also forgot to mention, virus scans are saying nothing is wrong. 2 more replies Answer Match 31.08% my computer is running windowsXP. Every time I need to go into anything the message {whichever file I'm trying to access} is not a valid windows image. Please check this against your installation diskette. Bad Image. I ran the hijackthis.log and this is what I've come up with. If anyone can Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2 Scan saved at 10:45:53 AM, on 17/05/2009 Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600) MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16827) Boot mode: Normal Running processes: C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe C:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MsMpEng.exe C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe C:\Program Files\Common Files\LogiShrd\LVMVFM\LVPrcSrv.exe c:\Program Files\bigpond\security\App\syssvcnt.exe C:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exe c:\Program Files\Common Files\Authentium\AntiVirus\dvpapi.exe C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jqs.exe C:\Program Files\Common Files\LogiShrd\LVCOMSER\LVComSer.exe C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\MSSQL$MICROSOFTSMLBIZ\Binn\sqlservr.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Common Files\LogiShrd\LVCOMSER\LVComSer.exe
C:\Acer\Empowering Technology\eRecovery\Monitor.exe
C:\WINDOWS\SOUNDMAN.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\sm56hlpr.exe
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I receive the following error when I try to open windows media player. The application or DLL C:\WINDOWS\System 32\wmp.dll is not a valid Windows image. Please check this against your installation diskette.

I didn't see this error until just after I tried to uninstall SatelliteTVforPC. I think maybe I downloaded a virus, but I'm not sure. I do know that another person on this forum with a Bad Image error message [different dll though] had to reformat his/her hard drive to fix it.

I included the Panda ActiveScan log at the end as requested in STEP 2.

As requested, here is the HijackThis log:

Deckard's System Scanner v20070905.67
Run by April on 2007-10-09 19:39:07
Computer is in Normal Mode.
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-- System Restore --------------------------------------------------------------

Successfully created a Deckard's System Scanner Restore Point.

-- Last 5 Restore Point(s) --
15: 2007-10-10 00:39:43 UTC - RP1083 - Deckard's System Scanner Restore Point
14: 2007-10-09 22:18:12 UTC - RP1082 - Removed Internet Satellite TV Player DEMO Version.
13: 2007-10-09 21:54:11 UTC - RP1081 - Removed PC-TVS 2150
12: 2007-10-09 21:49:57 UTC - RP1080 - Installed PC-TVS 2150
11: 2007-10-09 21:45:37 UTC - RP1079 - Installed Internet Satellite TV Player DEMO Version.

-- First Restore Point --
1: 2007-09-12 0808 UTC - RP1069 - Software Distribution Service 3.0

Backed up registry hives. ... Read more

A:Bad Image: wmp.dll is not a valid Windows image.

I would just say "bump," but I've run into another problem.

I think I still need help with this one, but I can't tell. I have to fix the other problem first.

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Im having a problem with everything i open i keep getting a bad image error message pretty much when i start my computer and it keeps going is there a way i can fix this?

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Hi,

I switched from image to no image and sliced them befored clicking on the browser to look at
the image but I saw only the bar with the name. What can I do?

Thanks a lot for helping,

A:no image from Image Ready problem??

No idea what you are referring to, what application you are using and what exactly your problem is. Could you be a little more specific or detailed??

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My sons's computer displays message services.exe-bad image C:/windows/system32/wowfx.dll is not a valid windows image
and then lsass.exe-bad image on start up. Then nothing. Can you help?

Please go HERE and carry out the instructions that are posted.Thankyou..

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I am having four separate problems which may or may not be related.

1.) The first problem to occur was an error message that began at computer startup. The title was "Bad Image" and it stated "The application or DLL C:\WINDOWS\system32\kefesuto.dll is not a valid Windows image. Please check this against your installation diskette." This message popped up about 30 times, one for each program that started it seemed. Also, every time I start a new program, I get the same error message and have to click OK before it will start up.

2.) The second problem was with Symantec Endpoint Protection, my antivirus. It started to give an error saying some part of it had turned off (I noticed this later that day). Since it was a little out of date, I decided to update it (the application is provided by my college). So I uninstalled the one I had in order to install the new version but half way through a message popped up saying "Fatal error during installation." Since then I have been unable to get the program to work or even install. Also, my spyware program (SpySweeper) experienced almost the exact same thing. "The connection to the SpySweeper engine has been lost or terminated. SpySweeper will now close and restart."

3.) A few days after, I was no longer able to connect to the internet. My wireless network manager cannot find any wireless networks even though I know one is present.

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A:Bad image - Not a valid Windows image

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It appears that you have two antivirus programs installed and running, AVG and Symantec. While this may seem like better protection, they can actually conflict with one another and cause system instability or even system hangs. Please choose one to keep and uninstall the other via Add or Remove Programs in your Control Panel. I strongly suggest uninstalling Symantec.

If you do decide to uninstall Symantec, please do the following:

Uninstall the following via the Add or Remove Programs section of your Control Panel if they still exist:

LiveUpdate 3.3 (Symantec Corporation)
Symantec Endpoint Protection

Decline any prompt to restart your computer.

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Restart the computer if asked.
Then delete Norton_Removal_Tool.exe from your desktop.

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MOST RECENTLY, THE PICTURES I RECEIVE ON MY EMAIL AND OTHER PLACES ARE NOT CLEAR AND SHARP. I CAN VAGUELY SEE THE IMAGE BUT SUPERIMPOSED ON IT ARE LIGHTER SHADES OF SQUARES AND RECTANGLES. IT APPEARS AS THOUGH THE IMAGE HAS NOT RESOLVED TO ITS FINAL FORM. I HOPE I HAVE MADE MYSELF CLEAR. WHAT DO I DO?

A:Unclear Image/corrupted Image

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Ok here's the problem. There is a course at my college for Criminal Justice that takes a floppy with deleted files on it and undeletes them to show the students... what ever.

So I have to create exact images of this floppy so that the deleted files will be copied as well as the regular files. I did this using the dd command in Linux. I created a .img file that when used to create a new floppy has every bit of data from the original. Works great. But we have to create a rather absurd number of these disks for the class, so many so that it?s really not an option to do it floppy by floppy. But we do have an automatic CD burner which could do them all in like 30 minutes.

So I need a way to convert the image file I have (.img) of the floppy to a CD image. I?ve tried lots of programs so far, magicISO, ultraISO, and another command in Linux used for making bootable CDs out of bootable floppies which I thought I could trick, but it is smarter them me I guess. In the programs I tried both converting it from .img to .iso and just straight burning it. None of it worked.

Any way I?ve tried everything I can think of, so does anyone know of a program or command or anything that would convert a floppy image to a CD image?

A:Need to convert Floppy image to CD image

Just to let you know that if you need to have a CD or DVD that must be used as a boot loader then you have to use a floppy that can be used to boot your computer then from this point you have to find a S/W like NERO BURNING ROM. As soon as that you will have your S/W ready then create a CD or DVD / BOOT project. Now put your floppy in the floppy driver and start burning... if all is OK then you have a CD or DVD with a BOOT area... BOOT your computer with your CD or DVD and enjoy. :hotbounce

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With either of these two Products, if I create an Image will the Image "include" everything on the Partition?

What I'm asking is, in the event I "delete" something from a Partition, and presuming the "deleted" item is not overwritten, will the "deleted" item be part of an Image created AND restorable by Windows or Acronis?

Best regards,

Mike Lynch

A:Windows-7 Image vs. Acronis Image?

Imaging will back up everything on the partition/Disk at the time the image is made. Normally an image is restored completely, overwriting everything that is currently there, so yes your file will be restored but any changes you have made since the image was made anywhere else will be lost. I don't know about Acronis but it is possible to extract individual files from a Windows image. See this tutorial. System Image - Extract Files Using Disk Management

You would be better doing a file and folder backup if you just want to recover individual files. Windows has it's own version or you can use a third party one such as FreeFileSync or Microsoft's own SyncToy.

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Greetings,

I am trying to create a full HD image of my Dell c800 Laptop using Drive Image 7 (circa 2003) to an USB HD. I have tried twice and received failures about my HD having bad sectors OR locked sectors. I ran check disc with repair and did not find any problems. Re-ran check disc from the boot disc that came with the application and found no problems with the disc. Tried again for a backup and received the same error. I am thinking it is one of the programs I have loaded has a locked sector or one of my processes that loads during boot is the problem?

Since you cannot use and USB device from safe mode boot I am not sure what to do?
Any suggestions? Is it likely my computer or is this Drive Image 7 just not worth the effort. I did use it as a backup when I re-installed my OS a couple of years ago.

Regards,
Marc

"Wag more, bark less"

A:Cannot create Image to USB HD with Drive Image 7

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How can you display an online image on your desktop?

In XP you could go into "customize desktop" and there was a WEB tab where you could enter the url. So if the online image from the url changed, you would see the changes on your desktop as well.

Isn't that possible to do with win7?

A:Online image as desktop image

This feature has been removed from Window 7....i doubt there is any way to bring it back.....
maybe due to security reason...

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Help again still receive message DLL C:\Windows\system32\browseui.dll is not a valid windows image. and the box is titled taskmgr.exe-Bad Image or Explorer.exe-Bad image. I do not have a task bar nor can I pull up safe mode I can only get to internet thru backdoor of task manager after this message comes up I delete and hitr ctrl-alt-delete. Is there any thing I can do to correct this. I do not turn off my computer or leave internet now. Is there an online correction program that will get me out of this mess. Computer repair people want \$100 - 120 to fix I can buy rebuilt for less than that. Please, please help. Thanks

If you can get to Task Manager go to File/New Task(run) and type SFC /scannow the Windows File Protection window pops up. You may need your Windows CD for this. It will now copy any missing system files from the disc. If this fails I would format and reinstall Windows.

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Hey guys,

I have a laptop with a 500GB HDD of which approx 70GB i is used space

I am wanting to install an SSD in place of the HDD.

Can i create an image of my HDD using Win7 backup and restore and copy this over to the new SSD without any issues?

Someone told me that my SSD may not be able to tell the difference between used space and free space if i do it this way

Thanks

A:Creating system image of HDD for re-image to SSD

I wouldn't trust the Windows image system, but rather this:
SSD - Install and Transfer the Operating System

Or this with a free program, Macrium Reflect.
Imaging with free Macrium
the better way though with a new SSD is to do a clean install after making a back up of all your data, disconnect all other disk drives though.

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Hi

1: I have seen many people using scrollable images. How do I create one? I mean which software could be used to have such an image. If you don't understand what I meant by a scrollable image, then here is an example of the one (the last image before the 'response section - in the middle of the linked page): http://www.londatiga.net/featured-articles/how-to-create-scrollable-image-slider-using-javascript/

2: To attach an image file, let's say, to this post is to use 'attach' button (though, mine doesn't work!), or other way is to link to some external image hosting website such as imageshack. But I have seen some persons' attached images automatically appearing in the middle of their posts. How do they do this? Is it called image embedding? If it is, then how do I embed an image file? It would extremely nice of you if you could help me with the above queries. Thanks.

A:scrollable image, image embedding

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When I try to view the contents (detailed list) of a folder containing camera images with windows explorer, the list of files comes up reasonably quickly, but then the programme starts going through the list very slowly again changing the icon displayed one at a time. This takes for ever and sometimes explorer will crash halfway through doing this. i have looked for damaged files when this has happened but all the files open OK with Photoshop.

If I change the view to the film strip, the program stops crashing, but it still takes for ever to put up the thumbnails. Can anyone please tell me how I can manage these files more effectively

A:Problems with large image image

Oops me again I forgot the details:
I am running Windows XP home editoin Version 5.1 (build2600.xpsp_sp3_gdv.090206_1234: Service Pack 3)

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I am getting Bad Image...not a valid image error when my PC boots up and when I open any program.

I have run Malwarebytes AntiMalware program and it did find some trojans. I deleted these and I still have the issue.

I have listed below the HighjackThis log file below.

What should I do next. Thanks.

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 5:33:12 PM, on 1/14/2009
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16762)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\aswUpdSv.exe
C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\ashServ.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXBCES.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXPPS.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
C:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exe
C:\WINDOWS\eHome\ehRecvr.exe
C:\WINDOWS\eHome\ehSched.exe
C:\Program Files\LeapFrog\LeapFrog Connect\CommandService.exe
C:\Program Files\Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware\mbamservice.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Motive\McciCMService.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Nero\Nero BackItUp 4... Read more

A:I am getting Bad Image...not a valid image error

Any thoughts???? Anyone????

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How can I put an image on my desktop background?

I don't want it to be the whole background - just a 400-pixel image on the desktop background.

If possible, I would like to place it not in the center and to be able to choose which monitor to put it on.

Windows 7 Pro 64-bit

Thanks!

A:How to put image on desktop - Not a background image

OK this might help.
Resize the image to the size you want and Right Click Desktop > Personalize > Desktop Background > Choose Your Image(s) > Select "Centered" in Picture Position (bottom).

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Hi Guys,
I am not sure this is in the correct section.
I have the Desktop Background slide show running displaying my hobby photos.

My question, is there a way to display the image number, ie, P1050142 for each photo, on each photo as they are displayed?
Cheers,
Keith

A:Display image number with image.

Someone had the same request as you and someone else wrote a script to add a "Desktop Background File Location" to the context menu (right click)

How to Add "Desktop Background File Location" Option to Desktop Right-Click Menu in Windows 7 - The Winhelponline Blog

Hope you like it

There is a link to a Windows 8/8.1 version as well at the end of article.

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How do I enable "Mount Disc Image to Drive <whatever>" with Nero 6 when right-clicking an image file in Windows Explorer? I know it can be done but I don't know how. I have both Nero imagedrives enabled. My friend has the exact same version of Nero that I do and he has it enabled, yet he doesn't know how he did it.

A:Enabling "Mount Image" from Right-Clicking Disc Image with Nero 6

Actually I'm wrong. I have Nero 7.

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