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DannyR
09-16-2012, 09:04
Finally, I've got the new computer up and running. After several hours of failed attempts, my 18.7gb of backup files have been restored by McAfee. I may still have to do a lot of re-configuring, and I still have some software to reload.

I started with McAfee Backup at 10:45am yesterday and finished at 10:15pm. I will be looking for another backup solution in the very near future.

Regardless, I am once again a very happy camper.:wavey:

By the way, the offer of a used laptop by youngdocglock never materialized.:whistling:

Mrs Glockrunner
09-16-2012, 09:46
Welcome back, we missed you!!!:wavey:

Breadman03
09-16-2012, 09:48
Congrats!

I went through a similar experience a few years ago. Once I was done, I went out and bought a network hard drive that uses a LAN cable to plug into my router. While I could use it to backup my whole system, I just use it for important files.

wrenrj1
09-16-2012, 09:59
Glad it wasn't due to terms of parole! :tongueout:

ede
09-16-2012, 14:43
good to have you back. I drove past Roanoke today on 81, I honked the horn when I went by and waved at you/Roanoke.

lethal tupperwa
09-16-2012, 15:00
that was you.

emtjr928
09-16-2012, 15:14
What's your Name again?
:whistling:

Glockrunner
09-16-2012, 15:38
Other than a couple whip SNAPS, everybody has played nice in your absence to my knowledge.

Welcome back!

Don At PC
09-16-2012, 15:40
Boy am I glad you are back, some of these kids are soooooo unruley. :rofl::faint::embarassed:

Don

SARDG
09-16-2012, 15:47
Boy am I glad you are back, some of these kids are soooooo unruley. :rofl::faint::embarassed:

Don
NOT ME... I've been a good little girl. I even refused to be drawn into another reshoot debate - but it took incredible personal strength to not reply to it. :whistling:

ede
09-16-2012, 17:42
that was you.

did the same in Winchester

PM720
09-16-2012, 18:42
Other than a couple whip SNAPS, everybody has played nice in your absence to my knowledge.

Welcome back!

That's because Danny has us all so well trained! :whistling:

Scott

SARDG
09-16-2012, 18:53
That's because Danny has us all so well trained! :whistling:

Scott
Not me... I'm untrainable. :embarassed:

DannyR
09-16-2012, 18:53
:cool::cool::whistling::cool::cool:

bustedknee
09-16-2012, 19:15
good to have you back. I drove past Roanoke today on 81, I honked the horn when I went by and waved at you/Roanoke.

Was that you?

VP O'Biden was in town as well and he was the only person, I saw, that waved back.

Danny didn't even look up. He was busy compooting. :animlol:

GUNS N' HOGS
09-16-2012, 19:24
I will be looking for another backup solution in the very near future.

Danny:

FWIW, Acronis True Image Home along with a Seagate external USB 650Gb drive has saved my *** more than once!

Highly recommended!

:)

S.Kargoh
09-16-2012, 19:42
Welcome back to the wide world of webs.


Isnt it crazy to think of how small the www was in say 1994? I think there were less than 100 sites or something. Now look at us.



Edit: just saw that in 1993 there were 600 or so.

In mid 94 there was estimated 2500 or so.

bustedknee
09-17-2012, 09:22
.... just saw that in 1993 there were 600 or so. .....


Yeah, I read that too.

Apparently Al Gore had a site (afterall, he invented the Internet?) and the other 599 were porn sites. :animlol:



The 601st site on the Internet was DannyR with his Radio Shack TRS-80 logging on to research "Glocks". :animlol:


So the TRS-80 finally bit the dust, eh Danny? :animlol:


Just kidding, Good to have you back.

DannyR
09-17-2012, 12:37
Actually, it was my brother's used HP with a massive 20 meg hard drive and 640K of ram. Wow!

Remember Prodigy?

I joined the old format GlockTalk in July or August of 1998.

Fisherman
09-17-2012, 12:51
Glad to have you back. :fishing:

S.Kargoh
09-17-2012, 13:00
I was on a glock email list long ago, where we had to scroll through and filter out hundreds of emails a day. Before these web based forums.

PM720
09-17-2012, 14:00
Danny, I'm curious. When you load software do you do it one program at a time or.....? :whistling: :supergrin:

Scott

DannyR
09-17-2012, 14:27
McAfee Backup did not backup my programs, just my files. They were restored by McAfee in 11 batches. I re-installed my Microsoft Office for Home & Students 2007, Adobe Photoshop CS and Adobe Lightroom 1.0. I'll re-install my Sierra V later this week. I cannot find my old Lotus 1-2-3 files.

Most of my 18.7gig of backup files were nine years of high resolution jpeg and raw files. Only about 300 Excel and Word files. No music or video files.

SARDG
09-17-2012, 15:48
McAfee Backup did not backup my programs, just my files. They were restored by McAfee in 11 batches. I re-installed my Microsoft Office for Home & Students 2007, Adobe Photoshop CS and Adobe Lightroom 1.0. I'll re-install my Sierra V later this week. I cannot find my old Lotus 1-2-3 files...
Lotus 1-2-3... tell me it ain't so! I used that under DOS on 8086 machines in the early 80s. :shocked:

I'm in the middle of instituting a 100 Gb Cloud that allows me to backup and sync all my files on all my computers and smartphone. I can also supply links to any person of any file on the Cloud - no more files being too large to e-mail. And if I'm traveling somewhere with only my smartphone or laptop, I always have access to all my files everywhere. Yep, I have my head firmly in the clouds...

PM720
09-17-2012, 16:23
McAfee Backup did not backup my programs, just my files. They were restored by McAfee in 11 batches. I re-installed my Microsoft Office for Home & Students 2007, Adobe Photoshop CS and Adobe Lightroom 1.0. I'll re-install my Sierra V later this week. I cannot find my old Lotus 1-2-3 files.

Most of my 18.7gig of backup files were nine years of high resolution jpeg and raw files. Only about 300 Excel and Word files. No music or video files.

So you DO load 11? I guess that means you don't use a stripper drive? :rofl:

Scott

PM720
09-17-2012, 16:27
Lotus 1-2-3... tell me it ain't so! I used that under DOS on 8086 machines in the early 80s. :shocked:

I'm in the middle of instituting a 100 Gb Cloud that allows me to backup and sync all my files on all my computers and smartphone. I can also supply links to any person of any file on the Cloud - no more files being too large to e-mail. And if I'm traveling somewhere with only my smartphone or laptop, I always have access to all my files everywhere. Yep, I have my head firmly in the clouds...

100GB? I guess there won't be that many images and even less video? :dunno: Isn't it amazing how as technology advances we find more ways to "abuse" it? Bigger drives seem to lead to higher resolution video and pictures. Reminds me of the old Rubbermaid commercial where at the end with everything all neat and organized they say now they need more stuff! :faint::rofl:

Scott

emtjr928
09-17-2012, 16:45
Lotus 1-2-3... tell me it ain't so! I used that under DOS on 8086 machines in the early 80s. :shocked:

I'm in the middle of instituting a 100 Gb Cloud that allows me to backup and sync all my files on all my computers and smartphone. I can also supply links to any person of any file on the Cloud - no more files being too large to e-mail. And if I'm traveling somewhere with only my smartphone or laptop, I always have access to all my files everywhere. Yep, I have my head firmly in the clouds...

There are far worse places some people have their heads!!!
I'm just sayin'. :animlol:

SARDG
09-17-2012, 17:33
100GB? I guess there won't be that many images and even less video? :dunno: Isn't it amazing how as technology advances we find more ways to "abuse" it? Bigger drives seem to lead to higher resolution video and pictures. Reminds me of the old Rubbermaid commercial where at the end with everything all neat and organized they say now they need more stuff! :faint::rofl:

Scott
U R right - I just bumped it to 250Gb to store more media. Gotta stop somewhere though.

SARDG
09-17-2012, 17:34
There are far worse places some people have their heads!!!
I'm just sayin'. :animlol:
Oh my.... :whistling:

lethal tupperwa
09-18-2012, 05:49
U R right - I just bumped it to 250Gb to store more media. Gotta stop somewhere though.

there are now reasonably priced terabyte devices?

SARDG
09-18-2012, 08:49
there are now reasonably priced terabyte devices?
I've had a 1 Tb local backup drive for over a year - but one has to 'rent' cloud storage. ka-ching, ka-ching...

ETA: Ironically, I have a 2 Tb local drive in my new Desktop.

emtjr928
09-18-2012, 09:00
Oh the days of 8088 processors, 128K ram and massive 20 Meg hard drives.

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SARDG
09-18-2012, 09:23
Oh the days of 8088 processors, 128K ram and massive 20 Meg hard drives.
I had a 15Mb drive (and 128k of memory) for my Apple IIe. It was the bees knees. The old 6502 (I think) processor shared with some Commodores... And I had a CP/M card to run the powerful software available for that OS.

DannyR
09-18-2012, 10:06
The HP my brother gave me in 1989 was an 8088 with 20 meg and 640K. Wow, what a speed demon. Loved those big old floppies.:whistling:

PM720
09-18-2012, 13:00
And now our phones hold 64+ GB!! :wow:

Scott

emtjr928
09-18-2012, 13:11
Yes,, the good old days. Makes me kinda miss my slide rule I started college with..... NOT!

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SARDG
09-18-2012, 13:37
Yes,, the good old days. Makes me kinda miss my slide rule I started college with..... NOT!
I still have mine - but I started using it during the 2nd year of high school - about 12 years ago now.

Don At PC
09-18-2012, 13:38
I still have mine - but I started using it during the 2nd year of high school - about 12 years ago now.

Say What?????? How many years ago? :embarassed::rofl::faint:

Don

SARDG
09-18-2012, 13:42
Say What?????? How many years ago? :embarassed::rofl::faint:

Don
12 years... 50 years...... who's counting?

emtjr928
09-18-2012, 14:00
I know... I know!!!!! I bet I know who is counting!

:whistling:

ede
09-18-2012, 14:04
Was that you?

VP O'Biden was in town as well and he was the only person, I saw, that waved back.

Danny didn't even look up. He was busy compooting. :animlol:


i spent Saturday nite in Wytheville.

PM720
09-18-2012, 20:16
I think you need a new slide rule Kitty! :whistling:

Scott

SARDG
09-18-2012, 21:05
I think you need a new slide rule Kitty! :whistling:

Scott
My slide rule calculates that I've been out of high school about 10 years. Remember, all that's required in solving mathmatical problems is "slide-rule-accuracy...". I'm sure my slipstick is completely accurate. :yawn:

lethal tupperwa
09-19-2012, 06:39
Gigo*

bustedknee
09-19-2012, 08:20
i spent Saturday nite in Wytheville.

You didn't see me there.

I was at the Motor Mile Speedway watching Josh Berry Win Jr Motor Sport's first Championship.


With a little planning, we could have had a Git-Together. Danny visits Wytheville once a week.

DannyR
09-19-2012, 08:29
Yup, will be there this afternoon.:wavey: