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barbareska 1) can I reset the pc with the usb stick ?
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or shall I install the recovery disc, to repair things like the below mentioned?

and 2) my main problem - the newest:
c:\you cannot grap at - the path is not at your disposal - what on earth does that mean - I obviously make things that cause such difficulties - please help me,
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Hi barbareska;

As far as the topic header of your thread, did you mean for it to be in the body of your post?

You seem to be asking about recovery of a system that has completely failed and will not start. Is this correct? If so, What type of computer and what Operating System do you have? Also you said, "... to repair things like the below mentioned?". Below what? I do not see anything except another question.

About your main problem, is this a separate machine or the one above you want to recover? (You shouldn't have to recover unless you have a major failure.) You said, "c:\you cannot grap at - the path is not at your disposal - what on earth does that mean". Is that a file path? It seems your system says something about the file path being unavailable. Again, what type of computer and what Operating System are we dealing with.

Please try to be more specific about your problem(s).


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Hello Barbareska and TiMow

I cannot quite understand the translated message being shown , perhaps if TiMow could see the actual message showing in German , there might be more details .

The last problem Barbareska posted , seemed to involve the UAC and administration rights ; Barbareska , did you get it sorted with the help from John and your brother ??

I can't help with Windows 7 as such and I'm not sure Fred can , but we can take a look .

Your "horrid home computer" looks to be quite a beauty from where I'm sitting ;))

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Good evening,

I dont know what translator barbareska uses, but my experience of them is not good.

I dont really get what the problem is - I dont know if Fred had a handle on it either.

I read on one of the on-going sagas, that at 3 a.m. his time, he was turning in, and therefore felt obliged to warn barbareska that she wouldn`t get an instant reply.

If she re-posts in Deutsch, I cant guarantee I have the necessary language skills in technical termonology.

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Anthony Wells RE: 1) can I reset the pc with the usb stick ?
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Hi ,

TiMow , I got the gist of what you were saying :)

It is more the words "grab" , the "path" and "disposal" which confuse me (easily done, I admit) .

Also Barbareska , what exactly is the "data" you are trying to "extinguish" from the desktop ?? Where is it on the screen , what is the origin/source of the data ?? Are you trying to change the layout of the desktop ??

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OK Anthony,

I`ve tried to back translate, and then come up with a better English translation - its all a bit vague and guesswork, but here goes.

When she tries to delete something from the desktop (dont know what or why), she gets a message along the lines of:

C:\ access denied - the path (action?) is not available (or authorised).

I cant imagine this scenario.

The point of the thread is to ask, if she can restore (return) her computer to a previous stable state using a recovery disk (of her old in tact system), or can she reset using a USB stick - but she doesn`t say what`s on the stick.

Again I don`t see why if she has a disk, she wants to use a USB stick - cant see the advantage of the stick.

Unfortunately, due to the position of my computer - when the kids go to bed, I have to shut down - wont be around for much longer.

TiMow.

EDIT: this post was written before I read your last one, but I think your points are covered. I had connection problems and lost some time - had to re-submit.

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Anthony Wells RE: 1) can I reset the pc with the usb stick ?
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Thanks TiMow ,

Sounds like it is still an "administrator rights" problem re that problem ; the rest re resetting is not my domain . It looks like Fred will have to take things back up again .

Anthony

PS: use the mouse highlight/copy before you post.

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TiMow RE: 1) can I reset the pc with the usb stick ?
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on 24th Feb, 2010 18:34, Anthony Wells wrote:
Hi ,

Also Barbareska , what exactly is the "data" you are trying to "extinguish" from the desktop ?? Where is it on the screen , what is the origin/source of the data ?? Are you trying to change the layout of the desktop ??

Anthony



No indication to any of the above, from what we have so far.

TiMow

EDIT. Fortunately I do copy (when I dont forget) - it just took time to get the connection back up again.

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TiMow RE: 1) can I reset the pc with the usb stick ?
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Morning / evening Fred

Just a quickie for now.

Which translator did you use? - it didn`t come across at all bad.

I use Google when I need to - which is far from perfect.

I cant say it`s 100% accurate, because my German is far from that - but I could understand it.

Good job.

TiMow

EDIT: CH is for Confoederatio Helvetica (Switzerland to you and me).
If I dont understand English we`ll have to blame my upbringing / schooling - born and bred.
Even spent a few years on your side of the pond.

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Hi,

A neat little trick for words you don't understand to is to go to www.google.com and enter "define: word".

As an example, here is the definition of "heuristic".
http://www.google.dk/search?hl=en&q=define%3A+heur...

(Update:I did notice the above link doesn't work. I've reported it to our developers. In the mean time, please just copy-and-past the link)

Hope this helps. ;)
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Thanks for help, Emil, but I think the problems barbareska is having are more to do with translating technical terms from German to English. Everything she writes in English is through an online translator, and from my exprience they lack many specialist technical terms. I think that`s what she means re. buying a book.

I appreciate its probably bad form to answer on someone else`s behalf (on their thread too), but I believe this to be the case here.

I`m at the moment trying to compose a reply to some of the points in German, as I have a limited knowledge of the language.

Thanks

TiMow

EDIT: if your try to paste a copied link that is longer than one line in the reply box, what happened in your case above is what has happened to me before.

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