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Originally Posted by Nightfallx View Post

do the updates while you sleep. saves the trouble of slipstreaming or making a ghost image tongue.gif.

That is the whole point of using WSUS offline updater in the first place - so one can avoid having to go through that laborious process. I usually go do the dishes, eat lunch, whatever... When using the WSUS offline updater, it only takes about 40-45 min at the most. When that's done, I make a baseline image with Acronis True Image and install all of my applications from that point on.

As far as I know, there is no version of Ghost that has been tested and verified to work with Win7 64-bit. I stopped using that a long time ago.
Edited by DaChosenOne - 3/4/14 at 5:55pm
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That is the whole point of using WSUS offline updater in the first place - so one can avoid having to go through that laborious process. I usually go do the dishes, eat lunch, whatever... When using the WSUS offline updater, it only takes about 40-45 min at the most. When that's done, I make a baseline image with Acronis True Image and install all of my applications from that point on.

As far as I know, there is no version of Ghost that has been tested and verified to work with Win7 67-bit. I stopped using that a long time ago.

I use Norton Ghost all the time, and since it's my image going on the same PC over and over I activate it before I capture it. and I don't generalize the image because it's my image I don't care about the same SID.
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Sounds right to me.
 
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do the updates while you sleep. saves the trouble of slipstreaming or making a ghost image tongue.gif.

 

Dude, it only took an hour.

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Dude, it only took an hour.

yeah but my way = no wait smile.gif
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yeah but my way = no wait smile.gif

 

Um, no, you have to wait until you wake up the next day. Why do that when it only takes an hour?

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you were the one complaining about updates man, I was just giving an option. you would think with 52,000 posts you would know by now updates take a while sometimes.
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you were the one complaining about updates man, I was just giving an option. you would think with 52,000 posts you would know by now updates take a while sometimes.

 

You weren't really listening to what I was asking. Maybe read it again and see if you can pick up on it. :)

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I typed and retyped a response in a way to which would demonstrate my point, without seeming abrasive.

I failed ultimately lol.

Anyways, hows the SSD TC?
    
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I typed and retyped a response in a way to which would demonstrate my point, without seeming abrasive.

I failed ultimately lol.

Anyways, hows the SSD TC?

 

First, the Windows gadget platform started dying randomly after the last windows updates. Microsoft's "Fix it" for this problem that they created didn't work, but I kept going. Then I screwed something up in Outlook 2003 quite severely which left me with no choice but to give up. In extreme anger, I wiped the Samsung clean. I'm back at square 1 again with my Callisto Deluxe wondering when I'll feel like taking another chance at wasting another 14 hours of my life. That's twice now that I've started, ran into a huge issue and started over. I'm utterly defeated and extremely depressed. I already know that I am gonna have to start fresh in Outlook if I want to have any hope of using it again, but that Gadgets problem is even bigger for me. I feel like I'm stuck; can't start over unless I want to give up the Gadget platform. I hate Microsoft.

 

I feel like returning it because I doubt that I'll ever figure out a way past all that b.s. I depend on the way I have everything set up, y'know?

 

While I was at war with my goddamn computer, I did take notice of the superior speed. I'm too depressed to care right now though. At this point, I feel like I am screwed. It's a badass SSD, I love Samsung Magician, but.......heh


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