Quickly enable/disable screensaver
March 17, 2012 — 14:15

Author: silver  Category: windows  Comments: Off
Windows 7 Backup and TrueCrypt
March 13, 2012 — 21:35

Author: silver  Category: encryption windows  Comments: Off

Can’t use TrueCrypted drive directly in Win7 Backup, but have to use windows share… this means no image backups :(

TrueCrypt doesn’t support Volume Shadow Copy

Alternative: BitLocker or http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comparison_of_disk_encryption_software

Update 25-01-2017:

Unfortunately the same seems to be true for VeraCrypt (and Windows 10). If a volume is mounted in VeraCrypt and you try to create a system image it’s not possible to select where to save the backup (error 0x80070001). The VeraCrypt documentation lists the following limitation:

The Windows Volume Shadow Copy Service is currently supported only for partitions within the key scope of system encryption (e.g. a system partition encrypted by VeraCrypt, or a non- system partition located on a system drive encrypted by VeraCrypt, mounted when the encrypted operating system is running). Note: For other types of volumes, the Volume Shadow Copy Service is not supported because the documentation for the necessary API is not available.

( https://veracrypt.codeplex.com/wikipage?title=Issues%20and%20Limitations )

Enable AHCI on ASUS P5 EPU/SE
March 13, 2012 — 21:27

Author: silver  Category: hardware windows  Comments: Off

Enable AHCI on a ASUS P5 EPU/SE motherboard

Modified BIOS ROM: http://www.bios-mods.com/forum/Thread-AHCI-enable-on-ASUS-P5K-SE-EPU-and-option-ROM-update

(or crossflash newer P5K ROM instead)

Windows XP: http://forums.pcper.com/showthread.php?t=444831

Windows 7: http://www.windows7news.com/2010/05/25/how-to-enable-ahci-in-windows-7/

Fix a broken Symantec SEP install
March 13, 2012 — 21:23

Author: silver  Category: windows  Comments: Off

Fix a broken Symantec Endpoint Protection SBE install

Disable/remove services

Remove teefer driver (firewall):

C:\>pnputil -e
C:\>pnputil -f -d oem<#>.inf

Remove registry entries

Remove files

 

More info: http://www.symantec.com/business/support/index?page=content&id=TECH93532&locale=en_US








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