Deleting system/protected/recovery partitions from SSD [SOLVED]

Partitions removed!

The various system vendors (Dell, Lenovo, HP, etc.) generally use a large number of partitions on their SSDs and HDD. Here is an example from a recent Windows 10 laptop with a 256GB m.2 SSD boot drive: Partition 1 Recovery Partition 2 System Partition 3 OEM Partition 4 Reserved Partition 5 Primary Partition 6 Recovery Wow, that is a ton of partitions! Normally that many partitions is not a big deal, but if you want to quickly re-purpose an old

ScanSnap internal error occurred 0x1001 (s300, ix500, etc.) [SOLVED]

ScanSnap Error Message

Are you getting a ScanSnap internal error occurred 0x1001 error message? After months of trouble free usage when saving to folder, I had that error pop-up  Thankfully, I did the following steps and everything is back to normal: How to fix the error #1 Try to save to Google Drive or one of the other options and verify that you can complete the save (I was able to save to Google Drive) and this means the scanner is working properly #2

Vintage Jeep CJ6 (photos and info)

Jeep CJ-6 has a very long wheelbase compared to the CJ-5

This is the CJ-6 Jeep that my dad purchased new in 1973. In 1996 we restored it for my 16th birthday. I drove until I graduated high school in 1999. There are many fun memories associated with this Jeep  Model year: 1973 (produced May 1973) CJ-6 VIN: J3F84FVE6XXXX Engine number: 3218XXX Engine: 232, AMC inline six Misc: 101″ wheelbase Gross Axle Weight Rating (GAWR): 4500 GAWR front: 1900 GAWR rear: 2250

Q. Quicken register two lines [HOWTO] [SOLVED]

The upper right hand corner has the Gear icon that you need

Q. I know you use Quicken from some of your other “tip” posts, can you help me with something? Specifically, I added a new checking account to Quicken Deluxe 2015 and the register seems to be stuck at one line height for the new account How do I get it back to the old two lines?! Thx! -Tony M. A. Hi Tony, I think I can help! There are a couple ways to do it: Click the “gear” icon in

Adobe Creative Cloud uninstalled with errors

Successfully uninstalled!

Recently I uninstalled Adobe Creative Cloud and the process was rather interesting: First I had to uninstall any individual applications (like Adobe Photoshop, otherwise CC would not uninstall), next I had to uninstall Adobe Creative Cloud (and it said it encountered errors), lastly I had to reboot and uninstall Adobe Creative Cloud again (and this time it was successful). Normally a reboot isn’t a big deal, but in this instance I had a multi-TB file transfer that still had about 5 hours

Dell Latitude E5450 i7-5600U 2.6GHz, 16GB RAM, 1TB, NVIDIA 840M 14.0″ 1920X1080

E5450 showing Dell boot logo

You are viewing the bought and sold portion of my website. This is where I keep an archive of items that I bought and sold on eBay or other venues. For auction: Dell E5450. You are bidding on the exact laptop pictured in the photos. Condition: perfect refurbished condition, unit has been fully tested and is in excellent condition. Detailed specifications of this unit: Dell Latitude E5450  Core i7-5600U 2.6GHz-3.20GHz CPU 16GB DDR3 RAM 1TB HDD NVIDIA 840M 2GB dedicated

MS Windows 10 Pro Upgrade refund [SOLVED]

Refund request approved!

Recently I purchased an Acer Aspire R14 from Best Buy. It shipped with Windows 10 Home and I purchased the Windows 10 Pro upgrade via the Microsoft/Windows Store for $99. Unfortunately, the laptop failed and I had to return it. That meant that I was out the $99 I spent for the Win 10 Pro upgrade Thankfully, MS’s tech chat support was able to resolve the issue. The complete transcript, with details redacted, is posted below. Here are three highlights

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