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by micksmuse
Tue Jun 02, 2020 9:28 pm
Forum: Music and Audio Production
Topic: HARD DRIVE STORAGE question
Replies: 6
Views: 56

Re: HARD DRIVE STORAGE question

i guess i could also just replace the 250GB SSD M.2 that came with the computer with a 1TB internal M.2 before taking it out bounce everything currently on the 250GB SSD onto the internal HDD that has plenty of space and then make a recovery flash drive to boot off of for after i swap the SSD's sinc...
by micksmuse
Tue Jun 02, 2020 7:57 pm
Forum: Music and Audio Production
Topic: HARD DRIVE STORAGE question
Replies: 6
Views: 56

Re: HARD DRIVE STORAGE question

thanks for input: so could i just put all my recording stuff on the external so i wouldn't have to stress out the internal 250GB SSD (i can run it through usb 3 or the USB type C port i could just keep the operating system on the internal SSD and other various non-musical programs on it. i use ablet...
by micksmuse
Mon Jun 01, 2020 11:01 pm
Forum: Music and Audio Production
Topic: HARD DRIVE STORAGE question
Replies: 6
Views: 56

Re: HARD DRIVE STORAGE question

thanks so much for response. couple questions.: sounds like i should bite bullet and get a 1TB SSD. any suggestions on brand model. guessing i need a 2.5 for a desktop is an external SSD ill advised? any suggestions on how to clone over what i have on SSD now to the new drive. should i just bounce e...
by micksmuse
Mon Jun 01, 2020 9:39 pm
Forum: Music and Audio Production
Topic: HARD DRIVE STORAGE question
Replies: 6
Views: 56

HARD DRIVE STORAGE question

so using alive 9 and have a windows 10 computer with enough ram and a 250 SSD and a 2 TB HD have been good to go for a long time but have purchased native complete which is over 400GB storage. i now have all my program files on the 250 SSD and my data on the 2TB HD only have about 40 GB left of spac...
by micksmuse
Sat Nov 24, 2018 12:54 am
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: FAILSAFE backing up advice
Replies: 8
Views: 756

Re: FAILSAFE backing up advice

looks like Arq isn't set up for windows quite yet. (i am using windows)
when you say the caveat of backblaze is "have to be prepared" not sure what you mean by that. i don't mind a little work at end of session.
by micksmuse
Fri Nov 23, 2018 10:24 pm
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: FAILSAFE backing up advice
Replies: 8
Views: 756

Re: FAILSAFE backing up advice

thanks for tip on backblaze. i had a well known back up service (carbonite) only to find out that they don't back up all the files in a folder you have set for backup. after speaking with their tech people they confirmed that they don't back up files that you update to. say i have a track/project i ...
by micksmuse
Fri Nov 23, 2018 7:26 pm
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: FAILSAFE backing up advice
Replies: 8
Views: 756

FAILSAFE backing up advice

had a computer crash years ago that put the fear into me. getting along in years on SSD and wondering if i am backing up all that needs to be. if i haven't changed anything from the way live would store things by default. if i back up the "ableton" folder on my hard drive am i getting everything tha...
by micksmuse
Mon Nov 19, 2018 3:22 pm
Forum: Music and Audio Production
Topic: ableton live 9 with avid eleven rack sp ed
Replies: 0
Views: 331

ableton live 9 with avid eleven rack sp ed

seriously considering getting a avid eleven rack due to a price drop and wondered if any one had any issues using it with ableton live. it says plug and play with pro tools and was curious if there were any issues with using it with ableton. any info or experience with using it would be much appreci...
by micksmuse
Wed Apr 11, 2018 10:17 pm
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: BACKING UP to 3rd party ie: Carbonite
Replies: 3
Views: 685

Re: BACKING UP to 3rd party ie: Carbonite

hi, yes, i can do that to individual files/projects but i have carbonite set up for daily automatic backup's. sometimes i work on 20 projects in one day. i am trying to find a way for this to be done automatically and not to individually create new files constantly. just thought there was a way to h...
by micksmuse
Wed Apr 11, 2018 8:59 pm
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: BACKING UP to 3rd party ie: Carbonite
Replies: 3
Views: 685

BACKING UP to 3rd party ie: Carbonite

so i had a backup system with a company that went out of home use biz and i transferred over to CARBONITE cause of a deal i was offered. only to find out that for some reason it won't back up my ableton project files. we went through troubleshooting to find that for some reason ableton project ALS f...
by micksmuse
Fri Mar 30, 2018 5:13 am
Forum: Music and Audio Production
Topic: All Instruments, Audio- & MIDI Effects are gone
Replies: 10
Views: 1241

Re: All Instruments, Audio- & MIDI Effects are gone

funny that just happened to me today also. i just saved my work, closed live and then re-opened and they were back. i am sure you have tried this but if not.....
by micksmuse
Tue Feb 06, 2018 2:35 am
Forum: Music and Audio Production
Topic: How Long Did it Take?
Replies: 32
Views: 5695

Re: How Long Did it Take?

i came to live from nothing (other than archaic tape recorders). if you come in fresh like that you don't have to unlearn things or get caught up in the "what's missing" black hole. made it much easier i suspect.
good luck.
by micksmuse
Sat Dec 30, 2017 7:18 pm
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Upgrading whole HD to SSD? Expected performance improve?
Replies: 13
Views: 1398

Re: Upgrading whole HD to SSD? Expected performance improve?

by far one of the best upgrades i have ever done. the speed in loading is amazing compared to regular hard drive. don't even think about it (other than logistics of course) do it.
by micksmuse
Fri Sep 29, 2017 3:00 am
Forum: Music and Audio Production
Topic: 32 bit vs. 64 bit
Replies: 3
Views: 689

Re: 32 bit vs. 64 bit

thanks for quick reply. so if i download the 64 live suite anything like max for live that comes with it that isn't a pack will be 64 too i would assume. and then the extra packs i would not have to download again i would just link that folder to the 64 version of live. and one other question. if i ...
by micksmuse
Fri Sep 29, 2017 2:38 am
Forum: Music and Audio Production
Topic: 32 bit vs. 64 bit
Replies: 3
Views: 689

32 bit vs. 64 bit

so have been using live 9.7.1 suite for years and when i first got it i went with 32 bit and have had no issues but i am interested in upgrading my superior drummer 2 to the new 3 and 3 only comes in 64 so looks like i will have to go with 64 on ableton since it requires hosts to be 64 also. the onl...