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Windows 7: Drivers not installing correctly

30 Sep 2016   #11
LoneGeek

Windows 7 Pro x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ICIT2LOL View Post
Hmm well maybe the machine is just manufactured not to support 7 it is entirely possible I know soem Asus machines cannot have 7 installed on them.

Now it is worry that the fans run fast and the machine is slow it indicates to me at least something wrong with some hardware somewhere. The fan running loud and fast almost always due to high temps on the CPU/ graphics chip.

The slowness could be due to anything really from way too many processes running a the the same time to too many programs being loaded up on power up to an OS that is out of whack.

The other thing that occurred to me too is you say the machine came from a school and I am left wondering if it was an Enterprise OS??
It actually came from staples (brand new) with 10 education pre-installed...10 is just a heavy OS compared to 7 imo.


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01 Oct 2016   #12
ICIT2LOL

Desk1 7 Home Prem / Desk2 10 Pro / Main lap Asus ROG 10 Pro 2 laptop Toshiba 7 Pro Asus P2520 7 & 10
 
 

Ok not sure what education was and personally I resisted 10 for a long time and now have it on three of my machines and I did find it faster than 7 plus I modified all my desktops to get rid of the apps - an unnecessary feature in my view.

Now I have Googled all sorts of places including the annoying HP support sites and I think it comes back to what georgek linked re that probably the machine is not back compatible to 7.

I suppose one thing you could do is contact HP and ask. Just out of interest I am assuming you bought a new 7 OEM? hopefully the Pro version??
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06 Oct 2016   #13
LoneGeek

Windows 7 Pro x64
 
 

I'm not getting much help at HP, so I guess i'll have to bite the bullet and deal with 10
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06 Oct 2016   #14
torchwood

W7 home premium 32bit/W7HP 64bit/w10 tp insider ring
 
 

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