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08 Oct 2013   #1621
paulpicks21

Windows 7 Professional 64 bit
 
 

Hello and welcome yimitz, glad you found the site useful


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08 Oct 2013   #1622
x BlueRobot

 

Welcome to the forums yimitz
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08 Oct 2013   #1623
Shadowjk

Windows 7 Professional x64 SP1 ; Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by yimitz View Post
Hello all, I'm a long-time XP holdout who recently was drafted (well, OK, I was the only volunteer) to become admin of a couple of Win7 Pro machines. I decided to upgrade my long-in-the-tooth home machine to 7 so I could at least be able to bring up the equivalent dialog boxes, etc. on my machine to help someone remotely when they call me in a panic (the users of the two machines are not at all computer-savvy). Late last week I did a fresh install of 7 and so far, with a couple of minor issues (printer support the main one), things are looking just fine. The amount of information here is just amazing, and I made use of a lot of it while planning the upgrade. Thanks to all those who took the time to share.
Good to see you! Welcome to Sevenforums!
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08 Oct 2013   #1624
maxie

windows 7 home 64bit
 
 

Hi yimitz .. Welcome to Seven Forums
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08 Oct 2013   #1625
A Guy

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

Welcome to Seven Forums yimitz. A Guy
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09 Oct 2013   #1626
jeepmann4x4

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

Welcome yimitz.
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09 Oct 2013   #1627
glassofwater

windows 7
 
 

Welcome to SF, Yimitz.
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10 Oct 2013   #1628
Aurondium

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Hi, friends.

I'm from Scotland. Retired, in my seventies, and been gaming since the days of Fade to Black, Zork, Quake, Duke Nukem and so forth.

What an enormous amount of helpful information here. I spent the last few days reading the long 40+ page thread on upgrading to Windows 7.

I'm currently using Vista Home Premium 32bit but suspect it's time I considered upgrading my March 2007 Dell set up to Windows 7 64bit. My nVidia GeForce 7900GS card seems to be struggling a tad with the recent games although I managed 90% of Tomb Taider. Not much I want to play at present so will probably shut down my Steam and Origin accounts.

I'm keen to try Microsoft FSX. I found a detailed thread on Flight Forum which seems to cover how to get the best out of FSX via Windows 7 but I'm still considering my options.

I'm no expert by any means but I'm happy to give upgrading a shot. Looks as though using the Clean install with a upgrade Windows 7 tutorial may be the applicable one but using the 'repair' option instead of the 'install' to leave my existing (6 years of) stuff untouched.

I've copied all my User files (8G) to a separate plug-in SSD.

Then I presume I could replace my graphics card, then follow all the steps needed to strip Windows 7 down to the basics needed.

As I said, still considering my options, but delighted to find so much helpful information here.
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10 Oct 2013   #1629
paulpicks21

Windows 7 Professional 64 bit
 
 

Hello and a warm welcome to the forums Aurondium.

Paul.
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10 Oct 2013   #1630
maxie

windows 7 home 64bit
 
 

Hi Aurondium Welcome to Seven Forums
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