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Windows 7: Windows 7 install problem catch 22

08 Jul 2013   #51
Solarstarshines

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit sp1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by superkev1503 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by gregrocker View Post
Have you run all Important and Optional Windows Updates after enabling Automatically deliver drivers via Windows Update (Step 3) yet?

This should always be the first step once you get to the desktop to see what drivers Win7 wants updated or to provide, to get Performance Updates that may affect your problem, and to get Net Framework 4 required to run the ATI tool Solar provided.

I've now typed this out four times in this thread.
Doing that now, thanks

Yup


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08 Jul 2013   #52
superkev1503

Windows 7 Professional
 
 

Thanks again everyone, you helped me and I learned a lot too. I'm so used to Linux I never would have figured this out.

I got the activation sorted and all seem to be working as it should, thanks again to everyone who helped with their time and knowledge!!
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08 Jul 2013   #53
gregrocker
Microsoft MVP

 
 

Really glad to hear it, Kev.

How did you end up getting a stable driver for your video card?
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08 Jul 2013   #54
essenbe
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Enterprise X64
 
 

Really glad to hear it, Kev. I hope it continues well. Glad we could be of some assistance to you.
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08 Jul 2013   #55
superkev1503

Windows 7 Professional
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by gregrocker View Post
Really glad to hear it, Kev.

How did you end up getting a stable driver for your video card?
I had tried the most recent drivers and they failed, then I found some 'Legacy' drivers on the ATI site and tried them, they seemed to work. Haven't tried any gaming yet however.

Thanks again everyone
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08 Jul 2013   #56
Solarstarshines

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit sp1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by superkev1503 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by gregrocker View Post
Really glad to hear it, Kev.

How did you end up getting a stable driver for your video card?
I had tried the most recent drivers and they failed, then I found some 'Legacy' drivers on the ATI site and tried them, they seemed to work. Haven't tried any gaming yet however.

Thanks again everyone
Great Job SuperKev glad it worked out for you
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08 Jul 2013   #57
Britton30
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

Super job Kev with so many of us trying to help you.
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09 Jul 2013   #58
ICIT2LOL

Desk1 8 Pro / Desk2 7 Home Prem / Main lap Asus ROG 7 Pro
 
 

Well done Kev now I learnt something as well (not that hard LOL!!) so alls well that ends well
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