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Windows 7: Why can't i install anything? [says full disk, it's not]

14 Jan 2014   #11
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

Default for what library - x86 or x64. Most programs will install in x86.


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14 Jan 2014   #12
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

I just see that you have very little space on C which I assume is a SSD. Get rid of the hiberfile. The command is powercfg -h off
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14 Jan 2014   #13
s000p

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by whs View Post
I just see that you have very little space on C which I assume is a SSD. Get rid of the hiberfile. The command is powercfg -h off
(x86), and i tried the,"powercfg -h off" you suggested and it didn't work.
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14 Jan 2014   #14
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

Quote:
i tried the,"powercfg -h off" you suggested and it didn't work
Of course that works - I have done that many times. What happened. You probably did not run cmd in elevated mode or made a mistake in the format - with the spaces.

And if you pointed the installer to F, did you really make a folder of program files in F and put that path into the reg.
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14 Jan 2014   #15
s000p

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by whs View Post
Quote:
i tried the,"powercfg -h off" you suggested and it didn't work
Of course that works - I have done that many times. What happened. You probably did not run cmd in elevated mode or made a mistake in the format - with the spaces.

And if you pointed the installer to F, did you really make a folder of program files in F and put that path into the reg.
the command worked, but seemed like it did nothing, and I did put it to a Program files folder on my F, but it messed a few things up and didn't fix my problem, so i reverted it.
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14 Jan 2014   #16
s000p

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 




Also, this.
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14 Jan 2014   #17
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1
 
 

Just for information. Hope it helps.
From the picture Post #3

C: SSD 55.8 GB
Free Space 9.49 GB 17%

From the picture Post #16

C: Disk size 55 GB
Available Space 4940 MB
Required 153 MB
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F: Disk 826 GB
Available Space 592 GB
Required 108 KB
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Just copy/paste powercfg -h off
It does work just like whs has posted.
Reboot when done.

I will go back to watching.
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15 Jan 2014   #18
s000p

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by whs View Post
I don't think this Hackintosh stuff helps. What does the regkey say.

Btw: I have only 40% vision and a very hard time to read your snips. Is black writing on white backhround possible.
Sorry to bother you again, but no one else seems to be able to help me as much as you. Do you have any other ideas for my installing issue?
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15 Jan 2014   #19
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

1. Remind me - what was the original path that was stored in the Registry for Program Files and Program files x86.

2. Did you get powercfg -h off to work

3. If you post black snips, assume that I cannot read them because I am half blind.
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15 Jan 2014   #20
s000p

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by whs View Post
1. Remind me - what was the original path that was stored in the Registry for Program Files and Program files x86.

2. Did you get powercfg -h off to work

3. If you post black snips, assume that I cannot read them because I am half blind.
1. C:\program files / C:\program files(x86)

2. Yes, but it didn't free up much space.

3. Ok, sorry.
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