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Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 12 Mar 2013
Replies: 8
Views: 958
Posted By Tocapet
NAH

Dunno what u guys have against W8. I have it on 1 machine and it's great. I upgraded it from W7 and it picked up all of my programs. Everything works and it's faster than W7. I just go to the...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 11 Mar 2013
Replies: 8
Views: 958
Posted By Tocapet
Well, I have a solution. Just ordered Win 8 Pro....

Well, I have a solution. Just ordered Win 8 Pro. That will fix it once and for all.
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 08 Mar 2013
Replies: 8
Views: 958
Posted By Tocapet
[QUOTE=NoelDP;2317554][QUOTE=Tocapet;2317485]I ...

[QUOTE=NoelDP;2317554][QUOTE=Tocapet;2317485]I
There are no easy ways around this.
Your best option is to use the manufacturer's Recovery system to get back to the initial install, and then...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 08 Mar 2013
Replies: 8
Views: 958
Posted By Tocapet
Did the registry tweaks you mentioned, but now it...

Did the registry tweaks you mentioned, but now it says the version I am trying to install is older than the one I have. Gotta be some way!!
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 08 Mar 2013
Replies: 8
Views: 958
Posted By Tocapet
Can't upgrade install after running anytime upgrade

I purchased an upgrade key from Microsoft last year and used it on my Win 7 home premium 64 bit installation and upgraded it to Win 7 pro 64. Lately, my system has gotten squirrelly and I wanted to...
Forum: Installation & Setup 31 Dec 2011
Replies: 4
Views: 1,722
Posted By Tocapet
I do have the W7 home premium upgrade. But I...

I do have the W7 home premium upgrade. But I upgraded from XP. I have the full version of XP. But I didn't want to install it first on the new HD, then upgrade it to W7. So I did the clean...
Forum: Installation & Setup 30 Dec 2011
Replies: 4
Views: 1,722
Posted By Tocapet
Problems with 64-bit W7 after anytime upgrade from Home Premium to Pro

After I got the anytime upgrade from Home Premium 64 bit to Pro I am having problems. W7 will occasionaly hang on boot up and I have to pull the plug to get it to reboot. It will not recognize my...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 28 Oct 2011
Replies: 0
Views: 792
Posted By Tocapet
Sony Vaio PCV-RS710G or PCV-RS220(UE) Which is best for W7?

what is the difference between a Sony PCV-RS710G and a PCV-RS220(UE)??
Wondering which one of these would run W7 better.
Forum: General Discussion 28 May 2011
Replies: 12
Views: 3,989
Posted By Tocapet
My W7 home premium machine stopped going into...

My W7 home premium machine stopped going into sleep mode after I installed Update for Windows 7 for x64-based Systems (KB2541014)

Before that it was working fine. How can I uninstall this?
Forum: Hardware & Devices 07 May 2011
Replies: 1
Views: 807
Posted By Tocapet
Memory compatibility problems

I ordered a pair of 1 GB PC3200 DDR400 sticks and they sent me a pair that say
MDD400 128X64. These are not compatible with either of my 2 machines running Win7 64.
:cry:
What's the difference?
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 25 Feb 2011
Replies: 16
Views: 49,277
Posted By Tocapet
Did the repair install and then immediately...

Did the repair install and then immediately installed Service Pack 1 and it all worked fine. Seems that .net was causing the problem because the repair install balked on it for a few minutes and...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 25 Feb 2011
Replies: 16
Views: 49,277
Posted By Tocapet
Running from my Win7 DVD, I got the same message...

Running from my Win7 DVD, I got the same message from (SFC /Scannow /offbootdir=D:\ offwindir=D:\windows) that I got from within Win7 -- found some corrupt files, but unable to restore them. When I...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 24 Feb 2011
Replies: 16
Views: 49,277
Posted By Tocapet
Windows Update failed first, before I downloaded...

Windows Update failed first, before I downloaded the ISO. I ran the syscheck scan and it found some corrupt files that it couldn't fix. So, it's time for Repair Start. May do that tomorrow.
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 24 Feb 2011
Replies: 16
Views: 49,277
Posted By Tocapet
Service Pack 1 won't install

I have tried several times to get it to install on one of my W7 machines. First I tried getting it from Microsoft Update. When that didn't work, I downloaded the ISO file and burned a DVD. That...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 05 Dec 2010
Replies: 5
Views: 4,663
Posted By Tocapet
Well, thanks gregrocker for the workaround, but...

Well, thanks gregrocker for the workaround, but after reading the first post saying I couldn't do it, I went ahead and did the clean install before I got your post. It's on my backup computer, so I...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 03 Dec 2010
Replies: 5
Views: 4,663
Posted By Tocapet
Can I activate the trial version with a new key?

I have the trial version of W7 64-bit installed. I have rearmed it 3 or 4 times already, each time gives me another 90 days. My question, which has probably already been asked, is this:

I just...
Forum: Tutorials 25 May 2010
Replies: 1,568
Views: 759,255
Posted By Tocapet
In my case, I downloaded and extracted the new...

In my case, I downloaded and extracted the new MSOE.DLL following the instructions and got it working again. But I am not able to take ownership of the old one. Not even with the little "take...
Forum: Tutorials 01 Apr 2010
Replies: 1,568
Views: 759,255
Posted By Tocapet
Update: After seeing your post about the...

Update: After seeing your post about the conflicts, I read the tutorial. Since I already had the whole thing copied over from Vista, I ran the registry update you posted and everything works.
...
Forum: Tutorials 24 Mar 2010
Replies: 1,568
Views: 759,255
Posted By Tocapet
Did it different

The way I did it was to boot Ubuntu Linux from a CD and then go to
the program files and delete everything in the Windows Mail directory. Then I copied the entire directory contents from my other...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 08 Mar 2010
Replies: 7
Views: 4,528
Posted By Tocapet
New Acer Monitor problem

Just bought a new Acer P244W 24" LCD monitor. Twice now, I turn the monitor off via the button on the front at night. In the morning, pressing the power button does nothing. Monitor does not...
Forum: Drivers 22 Feb 2010
Replies: 46
Views: 314,784
Posted By Tocapet
Category 6 - Selected product is not supported...

Category 6 - Selected product is not supported in Windows 7
Your LaserJet model is not supported in Windows 7.
For more information regarding upgrade programs and new product information,...
Forum: Drivers 20 Feb 2010
Replies: 46
Views: 314,784
Posted By Tocapet
For some crazy reason, they still don't want to...

For some crazy reason, they still don't want to support the Lazerjet 1000. It's not on that list. And if it's a host-based printer, how come it works with the computer turned off. I can start a...
Forum: Microsoft Office 08 Feb 2010
Replies: 10
Views: 5,878
Posted By Tocapet
Awright, you guys. I have found the solution. ...

Awright, you guys. I have found the solution. After I installed the
Home & Student version, I deleted it again. It wanted to download something each time I used it. :shock: Something like a...
Forum: Microsoft Office 07 Feb 2010
Replies: 10
Views: 5,878
Posted By Tocapet
OK, I checked, and there's no mail left on the...

OK, I checked, and there's no mail left on the server, so that's not it.

I just uninstalled Office 2010 64-bit and installed the new one they are touting.. The 32-bit home & student version. But...
Forum: Microsoft Office 06 Feb 2010
Replies: 10
Views: 5,878
Posted By Tocapet
That's interesting. I'll go to Gmail's website...

That's interesting. I'll go to Gmail's website and see, but I THINK I'm using POP3, not
IMAP
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