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Forum: Hardware & Devices 20 Sep 2013
Replies: 1
Views: 381
Posted By Swifty
Decided to just try installing Windows Vista,...

Decided to just try installing Windows Vista, then upgraded to Windows 7 fixed the problem.

Just for those who might be looking for a round about.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 19 Sep 2013
Replies: 1
Views: 381
Posted By Swifty
PXE check cable error (New Hard Drive)

Good afternoon Sevenforums!

I have been having some troubles with my laptop, I am trying to install a new hard drive into my laptop but I keep getting the check cable PXE error. I have tried...
Forum: Virtualization 01 Jun 2013
Replies: 11
Views: 1,346
Posted By Swifty
So I figured out what I could do, I used VMware...

So I figured out what I could do, I used VMware Player and used a iso file to install xp and used an old xp key I had on an older desktop worked like a charm! Thanks for the help guys!
Forum: Virtualization 30 May 2013
Replies: 11
Views: 1,346
Posted By Swifty
For the virtual box would as well have to install...

For the virtual box would as well have to install Windows XP?
Forum: Virtualization 29 May 2013
Replies: 11
Views: 1,346
Posted By Swifty
Other than that I am not too sure what to do : [...

Other than that I am not too sure what to do : [ it's probably next to impossible to find one this day and age.
Forum: Virtualization 29 May 2013
Replies: 11
Views: 1,346
Posted By Swifty
Yea that's the problem I don't have an XP disc...

Yea that's the problem I don't have an XP disc nor a key, I may actually have a restore disc that has xp on it but it is for a Dell Dimension desktop and I don't think it would work out very well.
Forum: Virtualization 29 May 2013
Replies: 11
Views: 1,346
Posted By Swifty
Windows 7 Virtual PC problems.

Hey everyone I have run into a wall with something in particular to Virtual PC, I have come to find out XP mode only works with Professional and higher. So that strikes virtual PC out of the...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 15 May 2013
Replies: 9
Views: 456
Posted By Swifty
It's okay I just want to have a few idea's to go...

It's okay I just want to have a few idea's to go on before telling my uncle he is in for buying new parts he wasn't too happy and had a few words to exchange with his child. But hey you don't go into...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 14 May 2013
Replies: 9
Views: 456
Posted By Swifty
I think they just entered their teens, sadly I...

I think they just entered their teens, sadly I agree with the pet rock statement. They should have tinkered around with a less expensive computer because now It's just left up to process of...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 14 May 2013
Replies: 9
Views: 456
Posted By Swifty
I took the whole thing apart and reinstalled the...

I took the whole thing apart and reinstalled the pegs myself took the graphics card and ram out and put everything back together, he also had a DVI attachment for the vga cable but most of the male...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 14 May 2013
Replies: 9
Views: 456
Posted By Swifty
Visual problems with motherboard.

Hey there I am just looking to get a second opinion on a computer my uncle has, his son wanted to build into a new case and he basically called me over after half of the job was done because his son...
Forum: Installation & Setup 03 May 2013
Replies: 22
Views: 2,735
Posted By Swifty
Thanks for all the help but I decided to scrap...

Thanks for all the help but I decided to scrap this one,! Much appreciated.
Forum: Installation & Setup 19 Apr 2013
Replies: 22
Views: 2,735
Posted By Swifty
So I am going through the diskpart clean, I...

So I am going through the diskpart clean, I noticed there was a partition left untouched I assume that contains the restore and it is preventing it from reinstalling, I hope

Still the blue screen...
Forum: Installation & Setup 19 Apr 2013
Replies: 22
Views: 2,735
Posted By Swifty
Yes the service pack 3 did not work, still a blue...

Yes the service pack 3 did not work, still a blue screen, does the jumper block position matter? As well I am having trouble with the guide because I don't know where the drivers are found or which I...
Forum: Installation & Setup 19 Apr 2013
Replies: 22
Views: 2,735
Posted By Swifty
Thanks it is IDE and I am going to give it a...

Thanks it is IDE and I am going to give it a shot, I was also reading around something about switching ACHI? anything to confirm?
Forum: Installation & Setup 19 Apr 2013
Replies: 22
Views: 2,735
Posted By Swifty
I don't think that option will work for me, as...

I don't think that option will work for me, as well Greg just a few questions I don't really understand the slipstream, I guess it's because I have never done it before but the tutorial that you have...
Forum: Installation & Setup 18 Apr 2013
Replies: 22
Views: 2,735
Posted By Swifty
You can of course have the VMware folder on your...

You can of course have the VMware folder on your internal disk and run XP from there. You only need the space for XP on that drive (plus a bit for VMware).[/QUOTE]

Is XP going to boot normally...
Forum: Installation & Setup 18 Apr 2013
Replies: 22
Views: 2,735
Posted By Swifty
Well the thing is the hard drive isn't for me...

Well the thing is the hard drive isn't for me it's going in another computer, so I don't know if VMware is going to work out?
Forum: Installation & Setup 16 Apr 2013
Replies: 22
Views: 2,735
Posted By Swifty
So I had unplugged my main drive and the external...

So I had unplugged my main drive and the external dock, but I still get this message every time it will say Windows is loading drivers, ect and then when it gets to the last bit it gives me a BSOD.
...
Forum: Installation & Setup 16 Apr 2013
Replies: 22
Views: 2,735
Posted By Swifty
The hard drive is an older one, it uses Molex and...

The hard drive is an older one, it uses Molex and the ribbon cable. So I don't know if that makes a difference?
Forum: Installation & Setup 16 Apr 2013
Replies: 22
Views: 2,735
Posted By Swifty
Does not work because I get a blue screen before...

Does not work because I get a blue screen before I even get to that part.
Forum: Installation & Setup 16 Apr 2013
Replies: 22
Views: 2,735
Posted By Swifty
Sorry, I decided to put the hard drive, I was...

Sorry, I decided to put the hard drive, I was worried I didn't have the old connections but I do, but now when I try to reinstall windows XP on it, I get a blue screen so I am stuck at that point?...
Forum: Installation & Setup 16 Apr 2013
Replies: 22
Views: 2,735
Posted By Swifty
Operating system install on external dock

Hey there everyone I am having a little trouble trying to figure out how to install an operating system on a hard drive that is externally docked on my multi-function HDD Dock that is connected usb....
Forum: Hardware & Devices 27 Dec 2012
Replies: 10
Views: 667
Posted By Swifty
I can run Far Cry 3 no problem what I am bothered...

I can run Far Cry 3 no problem what I am bothered with is the fact on system requirements lab it is telling me my two components are not optimal to play the game, I know it sounds stupid but I guess...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 26 Dec 2012
Replies: 10
Views: 667
Posted By Swifty
SAPPHIRE HD 6950 2GB GDDR5 Dirt3 Edition...

SAPPHIRE HD 6950 2GB GDDR5 Dirt3 Edition (http://www.sapphiretech.com/presentation/product/?cid=1&gid=3&sgid=1041&lid=1&pid=1235&leg=0)

That is the graphics card I currently own.
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