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Forum: Installation & Setup 07 Sep 2010
Replies: 28
Views: 5,550
Posted By moosetracker
thank you

Thanks to everyone i finally got windows 7 activated.:thumbsup::D

so unless we run into something else we should be fine.
Forum: Installation & Setup 07 Sep 2010
Replies: 28
Views: 5,550
Posted By moosetracker
the one year was an estimate. It was bought at a...

the one year was an estimate. It was bought at a best buy and installed when it was brand new to the market.

Ive tryed calling them and didnt get anywhere like i said in the previous post.
Forum: Installation & Setup 07 Sep 2010
Replies: 28
Views: 5,550
Posted By moosetracker
okay new problem

Hi this is Moose trackers son.

The activation code error is now more inline with what it should be. "the activation server determined that the specified product key could not be used."

we...
Forum: Installation & Setup 07 Sep 2010
Replies: 28
Views: 5,550
Posted By moosetracker
Thanks both of you.. I pulled down the...

Thanks both of you..

I pulled down the partition wizard, but trying to figure out how to work it is a little weird, with no documentation & just once up & running a help.. But the first page of...
Forum: Installation & Setup 06 Sep 2010
Replies: 28
Views: 5,550
Posted By moosetracker
Back again. Trying to follow link barefoot kid...

Back again. Trying to follow link barefoot kid left.. in my Bios I am to choose Optical Disk drive.. I don't have that option. I have:
Hard disk
CDROM
Disabled
removable

So How do I clear...
Forum: Installation & Setup 06 Sep 2010
Replies: 28
Views: 5,550
Posted By moosetracker
Why did I fear that answer.. This install is...

Why did I fear that answer.. This install is getting really old guys! For the 15th plus time.. I have done my computer at least twice.. Why my son's was such a hair puller. Thought this was a good...
Forum: Installation & Setup 06 Sep 2010
Replies: 28
Views: 5,550
Posted By moosetracker
YES.. I just formated it then went. I did not...

YES.. I just formated it then went. I did not make any partitions. So one big partition.. But it seemed everytime we went back to redo their was 2 partitions one being tiny.
Forum: Installation & Setup 06 Sep 2010
Replies: 28
Views: 5,550
Posted By moosetracker
Ok I see under Computer management// Disk...

Ok I see under Computer management// Disk Management the C: drive has 465.76 GB capacity with 452.33 GB free.. I also have a System Reserved area 100 MB capacity with 72 MB free.

I would...
Forum: Installation & Setup 06 Sep 2010
Replies: 28
Views: 5,550
Posted By moosetracker
Ok Got all done up to the reinstall of the W7.. I...

Ok Got all done up to the reinstall of the W7.. I guess the partition it created for where W7 is is too tiny. I get the error..

Windows setup cannot find a location to store temp installation...
Forum: Installation & Setup 06 Sep 2010
Replies: 28
Views: 5,550
Posted By moosetracker
Problem is I can no longer get to the point to...

Problem is I can no longer get to the point to use W7 for a clean install.. I think I really ticked of Microsoft trying the first suggestion.. we are now locked out of the installation on the CD.. I...
Forum: Installation & Setup 06 Sep 2010
Replies: 28
Views: 5,550
Posted By moosetracker
Sorry we tried the first suggestion first.....

Sorry we tried the first suggestion first.. Thought we could try the 2nd suggestion if first suggestion did not work..

I guess that was a mistake. Is first suggestion not legal where I will get...
Forum: Installation & Setup 06 Sep 2010
Replies: 28
Views: 5,550
Posted By moosetracker
Thanks, definately got further this morning. ...

Thanks, definately got further this morning.

But new error.

The product key you typed can not be used to active windows 7 on this computer.

Buy a new product key online
Retype product...
Forum: Installation & Setup 05 Sep 2010
Replies: 28
Views: 5,550
Posted By moosetracker
Doing Clean Install with upgrade..

We already tried the link for the steps to do a clean install.

http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/1649-clean-install-windows-7-a.html

We still get 0xC004f061 The software licensing service...
Forum: Software 31 Jan 2010
Replies: 3
Views: 5,983
Posted By moosetracker
delete Windows live messenger

I have successfully killed windows live messenger for years with the following entry in in the run prompt.

RunDll32.exe advpack.dll,LaunchINFSection %windir%\inf\msmsgs.inf,BLC.Remove
this I...
Forum: General Discussion 28 Jan 2010
Replies: 1
Views: 745
Posted By moosetracker
Is W7 worse when doing upgrades?

I disliked the nagging every 10 minutes and the forced closer if you weren there to say "No" I don't want to log off at this time.

Just now I was in the middle of a very lengthy and difficult...
Forum: Network & Sharing 03 Jan 2010
Replies: 1
Views: 1,462
Posted By moosetracker
sharing W7 with an XP machine

I think I have this (almost) working. I want to share my main computer W7 D drive with a laptop that is older and can't upgrade which is XP. I have got the XP seeing the D drive on the main...
Forum: General Discussion 25 Nov 2009
Replies: 6
Views: 2,041
Posted By moosetracker
Thank you MacGyvr, what you said worked. I think...

Thank you MacGyvr, what you said worked. I think I got you a little upset, and did not mean to. I was unsure if with what you said would let me go back to my original user name, or if I just had to...
Forum: General Discussion 23 Nov 2009
Replies: 6
Views: 2,041
Posted By moosetracker
that stinks.. I guess if I forever restore from...

that stinks.. I guess if I forever restore from my image burn, for the life of W7 it will save me the hassel of recreating the world.. But I will forever be #2, never #1..
Forum: General Discussion 23 Nov 2009
Replies: 6
Views: 2,041
Posted By moosetracker
Well if it will not fix my folder names, is it...

Well if it will not fix my folder names, is it worth doing? I mean you make it sound like the folder name cannot be changed. So If I delete these users should the folders delete with that? Because...
Forum: General Discussion 23 Nov 2009
Replies: 6
Views: 2,041
Posted By moosetracker
Truely changing the user name

I created my username as Wenda, but it was acting like a partial administrator so someone told me to create a new User Account. So I renamed the old one to (which was Wenda) WendaOld.. And created a...
Forum: Customization 21 Nov 2009
Replies: 3
Views: 12,562
Posted By moosetracker
Thanks, I found something very close to your...

Thanks, I found something very close to your info..

Hit <shift key> + file or folder then choose copy as path..

Maybe a different setup.. but without the shift, I don't see the option to copy...
Forum: Customization 21 Nov 2009
Replies: 3
Views: 12,562
Posted By moosetracker
Get back to "Classic" or copy/paste file path

I need alot of times to copy & past the path.. So I got W7 to show the full path under the tools file options.. But it states ther it will only work in classic mode.

I can't find how to get back...
Forum: General Discussion 21 Nov 2009
Replies: 0
Views: 1,754
Posted By moosetracker
Change my User account

I set myself up in the original user account which sets up as administrator. W7 lets me do administrative thing.. Software programs do not recognize me as the administrator.

I was told that this...
Forum: General Discussion 21 Nov 2009
Replies: 5
Views: 6,767
Posted By moosetracker
Oh yes. I double checked this 10 times by just...

Oh yes. I double checked this 10 times by just popping up the start menu and looking at the icon & name in the right hand corner.
Forum: General Discussion 21 Nov 2009
Replies: 5
Views: 6,767
Posted By moosetracker
Weird, I came up on W7 2 weeks ago, then lost my...

Weird, I came up on W7 2 weeks ago, then lost my hard drives (found out both were toast just when I tried and image burn for the completed setup, and backup failed due to bad sectors..) But I did...
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