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Forum: General Discussion 08 Jun 2010
Replies: 9
Views: 9,820
Posted By CassieFWinTeam
Did you just install Windows 7? Or, are these...

Did you just install Windows 7? Or, are these icons that have not been used for quite sometime? Try running this Fix It tool from Microsoft. It is used to fix problems with desktop icons, shortcuts,...
Forum: Installation & Setup 07 Jun 2010
Replies: 2
Views: 618
Posted By CassieFWinTeam
Hi Rick - Since you are back to square one, try...

Hi Rick - Since you are back to square one, try running the Upgrade Advisor before moving forward with the install. It will (hopefully) catch the compatibility issue and give you more information. It...
Forum: Drivers 07 Jun 2010
Replies: 3
Views: 1,419
Posted By CassieFWinTeam
Hi NiTrOwWw, Is the touchpad turned on in...

Hi NiTrOwWw,

Is the touchpad turned on in the BIOS? If not, turn it on. If it is, try turning it off and on again. If that still doesn't work, you can try updating your BIOS.

Cheers,...
Forum: Installation & Setup 03 Jun 2010
Replies: 20
Views: 3,841
Posted By CassieFWinTeam
Here you go -...

Here you go - http://www.sevenforums.com/installation-setup/11273-install-windows-7-safe-mode.html

Let us know what happens!

Cassandra
Microsoft Windows Outreach
Forum: Gadgets 03 Jun 2010
Replies: 3
Views: 1,806
Posted By CassieFWinTeam
Do you happen to have UAC turned off? If so, your...

Do you happen to have UAC turned off? If so, your gadgets won't load correctly. Also take a look at this tutorial - http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/286-gadgets-add-remove-desktop.html

Hope...
Forum: Network & Sharing 03 Jun 2010
Replies: 10
Views: 9,772
Posted By CassieFWinTeam
Hi technomann, Try going in to Control...

Hi technomann,

Try going in to Control Panel > Network and Internet > Manage Wireless Networks. If the desired internet connection is already listed, right click and go to Properties. If not, add...
Forum: General Discussion 28 May 2010
Replies: 8
Views: 854
Posted By CassieFWinTeam
Hi Love Windows 7 - I think you are talking...

Hi Love Windows 7 -

I think you are talking about the Aero Peek feature of Windows. This resource will tell you everything you need to know about using Peek (including turning off desktop...
Forum: Gaming 28 May 2010
Replies: 3
Views: 5,077
Posted By CassieFWinTeam
Hi fritszoll, You can check the Windows 7...

Hi fritszoll,

You can check the Windows 7 Compatibility Center to see if your joystick is compatible with Windows 7 - Windows 7 Compatibility: Software Programs and Hardware Devices: Find Updates,...
Forum: Installation & Setup 26 May 2010
Replies: 16
Views: 1,918
Posted By CassieFWinTeam
There is no harm in running the Windows 7 Upgrade...

There is no harm in running the Windows 7 Upgrade Advisor, it is really there to help you with the upgrade and foresee any issues you may come across. It is your choice if you listen to it or not.
...
Forum: Software 26 May 2010
Replies: 20
Views: 5,840
Posted By CassieFWinTeam
Hi Borg, Try following these steps to uninstall: ...

Hi Borg, Try following these steps to uninstall:

Start
Control Panel
Programs
Programs and Features
Windows Live Essentials
Click change/remove
It will then give you the option to pick...
Forum: Software 26 May 2010
Replies: 11
Views: 1,958
Posted By CassieFWinTeam
Hi yonyz - Most programs designed for the 32-bit...

Hi yonyz - Most programs designed for the 32-bit version of Windows will work on the 64-bit version of Windows. However, you may have to update drivers for some one your hardware.

If you have a...
Forum: Network & Sharing 26 May 2010
Replies: 4
Views: 1,294
Posted By CassieFWinTeam
Hi Jeremy, Here is a good read on internet...

Hi Jeremy,

Here is a good read on internet speed - Why is my Internet connection so slow? (http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/Windows7/Why-is-my-Internet-connection-so-slow). Hopefully this will...
Forum: General Discussion 26 May 2010
Replies: 5
Views: 827
Posted By CassieFWinTeam
Yep, quickly check your confirmation and make...

Yep, quickly check your confirmation and make sure it is either a full retail version (since it comes with the option of 32-bit or 64-bit), or a version that is specifically a 64-bit installation...
Forum: General Discussion 25 May 2010
Replies: 9
Views: 1,267
Posted By CassieFWinTeam
I agree with others, unless you are trying to run...

I agree with others, unless you are trying to run applications/games built spefically for 64-bit Windows, I'd probably stick to 32-bit :) Here are some FAQs RE: 32-bit and 64-bit Windows to help you...
Forum: General Discussion 24 May 2010
Replies: 20
Views: 2,285
Posted By CassieFWinTeam
Your computer only says 3.25 GB usable because...

Your computer only says 3.25 GB usable because that is all that x32bit can support. If you want to make use of all 4 gigs of RAM, you MUST use x64bit OS.

Most RAM is either dual or triple...
Forum: Drivers 24 May 2010
Replies: 10
Views: 1,710
Posted By CassieFWinTeam
Hi Ocek - Hope I'm not too late, but this guide...

Hi Ocek - Hope I'm not too late, but this guide will help you through every step of the installation process. Since you are going from 32-bit to 64-bit, you will need to do a custom installation (so...
Forum: Backup and Restore 24 May 2010
Replies: 4
Views: 10,378
Posted By CassieFWinTeam
Before jumping to a clean install, you can try...

Before jumping to a clean install, you can try some of these tips for getting better performance in Windows 7 - Optimize Windows 7 for better performance...
Forum: Installation & Setup 24 May 2010
Replies: 17
Views: 1,944
Posted By CassieFWinTeam
In general, be cautious when purchasing a key...

In general, be cautious when purchasing a key from an online retailer. There are many scams out there, and you don't want to end up with a faulty key that results in a non-genuine Windows 7. Just...
Forum: Installation & Setup 24 May 2010
Replies: 13
Views: 1,495
Posted By CassieFWinTeam
Hi Puddin Man, Besides the hang-up...

Hi Puddin Man,

Besides the hang-up installing MSE, how are you liking Windows 7?

Here is a guide from Gizmodo that might help you get used to the changes you are experiencing in your move...
Forum: Installation & Setup 24 May 2010
Replies: 11
Views: 1,463
Posted By CassieFWinTeam
I am wondering why you want to reinstall Windows...

I am wondering why you want to reinstall Windows 7? And, why have you have done it a couple times in the past? Why not try one of your system recovery options, rather than reinstalling? What are the...
Forum: General Discussion 24 May 2010
Replies: 8
Views: 970
Posted By CassieFWinTeam
Greg is right, you don't have to pin items to the...

Greg is right, you don't have to pin items to the taskbar, it is your choice. I choose to pin items to the taskbar because I like to use the aero peek feature to see thumbnails of each item :)
...
Forum: General Discussion 24 May 2010
Replies: 3
Views: 828
Posted By CassieFWinTeam
You can pin items to the taskbar and arrange them...

You can pin items to the taskbar and arrange them however you'd like. Take a look at this demo video for more info - Windows 7 features - Windows Taskbar - Microsoft Windows...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 21 May 2010
Replies: 9
Views: 8,224
Posted By CassieFWinTeam
Hi waldie77, I suspect you'll find the...

Hi waldie77,

I suspect you'll find the Anytime Upgrade option by searching the start menu:

Click the Start button http://res2.windows.microsoft.com/resbox/en/Windows...
Forum: Customization 21 May 2010
Replies: 5
Views: 4,626
Posted By CassieFWinTeam
Hi pawz7, Besides changing the welcome...

Hi pawz7,

Besides changing the welcome picture, here are many other ways to customize your computer running Windows 7 - Personalize - Discover Windows-Microsoft Windows...
Forum: Installation & Setup 21 May 2010
Replies: 7
Views: 1,026
Posted By CassieFWinTeam
Hi elmowz, Most computers do not come with...

Hi elmowz,

Most computers do not come with an OS disc these days. I recommend creating a system repair disc to access system recovery options (just in case!). This will tell you how to create a...
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