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Forum: Installation & Setup 22 Oct 2009
Replies: 18
Views: 2,670
Posted By jackdawg
No, this way will confuse everyone more :p

No, this way will confuse everyone more :p
Forum: Installation & Setup 22 Oct 2009
Replies: 18
Views: 2,670
Posted By jackdawg
There is no WGA check for Windows 7 yet. Will...

There is no WGA check for Windows 7 yet.
Will give it a shot as soon as I see one.
Forum: Installation & Setup 22 Oct 2009
Replies: 340
Views: 183,573
Posted By jackdawg
Did you delete the partition outside or inside...

Did you delete the partition outside or inside the windows 7 setup?
I am basically trying to find out whether there was any for the Windows 7 upgrade setup to detect a previous version of...
Forum: Installation & Setup 22 Oct 2009
Replies: 18
Views: 2,670
Posted By jackdawg
If you get a chance then do this with the Amazon ...

If you get a chance then do this with the Amazon
Format the HDD, zero it.
Boot from Windows 7 Upgrade Media
Install
Activate

This is the acid test according to me.
Forum: Installation & Setup 22 Oct 2009
Replies: 340
Views: 183,573
Posted By jackdawg
Formatting either way yields exactly the same...

Formatting either way yields exactly the same result.:D[/QUOTE]

Not really.
If you format within the Windows 7 Setup, then the Windows 7 being installed could detect a previous Windows, and...
Forum: Installation & Setup 22 Oct 2009
Replies: 340
Views: 183,573
Posted By jackdawg
Did you delete the partition outside or inside...

Did you delete the partition outside or inside the windows 7 setup?
I am basically trying to find out whether there was any for the Windows 7 upgrade setup to detect a previous version of Windows.
Forum: Installation & Setup 22 Oct 2009
Replies: 18
Views: 2,670
Posted By jackdawg
btw mine is activated and fully running too :D

btw mine is activated and fully running too :D
Forum: Installation & Setup 22 Oct 2009
Replies: 18
Views: 2,670
Posted By jackdawg
I did a similar thing gregrocker. One reason...

I did a similar thing gregrocker.
One reason why Windows might think its an upgrade, is because in the upgrade installer it detected a version of windows already installed, and then formatted it.
...
Forum: Installation & Setup 22 Oct 2009
Replies: 18
Views: 2,670
Posted By jackdawg
Where did you buy your windows copy from?

Where did you buy your windows copy from?
Forum: Installation & Setup 22 Oct 2009
Replies: 18
Views: 2,670
Posted By jackdawg
Also did you format from within the Windows 7...

Also did you format from within the Windows 7 setup or outside it?
Forum: Installation & Setup 22 Oct 2009
Replies: 18
Views: 2,670
Posted By jackdawg
You formatted the HDD. But did you have an...

You formatted the HDD.
But did you have an activated Windows OS before formatting?
Forum: Installation & Setup 22 Oct 2009
Replies: 97
Views: 12,937
Posted By jackdawg
Was the WIndows 7 install disk booted or was the...

Was the WIndows 7 install disk booted or was the install run from VIsta environment?[/QUOTE]

Booted.
Then I installed Win 7 Ultimate by mistake.
Then I edited the ISO and installed Win 7 Home...
Forum: Installation & Setup 22 Oct 2009
Replies: 97
Views: 12,937
Posted By jackdawg
I want to see someone who buys a brand new HDD...

I want to see someone who buys a brand new HDD and gets the upgrade disc to install to that, with no old OS present. Given all that has been written, I do no think it is possible, but it's what I'd...
Forum: Installation & Setup 22 Oct 2009
Replies: 97
Views: 12,937
Posted By jackdawg
Clean Install of Win 7 Upgrade Home Premium on a...

Clean Install of Win 7 Upgrade Home Premium on a blank hard disk worked and activated.
(there was a partition before C: with the OEM Win Vista Setup files, if that makes a difference)
Forum: Installation & Setup 22 Oct 2009
Replies: 2
Views: 2,310
Posted By jackdawg
:D:D:D:D:D:D:D I had Windows Vista Home...

:D:D:D:D:D:D:D

I had Windows Vista Home Premium (OEM) on my notebook.
I formatted my C:
Installed Win 7 Home Premium Upgrade

Activated with Win 7 Upgrade Key.
It activated and fully works...
Forum: Installation & Setup 22 Oct 2009
Replies: 2
Views: 2,310
Posted By jackdawg
How to upgrade to Win 7 Home Premium without Vista

I had a fully activated and legal copy of Windows Vista running on my computer 3 months ago. I formatted my disk to install Windows 7, thinking I will activate with the upgrade key I bought.

How...
Forum: System Security 29 Jul 2009
Replies: 25
Views: 140,766
Posted By jackdawg
I am on Home Premium and have no Group Policy...

I am on Home Premium and have no Group Policy Editor.
Please help. How do I get rid of this security warning?
Forum: General Discussion 29 Jul 2009
Replies: 24
Views: 6,223
Posted By jackdawg
I think it is primarily a AHCI issue. Installing...

I think it is primarily a AHCI issue. Installing Intel Matrix Storage Manager fixed it for me.
Choose a similar driver depending on your motherboard chipsets and try again.
Hope this helps.
Forum: General Discussion 29 Jul 2009
Replies: 24
Views: 6,223
Posted By jackdawg
Initially, my videos were freezing after a few...

Initially, my videos were freezing after a few minutes of playing. I thought its a codec/graphic card issue. But then I noticed that Windows Explorer and torrent uploads would also freeze. Tried...
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