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Forum: Network & Sharing 10 Nov 2009
Replies: 0
Views: 1,512
Posted By atomsk
Fresh Install - Network password invalid!

Install 7 on computer! Set home group password as recommended by setup!
Install 7 on laptop! Connect to network! Prompted for home group password! Cut and paste password as saved on desktop pc from...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 08 Nov 2009
Replies: 4
Views: 69,192
Posted By atomsk
Clear Windows Explorer history in Windows 7 - How to

Open regedit then navigate to


HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\TypedPaths


After that delete all of the paths you want to (e.g. url1, url2, etc).
...
Forum: Installation & Setup 06 Nov 2009
Replies: 31
Views: 9,157
Posted By atomsk
Well PLOP is listed there but can't be loaded...

Well PLOP is listed there but can't be loaded because \plop\plpbtldr.bin is missing or corrupt...

Now when I did my XP install via that command line the install set E: as the drive and not C:.......
Forum: Installation & Setup 06 Nov 2009
Replies: 31
Views: 9,157
Posted By atomsk
I am blond. I am prone to those special moments...

I am blond. I am prone to those special moments as well. ;) I forgot the boot menu is accessed by pressing F8 prior to Windows boot. I'm thinking dual boot.
Forum: Installation & Setup 06 Nov 2009
Replies: 31
Views: 9,157
Posted By atomsk
Is that a typo? Meh, I treated it as one. SO...

Is that a typo? Meh, I treated it as one. SO that's all done now. Should I now see Plop at boot? If so does this mean that I will have to choose my OS at each boot (or just wait the 20 some seconds...
Forum: Installation & Setup 06 Nov 2009
Replies: 31
Views: 9,157
Posted By atomsk
The last bit has me confused. In the 1README file...

The last bit has me confused. In the 1README file is this:


4.2) Windows VISTA
run notepad as administrator
create a file c:\boot.ini and add the following lines

[boot loader]...
Forum: Installation & Setup 06 Nov 2009
Replies: 31
Views: 9,157
Posted By atomsk
Thanks. I was going to make a comment about how...

Thanks. I was going to make a comment about how you simply stating that it installed fine for you wasn't really helpful. lol :D Anyway, I don't like how that site is put together. It seems broad,...
Forum: Installation & Setup 06 Nov 2009
Replies: 31
Views: 9,157
Posted By atomsk
worked. to my surprise this worked. love that M$...

worked. to my surprise this worked. love that M$ is thinking like an end user...somewhat lol

thanks ;D now if only i could clear windows explorers history![/quote]

Windows.old file? Use it...
Forum: Installation & Setup 06 Nov 2009
Replies: 31
Views: 9,157
Posted By atomsk
worked. to my surprise this worked. love that M$...

worked. to my surprise this worked. love that M$ is thinking like an end user...somewhat lol

thanks ;D now if only i could clear windows explorers history!
Forum: Installation & Setup 05 Nov 2009
Replies: 31
Views: 9,157
Posted By atomsk
I haven't tried this. However, coming from...

I haven't tried this. However, coming from previous XP installs I wouldn't include this as a viable option from experience...[/quote]

Why? I'm a clean install freak but wouldn't hesitate if in...
Forum: Installation & Setup 05 Nov 2009
Replies: 31
Views: 9,157
Posted By atomsk
I haven't tried this. However, coming from...

I haven't tried this. However, coming from previous XP installs I wouldn't include this as a viable option from experience...
Forum: Installation & Setup 05 Nov 2009
Replies: 31
Views: 9,157
Posted By atomsk
K... so this computer doesn't have a CD Rom...

K... so this computer doesn't have a CD Rom drive. I guess I will use daemon tools to mount the iso....will try PLOP.

Oh god, I'm completely lost on how to install this.
Forum: Tutorials 05 Nov 2009
Replies: 16
Views: 123,885
Posted By atomsk
!!!![/quote] ????[/quote] Touche, sir......

!!!![/quote]
????[/quote]

Touche, sir... Touche.

At any rate once I posted that I realized the answer to my question. A fleeting moment of blondness. However doesn't really help me at all. ;) ...
Forum: Tutorials 05 Nov 2009
Replies: 16
Views: 123,885
Posted By atomsk
LMAO...please re-read the instructions ...

LMAO...please re-read the instructions

...actually I guess I can help you understand

Extract the ISO to a partition or drive that you don't want to install Windows 7 to (will call this drive...
Forum: Tutorials 05 Nov 2009
Replies: 16
Views: 123,885
Posted By atomsk
Use a free program like ImgBurn to extract the...

Use a free program like ImgBurn to extract the downloaded ISO to a partition or drive on which you are not going to Install Windows 7.
Make sure you have around 16GB of free space on the partition...
Forum: Installation & Setup 05 Nov 2009
Replies: 31
Views: 9,157
Posted By atomsk
PLOP...PlOP is all over the place. It is...

PLOP...PlOP is all over the place. It is everywhere except what to do to get it to allow a pc to boot from USB. If there were step-by-step instructions that'd be great but I cannot seem to find...
Forum: Installation & Setup 05 Nov 2009
Replies: 31
Views: 9,157
Posted By atomsk
LOL. I assume that means you got it...

LOL. I assume that means you got it working?[/quote]

Meh. :\ T'was a bump of hope. I would have posted the solution! I'm almost certain the line is the same I would just need to know the path and...
Forum: Tutorials 03 Nov 2009
Replies: 16
Views: 123,885
Posted By atomsk
http://www.sevenforums.com/installation-setup/3530...

http://www.sevenforums.com/installation-setup/35308-install-windows-7-external-drive.html#post354397
Forum: Installation & Setup 03 Nov 2009
Replies: 31
Views: 9,157
Posted By atomsk
it's an internal hdd connected to the desktop via...

it's an internal hdd connected to the desktop via an ide to usb interface...

the line in my original post placed the setup files on the drive so that when i placed it into the laptop and booted...
Forum: Installation & Setup 03 Nov 2009
Replies: 31
Views: 9,157
Posted By atomsk
Install Windows 7 TO external drive?

I have a 20GB laptop HDD in an enclosure at the moment. I want to copy the Windows 7 setup files from the extracted ISO to that drive for installation. I did this with XP by using the following:

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