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Forum: Installation & Setup 22 Apr 2011
Replies: 19
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Posted By gregglee
I'm not sure where you want Win 7 partition to...

I'm not sure where you want Win 7 partition to end up. The simplest approach may be to for example.
1. Use partition Wizard to shrink the freeagentdrive partition on disk 1 to leave unallocated...
Forum: Installation & Setup 22 Apr 2011
Replies: 19
Views: 2,362
Posted By gregglee
I have used partition wizard, running from...

I have used partition wizard, running from windows, to "slide" a system partition to the beginning of the drive. However I did it in steps rather than queue several steps at once, just be be...
Forum: Installation & Setup 21 Apr 2011
Replies: 19
Views: 2,362
Posted By gregglee
[QUOTE=DocDJ;1360235]Tried to run system repair...

[QUOTE=DocDJ;1360235]Tried to run system repair from my original Win7 DVD (but it said it did not match the version of the OS I was trying to repair)[quote]
This happens if you have installed SP1...
Forum: General Discussion 15 Apr 2011
Replies: 21
Views: 6,766
Posted By gregglee
There are many opinions, but one fairly common...

There are many opinions, but one fairly common one is that with lots of RAM, pagefile need be only enough to hold a minidump. Windows allows no less than 16 mb. Some recommend no pagefile for better...
Forum: General Discussion 15 Apr 2011
Replies: 21
Views: 6,766
Posted By gregglee
Doing installation with only their software is...

Doing installation with only their software is the recommendation of the manufacturer (Avid). Aside from an entirely separate machine, the only way I know to do this for sure is a separate Windows...
Forum: General Discussion 15 Apr 2011
Replies: 21
Views: 6,766
Posted By gregglee
Once again, I was asking more how much is needed...

Once again, I was asking more how much is needed in excess on everything else. Everything including hiberfil (which I have disabled then deleted anyway), pagefile (which I have minimized), etc. ...
Forum: Network & Sharing 14 Apr 2011
Replies: 5
Views: 1,075
Posted By gregglee
Coincidentally I was just setting up and...

Coincidentally I was just setting up and registering a mifi 2200
mifi2200 (http://www.verizonwireless.com/b2c/store/controller?&&item=phoneFirst&action=viewPhoneDetail&selectedPhoneId=5607)
...
Forum: General Discussion 14 Apr 2011
Replies: 21
Views: 6,766
Posted By gregglee
But we digress. To my original question, the...

But we digress. To my original question, the answer seems to be that no ones knows.
Forum: General Discussion 14 Apr 2011
Replies: 21
Views: 6,766
Posted By gregglee
You may get lucky and have it work, but it isn't...

You may get lucky and have it work, but it isn't legit. One license means one install, one computer, aside from MAK licenses.[/QUOTE]
The wording is "1b. License Model ... the software is licensed...
Forum: General Discussion 13 Apr 2011
Replies: 21
Views: 6,766
Posted By gregglee
Windows allows multiple installations from the...

Windows allows multiple installations from the same source on the same machine. No extra charge.
Forum: General Discussion 13 Apr 2011
Replies: 21
Views: 6,766
Posted By gregglee
Yes but surely not wildly. I'd guess 5 is too...

Yes but surely not wildly. I'd guess 5 is too little, 50 more than enough. Can anyone narrow that?


I'll have to research this. But my purpose is not to run different O/S.
It is to...
Forum: General Discussion 13 Apr 2011
Replies: 21
Views: 6,766
Posted By gregglee
Thanks, but I am not asking for total. I know...

Thanks, but I am not asking for total. I know exactly what space the assigned files use now. And this space (system, apps, app data, user/app files, etc) is different on each installation. For...
Forum: General Discussion 13 Apr 2011
Replies: 21
Views: 6,766
Posted By gregglee
How much spare space does Windows 7 need?

How much spare spade does Windows 7 need?

I am not asking how much total space, but rather how much "spare" space is required on system partition without getting into drive management bottlenecks....
Forum: Installation & Setup 27 Feb 2011
Replies: 11
Views: 2,728
Posted By gregglee
Do you mean the text color? Someone at...

Do you mean the text color?

Someone at Microsoft chose it. The color, font and size came along for the ride when I cut and pasted the message text.
Forum: Installation & Setup 27 Feb 2011
Replies: 1
Views: 2,305
Posted By gregglee
Repair (upgrade) install from original disk fixed...

Repair (upgrade) install from original disk fixed it. Had to uninstall SP1 first, do the repair, then reinstall SP1.
Forum: Installation & Setup 27 Feb 2011
Replies: 11
Views: 2,728
Posted By gregglee
New problem: I tried to do a repair install...

New problem:

I tried to do a repair install running windows install disk from windows , but I got this message from Windows Compatibility Report after I selected upgrade install:

"To upgrade...
Forum: Installation & Setup 26 Feb 2011
Replies: 13
Views: 1,311
Posted By gregglee
Windows documentation says that XP must be...

Windows documentation says that XP must be installed first in a dual boot with vista or 7 due to different boot loader design.

However you could try to do it with easybcd, which is a useful...
Forum: Installation & Setup 25 Feb 2011
Replies: 1
Views: 2,305
Posted By gregglee
Resource Monitor HDD display

I just installed windows 7 on a separate clean partition (there are now three multiboot installs for different apps. One partition for most apps. The other two are relatively bare installs for two...
Forum: Installation & Setup 20 Feb 2011
Replies: 11
Views: 2,728
Posted By gregglee
thanks, but yes. Incidentally the target...

thanks, but yes.

Incidentally the target of the second link contains a typo. It says "XP users will now be able to upgrade to Windows 7..." when it should say "XP users will not be able to...
Forum: Installation & Setup 20 Feb 2011
Replies: 11
Views: 2,728
Posted By gregglee
Note: You can't do an upgrade install from XP to...

Note: You can't do an upgrade install from XP to 7 only from vista to 7, though not relevant to this case.

One Microsoft tech said that doing upgrade install of 7 on 7 is functionally the same...
Forum: Installation & Setup 20 Feb 2011
Replies: 11
Views: 2,728
Posted By gregglee
1. Occasional freezes or even BSOD that do not...

1. Occasional freezes or even BSOD that do not occur on a separate windows 7 installation on this multiboot system. I speculate that when I changed the motherboard and processor (but from same...
Forum: Installation & Setup 20 Feb 2011
Replies: 11
Views: 2,728
Posted By gregglee
repair installation

Per microsoft I need to do try a repair install from original disk.

Is there a difference between running repair install from Windows or booting from original disk then selecting upgrade install? ...
Forum: Network & Sharing 21 Jan 2011
Replies: 14
Views: 25,159
Posted By gregglee
I tried looking for Bonjour first, so I didn't...

I tried looking for Bonjour first, so I didn't need to try the batch file. I will save it though.

That captcha is tough even for humans. Had to try three times.

You can also uninstall...
Forum: Network & Sharing 21 Jan 2011
Replies: 14
Views: 25,159
Posted By gregglee
It was there. I am familiar with bonjour and the...

It was there. I am familiar with bonjour and the way it keeps getting installed, but had not seen it since switching from XP to 7. It had faded in memory.

I killed it the same way I did in XP. ...
Forum: Network & Sharing 21 Jan 2011
Replies: 14
Views: 25,159
Posted By gregglee
It shows up that way. I just typed the...

It shows up that way. I just typed the underlines to align it where it was in the command prompt window. This forum removes leading blanks so it appeared to far left in forum post.

after...
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