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Forum: Installation & Setup 24 May 2013
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Posted By DaveF
Before going to bed I decided to let sfc run with...

Before going to bed I decided to let sfc run with /scannow instead of /verifyonly. It found integrity errors (again, most likely the oem's non-whql nic driver), and displayed a message indicating...
Forum: Installation & Setup 23 May 2013
Replies: 99
Views: 4,148
Posted By DaveF
Sorry I should have said that I had already...

Sorry I should have said that I had already rolled it back, thus allowing me to make the previous post.


I USED THE CD YOU PEOPLE TOLD ME TO MAKE.


If the SFC complaint means that something...
Forum: Installation & Setup 23 May 2013
Replies: 99
Views: 4,148
Posted By DaveF
Windows and Windows Update keep telling me they...

Windows and Windows Update keep telling me they have a new update for my network adapter but three tries at installing it cause my network to break. More critically, I have a couple other new...
Forum: Installation & Setup 23 May 2013
Replies: 99
Views: 4,148
Posted By DaveF
No, my network is needed only before and after...

No, my network is needed only before and after Clean Reinstalls. Although I was unable to get the non-steamlined hotfixes until after I restored the network. That was easy for me. Router login...
Forum: Installation & Setup 23 May 2013
Replies: 99
Views: 4,148
Posted By DaveF
Maybe after I validate sfc will work. Will let...

Maybe after I validate sfc will work. Will let you know.
Forum: Installation & Setup 23 May 2013
Replies: 99
Views: 4,148
Posted By DaveF
WOW!! There it is!!!!! You're AMAZING!

WOW!! There it is!!!!!

You're AMAZING!
Forum: Installation & Setup 23 May 2013
Replies: 99
Views: 4,148
Posted By DaveF
I tried to make a list beforehand of all the...

I tried to make a list beforehand of all the things I'd lose. I lost some recent passwords that the previous browser had cached but which were not included in an export. I lost router and DNS...
Forum: Installation & Setup 23 May 2013
Replies: 99
Views: 4,148
Posted By DaveF
Asus. The case is blank solid brushed aluminum...

Asus. The case is blank solid brushed aluminum without stickers. I think there's a sticker on the quickstart manual as opposed to the other manual I can find, which has not one. The ISO I used was...
Forum: Installation & Setup 22 May 2013
Replies: 99
Views: 4,148
Posted By DaveF
I have an Ultrabook. It has no stickers. The fee...

I have an Ultrabook. It has no stickers. The fee MS charged me was for tech support. I took your advice and asked for a refund. So, I can't sfc. But then the only reason I felt the need to do so was...
Forum: Installation & Setup 22 May 2013
Replies: 99
Views: 4,148
Posted By DaveF
No, Validation looks for a much longer string...

No, Validation looks for a much longer string than my Product ID Key - which begins with zeroes and apparently the Validation/Sticker code is all cap letters key does not.
Forum: Installation & Setup 22 May 2013
Replies: 99
Views: 4,148
Posted By DaveF
Okay, I finally did a clean install using all the...

Okay, I finally did a clean install using all the little bits and pieces of your various howtos that were relevant for me, and without which I'm sure it would have been even worse. It took about one...
Forum: Installation & Setup 21 May 2013
Replies: 99
Views: 4,148
Posted By DaveF
So if my USB bootable DVD-R boots via UEFI then I...

So if my USB bootable DVD-R boots via UEFI then I have to image it onto some other kind of device, then.
Forum: Installation & Setup 21 May 2013
Replies: 99
Views: 4,148
Posted By DaveF
I have no idea how to interpret the difference(s)...

I have no idea how to interpret the difference(s) - if any - between Option/Step #2 and Option/Step #3. I appear to have a bootable DVD on a UEFI/USB DVD-R drive. Is that bad?
Forum: Installation & Setup 21 May 2013
Replies: 99
Views: 4,148
Posted By DaveF
It took around four hours but did allow me to...

It took around four hours but did allow me to save and burn an ISO; I just have no idea whether it's a valid installation package and whether my UEFI will allow it to reboot/reload itself to...
Forum: Installation & Setup 21 May 2013
Replies: 99
Views: 4,148
Posted By DaveF
Now I can't figure out whether the changes made...

Now I can't figure out whether the changes made to install.wim before it went into permanent hang have rendered my setup files useless.
Forum: Installation & Setup 21 May 2013
Replies: 99
Views: 4,148
Posted By DaveF
Sounds like a timesaver. To construct it however...

Sounds like a timesaver. To construct it however I just let it go build itself for a couple of hours, and it appeared quite busy but seems not to have done anything.
Forum: Installation & Setup 21 May 2013
Replies: 223
Views: 40,312
Posted By DaveF
This step makes no sense to me. Do you...

This step makes no sense to me.



Do you mean that the contents of the Windows Updates Downloader program need, after the WUD has run, to be added to the Update7v4 zip archive?
Forum: Installation & Setup 21 May 2013
Replies: 99
Views: 4,148
Posted By DaveF
Yeah, that would be a copy not an extraction. The...

Yeah, that would be a copy not an extraction. The instruction makes no sense at all to me.
Forum: Installation & Setup 21 May 2013
Replies: 99
Views: 4,148
Posted By DaveF
Si, one thing in your installer+updater ISO...

Si, one thing in your installer+updater ISO building howto has me confused.3. Extract this onto C. UPDATE7v4.zip Do you mean that the contents of the Windows Updates Downloader program need, after...
Forum: Installation & Setup 20 May 2013
Replies: 99
Views: 4,148
Posted By DaveF
I'm also trying to follow the well-documented yet...

I'm also trying to follow the well-documented yet labyrinthine how-to on creating a slipstream installation image, and download of the Update7v4 zipfile, whatever it is, keeps failing due to an...
Forum: Installation & Setup 20 May 2013
Replies: 99
Views: 4,148
Posted By DaveF
I have just very recently run both without found...

I have just very recently run both without found errors.

I am afraid that registry corruption is more likely my fault than the hardware's since, after first noticing the Windows Update problem...
Forum: Installation & Setup 20 May 2013
Replies: 99
Views: 4,148
Posted By DaveF
Thanks, Tom. I've attached it.

Thanks, Tom. I've attached it.
Forum: Installation & Setup 20 May 2013
Replies: 99
Views: 4,148
Posted By DaveF
Sadly I am still getting:C:\Windows\system32>sfc...

Sadly I am still getting:C:\Windows\system32>sfc /scannow

Beginning system scan. This process will take some time.


Windows Resource Protection could not perform the requested operation.:cry:...
Forum: Installation & Setup 19 May 2013
Replies: 99
Views: 4,148
Posted By DaveF
I assumed you'd want me to reboot, re-run,...

I assumed you'd want me to reboot, re-run, repost.
=================================
Checking System Update Readiness.
Binary Version 6.1.7601.21645
Package Version 18.0
2013-05-19 21:50
...
Forum: Installation & Setup 19 May 2013
Replies: 99
Views: 4,148
Posted By DaveF
I think this looks like a Good Thing?? ...

I think this looks like a Good Thing??
=================================
Checking System Update Readiness.
Binary Version 6.1.7601.21645
Package Version 18.0
2013-05-19 21:13

Checking Windows...
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