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Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 09 Apr 2012
Replies: 4
Views: 1,611
Posted By shablah
DRAT! I have slow DSL (1Mbps) and I'm loathe to...

DRAT! I have slow DSL (1Mbps) and I'm loathe to do them thus. But I shall.

Thank you both very much for putting an end to my search for such a thing. That does save me a lot of time. Thanks...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 09 Apr 2012
Replies: 4
Views: 1,611
Posted By shablah
Batch download for updates? Recently restored image

Hello all! I recently restored W7 Home Premium from an image, made using the W7 backup/restore tool. The hard drive I made the image on completely died, thus I restored the image to a different...
Forum: Customization 25 Jul 2011
Replies: 9
Views: 1,303
Posted By shablah
I'm honestly not sure whether I "created" the...

I'm honestly not sure whether I "created" the account in question or not when I installed 7 or if it was what was given me by default. But it has always been "an" admin account. It was a few weeks...
Forum: Customization 25 Jul 2011
Replies: 9
Views: 1,303
Posted By shablah
Yes it was a typo error.[/QUOTE] OK,...

Yes it was a typo error.[/QUOTE]


OK, thanks. But if what I have isn't actually an admin account, is it OK to keep on using it and consider this thread all a moot point? (Except it IS...
Forum: Customization 25 Jul 2011
Replies: 9
Views: 1,303
Posted By shablah
Great! Thanks for the links to the tutorials. ...

Great! Thanks for the links to the tutorials.

BUT ... and you may or may not believe this ... I've never, in these months of using 7, been able to find AppData nor anything past that, such as in...
Forum: Customization 25 Jul 2011
Replies: 9
Views: 1,303
Posted By shablah
OK, I think I understand about r-click themes and...

OK, I think I understand about r-click themes and following instructions -- as in save theme for sharing? I'll do my best. Will that include my current desktop icons, their spacing and fonts, etc? ...
Forum: Customization 25 Jul 2011
Replies: 9
Views: 1,303
Posted By shablah
Migrating themes, etc. between accounts?

Hi all. I hope this is the correct forum to be posting this. If not, I apologize.

Background: I recently did a clean install of 7 Home Premium x64. The only account I created was an admin...
Forum: Installation & Setup 25 Jul 2011
Replies: 8
Views: 1,025
Posted By shablah
OK. Then what you're speaking of is more like...

OK. Then what you're speaking of is more like what went on in this discussion (http://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/38031-can-you-change-admin-account-standard.html). But the account that...
Forum: Installation & Setup 25 Jul 2011
Replies: 8
Views: 1,025
Posted By shablah
The only accounts I have in Control Panel > User...

The only accounts I have in Control Panel > User Accounts > Manage Accounts are the name I called my account when I installed, which we'll call Name1, which shows as the only account under User...
Forum: Installation & Setup 25 Jul 2011
Replies: 8
Views: 1,025
Posted By shablah
No, what I named my account when installing truly...

No, what I named my account when installing truly is the admin. I just now did what you said to do and it shows that account name (which is what I'm logged onto now) as the one having the desktop...
Forum: Installation & Setup 25 Jul 2011
Replies: 8
Views: 1,025
Posted By shablah
Hi Mel8again. Thanks for the response. No,...

Hi Mel8again. Thanks for the response.

No, I don't remember doing that. But if you say that's the only way I COULD have done all that in the admin account, then I must have? I truly don't know....
Forum: Installation & Setup 25 Jul 2011
Replies: 8
Views: 1,025
Posted By shablah
Help migrating admin acct to standard

Hi all. I hope this is the correct forum to be posting this. If not, I apologize.

I recently did a clean install of 7 Home Premium x64. As it was my first time ever installing an OS, and I...
Forum: Installation & Setup 09 Jul 2011
Replies: 2
Views: 1,971
Posted By shablah
Thank you! Will that securely overwrite...

Thank you! Will that securely overwrite everything currently on my drive?

Addendum: just saw that it writes zeroes over the entire drive. Sorry I missed that the first time. Thanks again!
Forum: Installation & Setup 09 Jul 2011
Replies: 2
Views: 1,971
Posted By shablah
Wiping drive before clean install

Hi all. I'm planning to do a clean install of Home Premium x64 today or tomorrow. I want to wipe my HDD, because an unscrupulous shop owner put a key for Ultimate on my machine which a home user is...
Forum: Themes and Styles 08 Jul 2011
Replies: 4
Views: 1,436
Posted By shablah
Thanks SO much, both of you! I right-clicked on...

Thanks SO much, both of you! I right-clicked on my current (custom) theme and saved it as a themepack. I'll copy it to another drive. I'll follow the directions to the best of my ability on the...
Forum: Themes and Styles 07 Jul 2011
Replies: 4
Views: 1,436
Posted By shablah
Saving themes before reinstalling?

Hi again, Savvy Sevenoids.

I'm soon to go from Ultimate to Home Premium (both x64). Don't ask why; it isn't pretty. Unless I attempt to switch the key and try the registry tweak and so on which...
Forum: Installation & Setup 29 Jun 2011
Replies: 11
Views: 1,650
Posted By shablah
Thanks. I won't be transferring computers, but...

Thanks. I won't be transferring computers, but it looks like some of those tips would be helpful if I need to reinstall. I appreciate it.
Forum: Installation & Setup 29 Jun 2011
Replies: 11
Views: 1,650
Posted By shablah
Thanks for that. I've been using the...

Thanks for that. I've been using the backup/system image tool that's in the 7 control panel, but I'll look into Macrium.
Forum: Installation & Setup 29 Jun 2011
Replies: 8
Views: 3,165
Posted By shablah
Got it -- thanks very much!

Got it -- thanks very much!
Forum: Installation & Setup 29 Jun 2011
Replies: 11
Views: 1,650
Posted By shablah
Great! I'm O/C about system restore points, and...

Great! I'm O/C about system restore points, and I'm glad to hear that I'd have nothing to lose. I'm also O/C about my colors, fonts, etc., and I'd hate to lose them. lol If I can get past that...
Forum: Installation & Setup 29 Jun 2011
Replies: 11
Views: 1,650
Posted By shablah
Awesome. Hopefully I can switch my Ultimate key...

Awesome. Hopefully I can switch my Ultimate key to Home Premium, but if that goes wrong, this is good to know. Thanks a lot.
Forum: Installation & Setup 29 Jun 2011
Replies: 11
Views: 1,650
Posted By shablah
Another quick question -- if I tried to just...

Another quick question -- if I tried to just switch keys, and it went wrong, could I then do a clean install? As in, is there a limit as to how many times I can attempt (or do) installs/reinstalls...
Forum: Installation & Setup 29 Jun 2011
Replies: 8
Views: 3,165
Posted By shablah
Got this, and it sort of applies to my recent...

Got this, and it sort of applies to my recent thread (http://www.sevenforums.com/installation-setup/172220-ultimate-home-premium-questions.html) here. If I HAVE to do a clean install, this sounds...
Forum: Installation & Setup 29 Jun 2011
Replies: 11
Views: 1,650
Posted By shablah
Ultimate to Home Premium Questions

Hi, Savvy Sevenoids.

I need to replace my current install of 7 Ultimate x64. I was victimized by a dirtbag shop owner/builder. My copy is not pirated, but it's of a nature that I'm unauthorized...
Forum: General Discussion 27 Jun 2011
Replies: 8
Views: 2,489
Posted By shablah
Thanks a lot. I'll start a new thread. I'm so...

Thanks a lot. I'll start a new thread. I'm so upset over being victimized that I'm kinda not real together right now. All your wisdom is much appreciated!
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