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Forum: Installation & Setup 22 Apr 2013
Replies: 141
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Posted By rwx
Hey guys, all of of the screenshots of my UEFI...

Hey guys, all of of the screenshots of my UEFI (or BIOS, don't know how to call it) setup utility are posted on the first page here:...
Forum: Installation & Setup 21 Apr 2013
Replies: 141
Views: 33,534
Posted By rwx
:) Well, I am one of those users as you have...

:) Well, I am one of those users as you have already seen :) Full support for everything using MBR. Same as if it was a normal BIOS based laptop.

However, I still need come to the bottom of my...
Forum: Installation & Setup 21 Apr 2013
Replies: 141
Views: 33,534
Posted By rwx
No problems Shane, all good, we understand each...

No problems Shane, all good, we understand each other. Keep us posted with how you go. I am sure other people will have similar issues.

With me, I run in full BIOS mode.

When I have more time,...
Forum: Installation & Setup 20 Apr 2013
Replies: 141
Views: 33,534
Posted By rwx
Shane, I am sorry if that's the way you saw it...

Shane, I am sorry if that's the way you saw it and I apologize as I did not mean it like that, all I did is try to help you by providing you with the instructions that worked for me.

As far as...
Forum: Installation & Setup 20 Apr 2013
Replies: 141
Views: 33,534
Posted By rwx
But that doesn't make sense? Sorry :) I don't...

But that doesn't make sense? Sorry :) I don't understand. You see, the initialization of Windows setup does not have any relation to how your HD is partitioned!

- You put the DVD in your DVD drive...
Forum: Installation & Setup 20 Apr 2013
Replies: 141
Views: 33,534
Posted By rwx
Once I enabled Legacy BIOS, my UEFI laptop...

Once I enabled Legacy BIOS, my UEFI laptop behaves exactly as my BIOS based one but it would be good to know if someone actually finds a way with UEFI. I have a feeling the UEFI setup utility will...
Forum: Installation & Setup 20 Apr 2013
Replies: 141
Views: 33,534
Posted By rwx
Hi Shane, I am the one that started the thread...

Hi Shane, I am the one that started the thread but I never resolved that problem. I never successfully installed Windows 7 in UEFI mode. The moment the Windows logo appears, the animation of the logo...
Forum: Installation & Setup 19 Apr 2013
Replies: 141
Views: 33,534
Posted By rwx
I am sorry Shane, this part sounded like you were...

I am sorry Shane, this part sounded like you were facing the same issue as me:



Ok, back to the real problem now. If the Setup insists on MBR then:...
Forum: Installation & Setup 19 Apr 2013
Replies: 141
Views: 33,534
Posted By rwx
Hi Shane, as I stated earlier, I solved my issue...

Hi Shane, as I stated earlier, I solved my issue by enabling legacy BIOS support. Look at Page 4, posts 4 and 5. You need to enable Legacy MBR by enabling Launch CSM in the EFI Setup. Once I enabled...
Forum: Installation & Setup 16 Dec 2012
Replies: 13
Views: 2,149
Posted By rwx
mezo91, you need to install your network drivers...

mezo91, you need to install your network drivers for your card. Go to the HP site (from a different PC) and download the network drivers for your notebook model and save the files to a USB flash...
Forum: Installation & Setup 15 Dec 2012
Replies: 141
Views: 33,534
Posted By rwx
Actually, my issue has been resolved :) as stated...

Actually, my issue has been resolved :) as stated on the top of this thread :)

**** This issue has been resolved ****
**** Look at Page 4, posts 4 and 5 ****
**** You need to enable Legacy MBR...
Forum: Installation & Setup 11 Dec 2012
Replies: 4
Views: 1,808
Posted By rwx
You don't need a Windows DVD to do this. There...

You don't need a Windows DVD to do this. There are third party tools.

Here are the logical steps you need to do to solve the issue however do this at your risk. I take no responsibility if you...
Forum: Installation & Setup 10 Dec 2012
Replies: 141
Views: 33,534
Posted By rwx
Easy when you follow the tutorial given. ...

Easy when you follow the tutorial given.

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theog, my problem is completely different. As I said already, in UEFI mode, the Windows Install is freezing during DVD boot - as soon as the...
Forum: Installation & Setup 10 Dec 2012
Replies: 141
Views: 33,534
Posted By rwx
I have successfully installed Windows 7 (finally)...

I have successfully installed Windows 7 (finally) on my new laptop on the SSD using Legacy MBR Mode. So at this point, I am running in full MBR mode. Again, to do this, I had to enable "Launch CSM"....
Forum: Installation & Setup 09 Dec 2012
Replies: 141
Views: 33,534
Posted By rwx
I have edited the above post as I had some typos...

I have edited the above post as I had some typos and misrepresentations in my text, sorry.
Forum: Installation & Setup 09 Dec 2012
Replies: 141
Views: 33,534
Posted By rwx
Well, I have a multiboot USB Flash Drive, it is...

Well, I have a multiboot USB Flash Drive, it is multi-partitioned and it is an MBR based and I successfully booted from it! I think the regular internal drives are not in the screen as an MBR option...
Forum: Installation & Setup 09 Dec 2012
Replies: 141
Views: 33,534
Posted By rwx
W7 Install booted fine!! :D :D I am SO...

W7 Install booted fine!! :D :D

I am SO going back to Windows 7! :D

Mark this thread as solved! :D

Thank you Greg for trying to help me! I mean it, thanks for your time!
Forum: Installation & Setup 09 Dec 2012
Replies: 141
Views: 33,534
Posted By rwx
GOT Legacy MBR GOING!!! :D :D :D YES!! I...

GOT Legacy MBR GOING!!! :D :D :D YES!!

I found the setting for Legacy MBR Support!!! It was under a menu called "Launch CSM"!!

Have a look and this was thx to a Linux article! :D

Linux on...
Forum: Installation & Setup 08 Dec 2012
Replies: 141
Views: 33,534
Posted By rwx
Hello all, First, it is not the DVD. There...

Hello all,

First, it is not the DVD. There is nothing wrong with the DVD. I have used this DVD elsewhere, as I said, it just hasn't been activated. I know it "looks" like as if the DVD is...
Forum: Installation & Setup 08 Dec 2012
Replies: 141
Views: 33,534
Posted By rwx
I think the factory restore will restore the OS...

I think the factory restore will restore the OS onto the same HD and will not give me an option to change the drive which is what I want to do - use the SSD. This is why I need a new disk so I can...
Forum: Installation & Setup 08 Dec 2012
Replies: 141
Views: 33,534
Posted By rwx
Yea I already turned off the stupid Metro screen...

Yea I already turned off the stupid Metro screen and have a third party start menu so now it feels like running Windows 7 but I am upset because I can't get the real thing but especially upset...
Forum: Installation & Setup 08 Dec 2012
Replies: 141
Views: 33,534
Posted By rwx
I hope they are open on weekends. Anyway, I...

I hope they are open on weekends.

Anyway, I won't be able to refund the laptop.

My only way from here would be getting W8 OEM and doing a clean install on the SSD. Although this laptop is...
Forum: Installation & Setup 08 Dec 2012
Replies: 141
Views: 33,534
Posted By rwx
According to ASUS, the model supports Windows 7 -...

According to ASUS, the model supports Windows 7 - see below, this is why I got it.

ASUS - Notebooks- ASUS N76VM (http://www.asus.com.au/Notebooks/Multimedia_Entertainment/N76VM/#specifications)
Forum: Installation & Setup 08 Dec 2012
Replies: 141
Views: 33,534
Posted By rwx
I got an idea, I will take the W7 disk with me...

I got an idea, I will take the W7 disk with me and prove to them what's happening! This is crazy!
Forum: Installation & Setup 08 Dec 2012
Replies: 141
Views: 33,534
Posted By rwx
I just took the primary HD out, same story. It...

I just took the primary HD out, same story. It hung on the logo.

I bought the laptop yesterday. I don't know about return policy for small shops. This is a place where they build systems. They...
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