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Forum: Installation & Setup 24 Feb 2011
Replies: 19
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Posted By Bonto
Once again thank you for your help. Installing...

Once again thank you for your help. Installing Windows now. :cool:
Forum: Installation & Setup 23 Feb 2011
Replies: 19
Views: 12,805
Posted By Bonto
Figured as such. Is there an advantage to not...

Figured as such. Is there an advantage to not partitioning the entire drive? (excluding the 100 MB partition) In other terms, would not partitioning the entire drive help avoid the crash I had today...
Forum: Installation & Setup 23 Feb 2011
Replies: 19
Views: 12,805
Posted By Bonto
Alright, done cleaning my HD. On the install...

Alright, done cleaning my HD. On the install screen and am wondering if there is a certain sized partition you would recommended I make for the install. Sorry to bother you again. You've been great...
Forum: Installation & Setup 23 Feb 2011
Replies: 19
Views: 12,805
Posted By Bonto
I assume I'll be waiting a good amount of time...

I assume I'll be waiting a good amount of time until my HD is done cleaning. To get this strait, I should use the partition wizard to create the 100MB partition and the main partition?
Forum: Installation & Setup 23 Feb 2011
Replies: 19
Views: 12,805
Posted By Bonto
Currently cleaning my primary 1TB HD with command...

Currently cleaning my primary 1TB HD with command prompt. Going to create a partition and install Windows.
Forum: Installation & Setup 23 Feb 2011
Replies: 19
Views: 12,805
Posted By Bonto
I'm just going to run a clean install of Windows...

I'm just going to run a clean install of Windows and restore in the OS from my external hard drive. It seems that its the best bet I have on getting my computer back up and running. Thank you very...
Forum: Installation & Setup 23 Feb 2011
Replies: 19
Views: 12,805
Posted By Bonto
I do have the Windows 7 64-bit OEM disc. I...

I do have the Windows 7 64-bit OEM disc.

I do not have the factory partition because I bought my hard drive OEM.

I am attempting to Mark the partition as active as I type this.

Update: After...
Forum: Installation & Setup 23 Feb 2011
Replies: 19
Views: 12,805
Posted By Bonto
Just to make sure before I reinstall, where would...

Just to make sure before I reinstall, where would be image file be located on the external hard drive and how would I go about about finding it? Thanks again.
Forum: Installation & Setup 23 Feb 2011
Replies: 19
Views: 12,805
Posted By Bonto
From what I remember, it was a total data back...

From what I remember, it was a total data back up. So I assume, I would have to reformat my internal HDD, then reinstall windows, then use the external to restore my data?

Note: I already...
Forum: Installation & Setup 23 Feb 2011
Replies: 19
Views: 12,805
Posted By Bonto
Restoring with an external hard drive.

Just recently, my main 1TB internal hard drive crashed and is not bootable. I luckily backed up my hard drive about a month ago on an external 500Gig hard drive. Though, I am having trouble finding...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 06 Jul 2010
Replies: 7
Views: 1,419
Posted By Bonto
I think I might just do another full system...

I think I might just do another full system re-install. I cannot seem to pinpoint any corrupt files or hardware errors. I will make sure to install MSE and not AVG. Hope for the best. I wont be doing...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 05 Jul 2010
Replies: 7
Views: 1,419
Posted By Bonto
I uninstalled AVG. I have tried installing...

I uninstalled AVG. I have tried installing Microsoft Security Essentials but an error comes up stating that it cannot find the files to install. This is happening with other programs including the...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 05 Jul 2010
Replies: 7
Views: 1,419
Posted By Bonto
Thanks to both of you. I will try all your...

Thanks to both of you. I will try all your suggestions and come back to you with the results. I really appreciate the effort. I'll be back as soon as I can with results. For now I have work the rest...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 05 Jul 2010
Replies: 7
Views: 1,419
Posted By Bonto
Constant BSOD, no virus, most likely driver, or hardware. Need help.

Hello Seven Forums. I have been having many problems with my custom built desktop regarding Blue Screen of Deaths. I have been on these forums before with this problem but I was unable to resolve the...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 12 Jun 2010
Replies: 11
Views: 3,499
Posted By Bonto
I will check my hardware first and try the...

I will check my hardware first and try the suggested fixes. Thanks again.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 12 Jun 2010
Replies: 11
Views: 3,499
Posted By Bonto
So how did you get W7 installed if when you tried...

So how did you get W7 installed if when you tried to install it the installation did not recognize your drive?

Did you clone the OS from the old drive to the new one?[/QUOTE]

When my partitions...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 12 Jun 2010
Replies: 11
Views: 3,499
Posted By Bonto
You do not say whether you were ever able to...

You do not say whether you were ever able to install an OS on the old or replacement drive. I will have to assume no.

On the hardware side of the equation, you normally get the "operating system...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 11 Jun 2010
Replies: 11
Views: 3,499
Posted By Bonto
Seeing how I can not even access my operating...

Seeing how I can not even access my operating system, running a disk check through that method is impossible through me. It seems like I can only use a command prompt to make any changes.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 11 Jun 2010
Replies: 11
Views: 3,499
Posted By Bonto
Hard drive problem with partition. Even after a new replacement drive.

After sending in my new 750 GB Western Digital Black Edition hard drive due to my partitions getting completely screwed multiple times. I received a brand new replacement 1 TB Western Digital Black...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 26 May 2010
Replies: 15
Views: 2,403
Posted By Bonto
Seeing how I am going to receive my replacement...

Seeing how I am going to receive my replacement before I send in my defective hard drive, I will try to do that. Thanks for the suggestion.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 26 May 2010
Replies: 15
Views: 2,403
Posted By Bonto
So I have my Win. 7 OS disc running but I can not...

So I have my Win. 7 OS disc running but I can not do a repair install. I'm running out of options here. Seems like all I can do is clean my entire drive using the command prompt and send it in, or...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 25 May 2010
Replies: 15
Views: 2,403
Posted By Bonto
I bought it OEM from Newegg. Here is my hard...

I bought it OEM from Newegg. Here is my hard drive: Newegg.com - Western Digital Caviar Black WD7501AALS 750GB 7200 RPM 32MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Hard Drive -Bare Drive...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 25 May 2010
Replies: 15
Views: 2,403
Posted By Bonto
Since I can't even start my OS, I assume I would...

Since I can't even start my OS, I assume I would run that through my OS disc. Thats even if my OS disc starts. Last time I tried running the disc, my screen stayed black with the white line blinking....
Forum: Hardware & Devices 25 May 2010
Replies: 15
Views: 2,403
Posted By Bonto
Thanks for the suggestions. Though I can not even...

Thanks for the suggestions. Though I can not even start my OS so the app you suggested won't help me. The reason I'm thinking about deleting in the first place is basic privacy. Though I doubt...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 25 May 2010
Replies: 15
Views: 2,403
Posted By Bonto
Delete everything on HD before sending in for repair?

Hey there. My hard drive has failed me for the second time. First with a currupt partition and now with a corrupt MBR. Since I recently bought it, It is still in the manufacturer's warranty. Before I...
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