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Forum: General Discussion 31 Jul 2009
Replies: 158
Views: 37,682
Posted By HotCarl
+1 DataMan47 Yeah, it shows that on the 1st...

+1 DataMan47

Yeah, it shows that on the 1st page of this thread. I don't know whether these are test files or not. Maybe some are...maybe some are not...maybe they are all test files...it is all...
Forum: General Discussion 31 Jul 2009
Replies: 158
Views: 37,682
Posted By HotCarl
My thoughts exactly DataMan47... I mean KB123456...

My thoughts exactly DataMan47... I mean KB123456 to update Notepad's version? WTF is that? I don't know if all of them are test samples, as numerous people have reported that their copy of Windows 7...
Forum: General Discussion 31 Jul 2009
Replies: 158
Views: 37,682
Posted By HotCarl
How did you get the pic of the car there? Part of...

How did you get the pic of the car there? Part of the update? An enhancement to the system's speed... :p Seriously though...does it seem like Windows is faster after? I have heard people claim that...
Forum: General Discussion 31 Jul 2009
Replies: 158
Views: 37,682
Posted By HotCarl
:sarc: The "123456" update almost looks like it...

:sarc:
The "123456" update almost looks like it was made just as a test update file in my opinion... I mean...Notepad?!?!?? Not to mention the update is apparently KB123456... Hmmmmmm
Forum: General Discussion 27 Jul 2009
Replies: 14
Views: 6,831
Posted By HotCarl
I would assume not, but anything is possible I...

I would assume not, but anything is possible I guess... Its worth a try... I have never had issues like this before since I have always used anti-virus programs. I would say go for it. If that does...
Forum: General Discussion 27 Jul 2009
Replies: 14
Views: 6,831
Posted By HotCarl
It could be, then again, it could have come from...

It could be, then again, it could have come from something you downloaded after installation, thats why I said to check the hashes against known good versions of the build to ensure they match...as...
Forum: General Discussion 27 Jul 2009
Replies: 14
Views: 6,831
Posted By HotCarl
Yeh...sounds like you got a tampered build... You...

Yeh...sounds like you got a tampered build... You will probably end up having to reformat and do a fresh install... I would wipe the HDD and reinstall an un-tampered version of windows. You may need...
Forum: General Discussion 27 Jul 2009
Replies: 14
Views: 6,831
Posted By HotCarl
Maybe bad media? Try to reburn the install DVD at...

Maybe bad media? Try to reburn the install DVD at a lower speed if it is possible...and do a clean install... As squonksc said, maybe you have a virus, hence the reasoning behind my initial comment...
Forum: General Discussion 27 Jul 2009
Replies: 14
Views: 6,831
Posted By HotCarl
Do you have another Hard Drive in your PC (or...

Do you have another Hard Drive in your PC (or that you could put in your PC) that you could try to install and run the OS on instead to see if you have a bad HD? It almost sounds like you have a...
Forum: General Discussion 27 Jul 2009
Replies: 14
Views: 6,831
Posted By HotCarl
Hmmm... Interesting problem... As ZigZag noted,...

Hmmm... Interesting problem... As ZigZag noted, it would probably be wise to install one of the anti-virus suites that run on Windows 7, even if it is only a trial version, it may give you some...
Forum: General Discussion 27 Jul 2009
Replies: 32
Views: 182,779
Posted By HotCarl
Why not? You are posting in this thread, so why...

Why not? You are posting in this thread, so why can you not download newer version? Not even in safe mode? That is the best advice I can give you, download the most current, finalized, build...the RC...
Forum: General Discussion 27 Jul 2009
Replies: 32
Views: 182,779
Posted By HotCarl
What version of windows are you doing all this...

What version of windows are you doing all this in? Is it the RC as that is what it says in your profile on this forum...? If you are still running the RC, I would recommend a clean install of the...
Forum: General Discussion 27 Jul 2009
Replies: 32
Views: 182,779
Posted By HotCarl
Maybe a system restore to a previous time when...

Maybe a system restore to a previous time when you did not have the problem, or maybe a repair install would help you... Worth a shot if you cant figure out what the problem is...
Forum: General Discussion 27 Jul 2009
Replies: 10
Views: 1,229
Posted By HotCarl
Yah, no problem buddy :). Sorry I couldn't answer...

Yah, no problem buddy :). Sorry I couldn't answer your question right off. If it was a desktop PC RAID setup then I would be of more use as I hae never done it on a laptop...but that would be kind of...
Forum: General Discussion 27 Jul 2009
Replies: 10
Views: 1,229
Posted By HotCarl
"RAID 0 (striped disks) distributes data across...

"RAID 0 (striped disks) distributes data across several disks in a way that gives improved speed at any given instant. If one disk fails, however, all of the data on the array will be lost, as there...
Forum: General Discussion 27 Jul 2009
Replies: 10
Views: 1,229
Posted By HotCarl
Hmmm...I have never heard of anyone putting a...

Hmmm...I have never heard of anyone putting a RAID array into a laptop before, but maybe I have just been living under a rock for a while...lol. Well, if that is the case, then I would go to your...
Forum: General Discussion 27 Jul 2009
Replies: 10
Views: 1,229
Posted By HotCarl
Yes, you must have hardware suport within your...

Yes, you must have hardware suport within your laptop for a RAID array... Its just a shot in the dark, but I dont think you laptop supports RAID... As far as 3rd party software to concatenate 2 HDs...
Forum: General Discussion 27 Jul 2009
Replies: 4
Views: 886
Posted By HotCarl
There was another thread on this forum about this...

There was another thread on this forum about this topic... You may want to check: http://www.sevenforums.com/performance-maintenance/13583-extremely-slow-performance-windows-explorer.html
...as the...
Forum: General Discussion 26 Jul 2009
Replies: 1,927
Views: 172,133
Posted By HotCarl
Well... I hate the fact that Win7 is not released...

Well... I hate the fact that Win7 is not released retail until Oct.22nd, but it is leaked out on the net months before...its like a tease... I want my legit keys damnit @#%#!%!!! (not being...
Forum: General Discussion 21 Jul 2009
Replies: 71
Views: 9,614
Posted By HotCarl
You obviously did not ignore my comment...you go...

You obviously did not ignore my comment...you go against your own words... :p

EDIT: Anyways, sorry for the interruption, back on topic...
Forum: General Discussion 21 Jul 2009
Replies: 63
Views: 11,545
Posted By HotCarl
Wow, is it possible then that one of the various...

Wow, is it possible then that one of the various editors let one slip? Crazy is all I can say if the e-mail is legit. HmmmmMMMMmm, very interesting... :sarc:
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 21 Jul 2009
Replies: 6
Views: 1,603
Posted By HotCarl
I haven't installed Windows 7 yet, but can you...

I haven't installed Windows 7 yet, but can you still change the "View" in explorer from "details" or "List" to "Thumbnail"...? Would that solve the issue?

EDIT: e.g.: Clicking the "View" button in...
Forum: General Discussion 21 Jul 2009
Replies: 71
Views: 9,614
Posted By HotCarl
I agree, seems like M$ does this (makes their...

I agree, seems like M$ does this (makes their wording "hazy") on purpose... In general there was some good information in the latest Windows 7 team blog, but some of it could take on other...
Forum: General Discussion 21 Jul 2009
Replies: 71
Views: 9,614
Posted By HotCarl
No problem :). Was just having a little bit of...

No problem :). Was just having a little bit of fun with pparks in the thread... I don't comment on stuff much, just a little joking around to lighten the atmosphere while we wait for something in the...
Forum: General Discussion 21 Jul 2009
Replies: 71
Views: 9,614
Posted By HotCarl
Thanks for doing that xendrome and clearing it up...

Thanks for doing that xendrome and clearing it up for me... I, for one, was a little confused after reading that M$ blog... :D
*Returns to patiently waiting*
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