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Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 366
Posted By tinmar49
downloading updates hangs

I still want to keep two copies of W7 and keep them up to date. Checking for updates is slow, but when I select the offered ones, the process hangs at "downloading updates", the green bar moves...
Forum: Installation & Setup 31 May 2016
Replies: 12
Views: 562
Posted By tinmar49
Got the 14352 today, downloaded yesterday, took...

Got the 14352 today, downloaded yesterday, took about 5 hours. Today, I got on the phone to Sky and they fixed it, I have got 11mb again. The pc that I'm using has 14352 tp, W10 pro upgraded from 8.1...
Forum: Installation & Setup 30 May 2016
Replies: 12
Views: 562
Posted By tinmar49
I've been using W10 since about a week after it...

I've been using W10 since about a week after it came out. The reason I wanted to get it on this pc is because lots of people in the restoration area use it and I feel W10 might be more secure. 32 bit...
Forum: Installation & Setup 29 May 2016
Replies: 12
Views: 562
Posted By tinmar49
I have just successfully installed (clean) W10...

I have just successfully installed (clean) W10 home 32bit and it is activated using the W7hp product key. I disconnected the W7 hdd and installed W10 on a Corsair Force 3 120gb ssd. It is downloading...
Forum: Installation & Setup 29 May 2016
Replies: 12
Views: 562
Posted By tinmar49
A message from Microsoft clearly states that the...

A message from Microsoft clearly states that the W7 64 cannot be upgraded to W10 because the processor does not have the complete instruction set. Having googled "W10 on socket 939 pc's, somebody...
Forum: Installation & Setup 28 May 2016
Replies: 12
Views: 562
Posted By tinmar49
So you are saying don't bother changing W7 64 to...

So you are saying don't bother changing W7 64 to W7 32, just a clean install of W10 32 from an iso will suffice, Microsoft will count that as a free upgrade.
Forum: Installation & Setup 28 May 2016
Replies: 12
Views: 562
Posted By tinmar49
Upgrading freshly installed W7

Having found out that an older system currently running W7 64 bit can be "upgraded" to W10 if a clean install of W7 32 bit is used, do I have to also install all the upgrades also? I have a valid...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 21 Mar 2016
Replies: 3
Views: 455
Posted By tinmar49
Persistant, aren't they

Today I switched on Windows 7 on a computer that I don't use very often, I have far too many, only one of my pc's gets used regularly. There were about 19 updates offered. Looking through them, I...
Forum: News 21 Mar 2016
Replies: 14
Views: 1,922
Posted By tinmar49
Helium filled drives have been available for...

Helium filled drives have been available for years, they have to be hermetically sealed so they are proof against humidity changes. Their price must have come down by now.
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 03 Jan 2016
Replies: 3
Views: 567
Posted By tinmar49
W10 reminder

I have hidden the KB3035583 Windows 10 reminder on one of the pc's I use, but there is another variation still on it. The pc in question is an AMD 939 with a fairly new Asrock motherboard and an...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 25 Aug 2015
Replies: 2
Views: 503
Posted By tinmar49
Check the BIOS, there may be an option to set...

Check the BIOS, there may be an option to set some of the SATA ports to IDE mode for optical drives.
Forum: Graphic Cards 08 Aug 2015
Replies: 4
Views: 445
Posted By tinmar49
I have Firefox in case IE has problems, and I...

I have Firefox in case IE has problems, and I have just successfully downloaded the drivers and put them on a USB stick. Thanks for the tip.
Forum: Graphic Cards 07 Aug 2015
Replies: 4
Views: 445
Posted By tinmar49
downloading graphics drivers

I offered to download some Nvidia gt210 drivers for my cousin as he lives in the country and his internet speed is abysmal. I have Radeon graphics on my pc, will I be able to save and avoid running...
Forum: General Discussion 21 Dec 2014
Replies: 3
Views: 732
Posted By tinmar49
Timeline

I was just recommending W7 to my cousin who is still on XP when I realised that I didn't know exactly how long and to what extent Microsoft will continue support. He could manage 8.1 if he had...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 18 Dec 2014
Replies: 2
Views: 719
Posted By tinmar49
Thanks, I'm fairly sure that Microsoft accepted...

Thanks, I'm fairly sure that Microsoft accepted the verification, but its nice to have an explanation.
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 18 Dec 2014
Replies: 2
Views: 719
Posted By tinmar49
verification

One of my computers, which is used at the museum where I am a volunteer for the use of all the volunteers came up with verification required to check that the Windows 7 was genuine. Following the...
Forum: News 18 Dec 2014
Replies: 5
Views: 1,337
Posted By tinmar49
What do the manufacturers of SSD's have to say on...

What do the manufacturers of SSD's have to say on the subject?
Forum: News 18 Dec 2014
Replies: 7
Views: 1,185
Posted By tinmar49
Makes me feel so old when I only benefit from...

Makes me feel so old when I only benefit from SSD's
Forum: Installation & Setup 15 Dec 2014
Replies: 14
Views: 1,638
Posted By tinmar49
It seems that all my problems were caused by an...

It seems that all my problems were caused by an intermittent fault with one of the sata ports on the motherboard.
Forum: Installation & Setup 15 Dec 2014
Replies: 35
Views: 3,715
Posted By tinmar49
I am running more than one ssd in this pc, they...

I am running more than one ssd in this pc, they can't all be in sata1
Forum: Installation & Setup 15 Dec 2014
Replies: 35
Views: 3,715
Posted By tinmar49
Everything in device manager is now running, I...

Everything in device manager is now running, I had to run software for two separate usb3 controllers. The hdd for W10 in sata port 5 is not seen in the bios although when I was having the trouble,...
Forum: Installation & Setup 15 Dec 2014
Replies: 35
Views: 3,715
Posted By tinmar49
Update, W10 will not run in port 5 so it may well...

Update, W10 will not run in port 5 so it may well be down to a sata port being faulty.
Forum: Installation & Setup 15 Dec 2014
Replies: 35
Views: 3,715
Posted By tinmar49
Things are looking up, I'm keeping my fingers...

Things are looking up, I'm keeping my fingers crossed. Why am I suddenly hopeful? Well, when I turned on the pc, I got a cpu cooling fan warning, so I disconnected everything, took the side off and...
Forum: Installation & Setup 14 Dec 2014
Replies: 35
Views: 3,715
Posted By tinmar49
I can run the Windows MGAdiag but I can't attach...

I can run the Windows MGAdiag but I can't attach it, it is a waste of time anyway because this copy of Windows was sent to me direct from Microsoft in Dublin. I use hardware switching to run multiple...
Forum: Installation & Setup 14 Dec 2014
Replies: 35
Views: 3,715
Posted By tinmar49
Another try with Macrium Reflect to clone ended...

Another try with Macrium Reflect to clone ended with something like "broken pipe". If it had succeeded it would have taken about 6 hours.
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