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Forum: General Discussion 17 Sep 2009
Replies: 8
Views: 987
Posted By busydog
Yes

Search for a cversion.ini hack.
Forum: Installation & Setup 29 Aug 2009
Replies: 10
Views: 104,604
Posted By busydog
If you're running on a Mac, use BootCamp on the...

If you're running on a Mac, use BootCamp on the Mac Install Disk. If you're running on a Windows machine and want a hackintosch, forget it. Your BIOS setting will not be compatible for both.
Forum: Installation & Setup 25 Aug 2009
Replies: 12
Views: 3,988
Posted By busydog
Tews is right, but....

You don't need the full version on a new machine. Install w/o a key. Upgrade that version with a key. Perfectly legal and built-in by M$.:D
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 24 Aug 2009
Replies: 3
Views: 3,156
Posted By busydog
Explorer Restarting

On two separate RTM installations, if I right-click on icons often enough (no set number of times) during the course of a session, I get the error message that explorer is restarting. It doesn't...
Forum: Installation & Setup 17 Aug 2009
Replies: 4
Views: 1,727
Posted By busydog
Forum: Installation & Setup 17 Aug 2009
Replies: 4
Views: 1,727
Posted By busydog
Upgrade w/Full Version Doesn't Work

I tried upgrading a Home Premium Installation with a Professional Technet Disk and found that it deferred to an Any Time Upgrade that had to be purchased separately (with an Anytime Upgrade Key). Has...
Forum: General Discussion 15 Aug 2009
Replies: 3
Views: 698
Posted By busydog
Can Be Done

Involves hacking the cversion.ini file. Search the forums and you'll find your answer.
Forum: Installation & Setup 14 Aug 2009
Replies: 66
Views: 73,572
Posted By busydog
Definitely Runs

Not as fast as XP but a lot more features.
Forum: General Discussion 14 Aug 2009
Replies: 55
Views: 3,781
Posted By busydog
Your Choice

RTM will be out before your "leak" expires. Buy it! The only way you will get more than 105 days without buying it is to get another leak and do a clean install/re-arm(s).
Forum: General Discussion 05 Aug 2009
Replies: 1
Views: 1,594
Posted By busydog
Use UltraIso

UltraIso can do everything you want.
Forum: General Discussion 28 Jul 2009
Replies: 22
Views: 14,538
Posted By busydog
Runs Fine

Runs fine on my Windows 7.....
Forum: Installation & Setup 25 Jul 2009
Replies: 25
Views: 55,178
Posted By busydog
MS Link to Your Problem

How to restore the system/boot drive letter in Windows (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/223188/EN-US)
Forum: Installation & Setup 25 Jul 2009
Replies: 6
Views: 9,369
Posted By busydog
That's all you can do from XP. No upgrades are...

That's all you can do from XP. No upgrades are possible.
Forum: General Discussion 25 Jul 2009
Replies: 5
Views: 1,098
Posted By busydog
99.94% chance it will. That's what I'm doing...

99.94% chance it will. That's what I'm doing with one computer I own.
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 23 Jul 2009
Replies: 5
Views: 32,408
Posted By busydog
Builds beyond 7260 can't be activated. You'll...

Builds beyond 7260 can't be activated. You'll need an RTM code.
Forum: Installation & Setup 23 Jul 2009
Replies: 4
Views: 1,187
Posted By busydog
There is no direct upgrade path from XP to Win7. ...

There is no direct upgrade path from XP to Win7. If you want to do it you have to upgrade from XP to Vista and then from Vista to Win7.
Forum: System Security 23 Jul 2009
Replies: 4
Views: 1,899
Posted By busydog
You likely have the choice of a clean install or...

You likely have the choice of a clean install or trying to run a virus scanner from DOS. I doubt you will be able to clean this from within Win7
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 23 Jul 2009
Replies: 9
Views: 6,789
Posted By busydog
You get a key when you buy the retail package. ...

You get a key when you buy the retail package. You can re-arm and use Win7 w/o a key for 90-120 days.
Forum: General Discussion 14 Jul 2009
Replies: 5
Views: 1,686
Posted By busydog
Caution Virus

In case you see this available on a torrent..

7600.16384.090710-1945_x86fre_client_zh-cn_Retail_Ultimate-GRMCULFRER_CN_DVD.iso

Microsoft.Windows.7.RTM.Build.7600.x86.CN.DVD-GETLINUXROX
...
Forum: General Discussion 10 Jul 2009
Replies: 13
Views: 1,674
Posted By busydog
Update Complete

Just finished the XP to Win7 X86 7260 upgrade. All XP app's came across fine.:D
Forum: General Discussion 10 Jul 2009
Replies: 13
Views: 1,674
Posted By busydog
No key entered

I used a Vista disk from a previous install but did not have to enter a 25-digit code and hence could have borrowed it from anyone.
Forum: General Discussion 10 Jul 2009
Replies: 13
Views: 1,674
Posted By busydog
Back to the original thread

This thread has taken a right turn..... I don't know about the karma thing but I'll skip that for now.

Back to the original thread..... I am going through the XP to Win7 upgrade (via Vista) as I...
Forum: General Discussion 10 Jul 2009
Replies: 13
Views: 1,674
Posted By busydog
Upgrade XP to Win7 -- A Working Method

All of the forums and postings say you can't upgrade from XP to Win7. I bet you can in the following scenario...

"Borrow" a Vista Upgrade Disk (any flavor above Basic). Upgrade XP to Vista w/o...
Forum: General Discussion 09 Jul 2009
Replies: 7
Views: 717
Posted By busydog
Are you sure you would want to upgrade?

You would likely have to buy a Win 7 Ultimate upgrade. Wouldn't be happier with a cheaper Win 7 Home Premium?
Forum: Installation & Setup 08 Jul 2009
Replies: 7
Views: 2,815
Posted By busydog
Vista Upgrades from XP should be the clue

I suspect that the Win7 Upgrade Disk will be looking for key WinXP File(s) in key place(s). I don't recall if Vista would have upgraded from XP by just inserting the XP Disk at the right time. I...
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