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Forum: Installation & Setup 07 Dec 2010
Replies: 4
Views: 2,698
Posted By Ballie
I just had a thought, if I booted with the win7...

I just had a thought, if I booted with the win7 cd and then select to do a clean install on her current drive will it keep all the info thats on there now in a "windows old" file?
Forum: Installation & Setup 07 Dec 2010
Replies: 4
Views: 2,698
Posted By Ballie
Thanks, I was hoping it will boot and then I...

Thanks, I was hoping it will boot and then I could just install the new drivers from the cd that came with the board, I have no problems with reactivate Windows as I have a retail boxed copy.
Forum: Installation & Setup 07 Dec 2010
Replies: 4
Views: 2,698
Posted By Ballie
installing new motherboard will win7 still boot?

Hi,

I am installing a new motherboard in my mum's pc but using the same ram, cpu, dvd rom drive and Hard drive. Her current mobo also has built in graphics, sound and Lan.

My question is will...
Forum: Installation & Setup 21 Sep 2010
Replies: 12
Views: 3,028
Posted By Ballie
How do you stop things writing to...

How do you stop things writing to msconfig>Startup, I normally have selective startup and un tick everything except my AV (I use Kaspersky 2010) or is that what you mean?
Forum: Installation & Setup 21 Sep 2010
Replies: 12
Views: 3,028
Posted By Ballie
Thanks again guys, I didn't realise that. I...

Thanks again guys, I didn't realise that.

I think I will just do the clean install and the work around then as its a lot less hassle LOL

THIS FORUM IS VERY HELPFUL
Forum: Installation & Setup 21 Sep 2010
Replies: 12
Views: 3,028
Posted By Ballie
Yes I do have the Acronis. I realise you...

Yes I do have the Acronis.

I realise you cant UPGRADE from 32 bit to 64 bit ie keep your files and folders etc but I was under the impression that on the custom install option it wipes your old...
Forum: Installation & Setup 21 Sep 2010
Replies: 12
Views: 3,028
Posted By Ballie
upgrading to 64 bit from 32 bit - clarification

I have win 7 32 bit installed on my home pc on a 500 gb hard drive, but I am now going to fit a 1 tb hard drive and use a Acronis true clone to clone my current o/s to the new disk. Once cloned and...
Forum: Installation & Setup 21 Sep 2010
Replies: 9
Views: 3,166
Posted By Ballie
Hi guys, I had to do the reg edit and...

Hi guys,

I had to do the reg edit and change the value to 0 it then registered just fine.
Forum: Installation & Setup 20 Sep 2010
Replies: 9
Views: 3,166
Posted By Ballie
Thanks Guys, Its that simple I just left...

Thanks Guys,

Its that simple I just left the key box blank and clicked next and I am now up and running. I will try and activate it over the next few days the key will be ok because I bought the...
Forum: Installation & Setup 20 Sep 2010
Replies: 9
Views: 3,166
Posted By Ballie
win 7 upgrade disc won't install as clean install

I have read the tutorials on here about using a win 7 upgrade disc for a clean install, but let me tell you it don't work for me!

I bought a new hard drive and win 7 upgrade disc (I do own a copy...
Forum: Network & Sharing 20 Sep 2010
Replies: 10
Views: 1,914
Posted By Ballie
Thanks again, I now got my laptop accessing all...

Thanks again, I now got my laptop accessing all my HOME pc files and folders but I still cant get my home pc to open files on my lap top could it be because my laptop is 64 bit and my home pc is 32...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 19 Sep 2010
Replies: 5
Views: 1,105
Posted By Ballie
thanks guys I am just about to order the new...

thanks guys I am just about to order the new drive and wanted to get this straight before i start installing.
Forum: Browsers & Mail 19 Sep 2010
Replies: 5
Views: 1,105
Posted By Ballie
does win 7 64 bit install 32 & 64 bit browsers

When you install Win7 64 bit on a new hard drive does it install both 32 & 64 bit IE browsers ?

If not can you just download and install the 32 bit one and use either
Forum: Network & Sharing 19 Sep 2010
Replies: 10
Views: 1,914
Posted By Ballie
Lomai, thanks for helping. I ve had another...

Lomai, thanks for helping.

I ve had another play with making a home group and it's all sorted, I have got my laptop accessing my home pc (but it won't accesss my music it says the folder is emty...
Forum: Network & Sharing 18 Sep 2010
Replies: 10
Views: 1,914
Posted By Ballie
thanks but I ve spent 3 hours and can't work it...

thanks but I ve spent 3 hours and can't work it out I my pc says I am joined to a home group but there is NO option to join or share. I have to get someone in to sort it out but thanks anyway.
Forum: Network & Sharing 18 Sep 2010
Replies: 10
Views: 1,914
Posted By Ballie
Home Net work on a win7 32 & 64 bit pc's

I have got a desktop pc running on win7 32 bit and I just bought myself a laptop running on win7 64 bit (both are win7 Home Premium).

I have a wireless router (a BT HOME HUB 2, which is hard...
Forum: Software 04 Feb 2010
Replies: 1
Views: 942
Posted By Ballie
DVDShrink or another software

I used to use a programe call dvdshrink to back up my DVD's with my win xp but it doesn't seem to work with win 7 are there any other similar free programs that work with win 7 for backing up ones...
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 04 Feb 2010
Replies: 15
Views: 4,725
Posted By Ballie
Worked very well my daughter is very happy now...

Worked very well my daughter is very happy now thank you, she got 612 out of her 614 songs over to her pc and the sharepod software even put them into itunes for her. Thank you very much.
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 04 Feb 2010
Replies: 15
Views: 4,725
Posted By Ballie
Tried to down load it but the page seems to have...

Tried to down load it but the page seems to have a fault
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 04 Feb 2010
Replies: 15
Views: 4,725
Posted By Ballie
thanks for all you advice, I now have plenty to...

thanks for all you advice, I now have plenty to try, but just to say to the few that said just plug my ipod into the pc if you did do that and itunes was set to start as ipod is plugged in you would...
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 03 Feb 2010
Replies: 15
Views: 4,725
Posted By Ballie
Retrieving song from ipod to PC

Hi everyone,

My daughters Ipod has all her songs on it but her pc that had them all stored in her Itunes crashed and we have now lost everything on the pc because of a clean install of win 7.
...
Forum: Drivers 20 Jan 2010
Replies: 16
Views: 15,795
Posted By Ballie
Ok thanks I have now down loaded latest drivers...

Ok thanks I have now down loaded latest drivers for everything I did use the Asus mo/bo cd to install drivers after fitting new board but I am not sure they installed I will try installing the ones...
Forum: Drivers 20 Jan 2010
Replies: 16
Views: 15,795
Posted By Ballie
control panel> there is no System and Security...

control panel> there is no System and Security but there is a system but where does it tell me in there?
Forum: Drivers 20 Jan 2010
Replies: 16
Views: 15,795
Posted By Ballie
Yes this is what I want to check, has the update...

Yes this is what I want to check, has the update worked or is win 7 still using native drivers
Forum: Drivers 20 Jan 2010
Replies: 16
Views: 15,795
Posted By Ballie
How can I tell if correct chipset driver is installed

Hi, How can I tell if correct chipset driver is installed for my mo/bo (ASUS M4A785TD-V EVO) the chipset is the AMD 785G/SB710. I have looked in device manager under system devices but I cant see...
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