Windows 7 Forums

Showing results 1 to 11 of 11
Search took 0.00 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: Samba123
Forum: Installation & Setup 08 Jul 2010
Replies: 20
Views: 2,004
Posted By Samba123
Woohoo! :D This evening I removed the first...

Woohoo! :D

This evening I removed the first memory Dimm in slot 1 - reran Memtest86+ and that ran completely clean. Rebooted the machine and Vista booted straight up. Not tried 7 yet but guess...
Forum: Installation & Setup 08 Jul 2010
Replies: 20
Views: 2,004
Posted By Samba123
Update on progress from last night. I...

Update on progress from last night.

I focused on running the HW tests last night rather than any further OS stuff.

Hard Drive checks came out clear. I ran the Hitachi Drive Fitness Test on both...
Forum: Installation & Setup 07 Jul 2010
Replies: 20
Views: 2,004
Posted By Samba123
Great - thanks for the input. I'm also going...

Great - thanks for the input.

I'm also going to try a memory test as well on the pc - googling suggests trying that as it maybe a faulty memory DIMM and maybe removing the sticks of ram 1 by 1...
Forum: Installation & Setup 06 Jul 2010
Replies: 20
Views: 2,004
Posted By Samba123
Here is the drive map - apologies if the photo is...

Here is the drive map - apologies if the photo is not up to scratch.
Forum: Installation & Setup 06 Jul 2010
Replies: 20
Views: 2,004
Posted By Samba123
Great - thanks for the advice. I have to admit...

Great - thanks for the advice. I have to admit that I hadn't considered the possibility that it was one of the other partitions screwing things up.

I'm at work now, but I'll try booting into the...
Forum: Installation & Setup 05 Jul 2010
Replies: 20
Views: 2,004
Posted By Samba123
Ok. Tried a few things. 1. Attempted the BCD...

Ok. Tried a few things.

1. Attempted the BCD rebuild as above. This completed ok, but didn't resolve the issue. It recreated the boot list, but that didn't fix it. One thing I did notice was that...
Forum: Installation & Setup 05 Jul 2010
Replies: 20
Views: 2,004
Posted By Samba123
Definitely trying to start Vista - when I boot I...

Definitely trying to start Vista - when I boot I can see the 2 OS's listed in the boot loader, select Vista and then I get the Winload error. I used diskpart right at the beginning before the first...
Forum: Installation & Setup 05 Jul 2010
Replies: 20
Views: 2,004
Posted By Samba123
Ok - tried the steps above. 3 x Start-up...

Ok - tried the steps above.

3 x Start-up repair and try to boot - same error

Fix Mbr and Fix boot - same error

3 x Start-up repair and try to boot - same error

I haven't tried these steps...
Forum: Installation & Setup 05 Jul 2010
Replies: 20
Views: 2,004
Posted By Samba123
Sorry 1 question if you don't mind - each time I...

Sorry 1 question if you don't mind - each time I run Startup Repair and reboot should I allow it to attempt to boot from the HDD each time or straight back into booting from DVD and the next repair?
Forum: Installation & Setup 05 Jul 2010
Replies: 20
Views: 2,004
Posted By Samba123
Hi notsograymatter...

Hi notsograymatter (http://www.sevenforums.com/member.php?u=74488) / gregrocker (http://www.sevenforums.com/member.php?u=7980)

Thanks for the advice above - I'll follow that shortly. I'm not too...
Forum: Installation & Setup 05 Jul 2010
Replies: 20
Views: 2,004
Posted By Samba123
Windows Vista and 7 Dual Boot Issues - now resolved...

Evening All.

First post here, but as with most members Google led me here because I'm having some PC issues so I thought I'd get some advice here if no-one minds. :confused:

I have a Dell...
Showing results 1 to 11 of 11

 
Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 03:40 PM.
Twitter Facebook Google+



Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App
  

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33