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Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 02 Nov 2013
Replies: 28
Views: 3,603
Posted By Bobthequill
Hi Noel I did buy a new hard drive to...

Hi Noel

I did buy a new hard drive to replace my 1TB Win 7 32Bit unit but, before doing that, I have used it for a full re-install of Win 7 64 bit which resides on my 500GB drive. I have...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 31 Oct 2013
Replies: 28
Views: 3,603
Posted By Bobthequill
Intention

Thank you Noel
I am off out tomorrow to buy another hard drive as my 1TB unit with win 7 32 in a dock is getting erratic.

I will then be in a position to image the complete win 7 64 alongside...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 31 Oct 2013
Replies: 28
Views: 3,603
Posted By Bobthequill
A French connection?

Noel

I now see why you consider it a language problem. I have found the KB976933 entries in the registry and I see all language versions are there but , the one listed is in fact French. The fr-FR...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 30 Oct 2013
Replies: 28
Views: 3,603
Posted By Bobthequill
Microsoft Windows [Version 6.1.7601] Copyright...

Microsoft Windows [Version 6.1.7601]
Copyright (c) 2009 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

C:\Users\Bob>REG LOAD HKLM\COMPONENTS C:\Windows\System32\config\COMPONENTS
The operation...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 30 Oct 2013
Replies: 28
Views: 3,603
Posted By Bobthequill
Well, if I could find and re-install win 7 SP1,...

Well, if I could find and re-install win 7 SP1, would that help?

I certainly have not installed in any other language, at least, not knowingly.

Going to bed now.

Bobthequill
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 30 Oct 2013
Replies: 28
Views: 3,603
Posted By Bobthequill
second try

Hi Noel
I am back from Queensland and still have the problem.

The updates are :-
KB2862330, error code 80070490,
KB2862335, error code 800F0826,
KB2864202, error code 800F0826,
KB2868038,...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 13 Oct 2013
Replies: 28
Views: 3,603
Posted By Bobthequill
Thank you Noel That's a bit disturbing from...

Thank you Noel

That's a bit disturbing from my point of view, I upgraded to Avira Pro last year but became annoyed with them when they asked for the annual subscription 40 days before it was due....
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 12 Oct 2013
Replies: 28
Views: 3,603
Posted By Bobthequill
Thank you Noel. My screen clock seems...

Thank you Noel.

My screen clock seems correct so, I guess there is another one?

These update failures only happened in the last few days and not a lot has changed except last month,

I...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 12 Oct 2013
Replies: 28
Views: 3,603
Posted By Bobthequill
Amazing! that was around three years back! I...

Amazing! that was around three years back!
I can't even remember how I did the hack but, it was that I had a helluva lot of emails I didn't want to lose,
and the cost of a convertor to move 'em...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 11 Oct 2013
Replies: 28
Views: 3,603
Posted By Bobthequill
Sorry Noel I just did all that and then lost...

Sorry Noel

I just did all that and then lost it when I went back to check I had done everything, more importantly, in the right order.

It doesn't appear to have posted so here it is again.

I...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 11 Oct 2013
Replies: 28
Views: 3,603
Posted By Bobthequill
Yes, this is another day here in Oz, the scam was...

Yes, this is another day here in Oz, the scam was very evident from the garbage that accompanied it. No way would I go down that path. My further attempts with the KB947821 hot fix made no...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 11 Oct 2013
Replies: 28
Views: 3,603
Posted By Bobthequill
OK, I am working on it but, in the meantime I...

OK, I am working on it but, in the meantime I have realised the two errors I got, one was caused by the other, from references MS are making. The important one being 80070490.

I have found the...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 10 Oct 2013
Replies: 28
Views: 3,603
Posted By Bobthequill
Sorry Noel I don't understand your request. ...

Sorry Noel

I don't understand your request.

What is a CBS folder? The SURT instructions led me to where I could select the version suitable for my

Win 7 64bit system and I downloaded and ran...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 09 Oct 2013
Replies: 3
Views: 1,074
Posted By Bobthequill
I was caught in a similar situation to that a few...

I was caught in a similar situation to that a few years back.

The PC supplier had charged me for Windows Vista but not supplied a back up disk, just a recovery image on the hard drive.

I...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 09 Oct 2013
Replies: 28
Views: 3,603
Posted By Bobthequill
For everyone's info, the re-run of ten windows...

For everyone's info, the re-run of ten windows updates, failed when 35% into the re-boot.

This has started me thinking about alternative OS solutions.

Bobthequill
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 09 Oct 2013
Replies: 28
Views: 3,603
Posted By Bobthequill
Problem with SURT hanging when downloading (KB947821)

Looking down this list of current update failures,

one might be excused for thinking Microsoft has a serious problem which started a couple of days back.

I have spent the last two days trying...
Forum: Media Center 12 Jul 2012
Replies: 7
Views: 2,081
Posted By Bobthequill
I suspect MEDIA Center has no command access to...

I suspect MEDIA Center has no command access to the tuner as it in a separate piece of equipment.
All it can do is display the signal sent to it.
I have Media Center on my all in one Medion (from...
Forum: Backup and Restore 19 Apr 2011
Replies: 4
Views: 1,399
Posted By Bobthequill
Maybe you need to provide more information. ...

Maybe you need to provide more information.

Windows Backup involves two separate backup mechanisms.
1) File/folder backup using zip files.
2) Full partition images using a vhd file.
You can...
Forum: Backup and Restore 18 Apr 2011
Replies: 4
Views: 1,399
Posted By Bobthequill
I use Windows imaging extensively without...

I use Windows imaging extensively without problem. Others have issues making a "straightforward" image.

I think your expectations are pushing the boundaries. You may stand a better chance if you...
Forum: Backup and Restore 18 Apr 2011
Replies: 4
Views: 1,399
Posted By Bobthequill
Back up hung for weeks

I run win 7 32 bit on 500gb and Win7 64 bit on 1Tb in dual boot mode.

About five months back I tried to back up across these drives, each to the other but,

Windows back hung with a backup in...
Forum: Network & Sharing 21 Mar 2011
Replies: 4
Views: 3,250
Posted By Bobthequill
Thank you very much Sordid. The fix is in. ...

Thank you very much Sordid.

The fix is in.

I assume I have a very early OEM disk (June 2010) which may have been pre glitch, it came with the machine.

I also have a newer Win 7 out of...
Forum: Network & Sharing 21 Mar 2011
Replies: 4
Views: 3,250
Posted By Bobthequill
wmpnetwk gets 50% of CPU

I run win 7 Home Premium in dual boot mode, 32 bit on one drive and 64bit on the other.

Iether boot can access my modem and wireless router when running the Lan enables my notebook to share files...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 10 Mar 2011
Replies: 7
Views: 1,559
Posted By Bobthequill
Thanks roncerr Just tried that but something...

Thanks roncerr

Just tried that but something went wrong and I got an import from Outlook when I was wanting to archive what I already had.
Multiple folders in winmail are a complete pain.
...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 09 Mar 2011
Replies: 7
Views: 1,559
Posted By Bobthequill
Yes roncerr. I am not quite out of the woods...

Yes roncerr.

I am not quite out of the woods yet. I had to download a couple of hotfixes from MS to ensure my ancient Outlook (office XP) will act as a go between to get my files where I want...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 08 Mar 2011
Replies: 7
Views: 1,559
Posted By Bobthequill
Thanks roncerr. Much as I suspected....

Thanks roncerr.

Much as I suspected. Unfortunately, I am on a pop3 service, which I believe is not set up the same.

I have placed the same folders in each boot drive, but at the moment, it is...
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