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Forum: Software 09 Dec 2009
Replies: 6
Views: 1,591
Posted By Howard Kaikow
AFAIK, ImgBurn does not include "drag to disc",...

AFAIK, ImgBurn does not include "drag to disc", but does not Win 7 have all this stuff already built-in?
Forum: Software 09 Dec 2009
Replies: 6
Views: 1,591
Posted By Howard Kaikow
I thought that Windows 7 had software built-in.

I thought that Windows 7 had software built-in.
Forum: Installation & Setup 01 Nov 2009
Replies: 340
Views: 174,697
Posted By Howard Kaikow
Because doing a clean/custom install is...

Because doing a clean/custom install is refreshing to the hard drive. You get to zero everything out and start from scratch. If there is even something tiny going on wrong or slowing your drive...
Forum: Tutorials 01 Nov 2009
Replies: 155
Views: 240,589
Posted By Howard Kaikow
Why would it create a new user? Are your...

Why would it create a new user?

Are your previous users still defined?
If so, could you not ignore the new user?
Forum: Installation & Setup 27 Oct 2009
Replies: 340
Views: 174,697
Posted By Howard Kaikow
I will be creating a dual boot Vista/Win 7...

I will be creating a dual boot Vista/Win 7 system, so I dare not delete the recovery partition, and certainly not before the warranty expires.

In any case, I would restore from most recent image...
Forum: Tutorials 26 Oct 2009
Replies: 155
Views: 240,589
Posted By Howard Kaikow
One reason it is necessary to have both...

One reason it is necessary to have both partitions show up with drive letters, in both OS, is for the purposes of image backup programs.

I sure would not want to boot to Vista just to back up...
Forum: Installation & Setup 26 Oct 2009
Replies: 340
Views: 174,697
Posted By Howard Kaikow
I have not read that here. Most advice I've read...

I have not read that here. Most advice I've read here is to make your recovery disks and then delete the partition since it is disabled anyway if/when Vista is deleted. It was also pointed out...
Forum: Installation & Setup 25 Oct 2009
Replies: 340
Views: 174,697
Posted By Howard Kaikow
Did somebody here state that installing Win 7...

Did somebody here state that installing Win 7 would cause recovery partitions to be deleted?

I find that hard to believe.

1, If the recovery partition is assigned a drive letter, Win 7 has no...
Forum: Tutorials 25 Oct 2009
Replies: 155
Views: 240,589
Posted By Howard Kaikow
I've been running multiboot since at least...

I've been running multiboot since at least Windows 95.

I some cases a prog can be installed in 1 OS, and run from other OS.
Or, there may be files that one needs to share amongst OS.

Another,...
Forum: Tutorials 24 Oct 2009
Replies: 155
Views: 240,589
Posted By Howard Kaikow
Why mess with a virtual drive? Can not I...

Why mess with a virtual drive?

Can not I copy the Win 7 media to a separate partition in Vista and then install from that partition?

But how is that any different from booting to Vista and...
Forum: Tutorials 24 Oct 2009
Replies: 155
Views: 240,589
Posted By Howard Kaikow
That is not acceptable. C has to always have...

That is not acceptable.

C has to always have Vista and, say, G has to always have Win 7.



I really do not care where the boot files live, as long as I have the choice of OS when I boot.
Forum: Installation & Setup 24 Oct 2009
Replies: 340
Views: 174,697
Posted By Howard Kaikow
So, you are confirming that with the upgrade...

So, you are confirming that with the upgrade media and no operating system on the hard drive whatsoever, you can simply install this clean and then input the upgrade key when you have finished and it...
Forum: Tutorials 24 Oct 2009
Replies: 155
Views: 240,589
Posted By Howard Kaikow
If that is the way it works, that's unacceptable....

If that is the way it works, that's unacceptable.

C must always be the Vista drive.
Many/most folkes have other than OS files on C.
Forcing a change in drive letters needlessly breaks...
Forum: Tutorials 24 Oct 2009
Replies: 155
Views: 240,589
Posted By Howard Kaikow
I do not understand If I have a PC...

I do not understand



If I have a PC with Vista installed on the C drive and I create a partition, say, D, in which to install Win 7 (allowing Win 7 to format D), why would not the C drive show...
Forum: Software 22 Oct 2009
Replies: 319
Views: 71,754
Posted By Howard Kaikow
A safer route is to do a clean install of Win 7,...

A safer route is to do a clean install of Win 7, thus creating a dual boot Vista/Win 7 system.
Forum: Software 21 Oct 2009
Replies: 478
Views: 318,746
Posted By Howard Kaikow
I was just at the 7-ZIP web site. It does not...

I was just at the 7-ZIP web site.
It does not claim support for Win 7.
Forum: General Discussion 21 Oct 2009
Replies: 10
Views: 26,027
Posted By Howard Kaikow
OK, I'll stick with MBR.

OK, I'll stick with MBR.
Forum: Browsers & Mail 21 Oct 2009
Replies: 18
Views: 2,322
Posted By Howard Kaikow
WTF What possessed them not to include Windows...

WTF What possessed them not to include Windows Mail? Is there some logic to it? :confused:[/QUOTE]

I expect that MSFT really wants folkes to use Outlook.

I think that the cost of converting...
Forum: General Discussion 20 Oct 2009
Replies: 10
Views: 26,027
Posted By Howard Kaikow
MBR vs GPT

I have a Vista notebook with:

C: Vista and all other files
D: HP Recovery partition
E: Optical drive
F: USB drive

I intend to split C so I have a dual boot Vista/Win 7 system as follows:
...
Forum: Software 18 Oct 2009
Replies: 0
Views: 493
Posted By Howard Kaikow
TI 11 and Win 7

I have TI 11 installed on a 64-bit Vista system.
I will be adding Win 7 to create a dual boot Vista/Win 7 system.
Running TI 11, when booted to the Vista system, will there be any problems doing...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 18 Oct 2009
Replies: 18
Views: 2,322
Posted By Howard Kaikow
Guess I'll use Thunderbird, otherwise I would...

Guess I'll use Thunderbird, otherwise I would have to convert all the mail filters to another program, a very time consuming operation.

With Thunderbird, I could use the same mail program for Win...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 17 Oct 2009
Replies: 18
Views: 2,322
Posted By Howard Kaikow
According to the thing I read, Windows 7 does not...

According to the thing I read, Windows 7 does not have Windows Mail.
Forum: Browsers & Mail 16 Oct 2009
Replies: 18
Views: 2,322
Posted By Howard Kaikow
Windows 7 and mail

Tonight, I realized that I have not been paying attention.

I saw an item in a newspaper that indicated that Windows 7 does not include an email program.

Are there advantages to using Windows...
Forum: Software 26 Sep 2009
Replies: 319
Views: 71,754
Posted By Howard Kaikow
What about Registry Workshop | TorchSoft?...

What about Registry Workshop | TorchSoft? (http://www.torchsoft.com/en/rw_information.html)
The web site states that works with Win 7.
Forum: Backup and Restore 26 Sep 2009
Replies: 0
Views: 2,227
Posted By Howard Kaikow
Image backup software

I guess that it is time to find an image backup program that is supported for Windows 7. The program must, at least:

1. Allow for real incremental and differential backups, not as Ghost did (see...
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