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Forum: Installation & Setup 2 Hours Ago
Replies: 4
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Posted By gregrocker
You're welcome. :geek: I notice you marked...

You're welcome. :geek:

I notice you marked the thread Solved. Which step do you think resolved the problem?
Forum: General Discussion 7 Hours Ago
Replies: 28
Views: 900
Posted By gregrocker
It's in the tutorial. Partition Wizard steps. ...

It's in the tutorial. Partition Wizard steps.

A Repair Install may be best if files won't repair.
Forum: General Discussion 8 Hours Ago
Replies: 28
Views: 900
Posted By gregrocker
So how is performance after System Restore?

So how is performance after System Restore?
Forum: Installation & Setup 9 Hours Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 166
Posted By gregrocker
Have you tried every step from Overcoming Windows...

Have you tried every step from Overcoming Windows 7 Installation Failures - Windows 7 Help Forums...
Forum: Installation & Setup 9 Hours Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 281
Posted By gregrocker
Did Dell provide a Reinstallation DVD so you can...

Did Dell provide a Reinstallation DVD so you can get a clean reinstall instead of having all the crapware piled on? If not it's provided in Reinstall tutorial below along with official Win7...
Forum: General Discussion 11 Hours Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 190
Posted By gregrocker
It may be anomalous as I've not seen SP1 come...

It may be anomalous as I've not seen SP1 come through before when using SIW2's Fully Updated media.
Forum: Installation & Setup 11 Hours Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 699
Posted By gregrocker
You may have weird boot code which would produce...

You may have weird boot code which would produce that repair result which is why I suggested wiping the HD - the whole point of the reinstall.

If you have a bunch of crap starting with Win7 then...
Forum: General Discussion 13 Hours Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 133
Posted By gregrocker
Which is best laptop?

A friend asked me what laptop to get for web browsing and light Multi-tasking. I suggested at least a Core i3 because I had been trying them before settling on an i5 I found at same budget price. I...
Forum: Chillout Room 13 Hours Ago
Replies: 1,279
Views: 22,639
Posted By gregrocker
:rolleyes:

:rolleyes:
Forum: Installation & Setup 13 Hours Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 699
Posted By gregrocker
Glad to hear it. Did you figure out why XP...

Glad to hear it.

Did you figure out why XP was listed as found OS in Win7 repair? Had XP been on the drive and not correctly had its partition deleted?

Did you wipe HD first before...
Forum: General Discussion 14 Hours Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 296
Posted By gregrocker
After checking for and updating BIOS check the...

After checking for and updating BIOS check the SATA controller setting.

I see no progress on the Troubleshooting steps I linked earlier except for memory test. Waiting for results of each step...
Forum: General Discussion 16 Hours Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 197
Posted By gregrocker
The difference is that the Rufus tool works best...

The difference is that the Rufus tool works best for UEFI since it automates a file edit that is easily messed up when done manually.

For Legacy BIOS one can use the MS tool.
Forum: Installation & Setup 16 Hours Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 166
Posted By gregrocker
The error means its trying to boot the HD and not...

The error means its trying to boot the HD and not booting the stick.

Make sure you're booting the stick correctly as I gave in my last post, because failure to boot media is 90% of the time a...
Forum: General Discussion 16 Hours Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 190
Posted By gregrocker
It's only 9.1 mb so it's likely the SP1 wrapper...

It's only 9.1 mb so it's likely the SP1 wrapper which only contains the portions of SP1 which it detects are still missing. This is how SP1 is delivered by WUD: After most of its Updates are pushed...
Forum: General Discussion 16 Hours Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 197
Posted By gregrocker
Use Rufus from Option One of UEFI Bootable USB...

Use Rufus from Option One of UEFI Bootable USB Flash Drive - Create in Windows (http://www.eightforums.com/tutorials/15458-uefi-bootable-usb-flash-drive-create-windows.html) which automates the file...
Forum: Installation & Setup 16 Hours Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 166
Posted By gregrocker
Set the hard drive first to boot in BIOS setup...

Set the hard drive first to boot in BIOS setup then trigger the stick to boot using the one-time BIOS BOot Menu key at boot. This should prevent the stick from starting the install over again, but...
Forum: Installation & Setup 17 Hours Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 206
Posted By gregrocker
Work through the steps for Overcoming Windows 7...

Work through the steps for Overcoming Windows 7 Installation Failures - Windows 7 Help Forums (http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/324687-overcoming-windows-7-installation-failures.html#post2714895)...
Forum: General Discussion 17 Hours Ago
Replies: 28
Views: 900
Posted By gregrocker
Click on the link for...

Click on the link for http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/219533-troubleshooting-windows-7-failure-boot.html and start working through the steps. Report back as you go as other steps may be...
Forum: Installation & Setup 1 Day Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 281
Posted By gregrocker
If the PC has a UEFI BIOS then you'll need a...

If the PC has a UEFI BIOS then you'll need a UEFI-supported imaging or cloning App. Macrium is good.

Clone or image the Win7 partition to the SSD after moving the Bootmgr as previously...
Forum: General Discussion 1 Day Ago
Replies: 28
Views: 900
Posted By gregrocker
How many of the dozen steps I gave you have you...

How many of the dozen steps I gave you have you completed?

Which bootable AV was run to check for infection?

Which is the Active partition which also determines whether repair will even work?
...
Forum: General Discussion 1 Day Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 231
Posted By gregrocker
Sorry you were abandoned with no follow up. ...

Sorry you were abandoned with no follow up.

While you wait, work through the Troubleshooting steps in my signature pic below. Test the hard drive first with both Maker's diagnostics extended...
Forum: General Discussion 1 Day Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 296
Posted By gregrocker
Work through the...

Work through the http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/220165-troubleshooting-steps-windows-7-a.html to go over your install thoroughly which should turn up the problem.

If not compare it to the ...
Forum: Installation & Setup 1 Day Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 160
Posted By gregrocker
The driver is provided by Win7 when you plug in...

The driver is provided by Win7 when you plug in the USB cable and power up. You may need to right click the PC in Devices and Printers to enable Hardware Auto-Updating. Watch the animation in...
Forum: Installation & Setup 1 Day Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 179
Posted By gregrocker
Hey Mitch, post back a screenshot of DIsk Mgmt.

Hey Mitch, post back a screenshot of DIsk Mgmt.
Forum: Chillout Room 1 Day Ago
Replies: 1,279
Views: 22,639
Posted By gregrocker
Many if not most of us were noobs which is what...

Many if not most of us were noobs which is what makes the achievement here all the more meaningful.

I credit it to Windows 7, the superior design of these forums which makes any other by...
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