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Forum: Installation & Setup 01 Sep 2014
Replies: 4
Views: 699
Posted By Joad
Clean install complete. As for drivers, I am...

Clean install complete. As for drivers, I am letting Windows Update update the drivers. It may miss a couple but I can download from the Asus website.

Thanks again for the help.
Forum: Installation & Setup 31 Aug 2014
Replies: 4
Views: 699
Posted By Joad
Thanks ztruker. UUI created the files on the USB...

Thanks ztruker. UUI created the files on the USB drive.

Now off to do a clean all/clean install. This may take a while...
Forum: Installation & Setup 31 Aug 2014
Replies: 4
Views: 699
Posted By Joad
Unable to create bootable USB drive with Windows 7 ISO

I have a valid Microsoft license for Windows 7 Home Premium for this computer.

I downloaded the ISO file as instructed in another thread. I downloaded and ran the Microsoft USB DVD Download tool....
Forum: Installation & Setup 11 Jun 2014
Replies: 1
Views: 1,021
Posted By Joad
Windows 7-64 Clean Install Failure

HP M6-1045dx running Win 7 64. Hard drive was replaced by 128 GB SSD a year ago.

I bought the Win 7 recovery disks from HP. The recovery failed. According to HP, their recovery disks do not...
Forum: Installation & Setup 21 Oct 2012
Replies: 11
Views: 2,153
Posted By Joad
Diskpart and Clean Install successfully...

Diskpart and Clean Install successfully completed. The repair menu allowed me to get to the command prompt.
Thanks for everyone's help.
Forum: Installation & Setup 15 Oct 2012
Replies: 11
Views: 2,153
Posted By Joad
Got it. Will try this weekend and post back. ...

Got it. Will try this weekend and post back.

Thanks for the help.
Forum: Installation & Setup 15 Oct 2012
Replies: 11
Views: 2,153
Posted By Joad
Yes, clicked the link and the two options were...

Yes, clicked the link and the two options were OEM Recovery Partition and Windows Installation disk. Since I am using a USB, I bailed out.

IOW, this is an alternative approach is to access the...
Forum: Installation & Setup 13 Oct 2012
Replies: 11
Views: 2,153
Posted By Joad
Hi gregrocker and thank you for responding. ...

Hi gregrocker and thank you for responding.

Too late for the recovery partition. I deleted it when I went ahead with the install.

Does using the advanced options in which I deleted all data on...
Forum: Installation & Setup 12 Oct 2012
Replies: 11
Views: 2,153
Posted By Joad
Hi Golden and thank you for responding. I...

Hi Golden and thank you for responding.

I downloaded Win 7 ISO from the website depicted in the clean install thread.

Download Windows 7 ISO (Official 32-bit and 64-bit Direct Download Links) ...
Forum: Installation & Setup 12 Oct 2012
Replies: 11
Views: 2,153
Posted By Joad
Clean Install from USB, need keyboard entry for command prompt

In the clean install instructions, it says to use Shift + F10 to enter Command Prompt when using DVD for clean install. However, this command does not work for a USB.
What command should I use to...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 04 Mar 2011
Replies: 20
Views: 6,118
Posted By Joad
Thanks again. I am probably being paranoid but...

Thanks again. I am probably being paranoid but until a disgruntled woman puts a keylogger on your computer...:shock:
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 03 Mar 2011
Replies: 20
Views: 6,118
Posted By Joad
Premature nirvana. Just looked at my...

Premature nirvana.

Just looked at my Windows folders/files. Some are dated 7/13/2009, 7/14/2009, 8/26/2009 and many files that reflect the recent install date of 2/28/2011. However, there is one...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 28 Feb 2011
Replies: 20
Views: 6,118
Posted By Joad
Reinstall of Win 7 just completed. Windows...

Reinstall of Win 7 just completed. Windows activated with no issues.

This is the best support forum on the web. Mega thanks to everyone who contributed to this thread. I get nervous doing things...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 28 Feb 2011
Replies: 20
Views: 6,118
Posted By Joad
Yes, Win 7 came with its own key. "Clean all" is...

Yes, Win 7 came with its own key. "Clean all" is running now. When complete, I will partition the hard drive and then return to the Win 7 installation screen.
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 28 Feb 2011
Replies: 20
Views: 6,118
Posted By Joad
Okay, thanks. Here is the situation. I...

Okay, thanks.

Here is the situation. I bought the computer loaded with Vista 64. It was a couple of months before Windows 7 hit the market so the retailer/mfg. offered a free upgrade to Windows 7...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 28 Feb 2011
Replies: 20
Views: 6,118
Posted By Joad
Diskpart is running but I have a question: I read...

Diskpart is running but I have a question: I read that a keylogger can hide in memory. After diskpark finishes and I partition the hard drive, how can I delete any files/data in memory? Or will...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 28 Feb 2011
Replies: 20
Views: 6,118
Posted By Joad
Thank you for your input everyone. Sorry it has...

Thank you for your input everyone. Sorry it has taken a while to get back to this but this morning I will run diskpart and then continue with a clean install of Windows 7. Will post back when...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 20 Feb 2011
Replies: 20
Views: 6,118
Posted By Joad
I was unable to confirm or deny the existence of...

I was unable to confirm or deny the existence of the keylogger after I did the reinstall. I decided to do a clean install of Windows 7 with the DVD upgrade disk. I deleted everythng on the hard drive...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 22 Jan 2011
Replies: 20
Views: 6,118
Posted By Joad
Trauma is the appropriate word. :D Just...

Trauma is the appropriate word. :D

Just learned how to view Disk Management and apparently the recovery partition is empty. It shows capacty @ 11.72 GB with 11.72 GB free. Not sure how it got...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 22 Jan 2011
Replies: 20
Views: 6,118
Posted By Joad
The article you linked states: This will...

The article you linked states:

This will show you how to do a Clean Install using a retail Upgrade Windows 7 installation disc.

The upgrade disc I used is an OEM.
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 22 Jan 2011
Replies: 20
Views: 6,118
Posted By Joad
Reinstalled Windows 7 upgrade to remove keylogger eBlaster

An ex-girlfriend remotely installed the keylogger eBlaster which is made by SpectorSoft. After research, I decided to reinstall my Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit upgrade disc.

I booted from the...
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