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Forum: Installation & Setup 26 Jan 2011
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Posted By canuck257
Thanks again Greg, I swapped the SATA cables over...

Thanks again Greg, I swapped the SATA cables over on the mobo to put the boot disk on #1 and it solved the problem.
Forum: Installation & Setup 26 Jan 2011
Replies: 29
Views: 10,741
Posted By canuck257
Update: I just activated 7 over the internet. ...

Update:
I just activated 7 over the internet. The system said I had two days before it was required so I thought I would give it a try.

I think tomorrow I will buy a lottery ticket???
Forum: Installation & Setup 25 Jan 2011
Replies: 29
Views: 10,741
Posted By canuck257
I did and it did:D:D:D I tried to get one...

I did and it did:D:D:D

I tried to get one more boot out of the old system but, no joy so I went ahead and installed the new mobo/chip and memory. I booted the new system and got through to a...
Forum: Installation & Setup 24 Jan 2011
Replies: 29
Views: 10,741
Posted By canuck257
OK Greg, I will do some searching, do I need both...

OK Greg, I will do some searching, do I need both packages?

I have the OEM cd that I purchased but no Recovery Disks. Can I make those from my wife's installation or do they have to be made from...
Forum: Installation & Setup 24 Jan 2011
Replies: 29
Views: 10,741
Posted By canuck257
This is getting a little over my head:(:( but...

This is getting a little over my head:(:( but it's a good opportunity to learn:confused::confused:

How/where do I get these software program's and do I understand correctly that only one of the...
Forum: Installation & Setup 23 Jan 2011
Replies: 29
Views: 10,741
Posted By canuck257
OK I will give this a try using the wife's...

OK I will give this a try using the wife's computer. Will the OS on my HD cause a problem if I install it in her machine? Do I need to disengage her OS HD to ensure that it will boot with my OS?
Forum: Installation & Setup 23 Jan 2011
Replies: 29
Views: 10,741
Posted By canuck257
I have had ongoing problems with this machine and...

I have had ongoing problems with this machine and have re-installed and activated 7 at least 3 times. The most recent was about 6 weeks ago.
Forum: Installation & Setup 23 Jan 2011
Replies: 29
Views: 10,741
Posted By canuck257
Trying it first makes sense, I may get...

Trying it first makes sense, I may get lucky:sarc:

If I transfer my HD to my wife's machine which is also running 7 will it cause problems with her machine?
Forum: Installation & Setup 23 Jan 2011
Replies: 29
Views: 10,741
Posted By canuck257
The OEM disc did not come with a system, I bought...

The OEM disc did not come with a system, I bought it with some components, does that make a difference?

On edit, the packaging reads "OEM System Builder Pack"[/QUOTE]
I am a little confuded: Is...
Forum: Installation & Setup 22 Jan 2011
Replies: 29
Views: 10,741
Posted By canuck257
Ouch - OEM's are tied to the original...

Ouch - OEM's are tied to the original motherboard, which you are now changing, so it becomes superfulous. You will have to follow WHS's advice, as there isn't any other alternative unfortunately.
...
Forum: Installation & Setup 22 Jan 2011
Replies: 29
Views: 10,741
Posted By canuck257
OEM:confused:

OEM:confused:
Forum: Installation & Setup 22 Jan 2011
Replies: 29
Views: 10,741
Posted By canuck257
New motherboard and CPU

My computer has just quit on me because of an apparent motherboard problem.:( I am using this as an opportunity to upgrade both the board and the CPU which are en-route as I write this. I moving...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 02 Dec 2010
Replies: 5
Views: 1,085
Posted By canuck257
Thank you for your helpfull suggestions, all of...

Thank you for your helpfull suggestions, all of which I have implemented. None of the scans disclosed any problems though disk clean did remove about 1gb of files. This is from a large disk so I...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 01 Dec 2010
Replies: 5
Views: 1,085
Posted By canuck257
Very slow system

Whenever I try to open a programme, my browser, or email software it takes upwards of 45 seconds for the programme to respond. In the wait period the Aero appears rotating then dissapears, then...
Forum: General Discussion 16 Nov 2010
Replies: 8
Views: 1,850
Posted By canuck257
EasyBCD 2.0 did the job. Many thanks for the...

EasyBCD 2.0 did the job. Many thanks for the help and guidance.
Forum: General Discussion 16 Nov 2010
Replies: 8
Views: 1,850
Posted By canuck257
Hopefully?? this is it!!

Hopefully?? this is it!!
Forum: General Discussion 16 Nov 2010
Replies: 8
Views: 1,850
Posted By canuck257
I'm going to need some help with this!! I'm very...

I'm going to need some help with this!! I'm very new to Windows 7 so I would appreciate a step by step "how to" if possible?
Forum: General Discussion 16 Nov 2010
Replies: 8
Views: 1,850
Posted By canuck257
Have you got two versions of Windows on your PC?...

Have you got two versions of Windows on your PC? What choices does it give you?[/QUOTE]


Only one version. The altenate choice is "Use an older version of Windows". I think this comes from me...
Forum: General Discussion 16 Nov 2010
Replies: 8
Views: 1,850
Posted By canuck257
Boot OS selection

I have re-installed Windows 7 on my computer to resolve a number of issues. As a result I now get a screen asking which version of Windows I wish to use that requires me to hit enter. How do I get...
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