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Forum: Installation & Setup 31 Aug 2012
Replies: 13
Views: 8,191
Posted By Saltgrass
I can say several things in response, but sadly...

I can say several things in response, but sadly they are not related to the thread, as was your first post.

All computers certified for Windows 8 will be required to have a UEFI compatible bios. ...
Forum: Installation & Setup 31 Aug 2012
Replies: 13
Views: 8,191
Posted By Saltgrass
Shame, shame..... if you HAD any experience, you...

Shame, shame..... if you HAD any experience, you would not keep saying this.....
Forum: Installation & Setup 31 Aug 2012
Replies: 13
Views: 8,191
Posted By Saltgrass
I can't seem to find a page that gives any...

I can't seem to find a page that gives any indication of what type of bios is has. But it will normally say on the top of the Bios menu page that it is a UEFI bios.

There will also be settings...
Forum: Installation & Setup 31 Aug 2012
Replies: 4
Views: 1,501
Posted By Saltgrass
Partition Wizard may still be able to help, since...

Partition Wizard may still be able to help, since it has an options to rewrite the MBR and recover partitions...

I don't know if Easeus has such options, but you will, I assume, have to do it...
Forum: Installation & Setup 31 Aug 2012
Replies: 4
Views: 875
Posted By Saltgrass
Also, if you don't mind, were you going from a 32...

Also, if you don't mind, were you going from a 32 bit Vista to a 64 bit Windows 7? I may try your scenario later, but I think my 1545 has an intel chipset.
Forum: Installation & Setup 31 Aug 2012
Replies: 4
Views: 875
Posted By Saltgrass
It is a little strange you get such a message,...

It is a little strange you get such a message, because you really did not alter your hard drive, the files were just put in memory.

Do you think it is trying to continue the Windows 7 install, or...
Forum: Installation & Setup 30 Aug 2012
Replies: 13
Views: 5,338
Posted By Saltgrass
I have that drive (128 GB version) and my ASUS...

I have that drive (128 GB version) and my ASUS Z68 board saw it fine.

Is this the only drive on your system? It does show up in the bios, but after you select Install, the drive does not show...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 30 Aug 2012
Replies: 17
Views: 2,983
Posted By Saltgrass
When you moved, was it a Country type change, or...

When you moved, was it a Country type change, or just local where they use the same electrical system?
Forum: Hardware & Devices 30 Aug 2012
Replies: 2
Views: 661
Posted By Saltgrass
Do you have access to the inside of the box so...

Do you have access to the inside of the box so you could try disconnecting the hard drive?

If you had a copy of Ubuntu, you could let the system run to check it directly, without Windows being...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 29 Aug 2012
Replies: 2
Views: 1,367
Posted By Saltgrass
If you open Device Manger (devmgmt.msc), do you...

If you open Device Manger (devmgmt.msc), do you see any devices with a yellow mark? Anything unusual if you look in the Disk Drives section, or USB, or any other sections?

If you select the View...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 28 Aug 2012
Replies: 12
Views: 6,019
Posted By Saltgrass
Time means it may take several runs to catch up...

Time means it may take several runs to catch up after removing the SoftwareDistribution folder. Not really sure how long, but if it is running on Automatic Updates, it may take several days. If you...
Forum: Backup and Restore 28 Aug 2012
Replies: 53
Views: 10,828
Posted By Saltgrass
Other questions might be, were any major...

Other questions might be, were any major configuration changes made to the system, and could some anti-virus be checking the boot and stopping the process?
Forum: Backup and Restore 28 Aug 2012
Replies: 5
Views: 1,454
Posted By Saltgrass
You don't really say what type of backup you are...

You don't really say what type of backup you are doing, but I suppose two things to look for, are you backing up the backup or doing full backups instead of changed file backups?

Something may...
Forum: Backup and Restore 28 Aug 2012
Replies: 53
Views: 10,828
Posted By Saltgrass
It has been interesting following the procedures...

It has been interesting following the procedures used in this thread, always a learning experience.

I was wondering if you had tried booting into a normal Windows 7 Install DVD? You could...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 28 Aug 2012
Replies: 12
Views: 6,019
Posted By Saltgrass
I have seen anti-virus utilities cause problems...

I have seen anti-virus utilities cause problems with Windows Update. And one of the problems was during a reboot to install the updates, the utility was active scanning and would not allow the...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 27 Aug 2012
Replies: 12
Views: 6,019
Posted By Saltgrass
I see in the log the multiple reports of having...

I see in the log the multiple reports of having successfully installed KB2676562

I also see things like this:


So, since it appears your system has gotten out of sync, I will suggest you...
Forum: Installation & Setup 27 Aug 2012
Replies: 15
Views: 1,742
Posted By Saltgrass
I agree, just wondered why the Windows DVD was...

I agree, just wondered why the Windows DVD was required in order to boot.

And I looked it up and HarddiskVolume3 is the 3rd partition, which agrees with your assessment.
Forum: Installation & Setup 27 Aug 2012
Replies: 15
Views: 1,742
Posted By Saltgrass
The C: partition showing as System and Boot, is a...

The C: partition showing as System and Boot, is a normal indication of the boot files being there. I suppose looking to see if the Hidden System file, bootmgr, is in the partition might tell for...
Forum: Installation & Setup 27 Aug 2012
Replies: 2
Views: 1,296
Posted By Saltgrass
Along with the specs, maybe a description of your...

Along with the specs, maybe a description of your video output. It might be related to the video switching resolution.

You don't mention anything about any type of cursor, so you see anything on...
Forum: Installation & Setup 27 Aug 2012
Replies: 6
Views: 3,227
Posted By Saltgrass
I agree with your comments. There is also...

I agree with your comments.

There is also another way to set the default OS. Everyone already knows about changing it from the Windows 8 boot GUI, but if you are using the Text boot menu,...
Forum: Installation & Setup 27 Aug 2012
Replies: 15
Views: 1,742
Posted By Saltgrass
Along with the other suggestions, could you open...

Along with the other suggestions, could you open an administrative command prompt and type bcdedit. Then right click, select mark, highlight text, hit enter, and then paste in a text file and...
Forum: Installation & Setup 26 Aug 2012
Replies: 47
Views: 72,988
Posted By Saltgrass
Brink does not seem to know you got it working...

Brink does not seem to know you got it working with the GUI, now you want to change back to the Text boot menu, but I may be misreading his post.

I am not completely sure where we stand right...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 26 Aug 2012
Replies: 12
Views: 6,019
Posted By Saltgrass
Are you running any type of anti-virus or...

Are you running any type of anti-virus or firewall that might be bocking access for Windows Update?

I show 2 entries in Programs and Features panel about MSXML. KB954430 and KB973688 were both...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 26 Aug 2012
Replies: 10
Views: 11,296
Posted By Saltgrass
OK, I am not an IT person, and have no idea what...

OK, I am not an IT person, and have no idea what you would know or not. So please don't laugh... :o

But you have run a System File Check?

The qmgr.dll is missing from your system?
Forum: Installation & Setup 26 Aug 2012
Replies: 21
Views: 13,677
Posted By Saltgrass
Get a different hard drive...maybe your "friend"...

Get a different hard drive...maybe your "friend" sold it for a reason...
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