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Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 24 May 2010
Replies: 11
Views: 3,526
Posted By Mombodog
Thanks, they did say deleting the pending XML...

Thanks, they did say deleting the pending XML solved the 3 0f 3 message delay, I did advise them to reinstall SP1 because it may have not installed correctly, then to install SP2, I think it fell on...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 23 May 2010
Replies: 12
Views: 2,858
Posted By Mombodog
WINSXS contains all versions, from the original...

WINSXS contains all versions, from the original to the latest. You can remove the originals after an SP install by running its cleanup.[/QUOTE]

Thanks for the clarification.

:thumbsup:
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 23 May 2010
Replies: 12
Views: 2,858
Posted By Mombodog
So if you install a Service Pack or a Windows...

So if you install a Service Pack or a Windows Update, it will not update the winsxs with the newer files?

Seems like a flawed system if it does not.

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Forum: General Discussion 23 May 2010
Replies: 5
Views: 6,342
Posted By Mombodog
How to install MD 3.0 and 3.3 How to...

How to install MD 3.0 and 3.3

How to Reinstall MediaDirectâ„¢ 3.0 or 3.3 | Dell...
Forum: General Discussion 23 May 2010
Replies: 8
Views: 15,034
Posted By Mombodog
Look in C:\system32\SnippingTool.exe Drag a...

Look in C:\system32\SnippingTool.exe

Drag a shortcut to the desktop

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Forum: General Discussion 23 May 2010
Replies: 9
Views: 11,200
Posted By Mombodog
Is it an IDE Optical drive? If so open task...

Is it an IDE Optical drive?

If so open task manager and expand the "IDE ATA/ATAPI controllers, right click on the Primary or Secondary IDE channel (whichever the drive resides on) and select...
Forum: General Discussion 23 May 2010
Replies: 31
Views: 33,198
Posted By Mombodog
Windows 7 Enterprise | Trial, Evaluation, Test,...

Windows 7 Enterprise | Trial, Evaluation, Test, Download (http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/evalcenter/cc442495.aspx)


I wonder if you could change the Key with one you purchased and then re...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 23 May 2010
Replies: 12
Views: 2,858
Posted By Mombodog
And besides, the reason SFC uses the files on the...

And besides, the reason SFC uses the files on the HD and not the DVD is because it is likely the DVD files have been superseded by various updates and patches.[/QUOTE]


They addressed this

"If...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 22 May 2010
Replies: 12
Views: 2,858
Posted By Mombodog
Its not me that wants to but here is the...

Its not me that wants to but here is the explanation that I was given.





I did find some command line switches that might allow you to use other file paths for the sfc file store, but not...
Forum: Chillout Room 22 May 2010
Replies: 2,050
Views: 91,913
Posted By Mombodog
On the back of a Septic tank pump truck ...

On the back of a Septic tank pump truck

"Caution Vehicle May Be Transporting Political Promises"

http://www.theodoresworld.net/pics/0108/politicalpromisesImage2.jpg
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 22 May 2010
Replies: 11
Views: 3,526
Posted By Mombodog
Rich has given you the best guidance. I would not...

Rich has given you the best guidance. I would not try to install it again until I had gotten ride of the failed attempt.[/QUOTE]

:thumbsup:
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 22 May 2010
Replies: 12
Views: 2,858
Posted By Mombodog
SFC question

Is there a way to make SFC use the W7 DVD for files to be replaced instead of the files on the hard drive?

I looked in the registry but did not see anything obvious.
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 22 May 2010
Replies: 11
Views: 3,526
Posted By Mombodog
Thanks. SR it is.

Thanks. SR it is.
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 22 May 2010
Replies: 11
Views: 3,526
Posted By Mombodog
What about installing it overtop without the...

What about installing it overtop without the restore?

Or is this risky business?
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 22 May 2010
Replies: 11
Views: 3,526
Posted By Mombodog
configuring updates stage 3 0f 3 message

I have a friend which has Vista, just installed SP1 ( I know a bit behind), now they get a message every time they boot "configuring updates stage 3 0f 3 - 0% complete" After few minutes it...
Forum: Installation & Setup 20 May 2010
Replies: 3
Views: 2,841
Posted By Mombodog
Thanks Gregrocker, that did the trick. ...

Thanks Gregrocker, that did the trick.

Anyone figured out why you sometimes have to do the startup repair multiple times?
Forum: Installation & Setup 19 May 2010
Replies: 3
Views: 2,841
Posted By Mombodog
Remove XP from Dual boot on different hard drives

1st. Installed XP on IDE drive, 2nd. installed a Sata drive, installed W7 on that drive, want to remove the IDE drive, is it as simple as disconnecting the XP drive and do a startup repair, or is...
Forum: General Discussion 11 May 2010
Replies: 30
Views: 237,803
Posted By Mombodog
@ concrnedstudent Do you have malware active...

@ concrnedstudent

Do you have malware active on the System? You need to remove it before applying the fix. Its malware that causes this condition in the first place.

Also, Run SFC after the...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 10 May 2010
Replies: 3
Views: 4,485
Posted By Mombodog
Control Panel>View by Icons>Administrative...

Control Panel>View by Icons>Administrative Tools>Event Viewer

It takes a bit to load, be patient, look in Administrative Events for any warnings or errors for Live Mail
Forum: Customization 10 May 2010
Replies: 9
Views: 16,973
Posted By Mombodog
Looks worse than it is, it took about a half hour...

Looks worse than it is, it took about a half hour to figure out most of the functions. after that I could do amazing amounts of renaming in a few minutes. Worth learning to use.

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Forum: System Security 09 May 2010
Replies: 2
Views: 1,338
Posted By Mombodog
Why not, I make too many posts on various forums...

Why not, I make too many posts on various forums to search for every post I make, impossible.

I gave a personal account of actually using the software, sounds like a new thread to me.

You are...
Forum: System Security 09 May 2010
Replies: 2
Views: 1,338
Posted By Mombodog
Sorry, I don't search the forums a week back.

Sorry, I don't search the forums a week back.
Forum: Browsers & Mail 09 May 2010
Replies: 2
Views: 1,734
Posted By Mombodog
Thanks for sharing, upgrading now.

Thanks for sharing, upgrading now.
Forum: Browsers & Mail 09 May 2010
Replies: 3
Views: 4,485
Posted By Mombodog
Look in event viewer, there may be a more...

Look in event viewer, there may be a more detailed error message.
Forum: Customization 09 May 2010
Replies: 1
Views: 1,370
Posted By Mombodog
W7 search is not very good and cannot be...

W7 search is not very good and cannot be customized, try a 3rd party search tool.

Everything Search Engine (http://www.voidtools.com/)

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