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Forum: Installation & Setup 12 Hours Ago
Replies: 5
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Posted By SIW2
I think he means his laptop came with 7...

I think he means his laptop came with 7 installed. He recklessly put 8 on, and naturally, he now wants to get 7 installed again.
Forum: Backup and Restore 16 Hours Ago
Replies: 22
Views: 615
Posted By SIW2
Yes, of course it does, it creates a recov...

Yes, of course it does, it creates a recov partition - bit similar to the oem recov parts. If you totally reformat the HDD then it won't be there - that is what totally reformatting means.



No....
Forum: Backup and Restore 16 Hours Ago
Replies: 22
Views: 615
Posted By SIW2
Thanks Nigel. I have already.

Thanks Nigel.

I have already.
Forum: Installation & Setup 20 Hours Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 331
Posted By SIW2
If you can boot from usb, that is fine. If...

If you can boot from usb, that is fine.

If you can't, then it is not difficult to install directly from your hard drive.
Forum: Backup and Restore 21 Hours Ago
Replies: 22
Views: 615
Posted By SIW2
It is exactly as I outlined. 1) 4...

It is exactly as I outlined.

1) 4 Primaries, but not enough space - hard luck

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2) 4 Primaries, there is enough space, so ok it

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Forum: Backup and Restore 23 Hours Ago
Replies: 22
Views: 615
Posted By SIW2
Haven't got a spare disk to try it,unfortunately....

Haven't got a spare disk to try it,unfortunately.

Might have a dig around and see if I can rustle one up.
Forum: Backup and Restore 1 Day Ago
Replies: 22
Views: 615
Posted By SIW2
I expect this will happen: It will need to...

I expect this will happen:

It will need to find enough space, if not - it will just tell there isn't enough space, hard luck.

If there are already 4 primaries, and enough space, it will offer...
Forum: Installation & Setup 1 Day Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 331
Posted By SIW2
Will have to answer this tomorrow. Very late here...

Will have to answer this tomorrow. Very late here now.

It isn't difficult, you just need the installation iso, which I assume you have already downloaded?
Forum: Installation & Setup 1 Day Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 331
Posted By SIW2
Yes. You will need to extract the contents of the...

Yes. You will need to extract the contents of the iso onto another partition.

Get your nic drivers from asus site also, just in case win7 built in ones don't work.Plonk them onto the same...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 1 Day Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 257
Posted By SIW2
LOL.

LOL.
Forum: News 1 Day Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 216
Posted By SIW2
Microsoft says government officials make sudden visits to China office

Microsoft says government officials make sudden visits to China offices | Reuters (http://uk.reuters.com/article/2014/07/28/us-microsoft-china-idUKKBN0FX0TY20140728)
Forum: Backup and Restore 1 Day Ago
Replies: 22
Views: 615
Posted By SIW2
It makes a logical partition. It shows what...

It makes a logical partition.

It shows what it is planning to do.

Anything that creates a recov partition would have to do it that way.




It is only intended as a very simple solution....
Forum: Backup and Restore 2 Days Ago
Replies: 22
Views: 615
Posted By SIW2
I would say fortunately, the recov partition is...

I would say fortunately, the recov partition is hidden from the average user. Slightly above beginners can access it easily if they want by simply adding a drive letter.

.adi is aomei backupper...
Forum: Backup and Restore 2 Days Ago
Replies: 18
Views: 549
Posted By SIW2
He wanted to save space. Might be of interest. It...

He wanted to save space. Might be of interest. It is relevant.
Forum: Backup and Restore 2 Days Ago
Replies: 18
Views: 549
Posted By SIW2
All of the well known free ones do that. ...

All of the well known free ones do that.

They all let you select which partitions to image.

They all backup and restore from booted media.

Only paragon also lets you exclude files/folders...
Forum: General Discussion 2 Days Ago
Replies: 23
Views: 321
Posted By SIW2
Great. I would have a look at sorting out...

Great.

I would have a look at sorting out whatever is wrong with accessing bios. You might need to use it some time in future
Forum: General Discussion 2 Days Ago
Replies: 23
Views: 321
Posted By SIW2
Yes, but it may be complicated to explain. ...

Yes, but it may be complicated to explain.

At cmd propmt, type notepad.

When notepad pops up, clikc File>Save. You will now be able to browse around.

NOTE - you must select "all files "...
Forum: General Discussion 2 Days Ago
Replies: 23
Views: 321
Posted By SIW2
There are a lot of prblems with win 8 due to fast...

There are a lot of prblems with win 8 due to fast startup.


That shouldn't be affecting you here.

Last I heard F2 is for bios setup on lenovo 400. They changed it to F1 at some stage. F12...
Forum: General Discussion 2 Days Ago
Replies: 23
Views: 321
Posted By SIW2
You need to make bios look at the dvd drive...

You need to make bios look at the dvd drive first. If you have a bootable dvd in there, then it will boot and you can clean install.

Most bios have a key (mine is f11) if pressed during post...
Forum: Installation & Setup 3 Days Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 257
Posted By SIW2
He hasn't changed the os registry letter. It is a...

He hasn't changed the os registry letter. It is a clone.

Looks like he has fixed it:
Forum: Security News 3 Days Ago
Replies: 39
Views: 1,049
Posted By SIW2
I have never had an a/v find anything dangerous. ...

I have never had an a/v find anything dangerous.

What are they for?

Maybe I don't hang around in the wrong places.
Forum: PC Custom Builds and Overclocking 3 Days Ago
Replies: 1,146
Views: 51,009
Posted By SIW2
@comp0304, Interesting. Problems for...

@comp0304,

Interesting.

Problems for the economy out there since the ferry disaster.
Forum: Installation & Setup 4 Days Ago
Replies: 44
Views: 572
Posted By SIW2
Might be best to install win7 to a separate...

Might be best to install win7 to a separate partition. Can you use windows easy transfer to get stuff from vista to 7.
Forum: Installation & Setup 4 Days Ago
Replies: 44
Views: 572
Posted By SIW2
To install any edition from a Vista dvd: ...

To install any edition from a Vista dvd:

After you select Install, the next windows asks for the product key. DO NOT enter key, just click next. It will then ask which edition you want to install....
Forum: Installation & Setup 4 Days Ago
Replies: 44
Views: 572
Posted By SIW2
You don't nned an ultimate iso. They are all the...

You don't nned an ultimate iso. They are all the same.

All editions contain all images. Install.wim is identical no matter what they call it.

I only have sp2 to hand, but you can see what I...
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