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Forum: General Discussion 28 Oct 2009
Replies: 6
Views: 1,100
Posted By mike2h
No problem - Went to...

No problem -

Went to ControlPanel>ComputerManagement>DiskManagement

then rightclick>Delete Volume for each partition of Disk2

then quick format.

All ok - thanks.
Forum: General Discussion 28 Oct 2009
Replies: 6
Views: 1,100
Posted By mike2h
Many thanks will give it a try and report back.

Many thanks will give it a try and report back.
Forum: General Discussion 28 Oct 2009
Replies: 6
Views: 1,100
Posted By mike2h
Have not tried to format until I can find out if...

Have not tried to format until I can find out if format will erase the system stuff.
Forum: General Discussion 28 Oct 2009
Replies: 6
Views: 1,100
Posted By mike2h
aagh! Change HD from System to Data - ie wipe, zap clea

MBR's seem to hava a haunting mystique about them all I want to know is how to make the former (Win7 rc/beta) system disk
become a simple data disk. ie reformat, wipe, clean set to unallocated.
...
Forum: Installation & Setup 16 Apr 2009
Replies: 55
Views: 8,415
Posted By mike2h
Thanks everyone. and the winner is ... ...

Thanks everyone.

and the winner is ...

well each solution has its merits

Image X, Acronis, ( and VM if unsure and doing forensics). Not sure about Daemon etc.

Coming a close...
Forum: General Discussion 14 Apr 2009
Replies: 8
Views: 3,418
Posted By mike2h
Thanks LePoilu - I get the idea - maybe through...

Thanks LePoilu - I get the idea - maybe through time I'll see the benefits over the XP search dialogue. :)



PS clicking on the web link gives a clear image. (Clicking on the image does not...
Forum: General Discussion 14 Apr 2009
Replies: 8
Views: 3,418
Posted By mike2h
Merci LePoilu :) The images are a bit...

Merci LePoilu :)

The images are a bit unclear with my graphics card and monitor. But thanks for posting.
Forum: General Discussion 14 Apr 2009
Replies: 8
Views: 3,418
Posted By mike2h
Thanks Brink - Windows Key + F for advanced...

Thanks Brink - Windows Key + F for advanced search.

Maybe W7 might restore ext as a column header in RC/RTM.

In the meantime I'm half-tempted to put the ext value in the genre column! :)
...
Forum: Installation & Setup 14 Apr 2009
Replies: 55
Views: 8,415
Posted By mike2h
Fair comment Jimbo45 - the point is that I...

Fair comment Jimbo45 - the point is that I recently built I7 920 rig and I am 'experimenting' with ALL the bits hw/sw. :)

Things get a bit tedious after builds 7000, 7057; 7068 zzz zzz! There...
Forum: General Discussion 14 Apr 2009
Replies: 8
Views: 3,418
Posted By mike2h
Workaround to search/sort files by [ext]?

Is there a workaround to search and sort files by [extension] NOT [type]?

There appears to be no column heading for file extension eg *.mp3; *.txt; *.cs; etc.

As a very recent convert from XP...
Forum: Installation & Setup 10 Apr 2009
Replies: 55
Views: 8,415
Posted By mike2h
Thanks Solor Win7 Smashy Digger Digger -...

Thanks Solor Win7 Smashy Digger

Digger - that's the idea! Being able to run from the hard disk saves the hassle of making a dvd - so speed would be equal to or better than usb. We' ll see if...
Forum: Installation & Setup 10 Apr 2009
Replies: 55
Views: 8,415
Posted By mike2h
Thanks Swarfega RST101 I would have thought...

Thanks Swarfega RST101

I would have thought read speed from second hard disk would have been faster and less 'glitch prone' than USB and avoids the burning of dvd too.
Forum: Installation & Setup 10 Apr 2009
Replies: 55
Views: 8,415
Posted By mike2h
Fastest 7077 Clean Install Method?

Option A ISO on bootable USB and formatted hard disk.

Option B UNPACKED iso on second hard disk and overwrite older version by running setup.exe?


Option C thru Z methods I haven't heard of...
Forum: General Discussion 10 Apr 2009
Replies: 2,203
Views: 158,979
Posted By mike2h
Welcome to Whoosh and thanks to Mr Grim,...

Welcome to Whoosh and

thanks to Mr Grim, Z3R010, Garysgold, Jfar, SkunkSmash and OrbitalShark!

(I see the "leak - meter" is showing red again. :) )
Forum: General Discussion 08 Apr 2009
Replies: 2,203
Views: 158,979
Posted By mike2h
How do I mark a thread solved ie give it a green tick.

Hello all - enjoying the site - despite a thundering silence to my first post. :)
100 plus views - but no comment!

A simpler question now

How do I mark a thread solved ie give it a green...
Forum: General Discussion 08 Apr 2009
Replies: 35
Views: 5,812
Posted By mike2h
That's useful jfar thanks. So if unpacked iso on...

That's useful jfar thanks. So if unpacked iso on disk D and Windows 7 on C just run setup.exe and replace old os version?
Forum: General Discussion 07 Apr 2009
Replies: 2
Views: 2,601
Posted By mike2h
MikeQ: Welcome to the forum MikeA. Did you Build...

MikeQ: Welcome to the forum MikeA. Did you Build the system then put 2 blank unformatted sata drives in your shiny new case?

MikeA: Yes, set memory to XMP and SATA to AHCI

MikeQ: You probably...
Forum: General Discussion 07 Apr 2009
Replies: 6
Views: 2,238
Posted By mike2h
I had the same problem with 7068 x64 so I just...

I had the same problem with 7068 x64 so I just cut the file/folder and paste it to achieve the move function. THEN I discovered this registry change.

(A zipfile available here: ...
Forum: General Discussion 07 Apr 2009
Replies: 2
Views: 2,601
Posted By mike2h
AHCI seems to have been raided by W7 Build 7068 on P6T

Salutations - first post - great site.

Background - bios set to AHCI and memory set to XMP profile (no overclocking by me).

W7 performance rating/skating scores:
Processor 7.4, Ram 7.8, Aero...
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