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Forum: Installation & Setup 23 Oct 2009
Replies: 33
Views: 18,092
Posted By dmb219
I have a WD Caviar Black drive I installed a few...

I have a WD Caviar Black drive I installed a few weeks ago. I have an install of RTM Home Premium on it (modded iso). The disk has never had an activated version of Windows on it. I just got my...
Forum: Installation & Setup 22 Oct 2009
Replies: 340
Views: 180,991
Posted By dmb219
Formatting either way yields exactly the same...

Formatting either way yields exactly the same result.:D[/quote]

Not really.
If you format within the Windows 7 Setup, then the Windows 7 being installed could detect a previous Windows, and...
Forum: Installation & Setup 22 Oct 2009
Replies: 340
Views: 180,991
Posted By dmb219
Formatting either way yields exactly the same...

Formatting either way yields exactly the same result.:D
Forum: Drivers 11 Oct 2009
Replies: 12
Views: 15,807
Posted By dmb219
A couple months ago I had an "unknown device" pop...

A couple months ago I had an "unknown device" pop up in my device manager. I had no new devices and everything connected to my computer was accounted for and working. I did some research and found a...
Forum: General Discussion 04 Oct 2009
Replies: 4
Views: 1,843
Posted By dmb219
Yes, I've transferred from Ultimate to Home...

Yes, I've transferred from Ultimate to Home Premium and it went fine. I never even thought about it until you asked...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 31 Jul 2009
Replies: 9
Views: 48,639
Posted By dmb219
Unknown device-USB controller not recognized

I had an "unknown device" show up in devices and printers a couple days ago. It was also listed in device manager and said it was a USB controller. Everything worked and I've not added any new...
Forum: General Discussion 26 Jul 2009
Replies: 1,927
Views: 172,611
Posted By dmb219
I see what you're saying but I would have never...

I see what you're saying but I would have never thought of that as a problem. When I hover or click Word, I get choices of which docs I want to open. That is what I would expect to see.
Forum: General Discussion 26 Jul 2009
Replies: 1,927
Views: 172,611
Posted By dmb219
Try going to device manager-network...

Try going to device manager-network adapter-properties-power mgt and uncheck allow this device to wake the computer. That worked for me.
Forum: General Discussion 17 Jul 2009
Replies: 21
Views: 2,787
Posted By dmb219
That's good advice, by the time you get your...

That's good advice, by the time you get your stuff, RTM might be available, if not, you can install a beta build and get used to how you want things set up. I have a folder on an external drive with...
Forum: General Discussion 11 Jul 2009
Replies: 61
Views: 5,459
Posted By dmb219
I think you're right, that certainly makes sense....

I think you're right, that certainly makes sense. Once Windows 7 is installed and activated there surely won't be a need for a previous OS to validate unless maybe you format the drive (before...
Forum: General Discussion 11 Jul 2009
Replies: 61
Views: 5,459
Posted By dmb219
This is the info I'm referring to, I know the...

This is the info I'm referring to, I know the disc won't self-destruct.


Now here's the bigger catch: While you won't need to downgrade from Windows 7 RC to Vista or XP in order to install...
Forum: General Discussion 11 Jul 2009
Replies: 61
Views: 5,459
Posted By dmb219
I just read in another thread that a validated...

I just read in another thread that a validated install of XP, Vista or W7 Beta will qualify you for a clean install from the upgrade disc, but once you've installed the final version, you can't do a...
Forum: General Discussion 11 Jul 2009
Replies: 61
Views: 5,459
Posted By dmb219
You have it backwards, if you purchase the home...

You have it backwards, if you purchase the home premium upgrade you have to do a clean install because it is a lower version than the ultimate you are currently using.[/QUOTE]

Ok, gotcha. That is...
Forum: General Discussion 11 Jul 2009
Replies: 61
Views: 5,459
Posted By dmb219
So I can't do a clean install with a Home Premium...

So I can't do a clean install with a Home Premium Upgrade disk from any of the betas since they are all the Ultimate version? Some say the installation process will ask you to insert a qualifying...
Forum: General Discussion 11 Jul 2009
Replies: 61
Views: 5,459
Posted By dmb219
Certainly you will be able to do a clean install...

Certainly you will be able to do a clean install after you have the RTM installed, whether it validates itself or asks for a qualifying disk, right? I can't believe you would need to install one OS...
Forum: General Discussion 07 Jul 2009
Replies: 33
Views: 3,584
Posted By dmb219
I don't think anyone here expects any changes...

I don't think anyone here expects any changes between RTM and the release in October.
Forum: Backup and Restore 28 Jun 2009
Replies: 68
Views: 43,169
Posted By dmb219
I'm quite happy with the Windows backup program...

I'm quite happy with the Windows backup program myself, I selected what I wanted backed up and when and it just does it. I've done many clean installs of the new builds and it restores my stuff just...
Forum: General Discussion 26 Jun 2009
Replies: 112
Views: 10,541
Posted By dmb219
The upgrade offer is for a retail copy of the OS,...

The upgrade offer is for a retail copy of the OS, and retail copies include both 32 and 64 bit versions. Just ordered from newegg.
Forum: General Discussion 26 Jun 2009
Replies: 67
Views: 40,626
Posted By dmb219
I used an upgrade disc a few years ago and did...

I used an upgrade disc a few years ago and did clean installs with it, don't remember for sure, I think it was XP. At some point it just asked you to put the disc from the required OS in the tray to...
Forum: General Discussion 21 Jun 2009
Replies: 22
Views: 12,218
Posted By dmb219
Are you using CCleaner? By default it deletes the...

Are you using CCleaner? By default it deletes the cache, but you can un-select that item in the options. If that's not it, I'm stumped.
Forum: News 20 Jun 2009
Replies: 11
Views: 2,271
Posted By dmb219
Looking forward to the final product, they have...

Looking forward to the final product, they have lots of time to promote it. I bet they have a great advertising campaign leading up to the retail release. I saw a great commercial for Bing today,...
Forum: General Discussion 07 Jun 2009
Replies: 9
Views: 1,923
Posted By dmb219
That's odd, I have a Radeon 2600 XT and have not...

That's odd, I have a Radeon 2600 XT and have not had a single problem with any of the W7 builds, used the ATI drivers and the driver from Windows Update.
Forum: Installation & Setup 06 Jun 2009
Replies: 9
Views: 4,085
Posted By dmb219
I upgraded, new install is very responsive, no...

I upgraded, new install is very responsive, no snags, but 7100 was also good. Windows Easy Transfer is improved in 7, makes it a breeze to create a backup of your stuff. I backed up all the Mozilla...
Forum: General Discussion 01 Jun 2009
Replies: 6
Views: 2,226
Posted By dmb219
If a SP1 branch has been created, that would mean...

If a SP1 branch has been created, that would mean the RTM is final, wouldn't you say?
Forum: News 19 Apr 2009
Replies: 1,134
Views: 210,197
Posted By dmb219
Thanks for all the info, hope you are feeling...

Thanks for all the info, hope you are feeling better.
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