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Forum: Installation & Setup 05 Nov 2009
Replies: 6
Views: 1,746
Posted By Roll
Update: Ran WD's test program on the drive...

Update:

Ran WD's test program on the drive and it came back as bad. WD sending new drive now. May still do a fresh install though.

Thanks All,

Roll
Forum: Installation & Setup 05 Nov 2009
Replies: 6
Views: 1,746
Posted By Roll
Interesting. Didn't know that. Now I'm on the...

Interesting. Didn't know that. Now I'm on the fence...maybe I will invest the time and do the clean install. Thank you.

Roll
Forum: Installation & Setup 04 Nov 2009
Replies: 6
Views: 1,746
Posted By Roll
Followed these instructions both times. May try...

Followed these instructions both times. May try one more time. The article regarding advice not to upgrade from a Win 7 RC install noted. I may be forced to do a fresh install would rather not...
Forum: Installation & Setup 03 Nov 2009
Replies: 6
Views: 1,746
Posted By Roll
Installation woes….. W7 can't access files

Hardware:
HP Pavilion dv3510 Entertainment Laptop
HHD 500 Gig WD (340 Gig Free)
Duo P7350 @2.00GHz
RAM: 4 Gig
64 bit OS Win 7 RC

Installing the upgrade version of Win 7 Professional over...
Forum: Installation & Setup 31 Oct 2009
Replies: 2
Views: 851
Posted By Roll
Two questions on installation

Trying to install the upgrade version of Win 7 64 bit Home Premium over the RC version of Win 7 Ultimate 32 bit.

The RC version was previously installed over a legal version of Vista 32 bit...
Forum: General Discussion 26 Oct 2009
Replies: 5
Views: 5,934
Posted By Roll
Retaining window position and size.

Something I like and can't seem to get Win 7 to do for me.....

I open a window for my computer, size it and set it at the upper left of my screen. I open folders in new windows; i.e. open the D:...
Forum: Installation & Setup 20 Oct 2009
Replies: 13
Views: 2,869
Posted By Roll
Good news about installing the retail upgrade...

Good news about installing the retail upgrade version of Win 7 over the Release Candidate version even if it has to be a clean install.

Regarding the Win 7 backup image, is it a true sector by...
Forum: Installation & Setup 20 Oct 2009
Replies: 5
Views: 1,010
Posted By Roll
I have used Symantec's Ghost program to create...

I have used Symantec's Ghost program to create HDD images for several years now. Has always worked well for me when I had drive or OS failures.

How does "Win 7's excellent Backup Imaging"...
Forum: Installation & Setup 19 Oct 2009
Replies: 5
Views: 1,010
Posted By Roll
Disappointing. Thanks for the quick response.

Disappointing. Thanks for the quick response.
Forum: Installation & Setup 19 Oct 2009
Replies: 5
Views: 1,010
Posted By Roll
Can’t find a definitive answer; clean install/upgrd ver

Has it been determined if you can use a valid Vista disk to validate a clean Win 7 install from an upgrade version?

If that isn't clear; can I do a clean install on a formatted HD with the Win 7...
Forum: Installation & Setup 19 Oct 2009
Replies: 13
Views: 2,869
Posted By Roll
Well that answers one question. Can I install my...

Well that answers one question. Can I install my upgrade version of Win 7 on my Desktop and also on my laptop. I gather the answer is no, you can only get Win 7 to validate on one machine; so 4...
Forum: General Discussion 29 Aug 2009
Replies: 10
Views: 2,177
Posted By Roll
Well...ain't that easy. Yup, My evaluation...

Well...ain't that easy.

Yup, My evaluation copy expires 3-1-2010. I'm good to go. :-)
Forum: General Discussion 29 Aug 2009
Replies: 10
Views: 2,177
Posted By Roll
Thanks to all who responded. My three RC...

Thanks to all who responded.

My three RC 7100 copies are official downloads from MS and each has an official key from MS (The MS win 7 site). All three keys are different.

So I gather that...
Forum: General Discussion 29 Aug 2009
Replies: 10
Views: 2,177
Posted By Roll
The light went on; RC fuse burning until when?

Sorry for a question no doubt covered.

I am in deep with Win 7; two laptops and a desktop with no easy out. I preorded three copies of Win 7 from Amazon when the half price deal was afoot.
...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 05 Aug 2009
Replies: 15
Views: 7,860
Posted By Roll
I should have added that it did work, perfectly....

I should have added that it did work, perfectly. I leave my laptop on when I am out of my office. My screen saver starts and can't be unlocked without the reader, so that keeps snoops out. :-)
...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 05 Aug 2009
Replies: 15
Views: 7,860
Posted By Roll
Excellent. Thank you very much. Never...

Excellent. Thank you very much.

Never thought I would use the thing when I bought the laptop but it turns out it's handy and much faster than typing a password all the time.

Roll
Forum: Hardware & Devices 05 Aug 2009
Replies: 15
Views: 7,860
Posted By Roll
Thanks all for the responses. Specs: ...

Thanks all for the responses.

Specs:

HP Model class Pavillion dv3500 Entertainment Notebook (specifically: Best Buy Blue label dv3501nr)
Centrino-2, P7350, 2.00 GHz
13.3” Diagonal WXGA...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 04 Aug 2009
Replies: 15
Views: 7,860
Posted By Roll
Anyone found a fringerprint reader for Win 7

Running 64 bit on an HP entertainment laptop that happens to have a fringerprint reading on it.

Everything works just fine except the fingerprint reader. Win 7 does not recognize the device.
...
Forum: Software 26 Jan 2009
Replies: 0
Views: 3,235
Posted By Roll
BSoD with Endpoint MR3 and MR4

This is frustrating...mostly because I really like the GUI in Win 7. I installed (upgrade feature) over a working Vista Ult 64 setup. Within minutes I started crashing to a blue screen the cause of...
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