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Forum: BSOD Help and Support 28 Jan 2013
Replies: 4
Views: 519
Posted By Pherank
Ha! I suppose you could look at it that way. But...

Ha! I suppose you could look at it that way. But I'll be running Win 8 on Parallels, and will no doubt have more issues to share on the forum. ;)

My work involves testing on both platforms so...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 28 Jan 2013
Replies: 4
Views: 519
Posted By Pherank
Thanks, Arc. I did go ahead and remove NIS (with...

Thanks, Arc. I did go ahead and remove NIS (with the Norton Removal Tool), and installed Windows Security Essentials/Malwarebytes, etc. It was rough going in the beginning - the OS was not happy...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 19 Jan 2013
Replies: 4
Views: 519
Posted By Pherank
BSOD and Crashes on Boot

I'm experiencing more boot problems after the latest Win 7 updates. I've rolled back and installed them a few at a time, but it doesn't seem to help things. Thanks for the help!

Specifics are...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 13 Nov 2012
Replies: 3
Views: 653
Posted By Pherank
Thanks for all the details, Arc. I did uninstall...

Thanks for all the details, Arc. I did uninstall the various drivers, including the Network driver, and rebooted to reinstall. And then I ran the update for the Network driver.

I still experience...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 12 Nov 2012
Replies: 3
Views: 653
Posted By Pherank
BSOD's Start Again After Reinstalls of Win 7 and Updates

I reformatted the hard drive and began again. Once I get to the point where Windows 7 is pretty much up-to-date with bug-fixes (over 100 of them!), and MS Office is installed, the BSOD's start up...
Forum: Installation & Setup 05 Nov 2012
Replies: 10
Views: 1,154
Posted By Pherank
The tools still seem to run, so I'll guess I'll...

The tools still seem to run, so I'll guess I'll leave that partition alone. Thanks again.
Forum: Installation & Setup 05 Nov 2012
Replies: 10
Views: 1,154
Posted By Pherank
Thanks Greg - I wanted to go ahead and keep the...

Thanks Greg - I wanted to go ahead and keep the D: RECOVERY and store a basic system image on that drive, but it appears that Win7 doesn't really want to work with a partition of that size. So now...
Forum: Installation & Setup 05 Nov 2012
Replies: 10
Views: 1,154
Posted By Pherank
I'm attaching images of the current partition...

I'm attaching images of the current partition state. Win 7 seems to think that the RECOVERY partition is too small to work with (I just wanted to put the most basic Win7 system image on there, but I...
Forum: Installation & Setup 04 Nov 2012
Replies: 10
Views: 1,154
Posted By Pherank
Thanks, Greg. I appreciate the detailed steps....

Thanks, Greg. I appreciate the detailed steps. What I ended up doing was set the data/documents drive to "inactive" with MiniTool Partition Wizard, then shutting down, disconnecting the data drive,...
Forum: Installation & Setup 04 Nov 2012
Replies: 10
Views: 1,154
Posted By Pherank
Sorry, I thought my images had uploaded too...

Sorry, I thought my images had uploaded too...
Forum: Installation & Setup 04 Nov 2012
Replies: 10
Views: 1,154
Posted By Pherank
Win 7 Install Has Made A Mess

I've had to re-install Windows 7. And it naturally did something completely screwy -



Disk 0 used to be Disk 1, and vice versa.
Rearranged my Disk labels, and drive letters in a nonsensical...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 01 Sep 2012
Replies: 5
Views: 525
Posted By Pherank
The BIOS update does make for faster boots, but I...

The BIOS update does make for faster boots, but I still have fairly frequent freezes after login, or outright crashes when Windows 7 is trying to load. I don't seem to get dump files very often, but...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 20 Aug 2012
Replies: 5
Views: 525
Posted By Pherank
Hello Frederik, This computer passes the...

Hello Frederik,

This computer passes the Windows 7 compatibility test. And before I upgraded to Win 7 I checked for compatibility. What does the minidump file say about the crash?

P.S. I did...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 16 Aug 2012
Replies: 5
Views: 525
Posted By Pherank
Crash at Windows Logon screen or when Outlook is first openened

Crashes or BSOD occur not long after boot. If the system is up and running for a while there are no problems - it's always in the early stages after boot that I experience problems. Twice now I've...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 01 Aug 2012
Replies: 5
Views: 794
Posted By Pherank
Crashing Continues

I made the suggested changes yesterday. But sadly, this morning I received a BSOD right after the Windows logon screen came up. After automatic restart, the computer hung in pre-boot, so I restarted...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 30 Jul 2012
Replies: 5
Views: 794
Posted By Pherank
OK, I've finally figured out how to uninstall and...

OK, I've finally figured out how to uninstall and then reinstall (this part not self-evident at all). So, we'll see how things go over the next couple of days. Thanks very much for the help! I do...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 30 Jul 2012
Replies: 5
Views: 794
Posted By Pherank
I think I've found the appropriate Intel Matrix...

I think I've found the appropriate Intel Matrix driver but when I try to update the driver I just get a message saying that I already have the latest driver. How can I override this successfully and...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 28 Jul 2012
Replies: 5
Views: 794
Posted By Pherank
Constant Boot Issues and BSOD on Windows 7 launch

I'm experiencing constant boot problems about 70% of the time, and Win 7 launches are dicey. Sometimes the computer freezes while showing the Desktop. If all drivers eventually load successfully,...
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