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Forum: Backup and Restore 07 Jan 2010
Replies: 12
Views: 21,757
Posted By Mandrake5
this is very frustrating - it shouldn't be...

this is very frustrating - it shouldn't be necessary to use complex workarounds for something basic like this!

Many of the most basic freeware programs include a function to shut down after...
Forum: Network & Sharing 24 Oct 2009
Replies: 6
Views: 8,198
Posted By Mandrake5
It works now - thank you!

It works now - thank you!
Forum: Network & Sharing 24 Oct 2009
Replies: 6
Views: 8,198
Posted By Mandrake5
OK... sorry if this is a dumb question, but how...

OK... sorry if this is a dumb question, but how do I change the account name and the PC's name on the network?
Forum: Network & Sharing 24 Oct 2009
Replies: 6
Views: 8,198
Posted By Mandrake5
Cannot join Homegroup

I have two Windows 7 desktop Pcs, connected via a 4-port router (wired connections).

I can create a Homegroup on both machines, but neither PC can detect the other's Homegroup. So when I try to...
Forum: Installation & Setup 22 Oct 2009
Replies: 19
Views: 3,365
Posted By Mandrake5
I take your point, but what really grinds my...

I take your point, but what really grinds my proverbial here is that the triple-boot was effortless under Vista, it workled flawlessly straight away.

But yes, maybe the HD boot priority was the...
Forum: Drivers 22 Oct 2009
Replies: 2
Views: 2,411
Posted By Mandrake5
oh yeah sorry was rushing - it's an Audigy2 ZS. ...

oh yeah sorry was rushing - it's an Audigy2 ZS.

Followed your advice and got it working - thank you!
Forum: Installation & Setup 22 Oct 2009
Replies: 19
Views: 3,365
Posted By Mandrake5
It worked - I officially love you. At first...

It worked - I officially love you.

At first I had no joy, but after changing the boot priority of the hard drives a few times it eventually worked.

Thank you very much.
Forum: Installation & Setup 22 Oct 2009
Replies: 19
Views: 3,365
Posted By Mandrake5
OK tried it - thanks. The good news: I can...

OK tried it - thanks.

The good news: I can now boot into Win7 WITHOUT the DVD in the drive!

The (very) bad news: I now get no Win7 boot loader screen, so cannot choose to load Win XP. Win 7...
Forum: Installation & Setup 22 Oct 2009
Replies: 19
Views: 3,365
Posted By Mandrake5
oops my bad, accidentally cut the top of the pic...

oops my bad, accidentally cut the top of the pic off (1st time using Snip ;) )

It's there now.
Forum: Drivers 22 Oct 2009
Replies: 2
Views: 2,411
Posted By Mandrake5
SB Audigy2 XS - can't install driver!

Brand new install of Win 7 Home Premium 64bit.

Windows installed a driver automatically for my soundcard, but I had no sound... great.

So I downloaded a newer driver from Creative's site...
Forum: Installation & Setup 22 Oct 2009
Replies: 19
Views: 3,365
Posted By Mandrake5
Thanks for the advice/welcome. I have used...

Thanks for the advice/welcome.

I have used EasyBCD 2.0beta to copy the NTLDR, boot.ini and ntdetect across all drives. Now I can triple-boot into 7 or my 2 Win XP installs again.

However, the...
Forum: Installation & Setup 21 Oct 2009
Replies: 19
Views: 3,365
Posted By Mandrake5
Thanks for replying. I ran EasyBCD, but Win7 is...

Thanks for replying. I ran EasyBCD, but Win7 is the only OS listed.

I tried adding an entry for WinXP, but it wont let me select the hard drive letter for my XP installs (d: and e: ) So when I...
Forum: Installation & Setup 21 Oct 2009
Replies: 19
Views: 3,365
Posted By Mandrake5
Dual boot Win7 with XP - disaster!

Hi, I really need help with this!

I have 2 XP installs on my pc, both on separate partitions. Today I installed Win7 Home Premium 64bit on a clean partition on a separate drive with the intention...
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