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Forum: Installation & Setup 13 Aug 2012
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Posted By njmac
I just noticed that I never posted a "final"...

I just noticed that I never posted a "final" update. The long and the short of it is that the laptop went back and forward 3 times to Acer in Sweden and at one point someone in Germany posted me a...
Forum: Installation & Setup 04 Apr 2011
Replies: 35
Views: 6,371
Posted By njmac
I tried uninstalling and reinstalling again but...

I tried uninstalling and reinstalling again but no luck. And checked again but AMD's site only has the full catalyst suite, not individual drivers available.. which is a pain. So instead of...
Forum: Installation & Setup 03 Apr 2011
Replies: 35
Views: 6,371
Posted By njmac
aghhhhh. my graphics card isn't working. Checked...

aghhhhh. my graphics card isn't working. Checked in device manager and I have a warning exclamation. when i investigate under device stutus I have "This device cannot start. (Code 10)". Attempting to...
Forum: Installation & Setup 02 Apr 2011
Replies: 35
Views: 6,371
Posted By njmac
brilliant, thanks for that. all advice is welcome

brilliant, thanks for that. all advice is welcome
Forum: Installation & Setup 01 Apr 2011
Replies: 35
Views: 6,371
Posted By njmac
Acer picked up my laptop at the start of the...

Acer picked up my laptop at the start of the week, whicked off to Helsinki and returned it this morning with the news that the hard drive had failed so they put in a new one and cleaned the fa. ...
Forum: Installation & Setup 17 Mar 2011
Replies: 35
Views: 6,371
Posted By njmac
Thanks guys. so how would I find the needed HD...

Thanks guys. so how would I find the needed HD SATA or SCSI controller for my motherboard ("mobo"?)?



You mean by a professional? It's sounding quite likely now.
Forum: Installation & Setup 16 Mar 2011
Replies: 35
Views: 6,371
Posted By njmac
yes, still shows OK in bios and if i try to...

yes, still shows OK in bios and if i try to install from partition it gets almost to the desktop and then throws a wobby. I'll need to check with acer just in case it's still under warranty, in...
Forum: Installation & Setup 16 Mar 2011
Replies: 35
Views: 6,371
Posted By njmac
Yes, I downloaded the hitachi tool (hard drive is...

Yes, I downloaded the hitachi tool (hard drive is model HTS545032B9A300 going by device manager) but wasn't sure what options to choose and let it go ahead with the default, which was SCSi and ATA...
Forum: Installation & Setup 13 Mar 2011
Replies: 35
Views: 6,371
Posted By njmac
tried device manager and nothing is showing as...

tried device manager and nothing is showing as problematic so I'll try the wipe and fresh installation. It's late here just now and I have clients visiting all day tomorrow so probably Tuesday by...
Forum: Installation & Setup 13 Mar 2011
Replies: 35
Views: 6,371
Posted By njmac
no I went for the reinstallation from the...

no I went for the reinstallation from the partition as a first attempt. Before I try the steps in your link I was hoping for advice on whether that BSOD suggests a hardware issue, in case I'm...
Forum: Installation & Setup 13 Mar 2011
Replies: 35
Views: 6,371
Posted By njmac
explosion imminent... got through all the...

explosion imminent...
got through all the setting of time zone, wifi password and home network etc.. waiting for desktop to be created (or something along those lines) and........
Forum: Installation & Setup 13 Mar 2011
Replies: 35
Views: 6,371
Posted By njmac
aghhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh... I just typed an epic...

aghhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh... I just typed an epic reply, hit "submit reply" and it disappeared. :cry:

So anyway... I'll try to remember what I typed previously.

A massive thanks to theog. I saved...
Forum: Tutorials 13 Mar 2011
Replies: 68
Views: 184,388
Posted By njmac
just wanted to say a quick thanks for this info

just wanted to say a quick thanks for this info
Forum: Installation & Setup 13 Mar 2011
Replies: 35
Views: 6,371
Posted By njmac
Can't reinstall Win 7 from partition or disc?

Hi from Finland. I'm new to the forum but have referred to the posts here many times before. Only now I have exhausted myself searching through previous posts before registering to ask for help. ...
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