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Forum: Graphic Cards 31 Jul 2012
Replies: 3
Views: 866
Posted By Alleyoop
In case anybody else has this problem, in BIOS I...

In case anybody else has this problem, in BIOS I changed the Switchable Graphics from Dynamic to Fixed and now the 6770M shows up in the settings accessed by right clicking on the desktop.
Forum: Graphic Cards 27 Jul 2012
Replies: 3
Views: 866
Posted By Alleyoop
OK, I've got Catalyst Control Centre installed,...

OK, I've got Catalyst Control Centre installed, (my incompatability problem apparently a known issue with this model), but I still haven't solved my output problem.
In Catalyst Control>Switchable...
Forum: Graphic Cards 27 Jul 2012
Replies: 3
Views: 866
Posted By Alleyoop
I tried to install Catalytic Converter but it...

I tried to install Catalytic Converter but it won't download due to incompatable hardware/software, version of graphics adapter not supported, contact manufacturer.
I've run the driver detect...
Forum: Graphic Cards 26 Jul 2012
Replies: 3
Views: 866
Posted By Alleyoop
Selecting the graphics card on my laptop

I have a HP dv6 laptop and when I extended to an external monitor the picture was terrible. I find that it's not using it's Radeon HD 6770M card as output. It shows in the Device Manager ok, but...
Forum: Installation & Setup 02 Jul 2012
Replies: 23
Views: 3,235
Posted By Alleyoop
I contacted MS support, and of the 3 methods I...

I contacted MS support, and of the 3 methods I was given, using specific Global DNS settings did it for me. I'm ready to start installing programs.
Thanks again for the help.
Forum: Installation & Setup 01 Jul 2012
Replies: 23
Views: 3,235
Posted By Alleyoop
Thanks, no AV yet, just in the process of...

Thanks, no AV yet, just in the process of installing Microsoft Security Essentials.
Have done a couple of restarts.
Will follow up that link.
Thanks.
Forum: Installation & Setup 01 Jul 2012
Replies: 23
Views: 3,235
Posted By Alleyoop
Aaaaaaaaaargh! When I began to install a program...

Aaaaaaaaaargh! When I began to install a program I realised I had accidentally downloaded the 32 bit version!
I have reinstalled the 64 bit version, this time installing my lan driver. I'm...
Forum: Installation & Setup 01 Jul 2012
Replies: 23
Views: 3,235
Posted By Alleyoop
Yes, I'm sorry, got distracted with other things...

Yes, I'm sorry, got distracted with other things toward the end of the install and didn't do that. Reread it later. :o
Forum: Installation & Setup 01 Jul 2012
Replies: 23
Views: 3,235
Posted By Alleyoop
Yeh, I followed the tutorial, it was really...

Yeh, I followed the tutorial, it was really helpful. I hit a hurdle when I couln't access the internet, so I was trying to download drivers from another computer.
Eventually I accessed an ethernet...
Forum: Installation & Setup 01 Jul 2012
Replies: 23
Views: 3,235
Posted By Alleyoop
OK, I've clean installed and have the partitions...

OK, I've clean installed and have the partitions created to my satisfaction.
Obviously I'm missing a lot of drivers. The screen resolution looks terrible and I can't coonnect to the internet, can't...
Forum: Installation & Setup 30 Jun 2012
Replies: 23
Views: 3,235
Posted By Alleyoop
I use Macrium Reflect as my back up program and I...

I use Macrium Reflect as my back up program and I have a boot disc for that, should be sufficient.
Forum: Installation & Setup 30 Jun 2012
Replies: 23
Views: 3,235
Posted By Alleyoop
Thanks, a clean reinstall appeals to me. That...

Thanks, a clean reinstall appeals to me. That way I can set it up how I want it. Now is the time, as I haven't begun to load my programs yet. I've taken an image of how it is now just in case. :)
Forum: Installation & Setup 30 Jun 2012
Replies: 23
Views: 3,235
Posted By Alleyoop
Thanks, I thought that may be the case. Gave it...

Thanks, I thought that may be the case. Gave it a try but it didn't help. Guess I'll just have to have some of my data files on the C drive.
Forum: Installation & Setup 30 Jun 2012
Replies: 23
Views: 3,235
Posted By Alleyoop
Creating a new partition on my new laptop

I've just purchased a new laptop, a HP-DV6. It has a 640 gb HDD, the C partition is 582 gb. I like to have my data on a separate partition to the OS and programs so that I can more easily image and...
Forum: Installation & Setup 25 Apr 2012
Replies: 30
Views: 6,571
Posted By Alleyoop
I've updated Windows and imaged and am now...

I've updated Windows and imaged and am now installing drivers.
Thank you all for your help and guidance on this issue. I appreciate that my ignorance tested your patience, I got a bit flustered in...
Forum: Installation & Setup 24 Apr 2012
Replies: 30
Views: 6,571
Posted By Alleyoop
OK. At this point I am booting into Windows...

OK.
At this point I am booting into Windows when I select UEFI as my boot option. I get nowhere if I select my boot drive as my boot option.
Forum: Installation & Setup 24 Apr 2012
Replies: 30
Views: 6,571
Posted By Alleyoop
Thanks. When I first installed Windows 7 a few...

Thanks. When I first installed Windows 7 a few weeks ago, an option between MBR and EFI came up and I chose MBR, for no particular reason. That option didn't come up on my install a couple of...
Forum: Installation & Setup 23 Apr 2012
Replies: 30
Views: 6,571
Posted By Alleyoop
OK.

OK.
Forum: Installation & Setup 23 Apr 2012
Replies: 30
Views: 6,571
Posted By Alleyoop
Thanks. Hope that's what you want. Looks like I...

Thanks. Hope that's what you want.
Looks like I start again then.
Forum: Installation & Setup 23 Apr 2012
Replies: 30
Views: 6,571
Posted By Alleyoop
Yes, I saw that it was a Windows 7 partition when...

Yes, I saw that it was a Windows 7 partition when I went in to install again.
I'm in Audit Mode now. This is my Script.

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<unattend...
Forum: Installation & Setup 23 Apr 2012
Replies: 30
Views: 6,571
Posted By Alleyoop
Thanks, I believe the EFI problem I had was...

Thanks, I believe the EFI problem I had was because I had Macrium installed as my backup program and it creates a 100mb partition on the boot drive. When I deleted that partition and restarted I had...
Forum: Installation & Setup 23 Apr 2012
Replies: 30
Views: 6,571
Posted By Alleyoop
OK, all went smoothly, cept I didn't get the Home...

OK, all went smoothly, cept I didn't get the Home Network page after setting time and date, but that can be done later.
I'll load drivers and updates tomorrow.
Thanks so much for the help, much...
Forum: Installation & Setup 23 Apr 2012
Replies: 30
Views: 6,571
Posted By Alleyoop
The SSD is the only drive connected now, went...

The SSD is the only drive connected now, went through the steps again, still got the same message.
There were two partitions showing,
Partition 1, 100mb System Reserved
Partition 2 111.7 Gb...
Forum: Installation & Setup 23 Apr 2012
Replies: 30
Views: 6,571
Posted By Alleyoop
Yes, let's! :D I was following one of the...

Yes, let's! :D

I was following one of the Tutorials.

I was doing a clean install.

Don't want to move Program folders.

My boot drive is a 120gb SSD, data drive is 2tb mechanical. I...
Forum: Installation & Setup 23 Apr 2012
Replies: 30
Views: 6,571
Posted By Alleyoop
Thanks, understood on the AMD64. It's not...

Thanks, understood on the AMD64.
It's not ultra necessary for me to move the User files, I just don't want to store any data on the SSD boot, but it's not the type of computer where I'll have lots...
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