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Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 10 Oct 2011
Replies: 27
Views: 17,054
Posted By slater
SP1 and IE9 failing to install

Hi.

Sorry - I should have completed the thread and posted what I did in the end!

Nothing worked. So I backed all my files up, did a full repair on Windows using the original disk, then did...
Forum: System Security 04 Jun 2011
Replies: 5
Views: 4,779
Posted By slater
Many thanks. I'll try it and will encrypt my...

Many thanks.
I'll try it and will encrypt my backup drive too.
Forum: System Security 04 Jun 2011
Replies: 5
Views: 4,779
Posted By slater
BitLocker

Hi
I am considering using BitLocker and have a few questions:-

- when I create a backup image of my hard drive, will that be an image of the locked files i.e. will it also be safe or do I need to...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 10 Apr 2011
Replies: 27
Views: 17,054
Posted By slater
Tried that and have read the article - I think...

Tried that and have read the article - I think that must relate to other issues in the past. The SP1 update tries for about 30 minutes before stopping with the error message, IE9 quite quickly stops...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 10 Apr 2011
Replies: 27
Views: 17,054
Posted By slater
Hi. Yes - I have a USB memory stick that I use as...

Hi. Yes - I have a USB memory stick that I use as Ready Boost. It might have had some old files on it? Might that be causing the problem - I'll try re-booting without it and then do the updates.
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 09 Apr 2011
Replies: 27
Views: 17,054
Posted By slater
Hi, That was quicker than I thought it would be...

Hi,
That was quicker than I thought it would be - here are the results.
Thanks again.
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 09 Apr 2011
Replies: 27
Views: 17,054
Posted By slater
Jacee, Thanks - I'll run this in the morning...

Jacee,

Thanks - I'll run this in the morning and post the results back.
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 09 Apr 2011
Replies: 27
Views: 17,054
Posted By slater
Jacee Hi. I tried that. Nothing bad in the...

Jacee

Hi. I tried that. Nothing bad in the malwarebytes check and TFC ran fine, requiring a reboot. Then re-tried SP1 and IE9 and they both failed with the same error message.

Seems odd - I...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 09 Apr 2011
Replies: 27
Views: 17,054
Posted By slater
Thanks Jacee - I'll try all this and get back to...

Thanks Jacee - I'll try all this and get back to you with the results!

All the best.
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 09 Apr 2011
Replies: 27
Views: 17,054
Posted By slater
Hi. I also get the same error code when trying...

Hi.
I also get the same error code when trying to install IE9
Other updates seem to have been made fine!?
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 08 Apr 2011
Replies: 27
Views: 17,054
Posted By slater
Niemiro, Thanks for the offer. Attached...

Niemiro,

Thanks for the offer.

Attached is the zip file - I hope it contains some pointers.

Thanks.
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 08 Apr 2011
Replies: 27
Views: 17,054
Posted By slater
Very frustrating. I have tried the system...

Very frustrating.

I have tried the system readiness tool, turned off antivirus and antispyware, loaded all other updates and still SP1 fails with Error 0x80004005

Should I now try a Repair...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 13 Mar 2011
Replies: 27
Views: 17,054
Posted By slater
Hi. Well it scans and the says "did not find...

Hi.

Well it scans and the says "did not find any violations".

So on the surface that seems all clear??
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 13 Mar 2011
Replies: 27
Views: 17,054
Posted By slater
Hello again. Really frustrating. I have...

Hello again.

Really frustrating. I have tried everything suggested here apart from the Repair Windows option.

Is it time to repair do you think? Or is it best to wait until a revised SP1 is...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 05 Mar 2011
Replies: 27
Views: 17,054
Posted By slater
Thanks Jacee and Orbital Shark. I'll try...

Thanks Jacee and Orbital Shark.

I'll try each of these in turn and post back results!
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 05 Mar 2011
Replies: 27
Views: 17,054
Posted By slater
Thanks Imperfect1 I have seen these and tried...

Thanks Imperfect1
I have seen these and tried to follow all the instructions but with the same outcome
When trying to load from the downloaded file, it takes ages and appears almost to get there,...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 05 Mar 2011
Replies: 27
Views: 17,054
Posted By slater
SP1 keeps failing Error Code 80004005

Hi.

I can't get SP1 to install.

Have tried switching off Norton, have also downloaded file from Microsoft site. No joy.

Can anyone help?


Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 18 Sep 2010
Replies: 19
Views: 4,119
Posted By slater
Hi. I removed NIS and have also replaced RAM...

Hi.

I removed NIS and have also replaced RAM - the system has been stable for a few days now. I think it is once again ok!

Thanks for your help.
Forum: Installation & Setup 04 Sep 2010
Replies: 8
Views: 2,161
Posted By slater
DocBrown Thanks. Yes - I will do that. My...

DocBrown
Thanks.
Yes - I will do that. My case can hold 4 HDDs, so as you say I might as well leave it in one of the spare spaces.
All the best.
Forum: Installation & Setup 04 Sep 2010
Replies: 8
Views: 2,161
Posted By slater
OK. I'll do that and post the results shortly. ...

OK.
I'll do that and post the results shortly.
All the best and thanks for your help.
Forum: Installation & Setup 04 Sep 2010
Replies: 8
Views: 2,161
Posted By slater
Bare Foot Kid Thanks. If I create an image...

Bare Foot Kid
Thanks.
If I create an image on the new HDD and then remove my existing one, should the computer then just boot using the new drive? No need to reinstall everything?
Thanks again.
Forum: Installation & Setup 04 Sep 2010
Replies: 8
Views: 2,161
Posted By slater
How to swap to a new hard drive

Hi.
Please can someone tell me the most reliable way to upgrade my hard drive.
I have Norton Ghost 15
Would like to transfer my system onto a new hard drive and then just boot from that new drive,...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 30 Aug 2010
Replies: 19
Views: 4,119
Posted By slater
Many thanks Reventon and Jonathan. For the...

Many thanks Reventon and Jonathan.

For the first time in a long time, my computer just worked this morning without have to go through a series of BSODs!

I updated the logitech driver and...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 29 Aug 2010
Replies: 19
Views: 4,119
Posted By slater
HI, Thanks. The 2 HDs seem ok and show no...

HI,

Thanks. The 2 HDs seem ok and show no problems.

Just updating the Logitech webcam drivers and will report back shortly.

All the best.
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 29 Aug 2010
Replies: 19
Views: 4,119
Posted By slater
Thanks. Have removed all Norton product, run...

Thanks.

Have removed all Norton product, run Memtst as suggested.

Not so many BSODs now, but still getting them - attached is the latest mini dump

Do you have any other suggestions?
...
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