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Forum: Hardware & Devices 10 Aug 2010
Replies: 2
Views: 3,132
Posted By Narsil
Cheers. I have no plans for crossfire so I...

Cheers.

I have no plans for crossfire so I guess I'd be happy with either. I think I'll go with the Asus then, as it may be more likely to solve the RAM issue I have with my current board.
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Forum: Hardware & Devices 10 Aug 2010
Replies: 2
Views: 3,132
Posted By Narsil
New AM3 MoBo - 880G or 890GX?

Sorry for the long post, and it doesn't have anything to do with windows 7 as such, but I hope you'll bear with me :)

I'm going to swap out my current 770G motherboard (MSI 770-C45) for one with...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 26 Jul 2010
Replies: 29
Views: 7,133
Posted By Narsil
Yes indeed, and thanks! He'll most likely use...

Yes indeed, and thanks! He'll most likely use home premium eventually so I agree, it makes sense to use it in trial mode.
This is all really useful info for me, because I personally also have a...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 26 Jul 2010
Replies: 29
Views: 7,133
Posted By Narsil
Eureka! I think something in my brain has dropped...

Eureka! I think something in my brain has dropped into place. Finally.

New system, clean install. Of course.

Cheers, Bill!
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 26 Jul 2010
Replies: 29
Views: 7,133
Posted By Narsil
You mean it's possible to update a non-activated...

You mean it's possible to update a non-activated installation? I'd just assumed you couldn't because you had to validate it first. Go on, I'm all ears :shock:[/QUOTE]
Trial modes are fully...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 26 Jul 2010
Replies: 29
Views: 7,133
Posted By Narsil
Windows Anytime Upgrade: Windows 7 Home Premium...

Windows Anytime Upgrade: Windows 7 Home Premium to Ultimate - Buy from Microsoft Store...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 26 Jul 2010
Replies: 29
Views: 7,133
Posted By Narsil
You mean it's possible to update a non-activated...

You mean it's possible to update a non-activated installation? I'd just assumed you couldn't because you had to validate it first. Go on, I'm all ears :shock:
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 26 Jul 2010
Replies: 29
Views: 7,133
Posted By Narsil
Cheers, fellas. I've repped everyone who...

Cheers, fellas.

I've repped everyone who replied (I think!). I'll start with the Enterprise trial, I didn't even know it existed. Potentially saved me a load of grief, that.
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 26 Jul 2010
Replies: 29
Views: 7,133
Posted By Narsil
I don't think you can get windows updates on a...

I don't think you can get windows updates on a non-activated copy though, can you? To be honest, that is exactly what I was planning to do, but if something needs a windows update to work, then I'd...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 26 Jul 2010
Replies: 29
Views: 7,133
Posted By Narsil
Excellent! Probably the workaround I was looking...

Excellent! Probably the workaround I was looking for! I didn't realise there was a trial version of any kind of Windows 7 available, other than the old 7100 RC build. Will this trial version update...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 26 Jul 2010
Replies: 29
Views: 7,133
Posted By Narsil
Ooooh, can't believe I didn't think of that....

Ooooh, can't believe I didn't think of that. Obvious, really. He's a show-off, though and will probably want Ultimate.
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 26 Jul 2010
Replies: 29
Views: 7,133
Posted By Narsil
Cheers guys, but maybe I didn't explain myself...

Cheers guys, but maybe I didn't explain myself well enough. I'm not trying to activate two PC's at once. Or transfer an OEM key to a different PC.

Essentially, I'm trying to move my retail key...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 26 Jul 2010
Replies: 29
Views: 7,133
Posted By Narsil
Is it possible to de-activate Windows 7?

I'm currently running an activated/validated Windows 7 Home Premium (full retail) installation. I'm planning to change my motherboard to one with onboard graphics to use ATI's surroundview for 3...
Forum: Graphic Cards 23 Jul 2010
Replies: 7
Views: 5,683
Posted By Narsil
That's really great info, thanks. The board I was...

That's really great info, thanks. The board I was already looking at was an Asus 785G/SB710 so it would be a nice bonus if I could give the unlocking a go. If it doesn't work, then meh, it'll still...
Forum: Graphic Cards 23 Jul 2010
Replies: 7
Views: 5,683
Posted By Narsil
Sorry, I was busy messing about with my user...

Sorry, I was busy messing about with my user profile! I get sidetracked very easily. Yes, I listed the options in order of least effort to most. But if the results are there, I'm happy to put the...
Forum: Graphic Cards 23 Jul 2010
Replies: 7
Views: 5,683
Posted By Narsil
Ahh, OK, thanks, my fault but I should have...

Ahh, OK, thanks, my fault but I should have mentioned that my motherboard only has one PCI-E x16 slot. So my options for a second discrete card are limited to a PCI-E x1 slot, or an old-style PCI...
Forum: Graphic Cards 23 Jul 2010
Replies: 7
Views: 5,683
Posted By Narsil
Best triple monitor solution?

I'm new here, so hi everyone! I'd really appreciate some advice on setting up multiple monitors under W7 and this seems the best place to ask :) Sorry for the long post.

I'm currently running a...
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