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Forum: General Discussion 6 Hours Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 109
Posted By gregrocker
System Restore to before you made the changes ...

System Restore to before you made the changes using http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/668-system-recovery-options.html.
Forum: Installation & Setup 6 Hours Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 151
Posted By gregrocker
Can you post back a screenshot of...

Can you post back a screenshot of http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/274797-disk-management-post-screen-capture-image.html#post2261610?
Forum: General Discussion 8 Hours Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 473
Posted By gregrocker
No need to do that. Just proceed with the...

No need to do that. Just proceed with the http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/1649-clean-install-windows-7-a.html plugged in by ethernet cable (which increases the chance of it starting up ready to...
Forum: General Discussion 8 Hours Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 225
Posted By gregrocker
You do not need the drivers disk or to download...

You do not need the drivers disk or to download any drivers as they are provided by Win7 during installl or will be installed from Windows Update after install.

Be sure to enable...
Forum: Installation & Setup 11 Hours Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 222
Posted By gregrocker
I've not found one that can't install Win7 yet....

I've not found one that can't install Win7 yet. It comes down to the settings. If UEFI fails then legacy always works.

What about trying disk?

Have you tried another flash stick or wiping...
Forum: General Discussion 14 Hours Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 195
Posted By gregrocker
Work through the steps for...

Work through the steps for http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/219533-troubleshooting-windows-7-failure-boot.html including the hardware tests since you might have gotten a static burst from vacuum....
Forum: General Discussion 14 Hours Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 119
Posted By gregrocker
You can install free Windows 10 (just changed...

You can install free Windows 10 (just changed from Windows 9) beta being released today:...
Forum: General Discussion 15 Hours Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 119
Posted By gregrocker
You can rescue your files first from the same...

You can rescue your files first from the same steps for a http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/219487-clean-reinstall-factory-oem-windows-7-a.html#post1839164

But do you have a Win7 product key to...
Forum: General Discussion 15 Hours Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 225
Posted By gregrocker
That disk does a Clean Reinstall and self...

That disk does a Clean Reinstall and self activates, only extra is Dell branding.

All that's needed is to Delete all partitions during the booted reinstall, creating and formatting new as...
Forum: General Discussion 15 Hours Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 284
Posted By gregrocker
Go to the Support Downloads webpage for your...

Go to the Support Downloads webpage for your model PC to find those drivers. If you need help let us know.

I'd also look over these steps to do a perfect...
Forum: General Discussion 15 Hours Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 164
Posted By gregrocker
If you drop a laptop then it shouldn't be...

If you drop a laptop then it shouldn't be expected to work.

Boot into BIOS setup to see if the HD is still detected, under Storage Devices or Boot order. If not you'll have to try to reseat it...
Forum: General Discussion 15 Hours Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 219
Posted By gregrocker
Possibly corruption since you didn't do a Clean...

Possibly corruption since you didn't do a Clean Install if you have a windows.old folder. An install should always be from a booted installer deleting all partitions to create new. This clears the...
Forum: General Discussion 15 Hours Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 119
Posted By gregrocker
The screen you describe means the BIOS SLIC table...

The screen you describe means the BIOS SLIC table has been modified to illegally crack the OS' Activation. You'll need to use a legal copy of Win7 to reinstall, or if you only have a key we can...
Forum: Installation & Setup 16 Hours Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 215
Posted By gregrocker
Try uninstalling the Logitech software to see...

Try uninstalling the Logitech software to see what driver XP either autoloads or delivers via WIndows Update. You should have the bare bones drivers since they were present for the install - there...
Forum: Installation & Setup 16 Hours Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 222
Posted By gregrocker
Do you have the latest BIOS firmware Update? ...

Do you have the latest BIOS firmware Update?

Can we see the settings choices for CSM, UEFI, Legacy BIOS, Legacy Boot, and Secure Boot?

Sometimes BIOS may need to be reset to Defaults,...
Forum: Installation & Setup 16 Hours Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 152
Posted By gregrocker
You can move the old HD to the new hardware but...

You can move the old HD to the new hardware but it would first require on the old PC to run SysPrep:...
Forum: General Discussion 1 Day Ago
Replies: 22
Views: 436
Posted By gregrocker
Try both settings. Compatible makes me...

Try both settings.

Compatible makes me think you may have an EFI BIOS? Are there any UEFI, EFI, CSM, Legacy BIOS, Legacy Boot on any tabs in the BIOS setup, or are there EFI choices in the BIOS...
Forum: Installation & Setup 1 Day Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 245
Posted By gregrocker
Normally it's the Recovery partition, but is it...

Normally it's the Recovery partition, but is it also marked System now? This confirms it is booting Win7. If not run the Startup Repairs to see if it will start.

If you can't get it to boot...
Forum: General Discussion 1 Day Ago
Replies: 22
Views: 436
Posted By gregrocker
Reboot into Lenovo Thinkvantage Button to access...

Reboot into Lenovo Thinkvantage Button to access BIOS setup. Do you see settings for CSM, Legacy BIOS or boot, Secure Boot on any tab?

Look for Reset to Defaults, choose this and save.

You...
Forum: General Discussion 1 Day Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 269
Posted By gregrocker
Run a few...

Run a few http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/681-startup-repair.html?ltr=S s,

Run http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/1538-sfc-scannow-command-system-file-checker.html

Work through the...
Forum: Installation & Setup 2 Days Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 302
Posted By gregrocker
If you are sure the Recovery disks burned to...

If you are sure the Recovery disks burned to completion, then what sometimes works to run Recovery from disks is to wipe the HD first with Diskpart Clean Command. ...
Forum: Installation & Setup 2 Days Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 239
Posted By gregrocker
The stick isn't booting. Use the latest...

The stick isn't booting.

Use the latest official Win7 ISO for your licensed version written to stick with tool also provided from Steps 1 and 2 of...
Forum: Installation & Setup 2 Days Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 308
Posted By gregrocker
Documents and Settings directly is for XP, not...

Documents and Settings directly is for XP, not Win7. But either way that would be in the C drive unless those folders were deliberately moved to D. Since the C drive would have been wiped out with...
Forum: General Discussion 2 Days Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 321
Posted By gregrocker
Use the same version as you have installed burned...

Use the same version as you have installed burned to a new DVD with only the tool from http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/219533-troubleshooting-windows-7-failure-boot.html Step 6.

If it...
Forum: Installation & Setup 2 Days Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 308
Posted By gregrocker
I asked you if you stored your data in the User...

I asked you if you stored your data in the User folders.

If so then unless you know for sure someone moved them to D, it's likely they were wiped clean when Factory Recovery was done.
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