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Forum: Installation & Setup 07 Mar 2013
Replies: 14
Views: 6,338
Posted By Gene24
No, no key. I will have to use the licensed...

No, no key. I will have to use the licensed version from the sticker on mine. Never even heard of Win 7 starter SNPC OA.
Forum: Installation & Setup 07 Mar 2013
Replies: 14
Views: 6,338
Posted By Gene24
Nevermind on last question, just seen that tool...

Nevermind on last question, just seen that tool is to use any product key.
Forum: Installation & Setup 07 Mar 2013
Replies: 14
Views: 6,338
Posted By Gene24
Ok Thank You. Was not sure which to install, was...

Ok Thank You. Was not sure which to install, was going to go with Ultimate so good thing I waited. Ok will let you know as soon as I am done. So I am assuming my OEM key will work with home premium...
Forum: Installation & Setup 07 Mar 2013
Replies: 14
Views: 6,338
Posted By Gene24
Indiana- Yes done everything he suggested. The...

Indiana- Yes done everything he suggested. The recovery partition is no longer working on my drive. So am down to his last option just have to figure out which OEM install will work with my product...
Forum: Installation & Setup 07 Mar 2013
Replies: 14
Views: 6,338
Posted By Gene24
I looked on the bottom of my notebook and on the...

I looked on the bottom of my notebook and on the OEM product key it is Windows 7 Starter SNPC OA? What is the SNPC OA? Which OS am I looking to install that this OEM key will work with? Thanks
Forum: Installation & Setup 07 Mar 2013
Replies: 14
Views: 6,338
Posted By Gene24
Greg- Thanks. I will now try the 3rd one and get...

Greg- Thanks. I will now try the 3rd one and get back to you. F8 Does not work, I think the partition in the drive is either corrupt or got deleted. So not even trying with that anymore.
Forum: Installation & Setup 07 Mar 2013
Replies: 14
Views: 6,338
Posted By Gene24
theog- Again, I have the manual right in front...

theog- Again, I have the manual right in front of my face. I followed the directions on how to create a recovery usb through the Datasafe program that came installed with the laptop. But I am...
Forum: Installation & Setup 07 Mar 2013
Replies: 14
Views: 6,338
Posted By Gene24
VistaKing- Yes I clicked f12 then the little +USB...

VistaKing- Yes I clicked f12 then the little +USB choice. It gave me the little white bar at the bottom of the screen just like it would normally when startup repair or restore would begin to load...
Forum: Installation & Setup 06 Mar 2013
Replies: 14
Views: 6,338
Posted By Gene24
Trying to restore to factory settings.

I am selling my laptop and want to restore it back to factory settings. I have a Dell Inspiron mini 1012 running Win 7 starter 32 bit. The laptop works fine, no problems at all but again just want to...
Forum: Software 18 Sep 2012
Replies: 4
Views: 1,261
Posted By Gene24
How can I create a .iso disc?

Hello, I currently have a .exe OS disc but it really does me no good when I have a formatted HDD. Is there anyway I can turn this disc into a .iso so I can boot up with it? Thanks
Forum: Backup and Restore 08 Aug 2012
Replies: 2
Views: 1,272
Posted By Gene24
How to make restore partition?

Hello, I was wondering if it's possible to make a restore partition in my HDD? Just like the laptops now that come with the restore already built into the drive, any way of doing this? Thanks
Forum: Hardware & Devices 25 Jun 2012
Replies: 1
Views: 1,174
Posted By Gene24
Hard Drive locked

Hello, everytime I start my laptop it shows an all black screen with the hard drive model and asks for my password. I know the password and enter it this is no problem but how can I get it to stop...
Forum: General Discussion 19 Jun 2012
Replies: 23
Views: 3,773
Posted By Gene24
Sounds good, I can use my desktop to burn some...

Sounds good, I can use my desktop to burn some cd's. What are some good hardware test tools to download? (Free preferably)
Forum: General Discussion 19 Jun 2012
Replies: 23
Views: 3,773
Posted By Gene24
Ok thanks for the help guys. Will give them two...

Ok thanks for the help guys. Will give them two links a look and decide on which one. Thanks again
Forum: General Discussion 19 Jun 2012
Replies: 23
Views: 3,773
Posted By Gene24
No, I cannot even get onto the guest account now...

No, I cannot even get onto the guest account now that the f10 restore messed up. Won't get past the windows welcome screen gives me the error code from page 1. Looks like I will be buying a disc.
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Forum: General Discussion 19 Jun 2012
Replies: 23
Views: 3,773
Posted By Gene24
thanks, but what about the coa sticker on the...

thanks, but what about the coa sticker on the bottom, everything including almost the entire color of the sticker is worn out. Cannot read the key. Will that disc I create from it ask for it, and is...
Forum: General Discussion 19 Jun 2012
Replies: 3
Views: 1,098
Posted By Gene24
Welcome

Welcome
Forum: General Discussion 19 Jun 2012
Replies: 3
Views: 1,098
Posted By Gene24
Not to sure I understand but did you try tapping...

Not to sure I understand but did you try tapping f8 as the laptop starts then going to the selection of something along the lines of do not automatically restart on error? Should be able to try to go...
Forum: General Discussion 19 Jun 2012
Replies: 23
Views: 3,773
Posted By Gene24
Also if there is no way of finding out my key...

Also if there is no way of finding out my key again would I be able to use a Windows 7 Ultimate disc to either repair this or just clean install? Again this is only if there is absolutely no way of...
Forum: General Discussion 19 Jun 2012
Replies: 23
Views: 3,773
Posted By Gene24
Ok thanks, yeah I seen nothing else for any type...

Ok thanks, yeah I seen nothing else for any type of HDD test in BIOS.


Well thanks for link but of course with my luck I have run into more problems, the sticker on the bottom of my laptop is...
Forum: General Discussion 19 Jun 2012
Replies: 23
Views: 3,773
Posted By Gene24
I ran a memory test and it found nothing. That is...

I ran a memory test and it found nothing. That is the only thing I seen to try. Any idea where else it may be or what it may be called?

No recovery disks. I would be willing to do any install...
Forum: General Discussion 19 Jun 2012
Replies: 23
Views: 3,773
Posted By Gene24
Sorry another piece of info, again not sure if it...

Sorry another piece of info, again not sure if it matters but when I do put in the Windows 7 startup repair disc it is able to still find the OP system.
Forum: General Discussion 19 Jun 2012
Replies: 23
Views: 3,773
Posted By Gene24
Also, not sure if this has anything to do with...

Also, not sure if this has anything to do with the restore messing up but I notice in BIOS under security it says HDD Password IS : Frozen. I do know the password just see nowhere it lets me enter...
Forum: General Discussion 19 Jun 2012
Replies: 23
Views: 3,773
Posted By Gene24
Restore failed - Error code= 0x45d (WIMApplyImage...

Restore failed - Error code= 0x45d (WIMApplyImage cannot apply image : The request could not be preformed because of an I/O device error

That is the problem I need to fix so I can just restore...
Forum: General Discussion 19 Jun 2012
Replies: 23
Views: 3,773
Posted By Gene24
lol it gets worse. I was able to run chkdsk and...

lol it gets worse. I was able to run chkdsk and it said no bad sectors ect.. BUT

Ever since I tried doing the factory restore and I got that error code above I have not been able to log on now. I...
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