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Forum: Installation & Setup 01 Feb 2013
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Posted By setupcity
Install Win XP- not picking up drive

Hi. I have a problem with a new Win XP install on a Dell 3000 (Dimension), having blown the bus on trying to install a second drive (It only allows for one hd drive), and replacing the motherboard,,...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 20 Jan 2013
Replies: 4
Views: 999
Posted By setupcity
Note: about this issue. for someone with my...

Note: about this issue. for someone with my relative training, I found a tool called 'Visual BCD", that was invaluable in solving the problem. I had read a bit about "Easy BCD", but the...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 24 Dec 2012
Replies: 4
Views: 999
Posted By setupcity
Yeah I had tried that, so I just tried it again...

Yeah I had tried that, so I just tried it again to be sure. In safe mode, it loads the drivers, then it goes into that screen- "Preparing to configure windows, Please do not turn the computer off",...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 23 Dec 2012
Replies: 4
Views: 999
Posted By setupcity
Boot problem after update, have ntbtlog file

Hi. My pc jeeps doing a reboot with the screen "Please wait, windows is configuring updates, etc" abd tgeb reboots.
I do not know if I can get a cbs file per instructions, I can access the...
Forum: General Discussion 22 Dec 2012
Replies: 1
Views: 646
Posted By setupcity
Hi. I am very pleased. I found the savedbcd file,...

Hi. I am very pleased. I found the savedbcd file, on the d drive, and it worked import...so I am back in business. I thought because I could not find it off the installation disk/command prompt...it...
Forum: General Discussion 21 Dec 2012
Replies: 1
Views: 646
Posted By setupcity
Help, deleted all of the bcd entries

Hi. I have a problem, I do not understand the bcdedit too well. I had wanted to remove a boot choice where I had removed a drive. My system had 4 drives with identical copies of Win 7 Pro on each...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 17 Sep 2012
Replies: 4
Views: 905
Posted By setupcity
Hey thanks you guys for response. It does have a...

Hey thanks you guys for response. It does have a gui. I am not real good with working with this stuff, but can you point me in the right direction, to obtaining the drivers. All I tried was to look...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 15 Sep 2012
Replies: 4
Views: 905
Posted By setupcity
2nd generic keyboard needed for Logitech G510 to choose drive in boot

Hi. On my home built system, when booting up, if I don't have this generic Dell usb keyboard hooked up, I can not choose from multiple drives I have installed with the Logitech G510 keyboard( which I...
Forum: Customization 15 Jul 2012
Replies: 3
Views: 3,330
Posted By setupcity
screen saver or slideshow Help With Dual Screen Rig

Hi, Guy... I will try this...but it seems to me that there would actually be a setting. I am mainly interested in, transfering the slideshow to the big screen. This is not a screeensaver, is what I...
Forum: Customization 14 Jul 2012
Replies: 3
Views: 3,330
Posted By setupcity
Screen Saver or Slideshow Help W/ Dual Screen Rig

Hi. I want to have slide show show on 2 screens, also be nice to have screen-saver show up on 2 screens, pics on each or alternating
I have a 64 bit Win 7 Porfessional,, 8 core AMD processor, two...
Forum: Installation & Setup 29 Mar 2012
Replies: 13
Views: 4,382
Posted By setupcity
option of MBR or GPT

So now it works. windows boot manager working right. It's been an education. The only thing is it doesn't exactly recognize my logitech keyboard unless I have this Dell keyboard plugged in- but that...
Forum: Installation & Setup 27 Mar 2012
Replies: 13
Views: 4,382
Posted By setupcity
Hi Rocker. I have done clean installs on my 2 tb...

Hi Rocker. I have done clean installs on my 2 tb drives. I am taking a break before doing an install on the 500 gig drive. I already wanted to and did a full "clean all" with the elevated prompt of...
Forum: Installation & Setup 26 Mar 2012
Replies: 13
Views: 4,382
Posted By setupcity
option of MBR or GPT

I was unsuccessful at finding the right .efi file. I will have to live with it in mbr mode. This has been confusing, I think I was spooked by the uefi tag on the icon for the optical drive in bios,...
Forum: Installation & Setup 26 Mar 2012
Replies: 13
Views: 4,382
Posted By setupcity
option of MBR or GPT

Hi Rocker, thanks for the response.
I can see from my attempts, I could format all over again to create an MBR instead of the GPT I have the drives set on for now. I just tried switching optical...
Forum: Installation & Setup 26 Mar 2012
Replies: 13
Views: 4,382
Posted By setupcity
option of MBR or GPT

Ok I am stuck. I thought I missed the shrink portion, I have two 1 tb drives, initialized in GPT, and their is no option to shrink. So if I go create new simple volume, the next logical step that I...
Forum: Installation & Setup 26 Mar 2012
Replies: 13
Views: 4,382
Posted By setupcity
option of MBR or GPT

Hey yeah, I looked at that. I did clean it and initialize it in GPT. I am doing something wrong, as then the Win Install disc reported it "can not create a new system partition or locate a system...
Forum: Installation & Setup 26 Mar 2012
Replies: 13
Views: 4,382
Posted By setupcity
A question about the 100 mb "reserved space" in clean win 7 install

Thanks Burdus, I will download that- I have used seatools for dos, which is in there, and was going to use it to erase and reinstall a MBR, but my Asus board does not support using a mouse in the dos...
Forum: Installation & Setup 26 Mar 2012
Replies: 13
Views: 4,382
Posted By setupcity
A question about the 100 mb "reserved space" in clean win 7 install

Or maybe it is supposed to be in GPT- Is there a way to look at the specs of the 500 gig drive and see where that is? I don't remember this UEFI logo in the boot sequence menu when I first went to...
Forum: Installation & Setup 26 Mar 2012
Replies: 13
Views: 4,382
Posted By setupcity
option of MBR or GPT

Hi. I completed the clean function at the elevated prompt. I have a new problem, and not sure where it belongs in the forum.
After initializing, with the option of MBR or GPT, where I chose MBR,...
Forum: Tutorials 25 Mar 2012
Replies: 520
Views: 2,727,860
Posted By setupcity
A question about the 100 mb "reserved space" in clean win 7 install

I have a question about this, your note at step #7. Don't you have to allocate a partition to get a separate 100 mb space? I am confused, and am about to set out trying to clean up a corrupt mbr, and...
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