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Forum: News 09 Jul 2015
Replies: 13
Views: 1,548
Posted By alphanumeric
I have MSDN, the only ones I keep on hand are...

I have MSDN, the only ones I keep on hand are Windows 7 and 8.1 ISO's. I haven't worked on a Vista PC in a long while. I don't want anything to do with anything 9X vintage.
Forum: General Discussion 06 Jul 2015
Replies: 16
Views: 425
Posted By alphanumeric
Isn't the first time I've missed something like...

Isn't the first time I've missed something like that, and likely won't be the last. I had multiple threads open on the go at the same time. I try not to goof up but it happens.
Forum: General Discussion 06 Jul 2015
Replies: 16
Views: 425
Posted By alphanumeric
:doh: Missed the MB some how and was thinking it...

:doh: Missed the MB some how and was thinking it was 400 GB.
Forum: General Discussion 06 Jul 2015
Replies: 16
Views: 425
Posted By alphanumeric
I have a Win 7/64/Ultimate DVD (for the desktop...

I have a Win 7/64/Ultimate DVD (for the desktop at home). I can somehow use this to reset this Win7/64/Pro machine?[/QUOTE]

Possibly? If you make a bootable install thumb drive from it, you can...
Forum: General Discussion 06 Jul 2015
Replies: 16
Views: 425
Posted By alphanumeric
When I boot to it via F12, a diagnostic runs. ...

When I boot to it via F12, a diagnostic runs. {shrug} What can you tell from disk management?[/QUOTE]

Your partitions are backwards. The data partition should after the system partition not...
Forum: General Discussion 05 Jul 2015
Replies: 16
Views: 425
Posted By alphanumeric
Do you have a Windows 7 DVD, or can you borrow...

Do you have a Windows 7 DVD, or can you borrow one, doesn't matter what version? If yes you can do this to make it a universal install disk,...
Forum: Installation & Setup 26 Jun 2015
Replies: 14
Views: 1,157
Posted By alphanumeric
Replacing the hard drive can break the factory...

Replacing the hard drive can break the factory OEM activation. You need custom OEM install media to restore that functionality. That may be what they were hinting at? But, that's what the COA sticker...
Forum: Installation & Setup 26 Jun 2015
Replies: 14
Views: 1,157
Posted By alphanumeric
Yes, your product key will still work if you swap...

Yes, your product key will still work if you swap out your hard drive. The first time you try to activate with the code on the COA sticker it may not activate online. Don't panic, that's normal. Just...
Forum: Installation & Setup 25 Jun 2015
Replies: 14
Views: 1,157
Posted By alphanumeric
This trick can be used to convert any version of...

This trick can be used to convert any version of Windows 7 to a universal install disk, http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/85813-windows-7-universal-installation-disc-create.html If you get stuck...
Forum: Installation & Setup 25 Jun 2015
Replies: 4
Views: 446
Posted By alphanumeric
See if this helps,...

See if this helps, http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/681-startup-repair.html
Forum: News 10 Jun 2015
Replies: 84
Views: 6,084
Posted By alphanumeric
I don't know anymore than you do. I haven't been...

I don't know anymore than you do. I haven't been privy to any secrete Microsoft insider info, if that's what your wondering. Even if I was, as an MVP, I'm bound by my NDA, non disclosure agreement,...
Forum: News 10 Jun 2015
Replies: 84
Views: 6,084
Posted By alphanumeric
What worries me more is M$ would enforce actual...

What worries me more is M$ would enforce actual changes to Win 10, much like Win 8.0 users were pretty much forced to update to 8.1 or no longer be able to receive certain updates, no matter if they...
Forum: News 09 Jun 2015
Replies: 84
Views: 6,084
Posted By alphanumeric
That might slow other things down in the process?...

That might slow other things down in the process? Video streaming etc. Just a guess.
Forum: News 09 Jun 2015
Replies: 84
Views: 6,084
Posted By alphanumeric
Mandatory Updates, if it happens, has nothing to...

Mandatory Updates, if it happens, has nothing to do with the free upgrade offer by the way. If that's what your implying. Paid for versions of Windows 10 will have the same restriction imposed on...
Forum: News 09 Jun 2015
Replies: 84
Views: 6,084
Posted By alphanumeric
There has been a lot of talk suggesting that W10...

There has been a lot of talk suggesting that W10 updates will be automatic and mandatory. :([/QUOTE]

Nobody gives stuff for nothing for nothing. ;)[/QUOTE]

Mandatory Updates, if it happens,...
Forum: News 04 Jun 2015
Replies: 147
Views: 5,965
Posted By alphanumeric
I think the only ones really miffed by the lose...

I think the only ones really miffed by the lose of Media Center are those with TV/cable cards. I have one, but don't use it anymore. Everything is digital here now and encoded so I have no choice but...
Forum: News 03 Jun 2015
Replies: 147
Views: 5,965
Posted By alphanumeric
:thumbsup:

:thumbsup:
Forum: News 03 Jun 2015
Replies: 147
Views: 5,965
Posted By alphanumeric
You might be waiting a while, Microsoft is really...

You might be waiting a while, Microsoft is really slow in releasing the TP ISO's. 10074 is the latest on MSDN and the Insider page.
Forum: News 03 Jun 2015
Replies: 147
Views: 5,965
Posted By alphanumeric
Try it again now and you should get 10130.

Try it again now and you should get 10130.
Forum: News 03 Jun 2015
Replies: 147
Views: 5,965
Posted By alphanumeric
There have been quit a few changes since that...

There have been quit a few changes since that build. 10130 is the latest build at the moment. You can get it through Windows update if your set to the fast ring.
Forum: News 03 Jun 2015
Replies: 147
Views: 5,965
Posted By alphanumeric
Who said it and where? Documentation...

Who said it and where? Documentation please?[/QUOTE]


I said I think & I could be wrong. Twitter is limited, so GabeAui can't really go into full details.

I read windows 7 post people could...
Forum: News 03 Jun 2015
Replies: 147
Views: 5,965
Posted By alphanumeric
Yeah, these little dribs and drabs of info that...

Yeah, these little dribs and drabs of info that leak out just create more questions on what it really means. And then there are those just keep trying to read things into it that aren't there. The...
Forum: News 03 Jun 2015
Replies: 147
Views: 5,965
Posted By alphanumeric
[/QUOTE] OK, I was replying to your...

[/QUOTE]


OK, I was replying to your "I'm just skeptical of what a Retail Win 10 license will really mean." statement. I'm thinking the terms and conditions of the upgrade will be different...
Forum: News 03 Jun 2015
Replies: 147
Views: 5,965
Posted By alphanumeric
"Free Upgrade" You will not be charged a fee to...

"Free Upgrade" You will not be charged a fee to upgrade your current install to Windows 10. It's a free upgrade not free Windows.
Forum: News 02 Jun 2015
Replies: 147
Views: 5,965
Posted By alphanumeric
As far as the free upgrade goes, they may only...

As far as the free upgrade goes, they may only offer you an OEM license regardless of what you have now. One of the conditions of the free upgrade could be locking it into that device.

Don't...
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