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Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 20 Dec 2013
Replies: 5
Views: 646
Posted By prvnrk
It was reinstalled by Dell Engineer using...

It was reinstalled by Dell Engineer using "Windows 7 reinstall DVD" and product key matches.

Whenever I verify online and/or see the properties it always shows "genuine". The only thing is that...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 20 Dec 2013
Replies: 5
Views: 646
Posted By prvnrk
Thank you NoelDP for the reply. I actually...

Thank you NoelDP for the reply.

I actually had to reinstall from scratch 3 days ago, using Windows 7 DVD (supplied with Laptop) as my old HDD went bad. It doesn't even ask for serial/key while...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 20 Dec 2013
Replies: 5
Views: 646
Posted By prvnrk
My Windows 7 reporting it isn't genuine, Error code 0x8004FE21

Hi,

I have Windows 7 Home premium and running for many years on Dell 1558. Its genuine and shipped with Dell laptop and all of a sudden it throws this below error:

Please advise and TIA.
...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 15 Dec 2013
Replies: 1
Views: 442
Posted By prvnrk
How can I update windows 7 without Internet?

Hi

I have dell 1558 laptop with Windows 7 Home premium (supplied with laptop). I had to format my disk and reinstall OS a fresh. This laptop doesn't have any internet connection and would like to...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 03 Nov 2012
Replies: 1
Views: 1,501
Posted By prvnrk
Windows 7 on HP Proliant Server

Hi,

My Server specs: 4 CPUs (Physical) with each CPU has 2 cores. (total 8 cores)
32GB RAM

I managed to install Windows 7 Ultimate on it but it detects only 2 Physical CPUs (4 cores).

Is...
Forum: General Discussion 23 Aug 2012
Replies: 0
Views: 506
Posted By prvnrk
Dell 1558 getting powered off intermittently

Hi,

My laptop just gets powered off intermittently and does NOT dump anything onto crash/core dumps.

There're no CPU heating issues but CPU fan makes some noise occasionally. There's no dust...
Forum: Installation & Setup 04 Jul 2012
Replies: 1
Views: 989
Posted By prvnrk
Windows 7 installation to/from ext USB drive (not stick)

Hi,

I have few doubts:

1. Is it possible to install Windows 7 ONTO external USB drives (160GB passport / 2TB ext. drive)? I guess not but I just want get it confirmed by experts here.

2. Is...
Forum: General Discussion 11 Jun 2012
Replies: 1
Views: 1,095
Posted By prvnrk
auto-hibernate when over heat

Hi,
I have windows 7 home premium 64-bit running on Dell 1558 laptop.

My laptop getting powered off as its getting over heated once in a while (once a day).

I would like to setup...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 19 Sep 2011
Replies: 14
Views: 20,642
Posted By prvnrk
My Last password change was in Dec 2010.

My Last password change was in Dec 2010.
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 18 Sep 2011
Replies: 14
Views: 20,642
Posted By prvnrk
Today also I got the same problem - almost at the...

Today also I got the same problem - almost at the SAME time (20:02)

Got blue screen (as i Unchecked "automatic restart") with the below error: (attached zip of reports as per instructions @...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 17 Sep 2011
Replies: 14
Views: 20,642
Posted By prvnrk
Well, finally I managed to fix it BUT it's not...

Well, finally I managed to fix it BUT it's not final!!

What i did:

1. ran chkdsk c:/c/f/r & sfc /scannow (no luck)
2. scanned with Kaspersky/bitdefender rescue disks (no luck)
3. booted with...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 12 Sep 2011
Replies: 14
Views: 20,642
Posted By prvnrk
Hi xarden, F8 never worked me to enter safe mode....

Hi xarden, F8 never worked me to enter safe mode. I tried all poss of tap/hold f8 in the right time several times but no luck.
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 11 Sep 2011
Replies: 14
Views: 20,642
Posted By prvnrk
Hi theog, i ran chkdsk c: /f /r after...

Hi theog,

i ran chkdsk c: /f /r after booting thru DVD & at cmd prompt but no luck. (chkdsk showed it found few issues and fixed them successfully)

i tried running DOS ver of toshiba tool (by...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 11 Sep 2011
Replies: 14
Views: 20,642
Posted By prvnrk
thanks everyone who replied seavixen32 - its...

thanks everyone who replied

seavixen32 - its not reboot, nor blue screen. It simply goes to starup repair every time i boot and tries to fix but no luck
Also, i couldnt get boot up menu by...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 11 Sep 2011
Replies: 14
Views: 20,642
Posted By prvnrk
startup repair infinite loop

Hello,

My laptop specs:
Dell studio 1558 running Windows 7 Home premium (OEM preinstalled) 64-bit with SP1
Core i5 CPU with 4GB RAM
windows updates upto-date (enabled)
MS Sec Essentials...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 12 Jun 2011
Replies: 16
Views: 16,005
Posted By prvnrk
Finally, i had success with SP1 installation. ...

Finally, i had success with SP1 installation.

I uninstalled Symantec AV from add/remove programs and then ran Norton_Removal_Tool.exe which did the cleanup.

Rebooted and installed SP1. It...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 12 Jun 2011
Replies: 16
Views: 16,005
Posted By prvnrk
Yep, It's NOT listed in the link you have pasted....

Yep, It's NOT listed in the link you have pasted.

The exact product is "Symantec client Security - Antivirus - corporate edition 10.2" - Enterprise Support - Symantec Corp. - Release notes for...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 12 Jun 2011
Replies: 16
Views: 16,005
Posted By prvnrk
Thanks Niemiro for your detailed investigation. ...

Thanks Niemiro for your detailed investigation.



Does it mean that I should make changes to registry (MaxNumFilters and removing unnecessary filter drivers) ?



I have C: (NTFS) 100GB -...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 11 Jun 2011
Replies: 16
Views: 16,005
Posted By prvnrk
Thanks Jecee, As i stated in my OP, i...

Thanks Jecee,

As i stated in my OP, i followed that link and since "0x8004a029" not found in CBS.log i did NOT do any modifications to registry. I just verified now and MaxNumFilters is set to 8...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 11 Jun 2011
Replies: 16
Views: 16,005
Posted By prvnrk
Hi Jacee, Windows firewall and Defender were...

Hi Jacee,

Windows firewall and Defender were always enabled and ON on my laptop (even when Symantec was running). I made sure Firewall was ON before applying SP1.

Thanks,
Prvn
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 11 Jun 2011
Replies: 16
Views: 16,005
Posted By prvnrk
Thanks Niemiro, Pls find attached LOGS.zip (i...

Thanks Niemiro,
Pls find attached LOGS.zip (i also included CBS-old.log which i took a copy after my 2nd attempt).

-Prvn
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 11 Jun 2011
Replies: 16
Views: 16,005
Posted By prvnrk
Thanks Zigzag for your reply. If you can see...

Thanks Zigzag for your reply.

If you can see my post, i already pasted that link and followed it except for last option (Perform an inplace upgrade of Windows). Do you mean to say i have only this...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 11 Jun 2011
Replies: 16
Views: 16,005
Posted By prvnrk
Windows 7 SP1 fails with error 0x80004005

Hi,

I've gone through almost all previously posted threads on this topic but none of them really helped me fix the problem. Hence i chose to post it again.

Laptop: Dell Studio 1558 (core i5)...
Forum: Backup and Restore 02 May 2011
Replies: 6
Views: 2,014
Posted By prvnrk
Hi Richard, I installed malwarebytes and...

Hi Richard,

I installed malwarebytes and updated it and did FULL scan. It found ~20 infected files and let it clear/delete them and rebooted laptop as per its recommendation.

Now Do you still...
Forum: Backup and Restore 02 May 2011
Replies: 6
Views: 2,014
Posted By prvnrk
Thanks for the replies. 1. I have System...

Thanks for the replies.

1. I have System restore ON
2. Automatic Updates on
3. Windows defender UP and running with updates - scan periodically
4. Have AV with updates and periodic scanning
...
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