Windows 7 Forums

Showing results 1 to 22 of 22
Search took 0.00 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: EdB
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 04 Jun 2014
Replies: 3
Views: 900
Posted By EdB
Thanks for the reply. No problems with the...

Thanks for the reply. No problems with the drives; Disk Sentinel gives them 100%.

I've been trying various boot configurations - clean, selected, full - and the times are all over the place no...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 02 Jun 2014
Replies: 3
Views: 900
Posted By EdB
Sloooowww Win 7 boot time, Event viewer info attached

My Win 7 SP1/64 Dell desktop system takes up to 4 or even 5 minutes to boot up. Doing a "clean boot" it still takes almost 3 minutes.

This has been going on a while, so I reinstalled Windows 7 SP1...
Forum: Software 11 Sep 2012
Replies: 0
Views: 1,632
Posted By EdB
Error 1935 - can't install programs on Win7/64/i7 machine

I can no longer install any programs on my Win7/64 PC. Each time I try, I get an error message 1935 as seen in the attachment below.

Programs I've tried to install include Dragon Naturally...
Forum: Installation & Setup 12 Mar 2012
Replies: 4
Views: 2,324
Posted By EdB
I finally decided to just move the files and...

I finally decided to just move the files and reformat the drive. That worked. Too bad I had to do all that just to move a hard drive though.
Forum: Installation & Setup 11 Mar 2012
Replies: 4
Views: 2,324
Posted By EdB
Thanks for the replies, but none of the the...

Thanks for the replies, but none of the the tricks worked.

While I have access to drive F: (the moved drive) and the main folders, every subfolder I click on gives the message, "You don't...
Forum: Installation & Setup 11 Mar 2012
Replies: 4
Views: 2,324
Posted By EdB
Moved a HD to new machine, now have permission and ownership problems

I recently bought a new computer. I took a data hard drive out of my old one and installed it in the new. No problems with that. All files are intact.

I am having problems with ownership and...
Forum: General Discussion 03 Feb 2012
Replies: 5
Views: 2,717
Posted By EdB
Thanks for the help Bongo. I'll think about...

Thanks for the help Bongo. I'll think about getting the Dragon upgrade.
Forum: General Discussion 02 Feb 2012
Replies: 5
Views: 2,717
Posted By EdB
Thanks for the reply, Jerry. I do wonder if the...

Thanks for the reply, Jerry. I do wonder if the Microsoft-only use for Speech Recognition is intentional; MSFT has always had a talent for shooting itself in the foot.

Re, Dragon: I have v10. Have...
Forum: General Discussion 01 Feb 2012
Replies: 5
Views: 2,717
Posted By EdB
Speech recognition not working with non-microsoft programs

I'm starting to use Windows 7's speech recognition program which is proving to be much better than the alternatives, especially Dragon.

However, I can't get it to work with non-microsoft programs....
Forum: Installation & Setup 23 Mar 2011
Replies: 24
Views: 2,355
Posted By EdB
I'm going to take a break from this for a bit; I...

I'm going to take a break from this for a bit; I have to get ready for a trip. When I get back I'll look into getting rid of that OEM partition.

Thanks to both of you for all your help. Now I...
Forum: Installation & Setup 23 Mar 2011
Replies: 24
Views: 2,355
Posted By EdB
I'm quite comfortable around DOS commands, etc...

I'm quite comfortable around DOS commands, etc (bought my first IBM pc in '81 and THAT dates me!). What I'm nervous about is the OEM partition itself and what Dell might have done with it. I've run...
Forum: Installation & Setup 23 Mar 2011
Replies: 24
Views: 2,355
Posted By EdB
Oh, yes! I'm sorry if I didn't make that clear! ...

Oh, yes! I'm sorry if I didn't make that clear!

All works fine now after using gregrocker's Repair disk to reorder the letters. XP is gone, Win7 has the bulk of the drive, and the OEM partition...
Forum: Installation & Setup 23 Mar 2011
Replies: 24
Views: 2,355
Posted By EdB
Responding to your comments: OEM/boot...

Responding to your comments:

OEM/boot sector: I imagine you're right about the OEM partition being the problem; it's disconcerting to think it might've corrupted the boot sector though. I did...
Forum: Installation & Setup 22 Mar 2011
Replies: 24
Views: 2,355
Posted By EdB
OK! Everything went exactly as before -...

OK!

Everything went exactly as before - ended up at the "not genuine" lockout. This time I put in the Paragon rescue disk gregrocker recommended and rebooted. After working with it, I think I've...
Forum: Installation & Setup 22 Mar 2011
Replies: 24
Views: 2,355
Posted By EdB
After the failure last night I image-restored the...

After the failure last night I image-restored the system to where it was before I started, so I'll be starting from scratch.

By steps, I meant in the original "recover space......
Forum: Installation & Setup 22 Mar 2011
Replies: 24
Views: 2,355
Posted By EdB
I'm fairly sure that gregrocker's comment - drive...

I'm fairly sure that gregrocker's comment - drive letter slipped - is the right diagnosis. When the BIOS popped up it said something about disks being out of order but I thought it took care of it....
Forum: Installation & Setup 22 Mar 2011
Replies: 24
Views: 2,355
Posted By EdB
No luck. I made it through steps one and two...

No luck.

I made it through steps one and two and all worked fine. The XP OS was gone, W7 was assigned Drive C: and the system rebooted into the usual configuration.

Then I ran step 3, Recover...
Forum: Installation & Setup 21 Mar 2011
Replies: 24
Views: 2,355
Posted By EdB
Thanks for the reply. I'm downloading the PWBD...

Thanks for the reply. I'm downloading the PWBD and backing up my system now.

Question: will programs remain intact after this process or will they require re-install. I went through all sorts of...
Forum: Installation & Setup 21 Mar 2011
Replies: 24
Views: 2,355
Posted By EdB
Remove XP from a dual boot system

I know this topic has been discussed but I went through the procedure once only to have Win7 become unbootable after completing it. Only the backup saved me from ruin (hooray for backups!).

This...
Forum: Media Center 07 Sep 2009
Replies: 5
Views: 22,514
Posted By EdB
Wake up from sleep to record?

Not sure where to post this, but my XP Media Center would wake up from sleep or hibernate to record (sometimes, not always). I can't seem to get Win7 to do this. It sleeps just fine, but will not...
Forum: Network & Sharing 09 Jun 2009
Replies: 17
Views: 8,745
Posted By EdB
What is "Local Security Policy"? Which machine,...

What is "Local Security Policy"? Which machine, XP or Win7? And where is it located? --EdB
Forum: Network & Sharing 09 Jun 2009
Replies: 2
Views: 2,004
Posted By EdB
Going nuts trying to network XP to Win7

I am having an apparently common problem: my Windows 7 machine can access my XP/SP3 laptop just fine but though the XP can see the Win7, it can't access it at all. What I get is...\\[Win7 machine] is...
Showing results 1 to 22 of 22

 
Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 05:14 AM.
Twitter Facebook Google+



Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App
  

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33