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Windows 7: Windows Experience Index - Update or Refresh Score


01 Nov 2008   #29
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 
Windows Experience Index - Update or Refresh Score

How to Update or Refresh the WEI Score in Windows 7

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02 Mar 2010   #30
Little Darwin

Windows 7 Home Premium (64 bit)
 
 

Here is mine after a video upgrade.



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02 Mar 2010   #31
Frostmourne

Windows 7 Ultimate x86-64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Little Darwin View Post
Here is mine after a video upgrade.
Time for an upgrade - my laptop is better than that, apart from the gaming/aero scores.

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28 Mar 2010   #32
v8280z

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

I am unable to view my WEI now. when ever I click on the system icon in the control panel i get a blank page that says "Page failed to load" This only started a few weeks ago but I have been unable to figure out why. Any guesses?
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28 Mar 2010   #33
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

Hello v8280z, and welcome to Seven Forums.

You might see if running a SFC /SCANNOW command may be able to fix this for you. If not, then a repair install should be able to.

Hope this helps,
Shawn
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29 Mar 2010   #34
v8280z

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 
Great job

That was it found a few bad files and fixed them and everything works now. Thank you Shawn!
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29 Mar 2010   #35
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

You're welcome. I'm happy to hear that you got it sorted.
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15 Apr 2010   #36
Wandering Flame

Vista
 
 

When I choose to run WEI test for the first time or to update it, how do I check if my computer has run the test before? What if I choose it to run for the first time when it has before? I'm not sure if Dell already did this. This is a new computer from them.
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15 Apr 2010   #37
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

Hello WF,

Simple, if you have a WEI score, then the WEI test has been ran before. If not, then it hasn't.
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15 Apr 2010   #38
Wandering Flame

Vista
 
 

What's the difference between refreshing the WEI and updating it? Isn't that kind of the same thing?

And thanks for the previous answer.
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15 Apr 2010   #39
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

You're most welcome WF.

Yeah, it's basically just the same thing. I only use both words since Windows 7 uses both of them as well for it.
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