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Windows 7: My initial feelings about Win7

18 Jul 2011   #31
snapplz

windows 7 64 bit
 
 

Ok will do-

dele key does nothing


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18 Jul 2011   #32
snapplz

windows 7 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by stormy13 View Post
On most if not all Asus motherboards it is the Delete key to enter the bios, don't see why they would change from that on their laptops. As for where the ExpressGate option is in the bios, on my Asus motherboard it is in the Tools section of the bios where you can turn it on and off.

P.S. It would be much easier to read your responses if you didn't quote what we have said and add your reply inside the quote.
Sorry- I added the *** to make that easier**

the dele key does not help me any.
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18 Jul 2011   #33
stormy13
Microsoft MVP

Win 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

You tapping it as soon as you turn on the laptop? Also try F1 or F2.

Also to help in your modem search,

Newegg.com - Rosewill RNX-56USB Modem Conexant Hardware Based 56Kbps USB (Plug & Play) V.92 Data/Fax/TAM - Windows7 Ready
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18 Jul 2011   #34
snapplz

windows 7 64 bit
 
 

Great== let me try all that - read the tuts -check out the links and get my external modem and if I still am stuck I will be back-- I have taken enough of your time-- T Y very much--Len
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18 Jul 2011   #35
Thorsen

Win7 Home Premium 64x
 
 

No worries Len and welcome to Seven Forums

There are so many people on this site willing to help so don't hesitate to ask any questions.
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18 Jul 2011   #36
MacGyvr

Windows 7 Ultimate RTM (Technet)
 
 

I don't think the user has ever actually made it into Windows the first time. It sounds like they are stuck at this Gate thing and not getting past it, think it is Windows 7.
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18 Jul 2011   #37
wysiwyg49

WINDOWS7 32BIT PROFESSIONAL
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by snapplz View Post
My first post complaints is due to frustration- I tried many hrs to find my own answers- I am aware that my issues with this new OS are mostly my own fault. my first question about this forum is where is the button to give rep??

I would appreciate any help -plz cut this old man(64) a little slack--Ok?
64.! You're only a young un, I'm 83 and building my own, I was glad to see the back of XP, welcomed 7 with open arms.
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18 Jul 2011   #38
Britton30
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

I think Lee is right, not into Win 7 yet. Which of course liekly the reasone he can't make a WWAN connection.
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19 Jul 2011   #39
Thorsen

Win7 Home Premium 64x
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by snapplz View Post
Sorry for mistaking the Express Gate as a win 7 thing--I am at the page before one gets to windows-

"account disabled"


I am getting that 'Catch 22' feeling again- as I can't go on-line with my desktop and my new ASUS at the same time .. and cannot go on-line with the ASUS until I get an external Modem- and even if I had it I could not be n-line with both at the same time--
Yeah there was some confusion, but we got out of express gate and to the account log on screen.

He is at an "Account Disabled" block

dont know if this is the admin account? or one that was preset when refurbished? not sure.

I suggested to create a new user, but not sure if thats possible from that screen or if activating the hidden admin account is needed? any other thoughts are very welcome
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19 Jul 2011   #40
boogieboy

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1 | Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Never had such problems.. Windows 7 is better than Vista in everyway and even faster
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