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Windows 7: General Questions

23 Sep 2009   #1
MitchellEve

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
General Questions

Hey Guys,

I recently installed Windows 7 RTM on my Netbook and its running perfectly. I've only got a few questions though, when I startup my computer I'm not given the fancy windows 7 boot screen but instead the old Windows vista loader. Is there anyway to fix this?


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23 Sep 2009   #2
Tews

64-bit Windows 8.1 Pro
 
 

You did an upgrade didnt you??
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23 Sep 2009   #3
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello Mitchell,

I agree with Tews, it sounds like you did a upgrade from Vista to Windows 7.

You can see if doing a repair install may be able to fix this for you without losing anything. If not, the it will take a clean install of Windows 7 instead.

Hope this helps,
Shawn
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24 Sep 2009   #4
MitchellEve

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Nope, I didn't have Windows Vista on my Netbook only windows XP. I split the hard drive in 2 and then installed Windows 7 on the clean half of the hard drive.

No upgrades were done here.
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24 Sep 2009   #5
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Mitchell,

I have read that if your graphics is not strong enough, then you would get the Vista green bar boot screen instead of the Windows 7 one. This may be the case since this is a netbook.
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24 Sep 2009   #6
MitchellEve

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Brink View Post
Mitchell,

I have read that if your graphics is not strong enough, then you would get the Vista green bar boot screen instead of the Windows 7 one. This may be the case since this is a netbook.
Hey,

Thanks for your help really appreciate it. I guess its because I don't have an Nvidia ION Chipset.
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24 Sep 2009   #7
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Does your netbook have any Windows Aero features running? (Desktop Preview, glass transparency, etc....)
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25 Sep 2009   #8
MitchellEve

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

It sure does
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25 Sep 2009   #9
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Umm, strange it would be strong enough to run Windows Aero but not the W7 boot screen. Was you copy of Windows 7 RTM from Microsoft, or some possiblly modified 3rd party source? If the later, then it could be from any modification done to it.
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