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Windows 7: Upgrading - A Question

06 Apr 2010   #21

XP/Windows 7

Got around 2700. Although im only on a single core 2ghz, whereas yours is a Quad 2.6

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06 Apr 2010   #22


Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by IHaydees View Post
Got around 2700. Although im only on a single core 2ghz, whereas yours is a Quad 2.6
Still, it shouldnt make it crash
Have you installed all the updates available on Windows Update? (the ones that you have to install, not the optional ones)
Might be an issue with that, thats causing this problem
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06 Apr 2010   #23

MS Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by IHaydees View Post

Well, its all up and working. No problems so far, just putting all my files and music back across and installing my programs.

Just wondering how i can get "custom" themes which are already made? Ive seen a few websites but dont know if theyre trusted or not. I just googled "Windows 7 Themes" and a few near the top looked a bit dodgey. Although the ones on the actual windows website arent very good.


Wonderful! Glad to hear that so far, so good.

To the themes question, be sure to create a restore point before trying out any foreign packages. Theoretically, they can do no harm but.... Be safe, not sorry.

I've not read the referenced material but I'm sure you will find it helpful. When we were back in the beta & release candidate stages of Win7, I experimented with rolling my own. Now I've got what I want. That said, the final version of Win 7 has terrific "roll your own" capabilities built-in. If you haven't already, take a look, see, try at:
  1. Rt-click on empty spot on Desktop
  2. Personalize (at the bottom of that drop-down list)
  3. Help (from the menu at the top)
  4. View Help (from the list shown)
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06 Apr 2010   #24

XP/Windows 7

Thanks a lot guys. All working now. I havnt actually seen a theme i like, i generally like the Windows 7 look, which is why i got it. So just have a desktop background on rotate for now :). Going to get some more Gadgets that i seem useful. Thanks for the help guys!
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