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Windows 7: w7 unusable after install

24 Aug 2010   #11
The Howling Wolves

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit

I am all thumbs!

My System SpecsSystem Spec
24 Aug 2010   #12


You guys are fast :)

Ok downloaded that, and will whipe the HDD once again.

Tomorrow I buy some DVD to burn on, got only some shitty 700MB cds atm.

Till tomorrow
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24 Aug 2010   #13
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate

Do remember to keep us posted.
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24 Aug 2010   #14
Microsoft MVP


Are you changing out any drivers given by the Win7 installer, and checking optional Windows Updates immediately after install for newer drivers?

If there are any drivers missing then in Device Manager, find them on the Support Downloads webpage for you Computer or Device model.

If there are still performance problems try changing out the chipset first from the Support Downloads webpage for your model computer or mobo. Be prepared to roll it back if it doesn't improve performance. While there, check for newer Display driver to try that as well.

Google text and ID number of repeat errors in the Event Viewer>Admin view to find how others have solved them. Click through WEI score at Computer>Properties to Advanced Tools to work through errors in Performance Log, Generate a System Health Report and look for errors cued at top of Adv. Tools page.

Report back.
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25 Aug 2010   #15


Ok now I got DVD's.

I got a good feeling about this... The HD is now whiped and ready. The problem is now burning the recovery disk with windows xp. That Macrium seems to be good in burning images, but how can I burn an ISO-file onto DVD with it? It just makes some Linux and Bart PE recovery CD, and doesnt that require that that spesific OS is already installed onto PC that I use in making the disk? Did that make sense?

I mean Im failing at making the disk atm

Found this guide: Burn Disc Image - ISO or IMG file
Is that any use? If it is where can I download this "Windows disk image burner" -program? Is it only in Vista?

Until now I have used Windows 7 USB DVD Download Tool, it doesnt allow set burning speed or anything. I think this is the problem as you have pointed out.

Guide the blind
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25 Aug 2010   #16
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Bare Foot Kid View Post
Hello again.

If you have an Optical Disk Drive (ODD) CD/DVD burner try burning the ISO to a disk, use the program at the link below at 4x speed burn with a verify to complete the process; then see if installing from a DVD will sort the issue.
Be sure to keep us updated.

ImgBurm Free ISO Burning Software

Hello again.

I meant for you to use this program to burn the Windows 7 ISO image to a DVD and try the install from the DVD instead of the USB stick to see if that makes a difference. Look at the images below to get an idea how to go about it.

click to enlarge-first-->browse for the ISO file, select the burn speed and select verify to start.
w7 unusable after install-imgburn.jpgw7 unusable after install-imgburn2.jpg

My System SpecsSystem Spec
26 Aug 2010   #17


Ty again BFK, that was very well explained and I got it now. I could swear, that last time I pressed your link it took me a site that guided to download some Macrium program, thats why I was confused. Guess I wasnt sober enough.

Anyway now I installed w7 with 4x speed burned DVD (ImgBurned) to whiped HD and everything went fine just like many times before.

BUT the problem is still the same. I can get to desktop but its like CPU would run 100%.

When I tried to launch solitaire, just trying to get anything work, a screen came up saying "Hardware acceleration is either disabled or not supported by your video card driver, which could slow game performance. Make sure you have latest video card driver installed and that hardware acceleration is turned on."

So that is the problem? Video card driver or even all drivers ***ked up?

How am I able to load new drivers or adjust them when I cant do pretty much anything with PC?

Should I like install ubuntu, update drivers, install and dualboot w7 and delete ubuntu or something like that or what?

Im so lost here
My System SpecsSystem Spec
26 Aug 2010   #18
Microsoft MVP


Try booting into Safe Mode to install the Chipset and Display drivers from the Support Downloads webpage for your computer model.

Then try booting normally into Win7, check optional Windows Updates for any newer drivers that have been delivered to install, then check Device Manager for any missing drivers or other errors signified by an (!) exclamation point next to the Device. Provide those drivers also from your manufacturer's Support Downloads webpage for your model.

Next work through the repeat errors in your Event Viewer using steps given in my last post.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
26 Aug 2010   #19


I will do that if Im able to do.

Anyway trying will take some time = Im not dead if I wont post
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27 Aug 2010   #20


Ive done the following:

In safe mode:
- I tried to run Windows Update, failed in that two times (it like did the update, but it still said that Windows Update has never been ran) and then I didnt try anymore.
- In device manager there was only 1 (!) and it was standard vga graphix adapter. Actually there was two standard vga graphix adapters but only one had (!) in front. (Maybe because I have 2 nVidia 230 GT cards)
-Then I tried to download new driver from nVidia (Packard Bell support downloads center had only audio (=not the problem because in safe mode audio is disabled and PC gives same performance in safe mode and normal mode?), LAN (no use?) and chipset ( I will try to load this) drivers) because this was shown in device manager and I thought if I could load it problems would be solved. This installation process went fine untill the Installwizard program or w/e said: " The system has not been modified. To install program at a later time run the installation program again."

All that above took 9 HOURS.

Soo am I close to victory here? How do I modify system? (plz be specific)

Im trying to perform Windows Update again atm.
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