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Windows 7: Installer recognizes Windows 7 as Windows xp

3 Weeks Ago   #11
mrjimphelps

Linux Mint 18.2 xfce 64-bit (VMWare host) / Windows 8.1 Pro 32-bit (VMWare guest)
 
 

Excellent suggestion, Megahertz07!

I wonder if there is some non-Microsoft service running which is telling this program that XP is the OS? Or maybe an erroneous registry entry.


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3 Weeks Ago   #12
Megahertz07

Windows 7 HP 64
 
 

I don't think is a register setting.
As in safe mode you boot as clean as possible, without many services, drivers, startup programs etc, I would say it's on one of this disabled.
Can even be a malware. Hard to say.
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3 Weeks Ago   #13
mrjimphelps

Linux Mint 18.2 xfce 64-bit (VMWare host) / Windows 8.1 Pro 32-bit (VMWare guest)
 
 

This is the first time I have ever seen this type of error. I'll know what to do in the future if I ever see it again.
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