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Forum: Installation & Setup 1 Week Ago
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Posted By RoWin7
OK, great!! And thanks to my other helpers. ...

OK, great!! And thanks to my other helpers.
(Stupid MS can't detect that I don't have Office. OpenOffice is LMFAO)

This is for anyone referencing this thread in the future:
Using the good...
Forum: Installation & Setup 1 Week Ago
Replies: 29
Views: 696
Posted By RoWin7
Done. I used a new ISO from SIW2 and the 2nd...

Done. I used a new ISO from SIW2 and the 2nd technique on this page
Turns out that this message is very common
"Windows could not complete the installation. To install Windows - Microsoft...
Forum: Installation & Setup 1 Week Ago
Replies: 29
Views: 696
Posted By RoWin7
I've run both chkdsk and sfc/ scannow. They found...

I've run both chkdsk and sfc/ scannow. They found nothing unusual.

However, I used the suggestion I posted yesterday, closing all background programs.
windows 7 ultimate upgrade - Microsoft...
Forum: Installation & Setup 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 29
Views: 696
Posted By RoWin7
No, it would have to be about a year old. It was...

No, it would have to be about a year old. It was just suggested to me that the ISO might have a corruption, or I should try reinstalling in safe mode. Do you have a favorite place to get an ISO or a...
Forum: Installation & Setup 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 29
Views: 696
Posted By RoWin7
"There is something wrong. Instead of wasting...

"There is something wrong. Instead of wasting weeks trying to fix a broken system, I suggest you clean install onto a new partition."

It took more than a month to set it up initially. Thanks, ...
Forum: Installation & Setup 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 29
Views: 696
Posted By RoWin7
I just found this, going to try it: windows 7...

I just found this, going to try it:
windows 7 ultimate upgrade - Microsoft Community...
Forum: Installation & Setup 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 29
Views: 696
Posted By RoWin7
My current installation has more problems than...

My current installation has more problems than that, which is why I wanted to redo it. Reinstalling the 50+ programs + the system+ updates is far from my first choice. Do you have any other...
Forum: Installation & Setup 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 29
Views: 696
Posted By RoWin7
It's an ISO on a DVD, so it's a mutt. I copied...

It's an ISO on a DVD, so it's a mutt. I copied the files to a desktop folder and ran Setup from there. I "took ownership" of the file because there's no "run as admin." The results are in post #15...
Forum: Installation & Setup 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 29
Views: 696
Posted By RoWin7
First time I unzipped, it gave me a...

First time I unzipped, it gave me a compatibility report saying to restart the computer and the setup. So I did.
I also unchecked "get the latest updates" and checked the other option.
Checked...
Forum: Installation & Setup 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 29
Views: 696
Posted By RoWin7
Here goes. I think I can count on the computer...

Here goes. I think I can count on the computer being incapacitated all day today. Updates are very slow on this machine, not exactly the fastest CPU in the world.

I'm starting with a Macrium...
Forum: Installation & Setup 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 29
Views: 696
Posted By RoWin7
I've done it on XP, but never on 7. I use my...

I've done it on XP, but never on 7. I use my computer for work and I'm afraid of converting it into a large doorstop. It's done WITHIN Windows? which would make me a little more confident. Experience...
Forum: Installation & Setup 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 29
Views: 696
Posted By RoWin7
The repair already takes 6 pages of instructions....

The repair already takes 6 pages of instructions. I don't know if you're making it more complicated or less. I also don't want the updates forcing me to convert to Win10, and I intend to get a list...
Forum: Installation & Setup 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 29
Views: 696
Posted By RoWin7
Repair Install

I just want to make sure before I do my repair install. Do I have to D/L all the updates afterward?
Forum: General Discussion 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 20
Views: 59,167
Posted By RoWin7
Your clock is correct once a day. ;-)

Your clock is correct once a day. ;-)
Forum: General Discussion 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 61
Views: 9,369
Posted By RoWin7
I have Classic Shell making my Win7 UI look like...

I have Classic Shell making my Win7 UI look like XP. However, I tweaked XP to look like Win98. :D

I've heard CS can be used on W8.1.
Forum: General Discussion 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 61
Views: 9,369
Posted By RoWin7
Win 10 can't be the last one. MS makes its best...

Win 10 can't be the last one. MS makes its best income by brainwashing everyone to buy a new OS every few years.

What's the general opinion of 8.1, without going too OT here?
Forum: News 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 1,109
Posted By RoWin7
But I remember seeing a way that individuals...

But I remember seeing a way that individuals could get around that, although I didn't use it. I kept XP safely on the web for 3 years, but finally gave it up when I needed W7 for online work.
Forum: News 06 Sep 2018
Replies: 45
Views: 5,507
Posted By RoWin7
They wouldn't make as much money if they kept an...

They wouldn't make as much money if they kept an old OS and just improved it.
MS's racket: they publish faulty OS's before they're perfected, then they send years of updates, but the updates...
Forum: News 29 Aug 2018
Replies: 45
Views: 5,507
Posted By RoWin7
I'm with you, TechnoMage2016...

I'm with you, TechnoMage2016 (https://www.sevenforums.com/members/technomage2016.html)

Open Office. And I stopped adding Win 7 updates last December. I used Win XP on the web for 3 years after...
Forum: Installation & Setup 08 Jul 2018
Replies: 4
Views: 1,223
Posted By RoWin7
except you should have updates turned ON.

except you should have updates turned ON.
Forum: Software 03 Mar 2018
Replies: 6
Views: 539
Posted By RoWin7
I can use the Paint toolbar in v. 4.50 for 64. ...

I can use the Paint toolbar in v. 4.50 for 64. Reminds me of the MS Paint program before MS screwed it up. I also like the thumbnail feature, where I can sort my images into folders.

If you...
Forum: Software 03 Mar 2018
Replies: 6
Views: 539
Posted By RoWin7
My 64 does editing just fine. If there are ...

My 64 does editing just fine. If there are add-ons missing, I didn't notice it.
Forum: Software 02 Mar 2018
Replies: 6
Views: 539
Posted By RoWin7
You didn't mention that it also does editing, not...

You didn't mention that it also does editing, not as much as PaintShopPro or PhotoShop, but enough for most purposes. I've used it about 15 years.
Forum: General Discussion 02 Mar 2018
Replies: 49
Views: 7,819
Posted By RoWin7
No, I was just wondering if Linux has substitutes...

No, I was just wondering if Linux has substitutes for the most common Windows programs. I've never used it. But Lady Fitzgerald already replied.

I'll concern myself with it in 2020.
Forum: General Discussion 01 Mar 2018
Replies: 49
Views: 7,819
Posted By RoWin7
How does Linux compare in the number of programs...

How does Linux compare in the number of programs it can run?
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