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Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 21 Feb 2012
Replies: 34
Views: 331,598
Posted By HankS
Thank you for the help. The Repair Install...

Thank you for the help.

The Repair Install method was tedious, but worked. SP1 installed.

Hank Sundermeyer
Newark, DE
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 19 Feb 2012
Replies: 34
Views: 331,598
Posted By HankS
My first SP1 failure occurred 9/27/2011,...

My first SP1 failure occurred 9/27/2011, according to the update record. My restore points don't go back far enough. They only go back to mid January, 2012.

Will a Repair Install fix this? ...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 19 Feb 2012
Replies: 34
Views: 331,598
Posted By HankS
In spite of all the years I've been dealing with...

In spite of all the years I've been dealing with computers....pre Win3.1 DOS....I'm still very bad with backups.

Chalk it up to luck. In all those years, I've had only one catastrophic crash with...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 19 Feb 2012
Replies: 34
Views: 331,598
Posted By HankS
I've tried all these except the install repair,...

I've tried all these except the install repair, which, I guess, is something on the retail install DVD.

Hank[/QUOTE]

FYI.
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Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 19 Feb 2012
Replies: 34
Views: 331,598
Posted By HankS
I've tried all these except the install repair,...

I've tried all these except the install repair, which, I guess, is something on the retail install DVD.

Hank
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 18 Feb 2012
Replies: 34
Views: 331,598
Posted By HankS
I used the 3 license bundle upgrade. 2 systems...

I used the 3 license bundle upgrade. 2 systems XP to Windows 7, 1 system Vista to Windows 7. It's the latter I'm having trouble with. But this system has had a complete reinstall since.

Hank
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 18 Feb 2012
Replies: 34
Views: 331,598
Posted By HankS
Thank you. I've tried all the the...

Thank you.

I've tried all the the suggestions here: TFC, manual download.

All failed to SP1 installed.

I've run sfc/scannow, nothing reported.

Receiving this error message: Code 800B0100...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 18 Feb 2012
Replies: 34
Views: 331,598
Posted By HankS
Service Pack 1 won't install

I have tried to install SP1 on my laptop every time Windows update lists it to download, it fails. Other updates install as expected.

Curiously, I have Windows 7 on a desktop system and it...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 25 Nov 2010
Replies: 5
Views: 2,709
Posted By HankS
I tried the Dell site and there was not a...

I tried the Dell site and there was not a specific driver for my DVD hardware, so I tried one that "looked close." Well, as one should know about computing...close is most likely not good...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 24 Nov 2010
Replies: 5
Views: 2,709
Posted By HankS
DVD+RW Problems

I bought a stack of DVD+RW disks and I can't get them to initialize on any of my Windows 7 systems. DVD R's work fine.

When I put the DVD in, I get a dialog choice for data disk or "USB' type...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 05 Jul 2010
Replies: 5
Views: 2,382
Posted By HankS
In other words, if you turn off the message rule,...

In other words, if you turn off the message rule, the inbox shows one email. If you turn it on to sort into "special folder", you get two copies in "special folder" and the original email is no...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 04 Jul 2010
Replies: 5
Views: 2,382
Posted By HankS
Can you tell us more about the rules you have set...

Can you tell us more about the rules you have set up?

Ken[/QUOTE]

Most of the rules sort incoming Yahoo forum messages which are set to find the string [forum name] in the subject line. All of...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 04 Jul 2010
Replies: 5
Views: 2,382
Posted By HankS
Windows Live Email

I am using Windows Live email as I used to use Outlook Express with XP.

It works fine with my email provider, only it works too well. Every box I've set up with a message rule to sort incoming, I...
Forum: Software 28 Dec 2009
Replies: 3
Views: 1,739
Posted By HankS
Yes, numerous times. and with the same UAC...

Yes, numerous times. and with the same UAC settings I have installed or re-installed other software with no problems. That setting would be the second highest level.

HankS
Forum: Software 28 Dec 2009
Replies: 3
Views: 1,739
Posted By HankS
Pre-Win7 Software and the UAC

I have a 3D graphics software (Amabilis 3D Canvas Pro) which runs on one Windows 7 system and not on another system running Windows 7.

After much tinkering, I've discovered the software will run...
Forum: Network & Sharing 06 Nov 2009
Replies: 4
Views: 1,549
Posted By HankS
I fixed the problem that I started this thread...

I fixed the problem that I started this thread with and though I got folders to share on the network with the Win7 system, I obviously haven't grasped it all just yet.

I got brave and tried to...
Forum: Installation & Setup 05 Nov 2009
Replies: 6
Views: 2,608
Posted By HankS
Would it still be a violation to upgrade XP to...

Would it still be a violation to upgrade XP to Win7 and then reinstall XP in a partition?

This would be on the same computer XP originally came on.
Forum: Installation & Setup 04 Nov 2009
Replies: 1
Views: 1,878
Posted By HankS
Installing Windows 7 in a partition

I have one more Win 7 license to install from my retail "Family Pack."

I have created an 80GB partition on drive 0, which contains the drive C partition and Windows XP. Will this upgrade license...
Forum: Network & Sharing 04 Nov 2009
Replies: 4
Views: 1,549
Posted By HankS
Thank you all for the welcome and the help. ...

Thank you all for the welcome and the help.

I thought the password had something to do with it and missed the place to turn it off.

It all works now:D

HankS
Forum: Network & Sharing 04 Nov 2009
Replies: 4
Views: 1,549
Posted By HankS
Windows 7 Network

I have a home network with 4 computers; 3 wireless, 1 Ethernet. When they were all XP, things were working fine. Now 2 of the wireless systems have been upgraded to Windows 7 with the "family Pack"...
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