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Forum: Installation & Setup 18 Aug 2010
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Posted By maacu
SUCCESS!!!! it was F12 afterall. after i...

SUCCESS!!!! it was F12 afterall. after i completed the reformat and did the clean windows 7 install, THEN i saw the post about F12. oh well. thank you all for your help in this. each one of you...
Forum: Installation & Setup 17 Aug 2010
Replies: 24
Views: 5,342
Posted By maacu
can't believe this. it still didn't work. windows...

can't believe this. it still didn't work. windows started up normally even after setting my dvd drive as priority. should i be opening in safe mode or does that have anything to do with it? there's...
Forum: Installation & Setup 17 Aug 2010
Replies: 24
Views: 5,342
Posted By maacu
yes, i understand. i've backed up everything...

yes, i understand. i've backed up everything already. plus, i have carbonite service which has worked great for me in the past so i'm not worried about losing data. i appreciate the concern. thank...
Forum: Installation & Setup 17 Aug 2010
Replies: 24
Views: 5,342
Posted By maacu
nope. tried it twice already and didn't see it....

nope. tried it twice already and didn't see it. however, i saw in the upper right-hand corner that said "F2" for setup and so it brought me to a page that looked like i could set my DVD/CD drive as...
Forum: Installation & Setup 17 Aug 2010
Replies: 24
Views: 5,342
Posted By maacu
"BIOS." WHAT THE HECK IS THAT? i just looked...

"BIOS." WHAT THE HECK IS THAT? i just looked through the tutorial and it didn't explain what BIOS is or how to get there. i also did try restarting my computer while the DVD was in there and it just...
Forum: Installation & Setup 17 Aug 2010
Replies: 24
Views: 5,342
Posted By maacu
Ztruker, I think you hit the core of my...

Ztruker,

I think you hit the core of my issue because I just tried installing again to attempt to find "advanced options" or whatever (which sure enough wasn't there) but then I noticed that it...
Forum: Installation & Setup 17 Aug 2010
Replies: 24
Views: 5,342
Posted By maacu
How do you boot the CD itself without running...

How do you boot the CD itself without running Windows?
Forum: Installation & Setup 17 Aug 2010
Replies: 24
Views: 5,342
Posted By maacu
Thanks myzr7. i'm not at home with my pc...

Thanks myzr7.

i'm not at home with my pc right now so i can't try this yet. however, i'm pretty sure that i didn't have that option either cause i would've tried it. it tried clicking on anything...
Forum: Installation & Setup 17 Aug 2010
Replies: 24
Views: 5,342
Posted By maacu
Don't see that screen

Thanks for the reply bare foot kid!

thing is, my screen doesn't show what your example shows. i don't have the option of deleting, extending, new or reformatting anything. that doesn't appear...
Forum: Installation & Setup 17 Aug 2010
Replies: 24
Views: 5,342
Posted By maacu
How do you reformat during Windows 7 install?

OK. I'm a newbie when it comes to installing a new OS, so please bare with me on such an elementary question. All the posts I've found regarding reformatting seems to assume that it's self...
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