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Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 09 May 2018
Replies: 9
Views: 1,289
Posted By TheDeerDude
Paul, FYI, you just linked the OP to his own...

Paul, FYI, you just linked the OP to his own topic :)
Forum: General Discussion 09 May 2018
Replies: 22
Views: 3,299
Posted By TheDeerDude
Hi Ron, So happy to hear you've managed to...

Hi Ron,

So happy to hear you've managed to get it working :) is there anything you've done differently, that you think may have fixed the problem?

If you need any more help with anything, we'll...
Forum: Customization 08 May 2018
Replies: 10
Views: 17,517
Posted By TheDeerDude
You can't change the logo the BIOS displays. You...

You can't change the logo the BIOS displays. You can change the Windows logo, however. See the program linked in this post: Change the 'Starting Windows' Screen - Windows 7 Help Forums...
Forum: General Discussion 07 May 2018
Replies: 22
Views: 3,299
Posted By TheDeerDude
Hi Ron, I'm sorry you're still having...

Hi Ron,

I'm sorry you're still having trouble and appreciate you trying different things and going through the installation process again.

Unfortunately I'm not sure what else I can suggest,...
Forum: General Discussion 07 May 2018
Replies: 22
Views: 3,299
Posted By TheDeerDude
Where abouts on the internet? It could be that...

Where abouts on the internet? It could be that you got a dodgy, unofficial copy.

I've done some quick looking around ...
Forum: General Discussion 07 May 2018
Replies: 22
Views: 3,299
Posted By TheDeerDude
Hi Ron, You could have formatted the...

Hi Ron,

You could have formatted the partition (or the whole drive) before it started copying files. See step 7 here (https://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/1649-clean-install-windows-7-a.html)
...
Forum: General Discussion 06 May 2018
Replies: 22
Views: 3,299
Posted By TheDeerDude
Maybe there is a way to fix the User Account...

Maybe there is a way to fix the User Account Control (UAC, window asking for a password), but it's easier to perform a fresh install, and hopefully that will fix the OS drive letter issue, too.
...
Forum: General Discussion 06 May 2018
Replies: 12
Views: 1,244
Posted By TheDeerDude
As far as I know.. no, it's just like having...

As far as I know.. no, it's just like having calculator or notepad open. Task manager won't interrupt or affect anything, unless you tell it to. You can leave it open and running in the background...
Forum: General Discussion 06 May 2018
Replies: 22
Views: 3,299
Posted By TheDeerDude
Hi Ron, Did you, by any chance, install your...

Hi Ron,

Did you, by any chance, install your Windows 7, from within Windows XP? or did you shut down your computer, and boot from the CD/USB installer? (instead of loading Windows XP)

This is...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 04 May 2018
Replies: 2
Views: 470
Posted By TheDeerDude
In my experience, flash storage, if damaged, will...

In my experience, flash storage, if damaged, will usually fail a full (not quick) format.

I would recommend this tool: Download H2testw 1.4...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 04 May 2018
Replies: 8
Views: 546
Posted By TheDeerDude
That's very interesting, and good to know, thank...

That's very interesting, and good to know, thank you for sharing!

I mean, purely theoretically, how would Microsoft know if you blocked "Telemetry", if you blocked "Telemetry"? :p "Oh, I just...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 04 May 2018
Replies: 8
Views: 546
Posted By TheDeerDude
Of course, and like you've mentioned in your...

Of course, and like you've mentioned in your previous post, since the licenses are tied to specific hardware, I'm guessing Windows would deactivate itself and complain? I can't exactly remember why...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 04 May 2018
Replies: 8
Views: 546
Posted By TheDeerDude
I happen to have done a similar thing with a...

I happen to have done a similar thing with a Compaq Presario CQ70 and Toshiba Qosmio X505, both from around the same time.
If you plan on wiping the hard drive and re-installing Windows, then it'd...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 03 May 2018
Replies: 4
Views: 530
Posted By TheDeerDude
Just out of curiosity, what happens if you...

Just out of curiosity, what happens if you soft-disable (disable via software) the WiFi? You can do this in the Mobility Centre (Win+X)

What the laptop most likely is doing is (just a wild guess)...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 02 May 2018
Replies: 1
Views: 1,000
Posted By TheDeerDude
Hi Xyllia, welcome to SevenForums. I've come...

Hi Xyllia, welcome to SevenForums.

I've come to accept that (and this is just my opinion) Microsoft can't do anything right. It seems like they make all the wrong decisions and everything they do...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 01 May 2018
Replies: 9
Views: 2,056
Posted By TheDeerDude
Interesting.. did you possibly do anything to...

Interesting.. did you possibly do anything to make that happen? e.g. restart your computer?

It could have been just a temporary thing
Forum: Browsers & Mail 30 Apr 2018
Replies: 9
Views: 2,056
Posted By TheDeerDude
I'm sorry to say, I'm out of ideas for now -...

I'm sorry to say, I'm out of ideas for now - maybe others can suggest something

How long has this been going on? Has it just started happening today?
Forum: Browsers & Mail 30 Apr 2018
Replies: 9
Views: 2,056
Posted By TheDeerDude
Wow, that's fancy, haha. Seems to work fine for...

Wow, that's fancy, haha.
Seems to work fine for me. Have you tried a different web browser? What web browser are you using?
Also, how about flushing your DNS cache? Doesn't hurt to try and see if...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 30 Apr 2018
Replies: 9
Views: 2,056
Posted By TheDeerDude
Can you give us a link to one of those images, so...

Can you give us a link to one of those images, so we can check whether they display fine for us? That way we can eliminate tinypic itself being the problem
Forum: General Discussion 30 Apr 2018
Replies: 7
Views: 2,045
Posted By TheDeerDude
Also, as for pinning a batch file to the taskbar:...

Also, as for pinning a batch file to the taskbar: How to pin either a Shortcut or a Batch file to the new Windows 7, 8 and 10 Taskbar and start menu? - Super User...
Forum: General Discussion 29 Apr 2018
Replies: 22
Views: 3,299
Posted By TheDeerDude
I think a good start would be to start taking...

I think a good start would be to start taking advice that others suggest, and getting back to them - keep them updated, and if it doesn't help, give them further information on what went wrong - so...
Forum: General Discussion 28 Apr 2018
Replies: 7
Views: 2,045
Posted By TheDeerDude
I'm thinking, a batch file would do the job -...

I'm thinking, a batch file would do the job - located in the same directory as drivealive, but not neccessarily.
That, and maybe task scheduler would help you accomplish what you're aiming for?
...
Forum: News 24 Apr 2018
Replies: 7
Views: 1,088
Posted By TheDeerDude
So, this popped up today when I checked facebook....

So, this popped up today when I checked facebook.

On the left is the original, on the right is the "no-bullshit" version.
Forum: News 23 Apr 2018
Replies: 6
Views: 795
Posted By TheDeerDude
Translate from corporate to human: ...

Translate from corporate to human:



Microsoft at its finest. I am not surprised nor impressed. I'm amazed that people still use Internet Explorer for anything. If it wasn't for different...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 22 Apr 2018
Replies: 12
Views: 1,138
Posted By TheDeerDude
Snick "this feature" that is one crippling,...

Snick

"this feature" that is one crippling, shady "feature". I'm truly amazed at how you've found the update related to this issue. Microsoft being the vaguest of vague with the copy-paste update...
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