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Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 21 Jul 2017
Replies: 1
Views: 767
Posted By HenriK37
Win 7 COA - Are these universal for 32 bit and 64 bit versions

Can the 64 bit version (assuming one has a good copy of the 64 bit Win 7 Pro install disc) of Win 7 Pro be activated with a COA that originally was provided with the 32 bit version of Win 7 Pro?
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Forum: General Discussion 21 Jul 2017
Replies: 5
Views: 772
Posted By HenriK37
Gibson Research -- I hadn't thought of looking to...

Gibson Research -- I hadn't thought of looking to see if Gibson had anything. Whatever, 'Securable' worked well. Intel's 'pidnu46.msi' also works. Thanks to all.
Forum: General Discussion 20 Jul 2017
Replies: 5
Views: 772
Posted By HenriK37
Identifying PC 64 Bit Capability

Is there some unambiguous way to positively identify whether a PC is 64 bit or 32 bit?

I have inherited a couple of what appear to be perfectly fine PCs that had 32 bit XP OS originally...
Forum: Installation & Setup 30 May 2017
Replies: 6
Views: 1,557
Posted By HenriK37
I used ImgBurn and it worked astonishingly well. ...

I used ImgBurn and it worked astonishingly well. Thank you all.
Forum: Installation & Setup 28 May 2017
Replies: 6
Views: 1,557
Posted By HenriK37
Turning an OS ISO File Into A Bootable DVD

This is probably an oft-asked question, but most of the comments I see on the subject are quite old and I can't help but wonder if they are still relevant. I inherited a 32 bit Dell 755 PC and have...
Forum: General Discussion 16 May 2017
Replies: 3
Views: 3,046
Posted By HenriK37
OK, so I can use either ISO version, with the COA...

OK, so I can use either ISO version, with the COA stickers that were on my PCs, right? I take it also that these HeiDoc ISO downloads can be regarded as dependable.

Thank you for your...
Forum: System Security 16 May 2017
Replies: 1
Views: 3,442
Posted By HenriK37
I tried to install KB4012215 manually but Windows...

I tried to install KB4012215 manually but Windows reported that it was 'not required'. KB4012212 (the security only version) did install manually and is now listed as an installed update. Can I...
Forum: General Discussion 16 May 2017
Replies: 3
Views: 3,046
Posted By HenriK37
ISO Source: Are HeiDoc.net ISO File Downloads Generally Reliable?

Recently I came across HeiDoc.net as a source for Win7 ISO file downloads. Are these ISO file downloads thought to be reliable?

A Win7-Pro PC I own that has problems is believed to have been set...
Forum: System Security 16 May 2017
Replies: 1
Views: 3,442
Posted By HenriK37
Missing 4012212 or 4012215 Updates and WannaCry

On a Dell Optiplex 755 running Win7 Home Premium x86 (NOT the PC this note has been sent from), I find no record of KB4012212 or 4012215 ever being installed even though Microsoft Update indicates...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 16 Jan 2017
Replies: 9
Views: 1,350
Posted By HenriK37
How do I delete MSN from being IE 11's home page?

Although I do not use IE 11 regularly, when I do bring it up, I'd like it to open with a blank page as the 'home page'. For some reason, I can't get rid of MSN as the default home page.

Can...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 16 Jan 2017
Replies: 1
Views: 790
Posted By HenriK37
Intel Active Management Technology

What are the advantages (if any) and disadvantages (if any) of getting involved with Intel Active Management Technology? My computer is a 64 bit Optiplex with Win7-Pro.

Thanks, in advance, for...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 22 Dec 2016
Replies: 4
Views: 943
Posted By HenriK37
OK, I'll try a different driver and see what...

OK, I'll try a different driver and see what happens.
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 22 Dec 2016
Replies: 4
Views: 943
Posted By HenriK37
My system presently includes a nVidea/Dell Quadro...

My system presently includes a nVidea/Dell Quadro FX-540 video card. This card has an on-board fan on the card. If, as you indicate, the fault message indicated a video problem, could the fan on...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 18 Dec 2016
Replies: 4
Views: 943
Posted By HenriK37
Surprise brief BSOD while reading a Yahoo.com e-mail

Last night, while reading what appeared to be a legit e-mail received via Yahoo over a FiOS FTTP internet connection and being read via Mozilla's SeaMonkey, v.2.40 browser/e-mail client, I had a...
Forum: System Security 05 Dec 2016
Replies: 8
Views: 1,936
Posted By HenriK37
Thanks to all for some great advice and comments....

Thanks to all for some great advice and comments.

When I said "... Microsoft's own anti-virus ..." I meant to say "... Microsoft Security Essentials ..." Oops!

I guess I didn't read things...
Forum: System Security 04 Dec 2016
Replies: 8
Views: 1,936
Posted By HenriK37
Why Does Windows Defender Keep Needing Updates?

I'm puzzled, Why does Windows Update keep trying to tell me I need to update Windows Defender when I have Kaspersky Internet Security (KIS) installed and have deinstalled Microsoft's own anti-virus...
Forum: Customization 02 Dec 2016
Replies: 1
Views: 927
Posted By HenriK37
Controlling Win7 Pointer Action

This is probably a simple issue, but it has eluded me for several years.

What is the name of the Win7 feature that allows the pointer to automatically switch to something else without deliberate...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 22 Nov 2016
Replies: 9
Views: 1,792
Posted By HenriK37
Thanks to everyone for a range of ideas. I have...

Thanks to everyone for a range of ideas. I have learned something as well.

The user's idea was to essentially replicate what he had on his XP machine; i.e. the OS in the C:\ partition (drive 0)...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 22 Nov 2016
Replies: 9
Views: 1,792
Posted By HenriK37
MBR vs. GPT HDD partition choice

My 85 year-old next-door neighbor has a 64 bit Win7-Pro PC and has run out of space on his single HDD. He bought a 2 tB HHD and has it successfully installed in his system as a 2nd HDD. He also has...
Forum: Software 22 Nov 2016
Replies: 3
Views: 760
Posted By HenriK37
Thank you for your response and my apologies for...

Thank you for your response and my apologies for not making my query more precise.

I do NOT want to move the OS presently installed within the C:\partition. I want to move the pre-installed...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 20 Nov 2016
Replies: 4
Views: 1,194
Posted By HenriK37
The affixed COA sticker is marked 'OEM'. Does...

The affixed COA sticker is marked 'OEM'. Does this make much difference? The PC appears to be working fine except for the COA sticker product key/retrieved product key discrepancy.
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 18 Nov 2016
Replies: 4
Views: 1,194
Posted By HenriK37
COA product key and installed product key discrepancy

On a recently purchased, from a supplier believed to be reputable, refurbished 64 bit, Win 7-Pro, computer, the product key shown on the affixed COA and the product key retrieved with Magical Jelly...
Forum: Software 18 Nov 2016
Replies: 3
Views: 760
Posted By HenriK37
Can installed applications be moved from one HD partition to another?

I recently purchased a refurbished 64 bit Win 7-Pro Optiplex 780 PC that arrived with a number of unexpected pre-installed applications on the hard drive's C:\ partition but with no media included. ...
Forum: Backup and Restore 28 Oct 2016
Replies: 2
Views: 1,100
Posted By HenriK37
Pre-installed Operating System Backup

What is the best way to create an image or back-up disc of a pre-installed operating system when no OS media is provided with the PC involved?

I have a PC with the 64 bit Win 7-Pro OS...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 28 Mar 2016
Replies: 42
Views: 8,787
Posted By HenriK37
As it turned out, the old man (he is 86) with the...

As it turned out, the old man (he is 86) with the nearly identical PC was off visiting relatives this weekend, so I got impatient and went to the ISO mirror site you recommended. It took me a while...
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