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Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 3 Hours Ago
Replies: 3
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Posted By SIW2
mrjimphelps, $129.99 is probably more than...

mrjimphelps,

$129.99 is probably more than the machine cost. Computer shops in the UK have win7 HomePremium system builder for about $50-$60. Win 10 Home system builder is about the same cost.
...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 3 Hours Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 243
Posted By SIW2
The 300mb partition was just to get people "used...

The 300mb partition was just to get people "used to" the idea tha MS implements a separate system partition for UEFI/gpt systems. You don't need a separate "system" partition.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 4 Hours Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 243
Posted By SIW2
There are only 4 partition slots in an mbr...

There are only 4 partition slots in an mbr partition table. All 4 slots are occupied because you currently have 4 partitions.

The simplest solution to make your 2nd partition the system partition...
Forum: Installation & Setup 1 Day Ago
Replies: 44
Views: 2,981
Posted By SIW2
Regular windows 10 iso includes both Pro and Home...

Regular windows 10 iso includes both Pro and Home editions.
Forum: General Discussion 2 Days Ago
Replies: 48
Views: 8,531
Posted By SIW2
Format the drive. Then run checkdisk If that...

Format the drive.
Then run checkdisk
If that is ok, proceed with the installation.

To format the drive select "Drive options Advanced"

STEP 7 here:
Clean Install Windows 7 - Windows 7 Help...
Forum: Backup and Restore 2 Days Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 750
Posted By SIW2
As previously,mentioned you can create a system...

As previously,mentioned you can create a system image.

If you have restore point created previously that you want to keep, you can mount it and create an image of it.

A simple way to do that is...
Forum: General Discussion 3 Days Ago
Replies: 48
Views: 8,531
Posted By SIW2
That is usually because there is somthing wrong...

That is usually because there is somthing wrong with the media. A poor/scratched dvd, or a bad image burn to the disc.

Try burning another dvd.

Or extract the iso to usb using this:
(just...
Forum: Software 3 Days Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 349
Posted By SIW2
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Forum: General Discussion 3 Days Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 2,294
Posted By SIW2
You can also load the bcd hive in bootice and...

You can also load the bcd hive in bootice and delete errant entries ( such as an ntldr (xp) entry if it is there)


Bootice
If you are using x64 operating system, you can use either version. If...
Forum: General Discussion 4 Days Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 2,294
Posted By SIW2
1. admin command prompt: diskpart sel vol...

1. admin command prompt:

diskpart
sel vol c
act
exi
bcdboot c:\windows /s c:

2. If you have any difficulty after that, try hitting it with bootsect. It isn't in the installed version of...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 5 Days Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 593
Posted By SIW2
If the drivers are in an .exe file, you should be...

If the drivers are in an .exe file, you should be able to run it to install them ..

If they are in .inf, .cat, .sys the you can use something like dism++ to install them for you.

Dism++ | New...
Forum: General Discussion 6 Days Ago
Replies: 48
Views: 8,531
Posted By SIW2
As there seems to be problem with your recovery...

As there seems to be problem with your recovery media, you can get the regular installation media easily enough. Check your PM.
Forum: Installation & Setup 6 Days Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 267
Posted By SIW2
It easy enough to clean install win7. You could...

It easy enough to clean install win7. You could use your original win7 key and keep the one you have since bought for something else ( that is if you have recently purchased another one - not clear...
Forum: General Discussion 6 Days Ago
Replies: 48
Views: 8,531
Posted By SIW2
dc8flyer, Not everybody considers it an...

dc8flyer,

Not everybody considers it an upgrade. :sarc:
Why did you buy a copy when you could have "upgraded" for free?:shock:
Forum: General Discussion 6 Days Ago
Replies: 48
Views: 8,531
Posted By SIW2
I suggest you use dism++ to delete those...

I suggest you use dism++ to delete those recalcitrant drivers.
They seem to be copy protection drivers from a game.

Then use dism++ export the remaining 3rd party drivers into a folder -...
Forum: General Discussion 6 Days Ago
Replies: 48
Views: 8,531
Posted By SIW2
I think the OP has this setup ( except he has 4gb...

I think the OP has this setup ( except he has 4gb ram)
UKT Support - Advent SE1101 PC (http://www.uktsupport.co.uk/advent/pc/SE1101.htm)
Forum: General Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 48
Views: 8,531
Posted By SIW2
Boot into winpe. Open Regedit. Highlight...

Boot into winpe. Open Regedit.


Highlight HKLM
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Click File>Load Hive
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Forum: General Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 48
Views: 8,531
Posted By SIW2
1. Boot into winpe 2. Open regedit 3. Click...

1. Boot into winpe
2. Open regedit
3. Click Hkey_Local_Machine key to highlight it
3. Click File >Load hive
4. Browse to your windows partition ( it might show as C from winpe, more likely D)....
Forum: News 1 Week Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 651
Posted By SIW2
Possibly as 10 is newer, there are more...

Possibly as 10 is newer, there are more questions. Win7 is a mature, stable OS, which users are already familiar and confortable with.
Forum: Software 1 Week Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 867
Posted By SIW2
If you want to add a desktop link, use 7zip to...

If you want to add a desktop link, use 7zip to open boot.wim\windows\system32\pecmd.ini

Then add the line I have typed in red below

_SUB Createlnk
LINK %Desktop%\Macrium,x:\Program...
Forum: Software 1 Week Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 867
Posted By SIW2
You could use my boot media it has explorer,...

You could use my boot media it has explorer, network connection, sound, etc. It includes tools such as recuva, dism++ Aomei partition Assistant, etc

It is easy to include macrium if you wish.
...
Forum: General Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 48
Views: 8,531
Posted By SIW2
They could be drivers from a game of some kind. ...

They could be drivers from a game of some kind.

One way is to install a fresh copy of windows 7 ( it is very easy to do )
You just need:
1 the license key ( should be on a sticker on your...
Forum: Installation & Setup 1 Week Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 1,127
Posted By SIW2
Press windows key and pause/break together. ...

Press windows key and pause/break together.

In the system window it should say "Windows is activated" at the bottom.

If not, try entering your key at an admin command prompt:

In the CMD...
Forum: General Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 29
Views: 9,476
Posted By SIW2
Diskpart can't find the disk. Pguru and...

Diskpart can't find the disk.

Pguru and Aomei part assist should recognize ext partitions.
Forum: General Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 29
Views: 9,476
Posted By SIW2
That doesn't sound good. First unplug and...

That doesn't sound good.

First unplug and replug the connectors to the SSD - always worth making sure it is properly seated.

If you have important data on there, you might be able to get a...
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