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Forum: Gaming 26 Dec 2009
Replies: 7
Views: 7,056
Posted By MrBachelor
Dont think I can help you out. That has been a...

Dont think I can help you out. That has been a while ago now. I have completely rebuilt my machine since then and am running W7x64 without trouble.
Try reinstalling COD4. Before you do be...
Forum: Customization 13 Nov 2009
Replies: 31
Views: 27,166
Posted By MrBachelor
So..... I got the 7 upgrade for the older HP...

So..... I got the 7 upgrade for the older HP Pavillion running through my TV in the living room. Runs great too. Got a nice mouse, enabled the onscreen keyboard, and put the actual keyboard away. ...
Forum: Drivers 29 Jun 2009
Replies: 12
Views: 11,036
Posted By MrBachelor
The specs on the upgrade indicate that an upgrade...

The specs on the upgrade indicate that an upgrade from XP will require a "clean install" which tells me that yes, you can perform a complete install instead of an upgrade. I know the user requested...
Forum: Network & Sharing 22 Jun 2009
Replies: 11
Views: 10,135
Posted By MrBachelor
After much swearing and troubleshooting I have...

After much swearing and troubleshooting I have had very limited success. Both XP machines can see eachother on the local network and access shared content.
The netbook XP can navigate (through...
Forum: Network & Sharing 19 Jun 2009
Replies: 11
Views: 10,135
Posted By MrBachelor
I'm in that same boat. 3 machines: one netbook...

I'm in that same boat. 3 machines: one netbook with xp, one xp mediacenter edition 2003ish, and my main machine with windows 7RC 64bit.

With the 7000 beta I could not see the xp machines from my...
Forum: Installation & Setup 21 Mar 2009
Replies: 23
Views: 10,298
Posted By MrBachelor
Here's a quick question for the faithful. If I do...

Here's a quick question for the faithful. If I do an upgrade from 7000 to 7057 will it extend my timebomb date out to 3-2010 or will I retain the 7000 build's expiration date of 7-09?
I've...
Forum: News 10 Feb 2009
Replies: 4
Views: 2,335
Posted By MrBachelor
Yeah I can agree with that one. My netbook runs...

Yeah I can agree with that one. My netbook runs at a pokey 1.6ghz with 1gb ram. It is great for portability but lacks at multitasking and I would not think of any gaming beyond solitaire. The...
Forum: News 10 Feb 2009
Replies: 46
Views: 15,672
Posted By MrBachelor
LOL @ "Bob the Builder"

LOL @ "Bob the Builder"
Forum: Installation & Setup 08 Feb 2009
Replies: 9
Views: 4,262
Posted By MrBachelor
Alright here's the update. I finished...

Alright here's the update. I finished troubleshooting and have determined that I have a corrupt hard disk. I checked the power supply, the SATA cable, even tried installing the drive in another...
Forum: Installation & Setup 03 Feb 2009
Replies: 9
Views: 4,262
Posted By MrBachelor
Yeah I used Gparted to partition my hard disk...

Yeah I used Gparted to partition my hard disk prior to installing Win7. I have thought about booting it as well... but didnt know what do do once it booted. Just used it to shrink the primary...
Forum: Installation & Setup 02 Feb 2009
Replies: 9
Views: 4,262
Posted By MrBachelor
Alright guys... I got a problem. After...

Alright guys... I got a problem. After modifying my boot.ini file I was able to boot into both XP and Win7 last night. Today after work I turn on my machine and get the message "Reboot and select...
Forum: Chillout Room 02 Feb 2009
Replies: 23
Views: 6,986
Posted By MrBachelor
Yeah it does seem that way. You never know what...

Yeah it does seem that way. You never know what the future holds. At some point AI may approach (dare I say surpas) the speed / capacity of the human brain.

This technology is so far limited to...
Forum: Chillout Room 01 Feb 2009
Replies: 23
Views: 6,986
Posted By MrBachelor
It may go another direction all together. I dont...

It may go another direction all together. I dont know if you have heard about Memristors or not but their concept is intriguing. Instant boot capabilities. Obviously a lot of technology comes and...
Forum: General Discussion 01 Feb 2009
Replies: 8
Views: 1,782
Posted By MrBachelor
You have a great point... bang for the buck AMD...

You have a great point... bang for the buck AMD is great. I will likely pick one up for a home server after I upgrade my main machine.

Intel's i7 has great potential... but I'm not ready to give...
Forum: General Discussion 01 Feb 2009
Replies: 8
Views: 1,782
Posted By MrBachelor
I agree with Scara.... I'm going intel. I...

I agree with Scara.... I'm going intel. I haven't yet decided but have narrowed it down to either the E8400 or Q6600 paired with either ASUS P5Q Pro or P5Q-E. Good pick with the G.Skill RAM though,...
Forum: Installation & Setup 01 Feb 2009
Replies: 9
Views: 4,262
Posted By MrBachelor
Well...... It turns out there was a boot.ini file...

Well...... It turns out there was a boot.ini file on my C: drive after all. I was stumped by the absence of "ntldr" and "ntdetect.com" after reading the article you provided. I rechecked my folder...
Forum: Gaming 01 Feb 2009
Replies: 7
Views: 7,056
Posted By MrBachelor
I recently started having problems with my COD4...

I recently started having problems with my COD4 game experience in Win7. I played without problems for about 2 weeks (3+ hours of online gametime). I had major problems with my IE8 and was no...
Forum: Installation & Setup 01 Feb 2009
Replies: 9
Views: 4,262
Posted By MrBachelor
Thanks for the links SIW2. I did some more...

Thanks for the links SIW2. I did some more reading and decided just to update the boot.ini file and see what happened. Long story made short.... My C: drive (containing xp) was now the 3rd...
Forum: Installation & Setup 31 Jan 2009
Replies: 9
Views: 4,262
Posted By MrBachelor
Problems booting back to XP

Hey guys I'm pretty new here but have been reading / searching a lot. There is a wealth of information here; thanks for that.
This is going to be a long post so sorry for that.

Here's the...
Forum: Software 21 Jan 2009
Replies: 262
Views: 120,393
Posted By MrBachelor
Has anyone tried any of Autodesk's applications...

Has anyone tried any of Autodesk's applications on the new OS yet? Specifically I am looking into the compatability of Civil 3D.

I had heard there were compatability issues with the 64-bit but...
Forum: General Discussion 16 Jan 2009
Replies: 269
Views: 204,430
Posted By MrBachelor
Thanks for that quick info about a free backup...

Thanks for that quick info about a free backup utility. I have been looking for one anyway. Tell me this though: how large is the back up image created by the software? Would I seriously be able to...
Forum: General Discussion 16 Jan 2009
Replies: 269
Views: 204,430
Posted By MrBachelor
How about this situation.... Something I have not...

How about this situation.... Something I have not had the experience with....

Provided no other hardware changes...

Can I install W7 on a separate drive, remove my XP drive, test and...
Forum: General Discussion 16 Jan 2009
Replies: 269
Views: 204,430
Posted By MrBachelor
Hi guys. I'm going to jump on this W7 bandwagon...

Hi guys. I'm going to jump on this W7 bandwagon soon and had a question or two about putting it on my old machine. First to the system specs:
Computer started out as a HP pavilion 716n...
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