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Forum: Installation & Setup 08 Mar 2017
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Posted By Tomkat
Well, I'm hoping that even just a basic, 512 MB...

Well, I'm hoping that even just a basic, 512 MB VGA card (PCI-EX 16) supplement will be enough (300W power supply)
Forum: Installation & Setup 08 Mar 2017
Replies: 69
Views: 30,519
Posted By Tomkat
Well, I finally figured out what my issue is... ...

Well, I finally figured out what my issue is...

It turns out that the integrated graphics card on My Dell Inspiron 560 is UNDERPOWERED and no amount of Windows or Driver updates is going to fix...
Forum: Installation & Setup 08 Mar 2017
Replies: 69
Views: 30,519
Posted By Tomkat
OK, I seem to be back up and running with ONE...

OK, I seem to be back up and running with ONE major exception...
Now, my 3D modeling program WON'T EVEN LAUNCH.

I get...

Error code 14001 - this application has failed to start because its...
Forum: Installation & Setup 07 Mar 2017
Replies: 69
Views: 30,519
Posted By Tomkat
I found some other threads in these forums...

I found some other threads in these forums regarding clean installs and updates afterwards...
Pretty sure I've downloaded and backed up everything I will need to an external drive, so... I'm going...
Forum: Installation & Setup 07 Mar 2017
Replies: 69
Views: 30,519
Posted By Tomkat
Also, is there a way to do it so that I don't...

Also, is there a way to do it so that I don't have to install 200+ updates, afterwards?
Forum: Installation & Setup 07 Mar 2017
Replies: 69
Views: 30,519
Posted By Tomkat
Like... Format C? Or, just put the Windows 7...

Like... Format C? Or, just put the Windows 7 Repair Disk in and let it do it's thing?
I've never done this before, just want to make sure I do it the proper way.
Forum: Installation & Setup 07 Mar 2017
Replies: 69
Views: 30,519
Posted By Tomkat
Installation media? You mean burn the iso to...

Installation media? You mean burn the iso to DVD, yes?

Anyhow, I think I may have to do a wipe/clean install.

My "Windows Installer" is broken... I can't install or uninstall multiple...
Forum: Installation & Setup 07 Mar 2017
Replies: 69
Views: 30,519
Posted By Tomkat
Nope, it just crashes and closes.

Nope, it just crashes and closes.
Forum: Installation & Setup 07 Mar 2017
Replies: 69
Views: 30,519
Posted By Tomkat
I downloaded that zip file you linked to above......

I downloaded that zip file you linked to above... but I don't see any "sources" folder, nor any .wim or .iso files contained within. (I use WinRAR) Did I download the wrong thing?
Forum: Installation & Setup 07 Mar 2017
Replies: 69
Views: 30,519
Posted By Tomkat
I'm at my wits end... I've downloaded and...

I'm at my wits end... I've downloaded and installed over 200 updates, yet my 3D modeling program STILL CRASHES. (It was working for awhile, yesterday.) I've uninstalled and re-installed as admin,...
Forum: Installation & Setup 07 Mar 2017
Replies: 69
Views: 30,519
Posted By Tomkat
At some point in 2012, Windows Update was...

At some point in 2012, Windows Update was "disabled" after a failed update.
I never noticed it (or any issues) until recently.
Forum: Installation & Setup 07 Mar 2017
Replies: 69
Views: 30,519
Posted By Tomkat
What are wim files, and why is it useful to...

What are wim files, and why is it useful to update them?
Just curious before I run that program.
Forum: Installation & Setup 06 Mar 2017
Replies: 69
Views: 30,519
Posted By Tomkat
I didn't do a clean install - I just "updated" my...

I didn't do a clean install - I just "updated" my Win 7 Home Premium. I THOUGHT I was done updating, last night, but I see this evening that I have 213 updates yet to install.
Forum: Installation & Setup 06 Mar 2017
Replies: 69
Views: 30,519
Posted By Tomkat
Well... it looks like I got excited prematurely. ...

Well... it looks like I got excited prematurely. My 3D modeling program crashed again as soon as I tried to perform any function.
I have 213 "important" updates to install, so I'll try again later.
Forum: Installation & Setup 06 Mar 2017
Replies: 69
Views: 30,519
Posted By Tomkat
The NET framework already updated. (Hence why my...

The NET framework already updated. (Hence why my 3D modeling programs work) But, when I get home, I will still reboot a few more times then check for more updates as you suggested.
Forum: Installation & Setup 06 Mar 2017
Replies: 69
Views: 30,519
Posted By Tomkat
Just wanted to let everyone know that I was...

Just wanted to let everyone know that I was SUCCESSFUL in getting to SP1, then using the ISO (DVD) to "repair" Windows 7 and... EVERYTHING WORKS! My 3D modeling program no longer crashes! I did get...
Forum: Installation & Setup 05 Mar 2017
Replies: 69
Views: 30,519
Posted By Tomkat
I think I found part of my problem... ...

I think I found part of my problem...

http://i.imgur.com/fMX6FAq.jpg

My last successful update was in 2012!
I have no idea what caused the failure, or why it happened, but...
I'm downloading...
Forum: Installation & Setup 05 Mar 2017
Replies: 69
Views: 30,519
Posted By Tomkat
Should I proceed? I'm thinking I do have...

Should I proceed? I'm thinking I do have something seriously wrong, because I can't even uninstall some programs now (such as Adobe Acrobat) and other programs have become "stuck" in my program...
Forum: Installation & Setup 05 Mar 2017
Replies: 69
Views: 30,519
Posted By Tomkat
Got it.. thanks!

Got it.. thanks!
Forum: Installation & Setup 05 Mar 2017
Replies: 69
Views: 30,519
Posted By Tomkat
Here's my system info - I don't see "SP1" on...

Here's my system info - I don't see "SP1" on there anywhere. I'm a little nervous about proceeding.

http://i.imgur.com/6sKId6C.jpg
Forum: Installation & Setup 05 Mar 2017
Replies: 69
Views: 30,519
Posted By Tomkat
Also, where do I find my product key, so I can...

Also, where do I find my product key, so I can complete step #15?
Forum: Installation & Setup 05 Mar 2017
Replies: 69
Views: 30,519
Posted By Tomkat
Also, that tutorial is very specific to "SP1" -...

Also, that tutorial is very specific to "SP1" - How can I tell which version I have, so I know which steps to take (4, 5, or 6?)
Forum: Installation & Setup 05 Mar 2017
Replies: 69
Views: 30,519
Posted By Tomkat
THANKS! I wasn't having any issues with...

THANKS! I wasn't having any issues with Microsoft Office, however.
But, at one time I had Office 2010 installed, then went back to 2007 (because that's what I have on my laptop)
My point is, that...
Forum: Installation & Setup 05 Mar 2017
Replies: 69
Views: 30,519
Posted By Tomkat
THANKS! Here's the info... Diagnostic...

THANKS! Here's the info...

Diagnostic Report (1.9.0027.0):
-----------------------------------------
Windows Validation Data-->

Validation Code: 0
Cached Online Validation Code: 0x0...
Forum: Installation & Setup 05 Mar 2017
Replies: 69
Views: 30,519
Posted By Tomkat
Also, I see "upgrades" for sale on Ebay. I...

Also, I see "upgrades" for sale on Ebay.
I REALLY don't want to do a wipe/clean install.
The "Anytime Upgrade" didn't require a clean install - is there no way to duplicate that process, even if I...
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