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Forum: Installation & Setup 06 Jan 2019
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Posted By msalton1
Much appreciated. Thanks.

Much appreciated. Thanks.
Forum: Installation & Setup 06 Jan 2019
Replies: 30
Views: 2,165
Posted By msalton1
BTW, I've postponed the 'new install to the new...

BTW, I've postponed the 'new install to the new SSD' until I update hardware on key systems in preparation for MS drop of Win 7 support. No point in clean installing to a machine that will need it...
Forum: Installation & Setup 06 Jan 2019
Replies: 30
Views: 2,165
Posted By msalton1
Sorry - should have been more clear. I'm not...

Sorry - should have been more clear. I'm not asking for a new install, but rather for existing installs of several machines here. I've tried to keep up, but most of these installs are 4 to 5 years...
Forum: Installation & Setup 06 Jan 2019
Replies: 30
Views: 2,165
Posted By msalton1
One thing I note is missing from Dism++ is an...

One thing I note is missing from Dism++ is an option to find and uninstall unwanted updates (i.e., telemtry, etc). Is there an option that I'm missing? What is the most efficient way to accomplish...
Forum: General Discussion 25 Dec 2018
Replies: 45
Views: 4,949
Posted By msalton1
Is there any advantage to using Kaby Lake & hack...

Is there any advantage to using Kaby Lake & hack over going with Skylake or older?
Forum: General Discussion 25 Dec 2018
Replies: 45
Views: 4,949
Posted By msalton1
Thanks for the link...and for your work in...

Thanks for the link...and for your work in keeping the thread current.
Forum: General Discussion 25 Dec 2018
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Posted By msalton1
Good info, and reinforces my determination to...

Good info, and reinforces my determination to resist moving on to Win 10!
Forum: General Discussion 25 Dec 2018
Replies: 45
Views: 4,949
Posted By msalton1
Apologies for the delay in returning to this...

Apologies for the delay in returning to this thread. Lots of balls in the air these days.


After the comments here, I do feel an even greater sense of urgency to prepare for the MS drop of win 7...
Forum: General Discussion 18 Dec 2018
Replies: 45
Views: 4,949
Posted By msalton1
I'm on the same page. I run a tight ship. No open...

I'm on the same page. I run a tight ship. No open ports, wireless networks isolated, business and personal networks isolated by subnets on separate routers, all inbound and outbound traffic...
Forum: General Discussion 18 Dec 2018
Replies: 45
Views: 4,949
Posted By msalton1
Hi Paul - I actually haven't finished that 'new...

Hi Paul - I actually haven't finished that 'new install' to the new SSD, but got to thinking...only another year until support drops. Thus this thread. You & Megahertz07 make a good point about...
Forum: General Discussion 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 45
Views: 4,949
Posted By msalton1
Which lends credence to the idea that the user is...

Which lends credence to the idea that the user is the product.



I don't have a problem 'moving on', I just like the idea of giving up privacy to do it.


My primary concerns in moving to...
Forum: General Discussion 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 45
Views: 4,949
Posted By msalton1
Beyond Windows 7

I believe the support end date for Win 7 is what...Jan 2020? So what are people planning to do beyond that? I have 5 machines here, all running win 7 except for one win 8 machine that I've configured...
Forum: Installation & Setup 16 Dec 2018
Replies: 30
Views: 2,165
Posted By msalton1
No. Given the issues I was having, I plugged my...

No. Given the issues I was having, I plugged my "existing install" HD back into the system and tried running Dism++ and it downloaded and installed an update. At that time, I used the method quoted...
Forum: Installation & Setup 15 Dec 2018
Replies: 30
Views: 2,165
Posted By msalton1
Success!

I installed the numbered updates you list here, then ran Dism++ and it downloaded and installed.
It didn't take long once DISM++ started...maybe 30 mins total. It installed all but 38 updates, which...
Forum: Installation & Setup 15 Dec 2018
Replies: 30
Views: 2,165
Posted By msalton1
And, if Dism++ isn't going to do the job, I guess...

And, if Dism++ isn't going to do the job, I guess I'll have to do it that 'old fashioned way'.


Paul, does your post #18 contain all the steps I'll need to get current? Is there a guide with a...
Forum: Installation & Setup 15 Dec 2018
Replies: 30
Views: 2,165
Posted By msalton1
Just tried again. The odd thing is that...

Just tried again. The odd thing is that afterwards, I plugged my existing system drive (and other devices) back in and booted, then decided to try Dism++ on the same machine with my daily hardware...
Forum: Installation & Setup 15 Dec 2018
Replies: 30
Views: 2,165
Posted By msalton1
A new install to a clean SSD using an official MS...

A new install to a clean SSD using an official MS Win 7 Pro x64 SP1 ISO. It will be activated with a retail Product key.
Forum: Installation & Setup 15 Dec 2018
Replies: 30
Views: 2,165
Posted By msalton1
1. Yes, power options set to High Perf. The...

1. Yes, power options set to High Perf. The download failure occure withing 2 or 3 mins anyway, so power options don't come into play.


2. Yes. All HDs and CD drives disconnected.


3. Yes....
Forum: Installation & Setup 15 Dec 2018
Replies: 30
Views: 2,165
Posted By msalton1
I tried again this morning - the scan completed,...

I tried again this morning - the scan completed, it connected to servers, the bar on upper left of Dism++ showed "Installing", status bar (at bottom) progress indicator showed it progressively...
Forum: Installation & Setup 14 Dec 2018
Replies: 30
Views: 2,165
Posted By msalton1
So I had time to get back to the new install this...

So I had time to get back to the new install this evening. I downloaded and ran DisM++ x64, but when clicking on scan, I keep getting the below error, yet I can browse online with no issues and even...
Forum: Installation & Setup 09 Dec 2018
Replies: 30
Views: 2,165
Posted By msalton1
Another question...it make take some time before...

Another question...it make take some time before I can finish this up.



I haven't entered the Product Key or activated. Will this prevent me from updating to current?
Forum: Hardware & Devices 06 Dec 2018
Replies: 19
Views: 1,344
Posted By msalton1
True, #11. The surprise is that it was DD (which...

True, #11. The surprise is that it was DD (which has always been trouble-free) rather than TI, which is crapware IMO (ATI used to be great back in the day).



As far as ATI, I've switched to...
Forum: Installation & Setup 06 Dec 2018
Replies: 30
Views: 2,165
Posted By msalton1
Wow! Well that makes it pretty painless. Can't...

Wow! Well that makes it pretty painless. Can't ask for more than that. Thanks!
Forum: Installation & Setup 05 Dec 2018
Replies: 30
Views: 2,165
Posted By msalton1
Reinstalling Win 7

I've reinstalled win7 pro sp1 to a new SSD. I've downloaded the convenience rollup...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 05 Dec 2018
Replies: 19
Views: 1,344
Posted By msalton1
It turns out the issue was caused by Acronis Disk...

It turns out the issue was caused by Acronis Disk Director. I lived with the issue for a while because I was too busy to deal with it. I had decided to reinstall windows and bought a larger SSD to do...
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