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Forum: Browsers & Mail 21 Nov 2014
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Posted By wincwxguy
Update

I know this is an old thread but I thought I'd post an updatebecause it may help somebody else.

I had an issue where POGO Games was not rendering certain parts of pages on a single partition...
Forum: Installation & Setup 12 Aug 2014
Replies: 40
Views: 15,851
Posted By wincwxguy
I am going off of memory here because I tried...

I am going off of memory here because I tried 10,000 things before it finally worked.

On successful install, HP's Legacy Mode was enabled and Secure Boot disabled. On the Boot Menu screen, the...
Forum: Installation & Setup 11 Aug 2014
Replies: 40
Views: 15,851
Posted By wincwxguy
I created the USB bootable device on a Sans...

I created the USB bootable device on a Sans Cruser USB Flash Drive. I could not get it to work using option 2 in the "How to Install Windows 7 Using the "Unified Extensible Firmware Interface"...
Forum: Installation & Setup 11 Aug 2014
Replies: 40
Views: 15,851
Posted By wincwxguy
After 3 weeks, I finally had a successful install...

After 3 weeks, I finally had a successful install of Windows 7 using the GPT / UEFI method.

In the end, I think I was the USB that was port that was causing me issues. Along the way, I cause...
Forum: Installation & Setup 07 Aug 2014
Replies: 40
Views: 15,851
Posted By wincwxguy
what I would like to do is blow away windows 8...

what I would like to do is blow away windows 8 and have windows 7 only.

if I do a clean disk option on c drive how would I know that all of the drivers match what i have now? also, i was told...
Forum: Installation & Setup 07 Aug 2014
Replies: 40
Views: 15,851
Posted By wincwxguy
Dell does custom installs with Windows ;) HP...

Dell does custom installs with Windows ;)

HP does have a BIOS update, but I checked and I do have it.

I would like to learn this stuff so here is my latest finding. The results from my...
Forum: Installation & Setup 07 Aug 2014
Replies: 40
Views: 15,851
Posted By wincwxguy
New PC

I have created as a UEFI twice now with Rufus and gotten the same result. I have one more USB that I left at work, created with Rufus on a different machine and different Flash Drive, that I can try...
Forum: Installation & Setup 07 Aug 2014
Replies: 40
Views: 15,851
Posted By wincwxguy
I probably have something fouled up because I...

I probably have something fouled up because I don't fully understand this process. Right now, I have Window 8.1 on what I assume is a UEFI, gpt, NFS Partition on my hard drive. I attempted first to...
Forum: Installation & Setup 06 Aug 2014
Replies: 40
Views: 15,851
Posted By wincwxguy
I think it worked :-). Now my problem is...

I think it worked :-).

Now my problem is that when I get to the screen that asks where do you want to install Windows, no drives show up. I can browse... do I select the C: drive? It looks like...
Forum: Installation & Setup 06 Aug 2014
Replies: 40
Views: 15,851
Posted By wincwxguy
furthermore

It looks like RUFUS made the bootx64 in the correct directory so I believe this may have a chance to work. Other documentation had users manually move and rename a file after doing OPTION #2 in this...
Forum: Installation & Setup 06 Aug 2014
Replies: 40
Views: 15,851
Posted By wincwxguy
here is the screenshot

here is the screenshot
Forum: Installation & Setup 06 Aug 2014
Replies: 40
Views: 15,851
Posted By wincwxguy
I had done that also. Window 8 gave me a...

I had done that also. Window 8 gave me a "permission denied" even when running as administrator. However, it appeared to clean the disk.

Rufus ran successfully using all the settings provided...
Forum: Installation & Setup 06 Aug 2014
Replies: 40
Views: 15,851
Posted By wincwxguy
Right, my only point is that I went from top to...

Right, my only point is that I went from top to bottom, set the Partition scheme and target system type to GPT partition scheme for UEFI computer, the File System to FAT32 (Default), Cluster size to...
Forum: Installation & Setup 06 Aug 2014
Replies: 40
Views: 15,851
Posted By wincwxguy
I tried Rufus and it hung and said I still had an...

I tried Rufus and it hung and said I still had an MBR on the USB. This was early on and I've learned a lot since then so I will try on a different PC again.

Here is a screen shot of my settings...
Forum: Installation & Setup 06 Aug 2014
Replies: 40
Views: 15,851
Posted By wincwxguy
You are correct, I had the flash drive...

You are correct, I had the flash drive partitioned as MBR. However, changing this to GPT just got me further along. Now I am getting an error: error reading bcd file 0xc000000d,

Secure boot is...
Forum: Installation & Setup 04 Aug 2014
Replies: 40
Views: 15,851
Posted By wincwxguy
Format first?

I have a fresh ISO, but I thought "Rufus" is formatted the drive?

I did nothing to the USB but run "Rufus" and it work. These are the settings is used:

Device: NO_LABEL (L:) [16GB]...
Forum: Installation & Setup 04 Aug 2014
Replies: 40
Views: 15,851
Posted By wincwxguy
UEFI Flash Drive

I think my Flash Drive issue is because of a UEFI issue. I created the bootable iso on a SanDisk USB Cruzer Fit Flash Drive using the Windows7 USB DVD tool. I see now that this is a no-no and am...
Forum: Installation & Setup 03 Aug 2014
Replies: 40
Views: 15,851
Posted By wincwxguy
Installing Windows 7 from a USB device to HDD.

Hello,

I am trying to upgrade my HP Envy 1414 from the OEM Windows 8 installation to Windows 7. I purchased an iso file and spend a week trying to install from the CD/DVD drive with no success. ...
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