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Forum: Installation & Setup 28 Jan 2010
Replies: 33
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Posted By nsutherland
And finally ...

I've not been posting for a while, as I've been in regular correspondence with Microsoft's support staff about my installation problem. They too have concluded that there is a a hardware...
Forum: Installation & Setup 03 Jan 2010
Replies: 33
Views: 9,536
Posted By nsutherland
It looks as though Virtualization Manager 2009 is...

It looks as though Virtualization Manager 2009 is now a commercial product, but available as a free add-on to Partition Manager 10 Personal which costs $40. I think I'll read the manual (available...
Forum: Installation & Setup 03 Jan 2010
Replies: 33
Views: 9,536
Posted By nsutherland
The machine I used to install Win 7 has a Pentium...

The machine I used to install Win 7 has a Pentium dual core processor, whereas the target machine has a single core Pentium 4. Not sure why that should make a difference ... Naturally I installed...
Forum: Installation & Setup 31 Dec 2009
Replies: 33
Views: 9,536
Posted By nsutherland
Still no progress ...

Well, I was convinced that Gregrocker's technique - moving the target hard disk to an alternative machine and installing the Windows 7 OS there before returning the drive to its home machine - would...
Forum: Installation & Setup 29 Dec 2009
Replies: 33
Views: 9,536
Posted By nsutherland
Still trying ...

Latest news:

The system won't boot from the MS Win 7 disc, nor from the one I created using the Vista boot sector. In the latter case it tries to load files, but then the screen goes blank and...
Forum: Installation & Setup 28 Dec 2009
Replies: 33
Views: 9,536
Posted By nsutherland
So I tried removing the extra RAM and the...

So I tried removing the extra RAM and the graphics card and attempted a clean installation - still no go.

So I took the formatted drive out of the offending machine and installed it in my primary...
Forum: Installation & Setup 28 Dec 2009
Replies: 33
Views: 9,536
Posted By nsutherland
Gregrocker, I don't know why I hadn't...

Gregrocker,

I don't know why I hadn't thought about installing on another machine. I have a perfectly good Win 7 machine here. From what I recall of the installation process I should be able to...
Forum: Installation & Setup 27 Dec 2009
Replies: 33
Views: 9,536
Posted By nsutherland
OK, so this is what happened: I formatted...

OK, so this is what happened:

I formatted the C: drive. I then tried to boot from the Windows 7 DVD, and got a general boot failure. So then I used the DVD I created using ImgBurn, which uses...
Forum: Installation & Setup 27 Dec 2009
Replies: 3
Views: 1,348
Posted By nsutherland
Can you identify the motherboard of your PC? ...

Can you identify the motherboard of your PC? This Code 5 error seems to be associated with certain older motherboards from MSI and one other manufacturer whose name escapes me. There is a...
Forum: Installation & Setup 26 Dec 2009
Replies: 33
Views: 9,536
Posted By nsutherland
Symptoms

I realise I should have given a little more information about the problem.

On each occasion so far I have attempted to do a custom installation from the XP desktop. Setup copies files, then...
Forum: Installation & Setup 26 Dec 2009
Replies: 33
Views: 9,536
Posted By nsutherland
MS-6585 motherboard installation

I am trying to instal Windows 7 Professional (MS upgrade disc) on an elderly (2002) machine which has an MSI-6585 (aka 648 Max) motherboard. It has 2Gb RAM, Seagate 250Gb hard drive and nVidia...
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