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Forum: Installation & Setup 10 Dec 2013
Replies: 18
Views: 3,942
Posted By labayou
I shoulda listened to the help I asked for. I...

I shoulda listened to the help I asked for. I wasn't comfortable using diskpart but it's a great tool. Thanks!
Forum: Installation & Setup 10 Dec 2013
Replies: 18
Views: 3,942
Posted By labayou
Well that worked and taught me a time-consuming...

Well that worked and taught me a time-consuming lesson! If the recovery partition does not work AND if you cannot create recovery media using it AND you do not have recovery media already created...
Forum: Installation & Setup 10 Dec 2013
Replies: 18
Views: 3,942
Posted By labayou
Why we have to have 1TB INTERNAL hard drive is...

Why we have to have 1TB INTERNAL hard drive is beyond me! All those hours wasted using chkdsk on blank space! Ok, so I should use diskpart to clean. Well I think the problem was that PQ unlabeled...
Forum: Installation & Setup 09 Dec 2013
Replies: 18
Views: 3,942
Posted By labayou
Hmm I think you are a little ahead of me. I did...

Hmm I think you are a little ahead of me. I did use disk part to delete the EISA (PQ by Acer) partition of the primary disk 0. In disk management it is now gone. I hope it was what interfered with...
Forum: Installation & Setup 09 Dec 2013
Replies: 18
Views: 3,942
Posted By labayou
BTW I very much appreciate your help. I am afraid...

BTW I very much appreciate your help. I am afraid I will have to give her her computer back with Vista on it.
Please hang with me till I figure this out.
Now I did not see the PQ partition. But I...
Forum: Installation & Setup 09 Dec 2013
Replies: 18
Views: 3,942
Posted By labayou
I did burn Windows 7 from this website to an 8gb...

I did burn Windows 7 from this website to an 8gb flash drive. Stalls at PLEASE WAIT. As it has been with the retail upgrade W7 disc. As mentioned it did install Vista. Then I began installing 7 over...
Forum: Installation & Setup 09 Dec 2013
Replies: 18
Views: 3,942
Posted By labayou
Well Vista installed normally. Now do I have to...

Well Vista installed normally. Now do I have to activate it before attempting to install Windows 7HP64 upgrade? I think not..Windows 7 is installing...
Forum: Installation & Setup 09 Dec 2013
Replies: 18
Views: 3,942
Posted By labayou
Will give this a try. Thank you. No I guess...

Will give this a try. Thank you.
No I guess I'm not. There is nothing wrong with the retail version disc and I cant get to diskpart because I cannot get into any recovery.
So I stuck a Vista HP 64...
Forum: Installation & Setup 09 Dec 2013
Replies: 18
Views: 3,942
Posted By labayou
I decided to try to access the recovery partition...

I decided to try to access the recovery partition using a Vista 64 dvd. Got further than using the W7 disc. It is asking me to locate the SETUP files, so at this point I switched the disc from the...
Forum: Installation & Setup 09 Dec 2013
Replies: 18
Views: 3,942
Posted By labayou
After an hour of waiting on "Setup is starting"...

After an hour of waiting on "Setup is starting" (from usb boot) with a circling cursor and no apparent hard drive activity, I give up. But this system will not give me access to startup repair. It...
Forum: Installation & Setup 08 Dec 2013
Replies: 18
Views: 3,942
Posted By labayou
Thank you for the tips. I just finished creating...

Thank you for the tips. I just finished creating the bootable flash. We are having bad weather and I don't want to start installing since the power has blinked already a few times. Going to wait...
Forum: Installation & Setup 08 Dec 2013
Replies: 18
Views: 3,942
Posted By labayou
Thank you I am going to try that. Loading an iso...

Thank you I am going to try that. Loading an iso to an 8gb flash drive now. Will update soon. Thank you for helping me.
Forum: Installation & Setup 08 Dec 2013
Replies: 18
Views: 3,942
Posted By labayou
BOOTMGR is missing or edit windows boot options while try 2 INSTALL 7

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit. Gateway desktop all-in-one model zx4951. Recovery media not made by owner 2 years ago when purchased. I tried to make the recovery discs but the program wont launch,...
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 27 Mar 2013
Replies: 8
Views: 1,729
Posted By labayou
I agree about the photo viewer in W7. It's bad. ...

I agree about the photo viewer in W7. It's bad. And I love the Office Picture Manager, too. But this problem can be recreated in several different viewers on the W7U machine, so I know it's not the...
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 25 Mar 2013
Replies: 8
Views: 1,729
Posted By labayou
Well finally heard back from the owner. Nothing...

Well finally heard back from the owner. Nothing flagged in device manager. It HAS to be W7U. Different camera same problem on THAT system. Different memory card. Different monitor. Different photo...
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 24 Mar 2013
Replies: 8
Views: 1,729
Posted By labayou
I apologize for taking so long to answer. I...

I apologize for taking so long to answer. I should have asked this when I still had the machine, but I gave it back to the owner since I could not fix the problem. I am waiting on her response about...
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 24 Mar 2013
Replies: 8
Views: 1,729
Posted By labayou
Several including Windows Live Gallery and Adobe...

Several including Windows Live Gallery and Adobe CS3 and one other...I have forgotten but it was a free viewer I dl from cnet..Orfan I think. All of the thumbnails indicated the picture was fine but...
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 24 Mar 2013
Replies: 8
Views: 1,729
Posted By labayou
Win7Ultimate & corrupted photos

Photos are corrupted in Win7 Ultimate only. I have tried: different memory cards, reformatted memory card, tried a different camera, different monitor, loaded the SAME photos from the memory card to...
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 25 Nov 2012
Replies: 9
Views: 8,814
Posted By labayou
I realize this thread is old but: Would your...

I realize this thread is old but: Would your version of W7 be Ultimate? I keep reading where users of Windows 7 Ultimate have problems with corrupted photos. When loaded to another version of Windows...
Forum: Backup and Restore 18 Nov 2012
Replies: 9
Views: 2,309
Posted By labayou
I agree. Unfortunately this isnt my computer....

I agree. Unfortunately this isnt my computer. There's nothing stored on it at all it's just used for internet. Silly to have Raid but I couldnt get Windows to install without it (last year).
Anyway,...
Forum: Backup and Restore 16 Nov 2012
Replies: 9
Views: 2,309
Posted By labayou
I already gave him back his computer and he's not...

I already gave him back his computer and he's not very literate. I'm not going to worry about it. I still think it has something to do with the RAID. If it messes up again he'll probably buy a new...
Forum: Backup and Restore 15 Nov 2012
Replies: 9
Views: 2,309
Posted By labayou
I hope I dont have to do either. The raid on...

I hope I dont have to do either. The raid on this big machine is a mess and unnecessary in the first place but wouldnt power on without it. It's getting old. (Dell XPS 700). I certainly will try a...
Forum: Backup and Restore 13 Nov 2012
Replies: 9
Views: 2,309
Posted By labayou
Well nothing changed after following those...

Well nothing changed after following those instructions. I give up. Been at this for a couple days and it's not worth more time. I know if there is a problem then reinstalling W7 will be the only...
Forum: Backup and Restore 12 Nov 2012
Replies: 9
Views: 2,309
Posted By labayou
Thank you for your help. MSE is Microsoft...

Thank you for your help. MSE is Microsoft Security Essentials and MBAM is Malwarebytes. And I have run SuperAntispyware and HiJackThis on this machine with only the tracking cookies found. SFC found...
Forum: Backup and Restore 11 Nov 2012
Replies: 9
Views: 2,309
Posted By labayou
Creates Restore Points but doesnt save them

Upgraded W-XP64 to W7HP64 in August. Machine was set up with 3 hard drives in Nvidia RAID as a STRIPE.
Installed a game that actually installed ok but gave BSOD. Went into safe mode and removed the...
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