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Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 04 Jul 2011
Replies: 9
Views: 3,633
Posted By tholley
Nah, it didn't fix anything. I'll reboot and try...

Nah, it didn't fix anything. I'll reboot and try again later just in case, but doubt anything will change. Restore point was one of the first things I tried as well...

thanks for the help.
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 04 Jul 2011
Replies: 9
Views: 3,633
Posted By tholley
I did that just now, maybe it will help with the...

I did that just now, maybe it will help with the DCOM errors, but still need a fix for the registry error.

I've got eveyrthing backed up, so if I have to re-install or repair install, so be it. I...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 04 Jul 2011
Replies: 9
Views: 3,633
Posted By tholley
Yuck! I've had to reinstall .net framework stuff...

Yuck! I've had to reinstall .net framework stuff in the past. Back then you had to have a special uninstall tool to uninstall all the .net versions first and then re-install 1 by 1, in the correct...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 04 Jul 2011
Replies: 9
Views: 3,633
Posted By tholley
If you are talking about in Event Viewer, I think...

If you are talking about in Event Viewer, I think that is at the bottom of my post, the second Event. it shows to be Event 18213, DistributedCOM, and roughly about 40,000 of them.
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 04 Jul 2011
Replies: 9
Views: 3,633
Posted By tholley
Service PK1 Install not Successfull, registry error

I have been trying to install Win7 SP1 for days, and keep getting the same error code... "Invalid Value for Registry. Error: REGDB_E_INVALIDVALUE (0x80040153)"

I did the online help, with now...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 15 Feb 2011
Replies: 13
Views: 10,582
Posted By tholley
I had read that in allot of cases, if one...

I had read that in allot of cases, if one installs a new motherboard, then when it is time for the first boot up, one could end up with a bsod.



So is it possible I may not even need to mess...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 15 Feb 2011
Replies: 13
Views: 10,582
Posted By tholley
Getting a new case might not be a bad idea, but...

Getting a new case might not be a bad idea, but no need to spend the extra dollars if I can find a MB that fits. I'm pretty sure this one fits the bill. Same dimensions (9.6 x 9.6), same socket...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 14 Feb 2011
Replies: 13
Views: 10,582
Posted By tholley
sounded like a good idea, and yes I have a SATA...

sounded like a good idea, and yes I have a SATA HDD, but the MB is dead, no power whatsover, so I don't see how this could work for me.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 14 Feb 2011
Replies: 13
Views: 10,582
Posted By tholley
Replacing motherboard, can I repair install Win7?

I have an old(?) HP Pavilion a1630n desktop pc. It originally came with XP, but I bought a Win7 retail cd and installed it as a dual boot, about a year or so ago.
If it matters it has a AMD Athlon...
Forum: Tutorials 11 Aug 2010
Replies: 17
Views: 68,711
Posted By tholley
So just what is the purpose of having a "special...

So just what is the purpose of having a "special folder" anyway? :confused:
Forum: Installation & Setup 04 Aug 2010
Replies: 6
Views: 1,667
Posted By tholley
EasyBCD can read both Windows and Ubuntu... I...

EasyBCD can read both Windows and Ubuntu...
I like it better than Grub.
Forum: Installation & Setup 04 Aug 2010
Replies: 6
Views: 7,948
Posted By tholley
That's what I'll do! Thanks for the help!

That's what I'll do!

Thanks for the help!
Forum: Installation & Setup 04 Aug 2010
Replies: 6
Views: 7,948
Posted By tholley
I agree... I already uninstalled all of them off...

I agree... I already uninstalled all of them off of his laptop.
Forum: Installation & Setup 04 Aug 2010
Replies: 6
Views: 7,948
Posted By tholley
Jacee... Not sure if that will work with the...

Jacee... Not sure if that will work with the pre-installed Win7?
Here is what is what I am looking at...
Using HP Recovery Manager in Windows 7 HP Pavilion Notebook PCs - HP Customer Care (United...
Forum: Installation & Setup 04 Aug 2010
Replies: 6
Views: 7,948
Posted By tholley
HP Laptop Non-destructive recovery?

I am working an HP Pavilion Entertainment PC laptop w/ Win7 pre-installed.
It is having some lock up issues, somewhat resolved after removing Mcafee Av, but still tends to freeze up at times. The...
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