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Forum: General Discussion 11 Hours Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 1,215
Posted By torchwood
Hi, Dont know why your using the non...

Hi,

Dont know why your using the non standard 16K block
Believe it only helps for HyperV and Servers, no real benefit for a normal user
in fact it uses more space if you have lots of documents...
Forum: Installation & Setup 11 Hours Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 158
Posted By torchwood
Hi CluckyJD, Correct invalid key does not...

Hi CluckyJD,

Correct invalid key does not stop installation of programs

Statement2 where the Rep said why >>MAX users reached
This makes yours a volume licence - Issued to Companies/Schools...
Forum: Installation & Setup 1 Day Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 158
Posted By torchwood
Hi CluckeyJD, first off thats 2 different...

Hi CluckeyJD,

first off thats 2 different problems.

the .msi installer one will relate to the Trusted Installer
you could download Tweaking.com portable - use the reset Permissions option.
...
Forum: General Discussion 1 Day Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 1,215
Posted By torchwood
Hi andresaluki, rather unusual problem only...

Hi andresaluki,

rather unusual problem only seen it once before.
IF its what i think it is, 16K cluster size then it can be fixed.

please run chkdsk
3rd line from the bottom should be showing...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 2 Days Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 219
Posted By torchwood
Hi Mangonanny, Definately a bootleg copy,...

Hi Mangonanny,

Definately a bootleg copy, the BIOS is dated prior to W7's release no way it can have a factory installed product key.

notes
As for it running slow, Ultimate needs at least 4GB...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 6 Days Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 136
Posted By torchwood
Hi SK, suspect there are still GPO's set to...

Hi SK,

suspect there are still GPO's set to dissable the ports.

have a look at this tutorial

Local Group Policy - Reset to Default...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 6 Days Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 207
Posted By torchwood
Hi Jane, please google the code you tried to...

Hi Jane,

please google the code you tried to input, multiple hits will confirm that its been blocked by MS.

I can see that you have allready used slmg to prolong activation, only 1 left.

If...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 6 Days Ago
Replies: 5
Views: 270
Posted By torchwood
Hi JP, Task scheduler does not have a run...

Hi JP,

Task scheduler does not have a run when X% reached, so it would have to be time based ie monthly.


Note
SSD's should NOT be defragged.


Roy
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 6 Days Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 207
Posted By torchwood
Hi Jane, Based on your comments i would have...

Hi Jane,

Based on your comments i would have to say your BSOD fix has caused this.
(suspect it deleted the correct key)


OK so why,
The key currently in use is the Retail DEFAULT key, and...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 395
Posted By torchwood
HI Kurohoshi00 You can input your purchased...

HI Kurohoshi00

You can input your purchased key via

Control panel >> system >> click on -- change product key

No re-install required

Be advised that even your new key coud be...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 13
Views: 334
Posted By torchwood
Hi Ron, running that KB could bring it back...

Hi Ron,

running that KB could bring it back to being genuine.

If that doesn't work,
You can input your purchased key via

Control panel >> system >> click on -- change product key
Forum: System Security 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 20
Views: 1,652
Posted By torchwood
Hi Tony, Here's the whole kit and kaboodle...

Hi Tony,

Here's the whole kit and kaboodle about FRST, Farbar.

FRST Tutorial - How to use Farbar Recovery Scan Tool - Malware Removal Guides and Tutorials...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 13
Views: 334
Posted By torchwood
Hi Ron, Interesting the key showing is the...

Hi Ron,

Interesting the key showing is the default for Home premium, will never activate.
I would like you to check the service tag on the Dell website, it should tell you which OS was shipped...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 1
Views: 201
Posted By torchwood
Hi MS have picked up that the product key is...

Hi

MS have picked up that the product key is for an Acer factory built computer, but your SLIC table shows a Retail motherboard, Your Bios also pre-dates the launch of W7.
The install is...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 13
Views: 334
Posted By torchwood
Hi Ron, lets see whats changed, p0lease...

Hi Ron,

lets see whats changed,
p0lease run this tool, copy/paste the output


http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=52012


Roy
Forum: System Security 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 20
Views: 1,652
Posted By torchwood
Hi Tony, Actually theres a fair bit of...

Hi Tony,

Actually theres a fair bit of unusuall activity reported.
Im not a malware hunter/cleaner, so i've put a call out to DonnaB.


Your the OP - original poster.


Roy
Forum: Software 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 523
Posted By torchwood
Hi bori02082014, It does appear that...

Hi bori02082014,


It does appear that something else is processing


Trusted Installer
can you check if yours is this, see screenshot.

AVG
Forum: Installation & Setup 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 295
Posted By torchwood
Hi Hazel, download w7 sp1 - NON OEM version to...

Hi Hazel,
download w7 sp1 - NON OEM version to desktop
https://www.heidoc.net/php/Windows%20ISO%20Downloader.exe
(allow the share)
download the ISO/DVD tool - to desktop...
Forum: Installation & Setup 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 295
Posted By torchwood
Hi Hazel, if techbench fails, try Heidoc. ...

Hi Hazel,

if techbench fails, try Heidoc.

Likely that the key is either OEM System Buider or Retail, seeing as no hits on google.

Roy
Forum: Installation & Setup 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 295
Posted By torchwood
Hi Hazel, XP machines did not have a key on...

Hi Hazel,

XP machines did not have a key on the motherboard.

Depends on showkey+s output,
(google the key if it shows multiple times its likely been used with an activation exploit to make it...
Forum: System Security 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 20
Views: 1,652
Posted By torchwood
Hi Tony, if you have it on your desktop, see...

Hi Tony,

if you have it on your desktop, see screenshot, run it (hit the scan button), and provide BOTH logs.


Roy
Forum: Graphic Cards 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 300
Posted By torchwood
Hi, I take it those are the MS options,...

Hi,

I take it those are the MS options, whats on the HP Pavillions power options??
Depending on the comps set-up the HP's will/can override the MS ones

Roy
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 08 Sep 2018
Replies: 2
Views: 249
Posted By torchwood
Hi Cloa, unless you live in South Sudan,...

Hi Cloa,

unless you live in South Sudan, hide the update

Windows Update Settings - Change (https://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/2797-windows-update-settings-change.html)

Roy
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 08 Sep 2018
Replies: 4
Views: 284
Posted By torchwood
Hi Mike, dont know what version was...

Hi Mike,

dont know what version was installed on those company machines, but can tell you a couple of things

1) Allmost all PRO and above versions of W10 provided by Major OEM's came with...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 08 Sep 2018
Replies: 5
Views: 444
Posted By torchwood
Hi Jak, Ranger4 is correct, you are trying...

Hi Jak,

Ranger4 is correct, you are trying to use an HP key.

it appears that the machine was originally shipped wth Vista, there is NO W7 marker key present within the BIOS, part of the reason...
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