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Windows 7: Simple straightforward hard drive cloning software?

04 Jul 2012   #71
Tomha

Windows 7 Professional 64bit
 
 

The value is already set to that =/. I am currently logged on with the drive, I tried to send a screenshot but it isnt saving or something..


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04 Jul 2012   #72
Tomha

Windows 7 Professional 64bit
 
 

Ok so I realised..Hurrr....im connected to the internet now (I wasn't before), why not just go run the hotfix straight from the download?

So I went to the site, downloaded it, ran it, it asked to unzip the files to somewhere, the default location was C, I clicked ok and since nothing has happened, is that all I needed to do?
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04 Jul 2012   #73
Kaktussoft

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Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bits 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

go to the hotfix folder and run it
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04 Jul 2012   #74
Tomha

Windows 7 Professional 64bit
 
 

I still cant naivgate to the directory, but I unzipped it to the desktop. Turns out I am on the public desktop, not the one for my user, even though thats who I logged in with. I have run it and it succeded, I assume I restart now? I'll do that now.
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04 Jul 2012   #75
Kaktussoft

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Goto to C:\ and doubleclick on that windows.... msu file
or is explorer still not working?
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04 Jul 2012   #76
Kaktussoft

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hotfix successfully installed? Yes reboot. But I don't think it changes anything!!
Anything changed?

Can you start Elevated Command Prompt succesfully?
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04 Jul 2012   #77
Kaktussoft

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In command prompt (don't think it has to be evelated):

c:\windows\System32\Sysprep\Sysprep.exe



After shutdown, restart pc. Watch carefully for any errors and strange things!
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04 Jul 2012   #78
Tomha

Windows 7 Professional 64bit
 
 

The hotfix installed fine, but made no visible changes as the error starting up was already gone due to the registry changes you suggested.

I tried to run sysprep, but now it says "there was a fatal error [while trying to run sysprep]". It did this when I first tried, but it was because windows media center network services was enabled so I stopped that and it worked fine. This time it doesnt work and that service isnt running.
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04 Jul 2012   #79
Kaktussoft

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bits 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

so sysprep isn't running now? ans still sysprep fails grrrr ;-(
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04 Jul 2012   #80
Tomha

Windows 7 Professional 64bit
 
 

I am thinking I just re install.
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