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09 Jun 2014   #1540
grits

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

Thanx Peter, yup I won't be pressing that button again, I did assume it was like browser refresh.


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09 Jun 2014   #1541
Ex_Brit

Win 7 Ult SP1/Win 10 Pro (all x64)
 
 

LOL. All the best.
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13 Jul 2014   #1542
kewl1

Win 7 Ultimate SP1 64 bit
 
 
What the heck am I doing wrong this time?

I upgraded my desktop to Win 7.1 from Win 7. I cannot undo it using system restore. When I try to follow the Tutorial the attached is what I get


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13 Jul 2014   #1543
Banyarola

Windows 7 64 bit
 
 

Exactly what are you trying to do?
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13 Jul 2014   #1544
Ex_Brit

Win 7 Ult SP1/Win 10 Pro (all x64)
 
 

Do you mean 8.1? No such animal as Windows 7.1.

That would break any non-standard modifications such as VWM.

We no longer support it in Windows 8/8.1 anyway.

System Restore can't be used to revert to another operating system, it only restores the current system to an earlier time, in that system.

To reinstall Windows 7 or 7 SP1, you would need to use an installation disk to format the hard drive and reinstall the system from scratch.

Windows 8/8.1 forums are here: http://www.eightforums.com/
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13 Jul 2014   #1545
Banyarola

Windows 7 64 bit
 
 

Well, this topic is for installing Windows Mail..
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13 Jul 2014   #1546
Slartybart

x64 (6.3.9600) Win8.1 Pro & soon dual boot x64 (6.1.7601) Win7_SP1 HomePrem
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by kewl1 View Post
I upgraded my desktop to Win 7.1 from Win 7. I cannot undo it using system restore. When I try to follow the Tutorial the attached is what I get
try putting a space after cd
and use the correct variable %USERPROFILE% (not %Tom% - unless you setup a variable named Tom)
cd %USERPROFILE%\Downloads\TutReWinMail\
edit: I checked your system specs - it doesn't say 32 or 64, so use the correct bit depth batch file. your screen shot shows you trying win64mail batch which is fine if your Windows is 64 bit.
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13 Jul 2014   #1547
Slartybart

x64 (6.3.9600) Win8.1 Pro & soon dual boot x64 (6.1.7601) Win7_SP1 HomePrem
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Banyarola View Post
Well, this topic is for installing Windows Mail..
Technically, the tutorial only makes WinMail operational. It isn't really an install.
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14 Jul 2014   #1548
kewl1

Win 7 Ultimate SP1 64 bit
 
 

Hi All,

I should have been more specific. I had Windows 7 with Windows Mail working for years. I finally installed the SP1 and now cannot get my mail to work following the instructions. I've been trying on and off for weeks. In desperation I tried to roll back to 7.0 using System Restore but it would not work so I guess I am stuck with SP1 now. When I follow the instructions to allow copy and paste in the CMD that does not work either but I belive that I have typed the entries accurately.

Slartybart I thought I was supposed to insert my user name (Tom) in place of "USERPROFILE". Maybe that's where I went wrong. I'll try again without the Tom and with the space. Unfortunately I have to run to the airport right now for work and will try this as soon as I get back home Thursday night. I do have 64 bit by the way
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14 Jul 2014   #1549
Ex_Brit

Win 7 Ult SP1/Win 10 Pro (all x64)
 
 

I'll let someone else answer you on the errors you got when trying to activate WM but note that you must have SP1 installed for your Windows installation to be supported for Microsoft updates. There are in fact many updates yet to go after SP1 as it's been out for so long. Basically installing the service pack would have broken the WM modification and you would have to start all over again, but someone else may know more about that.
All I'm saying is don't even think about removing SP1.
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