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  1. F.U.N. downtown, thanks, that sounds like a very...

    F.U.N. downtown, thanks, that sounds like a very reasonable solution to me. I don't have any partition/drive labeled C: but I can change that easily and give it a try.
  2. Yes I did it twice, once normally from Control...

    Yes I did it twice, once normally from Control Panel and once using HP's "Scrubber." The re-install still fails at the same point. I could do a find and remove of all things HP on the registry but...
  3. Fatal installation error using non C:\ as root

    I recently installed Windows 7 on a second drive in my system leaving me with a dual boot of Windows 7 and Windows 7. The old installation that was slightly hosed was on the root drive labeled C:...
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    Hello and thank you to everyone who helped me...

    Hello and thank you to everyone who helped me solve this problem. Using bbearen's suggestion I copied the "Boot" folder and the "bootmgr" files from my Win 7 DVD to the root folder of the new drive...
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    I simply chose the repair option from the Windows...

    I simply chose the repair option from the Windows 7 Setup screen, then I chose Boot (may actually say Startup) from the sub-menu and pressed enter. The system then tries to repair itself and you...
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    Two copies of Win7 on same PC

    I had Win 7 Pro running on one SSD and something screwed up the registry in a minor way so that some things didn't work right any more. To get things fixed I added another SSD and installed a second...
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    Thanks guys! I have a new Samsung SSD that I'll...

    Thanks guys! I have a new Samsung SSD that I'll install and build a parallel but clean system on. I don't see the 30 day activation to be a real problem. I should be able to do what I need to do...
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    Thanks Jim for the reply. I guess I was unclear...

    Thanks Jim for the reply. I guess I was unclear in my initial message. I want to do exactly what you are suggesting; I don't want to really duplicate the problem I already have. I have a brand new...
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    Install Win 7 on a parallel drive

    My Win 7 Pro 64bit installation that is around 3 years old is finally getting a bit wonky. It seems to be a registry problem that is affecting some software installations. The system is installed on...
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    I didn't enter this conversation to convince you...

    I didn't enter this conversation to convince you or anyone of anything. I simply said Microsoft has in my opinion made a total mess of the "Microsoft Account" program by not keeping a simple concept...
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    If you are happy with it that's great. I lived...

    If you are happy with it that's great. I lived with it for a long time and simply got fed up with it. I began when I think they called it a "Passport." Now it has become a social engineering mess....
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    Gary, what you are seeing is a permissions issue...

    Gary, what you are seeing is a permissions issue I believe. I too own and manage a Google group and I know for sure that I can control how users view messages, e.g., by web interface or by email...
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    Just say no

    I have been a Microsoft user since its inception and I normally don't write comments that are just meant to be negative. I am making an exception here because I can think of nothing positive to say...
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    This is such an elementary check that I'm...

    This is such an elementary check that I'm hesitant to mention as you may have already tried it. Disconnect the cable between the modem and the router and using a longer cable if necessary connect...
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    Can't delete registry key --- Excellent reply!

    RAL77, You gave Gloria an excellent post of a solution in a clear and concise manner. I don't usually involve myself in these discussions because I don't have time to make numerous replies to...
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    Forwarded email addresses in Thunderbird

    I am just getting started with Thunderbird 5.0 and all in all it looks like a good Outlook substitute for me. One problem I have come across is that of removing all previous addresses from messages...
  17. Applications that refuse to install

    It's ironic that Woody was in the pulpit on the same day that Fred has to tell someone how to fix a registry error:D. When read Woody's discussion of registry cleaners I did so with an open mind. ...
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    I might have missed something so if I did please...

    I might have missed something so if I did please accept my apology. I didn't notice anywhere that the thread initiator said anything about his version on Windows 7. I did see a wide range of...
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    MLG made a good post

    Sorry Zig, but I run a Windows 7 64 bit desktop unit and it most certainly does require a push of the power button to bring it out of deep sleep. Key presses and mouse movement have no effect on a...
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    Any password cracker or similar program that...

    Any password cracker or similar program that accesses data in certain registry locations is going to cause a good AV application to throw up warnings. Same is true of just about any network sniffer...
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    I have used Roboform Pro for years and have seen...

    I have used Roboform Pro for years and have seen nothing better suited to my needs. Not only is it secure but it saves me huge amounts of time in keeping up with more than 100 passwords. That said...
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    The winner of the popularity contest concerning a...

    The winner of the popularity contest concerning a best replacement for Outlook Express should boil down simply to personal preferences. I used Outlook 2003 but refused to pay $90 for the 2007 and...
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    I usually don't respond to messages of this type...

    I usually don't respond to messages of this type but I do feel compelled to ask why in the world you are involved in a thread on a "Windows" Secrets message board. Are you just looking for an...
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    It has been 3 days now since I upgraded to...

    It has been 3 days now since I upgraded to Firefox 3.6.11 and I haven't had a single crash so it looks like the upgrade fixed the continual crash cause. Now I am sure it was not the extensions that...
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    Well, it's been about 24 hours now and since...

    Well, it's been about 24 hours now and since installing the latest update I haven't had a Firefox crash. If I can make it through about 72 hours without a crash I will assume the problem was with...
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