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    Do the links such as "My Documents" and so on in...

    Do the links such as "My Documents" and so on in your Start Menu land you there? If not, you can right-click them to "Change Location". However, drag-and-drop might have already done all of that,...
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    Same here. Security begins at the fingertip, and...

    Same here. Security begins at the fingertip, and I never click anything inside any e-mail without first being absolutely certain it is completely legitimate.
  3. XXClone typically takes care of that by making a...

    XXClone typically takes care of that by making a bootable clone that will run in any new location.
    http://www.xxclone.com/
  4. I am not suggesting you copy the "Boot" folder. ...

    I am not suggesting you copy the "Boot" folder. However, I could also be wrong about your actual problem here since I do not know for certain whether one BCD will work with two installations of Win7...
  5. If all of that included copying the "Boot" folder...

    If all of that included copying the "Boot" folder typically located inside the Win7 installation, then the BCD in each location (old or new) points to the same original installation. To fix that...
  6. With Win7 running, you should be able to go into...

    With Win7 running, you should be able to go into "Drive Management" within "Computer Management" and let Win7 expand itself into the entire drive if there are no other partitions.


    First take a...
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    Cool beans.

    Cool beans.
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    I use LMDE Mate (386 and not 686) on my old Dell...

    I use LMDE Mate (386 and not 686) on my old Dell notebook that cannot handle PAE, and there are some versions of Puppy that can go either way.
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    There is where CCleaner could likely show what is...

    There is where CCleaner could likely show what is going on.
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    CCleaner can show you what is set for automatic...

    CCleaner can show you what is set for automatic startup and let you deactivate or delete those things without removing programs, and I typically just altogether delete desktop.ini files. So, maybe...
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    Win7 can be located on any partition on any...

    Win7 can be located on any partition on any drive, but Win7's startup repair only works if the Win7 installation is somewhere on the first drive in the system. Also, each Win7 installation's...
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    If I am hearing you correctly, you are presently...

    If I am hearing you correctly, you are presently able to boot into either installation. If that is so, your bootmgr on "C:" is looking at the BCD in the "Boot" folder on "C", and there is likely no...
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    I use an older version of Firefox from...

    I use an older version of Firefox from oldapps.com, but you can find a variety of answers here:
    http://forums.cnet.com/7723-6618_102-363040/modern-browsers-for-windows-98-systems/...
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    OEM stands for "Original Equipment (as from the)...

    OEM stands for "Original Equipment (as from the) Manufacturer", and something here might help:
    https://www.google.com/search?q=restore+XP+in+Toshiba+netbook

    In my own experience with Dell...
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    What operating system (which version of Windows)...

    What operating system (which version of Windows) was initially installed on the computer, and was it an OEM installation? If it was Windows XP and the netbook came that way from the factory, you...
  16. We said essentially the same thing, just...

    We said essentially the same thing, just differently. Get Win7 working with its own loader on its own drive, then add the first drive back in and use Win7's startup repair a second time to get it...
  17. Always keep that drive first and/or do not do...

    Always keep that drive first and/or do not do anything else that would change that drive letter as seen by BIOS, likely "C". XP can be installed anywhere, but then its drive letter must always...
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    That is a common configuration with HDMI and VGA...

    That is a common configuration with HDMI and VGA side-by-side, and that is how I connect my second monitor. After connecting both, you should be able to right-click on your Desktop screen and get to...
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    You can have a "Favorites" folder located...

    You can have a "Favorites" folder located anywhere you wish, then tell Windows which folder to use (or just let it continue using its usual one). So, maybe do this:

    1) Use Windows Explorer to...
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    Have you also looked into this?...

    Have you also looked into this?
    http://windowssecrets.com/forums/showthread.php/158231-How-to-disable-USB-1-1-ports?p=932683&viewfull=1#post932683

    I have never done that myself, but it seems to...
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    I have never quite figured out how or where all...

    I have never quite figured out how or where all of this works, but I think the only way to get a specific installation of Windows to not use a previously-assigned drive letter within is to either...
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    In any Windows installation beginning with...

    In any Windows installation beginning with somewhere around Win2K, just go to "Disk Management" inside "Administrative Tools" at your Control Panel and assign any drive letter of your choosing....
  23. Ubuntu is a spin-off of ever-steady Debian, and...

    Ubuntu is a spin-off of ever-steady Debian, and sifting through Linux distros to find one or more with (access to) specific drivers can be challenging. I would suggest trying a Debian kde-desktop...
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    I would have to install Outlook to have a look...

    I would have to install Outlook to have a look for myself, but maybe something here will help:
    http://www.howto-outlook.com/howto/accountsettings.htm
  25. Yes, it certainly was...but I now have that all...

    Yes, it certainly was...but I now have that all sorted out. Other than the matter of installing Windows systems in-order so each will add the previous to its own loader, the key to all of that is to...
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