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  1. Thread: TPM Connection

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    OK. Thanks.

    OK. Thanks.
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    Finger Print Reader

    I recently acquired a Lenovo T500 running Vista Business. I updated the OS, so all is well there. I don't have a user manual and cannot find one on-line. One issue I'm having is with the finger print...
  3. Thread: TPM Connection

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    TPM Connection

    I recently acquired a Lenovo T500 running Vista Business. I updated the OS, so all is well there. One issue I'm having is a message that comes up on start-up that says (paraphrasing) Problem...
  4. Thread: Re-use of OS

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    handcuff36 & curiousclive, Thanks for the step...

    handcuff36 & curiousclive,
    Thanks for the step by step. I've printed this off and will put it to use after we get past the holidays.
    I appreciate all the help.
  5. Thread: Re-use of OS

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    handcuff36, Thanks for the words of...

    handcuff36,
    Thanks for the words of encouragement.
    To anyone that might know: The OS that I'm dealing with is going (if successful) from one computer brand to another. In the event that I have a...
  6. Thread: Re-use of OS

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    Clint, All of the OSs I'm talking about came...

    Clint,
    All of the OSs I'm talking about came installed on a computer and are OEM. So, they may not re-activate. I just wanted to make sure that by trying it that I wouldn't screw something up so...
  7. Thread: Re-use of OS

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    Re-use of OS

    I have a laptop that I purchased several years ago. It came with Win7 Home Premium 32 bit. I found out after a while that the computer is actually a 64 bit machine. So, I purchased a 64 bit Win7 disk...
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    ruirib, Thanks. I found that the free version of...

    ruirib,
    Thanks. I found that the free version of Easeus ToDo does just what I want. It made multiple image disks and a boot disk that I can give back to my daughter along with the fixed laptop. If...
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    Vista image backup

    Sorry if this has been asked and answered before. If so, I couldn't find it.

    I just spent quite a lot of time on a family member's laptop that runs Vista Home Basic. It had a serious crash & burn...
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    I'll do it manually so that it gets done before...

    I'll do it manually so that it gets done before Christmas. Funny, MS says that SP2 includes everything that's in SP1. Yet, it also says that you can't install 2 without all ready having installed 1....
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    I'm not sure about SP1. I'll check. However, I...

    I'm not sure about SP1. I'll check.
    However, I think I corrected the problem. After re-installing Vista, when prompted, I created a user name and password. Without thinking about it being an admin...
  12. To all, Is his laptop still functioning? If so,...

    To all,
    Is his laptop still functioning? If so, won't putting a copy of the OS on his fiance's computer be against licensing agreements? If he is not going to use his laptop again then I think it is...
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    Deleting user account

    I am fixing up a 5 year old laptop for my grandson. I have installed a new HD and re-installed Vista Basic. After setting up some user accounts I decided to delete one of them. As Admin, I removed...
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    Ultimate Boot CD Questions

    The Ultimate Boot CD 4 Windows (UBCD4Win) has been around for a lot of years, but doesn't seem to have been updated recently. In any case, by the description, it appears to be something that I can...
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    I will, but it will take a while.

    I will, but it will take a while.
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    Yes. I know. I'm not sure, at this point, if the...

    Yes. I know. I'm not sure, at this point, if the recovery partition is functioning. My questions are predicated on the assumption that it is not.
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    I'll see if I can find out what the specific...

    I'll see if I can find out what the specific message is and whether or not it will boot to safe mode. In the mean time, are there any answers to the other questions?
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    No. I don't. Just wanted to get some general info...

    No. I don't. Just wanted to get some general info to start to help us (her) decide on whether it is worth the bother. A new HD would be fairly inexpensive if that is what it needs. However,...
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    Windows Vista restore or repair?

    Sorry if these questions have been asked before. I did do a search, but maybe with the incorrect key words.

    My daughter has a 5 year old laptop running Vista that apparently has gone belly up. The...
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    Dogberry, That is a very good point. I will look...

    Dogberry,
    That is a very good point. I will look into that. It may be somewhat less convenient, but not much. -bill, above, suggested this as an "overkill" alternative. However, if I don't keep any...
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    I stand corrected. Mint is indeed another...

    I stand corrected. Mint is indeed another distribution of Linux with its own desktop GUIs. Thanks.
    I do like the way that WSE does its thing quietly in the background. And, as you say, the price is...
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    PlainFred, Yes. I am referring to a Linux...

    PlainFred,
    Yes. I am referring to a Linux distro. This is a Windows forum. So, I'll just say that I have been using both Windows and Linux for several years and find that current distros of Linux...
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    Bill, That is a lot of really good information....

    Bill,
    That is a lot of really good information. It's much appreciated.
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    I don't want to use XP and don't have any other...

    I don't want to use XP and don't have any other available license to use with in a virtual installation. Therefore, I've elected to set up a dual boot using my existing Win7 license and a non-windows...
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    We still have xp left over from a machine that we...

    We still have xp left over from a machine that we don't use any more. Could use that OS and either dual boot it with 7 or VM. My only concern is whether xp will run the banking software. I'll have to...
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