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    In my never humble opinion, my Win 8.1 + free...

    In my never humble opinion, my Win 8.1 + free Classic Shell is at least as good as Win 7 and better in some respects in terms of speed and compatibility with some of my "archaic" Office 97...
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    I dual boot with 7 on C: and 8.1 on N:. Since I...

    I dual boot with 7 on C: and 8.1 on N:. Since I originally ran 7 it always appeared as C: as usual. When I added 8/8.1 using Win7 Disk Management I split the primary C: partition to install 8/8.1...
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    As a shot in the dark, try: 1. In Win 7 open...

    As a shot in the dark, try:

    1. In Win 7 open the Disk Management and make note of the drive letter shown for both Win 7 and 8.1.

    2. If Win 8.1 has no drive letter, assign one and make note of...
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    I concur with this completely. But do use the...

    I concur with this completely. But do use the Upgrade Advisor suggested earlier in the thread before leaping into the XP to 7 upgrade.

    Good luck!
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    I have seen warning pop-ups at times that...

    I have seen warning pop-ups at times that indicate a reboot is necessary and will be performed automatically in xx amount of time after auto install of some updates in Win7 Pro 64.

    Easy way to...
  6. Unfortunately InstallRite 2.5c seems to only work...

    Unfortunately InstallRite 2.5c seems to only work on my XP machine and not on the Win7 64 system. Installs but will not launch, so far. If I get it going, I'll modify this note.
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    My experience with IE10 on Win7 Pro 64 has been...

    My experience with IE10 on Win7 Pro 64 has been kind of "so what". I've been running it since the preview/beta and now the released version with no apparent failures. I use it on two machines with...
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    I can tell you that my Office97 Pro with...

    I can tell you that my Office97 Pro with Development tools works beautifully on both Windows 7 Pro 64 and Windows 8 Pro 64 and Windows 7 x86. I don't use Outlook so that is not a hindrance. I have...
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    I've only tried the last release in a VHD but...

    I've only tried the last release in a VHD but Office97, minus Outlook, installed easier and is at least as functional as on Win7 64 bit. All my Access 97 databases work fine as does Excell and Word...
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    Absolutely correct! When you click un-install,...

    Absolutely correct! When you click un-install, it creates a restore point, then un-installs and then offers to do a Powerful scan of leftover registry entries. A dialog box shows the resulting...
  11. I am especially impressed by the compatibility of...

    I am especially impressed by the compatibility of RP with old Win32 programs like Office 97!
  12. Drew, et.al. First of all I agree with you...

    Drew, et.al.

    First of all I agree with you completely about Windows 8 based upon the Release Preview.

    For those wanting to find their own "truth" about the Release Preview of Windows 8, I...
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    Initially installed on a second HD on a created...

    Initially installed on a second HD on a created partition. Win8cp worked fine but when I tried to boot back to Win7 it was hosed.

    Oh indeed I have backups but as far as problems from deleting any...
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    I tried the dual boot process with Win8 CP and...

    I tried the dual boot process with Win8 CP and wound up having to restore my Win7 image to get my 'puter back. :-)

    Then I tried using the .vhd approach and that worked wonderfully well to try out...
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    Inserting photos is easy. Including embedded...

    Inserting photos is easy. Including embedded photos when forwarding email in WLM 11 is not. I like to clean up forwarded email to eliminate those messy looking blue/black lines from previous...
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    The only way I've found to restore this...

    The only way I've found to restore this functionality is DUMP WLM11 and restore WLM 2009. When WLM11 first came out I, along with several others opened this same conversation with MS in the WLM...
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    Being something of a control freak I have always...

    Being something of a control freak I have always enabled those two items and after reading the two listed URLs I'm confident it is the correct choice for my system (along with WPA2 and SSID changes).
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    I absolutely agree with DaveA! Use normal...

    I absolutely agree with DaveA! Use normal networking/workgroup setups with wired or wireless and have fewer problems.
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    FYI, I did not have this problem in WLM 2009 but...

    FYI,
    I did not have this problem in WLM 2009 but do in 2011. When I get emails with embedded pictures that have been forwarded several times very often they will have the blue or black lines down...
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    I would suggest you take a look at this link:...

    I would suggest you take a look at this link: http://reboot.pro/11852/

    I've been using both the x86 and amd64 branches to build both USB stick and CD rescue media.
    I usually keep Paragon...
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    Jim, I also am a long time Acronis user, and I...

    Jim, I also am a long time Acronis user, and I also returned 2011 (with latest upgrade) for refund. I'm back to 2010. In earlier OSs, XP SP3, etc, I got around the "validated but wouldn't install"...
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    I'll make an assumption here, correct me if I'm...

    I'll make an assumption here, correct me if I'm wrong. My assumption is that DTA is a Digital Television Adapter and is the equivalent of what is often called a "Set Top Box" or STB.

    The TWC...
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    Yes Michael, that's what I have. TWC wallplate...

    Yes Michael, that's what I have. TWC wallplate into splitter, splitter leg(s) into a computer(s) mounted WinTV-HVR-2250 and another leg to a cable modem, CM to router and router to switch ( for...
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    You might want to aim slightly higher than the...

    You might want to aim slightly higher than the $100 up to as much as $150. Somewhat less than the $150 (www.Newegg.com) will get you a Hauppauge WinTV-HVR-2250. I have two of these as upgrades from...
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    The same thing happened to me this past weekend...

    The same thing happened to me this past weekend (8/14-8/15) on two Windows 7 64 bit machines and a Win 7 32 bit laptop. Firefox also worked for me when IE8 wouldn't. I suspected the recent patch to...
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