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  1. In certain contexts (read legal) there seems to...

    In certain contexts (read legal) there seems to be some "discussion" re the apparent decision by Micro$oft to hide the "product key" from end-users.

    I suspect Micro$oft is likely to turn out loser...
  2. Initially I wondered what you meant by "SF", but...

    Initially I wondered what you meant by "SF", but then worked out you meant "SevenForums".

    Re: "I once tried a repair install out of curiosity and booted up with the Win 7 SP1 ISO downloaded from...
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    Have encountered similar problem in business...

    Have encountered similar problem in business situations in the past.

    Running a batch file will probably not help in your situation; such a batch file would need to be coded very intelligently to...
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    I am astounded! "...Just click through the two...

    I am astounded!

    "...Just click through the two bug reports..."?

    Exactly why should I risk using software that you have explicitly admitted is "buggy"?

    I would much rather use software I have...
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    Don't intend to "knock" what you have stated, but...

    Don't intend to "knock" what you have stated, but would like to point something out.

    Around the late 1990s (as I recall) the CEO of Intel Corp. stated that "computing power doubles every eighteen...
  6. I have looked at the "sevenforums" webpage you...

    I have looked at the "sevenforums" webpage you linked to but have serious reservations about some of what is stated on it, especially in regard to what is listed in the "Warnings" section.

    Some of...
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    A few days ago I downloaded and installed the...

    A few days ago I downloaded and installed the "Windows 10 Technical Preview", and immediately ran into the "chkdsk" problem you describe. It turned out that the problem was being caused by the "fast...
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    A little over two years ago a customer complained...

    A little over two years ago a customer complained her one-year-old laptop was excessively slow, updates were failing to install, and she was getting warnings that her C:\ drive had less than 4GB...
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    Whoa! 3TB HDD? Careful. AFAIK NTFS has 2TB...

    Whoa! 3TB HDD? Careful.

    AFAIK NTFS has 2TB (approx.) partition-size limit, so to use a 3TB HDD you would need to either split it into two NTFS partitions (would work OK) or partition it with GPT...
  10. Nearly stuck my smelly foot back in my mouth over...

    Nearly stuck my smelly foot back in my mouth over this one. Was about to suggest a "USB to LPT adapter", but (of course) that would be back-to-front ("USB to LPT adapter" is for connecting LPT...
  11. Thread: Location

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    You could try deleting IE11's "Temporary Internet...

    You could try deleting IE11's "Temporary Internet Files"/"Cookies" etc. (Control Panel/Internet Options under "Delete" button under "Browsing history" on the "General" tab).
  12. From what you say in your #1 post (PC shutting...

    From what you say in your #1 post (PC shutting down, not restarting) I would advise you to have your PC's "Power Supply Unit" (PSU) tested (you might have to take it to a computer shop or maybe you...
  13. According to Berton's #2 post the disk you have...

    According to Berton's #2 post the disk you have is a retail DVD. If your computer has an OEM version of Win7 then the retail DVD probably won't work.

    Also, if your Win7 has "Service Pack 1" (SP1)...
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    I have used the "W7 MS imaging" (restore disk) a...

    I have used the "W7 MS imaging" (restore disk) a couple of times to restore a W7 image to a different drive, but found it tricky and it had some limitations.

    The suggested "create image to...
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    Weird! What you do that for?

    Weird! What you do that for?
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    Apparently so. Well "beggars can't be choosers",...

    Apparently so. Well "beggars can't be choosers", I'll just have to put up with it.
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    Interesting. From what I have read about UEFI...

    Interesting.

    From what I have read about UEFI so far the intent of "secure boot" is to prevent (or make it difficult for) baddies (thieves, pranksters, etc.) from booting from USB or CD/DVD to...
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    Woe: can't change Windows Update settings When...

    Woe: can't change Windows Update settings

    When I go to Control Panel/Windows Update/Change Settings there is a message across the upper part of the dialog saying: "Some settings are managed by...
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    I upgraded to 9860 yesterday without any problems...

    I upgraded to 9860 yesterday without any problems (after the upgrade completed I rebooted to Win7 then back to Win10, no worries).
  20. The "system requirements" on the page you linked...

    The "system requirements" on the page you linked to says that OS requirements are Win7, Vista SP2, and Server 2008, with no mention of Win8/8.1, so it probably won't install in Win10 TP.

    Instead,...
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    Re: "...access the boot options for UEFI systems...

    Re: "...access the boot options for UEFI systems at boot up...".

    You should be able to enter UEFI settings at boot-time. Immediately after the first "splash screen" or "POST screen" and before...
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    You can use Nero or some other burning program to...

    You can use Nero or some other burning program to create an installation DVD from the ISO file you download.

    If you have not already downloaded the ISO file you can download it from Win10 Tech....
  23. This "Windows Support" (or "Windows Technical...

    This "Windows Support" (or "Windows Technical Department") scam has been around for a few years now.

    Not long after it started I was called in to help several customers who had been "sucked in".
    ...
  24. I have tried the Cleanup! link above several...

    I have tried the Cleanup! link above several times during the past day-or-two in IE11 and Firefox but a webserver error is returned. I have emailed Steven in case he is unaware of the problem.
    ...
  25. I explained the "temporary files" issue briefly...

    I explained the "temporary files" issue briefly in my #22 post above.




    About mid-2003 until about end 2005 I worked as a Visual Basic 6.0 programmer and web developer. Several of the VB6...
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