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  1. Another composite reply and again thanks for the...

    Another composite reply and again thanks for the suggestions.

    JoeP517
    “Do you have either the COA or Win7 media?”
    W7 was from Toshiba and so was an OEM. I have the Toshiba media, and have used...
  2. A composite reply and thanks for your comments so...

    A composite reply and thanks for your comments so far.

    nate01pa
    “Were you trying to do a clean install or an upgrade install?” As GetWX app stated I could not upgrade yet I tried the iso...
  3. W10 – cannot get it to accept my product code

    I use W7 Home 32-bit with an OEM version on Toshiba laptop. It has SP1 installed. I live in the United Kingdom.

    I used Magical Jelly Bean Keyfinder to find my product code. I also ran Belarc...
  4. If MS accepts the need to provide more guidance...

    If MS accepts the need to provide more guidance on what a W10 update will do I might be content. It is disappointing to see, in W7, for KB3075249, KB3080149, KB3068708, etc all had, on the update...
  5. Coochin Thanks for your comment on the absence...

    Coochin
    Thanks for your comment on the absence of W7. I now understand what has happened.
    I successfully restored using a Macrium image.
    Brian
  6. BruceR To make sure I am on the right track....

    BruceR
    To make sure I am on the right track.
    Open the DVD within W7, find the setup.exe and double click it to get underway?
    Brian
  7. In W10 Settings > Recovery there is no “Go back to Windows 7”

    I have used Windows 7 since late 2009 and have kept it up-to-date so I definitely have a valid copy.

    As I had not received the GetW10 app I decided to try to install. I used Media Creation Tool...
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    Paul Thanks for your ideas. The updates you...

    Paul

    Thanks for your ideas. The updates you referred to have been made. I ran the diagnostic tool again and got a message that I needed to install KB2952664. I had. So I uninstalled it. Rebooted....
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    No W10 icon

    I have not had the icon added automatuically to my W7 laptop. From https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/3081048 i saw there was now a diagnostic tool available so I downloaded it. Before running it...
  10. SlimCleaner - 'Windows update' entry in Advanced tab

    I have just re-installed Windows 7 and installed SlimCleaner.
    In the Advanced tab is an entry 'Windows update'. The words linked to the entry state "Installation files left by the Windows Autonmatic...
  11. SF99 Yiou are correct that remastersys has...

    SF99

    Yiou are correct that remastersys has been discontinued but see http://sourceforge.net/projects/os4systemimage/files/Remastersys%203.0.4-2/ where you can downlod the latest version. ...
  12. I have used remastersys for several years to make...

    I have used remastersys for several years to make an image - in my case from Mint 12 to Mint 16. I first used it on Ubuntu but have not used Ubuntu recently.

    remastersys can be found in the...
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    I have just installed Thunderbird and had a few...

    I have just installed Thunderbird and had a few problems making it work - it is how my ISP implements smtp.

    My problem seems to be similar to yours - an account cannot be removed.

    On first...
  14. Bruce I was using 3.16.1666 and I note the url...

    Bruce

    I was using 3.16.1666 and I note the url pointing to a possible error.

    I updated to 3.17 and the hot fix uninstaller is still present.

    Satrow

    Thanks for your comments on it being a...
  15. Ccleaner and "hot fix uninstaller" tick box

    On my XP machine I have recently installed Ccleaner. I ticked the "hot fix uninstaller" box to see what it showed. It identified 2418 files totalling 687MB. I have googled to see what hot fixes are...
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    Thanks for the advice on Hosts manager

    Dr Who

    Thanks for the comment on Hosts manager. I provide advice to senior citizens in Bath, England. One has recently commented on the problems when the grandson messes up the PC having visited...
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    I would like to endorse kehander's comment and...

    I would like to endorse kehander's comment and suggest adding the NoScript extension to his list. I have not seen a pop up/scripting problem for three/four years.

    With NoScript you need to...
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    how to uninstall OEM software

    satrow

    Thanks for the url. I will now progress it. I have an OEM laptop with lots of applications I cannot get rid off. One noxious example is Works where I did an uninstall but it still persists...
  19. Joe Thanks for the reply. I will do the update...

    Joe

    Thanks for the reply. I will do the update and that will stop Secunia advising the update is required.

    Incidentally Windows Update have never offered the patch.

    Brian
  20. satrow - post 6 I am interested in "you could...

    satrow - post 6

    I am interested in "you could create your own install for W7, mine uses about 4G". Can you point me in the direction of how to do it please? Currently I make an image in case I...
  21. Microsoft Visual C++ 2005 Redistributable Package (x86) - do I need it?

    I use Secunia PSI to check for updates/old applications. I recently got a report
    "This program was detected as Insecure, it is strongly recommended that you apply the latest security patch from...
  22. I have also found wubi to be successful. I...

    I have also found wubi to be successful. I followed the wizard and allowed Ubuntu to be installed within the C drive. The default size suggested by the installer is 17GB but I only used 8GB as all...
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    My experiences with ubuntu

    I first installed Karmic (9.10) using Wubi within Windows 7. It worked well until I did an update which modified grub and Karmic no longer worked. Googling showed there was a problem with Wubi and...
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    Tim Thanks for the quick response. The url you...

    Tim

    Thanks for the quick response. The url you provided gave me some useful clues.

    I have run AVG and it did not pick up any problem. I found the motive dll in Program Files and inserted XX in...
  25. Retired Geek I see you have four Java consoles...

    Retired Geek

    I see you have four Java consoles in your list of extensions. I found this http://blog.ffextensionguru.com/2010/04/24/uninstalling-java-console-addon/ gave advice on removal and it...
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