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Forum: Windows 7 October 24th, 2009, 11:22 PM
Replies: 39
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Posted By PurestLight
I made a set of backup discs when I got the PC so...

I made a set of backup discs when I got the PC so thats something. Ill give it a go tomorrow, its late now and I shouldnt do these things when Im snoozy :)
Forum: Windows 7 October 24th, 2009, 10:57 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 17,330
Posted By PurestLight
J: is the 158.63 GB partition, its at the end of...

J: is the 158.63 GB partition, its at the end of Disk0. I think I could extend D: into J: but I cant extend J: into anything (Extend volume is greyed out):

...
Forum: Windows 7 October 24th, 2009, 07:12 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 17,330
Posted By PurestLight
I deleted the J: drive, and that has now become...

I deleted the J: drive, and that has now become unallocated space (158.63 GB) which is what I expected.

I deleted the G: drive and it became Free Space, not unallocated. Either way I can't...
Forum: Windows 7 October 24th, 2009, 06:37 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 17,330
Posted By PurestLight
-my W7 is an upgrade version -by virtue of...

-my W7 is an upgrade version

-by virtue of installing W7 on the Vista Ultimate drive, then the qualifying OS is Vista Ultimate


-I didnt have to justify installing Vista Ultimate, this wasnt...
Forum: Windows 7 October 24th, 2009, 03:24 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 17,330
Posted By PurestLight
Sorry I didnt see this Page 3! Ahhh this is...

Sorry I didnt see this Page 3!

Ahhh this is getting complicated now lol please bear with me :)

Youre right Dan, it does appear to be a mess but its not as bad as it looks, honestly!

Thank...
Forum: Windows 7 October 23rd, 2009, 10:27 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 17,330
Posted By PurestLight
Ive looked but I cant see it Here's a...

Ive looked but I cant see it

Here's a screenshot:

http://i2.photobucket.com/albums/y14/PurestLight/Julies%20Pics/diskmanagement2.jpg

If it's on the same partition as the full W7, will it...
Forum: Windows 7 October 23rd, 2009, 09:42 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 17,330
Posted By PurestLight
Hi Murf, How do I find boot.ini in W7? I...

Hi Murf,

How do I find boot.ini in W7? I cant find it :(
Forum: Windows 7 October 23rd, 2009, 04:34 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 17,330
Posted By PurestLight
Thats ok, I realised it was a typo :) I...

Thats ok, I realised it was a typo :)

I thought about starting over but its just such a PAIN doing the Files and Settings thing. Takes too long lol and Ive already done it twice because I changed...
Forum: Windows 7 October 23rd, 2009, 01:09 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 17,330
Posted By PurestLight
I chose to install Full W7 on the drive where...

I chose to install Full W7 on the drive where W7Beta already was. I thought it would overwrite it or something.

Ive just gone into msconfig, Boot Tab, hi-lighted the entry I dont want and deleted...
Forum: Windows 7 October 23rd, 2009, 12:26 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 17,330
Posted By PurestLight
Ive now installed it on the partition where I had...

Ive now installed it on the partition where I had W7Beta installed. Now when I boot, I have 3 options to choose from -

Windows 7 (which is the new install)
Windows 7 (this is/was the W7 Beta...
Forum: Windows 7 October 22nd, 2009, 09:31 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 17,330
Posted By PurestLight
That was a very useful link AnnMarie, thank you...

That was a very useful link AnnMarie, thank you for that, it clarified things for me.

I now just need to decide where to put W7. I went into Disk Management to find out exactly where I have...
Forum: Windows 7 October 21st, 2009, 08:26 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 17,330
Posted By PurestLight
Its probably me thats got it all wrong lol. I...

Its probably me thats got it all wrong lol. I think I see what you're saying now. So which ever of my OS's I upgrade, that one has to stay in order for me to be able to use W7 and as I can't use the...
Forum: Windows 7 October 20th, 2009, 10:13 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 17,330
Posted By PurestLight
Hi AnnMarie :) Hope you are well etc Thats a...

Hi AnnMarie :) Hope you are well etc

Thats a useful chart thank you

I suppose my best bet is to clean install on my W7 RC drive, as I don't particularly want to lose Vista just yet, even...
Forum: Windows 7 October 20th, 2009, 09:20 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 17,330
Posted By PurestLight
Ive tried everything you suggested, got quite a...

Ive tried everything you suggested, got quite a long way with the compatibility troubleshooter but it fell at the last hurdle and refused to accept that the printer was either powered on/connected to...
Forum: Windows 7 October 20th, 2009, 05:32 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 17,330
Posted By PurestLight
I think its a bit earlier than June 09. I...

I think its a bit earlier than June 09. I downloaded what I thought were the latest drivers from HP, but not the Basic ones, the full package. I had the printer unplugged from the USB when I ...
Forum: Windows 7 October 20th, 2009, 04:28 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 17,330
Posted By PurestLight
I 'removed' the printer, found the disc and...

I 'removed' the printer, found the disc and reinstalled it. I have conflicting messages now though, on the one hand it says its there,
...
Forum: Windows 7 October 20th, 2009, 02:15 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 17,330
Posted By PurestLight
I dont remember actually. Maybe I should somehow...

I dont remember actually. Maybe I should somehow start again (installing the printer)
Forum: Windows 7 October 20th, 2009, 02:14 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 17,330
Posted By PurestLight
Thats good news, thanks :)

Thats good news, thanks :)
Forum: Windows 7 October 20th, 2009, 01:58 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 17,330
Posted By PurestLight
So I can do a clean install on the W7RC drive...

So I can do a clean install on the W7RC drive using the W7 Upgrade disc I am buying?
Forum: Windows 7 October 20th, 2009, 01:43 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 17,330
Posted By PurestLight
Couple of questions

Hi there :wave:

I currently have W7 Evaluation Copy (build 7100) on one HD and Vista HomePrem 64bit on my other HD. I have ordered W7 Ultimate Upgrade and I was wondering if I could simply upgrade...
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