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3GB switch will not switch back, vista 32!

Q: 3GB switch will not switch back, vista 32!

Hello all

I just installed 4GB ram on my 32 vista and it only recognized 3GB in the os (vista 32) and all 4GB in the bios. so I decided to use the /3GB Switch, by using that command in bcdedit, it all worked good. The problem is now I have 3069 mb physical memory and ONLY 209 mb Kernal Memory!!! so I used the "bcdedit /deletevalue IncreaseUserVa" and bcedit said it worked successfuly so i restart my pc and it STILL had the same memory! so right now im stuck with only 209 mb Kernal memory! any ideas on how to fix this? I looked all over google and found nothing. Should I keep these settings or try and fix it?how do i fix it?

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A: 3GB switch will not switch back, vista 32!

I am not too familiar with those commands you speak of, but I do have a question: Is the video card built into the motherboard? If so, what amount of system memory is being shared with it? Besides that, I have no more ideas to offer you. Sorry

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Hi folks! This problem is driving me crazy! Mine is a Dell laptop which had XP home edition. Two weeks ago I switched to Vista only to find out that it's incompatible with some of the programs I use, sometimes doesn't recognise my DVD drive, and causes other problems. I want to get rid of this stupid OS. I first tried to uninstall Vista but it's nowhere in the system! Neither is XP. Then I tried over and over to reformat the hard drive so I could reinstall my XP disk. But I'm getting the message that I couldn't do so because the system is "write protected." I did a Google search and found out that Microsoft has created problems for reversion from Vista to XP. I called Mocrosoft teck suppport and they said my warranty covers only the hardware, and that they could help me out for a charge of $129. I would greatly appreciate your help.

April 7
 

A:Can't switch back from Vista to XP

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I had windows home prenium and I upgraded it to windows vista Ultimate. I got it from
[link deleted by mod].
I did this because i wanted a fresh start and my hard drive was filling up. When i upgraded it, and windows alerted me that it wasnt geniune. I did not do enough researching. I still have my windows prenium old files and does anyone know how to restore it back to windows prenium. Please no negative comments and help would be very much appreciated.
 

A:How to switch back to Vista Home Prenium

Welcome to TSG!

You can't downgrade, you'll need to do a clean install. Probably a good idea anyways, there may be more surprises in the Ultimate version you installed than just not being Genuine.

If this is a Major Brand system, you may have a Recovery Partition that will restore the PC to the way it was when it left the factory. This usually deletes all files, same as a clean install, though some have an option to save your documents.
You'll need to check the User Manual to see how to access it. CTRL+F11 for Dells, F10 for HP I believe.

Otherwise just boot with the Vista Home Premium DVD. Be sure you select the Custom install option (should be the only one you can choose).

You'll get to a screen to select the partition to install on. Select the correct partition (if you have more than one) then click Drive Options (Advanced) and delete the partition. You can then create a new partition then install.

HTH

Jerry
 

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I recently bought a laptop from my school and it came with Ubuntu installed on it. I wanted to switch to windows because that is what I have always used. So when I put the windows vista installation disk into the **** drive and rebooted my laptop it didn't boot into it. So I opened the disk up in Ubuntu and loaded the setup.exe (which I had to install wine to use), however when I tried to load the installation it said this:
"This computer does not have enough space for temporary files. Windows installation needs atleast 448 megabytes (MB) of space of any partition for temporary files. To install Windows, free enough space and restart the installation.

error code: 0x80004005"

I have around 200 gb of free space on my drives though. Does anyone have any idea what I need to do to be able to install vista? I'm completely lost by now.
 

A:I can't switch from Ubuntu back to Windows Vista

You need to change the boot order in BIOS, so your computer will boot from the DVD, rather than the disk.
 

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Need to no if I have this right

they have a dsl modem going to a Linksys router to a 24 port switch then to a little 4 port switch. sure, so then Would it be modem to router then router to any port on the big switch or is there an uplink port on the big switch it should go to? then you would hook a cat5e from one of the regular ports on the 24 port switch and run it to the uplink port on the 4 port switch need to no if the whole sequence is right. Hope someone can help, john will told me the cable would go from the big switch to the uplink on the small switch but I am wondering if I have it all right or not and wonderiing about from the router to the 24 port switch does the cable just go in a regular port in the big switch or if there is an uplink port does it go there. Hope you can understand my rambleing here. Thanks (please don't send me to a link) just need to no modem to router to regular port or uplink port on 24 port switch then from regular port on 24 port switch to uplink port on the 4 port switch. Thanks
 

A:Solved: Windows xp hookup question for modem, router, switch, to switch?

Router to uplink port on 24 port switch, and then normal port on the 24 port switch to uplink port on the second 4 port switch. An auto-MDX port on a device negates the need to worry about uplink ports for that particular cable connection.
 

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I have Windows 7 Professional on my PC. In the first load I had, the PC should automatically detect if the LAN cable was plugged in, turn off the wireless radio, and change the network icon in the right bottom corner to reflect the cable was now in use.
Unfortunately, I had to reload my PC, and since then I can't get it to do it again.
So, what I'd like to achieve is this: Have Windows automatically detect when the cable is plugged in, turn of the wireless radio, and change the network icon in the right bottom corner to reflect the cable is in use - and, obviously, vice versa.
Can someone tell me what I need to do, please?

A:Have Windows 7 automatically switch to LAN when cable is plugged in and switch to wireless when it's removed

Hi,
There are two methods can help you.
1. Go to <Network and Sharing><Change Adapter Settings> and right click your wired and wireless adapters one at a time to change the properties. Select IPv4, click <Properties>
then click <Advanced>. For each one, clear the "Automatic metric" check box and assign the metric value manually. Setting your wired adapter?s metric value lower than wireless adapter one, such as ?1? for wired adapter and ?2? for wired adapter.

2. Go to <Network and Sharing><Change Adapter Settings>,
hold down 'alt' to bring up the "File" menu, select "Advanced", select
"Advanced Settings" from the dropdown menu, adjust the priority of your wired adapter higher than your wireless adapter in the "Advanced Settings" window under the "Adapters and Bindings" tab.
Hope this helps.Please remember to click ?Mark as Answer? on the post that helps you, and to click ?Unmark as Answer? if a marked post does not actually answer your question. This can be beneficial to other community members reading the thread.

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Am a new Networking BEE I had built a small network of 20 systems at my office and there I had connected a switch and router.

All the switch ports have been covered by all the systems and one port is given to the router
switch(20)----router(LAN)
|
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HUB(8ports)

And also I connected a HUB to the switch ..

It works fine for my internet connections to all the systems but how do i make authentication of passwords and username to my network systems from one server which I use server 2003 at one system

let me know the detailed step by step procedure to build.........

I would feel very happy If at all any Suggestions for me to make my Business grow.....

As early as possible ................

Thanks in Advance

Smiles....[][]
 

A:Connection of Router to Switch and also a Hub to Switch - N/W systems internet share

>>I use server 2003 at one system

you need to enable Network Login, but that requires that win2003 have

a domain controller
a DHCP service
and a DNS service.
the Domain Controller is just another name for LDAP and it becomes the control point
for all systems.

get some books on Configuring Win2003 Server
 

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I have a wireless router connected to my modem, and ALL PC's connect to that for internet.

I also have a gigabit switch I use to transfer data in between several of the machines. I do it quite often and I don't want it eating up the wifi bandwidth.
I have done it before, but it has been a long time and I cannot remember how I forced internet traffic over the wifi and local traffic through the switch
Is the only way to do it to specifically tell Windows to use the IP address of the LAN connection? I know it will work that way, forcing local traffic directly to that IP, but I seem to remember there being an easier way to do this.

Thanks.
 

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We have 3 16 port switches connected to our router. Everything has been in place and working well since last May.
Beginning this week, as soon as one employee arrives and turns on his pc, every pc on that switch loses internet access. Not network access - can still see other pc's - just no internet.

The pc causing the problems is the oldest on our network, but it is running Win10 like the others. When I check the stats on the router for his IP address, his has the highest transmission numbers.

We are scheduled to replace that pc within the next 2 weeks, but is there something I can/should look at doing in the mean time?
 

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Is it possible to switch off a laptop screen - laptop runs Windows 7 - and prevent it being switched on again, without inputting a password?

I need to keep the laptop running, therefore I can't put it to sleep and logging-off has become a pain.

I've tried the Power Options, but the display comes on again when the mouse is nudged.

I've also tried "Fn + F6" on my Acer laptop, which switches off the screen, but an accidental key press brings it to life again.

Any ingenious little prog around? None I've seen have that crucial password privacy aspect.

A:How to switch off laptop screen & password protect switch on again?

a password is is used when you are out but if you are home you don't need a password.. unless you don't trust somebody...

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One question I need to know

If you go from DSL modem to Router then Router to switch
my question is then
If I wanted to hook another mini linksys switch into the bigger switch would you run the cat5e cable from the first switch to a reg port in the second switch or would you run it to the uplink port and then hook the 1 or 2 computers into the reg ports of the second switch.??
 

A:Solved: Windows xp-question of hookup switch to switch?

Obviously, run it to the uplink port if available.
 

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hi all,

system gets hang, pc configuration is intel 865bgf motherboard with PIV 3ghz ht processor with 80 gb samsung hdd and 266 mb ddr i reinstalled the operating system (xp pro) changed smps and changed 256 ddr but the problem still continues, when the system gets hang i am not able to use my keyboard or mouse i have to restart the system , please help me and also i have to know weather is this the hardware issue or the software issue, and also i am facing same problem with same configuration with the other customer pc .
warm regards,
pradeep
 

A:system gets hang (it freezes) only option is to switch off and switch on

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Hi everyone, I searched through the forums but couldn't really find what I was looking for.

Currently we have a DHCP server set up to a switch, that has a special line connecting to a switch in our shop which is just across our back lot, giving network access to the few computers over there. They recently put in a new machine that needs network access, but they have already accidentally cut two ethernet cords. I'm looking to provide a wireless solution for the machine, but I don't want to have to spend a few thousand dollars on a large wireless switch.

Can I plug a wireless router into the switch in our shop, and essentially turn it into a wireless bridge, or is there another, simpler way to do this?

If this has already been answered, sorry for missing it!

Thanks!
 

A:Solved: DHCP Server -> Switch -> Switch -> Wireless

While you could use a router, or even configure the router to act as an access point, why not just buy a true access point? They start at $27: http://www.newegg.com/Store/SubCate...ame=Wireless-AP-Bridges-Repeaters&Order=PRICE
 

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Hi all. Is it safe to turn off the power outlet without turning off the switch on the back of the PSU after shutting down Windows?

A:PSU Back Switch

If you mean like a power strip, then yes.

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I was about to install the update for Firefox and after I clicked finish; It didn't seem like anything was loading, so I selected firefox startup. ( I'm still not even sure if anything was loading in the first place )

Anyway, I guess that could have been part of the problem, but there's more; I closed that window before I was about to finish because It looked like there were two windows open, but when I closed one, the other followed.

And anyway, I clicked the firefox setup icon on my desktop again and completed it this time, but for some reason, there are now three firefox icons on my desktop that don't even work!

On top of that, I can't even delete them; it says cannot read the source file or disk, or something like that. Anyway, I somehow even managed to delete the other version of firefox that was on my desktop when I dragged another to the recycle bin.

Now, I have to go to the start menu now if I want to use firefox.

The critical update icon is still on this version, so I guess if I could some how manage to delete this immortal firefox shortcuts, I'd be good. But what do I know?
 

A:Someone help me before I switch back to IE

The firefox updater can cause problems, I never use it, I just download the new version from the site. First off open the Task manager (right click taskbar - Task Manager), and stop any instance of Firefox.exe. Delete the Shortcuts on the desktop.

Uninstall Firefox from add/remove programs, then install the new version.
The Profile folder will still be on your PC, so extensions etc will be in the new version.

Or if you want to perform a clean install, then the following is from my post yesterday.

http://forums.techguy.org/t359484.html

Lister said:

For a Clean install of Firefox...

Best advice is to download the latest Firefox installer, then uninstall Firefox. copy the following files from the profile folder to a safe location (desktop folder perhaps?).

The Profile is located in (WinXP) = C:\Documents and Settings\*username*\Application Data\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\*randomcharacters*.default

FILES to KEEP before deleting the old profile

# bookmarks.html Bookmarks.
# prefs.js Current user preferences.
# user.js User-added preferences (overrides prefs.js every startup).
# cookies.txt Cookies.
# hostperm.1 Cookies permissions, image permissions, and extension website install permissions list.
# signons.txt Saved passwords. Requires the "key3.db" file to work.
# key3.db Supplements password file.

Then delete the Mozilla folder in Application data and any remaining 'Mozilla Firefox' folder in 'Program Files'.

Reinsta... Read more

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Is it possible to go back to 98 from XP without having to do a reformat ? If so, what are the steps.
 

A:Switch back from XP to 98

If you selected to do the full backup when requested by the XP upgrade install there will be an option in the ADD/REMOVE section to remove the XP install.
If you didnt,then no.
 

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Hello.

I upgraded to IE 8 just a few weeks ago. As luck would have it, I was also granted free hosting space with my employer. My employer arranged a secured connection so I can access my control panel (https). IE continues demanding a certificate and I just found out there's no way to disable this. I get the "Microsoft can't verify..." There's no way I'm getting a security certificate just to access my control panel. The domains I have are information sites, they're free (no financial transactions at all), and I do not have any need for a secure setting beyond domain administration. Likewise, this is the only site of this kind I visit and the only one that gives me that warning.

I think this is a very ridiculous measure and the setting, as well as the choice to visit, should be up to the user. Today, I found I can't access my control panel at all. I suspect it relates to IE's hassle over the site. I don't like the new IE. How can I revert back to the old one?

Any help will be greatly appreciated.

A:Switch IE 8 back??

Just an update. Computability mode doesn't work with the site, either.

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Can any one advised me

I want to implement network on 6 Floor , 12-12 Port on each portion in one floor, total 24 ports on each floor keeping in mind distance between the each floors how do i connect them with fiber cable (which fiber cable i required) so speed remain constant for all floors.

How is my Idea to implement...right from server room in 1 floor where all internet connection providing to each floor. Cascading from 1 to 2 , 2 to 3, 3 to 4, 4 to 5, 5 to 6. UPon this setup...do i get into a low speed bandwith comparing to 1 floor Network. Does Network Gets slow by connecting through Cat5 UTP cable in cascading example.

Please adviced me.

-Thank Q>
Shiraz
 

A:How Can i Connect Gigabyte Switch to Gitabyte Switch

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Hello,

I use windows 7.
When I turn on laptop (acer Aspire 5742) cannot connect to internet until I switch user and log in again. Soon as I touch any browser icon the rest of computer stops responding as well. It's only me on computer. Have virgin media security/ spyware/ virus protection. Tried CCleaner. After I switch user everything is fine.
Additional info; On 16th October had great difficulty getting my emails from Yahoo. Sometimes sign-in box appeared without my security signature and different style of writing for browser remembered log-on details.

Cheers,

Gordon.
 

A:Solved: have to switch user to continue after switch on

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I thought that I had this all figured out, but my dad just asked me a question about my setup, and I can't answer it.

The setup is like this:
[ip-phones + computers]-->[small switch]-->[managed L2 switch]-->[router]-->[modem]

I have several ip-phones and computers grouped into blocks of 8. Each set of 8 is a medley of phones/computers connected to a small switch http://www.linksys.com/servlet/Sate...nksys/Common/VisitorWrapper&lid=3681322279B34

Each of these switches, in turn, will be connected to a managed L2 switch http://www1.ca.dell.com/content/products/productdetails.aspx/pwcnt_3448p?c=ca&cs=calca1&l=en&s=biz that will create 2 VLANS: One VLAN will contain all of the phones, and the other will contain all of the computers. In turn, each VLAN will have its own router and DSL modem, thereby separating the network traffic.

I know that I can use this L2 switch to make the VLANS based on the MAC addresses of the devices. However, the smaller switches do not support 802.1q [VLANs]. Will it be a problem that the smaller switches do not support VLANs? Essentially, will this setup work to split up network traffic?

Thanks once again,
-Roger
 

A:Computer, switch, switch, router, modem

I have the same DELL switch for my phones. You PoE will not carry across the linksys switches, so that is the first problem.
Next are the computers attached to the phones? Or does each device get its own drop?

And whats this about 2 routers and modems? Thats a bit over kill!! QoS would do the trick.

I would run all the devices off the Dell and attach the computers to the Phones (most IP Phones have a passthrough port) Configure the Dell with trunk ports with the Computer VLAN passing untagged traffic making it the native VLAN. While having the phones on a Tagged VLAN(If you phones conig allows you to set the VLAN in its config great! If not you can bind the MAC to the VLAN). The you create a QoS policy giving the VoIP traffic priority!
 

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Hi, guys. I have connected Huawei switch S5700-24TP-SI-AC with Cisco switch 2960 using one single fiber with LX SFP. The port is up on one side (Blinking on Huawei side) and down on Cisco side...Please help.
 

A:Huawei switch vs Cisco switch, How to connect

What kind of 2960 switch do you have? Have you checked the interface to verify the switch recognizes the optic and all the stats report back as normal? Are you using a Cisco branded optic? Do you see light being shot out from the optic in the 2960?
 

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Hi Everyone.....
So, I just got Wireless Broadband hooked up in my business. I hooked the LAN to the Router and then hooked up a 16 port gigabit switch. I have three terminals coming out of it (in the bcak of the building) as well as a line running to the front of the building. At the front of the building I have the line going into another 16 port gigabit switch. I have 4 computer terminals coming out of that switch. I AM getting internet at the back of the building .....but nothing at any of the terminals after the second switch (front of the building). Can someone help?

Thanks!
 

A:Router to Switch to Switch.....No Internet at end terminals

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i have this sr224 switch and i like to connect it to my giga network sr2024 switch.
now, i plug a utp belden cat5e to port 1 of sr224 and the other end to port 1 of sr2024.
what i got is the whole panel lights of sr224 will blink very fast.
is this normal? or sr224 and sr2024 cannot be paired?

thanks in advance guys
 

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My brothers PC has Vista 32Bit on it and a DX9 GFX card, would his system run games better if he switched to XP? Or would the difference be Negligible?
 

A:Switch back to XP for games?

He would probably get a 5+ fps increase from what i've heard from friends, the reason I upgraded to Vista is solely for DirectX 10. Not because it may be better or anything, but because I'm on a mod team and DX 10 is required :-/
 

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Hello,

I installed the Windows 7 trial version a while ago. My laptop originally came with Windows XP and I would like to switch back to using that. I still have my disc to put XP back on the computer but when I put it in, I get error messages. I would really appreciate any advice.

Thanks!!!
 

A:How do I switch back to XP from Windows 7?

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Seems to be an ongoing problem with Task Scheduler being corrupted when reverting back to Windows 7.  Has anyone been able to help with this problem?

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Hey there!

Apols if this has been covered a lot in the forum, but a search baffled my untrained eyes..!

Have just purchased this; HP Pavilion g6-2210sa 15.6" Laptop - Red Deals | Pcworld

Upon hearing that I was up for the challenge of setting it up myself, the sales assistant pointed out that the very first thing I must do is back up the OS (windows 8).

I asked, 'oh, is the OS on a hidden partition?' .. and he said no, its in the BIOS. And I only have one chance to make a back-up copy, as soon as I switch on. Also; if I have software issues after that point, but haven't backed up the OS, I can't claim it under the manufacturer's warranty as an issue.

I believe that the .. key? .. is in the bios now, so I never have to worry about losing it, but apart from that .. egad.

Is there an auto-prompt, or do I need to do a regular ol' back-up .. and where do I back it up to, a separate hard drive/dvd etc?

So. I have this shiny, new, laptop. In it's shiny, new, unopened box, right now. And am starting to wonder if I should have coughed up the ?50 to get 'em to set it up for me..!

Advice, please?

Thanks!

A:Have to back up the OS from BIOS upon first switch-on?

Welcome to EightForums.

   Information

We always assume you have made your Recovery Disks using the OEM manufacturer's Recovery Media Creator app the first day you had your new PC.
& made the Startup Repair CD.
Recovery Drive - Create with USB Flash Drive in Windows 8
System Repair Disc - Create in Windows 8




Did you make the OEM manufacturer's Recovery Disks?

http://h10032.www1.hp.com/ctg/Manual/c03502680.pdf








Originally Posted by HP/Compaq



Creating HP Recovery media

HP Recovery Manager is a software program that offers a way to create recovery media after you
successfully set up the computer. HP Recovery media can be used to perform system recovery if the
hard drive becomes corrupted. System recovery reinstalls the original operating system and the
software programs installed at the factory, and then configures the settings for the programs. HP
Recovery media can also be used to customize the system or aid in the replacement of a hard drive.



How to
Performing an HP System Recovery (Windows 8) | HP? Support






? If the HP Recovery media do not work, you can obtain recovery media for your system from the
HP website. For U.S. support, go to Contact HP / Customer Service | HP. For worldwide support, go
to Contact HP Worldwide | HP.

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debating to switch back to xp 64 bit system. first lets hear your best pitch as to why i should keep vista compared to xp. second I did read a website that said microsoft is allowing owners of ultimate to go back to xp at no additional charge for a key code. has anyone done this or know of anyone that has switched back.


thx for the words

badog

A:wanting to switch back to xp

You can't easily go back. You would need a clean install for XP x64. You need to backup data.

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My grandson thinks he is a computer whiz. He reinstalled Windows 7 on my computer and now I do not have access to my prgrams. How can I reinstall my Windows.old file?
 

A:Switch back to Windows.old

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When I upgrade to 10 and I end up not liking it, is there a way to switch back to 8.1?

A:Is there a way to switch back to windows 8.1

Originally Posted by Tim87


When I upgrade to 10 and I end up not liking it, is there a way to switch back to 8.1?



Press or left click Windows Key/Icon, Select Settings, Select Update & Security, Select Recovery, Select Go Back To Windows 8.1

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I have so many problems with Win 10 that I want to change back to Win 7. Is it practical to do a clean install of Win 7 after previously migrating all my programs to Win 10? Will I just have to go back to Win 10 in the future?

A:Is It Practical To Switch Back To Win 7?

Hi, Sorry to hear of your difficulties. Your PC isn't compatible with Win 10 according to this list
Windows 10 - Which model supports upgrade to Windows 10?

- I couldn't quickly find one for the USA so you could check that as it could be a US only model.

If you had been using disk imaging, you could simply have restored images created before you upgraded in a couple of hours- maybe less.

Yes, you can clean install Win 7: I would suggest you use disk imaging to image what you have now so that you have a full backup which allows you to retrieve almost anything you forgot to back up any other way.

Nothing will force you to upgrade to Win 10, and you can reinstall that or restore your disk images any time you like.

Creating disk images lets you restore Windows and all your disks and partitions to a previous working state, quickly and probably without technical help.

You can recover from:
- a failed disk drive (restore to a new one)
- ransomware (which encrypts your disk)
- user error
- unrecoverable problems from failed updates to problem programs
- unbootable PC (hardware faults aside)

Images also act as a full backup- you can extract files too.

You can even use images to help you move more easily and quickly to a new PC.

Imaging can even help you sleep at night knowing you have a second chance.

Many here recommend Macrium Reflect (free) as a good robust solution and more reliable than some others. It?s
- more feature rich
- more flexible
- more reliable
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After a virus wiped out my WinXP, was told to get Win7..so I did, but I want my XP back. Any ideas on the easiest/best way to do that? Was thinking dl XP and then dump Win7..? It was preloaded so I don't have a disk.
Thanks if you can help an old girl out..lol
 

A:Switch back to WinXP

If Windows 7 was preloaded, it may not be possible to find drivers that will let the hardware work in XP. If you can post back with the make and model of the computer, someone will be able to say if it's possible.

 

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My desktop has inputs for both HDMI and VGA. I want to connect my tv (for watching movies-HDMI) and a separate vga monitor for regular computer work. Is there a way to "switch" between these two? Now I have to unplug the HDMI connection and connect the VGA, and vice versa. Is there a switch box, etc, I might use? Or is there a way to have them both connected to computer and switch thru the computer?? Very confused...Appreciate any help!

A:How to switch back and forth between hdmi and vga?

By using the software that is installed for your Graphics adapter. Suggest you read the documentation on your adapter and the software for it.

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My windows defender firewall has switched off and won't switch on I have avg on my laptop and neither is that it won't allow me on the internet because if this any help would be appreciated

A:firewall wont switch back on

windows firewall may not turn on if you already have another firewall running.

Also viruses will prevent windows firewall from turning on..

What antivirus are you using and what version..

Run a scan of the system...

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Hi guys .

I want to know How to revert or switch back from this Ugly windows live hotmail , to my old msn hotmail , right now im using the classic version , I just dont find the Option to switch back to my msn hotmail old format page .
I tried looking into Options on the right top part of the page but... nope NADA , I tried going to the Full version of windows live and then try to switch back to calssic live and then look around for the option of the msn
hotmail switch tab, but so far NO LUCK !!


Is there a way to revert it ?? because the new live hotmail it's ugly I dont like it
pls. Help I tried searching the forums threads, but I didnt find an answer to this question , pls . somebody Knows how to do this switch to msn.hotmail ?

If I uninstall my msn explorer and reinstall it , do you think guys that my msn hotmail will be back ... like for default or the Ugly live hotmail will be there still ?

thanks for help.
 

A:Solved: Switch back To msn Hotmail How Too .

Pls . guys don,t let me hanging in the line with this one
For sure other ppl . have the same situation.
thank you very much and pls. forgive my ignorance .
I try searching the net but , they say the same thing , that in the page will give me the option , but I just don't find that option.
Toti
 

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I reformatted my hard drive last week and installed XP. I don't like XP and I want to go back to Windows 2000. What is the best way to go about that?
 

A:Switch back to Windows 2000

do the same thing with the 2k cd but remove any partitions, format ntfs and the install starts.
 

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I installed xp with the classic look and would like to bring the new logon screen back. How do I turn it back on? can't find direction anywhere?

thanks in advance

A:switch xp back using new logon screen

Go to Start>Control Panel and double click on User Accounts. Under Pick a Task choose Change the way users log on or off. Check the box next to Use the Welcome Screen, click Apply Options, Reboot.

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I have a desktop pc I just built I am currently using my laptop HD in my desktop machine if I was to put the laptop HD back in the laptop would it bootup and run programs like normal or will I have to reinstall the os and all programs

A:can I switch my HD back to my laptop from desktop

You would need to clean install the OS and all the programs.

If the OS for the desktop was installed on the laptop hard drive (installed in the desktop) then all of the drivers in the OS are geared for the desktop. None of the drivers needed to run on the laptop are installed. It would not start up.

You could install the hard drive in the laptop and then do a Repair Install on the existing OS installation to try and save some time and effort, but these can result in some strange behaviors in some cases.
To have the best OS installation you really should do a clean install.

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I initially had both on my computer
 

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Recently, my Alt + Tab switched back to the classic format. i LOVE the windows 7 aero view, and would appreciate any help in getting it back. Thanks!

A:How to switch Alt + Tab back to Aero view

Hi,
You can take the following steps to have a try.
1. Right click the taskbar and choose properties.
2. Check the “Use Aero Peek to preview the desktop” box
3. Click OK
 
If you still have some problems, please post here.

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My laptop was hacked by company saying they were a subsidiary of Microsoft and I now cannot switch it back on. Microsoft have asked me to email Toshiba to request an ISO file for vista which I can download to a USB stick. When I message Toshiba, the site doesn't understand the question. Please help

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Hello all,

I've just pressed wrongly Fn+F4 instead of Fn+F5 on my Compaq Laptop. Then my monitor is not smooth any more. Then I rightclick on Desktop -> Properties -> Display Setting. I select something that I can't remember now. Something like switch to 2nd monitor... And then the monitor goes blank and black. I can't see anything. I guess it has switched to external monitor. As I rightclick on Desktop, it has 1 more entry: [NVidia Display] -> [Laptop display] and [TV]. I select each of them but nothing changes. I do some searching, this result seems to be similar:
http://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20080502203000AAz7Ynr

but I tried to press many times Fn+F4 but nothing helps. When I rightclick on Desktop, the menu context appears, but I can't see the Display Setting window any more.

How can I switch back to default monitor? Just by editing Registry or ini file...?

Please help me, tell me how to do now? Thank you a million!
 

A:Solved: I can't switch back to default monitor!

OK, I use a second monitor, plug into the laptop. Then the "real" display is shown in the second monitor. On that screen I restore the default monitor to the laptop (primary). OK for now. Thank God!
 

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Hi guys My tiny dog climbed up on my Yoga 2 while I wasnt looking. He put his paws on the keyboard and now my touchscreen has stopped working. I have tried all the usual steps: a restart, fn + F10. There are no drivers for this thing listed on the Lenovo Website. I am tempted to do a factory reset. I am a little confused why it stopped working at all, but I am partially disabled and I really miss using the touchscreen.Can anyone help me with this who is very familar with Android -based OS?

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WinXP Pro SP2
For some unknown reason it has quit changing from sending sound to the speakers to sending it to USB when I plug my USB headset in. Or vica versa when I unplug the headset.

I had this once before and the only solution that worked was to boot into safe mode and select "Open last configuration that worked". However, this time it did not fix the problem.

I have checked the obvious like making sure that nothing was set to mute, or making sure that the headset was working by doing the sound and microphone check.I don't know what to do next.

Any help please?
 

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heya guys

Im in need of some advice, my computer died today when i went to shut it down instead of going through the normal process of windows shutdown it just instantly turned off, and one of the lights on the front strated flashing i have to lights onthe front one is the hard drive and tbh im not sure what the other light indicates its just on all the time pretty much when my pc is on.

anyways iv tried changing he power cables and letting my pc cool down but no luck its still dead as a dodo. im thinking its not the power supply unit as the ligh on my network cable slot is still lit up so it must be getting power right, perhaps its the switch? i dont know im really worried incase its a problem with my hard drive and i might have lost all my uni work on there!? but i really dont know hope someone on here can give me some advice, i just went to a local pc repair shop and the guy didnt want help me at all because he said he didnt have enough time to fix it anyways any advice would be great

thanks alot

Lucy xx
 

A:Desktop just died, wont switch back on please help

When you attempt to boot up your pc what happens? do you have anything displayed on the screen, do you hear the computer being turned on at all or is it just not starting up at all?

Indeed my guess would be a Bugged PSU if nothing pops up on screen and you don't hear the pc turn on. If you hear the pc turn on (fans spinning and all) but do not get anything on screen followed by a shutdown then its most likely the motherboard.

You might be running a cheap PSU and that has a potential to even fry your computers parts and components. If it boils down to the PSU, i suggest investing in a reliable PSU like Antec perhaps or Silverstone
 

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Watching youtube, and playing some games, and watching VLV --- whenever I switch between speakers and headphones the audio stops. I have to refresh the youtube page or reload the VLC video.

Is there a way to get around this?

I use autohotkey to switch, but that shouldn't matter. The problem is there when I manual switch via the sound menu.

If you can fix this I will be in debt. Ty

A:switch between headphones and speakers, and cant get sound back

You should not have to manually switch anything when going between headphones and speakers if you use the correct jacks. The front panel connection on the motherboard should be used to connect to the case front panel jacks, and use the HD Audio, not the AC97 connection for the motherboard connection so it will auto sense.

Otherwise, a little more info on what you are doing.

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