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Q: Fresh Win7 install both buttons right click

Currently working on a Dell Latitude E6500 laptop with a fresh install of Windows 7 Pro 64 and both the left and right trackpad buttons right-click.

I've checked the mouse settings in device manager as well as uninstalled and re-installed the driver.

I tried a second fresh installation of Win7 on a different HDD, same result.

The driver that Windows installed automatically wasn't the Dell trackpad driver, so I tried uninstalling the stock driver and installing the Dell trackpad driver. When I do this neither trackpad button works at all regardless of the settings.

Was hoping someone might have an idea or suggestion as to what I should try next? Thanks in advance, I appreciate your time.


I had it taken apart a couple days ago and didn't notice anything odd or remarkable with the connections or cable.

The trackstick buttons (three above the touchpad) seem to function correctly regardless of which driver is installed.

Changing the settings to reverse right and left button function does change the behaviour of the right button to act as a left click.

Preferred Solution: Fresh Win7 install both buttons right click

I recommend downloading and running DAP. It can help sort out any driver and firmware related issues on your system

It's worked out well for many of us in the past.

You can download it direct from this link http://downloaddap.org. (This link will open the download page of DAP so you can save a copy to your computer.)

A: Fresh Win7 install both buttons right click

If you hook up an external mouse, does it show the same behavior? This will let you know if it is software or hardware related.

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I just installed a fresh copy of windows 8.1 on my Asus N53S laptop that comes stock with Windows 7 and now my keyboard shortcuts for volume do not work. Above the F1-F4 keys i have three buttons to mute, increase and decrease the volume which do not work. The keyboard shortcut's for muting, decreasing and increasing volume do not work either (Fn+F10-F12) but the shortcut for decreasing brightness and turning the screen off works (Fn+F5-F7) If there is any way to get this working again, I'd appreciate the help. Having to use the windows volume slider is a bit of a pain.

A:Hardware Buttons not working with fresh install of Windows

Did you download the chipset drivers for the laptop?

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Hello all,

I have a vaio laptop with a dual boot win7/vista setup. I simply want to format the whole drive back to one large c:\drive, then reinstall windows 7. I have heard horror stories of people saying their boot manager becomes corrupted. or goes missing. I enclose a snapshot of my hard drive config. I would appreciate any advice on this matter.


A:A fresh win7 install over a win7/vista dual boot system ?

is it the only HDD in the laptop (i used to think 1 was the max but i've been encountering people with two recently)? If so, (and if you want to wipe the hard drive completely (don't forget to deactivate any programs, such as iTunes)) just put the install disc in, boot into it (without booting into windows), choose the install option that isn't 'upgrade' (i think it's 'custom' offhand). when it takes you to the partition manager, click 'advanced' on the bottom bit and delete and format all partitions until you have just one big empty disk.
If that doesn't work or if you think it might not, just boot into a Puppy Linux live cd, open up gparted and select the 'new partition table' tool.

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I have read the sticky but i am having a problem beyond that scope i believe. I cannot click on any button that says download or install, install exe files have icons that have changed and the worst part is i have a text file in "my documents" that is titled "AVSDK5_UNINST". If you read it, it seems to be a log file of commands that appears to have disabled my anti virus software. I have system mechanic and AVG Internet security.
The AVG side bar tool says "cannot find AVG services". I have windows 7 ultimate BTW.
should I copy and paste the log here and see what everyone thinks by looking at the command lines?
any help would be great.

i should mention that I just did a clean install due to other viruses that my wife downloaded off of supposed coupon sites. about 20 or 30 trojans and a back door. I am using my laptop with an air card. I have yanked the ethernet cable from the PC and i refuse to even use my wifi for fear of someone attacking my network

A:[SOLVED] cannot click download or install buttons

i know i'm double posting, but the edit button is gone.
In the "log" that I mentioned, one of the lines says "hello, I'm your 32bit impersonated custom action server"
thought that might be important

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I had a run-in with MS Office 2007 that ended up (my bad I'm sure) necessitating a repair install of Windows 7 (64 bit) after a complete uninstall of Office. The Windows repair went well with the exception of a couple of drivers; easily adjusted.

Then I did a clean install of Office 2007. It sort of went well. Except that every time I try to do something with it (like accessing Visual Basic to put my macros back in), it's telling me - incessantly - that files don't have sufficient permission blah, blah. Well, I'm setting the permissions but it's over and over and feels like every file in "Program Files (x86)/Common Files/Microsoft Shared/..." needs permission attention.

Is there ANY way to avoid doing this over and over and over and...? And could I have avoided this by setting something different in one of the installs?


Thanks as always for the help.


A:After Win7 Repair Install & Office 2007 fresh install; no permissions!

Do you get asked for the same file or do they change? Try setting the permission at the folder level?

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Just did a clean install of windows pro on new hdd. Told setup to only install important updates and auto updates in turned off. Searching this forum i found a few folks say "definitely let windows install all the drivers for MOB, devices, etc. they are the experts" while another post said "always use MOB site drivers, since they are often tweaked for exact MOB specs, no matter how old they are". So I'm at a crossroads wondering which to do. Asus software was a nightmare before. Granted, I did install almost all of it, and probably made it a mess (qfan, asusupdater, Volt something something allowing in OS O.C. tweaks, etc). Drivers from them didn't seem to be a problem though. I want to avoid any bloatware which comes along with driver packages sometimes.

I have 1 yellow exclamation in PC properties (USB controller), but that's because everything is running on minimal drivers or no drivers. I did install windows update version of Realtek network card, and ATI display driver, but thats all. I have 3 hdds in the machine, new hdd (ST2000) with win, another new hdd unformatted, and original C: drive (to allow for file transfering, then I will yank it and convert into external for backup). Also have 2 dvd burners. Everything is visible to BIOS and Windows except unformatted ST2000 (will use for applications and data/media). I'm hoping once I do install drivers, however, that this drive will become visible.

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A:Fresh win7 install need driver and HDD install advice

"always use MOB site drivers,

Best to use the manufacturer's drivers.

Windows except unformatted ST2000

Check in Disk management & format.

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This is Windows XP Pro, fresh install on a fresh reformat:

Shuttle SpaceWalker SV24
Celeron 900mhz
256mem / 30hd
Lite-On 52x32x52x
Onboard video, LAN, audio...


Operates fine, until I open some form of explorer (either run: explorer, history in Internet Explorer, if I try and select a driver to install) the screen just clicks off to a blank economy mode, and thats it. Computer doesn't make a sound.

This happens EVERY time I try and click on a foler or file in regular Explorer (not internet explorer), it's really weird.

Yes, I've installed SP1 and ALL the updates. However I can not install the driver updates for this machine since it hangs if I try to select the files.

Yes, I tried reinstalling. I have 5 of these machines, and I've tried 2, both with exact same problem. I've also tried XP home...

Very weird problem. Any ideas? I haven't the faintest clue...

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I just replaced a HDD with a SSD and did a fresh install of Win7-64. One of the first things I do is go to Win Update. Before I do that, I check internet connection by going to msn.com. All I get is a blank screen. Then I tried other websites - Google, AOL.com, Yahoo, etc, all work just fine. BTW, I was using IE10. Then I installed Chrome and also Firefox. Both of these can access any website, but not MSN.com - again a blank screen for both. Any ideas what could be wrong?

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Hey guys,

I've been thinking about buying a new SSD, which I want to install Win 7 on. I currently have Win7 installed to an old piece of junk 80gb SATA drive (and have a seperate 500GB drive) and would really like to just have Win 7 on my SSD. Is there a way I can do this without affecting any of the programs/files I currently have on my system? (I just don't have to have to re-install games/programs etc due to the fresh install)



A:Fresh win7 install to SSD


I'm unsure about your question, you haven't really phrased your issue very well....are you asking whether its possible to just install Windows 7 to the SSD? If so, then the answer is YES.


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? OS - Windows 7
? x64
? system is 1 year old
? OS was installed today
? CPU is AMD Phenom II X4 925 (3.6ghz)
? Video Card is ati radeon 4890
? MotherBoard is gigabyte amd ultra durable 3
? 500w OCZ

hey yall,

i dont know an awful lot about computers, my friend built and installed 7 on this one for me, i'd just like it to work without bsods so i can enjoy it before i have to leave again. i appreciate all yall replies and will check back here in a week or so since yall seem mighty busy. peace and take care.


A:BSOD on fresh win7 x64 install

bump as this has fallen to page 3, really appreciate your time guys, ty.

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Hi guys! I use an old sony vaio laptop with model number VPCSB26FG with a Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit OS.

A few days ago I went to a Sony repair center to reformat my laptop (it didn't have the OS installer when I bought it) and it still have sounds. The next day there was an red x mark on the volume icon and there was no sound! It said that there are "No Audio Output Device is installed".

I download the audio driver from Sony site (http://www.sony-asia.com/support/product/vpcsb26fg) and installed it but after the restart there is still no sound and everything's the same. I tried installing again a few times and still the same.

At the device manager, the only thing under the "Sound, video and game controller" is the Intel(R) Display Audio that is installed and enabled.

I tried looking at the playback devices and checked the "Show Disabled Devices" and "Show Disconnected Devices" and it still says "No audio devices installed".

Now I don't know what to do. Is this maybe a hardware problem? But it still has sound after the reformat and I didn't let it fall or something like that. I hope there's a software solution to this! THANK YOU GUYS! :*

A:No sound after fresh install of win7

Have you tried picking up on other audio drivers? I usually get these to work for me, regardless of mobo: http://realtek-hd-audio-drivers-x64.en.softonic.com/

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I have been getting bsod for a while now and on a bit of research tried memtest86 and had errors on test 13 (corsair vengeance 8gb 2 X 4gb) so I went and got some new ram (corsair vengeance pro 16gb 2 X 8gb) and at the same time a new ssd for a fresh install of win 7
so fresh install of win 7 (with old ide not connected) on new ssd and new ram and also within the last month a new 700w power supply and a new gtx 960 video card and im still getting random bsod
any help would be much appreciated

A:Still getting BSOD after fresh install of win7 on new ssd with new ram

While waiting for someone to comment on BSODs..

3tb ide? You sure it is not a SATA drive in ide mode?(set in BIOS)
Download and run AS SSD (no need to run the benchmark). Take a screenshot and post here please

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I keep getting the 0xA BSOD on my new reinstall of Windows 7 Home Premium x64 (had to reinstall due to motherboard failure - tested all components on another system and they were fine).

Installed WIndows, motherboard, GPU and wireless drivers, and it was fine. Today, amongst things such as iTunes, Skype, 7zip and Steam, I've installed some drivers for my USR 9630 skype phone and Soluto. As soon as the Soluto installer started downloading files, the first BSOD hit. 0xA, BlueScreenView cannot determine the cause. Rebooted, tried to replicate the issue and Soluto installed perfectly. About 10 minutes later, I was on Chrome and the second BSOD happened.

I had problems with the latest version of the wireless card drivers before on my old install (BSODs when opening San Andreas Multi-Player), so I decided to roll back to the ones I had on CD. This worked for longer, 20 minutes or so, and I was watching a video and the third blue screen occurred (slightly different to the first 2). I'm about to uninstall the Skype phone and Soluto to see if that fixes it. Dumps are attached for all 3, if anyone could point me in the right direction it would be appreciated. I am in a rush to fix this as I need my PC for my studies. I did check the Event Viewer and there was a 0xc0000005 error with svchost.exe about a second before all records stopped (on the third BSOD) but couldn't find anything on the internet.

Specs: Phenom II X4 955 BE at stock
Asus M5A97 R2.0
8GB RAM (a 4GB ... Read more

A:BSOD on fresh install of Win7 x64

Disregard this I think - 59000 faults on one of the Corsair modules in Memtest

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I just bought a Lenovo ThinkPad SL410 with Win 7 Pro 64-bit installed. Of course it's crippled with bloatware and of course I wiped the hard drive clean for preparation of a fresh and clean clean install of Win 7 Pro 64-bit. I was gonna use my installation disc and product key from my MS action pack subscription account but figured I shouldn't waste it on this laptop since it came with its own product key.

Before wiping the hard drive I did create recovery discs from the pre-configured/installed hidden recovery partition. How can I install the bundled Windows 7 Pro 64-bit minus the bloatware (as if I'm doing a fresh install from a retail disc) so that it uses the product key included with the laptop?

A:Fresh install of bundled Win7

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I am getting plagued by BSoDs on a fresh (installed yesterday) install of windows 7 pro 64-bit.

This is the second time that windows 7 was installed on this system. The first was also plagued by BSoDs

any help would be greatly appreciated

Is Windows 7 . . .
- x86 (32-bit) or x64 ? 64 bit
- the original installed OS on the system? Custom built system
- an OEM or full retail version? retail version obtained from college IT dept
- OEM = came pre-installed on system
- Full Retail = you purchased it from retailer

- What is the age of system (hardware)? pretty new, built the system in march
- What is the age of OS installation (have you re-installed the OS?) installed OS on 4/17/12

Custom built system

Operating System
MS Windows 7 64-bit SP1

AMD Phenom II X4 960T 28 ?C
Thuban 45nm Technology

CORSAIR Vengeance CMZ8GX3M2A1600C9B
8.00 GB Dual-Channel DDR3 @ 899MHz (9-12-12-30)

MSI 970A-G45 (MS-7693) (CPU 1) 36 ?C

M220VA ([email protected])
1024MB GeForce GTX 550 Ti (EVGA) 38 ?C

Hard Drives
488GB Seagate ST3500320AS ATA Device (SATA) 26 ?C
488GB Seagate ST3500630AS ATA Device (SATA) 32 ?C

Optical Drives

A:BSOD on a fresh install (win7 pro 64 bit)

These crashes were caused by memory corruption/exception (Cx05) probably a driver.
Please run these two tests to verify your memory and find which driver is causing the problem.

* If you are overclocking anything reset to default before running these tests.
In other words STOP!!!

* If you have a Raid update its Driver.


*Download a copy of Memtest86 and burn the ISO to a CD using Iso Recorder or another ISO burning program. Memtest86+ - Advanced Memory Diagnostic Tool

*Boot from the CD, and leave it running for at least 5-7 passes.

Just remember, any time Memtest reports errors, it can be either bad RAM or a bad motherboard slot.

Test the sticks individually, and if you find a good one, test it in all slots.

Any errors are indicative of a memory problem.

If a known good stick fails in a motherboard slot it is probably the slot.

RAM - Test with Memtest86+

Driver Verifer

Using Driver Verifier is an iffy proposition.
Most times it'll crash and it'll tell you what the driver is.
But sometimes it'll crash and won't tell you the driver.
Other times it'll crash before you can log in to Windows.
If you can't get to Safe Mode, then you'll have to resort to offline editing of the registry to disable Driver Verifier.

I'd suggest that you first backup your stuff and then make sure you've got access to another computer so you can contact us if problems arise.
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Hi guys.
Just received a new mobo, and somewhere I read that you need to do a fresh win7 install when swapping.
Is this so?
Thanks for any advice you can provide,

A:New mobo. Fresh win7 install?


You need to do a clean install,
As the new MOBO's now have a uEFI BIOS.
How to install Windows 64 bit on a uEFI BIOS:
UEFI (Unified Extensible Firmware Interface) - Install Windows 7 with

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I've been having random BSOD crashed for about a year now, since I assembled this machine. 3 or 4 different error codes, all of which pointed to memory issues from what I could find online.
I performed a fresh install of Win7 a few nights ago, including a format of my HDD. 2 or 3 days later, the first BSOD occurred.

Basic Information:
Intel Core2Quad Q8300 (@2.5GhZ) Processor
Gigabyte P31-ES3G Motherboard
4gigs DDR2 PC2-8500 Ram (2x2gb) Memory Master RAM
300g Western Digital SATA Velociraptor HDD.
Radeon HD5750 Video Card

Attachment includes my System Health Report (Html file) And the Bluescreen Dump report (Both as requested in the posting guidelines forum).

Thank you in advance for any and all help

A:BSOD after fresh Win7 Install

Quote: Originally Posted by Porkstorm

I've been having random BSOD crashed for about a year now, since I assembled this machine. 3 or 4 different error codes, all of which pointed to memory issues from what I could find online.
I performed a fresh install of Win7 a few nights ago, including a format of my HDD. 2 or 3 days later, the first BSOD occurred.

Basic Information:
Intel Core2Quad Q8300 (@2.5GhZ) Processor
Gigabyte P31-ES3G Motherboard
4gigs DDR2 PC2-8500 Ram (2x2gb) Memory Master RAM
300g Western Digital SATA Velociraptor HDD.
Radeon HD5750 Video Card

Attachment includes my System Health Report (Html file) And the Bluescreen Dump report (Both as requested in the posting guidelines forum).

Thank you in advance for any and all help

Memory corruption possibly caused by malware bytes
I would run memtest and remove mbam and replace with Microsoft security essentials
Download a copy of Memtest86 and burn the ISO to a CD using Iso Recorder or another ISO burning program. Boot from the CD, and leave it running for at least 5 or 6 passes.
Just remember, any time Memtest reports errors, it can be either bad RAM or a bad motherboard slot. Test the sticks individually, and if you find a good one, test it in all slots.


Microsoft (R) Windows Debugger Version 6.11.0001.404 X86
Copyright (c) Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.
Loading Dump File [C:\Users\K\Desktop\021711-18127-01.dmp]
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Well, I guess I wasn't as lucky as I thought. 5 days then boom. dump files attached. Dammit.

A:BSOD on fresh install of Win7

Quote: Originally Posted by badkarma11

Well, I guess I wasn't as lucky as I thought. 5 days then boom. dump files attached. Dammit.

It is difficult to diagnose from a single DMP file because there are no trends to follow. That is the case here. The analysis points to the DirectX portion of your video driver/card, and can either be a video driver or the video hardware itself.

I would first re-install the video driver using this

When upgrading your graphic driver you MUST remove all traces of the current driver. In order to do that we recommend using Guru3D - Driver Sweeper

Or Phyxion.net - Driver Sweeper

When it is removed then download and install the fresh copy.
Also of note some really old software (below) was the running process at the time of the crash. I would see if there is an update or remove it if not essential.
This one related to ParaWin XP - International Language Software for Windows XP/NT/2000

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I need to wipe the HDD and do a fresh install of Win7 after someone attempted an OS upgrade without my knowledge and partially crippled the laptop.  I found that Microsoft offers a free download of the Win7 OS by simply entering the product key.  When I did this, the web site referred me to the manufacturer.  I'm here on the HP Support web site for a copy of Win7 as it was originally supplied with the laptop, but I find no option for this among the downloads section.  I'm not concerned about data or additional software, as I have copies of all that I need.  I don't need a CD/DVD or flash drive.  I just need to download the OS.  Thanks for your help!

A:Need copy of Win7 to do fresh install

I am sorry but HP does not offer a download of Windows 7. You can order Recovery Media if you did not make yours.http://support.hp.com/us-en/mediaorder/hp-pavilion-dv6-6c00-entertainment-notebook-pc-series/5191856...

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Hi, great site here.

Is there any way to do a fresh install without a disk that my key is for? I have a pc with no backup copies of Windows 7 Pro OA that came on it. I only have a Windows 7 Home Prem disk that I bought for my laptop. Is there anyway to make it work? Will my Pro OA key from the site of the box work with the Home Prem disk I have? Or is there somewhere at Microsoft that I can download a copy of Pro OA that I have paid for?


A:Fresh win7 pro install with no pro disk

You can download the correct versio iso file from here. Dell Community
The put it on a flash drive or burn the image to a DVD.

Windows 7 USB/DVD Download Tool

The key on your COA will only activate the version it is for.

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At what point during the install process is it best to install Updates and Service Paks for:

- OS
- Drivers
- Apps

After windows security essentials is installed? If so, is it safe to launch a browser and navigate to microsoft to download Essentials, or should this be done off USB stick?

A:Fresh Win7 Pro Install: Best way to get Updates?

I download before hand and save all of the above to thumb drives.
This is my routine for a clean install is once windows is installed and I'm at my desktop.
I start with the latest drivers for my key hardware, motherboard first, then video card, sound card, NIC and so on. I do printers and such later on as I need them.
The I do the major Microsoft updates, service packs if there are any, DirectX, IE, Media Player, Silverlight, Microsoft Security Essentials, Microsoft Office. Then I hit Windows update and keep patching until there aren't any left.
Then I move onto other stuff like Adobe Reader, Flash player, Java, etc. stuff I use right away.
The rest of my programs I just install as needed.

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OS -Windows 7
? x86 (32-bit)
? What was original installed OS on system? Windows 7 32bit.
? Is the OS an OEM version (came pre-installed on system) or full retail version (YOU purchased it from retailer)? Retail.
? Age of system (hardware) Around 6 years. 3 year old hard drive.
? Age of OS installation - have you re-installed the OS? - A couple of minutes

? CPU - Pentium Dual-Core 2GHz
? Video Card - Integrated GMA 4500

? System Manufacturer - Asus
? Exact model number (if laptop, check label on bottom) - F52Q

Hello again, I'm writing about my old laptop again. We've been together through a lot so he's kinda like a friend to me and I'd like to give him a few more years at least.
I've been experiencing numerous BSODs and today I've decided to reinstall the system and set up everything from scratch to eliminate all possible causes of problems. I've reinstalled Win 7 Ultimate but right after it first launched into desktop I was greeted with a BSOD. During my setting up basic windows setting to my liking, I got another 2 BSODs.
Please help me save my friend again. I'm suspecting ram this time because BSODs happened with many Bug Check Strings before. I'm going to run MEMTest before sleep tonight and post result tomorrow.

A:BSODs after fresh install of Win7

Hi. . .

Sorry to ask, but is this copy of Windows 7 Ultimate genuine (legit)? I am getting symbol errors in Windbg, which means that Microsoft (the MSDL symbol server site) cannot identify some of the Windows drivers, likely due to patching, including the primary NT kernel driver itself.

The dumps really were of no help to us due to the symbol errors.

You only have 19 Windows Updates installed. There should be about 400, including Windows 7 Service Pack 1. Windows Update installation is a must. You have to get ALL of these updates installed. The current build number is 7600; will change to 7601 once SP1 is installed.

In the event that we are dealing with hardware failure here, I would start with RAM diagnostics.

Run memtest86+ - run 1 stick at a time; alternate the slots - https://www.sysnative.com/forums/har...memtest86.html

Then run HDD diags. Run SeaTools for DOS, LONG test - https://www.sysnative.com/forums/har...agnostics.html

Regards. . .




Loading Dump File [C:\Users\PalmDesert\_jcgriff2_\dbug\__Kernel__\031916-25521-01.dmp]
*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for ntkrnlpa.exe
*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for ntkrnlpa.exe
Built by: 7600.17795.x86fre.win7_gdr.150318-1623
Debug session time: Sat Mar 19 14:06:51.742 2016 (UTC - 4:00)
System Uptime: 0 days 0:06:37.584
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New Fresh Install of Win7 Pro 64, but keeps the Shutting down on for a long time!

I wanted to do a computer upgrade, so I bought all new components, motherboard,intel haswell CPU, a Seasonic PSU, 16GB DDR3 Ram, and used my copy of a OEM System build WIN 7 Insrtall onto a new Solid State SSD Samsung EVO 840 (250GB).

I realize that I have to have Windows do their updating process to 'catch up', but a few times when It loades up many update files, lie 138, it states," DO NOT POWER DOWN OR SHUT OFF YOUR COMPUTER". that can take some time, but when it gets to the SHUTTING DOWN mode, last night for instance, after two and a half hours, I had to shut the Tower case power switch OFF. I don't like doing this, but it's the only way to have it boot up again. Then after boot up, it tells me the updates had a failure.

Since this is a, authentic OEM system builder Microsoft Windows 7 PRO 64 Bit INSTALL CD, I know I can not do a SYSTEM RESTORE, and also probably can not do a REPAIR of WINDOWS. I may, but after all the install of software, programs, utilities, et., I did not want to take a chance of screwing what I have already downloaded.

Thank You!

A:New Fresh Install of Win7 Pro 64, but keeps the Shutting down on for a

For a start, you are almost certainly outside the licensing rules.
OEM licenses cannot be moved between machines - ever - and can only be moved between motherboards for reason of failure, and only them to a direct equivalent board (as defined by the manufacturer).

As regards your updates - do them in batches of 10 or so, starting from the oldest, and see if that helps.

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Been getting this BSOD randomly. Thought was the vga card as computer would not wake up the next morning after being on all night. And computer would not POST once, only worked when took out vga card and used onboard video. I've since purchased and installed a new vga card. And reinstalled windows 7. But just got 2 BSOD today. So seeking some help here.

Attached SF Diagnostic Tool Logs

A:BSOD even after fresh install of Win7

Hello Subby,

I am not an expert on reading dump files.
But as reading your post, i am thinking it is the problem of your PSU. Maybe your PSU is not compatible with your Graphics card.
Can you post your system specs?

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Hi there, quick question:

I'm currently installing a new SSD and planned to clone my current boot drive directly to my new SSD in order to prevent the hassle of reinstalling everything. Am I going to run into any problems because my old boot drive is not an SSD?

Do I need to fresh install of Win7 on my SSD in order to Trim to be supported?

Much appreciated!

A:New SSD/Cloning HD/Win7 - Need a fresh install?

Install Windows 7 onto the new SSD drive.

Info on SSD -




Regards. . .



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Model: LX0W-C-104

So, I have installed a fresh copy of Windows 10 on my Click 10, which I have come to regret.

I have been unable to install sound and wireless drivers

I'm downloading drivers from the Toshiba driver website, putting it on the laptop and running the install. First the driver extracts, then a windows message appears asking if I want to run program, I click yes, then nothing happens.


Even if someone could use Double Driver (a program that allows the backup of drivers) to backup the drivers and email them to me, I would owe you a massive favour.

I've also tried install Windows 8.1, but the exact same thing happens

Appreciate any help you can provide.

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I'm having a hard time with my newly built computer, well, almost newly as I only changed the CPU, added 4GB of RAM and a SSD drive to my previous setup which was running on WinXP.

Current system specs (changes are in bold):

OS: Windows 7 Home x64 Full retail version.
Age of OS installation: 1 month
CPU: Intel C2Q Q9650 @ 3Ghz
MB: Asus P5K
RAM: 4x 2GB OCZ Reaper PC2-8500 @ 1066Mhz
GC: Asus EN8500GT 512MB DDR2 Silent Magic
SSD: OCZ Vertex Turbo 60GB 1.5 FW (SYSTEM)
HD: 2x Seagate 500GB
PSU: Antec 500W (from Antec Sonata III case)

Previous system specs:

OS: Windows XP SP3 x32
CPU: Intel C2D E6750 @ 2.66Ghz
MB: Asus P5K
RAM: 2x 2GB OCZ Reaper PC2-8500 @ 800Mhz
GC: Asus EN8500GT 512MB DDR2
HD: 2x Seagate 500GB (SYSTEM)

I'd like to mention that I never had a single BSOD on this WinXP system.

Since I installed Win7 I'm having multiple random BSOD, system crashes, freezes and auto reboot.

I really need to solve this as this is my workstation and I need it to be rock stable. From the minidump files I opened with bluescreenviewer, it seems that this ntoskrnl.exe file plays a part in my misfortune.

I was ready to buy a new Motherboard (Asus P5QL/EPU) as mine (Asus P5K) doesn't seem to be supported by Asus anymore and they only made the MB chipset driver available for Windows 7. But I discovered the following thread talking about the DRIVER VERIFIER:


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A:BSOD on fresh new install of Win7 Home x64

I just read the thread on BSOD Kernel Dump Analysis - Discussion


so I guess you can ignore my comment on ntoskrnl.exe being on of the sources of my misfortune.

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I recently added a 3rd hard drive to my computer so I could put my two existing HDs in RAID 0 and still have a back up drive. I cloned my main drive to my new backup drive and did a fresh Windows 7 64-bit install on the new RAID array. I've been able to get all my hardware working except for my CreativeLabs ExtremeMusic SB0460 soundcard. I've gotten it to work a few brief times but I can't figure out what driver and control panel versions I used to make it work before, I just remember it being a long process of searching online before I found an answer that worked for me. Is there anyway to find out what versions I have on my backup HD since it has the correct driver and control panel versions on it?

Here's a description of my actual soundcard problem:

When I try play something in media player there is no sound the progress bar doesn't move, if I watch a youtube video the progress bar moves but I still get no sound, and I have no system sound either. My on-board audio when enabled works perfectly.

My on-board audio is disabled in the bios, the X-FI shows up in device manager and appears to be installed correctly with the latest drivers for win7-64, I get clicks from my speakers when installing the drivers, and I have tried completely uninstalling the card and re-installing it as an admin, but I still don't get any sound.

Any and all help is greatly appreciated.

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It says no disc when I put a fresh disk in the Sony dual layer dvd external burner. I try other 16x blank dvds and even though my computer (Win7) sees the Dvd drive, it refuses to acknowledge blank discs. Also....when I try to burn anything with my other built in burner, it is now burning and coming up with weird errors. "Session Fixation Error" and after trying both Astroburn and CDBurnerXp....all I get is coasters.

Someone mentions "forcing"


Would that do any good?

No burners work on my freshly installed Win7 setup. I did all updates as well.

Thanks if anyone has some ideas. Please...don't say 'media' or other weak-sauce stuff....I have tried 5 different brands of 16x speed and slower. It is not that, and I find it weird that both burners (which worked before) now both won't burn after a new Win7 install.

A:All of my Dvd burners not working ona fresh win7 install

Did you take a look in Event Viewer...looking for errors which might provide clues?


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So here is the most challenging thing Ive come across in my IT travels.

Unfortunately its on my own system...
Today I restarted my main audio machine and the C drive wont boot

Turns out the pcb on the drive has a burn mark...

So by luck there is a identical drive in the same machine bought on the same day

I unscrewed the pcb from the working drive and gave it a shot and to my surprise my data recovery software - file scavenger was able to recover all the files and folders in their native file structure....

I want to now move them to the new drive and have it boot up into that system...

I was wondering if I install a fresh os win7 64 on to the new drive and pull that drive out of the machine and put it on the chain of the other computer that has the rescued files on it. Can I then copy the rescued files to the drive with the freshly installed win7 64 on it and over write the files with my old systems files?

After doing that and returning the drive to my old system will the old system boot up? Is there any tricks anyone can suggest short of re installing everything. I have a shitload of 3rd party plug ins which would take months to re instal... Not to mention my dsp audio card drivers and host environment, utils and the list goes on... If i can get this up and running I swear I will make a backup image and will never be in the same situation again...

Please Help Gurus

A:Can I copy a recovered win7 OS over a fresh install ?

As you have the rig up & running. Image the drive, & Recover to the new dive.

Backup Complete Computer - Create an Image Backup

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Yesterday I bought new PC, and the problem start when I try to install OS.
I have legel key but no disc, so I download win7 64-bit ultimate from digitalriver serwers, create bootable iso and install system. Then it started constantly crashes when I try to install drivers or copy big files from one disk to another. The error I keep getting was BSOD 0x00000124. I unplugged and plugged everything again, run chkdisk, test RAM with memtest86 and check voltage and temperatures but everything was fine. Of course I tried reinstall system, download iso again, try to use iso from Home Premium or install not from usb but burn iso on dvd - the same problem. What's strange, everytime I get errors when I tried use windows update. Once it won't even open, once it keep getting diffirent errors and constantly crashes when I try to install updates. Even when I activate it with legal key. It shouldn't be hardware fault, because I install newest Tomb Raider game, and it run smoothly for two hours - but when I open the web browser I got instant crash.

Worker from computer shop said it's probably errors that I get from installing OS from custom dvd/usb and I should try the original disc. Problem is I have original key from ultimate and I don't buy another one just for original disk. Someone know what to do?

I attached lasted BSOD dump

A:BSOD fresh win7-64 install 0x00000124

A STOP 0x124 points to a hardware error. To look at your logs we'll need you to upload them to the forum, follow Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) Posting Instructions

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I have a fresh install of Windows 7...all updates applied both software and firmware, and even though this dvd player/burner was used to install Win7, it does not work after the full install to both read and write to. It is not shown on My Computer and it doesn't list but it does list on the Bios on computer start and is enabled on the motherboard. It is an older IDE dvd burner 16x I believe, and it last operated just fine, (it did, after all, install Win7 from a DVD on fresh install.)

Any ideas?

Much appreciated.

A:Fresh install of Win7..all updates...no dvd drive?

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How to UPGRADE to Win7 7260 RTM - You Do Not Have To Do A Fresh Install !!!

In order to upgrade to 7260 from - ANY - previous version do the followings:
1. extract iso to a folder
2. right click on setup and properties
3. on compatibility check run this program in compatibility mode and select vista sp2
4. check also the option "Run this program as an administrator"
5. run setup and enjoy

I just did it and it works GREAT.

The UPGRADE procedure takes about 2-1/2 hours.

You Do Not Have To Do A Fresh Install To Get 7260 RTM.

I UPGRADED from 7100 RC to 7260 RTM.

A:How to UPGRADE to Win7 7260 RTM - NO Fresh Install !!!

If You UPGRADE You Do Not Have To Re-Install ALL Your APPS Again !!!!

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i can't login facebook or ymail ,gmail,or instal an antivirus on my pc i need some help..i have a dual booting with ubuntu 12 lts and it works very well facebook,gmail,ymail everything why not on win help please!

A:Security problem after a fresh win7 install

Have you run windows update? It appears that the certificates are not being found. Also confirm that the time and date on the pc are set correctly, this can also cause these certificate errors. A Guy

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I have an older Dell Latitude laptop in which I would like to upgrade the processor.
I purchased the machine as a refurbished model. It has Win7 installed, The typical office programs 2007.

I writing to ask if there is a way to upgrade the CPU without having to disturb the overall OS configuration? If not can someone either give me direction as to how one goes about doing this (w/o WIN7 disc) or a link to where I could get direction as to how to reinstall after the upgrade.
Thank you.

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So, I'm having that issue to where I can't connect, something to do with my IP configuration. I am connecting through a D-Link usb modem to a wireless router, which is the same setup my wife is using on her desktop to connect to the same router/modem.

Here is a screenshot of my ipconfig:

I saw that gateway is blank, not sure if that matters or not, but possibly it does.. x.x Help?

A:Fresh Win7 install, can't connect to internet.

a 169.x.x.x address shows it cant reach the DHCP server, be it a problem with the adaptor or a problem with the modem.

Have you reinstalled the drivers ? Go onto the manufacturer web site and check for the network drivers. Incorrect drivers can cause the adaptor to perform problems.

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I just installed Win7 32 bit on an 15 month old, pretty decent Toshiba A300 Laptop. After a day I got my first blue screen.

Attached is the minidump file.

Anyone have any thoughts?


A:Fresh install Win7 32 bit - blue screen

BTW - the install was clean - i.e., I freshly reformatted the HD and installed the OS.

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I was using the Win7 forum but it took half of forever to post. Anyway this is going to be a hell of an introduction. I'm 62 and a basket case. I'm trying, Lord knows I'm trying but a brain tumor cut me down. That couple with other health issues makes me very disabled and I'm 100% service-connected vet with physical, emotional and mental issues. I'm in a strange and confusing megalopolis, Dallas, having been brought here my son and virtually abandoned. I'm in independent living in an assisted living place and I despise it. I'm alone and have no help.

Enough I did a fresh install on my desktop and HP quad core and I can't connect to the internet. My carrier is Verizon and though good, they're very hard to deal with employing "virtual agents." I don't know what else to say, I've turned into a dummy. I've built 5 websites but now geekspeak is like a foreign language. I'm a writer and was a games producer; I'm still trying but it a struggle for me just trying to keep my computers alive. I'm on a fixed income and I'll freely admit I'm a fool. I'm trying so hard but life has gotten too fast for me.

I'm getting on a plane tomorrow for GaryCon in Wisconsin, an rpg con honoring the originator of the hobby. I'd much rather be dead than alive but that'll never happen by my hand. I'll probably have time for a quick check here before I have to leave.

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A:Fresh install of Win7 on my desktop and I can't get online.

62? You're a young wiper-snapper.

Click on the Start Orb, right click on Computer then select Manage.
In the left pane, click on Device Manager.
In the center pane, expand Network Adaptors.

Post a snip of what you see there.

Use this tutorial for posting images or files to the forum:
Screenshots and Files - Upload and Post in Seven Forums

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Just built a new computer:

- AMD FX-6300 Vishera 3.5GHz (4.1GHz Turbo) Socket AM3+ 95W Six-Core Desktop Processor FD6300WMHKBOX
- ASRock 970 EXTREME3 AM3+ AMD 970 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX AMD Motherboard
- SAPPHIRE 100355-1GOCL Radeon HD 7850 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 3.0 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card
- 2 x CORSAIR XMS 4GB 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1333 Desktop Memory Model CMX4GX3M1A1333C9
- Kingston SSDNow V300 Series SV300S37A/120G 2.5" 120GB SATA III Internal Solid State Drive (SSD)
- Seagate Barracuda ST31000524AS 1TB 7200 RPM SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive
- COOLER MASTER Hyper 212 Plus RR-B10-212P-G1 "Heatpipe Direct Contact" Long Life Sleeve 120mm CPU Cooler

What happened:

I ordered and built my computer (everything expect the COOL MASTER heatsink / SSD). It ran flawlessly on my 1 TB HDD, played WOW perfectly, etc.

Decided I wanted an SSD / aftermarket heatsink. Installed both, reformatted with no problems, and then installed Wow. Shortly after playing, I BSOD'ed... over and over again. I was extremely careful with the thermal paste, didn't spill anything on the mobo.

I was primarily getting 007E and DXGMMS1 BSOD's. I did not update the firmware on my SSD, motherboard controllers, or set the AHCI settings in my bios. I plan on doing all of that when I get home.

Do you guys think that the cause is firmware / outdated drivers? I made sure to install all the latest drivers from the manufacturer's web si... Read more

A:BSOD: Fresh Win7 install on new SSD / heatsink

Please follow the Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) Posting Instructions

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I just did a fresh reformat and install of win7 on my desktop. I made sure to get all the updated drivers for all of my hardware, but I keep getting a BSOD randomly every few hours. I cannot successfully reproduce it by doing anything in particular, it seems to be entirely random.

I have attached two minidumps that I had to zip because they are both around 280 KB unzipped. I would really appreciate any help in narrowing down what might be causing this so that I can hopefully have a stable system.


A:Intermittent BSODs Win7 fresh install

The dump files are not posted properly. Read and follow this:

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At present, I am dual-booting Win XP Home SP3 and Win 7 Pro 32-bit.
XP is in the 50GB partition in the beginning, Win 7 is in the second 100GB partition.
I had partitioned the drives when I was using XP, so that's why there's no 100MB System Reserved partition.

Because I'm getting a new motherboard, I'm pretty sure that I need to start from scratch. I'd like to install Win 7 in the 50GB partition and use the 100GB partition for data storage, doing away with the boot manager. I will most likely install XP on another hard drive at a future date and boot via hard drive selection in my BIOS boot options. After a full year of use, my Win7 install only uses 25GB of space, so 50GB is more than enough. And if I did need more room, I can use EaseUS Partition Manager at some point.

Would all I have to do is erase the data in each partition, and then install Win 7 in the 50GB partition? It surely can't be that simple!

I haven't seen any specific guidelines on how to do what I need. Would someone be so kind as to point me where I need to go? I'd appreciate it.

A:Getting rid of dual boot and fresh install of Win7

Here ya go.

Clean Install Windows 7

50 gigs is not enough, make your C partition at least 100 gigs.

In fact. just use the entire 149 GBs for C.

Unplug all the other hard drives when you do the install.

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I attempted to dual boot Mac OS X (failed!) so as a result, I had to reformat my full hard drive and reinstall Windows 7 (I have lost my backup image).

I downloaded a copy of Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit from the internet, burned to a disk and had issues (hanging on expanding windows).
So I burned another disk and it worked! Installed without a hitch and I used to activation code printed on the bottom of my computer.

But now, I have an unresponsive computer that is very slow. It takes quite a while to boot and often becomes unrespnsive when I try to do anything, this is making installing drivers very hard.

I have no clue why this is happening, but I have suspitions that my hard drive is broken.

Installing drivers and software is becoming hard and often fails.
I have flashed my BIOS with the correct BIOS from the Acer Support website and still had no luck.

Has anyone got any clue what is wrong?

Computer: Acer Aspire 5742
i3-370M processor
Intel HD Graphics

A:Fresh install of Win7, yet very unresponsive and slow?

I would Check the hard drive with the manufacturer's diagnostic tools.
Hard Drive Diagnostics Tools and Utilities (Storage) - TACKtech Corp.
HD Diagnostic

We always assume you have made your Recovery Disks using the OEM manufacturer's app the first day you had your new PC.
& made the Startup Repair CD.
startup repair disc-create

You can Order Acer recovery disks from here:

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For some reason, I cannot install Win7 onto this new gateway PC that I have, but am able to do it on my older PC. Both are capable of running 64 bit, both have new and working memory, hardware. Now I understand that when you do install windows for the first time, your hard drive "marries" your motherboard. Thus when I put the hard drive into the new machine after a fresh install, it gets stuck on "windows is starting" and refuses to boot (ClassPNP.SYS in safe mode). So is what I am trying to do possible? If so, how do I do it?

A:Transferring Fresh Install Win7 HDD to another machine?

If you use a program like Acronis True Image with their Plus Pack add-on it allows you to do a Universal restore to unlike hardware.

There are other programs which do the same thing.

You will need a separate license to do this.

But I must say that if you can't do the install on that hardware then something is wrong with the hardware and moving the OS from one PC to the one you can't do the install on may not work.

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Hi guys,
I'm having a weird problem.. And I'm unsure if this thread belongs here or in HDD section.. Please advise.
Please read the full explanation for better understanding.

I bought a new SSD for my office laptop and pulled out the old one to install on my Ultrabook..

I created a USB stick with my Samsung Win7 DVD, removed the HDD, put the SSD on it and ran the install. (NOTE: Before I installed new OS, SSD booted fine with old OS in my Ultrabook) I booted the stick, deleted the partitions and started the fresh install.. Everything goes smoothly until restarts.
After restart the laptop won't boot the SSD!! It searches for other bootable media, and if I remove all, just goes to boot menu.
I don't know what's happening and I already repeated installation 3 times without success.

Please help.

A:[SOLVED] Win7 fresh install - won't boot

Hi could you have taken the option to clone the old drive to the new

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Hello everyone, I am new to the forums and I hope this will help me and anyone else with the same issue.

I downloaded Windows 7 from MSDNAA from my school and burned it to a blank DVD (4.90GB I believe is the capacity). Everything seemed to work fine and the burn didn't seem corrupted even when I burned it at full speed, so please keep this in mind for the following issue.

After I successfully installed Windows 7 Professional 64 Bit on my system, I ran into an issue. Certain programs will not open or execute at all, whether it be a setup file or even Internet Explorer 8. Windows Media Player opens sometimes, but bugs out too every now and then. This is hindering me because since this is a fresh install, that means I cannot begin to install drivers such as the latest Catalyst drivers for my HD 3870. Even if I open it as Administrator, it does nothing but show the usual "Processing" mouse animation spinning symbol and after a while, nothing shows up. I checked the task manager and I see it is still running, but since I don't see anything, I have to kill the process. Again, this happens with more than 50% of the Application files/Programs that I have tried and this is a fresh install of Windows 7.

I have tried to re-install Windows 7 again to no avail.

One weird error message I got was when I tried to open the sample "Wildlife in HD" video just to test it out: "Server Execution Failed".

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A:Issue: Fresh Win7 install; cannot run ANY Programs!

See if this works.... Right click on "Command Prompt", choose run as Adminitrator, then type the following (or copy and paste):
net localgroup "Administrators" "NT Authority\Local Service" /add
Press 'enter'.

Reboot, restart your computer and see if it works okay now.

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I recently had to replace the HDD in my Alienware M14X R1 (went from a Samsung 500GB 7200 to a WD Black 500GB 7200). This was due to frequent and increasing BSoD's. Did a fresh install of Win 7 Home Premium x64 using an ISO on a DVD and it went well. Installed drivers from the Resource disk provided and updated via Dell's website. I've slowly worked away at installing my programs the past week and running Windows Update.

Off and on (more on than off), I have had Windows unable to start. It will show the Alienhead screen, go to the black screen and say "Starting Windows" but it doesn't start and I have to hard shutdown. When I restart, I am then prompted to run the Startup Repair tool. It usually doesn't complete and gives me an Unexpected I/O error. The enter and escape keys do not work and I have to hard shutdown again. I will then reboot and ask Windows to start normally and it usually does (9/10). The computer functions normally at this point. I have run the ePSA included and everything passes. In EventViewer, there is 4 errors after this last boot (1 Event ID 10 WMI and 3 Event ID 1001 DHCP-client). I also got a "Disk Read Error - Press Ctl-Alt-Del to reboot" error a day or two ago. When I hit ctl-alt-del, the computer booted normally.

What can I do to try and flush out what is causing this? Other than this, the computer runs like a dream and when it boots up normally, it boots quickly. Thank you!

A:Fresh Win7 install randomly won't start/new HDD

Compare the install you did with the perfect install compiled in Clean Reinstall Windows 7.

In the final step it explains how to determine which Dell partitions to keep - essentially all should be deleted during the booted install except the utility partition if it will still run Dell Hardware Diagnostics from F12 Menu which I would run now to test and check the hardware. Sometimes there are diagnostics in two places on F12 menu: Diagnostics and in the Utility Partition itself.

If hard drive test passes then also run a full Disk Check

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