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I am having several unexpected crashes on my Windows 7 Home Premium

Q: I am having several unexpected crashes on my Windows 7 Home Premium

I am having several unexpected crashes on my Windows 7 Home Premium. The following items just stop working or crash:
HP Simple Pass 2011, Flash Player (using newest versions of Flash Player and Firefox), AMD-ATI Video Driver, Screen Saver, and Windows Explorer when I go to System>View amount of Ram and processor speed, and Firefox. All of these have started crashing and I have no idea why. I have used Housecall from Trend Micro, ZoneAlarm Security Suite, Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Premium, done numerous scans for viruses, infections, etc. and all of them say there are no problems. This didn't start happening until about a week ago when I did a manual update on Windows Update that was available and I also installed VLC Player because I wanted to be able to play flv files. I didn't get the result I wanted so I uninstalled VLC Player. Can someone here help? Thank you in advance, Fish4Bass.

Manufacturer: Hewlett-Packard Company
Model: s5-1160 Pavilion Slimline
Rating: 5.1 Windows Experience Index
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-2400 CPU @ 3.10GHz 3.10GHz
Installed Memory (RAM) 6.00 GB
System Type: 64-bit Operating System

Windows 7 Home Premium
Copyright 2009 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved
Service Pack 1

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Preferred Solution: I am having several unexpected crashes on my Windows 7 Home Premium

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: I am having several unexpected crashes on my Windows 7 Home Premium

The first and simplest option would be to use system restore to roll back your computer to a time before the problems started

System Restore

Another option would be to try a clean boot to remove start up items to see if the problem is caused by software/drivers clashing or causing problems

Troubleshoot Application Conflicts by Performing a Clean Startup

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windows 7 Home Premium 32 bit crashes, when kids play "WWE vs ECW" and "Tekken 6". Are these games compatible with Win7?
Intel Core 2 Duo 1.6GHz, 1GM RAM, Dell Vostro Laptop

A:windows 7 Home Premium 32 bit crashes

What type of crash are we talking about here?

Blue Screen? Complete System freeze? Or just a crash to desktop?

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I just purchased the following PC:

Dell
Studio XPS 8100
Intel Core i7 CPU 860 @ 2.80 GHz
8 GB Ram
64-Bit OS

ATI Radeon HD 5700 Series Graphics card

I bought this on Friday (April 30th) and it has randomly crashed twice since then

The following are the event logs

The computer has rebooted from a bugcheck. The bugcheck was: 0x00000116 (0xfffffa800b098010, 0xfffff8800490769c, 0x0000000000000000, 0x0000000000000002). A dump was saved in: C:\Windows\MEMORY.DMP. Report Id: 050110-22323-01.

The computer has rebooted from a bugcheck. The bugcheck was: 0x00000116 (0xfffffa800b5b6010, 0xfffff8800488e69c, 0x0000000000000000, 0x0000000000000002). A dump was saved in: C:\Windows\MEMORY.DMP. Report Id: 050310-25646-01.

I attached a zipped up folder containing the two dump files. Any help is much appreciated. It's very stressful getting bsod issues when I've just purchased a new PC.

Thanks,

Renato

A:Windows 7 Home Premium Random Crashes

  
Quote: Originally Posted by rguevara


I just purchased the following PC:

Dell
Studio XPS 8100
Intel Core i7 CPU 860 @ 2.80 GHz
8 GB Ram
64-Bit OS

ATI Radeon HD 5700 Series Graphics card

I bought this on Friday (April 30th) and it has randomly crashed twice since then

The following are the event logs

The computer has rebooted from a bugcheck. The bugcheck was: 0x00000116 (0xfffffa800b098010, 0xfffff8800490769c, 0x0000000000000000, 0x0000000000000002). A dump was saved in: C:\Windows\MEMORY.DMP. Report Id: 050110-22323-01.

The computer has rebooted from a bugcheck. The bugcheck was: 0x00000116 (0xfffffa800b5b6010, 0xfffff8800488e69c, 0x0000000000000000, 0x0000000000000002). A dump was saved in: C:\Windows\MEMORY.DMP. Report Id: 050310-25646-01.

I attached a zipped up folder containing the two dump files. Any help is much appreciated. It's very stressful getting bsod issues when I've just purchased a new PC.

Thanks,

Renato


If your computer is as new as you say {April 30th} I suggest it would be under warranty. You would be best advised to return it with proof of purchase immediately. A new computer should not be having these problems.

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Hi, I have a laptop here that keeps crashing when it idles or goes to sleep.

I've tried disabling sleep and hybrid sleep mode.

What I've also tried is setting Windows 7 to use a screen saver instead of sleep mode. The problem is, it goes to screen saver, after a certain period of time the laptop just freezes/crashes. I can't seem to wake it, even by moving the mouse so that it'll resume from the screen saver and take me back to the login screen.

Sometimes it just freezes/crashes when idle and reboots itself, when it reboots and we log back in it reports with a blue screen error.

Here's the error


Code:
Problem signature:
Problem Event Name: BlueScreen
OS Version: 6.1.7601.2.1.0.768.3
Locale ID: 1033

Additional information about the problem:
BCCode: 116
BCP1: FFFFFA8003D9A010
BCP2: FFFFF8800FAC0FA4
BCP3: FFFFFFFFC000009A
BCP4: 0000000000000004
OS Version: 6_1_7601
Service Pack: 1_0
Product: 768_1

Files that help describe the problem:
C:\Windows\Minidump\091711-14929-01.dmp
C:\Users\Mitch\AppData\Local\Temp\WER-60653-0.sysdata.xml

Code:
A problem has been detected and Windows has been shut down to prevent damage
to your computer.

The problem seems to be caused by the following file: dxgkrnl.sys

If this is the first time you've seen this stop error screen,
restart your computer. If this screen appears again, follow
these steps:

Check to make sure any new hardware or software is properly installed.
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A:Windows 7 Home Premium Crashes When Idle

Also, I can't zip or upload the dump file located in the Minidump folder for some reason, it says that we don't have permission to open the file, even though my friend is the only admin on this laptop.

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Well unfortunately my Win7 crashes when playing call of duty modern warfare or modern warfare 2.
Sometimes I can play 2 minutes and sometimes I can play 40 minutes, it's different. But one thing stays the same, at some point I always get BSOD.
It all worked fine with Windows XP.

System specs: sysProfile: ID: 78933 - DeadEternity

I attached a zip of the minidump files. I hope some of you guys can help me

A:Windows 7 Home Premium Crashes with Call of Duty 4 + 6

*push*

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I have a Windows 7 machine that crashes while I am streaming a game. The issue is intermittent.
I have researched the Microsoft Minidump files and they point to a ntoskrl.exe was the cause if the crash.
I have already upgraded the BIOS, Network Interface, and the Audio drivers. I have a copy of the Minidump files I can post if needed.

Thanks 
Gstewman

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Hello,

I'm using MS Office 2003 SP3 with Windows Home Premium 64-bit, and I've noticed that both Excel and Word crash a lot. Certain keystroke combinations result in this more than others - e.g. Ctrl+V or Ctrl+C between cells in Excel.

I think this problem occurs for me on every 2 out of 3 Excel session, so it is very very frequent.

Has anybody else noticed this? I've tried to search online but haven't really found anyone else who's experienced this problem.

Thank you.

A:Office 2003 SP3 crashes repeatedly with Windows 7 Home Premium

I have used Office 2003 Professional (Mainly Word and Outlook 2003) with both Win 7 Home Premium 64 bit and Professional 64 bit and have not had any problems. I don't use Excel very much, but I do use Publisher occasionally and I use FrontPage 2003 to manage my web sites. I also used Office 2003 with XP and Vista.

What is your PC Hardware? Fill out the "MY System Specs" - it helps us to try and help you.

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I have a toshiba satellite P750 running windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
When you boot it loads into the desktop but then freezes, you can still move the mouse but nothing works
Can boot to "safe mode with networking" so i figure my network drivers are alright. I try t odo a sfc /scannow but it crashes at verification 70%
I have also tryed to do sfc /scannow from disk but it doesnt work. I have no restore points to do a system restore to.
I have these events in the event viewer

Log Name: Application
Source: Microsoft-Windows-WMI
Date: 3/01/2013 4:08:09 PM
Event ID: 10
Task Category: None
Level: Error
Keywords: Classic
User: N/A
Computer: Christine-PC
Description:
Event filter with query "SELECT * FROM __InstanceModificationEvent WITHIN 60 WHERE TargetInstance ISA "Win32_Processor" AND TargetInstance.LoadPercentage > 99" could not be reactivated in namespace "//./root/CIMV2" because of error 0x80041003. Events cannot be delivered through this filter until the problem is corrected.
Event Xml:
<Event xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/win/2004/08/events/event">
<System>
<Provider Name="Microsoft-Windows-WMI" Guid="{1edeee53-0afe-4609-b846-d8c0b2075b1f}" EventSourceName="WinMgmt" />
<EventID Qualifiers="49152">10</EventID>
<Version>0</Version>
<Level>2</Level>
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I'm in a similar situation as this guy:
http://forums.techguy.org/windows-vista/1008546-how-replace-vista-full-windows.html

except when I boot up my disk, I only get to the 2nd step:

2) Progress Bar:
The next screen is a more graphical progress bar indicating Windows 7 is still working in the background.

it wont go past this screen.

The same thing happens when I boot it up normally(without the disk for windows 7 home premium), only with the disk in it has the windows 7 rather than the vista look.

Does anyone know what is causing this problem?
 

A:Solved: Replacing windows vista home premium with windows 7 home premium

Hi,
You've got this thread started too http://forums.techguy.org/windows-vista/1008564-laptop-hangs-loading-bar-screen.html

Is that one now solved too? You've marked this one solved, could you explain how you solved it in case others need to solve the same problem sometime in the future?

Thanks

Richard
 

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I have a toshiba satellite P750 running windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
When you boot it loads into the desktop but then freezes, you can still move the mouse but nothing works
Can boot to "safe mode with networking" so i figure my network drivers are alright. I try t odo a sfc /scannow but it crashes at verification 70%
I have also tryed to do sfc /scannow from disk but it doesnt work. I have no restore points to do a system restore to.
I have these events in the event viewer

Log Name: Application
Source: Microsoft-Windows-WMI
Date: 3/01/2013 4:08:09 PM
Event ID: 10
Task Category: None
Level: Error
Keywords: Classic
User: N/A
Computer: Christine-PC
Description:
Event filter with query "SELECT * FROM __InstanceModificationEvent WITHIN 60 WHERE TargetInstance ISA "Win32_Processor" AND TargetInstance.LoadPercentage > 99" could not be reactivated in namespace "//./root/CIMV2" because of error 0x80041003. Events cannot be delivered through this filter until the problem is corrected.
Event Xml:
<Event xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/win/2004/08/events/event">
<System>
<Provider Name="Microsoft-Windows-WMI" Guid="{1edeee53-0afe-4609-b846-d8c0b2075b1f}" EventSourceName="WinMgmt" />
<EventID Qualifiers="49152">10</EventID>
<Version>0</Version>
<Level>2</Level>
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A:Home Premium x64 Crashes on startup

follow this

http://www.sevenforums.com/crashes-d...tructions.html

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I've been running vista on various pc's since the beta, and been fairly lucky to have had no problems until earlier this month.

The crashes first appeared while installing DaemonTools v2.53, the computer crashed durring installation. I have since uninstalled DaemonTools updated all of my drivers, and nothing seems to work. The crashes are entirely random and appear to not be related to any specific activity. They can happen anywhere between 3 times an hour to once a day.

I have hundreds of crash reports on this, but all of the reports have the exact same information.


Product
Windows

Problem
Shut down unexpectedly

Date
1/20/2008 12:25 PM

Status
Report Sent

Problem signature
Problem Event Name: BlueScreen
OS Version: 6.0.6000.2.0.0.768.3
Locale ID: 1033

Files that help describe the problem (some files may no longer be available)
Mini012008-02.dmp
sysdata.xml
Version.txt

Extra information about the problem
BCCode: 7f
BCP1: 00000000
BCP2: 00000000
BCP3: 00000000
BCP4: 00000000
OS Version: 6_0_6000
Service Pack: 0_0
Product: 768_1
Server information: 1d2d034a-5c0a-4fde-9c59-7a1745000a18




any help would be greatly appreciated

A:Vista Home Premium Crashes

Did you try doing a Recovery before you installed Daemon Tools? You Should Try That Cause I was experincing almost the same problem and I did a Recovery and restored it and it works perfect stil... You got to kind of becareful on what you download on Vista it's not a iMac...

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Greetings Tech Support Guy, The computer I wish to purchase has Windows Vista Home Premium preinstalled, with a ticket to purchase an upgrade To Windows 7 Home Premium.
As I wish to use Windows 7 immediately (without bothering with Vista Home Premium) can you please advise, in detail, how I can delete Vista completely and install Windows 7 with minimum fuss.
All help greatly appreciated,
With Best Regards
Outofthedarkness
 

A:Replacing Vista Home Premium with Windows 7 Home Premium

When you get the Vista DVD, boot from it and choose Custom "advanced" installation. Then highlight the partition you want to put 7 on (preferably the Vista partition) then click "delete" (be careful which partition you choose) once the old Vista partition is deleted, be sure the new unallocated partition is highlighted and hit next to continue installing 7. Here is a screenshot, your partition structure may be slightly different.
 

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I have HP Pavillioan DV6000. From one month now my system is having problem. After I start the computer the system crash, hangup, after 5 to 10 min usage.I am attaching the Hijackthis file here for your analysis.

A:Vista Home Premium frequent crashes

Hi aakifali,Welcome to Bleeping Computer.My name is mpascal, and I will be helping you fix your problem.Before we begin, I would like to make a few things clear so that we can fix your problem as efficiently as possible:Be sure to follow all my instructions carefully! If there is anything you don''t understand, don''t hesitate to ask.Please do not do anything or perform other steps unless I have asked you to do so.Please make sure you post all logs I ask you to, and make sure that the entire log gets posted.If you are unsure of how to reply, or need help with anything regarding the website, please look here.STEP 1 - Preparation GuidePlease follow the instructions in the Preparation Guide until you have reached step 6. You may stop once you have finished step 6 and continue with the instructions here.STEP 2 - MBAMPlease download Malwarebytes Anti-Malware (v1.44) and save it to your desktop.Download Link 1Download Link 2MBAM may "make changes to your registry" as part of its disinfection routine. If using other security programs that detect registry changes (ie Spybot's Teatimer), they may interfere or alert you. Temporarily disable such programs or permit them to allow the changes.Make sure you are connected to the Internet.Double-click on mbam-setup.exe to install the application.For instructions with screenshots, please refer to the How to use Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware Guide.When the installation begins, follow the prompts and do not make any changes to default setting... Read more

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I've searched the forums and not found anything, so I'm assuming that it is correct to post this...

I recently installed the game TV Giant, by Nobilis. It worked perfectly, until today. Now, when the Income/Expenses window comes up at the end of the day, the game crashes to the desktop when I click on Leave, to continue. There are no eror messages with this error, the game just crashes.

I have the latest graphics card drivers, but I've attached my DXDIAG information in case it helps. I searched for a patch, but didn't find one. I tried to get on to the website on the back of the box, but it appears to have skipped off the face of the Earth. Does anybody have any idea as to how I can fix this?
 

A:TV Giant Crashes at End of Day on Vista Home Premium

Can't anybody give any advice?
 

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Hello,

I am having problems with BSOD, I have formatted a new hard drive and my computer shuts down randomly.

See attached minidump

http://www.sevenforums.com/attachmen...1&d=1329191113

Windows 7 Home Premium
HP Pavilion elite HPE-541F
Corsair 16gb chips
Seagate Barracuda 2t Hardrive
Stock video card
Stock Mother Board

Please help I need my computer.

A:BSOD - Window 7 Home Premium Random crashes

These crashes were caused by memory corruption/exception (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 raid update its Driver.

Memtest.





Quote:
*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 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.

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 verifier






Quote:
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.

So, 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. Then make a System Restore point (so you... Read more

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I keep getting blue screens then a message after it reloads saying

Problem signature:
Problem Event Name: BlueScreen
OS Version: 6.0.6002.2.2.0.768.3
Locale ID: 2057

Additional information about the problem:
BCCode: d1
BCP1: E7E43000
BCP2: 00000002
BCP3: 00000000
BCP4: 8072A747
OS Version: 6_0_6002
Service Pack: 2_0
Product: 768_1

Files that help describe the problem:
C:\Windows\Minidump\Mini092712-01.dmp
C:\Users\Kieran van Kessel\AppData\Local\Temp\WER-145034-0.s
C:\Users\Kieran van Kessel\AppData\Local\Temp\WER3AAE.tmp.ve

It happens at random times, also when I try sync my iphone with my itunes it will happen.
If anybody could help me fix this it would be greatly appreciated
 

A:Vista home premium 32 bit - blue screen crashes

kieranvk

Welcome to Tech Support Guy
Sorry you have waited for a couple of days for a reply.

Before I make suggestions and request further information would you please confirm you still require help
 

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A couple of weeks ago explorer.exe stared crashing randomly but very frequentely (up to once every 45 seconds or so!). Since then it seems to have good days and bad days, with the repeated crashing resurfacing nearly every session. I'm pretty new to posting on forums so not really sure what info i should provide to best help. Here's some that'll probably help:

Intel q8300 2.5ghz quad core
4Gb RAM
Nvidia GTS250 512Mb

Heres a copy of a typical report on Event Viewer
- System

- Provider
[ Name] Application Hang


- EventID 1002
[ Qualifiers] 0



Level 2


Task 101


Keywords 0x80000000000000

- TimeCreated
[ SystemTime] 2010-05-28T02:37:47.000000000Z



EventRecordID 12217


Channel Application


Computer *****-PC


Security
- EventData
explorer.exe
6.1.7600.16450
4b8
01cafe0d01d360cb
0
C:\Windows\explorer.exe
fb735965-6a01-11df-8733-00226882e569
430072006F00730073002D00740068007200650061006400000044006500610064006C006F0063006B0000000000
Binary data:

In Words
0000: 00720043 0073006F 002D0073 00680074
0008: 00650072 00640061 00440000 00610065
0010: 006C0064 0063006F 0000006B 0000

In Bytes
0000: 43 00 72 00 6F 00 73 00 C.r.o.s.
0008: 73 00 2D 00 74 00 68 00 s.-.t.h.
0010: 72 00 65 00 61 00 64 00 r.e.a.d.
0018: 00 00 44 00 65 00 61 00 ..D.e.a.
0020: 64 00 6C 00 6F 00 63 00 d.l.o.c.
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A:Explorer.exe repeated crashes on Win7 64bit Home Premium

Let's start with examining the crash dump from the apphang: http://www.sevenforums.com/crash-loc...g-process.html

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Hey guys,

I want to upgrade my OS from Vista Home Premium to 7 Home Premium and I have the Anytime upgrade DVD (provided at the time when I bought my laptop which came pre-installed with Windows Vista Home Premium). Since this is the first time I will ever try to upgrade my OS and I will be paying for it (lol) I wanted to clear a few doubts before I went about it. My current OS is a Deutsch (German) version. I want my new OS to be in English. So my question is -

Will the upgrade process provide me with the option to choose an installation language?

I researched a bit about language packs and if I'm not very wrong, Multiple language packs work only for Business and Ultimate versions but not for Basic and Home premium. Third party language packs like Vistalizator has been reported to work fine but Microsoft doesn't recommend it and some users have reported to have problems where it pops the message " your windows is not genuine".

So should I do an upgrade or just do a clean install with an original Windows 7 Home Premium DVD?

A:Windows Vista Home Premium to Windows 7 Home Premium Upgrade

Welcome
I am not sure about the answer regarding the language pack, but I am sure about the upgrade or the clean install. Do the clean install. A clean install is always preferred over an upgrade. With an upgrade all the old problems that may exist with the OS are just carried to the new installation.
Upgrades often fail, either because of third party software that is not compatible, or malicious software that breaks in the new install.
There are some members that back up their stuff and do a clean install on a regular basis to have the OS run smoothly as the first day. Trust me go with the clean install and enjoy your new OS

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I currently have Windows Vista Home premium installed on my computer and need to upgrade to windows 7.
I understand I will  have to purchase it, that is fine, it has been suggested to look on amazon, etc. I just want to make sure of a product code or ID number specifically before i make any purchase.

As I said i currently have windows vista sp2, build 6002, and am wanting to upgrade to windows 7 sp1.

please advise.

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I currently have an AUSUS G60VX Notebook with Microsoft Window Vista Home Premium 64bit and would like to upgrade my windows.  With all the available sources on the internet to download from, I'm unsure of which would be legitimate and whether I will
get what I'm looking for without compromising and damaging my system.

I am looking for a reliable legitimate source to upgrade from Windows Vista Home Premium 64bit to Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit.
Thank you

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Hello Folks, Firstly i would like to appologize if i've post in wrong section or there's a similiar problem posted already, i already search for similiar question but didnt found any. I did some google search, also with no luck.

Here's my story.

I've purchased an Acer Laptop last year, it came shipped with Windows 7 Home Premium and i've been using this OS until now.

I really like this OS, this is the best OS i've ever tried but now i feel like upgrading to Windows 7 Professional x64.

So lets say if i have already purchased a copy of genuine Windows 7 Professional x64, how do i install it? Just insert the Installation Disc, and it shall prompt me with upgrade menu? Or Do i need to boot from CD-ROM and run installation from there?

Lets say if i can just run installation by inserting Installation Disc, and click "Upgrade To Windows 7 Professional", will it 'overwrite' my current documents/User Settings/Themes/Gadgets ?? These settings are important for me, i wish to keep them untouched if possible. This is question 1.

Question 2
What will happen to my previous Windows 7 Home Premium x64 licence if i decided to upgrade? When i bought this laptop, they dont give me any installation disc, so i cant re-install this OS.

Question 3
What will happen to my Ms Office 2010 licence ? As far as i know, once we activate the copy and register at Microsoft, which i already did, It cannot be activated twice.

Question 4
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A:[SOLVED] How to upgrade Windows 7 Home Premium x64 to Windows 7 Premium x64

Hi and welcome to TSF the info on upgrading should be here http://www.microsoft.com/windows/windows-7/default.aspx

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I'm considering upgrading an old 530s from VISTA Home Premium 32 Bit to Win 7 Home Premium 32 Bit. Will an OEM version work and where can I get a fair deal on Win 7?

A:Dell 530s upgrade from VISTA Home Premium 32 Bit to Win 7 Home Premium 32 Bit

You are best to take the unofficial upgrade path to Windows 10 via the expired 10130 Insider Preview:
http://dellwindowsreinstallationguide.com/windows-xpvista-→-windows-10-free-upgrade/

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I ran the windows 7 advisor and it says everything is a go, but how do I proceed from here? Do I need a cd or is there a free download available from Microsoft?

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i recently got windows vista home premium and decided to upgrade my windows xp home edition SP3. It was going great until it needed to complete the upgrade. Up ntil 64% all was well. But once it hit 64% for awhile the computer shut down. After it shut down on its own i rebooted it and it said "upgrade unsuccessful. restoring your previous windows and settings. Do not turn off or restart your computer." I really want to know how to install it without any problems and i need help. Anything will be good and appreciated!
I have a Compaq Presario C301NR whit 2gigs of ram and 320gig HD. I still have the disc and everything and the computer was not harmed. After it shut down on its own
 

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Hi
Please advice on the performance comparison between
- Windows 7 Home Basic versus
- Windows 7 Home Premium
assuming if both uses the same 8GB RAM.

Just a hearsay...that Windows 7 Home Basic is lagging behind Windows 7 Home Premium in terms of performance assuming if both uses the same 8GB RAM. Please confirm whether this is true or not.

By the way, how to activate the Windows Aero in Windows 7 Basic???

A:Performance comparison btw. Windows 7 Home Basic versus Home Premium

Hello cheesum and welcome to Seven Forums.

Last question first. This tutorial may help enable Aero. Please note that there is no way to enable transparency on Windows Home Basic.

Aero - Enable in Unsupported Editions of Windows 7

As far as performance, I have not been able to find any specific "speed" tests to say one way or the other.

Difference Between Windows 7 Home Basic and Home Premium | Difference Between | Windows 7 Home Basic vs Home Premium

But if Basic and Home Premium are run on two identical machines (not just identical RAM, but also identical hard drive/hard drive speed, identical CPU, identical programs and apps installed, etc) I would give a very slight performance advantage to Basic simply because it doesn't have the same amount of features that Home Premium has. Fewer features to load usually equals faster performance. But I think any performance advantage would be so slight it wouldn't make any appreciable difference.

I did find some comments comparing Windows 7 Home Premium to Windows 7 Professional.

performance difference 7 home premium vs. 7 professional? - Microsoft Community

Of course, others may completely disagree with my thoughts and that's cool. Healthy discussion and debate is welcomed.

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Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.1
HP s3240uk Pavilion Slimline
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Professional , Service Pack 1, 64 bit
Processor: AMD Athlon(tm) 64 X2 Dual Core Processor 4400+, AMD64 Family 15 Model 107 Stepping 2
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 4094 Mb
Graphics Card: ATI Radeon HD 2400 , 256 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 469293 MB, Free - 374406 MB; J: Total - 381549 MB, Free - 202607 MB;
Motherboard: ASUSTek Computer INC., Acacia, 1.00, MS1C79R82004688
Antivirus: avast! Antivirus, Updated and Enabled

I have found many well meaning suggestions aimed at helping others like me to resolve this annoying aspect of networking between Windows 7, Vista and XP but it seems like we are all banging our heads against a brick wall. I have tried every suggestion I can find on other forums but still my Windows 7 computer cannot access my XP Home or Vista machines. The message I see each time I try is as follows:- "\\WINXP (or \\VISTA) is not accessible. You might not have permission to use this network resource. Contact the administrator of this server to find out if you have permissions. The account is not authorised to log in from this station." You will of course appreciate that the 'administrator' is myself. I can access files and a printer on Windows 7 from the other two computers providing I place shared files in the public folder ... no problem with this.

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A:Solved: Windows 7 can see but not access files on XP Home SP3 and Vista Home Premium

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I have recently purchased a new Acer Aspire 5535 laptop. It has Windows Vista Home Premium (WVHP) installed.

The computer came with a number of programs that I am not interested in having on my system. In addition, I was not provided a restore disc. I do own a copy of Windows Vista Home Basic (WVHB).

I would like to keep WVHP as I appear to be eligible for an upgrade to Windows 7 . . . but I would like to reinstall to get rid of all these worthless programs. Can I use a WVHB disc with my new WVHP product key?

Could I install WVHB with the WVHB product key, then use the WVHP key supplied by Acer to upgrade?

Thanks for your time in answering my question. I hope it isn't unclear.

Thanks,

Jeremy

A:Windows Vista Home Premium Key Home Basic Discs

I believe that if you install with the Basic disc the process will offer you a choice
of versions. Choose Home Premium and complete the install. Activate with your
Acer's Vista Product Key.

Ardneh

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hi im using desktop pc windows xp sp3 home edition on c/drive and i have windows 7 home premium on d/partition dual boot i like windows 7 how do i remove xp from my pc when screen boots up i get choice whether i want to start windows 7 or earlier version

A:windows xp sp3 home edition and windows 7 home premium dual boot

Are you using two HD's or two Partitions

Can you post a screen shot of Disk management from Win XP & Windows 7?
http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials...en-forums.html

Screenshot tools.
A Preferred Method of Uploading/Posting Screen Shots
How to Use the Snipping Tool in Vista - Vista Forums
Snipping Tool - Windows 7 features - Microsoft Windows
Use Snipping Tool to capture screen shots
Screenshot with Paint
Screenshot and Upload using MWSnap
fscapture free download

Use Snipping Tool to capture screen shots

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I have the student download of windows 7 home premium and after downloading and starting installation, it isnt compatible to upgrade from vista home premium. So do I have to burn some sort of dvd for installation, or can i just install from the download i was told to save on my desktop and let it do it's thing?

A:student download vista home premium to 7 home premium

Welcome!

Try making a DVD out of it, and doing a clean install.

Make bootable iso from student d/l

Clean Install with a Upgrade Windows 7 Version

Hope this helps,
~JK

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Hi, I've been having BSOD problems(I don't actually see a BSOD the power just goes off) ever since I upgraded from Vista Home Premium to 7 Home Premium.

It occasionally happens during start-up or randomly(no specific program or website) at other times. It will also occasionally freeze and then I need to reboot.

I'm new at this and not tech savvy so hopefully I've included all relevant information. If not please be kind.

My System:

32 bit
Original O/S: Vista(came pre-installed)
Windows 7: Upgrade Version
System hardware is about 4 to 5 years old
Age Of Windows 7: I upgraded to 7 about 3 months ago

A:BSOD after upgrading from Vista Home Premium to 7 Home Premium

No DMP included...

We do need the DMP file as it contains the only record of the sequence of events leading up to the crash, what drivers were loaded, and what was responsible.
Please attach the DMP files to your next post not to post one.

If you are overclocking STOP

You may be able to get the DMP files without crashing by booting into safe mode (F8) with networking.

To enable us to assist you with your computer's BSOD symptoms, upload the contents of your "\Windows\Minidump" folder.

The procedure:





Quote:
* Copy the contents of \Windows\Minidump to another (temporary) location somewhere on your machine.
* Zip up the copy.
* Attach the ZIP archive to your post using the "paperclip" (file attachments) button.
*If the files are too large please upload them to a file sharing service like "Rapidshare" and put a link to them in your reply.


To ensure minidumps are enabled:





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* Go to Start, in the Search Box type: sysdm.cpl, press Enter.
* Under the Advanced tab, click on the Startup and Recovery Settings... button.
* Ensure that Automatically restart is unchecked.
* Under the Write Debugging Information header select Small memory dump (256 kB) in the dropdown box (the 256kb varies).
* Ensure that the Small Dump Directory is listed as %systemroot%\Minidump.
* OK your way out.
* Reboot if changes have been made.

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I have a copy of Windows Vista Home Premium x86 and I want to DualBoot!!! Tell me: can I do this?? If I can, tell me how!!!

A:Can I DualBoot Windows Vista Home Premium with Windows Vista Home Premium??

Well to do this you would need two product keys. Since you can only use one key on one installed system, to dual boot two vista OS you would need a seperate product key for each one, if you have two keys all you need are two seperate partitions to install them on.

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I am trying to connect to two computers that are connected to a Linksys Router using Remote Assistance on a Vista Home Premium Machine. I get the error message that the person you are trying to help may have closed remote assistance. I get the same message when trying to connect to either machine. I am guessing the problem is with a setting in the router, but I don't know what setting.

A:Remote Access from Vista Home Premium to Vista Home Premium and XP Home Edition

You should forward the ports on the router to the IP Addresses of the machines, that you want to connect to. On Symantec PC Anywhere, it is ports 5631 and 32, on Windows remote desktop connection it is port 3389 that needs to be forwarded.

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hello all,

i m using a dell inspiron m101z notebook which has windows 7 home basic prebuilt. now i got a very new win7 home premium dvd. and since yes i m not very good in all this computer stuff i have opened my own topic so that things bcom clearer to me.

i want to install home premium so how can i do it if i dont want to lose my files on the laptop. specially some dell softwares like webcam and all.

i went thru this tutorial. does this do the needful. it is ok i dont need to format my HD. but do i need to backup? also the notebook i use has only C drive n no other drive.

Clean Install Windows 7 from the Windows 7 Desktop

A:Windows 7 from home basic to home premium

Take a look at this:

No install files needed.
Only the Upgrade key is need.
Anytime upgrade only adds-on the Programs & Features from version to version.
Windows Anytime Upgrade - How to

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Heres my story:

Yesterday I was messing around on my brand-new laptop, and I was stupid enough to try a keygen to get Ultimate (I had HP). Surprising. It worked but the copy wasn't genuine obviously. So then I rebooted, pressed F8 at boot. An ran Toshibas recovery to try to get the computer to its out of box state. I got stuck at initializomg (either that or I was impaptient) so I turned off the laptop. Then when I truer to boot I got bootmgr is missing. I have an old vista Hp disk so I installed that for the time being. So my question is, how do I get it back to the original state? I do t have any important data or anything. Please note the laptop didn't cone with recovery disks.
Thanks

A:Upgrading from Vista Home Premium to 7 home premium?

If you no longer have a working recovery partition and no recovery disks, you may be forced to contact Toshiba and see if they will sell you recovery disks.

You could download an ISO of Windows 7 HP and install from that, but that would just give you a clean install, not return you to "original state".

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I was wondering --

I bought Windows 7 Home Premium Upgrade when it was 1/2 price in July. I can also purchase Windows 7 Professional through the Ultimate Steal here in Canada.

I currently have Windows Vista Home Premium on my computer. I really don't want to do a clean install.

After I do an in-place upgrade to Windows 7 Home Premium, can I use the key from Windows 7 Professional to upgrade to that version?

After that, can I then install Windows 7 Home Premium on a friend's computer, using the same key I had originally used on my computer, now that I'm not using Windows 7 Home Premium any more?

Thanks.

A:Upgrade Vista Home Premium --> 7 Home Premium --> 7 Pro

It appears the Upgrade keys are much more flexible than in the past, so it is worth a try at install. The worst is that you would have to use the key that came with the version.

No one I've read knows for sure whether an upgrade deactivates the underlying O.S. key, and MS's own Technet MVP's say it doesn't in case of reinstall need. It violates the EULA, of course, which says the upgraded OS replaces it except for reinstall.

Since upgrade keys are working in clean installs, you might want to try this providing your Vista Premium is retail so that you can migrate it to your friend:

1) Make an image of your Vista Premium install so it can be easily restored.

2) Try a clean formatted install booting from desired Win7 Upgrade version, which should take the key, or require the double "upgrade over upgrade" trick so the key is taken.

3) If this works, you can migrate your retail copy of Vista to your friend's computer, if not just use your backup image to restore it for in place Upgrade.

You will need to make a backup image of the finished job to avoid having to reinstall both OS in the future.

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i want to use spyware terminator and it only supports 32 bit vista as of now and i really want to use it on my new 64 bit HP it is the best and the only really good free spyware remover. i have spybot s&d right now and i dont like it i also have spyware blaster i like it but it isnt a traditional spyware remover so it really cant help me much i have avast antivirus and pc tools antivirus i had a copy of spyware doctor plus keygen but it doesnt support 64 bit either thanks for any help

A:Is It Possible To Emulate 32 Bit Vista Home Premium Under 64 Bit Home Premium

Pirating software is against the rules here - so discussions involving key generators are not appropriate here.
This topic is closed.

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While updating HP Active Support Library in windows vista home premium it downloads and checks for space allocation and then gives me Error 1316.A network error while attempting to read from file c:\windows\installer\HP active support library.msi Then after the rolling back action I receive Error-1603-Fatal-error during installation consult windows installer help (msi.chm) or msdn for more information. I have tried to go to the latter but have been unsuccessful in eliminating this problem. Is there anything that can be done short of restoring my laptop back to its original out of the box settings?

A:Receiving Error-1603-Fatal error during installation of update for the home support library in windows vista home premium

Worth reading, IMO: http://www.zolved.com/synapse/view_content/20113/Error_1316__A_network_error_occurred_while_attempting_to_rea

Louis

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Hi,
 
I have tried several times to turn on IIS 7 on my machine but when I turn it on in turn windows features on/off it goes thru its thing and then says an error occurred and some features were not turned on. Then I restart the machine and nothing has changed. I need to get this feature turned on to run a intranet time clock. Can anyone give me anything to try? Is there a service or some other thing that needs to be running for this to work? HELP!

A:IIS 7 on Windows 7 Home Premium

You might look over some of These Links for useful info.
 
Louis

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I had an HP slimline, running windows 7 home premium for HP X64.  It literally fried itself and am not able to get anything from it.  Just read in MS terms that any software purchased with PC can be transfered by the same user to another computer.  I went to their site and was told that I had to contact HP.  I now have the above HP with Windows 10 and hate it.  I merely want a download for the Windows 7 so I can put it on my new PC.  I have the code from the old PC.











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A:windows 7 home premium for HP x64

Hi: You can only transfer Microsoft retail software from one PC to another. The sticker on your old PC that fried itself is for an OEM operating system. Using an OEM product key on another PC is a violation of the Microsoft OEM licensing agreement. https://www.microsoft.com/oem/en/licensing/sblicensing/pages/licensing_faq.aspx#fbid=q7CEbN2yHpJ Q. Can my customers transfer or sell their OEM software licenses?A. After an OEM software license has been installed on a PC, the license may not be installed on or transferred to another PC. However, the entire PC may be transferred to another end user along with the software license rights. When transferring the PC to the new end user, the software media, manuals (if applicable), and Certificate of Authenticity label must be included. It is also advisable to include the original purchase invoice or receipt. The original end user cannot keep any copies of the software. Q. My customer bought a new PC and wants to move the OEM software from the old PC to the new one. Can't users do whatever they want with their software?A. No, the OEM software is licensed with the computer system on which it was originally installed and is tied to that original machine. OEM licenses are single-use licenses that cannot be installed on more than one computer system, even if the original machine is no longer in use. The Microsoft Software License Terms, which the end user must accept before using the software, state that the li... Read more

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I got Windows 7 Home Premium With Product Key for New Laptop  LENOVO G560 How to get Installation CD to Reinstall... Regards

A:Windows 7 Home Premium

hi PSRDESK,
 
If the G560 is preloaded with Win7 Home Premium and you have the COA sticker then you can create a recovery disc to reinstall Windows.
 
How to Create Factory Disc with One Key Recovery 7.0
 
Alternatively, you can also press the OneKey Recovery button to restore the preloaded Win7 OS, softwares, and its drivers.
 
 
Regards

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Hi Can anyone help me I recently sold my laptop. I removed the original 500GB. And installed a
750GB brand new HDD. Because I only had a oem copy of win7 ultimate I loaded that on. The licence
key for the machine is for home premium My buyer tells me he gets the dreaded not a geniune message.
I can't give him my licence So I am looking for a home premium iso to sent to him he can use the original
key for that laptop.

Thanks all
Peter

A:Windows 7 home premium

yes sure he can use your key as original for windows 7 but after that if you are need to be used these same key it will be not worked so make sure who will be use this key you or you're seller

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The hard drive is inoperable. I purchased a new hard drive, but now have no access to the recovery partition. Where can I obtain a copy of Windows 7 Home Premium 64 to reload the hard drive. I was able to get my product ID and Key. Thank you

A:Windows 7 Home Premium

 Hi, Direct link, Valid for 24 hours: https://software-download.microsoft.com/pr/Win7_HomePrem_SP1_English_x64.iso?t=73611816-fd1a-46a7-bf... Utility Microsoft Windows and Office ISO Download Tool

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Hey guys i am soon to be upgradeing my pcs graphics card and psu
and was wondering would they void my windows 7 Microsoft Windows 7 Premium Kandco.com
Thats the exacty copy of windows 7 i have

Also if upgradeing wont void it what other conponents can i upgrade without voiding it?
Cheers -stormz

A:Windows 7 home premium

I think you're allowed to change 1 major component at a time during your build for a certain period of time before the reactivation prompt is triggered. (e.g. one major component every 5 months will not trigger a reactivation prompt, but 3 - 4 changes in the same week would.)

From the answers.microsoft.com website:-

Windows Product Activation checks eight different categories of hardware: Display Adapter
SCSI Adapter
IDE Adapter
Network Adapter (including the MAC Address)
RAM Amount Range (e.g. 0-512 MB)
Processor Type and Serial Number
Hard Drive Device and Volume Serial Number
Optical Drive (e.g. CD-ROM)
Here's another site that explains what's it's all about (It was written for XP but i think it's a good read)

Windows Product Activation (WPA) by Alex Nichol, MS-MVP

http://aumha.org/win5/a/wpa.php

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Hi.
I have windows 7 home premium with full licence.
Over the past weeks I have been waiting for the Windows 10 icon to appear in the taskbar,But nothing has come.
So today I decided to have a good look into this situation.

First of all I found a Microsoft info on the problem,It was a piece of software called ''Checking Application Eligibility''.
I gave it a run it took a while to determine what was wrong it said that the issue was the KB2952664 update,So I went to uninstall that update then restart then installed that item again another restart.
Ran the Microsoft program once again and the result this time was that the KB2952664 has not been run.

Went to google to see what the situation was there and there was quit a lot of problems regarding this issue,But most of it was confusing me as I'm not very computer technically minded.
So left al alone to see what answers I would have from here.

Please can I have some help on this KB2952664 has not run,Is it that complicated??

Many Thanks in advance.

A:Windows 7 Home premium

Forget about upgrading to Win 10 via Windows Update. Instead, use the Media Creation Tool to download and install the upgrade.

See here: Windows 10 - Upgrade Installation

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VAIO Care application has stopped working correctly.
When I get to the 'Care Screen', if I try to click on any help question, a message appears: 'VAIOShell has stopped working' However, on Task Manager it states VAIOShell running & VAIO Care not responding!!
I am aware others have had similar problems, but solutions I Have seen posted, eg Uninstall/Reinstall VAIO Care does not solve the problem.
Has anyone found another solution that may work? If so, your help would be appreciated.
 

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Trying to obtain this for a repair on an Acer All in One machine
 
Tried it from an official Microsoft Site and typed in the product key and it says "You must obtain the disks from your equipment manufacturer" or words to that effect
 
That would cost 20-40 uk pounds
 
There were downloads from digital river, but I can't find that anymore
 
Any other places ?
 
Thanks

A:Windows 7 Home Premium iso with SP1

Hi leachim,
 
No they don't do them any more. But a repair disk made from a similar machine(7 HP SP1 32bit or 64 bit dependent) now does the same job(except a repair install)
 
You know the   start up repair,  restore, cmd etc
 
hope that may help
 
Hedge 

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