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Unable to install Windows7 Home Basic 64-bit

Q: Unable to install Windows7 Home Basic 64-bit

As i am installing a fresh copy of windows 7 , but it is taking a long time to boot. After selecting the drive for OS than the it moving very very slow in installation & expanding the file . Why this problem, is this problem the laptop are with OS

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A: Unable to install Windows7 Home Basic 64-bit

You didn't say why you were installing a fresh copy, but if it because Windows has slowed down to a crawl on your PC, that's a strong indication of drive hardware failure -- and if that is the case, installing a fresh copy is not going to help at all.

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I have completely reinstalled my operating system..But except microsoft applications ,when i installed other 3rd party applications, these are installed with unverified publisher..and after laptop restarts.all these applications require uac..some applications also crashes..suppose...vlc media player require uac..and the video files does not start with vlc player..similar problems with other application..i think this may be hardware problem..also when i try to reinstall the application,the applications does not uninstall.i have reinstalled my operating system(windows7 home basic64 bit) somany times yet no resulsts.i think this may be a hardware problem..my lapi model is sony vaio-VPCEH26EN..
Any productive replies with proper solutions is much welcomed....please help.................
Yet the problem wasn't not solved..the actual problem is..
when i installed a software it worked perfectly though it is unverified by publisher..but after laptop restart all non-microsoft installed application asks uac....some software asks this .dll is missing..that dll is missing.
the software .exe application image changed to the attached image ..also applications does not uninstall says eg.for idm internet protocol option has been changed,because internet applications willnot properly communicate in the internet untill reboot..some softawre says C:\Users\kkb350\AppData\Local\Temp\uninstall000.exe not found...what to do now......i use dc++ for sharing..after install i share some files..but... Read more

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Hello experts ,

I am new to this forum . I bought a laptop sony vio Eserise .I tired too install a software named leap office (I think it might be 32 /16 bit application.See here C-DAC: GIST - Products - LEAP Office 2000).
I can install it without any error . But it shows an error as follows .

Please help me

A:A 32 bit application canot run in windows7 Home basic 64 bit pleas hel

This is a very old program that was designed for Windows 3.1 and Windows 95. It is not Windows 7 compatible.

This is from the FAQ page on the site:

. Does Leap Office work on Windows Vista/Windows 7?
A. No, Leap Office is not tested to work on Windows Vista/Windows 7. Please get in touch with [email protected] for new products

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I am using an object dock in Windows 7 home basic and I want to hide/remove the icons of mycomputer and recycle bin on my desktop because it is already in the dock.. Unfortunately I don't know how to hide those icons. Please help me. Thanks in advance!

A:hiding desktop icons of windows7 home basic

Go to search, type icons. Then uncheck what you do not want

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I have an HP Compaq dx2000mt desktop that has windows7 32bit enterprise installed on it. I tried to install windows7 home 32bit to replace the enterprise OS. As I was installing it stated the old OS would be marked, XXX.old and it went forward, then came to a point where there were booting errors. and it stopped installing. Now I am left with a half install, and a full OS the boot section now in its own drive named disk 0 system reserved.
I partioned the C drive and allocated 20gb and tried to install there. I received the same errors seems that my boot.ini is stuck in the system reserved and I cant figure out how to incorporate disk 0 over to disk C, so that my boot is in the same disk drive.
I have really messed this one up. I have installed an operating system before and never had so much trouble.
Any advice would be helpful.
And please if you have an answer, something for me to do, it needs to be A.B.C.'d out step by step as Im not an expert. But I guess I already proved that...
Thank you in advance.

A:Failed install windows7 home to windows7 enterprise

Clean Install Windows 7

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we have new sony VPCEH25EN laptop.
it is with 320HDD completly shared to c drive.
there are no other drives given to enable partion.
we need to have other 3 drives like d,e,f.
so how can i do this to have all other 3 drives with out reinstalling the windows7 again.

Please reply me as early as possible

A:windows7 home basic partition for sony VPCEH25EN model

Hi Ramarao,

You may create as many partition as you need but there is very much possibility of data loss after doing this. So I would recommend you to backup your data before doing this. There are many third party patitionaning software available over Internet. Here is a link from where you may download it:
Partition Your Hard Drive: A Step-by-Step Guide


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Hello Forum,

I have a laptop Lenovo which is somewhat old. I had to disc wipe my drive and do a
clean windows7 Home Premium install. The install west smooth and I plugged my
cat5 cable in and went to the update screen. For some unknown reason Microsoft updates will not
download. I activated my install and Microsoft advised it was a legal install. My question is: What
do I do now coach ??



A:Windows7 Home Premium Install

Does your installation has SP1?
If not, it's the fist thing to download and install.

For the updates MS releases SP2 for Windows 7

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Hi,I just bought a new PC From HP : an ENVY 750-124 with the following config :Motherboard : Odense (Pegatron)Processor :       Intel Core i7-6700RAM :                  8GB (DDR3-1600)Video :                NVIDIA GeFORCE GTX 970Network :          Realtek RTL8161 - 1000 Base-T Ethernet The PC is delivred with Windows 10 installed on a 1 TB SATA III 7200 rpm I replaced the installed Disk by a New SSD SANDisk Ultra II 240 GB (SATA III) I Booted on the Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium X64 SP1 DVD, using the USB HP Keyboard and mouse delivred with the PC. The operating system is loading well and when appear the bitmap screen asking wich language , which keyboard to select, my mouse is not working (but the red light is working underneath) nor my keyboard and I am unable to continue the installation.I have tried  with a USB logitech keyboard+mouse K330 : Same issue. I have tried also with the "System Recovery" 4*CDROM made by HP in 2012 (Windows 7 recovery media for Windows 7 product for HP 64bit PC, HP 685931-DW1 Build ID: 12WE1MRW603) : Same issue ! (The bitmap screen is not the same, it is asking wich language to select, but I can't press on the continue buttom on the screen). Does anyone has a clue how to have th... Read more

A:Unable to Install Windows7 on a Brand New PC

Be sure to use the 2 usb ports (1) next to the ethernet port on the back for the mouse and keyboard.    USB 2.0: 2LAN (Ethernet)HDMI: 2USB 3.0: 2Audio: Line inAudio: Line outAudio: Microphone 

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I had a dual boot system. Windows 7 Home and Windows 7 pro on 2 separate hard drives.
The main hard drive crashed with Windows 7 Home and had to be replaced.
When I put the OS cd in the cd drive and boot off of the cd drive (using the escape key and set to boot from the cd drive), the computer shuts down and the cd is not read and I am unable to reinstall Windows 7 Home on my PC.

A:Unable to reinstall Windows7 Home dual boot 2 drives 1 drive replaced

Hello neighbor

Does the PC ever shutdown if you enter W7 Pro ?

Windows 7 does not fit on a cd, only a dvd, but I`m sure you meant DVD.

Where did you get the install dvd from ?

Did you create it yourself ?

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I am trying to upgrade from Vista to Windows 7 ultimate RTM version but it doesn't complete the installation. It starts and when i click on the "Upgrade Version" it keeps doing a compatibility check and throws out an htm report (i can't see anything on the report) and ultimately stops the installation.
I didn't choose to do custom install (clean) since windows compatability advisor shows i should be able to upgrade from 32 bit vista home basic to 32 bit windows 7 ultimate.
Anybody saw this? Any suggestions/recommendations?


A:Unable to upgrade to Windows 7 from Vista home basic

Could you post some screenshots of the installation? That would help

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For the past 18+ days I've been unable to download and install updates on Windows7 x64. I've tried all the trouble shooters and the update readiness tool, I've sought and received advice from windows answers to no avail, 14 days ago it did allow some updates but now its insists that IE9 on IE is not downloaded when I can see it is and all the time I keep getting Error Codes 80073712 and 9C48 , I've attempted and failed on at least 21 times now and every time it looks like it may make it but then it fails. Please if anyone has any info please let me know as the the response from Windows is pathetic.


Nigel Stockley

PS This thread is being sent on my desktop using the good old tried and tested XP.

A:Unable to download and install updates on Windows7 x64

Hi Nigel,

Have you installed Service Pack 1 for Windows 7? Also, could you please try the following, if you haven't already done so:

Fix the problem with Microsoft Windows Update that is not working

Also, could please post you full system specifications using this tool:

System Info - See Your System Specs


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I am using Windows Home Basic with Service pack 1 & 2 installed. When I click on the help & support in the menu, and anywhere else, I get: 'Help & Support was unable to start' Any ideas please, thank you

A:Solved: Help & Support was unable to start (Vista Home Basic)

Perhaps the System File Checker can fix that.

IMO you get results as good and usually better by doing a web search rather than bothering with Help & Support.

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HI all, since replacing my  HD, windows 7 worked perfectly for about 3 months then suddenly  flagged that windows is not genuine, also i am unable to install windows7 SP1, all details below and thanks
in advance for any  help

I am unable to install windows 7 SP1, i have downloaded it numerous times but it  always fails to install
Windows 7 Service Pack 1 (KB976932)
Installation date: ?2019/?07/?01 03:10 PM
Installation status: Failed
Error details: Code 80070017

Diagnostic Report (1.9.0027.0):
Windows Validation Data-->

Validation Code: 50
Cached Online Validation Code: N/A, hr = 0xc004f012
Windows Product Key: *****-*****-76HMH-M4RKY-V4HX6
Windows Product Key Hash: CegQyzk5Zd0qxFdtmueCy9UmviY=
Windows Product ID: 00371-OEM-8992671-00013
Windows Product ID Type: 2
Windows License Type: OEM SLP
Windows OS version: 6.1.7600.2.00010100.0.0.048
ID: {71B94676-A10A-433B-9FA8-73226A24FB25}(1)
Is Admin: Yes
TestCab: 0x0
LegitcheckControl ActiveX: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
Product Name: Windows 7 Professional
Architecture: 0x00000000
Build lab: 7600.win7_gdr.110408-1633
TTS Error:
Validation Diagnostic:
Resolution Status: N/A

Vista WgaER Data-->
ThreatID(s): N/A, hr = 0x80070002
Version: N/A, hr = 0x80070002

Windows XP Notifications Data-->
Cached Result: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
File Exists: No
Version: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
WgaT... Read more

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Hello, excuse my weak English please, i did search the web & specially this site for what i'm looking for & didn't find it till now.
got a desktop with win7 home basic x64 already installed on it (Russian) - (English/Russian interface), it's registered to my name, got the product key & everything but no installation disk, the recovery partition is 8GB (empty) & can't even see it from my computer (have to go to > Computer Management > Storage > Disk Management) so i can locate it, now when i click on it there is only 1 option "help" - can't do anything else not set active, not anything like that, the partition isn't assigned to letter.
Volume: nothing, Layout: simple, Type: Basic, File System: nothing, Status: Healthy (Recovery Partition).

OK what i want to ask is: is there any possible way i can create my own win7 install disc?
creating a restore point or system image isn't helpful for me now as i am stuck with lots of errors/mistakes. want to format & start over again. any tips? help please

sorry again for the weak English, hope you'll be kind enough to reply in simple Englsih.
P.S i did contact the company that made the desktop & they asked for big amount of money to send me the disk & it's only a system image for my desktop model.

A:Help: Creating win7 home basic x64 install CD/DVD (don't have it)

I suspect you have been sold a system with an illegal duplicated product key.

No legitimate company should supply Windows without a functional Recovery Partition and / or Installation Disc.

My reactions would be to :-
Threaten them with a report of problem to Microsoft and your local Consumer Protection authorities;
Follow up with those actions if the company does not immediately give satisfaction.


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By editing the ei.cfg we can install any version of windows in stranded dvds.
Is there any way to switch editions in recovery dvds?

I have Dell's Home Basic recovery dvds, is it possible to edit something in it and install ultimate or professional ?

A:Use Home basic recovery dvd to install ultimate.

You need a valid key for whichever you install, so the short answer is no.

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i want to know if i should wait till sp1 comes to me thro
windows update or should i install sp1 that i have downloaded
from microsoft site

just want to know if it will cause any more
(bsod) blue screen of death or any more errors or what it will fix
and what it will not fix and what all will get out of the sp1

p.s. i hope u dont mind all of the post im doing right now

regards. . .


A:[SOLVED] vista home basic-- should i install sp1

all depends on your computer and the hardware you have in it.

i've installed it on alot of PC's that come in, it does fix alot of problems and have only seen it cause one so far, and thats only on toshiba laptops it messes up the wireless card driver. I wouldn't be surprised if it does have more problems, just I havn't ran into them yet.

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Hi,I want to install SAP ECC6 in my laptop, which is HP-Pavilion g6 series and model 1117tx with Pre installed Windows7 Home Basic(64 bit OS).RAM 3GB, HDD 500GB. But the problem is unable to install Windows Server 2003 which is needed to run SAP. How Can I able to install Windos Server 2003?? Please help...!!I am in a bad need of this.

A:want to install w2003 on a w7 Home Basic genuine

How Can I able to install Windows Server 2003?

You can't install it unless HP has drivers compatible with Windows Server 2003 for that laptop model, which is very unlikely given that it's a new or recent model. They only have Windows 7 drivers for the G6 series according to my research on their website.

Like all laptops, HP laptops need custom-made drivers to match the proprietary hardware, and you can get them only from HP.
So essentially, HP decides which versions of Windows you can use on their computers.

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First question is, where can I find this online? Surprisingly, I can't find it at Best Buy, Amazon, etc.

Second, I ran the installation compatibility check for an older computer. It says it failed because the graphics chip won't support Aero. But my understanding is Home Basic doesn't use Aero. So, can Home Basic still be installed on this computer, or will all versions simply fail to install? thanks

A:Windows 7 Home Basic install questions

Hello and welcome Jeff mate some system specs first would be really handy mate and I think you are far better off with Home Premium my friend the Starter for example is just that a "starter" pretty basic and I personally think Home Premium is the base level anyone should have.

Having said that anything is better than Vista - but the specs mate really important to what you should load / install.

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I use vista home premium on my office computer, and purchased a laptop that advertised the same version installed. I am an hour drive away from the place of purchase. When I booted the laptop, it loaded vista basic. I want both versions to be the same. Can I do a backup of my office computer, then install it over my laptop system?

A:install vista home premium over basic?

Originally Posted by chandlerdc

I use vista home premium on my office computer, and purchased a laptop that advertised the same version installed. I am an hour drive away from the place of purchase. When I booted the laptop, it loaded vista basic. I want both versions to be the same. Can I do a backup of my office computer, then install it over my laptop system?

you cant use an office backup to install to the laptop. there are different drivers for each machine. If you have the vista license for each and have the vista dvd for the office machine you can use that to install it on your laptop

let us know if we can help


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just got some new stuff to upgrade my computer the other day. Tried to reinstalled windows vista home basic but it keeps crashing to a blue screen with diffrent 0x00000000 every time last time it was 0x00000024

could any one help me with this problem?

Motherboard: GA-945GCMX-S2
CPU: Intel Pentium E2140
RAM: Kingston DDR2 1GB-667MHz
Hard Drive: WD 80GB IDE also tried a barracuda 320gb ide
and my CD/DVD drive

A:vista home basic x32 install problems

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So I decided to upgrade my desktop and have completely replaced all of the hardware, however that's irrelevant. I currently have Windows Vista Home Basic on the system but was offered a copy of Windows 7 Professional for $30 from my university and wanted to know if I could install a clean copy of Windows 7 Pro on a system that has Windows Vista Home Basic since I know I cannot upgrade.

A:Windows 7 Pro Clean install from Vista Home Basic

Welcome to Seven Forums JamesKPNC...

u can check here..similar question..!

can I upgrade from Vista Home Premium to Seven Profesional - CNET Windows 7 Forums

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Hi, Currently I use Windows XP Pro (32 bit) and I just received Vista Home Basic, 64 Bit edition and I try to run it on boot..
When I run the DVD on boot I get "Windows is loading files" and as soon as the progress bar is finished I get the following page:

Windows Boot Manager:
Windows failed to start a recent hardware or software change might be the cause. To fix the problem:
1. Insert your windows installation disc and restart your computer.
2. choose your language settings and then click "Next".
3. Click "Repair your computer"
If you do not have this disc, contact your system administrator or computer manufacturer
file: \windows\system32\drivers\iastorv.sys
Status: 0xc0000098
info: Windows failed to load because a critical system driver is missing, or corrupt



A:Vista Home Basic 64 Bit - Trying to install - error on boot?

Did you load the driver? You can download the floppy install driver for the Intel Matrix Manager software, has to be loaded at beginning of setup under Advanced, I beleive. Same area you partitioned and formated drive. Its under here Intel? Matrix Storage Manager - Intel? Matrix Storage Manager support
Under software drivers on that page for the Get F6 floppy installation.
On Vista it's not F6 anymore, that's XP. You load the driver on page you format and partition drive when running setup for Vista. Make sure you know which you need x86 or x64.

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Hi, I have a HP Computer G3660d I would like to fresh install from the windows Home basic to Windows 7 Professional. Can this be done with just upgrading?

A:Fresh install from Windows Vista Home Basic

Yes, see here: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd772579(WS.10).aspx

From Home Basic to Home Premium, Professional, Ultimate

You can even do this via Windows 7 Anytime Upgrade.

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i used to have itunes before on my laptop but uninstalled it. Now i need to install it again to sync my ipad.But with no luck, im having hard time installing it.I messed up my laptop a few times.Hopefully the damages were fixed.Now im back to my original problem.When i run the itunes installation, after awhile error says:
1.)The installer has insufficient privileges to modify this file:
C:\program files\bonjour\dns_sd.jar

then next error says:
2.) There is a problem with this windows installer package.a program required for this install to complete could not be run.contact your support personnel or package vendor.

and installation rolls back...hope somebody can help me how to install itunes on my laptop.

A:reinstall/install itunes on vista home basic 32

Did you right click on the iTunes installer then select "Run As Administrator"?

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I downloaded so many files for bluestacks to my pc Windows Vista home basic and it doesn't download fully. A pop up msg comes up saying I need Windows Vista sp3. I don't understand, all I wanna do is download it so that I can watch showbox on my pc. Please help, any suggestions?

A:Windows Vista home basic, won't let me install bluestacks.

There is no Vista SP3. The last Service Pack for Vista is SP2. What is the exact error message you are getting
BlueStacks - Download Success are you downloading Bluestacks from here?

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I have DELL Inspiron 3420 (laptop). When I purchased my laptop, a genuine "Windows 7 Home Basic" (64bit), was installed in it. But this windows was so heavy and slow. I made recovery discs of Windows 7 Home Basic. Then I uninstalled Windows 7 Home Basic and installed a fresh copy of "windows 8 pro".
I have four partitions. Now I want to re-install the genuine Windows 7 Home Basic, from the recovery discs, in a separate partition. And I want both windows on my laptop. Is it possible? I have added an image also.

A:Can I install Windows 7 Home Basic from Recovery Disc again?

Yes, it pretty easy.

Your screen shot is not much use. Disk management always gives more information.

Type diskmgmt.msc in start search box and it will pop up.

You will be better using the official win 7 Home basic installation media. The recovery discs you made will probably be full of oem bloatware.

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I need to install Visual Basic 2008 express for school,
I installed the 2010 version instead but it turns out the work we are doing works better on 2008.

So i uninstalled vb 2010 and now it wont let me install 2008..


The image should show the error message that is coming up, thanks for any help

A:Unable to install Visual Basic 2008 express

Hi and welcome to TSF just a heads up the image is not visible you could see if this helps Uninstall Visual Studio (All Versions) - How To Remove Visual Studio 2005, 2008, 2010 Completely Off Your Computer.

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i have a dell inspiron #1545 laptop-running windows vista 32bit w/sp2-using firefox 5.0 browser-i recently did a complete/full re-installation using the windows vista re-installation disc-i have some of the intel drivers & some of the dell drivers installed-i went to device mgr. & found about 10 drivers that say NO DRIVERS INSTALLED- #1)direct memory access controller, #2)high precision event timer, #3)intel ich9 family smbus controller 2930, #4)motherboard resources 2919, #5)ich9m lpc interface controller 2919, #6)numeric data processor  2919, #7)programmable interrupt controller 2919, #8)system board (4 drivers) ms acpi-compliant system, #9)system speakers 2919, #10)system timer 2919-i have my dell drivers & utilities installation disc-I NEED HELP TO INSTALL THESE DRIVERS-Thank You

A:install drivers windows vista home basic 32bit

Hi to BleepingComputer,
Visit the Dell download page http://www.dell.com/support/home/us/en/04 insert the machine Service Tag and the site will provide a list of drivers specific for your machine. Start by installing the ChipSet driver it will make go away most of those errors.
Edit: Is preferable to download the drivers from the website instead of the CD because many times the manufacture provides updated drivers.

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good day to all master i have problem about my laptop when i format in clean install win 7 it cant continue to open windows.if i remove the cd-dvd it fails the pxe rom exiting in leave on screen.its continue show this in screen.i hope somebody help about this thankz.

A:help!! New clean install win7 home basic cant boot to windows

Where did you get the ISO and how is it burned to DVD?

Start over with the installer provided in Clean Reinstall - Factory OEM Windows 7 which steps assure a perfect install.

Follow these steps How to Boot A Computer from CD or DVD - YouTube

Be sure to delete all partitions during booted install as shown in Step 7 of Clean Install Windows 7

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Thanks for your time.
First off, I must state that I am not trained in computers, but I have been using Windows PCs for many years now. This machine was purchased just a month ago and we have been trying to install Windows updates during this period. I could make out that some of the updates have been installed (eg., Bing desktop and many other important ones), but not all of them. Every time the process stops at about 15% of completion, and the system proceeds to shut down. During subsequent power up, configuration would also progress up to 15% and will be terminated with this display:

"Failed configuring updates, reverting changes" or similar message.

I have tried to gather all the information that was listed in this website (the update posting instructions I received after I registered here) Windows Update Posting Instructions except for one, item 3. Windows update error codes. However I tried, I could not gather this piece of information. If it is the correct thing to do, I can upload the screen shot showing the results of the command prompt scan and also the the zipped CBS file.
I will wait to hear from you.
Thanks for your time

A:Failed to install Windows updates (Win7 Home Basic)

Welcome to the forum, I'm sure our experts will be able to help when they see your post. I suggest you put the files you have into your next post in this thread to give them something to check over.

Don't worry about not about being trained in computers the experts will work with you at your pace to get your computer working again.

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I need help, I ve beeen tryin to install call of duty black ops on ma windows vista home basic 32bits..it installed well, but when I try 2 run it, it says STEAM is nt running, so d game couldn't run at all... Pls advice me on what to do.

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My Dell Inspiron 6400 is 13 months old - has Windows Vista Home Basic Edition. My grandson tried to uninstall Vista and replace with XP. It didn't work so I reinstalled Vista HB. I have a 19 GB folder "Windows.old" that I don't want. I don't find where I can custom an install without having that file. Help?

A:Clean Install Vista Home Basic On Dell Inspiron 6400

Windows.old is a backup of the old OS (in this case, it's probably the XP installation). I'd suggest exploring it first to see if it contains anything that you want - then delete it to reclaim the space on your system. Also, run a defrag after deleting it so that they system will effectively utilize the space right away.

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I recently did a clean install of Vista Home Premium x32 and upon completion am unable to connect to the internet. I received the following error: "windows unable to install ethernet controller." Upon accessing Device Manager, I noticed yellow exclamation marks associated with my network controller. I have an Acer Aspire 5536-5224 notebook. Windows could not locate the drivers on the machine and I cannot connect to locate. As a matter of fact, I'm not sure where to begin searching for the driver! Any help you can provide will be greatly appreciated.


A:windows unable to install ethernet controller after vista home premium clean install

Hi -

Try this Broadcom driver from Acer Support --> http://global-download.acer.com/GDFi...e&Step3=Aspire

Acer Support --> http://support.acer.com/drivers_download.aspx

Regards. . .



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I have an Acer Netbook running Wondows 7 basic and I have wireless issues. My machine shows that it is connected to my network, but I dont have internet access. I mean, I have it for a couple of days, but then one day it just decides to not let me have internet access. The Windows diagnostics is blaming it on "an issue with the modem" but never specifies. Hard wired computer never have an issue, and this was happening both with my old D-Link router and my brand new Netgear Router. I am connected to the network, but just not getting past the cable modem for some wierd reason.

A:Windows7 Basic internet access problems

if any of the following steps solves your problem the rest will be unnecessary..
First make sure your router isn't set up with an access list
2nd disable any firewall you have running
then delete the wireless profile for your router by going to network and sharing center and selecting manage wireless networks. try reentering your passkey
Then unplug your router and your cable modem, leaving them both off for at least a minute before first starting up the cable modem, then your router. Once the router and modem are both up and running, try connecting again

I'm sure there's a more intelligent progression to the steps above, but very rarely have I not been able to get a laptop to connect after following those steps

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I went to install "multisim v.10.0 torrent" but FAILED [vista home basic], well... If I choose to reinstall choose same directory, and if again GET FAILED choose other DIR ? Then if fails again choose not install at all ?

How I remove a FAILED INSTALL SOFTWARE like this ? Is it appears in add/remove programs ? What if, is not appear ?

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Please help, My friend Wants to Buy Windows 7 Ultimate but first wants to try the 30-day trial version. He's using an HP laptop with Windows Home Basic 64-bit OS. He is wondering how to do this so in turn I am asking you guys out here right now. Does it need a clean install? He already downloaded a retail dvd for the Windows 7 Ultimate OS ISO. Also one of his concerns is that there is an image backup of his OS with the system factory settings, we're both wondering if it would still be accessible (it's on a different hdd partition) once he successfully installs the Ultimate OS.

He's doing this at first, and then he's planning to try out Windows 7 Professional next and then decide which to Buy to replace his original OS.

We'd really appreciate any feedback about this.

A:How to Install Windows 7 Ultimate on a laptop with Windows Home Basic

Im afraid there is no trial of Ultimate, just Enterprise

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I just bought a Dell 15z 5523 Ultrabook (i7-3517U Processor, 8GB DDR 3 1600 Mhz RAM, 256 GB SSD, Nvidia GeForce GT 630M 2GB card etc.) pre-installed with Windows 8, not PRO.

I have been using it for a couple of weeks and I just hate it. I know I know, some of us don't want to learn new things or be forced to change our ways just because of some corporate's whim....

That being said, I have searched quite a bit online, and still haven't found a reliable resource which can help me remove Windows 8 completely and install Windows 7 Home Basic. Have received a lot of contradictory advise.

Dell did not give me a Windows 8 installation disk. Just a drivers CD. I have the old Windows 7 Home Basic installation disk and drivers. Also, I have already activated 8.

If someone asks me to stick with Windows 8 or give benefits of 8 over 7 or tell me to install stuff like Classic Shell it would be a total waste...

Can someone give me a step by step guide or a link which has everything explained?



A:Remove Pre-installed Windows 8 and Install Windows 7 Home Basic

First, where did you get this OLD Windows 7 Home Basic install disk?

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I'm using an Asus UX31E laptop. Have been trying to install IE 10 without success either through Windows Update or manual installation. Usually I am able to solve most problems by myself through Googling but this problem has me stumped.

I followed the instructions on posting:
1. ran System Update Readiness Tool
2. ran a sfc/ scannow in command prompt as administrator
3. have taken a screenshot of the error when trying to install via Windows Update. Got code 9C59.
4. Compressed the whole CBS folder into a zip file.

Currently my CBS.zip file is 45mb, too big to attach. Any suggestions?

Please help!

A:Unable to install IE 10 on Win 7 Home Premium 64 bit

I don't know if this will help, but I followed the instructions on "sfcdetails.txt" and am attaching to this reply.

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My daughter got a "new" second hand computer and asked me in format and install her Windows XP Home. I did format the 100 gig hard drive and started to install Windows. Part way through the installation it froze and said it couldn't install a certain file. It asked me either to quit the installation or skip installing that file. I quit and tried to install again. That's where the problem began. When I restart the computer it does not boot from the CD but goes to a screen which says:
"NTDR is missing. Press Ctl Alt Del to restart"
I tried to boot form the hard drive and got the same message.
I changed the DVD player from secondary master to slave. Didn't help
I changed the DVD player for a CD ROM player. Didn't help.
The computer is recognizing all the drives.
Can anyone help before there is an instance of patricide in this family?

A:Unable To Install Windows XP Home

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Unable to install or update any software from all user accounts including Adminstrator on a XP Home system.

Just to give a little background, this is a notebook that my daughter is using in college. She got infected by a virus (unknown type) from an emal sent by her professor. I was too far to help and she took it to their on campus tech center. They were able to clean it out, but she is now unable to install anything. I suspect the technician took the drive out and installed it on a XP Pro system to clean out the virus(s). As a part of the process, he changed the privilleges of the administrator group. The tech center is closed for the summer and I am at a lost on what he did. Any suggestions?


A:Unable to Install Software on XP Home

Going to XP Pro would be the ultimate goal....One of the other symptoms that I did not mention is this problem is also preventing me from backing up the system.

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I just formatted my laptop with Windows XP SP2, and since I've misplaced my drivers CD, I downloaded the Ethernet drivers for my laptop, from my PC and transferred it using a CD-RW.
Having installed the ethernet drivers, I activated Windows, and downloaded avast 4.8 Home. I did not do anything else online.

After downloading the installer, when I double clicked it, it showed me the certificate and all, and then the installer started. I clicked Next once... the next screen appeared.. and it vanished before I could even read it. Same thing happens everytime.
I even tried running it as administrator, but it doesn't help.

Please help me. Thanks a lot in advance.


Edit : Also, my Ctr + Alt + Del says "Disabled by administrator", even though I didn't do it. It's just been 2 minutes since I installed Windows.

A:Unable to install avast! 4.8 Home

You seem to not have the correct Windows Installer for the application. The first thing you should do is to run Internet Explorer and type in the address bar: http://update.microsoft.com/microsoftupdate and make sure that you click Express to scan for the highest priority updates. It will also look for hardware updates for you. It could take quite a while to download all the updates and install them. After you have everything installed, then try the install for Avast! again.

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While installing Dolby HT GUI, its say'n that PCEE needs to be installed.

What is PCEE,How can i get it?? After installing,any problem persists with my previous audio driver?

A:Unable to Install Dolby Home Theatre

According to the Lenovo site, this PC came with Windows 8. The Dolby may be designed for Win 8 and does not work on Win 7. Also, do you have the correct sound driver from Lenovo? If you only have the generic, basic function, Windows installed HD Audio Codec that could also be the problem.

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Hello, I recently purchased a new computing system and I am unable to install Xp home edition. I have searched other places on the net but was unable to find an answer.
This is the new parts:
Asus P5GD1 Motherboard
Pentium 4 2.66
Maxtor 80 gig (master)
Kinsgton 512 X2

old Parts
Western digital 160 gig
benq DVD+-

I set the boot order to the benq reader, Insert the windows setup disc and it goes through the procedure up loading all the files, then enters the stop error screen where it displays error 0000007b, Describing such things as check for viruses (I am using brand new master Hard drive), check configuration, remove and new controllers etc.

I tried removing the old 160 gig thinking that it has a chance of a virus, and checked connections on the mother board and elsewhere. Anybody have any tips for completing this installation? This is getting to be very annoying.

A:Unable to install xp home on brand new system


Might look a couple of places to start:

First of all, I would download the maxtor utility from their website and prepare your disk from this utility previous to setting up the OS. This utility is free (or if a retail version, came with your new drive) and can partition and format your drive and have it ready to go.

Second, your boot order needs to be:

CD/Dvd - 1st
floppy - 2nd
Maxtor Hard Drive

Don't forget to save before you exit.

Third, make sure you have turned off the raid feature in the BIOS setup menu for your IDE drives to keep it from searching for a raid drive. Don't forget to save before you exit if you change the BIOS setup menu.

Put the Maxtor drive on IDE #1 on the end of the ribbon cable with the jumpers set to master, the CD/DVD in the middle of the ribbon cable with jumpers set to slave.

If everything else is set correctly, you should be able to put the OS disk in the drive, boot up and let it load the OS.

Let us know where you are on this process.

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I have a HP Pavillion A620n that needed a new hard drive. Before installing the hard drive I rest the Bios and memory by removing and re-installing them. Installed the new HD and booted the system.The screen came up with press F1 for setup or F2 to continue. Pressed F1 and changed the boot order from the HD to the CD. Saved the settings and rebooted the computer. The same screen came up and this time I pressed F2 to continue. The next screen came up black with a small dash in the top left corner flashing. Tried opening my CD to no avail. Tried opening my DVD to no avail. Now I'm unable to install my OS.
Is there a way to install my OS?

A:Unable to install Windows XP Home Edition

My guess is you need an original OS disk or recovery disk to do the install or is that what you're refering to when you say "Tried opening my CD to no avail."

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I recently ran into some performance issues with my Acer Netbook. It is an Aspire One that is about 2 years old now. I thought that it was the result of some malware, but was not really sure. Things went from bad to worse when I allowed my brother to "fix" my computer for me. The first thing that he did was open my registry and started looking for things that he said shouldn't be there and then deleted them. I do not have a list of what was deleted and he does not know, but I was watching and it seemed like he deleted and/or changed several things. When I continued to experience problems he tried to fix my computer again. This time he ran COMODO System Cleaner and a Free Windows Registry Repair. Things have still not improved. Sometimes when I turn on my computer, it will not boot to a home screen. When this happens I turn off the power and turn it back on again, it seems like if I do this 1-3 times, eventually the computer will start up to a home screen. I tried to run the ACER system reboot, but that program is no longer available. I have tried to reinstall Windows XP Home Edition, but I get a message that "A disk read error has occurred." All that I want to do at this point is to completely reinstall Windows XP. I have the product key from the sticker on my computer. But, I don't know how I can do this because I do not have a CD ROM and I do not have a Windows XP CD. Is there anything I can do?

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A:Unable to Clean Install Windows XP Home on Netbook

It is possible to install XP from a flash drive or other external medium. http://www.google.com/search?q=install+xp+from+flash+drive&sourceid=ie7&rls=com.microsoft:en-us:IE-Address&ie=&oe=#q=install+xp+from+flash+drive&hl=en&rls=com.microsoft:en-us:IE-Address&prmd=imvnsfd&ei=DiyuTv_qJOW90AG9wuypDw&start=10&sa=N&bav=on.2,or.r_gc.r_pw.,cf.osb&fp=20cb5bf5d8c90627&biw=1024&bih=625 However, one must have the XP install media to do so.What is meant by; "I have tried to reinstall Windows XP Home Edition, but I get a message that "A disk read error has occurred"." What method were you using to try to install XP?

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I'm hoping to get some help installing MS Office Home and Student 2007. about 4/5ths of the way thru installation, I'm encountering the following error message:

"Error 1311. Source file not found: E:\SKU112.CAB. Verify that the file exists and that you can access it."

I have no clue what this means, please help! Thanks in advance!

A:Unable to install MS Office Home and Student 2007

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