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Where can I find window8 rescue disc 64bit dell computer?

Q: Where can I find window8 rescue disc 64bit dell computer?

Sigh, I guess I will start from downloading IOBIT advanced system care and then it asked me to update my driver and now I have this driver failure thing where I'm unable to login to window, I've googled so much and now I'm in need of the rescue disc file for rebooting so I can perform system restoration, but I'm unable to download it from the window official website because I don't have the registration key... it was installed for me at the shop so I never had a disc.

I've actually downloaded the disc else where and installed it onto a USB but it didn't seem to detect the USB at all, I did perform F2 , boot mode and put all my USB drives to the top as my priority, I don't know if the files were corrupted at the beginning so now I'm hoping if someone can help....

Many thanks

Gary

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Preferred Solution: Where can I find window8 rescue disc 64bit dell computer?

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.)

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Currently I have a pc with Windows 7 32bit installed on it. I have a disk with Windows 8.1 Pro 64 bit which I would like to dual boot with the current Windows 7 32bit . i have 2gb ram ,500gb hd 4 parttion Once I restarted my pc with the dvd in it, it asked me if I wanted to boot from Cd/DVD which I did. It then started the normal Windows setup screen. after saveral min this error show i/q error occure 0xc00000e9 what i do plz help

A:dual boot window7 bit and window8.1 64bit pro installation problem

it happened to me as well when i was trying to install Windows XP as dual boot with windows 7 home premium
i always get the blue screen due to the SATA driver that xp doe snot recognize my HD,,
but the people in the forum really do good help by pointing me to virtualize xp INSIDE W7..
IT works using VMware , why do not you use the same thing
or do you have another purpose of installing w8 as dual boot with w7

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Topic title says it all- I currently have Vista Ultimate 32bit on my Inspiron 1720 laptop and I want to try out 64bit, to see if it runs and utilizes the 4gb of memory I have better- Vista 32bit seems to chug a bit when I'm doing heavy photoshop work.

There is no option for 64bit drivers on dell's driver site for this laptop, does anyone have any clue where I could get them? Or am I out of luck?

A:Where can i find 64bit drivers for Dell Inspiron 1720 laptop?

I'm hoping you have tried the Dell website and also checked for 64 bit compatability especially with your MB and CPU combos

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how to install windows vista 32bit on a 64bit disc or computer?

i can't find any good site which tells me how to install windows vista 32bit with a 64bit disc, i don't know if my computer is 32bit or 64bit, i wanna install 32bit not 64bit, i need a site with screenshots or video
 

A:how to install windows vista 32bit on a 64bit disc or computer?

The disks are different. Vista comes in 64-bit and a 32-bit DVDs. If you want to install the 32-bit version, you need to have the 32-bit DVD. Vista Ultimate, for example, comes with two DVDs; the 32-bit and the 64-bit versions.

Courtney
 

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I may have to erase and reinstall win7, due to major bootup issues, getting blue screen of death.
Can access my drives booting from Kaspersky's  rescue disc, but would like to know how to copy my backup files from ' c ' drive in rescue disc mode, onto my external hard drive.
any one please

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I need to make a disc in case my computer crashes but i dont know which files i need. My index is missing from my help and support so i cant get any help there. Any help is really appreciated. Thanks.

A:rescue disc

Use Windows Files & Settings Transfer Wizard. Take the defaults.

Best thing to do is to get another hard drive and clone it, so if the first one dies, you can just flip the boot order in BIOS to boot from the clone.

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Hello:

I have AVG7. They request you make a "rescue disc" to run at startup for problems outside the windows environment. That's fine. I've done that.

Problem:
It starts and then stops. It says "NTLDR" is missing. So...I go get a copy of that and place it on the disc which the wizard should have done. O.K., it starts..rumble, rumble..good..but..it stops again. Now, it says "Invalid Boot.ini file". NTDECT failed. Of course, after I place this NTDECT on the first disc, it immediately bypasses dos and goes right to loading up windows!!

I had a problem before this work I'm try-n to do here. I found, through Malware Scanner, a trojan called "backdoor.rtkit.b" that AVG7 failed to see for some time. I ck'ed their encyclopedia and its not listed. I found on the net that Symantec has it listed since last October 04' and they give full details of its character which I had the joy of experiencing. So...long story to say my computer's probably compromised in a number of ways. I did weed out all the files related to this object according to Symantec's stats but, this doesn't tell me what the perpetrator may have done in deleting, adding, altering files any where in the system. Oh well.

Whacha think?
 

A:Rescue Disc

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The preinstalled install file for R&R apparently fails to apply the required "Rescue and Recovery PDA patch" (although that is also contained in the SWTOOLS directory that comes with the computer): R&R launches, but upon choosing "Exclude files" in the advanced mode, continues eternally without displaying the file list and finally freezes the computer. After restart there are Mounted Volumes on the C:\ drive in the Windows Explorer. As I tried several times to reinstall and use R&R, there are now a number of Mounted Volumes on my C:\ which all contain the entire C:\ content including themselves.However, these mounted volumes are not properly recognized by the system, neither in the Windows Disk Management window nor by the SUBST command at the (DOS) Command prompt. Consequently, they cannot be removed following the Microsoft instructions for the Disk Management window. I also hesitate to apply "SUBST (drive letter) /D" (D for deassociate) in the Command Prompt window, because I fear to loose all my C:\ content. Unfortunately, I had to consult the Lenovo Support page to learn that R&R on BS?BT20 Win7 64 bit needs that patch, although it appreared that R&R had been preinstalled on my new machine. How can I get rid of these Mounted Volumes, before trying a proper install of R&R?Thanks in advance.RH

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Using my Windows 7 rescue disc, I had to go into my BIOS to tell my notebook to boot from the CD. I could see it was booting from the CD and and loaded files. A window opened 'System Recovery Options'- Select A Keyboard Input Method', so I clicked on Next and
Nothing has happened since.
What do I need to do now?
 

A:Trying to boot from rescue disc

hi
i think your you should try to insert your rescue disc to another computer . if it is ok , then your computer is something wrong . if not . your rescue disc is broken . then you need to reinstall the system .
 

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Hi,

My C drive went down and I bought another one but do not have my rescue disc's for a Satellite PS241A-6608EP LAPTOP SERIAL #43024262P.

Is their anyway I can download the software from the net in order to get the system working properly. I am using one of my old XP programs to get on the net with the new hard drive.

Please help with a link so that I can get it back to normal.

Bruce

A:Rescue Disc Required

you will not be able to download it, but you may be able to purchase a replacement copy from toshiba. You need to contact them.

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Hello again,
Is it possible to update a Kaspersky rescue disc, and is it easy to do, for a none savvy user, thanks in advance.
Regards gunner

A:Kaspersky rescue disc

Is your system infected?

Not sure what you mean by "update", but...you can find info about such at:

http://support.kaspersky.com/faq/?qid=208282173

http://support.kaspersky.com/viruses/rescuedisk

Louis

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Hi there,
I work as a computer teacher at a school, I am in charge of computer maintenance as well.
Some of our computers were donated to the school and I want to format them and re-install the windows xp operating system. From what I have read I will either need the windows XP installation disc or I will have to find the Winnt32.exe on the computer.
Here is my problem as the computers were donated I don't have the discs and for some reason the Winnt32.exe is not on the computer.
I have done extensive searches on multiple computers in my classroom and none of them have the Winnt32.exe.
How can I format and re-install Windows XP without the disc or the Winnt32.exe?
System Info:
Microsoft Xp
Profesional
version 2002
Service Pack 3

A:Can't find Winnt32.exe on computer and I don't have a disc.

Hello,
 
You cannot reinstall XP without the install disk. Winnt32.exe is on the CD and launches the install from the Autorun.ini file. If Windows install does not start when you insert the CD, then you can double click Winnt32.exe to start the process.
 
The only way to reinstall would be to extract the retail key from the each computer using Majical Jelly Bean Keyfinder and use that with a XP PRO install disk.  You may be able to find one on Ebay or perhaps somebody you know can lend you a XP PRO install disk.

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Using my Windows 7 rescue disc, I could see it was booting from the CD and it asked me to Choose My Language and so I clicked on Next.
Nothing has happened since.
What do I need to do now?

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will a set of ERDs made on one pc work on another ?
 

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Hello,

Following the awesome comments of members of this forum, I am using Macrium to backup my system/data partition. It works wonderfully, as I have had to restore once.

My question is: Do I need to create a new "Rescue Disc" with Macrium each time I create a new backup image or is one Rescue Disc good for a certain period?

Also, the reason I want to create an image now is that I want to change my partition sizes. (I have a little unallocated space at the "beginning" of my HD that was left over from the Vista Toshiba system recovery and is now empty, which I want to combine with my C: drive, which is in the "middle", then shorten the C: partition, and enlarge my D: partition, which is on the "end", which is the partition I use for for Macrium backup images when I am in between backing up to DVD.

Will I be able to restore the partition image, even if the partition size has changed?

Thanks for your help!

A:Macrium - Do I need a new Rescue Disc each time?

1. The recovery disk is good as long as you stay with the same release of Macrium. Once I installed a new release and was asked to make a new recovery disk. But that should be a very exceptional case.
2. If the partition size changes, there should be no problem when it gets bigger. A smaller target partition, however, will not work (as far as I know). As you can see from the feature comparison at the end of this page, Disk Space Management is only a function in the Pro version.

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I would like to have a Rescue disc on hand if I ever need it.
- but my Toshiba laptop (Satellite C665) has OEM Win7 Home Premium installed on it
- and all the Toshiba crapware that I never use
- no OS CD/DVD
- there is a partition "*:HDDRECOVERY" which I assume is for repairing (?) or reinstalling Win-7 OS

If the OS really falls over (or worse the HDD dies) I want to be able to re-install Win7 on a new HDD
- currently I get little glitches -- OS occasionally stalls -- moments of PC old-timers disease.
- the laptop is 3 years old and is used for about 6 hours per day, (turned off at night)

On Microsoft Software Recovery web page instructions state a 25 character product key.
- but my OEM (on Computer -> Properties) Product ID is 00xxx-oem-8xxxxxx-000xx ... 20 characters
- the Microsoft Software Recovery rejects my "Product ID"

Fortunately I downloaded an ISO from DigitalRiver (Win7 Home Premium - Media ready) before DigitalRiver activities were curtailed by MS.
- (I also have Win7 Pro 32bit + 64bit ISOs

How do I create a "Rescue Disk" ?
- I have spent several hours on the web but have not found anything that is helpful to me.
Would I use the currently installed OS -OR- need the 32bit ISO ?

Thank you in advance

A:Rescue Disc for Win7 Home Premium OEM

If I understand you correctly, you want create an install disc from the ISO you downloaded.

You can use this tool,

Windows 7 USB/DVD Download Tool

There are other methods as well but the one above will work for what you need.

Rescue disc usually refers to a bootable repair disc.

By the way the Microsoft site wanted the product key not the product ID, the product key is on the COA sticker,



I'm not sure what you mean by that sentence,








  
Quote: Originally Posted by bawldiggle


Would I use the currently installed OS -OR- need the 32bit ISO ?


As long as it's the same version (Home Premium, Pro, etc.) it will work, if the one you downloaded is a 64bit and you want 32bit then you will need to get a different one.

If you have 4GB RAM you could use the 64bit with your current product key.

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I have purchased a boxed Acronis True Image Home 2009. Installed it on my fairly new PC running on Vista (with all the updates) Home Premium and registered and updated the software with Acronis. I have immersed myself in the Acronis User Manual until I was ready to go.

I used the True Image wizard to create a bootable rescue disc. Placed the disc in my PC's combo DVD/CD Rom/RW drive. There is the usual whirring noise and the Windows Explorer pane opens up showing a restore manager folder containing 7 files (no .exe file) then more 'gravel' noise and after waiting for ten minutes absolute silence and nothing more happened. Assumtion: the disc is not bootable.

I made several more rescue discs and tried to run them several ways including starting up the PC with the disc in the drive. That opens up Windows in the usual way but no disc boot up!

Acronis web support have sent me a link to download an ISO file of the True Image software which I have downloaded and burnt the ISO image file to CD. But this still will not boot up.

Not sure where to go from here? This is the brand-leader in backup/cloning software and a near-new PC. Is there something I have overlooked? Have I got to go 'messing' with my PC's BIOS - not keen on that??

A:Acronis True Image Rescue Disc Problem

Have I got to go 'messing' with my PC's BIOS



Yes. Go in and check the boot order options and make sure that the cd/dvd drive is set as the first boot device. If itis after the hard drive at all, it will never boot from a cd/dvd (unless you disconnect the hard drive).

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I am using Windows XP and my Dell laptop is locked up by the ICE Ransom-ware virus.
When I start my computer and log on, my normal desktop background appears with no icons, then after several seconds, the screen goes to a white background and the ICE message appears and I am locked out.
If I F8 and attempt to start in ‘Safe Mode’ I get a blue screen that reads, “A problem has been detected and windows has been shut down to prevent damage to your computer (yada yada yada)”.
If I F8 and attempt ‘Safe Mode With Networking’ and attempt to start windows I get the same blue screen and message as in plain ‘Safe Mode’ (see above).
If I F8 and attempt ‘Safe Mode With Command Prompt’ and attempt to start windows I again get the same blue screen and message as in plain ‘Safe Mode’ (see above).
If I F8 and try ‘Last Known Good Configuration’, and start my Windows XP, I go back to the top of this list and I get the ICE screen lock-out.
I downloaded HitmanPro 32bit to a USB stick.
 And per HitmanPro instructions:  start computer> hold F12 > USB Storage Device> “usb Boot options” > 1. Bypass Master Boot Record (default).  Message shows “hitmanpro booting, MBR read”… then screen asks to start windows normally (yes), normal start begins, click user to begin, windows starts to load, screen shows normal desktop back ground with no icons, then after several... Read more

A:HitmanPro32 and Kaspersky rescue Disc 10 Not Removing ICE Ransomeware virus

 
Let's try another workaround: 
Download AVG Rescue USB version (.ZIP archive)
 
USING THE RAR/ZIP ARCHIVE TO CREATE A USB BOOTABLE DEVICE
To create a USB flash drive variant of AVG Rescue CD, you will need to do the following:
Extract the archive downloaded from AVG web to your preferred location.
Double-click the extracted setup.exe file. It will guide you through the whole process. You will be able to select a USB drive from a listbox and setup will copy all necessary files to the selected USB drive and it will make the USB drive bootable.
Please be careful not to run the makeboot.bat file directly from hard drive of the computer! This would overwrite the boot record and make your system un-bootable.
After this process is finished (message will be displayed) you can close the window.
 AVG Rescue:
 
Now plugin the USB-device with AVG-rescue on it.
 
1.  Reboot the computer and start the boot menu (F10 or F12). Then choose for the USB-device
 
2. At the Boot Menu: Choose AVG Rescue CD (1) and press Enter
3. Let it load, at the "Disclaimer Screen"... just choose I agree or not and press Enter
4. At the "Update Screen", choose Yes and press Enter
Next screen, Choose Update from Internet and press Enter
5. At the "Update Priority Configuration" window, choose Priority 2 Virus Database Update and press Enter
6. Let it update and when finished, Press any key to continue
7. You end up back at the "Update Screen", c... Read more

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Do I need to create a new rescue disc for each image I save on my backup drive or, does the first one created work for all the saved images? Thanks!

A:Rescue disc for macrium reflect v6 home edition question

You just need the 1 Rescue / Startup Disk...
after each marcium update - you will want to update your resue disk as well (create updated Macrium Rescue dsik.)

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I'll explain my problem in the order it occurred:

1. I completely uninstalled Acronis TIH 2012 yesterday and rebooted. Everything was as it should be.
2. I had in excess of 700GB unallocated space on my internal drive; I successfully created two equal logical partitions out of this unallocated space and Windows labeled them as drive L and drive M. I could still see my two external drives, the drive letters as they have always been, being drive J and drive K. No problem.
3. I installed Macrium Reflect for the purpose of creating backups and created a backup of the OS partition located on my internal drive, saving it to my external J drive. No problem.
4.I decided today that I would create a Macrium Rescue CD, using the default Linux boot method. No problem.
5.I booted with the Macrium Rescue CD so that I was sure the rescue CD would recognize the location of my Macrium backup on drive J. If not, I would then have run the rescue CD in compatibility mode. The Macrium rescue CD recognized my external J drive and K drive but the drives would not expand so that I could locate the Macrium backup. It appeared as if they were there but empty.
6. I removed the Macrium Rescue CD and rebooted. I checked Computer and Computer Management and the only thing listed was my internal C drive. The two newly created logical partitions, L and M, did not show either in Computer or Computer Management. In addition, the listings for these "Devices with Removable Storage, did not show in Compute... Read more

A:External Drive Problem After Creating Macrium Rescue Disc

1. The good news is that you got it fixed with the restore point.

2. The change of drive letters happens all the time depending of what you have plugged in. It can be annoying but is not serious.

3. I do not think that Macrium has anything to do with that. It is only an application.

4. Hard to tell what the real cause can be.

5. Does the Macrium Linux CD work now?

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Integrate Multiple Antivirus Rescue Disk into One Single Disc or USB Flash Drive with SARDU ? Raymond.CC Blog

A:Integrate Multiple Antivirus Rescue Disk into One Single Disc or USB Flash Drive.

+1

I like it!

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Alrighty, I've got a bit of a perplexing problem. My Four(ish) month old laptop has taken on a new, annoying bad habit. Occasionally, when left to idle for longer than about 30 minutes, it'll quietly blue screen, restart itself, to the user selection screen and then be completely fine. However, it isn't consistently BSoDing. Often, I can leave it set for hours and hours while I do chores or work on something else, and it will happily sit still and wait for my return.

On the flip side, it never BSoDs when I'm using it. On days when I have to do a lot of work, or even extended WoW sessions with friends, it runs like clockwork for hours on end.

I've never had any major errors, I frequently scan for spyware (adaware), viruses (avast!), and nothing other than a few cookies (in adaware) ever comes up. My computer's temperature consistently runs between 110F-128F, and if idling, usually between 100-110. I can't recall downloading or installing anything that would cause this.

While it isn't a major concern, it is annoying, and BSoDs are actually kind of serious. I checked to see if it was that silly screensaver that a few people on here had talked about, and unfortunately it isn't. Apparently I'm actually BSoDing.

Any tips, tricks, questions, and/or advice would be greatly appreciated.
PS: I figured due to the peculiar nature of this crashing, that it is probably a security issue, rather than something hardware related. If anyo... Read more

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Hello I have to do a reinstall of Vista Home Basic SP1 On an HP Pavillion, However the only Vista Home Basic Disc I can get is a Dell One, Can I use the Dell Install disc on the HP? Which also has/had Vista Home Basic on it, and I have the key sticker on it to activate the fresh reinstall, and I can get the drivers from HP. So in short Can I get the dell vista home basic disc, and use my HP key for Home Basic, Or would it be somehow incompatible? THANKS IN ADVANCE..
 

A:Solved: Can I use A Dell Vista Install Disc on an HP Computer?

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I have a question referring back to the thread/forum (The title/name of thread/forum is in the *Title*). What format do you mean when you say image? Do you mean .iso, .bin, etc.?

Thanks,

Devon West (Stickboy)
 

A:Solved: Can I use A Dell Vista Install Disc on an HP Computer?

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(IBM thinkpad T61- Windows XP; purchased Sept07).

Have NTLDR is compressed error on startup..
no boot, just over and over to CTRL+ALT+DELETE to receive the msg again.

Ran IBM Thinkvantage rescue and recovery. Know I have to enter the uncompress attribute command....however,,when I do CD Boot with ultimate boot cd boot for windows, or even the XP install CD to the Recovery option (R), both reply they can not find Drive C.

Ran Rescue/Recovery hardware diagnostics (which calls PC Doctor); all tests ran just fine, thanks.

I know drive C is out there as the Rescue/Recovery can recover into it.

So I can get into Rescue and Recovery til the cows come home, but still can't get boot the pc past the NTLDR is Compressed message.

I'm not tech saavy, but my friends are, hence I post for your help in where they can help me.

Blonde is NOT fun on computers.

A:After Rescue Recovery; can't find my C drive

contacted IBM Lenovo support;. Via the BIOS Config, had me change Serial ATA to Compatability mode..voila! Now the Ultimate Boot CD and XP Install cd (Recovery option) finally see the C drive.
At this point, I need to use the XP Install CD Recovery option to enter the attrib -c command on my NTLDR.
I will then change the Bios back to AHCI.

I'm posting this answer as I only found one hit on the problem and no solution. So heres one.

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I have a problem trying to set up raid 1. I have a new PC with W7 Pro 64 bit installed and have migrated everything off the old failing desktop. Everything works well and W7 has no problem booting. I can take W7 image dumps as well. Somewhere in the process of setting up RAID I have done something that does not allow me to complete the process. I decided to use the Install Disk and do a startup repair to clear things, but for some reason neither the Install Disc or the W7 System Repair disc find a system to repair yet my system boots properly.
I've read that I can image dump the whole thing, enter BIOS and setup Raid 1 properly and then restore the image. The proper drivers for RAID were loaded. Can someone tell me if this process would work? Thanks in advance for any help.

A:Neither W7 install disc or W7 repair disc find my new system

Win7 doesn't much like dated RAID technology, and doesn't need it with built-in drive imaging.

If you wanted to RAID your new PC you'd have reimage or reinstall anyway.

Clean Reinstall - Factory OEM Windows 7
Macrium - Image your system

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The monitor on my old PC is dead. The Hard Drive works fine, no question about it. For a time the thing worked fine with a monitor plugged into the adapter on the back of the machine, but the settings some how got screwed up in Windows and now I can't reconfigure the display to handle a slave or secondary monitor again.
I would really like to recover the hard disk. Is there an adapter that would allow me to plug the drive into another PC, and access the data?
 
Any advice would be welcome. Thank you!

A:How to rescue data from a Dell E1705 with no monitor

There are a number ways to approach it.
 
A USB enclosure for a 2.5 drive
 
A USB docking station
 
A USB adapter for both IDE and SATA 2.5 and 3.5
 
Attach any of the above to another computer.

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Machines:
Dell Dimension 4600i
BIOS ver;A12
IBM 10.4gb hdd (ata/ide)
Single partition (ext3) OS linux Fedora LXDE spin
Status: Running

Generic PC (Elderly)
Phoenix Bios
WD400 40gb hdd (EIDE)
Single Partition (NTFS) os XP pro Ver:2002 SP3
Status: Running

Situation:
Need to reconfigure so Generic Box is running 10gb hdd with fedora and dell box is
running 40gb hdd with windows and associated installed apps and data

Action:
Swap Drives

Results:
Generic Box boots Fedora (Some video drvr file need to be installed manually No
longer supplied with Fedora 17)
Runs fine "out of the box"

Dell box attempts to boot MS os on c:
Flashes BSOD (assume BSOD 7b, too fast to read) loops to restart, BSOD, restart, etc
Not unexpected as installed os is using installed drivers for hdware on original Generic box

Action:
Create bootable USB fdd using BartPE build from MS XP (sp3) install cd
Boot Dell box from USB to run "Repair" on C:
Note this is not OEM (Dell) cd. Dell box obtained with linux OS and no XP anything available so built from my own MS XP install disk used to install OS on Generic Box

Results:
Bios recognizes USB and starts boot
Inspecting Hardware
Starting BartPE
Window "Splash" appears with "loading bar" animated
BSOD 7b 0xf7cb0528, 0x00000034, 0x00000000, 0x00000000

Action:
Gnash Teeth and Curse
Assume Dell bios not playing well with XP disc other than its own proprietary xp
install.
Search web for similar issue, workaround, ... Read more

A:Solved: Using MS XP disc On Dell machine (Not OEM disc)

Cant you like flash a motherboard with a different bios im not sure how this would work but I woilld figure it could fix the issue
 

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Where can I find the correct mounting hardware for an old HD to install in a new Dell computer? The old HD was mounted horizontally. It looks like the Dell uses a vertical approach. Shouldn't this stuff be easy to find?? Any suggestions? Thanks in advance.
 

A:Where find correct mounting hardware for old HD in new Dell computer

You can mount hard drives in any direction you like. Usually the only hardware you need to mount a HD is screws.

If you really need some brackets or rails to mount a hard drive in your new Dell then the Dell salesman is the man to approach.
 

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After 11 months of use, my Dell 4550 couldn't find its CD/DVD and DVD recorder drives today on bootup. Dell tech support suggests the problem is inside the computer requiring a new cable from the motherboard to the two drives (one cable).
They are sending me a new cable.

Is this likely to be the problem or are there other things that could be causing this problem. Neither drive shows up in "My Computer."
 

A:Dell 4550 computer can't find disk drives

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Hi
I have my retail Win 7 Pro 64 bit DVD install disc that was installed on a PC that was subsequently upgraded to Win 10 while the free upgrade was available. 

Can I now use the Win 7 Pro disc to do a fresh install on another PC that currently has Vista 64 on.  Or is the Win 7 Pro key tied to the Win 10 free upgrade?  I hope I have explained it so it makes sense...
lagubin

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Until a week ago Wednesday.  Everything was working fine.  since then the Dell printer is no longer recognized by computer even though the printer settings shows the printer is there.  I talked with Dell and after quite a bit of searching, they felt the problem is in the operating system.  I am not sure I am willing to accept that conclusion at this time.  Can someone please help me!  Please note I am not very computer savvy but I a hoping to get a solution.

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Hi ...
Type of Dell Latitude E6400 computer has Bluetooth, but does not function

A:Where can I find Bluetooth to a computer program(dell latitude e6400)

First of all check if your Bluetooth is turned on.If the Bluetooth tray icon has a red mark then click on icon and turn bluetooth adapter on.Can you transfer files to/fro from your laptop to any other Bluetooth device e.g cellphone.
The most common solution to Bluetooth problems are the re-installation of Bluetooth drivers.

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How do I obtain a WIndows 7 professional x64 recovery disk for my HP Probook 5330m?











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A:Windows 7 pro 64bit recovery disc...

Hi, You can order a set of Recovery Discs starting on the link below. http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport/TechSupport/Document.jsp?lang=en&cc=us&objectID=c00810334&prodTypeId=321957&prodSeriesId=5071212 Regards, DP-K

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Hello,
I'm not able to install Dell Command | Power Manager on Dell Precision m6700.
I tried to install driver below (as well as other version) but without success:
System-Utilities_Application_8MJFN_WN64_2.2.1_A00
https://www.dell.com/support/home/pl/pl/pldhs1/Drivers/DriversDetails?driverId=3N7TV
I the description you may find that Windows 10 64bit and Dell Precision M6700 is supported.
The errors is following: "The application is not supported on your system. Abording installation. Error: 25025 ".
@Dell_Support - could you please fix it?

Best regards,
Johnny

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Help: I could use assistance to complete a Windows XP Reinstall on my Dell 8400 after doing an incredibly incoherent and senile job cleaning the inside of my computer. The computer is used as an off-line digital library for family photos, documents, and financial records, and simple games (Spider Solitaire, Bookworm, Hearts). I decluttered our home two years ago by digitizing, shredding, and disposing 17 GB of records and extended family records using a Scansnap scanner. I disabled the network access to prevent any possible internet access after Microsoft ended its Windows XP security support.
What Happened: The machine had been showing signs of stress during start-up, sometimes requiring several start attempts, and the DVD drives were dusty and straining. The last time I cleaned the machine, I failed to get the DVD and diskette drives properly seated after cleaning, which I thought might have been causing some of the start-up problems. I carefully opened the computer case standing book configuration and used an LED flashlight to see what needed to be cleaned. The flashlight fell over several times and touched the case.   I later realized the flashlight base contains a powerful magnet.   I believe the magnetic field adversely affected the disc drives and memory components such that the computer would only show one line of text on a black screen - the operating system was corrupted or missing. No mouse. The one line of text read "X300 SE 128MB BIOS P/N... Read more

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I try to fix a problem for my friend's laptop. It is HP Pavilion G4
running Win 7 64bit OS. The laptop can not start up the windows. I
press ESC to pause the start up, and run system recovery, it shows BIOS
setup, system recovery and others, I then press Fn + 11 key to run
system recovery, but it never runs.

I then remove the HDD, and connect to my computer to run testing. It
seems it has something inside corrupted. It takes so long to recognize
all partitions. I decide to format all partitions and then resize
them. Afterwards, I run test and chkdsk. Everything is fine with the
HDD now. I put the HDD back to Laptop, and insert a DVD disc of Win
7, the laptop does not start from DVD. The screen shows as follows:

Hard Disk Error
Please run the Hard Disk Test in System Diagnostics.
Hard Disk 1 (3F1)
F2 System Diagnostics

I visit the above link, I could not find relevant materials.

If I press ESC to exit start up. I can hear the DVD ROM is running,
but still not work. The screen shows as follows:

Startup Menu
F1 System Information
F2 System Diagnostics
F9 Boot Device Options
F10 BIOS Setup
F11 System Recovery
Enter - Continue Start up

Only F1 would respond when I press. Other Fn does not respond at all.

Do you have clue and suggestion for me ?

A:HP Pavilion g4, reinstall Win7 64bit fm a DVD disc, not wor...

You do not use Fn + the key indicated.For instance to enter BIOS you simply tap F10. Recovery would have been F11, not Fn + F11. You can order Recovery Media from HP for a small fee>> Contact HP

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Hey everyone,

I've recently bought two new machines.

One's a Intel Core 2 Quad
The other's an AMD (Sempron?) Triple Core 64bit.


I've ordered the upgrade disks for Windows 7, the...what does Microsoft call it? Up to date program or whatever it is. The one for the AMD machine has come and the disk specifies it has only 32bit software on it, but has a standard Microsoft License key on the back. My father has a retail 32/64bit Windows 7 disk set for the same version of Windows 7.

Does anyone know through experience if I would be able to use his 64 bit disk to install and use my license key to activate it? I know it sounds an odd set up but to be honest it all seems to point that it's possible, what with Microsoft shipping the two disks together normally. Anyone got any htoughts?

A:Using a 32bit upgrade license with a 64bit disc?

Sorry but i don't think that's possible...

If i'm not mistaken your dad already used the license key to activate his retail 32bit right?
And i think what you have is a Windows 7 "UPDATE" cd

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i am currently using perfect disc 10,but it is a trial version.it seems to work much faster than the default defrag.

id rather not purchase it,if so can anybody suggest the top free defrag for explorer 7 64 bit.

i herd my defrag
defraggler
augustics are top free programs that work well with windows 7.

but i herd that perfect disc is better than any of the above mentioned.it might be well worth the 29.99$ anual fee.

thank you,paula

A:Looking for a good disc defrag for windows 7 64bit

I haven't used a disk defragmenter since XP (I have dabbled with a few - but never for long). The built in Windows tools are good enough for most needs IMO.

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Hi,

I've read through the FAQs for this section and the first couple of pages, but to be honest I'm too eager to spend too much time ensuring this is not a common problem which has already been answered multiple times, so sorry if it is.

I've finished building my new computer - 3570K CPU, Asus Geforce GTX 660TI graphics card, 120GB SSD, 8GB 1600MHZ Vengeance RAM, Coolermaster Hyper 212 Evo, Coolermaster 650W PSU, etc., etc. and I'm eager to get playing with it.

The thing is, to save some money I downloaded a 64bit W7 Pro .iso from my MSDN subcription and - I'm going to be honest here - I'm useless when it comes to things like this. At first I simply burned the ISO to a disc and hoped it'd boot. It didn't. After some rooting around in teh interwebz, I downloaded 7Zip and extracted the ISO before burning those files - still not bootable. I also found something to do with a oscdimg file, but to be honest I don't have a clue what I'm doing with that.

My question: how do I make my disc bootable? When putting the disc in the computer and choosing boot from disc on boot-up, it tells me to enter a correct bootable media and press any key to retry.

As it's the weekend I can't quite express my anticipation to get this baby to breathe its first signs of life and get gaming, so any help would be much appreciated.

Thanks!

A:W7 Pro 64Bit MSDN - Making Disc Bootable

Quote:
I downloaded a 64bit Windows 7 Pro .iso from my MSDN subscription


Re-download from your MSDN subscription

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Hello, I need some advice

Right now I have Macrium Reflect rescue on one thumb drive and AOMEI Partition Assistant Rescue on another. They both are Windows PE programs. Can anyone think of a way to have them both on one thumb drive. I suppose there would be a menu where I would select which I wanted to boot to.

JustDave

A:Macrium Rescue and Partition Assistant Rescue 1 thmb drv

It seems reasonable.

Just try it & see if it works.

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Would any of you please tell me where to find the proper 64-bit drivers to use on a Dell Inspiron 531S?

The official Dell website does not share drivers for that edition of XP. My computer came with Ubuntu pre-installed. Please help me get the right drivers XP Pro (64-bit).

The only reason why I'm searching for 64-bit drivers for XP is because I have no interest in using Windows Vista or any 32-bit operating systems from Microsoft. Like I mentioned before, the Dell website is not offering the proper drivers I need for this computer and the Windows XP (64-bit).

I've read articles about getting 64-bit drivers to work on that computer, but I haven't found any website that offers the same drivers. I'm basically on my own, according to this Dell expert (see below). That person told me about the drivers without sharing 1 single link to download the 64-bit drivers (or chipset) for XP, which he/she mentioned:
Dell does not support 64 bit in that model and the reason there are no drivers. You are basically "on your own" to try and find suitable drivers.

However, if you installed the Chipset drivers, Windows should either install a generic driver or find suitable drivers.

The correct install sequence is (1) Install Windows (2) Install chipset driver (3) Install Device Drivers.

On Intel systems the chipset drivers define what is on or attached to the motherboard. I assume the AMD drivers do the same thing.Click to expand...
 

A:Dell site won't help me. How do you get XP Pro (64bit) to work on Dell 531S?

Hi there

The very best database for drivers is DriverGuide.com . You need to create a free account to gain access.

What the tech suggested was installing enough drivers to get your networking to work and then letting Windows find all the missing drivers automatically using the now working internet by selecting the option "search for drivers automatically" when installing the devices through the add/remove hardware applet in the Control Panel.
 

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Hello to all,   I recently did a clean reinstall of Windows XP (Home) on my Dell Dimension 2350. All went fine. Now I need to install the correct drivers. I have the Dell Resource disc and this is where the problem starts.    As noted elsewhere, after the reinstall the screen display of the Resource disc is as it would be in "Safe Mode". I was aware of this. As such, the Resource disc Search Criteria screen was a bit larger than the monitor screen. I was able to size it to fit the screen but this is really not the problem it is the following: The Search Criteria options I have from the drop down menus (on screen) are as follows:System Model:   All, Dimension C521, DXC061, Dimension DXP0G1, Dimension E521, DM061, XPS710    (Which, if any, do I pick?)Operating System: (I think I got this one)   All, Windows XPTopic:   (Maybe this one too)   All, Applications, Dell Diagnostics, Diagnostics, Drivers, Utilities   For the life of me I cannot figure out the exact drivers I am to install*. Windows XP only appears in the Operating System menu. I pretty much know the install order but as I said, I'm a bit confused about selecting the correct drivers from the disc. This computer is not connected to the internet at the moment so I can't download and use any sort of driver detection program. Other searches have confused me further and have provided no specific answer to this problem.&nbs... Read more

A:Installing drivers after Windows XP reinstall on Dell Dimension 2350 using Dell Resource disc

You need, in installation order:

Chipset driver
Video driver (depends on which video card)
Audio driver
Network driver (depends on which you have)
Modem driver, if you use a dialup modem

Go to the Support page and put in your Service Tag. It should give you the drivers you need. You can download them on any PC and copy onto a USB stick for installation on the 2350.
You only need the applications, if you actually use them (eg, Roxio, Jasc Paintshop, etc).
Then install your antiviral software and get online to the Microsoft Update site for all the patches and updates.
Keep in mind that XP is no longer supported by Microsoft and they stopped releasing security fixes for XP and IE9, more than 1 year ago. So they're both full of security holes and put your personal data at risk.
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Dear Forum Members:

I received a DVD+R (RW) disc containing JPGs that I can view on a DVD player connected to a television. However, when I put the same disc into my computer's DVD player/burner, the drive merely spins and I cannot access the disc at all. I use the computer's DVD player/burner to burn data onto DVD+R discs all the time, so I doubt that the drive is incompatible with the DVD+R format. I also have no problems reading files from other DVD+R discs.

I also tried using ISOBuster, but that application does not recognize the disc in the drive either. Instead, ISOBlaster simply stops responding (presumably because it continues trying to read the disc).

I would either (i) like to read the DVD in my computer's DVD player/burner, or (ii) extract data files from the disc. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Thank you,
- CluelessNewbie
 

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I have a dying Dell D610 laptop running XP Professional. I want to reformat/restore it, but I don't have the original OS disc (but I do have the original drivers/utilities disc.

But I DO have a legit Dell XP Home edition SP2 disc, with a key & everything (from my mom's Dell Desktop of about the same era as the laptop).

The question is now obvious, can I use the OS disc I have to re-do my laptop?

Thanks!

A:Can I Load My Dell XP Desktop Disc on Dell Laptop?

What do you mean by dying ? It would be senseless to reinstall, eg, if your HD was "dying".

As far as I know, an Install disk is not different for a desktop and Laptop. It will configure the OS based on the hardware you have on the laptop. Backup what you need from the laptop, and have at it.

PS: I am just another user, making a comment & do not work for this forum !

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Hi All

Lost my Vista 64bit Retail Disc I bought from Microsoft a long time ago, Gave my old Custom built machine to my Mom, if possible i'd like to get that one setup with Vista 64bit to take advantage of the 4gbs of ram in the PC.

Do I need to contact Microsoft again to get a replacement 64bit disc? or is there a Downloadable ISO that I could use that would wok as well.

Thank you all in Advance, Been so long since I worked with Vista

A:Lost Vista 64bit Disc? Is there a way to replace without spending alot?

Hello bikemanAMD, and welcome to Vista Forums.

You can download an official Vista with SP1 ISO file here: Microsoft: Vista Direct Download Links, and use Windows 7 USB-DVD Download Tool to create a bootable DVD or USB flash drive with the ISO to do the repair install.

Hope this helps,
Shawn

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