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Windows 7 Home Premium passwords

Q: Windows 7 Home Premium passwords

I have enabled the Automatic Logon for my Windows 7 HOME PREMIUM password. When does this password expire?

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Preferred Solution: Windows 7 Home Premium passwords

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I am using vista home premium and I would like to know if there is a registry hack that I can do so vista can keep my network passwords after I reboot or shut down my computer.

A:Vista Home Premium Network Passwords

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Hi I am trying to fix a Dell Inspiron 530 desktop computer, that appears to have no physical issues, only software issues. I think that the OS has been somehow corrupted. I have researched this computer and it should have a way to Factory Restore it by clicking F8 while it is booting up, when you are in the "Advanced Boot Options", then you click "Repair My Computer" and it takes you to a screen where you need to choose a user and log in. Well the person I'm fixing this comp for gave me her log in or what she remembers it to be, but I have tried it over and over, and it isn't working. She hasn't used the comp in a few years since it became corrupted, and I think she must have remembered the password wrong. Anyway, long story short, I need a way to either to hack or crack or reset the password so that I can "Factory Restore" the computer, or at least try to "Factory Restore" it. I spent most of yesterday trying different options from the internet and was so far unsuccessful.

Things I've tried so far:

Puppy Linus Lucid, as well as Puppy Linux slacko as live CDs to get to the "chntpw", but it was not available on those versions.

"Ophcrack" but that didn't work.

Live CD of chntpw, and that didn't work.

I'm wondering if there is a way I can add chntpw to my puppy linux live CDs, so that I can use it on them?

If anyone has any suggestions, please let me know, or if there is some other way that ... Read more

A:Resetting or cracking Vista Home Premium User Passwords

sorry we cannot help you with this, please read the forum rules

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I'm in a similar situation as this guy:

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

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?



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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

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 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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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

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 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:

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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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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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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
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.



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.


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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?

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
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Screenshot and Upload using MWSnap
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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


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,

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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:

* 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:

* 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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As a result of what I think was a virus, accounts on my PC (running Windows XP Home) that were not set up to have passwords (including the Administrator account) all of a sudden appear to have passwords assigned to them and I can't sign in. Also, on the one account where I DID have a password, the password works and I can get in, but if I leave my PC and it automatically logs me out, I can't get back in using the password any more. I'm tempted to take the rather drastic measure of reinstalling XP, but would prefer to avoid that if I can. Anyone have thoughts on what I might be able to do to fix this?

A:Need Help - Windows XP Home Account Passwords

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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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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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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.

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?


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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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


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I havent used my computer all summer and now that school has started up, I cannot remember my admin password. Is there anyway around the login so that I can avoid reformatting?

A:Premium 32 Bit Vista Dell Laptop Passwords

Originally Posted by kwilly1221

I havent used my computer all summer and now that school has started up, I cannot remember my admin password. Is there anyway around the login so that I can avoid reformatting?

You mean you log in as admin all the time? not very secure. they make admin password access limited for just this reason. Do you know about the built in (hidden) admin account?

Our problem is if it isn't your account (how do we know if it is) by telling you how to circumvent it we would be doing something illegal.

We can certainly tell you how to create a non admin account, easily. do you have any idea what the password was?


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I just opened my task manager and saw that my pc is using over 1.5gb ram.

I was in task manager and saw nothing unusual everything uses small ammout of ram.

What can cause this ? can you help me or suggest me what should i do. Thank you !

A:Windows 7 home premium using 1.58 gb of ram

Hello Icarus,

This is normal, and no action is needed on your part.

Windows 7 will load items into memory using superfetch that it thinks you may need to help improve performance. If it doesn't need it, or the RAM is needed for something else, then it automatically gets released so that you are able to use it.

Hope this helps,

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I have the cd key under my laptop on a sticker, but I am wondering is there a way I can download the windows 7 install cd and burn it off and reinstall it without paying to have a new one sent out?

I found a torrent of it, but I am hesitant of torrents for this kind of thing.

And another question, will reinstalling windows erase EVERYTHING on harddrive? I am wanting to sell my laptop but I do not want any of my files recoverable, as I have some bank details ect on here which I don't exactly want to share.

Also, would I need to download any drivers beforehand? or will the basic windows drivers be installed automatically?

I basically want it reinstalled, drive completely permanently wiped and be ready for selling on without much hassle.

A:Windows 7 Home Premium

Just factory reset it and that will take it back to out of the box and wipe all personal files and any programs you may have installed since from the HDD.

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I've been using win7 pro edition, but recently i reformatted, set up etc etc (took almost a week to get everything working)

Now it is but I can't find my product key, i phoned around but i don't have proof of purchase so they want me to pay for it.

I currently have home premium only rubbish PC downstairs- i want to use home premium on my good PC which currently is running professional (with 20 days left)
However i can't just simply downgrade, i have to reformat!

Is there anyway in which i could take a fully system snapshot (wallpapers and everything) install home premium then put that system onto home premium?

i really can't be bothered to sit there installing everything one by one and making all my settings the same again like rocketdock settings.

A:Windows 7 Pro to home premium

Quote: Originally Posted by Androidman

I've been using win7 pro edition, but recently i reformatted, set up etc etc (took almost a week to get everything working)

Now it is but I can't find my product key, i phoned around but i don't have proof of purchase so they want me to pay for it.

I currently have home premium only rubbish PC downstairs- i want to use home premium on my good PC which currently is running professional (with 20 days left)
However i can't just simply downgrade, i have to reformat!

Is there anyway in which i could take a fully system snapshot (wallpapers and everything) install home premium then put that system onto home premium?

i really can't be bothered to sit there installing everything one by one and making all my settings the same again like rocketdock settings.

While you can use the easy transfer wizard to import MOST of youR files and settings, it wont give you all of them and may end up in having to be clean installed anyway. there is no way I know of to downgrade like that.


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I have lenovo ideacentre and I need to reinstall my Windows 7 Home Prem.  Where to get the installer?  I tried the links from forum but it is taking me to a Microsoft Home User Program page! Any help will be highly appreciated...

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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

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.

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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

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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I have a Compaq CQ 56 that I need to replace the hard drive..There is a product key stamped on the back of my laptop...Can I get a free  download of windows 7 OS ?

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ever time I shut down my computer it installs 13 updates. If I go to windows update it says 13 updates failed. If I look at previous updates i see mostly failed updates. I have tried all the troubleshooters. The computer is working fine but what does that

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I have a DELL Home Premium Disc with a COA. I also have an ASUS laptop with no disc, but the COA. Can I use the DELL disc with the ASUS COA to install on the ASUS laptop? Legally. I mean I did it and it worked, but I just want to make sure.

A:OEM Windows 7 Home Premium x64

Almost certainly it's not legal, not so much because of Windows, but the other bundled software is not licensed to run on anything other than a Dell.
Tou should order a set of Recovery disks for the Asus from their website.

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I have lenovo ideacentre and I need to reinstall my Windows 7 Home Prem.  Where to get the installer?  I tried the links from forum but it is taking me to a Microsoft Home User Program page! Any help will be highly appreciated...

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I came to my laptop about five hours ago and have not been able to do anything with it since. I had it in hibernate and as I flicked the lid up it shut itself down - I assumed for updates. Nothing happened.

I turned it on, started windows normally as it hadn't shut down properly and waited for the log on screen. It hung on "Please wait" for about five minutes with the circle going round and round and round, then nothing, just the home page no user no password no log on. I turned it off and turned it on again while Google'ing for answers. Seeing as I haven't been able to log in at all a lot of the answers I haven't been able to try, so far I have tried:
to boot normally and end up with the hanging screen.
booting safe mode, it loads files, finishes with \windows\system32\DRIVERS\CLASSPNP.SYS then restarts and I'm back to square one.
booting in safe mode with networking and command prompt - same as above.
F8, repair, system restore, tried all points with errors:
System restore failed to extract the file (C:\) from the restore point. An unspecified error occurred during system restore (0x8000ffff)
System restore failed. No changes have been made.
F8, repair, memory diagnostics with no problems detected
F8, repair, boot logging
F8, repair, command prompt chkdsk c: /r /f
stage 1: 0 bad files, 0 EA records, 44 reparse records processed
stage 2: orphaned file bootex.leg <2304> into directory file 5
orphaned file WerFaultSecure.... Read more

A:Windows 7 Home Premium won't log on at all

hi there
sorry to read your troubles have you taken the battery out and press the power button for 8 secs then re-fit battery and switch on then see if it boots??

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I have lenovo ideacentre and I need to reinstall my Windows 7 Home Prem.  Where to get the installer?  I tried the links from forum but it is taking me to a Microsoft Home User Program page! Any help will be highly appreciated...

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A:Windows 7 Home Premium OEM

[email protected] Hello to regain equipment factory if not creastes discs in your day, you need to call technical service and request the recovery discs of the original system, as a second option you can provide the ISO of your operating system, but it is necessary have OEM original license and be legible label key to activate otherwise not help you. Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 English32-bit Download64-bit Download Links valid for 24 hours from time of creation.Links expire: 5/29/2016 7:26:20 AM UTC Regards.  

Haga clic en la estrella para decir gracias, Por favor marque si resuelve su problema.No trabajo para LENOVO soy usuario voluntario.

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Hey, I just purchase what seems to be one of the best SSD's in the world, the "OCZ Vertex 2 120GB (SSD)". The speeds are:
Read: 285MB/s
Write: 275MB/s

I am going to put this drive in a laptop with Windows 7 Home Premium x64, but I want to configure it to be absolutely stable, yet amazing performance wise. What should I do?

A:Windows 7 Home Premium x64 w/ New SSD

Some information about SSD alignment: SSD Alignment

Some tips for getting a purrfect install based on hundreds done here:

The installer is mostly driver-complete, with newer arriving quickly via optional Windows Updates. Any drivers then missing in Device Manager can be found on the Support Downloads webpage for your model computer or device. Clean Install Windows 7

Install updates and then programs slowly over time to gauge performance after each. Don't let any programs write themselves into msconfig>Startup as they become freeloaders on your RAM/CPU and can spy on you. I only allow AV and gadgets. Startup Programs - Change

Use a lightweight free AV like MS Security Essentials which works perfectly with Windows 7 Firewall. http://www.microsoft.com/security_essentials/

When it is finished, clean and order the HD perfectly using state-of-the-art free CCleaner monthly.
CCleaner - Free software downloads and software reviews - CNET Download.com

Then save a Win7 Backup image externally so you never have to reinstall again, just reimage the HD or replacement using DVD or Repair CD. Backup Complete Computer - Create an Image Backup

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.....Cybertron PC AMD FX ™-4100 Quad Core Processor 3.6 GHz     8 GB RAM  64bit OS..... Other than that I have no clue if there is a problem or not. It says no HJT logs, but that is exactly why I'm here. I can't delete services with missing files in my HJT log. If I knew what the heck they were I'd go right to services and shut them down, but I just don't know what they are.                       

A:Windows 7 Home Premium, SP1......

What is your exact issue?
Are you confused with missing files entries in HJT log?
You are using a 64 bit operating system and Hijack this tool is not compatible with that version.Those files  are actually available on the PC but tool is not able to detect it because it is incompatible.

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Basically i may need to restore my Toshiba Satellite L40 to factory setting because of some stupid issues.

However i cant find the Microsoft Home Premium (which has Word, Excel etc) disc that i bought at the same time as my laptop.

Is there anyway i can reinstall MS Home Premium after i have restored my laptop without the disc or activation code? (does MS have this on record?)

Thank You

A:Windows Home Premium

hi this is from the manual hope it helps

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Wiped hard drive due to a virus. Not able to reinstall windows 7  loads and stops displays (NO Device Driver found) Insert correct media type.... did that by using Motherboard driver disk... Still will not accept drivers?. Stumped....

A:Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit

Hi Erndog Where did you get the installation media from? Is it a USB, CD or DVD? Is your computer a desktop or a laptop?

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I am having problems with my computer (Dell Dimension E521 Desktop Computer) IT has a 1 TB Hard drive with a AMD Athlon (TM) 64 processor 3200+2.00 GHz and 4 GB Ram. Sometimes when I try to open a web page it will say (Internet Has Stopped working) It will not do this on all web pages. My computer is also very slow when opening web pages especially on my yahoo email. When I had msn it was worst and changed to yahoo. I also changed to a new internet supplier with 50 mg. I bought a new process with
AMD CPU Athlon 64x2 6000 3.0GHz/2MB Socket AM2 ADX6000IAA6CZ
I have not installed it yet but I would like help with the computer being slow + (Internet Has Stopped Working) please help
Thank you,

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I just found it. It looks kind of like Command Prompt but I really don't know how to use it. Has anybody found a good guide for Power Shell. This Power Shell thing just might be fun to tinker with. It must of come with W7 because I didn't download it.

A:Windows 7 Home Premium 64

Start here http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa...7(v=VS.85).aspx

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I find that my friends cannot ever open attachments that I send them from my software. This is a serious defect and drives me to buy another MS product that can produce attachments that will always open. I look forward to being enlightened. Gib

A:Windows 7 Home Premium

Welcome to TSF! When you say "my software", what do you mean?

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