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how many versions of 7

Q: how many versions of 7

hi to all you people already playing with 7 do you now how many versions there will be

ie basic, ultimate, home, ect

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A: how many versions of 7

I'm going for the whole enchilada, the ultimate, extra beef, extra mayo and extra cheese!

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Hello all, I just got a new machine. Acer-5542-5462 with windows 7.

Of course it comes with the McAfee and Norton trials. Is either one worth purchasing when the trial runs out? If not, is there another AV that I can buy thats worth a darn?

I'd also like to get one or two free AVs for backup..Malwarebytes is one I'll probably get right away, any other good free ones I that you folks would recommend?

Thanks in advance!

A:Best protect paid versions and free versions?

As far as purchasing one, I don't see why you should when you can get a free program that works well. I've used Kaspersky and it was good. Now I use Microsoft Security Essentials. It's free and since it's made by Microsoft, I figure they know Windows better than most companies..

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Free vs. Paid AV Solutions
In this review, 15 free AV solutions were reviewed and compared against their paid counterparts --- that vendor’s cheapest paid antivirus software. 
Products reviewed include Adaware, Avast, AVG, Avira, Bitdefender, Comodo, Fortinet, Kaspersky Lab, McAfee, Microsoft, Panda, Qihoo, Sophos, Tencent and ZoneAlarm

http://www.av-comparatives.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/avc_free_2017_en.pdf
(65 pages, 4.14 Meg)

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Hi,

Whenever I try to restore a file (right click > "Restore previous versions") that I know has recently changed, I see:
"There are no previous versions available" on the file's "Previous Versions" tab.

I've been running Windows 7 x64 Business for a long time now, and I have never seen it available for any of my files.

On "System Properties" > "System Protection", it says "On" under "Protection" for my only drive - C:. I have been able to manually create a system restore point.

I have "Restore system settings and previous versions of files" checked upon clicking the "Configure" button. 10% (93.14GB) is dedicated to "Disk Space Usage" on that same dialogue box.

Some threads have suggested that not having administrative shares enabled can prevent this service and suggest enabling it by adding a reg key, which I have done.:
Administrative share - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

TCP/IP netbios helper service is automatically starting successfully.

Any ideas how I can get this working?

TIA,

A:Previous Versions not working-There are no previous versions available

You might want to take a look at this tutorial for restoring Previous Versions in Vista. The process might be the same (or very similar) in Windows 7. How to Restore Previous Versions of a File and Folder in Vista

I can't help you with any other suggestions to get your Previous Versions working, but as a workaround in the mean time, if you need to repair or restore previous versions of any files, you can download the free app ShadowExplorer http://www.shadowexplorer.com/ which is an alternative program for Vista and Windows 7 for the Previous Versions feature that is not available for all editions.

ShadowExplorer latest version - ShadowExplorer 0.8

ShadowExplorer Manual (for Version 0.8) - http://www.shadowexplorer.com/news/11/55.html

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I've set up a scheduled daily backup of particular data folders on my C drive. The backups are taking place as scheduled, and the latest versions of the files are appearing in the backup. But when I use Win. Explorer and right-click>Restore Previous Versions, no previous versions show up. Daily Windows restore points are also being created at startup. I am running a standalone laptop and backing up to an external 2TB drive with plenty of available space.

I have checked the following and all are correct.

Previous Versions Requirements
System Protection for the C drive in ON
Files that are not system files are included in Windows Backups.
Volume Shadow Copy - Service set to Manual (appears as 'stopped' when checked with Task Manager)
Server - Service set to Started and Automatic.
TCP/IP NetBios Helper - Service set to Started and Automatic.
Workstation - Service set to Started and Automatic.

What am I missing?

Thanks

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I (stupidly and accidentally) deleted all files in my "Downloads" folder. As in, hard deleted them - not to the recycle bin.

I right-clicked the folder and picked "Properties", "Previous versions". Lo and behold, there were several previous versions. I opened the one from today, browsed through it, and it looked good - all 300+ GB of my files were there. So I went back to "Previous versions" and clicked "Restore". It managed to restore a few files, but most files it said were "missing", or that it needed "administrator access" for them. (I am obviously admin on this computer.) So I clicked "Skip" for those, and let it carry on.

After the restore process was done, it had only successfully restored about ten files. When I now click "Previous versions" for my "Downloads" folder, to at least get a list of the files that are missing, it suddenly says there are no files available! But before I did the restore, there were several restore points there. What happened?

A:Problem with previous versions: "No previous versions available"

Next time you want to recover a folder - rename the currently existing folder before restoring the old version as it will otherwise get overwritten.

Also suggest mounting system restore points and manually copying the required files. See the following software:

System Restore Explorer | Nic's Blog

The download link is hard to spot. It's in the line of text just above the section headed History

Other than that there's also:

ShadowExplorer - Recover Lost Files and Folders

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Im setting up for a fresh install of win 7 x64 home premium and one of the things I have DL and plan to burn to disk before i start is .net.(Some progs on the asrock z97 extreme 6) tell u u need .net installed first.

I was wondering is .Net like other software where newer is better? for Ex i have dl .net offline installer versions
4.5, 4.5.1, 4.5.2, and 4.6 RC. Do i really need to burn all these versions and which do i install does 4.6 enough in that it has all the updates? If anyone knowsPlease let me know and please descrive it like to in .net for dummies yellow/back version.

Thanks.

A:Anyone Know about .Net (Versions)?

With .net newer is not necessarily better. In theory having the latest .net framework would provide the needs of all applications but it often doesn't work that way in the real world. Many applications were designed for a specific version of .net and will fail if it is not present.

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Windows Update frequently wants to add security patches for various .NET versions from 1.0 through 3.5. In the interest of optimization, I'd like to delete as many old versions of .NET as I can.

Thoughts on whether this is safe? And will it stop Windows Update from trying to add security patches for versions of software I'm no longer running? They probably don't hurt anything but I'd prefer to not even install things I don't need.

A:Various .NET versions

It's safe to delete any version of MS.NET that is installed.NET Framework is not required on every system. In fact, it is needed only on systems which run a program which calls for/utilizes some version of NET, based on the way that the program was developed.In the history of using XP, I have only encountered two such programs myself...and, in each instance, the particular MS.NET version required is spelled out as a prerequisite for installing the program.I currently have two desktops. System A has NET Framework 3.5, SP1 installed...because I have nLite installed on that system and it requires Version 2.0 (Version 3.5 works in lieu of 2.0 for me), while System B has no version of MS.NET installed and works fine without it.If you want to remove all versions, then install only one or none...I suggest using the NET Framework Cleanup Tool .If NET is not installed on the system...there are no security updates to be installed for it. Just as there are security updates for the main body of XP, there are also critical security updates for key components (such as IE, WMP, NET Framework, etc.).Louis

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I have had a laptop for several years running XP pro. I recently bought a desktop with XP pro and there are some subtle differences. My laptop will not hibernate. Laptop restarts, standby, shutsdown via a menu. The desktop uses icons for
the same thing but includes SHIFT standby to hibernate. Both XP's are release 3. A file list on the desktop uses a menu on
the screen (left side) to copy, delete etc. Laptop uses icons on the top of the screen for the same functions.
 

A:XP pro versions

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Have just had to uninstal - reboot - reinstall CC v3/02.1343 (64bit) because of some wretched cookies the old download couln't remove - a couple of little bugga's named core.videoegg.com & static.afnkd.net the second one I could be wrong on the letters but the first is right. The core. still comes up but at least CC is clearing it now.
Now although everything is tickety boo I notice that the fresh version on the desktop is showing 5 refs to apps and the version on the laptop is showing only 4 apps.
From the pics you will see BUT there is NO Reader 9 in my programs / apps whatever on the desktop and I have searched Progs& Feats, Start / All programs, and the two sets of Programs when opening "Computer - C:" x86 or the other list.

Any ideas anyone - it's not causing any problems as such - apart from why it is happening.

A:?Two versions?

  
Quote: Originally Posted by ICit2lol


Have just had to uninstal - reboot - reinstall CC v3/02.1343 (64bit) because of some wretched cookies the old download couln't remove - a couple of little bugga's named core.videoegg.com & static.afnkd.net the second one I could be wrong on the letters but the first is right. The core. still comes up but at least CC is clearing it now.
Now although everything is tickety boo I notice that the fresh version on the desktop is showing 5 refs to apps and the version on the laptop is showing only 4 apps.
From the pics you will see BUT there is NO Reader 9 in my programs / apps whatever on the desktop and I have searched Progs& Feats, Start / All programs, and the two sets of Programs when opening "Computer - C:" x86 or the other list.

Any ideas anyone - it's not causing any problems as such - apart from why it is happening.


Download and run Secunia PSI. See if it identifies an older (and insecure) version of Adobe. If so, the results will show the path to the leftover older version.

PSI

A Guy

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[http://gadgets.boingboing.net/2008/10/14/microsoft-announces-1.html

Hmm, that "secure" version looks familiar
 

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Is W7 RTM 32-bit or 64-bit still effective to load? Will they activate the same way as a W7 retail version? I have both, and have not tried either. Will they run 'live' for testing? If not, will it install on a partition next to XP? Which is better for an AMD II x2 6400+?
 

A:RTM versions...

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I have an iMac that I bought about 6 years ago in the time of Mac OS X 10.6.

Does it have USB 3 or USB 2 ports? Is there a way to see?

If I buy an external hard drive for backup (Time Machine) intended for USB 3, will it work on my machine if it is USB 2?

Thanks for your help.

Andynic
 

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Does anyone know different versions in Windows 8 i.e. Home, professional, Ultimate in Win 7 ? Thanks.

A:Win 8 versions

I think that the beta (or WCP) will be Ultimate / Server flavors only

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I've got Vista Home Premium on my HP and it has three versions of IE: the 64 bit version, 32 bit version, and a 32 bit version without add-ons. I use FF as my default, and I know I need IE to update Windows, but are 3 versions really necessary? Can I delete at least one them without incident? The only situation I can imagine using it is if something catastrophic happens to FF and I need it to download Opera.

A:Do I really need 3 versions of IE?

No, but it depends on what you want to do. You can remove shortcuts to them easily - but removing the actual program is likely to break your Windows installation.

I ignore the 64 bit version on my system as it doesn't play Flash, I use the 32 bit version for my Microsoft stuff. The "no-addons" isn't a separate program - it's only a shortcut to run IE7 with the -extoff switch. Deleting it won't hurt anything.

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can anyone tell me what versions of sql will work wit the sms program??????
thanks
 

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How many versions of windows 7 will there be ?
and what will be the main differences in them ?
premium and pro are only ones that availble for pre-order

Just want to make sure I have pre-ordered the right one

Sorry if its been asked before.

Andy

A:How many versions ?

Have a look here - Compare Windows 7 Editions

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I know that only Windows XP Professional can be used to code .ASP, does anybody know how this will work with Vista?

A:New versions and .ASP

i saw some new d/l for asp yesterday either on a ms bullitin or on zdnet

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Hi, I have the regular edition of EVGA GTX 260. I think the regular one is discontinued, so I'm wondering if it's possible to SLI with EVGA GTX 260 SC. Also, is it possible to SLI when my power supply is only 620 watts? It's a Corsair hx620w, and I think it's possible to SLI it because it's great quality. Several people have stated it's still good enough for SLI'ing a range of video cards. Anyways, the one question I care about is whether or not my regular GTX 260 can be SLI'd with the GTX 260 SC version. Any help is appreciated! Thank you!

Just an edit to this post, my current gtx 260 is
EVGA E-GeForce GTX 260 CORE 216 55nm Mirror 576MHZ 896MB 1.998GHZ GDDR3 PCI-E (it came with a game called Mirror so I assume that's what the "Mirror" is in the stats)

A:GTX 260 SLI (different versions)

Yha you can, it'll downclock the high card... best thing to do is d/l evga precision and overclock the slower card, or frankly both cards, to a higher value.

I run 2 different brands, and 2 different factory overclocks.

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We're running Small Biz Server at all our locations. I'm setting up a new box to replace our old one in a couple of weeks.

Dose SBS come in different versions? I'm not real familar with it, and was just curious. The one thing they must have is SQL embedded in the OS due to the high cost of FULL blown SQL Server.
 

A:Does SBS come in different versions?

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I need copies of IE 9 and 10 for Win 7, 8.0, and 8.1 for testing complex SharePoint/Office 2010/2013/2016 integration. However, there is only IE 8 on MSDN subscription downloads. I don't want to download them from a virus-filled site like Softonic. Does
anybody know where I can get them from an official Microsoft site?

Buraczynski

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hi all, my new computer is now over a week old and after a nightmare first few days it seems to have

settled down. my query is why is there 2 internet explorers on ? (one is 64 bit) and could this be causing a conflict ?

ive had to re-install windows 7 twice but it seems okay now. when it was brand new l set up first with aol (my server)

then installed firefox 4 and avast anti virus, l lost both of those when l re-installed 7 and have not re-installed either,

l now only have AVG anti-virus running. can anyone explain the reason for the two I.E.'s on the computer ?

thanks in advance, joe

A:I.E. two versions

Windows 7 64-bit comes with both the 32-bit and 64-bit versions of Internet Explorer. By default, IE8 32-bit automatically runs when you start the browser from any one of the following locations: The Quick Launch toolbarThe desktopThe Start menuA hyperlink or a file type that is associated with Internet Explorer.The main difference between the two is that IE8 64-bit only runs native 64-bit ActiveX controls, and IE8 32-bit only runs native 32-bit ActiveX controls. This means that plugins like Flash that are 32-bit will only work in the 32-bit Internet Explorer.To see if you are running the 64-bit version open Internet Explorer and click on help. The version running will appear on the version line.

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On my computer I originally had windows xp proffesional and then it freaked out and the disc wouldn't work anymore, so I'm using windows xp home edition. When the computer starts it asks me what version I want to use. How can I get rid of the other windows, so I don't have to select an os everytime I'm starting my computer?

A:2 versions of xp

Right click on My Computer, Properties, Advanced, Startup and Recovery. Make sure the O/S you want to boot is displayed in the pull-down window and uncheck the "Display list of O/S..." box.

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My preference of players is 6.4 but I will also sometimes use 7.1. Please tell me, what codec(s) should I have on my machine to fully use and enjoy these players. And as usual, TIA
 

A:WMP 6.4 and 7.1 versions

If you have a look at THIS thread, there's a link to an enhanced 6.4 player with more codecs than normal if you prefer this version.
 

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Hi,
I installed WP Office 2000 (WP 9) with WP Suite 8 still on my pc. Would this cause file opening and printing to be extremely slow?? (Seems to make sense to me.) I would like to remove WP 8, but it will not remove from the Add/Remove -- just does nothing. Looks like the Office 9 Remover has taken over. I'm wondering if this Remover will uninstall BOTH versions if I try it. Thanks for any input.
Josie
 

A:2 Versions of WP on pc

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Hi there.
I was just wondering what the difference between Windows XP Home Edition and Windows XP Media Centre 2005 are?

Reason I ask is, i'm building a PC for someone and the site I normally use don't stock Home edition in OEM any longer, and only offer the Media Centre one, and professional. But I don't need Pro one.

Will it look and work the same as the Home edition if I were to get the Media Centre one?

Thanks,

Craig

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First disclaimer: Relatively moderate amount of PC knowledge/experience ahead - please be gentle.
Second disclaimer: Probably did something stupid...

1. Somewhere during the defrag process (Win XP Media edition SP2), PC froze up on a screen that listed PCI Devices: "Verifying DMI Pool Data." Reboot kept coming back to this (DOS-like) screen. Was able to access startup (DOS) menus by hitting delete during the IDE Drive process.

2. Tried everything to get a reboot. Powered down and checked all internal connections. Finally, put in Win XP disks and it created a new version of WIN on a new partition. The original version now appears on D: and the reinstalled version appears on G:. The reinstalled version boots up but there are just about NO programs or files to access. I can see the original version in MY Computer but there is nothing actually there, just icons (I think).

3. My main concern is getting the files that were in My Documents (pictures, etc.) on the original version. The new version My Docs is empty. Are they gone for good?

4. Next I will want to get rid of the second install and return to my original boot up of WIN.

I am off to the computer store where they built the thing for me, but thought i would post here to get some feedback (and provide some chuckles at my obvious lack of good judgement...). Thanks for any and all info.

AMD 64 38800 Processor
GA-K*NS Ultra 939 Motherboard
1024 MB DDR 3200 Lo-Lat RAM
250 GB SATA 150 7200 RPM HD
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A:2 Versions XP on 1 PC?

and welcome to the Forum

You should be able to copy the files from the old installation My Documents folder to the new My Documents folder. You may have to take ownership to access them

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/308421

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I burned one DVD of Windows7 and installed it on my desktop and my netbook. On my desktop, I added a Quick Launch toolbar to the taskbar. Fine. Not problem. On the netbook, I can make the Quick Launch but when I shut down the netbook and reboot the Quick Launch is gone. I'm wondering if on a machine with a very slow processor Windows7 automatically installs different abilties?

A:Different Versions

I have noticed that sometimes it forgets to save your user setting when shutting down, if you set up Quick Launch again and log off it will save your settings and log on again and check to see if it worked. Don't forget to send some feedback to Microsoft about it.

"Goes to send feedback"

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Hi everyone!

I wondered if you guys could tell me how to find out what version of Netware, and/or the current service pack levels on a Novell Netware server?

Thanks,

p51
 

A:what versions?

Just type 'version' at the server prompt and it will tell you the OS version and Support Pack level.
 

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Hi there.
I was just wondering what the difference between Windows XP Home Edition and Windows XP Media Centre 2005 are?

Reason I ask is, i'm building a PC for someone and the site I normally use don't stock Home edition in OEM any longer, and only offer the Media Centre one, and professional. But I don't need Pro one.

Will it look and work the same as the Home edition if I were to get the Media Centre one?

Thanks,

Craig

A:XP Versions

Hi Craig,
Please try to avoid double posts.

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What is the difference between the $100 and the $200?
 

A:XP Versions

Here's a link to an article that explains it pretty well: http://www.winsupersite.com/showcase/windowsxp_home_pro.asp
 

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Hi all
My next laptop will be the XPS 15, but I'll be waiting for new versions of it with updated graphics card and cpu's.
As I'm new to Dell and to the XPS series, I have no idea of their update cycle. Is someone able to give me an estimate of when they'll probably be updated so my waiting period can be a bit more beareable?
Thanks in advance!

A:New versions of the XPS 15

Intel hasn't released the performance versions of the Kaby Lake CPU line - they're scheduled for release in Q1 2017.  Expect new systems built on them shortly thereafter (that is, sometime between January and March).

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When booting up, I'm presented with a timed screen with two options :
Windows XP home edition build 2600; and
Windows XP home edition build 2600

?

I have a feeling that this has occured from having to re-install XP due to a mysterious file becoming corrupted (HAL.dll in SYSTEM32 folder)

How can I get rid of this annoyance?

Thanks

Andy
 

A:Two versions of XP on my PC?!?!?!?!

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Hi,
In our application, currently we are facing a issue in our website related to print functionality of a web page (we have provided a print button on a particular web page in order to print that). In our client network we are able to print that page simply by clicking on "Print" button without getting an security warning message but in our own network we are first getting a security warning and on clicking of either yes or no, the page gets hanged. The broswer in both the cases is IE8 and all settings in internet options are same. Only difference I could see was that in former case, IE version is 8.0.6001.18702CO with cipher strength as 128-bit whereas IE version in latter case is 8.0.7600.16385 with cipher strength as 256-bit.
Just wanted to know whether this could be a possible reason for this issue or it could be some other reason like difference in firewall settings or something other?

Suggestions on this would be of great help.

Thanks in advance,
Japneet

A:Different IE 8 versions

8.0.6001.18702 CO

CO = This version has been admin-customised for a corporate environment by an administrator, using the Microsoft Internet Explorer Administration Kit .

The other version (8.0.7600.16385) has not been admin-customised.

The admin customisations could be causing the problem.

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This is actually a three part post. First some background:

I build my own systems...for myself and for fun, not for profit. I have three machines: the current/newest, a five year old XP Pro build, and a Linux box.

I've been putting the 64-bit version of the RC through stress and endurance on the new system I built over the weekend (a beast). It looks good so far. I put a lot of work in and I'm wondering...I used an OEM version of XP Pro from Newegg on the older Windows box. Will Newegg, or anyone, be offering OEM disks for home builders? That would really reduce the cost of the OS...or at least make it more palatable.

The next thing is, with all this work I've put in, it would be a real pain to have to start completely from scratch again (configure RAID, install all apps, setup network and network shares etc). Is all that work wasted? Or is there a way to save the configuration? Maybe install on top of the RC?

Thanks

A:OEM Versions?

  
Quote: Originally Posted by pop pop


This is actually a three part post. First some background:

I build my own systems...for myself and for fun, not for profit. I have three machines: the current/newest, a five year old XP Pro build, and a Linux box.

I've been putting the 64-bit version of the RC through stress and endurance on the new system I built over the weekend (a beast). It looks good so far. I put a lot of work in and I'm wondering...I used an OEM version of XP Pro from Newegg on the older Windows box. Will Newegg, or anyone, be offering OEM disks for home builders? That would really reduce the cost of the OS...or at least make it more palatable.

The next thing is, with all this work I've put in, it would be a real pain to have to start completely from scratch again (configure RAID, install all apps, setup network and network shares etc). Is all that work wasted? Or is there a way to save the configuration? Maybe install on top of the RC?

Thanks



Im assuming your saying OEM discs - 'for Win7'...

that hasen't officially been decided yet, Im pretty sure their just going to incorperate it into one of M$'s 8-12 SKU's their coming out with, (make one an OEM-like grade of install)

I haven't done it, but yeah, im pretty sure you will have to do the whole RAID thing over again with a new install (sorry).

thanks,
Ant

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There is a new variety of LOP on the loose

it has reasonably normal sounding file names like this example
http://forums.techguy.org/t203272/s.html

it is not in the usual application data folder any longer but in a normal program files folder so you cannot depend on the application data entry to diagnose LOP any longer
 

A:New LOP versions

Dang...when will LOP stop?
 

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I just noticed in another thread that someone said how many different versions of XP there are, and different flavours of each version (home, pro and so on).

It got me wondering since I have a version of XP corporate and when I tried to use the recovery console I couldnt find it.. or it didnt seem to prompt me in the right direction.

So, does this version not have RC? or am I the *****?
 

A:Different Versions of XP

All versions have the Recovery Console but you have to install it from the XP cd. Here are the directions Pretty easy to do.
 

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These are the following XP versions:
Windows XP Pro
Windows XP SP3
Windows FLP
Windows Emmbend POSReady 2009
Windows Emmbend
Windows XP Home
Windows XP Ultimate (Vista)
Windows XP Starter (2003)
Windows XP Remastered (10)
NOTE: I don't know how to spell Emmbend.

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how many versions of xp pro sp2 are there? I found a version that requires no activation and validates as genuine in a secondhand store computer . Which version would it be?

A:XP Pro How many versions??

Might be a volume license copy, I don't think they need activating. I would guess the serial key will be blocked at some point - those are meant to be found in second hand shops!

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Hi Everyone,

I was just wondering if there is someone out there that could tell me as to which versions of Vista and as to how to they compare to one another as I currently have Vista home Premium on my notebook computer, but at the moment I am having problems getting it to communicate with my XP Professional desktop and at the moment I am starting to think that maybe I just to need to upgrade my desktop to Vista so that I can enable file and printer sharing between my two computers and so that I can sychronize my files between both of my computers.

I would appreciate it if someone could write back and explain this to me more as lately I am having trouble getting XP to see my Vista computer and to allow me to communicate with it. Perhaps I am doing something wrong, but I am not sure at the moment as to whether that is the case or as to whether or not I need to be upgrading to either the business version or the ultimate version of Vista.


If anyone can help me to figure this out then I would greatly appreciate it.


Robert.

A:Versions of Vista

Hello rdonovan1

You shouldn't need to upgrade your desktop in order to share it, as long as its set up properly then there shouldn't be any issues

To allow remote connections on the computer you want to connect to, follow these steps:


1. Open System by clicking Start button, clicking Control Panel, clicking System and Maintenance, and then clicking System.
2. Click Remote settings on the left.
3. In the System Properties dialog box, under Remote Desktop, select the one of the three options, and then click Select Users.
4. In the Remote Desktop Users dialog box, click Add.
5. In the Select Users or Groups dialog box, do the following:

? To specify the search location, click Locations, and then select the location you want to search.
? In Enter the object names to select, type the name of the user that you want to add, and then click OK.

The name will be displayed in the list of users in the Remote Desktop Users dialog box.

If your trying to use applications such as nero you need to allow access to your drives within remote desktop.You need to use the Group Policy Editor in order for drives
to become available through remote desktop connection

Try this:

In Group Policy Editor
1. go to Computer Configuration
2. Administrative
3. Templates
4. System
5. Remote Storage Access
6. All Removable Storage:
Allow direct access in remote sessions... set this to ENABLED.

Or alternatively use a program like UltraVNC. UltraVNC is a powerful, easy ... Read more

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Hi all,

Quick recap of my issues: System restore in Vista stopped working and I "upgraded" Vista (seems analagous to a re-install). System restore works, but drivers all messed up (no sound, video drivers not working correctly). I noticed an error about .Net when I tried to do something and noticed that I have .Net 1.1 only installed. My drivers seem to require a higher version, but I see conflicting advice on what should be installed and am having trouble installing .Net 3.0.

My Specs:
Dell XPS 410, Vista 32 bit Home Premium
Radeon X1300 Video Card (dell installed)
X-fi Xtremegamer Soundcard (after market, not Dell)

Any advice appreciated, as this process has taken way too much of my time. I really miss listening to my music! Thank you very much.

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Read on:

http://arstechnica.com/news.ars/post/20060925-7820.html

I thought they learned their lesson on piracy? Maybe not.
 

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Hi all,

I am new here, but really need your help. I know that there is a lot on this, but I struggling to find a working solution.

I am trying to get a home network running, having upgraded my machines from XP to win 7, but I cannot get them to see each other at all!!! I have trawled the internet and have tried a number of ideas, but nothing seems to work!

All of the following PCs are connected to the router wireless. The router is a BT homehub 3, and I am on BT for internet.

1) Desktop running Win7 32bit home premium and Microsoft Security Essentials
2) Desktop running Win7 64bit home premium, MSE & Malwarebytes
3) Laptop running Win7 64bit Pro, MSE
4) Laptop running Win7 64bit home premium, MSE

I want to use the first as a file server/backup but cannot get any of the systems to see each other.

- I have changed the workgroup on each to the same name, and have checked that this is the same on each.
- Home group just does not see each other, and the network does not connect. Each PC states that no homegroup can be found.
- All PCs are set to home
- All settings in the advanced sharing are set to on, with the exception of passwords, this is in both home/work & public

Please could you help?

A:Homegroup on different versions of Win 7 won't see each other

I am amused by your statement that you are new here *but* need help; being new and needing help don't seem to be mutually exclusive.

One thing you did not mention and which might be important, due to a bug in Windows 7, namely that each computer must have its own distinct name in order for Home Groups to work; unfortunately, Win7 fails to notify you if this condition is not met.

Start Button, right-click on Computer, Properties, scroll down to "Computer name..." If need be, you can change names for each computer on its similar screen.

If that is not the problem, please don't have already read this irrelevant information....

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So what?s the difference between USB Versions?

Well firstly let me start off with some background Information:

USB ? Universal Serial Bus
USB 1.1 ? 1.5 Mbit/s
USB 2.0 ? 35 MB/s
USB 3.0 ? 4 Gbit/s
USB was designed to standardize the connection of computer peripherals (including keyboards, pointing devices, digital cameras, printers, portable media players, disk drives and network adapters) to personal computers, both to communicate and to supply electric power.

Lets get Technical:







USB 2: 4 Connectors
USB 3: 5 Connectors

An extra connector has allowed a USB 3 to be 10 times faster!
USB 3.0, the latest generation of the Universal Series Bus, operates on the same principles as USB 2.0 technology but with some improvements. Also referred to as Super Speed, USB 3.0 offers faster data transfer rates and a theoretical 4.8 Gbps, or speeds that are ten times faster than USB.

Lets not Forget that USB is backward Compatible!

Different Types of USB Connectors:



^ This is referred to as a Type ?A?



^ This is referred to as a Type ?B?

I hope you learnt something reading this, as i sure did making it!
If you would like anymore information that i have not covered, please make a post!

A:So what’s the difference between USB Versions?

Harry this would make a nice little tutorial albeit a little short and I think maybe mate you could include the plug designs into it to show how they are matched. Plus it would be good to add what the different connections colour cables they use are defined as data and power connections.
Stack of info and pics here
USB - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia and also if you Google pics of USB ports cables and plugs you will get a huge number of pics to put into a tutorial. Plus there are also the header plugs and sockets it could be quite an article then. I would do it if I had the skill to do all that stuff they do with the tutorials.
John

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What's the difference between an OEM builder's version of Windows Vista and a retail version? I'm planning on building a rig for myself and would get the OEM version if I can activate it just the same and everything to save me some money

A:OEM versions of Vista

the only real difference is once you install the oem, you can never transfer it to another computer, you cannot even change out the motherboard.

You can transfer retail versions between computers.

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I'd like to install both 32bit and 64bit versions of Win7.

64bits version will be used with specific calculation-heavy programs (eg MATLAB)
The 32bit version is intended for more casual use.

Note that 2 hard drives are available. Any guidelines will be appreciated.

Thank you all

A:Installing both x32 and x64 versions of Win 7

Hello konstheo.





The first suggestion would be to use the BIOS one time boot menu to choose which OS / HDD to boot instead of letting it be Windows managed, that way the 2 OS's won't be dependent on the other to share the boot files, much easier to separate if/when the time comes.

If you have one Windows 7 installed to one Hard Disk Drive (HDD) already; disconnect that HDD and leave only the HDD you want to install the second OS to connected for the second install and when that's done connect the other, then whenever the PC is booted choose which OS / HDD to start using the BIOS boot menu.


Also 'legally' one key equals 1 install at a time, one activation key is to activate only 1 Windows, not 2; at worst the key will be blacklisted and will no-longer be good to activate even 1 install.

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