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Hp Envy Phoenix 860-010 runing win7

Q: Hp Envy Phoenix 860-010 runing win7

Hello I am considering an Hp Envy Phoenix 860-010 And would like to run Windows 7 ultimate and Linux mint on it and can't seem to find out if this is possible.
 
I would appreciate any input.
Thanks

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A: Hp Envy Phoenix 860-010 runing win7

Well I answered my own Question. I went on the HP web site and found win 7 drivers for this machine.
 
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A:Almost got my old scanner working w/Win7 64bit

That Microtek ScanMaker E3 scsi flatbed scanner ... didn't even work well with Windows XP... and the cost in time and components to attempt to make it work are much higher than a decent Canon or Epson scanner which can be had fof $40... Less if used...

On what system are you runny SCSI ?
 

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A:New hardware + Win7 installation = headaches

Update: Wired connection issue is fixed. I have to (sheepishly) admit that I completely forgot to install the router via the CD that came with it. The lousy wireless performance is still a problem, though, as well as the hard drive/partition issues.
 

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if anyone can help ill be really thankful.
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Tp-link - LAN1 - PC2, WAN - ADSL(modem)

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A:Win7 Homegroup problem

@Moirax . I can't answer your question, but your mention of Homegroup makes me ask what is it for? To avoid hijacking this thread,I'll PM you.
 

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A:Win7 on Compaq6710b does not recognize external hdd

Have you tried your Ext Hard drive to be connected to any other PC or Laptop. If the drive is still not recognized consult an expert for this.
 

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A:Video Stuttering with 7870 in Win7 64

In-game Vsync sucks for many games, the problem being some games tend to be biased towards one company and that causes the other company Graphics card to run poorly in it.

Try downloading Radeon Pro, its a custom tool that helps for games like that on AMD cards that run into issues with Vsync. Once installed, all you do is add the games your having problems with, go to the options surrounding the games sync, and set it to use dynamic Vsync with the refresh rate of your monitor (You can also add your monitors refresh in).
 

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A:Hotplug in Win7 Home Premium

Was that hard drive that you intend to use just simply for your "back up's", is that hard drive an I.D.E. or SATA or USB?

Because if it's an older styled I.D.E., you will never get that "safely remove hardware" message. Even if the drive is a more modern SATA one, just like with an I.D.E. you will not get that "safe to remove hardware" message as well. But if your drive is a USB styled one, your Operating System should have picked up on what it was, how it was being connected and more importantly, what kind off hook up the device is using. Almost every Operating System I've ever put my hands on, know when something is a USB device, and will almost always display that "safe to remove hardware" message, both by way of ((right clicking)) the device icon itself by way of Windows Explorer, or going for the little icon in the lower right hand corner on your Windows taskbar.

So if it's not a USB device, I'm afraid to properly remove and install the drive, your going to have to power down the computer, each and every time.....sorry!
 

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A:Error loading operating system... Eee PC 1015PEM Win7 Starter

O/S error

When I have seen the error report "O/S not found", or similar it has meant the hard drive has failed in some way, probably the circuit that controls the seek arm.
If that has happened then the "system restore" will not work either, because, as you noted, it is a copy of the working O/S but in a separate partition, that is normally not used. Problem is the hidden partition is just a part of the same hard drive that won't work.
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A:No audio device on Win7, drivers from Asus won't install

sound

which speakers are you using and which driver?
because most of the speakers are plug n play...
 

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A:Deep freeze Win7 problem, network stops working

There may be a compatibility problem between Deep Freeze and Windows 7
 

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A:Win7 64 260gtx recognized as 295gtx?

did you just get the video card and if you did, did you buy it used or new. If you didnt just buy the video card did you try to flash the bios.
 

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A:Win7 or Ubuntu for college

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The Win7 upgrade adviser may help:
https://www.microsoft.com/downloads...90-7659-4bd9-9e51-2497c146af15&displaylang=en
 

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A:Laptop (Win7 Dell Inspiron 1525) won't connect to desktop (XP Dell) wireless router

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A:Slower fps after win7 upgrade

Latest version of ATI Catalyst for VistaClick to expand...

When you say latest, do you mean 9.3? That was the last Catalyst version that supported your card.
 

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A:How to update Phoenix AWARD BIOS v6.00PG

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A:Upgraded to Win7 - various audio not working

OK~ I haven't given up on my own search and it dawned on me to just go to the asus site! genious ain't I? LOL

I found this: http://support.asus.com/download/download.aspx?SLanguage=en-us&model=P6T SE&product=1

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A:Suggestion for Core i5, Win7 build

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A:Phoenix bios flash failure

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The passwords on laptops are designed to not be easily bypassed or reset.

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A:Phoenix Bios Password

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A:still unable to get password FOR PHOENIX BIOS

Welcome to techspot...

Look in your mainboard manual for instructions on how to "clear cmos" or similar. Basically, it's a little jumper on the mainboard that erases the BIOS settings (which is where the password is stored).

Once you've done that, enter the bious, and load failsafe defaults if you don't know how to set it up as you'd otherwise want it, and proceed to only change the things you understand, or that are related to any problem you are having (and it helps if you understand those!)

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A:AMD Athlon 2600+ barton runing at 1200, shouldnt it be around 2000

Check in you bios and make sure your fsb is set to 166.

Regards Howard :grinthumb
 

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Does this page make sense?
https://sony-paa-pa-en-web--paa.custhelp.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/83835/related/1
 

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Where's all the Gurus?
 

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A:Win7 boot manager raises error: winload.exe 0xc0000098 after Windows Update

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A:No sound after fresh install of win7

Have you tried picking up on other audio drivers? I usually get these to work for me, regardless of mobo: http://realtek-hd-audio-drivers-x64.en.softonic.com/
 

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EyeSore said:





And removed and replaced all my USB2 and USB3 drivers and programsClick to expand...


What did you do to "replace" the drivers?? I don't think a code 10 would cause the issue described HERE but check the files are present anyway

Also, download and run Filter Driver Load Order. When it opens select any one of your USB disks, click the Clipboard button and paste the info into your next post
 

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I recommend using Virtual Box. Try using it and see if that works. I dont think this is an issue, but do you have Virtualization enabled in BIOS?
 

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A:WiFi driver problem Asus win7 64-bit

PROBLEM SOLVED
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A:Problem with formatting and installing win7

skippy22 said:





I found on google that the reason might be the usb ports. if they are usb 3.0 it won't work. and I think mine are usb 3.0, it shows above to ports a symbol of usb and "ss" before it.Click to expand...

Without USB 3.0 drivers the port should still work as a 2.0 port. USB 3.0 ports are usually color coded blue. If you have ports that are not blue, they are more than likely not USB 3.0 ports. All I can suggest is trying a port that is not USB 3.0, although I don't understand why USB 3.0 ports don't work. USB 3.0 is USB 2.0 with an additional chip and connector pins for faster throughput.
 

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A:Win7 uses more than 4GB

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http://www.windows7download.com/win7-screen-mode-switch/zwkaqbzv.html
 

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http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms143506(v=SQL.100).aspx
 

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I have tried every link that i could find on the topic. If anyone else has had this problem and found a solution, please post it.

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Warren
 

A:Itunes wont install on win7 64 bit pro

Hi Warren :wave:

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Try the instruction in this link, they should help with your issue.
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I have read 5 of your 7 minidump files. Before proceeding do the BSODs occur only when trying to game or at other times?
 

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You will have to format and re-install Windows
 

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Please read and follow these instructions:
http://www.techspot.com/vb/topic51365.html
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Are you using driver 285.62? ( win 7 32bit)

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CLFS.sys is flagging in the minidumps...
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A:VAIO PCG-7184L, freezing at Win7 logo, safe mode freezes on hal.dll

So I just ran the windows repair disc again and this is the Startup Repair problem details:

Problem Signature:
Problem Event Name: StartupRepairOffline
Problem Signature 01: 6.1.7600.16385
Problem Signature 02: 6.1.7600.16385
Problem Signature 03: unknown
Problem Signature 04: 886
Problem Signature 05: ExternalMedia
Problem Signature 06: 1
Problem Signature 07: FailureDuringSetup
OS Version: 6.1.7600.2.0.0.256.1
Locale ID: 1033


This is the Diagnosis and Repair details, I have to type all this up by hand so I excluded everything that was successfully tested:

Number of repair attempts: 1

Session Details
-------------------------------------
System Disk = \Device\Harddisk0
Windows Directory = D:\Windows
AutoChk Run = 0
Number of root causes = 1

Root cause found:
----------------------------------------
Failure while setup is in progress.

----------------------------------------
----------------------------------------

These are the tests that were successful all with an error code of 0x0:
Check for Updates
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A:Can I install WinXP 32-bit on my PC instead of Win7 64-bit?

M Pincott-Brown said:





The answer I hope to get is: "yeah, you can fresh install Windows XP SP2 32bit but you'll not be able to use USB3 and the increase in memory will not be fully utilised" or something along those lines.Click to expand...

Windows XP drivers for your motherboard includes USB 3.0

To answer your question, if you can purchase a new license (or have one thats transferable) for XP, I see no other reason why you could not install Windows XP.
 

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