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New hardware + Win7 installation = headaches

Q: New hardware + Win7 installation = headaches

Hi all Apologies in advance for such a long post I headaches + installation = hardware New Win7 don t know if I just have a corrupt New hardware + Win7 installation = headaches Windows Ultimate installation or what but this all started three weeks ago or so after installing new hardware specifically New hardware + Win7 installation = headaches motherboard Asus A M-A New hardware + Win7 installation = headaches processor AMD A K and RAM Kingston HyperX GB DDR Since I had the extra RAM slot I also put in one of the Aeneon XTune GB DDR I have from before the upgrade The sticker on it says it s but it shows up in BIOS POST as Since then I ve had the following problems Internet Unable to establish any connection at all when using the ethernet cable plugged into my Cisco Linksys EA Router I can connect wirelessly but that connection is lousy and I m not sure why especially since the router is only about feet from the computer To be fair the lousy wireless connection is something I was dealing with since before the hardware upgrade Windows reinstall which is why I finally gave up and bought a ethernet cable the computer used to be in a different room though on the same floor of the house The problem with being unable to get any type of connection when plugged in started after reinstalling Windows and then doing something like updates and then moving the PC to the new spot I made a point of moving the tower myself just so that I could be sure nothing happened to it so I know there was no physical damage done because of dropping or otherwise banging it around at all I ve checked the ethernet cable that runs from the modem to the router as well as the one and neither of them appear to be damaged at all I ve also tried plugging the one into all of the ports on the back of the router in the event that one of them just bit the dust somehow but nothing changed Any thoughts on how I can either get my wired connection working again or what might be making the wireless connection so horrible For clarification on quot horrible quot I m not talking dial-up speeds but some sites either load slowly or not at all sites that load up just fine on every other device in the house - specifically cell phones and iPod an Xbox a Wii and a laptop My connection to Battle net for playing WoW Starcraft II Diablo III is also pretty lag-tastic My NIC is an onboard Realtek GR PCIe Gigabit LAN controller according to the motherboard manual In terms of anything that may be interfering with the wireless signal there s a metal support post and a metal I-beam a few feet from where the router currently sits though it was previously or so feet from both Other than being in close proximity to those the room is wide open I was told that water can interfere with a wireless signal and we do have a lot of ground water under around the house can anyone verify whether ground water can degrade the signal so much over such a relatively small space Hard drive partition issues Until the upgrade when the computer just wouldn t boot presumably because Windows couldn t handle dealing with such big hardware changes all at once I had Windows installed on a partition on a TB Western Digital drive Since I had to reinstall anyway I installed Windows to a partition on a smaller but faster TB Seagate drive Up until this afternoon when I installed Seagate Discwizard one of the partitions on the big drive was inaccessible showing up in disk management and a couple of rd-party hard drive utility partitioning programs as simply quot unallocated space quot Since this afternoon though that partition is now showing up as a completely separate hard drive in disk management AND as quot unallocated space quot on the drive it s actually a part of I m a little leery of just leaving things as they are and using that partition since it s showing up different ways Discwizard only shows that partition as a separate drive there is no quot unallocated space quot showing on the TB drive Is this something I should worry about somehow fixing If so do you have any recommendations on how to do it I was reluctant to do anything that would have resulted in losing any data on that large drive as a whole or on that partition in particular but since finally gaining access to it and copying everything onto an external drive I can format the drive if necessary although another problem with partitions is with the first partition on that same big drive That partition is the one that I used to have Windows installed on The OS still sees it as a quot System Active Primary Partition quot in disk management and won t allow me to format it At this point I ve got enough storage that I m not terribly concerned about being unable to format the old Windows partition but it still bothers me to have that space being used by files programs that are no longer actually being used I do have games programs misc files on other partitions on that same drive so I d like to avoid having to do anything that would mean losing that data or having to shuffle it around to the smaller internal drive or the even smaller GB external one Any ideas on how to fix these issues would be greatly appreciated Thanks nbsp

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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.

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/new-hardware-win7-installation-headaches.206345/
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A:hardware lost in new WIN7 installation

Have you installed all the latest drivers for your hardware?

http://www.sevenforums.com/hardware-devices/39631-hardware-lost-new-win7-installation.html
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Please help

PS
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A:Satellite A300 - hardware restart during the Win7 installation

I own A300 too and almost two years I use it with Win7 32bit. I had no problem to install Win7.
Do you use original Microsoft installation disc?
Set BIOS to default settings and try it again.

https://forum.toshiba.eu/showthread.php?70091-Satellite-A300-hardware-restart-during-the-Win7-installation
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Thanks,

Lobo
 

A:Win 10 Upgrade Installation Headaches

Doing a fresh, clean, reinstall of Windows 10 often resolves problems post the standard upgrade:
http://www.howtogeek.com/224342/how-to-clean-install-windows-10/
 

http://forums.majorgeeks.com/index.php?threads/win-10-upgrade-installation-headaches.308158/
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A:Move Win7 Upgrade Version to New Drive Without Win7 Installation DVD

I dont know whether your student deal is the same as the Digitalriver student upgrade deal that used to be available for $29.99. The iso's for those are available, download them only if you have a genuine upgrade key.

MS/Digital River Student ISO Links

Also see this thread.

Cloning Win7 to SSD

http://www.sevenforums.com/installation-setup/95733-move-win7-upgrade-version-new-drive-without-win7-installation-dvd.html
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A:Wpeinit during Win7 install & Cancel pending installation of Win7

Try continuiing the installation to see if it will proceed or offer to roll back, Then try to start it over again watching for issues it flags to resolve. Back up your files, of course. Unplug all peripherals and other HD's.

If it fails I would back up your files, gather program installers and Clean Reinstall - Factory OEM Windows 7. The steps are the same for retail Win7.

http://www.sevenforums.com/installation-setup/222419-wpeinit-during-win7-install-cancel-pending-installation-win7.html
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A:Create Win7 installation on new disc and remove old Win7 install

Only have the SSD connected when you install the new OS.

Then connect your old drive, boot into your new installation and format the old drive.

All done.

http://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/167661-create-win7-installation-new-disc-remove-old-win7-install.html
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A:WIN7-I can't complete win7 installation in AHCI.

i solved it, thanks guy

http://www.sevenforums.com/installation-setup/210948-win7-i-cant-complete-win7-installation-ahci.html
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A:new hardware installation

Do you have anything plugged into the USB ports?

Post the hardware id for the unknown device (instructions below)


Quote:




Open the Device Manager
Right Click on the Device in question
Properties
Details Tab

In XP the VEN_ #### and DEV_ #### is located under Device Instance ID
In Vista and Win7 the VEN_ #### and DEV_#### is located under Hardware ID

http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f10/new-hardware-installation-632432.html
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A:Hardware Installation Pop up

Hi dependablejoe, and welcome to TSF.

A few more details would be good but at the very least......what operating system ?

http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f10/hardware-installation-pop-up-605782.html
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A:run old OS installation on new hardware

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http://news.google.com/news?q=Windo...eki9WaCQ&sa=X&oi=news_group&ct=title&resnum=9
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http://lifehacker.com/5126781/

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/run-old-os-installation-on-new-hardware.842721/
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A:hardware installation

Welcome
Are you using xp pro ?
Are you logging in as an administrator?

http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f10/hardware-installation-183966.html
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A:hardware installation

Did you load the chipset drivers first? . .
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/hardware-installation.569550/
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A:Hardware malfunction BSOD and more win7 64

Just to let you know:
Since I wrote previous message an hour ago I had two more BSODs: One type 0x50 (Pagefault in non-paged area) and one type 0x1A (memory management).

http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f299/hardware-malfunction-bsod-and-more-win7-64-a-662688.html
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A:Win7 Bsod/Hardware issue

You might want to try checking out the blue screen/stop error page on the MS site: http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows7/Resolving-stop-blue-screen-errors-in-Windows-7

They have some prudent ideas (like trying to do a system restore) to see if you can try to get your machine up and running again.

-- Ryan
Windows Outreach Team
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/win7-bsod-hardware-issue.985568/
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A:Win7 Automatic Reboot (All New Hardware)

I could also mention that I'm installing Windows off a burned DVD (downloaded the ISO off MS website). I've used this disc once before on a different build and it didn't give me any problems.

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A:NEW DELL WIN7 OS, but I have old hardware devices!!!!!

First there is nothing wrong with buying Dell. You seem to have something against that. I don't currently have a Dell, as I build my own, but I would not be averse to buying one.

Second since she "does not know how to go about it" with the software it may be best to pay someone to do that, if the software that is wanted to reinstall is compatible. Keep in mind OEM software that was delivered with the old PC is only legal for the PC it was delivered with. The geek squad will do what is needed, obviously for a price. The older Dell laser printer, may have drivers but without the model number I can't verify. Dell DOES NOT charge for drivers, another one of your misstatements, they are readily available on their download site at www.support.dell.com

http://www.sevenforums.com/drivers/320088-new-dell-win7-os-but-i-have-old-hardware-devices.html
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http://www.sevenforums.com/installat...t-install.html

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Also, if the ram turn out not to be bad, what can i do or install to make sure the processor is working correctly? As in all the cores working and such..

Thanks so much in advance. Oh and glad to be on the forums

A:PC freezes when installing Win7. Hardware Q

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http://www.sevenforums.com/bsod-help-support/90397-pc-freezes-when-installing-win7-hardware-q.html
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Hello s0me0ne,

It's the same in Windows 7. Usually just a hard drive will not trigger it, instead it's usually something major like a motherboard that may seem like you have it on a different computer now.

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http://www.sevenforums.com/windows-updates-activation/31091-win7-re-activation-re-validation-hardware-changes.html
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http://www.sevenforums.com/installation-setup/326331-xp-win7-hardware-says-64-bit-win-upgrade-adviser-says-32-bit.html
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http://www.sevenforums.com/hardware-devices/279970-need-advice-new-hardware-win7-desktop-pc.html
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http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f10/a-problem-hardware-installation-301914.html
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http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/290499/hardware-installation-problem/
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/hardware-installation-problems.346253/
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A:Problems after new hardware installation

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/problems-after-new-hardware-installation.585600/
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/problems-after-new-hardware-installation.585579/
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http://www.tenforums.com/installation-setup/52504-transfer-installation-new-hardware.html
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Hello? Is this thing on?

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/606831/updating-hardware-after-new-installation/
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A:USB Hardware Installation Problems

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/usb-hardware-installation-problems.429917/
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/installation-of-hardware-firewall.285121/
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/pctv-hardware-installation-problem.387401/
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http://www.sevenforums.com/installation-setup/64083-hardware-error-while-windows-7-installation.html
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http://www.sevenforums.com/hardware-devices/299895-device-driver-installation-will-not-see-hardware.html
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A:Strange Hardware Installation Issue

I had a problem installing the 32bit RC on a friend's XP system when the dvd burned as well as the GParted live cd for seeing the XP primary resized refused to go past a certail point as well. From there I used a usb key made for GParted in order to get that part done as well as a usb key made up for the RC. XP/7 now running together.

Later when going back to boot from the RC dvd again but canceling the installation out with 7 already on the dvd drive worked like a champ! That would be a thought for you there if you have one, an external usb drive or second partition for mounting the iso?

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Question - How can I discontinue this New Hardware Program until needed for new hardware. Or is there another approach to this.

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A:Discontinuing Hardware Installation Wizard

Are you using:

Printer Driver v5.3cAs
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epson10192.exe - 3.7MB - posted on 01/25/02

See: http://www.epson.com/cgi-bin/Store/support/supDetail.jsp?BV_UseBVCookie=yes&oid=14411
 

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A:Vista & Hardware Installation problems

Are you using Vista drivers? The wireless desktop works flawlessly in Vista. All you need is Intellitype and Intellipoint version 6.

It sounds like you are putting the drivers in a folder but not installing them. They do need to be installed.
 

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A:[SOLVED] PC crashing after new hardware installation

Hi Sleekism,

If you change your Motherboard (and other hardware components for that matter) You need to do a complete reinstallation of your Operating system. The other installation you still have in, is bound to your other hardware, and thus will not work. It either results in no boot at all or bluescreens.

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A:Hardware installation: access denied

Did you connect the USB CD-RW drive before installing the software? If so it may be the problem. You should disconnect it and perform a System Restore and select a date before you connected it. Then install the USB CD-RW drive software.

Good luck.
 

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A:Driver Installation and Other Hardware Issues

For the printer you need to copy the zip file from the cd to the hard drive on the system on which you wish to install the printer. Put it in its own folder. Then you need to unzip the file. When it's time to install the driver for the printer point windows to that location.

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A:Startup Error after hardware Installation

There are some ideas here

Cmdinst

I would look at #1 and the suggestion after #5
 

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A:A Recent Hardware Installation Error?

I think a blue screen of death during the windows loading screen usually means bad RAM. Do you have multiple RAM's? If so, try taking them all out and boot with one stick of RAM at a time to figure out the bad one. At least, that was the case with my PC.

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A:Mysterious - Hardware installation wizrd

Go to Safe mode and then in Device manager just remove the Unknown Devices. Then reboot. If it comes up again then you need to let Windows search for you on the INTERNET to find the driver for it. Do you have a Sound card Disk with drivers on it? If you do when you reboot and the message comes up put that disk in and see if it can find the driver it is missing on it.
 

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A:hardware installation guide websites

Try extremtech.com and scroll down to "Step-By-Step How To". Interesting read and offers some pictures, too.
 

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A:Windows 7 fresh installation on new hardware

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A:Hardware Driver Installation Problems

Crazy Belle said:

I inquired with griffin who said the iMic is only fully supported in Windows XP Service Pack 2. If you don't have SP2, you're likely missing some important USB audio drivers...Click to expand...

The only patch/update/fix for XP that I know of is designed to add support for "Hi-Def" audio. Microsoft's KB888111. It is installed during many newer sound card driver installs. Without it, any "hi-def" on-board audio chipset will be detected as an "Unknown PCI Device" by XP. Perhaps this is the same cause for your non-detected device.

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awoolf
 

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Hiya

Sorry for the lateness in a reply, but these forums are very busy

Are you still having this problem? If so, can you rescan with DDS and HijackThis, and post the fresh logs

Regards

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A:ATI Raden HD 5830 Win7 freezing soft/hardware?

Maybe the ATI card is bad...
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/ati-raden-hd-5830-win7-freezing-soft-hardware.171416/
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A:Computer Freezing with win7 and win10..hardware or software?

It could be hardware related but not guaranteed, if you had done a completely clean installation of Windows 10 rather than an upgrade it could help to confirm that or not.

However, lets see what we can find out

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/computer-freezing-with-win7-and-win10-hardware-or-software.1157895/
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I tried the dvd in SATA port 4 and it worked fine. Don't know why port 3 woudn't work, but it really dosen't matter at this point.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-sata-dvd-not-found-after-hardware-installation.836879/
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A:Various Blue Screens of Death after New Hardware Installation

Welcome aboard, codplay.

The dumps you provided, the last one is of 4/10.
Attachment 236661
And, it is not a stop 0x9F, driver power state failure. It is stop 50, pagefault in nonpaged area.

So I am guessing, checking those cannot be helpful for your problem. Can you search for the latest dumps and upload those?

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A:Solved: Hardware installation problem...possible Trojan?

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Here is a pic showing various driver details etc

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The necessary files are attached. Additional info below:

Is Windows 7 . . .
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A:BSOD - Fresh Hardware & Windows 7 Installation

Hi,

What Model PSU are you using?

The dump files do not point to a 3rd party driver as a probable cause, meaning that it is either a "hidden" driver or hardware. As your drivers look ok, and you have re-installed several times I suspect hardware on this one.

Run a memtest yet?





Quote:
Memtest - Instructions:

Download the ISO (or the .exe for USB drives) from here Memtest86+ - Advanced Memory Diagnostic Tool

Then (if you have chosen the ISO) burn the ISO using IsoRecorder: ISO Recorder v3 Download (How to use IsoRecorder)

Boot from the CD/USB and run the test (at least 7 passes per test) with only one stick of RAM in place at a time.

It is a time consuming process but it is the only way to be sure it isn't a RAM fault.

For your final test, run the test with all the RAM in place.


Regards,
Reventon

BUGCHECK SUMMARY
Code:

Built by: 7600.16539.amd64fre.win7_gdr.100226-1909
Debug session time: Wed Jul 28 22:40:50.601 2010 (GMT+12)
System Uptime: 0 days 1:07:18.835
BugCheck 3B, {c0000005, fffffa8004e784d1, fffff880071fece0, 0}
Probably caused by : ntkrnlmp.exe ( nt!KiSystemServiceHandler+7c )
BUGCHECK_STR: 0x3B
PROCESS_NAME: WmiPrvSE.exe
??????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????
Built by: 7600.16539.amd64fre.win7_gdr.100226-1909
Debug session time: Wed Jul 28 19:45:36.793 2010 (GMT+12)
System Uptime: 0 days 1:24:04.981
BugCheck 3B, {c0000005, fffff80002bea42e, fffff88006d195d0, 0}
Probably caused by : ntkrnlmp.exe ( nt!ObpCloseHandleTableEntry+3e )
BUGCHECK_STR: 0x3B
PROCESS_NAME: explorer.exe
??????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????
Built by: 7600.16539.amd64fre.win7_gdr.100226-1909
Debug session time: Wed Jul 28 17:37:28.869 2010 (GMT+12)
System Uptime: 0 days 1:03:47.103
BugCheck A, {fffffa802445e4a2, 2, 0, fffff800028db077}
Probably caused by : ntkrnlmp.exe ( nt!KiInsertTimerTable+157 )
BUGCHECK_STR: 0xA
PROCESS_NAME: System
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A:[resolved] Win Xp Freeze On Boot Up Following Hardware Installation

Hi,

Let's basically do a recheck of things.

First, what I suspect is that although you have checked the burner completelly for settings, you have not checked the other drive on the cable to see how it is set, since it was already there and working. It may be set to cable select or something that is not compatible with your new drive. One can not mix Cable Select and the master/slave settings.

Here is the check:

Motherboard...............Drive set as slave............Drive set as master
IDE...........................Jumpers set as slave........Jumpers set as master
...............................Gray connector................Black connector

Give the other drive a check and make sure you have one drive as slave and one drive as master. So easy to overlook that area.

http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f10/resolved-win-xp-freeze-on-boot-up-following-hardware-installation-48023.html
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Then I read this: "If you have a retail license, you can transfer your Windows 10 license to a new PC without issue. You can not transfer your Digital Entitlement to a new system."

My Windows 7 WAS a retail license, but now in 10 it say digital-entitlement.
Does this mean that by accepting the upgrade to 10 from Windows 7, everyone loses the ability to upgrade their hardware in the future without buying a new copy of Windows?

http://www.tenforums.com/windows-updates-activation/55466-how-upgrade-hardware-digital-entitlement-installation.html
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alright just a quick question I have windows 7 x86 currently and might try to install x64 will I have to boot the CD to install or will I have to install another OS like XP first and then install windows 7 x64 >?

A:win7 x64 installation on win7 x86

Just boot from CD. But it has to be a clean install. Not upgrade.

http://www.sevenforums.com/installation-setup/106407-win7-x64-installation-win7-x86.html
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I'm stumped on what to do to rectify this. Called the manufacturer a week ago but they've yet to get back to me.

Any help would be greatly appreciated

A:Need Help {Win7 Installation on new HDD}

Give this a read and see if it helps. MS Support

http://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/389614-need-help-win7-installation-new-hdd.html
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Hi Guys

I have a Gateway NV53 Laptop.

It's retail bought with no Win7 DVD.

The computer crashed and could not be fixed with the Win7 recovery disc - it couldn't find the Win7 installation. The crash was the infamous "bootmgr is missing". I tried fixing it but not possible (Did alot of google'ing) Now I'm backing up the files and trying to reinstall it though. My problem is that I have no Win 7 DVD to install from so what do I do?

Thanks alot!

A:Win7 Re-installation

This should help:

System Repair Disc - Create

...oops...didn't read carefully. Call Gateway support and order a recovery disk for your system.
Also, here is a site that states it can be downloaded. I'm not familiar with the site.

http://recovery-cd.com/related/downl...very-disk.html

James

http://www.sevenforums.com/installation-setup/118439-win7-re-installation.html
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I have a customer who is having to replace their hard drive due to the previous one becoming "beyond repair". I have the new drive in the system, and see the Win7 Home Premium sticker with license key on the bottom. But they don't have any of the disks that came with the machine (Toshiba laptop).

I have a DVD with Win7 Ultimate on it. Can I install that but use THEIR key to install, and get the home premium version instead, or am I stuck having to make them purchase a new copy?
 

A:Win7 installation

They need to order the restore disks, or you have to find a Windows 7 Home Premium disk.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/win7-installation.1069602/
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Thanks.

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Try the installation in the normal fashion. Do not give your number and uncheck the box asking if you want to activate automatically. When you are done, give your number then. If it does not work you will be supplied with a phone number to input the number with a touch tone phone. If that does not work a person will come on and try to work out the problem

http://www.sevenforums.com/installation-setup/52319-win7-installation.html
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is it possible to install windows xp os over a windows 7 os

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is it possible to install windows xp os over a windows 7 oshi.please explain what you mean by "over "if you mean you want to get rid of win7 and install winxp ,just boot to winxp cd and format hdd and install winxp ,loosing all of win7 and current data on hard drive if you mean you want to have both os's just google duel booting[having otion of both win7 and winxp on bootup ] win7 nd winxp

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/381674/xp-installation-over-win7/
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Hi!
I have already installed Win 7 in C: drive of my system with escan antivirus last user pack(it means i cannot reactivate it till expiry date). Now i installed win XP in E: drive of system. Here problem is while booting it does not ask me to which win to boot and so I am not able to boot win7 and use all my existing software. One solution was to reinstall win xp in c: drive and then win 7 in E: drive but by this I will lose all my project from c: drive.
So can any one help me pleas, solve this problem as early as possible.
Thanks in advance.
Shital.

A:Installation of win7 and then win xp

Install EasyBCD 2.0 beta after doing quick forum registration there to use beta.

You'll also need to install Net Framework 2.0 to run Easy in XP.

Add Win7 on Easy's Add/Remove tab by Name, Type, and correct drive letter, Save, Restart.

If this fails, you'll need to restart Win7 to install Easy there to Add XP which works better. This is done by marking Win7 active in XP Disk Mgmt., then boot Win7 DVD Repair console or Repair CD, clicking through to Recovery Tools list to run Startup Repair up to 3 separate times with reboots until Win7 starts.

http://www.sevenforums.com/installation-setup/82427-installation-win7-then-win-xp.html
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Hi.
I post this thread due to three blue screens in the past week.
I didn't actually see the "blue screens", for i was afk, but the moment i came back, i saw the login screen and a windows message saying the system had blue screen and booted.
I generated a debudlog.txt but can't really understand what it says - I hope i can find some help here.

I run Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit (6.1, built 7600)
Intel Core i5 CPU 760 @ 2.80GHz (4CPU's), ~2.8GHz
4GB of RAM

(p.s - right after the last 2 boots, my network adapter IPv4 settings has changed - mainly the default gateway and DNS. This has never happened before. Can it relate to the DHCP server i installed yersterday?(tinyDHCP;which i didn't encountered any problems with.) ).

Thank you,
Ron.
 

A:3rd time blue screen - minidump included (Win7 new hardware)

Two things:

1. Are you running Symantec?

2. With the changes you noted it would be prudent for you to security scan.
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/3rd-time-blue-screen-minidump-included-win7-new-hardware.159379/