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W7 Build 7000 X-64 Weird Networking Problem  

OK guys -- as I've posted else where I'm happy with X-32. Now I'm seriously testing the 64 bit version. For 64 bit only build 7000 seems available at the moment even from "the usual places" where treasure can be found. Continue Reading
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Thursday 4th of October 2012

Media player has proccessor in a twist  

There seems to be a problem with media player becaue now whenever I open it the proccessor starts behaving in a strange way. It hasn't always done this but it is fluctuating like mad, all 4 cores up down. Has anybody else experianced this and if so have you been able to remedy it. Ive checked the... Continue Reading
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Thursday 4th of October 2012

Networking - Sharing Changes in W7 7022 32 Bit  

Hi Guys This is for Build 7200 only. It might change before the final (or even in the next build which is out but not yet available from "the usual sources". This is also for sharing VISTAW7 or Continue Reading
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Thursday 4th of October 2012

W7 full release query  

Does anyone know how the official release will impact on those of us currently using the beta. In other words, when it is released properly, will we be able to upgrade our betas to the official release or have to do a complete re-instal Continue Reading
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Thursday 4th of October 2012

OK I give up -- I can't Break build 7022 (X-32)  

Hi guysI've been trying to Break W7 build 7022 -- for ALL the apps I use (even legacy XP stuff for which there are no known VISTA / W7 updates) Build 7022 works 100%. Note this was an upgrade (XP===>VISTA... Continue Reading
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Thursday 4th of October 2012

windows 7 Beta 7022  

i just got it. this thing rocks... to me it feels much more smooth. im nto getting the same random freeze up with folders from time to time i got in 7000. so far no BSOD,No bugs. no incompatible drivers or anything. im going to try daemon tools in about 2 hours to see if it works yet. torrent... Continue Reading
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Thursday 4th of October 2012

Where is the clipboard  

Sorry if this sounds like a noob question but can any one tell me how to access the clipboard. Ive never had to use it before but i've just used the snipping tool and aparrently it gets saved to there, or at least a copy does. Doesn't matter. Continue Reading
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Thursday 4th of October 2012

32 vs 64 Only 2 gigs ram :-(  

Have both win7 beta 1 distros - 32 & 64. 3+ year old laptop. amd 64 2.2 gig, dual core. 2 gigs ram - machine maxes out at 2 :-( 4 gig readyboost flash stick - if that matters.... Will 64 be worth installing?... Continue Reading
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Thursday 4th of October 2012

Will extend licence command work for W7  

Just curious to see if the elevated command slmgr -rearm will actually extend the expiry date by another 30 days after Aug 1. If it does then you can get 3 "goes" at this which will give you another 90 days so until late November. Anybody been daring enough to change the BIOS date and... Continue Reading
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Thursday 4th of October 2012

License extenstion W7 -- results All versions 7000/7022  

Hi guysHere's the results of the License extension tests.(Build 700 32 / 64 bit versions, Build 7022 32 bit version). It actually doesn't work -- on say 27 July you can "extend" for another 30 days -- but even if you "Activate" windows, on 2 Aug you get message "This Copy of... Continue Reading
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Thursday 4th of October 2012

Windows 7, 64 Bit experiment....  

Okay so I'm hearing from some people that 64 bit is the OS of the future, so I decided to try it out. So I downloaded the 64 bit version of W7, bought a new hard drive just for this, installed it, and it runs just as good as the 32 bit version. Not... Continue Reading
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Thursday 4th of October 2012

adjusting apperance options  

ive noticed that when i set windows for best appearance it uses 1.04 gb ram at idle but when i set it to best performance it only drops to 1.00gb ram used at idle i thought aero would take up more ram than that. if not then its excellent, i love aero and... Continue Reading
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Thursday 4th of October 2012

my best speed on utorrent!  

sorry its gone now Continue Reading
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Thursday 4th of October 2012

Windows Media player Spyware  

Hi GuysBe careful in using W7 WMP. There's a little legal "nasty" in that it says " Usage will be sent to Microsoft" plus some discalimer saying that "Information is only collected for "Statistical Purposes". Whilst I don't believe in... Continue Reading
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Thursday 4th of October 2012

Who doesn't like the startup screen  

I keep waiting for the 4 colored balls to swirl into a nice windows flag with some sorta of twinkle or something but it stays that fuzzy looking flag like it isn't finished or like I am looking through a haze. Continue Reading
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Thursday 4th of October 2012

Windows 7 'feel'  

To me, Windows 7 just feels so much different from Xp and past OS's. Even in classic theme, it just seems glossier and more eye candy. Does anyone feel the same? And is there away to make it feel like Windows 95 or 2000? Even a guide for Vista because that feels the same way as 7 to me. Continue Reading
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Wednesday 3rd of October 2012

Windows 7 Download  

Hi everyone, I just heard of Windows 7 and obviously Microsoft has stopped making the beta version available. Does anyone have the file or know where I can find a legit download? Provide link. Please my friend is using it now but he lost his cd, from what I have read it is really good and faster... Continue Reading
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Wednesday 3rd of October 2012

360 backups  

has anyone used the windows iso burner to burn a 360 game??? Continue Reading
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Wednesday 3rd of October 2012

Windows 7 --- rc1 thoughts  

Hi guysI'm now reasonably satisfied with build 7022 but unless I can get gold of RC1 I really doesn't see much point doimg any more testing -- . Updates are still being issued for VISTA so I'll keep that up to date for eventual transfer update. However if we don't get... Continue Reading
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Wednesday 3rd of October 2012

File Conversion to NTFS -- simple standard method  

Hi guysThis post doesn't relate to W7 per se but I'm putting it here since it could be of use whilst you are testing.Hopefully everybody is making backups and I know some of you use large USB external drives. These are generally formatted with FAT32... Continue Reading
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Wednesday 3rd of October 2012

How to change contrast color and brightness  

How to change color, contrast, brightness and other setting in Windows 7? In Windows XP it quite easy to change these settings. The control panel has left me befuddled. Please help. Continue Reading
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Wednesday 3rd of October 2012

Windows 7 build 7032 FAKES  

OK, i'm deleting this text until Admin decides - ban me or not to ban. Continue Reading
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Wednesday 3rd of October 2012

Black taskbar/window bug  

Hey everyone, I just did a fresh install of Windows 7 build 7000 on a machine with a Windows Experience Index graphics for aero subscore of 4.1 - which should be sufficient to run aero no problem. I am running into what seems to be a bug. I have my system set up with the... Continue Reading
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Wednesday 3rd of October 2012

Win 7 7022 fail on the installation final step  

After the last reboot when the installation is on the final step, the display after the reboot is all black and on the right down corner of the screen I see the win version. I wait a lot of time(30..40 min) and nothing is happen, in all this time my mouse appear o... Continue Reading
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Wednesday 3rd of October 2012

What partitions do you have  

What partitions do you have what size and why??? i have 3 on a 320gb hdd 1 at 50gb (win 7) 1 at 25 (xp) and the rest with all my stuff on there pics films anything to be kept safe. Continue Reading
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Wednesday 3rd of October 2012

Sinofsky: Windows 7 RC releases April 10th  

From Neowin: There have been so many dates flying around concerning the upcoming Release Candidate for Windows 7, and it's beginning to become a daily subject in the blogosphere. Just when you thought that we were going to see a Windows 7 RC Continue Reading
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Wednesday 3rd of October 2012

Black Desktop and Black Task Bar  

Hi all, Everytime I restart, wake up from sleep, or shut down and start again my computer, it goes to an all black back ground and task bar. I have seen this before in other forums with people using Mesh, and with the new update it fixes it. I do not have Mesh installed on my computer.... Continue Reading
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Wednesday 3rd of October 2012

Windows Media Player 12  

How to get windows media player toolbar in build 7022 without downgrading wmp to 11? Continue Reading
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Wednesday 3rd of October 2012

How to quickly get Driver Information (without Driver Pro etc).  

Hi guys I think if you've read some of my posts you know exactly how I feel about those Hideous prpgrams that offer to scan your computer for drivers and then come up with all sorts of NAG/SPYWARE usually saying you need to BUY something before you can access the data base etc etc. I... Continue Reading
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Wednesday 3rd of October 2012

And the Winner is ....  

Hi guysAfter testing different Windows OS'es -- I still have to say that Windows XP PRO 64 Bit edition with SP2 stiill rules the roost in speed etc by quite a large margin. Using asus P5QL -CM Mobo with 8GB RAM and Intel Quad Q9400 2.66 GHZ.Using built in video driver (Intel... Continue Reading
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Wednesday 3rd of October 2012