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Guys anyone has a spare key for Left4Dead2? My kid love those games! thanks in advance :D
Stability increases, lol seriously? last time an OS was unstable was like 15 years ago and was called windowsME.
AOMEI Backupper works great on Windows 8.x
Use a live distro to backup the stuff to an external disk, then boot off the windows install disk and run diskpart/clean from a command prompt,...
Download clonezilla or aomei backupper or whatever freeware tool you prefer, even the freeware version Acronis provided by WD should work, but...
Use a virtual machine to create the base WIM, virtualbox works great for that.
I havnt partition a disk since Win98
Seriously guys, bumping a 2 year old thread?
Go with Win8, and let them get used to the new interface.
Latest bios on motherboard?
Is the processor single or dual core? I think flash versions are optimized for 2 core processors.
Exactly what i use and recommend :D
You can use ABR (Activation Backup and Restore) to manually backup royal key and manufacturer certificate, that way you can clean install windows...
You didnt try hard enough.
May i suggest this awesome tool: Advanced Tokens Manager to backup your activation files, if you ever need to reinstall, do it offline and restore...
Awesome cards, great tech support
Clean Install Windows 7 With Upgrade Media and Product Key on Formatted or Empty Blank Hard Drive
I used method 3 with windows 8 and worked flawless.
Did you install any codec pack? If so remove it.
Load bios defaults and see if it boots correctly after that?
If OP has a valid 7 license, stay on 7, no need to spend, if he needs a new OS then go with Win8.
Macrium Reflect Free works on Win8.
Perhaps a bug on CDI?
I migrated all the computers at my place to Win8 and every game we have runs flawless.
This way works like a charm, tested with a promotional $14.99 upgrade key on a clean install with a new computer, no need to re-enter key after...
Why dont you check the minidumps with Nirsoft bsod viewer?
Exactly my feelings last week when I installed my mom's new HP ENVY, at first i was like WTF?? Then I was like MEH!! Not as fast as everyone says,...
Since disk space is an issue, dont disable it, make it 2GB min/max fixed size, 4GB min/max if you do heavy gaming.
I always choose ATI/AMD over NVidia simple as that.
How about benching Windows again but with the windows search service on disabled mode.
How about a repair install to replace the missing/damaged registry entried removed/deleted by those registry cleaners?
You've got overclock issues, thats why the usb install got corrupted.
Nuke and pave bro...in the end it will work better this way.
MD5 / SHA the .iso to verify its integrity, if it checks ok, use the MS USB Tool and rewrite the usb flash drive.
See if your hard disk is error free, et crystal diskinfo and retrieve smart values.
Macrium Reflect Free :D
WindowsXP should fly on that ancient beast.
Yes, over the phone
Take Folder / Disk Onwership
Actually to wipe the first sectors of the disk just run the "clean" command alone, if you do a "clean all" it will zero the full disk and will...
it might be empty because ccleaner does empty it if not configured correctly.