windows 7

  1. spacedrone808

    Complete tweaking guide for Windows 7 SP2+

    Hope that some of you will find FAQ useful.
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    Laptop only powering on by connecting/disconnecting keyboard

    Toshiba Satellite C650 Laptop, Windows 7 This laptop was not powering up. The LED would light up when plugged in, though. So, I took off the palm rest to check the connection from the power button to the board. Seemed fine. Tried powering up. It turned on. I shut it off, unplugged the adapter...
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    Login failure: the user has not been granted the requested logon type at this computer

    I'm trying to share a folder between computers. The first computer has the file on it and I shared it with all privledges (read/write/etc..) for all users. It is a Win 7 home computer so its not a domain account. The second computer is on the domain. I get "\\computer 1 is not accessible. You...
  4. spacedrone808

    trx40 mobo & windows 7 x64

    Do anyone make things rolling under Windows7. Is it possible?
  5. spacedrone808

    Amd Epyc on Windows 7 x64

    Guys, is it possible? Any evidence?
  6. spacedrone808

    Amd Epyc on Windows 7 x64

    Next crazy challenge. Is it possible? ps When 1950x is working fine under Windows 7 and you don't know what's next.
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    Always have to retype saved password for it to connect to the server with RDP

    So I have a desktop with Windows 7 and a server with win server 2008r2. I have remote desktop setup with the username and password to connect to the server. Everytime it says something like authentication failed or something similar with the saved password, but if I type in the same password...
  8. cageymaru

    AMD Radeon Software Adrenalin 2019 Edition 19.3.2 Supports DX12 on Windows 7

    The AMD Radeon Software Adrenalin 2019 Edition 19.3.2 driver has been released and it is optimized for Tom Clancy's The Division 2 and Sid Meier's Civilization VI: Gathering Storm. AMD Radeon VII owners should see a 4% performance uplift in Sid Meier's Civilization VI: Gathering Storm when...
  9. cageymaru

    Microsoft Announces DX12 Support for Windows 7

    Blizzard Entertainment added Windows 10 DX12 support to its MMO World of Warcraft (WoW) and fans of the game responded with a warm welcome to new features such as multi-threading. Blizzard Entertainment contacted Microsoft about bringing the same improvements to WoW gamers that remain on Windows...
  10. AlphaAtlas

    Google Discovers Vulnerabilities in Chrome and Windows 7

    Google just publicized a combination of zero-day exploits for Windows 7 and Chrome that are reportedly being exploited together in the wild. The bug in Chrome allegedly involved the browser's file reader, while the vulnerability in Windows "is a NULL pointer dereference in...
  11. AlphaAtlas

    Windows 10 Web Market Share Overtakes Windows 7

    According to NetMarketShare's latest statistics, Windows 10's market share has finally overtaken Windows 7. The Steam userbase hit this critical crossover point in 2016, and Statcounter claims that Windows 10 usage was higher this time last year. But NetMarketShare claims they measure market...
  12. spacedrone808

    Theoretical maximum specs for AMD cpu based platform under Windows 7

    CPU: 3950X [confirmed by Amx77] RAM: 192Gb [confirmed by microsoft] If you need even more RAM switch to Enterprise Server 2008 R2 [up to 2TB of RAM] SSD NVME: Samsung 970 PRO [confirmed by silent157 on youtube] SSD NVME RAID 0: possible [confirmed by cyklondx] LATEST MOBO: Gigabyte on x570...
  13. cageymaru

    The Evolution of the Windows Kernel

    Hari Pulapaka of the Windows Kernel Team at Microsoft has explained the evolution of the Windows kernel and how it can scale from an ATM machine to a pre-release Windows DataCenter class machine with 896 cores supporting 1792 logical processors and 2TB of RAM. The discussion starts its focus on...
  14. The Kiwi

    AMD Catalyst dialog view too tall

    Before I can set my display screen size, Windows wants a different graphics driver, which is fine, save that it defaults to a dinky 1024 by 600 screen. Catalyst's screen size is at least twenty pixels worth of lines deeper than 600, so whatever the buttons at the bottom are, I can't click on...
  15. NoEcho

    Windows 7/64 Enterprise non-stop Updates

    For the past week or two my 7/64 Enterprise OS has been requesting updates every night. Sometimes just 1 or 2, sometimes 70 or more. I've been running them, generally without problem. The next day there's more. I don't think the world is experiencing the same thing or there would have been...
  16. spacedrone808

    Fastest laptop possible with quality Windows 7 support

    Your suggestions and thoughts....
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    Avoiding telemetry Windows 7/ 8.1

    There is a lot of mention of abilities/efforts to avoid telemetry in windows 7 and 8.1. To go through the history, it seems that at first Microsoft rolled out telemetry to these operating systems as an optional update, then they rolled it out as a required update/ disguised as something else...
  18. spacedrone808

    Asrock X399M Taichi und Windows 7

    Do anybody tried such config?
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    Windows 7 clock keeps changing

    It sounds like an April Fools doesn't it? It just showed up today. The clock keeps "losing time" on me. I almost could have posted this in the motherboard forum but for now maybe I'll get lucky on the software side: OS: Win 7 60 Pro Motherboard...
  20. spacedrone808

    AMD Ryzen/Threadripper Windows 7 100% compatible configurations

    ONLY 100% working configurations should be posted. Not just "i tried it and it runs stable for 24H", this is not an option. Only production environments without any glitches. Please, no junk messages. Only config reports. Here is mine for example: AMD Ryzen 7 1700 OC 3.8Ghz | Gigabyte GA-AX370...
  21. spacedrone808

    Threadripper and Windows 7

    I have question regarding compatibility of AMD Threadripper and Windows 7. Do they compatible? FYI: I want to use it with nvme drive. Is it possible? I want to hear opinion of real owner of such rig, not just official mambo-jambo. Currently i am using Ryzen 7 under Windows 7 without any hassles.
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    FS: Windows 8.1 and 10 PRO Licenses

    These licenses are 'single use' or 'OEM' licenses. The PCs that they arrived on have never been online, never activated, and are scheduled to be re-imaged with our volume license. Presently I only have Windows 8.1 PRO and Windows 10 PRO. Windows 8.1 licenses will allow for an easy upgrade to...
  23. Zarathustra[H]

    NTFS Bug Allows Malicious Websites to Bluescreen Windows 7 and 8.1 Systems

    Russian site has a story up regarding how a new bug found in NTFS allows malformed filenames to bluescreen Windows 7 and 8.1 boxes. (Those of us not of unusual linguistic inclination can access an English version courtesy of Google Translate.) Apparently this issue is made worse by...
  24. spacedrone808

    Gigabyte GA-AX370 Gaming 5 and Windows 7 [some usb ports don't work]

    Bios: F5 OS: Windows 7 x64 SP1 with all updates till January 2017 Successfully installed operating system and all appropriate drivers from Gigabyte site. But one device remains unknown: AMDUSB3\ROOT_HUB3&VID_1022&PID_145C&REV_0000&SID_50071458 Obviously this is an USB 3.0 host controller...
  25. spacedrone808

    Gigabyte GA-AX370 Gaming 5 in Windows 7 with nvme ssd

    I just want to know. Is there any successful users of such weirdo combination? Looking forward to hearing from you, guys.
  26. spacedrone808

    Latest Xeons and Windows 7

    Guys, i am curious: what is the most powerful Xeon that can be driven by Windows 7?
  27. spacedrone808

    Ryzen 1700x and Windows 7

    Any active users of such combination? I'd like to hear your opinions about this config..
  28. Zarathustra[H]

    AMD Ryzen and Windows 7 Driver Support

    For the last couple of days we have seen rumors and postings talking about AMD's new Ryzen having driver support for Windows 7, but nothing with a solid source. This, of course, contradicts what we had previously heard about Ryzen only supporting Windows 10, so we reached out to AMD to see if...
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    Windows desktop switching resolution automatically when using TV as a monitor...

    Hi all I've just purchased a Samsung TV KS8000 (EU) and I have a random issue related to using the TV as a PC monitor. I'm running a Windows 7 os and GTX 1070 gpu, my PC is directly hooked to the HDMI 2 on the One connect box. I like to run my desktop resolution at 1080p because 4k makes...
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    Guide: Fix for slow Windows 7 update after fresh install (Nov 2016)

    Guide: Fix for slow Windows 7 update after fresh install (April 2017) Working with several windows 7 installations a day I have done some research on how to make this a painless as possible for myself and keep a system fast to update. Side benefits of this is there is currently less than 40...
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    Booting Windows 7 From an M.2 on an Asus Mini-ITX Mobo Is ... Not Suggested by Asus

    An email was sent to Asus asking: "Is there a problem with using the ASUS Z170I Pro Gaming motherboard when the boot drive is a Samsung 950 Pro M.2 512 GB SSD (MZ-V5P512BW) that will contain the 64 bit version of Windows 7 loaded onto the M.2 drive" To which Asus replied: "In order to boot...
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    Windows Home Premium Dutch

    Hi everyone, My computer (hp sff 7900) crashed and I was not able to fix the harddrive. Therefore I had to install a new harddrive. I had windows 7 home premium dutch as operation system. I have no media disk or recovery disk. I bought the system as a refurbished. I contacted the seller but...
  33. S

    Windows Home Premium Dutch

    Hi everyone, My computer (hp sff 7900) crashed and I was not able to fix the harddrive. Therefore I had to install a new harddrive. I had windows 7 home premium dutch as operation system. I have no media disk or recovery disk. I bought the system as a refurbished. I contacted the seller but...
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    [Win7] Networking issue

    Hoping someone here can give me some suggestions since I am kind of stumped. The main issue is I cannot reach from any Windows 7 Browser. The site is up and running but inaccessible to me in Windows 7. I can reach it in my windows 7 machine through a Virtual Box VM. So since that...
  35. L

    Best AV solution for a gaming system

    Alot of people seem to really hate Norton products, but I've used their AV software for a very long time and don't understand why people are so against it. It doesn't actually seem to do much ever and that to me is actually a good thing. Only very rarely I get a taskbar notification that it has...
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    Dell Inspiron Red 14R N4010 Laptop Windows 7

    Dell Inspiron Red 14R N4010 Laptop Windows 7
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    New Computer - Win7 or Win10?

    Hey HardForum, I'm still running my rig from early 2011 (see sig) and had planned on upgrading near the end of 2016. I admit I haven't given much thought to which version of Windows to run, except that I had no intention of running Windows 8. But I heard that Kaby Lake motherboards might...
  38. C

    Need Help! Make Windows 7 uefi bootable usb from macbook pro

    Im trying to create a bootable usb to use on my computer. Im working off a macbook pro and can't find anyway to make the usb bootable on my pc. Ive recently purchased a windows 7 pro key and downloaded an iso for it. Ive tried downloading the windows 7 usb tool, refus and some other...
  39. C

    FS: Stuff & Win7 Pro Licenses

    Win7 Pro OEM Licenses: These are unused licenses. We use Select Windows licenses for images. 2 x Pro: $15/each or $25/both Pictures of the COA label will be provided via email. Labels can be shipped up on request. Heat is crispyb. Will only ship to confirmed PayPal address. Postal Money...