After replacing hard drive and reinstall Windows, DVD Player cannot play a Blu - ray disc.
Original title: dvd player
recently replaced HDD and reintegrated windows 7. Now my dvd player cannot play a bluray disc. Any ideas how to solve this problem?
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After replacing hard drive and reinstall Windows, DVD Player cannot play a Blu - ray disc
My hard drive recently broken and we replaced and reinstalled windows7. Now I'm watching a Bluray DVD and the drive will not read it. I tried the fix auto and that said they detected a problem but can not fix this. Any ideas?
You can check these links and try...
Windows Media Player 12/Windows 7; Why my computer says "Windows Media Player cannot read the Blue Ray Disc. The disk has been created in a way that the player does not support.
Why my computer says "Windows Media Player cannot read the Blue Ray Disc. The disk has been created in a way that the player does not support "? I have Windows Media Player 12 and it comes a new movie. I can play other discs blue ray on this computer, but not this one. Is there an update that I'm missing or a codec I need?Thank you
This new film format is not supported by Windows Media Player, here is a link on how to play a dvd on windows media... player and codecs...
If you can not play... try using third-party codecs, but at your own risk :D
Hope this helps you :)
I have a Blu - ray player in my laptop, so why can't windows media player play? and what can I do so that it will be?
- My first answer is the Google search for Blu - Ray Codecs
- My second answer is Google looking for a program to play the Blu - Ray (some are free, some are paid
I do not think that caught WMP supported by Blu - Ray, but Apple's iTunes, and its free to download for PC and Mac, but on PC it is a Devourer of real resources (RAM and processor). Now I don't know if this program works for Blu - Ray, but Media Player Classic home cinema SurgeForge (and not by Microsoft) plays most formats as long as the K-lite codec pack is installed. Both k - lite and media player classic home cinema (and not by Microsoft) are free to download and and findable by searching on Google.
Good luck in getting your Blu-Rays to play, at the moment I am looking at myself if my PC will play Blu-Rays at all.
I just did an update on my PC from Vista 64 Home Premium to Windows 8 Professional, using the upgrade wizard. I got a note from my product key.
8 Windows tells me that my HD is reporting failures, which seems likely because I recently had some problems with it (sounds strange, occasional freezes). This is why I would like to replace the hard drive before it completely fails.
If I buy and adapt to a new hard drive, how do I go about installing Windows 8 on it with the license, I just bought? Can I create a boot disk before I have remove the old drive? Or do I have to reinstall Vista from the original disks and rerun the upgrade?
It is regrettable that the hard drive is broken, you can install Windows 8 on the new hard drive. You can see the following article from Microsoft Help to download an ISO of Windows 8 image by using the same product key.
If you encounter any problem with activation, then you will need to contact the activation team for assistance.
Please do not hesitate to visit our Web site for any help with the Windows operating system.
I lent my XP Pro CD to a friend and need to replaceI want to format my hard drive and reinstall Windows. I gave my drive to a friend and did not have the installation CD...
I want to format my hard drive and reinstall Windows. I gave my drive to a friend and did not have the installation CD...
Talk to your 'friend', not us.
I think my hard drive is faulty on my F60 Quosmio so I want to reformat the hard drive to see if that will fix it. But I don't have the original packaging and the information with me at the moment so I don't know if it came with a windows 7 CD or not. Whatever it is, I don't have the CD.
I found on the net that most manufacturer who deliver without CD include a "recovery partition" or "factory image partition" which you can access during startup. Anyone know if the F60 Quosmio comes with a CD or if she has this recovery partition or partition image factory? Or do you know if there is a way I can check if my computer is it?
If you have more information about the formatting of the hard drive and reinstall windows 7 without the CD please let me know.
The laptop came with a Windows disc, because there is a Toshiba recovery disc Creator called tool which create the recovery disk.
The recovery partition was available and it allows you to recover the laptop without the use of the recovery disk, but it does not work if the HARD drive has failed.
Here's a nice HowTo on HARD drive recovery
So, if you n t have a recovery disc and can not recovery Notepad using HARD drive recovery, then you have two options:
-You will order a new recovery disk
-You must install Windows operating system using a disc of Microsoft
I own Adobe Acrobat 8 Standard (serial number <; removed >;). I bought new about 3 years ago and have my original CD, box and the serial number. I had to reformat my hard drive and reinstall windows 7 original. Everything is OK. Now I'm trying to
I have ownd Adobe Acrobat 8 Standard (serial number < removed >). I bought new about 3 years ago and have my original CD, box and the serial number. I had to reformat my hard drive and reinstall windows 7 original. Everything is OK. Now I'm trying to reinstall my Acrobat 8 legally bought and paid for, but he says that it cannot connect to Adobe to confirm my serial number and gave me only 30 days use because it is not registered.
Post edited by: Bil Colthurst
Serial number and activation support (non - CC) https://forums.adobe.com/thread/2041990 to adjust the number of activations
If the cat person sends you back to this open forum, you are out of luck... only Adobe can help, nobody here can access the activation server
I'm frequently getting warnings about the health of my hard drive and while it is not catastrophic, I've been umming and ahhing (?) on the replacement of an SSD in the future anyway so thought it was a good excuse.
My real question is, what the procedure is perfect (or greater) for Windows 7 migration to the new drive? I think I want a default installation because this laptop has had so many programs installed/uninstalled it's probably a bit of a mess.
I have created 4 recovery DVD disks but have seen on the net they don't work and that download an ISO with the vignette product key can work either. I can't really afford interruption much (or all) so I try to do it safely and securely as possible!
Any help would be greatly appreciated and thanks for your time,.
> what the procedure is perfect (or greater) for Windows 7 migration to the new drive?
I think the fastest solution is the use of the recovery disk that you created using the recovery media creator Toshiba. I don't see a reason why it should not work as part of a new SSD.
I also have another recommendation.
You can create an image of your current HDD (partitions) using internal Windows 7 Backup and restore
After using the recovery disk, you can use the created image to get the current status.
My friend brought me his computer and said that he would not start. I tried to boot into safe mode and normal mode and it would not work. It would simply flash a blue screen and restart. After you run a test it is determined that the hard drive has failed. A new laptop is not an option at this point.
I bought a new hard drive and I ordered the HP recovery disk. What are the appropriate steps to complete this replacement?
The computer is out of warranty and so is the hard drive. The computer has Windows Vista on it. The failed hard drive was 160 gb, 2.5 ", SATA 1.5 gb/s, 8 MB cache. The news is the same except that it is SATA 3 gb/s.
This is my first time, replacing a hard drive. I'm confident about it, but I want to just make sure I do it correctly.
All you have to do after replacing the HARD drive is the following.
Start Notepad and open the CD/DVD drive. Insert the first disc of recovery. Hold the power button until the laptop stops. Press the power button to start the laptop that should now boot from the recovery disk and start the recovery process.
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After more than 8 years my Macbook Pro has "finally" stopped working. I discovered the problem is the HARD drive and I wanted to replace it with an SSD, but I don't know if I can? Also to reinstall everything with a new hard drive do I need I know that I need the original DVD with the operating system but my superdrive drive obviously does more centuries ago (bad quality on the right?) and I left the DVD at home (Italy), now I live in the United Kingdom. As I do not think that my Mac has a Mode to retrieve Internet, can I just make a usb bootable with El Capitan (the one I was currently using) or I need a previous operating system? I think the native Mac with Leopard.
Hope someone can help me.
Thank you very much
You can install an SSD in your MBP as long as the form factor SSD 2.5 ". OWC and Crucial get my nod as the best for Mac compatibility.
You can get the installation disks in double for your MBP of Service model Apple customer. Or you can order this Snow Leopard disc:
You can use an external DVD drive or the DVD drive, another Mac connected to yours.
My warranty is over a few months ago and I need to replace my HARD drive which is unnecessary, because all the space is taken by the OS, I can not upgrade to Windows 10. Could you please help me how to recover my key Windows and drivers HP before changing my HARD drive + tips on replacing drive HARD would be also useful. There is no service HP here so I have to do it myself.
Thank you, I finally solved the problem by creating a partition under Advanced options and recovery of Windows drive, and you select Reset. Search for main windows and use Windows system image did not work with the version of Windows OEM.
I installed a new SSD after and an old man died. I have software and codes appropriate for Full XP and Windows Vista. I got the upgrade to Windows 7 Pro. I forgot Windows 7 is an upgrade and commissioned first (with all updates, antivirus, MS Office and some other programs) I now use the using the 30-day trial option. So here's the question...
I know the standard answer is to wipe everything and start loading XP or Vista then "redevelopment" of Win 7, but I have to ask. If I have good previous codes of my Windows operating system and the upgrade activation code for my Win 7, is there a way to convince the customer to activate my product remotely or just give me an activation code which will keep me upward and running? This will save a lot of time and effort for me.
Have you tried to restart by phone?
How to activate Windows 7 manually (activate by phone)
1) click Start and in the search for box type: slui.exe 4
(2) press the ENTER"" key.
(3) select your "country" in the list.
(4) choose the option "activate phone".
(5) stay on the phone (do not select/press all options) and wait for a person to help you with the activation.
(6) explain your problem clearly to the support person.
However, the requirements for the media upgrade is that you have an operating system already eligible such as Windows XP or Vista installed to use it. Since the Windows 7 end user license agreement.
15 UPDATES. To use upgrade software, you must first be licensed for the software that is eligible for the upgrade. After the upgrade, this agreement takes the place of the agreement for the software that you upgraded. After upgrade, you can no longer use the software that you upgraded.
So, if you are always denied, you will just have to reinstall Windows XP or Vista and let it do the verification of eligibility.
Unable to log on to Windows XP and continues to repeat the initialization. May I know what is happening to my system?
I can not even log in to Windows XP, this is why I am not able to access the system restore. Can I know how can I format my hard drive because I can't find all a command 'format '. The system continues to repeat opening a Windows XP session but failed. Help requested to provide your professional advice & solution.
Hello DavidariesGohReinstall Windows XPTo reinstall Windows XP, try either of the following methods. If the first method does not work, try the second.
Note You can disconnect from the Internet during the installation. This helps to protect you against malicious users. Method 1: Start the reinstallation of Windows XP to reinstall Windows XP by using the Windows XP CD, follow these steps:
- Start your computer.
- Insert the Windows XP CD in the CD drive or DVD drive of your computer.
- In the Welcome to Windows XP page, click Install Windows XP.
- On the welcome page in Windows installation, click upgrade (recommended) in the Type of Installationbox (if it is not already started), and then click Next.
- On the license agreement page, click I accept this agreement, and then click Next.
- On the your product key page, type the 25-character product key in the product key boxes, and then click Next.
- Get the updated Setup files page, select the option you want, and then click Next.
- Follow the instructions that appear on the screen to reinstall Windows XP.
If you completed the reinstallation, congratulations. You are almost finished. Please go to the section "after you have reinstalled Windows XP' at the end.
If you receive an error or if the reinstallation did not finish, try Method 2. Method 2: Repair install of Windows XP by starting your computer from the Windows XP CD Note if Windows XP was preinstalled on your computer, you may need the installation CD to reinstall. Contact the manufacturer of your computer to make sure that you have the CD for a repair installation.
To reinstall Windows XP by starting your computer from the Windows XP CD, follow these steps:
- Insert the Windows XP CD in your computer's DVD or CD drive, and then restart your computer.
- When you receive the message "Press any key to boot from CD" on the screen, press a key to start your computer from the Windows XP CD.
- The following message on the Welcome to Setup screen is displayed:This part of the Setup program prepares Microsoft Windows XP to your computer: to set up Windows XP now, press ENTER. To repair an installation of Windows XP using the Recovery Console, press R. To quit Setup without installing Windows XP, press F3.
- Press ENTER to set up Windows XP.
- On the Windows XP licensing agreement screen, press F8 to accept the license agreement.
- Make sure that your current installation of Windows XP is selected in the box, and then press R to repair Windows XP.
- Follow the instructions that appear on the screen to reinstall Windows XP. After repairing Windows XP, you may have to reactivate your copy of Windows XP. For more information, click on the number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:310064 how to fix Windows XP Setup problems when you upgrade from Windows 98 or Windows Millennium Edition
If you completed the reinstallation, congratulations. You are almost finished. Please go to the section "after you have reinstalled Windows XP' at the end.
If you receive an error or reinstallation did not finish, unfortunately, this article did not resolve your problem. For your next steps, you can ask someone you know for help. Or, you can contact Microsoft Support to help you resolve this problem.
After you have reinstalled Windows XP after completing reinstallation, perform the following final tasks.
Note You can also turn on the firewall in Internet Explorer. For more information, click on the number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:283673 how to activate or turn off the firewall in Windows XP
Reinstall Windows XP Service Pack 2, Windows XP Service Pack 2 (SP2) has been installed on your computer until you have reinstalled Windows XP, you must reinstall SP2. If you do not have already reinstall SP2 with Windows XP in the previous section, use one of the following methods to reinstall SP2 now. To order Windows Service Pack 2 on CD, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
For more information, click on the number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:322389 how to obtain the latest Windows XP service pack
Reinstall all Windows updates after reinstalling Windows XP, you must reinstall all updates to Windows also. To reinstall Windows updates, visit the Microsoft Web site at the following address:
original title: how to reprogram my computer
How to reprogram my computer
do you mean reinstalling vista?
How to reinstall Vista
Contact the manufacturer of the laptop computer and ask them to send you to vista recovery disks to reinstall the operating system back as it was when you bought it
they do it for a nominal cost of $
also ask them if you have a recovery partition on your hard drive to get back to the way you bought
you would normally press F8, F9, F10 or F11 or Alt + F10 or 0 to start to start the recovery process according to the manufacturer
Ask them of the exact key sequence
or borrow a vista microsoft dvd; not a HP, Acer recovery disk etc
Make sure that you borrow the correct 32-bit or 64-bit microsoft dvd to your computer
they contain all versions of vista
This is the product key that determines which version of vista is installed
How to replace Microsoft software or hardware, order service packs and replace product manuals
When I reinstalled win xp pro it didn't install any help net drivers that I can't get on internet
If you cannot access to the use of the internet, another computer and save the driver on a CD/DVD/card reader.
Download network drivers for Internet
Visit the manufacturer's Web site and select your model (this is usually done in the Support section). You should be able to download drivers for your model if they have drivers for your version of Windows. Download the driver and then follow the instructions to install.
Reference Dell Driver Downloads:
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