Just upgraded from XP to Windows 7 without any apparent problems.
A few minutis in a video game (Neverwinter Nights 2), the computer turns off completely, as I pulled the plug. By pressing the pc power button, a dialog box appears wanting to know if I want to start Windows in normal mode, indicating that Windows did not shut down properly.
Selection of normal mode, Windows starts well. This same game worked fine under XP. I tried a new game (Dragon Age), with the same result. I installed all the latest drivers for my video & sound card.
There are a few possibilities. The first is that your power supply in your PC is failing or not able to provide enough power. While you play a game, the power supply could be difficult to provide the power of your graphics card. The more you play, the hotter the PSU gets. As a power supply gets warmer, it cannot deliver as all the juice. For example, you could eventually hit a point where it fails and the computer turns off.
Another possibility is associated with your CPU heat. If the CPU is too hot, the BIOS can shut down your computer. However, as a general rule, you are filled with a blue error screen and not just one stop when this happens.
Finally, in very rare circumstances, you may have a motherboard BIOS that fires to stop something in the game code. I have seen this on old 16-bit, and games with insulation of memory today in games, it seems very unlikely, it does, but you might want to see if your motherboard has an updated BIOS and install it.
My first guess is right, that it is related to energy consumption. If you happen to have a different power supply, you can try swapping them and to see if the other worked it, or if it of too much, take it to a professional and have them examine the question for you.
After upgrade from Vista to Windows 7 Ultimate home, no problem connecting to the internet when logged as an administrator, but cannot connect to the internet using the standard account. How to fix this?
After upgrade from Vista to Windows 7 Ultimate home, no problem connecting to the internet when logged in as an administrator,
but unable to connect to the internet using the standard account. I have the latest version of the Solution Explorer.
How to fix this?
Glad to hear it.If the problem is resolved, mark the message as response, then it'll be useful for people with similar/identical problem.
I had a computer that is running Windows XP SP3, and thinking when win 8 came out it would be time to upgrade I installed Windows 8 Preview of consumption on another partition. Then when Release Preview is out, I formatted the hard drive and installed. Today, that I decided to purchase the upgrade, but read that I had to reinstall XP, so I put my drives and installed, but I could not install updates. I had a Service Pack 3 disk, and I put this in and installed, restarted, but was met with the black screen that says "Windows has not stopped right." I clicked on "Start Windows normally", but it just rebooted and I was back to the black screen. Then I tried safe mode, but that no longer works. I rebooted and restored from the recovery partition, and then follow the instructions here: https://groups.google.com/forum/?fromgroups=#! msg/microsoft.public.windowsupdate/4-jCtXsbshs/HBI-0476Wj8J
Service Pack 2 gave me the same problems as fact SP3. I did some more research and found that I could pass Preview Release, if I had xp slot, so hoping I have had slapped enough XP already, I have in my drive of the Preview version, but it wouldn't install because it was a record of 64-bit.
Is there a way I can spend to Win 8 what I have?
Thanks in advance.
EDIT: I restored windows and installed a bunch of updates to catalog.update.microsoft.com (from 2006) then tried SP2 again and same problem, even if safe mode worked. Went into safe mode and ran CHKDSK. Nothing found.
I found the solution. After you install SP2, restart in safe mode and run "REGEDIT" from the BEGINNING--> run. Navigate to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHNE/SYSTEM/CurrentControlSet/Services/Intelppm. Change the value "start" 4, and then restart.
It fixed for me. I installed SP3 started to windows update until it was realized and upgraded.
My computer is now running on windows 8 :D
See this link--> http://www.capitaltechmd.com/tech-forum/topic?id=111&p=1
Is it possible to upgrade from Vista Home Premium 64-bit for Windows 7 Professional 64 bit. I searched through the forums and most of the responses seem to confuse "upgrade" with "clean install". I bought the Windows 7 upgrade in order to keep all of my existing programs and settings in place not re - install everything from the beginning.
Is it possible to upgrade Windows Vista to Windows 7? If this isn't the case, then I don't see how Microsoft can claim to offer a "upgrade path". I don't think a "clean install" is the generally accepted definition of an upgrade.
It is NOT possible!
Windows 7 Upgrade Advisor.
Railways upgrade to Windows 7 at the link above.
Windows 7 Hardware/Software Compatibility Center.
For any question on Windows 7:
Link above is Windows 7 Forum for questions on Windows 7.
Windows 7 questions should be directed to the it.
You are in the Vista Forums.
See you soon.
Mick Murphy - Microsoft partner
Replace hard drive crashed, installed Windows 7 downloaded disk, cannot activate with the key, as it is said that it was not for a clean install. Do I have to re - load this awful Vista in order to use Windows 7 I bought? I'd like to start without spoiling a new hard drive with Vista... so worried that the activation code will work anyway.
Because it's a Win7 update, you will need a previous operating system already installed (Unlike earlier versions that have just asked a previous OS disk as evidence). Install Vista, then switch to Win7. You do not have to activate Vista to Win7 upgrade.
There is a lot of work, but all this could have been avoided with a disk image of your drive hard until it crashed. Once you're done to make your PC as you want, you might want to look into it on a regular basis. Taken from my bacon out of the fire a few times :-)
A new installation of the workstation 11 (11.1.0 build 2496824) on a new installation of Windows Server R2 Essentials 2012 crashes on start up (front of start/resume all VMs) with a message box indicating a fatal error of VMware Workstation (vmui) occurred and identifies the exception 0XC0000005 access violation).
If I click OK in the message box, work station closes. If I don't click on OK in the message box, I can always transfer the focus to the window workstation and workstation seems to behave normally (that is, I can start/resume / suspend virtual machines and virtual machines behave normally).
I have attached the log file.
Any thoughts on what is the cause?
This problem is fixed in VMware Workstation 11.1.2.
A few months back I took advantage of this offer to upgrade from Vista to Windows 7 for a discounted price. After that I downloaded the upgrade file, Upgrade Advisor told me that because I'm using Vista business and I was upgrade 7, that my computer would probably be home must pass through with a 'clean install', thus wiping my hard drive.
That's fine with me, I could just move my documents and Favorites on an external hard drive. But I'm afraid that the upgrade will be wipe my Microsoft Office programs.
I bought this computer a few years ago. I don't even know if I bought the program with office bundled with it, or if I bought it separately (and probably the discs are somewhere in storage).
How can I make this update without losing Microsoft Office? Is it possible to confirm if my word has come with my computer or if I installed it separately. If it came with it, and I lose it, certainly there must be a free way for me to recover. Right?
Any other advice for someone planning on the upgrade?
You're the one who knows if you installed Office.
Office (Word, etc.) comes for free with Windows. you have to buy.
If Office is preinstalled, it was a test.
A clean installation will wipe everything.
You cannot transfer programs.
It needs to be reinstalled from the original media.
If you do not have the desktop drive:
'How to replace Microsoft software or hardware, order service packs and upgrades, and replace product manuals'
"Download Windows 7 installed and activated on your PC."
They will help you in the Windows 7 Forum at the above address.
See you soon.
Mick Murphy - Microsoft partner
After an upgrade from Vista to Windows 7, everything on the system seemed to work properly. up to what I tried to re - install everything deleted software or install new software. As soon as Windows Installer starts the following error message appears: "error 1325 - 'Documents' is not a valid short file name.
If this could have something to do with the new pads MSFT security permissions on folders (with padlock) during a upgrade as well as related hidden junctions by compared to the user by the system?
I tried to install the update system of Lenovo and MSFT Windows Installer Clean Up clean in the hope that the software would help alleviate my problems. See below the link on advice from MSFT on the same error.
Unfortunately, I cannot even load the previously recommended THAT MSFT software to solve this error. I also tried to install the software as 'Run as Administrator' and in 'Safe Mode '. Even if I could not load the software recommended to MSFT, I was able to install iTunes to Apple through Apple Software Update, I guess, that they do not use Windows Installer.
With the new structure of junction there is several files or links to the same folder across file system, if it is a folder authorization number which specific files/links are I need to remove restrictions?
Any help would be appreciated, if not I'll have to do a clean install and individually reinstall each piece of software... Thank you.
I think I found the solution for this point, because I have just encountered the same problem in our environment and here's what I did to solve it:
-Create a higher level permissions at the root of the folder redirection (for example \\servername\mydocredirfolder): grant the Group authenticated users the following permissions and apply it to "this folder only" ALLOW: list folders/read data, reading, reading attributes, read extended attributes, create files / add data
I think the MSI is trying to read the free space on the disk on the server, but it cannot because it tries to access the folder where your my documents redirection is sitting.
I just upgraded from Lion to El capitan (face in RAW format with a new camera compatibility). iPhoto does not. A message says: not available for this material either under the name of another user or reimbursed. How is it possible with a MacBook pro reinstalled with iPhoto?
How to get this update? 5I'm very few qualified in the computer and not ready for the pictures). Thank you for the France.
This may be a long ball, because you are upgrading a Lion at El Capitan.
According to the version of iPhoto you had on Lion, you may be able to recover iPhoto.
And possible only if you iPhoto with your ID on your Macbook Apple.
I did an upgrade from Vista to Windows 7 and when I trired to reboot, I get the following message and there's like this. I tried to cancel the disk check with in 10 seconds by pressing a key, but it still is not.
"Checking file system on C:.
The type of the file system is NTFS.
One of your disks needs to be checked for consistency. You can cancel the disk check, but it is highly cool that you continue.
To check the disk a press any in 10 second (s). »
How your problem is related to Windows Update (compared to the Windows upgrade)?
This post here instead, questions please: http://social.answers.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/w7install/threads ~ Robear Dyer (PA Bear) ~ MS MVP (that is to say, mail, security, Windows & Update Services) since 2002 ~ WARNING: MS MVPs represent or work for Microsoft
I tried to download the upgrade from Vista to Windows 7 (32 bit) and get the following message is displayed.
"The file could not be verified."
Please directly contact the Microsoft Store.
If you have upgraded from vista to windows 7, you can then upgrade to windows 8
Yes, Windows Vista and Windows 7 can be used as a qualification of licensing. The upgrade to Windows 7 you will preserve both your personal files, settings and installed applications.
I upgraded from XP to Windows Professional 7 Professional now print PDF files with line down side of the document. The line does not appear in the document only on the printed page. I reinstalled and lines still there. I tried PDF disturbances and he pulled out the line at the bottom of the page, but not on the side of the document. The error log is full of printing errors. Any suggestions?
Your problem solved and answered?
J W Stuart: http://www.pagestart.com
I've recently upgraded from Vista to Windows 7 now my Officejet Pro L7780 will not scan. No scan option does not appear, anyone having this problem and do you have a fix for this problem.
I try to download the latest drivers for Win7 on HP site and try it.
I hope this helps.
I just upgraded from the LR5 LR6 on my Macbook Air to OS 10.9.5. LR5 photos 38K, especially on an SSD connected with 2 years on an internal hard drive, gave a 48 GB LR5 catalog. From LR6, I decided to import all the photos of 38 K stored on my SSD to form
I just upgraded from the LR5 LR6 on my Macbook Air to OS 10.9.5. LR5 photos 38K, especially on an SSD connected with 2 years on an internal hard drive, gave a 48 GB LR5 catalog. Starting LR6, I decided to import all the photos of 38K stored on my SSD to form the LR6 catalog, but it is now 108 GB. Is he aware would be so much bigger than LR5 LR6 catalog? Should I redo, selecting the LR5 catalog to import to the LR6?
I don't pretend to re-do an import, I do not import or re - import at all.
You can delete the catalog Lightroom 6 and his insights that you created. You want to have the Lightroom 6 to upgrade the 5 Lightroom catalog file. Use the file-> open catalog and point to the 5 Lightroom catalog file. Once it is successful, you can also delete or archive the 5 Lightroom Catalog and delete its previews. As a piece of advice, never re - import photos. NEVER, as in... do not, do not, don't go anywhere near it.
Regarding the size of the preview, you can control this in Lightroom under the catalog tab file management settings.
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