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Can I get Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit working on a G7 Laptop?

Question: Can I get Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit working on a G7 Laptop?

I have had a massive HDD failure. I found a spare 250Gb and installed a copy of windows 7 Ultimate 64bit on it. Sadly I don't own windows 8 or 8.1 that my laptop was designed for. So my question is ther anyway to get drivers for this laptop using 7 64bit os? I know I can get the amd apu driver via but not sure about the rest. Most important one is my wireless and USB 3.0 drivers. But all would be best. I have looked in official drivers but only 8 and 8.1 drivers made for this computer. And as old as it is this is my only option for looking for help. thanks in advance, Alice

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Preferred Solution: Can I get Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit working on a G7 Laptop?

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I've used it in the past to identify and fix everything from blue screens (BSOD's), ActiveX errors, corrupt files and processes, dll/exe/sys errors, recover lost memory, Windows update problems, defragging, malware removal etc.

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Answer: Can I get Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit working on a G7 Laptop?

Try the Windows 7 drivers for the 455 G1 which uses the same processor series and chipset. You will find the AMD chipset and USB 3.0 at least If this is "the Answer" please click "Accept as Solution" to help others find it.

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Hi there!

I have an existing windows 7 installation with lots of my programs installed over it.
I got a new laptop and would like to copy over my existing windows over to new laptop.

The laptops differ in h/w specs. Which means drivers of existing windows will fail to load correctly on new laptop. Keeping this in mind, whats my best bet to move this over.

Is their a way to strip off all drivers from my existing windows 7 install and keep all my program installation intact?

Edit: Ignoring the licensing issue right now. I would like to know is it technically possible.
Edit: I read this guide: Windows 7 Installation - Transfer to a New Computer but I belive its not applicable to my scenario because h/w differs.

Answer:Clone windows 7 ultimate 64bit to new laptop

Unfortunately, no. Especially because of the license keys. You can though, with the windows installed on the other pc, You could use windows 7 easy transfer mode.
Windows Easy Transfer - Microsoft Windows

Keep in mind this will not transfer programs. It will transfer their data and settings, as well as your personal files though.
You will need to re-install your programs ether way.

Unless, this is just a guess, but you could possibly do the system image and copy it over, then change the licence key to match the new one on the new pc.....but I do not think that will work. As the key will probably not work since it is most likely a retail key.

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Hi guys

I just got a final version (The one that arrives on october 22nd) dvd with Windows 7 Ultimate, with both 32bit and 64bit..

But my problem is that everytime i choose 64bit installation in the installation menu, and then choose upgrade, it compatibility checks my pc, and then it says that i cannot install, because its not the same architecture, even tho my pc is able to upgrade to the specified version!

Well, i should be able to upgrade from vista ultimate x64 to 7 ultimate x64, without doing a clean install?

If anyone knows how to solve this, please reply

Oh yeah, my OS i windows ultimate 64bit...


Answer:Cannot upgrade windows vista ultimate 64bit to windows 7 ultimate 64bit!!!

Run setup while in Windows and you can.

If you run Setup from within Windows:

You can upgrade Windows Vista or Windows 7 Build 7077 or later.
You cannot run x64 Setup on a system running an x86 build of Windows, or vice-versa.
You cannot upgrade Windows XP or any pre-7077 build of Windows 7 (unless you use the workaround I describe later in this post).
You can install Windows 7 on the same volume as an existing Windows version. (I describe the best way to accomplish this in #4.)
You cannot make any changes to the layout of a disk; you must use existing partitions, and Setup will not recognize unallocated space.
If you boot from the Windows 7 DVD:

You cannot upgrade an existing Windows version. Your only option is a custom install.
You can delete existing partitions, create new partitions, extend an existing disk partition to unallocated space, or designate a block of unallocated space as the setup location.
You can install Windows 7 on the same volume as an existing Windows version.
Click to expand...

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So I have this OEM disk of windows vista that I bought when it came out. I want to format a computer and install windows 7 64bit ultimate on it. How do I go about using my vista liscence key for that? Is it possible to do a key transfer or something? Microsoft's website is all about windows 8 and I cant find any information


Answer:Vista 32 bit ultimate liscence key to windows 7 64bit ultimate

Quote: Originally Posted by astanar

I want to format a computer and install windows 7 64bit ultimate on it. How do I go about using my vista liscence key for that? Is it possible to do a key transfer or something?

You can't, you will need to buy a Windows 7 licence.

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Can I upgrade from Windows ultimate 32bit ver 6.1 ( build 7600) to windows 7 ultimate 64bit edition and keep all of my installed programs and files ?

[meaning not having them moved to a new folder called windows.old]

Answer:Upgrading from Windows ultimate 32bit to Ultimate 64bit

No, you will need to do a clean install.
Windows 7 Upgrade Paths - FAQ

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OK.. I have Intel Pentium ..
And I had 4GB RAM ... and I install the win 10 32bit. .. recently I reading the 32bit no access to all size RAM only 2.89GB ... I'm feel bad for it.. and quickly I dawnload 64bit form Win10 ...and burn it to USB..
During the installation .. I occur the problem STYLE harddisk 64bit needed the GPT style .. I'm converted from MBR to GPT .. and successful installation .... and everything is nice .. but and strange event .. when I turn off the Laptop .. THE DISPLAY ONLY OFF .. THE LED AND FAN WORKING ALSO DRIVER (CD-ROM) AND HARDDISK .... when I formatting again to 32bit .. it's working 100% !!!!

I'm testing for my CPU if allow 64bit for INTEL site's really allowed !! Please help me .. I'm try and have a 20 days to solved it .. PLEASE

Answer:Windows 10 64bit can't working with my laptop

Hi, you only need a 64bit OS when you have more than 4Gb RAM - or if you plan to add more RAM of course.

Perhaps your thinking about 2.89Gb comes from part of your RAM being shared with a video card, or used by integrated graphics.

For example see
Clearing up the 32/64-bit memory limit confusion | ZDNet

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I recently bought a Novation ReMOTE 25 LE music keyboard and had no trouble at all connecting it on the pc (USB) the driver was automaticaly recognized and this works fine. I use it for Reason 4, Arturia Moog Modular v2 and Arturia Minimoog.
Hopefully this can help other Vista 64Bit users who are looking for a cheap midi-keyboard of good quality. There is even a midi-out to connect a sound module

Answer:Midi Keyboard working perfectly on Vista Ultimate 64bit

I was just looking for this information! Are you still happy with product under x64?

It's hard to find 64-bit support for music equipment still...

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In 2010 I purchased two copies of Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 64Bit OEM Editions as stand alone software for $179 each from NewEgg.

I upgraded both systems to Windows 10 Pro 64Bit as part of the free upgrade.

I had read some info about the digital entitlement and contacted Microsoft in a chat session, described my problem, including the fact that I was using OEM and the person I was talking to said there would be no problem. Incident number 1400553241.

We experienced a lightning strike less than 200 feet from my apartment. The ATT Uverse Gateway was toasted inside and out, I lost my 1TB Seagate Enterprise drive (both replaced) and a week later, my wife's computer starts disconnecting from the internet and
the CPU began to halt intermittently. No errors, just frozen. I spent some time troubleshooting the system and determined that the motherboard or CPU was the cause. Since I validated what I was going to do ahead of time I felt safe purchasing a new motherboard,
processor, SSD and ram (about $600 give or take). I downloaded a fresh copy of the Windows 10 ISO from Microsoft using the USB/DVD/ISO tool. We even created a Microsoft Account to link her old installation as suggested in several reports/blogs.

I did the rebuild and had no issues, installed Windows 10 Pro 64Bit from the ISO and all went perfectly.

Until I went to activate it.
I clicked on Troubleshoot Activation
Clicked on I Changed Hardware
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Hi Although I have referenced many times and found it to be a great site which has helped me out og many problems but this time I am well and truely stuck, hence first posting. Been working at this about two weeks, now exhausted , any help very gratefully received.Without boring history latest immediate problems: can get internet by running 64 bit, X86 will not connect, Kasperskey will not accept reactivate (Alg.exe error).Have run Trend house call = clear, SpyBot = clear, Stinger = clear, Malwarebytes gave blue screen twice - not sure about compatibility with AMD 64 bit, chkdsk clear.Hijack log (not sure whether works on 64 bit machines?)Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 16:15:50, on 19/07/2010Platform: Unknown Windows (WinNT 6.01.3504)MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.7600.16385)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\Program Files (x86)\Trend Micro\HijackThis\HijackThis.exeR1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Bar = PreserveR1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Search_URL = - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = - HKLM... Read more

Answer:Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit AMD

Things have moved on slightly!Looked through logs nothing obvious. Have just noted and read preperation guide! Oops! Will do all what is asked, when I have finished this post unless something obvious pops up.Have tried reseting IE - doesn't work, ditto winsock repairs, and a few others, ipconfig ok ping etc all working fine.Ran Kaspersky on line safe mode with network, blue screen but on restart all services back on, but still only i.e 64 no x86.Deleted all downloads and windows update back to begining of problem and beyond. Safe deleted kasperskey and all Adobe stuff since all these where giving problems.Run Malware bytes threw up Hijack. ControlPanelStyle : -HKEY_ CURRENT_USER_SOFTWAREMicrosoft\Windows\currentversion\Policies\Explorer\forceclasssiccontrolpanel value = forceclassiccontrolpanel Accepted repair, reboot, system went berserk! Window log on screen, recycling on off, PC maxed outSwitched off, restored to last point, Reboot. Check reg above sure enough back as was before repair, as are about 6 other reg values - all around same area.Wonder whether this is a false positive. Web search so far inconclusive, will have another good look. Then take it from there, any comments. anyone waiting for the preparation stuff?

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A mate offered to buy me Windows 7 Ultimate, to install on my machine, as I am currently using Windows XP Pro SP3 (32-Bit), but my 3.6GHz CPU is a Pentium 64-Bit, so I gather that means I can use either the 32 or 64Bit versions of Windows 7? Or does the 64-Bit require more than just the 64Bit CPU? My System is a P5ND2 SLI Deluxe Asus Mainboard, Radeon 3850 PCIe videocard, 4GB Memory, 160GB HDD partitioned into C:\ 30GB D:\ (120GB), ATA HDD, SATA DVDRW.

Which is the best performing and stable OS of the 2, does one have more features than the other?

Also my hard drive is partitioned, I have over 100GB data on the D: partition, but would like to make the C: Parition a little bigger, is it at all possible to do this without damaging the data on either partition, or is a fresh format required? even If I could get rid of the D: partition all together and make C:\ the whole 160GB would be wonderful, as I did not do the partition, came with it already laid out.

Cheers in advance!

Kind Regards,


Answer:Windows 7 Ultimate, 32 or 64bit?

Looks as though my setup is not supported by Windows 7, either versions! sadly I downloaded the Windows 7 software to check my systems compatibility and it came back with bad news! ugh! I was looking forward to an OS upgrade as well, party poppers!

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anyone know of a store that carries windows 7 ultimate?

I currently have win7 home premium on my laptop, but I do not have the win7 software. this has caused me problems as I've no way to refresh the OS when it gets corrupted over time.

Answer:windows 7 ultimate 64bit

It is on Amazon and 2 more. If you don't need all of the features of Ultimate-I would urge you to buy Professional. It is what we use and it does most everything. BTW: you will find that only the OEM (1 fresh install on 1 computer) is readily available since MS has chosen to discontinue sales at their MS Store site.

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I'm trying to install Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit onto my blank harddrive via usb that was setup with the microsoft application for doing so.

It adds new windows files to about 80% then give me this error:
Windows cannot install required files. The file does not exist. Make sure all the files required for installation are available, and restart the installation. Error code: 0x80070002
Phenom x4 9850
6GB ram
nvidia 9800gt
seagate 7200rpm 750gig baracuda
460W PSU
m2n78-la viola

Answer:Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit

Where did you get Win7? Can you burn it to DVD using ImgBurn at 4x speed?

If not try writing to flash stick using UltraISO trial version: On File tab Open ISO, on Bootable tab Write Disk Image, Format, Write. Boot under USB or HD's.

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Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
Full Retail (have reinstalled)
Year Old hardware
I keep getting random Blue screens, Sometimes they wont happen for weeks, but at other times the happen 30mins apart. Please help

Answer:Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit BSOD ! Help

Quote: Originally Posted by JG95


Bumping after 41 minutes is considered bad form. We are all volunteers and located all over the world. Best bet dont bump for at least 24 hours if at all

Memory corruption probably caused by a driver. please run these two tests

Download a copy of Memtest86 and burn the ISO to a CD using Iso Recorder or another ISO burning program.

Boot from the CD, and leave it running for at least 5 or 6 passes.

Just remember, any time Memtest reports errors, it can be either bad RAM or a bad motherboard slot.

Test the sticks individually, and if you find a good one, test it in all slots.

2-Driver verifier

I'd suggest that you first backup your stuff and then make sure you've got access to another computer so you can contact us if problems arise. Then make a System Restore point (so you can restore the system using the Vista/Win7 Startup Repair feature).

In Windows 7 you can make a Startup Repair disk by going to Start....All Programs...Maintenance...Create a System Repair Disc - with Windows Vista you'll have to use your installation disk or the "Repair your computer" option at the top of the Safe Mode menu .

Then, here's the procedure:
- Go to Start and type in "verifier" (without the quotes) and press Enter
- Select "Create custom settings (for code developers)" and click "Next"
- Select "Select individual... Read more

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Does anyone know how much GB the Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit (the ISO file)

I pretty sure that it?s: 3.0GB

but just wanted to ask get a feedback from you guys to be totally sure.

Just so we are clear: I am planning on putting it on a USB flashdrive because I am making a software for the flashdrive:

it makes it possible to have multiple boot softwares on it (windows, UBUNTU, Mac OS, etc)


Answer:The size of Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit (ISO)

Quote: Originally Posted by suuunly

Does anyone know how much GB the Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit (the ISO file)

I pretty sure that it?s: 3.0GB

but just wanted to ask get a feedback from you guys to be totally sure.

Just so we are clear: I am planning on putting it on a USB flashdrive because I am making a software for the flashdrive:

it makes it possible to have multiple boot softwares on it (windows, UBUNTU, Mac OS, etc)


Hi and welcome

The win 7 Image for 64bit is a tad over 3 gigs. You arent planning to run it from the flash drive correct

Ken J+

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I have had a sudden random BSOD last night and earlier today.

Posted TSF_Vista folder & the PERFMON HTML to download.

Help would be lovely,
thanks :)

Answer:Windows 7 64bit Ultimate BSOD

Also i updated my ATI 4890 drivers to the next release. if that makes a difference

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recently bought hp 15 ac-043tu laptop. Now using windows 7 service pack 1, 64bit, But after downloading wifi driver sp71432 from hp site , I installed it..But it's not working anyway..Searched a lot for that..But all are in vain..plz suggest something..


View Solution.


Hi: See if this wifi driver works... If you did not install the bluetooth driver for the broadcom wireless card, you need to do that too. This package contains the Broadcom bluetooth driver and software for supported notebook models that are running a supported operating system. Broadcom Bluetooth 4.0 Driver is required to enable Broadcom bluetooth 4.0 devices and is compatible with Broadcom bluetooth 3.0 and earlier versions. File name: sp71440.exe

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I am running Windows XP Professional on partition 1. There is no problem with the sound.

I recently installed Windows 7 Ultimate 64Bit on partition 2 and use the dual boot feature, which is working fine. However, I cannot get sound.

In Realtek HD Audio Manager all speakers test well.

In the Sound Applet in control panel, speakers is the default device and the test produces sound tones in all speakers.

Yet, I cannot get startup or exit sounds in Windows, and there is no sound when playing movies, cd music, or watching video on the internet.

I downloaded the latest driver from Realtek dated 12/25/09 version

There is still no sound except for the test tones.

I did an uninstall and re-install and no sound. I tried different driver versions and still no sound.

On another computer I am running Windows XP Professional and Windows 7 Ultimate 32 Bit in a dual boot configuration with no sound problems in either operating system.

Is there a problem with the 64 bit drivers?

Can anyone help?

Answer:No sound in Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit

What does device manager show for your soundcard?

Where did you get your copy of Win7?

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So I built a new computer, and had various hardware issues. All hardware has been replaced and checked to insure it's good. So I'm not sure why I keep getting these errors.

Please see attached file.

Answer:Windows 7 64bit Ultimate BSOD

Hello aspnerd and welcome to Sevenforums.

* What did you install just after you installed Windows on your new pc?

BSOD Analyse

Cisco & BSOD issues

As far as I'm concerned, people have had problems with Cisco back in the days, it's listed as a Problem Device. Can you uninstall this for a trial? If you spent money on it, contact the costumer service as it's not really my type of expertise.

Cisco AnyConnect VPN Virtual Miniport Adapter for Windows x64 ROOT\NET\0000 This device is disabled.
Best Regards,

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Please can someone help, I am at a loss with my BSOD, can't find any pattern, not sure what has caused it and it is driving me mad.

I have attached some dump files, any help would be appreciated.

I have done the memory test, all reports back fine.


Answer:Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit BSOD

I think it's quite likely you may have multiple problems, and that at least some of them are caused by hardware unreliabilties.

About a third of these are linked to the video - try updating the driver.

At least one crash in NTFS.SYS. A full CHKDSK /R wouldn't go astray.

Make sure all other NIC, AV, audio... drivers are as updated as possible.

Don't overclock and make sure the machine is sufficiently cooled.

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My Computer gets Randomly BSODs after a few hours.
  BCCode:    18
  BCP1:    0000000000000000
  BCP2:    FFFFFA800442EF80
  BCP3:    0000000000000002
  OS Version:    6_1_7601
  Service Pack:    1_0
  Product:    256_1
Dump File         : 012515-22343-01.dmp
Crash Time        : 25.01.2015 22:27:30
Bug Check Code    : 0x00000018
Parameter 1       : 00000000`00000000
Parameter 2       : fffffa80`0442ef80
Parameter 3       : 00000000`00000002
Parameter 4       : ffffffff`ffffffff
Caused By Driver  : ntoskrnl.exe
Caused By Address : ntoskrnl.exe+76e80
File Description  : NT Kernel & System
Product Name      : Microsoft® Windows® Operating System
Company           : Microsoft Corporation
File Version      : 6.1.7601.18700 (win7sp1_gdr.141211-1742)
Processor         : x64
Crash Address &#... Read more

Answer:BSOD on Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit

Some more Dump files
Dump File         : 012215-23843-01.dmp
Crash Time        : 22.01.2015 21:47:40
Bug Check Code    : 0x00000018
Parameter 1       : 00000000`00000000
Parameter 2       : fffffa80`06777b30
Parameter 3       : 00000000`00000004
Parameter 4       : ffffffff`ffffffff
Caused By Driver  : ntoskrnl.exe
Caused By Address : ntoskrnl.exe+76e80
File Description  : NT Kernel & System
Product Name      : Microsoft® Windows® Operating System
Company           : Microsoft Corporation
File Version      : 6.1.7601.18700 (win7sp1_gdr.141211-1742)
Processor         : x64
Crash Address     : ntoskrnl.exe+76e80
Stack Address 1   :
Stack Address 2   :
Stack Address 3   :
Computer Name     :
Full Path         : C:\Windows\Minidump\012215-23843-01.dmp
Processors Count  : 4
Major Version     : 15
Minor Version     : 7601
Dump File Size    : 364.... Read more

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I have a PROBOOK 440 with an AMD HD 8750M and I have installed windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit. After finishing the installation, the HD 8750M was marked with a triangle with an exclamation mark in it (code 52 error). Would it have a compatible problem? Please help. Thank all.

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Hi I'm trying to install the student's version of Windows 7 64bit and the install is going well and then I get to the part where I have to enter in the Product Key. I entered the one that was on cd sleeve for the Windows 7 disk and got a wrong product key message, so I thought maybe I needed to enter the product key for the version I'm upgrading from, so I entered in the product for the windows xp disk I have and go the wrong product key message again. So I'm not really sure what I'm supposed to do.

Has anyone else had to problem or know how to fix it?

Answer:Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit Product Key

Quote: Originally Posted by Alkaline2

Hi I'm trying to install the student's version of Windows 7 64bit and the install is going well and then I get to the part where I have to enter in the Product Key. I entered the one that was on cd sleeve for the Windows 7 disk and got a wrong product key message, so I thought maybe I needed to enter the product key for the version I'm upgrading from, so I entered in the product for the windows xp disk I have and go the wrong product key message again. So I'm not really sure what I'm supposed to do.

Has anyone else had to problem or know how to fix it?

do you have a retail key, or OEM key? Did you purchase an upgrade or full?

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I have problems with BSOD in my Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit UK.
I suspect it is a 1394 Firewire board or it's driver, that causes the problem.

For investigation, I have atatched a photo of the screen, and 2 dmp files.

Hope to get info for it, thanks

Answer:BSOD in Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit UK

Quote: Originally Posted by darkhorse


I have problems with BSOD in my Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit UK.
I suspect it is a 1394 Firewire board or it's driver, that causes the problem.

For investigation, I have atatched a photo of the screen, and 2 dmp files.

Hope to get info for it, thanks

Your suspicions are correct. These were caused by your firewire driver. I also noted that Wdf01000.sys was loaded in all of them.

I would
download and install a fresh copy of the firewire driver
run a system file check to verify and repair your system files. (wdf01000.sys)
to do that type cmd in search>right click and run as admin>sfc /scannow (note the space between sfc and "/")

Let us know the result of the SFC as you may need to re-run it

Let us know if you need help



Microsoft (R) Windows Debugger Version 6.11.0001.404 X86
Copyright (c) Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.
Loading Dump File [C:\Users\K\Desktop\New folder (3)\031710-28282-01.dmp]
Mini Kernel Dump File: Only registers and stack trace are available

Symbol search path is: SRV*F:\symbols*
Executable search path is:
Windows 7 Kernel Version 7600 MP (2 procs) Free x64
Product: WinNt, suite: TerminalServer SingleUserTS
Built by: 7600.16385.amd64fre.win7_rtm.090713-1255
Machine Name:
Kernel base = 0xfffff800`02a59000 PsLoadedModuleList = 0xfffff800`02c96e50
Debug session time: Wed Mar 17 0... Read more

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Hi, I am well upset right now. A week ago I installed window 7 ultimate 64bit on my Acer Aspire 5542 laptop, updated all my drivers from manufacturer sites and everything went superb, no issues at all.
Last night I went to my cousins house and got connected to his BT wifi and still had no problem, then came home and did not even turn on my laptop. This morning I turned it on and it took ages to boot up and everything is frozen, nothing is working and even all the restore points have been removed as well. Errrrrrrrrrrr.
Funniest part is that its happened now for 3rd time that every time I go to my cousin's place and use his internet, I end up re installing my windows.
Only thing I can now suspect is that I updated all the drivers but did not do anything about Modem or Wifi drivers. Could that be the reason? Do we have to update modem/wifi drivers as well? Please help to safe me from future issue as I go to my cousin's house every weekend. Help Help Help.

Answer:Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit Problem

It could well be that your laptop is freezing up after powering back up from sleep mode. You say that you are having to reinstall windows 7. Is this because it becomes corrupted? Have you tried the Acer System Recovery? Have a look at this article which explains this.
When you power it up and nothing happens do you power down and then power back up by keeping the power button pressed down a little longer? Does your laptop have a key(s) to bring it out of sleep mode?
When you manage to get your laptop back up and running have a look at the power option settings and make sure that all drivers have been updated.
Have you tried starting it in safe mode? Press F8 as you are powering up - advanced options - safe mode - log in.

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hello everyone , i've been having this problem for months now , every now and then aprox twice a day my system would just hang for no apparent reason , its seems completely random , sometimes it does it when i watching a movie , surfing the internet or when the system is idle , i first experienced this problem when i was using windows 7 RC build 7100 and it is also happing in my current final 7600 . i tried looking in the event viewer but the only hard error i get is that the previous shut down was unexpected , because i have to force shut it down and restart it every time it freezes , i also noticed that the last event be4 the shut down is always this ,

Log Name: System
Source: Microsoft-Windows-FilterManager
Date: 3/20/2010 12:57:18 AM
Event ID: 6
Task Category: None
Level: Information
Computer: Ahmed-PC
File System Filter 'FileInfo' (6.1, ‎2009‎-‎07‎-‎13T19:34:25.000000000Z) has successfully loaded and registered with Filter Manager.
Event Xml:
<Event xmlns="">
<Provider Name="Microsoft-Windows-FilterManager" Guid="{F3C5E28E-63F6-49C7-A204-E48A1BC4B09D}" />
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Answer:windows 7 ultimate 64bit keeps freezing

Hello Welcome to SF,

Most of the freezing issues happen because of out-dated or bad driver. So first make sure you have all the drivers are upto date like Display, NIC etc. Try to reboot the System in Selective Startup. See whether that makes any difference. Run the Memory Diagnostic to make sure Memory is good. Try these steps and post us back !!

Hope this helps,

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Can any one help me how to upgrade My windows 7 ultimate with a new version?

Answer:Upgrading Windows 7 64bit ultimate

 You mean Windows 10?  If so, go here: .  Tell the media creation tool you download what you want to do, and you can either an upgrade or create an ISO to burn to a DVD giving you an install disc.
 Good luck.

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When i start computer my the mouse and keyboard weren't working.. so after a few restart the computer would only get to the part where the mouse shows then the computer restarts... Right now my computer works because I'm running windows 7 32bit from a different HDD..What could the problem be?thanks

Answer:Cant start Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit

More info...

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Hello to Everyone

We rarely see you apologize for the English language,because I am from Albania, and do not know how to speak good English

My problem is this:-

Yesterday I bought windows 7 ultimate 64bit from Microsoft,but after I saw installed in c drive to have emerged with both a x86 program file and a program filewith few words I have both an x86 program file and another , as in picture

and some things are installed and to the program file to the X83 and other program file,

Please I want to suggest a more normal is such a thing, because my windows is 64bit

Answer:Problem In Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit

That's normal and well. Program files x86 contains 32 bit software. Program files without x86 has 64 bit software. They both will run for you on your install. Enjoy your new operating system!

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If anyone can help me with this, I'd appreciate it. I have currently been plagued by this BSOD for a week or two now, and it's getting to the point where I need to ask for help, as it's driving me mad.

Firstly the common file that crashes seems to be dxgkrnl.sys, however NLDDMKM.sys (Nvida drivers) would crash sometimes, leading to the imfamous "nvlddmkm stopped responding" That is at least according to Bluescreen View.

NOTE: I don't actually get an actual blue screen all the time,sometimes it just goes blank or hangs up, and when I restart the PC I see the following:

Problem signature:
Problem Event Name: BlueScreen
OS Version: 6.1.7600.
Locale ID: 1033

Additional information about the problem:
BCCode: 116
BCP1: FFFFFA800843A0E0
BCP2: FFFFF880106C6970
BCP4: 0000000000000004
OS Version: 6_1_7600
Service Pack: 0_0
Product: 256_1

I know I haven't got SP1 installed, but I was going to get around to it after I got the computer up and running, then I ran into this headache!

My set up is:

Intel i7 950
6gb Cosair 1333Mhz Ram.
Foxconn Flaming Blade GTI
Zotac GTS 450 1gb AMP edition (factory overclocked)
2x 250gb HDDs
1x 500gb HDD

What I've done so far:

I have currently ran Memtest86 outside of Windows for 10 attempts, and have got no errors. Also used the windows memory tester - though not sure how accurate that is. Either way both have come back negative.


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Answer:Windows 7 64bit Ultimate - dxgkrnl.sys

Any ideas?

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I am just wondering because I have a windows 7 64 bit CD and the operating system I am running is 32 bit so I just want to know if windows 7 support both version.

Answer:I am just wonder Does Windows 7 Ultimate Support both 32 bit - 64bit

Going from 32-bit Windows 7 to 64-bit Windows 7 requires a complete reinstall because the kernel is different. So, the same is true for going from 64-bit to 32-bit.

32-bit software is fully supported in 64-bit Windows 7.

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I've been trying install Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit on my Compaq Presario F700. It came with Windows Vista (Don't know which version). It then became corrupted, so I installed Ubuntu 10.10 on it, then I DBANed it, Now it won't install Windows 7. It says that Bootmgr.exe is missing. I tried a repair disk, I tried the bootrec (don't know if i'm doing it right). If you need more info, plz asked.

Answer:Installing Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit

if I am reading you right it sounds like you need to start from step 1 here.
I'm assuming you have a win 7 upgrade disc
Clean Install with a Upgrade Windows 7 Version

if you have a full version windows disc follow this one.
Clean Install Windows 7

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I tried to upgrade to Win 7 Ultimate 64bit but it said the disc is not compatible. I don't want to format the drive and install a fresh Windows on it because there are too much stuffs in there and the system is still fresh less than a year old.

Answer:How to upgrade from Win 7 Ultimate 32bit to 64bit using the Full Version Win 7 64bit.

You cannot upgrade from a 32-bit to a 64-bit Windows OS. You will (unfortunately) be required to format and re-install the OS followed by your apps.

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WINDOWS 7 64bit ultimate RTM 7600 RANDOM LOCK UPS

when it locks up i cant even do a ctrl alt del
i have to hold power button down for 10 sec to shutdown
i wanna buy it when it comes out but this is not looking good
maybe ill have to get a evga or some new i7 mb

my specs

i have tried 1606 and several different bios ver
same bs

asus p6t deluxe 1605 bios
intel i7 940 stock ghz
corsair 6gb xms3 ddr3 9-9-9-24
xfx geforce gtx 280
coolermaster 850 watt
1.5tb seagate sata
500 gb seagate sata

i installed the latest intel x58 drivers and nvidia drivers

ran diag on every thing is ok
dft hd fine
memtest86 ram fine
i also ran motherboard test and every thing passed

also i got similar (my spelling sucks) lockups in vista
xp64 sp2 works great
thanks for any help

Answer:WINDOWS 7 64bit ultimate RTM RANDOM LOCK UPS


Did you do a clean install?

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I have installed a software that requires .net framework 3.5 and for some reason i just can't install the .net framework 3.5 ! I have done some reading in the forum , did some scans , enable some things and still a no "Go" for me!

I have attached the log error from appcrashview , with the info why that software
that keeps crushing on me.

Will appreciate if anyone can help!
Thank you,

Answer:Can't install .Net Framework 3.5 in Windows 7 64bit Ultimate

You say you can't install .Net 3.5? It should be installed by default. First let's determine if you actually already have 3.5. An easy method is to navigate to C:\windows\Microsoft.NET\Framework . You will have a folder for each version installed

Or a simple utility like .NET Version Detector

Also confirm it is enabled in Turn windows features on or off

Start> In search box type Turn windows features on or off> Enter> Scroll down to Microsoft .NET Framework> It will likely show 3.5.1 as mine does (even though I have V4 installed, 3.5 comes WITH Windows 7)> Make sure it is highlighted

Assuming you do actually already have it, then we're trying to determine why this program is asking for it? Why you think that's the issue, etc. We'd need to know what software is causing the issue, screenshots of any errors, and how you determined .net 3.5 is the issue.

Screenshots and Files - Upload and Post in Seven Forums

A Guy

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Ok, I just installed Vista Ultimate 64bit for the first time as a gaming machine. So far Steam and Quake Wars go directly to the x86 folder. Is this normal? I should I change the directory to the x64 folder?

Answer:Windows Vista Ultimate 64bit x86 folder

It's normal. 64-bit versions of Windows have a normal 'Program Files' folder, and one called 'Program Files (x86)' for discerning between 32-bit and 64-bit applications. Program Files is intended for native binaries (for the native architecture) so x86 is where the 32-bit applications go.

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Hi all!
I have a processor that is capable of handling a 64 bit operating system. Right now I am currently running a 32 bit operating system. Is there any way I could install 64 bit Windows 7 Ultimate without erasing my entire operating system?

Answer:Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit installation problems

Unfortunately not. You are to perform a clean install .

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Hello, I'm getting an error from an EXE program called "Crystal" every time I log in.

I don't know where this application came from, nor did I install it, but I suspect it to be everything but good.

The error is the typical application error: 0x0000022 (Application failed to initialize properly.)

How do I get rid of this nuisance? Thanks in advance.

Answer:Logon error in Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit.


Did you browse any suspicious websites or download any suspicious files recently? If you suspect foul play try running an anti-virus/anti-malware scan and see if anything gets flagged.

Post back here if you still get problems. Hope this helps.



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Will the 64bit version of vista have the same problems with incompatibility as my windows xp 64bit version has?

Programs not running, incompatibility, only a few anti virus programs that will even run.

Will 64bit vista run ALL 32bit versions of software and 64bit version?
Is there a reason to run/buy 32bit ultimate?

Answer:Windows vista ultimate 64bit questions

Compatibility is likely to get worse, not better.

What apps do you have that don't run in XP64? I'm planning to run this on my new rig and I'm curious about what you're not able to run.

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I bought a refurbished Lenovo T400 with a 120gig HD and Windows 7 Pro 64bit OS about 6 months ago. A week ago the HD died so I had a knowledgeable friend of mine replace the HD and he replaced the software with Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit OS without asking. And now the laptop does not function near as well as it did before.

The guy I bought the laptop from gave me a copy of Windows 7 Pro 64bit.

How do I get rid of W 7 Ultimate 32bit and replace it with the software I had originally, Windows 7 Pro 64bit??

Thanks you friend for helping in advance....

Answer:Help, Need To Downgrade from Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit to W7 Pro 64bit

Is there a sticker anywhere on the laptop that shows a 25 character Product Key in this format: xxxxx-xxxxx-xxxxx-xxxxx-xxxxx?

Is that Win 7 Pro 64-bit disc genuine as far as you know? Even if it isn't, if you have the Product Key, you can download a legit ISO of Win 7 Pro 64-bit and burn it to a disc. Activate with your valid Product Key.

I'm assuming the Product Key, if any, is for Win 7 Pro 64-bit.

If you don't have a Product Key, you may be in a bind unless that Ultimate install did not in fact wipe out any recovery partition the Lenovo may have had at one time.

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I've got this HP machine a few months ago. Its the Probook 4530s.

I've formatted the harddrive and reinstalled windows a few time in hopes that it will fix this problem but it just does not seem to go away.

The windows keeps freezing for a few seconds, like the window will say "(Not Responding)" at the top...and then after a few seconds it starts working again. I checked the resource monitor and apparently the processor and memory utilization is quite low so I cant figure out why it still freezes. Can anyone help with this?

Answer:HP Probook; Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit keeps freezing

Please provide us with your Event Viewer administrative logs by following these steps:Click Start Menu
Type eventvwr into Search programs and files (do not hit enter)
Right click eventvwr.exe and click Run as administrator
Expand Custom Views
Click Administrative Events
Right click Administrative Events
Save all Events in Custom View As...
Save them in a folder where you will remember which folder and save as Errors.evtx
When asked, save the display information in English.
Go to where you saved Errors.evtx
Create a new folder by right clicking in a blank area within the folder Errors.evtx is saved in. You could also click New Folder at the top of the directory under the directory path box.
Name the new folder Errors.
Place Errors.evtx and the LocaleMetaData folder into the new Errors folder.
Right click the Errors folder -> send to -> compressed (zipped) folder
Upload the .zip file here.

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I've been a 32bit windows 7 user for quite long time and have a lot of softwares installed on my Lenovo g460 laptop. I'm planning to migrate to 64bit windows 7 ultimate OS.

The question is, can i copy/clone my Drive C (where my OS is installed) to my Samsung S2 Portable External Hard Drive to still use my laptop while wiping out my Internal Drive C for a clean install of the 64bit OS? Will there be a conflict on changing Device Drivers to 64bit if booting up using my external drive? is it really possible to still use my laptop while doing a lot of software re-installations.

Helpful and elaborate answers are best appreciated. Thank you.

Answer:Migrating from Windows 7 ultimate 32bit to 64bit help

You can`t use your laptop until your done installing W7 64 bit. Make a disk image of W7 32 bit on your external drive for safe keeping. Then install W7 64 bit to your C: partition. Be sure to format it. Any more questions just ask.

Why would you think you couldn`t use your pc while your doing software installs ??

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Hi, I have:

1 x 320gb hard drive - OS

2 x 1TB hard drive - DATA

I currently have vista installed on the 320gb hard drive, when isntalling windows i chose custom option and deleted the first partition from the 320gb drive, i then clicked next. Now does this automatically create the reovery patition within windows 7? and does this format the whole drive? I ask the latter question becuase immediately after i deleted the parition and clicked next, it started to expand the windows files and not sure if it formatted it? I remember in XP days it did the quick format and thorough format which took some time. Which format does windows 7 do? Why did MS take away the option to select which type of format u want to do! Grr. Thanks for the help!

Answer:Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit partition/fovrmat

Quote: Originally Posted by JohnHarvis

Hi, I have:

1 x 320gb hard drive - OS

2 x 1TB hard drive - DATA

I currently have vista installed on the 320gb hard drive, when isntalling windows i chose custom option and deleted the first partition from the 320gb drive, i then clicked next. Now does this automatically create the reovery patition within windows 7? and does this format the whole drive? I ask the latter question becuase immediately after i deleted the parition and clicked next, it started to expand the windows files and not sure if it formatted it? I remember in XP days it did the quick format and thorough format which took some time. Which format does windows 7 do? Why did MS take away the option to select which type of format u want to do! Grr. Thanks for the help!

The (quick) format is done under water.


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Hey guys, So I recently reformatted my hard drive and when I went to install windows everything went fine, It gets up to the first restart but then after that whenever it's Starting Windows my PC turns off for a few seconds then turns back on. I've tryed going in through Safe Mode but it stops after loading Disk.sys

ASUS Maximus III Gene Motherboard
ati radeon xfx 5770 1gb gddr5
4gb ddr3 1333mhz
1TB Western Digital HDD
i5 750 cpu
850w GameXStream PSU

Answer:Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit Installation Problem

A. What FULLY FUNCTIONAL operating system was your machine previously running?
B. What is the spec of your machine?
C.Did you purchase an official installation with license key and run the installation from boot?

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I am really wanting to know which is the best free firewall for Windows 7 Ultimate 64Bit.

Can someone help me please.

Answer:What is the best Windows 7 Ultimate 64Bit free firewall?

Your router. You should have a router.

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I have recently upgrade from win7 home premium to win7 ultimate. I upgrade due to my home premium running far to slow, it would take at least 20minutes to boot up and wouldn't open up programs when booted up. I reinstalled home premium and it ran fine for about a week then this issue arose again. I then have upgrade my OS to ultimate and it ran fine for a grand total of 1day, it is now running really slow and I can barely do anything on it what so ever. This issue is occurring on a Toshiba satellite c660-220 laptop. I have had Ubuntu Linux installed on this laptop and this issue didn't occur on that OS, so is it a hardware issue or a software issue? And what can I do to fix it?

Answer:windows 7 ultimate 64bit running far to slow.

You have a dual-core Intel Pentium T4500 processor clocked at 2.3GHz in a very entry level LT. It's going to be slow but not that slow. You should be able to tune it for 1 minute +/- startup times.

There are tons of threads here on how to do this, read them, it's worth your time.

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Here is my issue: My Home server has 10 hard drives all internal but added with internal sata card to support that many drives and i am max out now. I put windows 7 ultimate 64bit and everything working fine but now a new started where When I go to computer or my computer All drives won?t show up no matter what I do
If I \\ back slash from my laptop I am able to see the drives and transfer the file if i restart my pc then I Am able to see my drive under computerbut for short time Not sure what causing windows file explorer go crazy like this.
I Also notice when I go to control panel I get same issue so i tried to create a new user with admin rights and no luck and I tried to rename or delete default administrator account no luck and not able to login to it

I am thinking to OS reinstall this server pc but it is alot of work as i will have to find a graphic card and open the box and so on to do an os reinstall with usb dvd player or usb bootable windows 7 64 bit os

Pls advise

Answer:Win 7 ultimate 64bit : windows explorer issue

Hi there
Have you thought about SPANNING disk volumes -- what this does is that Windows THINKS that a number of disks are actually ONE physical disk. By doing this Windows will then display a much smaller number of disks which will probably be fine.

You could pool them say ONE for OS / essential data. then in 3 groups of 3 -- so windows would see VOLUME C,D,E and F. !!! Windows takes care of placing data on the Spanned volume set -- you don't have to worry about the PHYSICAL LOCATION of the data at all.

I find this very useful since I have some large multi media files which I stream and most streaming software gets into trouble if you want to have say a directory that won't fit on to the available space on one volume. With spanned disks the directory can be up to the size of the entire spanned volume set.

The only downside is that say you have 3 volumes spanned as "Volume D" for example then if one disk fails you lose ALL the data in the spanned volume "D" so you need to take backups - however these days I've found HDD's quite reliable -- I've probably only had ONE failure in over 20 years -- talking about Internal HDD's --laptops and portable HDD's are another issue though.

So what you need to do -- Back up the data on say volumes 1,2,3 . Now convert those to DYNAMIC DISKS - and then you can SPAN them.

Now restore your data --you'll see in Windows explorer one disk with a large capacity say Volume D which is the aggregate of the space on the 3 v... Read more

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Can anyone please help me figure this out.
My internet connection is spiking every 7 seconds or so. It is frequent and never ending.

What I did try:
- Install latest driver for everything (Audio, Wireless adapter, graphic card, etc)
- I currently use linksys WUSB600N as my wireless adapter and did install the latest driver for Windows 7 64BIT straight from Linksys Support.
- I thought it was my DLink PCI Wireless Adapter that I was using before the USB Wireless adapter, but it kept on going with the USB wireless adapter too.

Speedtest Download speed: 20 Mbps
Upload speed: 0.5 Mbps
(Which are normal)

By opening cmd.exe and ping it shows: (You can see the spikes)
Can anyone please help me figure out the problem??
Please and thank you.
I gave up on figuring how to fix this.

My system specs:
CPU: Intel Quad Core Q6600 2.4GHz
Motherboard: Gigabyte 965P DS3
Memory(RAM): Muskin Redlines 4GB
Graphics Card: Sapphire 4870HD Radeon 514MB with Custom Cooling
Sound Card: Realtek High Def Audio
Hard Drives: 2 x 320GB Western Digital
Case: NZXT Case 5
Cooling: Thermalright Ultra with Panaflo 3000rpm Fan
OS: Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit - updated (legit)
Wireless Adapter: Linksys WUSB600N

Answer:Windows 7 Ultimate - 64bit INTERNET SPIKE

I am sure this is not the case but 'spikes' can sometimes be caused by virus and malware infection - and rogue traffic. Have u run a comprehensive virus check? And perhaps then double-check with malwarebytes to ensure the machine is indeed clean. Any processes usurping cpu usage when u bring up Task Manager?

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Hi all, I have purchased Lenovo G570, i5, 4 GB, 750 GB, it came with Windows 7 Home Premium -64bit Preloaded.Just couple of days earlier I had to Install Windows 7 Ultimate, since then I noticed a reduction in Screen resoulution, as far as my knowledge display is good in Win7 Home premium and Screen resolution was set at 64bit True color.When I see the display VGA card options, only 16bit and 32 bit options are displayed.. ( how do I get back the earlier higher resolution and what display card - vga or vdo drivers I should install.Also, in the technical specs and product literature it is mentioned that bluetooth is there and when I tired now to transfer files etc.., using bluetooth option .. a error message with blue tooth device is not connected.. xxxx is displayed.Can some one help me resolving this issue of display and how best I can get the earlier options. Thanks,Sashi 

Answer:Not able to set display to 64bit after installing windows 7 Ultimate

Welcome To Lenovo Community
 The 64-bit editions of Windows are intended for use with CPUs capable of handling 64-bit instructions. The color depth of your display is a different matter entirely, and is dependent on your video card, not your CPU. 32 bit color has nothing to do with the OS. 32 bit color means true life like color. And the 64 bits on the OS Normally all display adaptors work on 32 Bit mode only.
Please share the display adaptor details / driver details for more clarity
For Bluetooth Issue, In certain models Bluetooth is an optional part.  
You may try the following
Please ensure your wifi switch is on ,Please press FN + F5 button to check the Status of Bluetooth device

Please ensure you have installed Lenovo Energy management drivers before using FN + F5 keys
Link for Lenovo Energy Management Drivers
Let us know the results
Hope This Helps
Important Note: If you need help, post your question in the forum, and include your system type, model number and OS. Do not post your serial number.
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If you find a post helpful and it answers your question, please mark it as an "Accepted Solution"!  This will help the rest ... Read more

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I normally do not install an anti virus application mainly because I think they are all crap and seem to "find the problem after the fact" instead of being pro-active and actually preventing the viruses from infecting. Another reason is because I don't do the crap web surfing (pr0n, FB, MySpace, etc) and never get infected.

I normally just run CleanUp 4.0 and MalwareBytes with daily updated definitions. Is this still sufficient or do I still need an AV suite? If so, are there any cheap/free ones that don't use a shit ton of resources and don't pop up every 5 secs with information?

Answer:Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit: Antivirus Software

Use Avira or MSE.

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Question I have a Win 7 Ultimate retail
The 64 bit disk magically dissapeared and all I have left is the 32 bit disk.
If I took someones Win7 Ultimate disk 64 bit and installed it using my Product key would it install?

This will be a reinstall after a HD failure so it is the only location installed. 1 computer.

What do you think?

Answer:Windows Ultimate 64bit disk missing.

Quote: Originally Posted by IggyAZ

Question I have a Win 7 Ultimate retail
The 64 bit disk magically dissapeared and all I have left is the 32 bit disk.
If I took someones Win7 Ultimate disk 64 bit and installed it using my Product key would it install?

This will be a reinstall after a HD failure so it is the only location installed. 1 computer.

What do you think?

As long as your 32 bit isn't still being used, I don't see why it wouldn't.

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Hello everyone...

the last few weeks I have followed this problem with the blue screens. I dont know what to blame though. This happens suddenly without making me something ... I've tried everything. I was formated my harddisk but i dont install the drivers but i have the same problem... can anyone help me?
Problem signature:
Problem Event Name: BlueScreen
OS Version: 6.1.7600.
Locale ID: 1053

Additional information about the problem:
BCCode: 116
BCP2: FFFFF88003E17740
BCP3: 0000000000000000
BCP4: 0000000000000002
OS Version: 6_1_7600
Service Pack: 0_0
Product: 256_1


Answer:BlueScreen problems with Windows 7 ultimate 64bit

Hi. Your problem is being caused by ATKDispLowFilter.sys.

So, uninstall any motherboard utilities or visit the manufacturer's website for your motherboard. Then download and install the latest utilitie(s) to fix the problem.

I also notice this a 0x116 error. So the information in this post may help others with the 0x116 where they aren't fortunate enough to have the benefit of the faulty utility driver being pointed to in the dump.

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Well, in previous threads I explained how possible RAM problems and perhaps drivers began causing problems with my computer, with ridiculous amounts of BSOD's, problems trying to reinstall windows, MEMTEST 86 coming up with all sorts of problems with my RAM sticks, etc.

It went from bad to worse when my old power supply got fried in the middle of the night.

After some trial and tribulation, I bought a better power supply (a 650 watt Corsair TX650), 4gb of DDR2-800 Corsair XMS2 RAM, put it all in, and I wanted to see what happened. I was relieved to find that the power supply had taken nothing out with it, all the other parts worked.

When trying to install Windows the first time, it 'froze' when 'unpacking' the files during the installation, or whatever it does. I restarted it, tried again, and it went by without a hitch. Everything installed fine (I presume), and I am now posting this from my laptop while staring at the empty desktop of my other computer, the one I just installed Windows on.

It's given me a lot of trouble in the past couple of weeks, and I want to make sure that it is all ready before I start installing programs, using the Automatic Update feature (which is, perhaps coincidentally, where my problems started last time, I tried to install about 44 updates that had gathered up while the computer was stored).

So, my question is: What exactly do I need to update as soon as I install Windows? I'd rather download stuff straig... Read more

Answer:Just finished installing Windows 7 Ultimate what?

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Windows 7 ultimate 64 bit..THe problem is that my Laptop doesnt shut down properly..When i shut down the laptop screen shown only logoff . finally have to manually turn it off .This only happens like every other time.All drivers are up to date, all Windows Updates are done. System specs:
emachines by acer D725 laptop
intel dual core
emachines mother board
Hard Disk 250GB
Windows 7 ultimate 64bit

Answer:Windows 7 ultimate 64bit His not shutdown properly

Hello kundan001

Sounds like something is hanging, preventing your laptop shutting down.Try a boot and shutdown in safe mode see if the same occurs. - Safe Mode


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i like to copy and paste password when i log into a website or name of a part if im shopping for one so i can check the specs what dissapoints me is i can only copy and paste one item at a time is there some way to save favorites so when i paste i can choose from a list of items, or a software for copy and paste

Answer:windows 7 ultimate 64bit copy and paste

If I'm understanding your question, I think what you might be looking for is a better type of clipboard that saves more than just one thing at a time. This is a list of some free replacement clipboards. If you google "window 7 replacement clipboards" you'll find many more. Some are free and some are not.

Best Free Clipboard Replacement Utility

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Hi there guys...

Few weeks ago i posted a thread with several issues i had with my pc as i was still a windows xp user. Well i read quite a few answers and thanks for quick responses. I've installed the Vista Ultimate 64bit sp1 now on my rig and yeah it works now 4gb of ram is being read perfectly of my Corsair Dominator 8500c5 plus my eVGA 295GTX has plenty of space to move its enormous 1700whatever memory.

I found a few drawbacks though. This damn thing uses like 1.00gb of ram while its idle ?!?!?! i got rid of that sidebar as well. Is there any way to free off anything? Not that it affects my performance at all.

Another one is that my oldy Quake3 arena (i just cant get rid of my its really dark and i cannot adjust the brightness.

Other stuff pretty damn good even my Fatality usb gaming headsets perform much better and louder than using xp sp3.

Thanks for this help for those who recommended this system but it uses LOADS of memory !

Answer:Windows Vista Ultimate 64bit SP1 - My Thoughts

it uses more memory because it likes to cache everything. load times for things will be quicker in general (especially waking from sleep), and that's why it uses so much RAM.

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Been having an issue lately with windows 7 taking a huge dump beginning at the "starting windows" screen after wards it can take upwards to 5-7 min just to get to the log in screen.

I have done a diag startup through msconfig with it staying the same time...

I ran sfc scannow but it only gets to 2% before it just finishes, I checked the sfcdetails log and it doesn't indicate any files that are a problem. sfc verify only gets too 100% but there are still no files that show up in the details file, even though it says there are problems...

Any advice would be amazing, if you need any more details let me know


Answer:Very slow startup 5 min+ Windows 7 ultimate 64bit

Hello Akirael an welcome mate another chkdsk you could try is - Start > Computer > right click on C: drive > click on Properties > Tools > Check now > in options tick both boxes and the hit Start. It will tell you the disk is iin use and the cjheck will start on the next boot up - just restart and it will run see my pic. The screen will be in black and white (DOS)

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Hallo all,
Immeditly after installing windows 7 on a new computer
i get random freezes, there is no BSOD or any error: the screen freezes and starts to flicker, the led of the mouse turns off and the sound jams.
I believe i have updated all drivers.
I have run the Windows 7 Memory tester and it detects no problems with my RAM,
I also have run sumsung hard drive test which reported no problem found.

I need your help please,


Answer:Random Freezes in Windows 7 ultimate 64bit

Your event log shows a lot of unexpected shutdowns and re-boots.

To ensure minidumps are enabled:

Go to Start, in the Search Box type: sysdm.cpl, press Enter.
Under the Advanced tab, click on the Startup and Recovery Settings... button.
Ensure that Automatically restart is unchecked.
Under the Write Debugging Information header select Small memory dump (256 kB) in the dropdown box (the 256kb varies).
Ensure that the Small Dump Directory is listed as %systemroot%\Minidump.
OK your way out.
Reboot if changes have been made.


Log Name: System
Source: EventLog
Date: 2011-05-10T21:55:05.000
Event ID: 6008
Task: N/A
Level: Error
Opcode: N/A
Keyword: Classic
User: N/A
User Name: N/A
Computer: Oran-PC
The previous system shutdown at 21:52:12 on ?10/?05/?2011 was unexpected.

Log Name: System
Source: Microsoft-Windows-Kernel-Power
Date: 2011-05-10T21:54:58.814
Event ID: 41
Task: N/A
Level: Critical
Opcode: Info
Keyword: N/A
User: S-1-5-18
Computer: Oran-PC
The system has rebooted without cleanly shutting down first. This error could be caused if the system stopped responding, crashed, or lost power unexpectedly.

Log Name: System
Source: VDS Basic Provider
Date: 2011-05-12T17:37:44.000
Event ID: 1
Task: N/A
Level: Error
Opcode: N/A
Keyword: Classic
User: N/A
User Name: N/A
Computer: Oran-PC
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I am having an issue and have been for some time and cannot pinpoint the problem. For the past few years, without any hardware or software changes, I began having issues with my computer. It will do one of the following:

1. Randomly freeze. Turns off everything running out of usb ports.
2. Randomly blue screen and restart.

Also, Whenever I properly turn off my computer or restart it, desktop icons do not save their spots, they do not disappear, but they do not stay where I moved them. All my drivers are up to date as far as I know.

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit SP1
Intel Core2 Quad Q9450 @ 2.66GHz
8gigs (4x 2gig) of RAM DDR3 10666 7-7-7 @ 1.65v
3x 640gig HDD running raid 5
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 280
ASROCK P45R2000-WiFi

If you need any other information, feel free to ask. Thank you for your time in advance!


Answer:Windows 7 - Ultimate 64bit - SP1 // Randomly freezes

Go the the BOSD's instructions below under my signature to post a BOSD report to this thread someone will analise it for you and get back to you.
Also have you tried updating your drivers?

For the icons right click on an empty spot on your Desktop and select view then select align icons to grid.

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Hey all, I've got a Swann PCI TV Tuner Card that allows me to watch and record analogue TV along with the ability to rrecord S-Video and RCA Video Input, but it's not installing correctly.

I have the card plugged into PCI and ran the software that came with it to install the drivers. It said "Can't verify driver publisher, Continue?" and I chose continue while installing. After that, I rebooted and it still says that it still can't find software for the card.

Here's some screenshots of the device manager stuffs:

Apparently it's a TSUNG Labs chipset or Conexant decoder thing... Not sure. Can you shine some light?


Answer:Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit and Swann PCI TV Card

Welcome to Seven Forums. I found a swann ftp site their are dirvers you may want to try. Most likely you'll need to try them in compatibility mode XP or Vista, however I wouldn't count on them having a 64 bit driver but here's the site Good luck. Please post back. Compatibility Mode Fabe

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I am going to get Windows Vista Ultimate for sure.

Here's my question. Does Vista come in both 32 bit and 64 bit, as an option, or are both included on the same DVD? Also, what would you recommend, to get the 32bit or 64 bit? I'm sorta swaying toward 64, since it is a new OS, and development of drivers are going to be on par with 32 bit, since they were developed together.

Answer:Windows Vista Ultimate (32bit, 64bit, both???)

Yep, I think 64 bit would be a good choice, but if you don't like it, you can always reformat and go 32 bit...

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Completed a complete reinstall of my Windows OS to a new larger HD about a month ago and the system has been working flawlessly for that entire time. Cleaned the outside and inside of the Tower case a week ago no real dust accumulation noted anywhere.
This morning, (07/07/12 9:00 a.m. EST) computer booted normally, checked my email and then shut the computer down without any incident. Came back to the PC at 5:00 p.m and on boot saw message "searching for hard drives" this message stayed on the computer until I had to manually shut it down (I waited about 15 minutes) On a second restart Bios loaded normally and recieved the menu if I wanted to load windows in safe mode (with the various options for safe mode) or boot windows normally which was pre selected by the PC. Windows loaded normally to the desktop and about 5 minutes later a BSOD showed and the PC shut down before I could read the screen. on reboot got the windows message windows recovered from a serios error and it had created a mini dump file (attached). Can someone read it for me and tell me what Im dealing with?
Thanks in advance

Answer:Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit BSOD issue

"Completed a complete re install of my Windows OS to a new larger HD" Run CHKDSK on that hard drive by going to Computer and right-click on that C drive. Select Properties, Tools, Check Now. Check both boxes to set a disk check on the next start up. Any errors or "fixes" could mean that the hard drive is bad

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What are the advantages if I'm running an Nvidia 8800 series card?

Answer:Windows Vista Ultimate 32bit or 64bit?

None. Not related to your video card, anyway!

For most people, the 'advantage' of 64-bit Windows is that you can use more RAM in your rig

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I have been searching forums left and right and haven't been able to come to a conclusion to why I have recently started dealing with game crash issues. I was playing Battlefield BC2 for a while with no issues, now recently I took up the game again once the WoW arena season started coming to a close. I mention WoW because my rig never crashes/complete lock up while playing WoW or anyother Strat games. The crashes seemingly come with all of my FPS games. FarCry2, Operation Flashpoint Dragon Rising, BFBC2, Arma2. Its kind of odd that the Firstperson shooters are the only games that seem to make my system lock up. I did do some tests, like Memtest that passed, cleaned out some files.
So after tinkering with drivers and other multiple things...I did as follows
Upgraded M4A79 Deluxe to BIOS 3603
Reverted back to Catalyst 10.5 just to see what would happen
Totally Reinstalled Windows 7 and started over with fresh drivers and running with Realtek ALC1200 on board sound
Did another Memtest and memory seems to be fine, did DOS version and windows version. A
After the reinstall I've had a few Windows 7 desktop crashes during net surfing and still the problem persists. I'm kinda stumpped on what to do...any ideas? thanks guys

Currently my Rig setup is:
AMD Phenom II X4 965 3.4ghz stock

ATI Radeon HD4890 1024mb RV790 Catalyst 10.5
4MB Gskill DDR2 PC2-400 memory
Asus M4A79 Deluxe MOBO with Bios 3603
Realtek ALC1200

Corsiar 650w PSU
Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit

Answer:Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit going sour with freezes

Follow this :

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Now i have scanned through this forum trying to find out if someone else has had the same problem i have had with explorer.exe crashing and having to restart and what not. now in the even viewer this is what is showen:

Faulting application name: Explorer.EXE, version: 6.1.7600.16404, time stamp: 0x4a765771
Faulting module name: ntdll.dll, version: 6.1.7600.16385, time stamp: 0x4a5be02b
Exception code: 0xc000041d
Fault offset: 0x0000000000051da0
Faulting process id: 0xc40
Faulting application start time: 0x01ca7e0222ea49e4
Faulting application path: C:\Windows\Explorer.EXE
Faulting module path: C:\Windows\SYSTEM32\ntdll.dll
Report Id: a5306c58-e9f5-11de-bd2d-001921d874e5

Now i have googled and looked through countless forums and what not to see if there was a solution, now i have found one, which was on the M$ website and the person on the forum there said to try performing a SFC scan on the computer to see if there was a problem with the protected system files and that has come up without any faults.

Help would be fantastic.

I also have added a system health report in a .zip file to help if needed.


Answer:Windows 7 Ultimate 64Bit Explorer.exe Crashes sometimes...


would this be of any help?

"How to Fix Explorer.exe Crashing in Windows 7 x64

Explorer.exe is known to keep crashing in Windows 7 x64. Fortunately, it's really easy to fix it. The problem is that explorer.exe is located in the SysWOW64 directory, but Windows looks for it in Windows\System32. Since there is no explorer.exe there, it keeps crashing. To fix this all you need to do is copy (not move!) explorer.exe from the SysWOW64 folder and paste it into the Windows\System32 folder. That should eliminate the crashes."


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I am thinking about upgrading from Windows 7 home Premium 32bit to Windows 7 Ulimate 64 bit so I can free up the unuseable ram on my pc.

As far as I know this would have to be a clean install please correct me if I'm wrong. The problem I have is saving all my data, programs and settings. Could someone please let me know what would be the best way of doing this. Can I just make a full backup on to an external hard drive with windows back up and then restore from the external hard drive after the upgade to windows 7 64 bit is complete or is there a better way that this can be done?

Thanks in advance for any help.

Answer:Saving data to upgrade to Windows 7 ultimate 64bit

Quote: Originally Posted by fwells


I am thinking about upgrading from Windows 7 home Premium 32bit to Windows 7 Ulimate 64 bit so I can free up the unuseable ram on my pc.

As far as I know this would have to be a clean install please correct me if I'm wrong. The problem I have is saving all my data, programs and settings. Could someone please let me know what would be the best way of doing this. Can I just make a full backup on to an external hard drive with windows back up and then restore from the external hard drive after the upgade to windows 7 64 bit is complete or is there a better way that this can be done?

Thanks in advance for any help.

Got some bad news. I am fairly sure, you must due a clean install only when going from 32 b it to 64. You cant restore the backup for you would end up back on 32bit.

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I have a question about Vista Ultimate 64Bit memory usage.
I wanted to know if it was normal for this OS to consistantly show that 38% give or take 10% or so of my ram is in constant use.
I have 4GB of Ram, QX6850 cpu, 2X 8800 GTX Ultras in SLI and though my games and system seem to run beautifully, when I started to take a look at the performance and noticed that my G15 keyboard was also reading almost a constant 30+% ram usage. Is this normal for vista ultimate 64 or should I be looking for some sort of background process or service running? Any help would be appreciated.

Answer:Solved: Windows Vista Ultimate 64Bit Memory use.

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Please help me!!!

How can i upgrade my os(windows 7Home premium 64bit) in to Ultimate.

Answer:How can i upgrade my os(windows 7Home premium 64bit) in to Ultimate

Buy an anytime upgrade then install.

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Its getting ridiculous with the new round of OS releases from Microsoft. I bought Windows Vista 64bit Ultimate about a year and half ago, thinking it would be the standard for the next 5 years. Now Windows 7 comes out and it looks like Microsoft wants to stop support for Vista eventually. I feel like I got burned and sold on Vista because of the DX-10 claims . My question is it really worth it to upgrade from Vista 64bit to Windows 7? Or should I opt out and give the finger to Microsoft and keep Vista and eventually merge into Linux.

Answer:Even worth it upgrading to windows 7 from vista 64bit ultimate?

Do you get mad at every company who release a new product 2 years after their last.... Intel, AMD, Apple? Get over it, you should be happy they are trying to stay with the times... Should we all still be on Windows 3.11?

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can you give me links where i can download wireless drivers for hp 14 d008au (windows 7) ?Thank you

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Answer:hp 14 d008au wifi drivers for windows 7 ultimate (64bit)

Please try the Mediatek Ralink Wireless driver from the following weblink: If the issue persists, please follow these steps:1. In the Run box type devmgmt.msc.2. Unknown devices would be listed as such and marked out with a yellow question mark.3. Select the unknown device or other device for which you need drivers and right click to access Properties.4. In the Properties window click on Details tab and select Device Instance Id  or Hardware ID from the drop down.5. An alphanumeric string like this PCI\VEN_1217&DEV_7130&SUBSYS_012F1025&REV_01\4&6B16D5B&0&33F0 is the identification marker for the device.6. Please provide this number so that we can suggest the appropriate driver.

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have realplayer working on firefox aurora 9.02 when i installed my windows a couple of months ago i downloaded aurora 10.02 it was not compatible with the realplayer recorder i found aurora 9.02 on a usb flash downloaded it and it worked i keep getting update notices from aurora for 10.02 is aurora 10.02 realplayer compatible yet wondering if i should upgrade to firefox aurora 10,02

Answer:windows 7 ultimate 64bit firefox aurora and realplayer

Sorry that this doesn't answer your question at all, but I honestly have to know.
Why are you still using real player?

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Ok, so i have just built my pc and have been finding it impossible to update to service pack 1. The reason given is: Code 80070057 Windows Update encountered an unknown error. I have researched this type of topic for about 2 days now and haven't found any good solution so i'm trying to post myself now. I have run an sfc scan and this is my test results:Here is some more info about my PC.Computer SpecsThanks for your time, Sean.

Answer:Can't update to service pack 1 windows 7 ultimate 64bit

Try running the system reediness tool1. You will first need to download the utility.· System Update Readiness Tool for Windows 7x64Run the tool after it's downloaded. After that's complete you can download the stand alone installer for x64 Sp1 here. Then attempt the install.

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Microsoft's online support for downloading service pack 1 seems to end at "Use Windows Update" However, my Windows Update just can;t seem to find it. Is there any way to manually download it or get Update to find it?

Answer:Service Pack 1 (Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit) Not Showing Up

Have a look at this Microsoft support article.

You do not have the option of downloading Windows 7 SP1 when you use Windows Update to check for updates

The link at the bottom gives you this:

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I have recently upgraded my OS to Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit from XP 32bit. When I was running XP, Office 2003 ran fine on it, nice and quick. Since installing Office 2003 with Win 7, I have found that documents drag on it. By this I mean, if I'm scrolling down an excel spreadsheet or word document, it will be quite slow and the text will "flicker" as I am scrolling down. Basically, I can't scroll down as quickly as I could on XP. This is particularly noticeable on larger documents.

Also, for example, if I insert a row of cells on Excel, it is slightly delayed and certainly not as quick as it was with XP.

I have installed SP3 for Office 2003.

I have tried Office in the XP mode on Win7 and this actually seems to solve the problem but I found that the XP mode slowed down other programs that I was using on my PC so I would prefer to find a proper solution to the problem.

I also installed the 60 day free trial of Office 2010 on my PC and I still encountered the same slow issues. So I am certain this problem has something to do with Win7 and Office.

Has anyone encountered the same problem and does anyone have any suggestions on how to fix it?

Thanks in advance.

Answer:Office 2003 slow with Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit

Welcome to Windows Seven Forums.

At a guess, I'd say your graphics adapter may be the culprit.

Download and install the Windows 7 Upgrade Advisor, which should flag up any problems that may occur as a result of the upgrade.

Also, can you please post your system specs?

Screenshots and Files - Upload and Post in Seven Forums

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Problems started happening last night just after I installed the new CS:GO Beta, which I think is unrelated.

Anyway I opened up chrome, but wasn't able to open it up. It just wouldn't load whenever I tried to open it. I uninstalled and reinstalled and was fine. Then it happened when I tried to open up Windows Media Player. Eventually I got a BSOD.

Windows then refused to reboot and I went through with the startup checker on the install DVD and it said it fixed it. But then when rebooting it gets past the windows 7 logo, and then a blank black screen. I can't do anything.

I then decide to reinstall Windows 7 (BIOS or hardware setting remains unchanged since 4 months ago). During installation wizard I get a cannot access C:\Boot error just after setting the windows update wizard, apparently my BCD was corrupted? And when running windows for the first time I get the BCD error again.

So This gets fixed by BOOTREC /REBUILDBCD

So I reinstall once again and this time I get no BCD errors. But whenever I try to open some programs be it IE, Device Manager it just has mouse busy symbol then windows acts as if i never clicked it. Eventually restarting Explorer.exe does this as well.

I figure my Memory might be at fault so I run MEMTEST86+ for around 16 hours getting 8 passes and no errors. So RAM is fine.

Figure I need to update my BIOS, so I do that and I reset my Motherboard settings to default, and reinstall Windows.

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Answer:Random App Crashes on new Install of Windows 7 Ultimate 64Bit

I would not use Marvell unless you have to. It's nothing but a bag of worms. At least on my Intel system. In my case it is no faster than 2.0 Intel SATA.

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Hello Lenovo-Community, at first sorry for my english, its because I am German,I have the IdeaPad Y500 with SLI. I delete Windows 8 which does come with the Y500. I instal Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit. I want to use my 16 GB SSD (mSata) as Cache to my 1 TB HDD. But how can I activate it? I need special drivers or programs? I hope you unterstand my "problem" and I hope to get one solution here, because I search whole Google.... Picture:


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Answer:Use SSD-Cache (mSata) on my IdeaPad with Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit

hi arthi,
Welcome to Lenovo Community Forums!
This Article can help you verify your concern.
Hope this helps

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hi i have a problem with my laptop it is a sony vaio vgnfz430e and i recently upgraded from a windows vista 32bit to a 7 64bit and my webcam doesn't work and i have tried to install the vista version of the ricoh driver to my laptop but everytime that happens my camera isn't working or it doesnt start up please help asap thank you


Answer:windows 7 ultimate 64bit sony vaio camera

Did you install the driver in Vista Compatibility Mode??

Compatibility Mode

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Hello everyone, I was wondering if I could get some help.
I use Win7 Ultimate 64-bit, and it continually increases RAM usage. I don't my PC off very often due to me just being impatient and not wanting to wait for the reboot process, so I just leave it on. However, upon boot ram usage is at about 40% of 4GB. This is because I have a decent amount of things running in the background. After about a day and a half, RAM usage without anything but normal startup items running, increases to 70%. I have tried many things and even killing some processes still leaves the ram usage very high due to the blasted SVChost.exe process which I understand is necessary for the system to work, but angers me because it launches itself in many instances each of which uses obscene amounts of ram.

AMD Phenom II 1055t 3.38GHz x6
Corsair 2GB DDR2-800 RAM
ASUS M4A78 Plus Motherboard
Zotac Nvidia 9600GT Video Card
Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit

Screenshots of running processes is attached. You will notice that sidebar.exe, Skype, Steam, and Firefox are all using obscene amounts of ram. When the programs are ran upon coldboot, they use much less ram, and their ram usage just increases continually throughout the time the pc is on. Same with SVChost.exe

TL;DR - How do I decrease ram usage so it doesn't continually increase upon the PC being on?

All help is greatly appreciated!

Answer:Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit continually increases RAM usage?

Why do you care what RAM it uses? That is what the RAM is there for, there is nothing to be gained by trying to force Windows to use less.

Some programs suffer from memory leaks. This keeps on increasing the size of RAM they use. All you can do is restart the machine, or use some tricks as a not very good workaround.

Regards....Mike Connor

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I have a newly installed Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit that is often running very high CPU utilization and WmiPrvSE.exe is using 50% of the CPU or better continuously and constantly. It seems that the system is good for a while and then something will drive WmiPrvSE.exe up to 50% and it stays there until I kill the process (although it always restarts itself and then promptly flies back up to 50%). I haven't completely found the pattern, but I think it happens after I awaken the computer from sleep. Or, it may happen after I start up SQL Server Management Studio 2008 or the SQL Server 2008 default instance of the database engine itself (I have it set to Manual start up, not automatic). This is very troubling and causing my system some grief as it is a modest system. (Capture from System Information for Windows program SIW) Property    Value Manufacturer    Compaq-Presario Family    103C_53316J Product Name    GX617AAR-ABA SR5310F Version      PC System Type    Desktop Machine Type    AT/AT COMPATIBLE Infrared (IR) Supported    No     Disk Space    Disk C: 84 GB Available, 223 GB Total, 84 GB Free     Disk D: 1297 MB Available, 9554 MB Total, 1297 MB Free     Disk E: 377 GB Available, 600 GB Total, 377 GB Free     Physical Memory    2048 MB Total, 669 MB Free Memory Load    67%     Virtual Memory    4095 MB Total, 1205 MB Free     PageFile Name    \??\C:\pagefile.sys PageFile Size    2047 MB In use    1160 MB ... Read more

Answer:WmiPrvSE.exe very high CPU consumption on Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit

Sorry, I mistakenly posted this in the wrong forum. It shouldn't be under the Windows 7 Virtualization forum. I re-entered it under the Windows 7 Performance forum.

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New lovely i7 based Nvidia Quadro FX driven Windows 7 64bit PC imminently arriving..

Currently run XP Pro SP3 and the wonderful "WinACD" 32bit drivers that allow the Apple 20" I have to work 100% on Windows (resolution, USB ports,side buttons) etc. Unfortunately the developer of WinACD has ceased production so there's no support for any Windows x64.

Searched for ages round the net but no joy on drivers for the Apple that might work. Just wondering if it's going to be OK as a "plug and play" because I'm seeing a few people listed here with Win 7 x64 systems running Apple 23's and 30's in their system specs and they must be working else it would be hard to type their posts... Yet there don't appear to be any x64 drivers to be found....

So...... just wondering if one of you kind souls running x64 Windows 7 and an Apple monitor would let me know how it's going for you? Perhaps Win 7 x64 is so advanced it doesn't need any..? Here's hoping....



Answer:Apple Cinema Display on Windows 7 64bit Ultimate

Ok no takers! I know, it's a weird combination. Hopefully this will help somebody stop worrying.

I got my new Win7 64bit Ultimate today and without installing any drivers the Apple Cinema 20" I have (aluminium version) is working fine

The monitor is recognised as Plug and Play but is named (automatically by Windows 7) as "Cinema".
The optimum resolution for this monitor of 1680 x 1050 was automatically detected and set by Windows 7
The power on off button works as does the brightness/backlight adjustment buttons up and down
The USB ports work fine though the device manager shows a Yellow warning triangle. I let Win7 try and fix this but it could not. However currently have a memory card reader and a USB WD Passport HDD plugged in and both working 100%.
Windows "Action Centre" reports no issues
So I was concerned for nothing really.


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I am unable to find any drivers for Windows 7 64 bit for the following laptoppavilion 17-g148dxnone of the usb ports are working at the momentI am aware that the product comes with Windows 10. However, I am specifically looking for Windows 7 drivers for this product's hardware. I am initially interested in the network adapter drivers. I am certain these exist for Windows 7. Please provide links either from HP or external vendors. CAN ANYONE PROVIDE ME WITH THE MAKER / EXACT MODEL NUMBER OF THE NETWORK  WIRELESS ADAPTERS  INSTALLED IN THIS LAPTOP???

Answer:pavilion 17-g148dx - drivers for Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit

Hi: The parts list for your notebook at the link below indicates it comes with a Realtek RTL8188EE 802.11b/g/n 1x1 Wi-Fi adapter. Here is the driver for that card, and below that is the W7 x64 driver page from the base model, which you can use all except the BIOS and firmware files. This package contains the driver installation package for the Realtek RTL8723BE/RTL8188EE wireless LAN Controller in the supported notebook models running a supported operating system. File name: sp70891.exe

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Ever since I got my hardware upgrade and installed it with Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit, I have been plagued by this randomly freezing issue. This is completely driving me bonkers and I'm completely out of solutions right now. I've just reformatted the whole SSD only to be hit by the random freezes again right after I tried to install other softwares.

Is my BIOS somehow configured wrong? I've left everything at "default" setting and I don't even dare to OC. I really hope that my hardwares are not faulty. Can someone please help me out? I am very good at following instructions, but I haven't got a clue as to what I need to do right now. The motherboard came with a BIOS interface that I cannot make heads and tails of at all.

All the drivers installed are taken directly from the manufacture's website, should be the most recent version.
When the desktop freezes, I lose power and connectivity to all my USB connected devices.
I have to flip the mast power switch in the back of the case to force the computer to shut down. Holding on the power button does nothing.

Answer:Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit Randomly Freezes without BSOD

I've just fresh installed Windows 7 and first BSOD after 2 freezes without BSOD. Should I be happy now that I actually have a BSOD code to work with? Here it is. I don't know what it means really, can someone decode the error and walk me through how to fix it?

Problem signature:
Problem Event Name: BlueScreen
OS Version: 6.1.7600.
Locale ID: 1033

Additional information about the problem:
BCCode: 116
BCP2: FFFFF88004C8AD88
BCP3: 0000000000000000
BCP4: 0000000000000002
OS Version: 6_1_7600
Service Pack: 0_0
Product: 256_1

Files that help describe the problem:

I also looked into eventviewer and found a few more issues:

see attached file:

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Hey guys, I am making this post after exhausting a substantial amount of internet research, because I don't want to waste anyone's time.

Here are the issues:

"The remote procedure call failed and did not execute" when I try to open a folder on my desktop (reboot temp fixes)
Icons disappearing (either replaced with filetype or white/blank -- except for the recycle bin which is black)
Windows file previewer not working
Control panel is empty (reboot temp fixes)

This all happened literally overnight. It made me suspect malware, but I've tried Malwarebytes, Avira, Avg, McAfee, and Spybot and nothing is found. And this doesn't fit any malware profile I have seen. And there is nothing that I can think of which I downloaded or installed right before this happened.

The first issue I noticed was the icons disappearing. I tried:

Remove the Check Mark from the Always show Icons never Thumbnails option
editing group policy
rebuilding the index
deleting the thumbnail database
various other things in the microsoft KB / forums.

I frequently use CCleaner, and I notice that using it now really exacerbates the issues, probably because I have it clean the thumbnail cache.

Anyway, if someone can point me in the right direction or even has a gut instinct ("sounds like blah blah") please let me know. I'm stumped and almost ready to do a clean install but this would be extremely painful due to work deadlines.


Answer:Windows 7 64bit Ultimate strange & severe issues

Also, my control panel frequently reports as empty (like, nothing is there). And when I click on my computer instead of drives, there is nothing. Then it starts searching for the drives (green bar at the top) and can't find anything.

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Submit a short video highlighting an application you've created using the new Windows 7 Training Kit. The first 250 developers to upload a qualified video will receive a FREE copy of Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit*.
Download the Windows 7 Training Kit here Download details: Windows 7 Training Kit For Developers
Submit your video here http://lightitup.developforwindows.c..._ID=P090918540 Be getting mine I hope after I submit tonight

Answer:Developers... Get a copy of Windows 7 Ultimate 64Bit Free

This is great news for developers!
Eligible folks - do take advantage!

You must be 18 or older to participate.
Videos must be no longer than 60 seconds and no larger 20 MB.
Only users who reside in the United States may upload videos to this site.
Please be sure that your Video does not contain any visible logos, drawings, cartoons, photographs, pictures, phrases or trademarks (other than those of Microsoft) or other third party materials. Please do not include music unless it is your original creation and you are the only singer and please do not submit any video unless you have shot it yourself or have obtained all necessary rights from the person who shot it. Videos must comply with the terms of this agreement and the Code of Conduct.

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I want to upgrade a 2008 Win7 Pro 32bit computer to Win7 Ultimate 64bit.

Have new mobo, processor, 16gb memory, 256gb SSD. Would like to be able to use my 32bit programs for a while, until I can replace them with 64bit progs.

How can I do this? Or do I need to have two machines?

I have searched this forum and found some old posts that suggested I start a new thread.

Very grateful for your help.

Answer:How can I run 32bit programs on a 64bit machine? Windows 7 / Ultimate

Most 32bit apps will run fine on 64bit Windows, unless they have 32bit driver dependencies or include 16bit code.

What apps are you using, specifically, that you are concerned about? You might want to search the compatibility catalog first to see if any have been officially tested and submitted:

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Here's my spec:

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit (original version from this system)
Yes, this is an original OEM version from
(I did reformated it + updates once i got the PC)

My system is brand new for the upcoming 2011-2012 games.
I re-installed my OS 2 days ago (July 30th)

I attached my files.

Thank you, i realy hope you guys can fix this problem


Answer:Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit : BSOD at random moments.

Well since I updated my Network Driver, it looks likes the problem was solved. No BSOD since 2 days, been playing AoC on max setting with DX10 on for hours, still no BSOD yet. I will keep this topic updated if the problem re-appear.

Thank you.

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Hi all,

I have win7 ult 64.
I used to run vista had a few probs but nothing like this.
As i understand it there is no way to run 16 bit games without certain programs like dos box etc. However i have installed VXP and windows virtual pc to try and run it in xp mode. I did this because people said it worked in forums etc.

I did get it installed using the norm compatibility options. But alas no good. now it saying there is not enough memory!!!!!

Again ive done a bit of reading up but i dont know how to share more memory with my virtual pc VXP.

I have contacted microsoft about this and many other things to do with win7. As the norm with them they try basic things to get it to work......

what ive already done compat etc.

any help or suggestions would be great. on my win 7 i have dosbox and scummvm.

but i can seem to get that to work. I love some of these older games from my youth. Its a shame that someone as big as microsoft has such rubbish customer help!!!!!!!!!!!

again thanks in advance

trev b

Answer:Solved: Windows 7 ultimate 64bit problems with 16 bit games

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all you have to do to fix this ^^^^ is to install a program called - Windows Repair I think its up to version 3.2 or 2.2 or sumthing so install that and in the subsection repairs, unchek all other boxes except repair windows update and let it do its thing, I searched for months to try and fix this to no avail n then came across this by accident and fixed it after one restart, I hope this saves a lot of ball ache and fruitless searchin I specialy made this account to post this fix. ATTACHED IS A SCREENSHOT OF THE PROGRAM I MENTIONED

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I just ordered a new T500 and it hasn't been shipped yet.  When I placed my order, I saw the Vista Business 64 option, but I also saw the Vista Ultimate with Downgrade to XP option, so I chose the latter, thinking that Ultimate would also be a 64-bit operating system.  After all, selecting the option cost more than the Business 64 version. In checking the Hardware Maintenance manual, however, it lists the OSs offered on the T500 as including Vista Ultimate in 32bit mode only. Yikes!  I need a 64bit OS!  Is there anything I can do?  My understanding is that Vista Ultimate, as shipped by Microsoft in a boxed configuration, combes in both 32 and 64 bit editions.  Will Lenovo ship me both versions?  Is there an easy upgrade path?  Or am I better off trying to get my order changed back to a Business 64 version?  Is that even possible? Thank you.


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Answer:Vista Ultimate - NOT 64bit? How to make it 64bit

Replying to my own post -- ISSUE RESOLVED: I contacted sales, where they explained the following:  Selecting "Windows Vista Ultimate with XP Professional Downgrade" as your OS choice means your laptop will ship with XP (32 bit) installed, along with a DVD for Vista Ultimate (32 bit). Once I learned that, I received their assistance in changing my order to the Vista Business 64 edition. I want to point out that I received absolutely EXCELLENT customer service from various Lenovo people today, and I haven't even received the product yet.  If that's any indication, I'm sure I'm going to be a very happy customer. Thank you.

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after searching for hours on google on this website i did find some threads about the whole 32bit vs ultimate 64bit and one thread will say you should update the other says no stay away from it..

I cant make my mind up:/ so i thoguht maybe with my lap top specs it might help give a bettr idea of if i should?

so i bought ultimate vista with both 32 and 64 bit i did install 32bit because i was stupid and did not look at both cds just wonderd why it had 2 cds, so after i realised by then i have installed everything with 32bit and have the lap top the way i like it... so is it really worth formatting re installing everything i backed up 64bit versions of drivers and nod32..etc not sure if diskeeper works with 64bit or tune up utilities those where two programs i payed for..

but also my lap top i am not sure if its good enough to have a good experience on the 64bit, i know it can install it but not sure if it will make a difference?

i have HP Pavilion dv5-1111ea Entertainment Notebook PC
What's In The Box HP Mobile Remote Control
Product Number FV683EAMicroprocessor 2.10 GHz AMD Turion X2 Dual-Core Mobile Processor RM-72Microprocessor Cache 1 MB Level 2 cacheMemory 4096 MB (2 x 2048 MB)Memory Max Up to 8 GBVideo Graphics ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3450 GraphicsVideo Memory Up to 1533 MB (256 MB dedicated)Hard Drive 250 GB (5400)Multimedia Drive Lightscribe Super Multi DVD Writer (+/-R +/-RW) with Double Layer supportDisplay 15.4” WXGA High Definition Brigh... Read more

Answer:vista ultimate 32bit and ultimate 64bit

Hello Paliometoxo,

I say that if you have 64-bit drivers available for all of your devices and none of your programs have issues with 64-bit Vista, then I would use the 64-bit Vista. This way your computer will use the full 4 GB of RAM instead of just up to 3.2 GB of it also.

It's really up to you though, but the article in this post can help show the differences between 32-bit and 64-bit to help you decide.

64-bit: More than just the RAM

Hope this helps,

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i am having problems with my windows 7 devices and printers screen. I have tried all solutions like stopping the blue tooth support service, uninstalling printer drivers, registry fix for IE 8, stopping printer spooler service and changing display icons all to no avail. I have no idea when the problem started but ive been experiencing this for three months now. i think i dont want to reinstall my OS if it is possible. please help me. i am using windows 7 ultimate 64 bit on 4gb ram and intel core i5 processor. also using ie9 as my browser. please help. microsoft answers tried helping me out but they can't seem to find a fix for my case.

Answer:windows 7 ultimate 64bit devices and printers screen not loading

Some Tools that comes with your computer.

1. Error Checking- CD not needed
Start - my computer - right click local disk (C) - properties - Tools Tab -
Error checking section - Check now - check mark both boxes - Start -
This requires a restart to begin.

2. Start - Run - type - sfc /scannow - OK
Don't forget the space between c and /
You will need the Recovery CD if any thing is found wrong.
Not sure what CD would be needed for Windows 7
Their are 3 Install CD
Don't insert unless asked for.
Repair Disc
Start - Control Panel - Backup and Restore - at the left top corner -
Create a System Repair Disc - It may say DVD but a CD works OK
With the Repair Disc in the tray, Restart your computer and be ready
to press any key when asked.
If it doesn't find and fix right off than click next and follow directions
from the list that should come up.

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Hi all,I apologiez in advance if I am writing this in the wrong forum.A few days ago I got my ?2000 new PC with Vista Ultimate 64bit installed on it. Everything worked perfectly fine for 3 days. The 4th day I decided to install windows update. I installed it and clicked on restart. After it restarted I got an error saying windows is missing a file - insert your windows CD, select your language and click on repair. After trying for 3 hours to do that it finally did and I got window started by selecting last know good configuration.I thought it was a hardware issue at start. After the first update I forgot to set windows update back to manual. So, the 5th day it auto installed the updates again and I had no idea how to remove those updates - So I restarted and since then my PC boots to a black screen. I can't even see the boot menu let alone choosing last known configuration. My hardware is brand new and was working perfectly fine before the update. However, I still tried to remove Ram, HD's but nothing happens. All I get is a black screen. If I can get at least to the boot menu I can at least try to fix it. I searched and I found out many are facing similar issues if not exactly the same one after the windows update.Any help, tips are much appreciated!Windows Vista ultimate 64bitAsus Striker II Formula nForce 780i SLI, SATA2Foxconn Videocard PCI-e GeForce 8800GTX 768MB DVI/HDTVIntel Core 2 Quad Q6600 2.40GHz FSB1066Corsair 4x2GB DDR2 SDRAM PC6400 CL4.0 DHX2 Samsung 750GB SAT... Read more

Answer:Black Screen on boot - windows vista ultimate 64bit

The issue can occur if one of the updates is incompatible with your system.
First please try the suggestions in the following thread:
If the issue persists, let?s try the following methods to troubleshoot the issue:
Method 1: Startup Repair from the Windows Recovery Environment (WinRE)
1. Insert the Windows Vista installation disc into the disc drive, and then start the computer. 
2. Press a key when the message indicating "Press any key to boot from CD or DVD ?". appears.
3. Select a language, a time and currency, and a keyboard or input method, and then click Next. 
4. Click Repair your computer. 
5. In the System Recovery Options dialog box, choose the drive of your Windows installation and click Next. 
6. In the System Recovery Options dialog box, click Startup Repair.
Method 2: Rebuild BCD
1. Put the Windows Vista installation disc in the disc drive, and then start the computer. 
2. Press a key when the message indicating "Press any key to boot from CD or DVD ?". appears.
3. Select a language, a time, a currency, and a keyboard or another input method, and then click Next. 
4. Click Repair your computer. 
5. Click the operating system that you want to repair, and then click Next. 
6. In the System Recovery Options dia... Read more

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