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Is Windows 10 any use to me now?

Question: Is Windows 10 any use to me now?

I went to PC World in UK to get an all in one desktop this week. I use my laptop with windows 10 for email, websites, burnimgmusic/video to cd and streaming music to my BOSE system.

I was told that Windows 10 now will not allow streaming through WMP and will not allow burning of cds/DVDs (holidays etc, potos)

If I cannot do the latter two then it makes my slow move in the direction of Apple but I do NOT want to.
Is this a huge own goal by Windows similar to the UK governments or was I told incorrectly?

Thanks for any advice!

Rick.

Answer: Is Windows 10 any use to me now?

nowtleft3 said:

I went to PC World in UK ... I was told that Windows 10 now will not allow streaming through WMP and will not allow burning of cds/DVDs (holidays etc, potos)



Welcome to TemForums @nowtleft3

You probably know more about Windows that the average PC World assistant. Basically, they're mostly wrong...

Though TBH I don't use media streaming these days, preferring 'Cast to...' from File Explorer (available for music, video and photos) or video from the 'Films & TV' app. WMP can still burn audio cds for you.

The one bit that they got right is that support for playing or burning Video DVDs has been dropped, probably to save on the MPEG-2 licencing fees. For playing DVDs you can install the (free) VLC media player. For designing and burning Video DVDs I use the free open source DVD Styler. It's available as a Portable App...
https://portableapps.com/apps/music_...tyler_portable

Burning data DVDs for your photos etc. is built in to Windows 10.

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Windows Product ID Type: 2
Windows License Type: OEM SLP
Windows OS version: 6.1.7601.2.00010300.1.0.003
ID: {4607241E-B41D-4829-B344-D50DBD8B6250}(1)
Is Admin: Yes
TestCab: 0x0
LegitcheckControl ActiveX: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
Product Name: Windows 7 Home Premium
Architecture: 0x00000009
Build lab: 7601.win7sp1_gdr.120830-0333
TTS Error:
Validation Diagnostic:
Resolution Status: N/A

Vista WgaER Data-->
ThreatID(s): N/A, hr = 0x80070002
Version: N/A, hr = 0x80070002

Windows XP Notifications Data-->
Cached Result: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
File Exists: No
Version: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
WgaTray.exe Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
WgaLogon.dll Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070002

OGA Notifications Data-->
Cached Result: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
Version: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
OGAExec.exe Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
OGAAddin.dll Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070002

OGA Data-->
Office Status: 109 N/A
OGA Version: N/A, 0x80070002
Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
Office Diagnostics: 025D1FF3-364-80041010_025D1FF3-229-8004101... Read more

Answer:Windows 7 - Another Windows 7 build 7601 " This copy of windows is no

Licensing Data-->
Software licensing service version: 6.1.7601.17514
Error: product key not found.

Please run the following commands in an Elevated Command Prompt window, and post the results

DIR C:\Windows\System32 /AR /S
DIR C:\Windows\System32\7b*.* /ah
ICACLS C:\Windows\System32\7b*.*


Here are some instructions to make life easier
1) To open an Elevated Command Prompt Window (the CP window), click on Start, All Programs, Accessories – then right-click on Command Prompt, and select Run as Administrator. Accept the UAC prompt.
2) To run the commands easier, highlight the block of commands, and right-click on the highlight – select Copy. In the CP Window, click on the black/white icon at top left – select Paste. The commands will run but may not complete the last command, so hit the Enter Key once.
3) To copy the results... click on the Black/White icon in the top left, and select Edit... 'Select All', and hit the Enter key - then use Ctrl+V or r-click+Paste to paste it into your response.

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I'm have a very similar problem described by member Eterna1 on 9-05-12. I copied and pasted the question below. Here is the link Windows Update and Windows Defender not working
It was resolved then so i'm hoping I can get the same help. would really appreciate any help.

First I got browser hijacked in IE 8 when I clicked on a link from google search and it took me to a search engine instead. Then I checked windows update and discovered it wasn't working and neither is windows defender, firewall and security essentials. The rest is as follows:

Windows Update
When I try to run windows update I get the following message:

Windows Update cannot currently check for updates, because the service is not running. You may need to restart your computer.


Windows Defender
When I try to run windows defender I get the following message:

Windows Defender
This program is turned off
If you are using another program that checks for harmful or unwanted software, use the action center to check that program's status.
If you would like to use this program, click here to turn it on.

When I click to turn it on, I get the following message:

The specified service does not exist as an installed service. (Error code: 0x80070424)

Windows Firewall
Update your firewall settings. when I try to update by clicking on use recommended settings I get the following message:
Windows firewall can't change some of your settings
(Error code: 0x80070424)

Windows Security Service
When I try to turn... Read more

Answer:Windows Update, Windows Defender and Windows Firewall errors

Hi I would suggest you have your system checked by a security analyst please follow the instructions here NEW INSTRUCTIONS - Read This Before Posting For Malware Removal Help - Tech Support Forum
and make a new thread in the virus,trojan and spyware area

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I have installed dual boot OS in my desktop.
WD 1TB (500GB windows XP and 500GB windows 7) ALL 32 BIT.
I installed the windows XP first.
The Windows XP had installed on first partition and 2nd partition is Windows 7.

The XP boot in to windows without any problem.
But the windows 7 right after showing the logo, then no display.

Here are PC boot loader

earlier windows operation=XP
Windows 7

Did I did something wrong?

Answer:Windows XP and Windows 7 dual boot. Problem with Windows 7 start up

Did Windows 7 finish installing?

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this is a previous post on your site i have a similar problem with a few differences:

''Hi all

Short version is that I bought a new Hp laptop with pre-installed Windows 8. Didn't like W8 for many reasons so tried to install windows 7 according to guided installation instructions from a techie site google took me to. The installation stopped after 30 minutes, referring to a driver issue I believe, and I had to revert to loading up using Windows 8 again to get out of the dos error screen.

Now the system tells me how I get (inconsistent) blue screens although I don't physically see a blue screen, and every day I boot up, it reverts to the 'Windows Boot Manager' screen, telling me a recent hardware or software change has resulted in something missing, damaged, etc.

Additional message when in the Boot Manager reads:

File: \$Windows-BT\Windows\System32\winload.efi
Status: 0xc0000428
Info: the digital signature for this file could not be verified.

Although Im not an expert, it seems to me that the file path mentioned above relates to the part installation of windows 7 - if so, how can I remove the part installation, clean the system up, and reluctantly return to W8?

[btw - unable to get help from Windows or Samsung so far] ""

My problem is the same as this person except I can not log into windows at all. All i get is HP with a little loading spiral at the bottom i left it alone for 2 days on and it never loaded windows. I was able to g... Read more

Answer:Windows wont load \$Windows-BT\Windows\System32\winload.efi

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Can someone tell me how to get my windows vista mail to windows 7 live mail?

One problem: the windows vista mail is on a hard drive that is non bootable... I have access to the drive via an installation as a second drive on a windows 7 machine.

So I can see the vista mail folder. Is there a way to get the emails and import them to windows live mail?

Reloading windows vista is not an option.

thanks

Answer:Windows vista folder to windows live mail in windows 7

My original Windows Mail is currently on my Vista Gateway PC.

I recently purchased a new PC (Win 7) and want to move, copy, restore (whatever) all of that original mail from my Vista PC to my new Win 7 PC.

Some facts to know:

Email is on my Vista PC, version 6 Windows Mail.

I have set up windows Mail on my new PC (Win 7) and version is Windows Mail 2012

I already have some email on my new Win 7 PC.

Can I export mAIL from my old PC to an external hard drive and use that as the tool to import Mail on new pc?

Anxiously awaiting a response that will let me do this.

Don

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I upgraded from windows 7 to windows 8 pro. Now my windows mail won't send or receive emails. I have deleted my email accounts and have started from scratch but no luck. I have also rang my email provider and the reset my password, reset my i.p and they didn't have any luck also. Can anyone help??

Answer:Upgraded windows 7 to windows 8 pro,windows mail won't send/receive

Unable to send or receive messages for the Aztecdesign (phillip) account. The connection to the server has failed.
Server: 'mail.aztecdesign.com.au'
Windows Live Mail Error ID: 0x800CCC0E
Protocol: POP3
Port: 110
Secure(SSL): No
Socket Error: 10013

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Windows XP Has More Users than Windows Vista and Windows 8 Combined, Avast Says

Security company Avast has published global Windows usage data as part of the PC Trends Report (PDF document) for the first quarter of 2017, revealing that Windows 7 continues to lead the market with a share that?s close to 50 percent.

While it?s important to note that these figures come from computers running Avast, they do align with the statistics provided by research firms whose main activity is monitoring operating system usage, so there?s a good chance these are accurate.

First and foremost, there?s leader Windows 7. According to Avast, the operating system launched in 2009 is currently powering more than 56 million computers where its antivirus product is installed, and this means a share of no less than 48.35 percent.

Windows 10 is growing, the security firm says, and it managed to reach a share of 30.46 percent, which accounts for a little over 35 million devices running Avast security software.

Windows XP still a super-popular choice
But what?s a little more worrying for everyone, including here Microsoft, users, and Avast itself, is that Windows XP, which was launched in 2001 and no longer receives security updates since April 2014, is still running on more than 6.5 million computers. This means that it has a share of 5.64 percent, more than Windows 8 (2.51 percent) and Windows Vista (2.08 percent) combined.

Windows 8 was launched in 2012 as Microsoft?s new revolutio... Read more

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I've been try many option based on the forum, but all the steps doesn't work at all.
My Windows Store just open for a few second and then closed.
I try wit MSReset.exe but appear message "ms-windows-store:PurgeCaches The remote prosedure call Failed"
I run The Apps Troubleshooter, but i doesn't work too.
Please help me to solve my problem, i so depressed.
Thank You

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Last night i discovered the Windows Insider app, which allowed me to upgrade my 1020 to Windows 10. Since that time the the phone is very slow and has a few problems.
Most worryingly, although I can call people i am not able to send any text messages, or connect to mobile internet/Wifi.
Does anyone know the solution, or how i can roll back to Windows 8.1?
FYI, im on O2, OS version 10.0.10166.0
Thanks

Answer:Rolling back to Windows 8.1 following Windows Insider upgrade to Windows 10

Originally Posted by WPCentral Question Last night i discovered the Windows Insider app, which allowed me to upgrade my 1020 to Windows 10. Since that time the the phone is very slow and has a few problems.
Most worryingly, although I can call people i am not able to send any text messages, or connect to mobile internet/Wifi.
Does anyone know the solution, or how i can roll back to Windows 8.1?
FYI, im on O2, OS version 10.0.10166.0
Thanks First did you hard reset? Second thats a really old build, pick insider fast ring and update to newest build 10536.1004 , it's great on the 1020. If all else fails Bing search windows phone recovery tool from your pc and make sure to download it directly from Microsoft site. Once you have the tool hook your phone up via USB. And follow instructions, it's rather easy! Always hard reset after upgrading.Hope that helps!!

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I love Windows 10 and am actually surprised at how much I prefer its UI on a tablet to 8.1 after having used it for just a month. However, there is one app I can't do without that doesn't work on it yet, so I'm rolling back temporarily. (If that app doesn't get updated, I may end up taking my business to the app's competitor and going back to 10.)
At any rate, once a machine is licensed via activation for Windows 10, is it always licensed? If I roll back and use 8.1 for another year, will I be able to re-activate when I re-upgrade? Or will I be out of luck because it will be out of Microsoft's free-upgrade time period?

Answer:If I roll back from Windows 10 to Windows 8.1, will the License for Windows 10 still be active?

Once licensed, always licensed.

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After upgrade I cannot sign in windows store....when i open it and click on sign in it just exits itself and also in Movies and TV app when i click on sign in nothing happens and in settings, in accounts section in your account when i click on "sign in with a microsoft account" nothing happens......
Kindly help....

Answer:I upgraded from Windows 7 to Windows 10..but I am unable to sign into the Windows store. What should I do?

when i open store and click on sign in it exits......in accounts setting when i click on sign with microsoft account nothing happens.....Please help as i cannot use store...

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How do I uninstall the bunch of applications that came preinstalled with Vista and don't show up in any uninstaller? I have:
Windows Mail
Windows Media Player
Windows Meeting Space
Windows Movie Maker
Windows Photo Gallery
Windows Anytime Upgrade
Windows Marketplace
standard games like freecell

I don't know which are part of the OS and which are standalone applications — I realise I probably can't uninstall Internet Explorer, but how do I uninstall the above?
 

Answer:Uninstall Windows Mail, Windows Media Player, Windows x, etc.

hello ohana
those are all part of the os. but if you go to control panel > programs and features > turn windows features on or off (left hand side) you can turn some of them off. i dont know about uninstalling them.
as for IE , that is the only browser microsoft will let do the updates. so if you plan on updating .dont uninstall it.

 

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I wanted to upgrade Windows 8 Pro to Windows 8.1 RTM.
I downloaded the ISO file from the MSDN site. I right-clicked and selected Mount to open the files in Explorer.
I clicked on Setup to start the upgrade process. After entering the serial key, etc, I reached the following screen, which allowed me to Keep personal files only or Nothing.
I was not offered the option to keep installed applications and settings.
So I burned the ISO image to DVD. I made sure that my PC was set to first boot from DVD/CD/etc.
I then installed the Installation DVD and rebooted. My PC booted using the DVD.
After entering the serial key, etc, I reached the following screen, which allowed me to Upgrade Windows, keeping files, settings and applications intact.
Selecting the Upgrade Windows option, to me took the following screen, which mentioned the following message: The computer started using the windows installation media. Remove the installation media and restart your computer so that Windows starts normally. Then, insert the installation media and restart the upgrade.
I exited the installation and booted into my Windows 8 Pro RTM.
I also tried running the setup from the DVD by right-clicking > Open > Setup. But nothing helped.
I have not been able to find any Microsoft resources on how to upgrade Windows 8 to Windows 8.1 RTM keeping files, settings, installed applications intact. I have tried these suggestions at Microsoft Answers, but it did not help. I was still offered t... Read more

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Hi
i m trying to uninstall google chrome on my hp laptop which is upgraded last week to windows 10.but the problem is i did try to uninstall. Its show a msg saying plz close all goocle chrome open windows from windows 8 then try again. Plz help out if any1 can.thnx

Answer:How do I uninstall Google Chrome from Windows 10 when its says close all windows from Windows 8?

I don't totaly get it: It gives an error message from windows 8?

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Lenovo T430s 2355A16 Here is my problem.Pre-install Windows 7 -> Recovery media creadted -> upgraded to Windows 8 -> Windows.old folder were deleted -> Trying to downgrade to Windows 7 using Recovery media -> Recovery Failed !!!! Is there any other ways I could go back to Windows 7?? All I have is the recovery media burned to DVDs.













Solved!

Go to Solution.

Answer:T430s upgraded to Windows 8 Pro wanting to downgrade to Windows 7 (without Windows.old)

Good day and welcome to the community.
 
As you mention that you've created the recovery media and it is failing to restore your system with the delivered Win7 preload, I would recommend that you contact Service, let them know that your created set has failed to work and request that they provide you with a factory recovery DVD set. Contact information is below.
 
Hope this helps you get things sorted.
Regards.
 
Country or RegionProductLanguageTelephone numberHours of operation

Hong Kong
THINK-branded products IDEA-branded and B, C, E, G, H, K, N, Q, V, Y Series Products
CantoneseEnglishMandarin
(852) 3071-3561
9 AM - 8 PMMonday - Friday9 AM - 1 PMSaturday(Except Hong Kong Public Holidays)

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I have installed the fix to make WIndows 8 look like normal Windows 7. Now I cant right-click on Windows Mail to uninstall it. Please help me uninstall Windows Mail.

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My Operative system is 7 Starter, very basic, but powerful.
I suppose Windows 10 offered to me for free shoud be a lot more powerful without loosing any of the possibilities of 7.
7 is very good for my lap top, and to upgrade it to 10 will be like to say good bye to a good friend.
Of course that I believe in the general quality of the Windows 10 proposal.
But I would like to check it up.
Thanks for your help.

Answer:May I get a list of the apps (like windows Media Center in Windows 7) for Windows 10?

The only thing that comes close are the xbox video and music apps, but you always have vlc among other. Microsoft has said that they will remove Windows Media center at some point

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I have 4 primary partitions at the moment 2 of which are lenovo windows 7 recovery partitions 1 is the C drive and another has drivers for my hardware. if i did an upgrade on the c drive to windows 8 would i still be able to use the recovery enviornment to restore to windows 7?

Answer:Upgrading windows 7 to windows 8 beta with windows 7 recovery partitio

Without seeing the disk management screen (start, search, type diskmgmt.msc and <enter>), it is hard to be sure how your partitions are set up.

If you post a screenshot (Alt+PrtSc) open Paint, paste, save, and post the image (insert image button above Reply to Thread text box here) in your next message we may be able to advise you better.

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I live in rural Thailand and after a computer crash, the only choice the local IT shop were offering was to install windows 7. So I did it. But now I have a copy on windows 7.
The computer was bought in France and I live in Thailand. So I can't go to the reseller.Computer is a packard bell, fitted with windows 8 from the factory I think. There is a sticker under the laptop.
How can I become legal again ?
Thanks

Answer:I had to replace my windows 8 by a fake windows 7 (had no choice !). Can I get back windows 8 ?

Can you obtain Windows 8 media for your computer? (From HP site, etc)
If so, as long as your previous Windows 8 install was activated, you can install Windows 8 again and it should activate again.

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just curious on what the differences were between xp pro and xp media center edition and then what was better about vista...

Answer:windows xp vs windows xp media center edition vs windows vista

Vista isn't out yet and there are going to be many versions of it, more than XP. XP Pro is the professional version, it has more options open, security options and all that stuff, but these options aren't exactly built for people who don't know what they're doing. So yea... more "professional" options. Media center is like the OS for really dumb ppl who want just want to watch media. It's all basic-like (http://www.lighttek.com/images/mediacenter.jpg), but it has lots of apps for TV tuners and dvd players and all that so you can use your comp as a TV.

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the main thing is each and every install  windows update just searches forever and nothing happens after diagnostic tool it says Datastore.edb is corrupted and cant be repaired and each time it download the corrupted Datastore.edb
can they at leats give a proper service pack 2 for windows 7  64 bit ultimate that is then uptodate with working windows update that works after a direct standalone install of sp1 i use windows 7 ultimate 64 bit and i reinstalled the system allready
 5 times each and every time the same problame that Datastore.edb is corrupted and windows update just gets stuck!
i how you can either releasse a service pack 2 so that windows update works again after a direct install of service pack 1
or a windows update that doesnt use data store cause its yepp Not working,
i use a amd 6 core with a amd hd 6700 readon and 8 gb ram
both asus motherboard and grafic
as it is now windows update is with windows 7 service pack 1= not useable !!!!
sincierly Christian Madjari

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I purchased a new notebook with Windows 7 in October. During the first weeks I uninstalled McAfee and replaced the harddrive. Since November Windows Update fails with error messages and defender does not start anymore. I made several virus scans (complete) with multiple antivirus programs but nothing showed up.Since it took my days to install various software, I do not want to re-install W7. I also have no good backup that I could restore. I am really surprised that there is not even a single entry regarding the error code in the Microsoft Knowledge base or elsewhere.I really would appreciate help. 

Answer:Windows Update does not work, Windows Standalone Update Installer stops with error 0xc8000247 (Windows 7 Home Premium on Acer Aspire 1810TZ notebook)

 
Got it !!!!
If You are using notebooks with with hard drive larger than 700 GB you probably should update Intel Rapid Storage Technology Driver.
Here is solution :
http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?docname=c02219204&cc=nl&lc=en&dlc=en&product
Download and install it.

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I am trying to transfer the program MagicInfo from a machine I believe is about to crash over to a different computer. Both computers run Windows 7. The old computer says it runs Windows 7 under properties, but the display looks like it is pre Windows XP, with
the grey taskbar. I called MagicInfo tech support and they told me I needed to change the formatting of the USB in order to get the program to transfer. In all formats except NFTS, I could not get anything to back up to the flash drive and had to copy the
files from the C drive. In the NFTS format, I can get it to back up directly to the flash drive, but when I bring it to the other machine, the restore wizard still cannot find a backup to restore from. I am not sure how to proceed from here, and I have to
get this done soon. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Update: Enabled Sharing on the USB and tried to get it to work via the network. Found it in the network and it says Windows does not detect any files to restore from. Is it even possible to restore this program in this way? 

Thanks!

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So after I have prepared the notebook for a user, I normally take a 'windows' image, (backup) before I SOPHOS encrypt. (as I have had this happen before). Since Windows did not load up on this notebook, I have applied the image twice after the notebook fails
to load windows, the third time,  I completely reformatted the drive (erased) and applied the image again. The notebook was working just fine before I applied SOPHOS and run fine before I apply SOPHOS.


Any ideas??

Christopher Espinoza MCDST(XP), MCITP(Win7)

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Hi,

I am using the SDLC Threat Modelling tool 2016 by Microsoft on a Windows 10 virtual Box 32-bit.

When I am trying to generate a final report, it discards all the different risk ratings for each threat, and instead of having the respective high, medium, low levels next to each threat, it produces a html report putting only high next to each
one of them.

Any help?

Regards,

Ioannis (Yannis) Kostakis
Cyber Security Specialist

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Bonjour,
Depuis début octobre 2016, les mises a jour automatiques de Windows ne fonctionnent plus sur mon E130. Quand je lance Windows Update la recherche tourne sans fin et aucune mise à jour ne s'affiche.
Avez vous déjà rencontré le problème ??
Merci pour votre aide
Christian
 
Google translated.....
 
Good morning,
Since early October 2016, automatic updates of Windows no longer work on my E130. When I run Windows Update the search runs endlessly and no updates are displayed.
Have you ever encountered the problem ??
Thank you for your help
Christian
 
Mod's Edit: Google translated for benefit of English readers. Since this is an English forum, please post in English as it will ensure a better response. Thanks!

Answer:Problem with Windows Update E130 on Windows 7 (Problème avec Windows Update E130 sous Windows 7)

Hello and welcome,
 
Here's something you can try:
 
https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkPad-T400-T500-and-newer-T/T400-Windows-7-SP1-clean-install-Windows...
 
Z.

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Will this work if I install it on the XP now and then run it to move files over to 7 later? I am asking because I have the XP on my netbook at my place and the files are to go on my mom's Win7 which is at her place.Edit: Split from: http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/511628/windows-easy-transfer-from-windows-xp-computer-to-windows-7-computer/. ~ Animal

Answer:Windows Easy Transfer from Windows Xp computer to Windows 7

Can you please elaborate on what sort of files you want to transfer? A cloud service such as Box or Dropbox might be a better solution.

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I had Windows Defender installed under Win-7.  I did the upgrade to Windows-10 (straightforward).
However, when booting from cold, and after logging in, a message box has always appeared saying:
"
Windows Defender
This app has been turned off and isn't monitoring your computer.
If you're using another app to check for malicious or unwanted software, use Security and Maintenance to check that app's status.
"
I'm not using any other antivirus - just whatever came with Windows-10.  I originally thought that this would be some wrinkle that would get fixed by an update, but it's still there.
I've looked for ways to uninstall Windows Defender, but can't find a way to do it.  Typing "Defender" into the Search bar brings up an option saying "Windows Defender Desktop App", which when clicked also brings up the message box
mentioned above.
Is there any way to get rid of this message box?
Thanks!

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Hello,
Start Windows + Exit Windows does not have any sound. All of the other program event sounds work fine. Any ideas would be greatly appreciated.
Mike
 

Answer:Windows XP: Start Windows + Exit Windows = No Sound

Go to control panel / sounds / sounds tab.
Then check to see in the menu that a sound is associated with the event.
 

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I have an application developed in VC++ 2010 , it works in xp , it also runs in Windows 7 when i examine the run in XP function. When i examine the run in xp mode, it pieces a sequence value in HK_LOCAL_USER \Software\microsoft\windowsNT\currentversion\appcompatflags\layers file , and works well.
When i fixed the exact same value in the folder through an program built in VC++ 2010 , it does not work why..?
are there some other dependencies , that i should look into..?

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We recently did a Windows Update to our Windows Vista Home Premium operated system.

This is the update:
Windows Vista Service Pack 1 (KB936330)

Installation date: &#8206;10/&#8206;09/&#8206;2009 2:42 AM

Installation status: Successful

Update type: Important

Windows Vista Service Pack 1 (SP1) is an update to Windows Vista that addresses key feedback from our customers. Windows Vista SP1 addresses specific reliability and performance issues, supports new types of hardware and adds support for several emerging standards. After you install this item, you will have to restart your computer.Click to expand...

It says it did it on the 10th, but we actually installed it on the 9th. It always off by a day even if the date and time on our computer is right.

HOWEVER, this has changed the appearance of our system back to something that would be on a Windows 95 or earlier computer. I am very bugged by this and I'm wondering what's happened.

We installed an update for a 'Service Pack 2', hoping that it would fix this problem, but we turn on the computer this morning and nothing's changed.

The icons still have the Windows Vista look but that's about it. I would like to upload a screenshot of our desktop, to give you guys a clear understanding of what's happening however I click the attachment icon above but it doesn't do anything.

In case you need our computer's system information:

It's a HP, model SR5123WM with a ... Read more

Answer:Solved: Windows Update and now Windows Vista looks like Windows 95??

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Hiya

This download is for Microsoft Jet 4.0 Service Pack 6 (SP6). There are four versions of the SP6 download. Each download contains updated versions of several .dll files that are included with Microsoft Access 2000, Microsoft Office 2000 Developer, Microsoft Visual Basic version 6.0 or later, and other Microsoft products that incorporate Microsoft Jet database engine 4.x.

Note: Installing the latest Jet update is an important step toward keeping your Jet database in top working condition.

System Requirements
Supported Operating Systems: Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows NT

Before you install this update, you must install Jet 4.0 Service Pack 3 (SP3) or later installed. If the file msjet40.dll is version 4.00.2927.4 or later, you are running Jet 4.0 SP3 or later. You can download Jet 4.0 SP3 from the Data Access Downloads Web page on MSDN.
http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/default.asp?url=/downloads/list/dataaccess.asp

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/...6c-7141-42fe-a995-59997d86d079&DisplayLang=en

Regards

eddie
 

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Hi,
A quick query... I have a Windows 7 install to which I added a Windows 8.1 install on a separate partition. This updated the bootloader software to Windows 8.1.
Now when I boot, Windows 8.1 boots and presents a graphical menu to select 8.1 or 7.
If I select 8.1 it goes straight to the logon screen of 8.1 because it has already loaded. If I select Windows 7 however, the machine restarts, then goes into 7 (Obviously because it needs to "unload" the Windows 8.1 environment.
My question is, how (technically) is this trick achieved?
Because of the restart of the computer, I am assuming a "one time" flag is set somewhere in the bootloader environment telling it to load Windows 7?

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Someone can help me? have windows 8 RTM installed in my HP Pavilion G4
but after trying it for a month, i get bored with it
and missed my windows 7 interface
so anyone can tell me:
how to dual boot my windows 8 alongside windows 7?
or if it isn't possible can i downgrade my windows 8 to windows 7 without losing any files?
THANK YOU

Answer:Install windows 7 on my windows 8/ dual boot my windows 8

Dual Boot Installation - Windows 8 and Windows 7 or Vista

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Right now, my computer is running windows 8.1/windows 7 in dual boot. Only my windows 7 is eligible for windows 10. What is the easiest way of installing windows 10 on my windows 8.1 partition instead of my windows 7 so i can dual boot windows 10/windows 7 at the end?

The only way i can think of is back up my windows 7 stuff and let windows 10 install on it. Then reinstall windows 7 on the windows 10 partition, and do a clean install of windows 10 on the windows 8.1 partition once i get the windows 10 cd key.

Answer:Easiest way of installing windows 10 on Windows 8.1/windows 7 config?

Hi Imeem, welcome to Tenforums. If you can make an additional partition of about 30 GB on your system you can keep both Windows 7 and 8 and also boot to Windows 10. It depends on how much contiguous free space you have. Free Partition managers like EASEUS and Minitool Partition Wizard make these operations quite easy. You can also remove your old Operating systems and reclaim the space they used.

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Answer:I upgrade my pc windows 7 64bit to windows 10 but I need windows 10 32bit... What to do now? If I do

If you are running Win7 64bit then Win10 64bit will be the upgrade. Why do you want 32 bit?

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I bought a Dell XPS Duo 12" laptop with windows 8 preinstalled. As the 8.1 update came out, I updated and everything was working fine. Then a few pop ups and adverts came and really slowed down my computer so I thought of resetting my whole computer to its factory settings assuming I will be able to update to windows 8.1 later again. However, after resetting and installing the necessary updates for windows 8.1, I could not find it in the store. I then searched for it for a few minutes and click the 'learn more' from a windows 8.1 app that could be installed on the store. It led me to the updating windows 8.1 page. However this time it said 'Sorry, this update isn't available for your PC, or you might be running an edition of windows that doesn't support updating from the Store.' I tried everything from such as activating my computer and downloading different tools and troubleshooters. However later on as I searched, I found that my OS had turned to Windows 8 volume liense, meaning I cannot get the windws 8.1 update. How is this possible? I had a normal windows 8 license and also updated to 8.1 but after resetting, the license had changed and I could not update to windows 8.1.

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Microsoft has just announced the first pricing information for Windows 10 at its preview event today. The biggest news is that the new OS will be completely free for current Windows 8.1 and Windows 7 users for its first year of availability?after that time period has expired, OS upgrades will need to be paid for as they are currently. The Windows 10 upgrade for Windows Phone 8.1 users will also be free.

"Once a device is upgraded to WIndows 10, we'll be keeping it current for the supported lifetime of the device," said Terry Myserson, executive vice president of the Operating Systems Group. "With Windows 10, we think of Windows as a service... The question 'what version are you running' will cease to make sense."

Users of the Windows 10 Technical Preview have already gotten a taste of this continuous stream of updates, and the release version of Windows 10 will be no different. As we've covered previously, Microsoft will offer different "channels" for different users?one that gets new features as soon as they're available, one that never gets new features, and one that allows administrators to roll out new features at their own pace. Security updates will be published at the same rate they are today. This new update scheme is an effort to balance delivering new features to consumers while not upsetting businesses that prefer to roll updates out more slowly.

Apple has offered the last two versions of its OS X deskto... Read more

Answer:Windows 10 free for all Windows 8.1 and Windows 7 users for first year

Congrats
Windows 10 may be free for all
 

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Upgraded my surface pro 2 from 8.1 to 10 and tried it for a day but hated it. The loss of the standard tablet page from 8.1 is a massive blow - some great features but overall I preferred 8.1 so decided to downgrade it back to 8.1
All seemed to go ok except for a few apps needing to be reinstalled and my account needed to be disconnected and reconnected.
All apps except the tablet version of One Note installed and got working - now I couldn't use one note so I uninstalled it and then went to the store to try and reinstall but that won't work. Get a PURCHASE ERROR screen when I try and reinstall telling me that one note isn't compatible with my device - well it was before I tried windows 10.
One note 2013 (desktop version) installs ok but not the tablet one and I liked the tablet one.
Any help or advice would be appreciated - oh yeah and I noticed that all open apps now appear on my start bar in desktop mode even if they are opened in tablet mode. It seems that windows 10 has partially uninstalled but not completely
thanks

Answer:How did my Windows 8 upgrade to Windows 10 then back to Windows 8 on a Surface Pro 2?

You really should have gave it a week. It's a big change and takes getting use to. Right now I like it about the same, although I do like the 8.1 start screen just a little better. Each build for 10 gets better and better. A day is simply not enough to even get use to it.

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Vista was officially released today. If your thinking about using Vista or upgrading, you may want to look at "Windows Easy Transfer for Windows XP and Windows 2000". This will allow you to automatically copy your files, photos, music, email, settings, and more to your new Vista based PC...

Answer:Windows Easy Transfer For Windows Xp And Windows 2000

There is also a very handy tutorial here at Bleeping Computer which can be found here:Using Windows Easy Transfer to Transfer Your Data to a New Computer:http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/tutorials/transfer-your-data-with-windows-easy-transfer/

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I am woring with Windows Vista which I believe is unsupported and as I feel, but do not know would it be better for me to move to a supported system?

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My Phone Lumia 720 is not on the list of Windows 10 mobiles. I installed Insider Program and get Windows 10. Now I am facing alot of problems. I want to get back to windows 8.1. Kindly help me

Answer:I want to recover Windows 8.1 On my Windows Phone Lumia 720 from Windows 10.

FAQ - How can I recover/reset/restore my phone software? - Microsoft - USA
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When I upgrade from windows 8.1 pro to Windows 10 pro, will I have a new product key for Windows 10 ?

Answer:When I upgrade from Windows 8.1 pro to Windows 10 pro will I have a Windows 10 pro product key code?

Yes, as a matter of fact you will.
To get you started on understanding it a bit better, there has been a discussion on the product key in the following thread. You may find some of the information useful and/or interesting.[How To] Find your Windows 10 product key

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I try to join win7 pro  to Windows Server 2008  domain and i get the following error:An attempt  to resolve the DNS name the domain has fail. All firewall are disable and all network discovery are on. I can ping the server and client by computer
name. Nslookup domain name return time out error. With windows XP i was able to join to the same domain with the same configuration .The client and server configuration:

Answer:Windows 7 PC cannot join new windows 2008r2 server yet windows XP can

Hi,
 
Thanks for posting in Microsoft TechNet forums.
 
It seems more related to server configuration.
 
Please refer to following article:
 
Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 R2 domain join displays error "Changing the Primary Domain DNS name
of this computer to "" failed...."
 
How to Prevent Domain Controllers from Dynamically Registering DNS Names
 
UseDynamicDns
 
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http://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/winserverDS/threads
 
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