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Put Windows7 on a brand new Windows 8 desktop?
We are probably going to need a new computer soon, however, I tried out the new Windows 8 on a spare laptop and have no interest in trying to run a desktop with Windows 8. Since that seems to be the only option out there right now, is it possible ...Message posted on the March 14th, 2013 - 1:19 PM ET
Visio Pro 2002 Upgrade install on Windows 7
I'm trying to install Visio Pro 2002 Upgrade (32bit) on my new computer which runs Windows 7 (64bit). The installation process wants to read from the original Visio Technical 5.0 (16bit) that I upgraded from. The installation fails with some ...Message posted on the March 13th, 2010 - 11:01 pm ET
DO NOT DO THE NEW WINDOWS XP UPDATES!!!
I WANTED TO TELL EVERYONE & ASK THEM PLEASE DO NOT DO THE NEW WINDOWS XP UPDATES!!! THEY ARE MORE HARM THAN GOOD.. THEY SAY ITS NEW SECURITY UPDATES.. IM SORRY BUT NO. THEY DON'T FIX YOUR COMPUTER, THEY MESS IT UP.. AFTER DOWNLOADING, AND ...Message posted on the February 11th, 2010 - 03:20 pm ET
install new hardware wizard NOT APPEARIng
I am trying ot install an epson printer (cc700) on windows xp. I believe I have uninstalled the drivers, and at this point I know I am supposed to have the printer plugged in but turned off, and when I start the software it tells me to tur nthe ...Message posted on the June 09th, 2010 - 01:09 pm ET
Quicktime freezes up fairly new install of Windows XP Pro
Quicktime freezes up fairly new install of Windows XP Pro. The program will try to open and then the machine freezes. Hard reboot required. I even tried the next oldest version. Any Ideas? Is there a better place to post this? I have tried posting ...Message posted on the January 22nd, 2009 - 07:45 pm ET
Check Windows Live Mail on a PC with a new clean install of Windows 7 Home Premium
I'm running Windows Live Mail v 2009 build 14.0.8064.0206 on an x86 laptop Windows 7 Home Premium. I just did a clean install of Windows 7 Home Premium on an x86 desktop. I downloaded Windows Live Mail to the desktop, signed in and got the ...Message posted on the November 08th, 2009 - 10:32 pm ET
Will my Office XP install on Windows 7?
I have Office XP. I need a new computer and need Outlook and Access on it. Will Office XP install on Windows 7?Message posted on the March 08th, 2010 - 02:20 pm ET
Office word 2003 won't install in windows 7
The salesperson stated I need only to get the proper driver downloaded. I cannot seem to find what is needed to install my old MSOffice 2003 onto my new Windows 7 system.Message posted on the January 09th, 2010 - 09:13 am ET
[Samba] New Windows 8 RSAT and "OU=Domain Controllers" support?
Hello, We have two DCs. One runs Windows 2003 R2, and the other Samba 4.0.5. Forest functional level is Windows 2000 native. I recently demoted (worked flawlessy now, which was a great relief), rebuilt and re-promoted my Samba 4 DC, as my problems ...Message posted on the April 22nd, 2013 - 03:00 pm ET
Cannot Install New Sidebar Gadgets
I hope some one can help me. I am unable to install any new sidebar gadgets. The gadgets that came with Vista, (contacts, currency, weather, etc.) I can "Add Gadget" ok. When I go to "Get more gadgets online", then I have ...Message posted on the October 28th, 2009 - 03:23 pm ET
New Windows 7 Acer Laptop Security Status
Not sure if I'm posting this in the correct Newsgroup since there's no NG for Windows 7...but here goes: Here's the system configuration for my wife's new Acer Laptop computer we just got yesterday: OS Name Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium ...Message posted on the April 29th, 2010 - 03:46 pm ET
Clean Install on Windows XP
Would doing a clean install touch personal data on Windows? I am not sure and have given out technical advice to others using the mac defs. On a Mac a clean install would just create a new system folder but would not touch personal documents. I told ...Message posted on the December 13th, 2010 - 06:43 am ET
Office 2003 standard upgrade on NEW Windows 7 w/ works installed
OK - I give up - can I buy a vowel ? I bought 2 really nice new computers - running Windows 7 64 bit - they are HP's and have Works 9 pre-installed. I purchased the Office Standard 2003 upgrade for my previous computer which installed just fine - ...Message posted on the November 14th, 2009 - 04:08 pm ET
Install new hardware for SBS 2003
My question is: Does this sound sensible? I am experienced with Windows Servers and Active Directory Domains, but not SBS. I need to replace an aging low performance machine with a new machine on an SBS2003 installation. After reading about ...Message posted on the July 30th, 2009 - 11:53 am ET