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    SOLVED Installed Win8, can I use my old Win7 on another pc?

    Wasn't an upgrade. But I still had to do the phone activation w/MS to get the Win 7 activated on the new setup. Sam
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    SOLVED Installed Win8, can I use my old Win7 on another pc?

    I installed Windows 8 on my computer a few months ago. I have enough parts to build another computer and was wondering if I can install the old Win7 (I have the retail disks) on it. Sam
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    Why does muting sound in Live TV mute all Windows sound?

    Thanks, didn't know that. Sam
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    Why does muting sound in Live TV mute all Windows sound?

    Using a tuner card in my computer. When I mute the sound in Media Center Live TV, it mutes all the Windows sound. Any way to get around this? Would like to be able to mute the Live TV & run closed captioning while keeping all the other Windows sounds. Can't seem to find any options to set...
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    Anyone tried out Namoroka x64 (FF x64)?

    I've been using Mozilla's x64 browser for a year or so now. Currently the Nightly shows version 6.01a. Sam
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    Partitioning

    Download and burn to a CD either GParted or PartedMagic. I've used gparted to create, resize and move partitions without any problems. Sam
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    Would It be worth installing windows 7 on an old machine?

    I'll try them. I am running 64 bit though. Sam
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    Would It be worth installing windows 7 on an old machine?

    That's the main reason I decided to get the Biostar P4 motherboard. It uses DDR2 memory and has a PCIe x16 (though not a PCIe 2 x16, but cards are backwards compatible) slot. Pick up an older 256 or 512mb PCIe vid card and for $70 plus reusing the older parts I have a setup that will run Win 7...
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    Would It be worth installing windows 7 on an old machine?

    Had another system, a Dell Optiplex GX270 (P4 2.4Ghz, 1.5Gb ram, 128mb AGP video), that I had 7x86 on. Again ran fine just no Aero. Mobo died on it. Have a new Biostar P4M900-M4 socket 478 board coming and will use the Optiplex parts to make another system. 7 x86 should be fine on it. My...
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    Would It be worth installing windows 7 on an old machine?

    I have 7x64 running on an Athlon 64 3400+ w/2gb ram + a 512mb AGP vid card, runs great. Have 7x86 on my wife's Inspiron 8500 P4 mobile 2Ghz w/2Gb ram but only a 32mb vid. Win 7 runs fine on hers, yes no Aero effects but hers now boots way faster than it did with XP. Sam
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    Safe to delete these directories after upgrade?

    Thanks for the quick response. Sam
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    Safe to delete these directories after upgrade?

    Upgraded Vista to 7. Have 2 directories on the C: drive ($INPACE.~TR and $WINDOWS.~Q) that weren't there before upgrade. Are these old Vista data and do I need them? Sam
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    Moving from a very old PC

    One of the best little tools I've ever bought. Makes upgrading hard drives or just backing up some data easy. Sam
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    Another "Setup cannot continue due to a corrupted installation file"

    Just to clarify for people finding this thread just which "migration wizard" are you referring too? Sam
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    Homegroup file transfers causing problems

    I ended up putting in a GB LAN PCI card to replace the on-board NIC and have had no problem transferring large files since. Sam
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