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Windows 7 “Setup is starting” freezes

I have HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook PC ,it came with 2 drives, C & Recovery. I re-partitioned the hard using a windows 7 bootable dvd, I deleted the 2 drives, and then created a C and another one, ...
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is it possible to create installer for installed program?

as far as I know registry keys are needed for many programs. I got some of my applications/games from my friends but now I need to reinstall my windows 7. now I need that programs but can't get them ...
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Office 2013 installation error 1406

Hi I am trying to install Office 2013/2010 on my Windows 7 64 bit laptop. But each time I get the error 1406 which stops the setup boot-strapper. I have tried amending registry, cleaning up old ...
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Setting up new Win7 computer without completing “First Boot” config

Someone fairly technically challenged has asked me to set up their brand new computer by installing newest updates, antivirus, chrome browser, activate windows, etc. However, they still want to be ...
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Windows manual driver setup : how to select a file instead of a folder?

I want to setup a specific driver that I downloaded and after extracting the archive I have a folder. The instructions on the website I downloaded the driver from say that, when selecting the folder ...
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Setup.exe won't run

Trying to run a programs setup.exe file, but no install windows/prompts start up. I've tried running the setup file as a local-admin, as the domain admin, I've deleted and re-downloaded the setup ...
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Win7 setup insists on CD/DVD driver even though it isn't needed

Alright, this one got me stumped... Bear with me. This is a long story: I'm trying to help out a family member with a clean install of Windows 7 (Ultimate, 32 bit) on his ASUS A7Sv laptop. Laptop ...
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Installing Windows 7 64 on Asus Essentio desktop

I am servicing a brand-new Asus Essentio desktop for a friend. They just recently got it,and hate Windows 8 (who doesn't?!). We bought Windows 7-64 Professional to replace it. I pulled the drive, ...
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Setting up a Windows7 computer to allow remote access to the IIS7 welcome page [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can’t access IIS7 from my home network We are looking to allow remote access to our new IIS7 installation that is on a Windows7 Home Premium server. We can access the ...
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Can't keep settings when upgrading Windows 7 Ultimate to Windows 8 Pro RTM

I'm trying to install Windows 8 Pro RTM on top of a Windows 7 Ultimate, but the only option I get when asked "Choose what to keep" is Nothing, which seems rather drastic. A friend of mine tried to do ...
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Setup for two SSDs and one HDD?

I currently have one 2TB HDD. In about a week, I'll have 2 SSDs; one that is 60GB and the other that is 128GB. I would like to setup Windows 7 and some Linux operating system. I am also a pretty big ...
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How can I install .NET Framework without administrator privileges?

I'm on my Windows 7 computer and want to set up .NET Framework. However it's asking for an administrator password but I have no idea what it can be. I really need the .NET Framework. I hope there's a ...
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Is there any complete standalone installer for IE-9 which don't use internet to install?

I tried to find this but still not success. I'm searching a complete offline installers for Windows-7 of IE-9 which should not check for updates to install. If anyone knows please help me to sort out ...
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esys NoteBook SZ900P - Unable to load drivers during Windows 7 Setup through USB boot?

I have esys Notebook SZ900P, which was came with preloaded Ubuntu. Now i need to work on Windows so i am trying to install Windows 7 from USB Pen Drive but it prompt me to Load Drivers for CD/DVD ...
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Windows 7 startup hangs when loading disk.sys

I'm trying to install Windows 7 x64 on my computer. I have four drives partitioned like this: First drive: 128GB SSD with my Linux partitions + the 250MB Windows 7 boot partition (which apparently ...
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Paper size options restricted to photo paper

I'm running MS Office 2010, with Windows7 Home Premium on an HP dv6. I use an HP Photosmart A310 After re-booting the printer, the only paper size options, in both word & Excel, are the photo ...
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Windows 7: UAC Shield for same setup.exe shows on one computer but not another

Does anyone know why the UAC badge wouldn't show up for a given setup.exe icon on one computer in Windows Explorer, but when the same executable is copied to another computer, it does? Both machines ...
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Tracing activities during installations [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to track what setup.exe has installed Is there any way to capture what files are modified or copied during an installation/setup process? In many cases, I need to ...
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USB mouse/keyboard not working in Windows 7 Setup DVD?

I've just updated my ASUS Sabertooth P67 BIOS from version 1305 to 1850 and I'm trying to reinstall Windows 7 (x64) but when I boot to the DVD, my USB keyboard and mouse don't work. They work fine in ...
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1answer
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Setting up Ubuntu in VirtualBox connecting to Windows 7 and the Internet

I've installed the latest VirtualBox 4.1.2 and Ubuntu Server 11.04. After playing around with the network settings, I found there's no IP address configured for eth1 and eth2. I think I used to have ...
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Vmware Player is not seeing the operating system when setting up the virtual Box

I am using windows 7 host and installed a new player the other day. I tried to use puppy as an osi and the player wont see it... I then tried another osi and it would not recognize that one in the ...
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How to get Quadraphonic audio channel option in Speaker Setup?

I recently installed Windows 7 as the OS for a PC that I'm using as a media center running XBMC. Initially I only put in 2 speakers. Now I've added rear speakers. The soundcard is a SoundBlaster Live ...
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Windows 7 x64 Setup drivers SSD problem

So I built a new machine, set it all up, tested BIOS, everything's detected, nothing wrong so far. Boot up Win7 setup, click install now, and it asks me to put drivers in. Doesn't say what for. So I ...
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Partition issue trying to install Windows 7 Starter

Computer: HP Mini 210 I am trying to install Windows 7 Starter. Currently I have installed Fedora 14 Xfce and have allocated 24GB NTFS on the hard disk for the Windows partition. My current ...
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Is it possible to install Windows 7 Professional 64-bit on a virtual disk when starting the setup by booting the installation disc?

I have been reading up on the native virtual hard disk support in Windows 7. The problem is installing Windows 7 on the virtual hard disk. Whenever I boot from the installation disc, follow the usual ...
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Windows 7: Moving Program Files location during install using unattend.xml

I am planning on using an unattend.xml to create a Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit setup with Users and ProgramData on a 2nd drive. I have found many samples of how to do this (see below). However I would ...
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What are full-range speakers?

In Windows 7, you can go to Sound configuration, select your speakers and click Configure. You will then get a dialog called Speaker Setup. You start with a question about Audio channels (Stereo, ...
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1answer
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Where should my application setup put the binary executables in Windows 7?

I created a small Windows app, and am building a setup for it using NSIS, but what I can't find out is where to put the executables to conform to the new Windows security model. Traditionally we put ...
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1answer
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How to open the console during Windows 7 install?

During the Windows 7 install, there is a key combination you can press to get a console prompt. What is that key combination? I just can't remember and I just can't find it on Google or anything...
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What is the difference between a 'custom' install and a 'clean' install?

I'm currently running Vista 32-bit and want to do a clean install to Windows 7 32-bit. Would it be better to perform a custom install with the upgrade disc or format the drive first, and then do it? ...
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Windows 7 setup hangs after “Starting Windows…”-screen

I'm having some trouble installing Windows 7. I need to install the OS from boot in order to split my C: into two different partitions, as this is not allowed when installing from inside Vista. When ...
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2answers
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Adaptive Brightness service with MacBook Pro with Windows 7 x64 RTM

I just installed Windows 7 enterprise x64 RTM on a MacBook Pro unibody using Boot Camp 3.0 from Snow Leopard. Everything installs very smoothly like HP/Copmpaq SmartStart. I noticed, however, that the ...