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comment Why might my Win7 install not work on Thinkpad with new SSD?
Well wouldn't you know it. I finally got to running memtest after repeated fails to boot to USB and the Ubuntu lived acting weird. Memtest is blowing up with errors. Disappointing since it had been running on win for probably a month just fine. Maybe my weirdness from the beginning was ram all along, though I still think the hdd was sounding pretty bad. Guess I'll get some new ram and go from there next...sigh... thanks all for all the help! I'll keep this posted with updates when it's resolved.
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comment Why might my Win7 install not work on Thinkpad with new SSD?
The RAM shouldn't (hopefully?) be an issue - it's brand new as of a few weeks ago and so far has been running fine. I'm wondering if it's bad burning drives or bad install discs. The original discs I used were burned awhile ago, and the new copy last night was me quickly scrambling to get another one out. My plan is now to try getting the install iso onto a bootable flash drive and try that, or try burning a disc at a slower speed. Then try installing / running Ubuntu or something and see if that works. At this point do I need to do anything to "reset" the drive for a clean install?
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comment Why might my Win7 install not work on Thinkpad with new SSD?
@Shinrai thanks! That's disappointing about the QA - all the reviews I saw listed the M4 as awesome. If I still have problems, esp. if I try Ubuntu and it's still weird I'll probably pick up a cheap HDD and see if the install works there - then send the SDD to get a replacement or something. One thing I've found this morning is I think there's a newer firmware from Crucial that was just released - I'll try updating that, too. Seems like there's reports similar to mine here and there, too. Sigh...
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comment Why might my Win7 install not work on Thinkpad with new SSD?
I do know that it's set to AHCI mode as I saw that in the BIOS last night. I'll maybe have to look into the install from USB if it comes to that!
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comment How to prevent Win 7 Antivirus 2012 virus?
@Melikoth this seems to be the biggest drawback so far. Running as a user account works great, and even if it does get infected if it limits it to that account to where I can get on as the admin and clean it I'll take that as a win. But it's prompting for the admin password for even things like Windows Update. I was going to instruct them what the password is but if they get prompted while browsing some site or something to call me. <shrug>
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comment How to prevent Win 7 Antivirus 2012 virus?
Thanks. I went over this type of thing the first time it happened, but yeah, something must have got through. I'm going to try going over I guess which popups might be legit and hope for the best!
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