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Forum discussion tagged with windows7.
  1. R.T.

    Question Get Windows 7 from HP Recovery

    Hey guys, I got 5 recovery discs from my old HP PC that came with Win 7. So I now want to install Win 7 as a 2nd OS on my custom build computer, however, obviously, the recovery only works with my HP. So this is my question: How do I simply install Windows 7 from the HP recovery disks, without...
  2. V

    Question No signal When trying to boot windows 10

    My pc currently has windows 7 on it, but I am trying to download windows 10 on it. When i load the windows 10 boot media it shows the windows 10 logo then goes to no signal. And if i try to update to windows 10 through windows 7 it fails and i get an error. 0xC1900101 - 0x2000C The installation...
  3. Uhsa

    [SOLVED] Windows Live Essentials

    The windows movie maker is corrupted on my pc, I want to uninstall and then reinstall it but it doesn't showup in programs and features under control panel. when I try to install the windows movie maker, it shown that it is alreday installed which doesn't show up anywhere on PC.
  4. Question (Perplexing) Windows and Linuxes often fail to boot on my 2009 HP 8730w laptop

    I have posted this question on 'TomsGuide forum', a while back, a year ago, but I haven't found any good answer/solution for it. https://forums.tomsguide.com/threads/perplexing-windows-often-sumtimes-failed-to-boot-while-linux-mostly-boots-fine.447955/ Sorry if I double posted (I hope I won't...
  5. Skyefall

    Question Problem with Displayport

    GeForce® GTX 1060 WINDFORCE OC 3G Intel Core i5-4590 @ 3.30GHz 16 GB RAM Windows 7 I am having a problem with connecting my recently bought 27" ViewSonic VX2758-2KP-MHD Gaming monitor with Displayport. Whenever I connect it, I get "no signal" and then the screen goes black. HDMI works just...
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    Question Question about mouse not behaving right on Windows 7.

    Okay, I have 2 hard drives. 1 of them is my SSD, the other being an HDD. (I also have an external hard drive, which is for my mass storage, games, archive, etc, for what it's worth.) On my SSD, which I use mainly on my computer, I have windows 10. Everything on that instance of windows works...
  7. Senbonzakura_miku

    Question How can i take Ultra High resolution Screenshots 8K On a 1080p monitor?

    i need to take extremely hi resolution screenshots from my games, and nvidia DSR lets my computer run at maximum 3840x2160 4.00x . but i need to take screenshots with 7680x4320 or at least something higher than 4k. my monitor is 1920x1080 , i dont care computer runs on the custom resolution or...
  8. M

    Question How to Delete Locks virus And Fix Files

    How to Delete Locks virus And Fix Files in Windows 7
  9. editor1

    [SOLVED] Shuts down and reboots wen i'm afk. Post event log

    Hi It happen after I go to bead. Most of the day the laptop is idel. I use my desktop during the day. Any one know what this means or how I can understand this log ? "Event filter with query "SELECT * FROM __InstanceModificationEvent WITHIN 60 WHERE TargetInstance ISA "Win32_Processor" AND...
  10. A

    Question Can someone help me with my USB ports

    My usb port was working but my laptop turned off (not proper shutdown) after i turned it back on the port wasn't working at all and i was looking at drivers and there's 3 missing ones. are these related to the usb ports and if they are can someone please send me a link to download them: -PCI...
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    [SOLVED] Games freezing for 1 - 6 second randomly

    #1 Hello, When i play games like half life, Counter strike or any other; the game freezes for a few seconds randomly and then continues like nothing happened, and then does it again. This happens mostly in situations where explosions happen or even the slightest of effects. Normally my pc...
  12. C

    Question Cannot enter BIOS after pressing F2 in startup

    Hello, I've been dealing with this issue for two days but haven't seem to find a solution. I'm trying to reinstall Windows 7 in my laptop (ACER Aspire 4750G) and everytime I restart, it shows "Press F2 to enter SETUP". I'm trying to enter BIOS with that key but instead, it directs me to "windows...
  13. C

    [SOLVED] Sparks come out of computer when I press the power button

    So my friend recently got some pc parts for Christmas to build a pc, after I finally convinced him to move from Xbox to PC gaming. He FaceTimed me while he was building (This is his first time building a pc), so he could ask any questions if needed, so I saw most of what he was doing besides...
  14. J

    Blue screen please help

    Hello I recently upgraded my motherboard cpu and ram. I play world of warcraft and everything was working amazing until world of warcraft shut down with an error message. I then played again with no problems for about 2 hours when I got a blue screen saying something is not right we need to...
  15. A

    Very silent fan for LGA 1155 socket

    Hello, I am looking a very silent fan as I have already 3 big fans for my case and 4 for my graphic cards. All those are quite silent but the fan I am using for my CPU is really noisy. Do you have any feedback regarding the Noctua NH-U9S ? Do you know any other fan that would even be more silent ?
  16. T

    need help with audio

    I have a logitech speaker system for my computer. but the cable that plugs in to the headphone jack has been stripped, with just the wires exposed. It did have a (diy) phone jack connecting to another headphone jack and was working fine but has come apart now before I could take a picture...
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    r7 265 and 1050ti

    I have a r7 265 and a 1050ti. I would like to use the 1050ti as my primary gaming card and the r7 265 as my second monitor card... is that possible? not crossfire (obviously) thanks in advance
  18. R

    R9 280X 3 GB Gigabyte Windforce OC power supply

    Hi, wish to know if my corsair vs550 will be able to give power to the gigabyte r9 280x . My cpu is an amd a8-6600k and my current graphic card is a r7 250x , until now no problems to give power to my current system . I am planning to have the r9 because I don´t have many budget and I want a...
  19. I

    can sony laptop charger work in hp laptop

    I habe a windows 8 hp lap top but screen is broken and i have sony window 7 thats missing charger and battery are either of theae two compatible with eachother?
  20. H

    HDD not allocating correct amount of storage

    Just recently got a new 2TB HDD. The HDD is only showing as around 230GB of space, even when I try partitioning it. I have tried extending and deleting the whole partition and create a new one, but I can still never get more than this. Going to add a screenshot of my disk management...