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    W7/XP system: XP locks after MS security patch, then restart

    KB981852 and KB956572 Interesting point, Terry60. I googled these and found a lot of posts from people who had big problems getting these to install. I don't know why these updates just showed up a few days ago. I've generally had my system install all MS updates automatically, and I don't...
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    W7/XP system: XP locks after MS security patch, then restart

    I don't think the problem is the update itself. If I were not running in a dual-boot configuration, where the boot files have been manipulated, I think a restart would initially transfer to the tail end of the update process to finish the update, and then transfer to the normal restart. I think...
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    W7/XP system: XP locks after MS security patch, then restart

    My system was XP Pro, 32-bit only. I installed a new drive with Windows 7 64-bit. I installed easyBCD 2.2.117. Windows 7 is on Drive 0 and is intended to be my default system. XP is on Drive 3. After installation, I could boot into either system. But, while working in the XP system, the dreaded...
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    Having a woeful time with Windows 7

    IDE obsolete I upgraded my system with a new motherboard and discovered it only supported two IDE drives, one for each Optical DVD/CD drive. All the other drives are SATA. I scrapped my old IDE hard drives. The new SATA drives (especially Western Digital) are much better and prices have come...