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  1. jethrow815

    need some advise for kids computer

    hello, I recently got a hold of 3 dinosaurs. I'm not familiar with the older style computers, older stlye ram & processors. I'm trying to make a computer for my kids that will run some games they like to keep them off my PC. the 3 fully operational PC's I have to work with are- emachines...
  2. jethrow815

    1 hd, 2 xp installs both as C

    well, I can answer your 1st question, no Easy BCD would not be able to help you with this. xp can be dual booted with a 2nd copy of xp, but not sure how both showing as C: would work.
  3. jethrow815

    W7 has outsmarted me

    reinstalled W7 ran EasyBCD added XP all is working great. :p in response to you post I ran the start-up repair 3 or more times then manual edit, still did not help. Thinking this might be due to corrupt installation due to a remote control media panel I have installed which is wired into the...
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    W7 has outsmarted me

    hey, thanks for the quick reply. I did exactly that and XP loads again W7 is plugged into the 1st SATA slot and selected to boot first in the bios is it playing peekaboo ? edit> I'm going to reinstall W7, probably a way around it but need to get familiar with the software anyways. and...
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    W7 has outsmarted me

    despite my previous post, I decided against triple booting. my vista CD is now next to my ME CD cozy and such. I installed W7 Ult x64 on SATA 0 then..... I installed XP Pro x32 on SATA 1 now I'm stuck in XP, I attempted to use the Neosmart WIKI for installing xp after vista figuring it would...
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    How does this look

    Dual boot to triple boot attached is my hard drive configuration. the drives order also represents the plug sequence in the mobo 0-3 of 0-5 would like to install 7x64 on G: drive do you for-see any issues? I'm guessing that there will be no need for EasyBCD but Ive been wrong before thanks~
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    my first Vista oddity !?

    I hate to blow my own horn, and probably violate a double post rule... but turns out I'm not the only person with this problem it was simply a file association issue all services need to be re-associated with mmc.exe (Microsoft management council) in the system32 folder looks like...
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    my first Vista oddity !?

    Vista Ult x64 click-start right click- computer left click- Manage then...... windows cannot open this file: X-use the web service to find the correct program X- select a program from a list of installed programs turns out "services" has the same issue as well as a few other windows...
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    It pays to complain !!

    That's a big price-tag on minimal bandwidth. I will now officially have a moment of silence for you every time I reboot a system.
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    It pays to complain !!

    there are still people that cant even get dsl, my mother in law suffers from dial up being to far out in the sticks. its horribly slow
  11. jethrow815

    It pays to complain !!

    Ive been in this house for a little over 2 years, the last time my ISP came to install cable internet the tech said something about the incoming signal being real hot. At that time I only had the lite package 768Kbps or so, with a speed test I could occasionally hit 1mbps. this Monday I call...
  12. jethrow815

    The Introduction Thread

    I'm sure if you post that issue in the correct thread the experts will enlighten you with knowledge, or simply read the directions and WIKI for Easy BCD usage, and even skim through old topics with this same subject. that's what lead me here and I was able to correct the boot loader no problem...
  13. jethrow815

    Easy question of the day!

    well that's great, everything I know about computers is trial and error. and I simply never had a use for the F6 menu. Just wanted to be sure I wasn't skipping a step that could benefit my system in some way. thank you
  14. jethrow815

    Easy question of the day!

    In reference to the highlighted area below, Is that only if the installer is using a original xp installation disc? Ive never done that step, and always installed XP on SATA drives with no problems, but I use a XP-SP2 OEM disc. ~thank you for your input
  15. jethrow815

    The Introduction Thread

    Easy BCD lead me here, this site has a very clean design and layout with lots of bright shiny icons to keep me entertained. 29 male from Green Bay, Wisconsin, USA, Earth. I am for the most part Microwave and dishwasher safe.
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