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Recent content by franka

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    Activation problems with 8.1 upgrade

    I have been running WIN 10 PRO, that was installed through the upgrade path[win 7>win 8.0 PRO upgrade etc]. I have just replaced my hard disk, due to failure, and successfully reinstalled Win 7. Win 8 PRO installs and runs up to finding devices. At this stage the computer freezes and i have to...
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    corrupt

    Totally agree.
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    corrupt

    Spoke too soon. Now getting redirected to other advert sites.:o
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    corrupt

    Tried a a few thigs. One thing was blocking ad*.ly from accessing the internet from my computer. This worked so I blocked ad*.ly from accessing my computer, this also worked. Conclusion was that the site I was trying to visit had been nobbled. I tried again a few minutes ago and now have full...
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    corrupt

    It only happens on one address. I have tried resetting the browser, that did not work so I reinstalled a previous image of the drive, and that also did not work. I have another PC so I tried to address the site causing the trouble and this PC also directed me to the unwanted site. So, it looks...
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    corrupt

    Whenever I enter a certain address into my browser, the address instantaneously changes to "Adf.***" and goes to this site. How can I prevent this? Help appreciated.
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    Solved Hard drive activity

    The hard drive light on my laptop is showing continuous activity and is not going out,even if the computer is left idle. How can I find out what is happening?
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    Solved Video wont play

    I have a collection of Digital Photographer tutorials on DVDs from about 2006. They used to play fine on Windows 7 but on Windows 8 although the DVDs load they will not play the enclosed video content. A label saying a plug-in is not loaded is displayed. What plug-in is required and where can...
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    Solved activation

    Hi been running for the last two weeks with no problems. Thanks for all who responded and a big thanks to MS support for their help. Regards
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    Solved Pirated disk info needed:

    Hi EXSCENTRIC I would strongly advise that you complete and send off the counterfeit report. I bought a retail copy of Windows 7 Home Premium 2 years ago which looked completely authentic, holograms, COA sticker,packaging etc. I installed it on a laptop and it activated and was used until the...
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    Solved Upgrade

    Thanks for your replies. The reason I asked is that I have a laptop and pc, both running Win 7 32 bit. I upgraded both to Win 8 32 bit, and they ran perfectly. I then felt Win 8 64 bit was the way to go so the laptop was reinstalled with a clean install to Win 8 64 bit. The disc was for...
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    Solved Upgrade

    Hi Is it allowed to upgrade to Win 8 pro 64 bit from Win 7 32 bit?
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    How Can I Burn Windows 8 Media Center

    Hi I got my free Windows media key about the middle of January and installed it yesterday. It worked fine.
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    Solved activation

    All sorted. I downloaded the Belkin driver for Windows 7 and ran it in compatability mode for Windows 7. So far no problems. I was on the phone to MS support in India for nearly two hours but in the end activation was achieved. I suspect that the underlying problem was that I formatted the...
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    Solved activation

    Hi The upgrade version comes with both 32 and 64 bit installation discs, and one serial key to install either version.