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    I need help migrating from W7P to W8.1P.

    SOLVED by F22 SimPilot on SevenForums.com "On its face it sounds like a user account mess up. Go to C:\Users\[your username]\Desktop and right click the desktop folder. Select Properties and chose the Security tab. Do you have full control? Have any other issues in your profile? Corrupt User...
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    I need help migrating from W7P to W8.1P.

    My install of Windows 7 Pro has become a nightmare for me. I liked the way it worked but now I cannot deal with it. The latest, I do not have permission to move or delete items from the Desktop. I am the Administrator! I do not want to get into the whys and wherefores, I just give up. Is there a...
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    How to patch windows 7, 8, 10 32-bit to see above 4gb ram (new patch)

    ALSO Is there the possibility that by upgrading the CPU, to one that supports greater memory, like 32GB's vs 16GB's the need for the Patch might be negated?
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    How to tile windows like in Win 7 Task Manager? (tile horizontally/vertically)

    I would like to more to 8.1 as you describe your System running under. Should I create a Clone and try and upgrade to 8.1 on it or just use my non Cloned system to upgrade. Once upgraded, can / will you help me get to your Classic Shell version running like Windows 7? Mike Lynch
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    How to patch windows 7, 8, 10 32-bit to see above 4gb ram (new patch)

    I would also like to try it after confirmation that you effort was successful .
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    How to reinstate WinMail onto Windows 8/10/11

    I have no idea how my whatever appeared here. I never subscribed to this thread that I know of!
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    New Acer Lap Top came with Linux - How to Install Win 7?

    You were correct! Once I Logged In, I was able to respond to the Post. Many thanks.
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    integrate windows iso update

    Yes, it seems correct to me.
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    Keep One Change One [12]

    Yes, my thoughts also.
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    Debating if I should redo HDD into RAID format

    Does 8.1 provide software raid zero?
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    Debating if I should redo HDD into RAID format

    Does *.1 provide software raid zero?
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    Finding W7 Activation Number without being able to Boot from the Drive.

    I have several old Hard Drives from PC's I can no longer Boot from. Is there a way to find and record the Activation Number without being able to Boot from their C: Drives? Can I use a Hard Drive Dock of some sort and scan the Drive for the Activation Number with software? I use the term...
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    Will W-8.1 allow a user to revert back to W-7 like W-10 will?

    A while back I did a W-7 to W-8.1 migration. While I was doing it, I believe / think I remember being asked if I wanted to Migrate: everything; the W-7 O/S, the Software Programs and the User Data. or Just W-7 O/S and the User Data or I am unsure of this one, if it exists. What I would like to...
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    Are there apps that cause a w7 type start menu under w8.1?

    If so, what are they and which work the best?
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    Created a DVD with photos on it. Now it cannot be opened?

    Windows 8.1. Used whatever Copy / Paste software comes with 8.1 Edge is my Browser. I have a full copy of the photos on my C: Hard Drive. The DVD DVD had a full 4.7GB's unused. It was then Formatted. I then Copied the photos I wanted and Pasted them to it. The System spent about 1/2 hour writing...
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    Can W8.1 create System Repair Disc vs. a Thumb Drive?

    Found one and was shocked that it would take six hours to download. All the download sites were Microsoft. Tried three times on one PC and once on another. Does this sound rational? The copy that did end, I burned to a DVD. As luck would have it, it would not load. Tried two PC's and three DVD...
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    Can W8.1 create System Repair Disc vs. a Thumb Drive?

    I am looking for the equivalent of a Windows-7 Pro System Repair Disc rather than a Windows-8.1 Recovery Thumb Drive . Is this possible and if so how?
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    Solved Unusual W8.0 to 8.1 behavior, upgrades to 8.1 then reverts back to 8.0?

    I finally got 8.1 installed on my PC, thank you Jesus! I now want to convert the 2TB MBR partition it occupies to GPT. Other than the Operating System, there is no data on the drive. Is it possible to simply convert my MBR Drive to GPT. The physical Drive is 3TB of which 2TD is used as MBR...
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    Solved Unusual W8.0 to 8.1 behavior, upgrades to 8.1 then reverts back to 8.0?

    I have not been able to re-create the symptoms my System had been experiencing. I want to close this Thread until I can re-create what my System had been doing.
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