ye ok cool, ill do it today
i have more hds... but i might just shrink the volume 2012 is on and assign 40g or something. i only intend on using it for one game that wont install on server/win8... grr..
sweet, cheers buddy
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I should install the older operating system first, windows 7, to run a duel boot with windows 2012 server.
But I am already running 2012 server and would like to just install windows 7 to it. Surely it will work...
its been like it for a long time,.. im not restoring cause i cant add icons to the start menu. thats ridiculous.
ive just created a shortcut to explorer to C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs and put my additional apps and shortcuts there if i want to add them.
no it isnt...
im unable to pin to start any shortcuts from explorer.
ive tried changing the local group policy Remove pinned programs list from the Start Menu to disable and it still doesn't work
When clicking on the down arrow to add existing shortcuts i can. But i have other programs I wish to pin that...
no tweaks didnt disable anything. it is some kind of OS corruption , 5th install of windows 8 every single time there has been some kind of problem or another. i like the OS though and don't want to go back to win7. its not going to start as soon as i install win8 as ive done that 5 times...
something has shifted where windows is running extremely slowly. it takes a few seconds to allow the cursor to even click on new thread just now.
takes ages for a folder to load what is in it, the images don't preview often.
green bar goes across for ages when opening folders.
ahh.. shell integration.. ok, i removed media info from program files which seems to have resolved the problem..
i had installed it without the installer which had obviously caused the problem. ive deleted it has resolved the problem.
ive now installed it from the installer instead and...
when i right click and go to the new menu to create a folder explorer freezes,..
it takes ages to cntrl+alt+del to bring up explorer, it then flashes that 80% system resources is on the explorer window that has crashed but then when it solidifies it sais normal 2% or whatever and i have to end...
so instead of new windows coming up where the icon is on the taskbar, it comes up down the end of where my icons are. this happened since i removed it and readded it with custom start folder.
so its like there are two icons of explorer , if u follow.. see pic
i hid program data from c after win8 install, and now even after unhiding, it wont let me install itunes and now adobe reader,.. get the error:
'an error occurred while trying to create the directory
i have taken ownership, but when trying to...