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    Why Do I Need A CD to Complete Installation of Windows 7?

    Hello again Bigbearjedi and thank you for all your help on my situation with the Vista laptop. Based on what I gleaned from your findings, I may have to rethink upgrading the Toshiba and just purchase a new system. But first, I will run the memtest and run the hard drive diagnostic procedure to...
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    Why Do I Need A CD to Complete Installation of Windows 7?

    Hello, Big Bearjedi and LoboVerde thank you for your replies. To answer your questions, 1. The media I am using to upgrade Vista to Windows? I intend to purchase Windows 7 online. 2. I made a USB Recovery stick. It uploads Microsoft's PE then Macrium. 3. My backup file is stored on a...
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    Why Do I Need A CD to Complete Installation of Windows 7?

    Thank you for your response, I am planning to replace my old hard drive with a new SSD and upgrade Vista to Windows 7 and on my desktop, a Windows 7, 32 bit Home Premium, I want to install multiple 500GB SATA drives. Before making these changes, I want to be able to backup the system drive to...
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    Why Do I Need A CD to Complete Installation of Windows 7?

    How did you install Windows? -- It was installed on the computer when I purchased it. I used Macrium Reflect v6. to make a backup file The backup file included the System Reserve partition. I store it on an external USB hard drive. Then I restored the backup file a SATA hard drive and after...
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    Restoring To A Different Hard Drive From The Original

    Should it make a difference, when after restoring my system to a new hard drive, if I want to restore it into a different one from the original where it was running? Also, could you tell me what the term, "redeploy" means in terms of step by step installation procedures? Thanks so much. CAG43
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    Why Do I Need A CD to Complete Installation of Windows 7?

    I would like to complete the installation of Windows 7 to a bootable hard drive but am being told I need a CD in order to do this. Why would this be as I already have a license key for for a genuine version of Windows? Thanks so much. CAG43
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    Installing 4 GB Ram in Toshiba Windows Vista

    I have a Toshiba Windows Vista 32 bit and would like install 4GB's of RAM but the limiting factor seems to be the memory addressing capability of the processor. Is there any way to get around this? Any suggestions would be appreciated. Thanks, CAG43
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    Should I buy Windows 7 on a CD

    What is the advantage to purchasing Windows 7 on a CD versus simply downloading the file and inserting the license key?
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    How to change user name

    Hello BIGBEARJEDI, Thank you for welcoming me to the forum. I appreciate your thoughtful response to my question. I am running Vista Home Premium, Service Pack 2 on a Toshiba Satellite A205-S55825 which I purchased in 2008. When I go to Control Panel > User Accounts>Manage Another Account I...
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    How to change user name

    When I go to Control Panel and click on User Accounts there is a user named CAG, but when I go to drive C and click on Users CAG does not appear. However there is an account named Owner that appears to contain all of CAG's sub-accounts. Therefore, I tried to rename the Owner account to CAG but...
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