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    loading win 8 to a different partition...

    how can i load win 8 to a partition other than c? i want to load it as a dual boot, and don't want to load it over my win 7. so why doesn't it give me this option? surely these guys didn't think everyone would load it on their c drive, did they?
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    default folder size...

    does anyone here know how to set a default folder size, so that every window opened will display my folders the same size? i like the bigger folders and would like to set it for the entire system, instead of having to continually reset it every time i open a new folder. thanks!
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    NEED HELP WITH A DUAL BOOT QUESTION.

    i have always had a dual boot system, but recently needed to redo my entire system. so after reinstalling my original os, windows home prem., i tried to put my windows ultimate on a partition, and it refuses to finish the install. every time i try it, approx. 10 min's into it, i get an error...
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    need some quick help, please...

    i am living and working in fiji, so just to let you know i don't have a lot of resources at my disposal. i have an old office system running xp, with some important files, folders and programs on it. we just purchased a new win 7 machine. for those in the know, WHAT IS THE BEST WAY TO GET...
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    two questions for the board, on hibernation and back up.

    first, my system runs great 99% of the time. but when i close my lid to make my system hibernate, later when i want to continue, the fingerprint reader isn't found, and the system runs really slowly in everything i try to do. once i log off, and log back on, everything is fine. but what is going...
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    Brand new computer with win 7, refuses to boot??????????

    i have a new pavilion dv7t, and after trying to set up a dual boot system, it refuses to restart. i have 7 home prem. on the c drive, and wanted to put win 7 ultimate on the "a" drive. but after a couple of reboots, on the last reboot the computer gets to the initial prompt, and then just has a...
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    Help moving from the rc to retail version of win 7 x64, without losing setup...

    i hope one of you out there who is well versed with win 7 and acronis can help me out here. i will try to be as detailed as possible with what i want to do. i want to do a fresh install of windows 7, but want to be able to put my system back exactly as it is now. using acronis in the past, i...
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    short cut to screensaver settings?

    is there a way to create a shortcut to the screensaver settings screen? i have a fingerprint reader, and so i use my screensaver as a security measure when i leave my computer for a while, and don't want to close my email or other important personal apps. but i get tired of having to go...
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    Fingerprint readers and win 7 x64

    i am using win 7 7600 ultimate x64 version. and i have an authentec fingerprint reader, which normally uses digitalpersona software. now, when i used the x64 7229 build, i didn't have a problem with this. but when i decided to fresh load 7600 x64, the digitalpersona software is not compatible...
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    Need help with fingerprint reader...

    i am using win 7 7600 ultimate x64 version. and i have an authentec fingerprint reader, which normally uses digitalpersona software. now, when i used the x64 7229 build, i didn't have a problem with this. but when i decided to fresh load 7600 x64, the digitalpersona software is not compatible...
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    Question for the memory experts...

    i have been out of the states for a really long time, living on tropical islands where tech news isn't exactly the top subject. so i am coming back to the states for a visit, and wondered if anyone can give me some information about memory? for instance, what is the largest memory chip you can...
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    is there a way to...

    is there a way to make the taskbar completely clear, like the titlebars of each window???
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    help with win 7 and truecrypt

    i need help from who ever is the most experienced guy on here with a program called truecrypt. i am using win 7 7229 x64, and have painted myself into a corner with truecrypt. i don't want to put the details out in the open, so PLEASE, anyone who has good experience with using tryecrypt with win...
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    The heat is on...

    ok, so for a long time i used build 7077, and it worked perfectly. i had no problems at all. but then i was talked into switching to the rc, and decided to load 7100, and go with the x64 version. since doing that, my hard drives are spinning constantly, and heating up my laptop to extreme temps...
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    Big question about reloading a back up with win 7

    ok, i hate to sound ignorant, but i have never understood the whole backing up your information, as in system backups. my understanding is that even though you backup your system, you still have to reload all of your programs. so why backup? if you keep your important docs, programs, music and...
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    USB DRIVES AND WIN 7's READYBOOST...

    i purchased a verbatim 16 gig usb drive, that had readyboost signatures on the box. once i got it home, i tried to reformat it from the default fat32 file system, to ntfs. why it comes with fat32 on it is something i don't quite understand anyway, but that's beside the point... anyway, windows...
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    more page file questions...

    following the advice on this board, i moved my page file to a different drive, and since then, whenever i restart win 7, it begins with an error message saying that it made a temp page file because of the conditions at start up. first, why would it do this, especially when i pointed it to...
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    why is my login screen different, and...

    i just wanted to know why my login screen is different, and how can i get back the old one with the hand and all the colors? nothing irritates, me more than ms changing things on your system without you approving it. why would they change this login screen? i really liked the old one, and the...
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    Best dvd ripping software for win 7???

    i would like to know what everyone's opinion is on the fastest, most versatile and reliable dvd ripping software, that is compatible with win 7. i want to rip to hard drive, not to burn a dvd.
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    win 7 creating a temp page file...

    i moved my page file to another disk, and got rid of the one on my c drive, to speed up my sys and get better over all performance. but when i reboot, win 7 gives me a message that it created a temp page file because of a problem with mine, and the overall page file will be bigger than i set it...
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