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    loading win 8 to a different partition...

    disk? i used the iso off the download site. and never saw anything about a custom install.
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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...

    well, i found the answer to my own question. if you open a folder in win 7, then click on organize, you will see an option called, "folder and search options". go to view, then click on apply to all folders. now that only works for folders of that type. but if you take a moment to open several...
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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.

    ok, thanks! just to make sure which i should be looking at, i have three opened toolbars on my taskbar, the normal area which shows open/pinned programs, desktop( as i hide all desktop icons on the desktop) and computer. so are you specifically speaking of one of the ones pinned to the normal...
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    NEED HELP WITH A DUAL BOOT QUESTION.

    a full week and no reply? have i found a problem that no one is able to help with? just curious what would cause the taskbar to continue to show on screen, even though it is set to be auto hidden?
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    NEED HELP WITH A DUAL BOOT QUESTION.

    as always, thanks. i'll check it out. i am getting everything just right now, and things are starting to look and work really well. however, i have just one more question. i have developed one little problem. i have always kept my taskbar hidden to give me more screen room. however, just today...
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    NEED HELP WITH A DUAL BOOT QUESTION.

    well, one problem solved another one presents itself. all of the sudden, one of my external hard drives doesn't want to work, and wouldn't you just know that it was the one with all of my programs on it. course, i'd be upset if any of them died, but i had tons of programs on this one. i don't...
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    NEED HELP WITH A DUAL BOOT QUESTION.

    thank you for all of your help. i will look at that page and see how much information i can get from it. thanks again.
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    NEED HELP WITH A DUAL BOOT QUESTION.

    universe (D) has the least amount of free space, and it still has 49 gigs free. is that not enough free space for a non os partition? yeah, i am a marine biologist, and i am in a different country every year. this year is fiji and it is spectacularly beautiful. ok, so i think i found the...
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    NEED HELP WITH A DUAL BOOT QUESTION.

    here is a pic of my disk management. please let me know if you notice anything out of the ordinary. i really want to load the win 7 ultimate on the a: drive. and i am just sooooooo happy to have my system back, up and running. i live in fiji, on a remote island, and this laptop is my entire...
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    NEED HELP WITH A DUAL BOOT QUESTION.

    well, i went to win config utility, and changed the start up to only include bare minimum programs. then i booted into safe mode and tried to find what was hijacking my control. then when i booted back into normal mode, it was fixed. everything came back. i am still not sure what i did to fix...
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    NEED HELP WITH A DUAL BOOT QUESTION.

    funny you should mention that, as last night i loaded win 7 sp1, and everything seemed ok. but this morning my computer looked like i didn't have video drivers loaded, and soon i found out that aero wasn't working. looking into it further, my audio is shut off, my video is dimmed, and i am...
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    NEED HELP WITH A DUAL BOOT QUESTION.

    yes, actually i did. i also keep perfect disc running in the background. i just don't understand why all of the sudden it won't allow me to load another os on another partition.
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    NEED HELP WITH A DUAL BOOT QUESTION.

    first off, my partition sizes are 170 gigs each, with four of them. two for os's, one for all net stuff and a final one to put music, games and other interests on. i totally understand that ultimate is the better os, and it will be the main one i will use. however, i want to keep my original...
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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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    Which Anti-Virus do You Use?

    i have recently switched to avast, and i love it! much more complete and user friendly than avira or avg. this suite is excellent so far, and i wished i had decided to use it sooner.
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    Which Anti-Virus do You Use?

    i'm changing my answer, as I AM DONE WITH AVIRA!!!!!! it goes behind my back all the time and deletes files that i have specifically asked it to ignore. also, continues to ask me about files that i just told it to "always ignore". SO I AM OFFICIALLY LOOKING...
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    need some quick help, please...

    yeah, i posted on three or four different forums to be able to compare the common denominators of the answers i would get. most of it went really well, but the main problem i am having is with ms outlook. now i didn't load office onto the win 7 computer until after i had finished doing the...
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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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