Windows 7 Archive

How to Recover Data from Inactivated iPhone with IOS 7 beta (Windows 7 version)

On October 6th, Apple decommisioned the beta version of IOS 7 resulting in thousands if not millions of iPhones not working. There was no update or popup message on the iPhone informing the user about this coming apocalypse. If you upgraded your Apple device with an IOS 7 beta

Error – “Application Attempted to perform an operation not allowed by the security policy…”

Are you getting a .NET Framework error? “Application attempted to perform an operation not allowed by the security policy. To grant this application the required permission, contact your system administrator, or use the Microsoft .NET Framework Configuration tool.” The tutorial below will show you how to get the Microsoft

“Access Denied” Error After Windows 8 Upgrade

During my upgrade from Windows 7 to Windows 8 I received an “Access Denied” error on my secondary storage drive. Easy and quick fix below. Fix “Access Denied” Error Step 1 Right click on your second hard drive and go to properties. Step 2 Go to the “Security” tab.

Make the Windows 8 Start Menu Behave Like Windows 7

Windows 8 Start Menu Stardock has just made another release of their replacement start menu for Windows 8, called Start8. And this time they got it right. http://www.stardock.com/products/start8/features.asp They include a configuration panel which allows you to do certain things that most of us always did in Windows 7.

Sysprep a Windows 7 Machine – Start to Finish V2

This is version 2 of a step by step guide on Sysprepping a Windows 7 machine from start to finish. I cannot take full credit on this because my first article had so many helpful comments and discussions that this is simply a combination of all the good advice

DISM Tool – WinPE 3.1 Boot Environment

DISM Tool This is the new tutorial for the recent release of WinPE 3.1. You can still read the old tutorial here. You will need the following to proceed: WAIK RTM : KB3AIK_EN.iso Version 3.0 (Read our Tutorial) Supplement for WAIK SP1 : waik_supplement_en-us.iso (Read our Tutorial) Bootable Flash

Install WAIK RTM for Windows 7

These are basic instructions for installing the Windows Automated Installation Kit (AIK) for Windows 7. Step 1 Download the WAIK RTM client (KB3AIK_EN.iso) for Windows 7. Step 2 Either mount the ISO with Pismo Mount or extract it with 7-zip. Step 3 Browse to your mounted/extracted folder. For Windows

Win7 SP1 “Installation Was Not Successful”

Went to install Windows 7 SP1 today and ran into a small hitch. Started the installer and got the following error. “Installation Was Not Successful.” 1st Suggestion I would first try exactly what it says to do in the error message. Go download the Microsoft System Update Readiness Tool

Backup Windows Registry in Windows 7

This is a simple task but you would be surprised the questions I am asked. I am going to show you how to backup the entire Windows 7 registry; super easy. Step 1 Click on your start menu, and type regedit. Hit enter. Step 2 Go up to the

A media usage rights error has occurred…

The dreaded Microsoft Zune Software error. “A media usage rights error has occurred. For help fixing this problem, click Web Help. Error Code C00D12F5” I have received this message a few times after reformatting or moving things around. Here are the instructions to fix it. Step 1 Download the