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

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

“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

Make the Windows 8 Start Menu Behave Like Windows 7

Stardock has just made another release of their replacement start menu for Windows 8, called Start8. And this time they got it right. Windows 8 Start Menu They include a configuration panel which allows you to do certain things that most of us

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

DISM Tool – WinPE 3.1 Boot Environment

This is the new tutorial for the recent release of WinPE 3.1. You can still read the old tutorial here. DISM Tool 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

Install WAIK RTM for Windows 7

These are basic instructions for installing the Windows Automated Installation Kit (AIK) for Windows 7. Installing the Windows Automated Installation Kit (AIK) (Windows 7) Step 1 Download the WAIK RTM client (KB3AIK_EN.iso) for Windows 7. Step 2 Either mount the ISO with Pismo Mount

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.” Windows 7 SP1: Installation Was Not Successful 1st Suggestion I would first try exactly what it says to do

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. Backup entire Windows 7 registry Step 1 Click on your start menu, and

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” A media usage rights error has occurred I have received this message a few times after reformatting or moving things