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by crystalgem1 / September 3, 2011 1:32 AM PDT

hi i am not very good with computers i moved to new address and 1 of m computers would not work i tried a number of things afriend said try wiping it and put a different package on it was vista s i put xp on i found i couldnt update drivers as i couldnt get on internet so i phoned ntl they went on comp thats working and said they cant do anything that i need to put another package on or take it too shop the comp is made for vista home premium and he said ishould put that back on or try a different one to get drivers on so i tried windows 7 it hasn put all of windows onit gets half way then i gt out of range which i cant do anything and i dont have the proper windows vista disk i have code but not disk please help someone or is it shop job

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(NT) So what exactly is/was the problem?
by Jimmy Greystone / September 3, 2011 2:44 AM PDT
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by crystalgem1 / September 3, 2011 7:01 AM PDT

my computer wont go on internet i wiped it put windows 7 on but it hasnt gone on properly i reboot it gets halfway then says out of range i had vista on but havent got a disk for it and was told to put vista back on but cant get windows 7 off and dont have disk for vista

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About those codes.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / September 3, 2011 2:55 AM PDT
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You get those from Microsoft or on the package your OS came with.

As to the changing of Windows versions. Given all the driver headaches maybe you should use the OS and restore media (order if lost!) instead.
Bob

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by crystalgem1 / September 3, 2011 7:07 AM PDT
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i dont think you understand my computer wont go on internet so i wiped it and put windows 7 on but it did not go on properly it goes about halfway then i get out of range i cant get the windows 7 off and i cant put vista on as i dont have a disk for vista i cant do anything now as it trys to finish installing windows 7 but only gets so far before i get a box out of range which means i can only switch it off at computer

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The OUT OF RANGE is likely the monitor.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / September 3, 2011 8:21 AM PDT
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You did NOT put in the full details but here's my advice.

ORDER THE RECOVERY MEDIA for your machine. It costs on average 35 bucks and is a bargain compared to a service counter.
Bob

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