Windows 7–New User cannot logon <Solved>

Upon creating a new user and attempting to login, I received the following error message: "The User Profile Service failed the logon. User profile cannot be loaded." I’m running Windows 7 x64 SP1. My current setup is:  C: drive (SSD) Program Files, Windows, ProgramData. X: drive (HDD) Users, and everything else. I use the Administrator […]

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Unable To Install Microsoft Security Essentials <Solved>

I’ve just spent the past hour or so fighting a co-worker’s personal computer, trying to get Microsoft Security Essentials to re-install (she had originally installed v1 of MSE, and when the v2 came out not too long ago and it attempted to upgrade, apparently it hosed her antivirus installation).  Her machine is running XP SP3 […]

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Trouble Installing Windows Live Essentials 2011 <Solved>

Ironically enough, I downloaded Windows Live Essentials 2011 on my work PC to write another blog post about something (that I’ll hopefully get to later).  I had a hell of a time installing WLE.  I kept receiving an error from the installer.  It said: Error 0x80070643. Source: wllogin-amd64. I tried lots of different things to […]

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Windows 7/Server 2008 R2 now publicly available

drew 23 Oct , 2009 0 comments Windows 7

Yesterday marked launch day for the latest generation of Windows client & server operating systems.  Having used Windows 7 for the better part of the past year (during the beta testing stages), I can safely say this is a product any consumer will be happy to have on their computer (except maybe Mac fanboys).  I […]

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Microsoft not releasing Windows 7 E

drew 03 Aug , 2009 0 comments Windows 7

Microsoft announced recently that they will not be releasing a separate “E” version of Windows 7 for Europe to comply with EU regulations regarding Internet Explorer.  Instead, they will release a regular Windows 7 edition with a ballot screen, which prompts the user to select the web browser they would like to download.

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Windows 7 RTM available August 6th!

drew 21 Jul , 2009 0 comments Windows 7

That’s right, Windows 7 RTM will be available to MSDN/TechNet subscribers on Thursday, August 6th. If history tells us anything, it will be sure to hit the torrent trackers shortly after. I’ll be sure to pick my copy up on TechNet ASAP. Let the countdown begin!

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