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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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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Possible Windows 7 RTM (x64) Leaked

drew 13 Jul , 2009 0 comments Windows 7

A leaked build of Windows 7, claiming to be RTM build 7600 has hit the torrent sites.  I personally will be waiting for the official announcement of RTM (which is expected to be tomorrow during Steve Ballmer’s keynote speech at WPC 2009 in New Orleans) before downloading and upgrading, but for anyone interested, the information […]

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Windows 7 7264 Leaked

drew 05 Jul , 2009 0 comments Windows 7

32bit & 64bit versions of Windows 7 7264 are now available on the torrent sites.  These builds were compiled on June 22nd.  Since we are now deep into the RTM-Escrow branch, the Beta & RC keys don’t work anymore.  No problem!  Just rearm the activation. The details of the builds are as follows: 32-bit Windows […]

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