Category: Windows 7

Bootmgr is missing in Windows 7 »

Few days ago I helped my friend install Windows 7 Ultimate. Since he bought a brand new 1TB Sata hard drive, he had to do a clean install. The Windows installation completed quickly and without any problems. All the drivers were installed and everything worked correctly. However, some new partition settings caused a problem and […]

BSOD in Windows 7 – PFN_LIST_CORRUPT »

Few days ago I experienced my first Windows 7 problem. My dad’s Toshiba L300 laptop, which was upgraded from Windows Vista to Windows 7 recently, suddenly started showing the Blue Screen Of Death. It appeared randomly and all I could see before the laptop restarted was the PFN_LIST_CORRUPT message. The error code that followed was 0×0000004E. I could see […]

How to Install Windows Vista/7 from a USB Drive »

Let’s say you have downloaded Windows Vista OEM from the Internet and you want to install it on your PC. The problem is, you don’t have blank DVDs, or you don’t have access to your optical drive. However, you have a USB memory stick with enough capacity. You can copy the downloaded files to the […]

Cannot load user profile in Windows Vista/7 »

Update 2013: this also applies to windows 7. I came across a new problem in Windows Vista: the laptop I was given to repair wouldn’t load a user profile and no one could log on. Every time I typed the logon password, it would display this message: ”The User Profile Service failed the logon and […]

Windows 7 Released End of 2009 – Update »

Microsoft confirmed that it plans to release the finished version of Windows 7 by the end of the year, in time for the holiday shopping season. It was originally scheduled for release in 2010, but after the successful launch of the Beta test version and the Release Candidate two weeks ago, it looks like Microsoft will […]