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Very Angry with Microsoft (again)

By KarnageTyme ·
I've installed microsoft operating systems on home made computers since windows 3.1 Every OS has it's little hassles and bugs yet I was able to get it to install relatively headache free on each one. This is not the case with windows 7 64 bit and apparently I am not alone in this regard. My system which by the way runs Vista Home Premium 32 Bit pretty much flawlessly (in terms of flawless I must say that I have a cloned drive of vista ready to go and about every 3-4 months I swap and reclone when something I dont like happens but every since service pack 2 it has been pretty stable)is having quite a time loading the final "Loading Windows" portion of the windows install (note that this is a clean install on a Quad core system with a ASUS motherboard and 4 gig of DDR2 RAM). Apparently there are many folks that have run into the same issue: the install hangs- in my case so long (I waited over an hour) that the partially loaded OS apparently went into power savings mode during this crucial final step. Changing BIOS settings such as eliminating FDD support (I dont have one and Vista didn't mind)and removing all USB connection even disabling USB in BIOS really did not help rectify the issue. I find this very irritating and funny all at the same time: I pay good money for a product that if it were anything else would of returned it immediately upon recognition of being flawed. Why is it that Microsoft and the people that support them (me, us) continue down this same path we have taken for years? I myself consider myself somewhat savy on computers although I would agree I am no IT guru, yet I tried for several hours to get this operating system to function and finally gave up. I kept my clone instead and am writing you from my vista OS now. Anyone else have the same problem or care to comment?

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Call MS or return the product to your store {nt}

by Slayer_ In reply to Very Angry with Microsoft ...
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BOHICA!

by oldbaritone In reply to Very Angry with Microsoft ...

(If you don't know what that means, you were never in the military)

;-)

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Had to look it up

by Fregeus In reply to BOHICA!

BOHICA (also spelled "B.O.H.I.C.A" and Bohica") is an acronym that stands for "Bend Over, Here It Comes Again" - Used colloquially to indicate that an adverse situation is about to repeat itself, and that acquiescence is the wisest course of action. An alternative etymology relates the expression to the days of sail and avoiding being struck by the boom, which would swing around the mast due to shifts in wind or the vessel's course. The term grew to regular use amongst the United States armed forces during the Vietnam War. Although it originated in the US Military forces, its usage has spread to civilian environments and used to describe unavoidable, unpleasant situations that have inconvenienced one before, and are about to yet again.

From Wikipedia


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No problem here

by santeewelding In reply to Very Angry with Microsoft ...

Everything similar, except for an Intel Core2 Duo CPU.

Been installing my own since Windows 95.

Every time there were hassles, it was the hardware, or me.

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