Wish me luck - Techist - Tech Forum

Go Back   Techist - Tech Forum > Computer Software > Microsoft Windows and Software
Click Here to Login
Closed Thread
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 03-04-2007, 09:22 AM   #1 (permalink)
Join Date: Mar 2006
Posts: 1,829
Default Wish me luck

I just got vista ultimate and its installing in the backround. I got a message saying i had to delete nero and my printer may not work, powerdvd or whatever may not work, ect. Guess thats why people say to stay away from vista till service packs come out. Guess i should've listened and kept my $400.00 till a service pack came out.

Norcent is offline  
Old 03-04-2007, 10:45 AM   #2 (permalink)
Repeat Offender
superdave1984's Avatar
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: South Fulton, TN
Posts: 1,980

My dad has Vista and his printer works just fine.

Change the world. Of one person. Today.

If your equation requires either a complex combination of variables to get the desired result OR you can't seem to get the result regardless of the variables....it ain't your variables, it's your constant.
superdave1984 is offline  
Old 03-04-2007, 12:58 PM   #3 (permalink)
Join Date: Mar 2006
Posts: 1,829

Mine is an epson stylus cx4800.
Norcent is offline  
Old 03-04-2007, 03:04 PM   #4 (permalink)
Grandfather of Techist

Trotter's Avatar
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: The South
Posts: 31,301

HP has buily-in drivers in Vista. Most everything else is SOL until the manufacturer gets off their collective duffs.

Antec 300 Illusion / Antec EarthWatts EA650 650W / ASUS GeForce GTX 960 GTX960-DC2OC-2GD5
AMD FX 8320 x8 Black Edition / Gelid Tranquillo / MSI 970A-G43
Sandisk Ultra Plus 128GB / Samsung 840 120GB / WD Black 750GB / WD Green 1TB
2x4GB DDR3 1600 - 2x2GB DDR3 1600
Win10 Ent 64-bit - Mionix Naos 7000 Mouse - CM Storm QuickFire Rapid Mech Keyboard

R.I.P. Danny L. Trotter ... 14 Nov 1945 - 4 Sept 2009
Trotter is online now  
Old 03-04-2007, 03:49 PM   #5 (permalink)
Monster Techie
Join Date: Mar 2006
Posts: 1,499

Norcent what do you do for a living? arent you like 16 and you have all this money to spend
Mentali$T is offline  
Old 03-05-2007, 06:49 PM   #6 (permalink)
Join Date: Mar 2006
Posts: 1,829

no i am 17 since november 24th. I have 4 jobs. 2 online and 1 fixing computers and 1 at a grocery store.

Now back on topic. Anybody here have vista ultimate? I need the following file: tokens.dat

its located here: C:\Windows\ServiceProfiles\NetworkService\AppData\ Roaming\Microsoft\SoftwareLicensing\tokens.dat

For some reason it got deleted cause i got a virus and the BSOD.
I don't want to reformat and crap cause that takes 2 hours just to put vista ultimate on my pc.

My e-mail address for that file if you have it is: dodgeviper_121@hotmail.com
Norcent is offline  
Old 03-07-2007, 11:03 AM   #7 (permalink)
Join Date: Mar 2006
Posts: 1,829

Norcent is offline  
Old 03-08-2007, 07:59 PM   #8 (permalink)
Join Date: Mar 2006
Posts: 1,829

I decided to reformat and for some reason both of my hard drives reformatted so i lost all my backup and everything. Oh well time to try vista again.
Norcent is offline  
Old 03-08-2007, 08:04 PM   #9 (permalink)
Newb Techie
Join Date: Mar 2007
Posts: 24
Send a message via AIM to Menekali

I personally would have waited. Good luck though! A buddy of mine has tried multiple times to install it, crashed over 36 times, and he gave up. Would'nt let me even set it up for him either, he just sold it off.
Menekali is offline  
Old 03-08-2007, 08:13 PM   #10 (permalink)
Super Techie
Join Date: Jan 2007
Posts: 268

i ran into a few issues while installing vista (blue screens, ****ty graphics). be patient with it and everything will be fine. my vista home premium is running stunningly now.

Intel Q9550
Gigabyte P45T - USB3P
evga 8800GTS 512MB
evga 8800GTS 512MB
Corsair Dominator DDR3 1600 2x2GB
Razer Baraccuda AC-1 Sound card
Western Digital 320GB SATA
Caviar Black 1TB
Samsung 12xDVD-RAM (x2)
Logitech G110 Keyboard
Logitech G9x Mice
Logitech Z-5500 Speakers
Samsung 22" monitor
Samsung 19" monitor
Antec twelve hundred
joowan is offline  
Closed Thread

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off

Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:02 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.