Windows 7

BSOD with New Motherboard

Posted by on April 6, 2014 at 6:14 pm

Sometimes if you move a Windows motherboard to a new motherboard/CPU, it all works perfectly. Sometimes you get a BSoD at startup and a reboot loop. The difference seems to come down to differences in chipsets between the two computers. In Windows XP I used to run what was called a “repair install” to get […]

Boot From VHD: Change the target VHD

Posted by on August 20, 2011 at 11:19 am

There is a whole tutorial that could be written about booting from a VHD in Windows 7 and Windows 2008 R2. This is not that tutorial, and I am probably not the one to write it. But I did want to make a note of this because I know that I’ll forget it the next […]

Fatal Error C0000034 in Windows 7

Posted by on March 10, 2011 at 10:00 am

This week Windows 7 Service Park 1 started being pushed out on Automatic Updates. On one hand, I think this is a good thing, because it forces people to update who otherwise never might. On the other hand, I’ve been getting a lot of call from folks this week who are inconvenienced by the update, […]