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Old 7th August 2009, 14:32   #106
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Its scheduled to be released on 22nd October 2009. Whoever has bought an eligible laptop after 26th June are entitled to a free Windows 7 upgrade. The upgrade discs will be provided by the manufacturer of the laptop.

Eg: for DELL, you can access: https://win7.dell.com/ to check for your eligibility.
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I did not know that we have this thread on our forum!
I am testing win 7 from February 2009 (four versions-7000,7068,7045(?),7100) to find the stabillity on my lap (the machine is Compaq CQ 40 series,upgraded to 4 GB RAM,this one is needed to run even for weeks continously).After Win 2000,I found Win 7 ver 7068 to be most stable version.
I am determined to buy Win 7 ultimate box pack (I want to get the DVD in real,so not thinking to buy through HP upgrade from Vista).It will be available in India from first week of Dec,2009,so far I got information (versus 22nd oct in US).
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Old 12th August 2009, 10:33   #108
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I have Windows 7 installed on my laptop. It worked fine till the first service pack was installed. Ever since, I have been facing a problem with Windows 7. When I am logged into Windows 7 and leave the laptop untouched for some time, it goes into standby mode. When I wake it up from standby, it takes me to the login screen to enter the password and unlock the system again. But before I can do anything, in a matter of a few seconds, it crashes and I am faced with the dreaded BSOD! This has happened not once, but everytime I resume the laptop from standby. Has anyone else faced this problem? Is there any solution to it? I know one way is to disable the standby mode for prolonged periods of inactivity but is there any other way to truly solve this issue?

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I have Windows 7 installed on my laptop. It worked fine till the first service pack was installed. Ever since, I have been facing a problem with Windows 7. When I am logged into Windows 7 and leave the laptop untouched for some time, it goes into standby mode. When I wake it up from standby, it takes me to the login screen to enter the password and unlock the system again. But before I can do anything, in a matter of a few seconds, it crashes and I am faced with the dreaded BSOD! This has happened not once, but everytime I resume the laptop from standby. Has anyone else faced this problem? Is there any solution to it? I know one way is to disable the standby mode for prolonged periods of inactivity but is there any other way to truly solve this issue?
SP1? What build number have you installed?
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I have Windows 7 installed on my laptop. It worked fine till the first service pack was installed.
Windows 7 is not even released, and you already got SP1?
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Windows 7 is not even released, and you already got SP1?

Service Pack was probably the wrong term to use here but there was some update which was installed as a part of Windows update software and ever since this has been happening.

@ph03n!x, I'm running Windows 7 RC 64 bit version. Don't remember the build number right now.
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Service Pack was probably the wrong term to use here but there was some update which was installed as a part of Windows update software and ever since this has been happening.

@ph03n!x, I'm running Windows 7 RC 64 bit version. Don't remember the build number right now.
I have tried all Windows build right from 6801- and had the RC x64 on my laptop for a long time, never had this problem.

Try this- go to Control Panel > System & Security > System, and click on 'Advanced system settings' on the left. Click on the 'Settings...' under Start up and Recovery, and under System Failure, uncheck "Automatically restart".

Now do what you do to get the blue screen. The system will not shut down, so that you can see the error on the blue screen. Let us know what it reads, esp if there is a file name given. Lets see what might be the culprit...
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Service Pack was probably the wrong term to use here but there was some update which was installed as a part of Windows update software and ever since this has been happening.

@ph03n!x, I'm running Windows 7 RC 64 bit version. Don't remember the build number right now.
See the version on the right bottom corner of your desktop.From where you got the Win 7 copy?(I mean,torrent/microsoft/friends)
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I was in office when I typed out that post. Win7 was installed on my laptop which was kept at home. And to top it all, I had uninstalled it also. Now I've reinstalled it again to try and replicate the problem. Build# is 7100.
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Is RTM available on torrents, the real RTM?
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IMO, Windows 7 might save poor Microsoft. It runs faster than Vista and has a GUI just short of OS X.
Have been using Win 7 on my desktop machine for quite sometime and installed it on my HP Presario V2000 laptop recently. Yet to test it out though.
Future plans include putting it on my Aluminum Macbook using BootCamp, though i am not sure if Win 7 is supported (?).
Frankly, impressive OS (atleast after the debacle Vista).
Its the 7100 Evaluation copy with an expiry date of July 2010
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Is RTM available on torrents, the real RTM?

Windows 7 Forums is a dedicated windows 7 forum and I have been there for several months.
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I'm on RTM- x86 on desktop, x64 on laptop, activated & updated to build 16399... Check the MD5/ SHA-1 hashes on whatever you download!
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Service Pack was probably the wrong term to use here but there was some update which was installed as a part of Windows update software and ever since this has been happening.

@ph03n!x, I'm running Windows 7 RC 64 bit version. Don't remember the build number right now.

I re-installed it last night. The same sequence repeated several tiomes but the BSOD appeared only once. Unfortunately, the system shut down before I could get a picture of the screen. One thing I have noticed is that when the system comes out of standby, my fingerprint reader is not detected. Might have something to do with the drivers for that. Let me try to replicate and get the BSOD again.
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Try this- go to Control Panel > System & Security > System, and click on 'Advanced system settings' on the left. Click on the 'Settings...' under Start up and Recovery, and under System Failure, uncheck "Automatically restart".

Now do what you do to get the blue screen. The system will not shut down, so that you can see the error on the blue screen. Let us know what it reads, esp if there is a file name given. Lets see what might be the culprit...
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I re-installed it last night. The same sequence repeated several tiomes but the BSOD appeared only once. Unfortunately, the system shut down before I could get a picture of the screen. One thing I have noticed is that when the system comes out of standby, my fingerprint reader is not detected. Might have something to do with the drivers for that. Let me try to replicate and get the BSOD again.
@ Wheeler- Did you carry out the steps i had described in my quoted post?
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