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    Sony VGN-Z21WN - Trying to install 7 on it... problems..

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    I tried to install the latest build of windows 7 today, I get to the point where it is starting to check info. It starts and then tells me it needs dvd drivers, now I am baffled as it got this far already.

    Any ideas, it has been a long day and I probably have overlooked something really simple.

    Tony

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    I'd guess the only thing you've overlooked is that it's a Vaio and they are, quite simply, the spawn of the devil :-)

    The only thing I can think of is the Intel SATA drivers - I wouldn't expect you to need them but bitter experience of Sony suggests that anything is possible!

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    I'm installing it now on a pretty beefy Toshiba and it's taking an age to expand the Windows files...


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    Quote Originally Posted by srochford View Post
    I'd guess the only thing you've overlooked is that it's a Vaio and they are, quite simply, the spawn of the devil :-)

    The only thing I can think of is the Intel SATA drivers - I wouldn't expect you to need them but bitter experience of Sony suggests that anything is possible!
    Thanks, I will look into this tomorrow.

    right now I am battling witih Sims upgrade not working, every upgrade I have run since starting at my school has ended this way. I look forward t telling the the Cover lady tomorrow morning at 6am that sims is broken again after an upgrade.

    I have gone past being angry, I am really upset now.

    *sigh*

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    Off topic with this but is the SIMS machine up to date with windows updates etc? .NET framework service packs being a very common issue there.

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    Quote Originally Posted by synaesthesia View Post
    Off topic with this but is the SIMS machine up to date with windows updates etc? .NET framework service packs being a very common issue there.
    yeah sorry it was off topic, yeah everything is up to date.

    The DB backup is failing for no reason, well no reason I am getting. Sitting here at home sat next to my girlfriend who is a teacher, she is working, I am working.

    we don't get paid enough...well she does :P I don't.

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