Month: November 2009

Microsoft official method for clean install using upgrade media

Microsoft is now communicating (in an official Dutch Press Release) their method of doing a clean install using upgrade media of Windows 7. It is the same method that worked with Vista and involves installing it twice: Do a clean install of Windows 7 using an upgrade installation media (DVD/USB) When installation is done, do…



Microsoft Hardware-Assisted Virtualization Detection Tool

The Hardware-assisted virtualization (HAV) detection tool checks if the computer processor supports HAV and if this setting is enabled. Windows Virtual PC requires processors capable of hardware-assisted virtualization with AMD-V™, Intel® VT or VIA® VT turned on in the BIOS. The HAV detection tool helps you check if the computer processor supports hardware virtualization. The…