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I bought a PC CD called Bejewelled & Alchemy but it is not for Vista version of Windows is there a solution?

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You may check for a patch for Windows Vista in the Software maker's website ar may revert to compatible version of Windows, if gaming is more important than interface.

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What version of windows do you have? Vista or 7 & you could run the startup repair from a Windows CD.

You might also boot into your windows repair console & at a command prompt type "Bootrec /RebuildBcd"

Attempting a system restore might also be an options.

If none of the above work then I'm afraid you may need to try & backup what information you can by slaving the drive in another system & reloading your operating systems.

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I have a dell optiplex 740, and i was looking into doing a factory restore, do i need a cd to restore it, or can i just continue with out it, by pressing the f8 option upon restarting the computer?


If you do not have a RECOVERY CD then contact Dell topurchase this Recovery CD for your model Dell laptop. Boot up using theRecovery CD and follow the instructions.
The other way is to re- install Windows using a Windows installation CD; itmust match the Windows version on the Windows Product Code label on the bottomof your laptop. Boot up using the Windows installation CD and follow theinstructions. Next install all of the Dell's computer/laptop devicedrives. Next install the Windows service packs (SP2 & SP3 forXP, SP1 & SP2 for Vista) Next Activate Windows via the Internet or by phone. Next install your programs - Microsoft Office etc. Next click on Start - Programs - Windows Update (for thelatest updates).
The device drivers for your model computer/laptop can be downloaded from theDell WEB support site. To download the drivers from Dell WEB site, select yourmodel desktop or laptop, or a better option, type in the Service Tag number,this is printed on the label on the bottom of the laptop and on the back orsides of a desktop. (If the Service Tag label is missing then go the BIOSsetting and on one of the BIOS pages, the Service Tag number will bedisplayed). The Service Tag will open the page where the drivers specific foryour model computer/laptop are located. Also make sure you select the WindowsXP or Vista version of the drivers for your Windows operating system. Click onthis link to download the drivers: - http://support.dell.com/support/downloads/index.aspx?c=us&l=en&s=gen

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Upgrading the OS Windows XP not possible


Upgrading from OS Windows XP:

you can upgrade from Windows XP to Windows Vista(ultimate, premium, home, business.......),
you have to buy a Windows Vista CD and install a fresh copy or format.

Some Minimum Requirements:

i) Min 2GB RAM or atleast 1GB RAM(if you have>1GB RAM installation of Windows Vista will not continue)

II) External Graphic Card. for some versions of Windows Vista(to run Aero Interface, special feature only   in some versions of Windows Vista)

NOTE:

"Windows Vista Upgrade Advisor" is a software from Microsoft which you can download from internet, this  can help you determine which features and edition of Windows Vista will run on your computer. 

 i.e., when u load this software on windows xp it will suggest which upgrade version of windows vista          will suit your system(based on you system configuration. or hardware components.) and then            you can install the upgraded version of windows xp(mostly windows vista home,.........)


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You need to have a windows vista dvd or a recovery/restore cd from Acer. CD-less installation will only work if your computer has a restore image which should be installed in the factory. I dont think acer dekstops have that though.

Just call Acer and ask for a vista dvd or see if you know someone who owns a computer which came with the same version of vista and borrow their dvd.

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I'm not completely sure on what you are exactly asking here, but I'll do the best I can. If you have the Recovery CD, you need to boot from the CD and run the Recovery. When you go to do the recovery you will have two options, the normal recovery or the destructive recovery. If there is nothing important and everything can be wiped, run a destructive, but if you need everything run the other one. If you do not have a Recovery CD but have a Windows Vista disk that matches the version on your computer (IE: Windows Vista Home 32 bit is on your computer and you have a Windows Vista Home 32 bit disk) and you DO NOT need anything saved, just reinstall Windows. There is a product key for Vista on the sticker attached to your case. If you have neither, then you can probably get a new recovery disk by contacting HP (since they bought out Compaq). If you can not get a new Recovery CD, you will need to go out and buy a new copy of Windows Vista.

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