Windows 7 – Installation – Error – “Windows cannot install required files. Make sure all files required for installation are available, and restart the installation”

Background Trying to install MS Windows 7 on a friend's computer.  Currently, she has MS Windows XP.  But, somehow that OS is no longer coming up.  Yes, it comes up when I access the computer via Safe-mode, but "No Go" when I try booting into a regular Windows XP mode. I tried re-installing MS Windows … Continue reading Windows 7 – Installation – Error – “Windows cannot install required files. Make sure all files required for installation are available, and restart the installation”

Windows – 7 – Error Message – “No speakers or headphones are plugged in”

Introduction Really need to be able to play music on this "HP/Compaq dc7600 Small Form Factor" PC running MS Windows 7. But, all the love I am getting is the cryptic error message - "No speakers or Headphones are plugged in". Problem Identification Steps System Information System Information - System Summary GUI   Tabulated  Item Value … Continue reading Windows – 7 – Error Message – “No speakers or headphones are plugged in”