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07-05-2009 09:32 AM
07-07-2009 02:51 PM
Anyone gotten QuickPlay to work properly under Windows 7?
I've got a DV7-1020US upgraded in-place to Windows 7 x64 (Ultimate).....Quick Play hangs at "loading" on a blue ray, loses tool bar items when trying to play a DVD...loses mouse focus. half the time, can't find the TV tuner.
On both Vista x64 and Windows 7, Quick Play (3.7.6310) keep saying a newer version of the software is avaialble, but it always then attempts to download the same file from the website.
07-10-2009 03:36 AM
07-10-2009 07:50 AM
I think the problems some have with Windows 7 are simply due to the fact that their hardware isn't (yet?) supported. I tried the RC on and old Pavilion ze4800, and the network hardware was simply not supported. I also put it on a Dell Mini 9, and it worked amazingly well. If you're trying to install Windows 7 RC1 on anything other than the most recent notebooks, you'll likely have problems.
As I use my new notbook is for work, I plan to wait until the official release. It is still a beta after all, and as well as it seems to work, there are still chances of issues.
07-10-2009 08:18 AM
07-10-2009 09:01 AM
Update on Quick Play....
before I did the in-place upgrade to Win 7, I had used Norton's Save and Restore 2 to image the disk. I reverted to Vista Home Premium (x64) and immediately re-tried the BluRay disk...worked fine as did any DVD I tried.
I've got 2 320 GB HD's in my DV7, so I'm going to clean one off and install Win 7 in a dual boot configuration on the 2nd HD. That'll give me a better comparison between the two. Other than the Quick Play issue (and I can play DVD is Windows Media Center under Win 7, just not BluRay's) I found Win 7 faster, and in general better than Vista.
07-10-2009 12:47 PM
07-11-2009 02:37 AM
Is anyone else having problems getting the actual kit ordered? When prompted for the serial number and product number, the serial number is accepted but the product number (NL181AV) is rejected. I have looked at all the packaging for an extended #??? suffix to add but it simply does not exist. Model is a Pavilion dv2z-1100 CTO. Really irritating since this should be an extremely simple process.
07-11-2009 09:31 AM