Windows 7 On UX280P

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Windows 7 On UX280P

Postby bradley160794 » Fri Nov 07, 2008 21:07

Hi.

I have succesfully installed windows 7 alpha 6801 on my UX280P it runs much faster than xp and puts vista to shame and it dosent use much ram and dosent have many idle tasks
i think windows 7 is an ideal os for the ux
VGN-UX280P
Intel Core Solo@1.2Ghz, 1Gb RAM, 40Gb HDD
Windows Vista Ultimate SP2

VGN-FZ21E
Intel Core 2 Duo@2.00Ghz, 2Gb RAM, 160Gb HDD
Nvidia GeForce 8400M GT - 831mb shared, 64mb Dedicated
Windows 7 Ultimate RTM

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Postby hazmat » Fri Nov 07, 2008 21:46

bradley160794 wrote:Hi.

I have succesfully installed windows 7 alpha 6801 on my UX280P it runs much faster than xp and puts vista to shame and it dosent use much ram and dosent have many idle tasks
i think windows 7 is an ideal os for the ux


Does all the hardware work ?

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Postby enterman » Sat Nov 08, 2008 00:16

wow id love to see some screens of this.
Want to know what games work and don't work on your UX? Read my list.
Just do a clean install of Vista and come here for driver assistance? Download my pack: here.

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Postby bradley160794 » Sat Nov 08, 2008 11:00

yeah all the hardware works i used entermans vista driver pack because the drivers are the same
VGN-UX280P
Intel Core Solo@1.2Ghz, 1Gb RAM, 40Gb HDD
Windows Vista Ultimate SP2

VGN-FZ21E
Intel Core 2 Duo@2.00Ghz, 2Gb RAM, 160Gb HDD
Nvidia GeForce 8400M GT - 831mb shared, 64mb Dedicated
Windows 7 Ultimate RTM

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Yay

Postby bradley160794 » Sat Nov 08, 2008 13:47

Hi,

i've got everything working good now and i really like this os and how do i post screens
i will make a youtube video and post the link for now
VGN-UX280P
Intel Core Solo@1.2Ghz, 1Gb RAM, 40Gb HDD
Windows Vista Ultimate SP2

VGN-FZ21E
Intel Core 2 Duo@2.00Ghz, 2Gb RAM, 160Gb HDD
Nvidia GeForce 8400M GT - 831mb shared, 64mb Dedicated
Windows 7 Ultimate RTM

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Where did you get it?

Postby computercowboy » Sat Nov 08, 2008 18:09

bradley160794 wrote:I have succesfully installed windows 7 alpha 6801


How did you come by this Alpa version? Are you a Microsoft Beta Tester? Did you just get a torrent?
Z1290X: i7 | FHD | 2x Intel X18 RAID0 320GB | 8GB RAM | Carbon | BIOS Hack | nVidia 280.26/3D Vision | Intel 6230 WiFi/BT 3.0HS | Gobi Unlocked | GTExpress WWAN | ViDock4+ GTX570 | DELL U3011 | Ext Batt | Z-Dock & VAIO USB Dock | VAIO BT Keyboard | Razor Orochi
P11SKX/Bl Signature Black Crocodile
P688E/N: Gold | Gobi Unlocked | Ext Batt | VAIO Gold Mouse
UX490N: Core2Duo Mod | BIOS Hack | Broadcom CrystalHD | SIM Unlocked | Ext Batt

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Postby bradley160794 » Sat Nov 08, 2008 20:48

Hi,

yeah i used a torrent the one on pb by orbit 30 it is working and bootable and i installed off a usb hdd but i put xp back on now i just cant part with xp
i know where everything is on it but it was good while it lasted i reccomend trying it
it is not at all buggy but you dont get the fancy bootscreen because of the ux's lo screen res.
VGN-UX280P
Intel Core Solo@1.2Ghz, 1Gb RAM, 40Gb HDD
Windows Vista Ultimate SP2

VGN-FZ21E
Intel Core 2 Duo@2.00Ghz, 2Gb RAM, 160Gb HDD
Nvidia GeForce 8400M GT - 831mb shared, 64mb Dedicated
Windows 7 Ultimate RTM

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Postby computercowboy » Sat Nov 08, 2008 21:00

Thank you... but I would recommend removing the link. I don't want our little forum to catch heat for pirated software. :eek:

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Postby enterman » Sat Nov 08, 2008 21:43

ya links like that are illegal on here sorry.
Want to know what games work and don't work on your UX? Read my list.

Just do a clean install of Vista and come here for driver assistance? Download my pack: here.

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Postby computercowboy » Sat Nov 08, 2008 23:12

That torrent is super fast, 3 minutes to go on the download. I will post up the results.
Z1290X: i7 | FHD | 2x Intel X18 RAID0 320GB | 8GB RAM | Carbon | BIOS Hack | nVidia 280.26/3D Vision | Intel 6230 WiFi/BT 3.0HS | Gobi Unlocked | GTExpress WWAN | ViDock4+ GTX570 | DELL U3011 | Ext Batt | Z-Dock & VAIO USB Dock | VAIO BT Keyboard | Razor Orochi

P11SKX/Bl Signature Black Crocodile

P688E/N: Gold | Gobi Unlocked | Ext Batt | VAIO Gold Mouse

UX490N: Core2Duo Mod | BIOS Hack | Broadcom CrystalHD | SIM Unlocked | Ext Batt


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