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Windows 7: System shut down, trying to restore, not enough hdd space?

12 Jan 2013   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
System shut down, trying to restore, not enough hdd space?

So my system randomly froze up and shut down. System repair starts up but can not find a problem. I could care less about anything saved on my comp so I would just like to restore to factory settings.

I put in the disk provided by iBuyPower to restore and when I try to, I get an error saying "not enough hdd space". I also can not get to a restore point as for some reason, there are none showing available now.

I can not get to the desktop at all. Can not start in safe mode.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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12 Jan 2013   #2

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit

If you're not fused about loosing date. Then instead of a "Restore". Do a complete re-installation of Windows. Formatting the drive during the installation.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
12 Jan 2013   #3

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit SP 1

System Repair Disc - Create
Disk - Clean and Clean All with Diskpart Command
Partition or Volume - Create New
Clean Reinstall - Factory OEM Windows 7

If you are interested in doing a clean install of your operating system you can follow the above tutorials. You will first need to create a repair disk first, so you can boot up into it and run diskpart from there. I would highly recommend that you create system image and backup all your files on an external HDD before you proceed.
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