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Windows 7: Reset toshiba with original windows vista but now windows 7

22 Oct 2014   #11
Imrankhan

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by xX4m4zingXx View Post
and, can I place the windows folder into another disk and then fragment the disk and after that just place it back?
This is may not be possible.
I just want to know why you want to clean your PC but Windows. Is there any problem with Windows 7?
Are you filled with junk data or malware problem?


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22 Oct 2014   #12
xX4m4zingXx

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 

Well it's slow and he want to restart from scratch but windows 7 removed
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22 Oct 2014   #13
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

Rich is right. Make an image of all partitions. then you can always restore them later in case things don't turn out the way you want it.

Another (probably better) option would be to reinstall Windows 7. You apparently have a Windows 7 product key so that should be no problem.
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22 Oct 2014   #14
ignatzatsonic

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium SP1, 64-bit
 
 

"Start from scratch" generally means doing a clean install of Windows--wiping EVERYTHING off the hard drive and then reinstalling a fresh Windows.

You might be able to do that.

Do you have a 25 character "Product Key" for Windows 7?

The product key normally is supplied with the Windows 7 disc when you bought it.

The Vista Product Key won't help you with Windows 7.
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26 Oct 2014   #15
xX4m4zingXx

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 

Ok, but the problem is that someone else installed windows 7 and he has probably the product key -_-.
So if I cleaned the pc and if I had the product key would I just insert a windows 7 installation disk into the pc when I start it up for the first time?
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26 Oct 2014   #16
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

You can find the product key with the Belarc Advisor or a keyfinder program.
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