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Windows 7: Total Windows 7 repair DVD?


26 Nov 2010   #1

32 bit Windows 7
 
 
Total Windows 7 repair DVD?

Is there a multifunctional Windows 7 32 bits repair DVD?
I encounter different versions of Windows 7 yet I cannot make repair DVD for every one of them. Is there something like ERD Commander from Microsoft/Sysinternals being able to repair/recover damaged files from Windows 7 system? I mean being able to automatically identify the start-up problem when it is a tough one. And being able to disable startup items such as programs and services/drivers. The ERD Commander has such an option for all kind of Windows XP versions .

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26 Nov 2010   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit
 
 

Read this tutorial and see if it does what you are seeking to do: Repair Install
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26 Nov 2010   #3
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

One repair DVD should suffice for all of them - they are generic anyhow.
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26 Nov 2010   #4

Windows 7 x64 pro/ Windows 7 x86 Pro/ XP SP3 x86
 
 

A lot of repair and recovery options are available from the advanced boot menu itself- sfc scan, startup repair, command line access etc. In case the system cant boot at all, the Windows 7 install dvd lets you run these options when you boot off the dvd- Carl has already linked the repair install tut.

If you dont have a Windows 7 disk or dont want to use one, download the Windows 7 repair disk (about 140 mb download) from the Neosmart site, thats a win PE that lets you use System Restore, Complete PC Backup, automated system repair, and a command-line prompt.

Download Windows 7 System Recovery Discs — The NeoSmart Files

If you are looking for something in the way of diagnostics, you could try Ultimate Boot CD.

Ultimate Boot CD - Overview

For data recovery in desperate situations use a live linux distro cd/dvd such as knoppix or Ubuntu.

When you said ERD commander, i immediately thought of MSdart (MS diagnostics and recovery toolset). Unfortunately, its not free, worse its bundled with the MSDOP which is available only to VL customers or technet/MSDN customers.

How to recover a non-bootable Windows installation The Microsoft Diagnostics and Recovery Toolset - 4sysops
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