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Windows 7: Just installed windows 7 and I have a question

24 Jun 2011   #1

Windows 7 Professional x 32
Just installed windows 7 and I have a question

Hello...I am not very computer savy. I installed windows 7 last night on my computer which was running an copy of windows 7 that was not genuine. Since installing the genuine windows 7 I noticed there are no icons and no programs..Is that correct? Have I lost all of my programs and does windows 7 OS not come with programs such as Microsoft Office? Can some one who knows what they are talking about please give me some insight. Thanks

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24 Jun 2011   #2

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You can buy MS office, it is not part of Windows 7.
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24 Jun 2011   #3


If you don't have a copy of Office you can use Java's excellent free Open Office which works with all Office files.

You need Java runtime from their website anyway, and Adobe Flash Player and Reader from their's.

Tips for getting a perfect reinstall of WIn7: Reinstalling Windows 7
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24 Jun 2011   #4

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Greg two threads here
Installed Windows 7 and need help
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24 Jun 2011   #5

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit

Will all of the stuff that was on the PC before the genuine install not have been put in the Windows.Old Folder created in the install? (This will mostly only get files back mind.)
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24 Jun 2011   #6

Windows 10 Education 64 bit

If you legally bought the programs in the first place, just re-install them from the original disks using the original serials etc.
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