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Windows 7: Barely Anything Works!

01 Aug 2011   #1

Windows 7 64 bit
Barely Anything Works!

So there I was, trying to install the driver for my XBOX 360 wireless receiver. Some bloke off another forum told me that I needed to uninstall the driver for the unrecognizable device that was my wireless receiver. I did so and proceeded to restart my computer. It booted up and noticed my volume bar icon had a red cross through it. Clicking on it only brought me too a "Attempting to Fix" progress bar which inevitably failed.

I tried to open my web browser to look for a solution and had a "Could not contact DNS server" spat in my face. I tried to open the Network and Sharing Centre but it told me that that feature was currently unavailable. Tried running a virus scan in AVG but lo and behold, the scan button was unresponsive. Eventually decided to screw it and just run a system restore but ironically (and very frustratingly) it brought me an error. Now my first guess is that I need to reinstall windows 7 but I currently don't know where my CDs are and would like to know my options before taking that plunge.

Thank you very much for your time, and thank you in advance for your help.

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01 Aug 2011   #2

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Win 7 Home Premium 64bit Ver 6.1.7600 Build 7601 - SP1

Hi Onesc, welcome to 7F

Have you tried to do a system restore in safe mode?
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02 Aug 2011   #3

Ubuntu 12.10

You can download an ISO off the net and use your legal key to install Windows 7 from it (once burned to a disk)...
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