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Windows 7: wanna go back to vista!


04 Aug 2009   #1
Dom

Windows Seven Ultimate
 
 
wanna go back to vista!

hey guys i have got the windows 7 rc ( see system specification) and i want to go back to vista. i have lost the vista installation cd and i phoned up for another one but they told me to buy a recovery disc, which i didn't want. because this is an acer laptop, it has a hidden partition called pqservice, that i have created access to (using easeus partition manager). from research i have found out that u can use that partition to recover ur computer to factory defaults. any ideas on how you use this partition to restore?
thanks to anyone who can tell me how to solve this.


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04 Aug 2009   #2

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit
 
 

Why do you want to go back to vista? Is there something you dont like about Windows 7 or something not working?
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04 Aug 2009   #3
Dom

Windows Seven Ultimate
 
 

well, i just dont like the idea of having my lappy shutting down every hour when it comes near the expiry date and having to upgrade and download 2.5 gb worth out of 10 gb monthly usage. there isnt much improvement in the rc from vista apart from the task bar. i also liked the darker, cooler aurora themes of vista - seven log on screen is too bright and flowery!
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04 Aug 2009   #4

 

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04 Aug 2009   #5
Dom

Windows Seven Ultimate
 
 

man, i uninstalled eRecovery ages ago as the 7 had back-up built in - anyway i think i'll install the framework again - oh yeah i forgot! empowering technology isn't compatible with Windows 7! how stupid of me!

and i have no blank dvd drives to burn a system image to!!
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04 Aug 2009   #6
Dom

Windows Seven Ultimate
 
 

how do i use the pqservice partition????!!! tried installing eRecovery but wont work with the vista framework!!!!
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