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Windows 7: system recovery option not compatible with version of windows

07 Sep 2014   #31
gregrocker

 

If the partition can be marked Active then it is an MBR disk so wouldn't work in EFI mode at all. Try Legacy Mode.

I asked for a Partition Wizard picture when you get to those steps in Troubleshooting Windows 7 Failure to Boot

If your PC is heavily infected it may save time to do a Clean Reinstall - Factory OEM Windows 7 deleting all partitions during the booted install. There is a step to rescue any files needed first including those which need backing up from the tutorial.


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