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Windows 7: How to repair Windows 7 with VAIO computer without the disk

19 Dec 2012   #1
Zemik0071

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 
How to repair Windows 7 with VAIO computer without the disk

Hi so i bought this new VAIO laptop, and i want to repair it but when i bought the laptop the store didn't give me the Windows 7 disk but i need to do a complete repair.
But this computer also have This VIAO Factory restore setting which restore it to the original factory install software, should i use this option or something else?


I would really appreciated your help.


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19 Dec 2012   #2
theog

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

ME/XP/Vista/Win7
 
 

information   Information
We always assume you have made your Recovery Disks using the OEM manufacturer's Recovery Media Creator app the first day you had your new PC.
& made the Startup Repair CD.
startup repair disc-create


Did you make the OEM manufacturer's Recovery Disks?


How to make Sony Recovery Disks:
View Document

How to use Sony Recovery:
View Document

How to use Sony Hardware Diagostics:
View Document

How to order Sony Recovery disks:
1.Go to http://servicesales.sel.sony.com.
2.Enter your computer's model number (for example, PCV-XXXX), and click List Parts and accessories.
3.Follow the online instructions to order the Recovery Media Kit.
If you are not able to access the Sony Direct Accessories and Parts Center Web site, contact a customer service representative at 1-800-488-7669.
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19 Dec 2012   #3
Bongo

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Win 7 Pro x64 / Win 10 Pro
 
 

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After doing what theog suggested, I see you asked about a clean install have a look at this tutorial read it thoroughly and look at the special notes at the bottom about Sony
Clean Reinstall - Factory OEM Windows 7

Jerry
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19 Dec 2012   #4
Zemik0071

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

no i haven't make an OEM manufacturer rocovery disk yet, but my computer has a factory restore setting, and i dont know about the clean reinstall but i'll try it.
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19 Dec 2012   #5
theog

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19 Dec 2012   #6
AddRAM

Windows 7 Professional x64 Service Pack 1
 
 

You can mak a system repair disc from any working windows 7 pc with a cd burner. All you need is a blank cd.


start>control panel>backup and restore

create system repair disc
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19 Dec 2012   #7
gregrocker

 

System Recovery Options

What is the problem which needs repair? Knowing this we can advise you better.

Troubleshooting Steps for Windows 7
Troubleshooting Windows 7 Failure to Start
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19 Dec 2012   #8
theog

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by AddRAM View Post
You can mak a system repair disc from any working windows 7 pc with a cd burner. All you need is a blank cd.


start>control panel>backup and restore

create system repair disc
A PC with x32 will make a x32 disc.
A PC with x64 will make a x64 disc.
A PC with x64 uEFI will make a x64 with uEFI support disc.
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19 Dec 2012   #9
Zemik0071

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Actually creating a repair disk is the simple solution and it work, never knew it was that simple thanks.
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19 Dec 2012   #10
gregrocker

 

So you booted the disk to run Startup Repair, or was something further required?

If everything's working fine now you can mark the thread Solved at top.
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