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Windows 7: System Reinstall

14 Mar 2014   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x32
 
 
System Reinstall

Can anyone precisely explain how to reinstall your system? I know how to do it, but it's my first time, so I'm affraid I will mess up something, OK?

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14 Mar 2014   #2

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 

Hmmm... To reinstall it, meaning to factory reset it? You'd have to follow your computer's manufacturer's instructions for that. If you want to reinstall Windows, you'd have to buy a license key and follow Microsoft's instructions.

EDIT: Just found this:

Clean Install Windows 7
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14 Mar 2014   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate x32
 
 

Thanks for that. But one problem is, my CD is a copy, so will I have trouble to find a product key after reinstall???
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14 Mar 2014   #4
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

Do you have a product key on your COA sticker.??
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14 Mar 2014   #5

64-bit Windows 8.1 Pro
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Crysis2107 View Post
Thanks for that. But one problem is, my CD is a copy, so will I have trouble to find a product key after reinstall???
Where did you get this "copy"?
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14 Mar 2014   #6

Windows 7 Professional x64 Linux Mint 16
 
 

Use the key on your COA to activate windows after your install.


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14 Mar 2014   #7

Windows 7 Home Premium 32-Bit - Build 7600 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Crysis2107 View Post
Thanks for that. But one problem is, my CD is a copy, so will I have trouble to find a product key after reinstall???
Getting a copy of Win 7 is no problem, but you can not use it unless you have a Product Key. That means you have to buy a copy of Win 7 which comes with a Product Key.
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14 Mar 2014   #8
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by bigmck View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Crysis2107 View Post
Thanks for that. But one problem is, my CD is a copy, so will I have trouble to find a product key after reinstall???
Getting a copy of Win 7 is no problem, but you can not use it unless you have a Product Key. That means you have to buy a copy of Win 7 which comes with a Product Key.
Or use the key from the COA sticker.
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14 Mar 2014   #9

Windows 7 Professional 32-bit/Windows 8 64-bit/Win7 Pro64-bit
 
 

Remember to get the right version for the one you have now.
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14 Mar 2014   #10
Microsoft MVP

 

If this is for the Acer in your specs, then download and burn to DVD or flash stick the latest official installer for your licensed version on the COA sticker, make sure the Product Key is readable to use it to do a perfect Clean Reinstall - Factory OEM Windows 7.

Stick with the tools and methods in the tutorial and you'll get and keep a perfect install to the extent you do.

Feel free to ask back any questions on how to do the steps. Remain focused on doing them.
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