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Windows 7: Recovery or Repair Install ???

08 Nov 2015   #1
copiman

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 
Recovery or Repair Install ???

I have a friends laptop that was totally infected. All hardware is good. Corrupted OS. I was thinking about either a recovery and just do the updates or a repair install which I have never done. I have read the tutorial on repair and my take is it just does the OS and leaves everything else in tack. What would you recommend?

Also this laptop has 7 64bit with only 2G of RAM, a 5400rpm hdd, and is used for home use. How much RAM should it have without overdoing it?


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08 Nov 2015   #2
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello Copiman,

Since it's infected, I would recommend to clean install, or factory recovery if OEM, to be safe.
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09 Nov 2015   #3
copiman

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 

Thanks Brink.
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09 Nov 2015   #4
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

You're welcome.
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