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Windows 7: Admin won't let me use my USB to system restore

04 Dec 2015   #11
Ztruker

Windows 10 Pro X64
 
 

You have to boot a Windows 7 install disc. Just follow the directions as written. I know it works, I've done it many times.


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04 Dec 2015   #12
takayuki77

Windows 7 x64
 
 

But I don't have an install disc. Moreover, my laptop doesn't have a disc drive.
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05 Dec 2015   #13
Ztruker

Windows 10 Pro X64
 
 

You can download a Win 7 ISO, make sure you get the one that matches what you have installed on your PC.

See here: Download Windows 7 ISOs, Legally and for Free

Also available here: Microsoft DigitalRiver Mirror (Technet)

Create a flash drive instead of a DVD using Rufus. Boot the flash drive and follow the directions in the link.
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