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Windows 7: Repair Disks Win7 v Vista

26 Jun 2010   #1

Windows 7 32bit, Windows XP Pro., Ubunto.
Repair Disks Win7 v Vista

I have made a windows 7 32bit repair disk as per the instructions in Win7 and it has got me out of trouble a couple of times. I have a friend who has a problem with a vista computer and didn't make the vista repair, can I use my Win7 repair disk to boot into a vista system (assume both machines are 32 bit). M

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26 Jun 2010   #2

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Yes, you can.
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26 Jun 2010   #3

Windows 7 32bit, Windows XP Pro., Ubunto.

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26 Jun 2010   #4

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

Hello Mike,

Yes you can, but you would be better off creating and using a Vista Recovery Disc to repair Vista with instead.

Hope this helps,
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