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Windows 7: Not sure how to create Windows 7 Boot Disc?

24 Aug 2011   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
Not sure how to create Windows 7 Boot Disc?

Okay so I have searched online for how to create a Windows 7 Boot Disc, but to no avail. I have blank dvds, I have a legit operating system, and I have an activation code. I have no idea where to go from here and find boot files or installation files or create ISOs etc. Can anyone help me? I was hoping to clean install Windows 7 to regain some long lost speed.

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24 Aug 2011   #2

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We always assume you have made your Recovery Disks using the OEM manufacturer's app the first day you had your new PC.

& made the Startup Repair CD.

System Repair Disc - Create

How to make HP Recovery DVD disks:
Recover Windows Vista Operating System Using HP Recovery - HP Customer Care (United States - English)

How to make HP Recovery USB disk:
Creating a Recovery Disk on a USB Flash Disk HP Pavilion dv6700z CTO Entertainment Notebook PC - HP Customer Care (United States - English)

You can Order HP Recovery Disks from here:
Compaq Mini CQ10-500 PC series*-* HP Notebook PCs - Order Recovery Discs for Windows 7, Vista, or XP - c00810334 - HP Business Support Center
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24 Aug 2011   #3
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Hello Chunkles, welcome to Seven Forums!

You will need to borrow or download installation media of the exact same Windows 7 version as the activation key you have so you can do a clean install using that Windows activation key; it is against forum policy to post download links to MS software.

There's a lot of useful information in this tutorial linked below and be sure to post back with any further questions you may have and to keep us informed.

Clean Install : Factory COA Activation Key
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