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Windows 7: How to re-install windows 7 with the same serial ?

17 Mar 2012   #1

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How to re-install windows 7 with the same serial ?

Hi Friends,

I have a TOUCHMATE PC with me, (Core i5 configuration). It came pre-installed with Windows 7 - Home Premium.

I need to get back to the factory settings of this PC, but there is no such thing like that, (as you find in some laptops).
So, I needed to install Windows 7 - Home Premium again with the same serial key, that i have.

How do i do this ? I dint get any Windows Installation disc with the PC. I have registered serial stuck onto the PC.

Can any experts help me out.

(What I did is, I first installed the Office Outlook 2010, found that it was crap as it does not have an option to delete messages from the server.
So, planned to install Office Outlook 2007. I just messed up with the installation.
And it has come to such a point that, how many ever times i uninstall the Outlook 2010, it never uninstalls and whenever I install the Outlook 2007 and i open it, it opens Outlook 2010.)

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17 Mar 2012   #2

7 x64

There should be a utility included with your PC to make the system discs. Look in the start menu for it. If it isn't there there may be a Recovery partition and an option at boot to login to that partitions to reinstall the OS.

you can use the same License key that you are now using. It is good forever for use on THAT computer.
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18 Mar 2012   #3
Microsoft MVP


Here are the steps to get a perfect clean reinstall of factory preinstalled WIn7 using the Product Key on COA sticker: Clean Reinstall - Factory OEM Windows 7 - Windows 7 Forums. The latest installer is provided to burn to DVD or write to flash stick.

Have you tried uninstalling both Office suites to then reinstall Office 2007? You may be able to use
System Restore to get before the time it messed up, too.

Many use the lightweight free Open Office Suite from Oracle which is full compatible but without any bloat.
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