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Windows 7: Reinstall W7 OS on laptop


14 Jun 2012   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 
Reinstall W7 OS on laptop

My laptop comes with a lot of crapware on it so I was wondering if I could just use my other copy of Windows 7 Home Premium that I bought for my desktop, install it on my laptop, and use the product key on the home premium sticker on the bottom of my laptop?


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14 Jun 2012   #2

Windows 7 64bit
 
 

what kinda laptop? dells have that hidden partition to do a restore of just windows not all that other stuff..... and as far as i know your can do what you suggest. i just did it the other day on an old laptop for a friend wanted a clean restore to sell it used my win 7 disc and his laptops code and worked just fine.
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14 Jun 2012   #3
Microsoft MVP

 

The answer is yes.

Everything you need is in these steps to get a perfect Clean Reinstall - Factory OEM .Windows 7
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14 Jun 2012   #4

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

I have an HP. I would like to run a nuke disc and start off with a clean hard drive so that way my computer will run the best.

Thanks guys for the help
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14 Jun 2012   #5

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Windows 7 Ult. x64 Windows 8.1 x64
 
 

^ See Greg's post - you can't go wrong with that.
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