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Windows 7: Would like to reinstall windows 7 over windows 8 beta.


17 Jan 2013   #1

windows 8 beta, 64 bit
 
 
Would like to reinstall windows 7 over windows 8 beta.

I currently have windows 8 preview and would like to re-install windows 7 ... I do not have the disks but I do have the iso files on the HD. Can I mount the iso to my drive and re-install win 7 or do I have to either burn to disk or usb...
Thanks


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17 Jan 2013   #2
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You need the bootable disk or USB flash stick for repair as well as reinstall.

If this is the Toshiba which came preinstalled with Windows 7 then follow these steps for getting a perfect Clean Reinstall - Factory OEM Windows 7 using the latest official installer with SP1 and Media Refresh (thousands of more drivers).
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18 Jan 2013   #3

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We always assume you have made your Recovery Disks using the OEM manufacturer's Recovery Media Creator app the first day you had your new PC.
& made the Startup Repair CD.
startup repair disc-create


Did you make the OEM manufacturer's Recovery Disks?

How to use Toshiba Recovery.
How to use the Toshiba HDD Recovery Utility

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You can order Toshiba Recovery disks from here:
https://www.csd.toshiba.com/cgi-bin/...rification.jsp


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18 Jan 2013   #4

windows 8 beta, 64 bit
 
 

Thanks... ... I will have to find larger disks this morning have nothing close to 4 gig... I do have a external HD (500 gig) that I store documents on.. may copy the iso files over there to save just in case I mess things up.... again thnaks
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