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Windows 7: Doing a 'Repair Install'

10 Oct 2009   #11

XP, Seven, 2008R2

Then obviously you have not built/modified the same computers I have. And many others who have had issues trying to replace a motherboard with a different chipset etc.

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08 Jan 2011   #12


Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by sup3rsprt View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by jsquareg View Post
So my question is, is that option equvalent to the Windows XP 'repair install'
Unfortunately no.

In Windows XP you could boot from the CD and do a repair install (handy when Windows can't boot, as when changing the motherboard).

In Windows 7 you can only do a repair install from within Windows. It doesn't work when booting from the DVD (according to information in the tutorial thread).
damnit >
Why did they remove that? This is a real shame.
This explains why I can't seem to get it working at least.

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