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Windows 7: Re-installing windows 7 on new SSD with no backup or disc


23 Mar 2013   #1

Windows 7 Premium 64bit
 
 
Re-installing windows 7 on new SSD with no backup or disc

Hi,

My laptop recently crashed big time!
Won't boot at all, hdd seems to have died.

I am therefore looking at replacing it with a new ssd, but how will I be able to install windows 7 once I get this new ssd?
I don't have any backups or discs to use, only my win 7 product key on the underside of the laptop.

Any suggestions?

Thanks,


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23 Mar 2013   #2

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Windows 7 Ult. x64 Windows 8.1 x64
 
 

Hi,

Follow the steps detailed here - it contains a link to download the ISO so you can create your own installation DVD.

Clean Reinstall - Factory OEM Windows 7

Once installed, activate the installation using the product key printed on the COA sticker stuck underneath the laptop.

Regards,
Golden
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24 Mar 2013   #3

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

ME/XP/Vista/Win7
 
 

information   Information
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?

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How to use Toshiba Recovery.
http://aps2.toshiba-tro.de/kb0/HTD7C02140000R01.htm

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


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