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Windows 7: How do I put a clean Win7 back on my laptop without a CD?

02 Dec 2013   #1

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How do I put a clean Win7 back on my laptop without a CD?

I bought a HP laptop almost a year ago, it had Windows 7 pre-installed. There is a lot of junk and who knows what probably slowing down my laptop, a lot of it was the crap HP installed. I'd like to wipe everything and a re-install of Windows 7, but It didn't come with a CD? How can I go about doing this?


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02 Dec 2013   #2
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Read Greg's tutoriqal, it has everything you need, even the ability to make the disc.

Clean Reinstall - Factory OEM Windows 7

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02 Dec 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 HP Recovery:
Performing an HP System Recovery (Windows 7) | HP® Support
How to make HP Recovery DVD disks:
Performing an HP System Recovery (Windows Vista) | HP® Support

How to make HP Recovery USB disk:
Using the Downloadable USB Recovery Flash Disk Creation Utility HP Pavilion dv6700z CTO Entertainment Notebook PC | HP® Support
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