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Windows 7: Seems that using the install CD to repair boot, makes 7 slower...

12 Oct 2014   #1
Tinsby

Dual boot Win7 Pro 64 & Linux Mint 17.2 "Rafaela"
 
 
Seems that using the install CD to repair boot, makes 7 slower...

I didn't know whether to make a new post or keep going with the one from July of this year.

I still have my triple boot system: XPired, 7, Linux I have mastered making Acronis backups and want to move to an SSD. If I only restore 7 it has no bootloader because it was put on after XPired was. So to make 7 bootable I use the install CD 3 times and then it will boot up and run, but it seems so slow after I do that repair.

Other than using the 7 install disc to repair the bootloader is there any other way this can be done? Of course I realize a format and install of 7 and all the programs would do the trick. I'm trying to avoid that if I can. If I install 7 over itself will I lose all my programs etc? I never liked to do that with earlier versions of Windows but at times it seemed to be OK.

Thank you,

J T


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12 Oct 2014   #2
gregrocker

 

How long has it been since you had a Clean Reinstall? This should not be dreaded but welcomed for the chance to get and then keep a perfect install. You'd follow the same steps in Clean Reinstall - Factory OEM Windows 7 which has helped a million users get perfect installs without a single complaint.

Otherwise post back a screenshot of Disk Management - Post a Screen Capture Image so we can see if the problem is obvious.
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