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Windows 7: Should I Do a Clean Install?

25 Apr 2015   #81
Jesse Williams

Windows 10 Home 64-bit
 
 

Yes, I believe so. Is that a problem? But, I disabled the Dual Boot configuration, so I wouldn't have to keep choosing an OS to continue.


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25 Apr 2015   #82
gregrocker

 

Then there's no point in having the useless Recovery partition which boots into a Win7 disk anyway, because you can't boot it if Win7 fails to start. You'd need to use F8 or the Win7 disk or Repair CD.

If I were you I'd delete the useless System Reserved and Recovery partitons which you made and ignore the 15gb until your disk fills up and its needed which is unlikely.
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25 Apr 2015   #83
Jesse Williams

Windows 10 Home 64-bit
 
 

Okay. I will do that. Just choose, delete volume?
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25 Apr 2015   #84
gregrocker

 

Yes, then reboot to make sure that Boot Menu has gone away. You can delete the unneeded Recovery partition from Dual Boot menu in msconfig>Boot if it doesn't go away when deleted. But don't delete the Win7 listing or it won't boot.
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25 Apr 2015   #85
Jesse Williams

Windows 10 Home 64-bit
 
 

I will do it when I get home. I'm working on my grandmother's computer. I can't get her screensaver to work. It's set to come on in 30 minutes. She has Windows XP.
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25 Apr 2015   #86
Jesse Williams

Windows 10 Home 64-bit
 
 

Okay. Got that done to my computer successfully.
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26 Apr 2015   #87
Jesse Williams

Windows 10 Home 64-bit
 
 

Greg, is my computer messed up? I meant to ask you. It's running fine.
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26 Apr 2015   #88
gregrocker

 

How would I know? You're the one using it. I've told you the standard to measure by is if it's always instantaneous and never hangs.

Post another screenshot of Disk Management - Post a Screen Capture Image
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26 Apr 2015   #89
Jesse Williams

Windows 10 Home 64-bit
 
 

Okay. I will when I get home. I'm in church right now. I did what you said to do. It still has the recovery options.
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26 Apr 2015   #90
Jesse Williams

Windows 10 Home 64-bit
 
 

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