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Windows 7: How do I remove a doubly installed Windows7

13 Oct 2015   #21
ewv

Windows 10 Home 64bit
 
 

OK, thanks for that. I found the Recovery Point & on which partition it is set (I'm learning a lot here, thank you for that!!) and made sure it was on C: I also deleted the previous recovery points, there is only the Install left -makes sense since that is the last thing I did besides figuring all this out!
Can you confirm I got it right?

And then a different question on Re-Install. My new laptop didn't come with the OS CD but doing all this I realised that it doesn't even have a Windows sticker on it that 'proves' that I have a legitimate version of it... It came with Windows 8 installed, and upgrade to Windows 10 when available which was a couple of days later. I read on the forum that I can create a System Image Backup and use that for a re-install. Guess that would be the answer but I'm worried about not having any 'official papers/sticker'. Should I be worried?

THANK YOU FOR ALL YOUR HELP!!! I got it sorted and learned lots, without your help I would not have managed so thank you.




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13 Oct 2015   #22
DavidE

Multi-Boot W7_Pro_x64 W8.1_Pro_x64 W10_Pro_x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ewv View Post
And then a different question on Re-Install. My new laptop didn't come with the OS CD but doing all this I realised that it doesn't even have a Windows sticker on it that 'proves' that I have a legitimate version of it... It came with Windows 8 installed, and upgrade to Windows 10 when available which was a couple of days later. I read on the forum that I can create a System Image Backup and use that for a re-install. Guess that would be the answer but I'm worried about not having any 'official papers/sticker'. Should I be worried?
Pre-built PC's with Windows 8 and later don't come with a COA sticker for the license key.
The license key is burned into the BIOS.
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14 Oct 2015   #23
ewv

Windows 10 Home 64bit
 
 

Great, good to know!

Again: THANK YOU for everything. It's all sorted And learned lots
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14 Oct 2015   #24
RolandJS

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit
 
 

Be careful using EasyBCD, with the speed of an F-18, one can either build up or missle down one's Windows
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14 Oct 2015   #25
ewv

Windows 10 Home 64bit
 
 

Good to know. It worked for this. Not gonna play around with it anymore, I've had too many IT problems & not gonna risk messing it up again!
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22 Oct 2015   #26
ewv

Windows 10 Home 64bit
 
 

One more question: can't you remove a thread? Delete it?
If so, how do I go about it?
If no, why not?

Thanks!
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22 Oct 2015   #27
DavidE

Multi-Boot W7_Pro_x64 W8.1_Pro_x64 W10_Pro_x64
 
 

No, we can't delete threads.

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22 Oct 2015   #28
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1
 
 

To answer the Why Not.

Deleting threads is up to the administrators and they seldom do such a thing to the best of my memory.
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