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Windows 7: How can I restore Win7 settings after a Win8 install attempt

18 Mar 2016   #1
Etherknight

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 
How can I restore Win7 settings after a Win8 install attempt

When trying to install Visio 2013, a Windows 8 installation automatically started; telling me not to shutdown my computer. Thus my own automatic reaction of pulling the plug.
Unfortunately, some aspects of Win7 appear to be broken, including the spell check, macro functions (ie. can't load normal.dotm or normal.docm), and Outlook functionality.
I would like, dearly, to recover these settings. I do not, upon any circumstances, wish to have to upgrade.


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19 Mar 2016   #2
Ztruker

Windows 10 Pro X64
 
 

Do you have any System Restore points? If so, try restoring to the latest one.
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19 Mar 2016   #3
AddRAM

Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

Hmmm, you tried to install Viso and windows 8 began to install.... never heard of that one before.
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