So for example you have and OEM Vista install of HP with all sorts of bloatware, along with other solid programs you might like, like Cyberlink Powerdirector. Y
You have a win 7 upgrade disk, you want to do a fresh install and keep your preferred program.
First transfer a copy of your recovery partition to an external drive and follow these instrustions:
Part 1: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1IMR4IbDuwE
Part 2: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ymfb3tIRP-k