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Windows 7: ERROR Recovery.dat after upgrade help

08 Jan 2010   #11

Windows Vista Home Premium

No problem =) later I will give the clean install a go, just not right now lol although I should do it soon since its going to be a clean install anyways...

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08 Jan 2010   #12


If you've factory recovered to Vista, then there is no reason to do another in-place Upgrade which is an inferior upgrade to a clean install.

So boot the Win7 DVD, select Custom install, use Drive Options to format the Vista partition and install Win7 there.

The Win7 DVD is mostly driver-complete, with newer arriving in early Windows Updates. Any drivers then missing in the Device Manager can be found on your drivers CD or the Support Downloads webpage for your model computer, where there will also be favorite apps you can download.
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