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Windows 7: Startup repair menu doesn't see an operating system

04 Dec 2011   #11


Not with that virus, you don't. No pepper sneaking here.

Make sure you cleaned it up with a full scan of Malwarebytes.

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04 Dec 2011   #12

Windows 7

The virus i got was this removed im not sure about outside links on this site. After removal of the virus with tdss killer, and unhackme, i rebooted, and the system would not go anywhere but system repair. No matter what boot option i chose, it would boot to system repair, system repair would not see ANY windows installations on my pc, could not repair from backup image, could not use a restore point, there were none according to system repair. I knew this was a lie because i backup every week. My friend does remote and phone support for best buy, he is starting to encounter this on a regular basis. so your thread should grow nicely as well as the praise you receive.
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05 Dec 2011   #13

windows 7 64 bit home premium pre installed

Now i understand. When u buy sony they will not give u any recoery disk for windows from the sony manufacture. Thats really bad. Other brand of notebook they wil give the recovery disk from the manufacture. Make easy for the user to repair or reformat... Hate sony tactics to earn money from customer...

Finally i choose the macbook... Lol
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05 Dec 2011   #14


Here you go, Dave:

Windows 7 Direct Download Links

Sorry for the delay but the Forum's policy just changed on these download links.

Use this tool to burn to DVD or write to flash stick:
Windows 7 USB-DVD Download Tool

Follow these steps exactly to get a perfect reinstall of factory OEM: Reinstalling Windows 7
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05 Dec 2011   #15

windows 7 64 bit home premium pre installed

Really appreciate that u been so nice to peoples. The online store that i purchased the disc. They said they can not take it back. Im so mad... Anyways thanks a lot for the information. Somebody might need this information.... Thanks again
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05 Dec 2011   #16


Save the retail Disks with Product Key to use on another computer or gift/sell to someone.

Use the Product Key on the Sony's COA sticker on bottom of laptop so that the $100+ value of the licensed Win7 OEM OS is not lost.

The linked Official ISO's also have SP1 and latest hotfix.
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05 Dec 2011   #17

windows 7 64 bit home premium pre installed

Oh really... How to sell that one. U mean like i can use the product key on my old sony laptop and sell it with the disk (that just only recover disk). I really pissed have to pay 70 dollar for the disk. And the store is really unresponbility. Im waiting that one for two weeks. First they said its all ready been shipped out. A week later i called them they said run of the stock. They just sent it yesterday. So mad...

Do u want buy my recovery disk? Lol
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05 Dec 2011   #18


I thought you bought a retail Win7 full or Upgrade version which included a Product Key, not Recovery Disks.

Which manufacturer charged you $70 for a Recovery Disk? Or were you dealing with the store because the manufacturer's Tech Support free one-year warranty had run out?

Normally you can get Recovery Disks from manufacturer for not much more than shipping costs.
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06 Dec 2011   #19

windows 7 64 bit home premium pre installed

I called the manufacture
All ready. They said they are not provide the recovery disk or installation disk to the customer. That really bad. I ordered the recovery disk at geeks on site which i found on internet..,
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06 Dec 2011   #20


Next time come here and we will help you reinstall with the Product Key on COA sticker using a WIn7 installer for the licensed version. It is a much cleaner install anyway than Recovery Disks which have all the bloatware.

Did they provide you with the correct disks for your model? What does it say on the disks?
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