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Windows 7: Windows 7 refuses to install

25 Jun 2010   #21

Windows 7 Ult, Windows 8.1 Pro,

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by gregrocker View Post
Keep in mind an alternative to reinstall is capturing a Win7 Backup image externallyl once you get it up and running perfectly. Then reimaging just takes 15-20 minutes and you are back to your best setup.

However I know the withdrawals required to do this, as a clean reinstall enthusiast myself. I love that squeaky "better-than-new-computer" feeling and can't quite accept that reimaging will do the job just as good without the workload.
I agree Greg, there is nothing quite as good as a clean install. I don't trust images at all either.

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25 Jun 2010   #22

Win 8 Release candidate 8400

I also agree with both you and Greg. MS recommends clean installs for a reason. they work best

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