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Windows 7: Couple of questions regarding recovery, please read.

15 Dec 2010   #11
mjf

Windows 7x64 Home Premium SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by emnasty600 View Post

2. If that is what i need to reinstall windows, or what ever you may tell me i need to do/make to reinstall windows, If i buy a new hard drive for my laptop, what do i use to reinstall the OS on the new hard drive? i wont have to buy another copy of windows do i?
I would make an image of your recovery partition using Macrium Reflect and reimage it to a new HDD (if you wanted). It has worked successfully for me with an Acer recovery partition when I replaced the HDD on the same Acer PC. Use your current imaging to replace the rest.


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