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Windows 7: Problems starting up properly

04 Apr 2012   #31
inaniloquent

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-Bit
 
 

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You have to run the Windows setup while your pc is on. You also need to run the Windows setup program in Vista service pack 2 compatibility mode.
It says windows cannot be upgraded while running in safe mode..
Then you are going to have to clean install. If you install over your current Windows 7, then it will create a folder calleb Windows.old. In the Windows.old, all of your old data will be there. You can't use windows when it's in the Windows.old folder, but you can copy old documents and other stuff.
is this really the only solution to my problem? there's no other way?


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04 Apr 2012   #32
windude99

Windows 7 Professional x64 Service Pack 1
 
 

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It says windows cannot be upgraded while running in safe mode..
Then you are going to have to clean install. If you install over your current Windows 7, then it will create a folder called Windows.old. In the Windows.old, all of your old data will be there. You can't use windows when it's in the Windows.old folder, but you can copy old documents and other stuff.
is this really the only solution to my problem? there's no other way?
No. Since you don't have any restore points or a system image, no this is the only thing you can do Sorry!
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23 Apr 2012   #33
inaniloquent

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-Bit
 
 

Clean install sucked and still sucks and I hate it but at least my PC works now. Thanks very much
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23 Apr 2012   #34
windude99

Windows 7 Professional x64 Service Pack 1
 
 

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Clean install sucked and still sucks and I hate it but at least my PC works now. Thanks very much
Glad I could help
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