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Windows 7: Repair Install

15 Aug 2012   #1060
abuh11

MS Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit SP1
 
 

hi, i want to know, does this method delete or uninstall any of your software and does it change your internet settings (delete passwords and extension etc.)


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15 Aug 2012   #1061
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello Abuh,

It will not uninstall any programs, but may with some drivers. Internet settings should carry over, but I would recommend to backup or write them down just to be extra safe.
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15 Aug 2012   #1062
abuh11

MS Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit SP1
 
 

ok, thanks, is there any you-tube link that you could post, showing how to perform this.
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15 Aug 2012   #1063
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

You'll pretty much just need to write down the settings and possible manually change them back afterwards if they didn't carry over.
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18 Aug 2012   #1064
EvanPezoldt

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

Brink,

First off, thanks for the great tutorial!

I am having trouble getting it to go. I am on Win7 HP x64. I ended up uninstalling SP1 so I could usemy original installation DVD. Now I get past the compatibility checker, and it will begin a few percent with the installation, but then it spits out the message

"Windows cannot copy files required for installation. The files may be corrupt or missing. Make sure all files required for installation are available, and and restart the installation. Error code 0x80070017"

I tried searching the thread, but found nothing similar. I apologize if it has already been answered.

Evan

Edit: problem = solved! Method: take out disc, do a couple "ha"s, wipe on shirt, put back in. Restart installation. Done. :-P
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18 Aug 2012   #1065
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello Evan, and welcome to Seven Forums.

I'm happy to hear that you got it working. Thank goodness it was just something simple.
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20 Aug 2012   #1066
tanw

Win 7 x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Brink View Post
No, this is not a System Image Recovery that restores your system back to a system image that you created at some earlier point in time. Instead, this is using the factory recovery partition to reinstall and restore Windows 7 back to factory conditions like when it was first turned on.

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Hi Brink,
Just want to say thank you for your help.Managed to reformat using the method u posted.Thanks
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20 Aug 2012   #1067
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

You're welcome tanw. I'm glad that it was able to help.
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23 Aug 2012   #1068
multiweb

Window 7 Professional x64
 
 

Hi Brink, thanks for the great tut. I'm using Win 7 professional 64bit. I have a Win7 install disc with SP1 already in it. When I do the upgrade I'm prompted that the versiojn I'm running is already newer than the one on the CD and it exits. I haven't tried any ISO or removing SP1 yet. I don't even know if I can remove SP1 with my install. Any idea? TIA.
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23 Aug 2012   #1069
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello Multiweb, and welcome to Seven Forums.

What type of disc and installation are they both? For example: retail, OEM, factory installed, student, etc....
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