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Windows 7: restore windows 7 to new hd not working

19 Jul 2011   #11
springer1

windows 7 home premium 64bit
 
 

can i just clarify your last statement, is it installing all files needed to install windows or is it installing windows


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19 Jul 2011   #12
springer1

windows 7 home premium 64bit
 
 

can I clarify your last statement, is it installing all files needed to install windows or is it reinstalling windows
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19 Jul 2011   #13
theog

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ME/XP/Vista/Win7
 
 

First the DVD will Partition & format the HD
than copy all files need,
than install windows.
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19 Jul 2011   #14
springer1

windows 7 home premium 64bit
 
 

so in theory it should be able to boot itself straight from the HD and not require another input to boot
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19 Jul 2011   #15
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

Hello springer1, welcome to Seven Forums!


Have a look at the information in this guide linked below for another option.


Clean Install : Factory COA Activation Key

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19 Jul 2011   #16
theog

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by springer1 View Post
so in theory it should be able to boot itself straight from the HD and not require another input to boot
If you let installer do it's job, take about 1 to 2 hours.
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19 Jul 2011   #17
springer1

windows 7 home premium 64bit
 
 

Thanks for that suggestion, I got the windows key off the old system so will give this a go tomorrow. Need some sleep first, thanks all, for your inputs
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19 Jul 2011   #18
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by springer1 View Post
Thanks for that suggestion, I got the windows key off the old system so will give this a go tomorrow. Need some sleep first, thanks all, for your inputs
Be sure to post back here with an update.
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19 Jul 2011   #19
theog

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So you are not reinstalling a Acer?

You can not use a windows key off a old system, on a new system.
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