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Windows 7: System restore has created a new drive (recovery) plus, windows backup

28 Oct 2012   #31

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

Thanks again for all your help and patience, thanks !!. It all seems to be working now,


Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Slartybart View Post
I'm leaving this up to the resident SevenForums install guru. I think I might be confusing Chris and that the active partition was moved based on not understanding the process. LittleJay , myself, and Greg mentioned the active flag in different context that meant the same thing.

Chris, here are your options:

1) best recommendation - follow Greg's clean install, step-by-step. You probably want to print them and any references. I think that if you read the instructions and follow any links in them, you'll have a good understanding of what you need to do. Read them and if you have specific questions - ask.

2) otherwise, follow the Dell method and do a Factory Restore

Either way, you need to unplug everything - the monitor keyboard and mouse can stay connected of course.

When you've completed the process, don't connect anything - post a Disk Management screenshot of your machine.



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