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Windows 7: Win 7 x64 bad driver install

01 Mar 2011   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium x 64
Win 7 x64 bad driver install

Ok so I ran device driver updater and it picked the wrong driver to install and now I BSOD three seconds after the desktop shows. It boots fine and all but when it actually loads the desktop environment the issue starts. Same goes with safe mode and such. I can restore to before the install but somehow the system protection was disabled for the drive. I can access the registry and cmd line via restore/repair option but I can't find where in the registry that the system protection setting is stored. And before I get a response that I need to go to control panel and all that, I CAN NOT BOOT INTO EXPLORER. I was googling so much and every response to my issue was to go to system options in control panel and enable it. If anyone can tell me:

1: Can I edit the registry to enable system protection for the drive?
If not then can I:
2: Use a third party boot disc that has the ability to restore via system restores?
3: tell me why I can't restore to default from the F9 function key that has the recovery partition bound to it?
4: Tell me where the dump files are so I can attach?

My System SpecsSystem Spec
01 Mar 2011   #2

Windows 7 Home Premium x 64

Ok so I booted off a windows 7 live cd and am copying the recovery partition to a flash drive to see if I can boot iff of it and do a recovery to factory.
My System SpecsSystem Spec

 Win 7 x64 bad driver install

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