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Windows 7: ERROR Recovery DAT NOT FOUND

30 Dec 2009   #1
bmm16

windows
 
 
ERROR Recovery DAT NOT FOUND

OK I tried to install windows 7 ultimate on my brand new ASUS Laptop. Everything was going well, the installation was completed, I got a chance to scroll around. But when i rebooted my computer, i got an error saying recovery dat not found. And my brand new laptpp was crashed. But since i know a little about computers i was able to enter my boot splash screen and Recover Windows to the first partition. Don't realy know what it was going to do but i was able to get back to my pre installed win vista home prenium and all the files that came with my laptop.

But im still interested with windows 7 ultimate and im scared to try installing it again, a little advice would help........

oh yea idk if this was a problem are not but i installed windows 7 ultimate 32 bit on a 64 bit laptop,,,,,


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30 Dec 2009   #2
Jonathan_King

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Hello, Welcome!

Go ahead and reinstall it. Clean install (not upgrade) is the best. Be sure to have your important files saved to an external disk or other safe place. If you have trouble, we will help you.

The 32/64 bit thing should not make a difference for you.

~Jonathan
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30 Dec 2009   #3
bmm16

windows
 
 

what if it happens again/
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30 Dec 2009   #4
Jonathan_King

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by bmm16 View Post
what if it happens again/
We will take care of it. You can always restore again, too, if bad comes to worst.

Relax, few users walk away without an answer.
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30 Dec 2009   #5
bmm16

windows
 
 

when it says where do you want win7 to install what do i do/
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30 Dec 2009   #6
Jonathan_King

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Right on your main partition, usually the biggest one.
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30 Dec 2009   #7
bmm16

windows
 
 

so i have to format it before i continue right/
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30 Dec 2009   #8
Jonathan_King

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Not unless you run into problems later on.
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30 Dec 2009   #9
bmm16

windows
 
 

so don't format my main drive
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30 Dec 2009   #10
Jonathan_King

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

If you want to, go ahead. You don't need to.
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