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Windows 7: Help with programs files

09 Aug 2010   #11
richc46

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 10, Home Clean Install
 
 

Luckily you have windows 7, if not one of the basic editions you can do a system image, restore.


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09 Aug 2010   #12
timmyrankine

windows 7 home
 
 

trying to access anything is a real pain lol. everything trys to be open up by adobe reader.
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09 Aug 2010   #13
timmyrankine

windows 7 home
 
 

how do u got abt doing a system image restore?
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09 Aug 2010   #14
richc46

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 10, Home Clean Install
 
 

Remember you are changing everything on your hard drive with the image that exists on the at the date that you choose. If old, you will lose programs etc and they have to be reinstalled. If only a week old it may be worth it.
Backup and documents, pics etc, that were made after the image date.

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09 Aug 2010   #15
Layback Bear

Windows 10 Pro. 64/ version 1709
 
 

Just a few thoughts. Have you checked to see if your buddy has added any new programs. I have read somewhere that a false desktop program can be installed not allowing the normal desktop to be seen. I'm still trying to understand, (loaned my computer to a buddy)
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