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Windows 7: Windows 7 stuck at welcome screen. Cannot access Safe Mode.

11 Sep 2010   #11
alphanumeric

Windows 10 Education 64 bit
 
 

I think a lot of people here will agree with me when I say a clean install is always preferred over an upgrade. More often than not upgrades introduce problems and less than stellar performance.


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11 Sep 2010   #12
thomas435

Windows 7 Home Premium 32-bit
 
 

can i do a clean install with the upgrade disc?
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11 Sep 2010   #13
alphanumeric

Windows 10 Education 64 bit
 
 

Yes

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by gregrocker;952728
You can clean install to get a superior install from your Win7 installer:[URL
https://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/31402-clean-install-upgrade-windows-7-version.html[/URL]
EDIT: I don't know why the link doesn't work in the quote, may be because i edited out some of it. Anyway here it is again.

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11 Sep 2010   #14
thomas435

Windows 7 Home Premium 32-bit
 
 

Thanks a lot! I'm doing it now. I'll let you know what happens.
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11 Sep 2010   #15
thomas435

Windows 7 Home Premium 32-bit
 
 

great. everythings up and running again. thanks for your help!
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11 Sep 2010   #16
alphanumeric

Windows 10 Education 64 bit
 
 

Good stuff, hopefully you won't have to do it again for a long time.
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11 Sep 2010   #17
A Guy

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

Now that you've had your scare, and have it fixed, it's time to look into creating a Sytem Image for backup. Update regularly as you change your setup and everything is operating correctly.

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