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Windows 7: Windows 7 Major Issues

29 Sep 2010   #11
mikedl

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Did you follow the tutorial I posted earlier? That would reset the entire drive and you would no longer have 3 start-up choices. The boot partition, or more specifically the boot-manager on that partition, has retained evidence of all of your installation attempts.

I would do a complete wipe of the drive following the tutorial SSD - HDD Optimize for Windows Reinstallation and then reinstall Windows.

Afterward you should have just the latest install as your choice on boot-up.


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29 Sep 2010   #12
Lychaeus

XP Pro
 
 

Working on it now, thanks again!!
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29 Sep 2010   #13
wilywombat

win7
 
 

Is it possible that the manufacturers recovery partion wasn't tanked and itwas just the partition that was being written to ie c:\ that was tanked during the power down? If so a recovery procedure should be available from the manufacturers website?


Just a thought...
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29 Sep 2010   #14
Lychaeus

XP Pro
 
 

Thank you so much mike, everything worked perfectly.

I Owe You!


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29 Sep 2010   #15
mikedl

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

LOL! I'm happy for you!

You're quite welcome, Lychaeus, but I only relayed information that other wonderful members have developed over the years.
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