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Windows 7: I will not give up. I will not reinstall.

13 Nov 2010   #21

64-bit Windows 8.1 Pro

At the end of the day, your objective is a stable system... Forensics are fun ... if you have the time for it ... However you have been kicking against the stones for two weeks now without any success.. A clean reinstall is called for if you really want to get back up and running ... That being said, this whole situation could have been resolved in 20 minutes had you made an image of your system drive as a part of your backup policy ... Good luck with your problem..

Backup Complete Computer - Create an Image Backup

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13 Nov 2010   #22

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

Thank you guys for your answers. Probably a clean install is the only right solution in this case.
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13 Nov 2010   #23

Win7 HP (x64)/Win7 Ultimate (x64)

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by digitalshark View Post
Thank you guys for your answers. Probably a clean install is the only right solution in this case.
Don't forget to create an image as soon as you're up after the reinstall (with updated drivers etc) and ensure that you have a regular backup program in place

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13 Nov 2010   #24
Hopalong X

Windows7 Pro 64bit SP-1; Windows XP Pro 32bit

Same here as Lomai. Here is the tutorial on creating Sys Image.
Backup Complete Computer - Create an Image Backup

That sucks but sometimes you just have to do it. Most of us consider that as last resort when the rest will not work.
You had some of the best trying to get you fixed.

Anymore questions on clean install etc. give a shout.

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13 Nov 2010   #25


When you get everything working again, put a system image backup somewhere that won't be accessed until the next time you have this problem.
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