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Windows 7: Reset all data about PC.

08 Jan 2011   #21
mckillwashere

Windows 7 x86/x64, Server 2008r2, Web Server 2008
 
 

The closet thing you can get to a rebirth is a reformat. Sorry.


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08 Jan 2011   #22
lord

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by mckillwashere View Post
The closet thing you can get to a rebirth is a reformat. Sorry.
Yeah, I guess thats ok.

Thank you for the help.
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08 Jan 2011   #23
EzioAuditore

Winbdows 7 ultimate x64 | Ubuntu 12.04 x64 LTS
 
 

A wipe & clean install will be even closer.
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08 Jan 2011   #24
lord

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by EzioAuditore View Post
A wipe & clean install will be even closer.
Yes I will be doing this on my second disk, none of the data there is vital anyway.
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08 Jan 2011   #25
mckillwashere

Windows 7 x86/x64, Server 2008r2, Web Server 2008
 
 

I will suggest getting one HDD for your OS, and other HDDS for your backups and apps. That way if you reformat you dont lose any vital information.
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08 Jan 2011   #26
MadHacker

Windows 7 Professional 64 bit
 
 

Reinstall windows to solve your problem.
If you don't have more than one HDD or don't want to spend the money to buy one, it's a good idea to create a 2nd partition to store any files you don't want to lose if windows crashes. If you don't want to reinstall windows, you can still shrink the system partition to create a data and media partition using the logical disk manager (right click "computer" and select manage). Keeping music, documents, images etc on a separate partition from programs and the operating system will also mean your system won't slow down as much over time as files are added.
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09 Jan 2011   #27
lord

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

I am going to format my second HDD and install to there.
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09 Jan 2011   #28
Golden
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ult. x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by mckillwashere View Post
I will suggest getting one HDD for your OS, and other HDDS for your backups and apps. That way if you reformat you dont lose any vital information.
+1. The easiest route to follow, and not that expensive either.
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