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Windows 7: How to get data out of a defective HDD ?

05 Apr 2012   #31
darkhorse

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

Just one more.

I would download a Windows 7 Home Premium from this site:

Official Windows 7 SP1 ISO from Digital River My Digital Life

But there's now Danish version here.

How can I obtain a Danish version ?


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05 Apr 2012   #32
darkhorse

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by gregrocker View Post
Everything you need to get the superior clean reinstall is in the blue link above. Be sure to ask back if you have any specific questions.

For the Recovery disks which include all the preinstalled factory bloatware, you'd need to contact eMachines Tech Support which is included for free for the first year. You can also compare their price on replacement HD with what you find on the web.

You did send at the same time as I did. Very fine
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05 Apr 2012   #33
gregrocker
Microsoft MVP

 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by darkhorse View Post
Just one more.

I would download a Windows 7 Home Premium from this site:

Official Windows 7 SP1 ISO from Digital River My Digital Life

But there's now Danish version here.

How can I obtain a Danish version ?
Download the Danish Professional version that is listed. If it's not your licensed version then download and run the eicfg removal tool to unlock all versions before burning to DVD or writing to flash stick, select your licensed version during install.
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05 Apr 2012   #34
darkhorse

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by gregrocker View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by darkhorse View Post
Just one more.

I would download a Windows 7 Home Premium from this site:

Official Windows 7 SP1 ISO from Digital River My Digital Life

But there's now Danish version here.

How can I obtain a Danish version ?
Download the Danish Professional version that is listed. If it's not your licensed version then download and run the eicfg removal tool to unlock all versions before burning to DVD or writing to flash stick, select your licensed version during install.
Thanks so much ... or just delete ei.cfg
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05 Apr 2012   #35
gregrocker
Microsoft MVP

 

Depends on if you want to extract the files to delete and then recompile the ISO, or run the tool on the ISO file itself which is much easier.
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05 Apr 2012   #36
darkhorse

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

Ok very fine. I'll do what you suggest. Good to know you
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05 Apr 2012   #37
Golden
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ult. x64
 
 

Hi,

I agree - that HDD is kaput

Regards,
Golden
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05 Apr 2012   #38
darkhorse

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Golden View Post
Hi,

I agree - that HDD is kaput

Regards,
Golden
I bet it is
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07 Apr 2012   #39
darkhorse

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

Hi again.

If I purchase a new HDD, and then I install W7HP on it, can I use the serial number again without problems ?. From Microsoft ?
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07 Apr 2012   #40
F5ing

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Yes, the key/serial will work. That's pretty much standard, as long you have a valid key. I'm pretty sure Greg wouldn't steer you that way if he knew otherwise (he'd tell you if that was the case).
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