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Windows 7: Could do more than 1 factory install and a clean installation damage l

10 Feb 2013   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
Could do more than 1 factory install and a clean installation damage l

I have a fairly new laptop and I was wondering if doing factory restore (3) within 2 months, most recent one was few days(Makes it the 3rd factory restore) ago and I noticed there was quite a lot of bloatware so now I plan to do a clean installation but I'm worried if this could damage the laptop.

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10 Feb 2013   #2
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ult. x64


Absolutely no damage, you can do a clean install to your hearts content - no need to worry.

Use this guide:

Clean Reinstall - Factory OEM Windows 7

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10 Feb 2013   #3

Windows 10x64 Build 1709

I've reinstalled 3 times in one DAY before.
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10 Feb 2013   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

Only one thing, be sure to search for and download every driver for your computer BEFORE formating, so you can have all your hardware working right after that. The laptop website for your particular model is a good site to look.
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10 Feb 2013   #5
Microsoft MVP


How drivers are handled in Win7 is not like XP at all and detailed in the tutorial, so read and follow it closely and you'll have a perfect install.

Then if you stick with the tools and methods given you will keep it that way.
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