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Windows 7: Setting up to install Windows.. already installed..

22 Nov 2009   #11


Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Nicane View Post
I don't like taking the easy way out of things. I want to learn what made this happen and what it did. I want to actually fix it, without just taking the option of "just reinstall." I could do that for every problem I have, but why would I do that? That doesn't help learn about it at all.
I tend to do the same--I like to fix Windows issues. AAMOF, I've gone more than 3-4 years on several PC's in the house without reloading windows. I've retired PC's to the attic without ever reloading windows, be it Win98SE or XP. My Vista machines never got reloaded--just replaced with Win 7, as did 2 of my XP machines.

On a new installation, there's far less to reinstall than on a machine that's been in service for a year or two. That's why I suggested to just reinstall, since it's been 5 days since you first asked for help.

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22 Nov 2009   #12

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-Bit (Build 7600)

Well, I may just take that up. I ordered a new HDD because I ran out of room on my other, and this one will be faster. So I'll just reinstall it, and move the settings over. But if someone figures out how to fix this, I would really like to know for future reference, and it may be useful for other things.
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