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Windows 7: Recovery Says Wrong Windows Version

09 Aug 2016   #1

win7 pro 32 bit
Recovery Says Wrong Windows Version

I have a bootable USB with Win7 Ult on it from which I recently installed Win7 Ult. So I know it's good.

Now I get a machine - Win7 Ult - that keeps switching off, is unusable. This is a difference machine, okay?

Quite Kosher. Has an activated key.

I try to repair it using the Win7 Ult install disk which searches for installed Windows, finds it, and then declares it can't help because wrong version of Windows!

I have another USB sold to me as a 'repair' usb for any version of windows. That does the same thing.

Don't have the original install disks for the broken machine in question so I can't go back to them.

Any clues what might be going on?

I guess I'm just going to have to make a fresh install.

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