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Windows 7: If you have pm with new OS or update installed and won't work anymore

04 Feb 2018   #1
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Windows 7 Ultimate x32 and x64 / Windows 10 Professional x64
 
 
If you have pm with new OS or update installed and won't work anymore

I been testing with my own windows 7 Ultimate and 10 Professional...

Don't get me wrong, I just tested on my own computer

Alright, if you have ANY problems after you installed OS or updates or upgrades, whatever it is... But it won't let you get in windows anymore... So I found a good way also take long but it is worth for save you from reinstall OS or format it...

My answer is in X:\Windows.old that can restore it is back where it was... Because mostly times right after upgrade or updates or any reasons it is... That where having very serious problem with itself restore from backup is never good way because that won't back to normally 100%... So...

For you if you have dual hard drives or more (dual OS or more) go to step 7.

1. Flash your USB, you need to have CD Live itself is running Mini OS on your RAM from loading USB...

2. You need to on or reboot your computer with USB flash memory already plug in... click boot from the USB... and waiting for it be done loading... Then go to explorer where your OS is broken... Itself Windows.old in C:\

3. You need Windows.old to be FULL permissions to allowing you copying... Where? Go to C:\ where Windows.old is, do not open that yet... you just need to click it with other side button on the mouse where it'll popup menu... Look for "Properties" then Look for "Security" at top tab... click that, then go to Edit, find User name that you already in that Mini OS, using that user and click all boxes "allow" then apply, it'll popup and waiting for that changes done...

4. After this changes done, you need to moving all 6 folders from C:\ to C:\BackupOS which is in that C: is PerfLogs -- Program Files -- Program Files (x86) -- ProgramData -- Windows -- Users

Not copying but Moving would much better than copying... Because copying won't deletes all 6 folders that will causing take forever overwrite from Windows.old... When that copying from 6 folders from that Windows.old to C:\ (That where you need to get it back normally...)

5. After all this done, turn your computer off from mini OS, (NEVER click that power or reset on your tower, AIO or laptop...)

6. make sure you unplug that USB flash memory from your computer, then go ahead turn on... That should be back to normally OS...

7. You're so lucky to have dual OS, not many out there who have that... Anyway you need to get in other OS but make sure you're Administration of your own computer or family... Plus make sure you look at step 3 to 6 then you'll be fine


DO NOT DELETE THAT Windows.old for year, Because that Windows 10 cannot save that old after 30 days... Yeah I knew many of you are not happy with this issue because we will never know when new problems from any reasons after 30 days... You'll be serious stuck unless you have windows.old... That's only way to saving you from take forever to do reformatting, reinstalling and really painfully in neck with updates because we already knew that Microsoft won't do your favor... (They want you to pay back!)


Some of my words are not really good because I'm at limited writing...


Thanks for your time,


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