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Windows 7: Vista on the blink - can I install Win 7 ok?

05 Oct 2010   #31
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by aratatatat View Post
Ok, just had a good look at that recovery tutorial...

firstly, just to clarify, I do not need a vista disc to get to this point in tutorial?
secondly, could I copy data to flash drive (usb stick - i have a 32 gig - should be enough) just to be on safe side?

That should work as long as the PC recognizes the stick.

You're welcome, BTW!

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05 Oct 2010   #32
Microsoft MVP


You should be using the Vista Repair CD which Barefoot linked to earlier. Burn it using ImgBurn at 4x speed to know it will boot and work.

If this fails, you can attempt to rescue either the partition or your data using Paragon Rescue CD. Rescue Kit Free Edition | PARAGON Software Group - free partition software, hard disk partitioning
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 Vista on the blink - can I install Win 7 ok?

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