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Windows 7: Restoring windows(without reinstalling)

05 Feb 2011   #1
nevo

Windows 7 Home Premium 64
 
 
Restoring windows(without reinstalling)

Hi people,
is there any function on Windows 7 HP 64bit version, to totaly restore my windows? I don't want to reinstall, only to restore EVERYTHING as it was as i get my Acer(sry for eng ) no cutom programs, no files, totally nothing, only clean windows HP.
Waiting for any answers


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05 Feb 2011   #2
Bill2

Windows 7 x64 pro/ Windows 7 x86 Pro/ XP SP3 x86
 
 

You're contradicting yourself. If you want the computer to be as it was at the time of purchase, use the acer recovery disks (if you havent made them yet, do so asap). OTOH, if you want a clean windows without acer bloatware, you need to do a clean install from a win7 install dvd.
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05 Feb 2011   #3
nevo

Windows 7 Home Premium 64
 
 

I bough my acer without cd, windows 7 hp 64(legal version, not cracked) was alredy installed, so i don't have cd, and there was no acer recovery cd in laptop box
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05 Feb 2011   #4
Golden
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ult. x64
 
 

Hi,

Do you still have your manual? In there, there will be some instructions for doing a factory reset (restore your laptop back to the state it was when you bought it). Its usually a special keystroke during reboot.

Regards,
Golden
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05 Feb 2011   #5
Barman58

Windows 10 Pro x64 x3, Ubuntu
 
 

Check your documentation that came with the system - there should be a recovery option available to revert to factory settings by pressing a function key during boot - this operates from a hidden copy of the OS installer on the hard drive.

The system "MAY" also recover without losing any of your personal data (Photos etc.), but it equally may not - CHECK THE DOCUMENTATION

There is often a reset option on acer systems that is in the acer folder of the start menu within windows
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05 Feb 2011   #6
Bill2

Windows 7 x64 pro/ Windows 7 x86 Pro/ XP SP3 x86
 
 

Theres an acer hidden recovery partition on your computer. You need to launch acer recovery manager to make those disks from that partition.

How to Create an Acer Computer Recovery Disk | eHow.com
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05 Feb 2011   #7
nevo

Windows 7 Home Premium 64
 
 

Thank u i found Acer eRecovery Management it is imba
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05 Feb 2011   #8
Bill2

Windows 7 x64 pro/ Windows 7 x86 Pro/ XP SP3 x86
 
 

Good. Now make recovery disks and tuck them away safely. Also, unless you are hard pressed for space, just leave that recovery partition intact, as in dont delete it while you are preparing partitions for the new install, if you plan to do one.
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05 Feb 2011   #9
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

Hello nevo, welcome to Seven Forums!



Just be aware, that will more than likely destroy any data on the PC, I would suggest that you copy out or make back-ups of the data you need to save to external media before you start.
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05 Feb 2011   #10
nevo

Windows 7 Home Premium 64
 
 

Thank you.

There is function Restore Operating system and Retain User Data, so i think no need to care about it
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