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Windows 7: Win 7 OEM Disk & new Hard drive installation

25 Oct 2011   #11

Windows 7x64 Home Premium SP1

If you make a System Repair CD/DVD from your installed OS does it boot to that?

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26 Oct 2011   #12
Harold Walls

Win 7 Home Premium

I finally got the Win 7 DVD to boot in the DVD drive. I added extra Ram as a separate task(8GB), & restarted the computer. When Win 7 started, it installed a driver for the DVD drive for some reason(It worked OK before, played movies,ect.). So I put the Win 7 OEM DVD back in the drive & set the DVD drive as 1st boot device in BIOS & it booted right up & started loading the installation files. Don't know why, but I don't care.
Thanks to all on this forum for your help.
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26 Oct 2011   #13
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