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Windows 7: Installing win7 on new hard drive

03 Dec 2011   #1
henrix

Windows 7 64bit
 
 
Installing win7 on new hard drive

I had to buy a new hard because the old one went wrong. I was running win7 64 bit on the old one, i do not have a windows 7 installation cd and the sticker underneath with the product key is faded. Do i need to buy a new window7?


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03 Dec 2011   #2
theog

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

ME/XP/Vista/Win7
 
 

information   Information
We always assume you have made your Recovery Disks using the OEM manufacturer's Recovery Media Creator app the first day you had your new PC.
& made the Startup Repair CD.
startup repair disc-create


Did you make the OEM manufacturer's Recovery Disks?


Manual how to use Acer eRecovery Management here:
ftp://ftp.support.acer-euro.com/notebook/empowering_technology/NB%20ET2%20user's%20guide/Acer%20eRecovery%20Management%20English.pdf

You can Order Acer recovery disks from here:
https://secure.tx.acer.com/RCDB/Main.aspx?brand=acer
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03 Dec 2011   #3
henrix

Windows 7 64bit
 
 

Yes, I do have recovery disks.
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03 Dec 2011   #4
theog

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

ME/XP/Vista/Win7
 
 

Take a look at your manual.

Quote:
Recovering from your recovery discs
To reinstall Windows and all pre-installed software and drivers:
1 Turn on your computer, insert the first system recovery disc into your
optical disc drive, then restart your computer.
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