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Windows 7: Windows 7 Re-Installation question

05 Apr 2012   #11

Windows 7

Is there a way to tell if you can do a clean install before you try it. I'd like to do it with this computer but the disks that came with it are hours away. Explorer freezes and new version won't install. Chrome isn't bad.

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05 Apr 2012   #12

Windows 7

English x86: X17-58996.iso

Still wouldn't work... I'm downloading the above to try.
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05 Apr 2012   #13

Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64

Why isn`t the recovery operation working ? Give us some details.
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05 Apr 2012   #14

Windows 7

Says I need the installation disk.

I downloaded English x86: X17-58996.iso but don't have room on memory stick for it... not without erasing back up files.
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05 Apr 2012   #15
Microsoft MVP


You cannot create a bootable flash stick without formatting it during the process. Move the files off or use a DVD.

Once you have downloaded the latest ISO and written to flash stick or burned to DVD using the tool provided in tutorial, boot it and see how the install proceeds following the steps given. If there is problem post back what happens and the exact error message. We will help you get it installed.
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