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Windows 7: UEFI and Backups/Restore when on Windows 7 (from 8)

08 Mar 2013   #11

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..which begs the question:

- is Win 7 considered a "outdated OS"
- is a Win 7 sys repair cd considered a "bootable software Cd"

There three Windows Vista, Windows 7,& Windows 8 Repair CD's
1) x32 Repair CD
2) x64 Repair CD
3) x64 Repair CD with UEFI support, with the Windows 8 Repair CD also Secure Boot support.

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08 Mar 2013   #12

DELL Win 7 Home Premium 64 Bit

In my case, I am Windows 7 (installed when the BIOS was set to UEFI mode) and after activation I selected the option to create a repair disc,. Does that mean I indeed have a "x64 Repair CD with UEFI support" ? The screenshots at the time were silent as to any reference to UEFI support.
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08 Mar 2013   #13

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The Repair CD app, will make a Repair CD for version which is installed.

Yours will make the
3) x64 Repair CD with UEFI support, with the Windows 8 Repair CD also Secure Boot support.
as are in UEFI mode.
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