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02 Feb 2009   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate Vista Ultimate x64
Windows Repair/Upgrade

For anyone who is experiencing problems with broken features, services that wont start or corruptions on their Windows install, I have tried this method of repair that Shawn wrote for Vista and it works great without loosing any programs or settings.

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Repair Install For Vista How To Perform a Repair Installation For Vista
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How To Perform a Repair Installation For Vista

This will allow you to repair your Vista installation and keep all of your personal user account files, settings, and programs. You will be performing a Upgrade Install from within your currently running Vista.


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02 Feb 2009   #2

Windows 7 RC

Thanks for the post Mr GRiM :)
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02 Feb 2009   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate Vista Ultimate x64

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Thanks for the post Mr GRiM :)
Your welcome Joe, it beats doing afresh install that's for sure!
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01 Nov 2009   #4

Windows 7 Pro & Ultimate (64-Bit) Retail, Windows 8.1 Pro (64-Bit) Retail

I was having an issue when trying to generate a system health report. Kept getting an error saying the path was not specified so I used this to repair it and worked a treat.
Everything worked as normal when my system rebooted up. All programs working great.
The only things I had to do was change the sounds scheme and theme. All my hardware drivers were still in place....GREAT!!!
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