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Windows 7: Recover Vista after a failed w7 install

20 Jul 2015   #1

windows 7 32 bit
Recover Vista after a failed w7 install

I tried to install W7 onto a disk that had windows vista the installation failed so now I can't log back into Vista as it has created a windows.old/windows folder. Anyone able to tell me how to fix this so I can get back to using Vista

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