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Windows 7: Attempted repair install. Got stuck on the transfer files step: 72%.

1 Week Ago   #31
Megahertz07

Windows 7 HP 64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Tharthan View Post

EDIT2: Could my repair install be being prevented because of the DisableOSUpgrade registry key that I have set to "1", under WindowsUpdate? That key exists and is set to what it is for the purpose of preventing Microsoft from force-upgrading my PC to Windows 10.

Does that key need to be set to "0" for me to successfully complete the repair install?
M$ is not auto pushing win 10 anymore.
As a repair install technically is a upgrade with same version, if you set DisableOSUpgrade to 1, try to set it to 0


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1 Week Ago   #32
Paul Black

Win 7 HP SP1 64-bit Vista HB SP2 32-bit Linux Mint 18.3
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Megahertz07 View Post
M$ is not auto pushing win 10 anymore.
As a repair install technically is a upgrade with same version, if you set DisableOSUpgrade to 1, try to set it to 0
I agree with Megahertz07.
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1 Week Ago   #33
Snick

Win 10 x64, Linux Lite, Win 7 x64, BlackArch, & Kali
 
 

Tharthan
Did you run disk cleanup very low disk before you tried repair install?
There are several steps that you need to take to insure a successful
Repair Install/In-Place Upgrade
or Upgrade to Windows 10 which is still free.
Repair Install Instructions
Bill
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1 Week Ago   #34
Tharthan

Windows 7 Home Premium (64-bit)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Snick View Post
Bossman, that's never going to happen.

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I did the extended disk cleanup that Snick suggested.

I will be attempting the repair install again momentarily. I have burnt to a small flash drive (that I had thought that I had lost a long time ago) TinyCore. I have done this so that I can obtain files if something goes wrong again.
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1 Week Ago   #35
Paul Black

Win 7 HP SP1 64-bit Vista HB SP2 32-bit Linux Mint 18.3
 
 

Hi Tharthan,

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Tharthan View Post
I will be attempting the repair install again momentarily.
If you get stuck or need help then let us know!
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1 Week Ago   #36
Snick

Win 10 x64, Linux Lite, Win 7 x64, BlackArch, & Kali
 
 

You don't have to BURNT a flash drive, you REpair install from within Windows
I.E. With windows running.
Unzip the ISO with 7zip to a Folder on your desktop
run Setup.exe
From my OneDrive, here's Ninite AutoInstaller 7zip
Question, we are here for YOU!
Bill
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1 Week Ago   #37
Tharthan

Windows 7 Home Premium (64-bit)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Snick View Post
You don't have to BURNT a flash drive, you REpair install from within Windows
I.E. With windows running.
I said that I burnt a flashdrive with TinyCore, which is a form of GNU/Linux. You seem to have misunderstood me.

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Due to something that came up, the repair install will be delayed for slightly longer. I will post back here when I attempt again (perhaps at the end of the day today).
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1 Week Ago   #38
Snick

Win 10 x64, Linux Lite, Win 7 x64, BlackArch, & Kali
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Tharthan View Post
I said that I burnt a flashdrive with TinyCore, which is a form of GNU/Linux. You seem to have misunderstood me.
I know the Linux Distro TinyCore
Don't know why you didn't use AOMEI or Macrium Reflect, they are free & you can choose what you back up.
Learn something from the OP every time they post.

Bill
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