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Windows 7: problems with asus recovery install

01 Mar 2010   #1

win 7 64x
problems with asus recovery install

Hello sevenforums

My brother has a UL50V with Win7 premium 64x allready installed. he recieved with the computer a cd with recovery media for windows 7 product.
I've some problems:
  1. While trying to recovery i got the recovery.dat error.
  2. i somehow got it installed but everytime it goes to sleep i can't login again. i have to restart
  3. I can't find the languagepacks through windows update. I'm looking for a danish language pack for windows premium 7 64x-bit
  4. Is it somehow possible to make a clean install
i cant paste the print screen of my disk management into the blog but i've got 3 partitions: OS, DATA and 14.65 GB partition with no name.

Thanks in advance

My System SpecsSystem Spec
01 Mar 2010   #2

Windows 7 Professional x64


First, only Windows 7 Ultimate has access to the language packs. Home Premium will not be able to use them.

To do a clean install, see this tutorial: Clean Install Windows 7
My System SpecsSystem Spec
01 Mar 2010   #3

win 7 64x

Is it possible to make a clean install with the recovery disc?
what about the 14.65 GB partition in my harddisk?
My System SpecsSystem Spec

01 Mar 2010   #4

Windows 7 Professional x64

No, you will not be able to do a clean install with that.

You need to get a hold of the installation media. Find a friend that has the same version, or call Microsoft and have them send you a DVD.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
01 Mar 2010   #5

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When the Asus Recovery, ask's you 'would you like to format disk' click yes.
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