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Windows 7: Clean Install W7 Home Premium_Prep

29 Jun 2010   #81
bludgard69

MS Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
 
 

Hi,all! Good morning from the Palmetto State.

NOW this thread is solved.

I really was intimidated by all this clean-install hokey-pokey.My anxieties really hit the fan when MS and Acer both told me that I would have to either pay for advice,or buy new software.

I should have known not to bother Acer Support-I felt that I was addressing sales department,which I told them so.They acted like I had offended them.Well every time I call these people,all topics are reduced to a fee for any assistance.Oh,well...
I did find out that my warranty covers hardware only.Which is fine by me!I don't want to end up with more problems than I started with.Mo money,Mo money...

Anyway,I do want to thank Seven Forums from the bottom of my heart,And a special love goes out to those that encouraged and coddled me.Serious guys,tyou are a special breed.If I knew that people like you existed out there,I would have started messing around with computers YEARS ago.

I appologize for not responding sooner.I feel like I was up for days trying to get this figured out.It seemed like the closer I got to actually executing this task,the more my laptop wanted to fight me.As I started backing things up,all kinds of files and folders started popping up all over my computer.(Almost as if it knew it was about to be "born-again",or exorcised and was fighting against me).

Thanks again.Your Insight has rendered a very sleek and healthy legacy.

I shall be around for years,so maybe one day I can forward your magic and experience to others.


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29 Jun 2010   #82
bludgard69

MS Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
 
 
Howdy!

Very good advice,indeed.
Only problem is that I used up all my DVD's on images and back-ups!
I shall remedy this forthwith.

Thanks.

By the way,does this look right?


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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by bludgard69 View Post
What will I do next?
Make a system image!

Backup Complete Computer - Create an Image Backup[2]=Backup Restore


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29 Jun 2010   #83
bludgard69

MS Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
 
 

I NO LONGER HAVE AN ACER C:!IT NOW BELONGS TO WINDOWS!
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29 Jun 2010   #84
gregrocker
Microsoft MVP

 

Yes, it looks exactly right.
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29 Jun 2010   #85
NoN

Windows 7 Professional SP1 - x64 [Non-UEFI Boot]
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by bludgard69 View Post
Very good advice,indeed.
Only problem is that I used up all my DVD's on images and back-ups!
I shall remedy this forthwith.

Thanks.

By the way,does this look right?


Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by electrotune1200 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by bludgard69 View Post
What will I do next?
Make a system image!

Backup Complete Computer - Create an Image Backup[2]=Backup Restore
Definitely right...! as gregrocker said it already, take your time to install your softwares, in particular your drivers, so will everything goes smooth & fast system will be.
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29 Jun 2010   #86
bludgard69

MS Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
 
 

Thanks for your help and encouragement,NoN.
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29 Jun 2010   #87
bludgard69

MS Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
 
 
OOOPS!

Greetings.

I have to do it all over again!

I tweaked my system until I lost both browsers,windows explorer,start access.....and I don't know what else.

I don't know exactly what I did wrong.I think the problem occurred after I moddified program features,and at the restart screen,I chose to restart later.I wanted to do a couple more things before another restart.I created a restore point...Well I forgot.I ran CCleaner,checked the reg.,only issues were when an update installed .NET 4 and ther were some reg. things left behind from .NET 1.I let it be.Ran auslogics disc defrag,w/optimizeRan reg. defragger.

Then I restarted.I got a message that a sysyem file located in w32/config. settings/(cant remember the rest),could not be located.Tried my restore point.Same results.So,I reinstalled again,after finding out that I didn't have a browser to find help.

Anyway.Here I go again.I shall be more causious this time.Maybe that will help.

I need to verify windows again.That thing where you change your product key-can I change it to what is on the bottom of my laptop?I still have some weird number showing-yet it is different this time....


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29 Jun 2010   #88
NoN

Windows 7 Professional SP1 - x64 [Non-UEFI Boot]
 
 

Remember that by install NetFramework 4 this will disable NetFramework 2 obviouly needed by many Apps and installer.

Go in Control Panel=>Administration Tools=>Services, and set to manual the two entries NetFrameWork 2.

You should tell us a little more on the tweak (kind of parameters) you had tried to set, I mean which Program Features you modifyed, in which place? Was it in Programs & Functionalities=>Activate, unactivate functions?

You should start a "new thread" as this one is tagged "solved"...you should get some more reponds:)
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29 Jun 2010   #89
bludgard69

MS Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
 
 
Hello NoN

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by NoN View Post
Remember that by install NetFramework 4 this will disable NetFramework 2 obviouly needed by many Apps and installer.

Go in Control Panel=>Administration Tools=>Services, and set to manual the two entries NetFrameWork 2.

You should tell us a little more on the tweak (kind of parameters) you had tried to set, I mean which Program Features you modifyed, in which place? Was it in Programs & Functionalities=>Activate, unactivate functions?

Yes,it was Programs and Features,Turn Windows Features on or off.I have already re-installed W7.I haven't done anything I hadn't done before....Except for not restarting when prompted.Could I have gotten rid of something important with CCleaner that had not been saved before the reboot?

Also diskpart command does not work.Do I use this in Safe Mode?


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29 Jun 2010   #90
bludgard69

MS Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
 
 

Sorry I didn't include this.

My internet speed has dropped to about 0 again-so if my responses are slow......


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