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Windows 7: Windows 8 to have restore to factory setting option and other features

05 Mar 2011   #21


Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Gornot View Post
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I would appreciate being able to restore to "X" also --- I spend a lot of time customizing practically everything on my system and hate the thought of having to do that all over again.
So why not simply use VirtualBox or something similar and instal Win7 as a virtual machine? Ever since I started poking around the system files to customize the OS I'd test it in a VM first.
I'm not sure what a System Restore type of function (i.e. restoring to "X") has to do with the regular usage of Win 7. But the answer to your question is that, being a legal professional, I need the functions of the full Windows and MS Office Suites loaded onto my system.

PS Although, testing apps in a vm IS a good idea --- but once tested and approved, I prefer (and need) to download them.

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06 Mar 2011   #22

Windows 7 Home Premium x64

Exactly my thought, but when it comes to customizing the OS by changing the system files, you can never be too sure that everything would work flawlessly, hence the probable need to have another Win7 in VM for testing purposes only. I recently started doing this myself and the method is a real lifesaver in many occasions.
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08 Mar 2011   #23

Windows 7 pro 64 bit

In Windows 8 I would like to have a Muli Office as in Mac OS.
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