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Forum: Installation & Setup 7 Hours Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 149
Posted By SIW2
Boot into win10. Open an adminstrator command...

Boot into win10. Open an adminstrator command prompt and type:

bcdboot win7driveletter:\windows

So if your win7 volume has the letter D, you would type:
bcdboot D:\windows


Then boot into...
Forum: Backup and Restore 7 Hours Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 1,076
Posted By SIW2
If you have an uefi installation, you need to...

If you have an uefi installation, you need to boot into the system recovery using uefi.

The system repair disc created in win7 is not uefi compatible.

The installation dvd should be uefi...
Forum: General Discussion 4 Days Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 2,813
Posted By SIW2
Try a repair install. Repair Install -...

Try a repair install.

Repair Install - Windows 7 Help Forums (https://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/3413-repair-install.html)
Forum: Backup and Restore 6 Days Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 500
Posted By SIW2
There is a max size for vhd as it is mbr based. ...

There is a max size for vhd as it is mbr based.

If you are trying to backup files/folders you can use one of many free programs.

Aomei backupper will do both image backups ( disks\partitions)...
Forum: Customization 1 Week Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 475
Posted By SIW2
Type regedit in start search box.Open regedit and...

Type regedit in start search box.Open regedit and scroll down to find that key. On the right are the values.


There are no values in this pic because it is not an oem machine:

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Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 1 Week Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 503
Posted By SIW2
There is tiny little executable from Steve Gibson...

There is tiny little executable from Steve Gibson that will tell you

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get Inspectre from here (https://www.grc.com/inspectre.htm)
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 1 Week Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 437
Posted By SIW2
Type cmd in start search box DO NOT PRESS...

Type cmd in start search box

DO NOT PRESS ENTER

You will see a little black icon called cmd.exe at the top of the start menu

Move the mouse cursor next to cmd.exe

Rt click the mouse button
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 1 Week Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 437
Posted By SIW2
Type cmd in start search box rt click...

Type cmd in start search box

rt click cmd.exe and select "Run As Adminstartor"
Forum: Backup and Restore 1 Week Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 675
Posted By SIW2
You might have set a different username when you...

You might have set a different username when you did your fresh install, so the path to the users will be different after restoring from Windows.Old.

The easy way to fix that:
1. boot into the...
Forum: Backup and Restore 1 Week Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 675
Posted By SIW2
You can't move those system files from within...

You can't move those system files from within windows. :rolleyes:
Forum: Backup and Restore 1 Week Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 675
Posted By SIW2
You can burn the iso as an image to a cd/dvd....

You can burn the iso as an image to a cd/dvd. Then restart the machine and select cdrom /dvdrom as the boot device.

Or you can extract the iso to usb using rufus or this:
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The restart...
Forum: Backup and Restore 1 Week Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 675
Posted By SIW2
1. Boot into the media I provided above. 2....

1. Boot into the media I provided above.

2. From within that booted media, create an empty folder on your Windows partition and give it a name e.g. win7

3. MOVE the following folders from your...
Forum: Backup and Restore 1 Week Ago
Replies: 15
Views: 675
Posted By SIW2
https://support.microsoft.com/en-gb/help/971760/ho...

https://support.microsoft.com/en-gb/help/971760/how-to-restore-a-windows-7-based-computer-to-a-previous-windows-instal

If you want to do it visually instead of using the commands in the above link...
Forum: Backup and Restore 1 Week Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 705
Posted By SIW2
The 7 pro key in the battery compartment will...

The 7 pro key in the battery compartment will work fine.
Forum: Backup and Restore 1 Week Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 509
Posted By SIW2
It will show as one Disk with two partitions.

It will show as one Disk with two partitions.
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 698
Posted By SIW2
Add Windows Backup and Restore context menu in...

Add Windows Backup and Restore context menu in Windows 10 | Windows 10 Tutorials (https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/65381-add-windows-backup-restore-context-menu-windows-10-a.html)
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 612
Posted By SIW2
Easiest way is to use dism++ Dism++ | New...

Easiest way is to use dism++
Dism++ | New Windows Utility (https://www.chuyu.me/en/index.html)

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Forum: Backup and Restore 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 705
Posted By SIW2
If you don't have recov partition, you will need...

If you don't have recov partition, you will need win 7 installation media.

You could just use the regular MS installation media and the 7 pro COA key ( should be a sticker on the machine - maybe...
Forum: Backup and Restore 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 705
Posted By SIW2
Yes you make a bootable cd or usb stick from the...

Yes you make a bootable cd or usb stick from the iso file Linked above.

Then you boot it. You will get a desktop - the same as you get in windows.. You can look around the drives from there (...
Forum: Backup and Restore 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 705
Posted By SIW2
It will reset to windows 10. If the...

It will reset to windows 10.

If the original recovery partition is still intact, you can apply the wim file from there to get win7 pro again.

If you boot this media

64 bit boot media...
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 319
Posted By SIW2
For a repair install ( also called upgrade...

For a repair install ( also called upgrade install):

You can get the win7 iso from here. Ultimate is easiest.
Techbench (https://tb.rg-adguard.net/public.php)

Unlock all editions by using ...
Forum: Installation & Setup 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 529
Posted By SIW2
If you are using grub2, have you tried grub...

If you are using grub2, have you tried grub repair?

boot-repair / Home / Home (https://sourceforge.net/p/boot-repair/home/Home/)

boot-repair-disk download | SourceForge.net...
Forum: Network & Sharing 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 620
Posted By SIW2
Not in mine.

Not in mine.
Forum: Installation & Setup 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 529
Posted By SIW2
What makes you think that?

What makes you think that?
Forum: Drivers 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 363
Posted By SIW2
Extract the drivers from the exe using 7-zip ...

Extract the drivers from the exe using 7-zip
https://www.7-zip.org/
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