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Windows 7: Repair Install

09 Apr 2014   #1500
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

A repair install can only be done from within Windows since it's an in-place upgrade.

It would be best to continue the restart freeze issue in your other thread below so this thread will not go off topic.

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16 Apr 2014   #1501
bladeg18

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Hi does the repair install remove Startup programs ?
Thank you for your assistance
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16 Apr 2014   #1502
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello Bladeg, and welcome to Seven Forums.

No.
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17 Apr 2014   #1503
bladeg18

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Thanks it worked
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17 Apr 2014   #1504
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

You're welcome. Glad to hear it was able to help.
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20 Apr 2014   #1505
MickeyB

Win 7 Home Premium with SP1
 
 
Installation hangs at Checking compatibility.

This was a very nice, concise tutorial. However, the installation hangs at "checking compatibility". I ran it for about 8 hours last night, retried this morning and it's been stuck for about 2 hours. Does anyone have any suggestions what to try next. Reason trying to do repair install is that I can't do system repair, backups, clone HDD, or run spc/scannow. This computer is about 5 1/2 years old and I'm worried about HDD failure. Thanks in advance for your help.
Mickey1
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20 Apr 2014   #1506
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello Mickey, and welcome to Seven Forums.

Do you have any installed 3rd party AV or firewall programs disabled or uninstalled? They can often interfere with a repair install like this.
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20 Apr 2014   #1507
MickeyB

Win 7 Home Premium with SP1
 
 
Installation hangs at Checking compatibility.

Thanks Brink for your quick response. I did disable all anti virus and firewall apps, but it didn't help. I tried running program in safe mode, It got through "Checking Compatibility" but then pointed out that the program couldn't run in Safe mode. It identified a compatibility problem with iPhone app, which I removed. Still no glee.Any more thoughts. Thanks

Mickey
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20 Apr 2014   #1508
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

If you are able to manually copy and paste any files that you do not want to lose to another location as a backup, then you might consider doing a clean install instead. It'll take more time, but you should be happier with the results in the end.
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21 Apr 2014   #1509
MickeyB

Win 7 Home Premium with SP1
 
 
throwing in towel

Thanks again Brink. I think that's the route I'll have to take. Can the custom installation on
the repair disk perform a clean install?

MickeyB
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