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Repair Install
Repair Install
How to Do a Repair Install to Fix Windows 7

This will show you how to do a repair install (aka: in-place upgrade install) to fix your currently installed Windows 7 and preserve your user accounts, data, programs, and system drivers.
Author: Brink Comments: 2,110 Views: 5,663,077 Last Activity 4 Weeks Ago
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Disk - Clean and Clean All with Diskpart Command
Disk - Clean and Clean All with Diskpart Command
How to "Clean" or "Clean All" a Disk with the Diskpart Command

This will show you how to clean a disk by deleting all of it's MBR or GPT partitions and volumes, or to use clean all to do the above and have all sectors zeroed out to sanatize and delete all data on the disk.
Author: Brink Comments: 291 Views: 1,624,678 Last Activity 17 Aug 2017
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Extract Files from Windows 7 Installation DVD
Extract Files from Windows 7 Installation DVD
How to Extract Files from the Windows 7 Installation DVD

This will show you how to extract original files from the retail Windows 7 installation DVD. You can then use these extracted files to replace missing or corrupted system files in your current Windows 7 installation.
Author: Brink Comments: 124 Views: 534,998 Last Activity 15 Aug 2017
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Hardware and Devices Troubleshoot Shortcut - Create
Hardware and Devices Troubleshoot Shortcut - Create
How to Create a "Hardware and Devices Troubleshoot" Shortcut in Windows 7

This will show you how to create or download a Windows 7 Hardware and Devices Troubleshoot shortcut. You can also Pin to Taskbar or Pin to Start Menu this shortcut, or move where you like for easy use.
Author: Brink Comments: 2 Views: 14,880 Last Activity 14 Aug 2017
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Startup Repair
Startup Repair
How to Run a Startup Repair in Windows 7

This will show you how to run Startup Repair to allow it to scan your Windows 7 computer for a startup problem and try to fix it so your computer can start correctly.
Author: Brink Comments: 163 Views: 2,768,466 Last Activity 14 Aug 2017
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Windows 7 Image - Customize in Audit Mode with Sysprep
Windows 7 Image - Customize in Audit Mode with Sysprep
How to Create, Customize, and Maintain Windows 7 Image in Audit Mode with Sysprep Tool

This walkthrough will show how to use Audit Mode and System Preparation Tool in customizing Windows 7 prior to creating any user profiles, how to create a system image of customized Windows for reinstall and recovery. It will also show how to update, upgrade and maintain a sysprepped Windows setup.
Author: Kari Comments: 166 Views: 189,167 Last Activity 13 Aug 2017
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ROBOCOPY - Create Backup Script
ROBOCOPY - Create Backup Script
How to Create a Backup Script using ROBOCOPY Command

This tutorial will show you how to create a simple, yet highly effective, backup script using the inbuilt Windows 7 ROBOCOPY command.
Author: Golden Comments: 302 Views: 603,484 Last Activity 10 Aug 2017
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Upgrade Install with Windows 7
Upgrade Install with Windows 7
How to Do an Inplace Upgrade Installation from Vista to Windows 7

A upgrade installation allows you to keep intact the files, settings, and programs from your current version of Vista SP1 or SP2. This will show you how to do a upgrade installation with a upgrade version of Windows 7 from Vista.
Author: Brink Comments: 74 Views: 380,961 Last Activity 09 Aug 2017
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Context Menu Items Missing - Fix when more than 15 Files are Selected
Context Menu Items Missing - Fix when more than 15 Files are Selected
Restore Missing "Open", "Print", and "Edit" Context Menu Items when more than 15 Files are Selected

This will show how to restore the missing Open, Print, and Edit context menu (right click) items for when you have more than 15 files selected in Windows. This will also set how many items that can be selected to Open, Edit, or Print at once.
Author: Brink Comments: 5 Views: 60,283 Last Activity 04 Aug 2017
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User Profiles - Create and Move During Windows 7 Installation
User Profiles - Create and Move During Windows 7 Installation
How to Create User Accounts on another Partition or Disk During Windows 7 Installation

This will show you how to use sysprep in Audit Mode to create user accounts on another partition or disk during the Windows 7 installation.
Author: Kari Comments: 1,120 Views: 620,165 Last Activity 31 Jul 2017
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Force DVI/HDMI resolutions and refresh rates
Force DVI/HDMI resolutions and refresh rates

Many HDTVs and some LCD monitors are limited to low resolutions and odd refresh rates in Windows 7 due to a new Windows logo requirement that they respect the display EDID information that is often incorrect. This tutorial explains how to override that EDID information.
Author: baarod Comments: 316 Views: 891,935 Last Activity 31 Jul 2017
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Dual Boot - Windows 7 and Linux
Dual Boot - Windows 7 and Linux
How to Correctly Setup a Dual Boot with Windows 7 and LinuxMint13

This tutorial will show you how to easily, and correctly, setup a dual-boot with Windows 7 and LinuxMint13 from a single physical hard disk.
Author: Golden Comments: 68 Views: 84,961 Last Activity 30 Jul 2017
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Windows Live Mail - Minimize to System Tray in Windows 7
Windows Live Mail - Minimize to System Tray in Windows 7
How to Minimize Windows Live Mail to the System Tray in Windows 7

This will show you how to have Windows Live Mail minimize to the taskbar or system tray in Windows 7.
Author: Brink Comments: 7 Views: 21,125 Last Activity 28 Jul 2017
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Imaging with free Macrium
Imaging with free Macrium

This tutorial shows the complete imaging and recovery cycle using free Macrium as the example.
Author: whs Comments: 1,743 Views: 626,444 Last Activity 20 Jul 2017
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Partition Wizard : Use the Bootable CD
Partition Wizard : Use the Bootable CD
Use the Free Partition Wizard Bootable CD

This shows how to use the free bootable Partition Wizard CD to make changes to the Windows partition structure for several reasons, to include if Windows won't start/boot.
Author: Bare Foot Kid Comments: 35 Views: 180,929 Last Activity 19 Jul 2017
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Dual Boot - Delete a OS
Dual Boot - Delete a OS
How to Properly Delete a OS in a Dual Boot

Deleting a double booted OS may seem simple - you just delete the partition with the OS you want to get rid of and you are done. Well, it is not that easy. With said approach you may get yourself into a lot of trouble. This tutorial describes a safe way how to properly delete a double booted OS.
Author: whs Comments: 127 Views: 448,157 Last Activity 18 Jul 2017
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Clean Reinstall - Factory OEM Windows 7
Clean Reinstall - Factory OEM Windows 7
How to Clean Reinstall Windows 7

A clean reinstall is often better than getting a new computer since most PC's come larded with sponsors' bloatware and duplicate factory utilities that have much better versions built into Windows 7. For this reason many tech enthusiasts clean reinstall using the Product Key on the COA sticker.
Author: gregrocker Comments: 566 Views: 2,264,976 Last Activity 17 Jul 2017
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