corrupt installation. You want to reinstall windows vista professional.
My windows vista business original installation is damaged & I have the product key. But I can't find the software to install. can you tell me how to get the software or download from any link.
If Vista Business pre-installed, so you can have a "Recovery" partition on the hard drive. If so, then check the user manual to find that button (usually an F key) support during the initial boot process / screen in order to start the recovery process.
Your other option is to call the manufacture of ther PC support team and ask them to send you the recovery media.
Never be afraid to ask. This forum has some of the best people in the world to help.
I have baught a new portable computer and you want to install windows vista (32-bit) on a bootable partition that it will be possible to do it with windows 7 (64-bit)the laptop contained Home Basic windows 7 (64-bit) and I want to install windows vista Home premium (32 bit) on a bootable partition that it will be possible to do or tell me the parallel method to move a certain 32-bit operating system...
I do not understand your question. If the laptop can run Windows Vista, it can probably run Windows 7 too.
To run Windows 7 64-bit, the processor must be a minimum Core 2 Duo.
* 1 gigahertz (GHz) or faster 32-bit (x 86) or 64-bit (x 64) processor
* 1 gigabyte (GB) of RAM (32-bit) or 2 GB RAM (64-bit)
* 16 GB of disk space available (32-bit) or 20 GB (64-bit)
* Peripheral figure DirectX 9 with WDDM 1.0 or higher driver
Original title: installation of Windows 8.
If you bought a laptop and you want to install Windows 8 Professional, can install you it directly or you must have a base like Windows 7 Stater license?
The only FULL of Windows 8 Pro version would be the OEM System Builder... everything else is an upgrade...
Unlike Win 7 and earlier versions, Microsoft is not offering one COMPLETE Win 8 other than OEM package...
The difference is that the OEM version has no support from Microsoft... If you have a problem, you are on your own... Just enjoy the Forums and for any issues that arise...
Providing that there are drivers available for your laptop to win 8, it should work...
I am selling my old laptop HP 6820 s to put the money to another and the main problem is that the original hard disk having bad sectors that prevent me from reinstalling Windows Vista Professional using the recovery disk. I was wondering if I bought a new hard drive of the same size and type, I was able to reinstall Windows Vista Business on it, especially since I still have the original key on the laptop itself.
If the hd meets the specification, you should be able to install using the recovery discs.
You want to upgrade Windows Vista to Windows 7 Professional. I ran the Windows Upgrade Advisor, and he told me that I can upgrade to Windows 7 Home Premium and Ultimate. Why not professional?
I want to install Windows 7 Professional. I ran the Windows Upgrade Advisor, and he told me that I can upgrade to Windows 7 Home Premium and Ultimate. Why not professional? Or is this correct?
You can still install Windows 7 Pro, but it requires a custom installation. This will remove all your programs (you will need to reinstall them), but you can save your files and settings to external storage before doing so.
If you want to make a place in the upgrade you will need Home Premium or Ultimate.
How to install Windows 7:
If you have Vista:
What Upgrade Options are available for Windows 7?
If you are running Windows Vista , in some cases you can proceed directly to Windows 7, and in other cases, you must perform a custom installation. The following table shows what editions of Windows Vista can be upgraded to Windows 7.
Windows Vista Home Basic
Windows 7 Home Premium, Windows 7 Ultimate
Windows Vista Edition Home Premium
Windows 7 Home Premium, Windows 7 Ultimate
Windows Vista Business
Windows 7 Professional, Windows 7 Ultimate
Windows Vista Ultimate Edition
Windows 7 Ultimate
For more information, see upgrading from Windows Vista to Windows 7 . (http://windows.microsoft.com/upgrade-windows-vista )
You can't go from 32 bit to 64 bit, a clean install is required. If you have any questions about the upgrade from 32 bit to 64 bit or vice versa, please see this FAQ: http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows7/32-bit-and-64-bit-Windows-frequently-asked-questions
If you have any general questions about reinstalling Windows , please see this site:
Original title: unauthorized Windows 7.
is my new hard drive came with unauthorized windows 7. How to remove it? I want to reinstall Vista.
There is really no need to delete, prior to a new installation of Windows Vista. If there are important files, you need to keep, save an external storage device... CD DVD or USB key.
Back up your files.
How to perform a clean installation of Windows Vista.
Installing Windows: Frequently asked questions.
I hope this helps.
My old laptop is now very slow performance, no doubt because it is hopelessly cluttered with unwanted stuff, viruses etc.. So I have tried various methods of cleaning without success, I decided to reformat (all data on it has been transferred to a new laptop) and start from scratch by reinstalling Windows Vista Home (installed when I bought it). But no installation disc has been delivered, although the product no key. is located on the underside of the laptop. What should I do? I could ring you, but I don't have a land line, and a long call on my cell phone would probably cost a fortune. It would be great if you were ringing me to talk me through the process (07760 101610)
Greetings - Graham Durbin
Sorry, this is not Microsoft and we don't do phone calls that we are for the most part, Windows users help each other here...
Here are the different ways that you can reinstall Vista.
See which is more easy for you.
You can contact your computer manufacturer and ask them to send you a set of recovery disks.
They should do this for a small fee.
To reinstall Vista using their recovery disk/s, you start from the 1st recovery disk they provide and follow the manufacturer's instructions to reinstall:
You need to change the Boot order to make the DVD/CD drive 1st in the boot order:
How to change the Boot order in BIOS:
"How to replace Microsoft software or hardware, order service packs and replace product manuals.
And if you have never received a recovery disk when you bought your computer, there should be a recovery Partition on the hard drive to reinstall Vista on how you purchased your computer.
The recovery process can be started by pressing a particular combination of the key or keys at startup. (Power on / start)
Maybe it's F10, F11, Alt + F10, etc., depending on the manufacturer.
Ask them to the proper key sequence.
And if you do not score a manufacturer of recovery on your hard drive, you should be able to make your own recovery from her disks to reinstall the operating system.
Go to programs > name of the manufacturer of your computer > then their system or recovery tools software topics for them, depending on how it is formulated.
If you can't find any reference to it, contact the manufacturer for advice on how to make these recovery disks.
Some manufacturers have more available Vista recovery disks.
If this happens, you may need to try this instead:
You can also borrow and use a Microsoft Vista DVD, which contains the files for the different editions of Vista (Home Basic, Home Premium, Business and Ultimate) must be installed. The product key on your computer / Laptop box determines what Edition is installed.
Other manufacturers recovery DVDs are should not be used for this purpose.
And you need to know the version of 'bit' for Vista, as 32-bit and 64-bit editions come on different DVDs
Here's how to do a clean install of Vista using a DVD of Vista from Microsoft:
"How to do a clean install and configure with a full Version of Vista '
And once the operating system is installed, go to your computer manufacturer's website and get the latest drivers for your particular model or laptop computer.
And phone Activation may be necessary when you use the above installation method.
"How to activate Vista normally and by Activation of the phone '
See you soon.
Which partition should I use to re - install Windows Vista? A partition is much smaller then the other.
you don't say how you are trying to reinstall vista
If you use a microsoft vista dvd you would normally select a CUSTOM installation that gives you the opportunity to see what partitiions are available, what size are they and what is currently installed on them etc.
It is then to you to delete the existing partition where vista is already installed and reinstall on the same partition or where you want to
We cannot see how your hard disk is configured
We can only give you general information on this subject
read the tutorial below well especially the steps below:
Now it's time to choose the installation type. Update or custom are the choice, but as you can see, in this case, Custom is the only option. There are two points to note. The first is under Customs where it says you can use this option to change the disks and partitions. This is true to a point. You can create and delete partitions and resize a partition using the command 'Extend '. The second thing to note is that if you want to 'Upgrade '. you need start the installation from Windows inside.
Once determined the type of installation, it's time to decide where to install Vista. As you can see on the screenshot options in this scenario are limited. There is a 20 GB hard drive and it is all unallocated space. If your intention is to return the entire disk in Vista with none of the additional partitions for other uses, all you have to do is click on disk 0, and then click the [next] button. The installation will continue.
Original title: windows disk
I have a Sony Vaio all in one computer. It came with windows vista. I have recently upgraded to windows 8. I need the windows vista disc. I want the disc because I would like to reinstall vista yet but you may have to reinstall windows 8 thereafter.
How would the windows vista and windows disk or 8 with purchase of a new version?
See the following topics:
Original title: bought s/h computer had windows on it but when it crashed I took to my friend? and he put a bad copy in I bought Office home & student recently to solve all the problems but cant get computer accept all responses will be grateful for
bought new office home @ student wishes to delete everything on computer and restart computer bought s/hand and as am a learner need help thank you
If you have important documents on the computer, you can take backup of data in any external device.
The front desk & CD will help you to install only the Microsoft Office application.
For the installation of Windows XP, you will need a Windows XP installation CD.
For more information, please follow this link.
Reference: Install, reinstall, or uninstall Windows
Hope the helps of information. Please post back and we do know.
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original title: System Restore
I need for windows vista operating system restore disks. I contracted a virus and used a 'kill' disk that erased all memory of the hard drive. I can't access Internet to reinstall anything on this computer.
Here are the different ways ot reinstall vista
Contact the computer manufacturer and ask them to send you to vista recovery disks to reinstall the operating system back as it was when you bought it
they do it for a nominal cost of $
also ask them if you have a recovery partition on your hard drive to get back to the way you bought
you would normally press F8, F9, F10 or F11 or Alt + F10 or 0 to start to start the recovery process according to the manufacturer
Ask them of the exact key sequence
or borrow a vista microsoft dvd; not a HP, Acer recovery disk etc
Make sure that you borrow the correct 32-bit or 64-bit microsoft dvd to your computer
they contain all versions of vista
This is the product key that determines which version of vista is installed
How to replace Microsoft software or hardware, order service packs and replace product manuals
I have a Toshiba A215 S7422 and I need to re - install Windows Vista. When I try a complete reinstall, I get the message that there is a DMI. EXE Application and program error Stops the computer. How can I get Windows Vista re-installed on this machine.
Read the information in their Forums.
Contact Toshiba above the link for any problems with their software/recovery process.
This isn't their recovery process, Microsoft.
See you soon.
Mick Murphy - Microsoft partner
My Vista laptop bogged down and is virtually unusable. I think I'll fix by opting for 7. That seems to require that I have to format the drive. I have saved data, but what software. I have Office 2007 on my computer and I would like to keep. I can't find my product key. How can I keep this all in repair, program to update my OS?
You cannot save installed programs.
Programs need to be reinstalled from the original media.
This can help you:
"Replace a lost or damaged Microsoft Office 2007 or 2003 product key.
See you soon.
p.s. The repair of your Vista OS, can do an inplace upgrade
I got an Acer TimelineX 4820 t. that has suddenly stopped working, it turns no more and they said that I may need to also replace the HARD drive. So I bought a new laptop, but it comes with windows 8 and I need Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit (the one I got). I have the key that was on the Acer (at the back of the laptop). My question is: if I reinstall win 7 with the same key on the other pc? (dual boot) If not, can I get it for free? (legally of course)
The preinstalled version of victory over death PC and its key on the label is valid only for the dead PC, its an OEM win version and can not be installed on a new slice of replacement/PC (or this key can be reused)
Why do you need win7 Home Premium?, all programs that have been installed on the PC dead should also install on the new.
You can't get a free win7 version, and its likely your preinstalled version of win8 didn't downgrade rights.
I have the Virus that replaces my system 32 (Windows Vista file)... So, I want to reinstall Windows Vista... After that I reinstalled it, my data such as music, video, project will be lost? Viruses replace the windows explore, Windows Update (I can't update more), Windows Movie Maker, Windows Media Player and more... My computer is slow and being unresponsive is not all this time...
Thank you for giving us the opportunity to help you with this problem.
According to the description of the problem, the Windows Vista 32 system file has been replaced. You want to reinstall Windows Vista.
Write to us with the following information.
(1) what makes say you that your System 32 file has been replaced?
(2) do you have any third-party antivirus or security software installed on your computer?
(3) have tried to remove the virus?
I want to suggest to follow the troubleshooting methods listed here.
Run Microsoft Safety scanner.
I also suggest that you scan your computer with the Microsoft Security Scanner, which would help us to get rid of viruses, spyware and other malicious software.
The Microsoft Security Scanner is a downloadable security tool for free which allows analysis at the application and helps remove viruses, spyware and other malware. It works with your current antivirus software.
Note: the Microsoft Safety Scanner expires 10 days after being downloaded. To restart a scan with the latest definitions of anti-malware, download and run the Microsoft Safety Scanner again.
Important: during the analysis of the disk hard if bad sectors are found, the parser attempts to repair this area, all available on which data may be lost.
If you perform a clean formatting, you will lose your data and files. If you want to keep your files and data that you do a Custome of Installation of Windows Vista.
Ignore the title and try the steps mentioned in this article.Method 2.Difficulty of Windows system performance slow computer problemsIf you're still having problems, you can check out the following link and try the steps.
How to resolve performance issues during startup in Windows Vista
Please email us with the information asked so that we can help you.
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