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Old January 10th, 2010, 01:43 AM
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Windows 7 clean install question

Hey guys, I recently did a "upgrade" to Windows 7 Ultimate from Windows Vista Home Premium. Installation went fine, until the first time I had to login. I would get huge red letters that would say "ERROR, and it said cannot open file c:\recovery.dat". I didn't know what to do so I just ran my Vista Recovery DVD that came with my laptop and got back to my factory settings... I was thinking of running a clean install this time... but I was worried if I would get that error again. I was wondering, can I still run the Vista Recovery DVD after I do a clean install...? Kind of stuck here, I want to have Windows 7, but I don't want to get the error again and not be able to do ANYTHING about it... Thanks for the help in advance.

I have a Asus G50Vt-X1
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Old January 10th, 2010, 04:08 AM
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Hi Napwnleon welcome to Cyber Tech Help.

Boot to the Windows DVD
select Command Prompt
type bootsect /nt60 all
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