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reinstall windows 7

Discussion in 'Windows 7' started by Cehenry, Feb 22, 2015.

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  1. Cehenry

    Cehenry Thread Starter

    Feb 22, 2015
    I replaced the hard drive in my computer and have the recovery disc I created along with the product key, but the laptop will not install the OS. What am I doing wrong?
  2. Lance1


    Aug 4, 2003
    Welcome to TSG Cehenry.

    Whats the exact make and model of your laptop? Did you install the hard drive? Did you set in the BIOS the DVD drive as first boot? As well, do you see the hard drive in the BIOS?
  3. TerryNet

    TerryNet Moderator

    Mar 23, 2005
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    And some more questions ...

    "The recovery disc"? Recovery disc(s) for Windows 7 implies a set of three (or at least two) DVDs.

    What exactly do you mean by that? "Recovery" implies imaging to factory defaults, not technically installing. What exactly do you do and what happens? Any error message?
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