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    Cannot un-install SP1 Win7 64 to do a Repair Install

    Hi folks,
    Read Freds' thread on the proper way to do a Repair Install of Win 7 -

    I can see where the SP1 package was installed in the Windows Update, installed programs. When I click on it, the "Uninstall" button leaves.
    (It's fine on the other updates etc., just leaves on the SP1. I also went to the Control Panel and it's not listed in the "uninstall programs list".

    I d/l'd SP1, thinking if I reinstalled it, it would let me uninstall it.........would not let me - stated it was already installed.

    How to I rid this so I can do my Repair Install?

    Thanks much,

    Tom

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    Get a DVD with SP1 and do the repair install with it:

    http://www.mydigitallife.info/offici...digital-river/

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    Hello friend ruirib,
    You seem to be the one with all the answers and I thank you so very much.
    I'm in the process of d/l'ing now, the ISO.
    From there, I'm just lost....I know I have to burn to a DVD as an ISO (me thinks)...
    Some help here please?

    AFTER the ISO is properly burned to DVD, then after Win 7 is at desktop, I start the dvd and it will bring up the Repair Install feature just like the original Win7, less SP1, and I can safely install?

    Thanks so much,

    Tom

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    Hi Tom,

    You just need to right click the file and choose the Burn option (don't remember the exact wording). Once burned, it's a Windows 7 disk, use it as you did with the original disk before, to start the repair install process.

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    Ruirib,
    The zip contains one folder "Boot". I assume I drag this "Boot" folder to desktop, use an ISO burner and burn to DVD?
    Thanks for your help and patience.
    Tom

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    It's Burn Disk Image

    burn.PNG


    This made me giggle when searching on size so I could find an ISO for this post!

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    Last edited by Browni; 2012-11-05 at 22:25.

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    Browni,
    Thanks so much. Understand now.
    Have a blessed one.
    Tom

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    Right click any ISO file in Win 7 or Win 8 and choose Burn Disk Image starts the built in DVD burner. This was a nice added feature starting with Win 7. No need to add an app for just this chore. For those with other OS's, ImgBurn works well.
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    Hello Medico,
    I've got the ISO disk finished.
    Thanks so very much to all for your great help.
    Have a blessed one,
    Tom

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