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Reinstalling Vista


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#1 unh0lyx

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Posted 24 January 2008 - 05:11 PM

I want to just reinstall a clean version of vista, without keeping all the junk I have on my computer right now.

I need some help for what to do, because when its done installing, I want to be able to use my internet and such without taking a year to figure it out.

Can anyone help me do this?

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Posted 24 January 2008 - 05:21 PM

Do you have the full version of Vista, or just an upgrade version of Vista?

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Posted 24 January 2008 - 06:50 PM

It depends on the make and model of your system, whether it has a restore partition, whether you've made recovery disks, and what kind of installation you have.

A clean install will wipe everything off of your hard drive and you'll start over fresh. Depending on the type of restore (restore disk vs Windows Vista DVD) you may have to install drivers before you can connect to the internet.
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