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Questions tagged [reinstall]

A reinstall is the process of installing something (such as a piece of software, hardware or a peripheral) again.

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Reinstalled Win7 yet I see programs references from previous installment

I reinstalled my win7 PC yesterday and when I launched Nvidia Control Panel today and wanted to set profile for specific application, there were applications from previous installment visible (i had "...
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Dell Studio XPS 1640 start up issues

I've had a Dell Studio XPS 1640 Laptop for about 8 years. The last 4 years I've had issues with it's booting. It will start to load and then get the blue screen of death for a millisecond and ...
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Reinstall OS: Plurality of Upgraded Windows 10 boxes

A plurality of laptops and desktops were upgraded from Windows 7 or 8 to Windows 10. Ideally, a single USB install stick is capable of reinstalling Windows 10 on any of these boxes. It would be ...
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Does setting RAID disks require all disks to be in RAID?

I am interested in running a PC this way, 1 C: main OS drive and 2 2TB +2TB in RAID 0 Windows is already installed and I wanted to add the disks later. Do I have to reformat C: to RAID to be able to ...
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Windows 64 bit does not display folder names

I have a strange problem after a fresh reinstall of Windows 10, 64-bit. Just after the reinstall, everything was working fine, but as soon as I'm trying to install something, like a driver for ...
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Remove Everything and Reinstall Windows on a different drive

In Windows 10, there is an option to "remove everything and reinstall Windows." However, in my experience, whenever I use this option, Windows gets re-installed to the same drive that it was ...
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How do I reinstall OX without DVD & with new HDD after old HDD destroyed

I have a MacBook Pro. The HDD had a catastrophic failure, so I replaced it with a brand new SSD. Therefore, my main drive is completely blank. I lost my original OSX install DVD. A replacement ...
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How to install Win10 on a new SSD if I have upgraded from Windows 8?

I have an oldish laptop HP ProBook 4545s. I have a license label for Windows 8 on it. Since a long time ago, I have used free upgrade option to Windows 10. I intend to replace the HDD with an SSD ...
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Macbook Pro Late 2011 ran once but will not run again after reinstalling El Capitan OS

Over the weekend, I wiped my drive and reinstalled my Mac's OS using the MacOS Utilities. Everything went fine with the reinstall, I was able to run the new OS (El Capitan) and even download Chrome. ...
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iPod classic not recognized by Windows 10

I have a 6th generation (latest) iPod classic. It was perfectly recognized by Windows 10 until a few weeks ago. Now when I plug it in my pc nothing happens (the iPod enters charging status but no ...
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Full reinstall of Windows 10 that came with laptop? [duplicate]

I have a Lenovo IdeaPad laptop that came with Windows 10. It has 4 Gb RAM, which was plenty just a few years ago. But on this machine Windows 10 was pretty slow to start with. Adding a 16Gb flash ...
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Reinstalling Win10 to different hard drive - How do I activate? [duplicate]

After letting my PC get old for 7 years, I'm thinking about upgrading and moving to an SSD drive. I'm concerned about re-installing Windows 10 though. Back in the day it used to be simple: You went to ...
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Will I be able to reactivate Windows after Motherboard Change?

My computer is a custom-built machine, and I want to upgrade the motherboard, processor and RAM. I am running Windows 7 Pro, and am using a valid volume license that we own. After I upgrade the ...
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Resetting Windows 10 [duplicate]

I'm having some trouble resetting my Windows 10 PC. Whenever I start the reset process, it always shows up an error message, saying "there was a problem resetting your PC". Can anyone suggest as to ...
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Formatting drive before using Windows installation Media

I want to reinstall windows to start clean and I want to remove ANY files left. I made a bootable USB using the Windows Media Creation Tool. I am wondering if I should now format the entire drive, ...

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