Repair Install in Windows® 7
What is the significance of repairing install in Windows 7?
Window 7 has become very popular operating system because of its stability and advanced features. Windows 7 has many advanced features and delivers high performance. It has many error fixing techniques which helps you to easily recover the computer from failures. Files missing or corruption in MBR can also cause boot failure issues. MBR contains boot files that are required to start the boot process. Hence if the MBR is corrupted, operating system cannot boot up. Virus issues, system file errors, Operating system crash are some common issues that are seen on almost all computers. Startup repair installation in Windows 7 helps you to easily fix many operating system file missing or corruption issues. The startup repair overwrites the system files that are corrupted and copies the missing Operating system files to the computer and repairs the master boot record (MBR). Repair install option has been replaced with Startup repair in Windows 7. The startup repair in Windows 7 repairs only damaged files and replaces missing files. It does not overwrite all operating system files.
Following are ways to perform Windows 7 repair install:
- Startup repair install from Windows 7 bootable Disc
- Startup repair install from Windows 7
- Startup repair install OEM versions
Startup repair install from Windows 7 bootable Disc
To perform a startup repair install, you need set the CD/DVD drive as the first boot device in BIOS and boot the computer from the Windows 7 bootable Disc. Select the keyboard layout, language and currency and click 'Next; and select 'Repair your computer' and you will have a list of system recovery options, you need to select the startup Repair and follow the onscreen instructions to complete the startup repair.
Startup repair install from Windows 7
You can boot the Windows 7 normally and then run the Windows 7 installation disc. On the installation screen, you need to select the Keyboard layout, currency and language and click on 'Next'. You can see two options to continue with the installation, new installation and upgrade. If you need to select 'Upgrade' then that would repair the Windows 7 that is already installed on the computer. The computer would restart three times during the process.
Some branded computers like HP, Compaq, Dell etc. supply computer with pre-installed operating system and you might not be provided with the Windows 7 installation disc. An image of the operating system and system drivers are saved in a recovery partition. You can access system recovery screen by hitting a specific Function key during the boot process. The function key differs depending on your computer manufacturer. A message prompting to hit a specific key to access the recovery screen is appear for a while during the start up. So, either you can refer the computer manual to check what key to hit to access the system recovery screen or read careful or read the message that is shown during the boot process. Once you access the system recovery screen, you can select 'Startup repair' and proceed with the onscreen instructions.
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