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reinstall windows using install.wim

  1. #1


    Posts : 7
    windows 8

    reinstall windows using install.wim


    Hi can i reinstall windows using install.wim file in recovery drive?

    and how do i do it?

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  2. #2


    Posts : 5,592
    ME, XP,Vista,Win7,Win8,Win8.1


    information   Information

    We always assume you have made your Recovery Disks using the OEM manufacturer's Recovery Media Creator app the first day you had your new PC.
    & made the Startup Repair CD.
    Recovery Drive - Create with USB Flash Drive in Windows 8
    System Repair Disc - Create in Windows 8




    Did you make the OEM manufacturer's Recovery Disks?


    For better help with problems, Can you post your specs.

    Filling out System Specs - Windows 7 Forums
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    ME, XP,Vista,Win7,Win8,Win8.1


    How to order Sony Recovery disks:

    1.Go to http://servicesales.sel.sony.com.
    2.Enter your computer's model number (for example, PCV-XXXX), and click List Parts and accessories.
    3.Follow the online instructions to order the Recovery Media Kit.
    If you are not able to access the Sony Direct Accessories and Parts Center Web site, contact a customer service representative at 1-800-488-7669.
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  4. #4


    Posts : 7
    windows 8


    Ordering a recovery disk is not an option for now as am out of the country for a month traveling so i can not have it shipped, Is there a way i can reinstall windows in factory settings, i can see the recovery drive and the re tools drive but when i try to reset it says partition is not found
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    ME, XP,Vista,Win7,Win8,Win8.1
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  6. #6


    Posts : 7
    windows 8


    when i try that it says partition is not found
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  7. #7


    Posts : 7
    windows 8


    i have install.wim on a partition in the hard drive can i use that some how?
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reinstall windows using install.wim
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