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Win7′s no-reformat, nondestructive reinstall

Windows 7 is arguably Microsoft’s best operating system to date but there still can be unforeseen disasters.  Fred Lange of the Windows Secrets newsletter posted a whole recipe for recovering from a Windows 7 disaster. This article is worth printing off and keeping on hand if not for yourself then for a friend whose PC has been taken over by a nasty virus.  This way you also get to keep your files on the computer without having to remove and protect them all.  You did that with backup already…Right?…Right?

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