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What happens behind the scenes when clicking Repair button in Add/Remove Programs?

When I click on the Repair button in Add/Remove Programs to repair a program, it fails. The reason being is that I am not running as Administrator and something during the repair process needs ...
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Various Windows 7 problems, but can't repair install

My installation of Windows 7 has been having some issues. Aero refuses to work (Microsoft's FixIt tool says my video card (a GTX 260) isn't capable of it, even though it's worked fine for years), ...
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Windows XP Repair Install BSOD After changing Virtual HDD Controller

I vm'ed an old windows XP installation using VirtualBox and it runs/ran fine after the normal ritual of performing a repair install. I noticed VirtualBox by default set my hard drive controller to ...
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Install Windows 7 Manually

My Windows 7 is in a black screen with cursor before login in all boot modes state. It says I have no restore points (when I actually do) and I have tried all recovery options. It happened after I ran ...
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Repair Microsoft Office 2010 — no entry in Programs/Features

My Microsoft Office 2010 Professional Plus installation has started to have some issues lately, and I'd like to do a repair install. The program is not listed in my Programs and Features section of my ...
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After Windows Update - Cannot Boot in Windows 8 Pro

I have a fresh install of Windows 8 Pro on a new PC and have done for some weeks. On Friday I hit the shutdown option Update and Restart. On the Saturday (yesterday) I turned on my machine to greeted ...
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Recover strategy single bad sector in moricon

This week, my harddisk made me an early christmas present in the form of a single defect sector. To make up for the puny size of the present, it chose a sector inside moricons.dll for that. This ...
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Windows 7 Repair Install [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Windows 7 Black screen of death I am attempting to do a repair install of a Windows 7 Premium (x32). I am attemting to follow this guide: ...
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How to enable XP Setup to offer Repair [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: XP CD doesn't offer repair option Randomly, some versions of XP will not offer the Repair part during setup (after accepting the EULA, before selecting the hard ...
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Windows will not load - Conflict between Windows repair and Raid 1 array/driver?

I have a friend whose computer hangs when it tries to load Windows XP. It has worked fine until a couple weeks ago. *Dell Dimension (don't have model number right now) *Pentium 4 *1 GB RAM *2 ...
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Windows system drive letter changed after repair install

yesterday I did a repair install, because Windows froze on welcome screen after resizing its partition on a dual boot system. corresponding question Everything worked fine so far, but now I am facing ...
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Can I do a repair install for an OEM XP Home system with an MSDN XP Home disk?

I need to repair a computer running Windows XP Home (OEM). I don't want to do a full re-install of the operating system, just a repair install. The system belongs to someone else, and they don't ...
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Repairing Windows installed two versions, how do I delete the corrupt one?

While repairing Windows XP, it has setup another version of XP on my computer. So on every reboot, I have to select one Windows XP out of the two presented. Out of two, one is corrupt and not in ...