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Psycogeek - I tried what you mentioned (not the SFC command) and it really didn't change anything. But I did check to see how many copies of IEXPLORE.EXE I had on my disk. I found 79 files taking up 60 MB! Most were in the Windows\winsxs directory. Some research I did on that showed this is where Windows updates are kept and how to clean it up. Once I did ...


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If you run setup from within windows 7 I.e after booting it should provide an upgrade. If you boot directly from the USB stick I think it will do a fresh install however as I understand it from an article I read recently you need to have run the upgrade first to validate your licence however this article offers another option. ...



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