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A reinstall is the process of installing something (such as a piece of software, hardware or a peripheral) again.

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Is there a way to use a Visual Studio 2019 install after reinstalling Windows?

I'm currently trying to use my Visual Studio 2019 installation that I installed on a previous installation of Windows. I've reinstalled Windows a couple of weeks ago, and it is now detected as "...
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Restoring VPN profile from Wireguard from old system data

Recently I had to reinstall Windows 11 due to the problems I had with the machine on which I was using Wireguard VPN. I had a profile working but I haven't created a copy of the profile with the ...
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Options dialog password suddenly required

I have Teamviewer installed so a friend can occasionally help with technical issues. We have it set up with a permanent password so he can log in directly. Today, it wouldn't allow him to log in; I ...
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How to merge two Partitions which is separated by a recovery partition?

I recently reinstalled Windows 10 due to virus attack. Everything is fine yet. I also used Linux in dual boot, but now I no longer need Linux so I deleted its partition. Please see the Picture below.. ...
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Copy back previous user and program folders after Windows reinstallation?

Has anyone ever tried, after a fresh Windows installation, to simply restore the previous user (C:\Users) and programs folders (C:\Program Files (x86), C:\Program Files) from the previous installation,...
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Netbeans 8.2 will not install

I got a new lab in one of my classes that was in a new language which was C. After going through a troublesome downloading process for minGW, so that my Netbeans could compile C code. My Netbeans ...
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I'm missing steps for restoring Windows 10 from an external HDD having WindowsImageBackup

I've a laptop with Windows 10 Home. I created a system image onto an external USB HDD. I see the WindowsImageBackup directory on that external drive. I also made a USB stick for system recovery, and ...
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Is there a way to prevent someone from reinstalling Windows on a PC/Laptop?

Is there a possibility to prevent someone from reinstalling Windows on a personal computer (in my case - a laptop with Windows 10). I know that replacing the hard drive and resetting bios by removal ...
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Local user creation in Windows 10

On my old Windows 10, I had a user Karl along with a directory called "Karl" under c:\users. Had to do a reinstall. Now when I create a user using the MS Accounts in Control Panel, the entry ...
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Ubuntu Desktop reinstall

Is there a way to completely wipe out a current running version of Ubuntu Desktop 20.04 on a machine without having to do the process of burning an ISO image onto a USB drive with Etcher as mentioned ...
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Windows install process error

i decided to reinstall windows(keep my files) since it was really slow but after the reset process when the installation began it said windows could not install one or more components or something ...
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Bluetooth not working after reinstalling Windows 10 on new SSD

I followed the tutorial here to re-install Windows 10 on a new SSD of my desktop. Specifically, I utilized the Media Creation Tool. The new system works well except for Bluetooth connectivity. When I ...
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Can I reinstall Windows 10 without erasing all my data?

I switched my Intel-based Windows 10 box to an AMD-based processor and motherboard. It’s running, but keeps getting kernel crashes, and I’m considering re-installing Windows. Can I do that without ...
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Stuck with MacbookPro when booting a bootable USB containing MACOS Installation image

I've got a MacBook Pro (2012 or 2013 model) with no Mac partition, I've tried to install Mac using recovery mode but It always downloads 'MacOS Lion Mountain' which is outdated so my mac keeps ...
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How do I turn off FileVault when the button is disabled?

I'm trying to turn off FileVault so that I can reinstall macOS. However the "Turn Off FileVault..." button is disabled and has remained so since first trying several weeks ago. How might I ...
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Is the local OneDrive folder moved to Windows.old when installing a new Win10?

I've had a bad BSOD issue and the startup got corrupted. I've tried many workarounds, but no success. So I am convinced I should reinstall Win10. I need my files that are on the corrupted Windows. ...
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Reinstall Windows 8.1 : "the selected boot device failed"

I really need help, I searched for solutions for days with no results. I had a problem with Windows (which was stuck on the "please wait" screen) After several searches and unsuccessful ...
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Conventient way to store configuration and setup files for after reinstalling Windows

So, my Windows 10 has been running slow and things that have been working previously is suddenly not working anymore. I'm planning to do a full reinstall (wipe my entire disk), but I'm not looking ...
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Reinstalling Win10 alongside Linux Mint

I have a 750GB drive that is failing, but still functional (I already backed up what can't simply be reinstalled), and I would like to reinstall Win10 on the SSD (I assume my key should still be valid,...
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How can I remove conflicting DNF package after a repo remove?

I removed a repo that I was not using anymore. I thought I did things properly by removing all packages provided by that repo before removing the .repo file with rm. Alas, it seems that it wasn't the ...
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How do I reinstall the HTTPD?

I have a problem with my server CentOs7. I installed httpd, it works fine, but I reinstalled for some reason, but after that it never works and throws error. Is there any way I can remove all httpd ...
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Updating Win10 using Setup for Windows 10 - Laptop shut down

My laptop shuts down when the power cord is disconnected from it so I was reinstalling Windows while keeping my files and applications using this link. Though, my home electricity cut out while my ...
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How to fix MacBook Air tried almost everything to reinstall Mac OS X

On start up I get the flashing grey file with question mark sign. I’ve tried pretty much everything I e seen while researching answers to my problem. And always end up at the same place, staring at “...
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Option to choose to reinstall image on reboot on a windows laptop

I want to do a fresh install of my laptops which I use for my work. I want to make a good image from the fresh install and when the computers starts I want two bootup options: Start Windows Reinstall ...
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Windows 10 screen garbage, do not know what else to try [duplicate]

I have a the following problem with my laptop. Suddenly, one morning I went to start it and when it gets to the logon screen, the screen just shows random horizontal lines, totally indecipherable. But ...
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Fingerprint scanner doesn't work

I reinstalled windows 10 pro on my laptop, an Asus VivoBook s430fn with an i7, MX150 2gb 1tb hdd, 8gb ram. When I went in sign-in options I tried to set up a fingerprint but it said that it couldn't ...
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How can I get Windows to recognize my installed programs on other drives?

I had to reinstall Windows on a new drive, and, of course the new installation does not recognize any of the installed programs that the previous installation had. All programs are installed on non-...
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Can I reinstall Windows 10 if my disk space isn't clear?

So I wanted to fully reset my pc, but it's stuck at 1%. A problem a lot of people have. And I'm wondering, if I can reinstall windows 10 withouth resetting my pc.
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A game has destroyed my colour settings permanently with no obvious cause, do I need to reinstall windows to rectify?

A game (Battlefield V) caused my colour scheme to appear washed out when active, but I once used sleep mode (Windows 10) with game running, and now it is permanently stuck like this regardless of ...
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Remove Windows 10 app from fromatted drive

So this is a very modern/MS/Metro app - Forza 7. It has been installed on a second ssd, that had a lot of things on it, and I thought it would be easier to format it(was I wrong), and afterward just ...
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Reinstall Windows 10 on Bitlocker drive

I have a Windows 10 PC that I cannot access because the hard-drive is blocked with Bitlocker and I do not have the Bitlocker key. Is it in any way possible to reinstall Windows 10 on the Bitlocker ...
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Reinstalling Windows 10 on Windows 10

I am sure that sounds like a rather pedantic question, but I had to ask after reading up on "clean install" and "reinstall" options on the internet. Let's imagine I want to ...
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How to reinstall applications from Window.old after refreshing PC?

I recently refreshed my Windows 8.1 PC (without affecting my files). All my programs and applications were removed and are in Windows.old folder. I don't want to download and install each single ...
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Windows installation stuck in boot loop after having installed linux

I am trying to reinstall Windows 10 after having installed debian, changed my HDD to an SSD and eventually installed ubuntu. I have downloaded the ISO and burnt it to an USB stick using rufus on ...
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Preserve OneDrive sync'd local files during fresh windows install?

Is it possible to backup my local OneDrive files before I do a fresh installation? I want to avoid downloading them all again on the other side of a fresh installation of windows or a new computer. ...
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How do I install Windows 7 onto the HDD while on Kali live usb?

I have a problem installing Windows 7 after I messed up files on drive C. Now I have two folders named windows.old and windows.old000 After more than one failed attempt to complete the Windows 7 ...
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After format window partition size reduced to 30 gb

This morning I saw my window was stuck at boot page with system date and time it was not coming out then I decided to format this window 10. During format I saw laptop volume was only showing 30 gb I ...
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How to permanently remove inbuilt apps from pop os?

When I use sudo apt autoremove to uninstall inbuilt gnome apps like seahorse(password manager), gnome-calendar, gnome-weather, gnome-contacts, they successfully uninstall. But after sometime, in ...
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How to reinstall Windows 10 on a Lenovo G50 that was downgraded to Windows 7 by a technician?

Some technician told my lady to downgrade her Lenovo G50 from Windows 10 to Windows 7 a couple years ago, and he did this for her. Now we're looking into upgrading it back to Windows 10. Back in the ...
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How can I reinstall Ubuntu focal 20.04 on an existing LUKS encrypted system?

I'm a very long time Ubuntu user (over a decade) but have not been here as I've had no issues with Ubuntu. With the arrival of Ubuntu 20.04 LTS I decided to encrypt my data (or system if needed). I'm ...
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Install EFI Shell On UEFI Boot

I deleted the default installed EFI SHELL 2.7 and I want it back on my UEFI Master Boot. Can anyone tell me how to install it back?
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Windows PC performance issues

Since a few weeks ago I've been experiencing severe performance issues on Windows and possibly on Linux. My self-built system contains: CPU: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-4570 CPU @ 3.20GHz (Stock Cooler) ...
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Re-installing Windows XP onto Windows 7

I have an old computer and I wanted to wipe the system clean and install Windows XP Professional onto the computer. The problem is... well, there's a lot. So first, I went into Disk Management and ...
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When I wipe my 2012 HP laptop what drivers do I need to reinstall

I just wiped my old 2012 HP laptop and reinstalled Windows 7 Home Edition. Below is HP drivers on HP. I have a couple questions. There are 9 network drivers. Which one do I need to install just to ...
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Is this sufficient to do when your PC is infected with a virus? [duplicate]

My PC was infected by belombrea. I was told to reinstall OS, but I did it a different way. Is this sufficient? Go to the search bar, type reset, click reset this PC. It'll give 3 options. On the ...
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Cannot install Windows 10 - error codes 0xc0000098 and 0xc00002c4

I'm trying to install Windows 10 on an old Thinkpad R60. Since I don't have any other installation media, I created a bootable Windows 10 USB stick following this tutorial. The tutorial works and I ...
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Why does Windows scatter installed programs' files across the hard drive? [closed]

As someone who has to deal with reinstalling computers fairly frequently, I also have to deal with restoring programs after the reinstalls. Now my question is, why the hell does windows need to spread ...
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How to repair a Windows 10 installation without formatting?

I have Windows 10 installed in my PC and after several BSOD some people have suggested I format and reinstall it for the problem might be corrupted OS files. The problem is inconvenience and comfort. ...
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How to reinstall restore Windows Store [duplicate]

A LOT OF PEOPLE ASKING HOW TO FIX OR RESTORE THE WINDOWS STORE. This is a fix I made after a lot of stuffing around, should work for people on Windows 10. Download the TakeOwnership file from ...
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Force reinstall of all chocolatey packages after profile "migration"

For various reasons, my Windows user profile has been recreated; and - AppData files have been copied into the new profile, but not registry contents. Now, I'm trying to restore the installation ...
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