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Reinstalling the system can stabilize the computer and fix many system issues, such as system crash and virus attack. Many new users are confused about how to do. In this essay, we will talk about how to reinstall Windows 7 step by step.

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Part 1: Scenarios of Reinstalling Windows 7

When the computer is attacked by virus and Trojan horse programs, the system will be damaged, or even crashed. At this situation, you have to reinstall the system. Besides, after using the system for a long time, it gradually runs slowly. You can reinstall the system to refresh the status.
If you cannot get into the crashed system, you can use the professional software to transfer the system data. Renee PassNow is here to help you.

Part 2: Transfer/Recover Data When Cannot Get into System

Renee PassNow is the professional system rescue software which can help Windows users clear the password, create new administrator account, restore the disk/SD card data, retrieve the formatted drive, transfer data and fix Windows problems. Besides, it can fix the MBR boot reocrd, the DBR error parameters, 0xc00000e, black screen and blue screen.
This software is well compatible with Window 10/8.1/8/7/XP/Vista. Users can fulfill their requirements of system rescue.
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1. Transfer Data with Renee PassNow

Even though you are a beginner, you can follow these steps to transfer data within minutes.
Step 1: First, download and install Renee PassNow in another computer. Insert CD/DVD or USB disk. Then, run the software.
Step 2: Select one option from [Crate a Live USB] and [Create a Live CD]. Then, select [x64] or [x86] according to your computer. Next, click on [Download Now] to download the licensed ISO. Remember to activate the software beforehand. After that, click on [Create USB] to create the boot media.

Note: Please back up the USB data before treating it as a boot USB. All the data will be emptied from the USB when the program launches.

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Step 3: Insert the created boot USB into the faulty laptop and get it started. Then, press the key (F2 or DEL) to get into BIOS/UFFI and change the boot order as the USB or CD. To know more about how to get into BIOS, please read this tutorial.
Note: If the boot disk is a USB flash drive, select [Removable Devices] as the first boot option. If you use a CD, select [CD-ROM Drive].
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Step 4: When the system is booted from the recovery disk, you can select the function [Data Transfer] and click on [Run].
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Step 5: Select the important files to transfer.
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How if the data is lost? When the computer gets crashed, the information will be lost. Renee PassNow can help you recover the lost data.

2. Recover Data with Renee PassNow

Follow these steps to recover the lost data with Renee PassNow.
Step 1: Insert the boot disk to the target computer. Get the computer started and get into BIOS. Then, set the disk as the first boot order.
Step 2: When the computer is booted from the disk, you wait for a while and then click on [Undeleter] – [Run].
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Step 3: Select [Whole Disk Scan].
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After the scan, select the target files and then click on [Recover] to recover the lost data.
Note: It is suggested that you should save the retrieved files in the other disks and the external drives.
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Note: It is suggested that you should save the retrieved files in the other disks and the external drives.

Part 3: How to Reinstall Windows 7?

You can use the installation disk to reinstall Window 7 to the factory status. If you don’t have the installation disk, you can use the Startup Repair or System Restore functions to reinstall Windows 7 and fix the system problems.

1. Use Startup Repair or System Restore

① Get the computer started and long press the F8 key
② In [Advanced Boot Options], select [Repair Your Computer] and press the Enter key to continue.
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③ Select a language and click on [Next].

Note: The administrator should log in the account.

④ Next, in [System Recovery Options], select [System Restore] or [Startup Repair] to reinstall Windows 7.
TipsThe option [Startup Repair] is to automatically fix problems that are preventing Windows from starting. [System Restore] is used to restore Windows to an earlier point in time.

2. Use Installation Disk

If you have the installation CD/DVD, you can follow these steps to reinstall Windows 7.
① Insert CD/DVD into the computer.
② Get the computer started and then set language, time and keyboard. Click on [Next] to continue.
③ Click on [Install Now] to reinstall Windows 7.
④ Check the option [I accept the license terms] and click on [Next].
⑤ In the following window, select [Custom: Install Windows only (advanced)] when you are asked to select the installation type. After that, follow the tips to reinstall Windows 7.
Tips:If you don’t have the installation CD/DVD, you can search the Windows installer and download it into the external devices. Then, you can follow the online tutorial to reinstall Windows 7.