how do u reboot wndws 7 aftr upgrading from vista?

  mrbasista 15:03 04 Nov 2010

question in title..

  Diemmess 15:31 04 Nov 2010

Need more detail of exactly what you want to do.

A "Simple" upgrade to W7 over Vista, should boot after switching on.
If you are trying to run both from separate drives then you need to arrange the setup to have dual boot available.

  GaT7 15:33 04 Nov 2010

This screenshot will let you know: click here. G

  lotvic 19:53 04 Nov 2010

'reboot' means to close down the pc and then start it up again.

however, having read your other thread click here it appears you are using the term 'reboot' when you actually mean 'restore' computer back to factory fresh using the Hidden restore Partition.

I surmise you have a HP pc (laptop or desktop?) that came with Vista on and you have upgraded it to W7 and now the F11 key does not bring up the menu to allow you to restore to factory fresh.

Is this correct?
If so, then go into Disk Management and make the Restore Partition 'Active' and then close the pc down and then switch it back on again and (fingers crossed) it will boot into the Restore to factory fresh.

  lotvic 19:58 04 Nov 2010

Oh and unplug anything extra - USB printer etc. and unplug the Modem/Router (do not be connected to the Internet)

  mrbasista 20:36 04 Nov 2010

sorry im not great with computers, where can i find 'disk management?

  lotvic 21:18 04 Nov 2010

In the search box type
type the command, then the file will appear in the box, just click the file to open the tool.
Wait for the loading of the service.
Disk Management of Windows 7 opens

just click on Start Globe then rightclick on Computer and choose Manage

watch a youtube of the above click here

  mrbasista 21:24 04 Nov 2010

found disk management, do i now right click on on D: and click make partition as active?

  lotvic 21:49 04 Nov 2010

Yes, if D: is the restore partition.
Do not alter anything else.

  lotvic 09:42 05 Nov 2010

Any luck with it? I've had my fingers crossed for you :)
If it's not worked you will have to use the restore CD/DVD that you made.

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