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How many times have you had to reinstall Windows?

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I'm just curious, how many of you guys have had to reinstall Windows? I kid you not, I am on my 58th installation, and I've had my PC for just over a year now. I have the feeling that Windows knows that I hate it...
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post #2 of 53
Twice since last year.

58 lol.
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post #3 of 53
I've only _had_ to reinstall it 2 times combined. I've reinstall by free choice alot more, like 11 combined.

But 58? Crap...
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i did'nt count but it should be somewhere around the 100 times...i was setting up a raid configuration with 4 different ol disks on my previous system, lol it didnt work, (for long)
P4 E 3.0 Ghz HT leadtek 6600GT MSI neo2 and a el cheapo raid controller.....and i once came to a point......error? and than i reinstalled windows
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Quote:
Originally Posted by RuSo View Post
i did'nt count but it should be somewhere around the 100 times...i was setting up a raid configuration with 4 different ol disks on my previous system lol it didnt work (for long)
P4 E 3.0 Ghz leadtek 6600GT and a el cheapo raid controller
I can only say this:

OWNED!
By Intel.
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post #6 of 53
I've only had to reinstall windows once .... but 58 and 100 ! wowza !
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post #7 of 53
Maybe you should start taking HD images and do restores? 58 times so about once a week on average.

I've reinstalled it 8-9 times in the last two and half years. Mostly due to upgrades and once due to corruption.
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post #8 of 53
3 times in the past year, 1 new install, 2nd hard driver got majorly corupted, and 3rd, I wanted a partition for vista.

Oh wait, forgot that im gonna have to reinstall on my new system. So I guess that makes 4 times.
    
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Never reinstalled
    
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post #10 of 53
I have certainly reinstalled alot of times probably in the thirties over the last three years. It has taking me that long to learn how to not break windows. In the last year maybe three times. But it runs very stable for me now, and I am an expert in reinstalling. I even have a dvd with all my essential apps on it to help me get my puter back to the way I like it. I also store everything on my D:\\ drive so that I don't lose anythhing other than time. It takes me about four hours to reinstall windows, norton, nero, TUU, games, Limewire, and to customize and update everything.
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