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Recovery Partition and Windows 7 clean install

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I have an HP Pavilion dv6700 with a recovery partition. It has Windows Vista Home Premium 32-bit installed currently. I am looking at getting either Windows 7 Home Premium or Professional 32-bit. Regardles of which version I purchase I will be doing a clean install. When I do this clean install will it affect my recovery partition or will I just need to make it an active partition once Win7 is installed as I have seen on these forums?

Help is much appreciated. Been searching the forums and online for some time with not much clear understanding of what will happened exactly when I do this clean install.
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@Lgndryhr wrote:
I have an HP Pavilion dv6700 with a recovery partition. It has Windows Vista Home Premium 32-bit installed currently. I am looking at getting either Windows 7 Home Premium or Professional 32-bit. Regardles of which version I purchase I will be doing a clean install. When I do this clean install will it affect my recovery partition or will I just need to make it an active partition once Win7 is installed as I have seen on these forums?

Help is much appreciated. Been searching the forums and online for some time with not much clear understanding of what will happened exactly when I do this clean install.

 

You'll need to make it an active partition to use it.  I would recommend using the HP Recovery Disc Creator to actually make the discs first...just in case something goes wrong.
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