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Windows 7: fresh windows install help...

21 Apr 2012   #1

windows 7 64bit
 
 
fresh windows install help...

hey everyone need some help, i had windows 7 installed on my pc and i had a really bad virus, so i did a low level format and reinstalled windows. now as i try to load it after it says windows is starting the screen goes black and nothing happens but it starts in safe mode fine any ideas thanks


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21 Apr 2012   #2
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Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit SP 1
 
 

As there was a virus attack, yo ushould have performed a clean installation formatting the entire C drive, as described in STEP 7 of the tutorial Clean Install Windows 7 .

At first, try Troubleshooting Windows 7 Failure to Boot , and if failed still, try ... Clean Install Windows 7 .
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21 Apr 2012   #3

windows 7 64bit
 
 

well after i did the low level format and put the the windows disc i did do a clean install ? is it possible the windows copy is no good
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21 Apr 2012   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-Bit
 
 

Rather than a low-level format try deleting your partition (s) during the clean install procedure, and then create a new partition to install Windows on.

What are you using as your installation media? OEM disc? Retail disc? Downloaded ISO?
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21 Apr 2012   #5

windows 7 64bit
 
 

i did that to umm i downloaded it, its the retail, i can try again
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21 Apr 2012   #6

windows 7 64bit
 
 

hey thanks for your quick replies i deleted the partition and installed a fresh copy and is working. thanks
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21 Apr 2012   #7

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-Bit
 
 

Pleased to hear it.

Thanks for the update.
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