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Windows 7: Diskpart error: Clean is not allowed on the disk...

16 Feb 2014   #1
silverAva

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
 
 
Diskpart error: Clean is not allowed on the disk...

Hi,
I am doing a clean windows 7 install *again* and I want to completely wipe off the hard disk this time, I followed this tutorial Disk - Clean and Clean All with Diskpart Command but got this error:



Now what am I doing wrong? Help please!


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16 Feb 2014   #2
Ztruker

Windows 10 Pro X64
 
 

You can't clean the disk you are booted from. You need to do this from a booted Windows 7 install DVD or flash drive Command Prompt.
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16 Feb 2014   #3
theog

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

ME/XP/Vista/Win7
 
 

Clean the HD Drive, using Step one in this tutorial:
SSD / HDD : Optimize for Windows Reinstallation
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