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Windows 7: Wipe OS from original HD

22 Mar 2014   #1
Oldhead

Windows7 home premium 32bit
 
 
Wipe OS from original HD

I had major issue after migrating OS and files from HD to SSD.
Now fixed ! SSD is disk(0 port) and operational as (c) drive. All files recovered from previous Bup.

Original HD (wd1tb) still has win7 OS and files partitioned as (c 490gb) and (d450gb) i want to wipe and reinstall this Hd to system for data.
If i install WD to port 2 on MB ,i sure to have BOOT issues as both SSD and WD hd have MBR installed Win7 .
??? How do i install WD to MB and allow access to WD to clean wipe.
I have Aomei partition /drive tool to wipe once there.


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22 Mar 2014   #2
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

You can attach it to the mobo. If it is lower in the BIOS boot priority than the SSD, nothing will happen.

Easiest would be to use Command prompt with these commands:

Diskpart
List disk
Select disk n (where n is the number that was given for your SSD in List disk)
Clean
Create partition primary
Format fs=ntfs quick
Exit
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23 Mar 2014   #3
Oldhead

Windows7 home premium 32bit
 
 

All done, Some have little knowledge,others have some,but this forum gives you heaps.
Well done community.
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