From the language screen you can click Next and then Install Now. Select Custom install and then the partition which you just made to install upon. If no partition exists yet, select Drive Options to create New partition, type in 100000 or whatever size you want, Format, Next. The installer is mostly driver-complete
, with newer arriving quickly via optional Windows Updates. Any drivers
then missing in Device Manager can be found on the Support Downloads webpage for your model computer or device.
Install updates and then programs slowly over time to gauge performance after each. Don't let any programs write themselves into msconfig>Startup as they become freeloaders on your RAM/CPU and can spy on you. I only allow AV and gadgets. Troubleshooting with MSCONFIG
Use a lightweight free anti virus like MS Security Essentials which works perfectly with Windows 7 Firewall. http://www.microsoft.com/security_essentials/
When it is finished, clean and order the HD perfectly using state-of-the-art free CCleaner then Auslogics Disk and Registry defraggers monthly. CCleaner - Free software downloads and software reviews - CNET Download.com Auslogics Disk Defrag - Reviews and free Auslogics Disk Defrag downloads at Download.com Auslogics Registry Defrag - Free software downloads and software reviews - CNET Download.com
Then save a Windows 7 Backup image externally so you never have to reinstall again, just reimage the HD or replacement using DVD or Repair CD. Backup Complete Computer - Create an Image Backup