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Windows 7: Windows 7 install process

12 Jul 2011   #1
Dodge2461

Windows 7 home premium 64bit sp1 OEM, ubuntu 11.04, windows xp home edition sp3 32bit
 
 
Windows 7 install process

I'm going to try to reinstall windows 7 for the 3 time. I'm starting to think that I'll have to upgrade . I'm. Running a pentium 4 running at 2.4 ghz, and an Aopen motherboard. Is it worth trying?


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12 Jul 2011   #2
Lebon14

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

How much RAM do you have? You need at least 1GB of it. Note that RAM does NOT equal hard drive. If you have this, you can try it out.
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12 Jul 2011   #3
Dodge2461

Windows 7 home premium 64bit sp1 OEM, ubuntu 11.04, windows xp home edition sp3 32bit
 
 

Im running 1.5 gigs ram and a 40 gig hdd running nothing else
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12 Jul 2011   #4
Lebon14

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Dodge2461 View Post
Im running 1.5 gigs ram and a 40 gig hdd running nothing else
You will be able to run Windows 7 32-bits just fine. However, you graphic card is considered legacy by nVidia (nVidia GeForce FX 5500). They have drivers for Windows Vista that should work on Windows 7.

Go ahead, you won't regret it!

Note : On a 40GB hard drive, you'll only have ~25 GB left after install. Please, take note of that
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12 Jul 2011   #5
theog

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

ME/XP/Vista/Win7
 
 

First backup your DATA.

All Linux code must be deleted using the CLEAN ALL command. As you have had linux on the HD you need do a Clean all & full format.
Disk - Clean and Clean All with Diskpart Command

Do a full clean & full format in command prompt.
Type in command line
DISKPART
LIST DISK
SELECT DISK # (win HD)
CLEAN ALL
CREATE PARTITION PRIMARY
SELECT PARTITION 1
ACTIVE
FORMAT fs=NTFS
ASSIGN
EXIT
EXIT

SSD / HDD : Optimize for Windows Reinstallation
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12 Jul 2011   #6
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by theog View Post
First backup your DATA.

All Linux code must be deleted using the CLEAN ALL command. As you have had linux on the HD you need do a Clean all & full format.
Disk - Clean and Clean All with Diskpart Command


Do a full clean & full format in command prompt.
Type in command line
DISKPART
LIST DISK
SELECT DISK # (win HD)
CLEAN ALL
CREATE PARTITION PRIMARY
SELECT PARTITION 1
ACTIVE
FORMAT fs=NTFS
ASSIGN
EXIT
EXIT

SSD / HDD : Optimize for Windows Reinstallation
Hello Dodge.

Here's some information to go along with these tutorials, linked below.

Secure Erase / Wipe : Definition and Methods

Additional Secure Erase / Wipe Information


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12 Jul 2011   #7
Dodge2461

Windows 7 home premium 64bit sp1 OEM, ubuntu 11.04, windows xp home edition sp3 32bit
 
 

For whatever reason, it freezes during exPanding windows files
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12 Jul 2011   #8
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

Did you run the clean all wipe secure erase to the HDD?
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12 Jul 2011   #9
the619ace

 

i've got error when phase expanding file....anyone could help me??
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13 Jul 2011   #10
theog

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

ME/XP/Vista/Win7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by the619ace View Post
i've got error when phase expanding file....anyone could help me??
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Bare Foot Kid View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by theog View Post
First backup your DATA.

All Linux code must be deleted using the CLEAN ALL command. As you have had linux on the HD you need do a Clean all & full format.
Disk - Clean and Clean All with Diskpart Command


Do a full clean & full format in command prompt.
Type in command line
DISKPART
LIST DISK
SELECT DISK # (win HD)
CLEAN ALL
CREATE PARTITION PRIMARY
SELECT PARTITION 1
ACTIVE
FORMAT fs=NTFS
ASSIGN
EXIT
EXIT

SSD / HDD : Optimize for Windows Reinstallation
Hello Dodge.

Here's some information to go along with these tutorials, linked below.
Secure Erase / Wipe : Definition and Methods

Additional Secure Erase / Wipe Information


Try the above.
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