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Windows 7: format c drive

15 Sep 2011   #1
Martin Dendev

Windows 7 Home Premium 32 bit
 
 
format c drive

hello
i'm planning to do a clean install
when i format my C:\ drive in the install process, do my bios settings stay the same?
thx!
martin


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15 Sep 2011   #2
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello Martin,

Yes, the BIOS settings will stay the same since they are stored on a chip on your motherboard instead of the HDD.

Clean Install - Windows 8

Hope this helps,
Shawn
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15 Sep 2011   #3
Martin Dendev

Windows 7 Home Premium 32 bit
 
 

Ok thanks Shawn.

One more question: is it going to ask me what kind of format I want (active, primary, etc...) and what do I choose? Fat32 or NTFS?

Grtz
Martin
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15 Sep 2011   #4
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

No, it will automatically install as NTFS on the selected partition. It's going to basically be the exact same way that you installed Windows 7. The tutorial link in my post above will give you more details on the Windows 8 installation process to help better though.
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15 Sep 2011   #5
theog

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15 Sep 2011   #6
Martin Dendev

Windows 7 Home Premium 32 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Brink View Post
No, it will automatically install as NTFS on the selected partition. It's going to basically be the exact same way that you installed Windows 7. The tutorial link in my post above will give you more details on the Windows 8 installation process to help better though.
Windows 8? Thx though
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15 Sep 2011   #7
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Martin Dendev View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Brink View Post
No, it will automatically install as NTFS on the selected partition. It's going to basically be the exact same way that you installed Windows 7. The tutorial link in my post above will give you more details on the Windows 8 installation process to help better though.
Windows 8? Thx though
LOL, oops. Here you go.

Clean Install - Windows 8
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