Windows 7 Forums
Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.


Windows 7: need to install windows 7 on DELL laptop


28 Oct 2011   #11
Microsoft MVP

 

Did Dell provide a Windows 7 installation DVD or is this one of your own?

Boot the DVD to clean install following these illustrated steps: Clean Install Windows 7

Use the Custom install Drive Options to delete all partitions, then just click Next to have the installer create and format install partition for you.

Let us know how this goes.

My System SpecsSystem Spec
.

28 Oct 2011   #12
mjf

Windows 7x64 Home Premium SP1
 
 

You may be safer providing the information I asked for earlier than jumping into a clean install. Of course it's up to you.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
28 Oct 2011   #13
Microsoft MVP

 

We posted at the same time so I didn't see yours, Michael.

Good idea to provide a screenie of Disk Mgmt first, and list the disks you have.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
.


Reply

 need to install windows 7 on DELL laptop




Thread Tools




Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 08:04 PM.
Twitter Facebook Google+



Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App
  

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33