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Windows 7: Can't install Win7 after formatting a Linux based server

13 Nov 2011   #1

Windows Vista Ultimate
 
 
Can't install Win7 after formatting a Linux based server

Dear,

Linux was installed on a server; Client required Windows 7;
I uses USB key (always works) to install Windows 7.
Formatted it but on reboot PC hung on the word 'Grub".

Please advise.

Thank you

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13 Nov 2011   #2
Microsoft MVP

 

You'll need to wipe the HD of all Linux code: SSD - HDD Optimize for Windows Reinstallation

Adapt these steps to get a perfect install: Reinstalling Windows 7
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15 Nov 2011   #3

Windows Vista Ultimate
 
 

Hi,

I wiped the HD and it worked fine.
Thanx a lot.
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15 Nov 2011   #4
Microsoft MVP

 

You're welcome. Good to hear.

You can mark the thread Solved at top if there's nothing else.
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