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Windows 7: How to do clean Win7 install on ASUS UX32A

07 Nov 2012   #1
dewilaz

Windows 7 64bit
 
 
How to do clean Win7 install on ASUS UX32A

Hello guys. Today I have found this nice forum, so I am new here and sorry for my bad english.

I have big problem with my ASUS UX32A. I bought it today with Win7 Home Premium 64bit with a lot of bloatware. All I wanted to do is a clean instal of Win7 64bit which ended up in dead spot.

I did install Win7 a lot of times to my old ASUS, but this time was different because of ASUS UX32A hybrid drive 320GB HDD/24GB SSD.
First of all I made bootable USB which helped me to enter setup of Windows install.
There I deleted two partitions, one had old Win7 in it, and another was empty. But then I realized that there are a lot of more partitions, I and didn't know what to do with them and another

As you see there are a lot of partitions and I cant merge them all. As I understand one of them should be SSD for faster cache or something? I don't know which partitions I should delete and format which I should leave, to safe my SSD for fast cache. Moreover when I try to install Win7 on ANY partition I got this:


Now I am stuck here, because I cant log in to my old Win7 and I can't do clean install. It's my new PC and I need it to work very much. Btw I found in google that there are some system recovery thing, after I press F9 at boot time, I could restore factory settings, but it doesn't work..
Please guys, help me.


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08 Nov 2012   #3
dewilaz

Windows 7 64bit
 
 

One more question, as you see from pictures there is DISK 0 Partition 2: Recovery. Could I do Windows recovery from that disk? Or this is not Win recovery?
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08 Nov 2012   #4
dewilaz

Windows 7 64bit
 
 


In my boot menu there is no "booting to UEFI" . What I should do?
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08 Nov 2012   #5
theog

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

ME/XP/Vista/Win7
 
 

Remove Disk 1, as there is a OS install there.

You can delete Disk 0 partition 2 Recovery. This the ASUS Recovery.

If use a USB Pendrive, the most be formated FAT32.
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Use the one boot menu, to boot the uEFI boot DVD/USB drive.

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12 Nov 2012   #6
dewilaz

Windows 7 64bit
 
 

When I tried to use this guide, I didn't find that my Win is instaled as UEFI. What should I do?

"Confirm UEFI installation
Here's a simple method to check if Windows is installed as UEFI:
1. Open an administrative command prompt
2. Type
Code:
bcdedit /enum
3. You should see that the path on both Windows Boot Manager and Windows Boot Loader entries has a .efi extension. (i.e. \Windows\system32\winload.efi)"
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12 Nov 2012   #7
gregrocker

 

Unplug all other HD's and peripherals, Boot into BIOS setup to see if there is an EFI Boot Disk in BIOS Boot order. If so remove it, set DVD drive first to boot. If EFI BIOS also set to Legacy BIOS. Then set SATA controller to AHCI. Save changes and Exit.

Then boot into installer DVD or flash stick burned or written using tool and latest ISO here. How to Boot your Computer from a Bootable CD or DVD

At first screen Press Shift + F10 to open a Command Box, type:

DISKPART
LIST DISK
SEL DIS 0 (after confirming Windows 7 target HD #)
CLEAN
CREATE PARTITION PRIMARY SIZE=102400
FORMAT FS=NTFS LABEL="WINDOWS 7"
ACTIVE
EXIT

Next click Install Now to Clean Install Windows 7 to the partition you created. If it fails then report back at which step and the verbatim error message.

In addition read over these steps to understand the tools and methods which work best to get and maintain a perfect Clean Reinstall - Factory OEM Windows 7. The steps are the same for retail.
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13 Nov 2012   #8
dewilaz

Windows 7 64bit
 
 

Thanks, I will try.

According to one guide, I had to format USB to FAT32, but then it doesn't boot. I'll try to do format it with NTFS
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13 Nov 2012   #9
gregrocker

 

The latest ISO and tool to burn or write it are in Clean Reinstall - Factory OEM Windows 7
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13 Nov 2012   #10
dewilaz

Windows 7 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by gregrocker View Post

At first screen Press Shift + F10 to open a Command Box, type:

DISKPART
LIST DISK
SEL DIS 0 (after confirming Windows 7 target HD #)
CLEAN
CREATE PARTITION PRIMARY SIZE=102400
FORMAT FS=NTFS LABEL="WINDOWS 7"
ACTIVE
EXIT
This will delete HD in which I have win7 now?
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