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Windows 7: Windows 7 Upgrade download question

22 Oct 2009   #1

Windows 7 Upgrade Clean Install Question

i have a question. I downloaded the windows 7 upgrade and i want to do a clean install. is it possible to burn the files onto a dvd? or do i have to put them on a portable usb? the files that are on my desktop are and and Windows 7-HP-Retail-en-us-x86.exe

what and how do i burn these files? i need to boot with the files to do a clean install

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22 Oct 2009   #2

Windows 7 home pre

Make bootable iso from student d/l

check here

I have seen other methods with a usb key try a search I can't seem to find the thread
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22 Oct 2009   #3


thank you!! im trying to find on there how to burn it onto a dvd and i don't even see that on there. god i feel so stupid
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22 Oct 2009   #4
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise

Hello Michael,

Once you have the ISO file created, you can use the free program ImgBurn to select and burn the ISO to a DVD to use to install it with.

Hope this helps,
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