|25 Oct 2009||#1|
Clean Install vs. Booting from DVD
So my harddrive crashed on Thursday unfortunately right after I downloaded the student upgrade (Premium). Luckily, I did burn all 3 of the downloaded files to a data dvd disc (I didn't know how to make an .iso at the time), so I have not lost them.
My question is, when I reinstall Vista on my new harddrive and then move the 3 windows 7 files to my desktop, will doing a clean install from inside windows be as efficient as if I made an .iso into a DVD and then booted from that DVD after restarting?
I know in the past when I have restarted the computer and booted from a DVD that it has given me the option to format the drive etc, but will doing a clean install from inside Windows erase just as much old vista junk?
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|25 Oct 2009||#3|
Ok thanks, I assume by burn a DVD and do a clean install you mean:
1. Reinstall vista
2. Package the three windows 7 files into a .iso
3. Burn that iso file to a dvd
4. Put dvd in the drive and restart
5. Follow directions from there
Just want to make sure I do it correctly.
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