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Windows 7: The 'Clean Install' tutorial please.

20 Sep 2016   #1
chewtah

7 homepremium, 64 bit
 
 
The 'Clean Install' tutorial please.

Iv decided to do a clean install, windows 7, I have 'pro' i think and would like a link to the tutorial please.


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20 Sep 2016   #2
ThrashZone

Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit
 
 

Hi,
Clean Install Windows 7

You might also be interested in the newest install process
When installing windows do not connect to the internet you can enter your activation key but choose activate later.

Once you get to the win-7 desktop,
Immediately change your updates settings to Never check for updates,
Windows Update Settings - Change

Then Stop and switch the update service to manual or it will conflict with the stand alone installer of all the updates you're going to manually install,
The 'Clean Install' tutorial please.-service-stop-windows-update.jpg

Once the above is done connect to the internet and activate windows.

It's a lot easier to clean install these days with the unofficial sp2
There are essentially 3 updates needed for a clean install of windows that will get you updated through April of 2016

Install 1st-KB3020369 & 2nd-KB3125574 & 3rd-KB3172605 all can be downloaded from the catalog using internet explorer
Microsoft Update Catalog

Simplifying updates for Windows 7 and 8.1
https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/...ows-7-and-8-1/

Afterwards reset the windows updates service to what it was before and update settings to your preference and check for updates
Should be only 50 or so updates left to install.

I have all three updates needed on my OneDrive too if you can't or don't want to deal with the catalog
https://1drv.ms/f/s!AsjD7o6P3KLKj2TjShn8-SumV1rr


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20 Sep 2016   #3
DavidE

Multi-Boot W7_Pro_x64 W8.1_Pro_x64 W10_Pro_x64
 
 

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20 Sep 2016   #4
ThrashZone

Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit
 
 

Hi,
OOps which version of windows do you have installed 32 bit or 64 bit,
System Type - 32-bit (x86) or 64-bit (x64)
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20 Sep 2016   #5
chewtah

7 homepremium, 64 bit
 
 

64 bit. I'll print the tutorial up and get onto it. Thanks!
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20 Sep 2016   #6
ThrashZone

Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit
 
 

Hi,
If you need new installation media with sp1 already on it use this sp1 is a pain to install,
https://www.heidoc.net/joomla/techno...-download-tool
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20 Sep 2016   #7
chewtah

7 homepremium, 64 bit
 
 

I have downloaded SP1 before, will it be on the computer to copy?
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20 Sep 2016   #8
ThrashZone

Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit
 
 

Hi,
No but you can use the link in my last post to get new installation media.
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 The 'Clean Install' tutorial please.




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