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Windows 7: install using Upgrade DVD, but use OEM key

05 Jun 2010   #11



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05 Jun 2010   #12


No need to unlock then.

Do you want to wipe the HD? Zeroing using DISKPART is the deepest, takes about an hour per 320gb. Or you can use DVD Custom install>Drive options to delete all, create, and format which doesn't wipe HD.

Do you want the 100mb System Reserved boot partition which the installer gives you if you don't pre-partition the HD? Include partition creation in Diskpart commands if you don't want it, otherwise create and format partition(s) using DVD Drive Options.

Here they are, in case:
Boot DVD>Repair console>Recovery tools, open Command Line, type:
SELECT DISK # (for Windows 7 disk)
clean all (zeros HD, deepest clean, remove "all" if you dont want zeroing)
create partition primary
select partition 1
assign letter=c:
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