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Windows 7: How to format my windows?

17 Jun 2010   #1

w7 home premium
 
 
How to format my windows?

Hi.
I have Pc,Windows home premium,CPU-3GHZ,RAM-2GB.
I want to format and reinstall windows in my PC,beacouse i can't install Antivirus(i install but hi is block my windows and i canot start,only in safe mode can start),and can't update windows
But i have a problem,when i put the dvd in,and i restart PC,
is start everything ok with message: "windows is loading files" full,
after this isn'tstart nothing,is only black screen.
Anybody know something?
Is windows home premium,Must remember {never doing updates}

Thnx v much to all.

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17 Jun 2010   #2

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by xhimi View Post
Hi.
I have Pc,Windows home premium,CPU-3GHZ,RAM-2GB.
I want to format and reinstall windows in my PC,beacouse i can't install Antivirus(i install but hi is block my windows and i canot start,only in safe mode can start),and can't update windows
But i have a problem,when i put the dvd in,and i restart PC,
is start everything ok with message: "windows is loading files" full,
after this isn'tstart nothing,is only black screen.
Anybody know something?
Is windows home premium,Must remember {never doing updates}

Thnx v much to all.

Are you booting from the dvd or are you launching it from within win 7??


Is it a win 7 dvd or restore dvd?
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17 Jun 2010   #3

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

ME/XP/Vista/Win7
 
 

Try a full clean & full format.
Disk - Clean and Clean All with Diskpart Command
Partition or Volume - Delete
Partition or Volume - Create New

1) Boot DVD.
2) Press Shift+F10 (for command prompt)

Type in command line
DISKPART
LIST DISK OR List Volume (If you have partitions)
SELECT DISK # (win HD)
CLEAN ALL
CREATE PARTITION PRIMARY
SELECT PARTITION 1
ACTIVE
FORMAT=NTFS
ASSIGN
EXIT
EXIT

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17 Jun 2010   #4
Microsoft MVP

 

Before you reinstall Windows 7 because it is blocking your AV install, try installing Microsoft Security Essentials - which is the expert's choice amongst free AV's, lightweight, installs in 30 seconds and operates invisibly unlike the bloated paid AV solutions.

Just uninstall whatever you've attempted so far, go here and install in 30 seconds: Microsoft Security Essentials - Free software downloads and software reviews - CNET Download.com
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17 Jun 2010   #5

w7 home premium
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by zigzag3143 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by xhimi View Post
Hi.
I have Pc,Windows home premium,CPU-3GHZ,RAM-2GB.
I want to format and reinstall windows in my PC,beacouse i can't install Antivirus(i install but hi is block my windows and i canot start,only in safe mode can start),and can't update windows
But i have a problem,when i put the dvd in,and i restart PC,
is start everything ok with message: "windows is loading files" full,
after this isn'tstart nothing,is only black screen.
Anybody know something?
Is windows home premium,Must remember {never doing updates}

Thnx v much to all.

Are you booting from the dvd or are you launching it from within win 7??


Is it a win 7 dvd or restore dvd?

Hi.
The DVD is windows home premium. This is installed in,and format is the first time to do in this PC
Start by pressing F12 boot begins regular Windows is loading files,
it ends, but not displayed that says, Install Windows, is not only black screen and nothing done.
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18 Jun 2010   #6

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 8.1 Pro Preview with Media Center
 
 

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Moi! Jos mä ymmärrän sut oikein, varsinainen ongelma on että et pysty asentamaan antivirus-ohjelmaa. Voisitko kertoa, mitä antivirusta olet yrittänyt asentaa?

Mun mielestä hoidettaisiin ensin tämä antivirus ongelma kuntoon, syvennytään sitten sen jälkeen tuohon Windows DVD ongelmaan.

Kari

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If I understand you correctly, your main issue is that you can not install the antivirus software, or rather that Windows does not work after installing it. Could you please tell what antivirus you have been trying to install?

In my opinion we could first try to solve this issue, and thereafter look at the issue with non functioning install media.

Kari


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18 Jun 2010   #7

w7 home premium
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Kari View Post
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Moi! Jos mä ymmärrän sut oikein, varsinainen ongelma on että et pysty asentamaan antivirus-ohjelmaa. Voisitko kertoa, mitä antivirusta olet yrittänyt asentaa?

Mun mielestä hoidettaisiin ensin tämä antivirus ongelma kuntoon, syvennytään sitten sen jälkeen tuohon Windows DVD ongelmaan.

Kari

Attachment 79557

If I understand you correctly, your main issue is that you can not install the antivirus software, or rather that Windows does not work after installing it. Could you please tell what antivirus you have been trying to install?

In my opinion we could first try to solve this issue, and thereafter look at the issue with non functioning install media.

Kari
HI.
My problem is this:
I have a PC: W = H-Premium.
When is raging for the first time, NEVER did WINDOWS UPDATE.
INTERNET BEFORE I saw two days.
Install A-V "Norton-security int. Installation ended, LIVE UPDATE, and did restart.
WE DO NOT restart Windows Start normal, but remains with the logo "Microsoft".
TO RELEASE "POWER OFF" button that vision.
When the lights again Ways To Show On, SAFE MODE with command-PROMPT-hel with normaly OR NETWORKS.
ONLY THE "SAFE MODE" Start WINDOWS.
WHEN A-Virus uninstall starts regularly, but I HAVE ONE AND OTHER PROBLEMS
THAT I can not do "WINDOWS UPDATE".
I do SO DECIDED TO FORM ABLE TO WINDOWS restore initial.
Hope that with understood.
THANKS.
Sorry for my English.
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18 Jun 2010   #8

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 8.1 Pro Preview with Media Center
 
 

Xhimi, under your avatar is the flag of Finland. Normally users choose to show the flag of their native country, that's why I assumed you are a Finn. If you are, please post in Finnish and I translate it here.

If you can boot, at least to Safe Mode, do as Gregrocker told you in post #4 in this thread.

If the computer does not boot at all, follow Theog's advice in post #3 earlier this thread.

Kari
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18 Jun 2010   #9

w7 home premium
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Kari View Post
Xhimi, under your avatar is the flag of Finland. Normally users choose to show the flag of their native country, that's why I assumed you are a Finn. If you are, please post in Finnish and I translate it here.

If you can boot, at least to Safe Mode, do as Gregrocker told you in post #4 in this thread.

If the computer does not boot at all, follow Theog's advice in post #3 earlier this thread.

Kari


OK.
Initially,Thanks for your help.
As for flags, None of my country
Selection of the flags simply did his favor,
These Flags I CHOICE BECAUSE I like these 2 countries.
I'm from Albania, dwelt in Greece, I am immigrant.
Dream to come to visit Finland, as I too hard, (REASONS documents).
STILL MORE I thank you for your help,
And wish you ALL THE BEST.
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18 Jun 2010   #10

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 8.1 Pro Preview with Media Center
 
 

OK. Sorry again for assuming you were a Finn.

Good luck, come back with your questions.

Kari
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