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Forum: Installation & Setup 23 Oct 2009
Replies: 33
Views: 19,263
Posted By djjaeger82
Hi James, But when you did this you didn't...

Hi James,
But when you did this you didn't format your drive blank before you rebooted to run the setup from the DVD did you? There's a difference between formatting your machine DURING setup vs....
Forum: Installation & Setup 23 Oct 2009
Replies: 340
Views: 183,461
Posted By djjaeger82
Hi MacGyvr, Sorry for any confusion, I've...

Hi MacGyvr,
Sorry for any confusion, I've updated my UPDATE in my post above. I just wanted to confirm that online activation was successful following scenario B where I did the 2nd install with...
Forum: Installation & Setup 23 Oct 2009
Replies: 2
Views: 5,334
Posted By djjaeger82
FYI you can do a real clean install from an...

FYI you can do a real clean install from an upgrade CD (booting from CD etc) if you want to. Just make sure you back everything up and that you don't delete the vista partition prior to launching...
Forum: Installation & Setup 22 Oct 2009
Replies: 12
Views: 21,530
Posted By djjaeger82
Unholyist, I think setup does check for a...

Unholyist,
I think setup does check for a windows installation when setup first starts. You can still format or delete that partition within setup to have a nice clean blank PC for win7, but this...
Forum: Installation & Setup 22 Oct 2009
Replies: 18
Views: 2,665
Posted By djjaeger82
Guys, Formatting during installation appears...

Guys,
Formatting during installation appears to be treated differently than installing to a completely blank partition-less drive prior to setup. I did a few tests tonight, take a look if you're...
Forum: Installation & Setup 22 Oct 2009
Replies: 3
Views: 1,475
Posted By djjaeger82
Hi sephiros, I ran into the same issue. I had...

Hi sephiros,
I ran into the same issue. I had to let it install with a blank key during setup, and then run the install a 2nd time (was able to do clean install 2nd time). I think setup scans...
Forum: Installation & Setup 22 Oct 2009
Replies: 33
Views: 19,263
Posted By djjaeger82
Hi everyone, This is not necessarily the...

Hi everyone,
This is not necessarily the case. Clean install from upgrade disc only seems to work with a previous version of windows on the drive already (not necessarily activated). I did a lot...
Forum: Installation & Setup 22 Oct 2009
Replies: 7
Views: 57,124
Posted By djjaeger82
Hey guys, If you're interested I did some...

Hey guys,
If you're interested I did some detailed testing of this tonight. Please see my post here:
...
Forum: Installation & Setup 22 Oct 2009
Replies: 3
Views: 2,676
Posted By djjaeger82
Hello Jlmnet, There are a few complications...

Hello Jlmnet,
There are a few complications to doing a clean windows 7 installation from an upgrade disk. Please see my detailed post here:
...
Forum: Installation & Setup 22 Oct 2009
Replies: 340
Views: 183,461
Posted By djjaeger82
Ok final post for the night. Both the 32-bit and...

Ok final post for the night. Both the 32-bit and 64-bit Windows 7 Home Premium Upgrade with a clean install DID NOT accept my upgrade product key when I rebuilt my RAID array first (aka removed all...
Forum: Installation & Setup 22 Oct 2009
Replies: 340
Views: 183,461
Posted By djjaeger82
Looks like the x64 clean install from upgrade...

Looks like the x64 clean install from upgrade disc worked this time and accepted my product key during setup (when I had the x32 unactivated install on the HD first). Like I mentioned before I did...
Forum: Installation & Setup 22 Oct 2009
Replies: 340
Views: 183,461
Posted By djjaeger82
This time before I started installing x64 with...

This time before I started installing x64 with x32 in place on the HD I tried option 2, but instead I got a Non-System disk or Desk error msg. I googled this Select cd-rom boot type problem and most...
Forum: Installation & Setup 22 Oct 2009
Replies: 340
Views: 183,461
Posted By djjaeger82
Ok couple of updates: I just tried installing...

Ok couple of updates: I just tried installing off of my 32-bit ISO download. I left my unactivated windows 7 64-bit install from 15 min ago in place and just booted of the 32-bit ISO. During setup...
Forum: Installation & Setup 22 Oct 2009
Replies: 340
Views: 183,461
Posted By djjaeger82
Guys, Sorry to say this but doing a clean...

Guys,
Sorry to say this but doing a clean install from upgrade disc is not working for me. Here are my details: I preordered via MS store for Windows 7 Home Premium Upgrade. I downloaded the...
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