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Windows 7: Clean Install Windows 7

04 Jan 2011   #310
johnnydaman

windows vista home premium 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Brink View Post
Johnny,

That's fine. OPTION ONE in that tutorial is the same as this one except for making sure that the the Automatically activate Windows when I'm online box is left unchecked.

The other OPTIONS in that tutorial are other ways to do it in case that one didn't work.
oh thank you! i was getting really worried there:L just 2 more question though, how would i format the DATA disk after windows 7 is installed? would i go into my computer, right click it and just click format? also, when i dont uncheck the box, will it bring me into vista and will i have to go back into bios and boot from hdd again??

Thanks a lot for your help i really appreciate it.


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04 Jan 2011   #311
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

If you didn't uncheck the Automatically activate Windows when I'm online box, then you will need to start the clean installation as below over and do it again without it checked.

Clean Install with a Upgrade Windows 7 Version

Correct, you can delete the DATA partition later by just formating it as usual in the Computer window or in Disk Management.
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04 Jan 2011   #312
johnnydaman

windows vista home premium 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Brink View Post
If you didn't uncheck the Automatically activate Windows when I'm online box, then you will need to start the clean installation as below over and do it again without it checked.

Clean Install with a Upgrade Windows 7 Version

Correct, you can delete the DATA partition later by just formating it as usual in the Computer window or in Disk Management.
i unchecked it so im all good. how do i install all device drivers and windows updates?
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04 Jan 2011   #313
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Device drivers will have to be downloaded from each device's manufacturer's website and installed, or downloaded from your OEM (ex: Toshiba) computer manufacturer's website for you specific computer model number and installed.

Windows Updates can be installed by going to the Control Panel (icons view), click on Windows Updates, and click on Check for updates.
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04 Jan 2011   #314
johnnydaman

windows vista home premium 64bit
 
 

What ones should i donwload? all?
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04 Jan 2011   #315
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Yep, you should download the Windows 7 driver version for all of your devices.
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01 Mar 2011   #316
RJBuild

Win 7 64 Bit
 
 

Hey Brink, I plan on using this tutorial to do a new system install of win 7 Ultimate 64 bit on a 2 gb partition on a 322gb samsung hd. So I assume that after this is running correctly and is validated and updated I can create another 2gb partition and install Win XP home edition thus creating a Multiboot System??
My System Specs are as follows:
Biostar A880G+ Mobo
Amd Athlon II X3
8gb DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1333
322gb Samsung HD
Thanks for looking
RJBuild
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01 Mar 2011   #317
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello RJBuild,

Yes, you sure could, but you might give it a bit more than 2GB though depending on how much you will be installing with XP.

Dual Boot Installation with Windows 7 and XP

Hope this helps,
Shawn
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06 May 2011   #318
Rebbew

Windows 7 Home Premium 32 bit
 
 
Clean Install Windows 7

Will a Clean Install Windows 7 delete all my data files?
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06 May 2011   #319
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello Rebbew,

Yes, a clean install of Windows 7 will delete and then format the partition that you select to install it on. Be sure to backup anything that you do not want to lose first to a separate location.

Hope this helps,
Shawn
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