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Windows 7: Clean Install Windows 7

12 Jun 2011   #360
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Either your HDD is corrupted or dead/dying. Since you have a Windows 7 installation disc, running a "clean all" command on the HDD while in another computer may be able to let you install Windows 7 afterwards once back in your laptop. If not, then the drive may be toast.


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14 Jun 2011   #361
DaZapper

windows 7 professional 64bit
 
 

Thank you for all your help so far I appreciate it, but my father took my laptop to his shop/work where "an expert" is going to try to fix it, probably by cleaning up the hard drive like you told me too. If he cant than I will but again thanks for the help.
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14 Jun 2011   #362
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

DaZapper,

You're welcome. Please let us know what they find and how it turned out.
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14 Jun 2011   #363
DaZapper

windows 7 professional 64bit
 
 

No problem sir.
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14 Jun 2011   #364
DaZapper

windows 7 professional 64bit
 
 

I just got the update that the hard drive was going bad, it was just about dead and we are ordering a new one from new egg. But once again thanks for the help.
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14 Jun 2011   #365
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

I was afraid of that, and was hoping that it may have just been corrupted where a "clean all" command could have fixed.

Are you getting a new fast SSD for it?
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14 Jun 2011   #366
DaZapper

windows 7 professional 64bit
 
 

I was thinking about that so the hard drives life would be longer and all but we ended purchasing nice little 320gb sata at 7200rpm 3.0gb per second for about 55 bucks and I'm pretty happy with that. But when I get a new desktop it will have a SSD for sure .
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14 Jun 2011   #367
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

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15 Jun 2011   #368
DaZapper

windows 7 professional 64bit
 
 

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27 Jun 2011   #369
laughingcloud

Windows Vista 64 bit
 
 

what does it mean to install all the device drivers? Is that included in the Windows 7 installation package or is it something I should look for online? Would I be able to do anything without the device drivers?
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