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Windows 7: How can I remove everything that is in the harddrive?

01 Nov 2009   #1
Abbe

Windows 7 32-bit OS
 
 
How can I remove everything that is in the harddrive?

Hello there. Well, I installed Windows 7 3days ago and I did not feel comfortable about it. It kept bugging out with almost everything and the performance on my games just became weaker than when I had Vista installed. Well, I tried to uninstall Windows 7 and get back to Windows Vista while using this guide here: How to restore a Windows 7-based computer to a previous Windows installation by using the Windows.old folder I used that command program in the "repair your computer" section in Windows 7 boot menu but I accidentally typed in wrong commands in there so I closed the command program and restarted my computer. When I did that I actually thought that everything would be fine when I suddenly saw that I had Windows Vista and Windows 7 installed? I runned Windows Vista and hoped that I would work but only a blank screen came up after I clicked on it. Windows 7 did not worked eather because I had already moved my system files when I tried to switch back to Vista. Now I have reinstalled Windows 7 and the old programs that I had are on Windows folders, I now have folders that I should not have a such. Its really really messy right now and I just want to clean my harddrive and download Windows 7 from scratch. I really need help with deleting everything in my harddrive and I want to know if the "Acer" screen after I start the computer will pop-up if I clean my harddrive because thats the only place I can boot Windows 7 from if I deleted everything in my harddrive.


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01 Nov 2009   #2
sleek

Windows 7 RC 7100 x64
 
 

Do you have either Vista or 7 on cd/dvd?
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01 Nov 2009   #3
smarteyeball

 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by sleek View Post
Do you have either Vista or 7 on cd/dvd?
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If you have the discs, you can format the entire drive during the OS setup and installation.
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02 Nov 2009   #4
Abbe

Windows 7 32-bit OS
 
 

Yes I do have Windows 7 on my disc, but how can I format the entire harddrive then?
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02 Nov 2009   #5
DocBrown

Win7 Enterprise, Win7 x86 (Ult 7600), Win7 x64 Ult 7600, TechNet RTM on AMD x64 (2.8Ghz)
 
 

Choose Custom Installation & choose format
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02 Nov 2009   #6
Abbe

Windows 7 32-bit OS
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by DocBrown View Post
Choose Custom Installation & choose format
Ill see if it works, be right back
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