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Windows 7: help needed Want to remove Windows7

02 May 2010   #11
theog

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ME/XP/Vista/Win7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by silverrrr View Post
Mobo? Is this motherboard? I downloaded Aida32 v3 and the info for motherboard is "unknown".
Do you now what model, tower,desktop,notebook,netbook ?

What OS did PC come with?


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02 May 2010   #12
Arc

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Hi theog !
An alternative may be tried . If the windows 7 partition is deleted using Partition Wizard Bootable CD , I hope there would not be any problem installing xp .
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02 May 2010   #13
theog

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Arc View Post
Hi theog !
An alternative may be tried . If the windows 7 partition is deleted using Partition Wizard Bootable CD , I hope there would not be any problem installing xp .
Partition Wizard will not make sata drivers for Win XP.
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02 May 2010   #14
silverrrr

Windows 7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by theog View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by silverrrr View Post
Mobo? Is this motherboard? I downloaded Aida32 v3 and the info for motherboard is "unknown".
Do you now what model, tower,desktop,notebook,netbook ?

What OS did PC come with?
HP ProBook 4710s with SusE Linux Desktop 11 Novell.

I was waiting for reply and didn't saw there is page 2.
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02 May 2010   #15
SGT Oddball

 

Where did you get your Windows 7 from?
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02 May 2010   #16
silverrrr

Windows 7
 
 

From friend, now i don't have the CD
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02 May 2010   #17
theog

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by silverrrr View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by theog View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by silverrrr View Post
Mobo? Is this motherboard? I downloaded Aida32 v3 and the info for motherboard is "unknown".
Do you now what model, tower,desktop,notebook,netbook ?

What OS did PC come with?
HP ProBook 4710s with SusE Linux Desktop 11 Novell.

I was waiting for reply and didn't saw there is page 2.
From what I find out you have Intel.

http://downloadcenter.intel.com/Sear...ntel%c2%ae+RST

As you have Linux installed,
All Linux code must be deleted.
Disk - Clean and Clean All with Diskpart Command
Try a full clean & full format.
1) Boot DVD.
2) Press Shift+F10 (for command prompt)

Type in command line
DISKPART
LIST DISK
SELECT DISK # (win HD)
CLEAN ALL
CREATE PARTITION PRIMARY
SELECT PARTITION 1
ACTIVE
FORMAT=NTFS
ASSIGN
EXIT
EXIT


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02 May 2010   #18
SGT Oddball

 

Did you activate it and if so how?
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02 May 2010   #19
silverrrr

Windows 7
 
 

theog, thanks for your time i will try this now.

SGT Oddball, Don't know what activate means for Windows7, I have 0 expirience with it.
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02 May 2010   #20
theog

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