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Windows 7: How to Delete all Partitions during Win7 Installation?

17 Jan 2012   #11
c4cyro

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

hey one small question...will the windows setup delete the system partitions too?


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17 Jan 2012   #12
gregrocker

 

Are you reinstalling Factory preinstalled Win7? Reinstalling Windows 7

If not the illustrated steps are here: Clean Install Windows 7
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17 Jan 2012   #13
AddRAM

Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

Using Partition Wizard Bootable CD is a great way to delete and make all your partitions b4 you start your install. Download and burn to cd, then boot from the cd. Takes a little practice but it works flawlessly.
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17 Jan 2012   #14
ignatzatsonic

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium SP1, 64-bit
 
 

Do you mean the C: partition?

Yes. You can delete any partition you choose.

Or you can just choose to reinstall to the current C partition, without deleting any partitions. It's up to you.
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17 Jan 2012   #15
c4cyro

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

why i wanna delete all partitions i will show you.
see the uploaded pic.
there are exgaggeretad spaces ..i have tried but im not able to "add" those spaces to the existing partitions.
i dont remember how that happened. anyways i want to "start all over".
with a clean windows installation not factory reinstall o anything else.
so i should go with that option of deleting all partitions through windows setup ?? that would be fine right?
too much confused i am actually.


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17 Jan 2012   #16
gregrocker

 

Yes, your HD is a mess. The 101mb partition was originally the System Reserved boot partition but it's somehow been derailed now to the third partition - probably because it was the one marked Active when you did a Repair or reinstall.

Are you clean reinstalling factory preinstalled OEM for the first time? Reinstalling Windows 7. If so you will also get better performance without the factory bloatware and useless factory utilities which have better versions built into Win7.

Otherwise we could help you clean up your partitioning using free Partition Wizard bootable CD which can do almost anything without fail.
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17 Jan 2012   #17
AddRAM

Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

Delete C: , the 6.87 GB partition and combine the unallocated 41.24 BG. Giving you an unallocated space of 69.95 GBs. Install Windows on this. I wouldn`t delete D: E: or F: until you get the hang of installing windows. Make sure you backup those partitions or get all the info you want off of them first.
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17 Jan 2012   #18
c4cyro

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by gregrocker View Post
Yes, your HD is a mess. The 101mb partition was originally the System Reserved boot partition but it's somehow been derailed now to the third partition - probably because it was the one marked Active when you did a Repair or reinstall.

Are you clean reinstalling factory preinstall OEM for the first time? Reinstalling Windows 7. If so you will also get better performance without the factory bloatware and useless factory utilities which have better versions built into Win7.

Otherwise we could help you clean up your partitioning using free Partition Wizard bootable CD which can do almost anything without fail.
i have done clean installation once and so there's nothing like factory or something anymore...im not even intersted.
i just want a new windows installed ovr a 500gb partition! nothing else.
so windows setup will be able to do that right?
im just waiting fo a confirmation from you people.!!
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17 Jan 2012   #19
ignatzatsonic

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium SP1, 64-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by c4cyro View Post
so windows setup will be able to do that right?
Right.
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17 Jan 2012   #20
AddRAM

Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

Yes it will.
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