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Windows 7: installation problems

20 Feb 2011   #1
akirax

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installation problems

hi, im having problems installing windows 7 on a fresh, formatted drive, it keeps telling me i dont have enough space to install windows seven on the drive, but its a 500gb HITACHI deskstar


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20 Feb 2011   #2
Arc

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20 Feb 2011   #3
theog

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Try using the CLEAN ALL command in above tutorial,
That Arc linked you to.
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21 Feb 2011   #4
theog

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Try a full clean & full format in command prompt.
Disk - Clean and Clean All with Diskpart Command

1) Boot DVD, & Press Shift+F10 (for command prompt)
DISKPART : At PC Startup
2) Boot DVD, & Command Prompt at Startup
(for command prompt)

Type in command line
If you have no partitions on your HD.
DISKPART
LIST DISK
SELECT DISK # (win HD)
CLEAN ALL
CREATE PARTITION PRIMARY
SELECT PARTITION 1
ACTIVE
FORMAT fs=NTFS
ASSIGN
EXIT
EXIT


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