Windows 7 Forums
Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.


Windows 7: Help with installing Win 7 to blank DVD

05 Jul 2009   #21
ztmike

Windows 7 64bit build 7600
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by SIW2 View Post
Yes, when a restore pt is made a shadow copy is created.

You can control the amount of space used for Shadow storage - reduce it now if you want - the older pts will be deleted if they fall outside the space you have allocated.

Not sure why you want to reinstall.
Not sure if I understand what you said there..

But I reinstalled Win 7 because I had 2 copies of it on my hdd. So..I wanted a fresh install.


My System SpecsSystem Spec
.
05 Jul 2009   #22
SIW2

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Vista x64 / 7 X64
 
 

Now I don't follow.

1. You asked what shadow copies are.

2. I posted an explanation and links

3. You asked this:

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ztmike View Post
IC

But would that still apply if I deleted the partition of the HDD and started fresh?
4. I said yes - meaning the o/s will make restore pts even if it is a new install - why wouldn't it ? ( unless you turn that feature off ).


My System SpecsSystem Spec
Reply

 Help with installing Win 7 to blank DVD




Thread Tools




Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
Installing Windows from USB, blank screen
Hey guys, I'm reinstalling windows after some component issues (had to reinstall old motherboard after new one was borked), because Windows was not booting. However, when I boot from the USB to reinstall Windows/ repair it, it works all the way until it goes to a blank blue screen (kind of like...
Installation & Setup
Blank/generic icons on everything just after installing Windows 7
So I wiped my laptop, partitioned, then installed Windows 7 Ultimate x64 on it. It was a yearly task so I knew what I was doing. At first, everything was smooth. But after a short while, all the icons were generic (Blank paper icon) even on the executables. The control panel also will not work at...
Installation & Setup
Installing Windows 7 on a blank laptop hard drive
Hi All, New to this so thougth I'd give it a shot. The hard drive on my dad's laptop has failed, this has been confirmed by tech support. He's got a Acer Aspire 5733 laptop and Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit, confirmed by Acer, I've purchased a new hard drive but need the operating system...
Installation & Setup
Need help installing Win 7 on blank HD
Hello, I had a computer that got some kind of virus because I tried to start it up one day and it told me that it could not find \boot\bcd. To make a long story short, it couldn't be fixed & I pulled the hard drive out of the computer, hooked it up to another, and reformatted the drive. I...
Installation & Setup
Installing Windows 7 on blank hard drive
I just got a new computer, new hard drive and everything. I attempted to install Windows 7 (full version, NOT an upgrade) by putting the disc in, starting the computer, and booting from the BIOS. The monitor shows a bar that says that the Windows files are loading. Then it displays the little...
Installation & Setup


Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 00:35.
Twitter Facebook Google+ Seven Forums iOS App Seven Forums Android App