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Windows 7: Question about installation

22 Jul 2011   #1
n10669

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 
Question about installation

Hi, I've followed this tutorial and its working great. SSD / HDD : Optimize for Windows Reinstallation

I did have a question though about reinstalling from a windows created reinstall DVD. After creating the partitions and exiting Diskpart how do I tell it to install my OS to a particular partition?


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22 Jul 2011   #2
theog

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22 Jul 2011   #3
n10669

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 

Thanks for the reply.
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22 Jul 2011   #4
n10669

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 

I have another problem. The disk I'm installing from is one that I created when this machine was new. When I get to the system recovery option dialog, which option do I need to select? When I select System Image Recovery it says "Windows cannot find a system image on this computer" and "Attach the hard disk". If I cancel that and hit "next" it asks for a location or to install a driver for the DVD. If I hit the advanced button and then "install driver" it brings up the system 32 folder. How do I find the driver for my DVD from that folder?
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22 Jul 2011   #5
n10669

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 

I am looking for the driver for my DVD Drive. Thats what I meant to say, not hard drive.
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22 Jul 2011   #6
n10669

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 

I GOT IT!!!! Thanks anyway. This is an excellent site BTW!
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23 Jul 2011   #7
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

Hello, good to see you got it sorted and thanks for the update.
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