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Windows 7: Can't install Windows 7 after purging HD

07 Nov 2011   #41

Windows 7

No it didn't start, was saying that is when the issue occured. If I have a partition already how do I use minitool to merge it back so it is one big disk

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07 Nov 2011   #42

Windows 7

Also it doesn't give me the option to format or merge they r greyed out.
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07 Nov 2011   #43

Windows 7

I made a partition and made it active but it bow says NTLDR missing
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07 Nov 2011   #44
Microsoft MVP


You get that error when the disk is not being booted, BIOS is trying to boot the HD instead.

What I would do now is format a flash stick to install Win7 by extracting the ISO from DVD with ImgBurn, then writing to flash stick with Universal USB Installer, or use Ultra ISO trial version to write the DVD to flash stick following the steps I gave you in Post 10.
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08 Nov 2011   #45

Windows 7

I will try that and return to state if it worked.
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