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Windows 7: why i cant format my windows?

08 Nov 2011   #1

why i cant format my windows?

i want to format my laptop, but when it start to load file during formatting, there is an error, which say that my usb port problem and i cannot continued format. what should i do?

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08 Nov 2011   #2

MS Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit SP1

Why you want to format your windows hard disk? How you started this formatting?

If you can give us the reasons, we should be able to help you.
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08 Nov 2011   #3


virus. i use windows cd to format. start with setting cd player as boot device in booting setup and so on.
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08 Nov 2011   #4

MS Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit SP1

I assume you want to install Windows 7 operating system. Please see this tutorial for clean installing the windows 7.

Clean Install Windows 7
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08 Nov 2011   #5
Microsoft MVP


Win7 is on a DVD, not a CD, so boot the DVD player to clean reinstall.

How to Boot your Computer from a Bootable CD or DVD

Reinstalling Windows 7
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