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Windows 7: Problems Installing Windows

09 Sep 2009   #11
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by samsorz View Post
My hard drive space is 37.2 GB, probably 40 originally

maybe I can install it with a partition? and then delete the partition?.. idk

Right now I have one windows xp partition
so only xp is on the drive?

Do you want to do a clean install or upgrade? clean is better.

Ken


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09 Sep 2009   #12
DocBrown

Win7 Enterprise, Win7 x86 (Ult 7600), Win7 x64 Ult 7600, TechNet RTM on AMD x64 (2.8Ghz)
 
 

Are you for certain the 32 bit DVD is a good burn? will it boot when inserted while running XP ?
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09 Sep 2009   #13
samsorz

Windows 7
 
 

Yes, it is a good burn, its running right now actually with my hard drive disabled and YES! i want a good ol clean install, if everytihng goes wrong, I have a brand new spankin copy for XP SP3 lol, but lets try 7 first
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09 Sep 2009   #14
Antman

 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Tews View Post
All Doc needed to hear was "Older Computer" and his palms began to sweat!!
I hope that's sweat.
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09 Sep 2009   #15
DocBrown

Win7 Enterprise, Win7 x86 (Ult 7600), Win7 x64 Ult 7600, TechNet RTM on AMD x64 (2.8Ghz)
 
 

In the Bios, is there a setting for ACPI compliant ? Older computers need this to install win7
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09 Sep 2009   #16
samsorz

Windows 7
 
 

One second, quick question, can i do a clean install right now? I just realized I can boot the disk from windows, (clean install?)
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09 Sep 2009   #17
DocBrown

Win7 Enterprise, Win7 x86 (Ult 7600), Win7 x64 Ult 7600, TechNet RTM on AMD x64 (2.8Ghz)
 
 

Nothing on XP that you need to save or keep ??????
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09 Sep 2009   #18
samsorz

Windows 7
 
 

Nothing at all
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09 Sep 2009   #19
DocBrown

Win7 Enterprise, Win7 x86 (Ult 7600), Win7 x64 Ult 7600, TechNet RTM on AMD x64 (2.8Ghz)
 
 

Go for it >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
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09 Sep 2009   #20
samsorz

Windows 7
 
 

I'm clicking custom, then it shows my hard drives, but I can't delete my old hard drives (my old crap)
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