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Windows 7: Need help deleting linux and installing windows.

31 Mar 2013   #21


The error when you booted from XP CD was due to lack of SATA drivers, remedied by installing in IDE mode.

I thought you wanted to install Win7. The steps will get Win7 installed if you'd prefer having a modern OS.

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01 Apr 2013   #22

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Golden View Post
I thought you were wanting to install Windows 7........?
Yes i did but before i got to a place with wifi to download win 7, i found an original windows XP disk which i succeeded to install. I installed XP first since i could then use my win 7 dvd and install it from the desktop.

I am now busy downloading a 64bit version of win 7 because the old one i had on the dvd is only 32bit and cant use all my ram.

Another thing, when I switch the settings in the BIOS back to sata, i get a bsod again.

Is it important to change it back to sata or doesnt it matter?
My System SpecsSystem Spec
01 Apr 2013   #23


Leave the SATA controller setting at IDE and install Win7 following the steps I gave earlier.
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01 Apr 2013   #24

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit

Thabk you very much for all the help! Problem solved!
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01 Apr 2013   #25
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ult. x64

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 Need help deleting linux and installing windows.

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