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Windows 7: Can't get a clean install with windows 7, menu wont show

02 May 2013   #1

win7 64 bit
Can't get a clean install with windows 7, menu wont show

Hello, I have been trying to re install my windows 7 due to computer being old, a lot of trash and shit on it, but when I try to reinstall it I can't get the windows.old things out. So I went into the BIOS thingy and changed the boot order so the computer would fire up the CD first. But the problem is when I do that the "instalation menu" for windows 7 wont show. To clarify what i'm trying to come across, this is what the menu should look like

But when I try to get there all I get is the blue screen thats behind, and the install menu wont show. I have no clue why and I would like to get it fixed asap. Please help :)

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02 May 2013   #2

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bits 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1

Are you sure you booted from dvd? So you saw "press any key to boot from dvd" and you pressed a key. Can you make a camshot of bsod and post it
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02 May 2013   #3
Microsoft MVP


Where did you get the installer?

Download the latest official ISO with SP1 and burn to DVD or write to stick from Steps 1 and 2 of Clean Reinstall - Factory OEM Windows 7 then follow the steps there to get a perfect reinstall.

Make your Recovery disks first so you can delete all partitions during Custom install, using Drive Options shown in Steps 7/8 of Clean Install Windows 7
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02 May 2013   #4

Windows Seven Ultimate x64 SP1

I had the same problem, gregrockers solution worked for me.
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