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Windows 7: Windows can't install.

21 Mar 2014   #1
Samdejuice

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
Windows can't install.

Hey guys i'm having some problems installing windows 7 x64 on my brothers laptop.

It's a toshiba satellite c855d-172.

I can't press next, when i choose a partition. Any idea why?
It says the disk is a GPT-type. What is it and how do i change it?

Thanks

Pic of the disk:
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21 Mar 2014   #2
HarriePateman

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
 
 

Format old disks. Then try! :)
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21 Mar 2014   #3
Samdejuice

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

It's ok to format the system disks?
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21 Mar 2014   #4
HarriePateman

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
 
 

Yes, Format means everything on them disks will be erased.
If you have anything you want to keep on them, back them up. Or move them to a memory stick.
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21 Mar 2014   #5
gregrocker
Microsoft MVP

 

If it's a GPT disk then you need to install to UEFI (Unified Extensible Firmware Interface) - Install Windows 7 with - Windows 7 Forums.

Or if that gives you problems you can Bypass UEFI to Install WIn7 normally to an MBR disk.
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22 Mar 2014   #6
Samdejuice

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

I deleted all the partitions and restarted the install and now it seems to work. Thanks guys!
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22 Mar 2014   #7
HarriePateman

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Samdejuice View Post
I deleted all the partitions and restarted the install and now it seems to work. Thanks guys!
No worries mate, Glad i could help.

Mark as solved please! :)
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