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Windows 7: Wipe HDD and re-install Win 7 without a disc.

27 Mar 2014   #1
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Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit.
Wipe HDD and re-install Win 7 without a disc.

I have a netbook and no CD/DVD/BD medium nor media.

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27 Mar 2014   #2

W10 Pro desktop, W10 laptop, W10 laptop, W10 Pro tablet (all 64-bit)

You'll need to have some kind of installer media. It could be a disk or an ISO. Once you have that, depending on what format your install media is in will determine how you can go about installing on your netbook.

Here are some links to download the media, you will need to download the version you have the Product Key for.

If you obtain a disk, then you could use an external USB DVD drive. With either a disk or ISO, you could create a bootable USB thumb drive to install from.

You also need to go to your netbook mfr's website to obtain the drivers you need for your netbook for sound, video, chipset, wifi, nic, etc... My advice is to have those downloaded and available before starting the install.
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27 Mar 2014   #3

Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64

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