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Windows 7: Selling laptop with no DVD how to wipe clean and reinstall windows?

30 May 2014   #11
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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Britton30 View Post
You will have to prepare the .iso so you can install Starter. See the 1. and the 2nd bullet item here: Clean Reinstall - Factory OEM Windows 7
In addiition to the steps above to unlock Starter so you can choose it from the Menu you'll then get during install, you can choose the ISO for English or Chinese. Only rarely are these restricted. We have a Language expert here Kari who confirmed this again the other day.

Doublecheck that the netbook has 32 bit at Control Panel>System, as I'd bet it does and even if it doesn't if there is less than 4gb RAM I would use 32 bit.

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