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Windows 7: trying to do fresh install from usb

14 Jan 2015   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit
trying to do fresh install from usb

what does it mean

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14 Jan 2015   #2

Microsoft Windows 10 Professional 64-bit

  1. Set your PC to boot from USB via BIOS
  2. Put the USB in and let it load until you get to this screen:
  3. Once at this screen, press: (SHIFT+F10) to get a CMD window
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  4. MAKE SURE YOU SELECT THE DRIVE YOUR INSTALLING WINDOWS TO NOT ANOTHER. In the CMD window, type in Each Command and Press <ENTER> Key as follows:

    DiskPart <ENTER>
    list disk <ENTER>
    select disk 0 <ENTER>
    clean <ENTER>
    create partition primary align=1024 <ENTER>
    format fs=ntfs <ENTER> (Will Take a While)
    assign <ENTER>
    active <ENTER>
    exit <ENTER>
    exit <ENTER>
  5. After it completes, exit the INSTALL COMPLETELY and reboot.
  6. Once you are back in, go about installing Windows just DO NOT ALLOW Windows to create a new partition, use the only one there.
  7. Windows will now install
(Instructions found via hArLtRoN)
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14 Jan 2015   #3


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15 Jan 2015   #4

Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64

How long have you had this hard drive, the usual reason you get that message is because you are trying to install to a GPT partitioned drive.

If it is a GPT disk, it must be converted to MBR.

Convert GPT Disk to MBR Disk
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15 Jan 2015   #5

Windows 7 Pro 32bit

That is the error if you're trying to re-install a windows 7 on a machine with a pre-installed windows 8 or 8.1 OS.

If someone could give you the link on the tutorial, i cant find it.
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15 Jan 2015   #6

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit
for people that helped me

this a big thanks to all that helped me out thanks
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15 Jan 2015   #7


Were you able to install Win7? If so please report back what worked so it will help others.

If not look at Downgrade Windows 8 to Windows 7.
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15 Jan 2015   #8

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit

no the windows seven does not work so got to find new copy and the put it on usb thanks for your help
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15 Jan 2015   #9

Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64

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 trying to do fresh install from usb

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