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Windows 7: Wipe HDD drive

03 Dec 2015   #1
zain din

windows 7 Professional SP1 x64
Wipe HDD drive


how do I get my win 7 prof HDD reset to factory settings with the OS still there - I do not have the OS cd

My System SpecsSystem Spec
03 Dec 2015   #2

Windows 7 x64 Professional

May we get some more information on your system, is it a desktop or a laptop hard drive you're trying to reformat.

If it is a desktop hard drive that did not come with a recovery partition, you will need to obtain the cd legally. We can't help you obtain them any other way.

This thread might provide some insightful links to help you.

Recovery Partition - Create
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03 Dec 2015   #3

Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64

If it`s a factory install, watch the screen when you turn on the PC, it will show you which key to push to start the recovery process.

Could you post please a shot of Disk Management ?

Disk Management - Post a Screen Capture Image
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04 Dec 2015   #4

Windows 10 Pro X64

Also post the make and full model number of the PC.
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