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Windows 7: Help me with my upgrade to Windows 7 (Freezing Issue)

20 Nov 2009   #11
Instant Coffee

Windows Seven 64 Ultimate
Worked... Got it up and running.

I'm up and running now !!! Thanks for the advice

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20 Nov 2009   #12
Microsoft MVP


Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Instant Coffee View Post
I just decided to go with a clean install from my upgrade DVD.
I'm not going to bother pulling any ram as it should work with it all in there.
I will just reformat my drive I guess and pop in the upgrade dvd and it should let me install and input the key right? I mean even though at that point there will be no previous windows installation on the hard drive?
Wait I'm confused all of a sudden. I don't think that will work without some form of Windows on the hard drive.
I think on second thought I will just try to custom install without manually formating my drive first.
I would rather wipe everything out though if that is at all plausible.
What do you think?

You need to do the formatting after booting from the Win7 installer so it will see the previous OS and allow you to insert Upgrade key.

Use Custom>Advanced drive tools>Delete>Create>Format>Install
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