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Windows 7: Can't reformat

01 Jan 2010   #11
finniksa

Vista
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ignatzatsonic View Post
Here is an alternative.
Ok thank you Ignatzatsonic - I will try this out & let you know how it goes soon. :) Wish me luck!


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01 Jan 2010   #12
SIW2

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Vista x64 / 7 X64
 
 

Detail disk first - curious to find out what it is that you can't delete .
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01 Jan 2010   #13
finniksa

Vista
 
 

Ok - I have successfully installed Windows 7 now. Yay! :)

After I last posted here, I followed the same steps as I did previously. I rebooted the computer, booted from the DVD and was going to run the command prompt as instructed here.

But before I did that, I checked to see if it still had Delete & Format as unavailable options. And they were available! I didn't do anything different from the last time. I had NO clue what the difference may have been.

So, Thank you very much for your time and advice, ignatzatsonic, Richard and SIW2! I am happy to report that everything is fine. I am very impressed with the forum here, and I plan to lurk around & learn more while I'm here. Thank you all, and have a wonderful, healthy and safe New Year! :)
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