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Windows 7: Reformating Windows 7 on Hard Drive

07 Mar 2010   #1
corvet786c

Windows 7 64 bit
 
 
Reformating Windows 7 on Hard Drive

Hi, I want Just windows 7 on my Hard Drive. Originally it was windows vista on it and the space is increasing now. I want to delete everything on my HD, but just now have windows 7 on it. What do I do? Thanks I want to clear everything on HD? How do I do it Thanks.


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07 Mar 2010   #2
Saltgrass

Windows 7 x64
 
 

Attach a snipping tool picture of your disk management window. We need to see you situation.
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07 Mar 2010   #3
corvet786c

Windows 7 64 bit
 
 

ok.........
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07 Mar 2010   #4
Arc

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by corvet786c View Post
Hi, I want Just windows 7 on my Hard Drive. Originally it was windows vista on it and the space is increasing now. I want to delete everything on my HD, but just now have windows 7 on it. What do I do? Thanks I want to clear everything on HD? How do I do it Thanks.
It was Vista there ... you want to delete everything .... Just windows 7 ?
Why dont you Clean Install Windows 7 ?
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07 Mar 2010   #5
gregrocker

 

Boot the Win7 installer, select Custom install, then use Drive Tools (Advanced) to delete all partitions, create New partition(s) as you wish, format before installing Win7 to first partition.
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07 Mar 2010   #6
corvet786c

Windows 7 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by gregrocker View Post
Boot the Win7 installer, select Custom install, then us Drive Tools (Advanced) to delete all partitions, create New partition(s) as you wish, format before installing Win7 to first partition.
Thanks Forgive me but I am a noob, How do I get there.

You mean when I re install w7 with disk.
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07 Mar 2010   #7
theog

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

ME/XP/Vista/Win7
 
 

Check out Step 7 on this tutorial:

Clean Install Windows 7
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07 Mar 2010   #8
gregrocker

 

In the link Arc posted earlier, you can see where to select Drive Tools in the screenshot in Step 7:

Clean Install Windows 7
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07 Mar 2010   #9
corvet786c

Windows 7 64 bit
 
 

Alright Thanks, I will do the clean install in the tutorial.
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