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Windows 7: Clean Install W7 Home Premium_Prep

28 Jun 2010   #71
NoN

Windows 7 Professional SP1 - x64 [Non-UEFI Boot]
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by bludgard69 View Post
You guys rule!

Just want you to know that my first clean-install went quite well.THANKS TO SEVEN FORUMS.

I'll say it again.............

YOU GUYS RULE!!!!!!!
Glad you sorted out!

I guess we got worry at one time, but now it's a 100% receiver signal!


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28 Jun 2010   #72
gregrocker

 

Determine which Disk you want to clean from the LIST DISK list which is produced. You should only have one DISK 0.

Did you get it cleaned ok, then create the partition and format using DISKPART commands?

Re: Your activation issue: Did you install the correct version for your OEM license? Are you reading and then inputting the Product Key correctly? If so, then call MS to activate.

Be sure to check optional Windows Updates for any newer drivers. If any drivers are then missing in device Manager, find them on the Support Downloads webpage for your computer model.

Install programs slowly over time so you can check performance after each. Don't let any creep into your msconfig>Startup programs list - I only allow MSE and gadgets in there.

Once you have it running as you want, use CCleaner "Run Cleaner" and Registry tab then Auslogics Disk and Registry Defraggers to clean and order the HD perfectly..
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28 Jun 2010   #73
bludgard69

MS Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by gregrocker View Post
Determine which Disk you want to clean from the LIST DISK list which is produced. You should only have one DISK 0.

Did you get it cleaned ok, then create the partition and format using DISKPART commands?

Be sure to check optional Windows Updates for any newer drivers. If any drivers are then missing in device Manager, find them on the Support Downloads webpage for your computer model.

Install programs slowly over time so you can check performance after each. Don't let any creep into your msconfig>Startup programs list - I only allow MSE and gadgets in there.

Once you have it running as you want, use CCleaner "Run Cleaner" and Registry tab then Auslogics Disk and Registry Defraggers to clean and order the HD perfectly..

Yeah,It's clean as a whistle.
Runs like a true thoughrobred.
Was a little intimidating.Not for no good reason,though.
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28 Jun 2010   #74
bludgard69

MS Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
 
 

Only one problem.

I put in the product key from bottom of my laptop,yet I think that that isn't enough.


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28 Jun 2010   #75
gregrocker

 

Are you sure you installed the correct version for your OEM license? What does it say at Computer>Properties?

Click on Activate now so it can connect to the internet to activate. If it fails, make sure you input the exact Product Key and read it correctly from COA sticker. If it still fails, call MS at the number given to help you activate.
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28 Jun 2010   #76
bludgard69

MS Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
 
 

OK.I'll give them a call.
Correct product key.
I'll be back.
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28 Jun 2010   #77
bludgard69

MS Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
 
 
Surfs Up Dude!

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by gregrocker View Post
Are you sure you installed the correct version for your OEM license? What does it say at Computer>Properties?

Click on Activate now so it can connect to the internet to activate. If it fails, make sure you input the exact Product Key and read it correctly from COA sticker. If it still fails, call MS at the number given to help you activate.


The phone call worked.
I'm Genuine again!
Alright,I'm going to lay down for a while.I'll be back to sing your praises later. You all have made me a happy man!Hope I can return the favor sometime.

Yeah.Right.Imagine that.
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28 Jun 2010   #78
bludgard69

MS Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
 
 

What will I do next?
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28 Jun 2010   #79
gregrocker

 

Here:

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by gregrocker View Post

Be sure to check optional Windows Updates for any newer drivers. If any drivers are then missing in device Manager, find them on the Support Downloads webpage for your computer model. Get Adobe reader and Flash player, Java Runtime from their sites.

Install programs slowly over time so you can check performance after each. Don't let any creep into your msconfig>Startup programs list - I only allow MSE and gadgets in there.

Once you have it running as you want, use CCleaner "Run Cleaner" and Registry tab then Auslogics Disk and Registry Defraggers to clean and order the HD perfectly..
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28 Jun 2010   #80
electrotune1200

Windows 8 Pro
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by bludgard69 View Post
What will I do next?
Make a system image!

Backup Complete Computer - Create an Image Backup[2]=Backup Restore
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