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Windows 7: Installing Windows 7 on blank hard drive

24 Jul 2010   #11
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by karlsnooks View Post





WIPE A DISK CLEAN




type DiskPart, Enter key
type List disk, Enter key
note the numeral of the disk you want to clean
for example purposes, I’ll be using the numeral 0
type Select disk 0, Enter key
type Detail disk, Enter key
this info will let you know if you selected correctly
type Clean ALL, Enter key
your entire disk is being overwritten with zeros.
This can take a considerable amount of time
type EXIT, Enter key (only after Clean is finished)
type EXIT, Enter key (this gets you back where you were)

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GO TO A COMMAND PROMPT USING YOUR WIN 7 DVD
■Boot up from your Windows 7 DVD.
■At the first dialog window, press SHIFT + F10 key combo
■You will have a X:> command prompt
X: is a ram drive created by Windows 7.


@Karl, save yourself some time and just link this in future, have you not looked at it?


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24 Jul 2010   #12
scoopeeedoo

 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by eikoangelus View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by scoopeeedoo View Post
Hi again!

Did you try waiting 2-3 minutes...
I know it could seem stupid but...
Ha, yeeeah. Should've tried earlier. It took more like 10 but it worked. Pretty weird. Thanks!!
Coool!
Glad it was so simple...
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24 Jul 2010   #13
karlsnooks

MS Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit
 
 

thanks.. You've written an excellent tutorial.

Although since I always have my word doc with Win7 notes open, then it's a simple cut & paste of what's there.
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24 Jul 2010   #14
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by karlsnooks View Post
thanks.. You've written an excellent tutorial.

Although since I always have my word doc with Win7 notes open, then it's a simple cut & paste of what's there.


Pictures, if they can 'see' what to do and how to do it, make peoples life so much easier though.
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24 Jul 2010   #15
karlsnooks

MS Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit
 
 

True.
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