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Windows 7: Clean Install Windows 7

26 Mar 2012   #390
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by pinklotus View Post
hi
just check out my bios
boot from cd/dvd was enable
but it still doesnt boot from windows 7 installation dvd.
can you help me with it?
do i need to change anything in the boot option?(which one of the boot option choices should i eable?)
thanks


my windows 7 now is installed in my drive c i want to get rid of it completely and install a brand new windows 7.
what should i do ?
do i need to format it first or delete it and then make it again?
i mean in step 8.i am new in this if you can enlighten me a little more i'd be appropriated.
Hello Pinklotus,

Did you press a key when prompted at boot to boot from the DVD like in step 2 of the tutorial?

You could "Delete" the C: drive to have it show as a "Unallocated disk", select the unallocated disk to install to, then finish the tutorial to install a clean copy of Windows 7 on it.

Hope this helps,
Shawn


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26 Mar 2012   #391
pinklotus

windows 7 ultimate x32bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Brink View Post
Hello Pinklotus,

Did you press a key when prompted at boot to boot from the DVD like in step 2 of the tutorial?
that's the point.
i don't get the press any key message.
in boot option do i need to change anything?(like i don't know boot from notebook drive,....)?
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26 Mar 2012   #392
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Pinklotus,

In your BIOS settings, double check to make sure that you have the DVD drive listed first in the boot priority order, and your Windows 7 HDD listed second. You may have to look around at each different menu in the BIOS to find this since it's different per motherboard.
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26 Mar 2012   #393
pinklotus

windows 7 ultimate x32bit
 
 

i need to move internal cd/dvd rom drive up and its gonna be ok?

can i create two partions with different sizes and choose one to install windows in?


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26 Mar 2012   #394
seavixen32

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-Bit
 
 

#393: Yes

#394: During the clean install you will be able to create two partitions and size them how you want.

Windows will also create a 100Mb system reserved partition to hold the boot files so just install Windows to the partition adjacent to this system reserved partition.
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26 Mar 2012   #395
pinklotus

windows 7 ultimate x32bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by seavixen32 View Post
#393: Yes

#394: During the clean install you will be able to create two partitions and size them how you want.

Windows will also create a 100Mb system reserved partition to hold the boot files so just install Windows to the partition adjacent to this system reserved partition.
thanks just one last question:

when you say i should:" install Windows to the partition adjacent to this system reserved partition"

you mean that i cant install windows in one of the partitions i have created?
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26 Mar 2012   #396
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Pinklotus,

I think it may be easier to delete the disk until it's "Unallocated", select it, then install Windows 7 to it. After installation is finished, then you could just as easily create a new second partition.
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26 Mar 2012   #397
pinklotus

windows 7 ultimate x32bit
 
 

thanks for your help
yes that's easier.
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26 Mar 2012   #398
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

You're most welcome. I'm glad that we could help.
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27 Mar 2012   #399
pinklotus

windows 7 ultimate x32bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Brink View Post
Pinklotus,

I think it may be easier to delete the disk until it's "Unallocated", select it, then install Windows 7 to it. After installation is finished, then you could just as easily create a new second partition.
hi
sorry to bother you again.

is this in step 7? or 8?
i mean i need to click on drive option and then format my two c and d drive.
and i select "Unallocated" and install windows.
am i right?
thank you again.
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