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  • Can someone help me on this problem I would appreciate it I have windows 7 now and I have took it out several times because it says I corrupted it. any way now I just upgraded my pc memory and I won't to start a fresh copy

    how can I format this to get all versions off my pc?

    and also I have the cd are there a limit on how many times it has been installed on the same pc?

    thank you in advance


    Sincerely Regina Mayo
    Monday, September 19, 2011 12:25 AM

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  • There is no limit on how many times you can install on the same pc.

    To install Windows 7 using the Custom option and formatting the hard disk

    To format your hard disk during Windows 7 installation, you'll need to start, or boot, your computer using the Windows 7 installation disc or USB flash drive.

    1. Turn on your computer so that Windows starts normally, insert the Windows 7 installation disc or USB flash drive, and then shut down your computer.

    2. Restart your computer.

    3. Press any key when prompted, and then follow the instructions that appear.

    4. On the Install Windows page, enter your language and other preferences, and then click Next.

      If the Install Windows page doesn't appear, and you're not asked to press any key, you might need to change some system settings. To learn how to do this, see Start your computer from a Windows 7 installation disc or USB flash drive.

    5. On the Please read the license terms page, if you accept the license terms, click I accept the license terms, and then click Next.

    6. On the Which type of installation do you want? page, click Custom.

    7. On the Where do you want to install Windows? page, click Drive options (advanced).

    8. Click the partition that you want to change, click the formatting option you want to perform, and then follow the instructions.

    9. When you've finished formatting, click Next.

    10. Follow the instructions to finish installing Windows 7, which include naming your computer and setting up an initial user account.

    guide with screenshots here http://www.buildeasypc.com/sw/windows_7/install_windows_7.htm

     

     

     

     

     

     

     


    Regards, ~P MCSE, MCITP, MCTS, MCP, CCNA
    • Edited by Gandalf50 Monday, September 19, 2011 1:32 AM
    • Marked as answer by Leo Huang Monday, September 26, 2011 8:09 AM
    Monday, September 19, 2011 1:31 AM

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  • There is no limit on how many times you can install on the same pc.

    To install Windows 7 using the Custom option and formatting the hard disk

    To format your hard disk during Windows 7 installation, you'll need to start, or boot, your computer using the Windows 7 installation disc or USB flash drive.

    1. Turn on your computer so that Windows starts normally, insert the Windows 7 installation disc or USB flash drive, and then shut down your computer.

    2. Restart your computer.

    3. Press any key when prompted, and then follow the instructions that appear.

    4. On the Install Windows page, enter your language and other preferences, and then click Next.

      If the Install Windows page doesn't appear, and you're not asked to press any key, you might need to change some system settings. To learn how to do this, see Start your computer from a Windows 7 installation disc or USB flash drive.

    5. On the Please read the license terms page, if you accept the license terms, click I accept the license terms, and then click Next.

    6. On the Which type of installation do you want? page, click Custom.

    7. On the Where do you want to install Windows? page, click Drive options (advanced).

    8. Click the partition that you want to change, click the formatting option you want to perform, and then follow the instructions.

    9. When you've finished formatting, click Next.

    10. Follow the instructions to finish installing Windows 7, which include naming your computer and setting up an initial user account.

    guide with screenshots here http://www.buildeasypc.com/sw/windows_7/install_windows_7.htm

     

     

     

     

     

     

     


    Regards, ~P MCSE, MCITP, MCTS, MCP, CCNA
    • Edited by Gandalf50 Monday, September 19, 2011 1:32 AM
    • Marked as answer by Leo Huang Monday, September 26, 2011 8:09 AM
    Monday, September 19, 2011 1:31 AM
  • Thank you so much I appreciate your fast response I will follow the steps you sent me I

    hope this time I can get this right

     


    Sincerely Regina Mayo
    Monday, September 19, 2011 1:57 AM
  • how do I set this up if I don't have a flash drive?

    If the Install Windows page doesn't appear, and you're not asked to press any key, you might need to change some system settings. To learn how to do this, seeStart your computer from a Windows 7 installation disc or USB flash drive.

    Now I have updgraded my memory and Need a 64 bit cd I  should have not upgraded now I see. I don't think?


    Sincerely Regina Mayo
    Wednesday, October 12, 2011 1:13 AM