Posted 15 March 2011 - 07:01 AM
1) Change the boot order in bios so the cd / dvd drive is the first device.
2) Boot to the Vista CD
3) When given the option, you can either delete and recreate the primary partition or simply format it - it's up to you.
4) Continue the installation routine
5) After installation, install all drivers beginning with the chipset driver
6) Install a good anti virus utility
7) Download and install all appropriate Windows Updates / Service Packs