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How Can I Format My Laptop HD via UDB Memory Stick


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#1 GToledo

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Posted 12 January 2014 - 09:03 AM

After having my HP Pavillion Notebook repaired and paying quite a lot for the job, I tried to load a saved Image with Macrium Software the maxchine crashed. I bought Windows 7 , Home Premium . but it does not load. I need to format the HD,, without having to remove from the notebook. Is there a way to bring the unit up via a USB Memory Stick so I can format the HD?

The notebook came originally with Vista Home Premium .



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Posted 12 January 2014 - 10:22 AM

How old is this computer.....what was the original OS?

 

Did you purchase a Windows 7 CD....if so, and the CD-ROM and HD, among other things, are usable then the Win7 CD will format the HD.

 

What repairs did you have done? What problem needed correcting?


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