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Need software to Wipe and Reload windows Xp/vista/7/8/8.1


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#1 Brandonnc2015

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Posted 25 June 2015 - 11:10 AM

Hello, I recently started working for a computer company. I am in need of a windows wipe disk that will completely erase everything and reinstall windows. I know that I will need disc such as windows 7 installation home prem to install windows 7 back on.

 

I am looking for a download to burn to a disc so that when a customer brings in a computer that has viruses on it and just ask me to Factory reset it,  I can just pop in the disc an go thru the steps of factory resetting. This will be used when there is no recovery data available on the machine. I use to have a disc to do this, but I can not seem to find it or remember the program name.

 

Please any and all help is appreciated.



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Posted 25 June 2015 - 12:11 PM

Hi Brandonnc2015 :)

You know that you can do all of this with a simple Windows 7 installation CD, DVD or USB, right? When it asks you what kind of installation you want (Upgrade or Custom), simply select Custom, then select the partition on which Windows 7 is currently installed and click on Advanced Settings then Format. Once the operation is complete, proceed to install Windows 7 on that partition.

There's no need to use the kind of software you are talking about, because a Factory Reset is used to restore a computer/laptop to the factory state via an image loaded by the manufacturer. What you are asking here is a CD, DVD or USB that would contain every single factory image for every computers and laptops (models included) in the world. A such thing doesn't exist and/or would be way too big to load on a single storage device. It's already easy to do all that with an installation media so you don't need anything else.

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Posted 25 June 2015 - 12:54 PM

Hi Brandonnc2015 :)

You know that you can do all of this with a simple Windows 7 installation CD, DVD or USB, right? When it asks you what kind of installation you want (Upgrade or Custom), simply select Custom, then select the partition on which Windows 7 is currently installed and click on Advanced Settings then Format. Once the operation is complete, proceed to install Windows 7 on that partition.

There's no need to use the kind of software you are talking about, because a Factory Reset is used to restore a computer/laptop to the factory state via an image loaded by the manufacturer. What you are asking here is a CD, DVD or USB that would contain every single factory image for every computers and laptops (models included) in the world. A such thing doesn't exist and/or would be way too big to load on a single storage device. It's already easy to do all that with an installation media so you don't need anything else.

Ok thank you! Yes that was what I was asking just worded it wrong. Thanks very much. The guy who was here took all the windows os disc.



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Posted 25 June 2015 - 12:58 PM

No problem, you're welcome :)

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