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What happens after formatting

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#1 Herbert667


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Posted 13 February 2016 - 06:36 PM

I am about to format my hard drive ( Windows 7 ) but I still have a question :


I use my Window 7 installation disk,then I format and wonder what happens when the formatting is

finished.Will Windows 7 automatically install or are some actions needed É ( This É should be a question

mark but something is wrong with my keyboard,sorry


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#2 JohnC_21


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Posted 13 February 2016 - 06:42 PM

If you follow the topic here and delete all existing partitions then press next Windows will automatically partition and format the disk.  I you trying to do an install because of the keyboard?


Edit: If you do delete all partitions then you will no longer have a recovery partition, if present, on the computer if you have an OEM computer. If this computer is OEM then you may be able to do a factory reset by tapping a key on boot.

Edited by JohnC_21, 13 February 2016 - 06:45 PM.

#3 bakfou


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Posted 14 February 2016 - 12:42 AM

When u use the installation disks. The disks do almost all the job, except naming the pc. If the installation disk are from a OEM system, if not u have to make a couple of selections and look for a couple of devide drivers probably

#4 Agouti


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Posted 14 February 2016 - 06:46 AM

"Thank you very much for your replies."

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