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Best way to do a clean W7 install?

Discussion in 'Windows & Other Software' started by Goose, 22 Oct 2009.

  1. Goose


    Joined: 18 Oct 2002

    Posts: 4,420

    Location: Kent

    Received my copy of W7 today and i'm just wondering what the best way to go about doing a fresh install is? In the manual it says just bung the disc in and select a custom install which will wipe everything before installing. Given my innate distrust of things MS says Is there any reason for me to do it any other way?

  2. ~J~


    Joined: 20 Oct 2003

    Posts: 7,558

    Location: London

    Why are you trusting something to house all your precious data if you don't trust the manufactuer in the first place!!

    But yes, it's literally a case of bunging in the disc and selecting a custom install which will wipe the data on the drive and install Windows7.