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Doing a fresh OS install on a laptop with a hybrid drive (SSD+HDD)

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I'm finding myself completely lost here trying to do a clean install on a laptop I picked up today. I got it at an incredible price, but now I have to deal with the bloatware. I'm not entirely familiar with all these factory partitions, but basically want to try and install a fresh Windows 7 on the SSD, seeing as I don't need all the extra Lenovo junk.

Laptop Specs - http://www.staples.com/Lenovo-u310-59351646-133-Laptop/product_104999

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Are there any partitions I need to do anything with before installing the OS? I just don't even know where to start... axesmiley.png
 
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if you are just straight reinstalling the OS just load windows disc into optical drive and when selecting which partition erase all the partitions and create your own.

warning this will delete everything on the laptop and also cause you up to 30 minutes of re-updating drivers specific to your laptop
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