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Hey, I want to start of with an empty computer, so no windows.old.

How do I do that?

I have 2 hdd's, should but if I install vista on the one, and then the other one, I still have a windows.old map..

I have no idea how to do this... please help??
    
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Hi

Re-partition the HDD and format it.

(not sure if I am interpreting the question correctly )
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boot the windows disk. and format everything. what a format will do is wipe everything including the OS. then you should be good to go .
    
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Originally Posted by Syrillian View Post
Hi

Re-partition the HDD and format it.

(not sure if I am interpreting the question correctly )
Sorry for my crappy english, but I meant that I will start like you just assembled the pc and install your os for the first time..
    
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boot the windows disk. and format everything. what a format will do is wipe everything including the OS. then you should be good to go .
Okay, so I startup with the dvd inserted, format everything, and then install the new os??
    
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post #6 of 17
Yes, do that.
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post #7 of 17
Yep, that should work just fine
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ok thank you very much! Gave rep+ to everyone! thanks!!
    
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post #9 of 17
once you see it os in the formatting steps, there will be an advance option select that. it will take you to where you can delete partitions and re creat them.
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Yeap, just format both drives and install. Windows'll take care of it for you
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