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hd with 4 windows 7 installation on it


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freitas

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well i have a old hard disk that has 4 windows 7 installation. what happen was i try to clean the hd i delete everything on it, and then i reinstalled the windows again, but every time i was getting " bootmgr "
and i end up with a hd with 4 windows installation on it...

how can i clean all those windows and install again without get bootmgr ?
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First of all it sounds like you need to blow away all partitions.
Second of all is this a laptop or desktop?
Is it a name brand or a custom built?
If name brand I need the brand, make and model.
If custom built I need the brand, make and model of the motherboard.
Is this a OEM or Retail version of Win7?
Is it a genuine copy, burned copy or a download copy?
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well it's custom made. the windows 7 it's genuine bought from bestbuy the motherbord it is asus m2n32-slideluxe
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the OEM home prem 32 bits
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OK then lets start this all over and get rid of all partitions first.
First thing is to start the installation like normal. When you get to the screen that shows your partitions you need to delete all the partitions first. This will rid your system of anything installed then.
After that you will have to setup a new partition, format in full and not the quick way using NTFS.
Then start the fresh install of Win7.
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There is a good tutorial here: How to Do a Clean Installation with Windows 7
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Thanks Ztrucker I tried to find it but alas I fell short. :)
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well the problem is that i have a Hard Disk with 500 gb but for some reason when i try to formate just show 108 gb..
what that could be ?
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What are you using to partition and format with?
Win7 and Vista should have no problem partitioning the complete drive in one partition. It sounds like you are using a older XP disk to partition and format.
What is the make and model of your hard drive please?
Also if you are only showing 108 gigs did you actually delete all the partitions and then recreate them manually making sure the maximum amount is used for the primary partition?
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