Windows® 7 Installation Format
What are the methods to install Windows 7 after formatting a computer?
The formatting refers to the preparation of a storage medium for the purpose of reading and writing. The computer formatting refers to the preparation of the computer hard disk for the purpose of reading and writing into the disk. The formatting of computers will wipe out every data on the hard disk. The formatting option usually preferred by the users while the system damage occurs due to the presence of any malware. In such cases, the Operating System along with the data upon the system may be lost. So the user tries to install a new Operating System upon the computer through the formatting option. The formatting of the computers will redesign the set-up of the computers. The data should be backed up before doing the formatting. The steps for the formatting should be performed in the correct sequence to do the option upon the system.
Discussed below are some points related with the formatting of computers and installing the Windows 7:
- Steps to perform the Format option
- Steps to install the Windows 7 along with the formatting
- Points to keep in mind while formatting and installing
Steps to perform the format option
The better option to format a computer is to do so with the help of the Operating System installation. The user can also perform the same by inserting the CD into the drive. Turn on the system and press the 'Delete' key for the BIOS set-up option. Select the disk drive as the primary and hard drive as the secondary option. Then restart the computer. Now, the CD will work to do the task and delete the C drive on the system while the process. Then, the formatting of the computer takes place.
Steps to install the Windows 7 along with the formatting
Insert the Windows 7 installation CD into the drive and restart the system. The user is asked to format the hard disk while installing the Operating System. Highlight the unpartitioned space allocated on the disk for formatting and then installing the Windows 7 Operating System. Now the user needs to select the file format of the formatting operation. The NTFS file format is a commonly used one file format. Then, choose the quick formatting option and press the 'Enter' key. This will enable the computer to start formatting the disk. The process will take some minutes to complete. After the formatting, the Operating System files will be copied to the hard disk and the installation of Windows 7 will start.
Back up the data upon the system before doing the formatting option. The user can also recover the data from the hard disk even after formatting with the help of some data recovery software. The formatting of the hard drive should be done along with the installation of Operating System. Thus, the user can perform the process by himself. The installation CD should be original and the users only need to follow the process that appears on the screen.
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