Sunday, January 26, 2014

Windows Tutorial | How to Reformat a Computer to Windows 7 Step by Step

Reformat a Computer to Windows 7
I have made this tutorial for those who asks on how to format a computer to Windows 7, how to create a partition and how to repair the operating system of a computer.
 This is step by step tutorial with Picture, if you learn how to format a computer yourself, you can save yourself a huge amount of money. It isn’t that hard, it just has to be done right.

Formatting a Computer allows you to completely remove all the data stored on the primary hard drive. It is also sometimes the only solution for dealing with a desktop PC that has been corrupted by a virus or malware attack. Since formatting a Computer requires a complete re-installation of all software on the Computer, it should only be used as a last resort.

Before you attempt to format a computer with Windows:
  • Backup your computer files and settings.
  • You should also make sure you have a copy of your Computer Drivers and a copy of your important passwords.
  • Backup your Important files in the Document e.g. Pictures, Videos, Music, Documents etc..
Important things that you need:
  • Computer
  • Bootable CD/DVD of your Windows 7
  • Full Driver of your Motherboard (When you bought your computer it comes with CD Driver of your motherboard.)
Here we go, This is how to Reformat a Computer to Windows 7:
  1. Open up your pc and press DEL (delete) to enter bios setup. Normally delete(DEL) is pressed to enter the BIOS setup, but sometimes there is also ESC or F1 or F2 or F10.
  2. On your Bios Setup, change your first boot device to CD/DVD rom then change the second boot device to your HDD. 
    Reformat a Computer to Windows 7
  3. Save the changes you have made Press F10 or ​​see the bottom of the screen shows what the press to save your bios setting, then insert you windows 7 CD / DVD in your CD / DVD rom, then reboot our computer.
  4. Press any key for the Computer to boot from the CD. 
    Reformat a Computer to Windows 7
  5. Then again wait until windows setup has finished loading files.
    Reformat a Computer to Windows 7
  6. After loading the files, the setup is now starting windows.
  7. The first step that will appear on your computer is the windows 7 setup that asks for the language you want to install, normally language is English, click the drop down option and choose whatever you like, then click NEXT.
    Reformat a Computer to Windows 7
  8. The setup will ask you to install windows 7 and you will see an option like this "INSTALL NOW", click it to install.
    Reformat a Computer to Windows 7
  9. Setup is now starting.
    Reformat a Computer to Windows 7
  10. wait until EULA is displayed on your screen, check the box below that says "I accept the license agreement", then click NEXT. 
    Reformat a Computer to Windows 7
  11. A window will appear and will give you two options, since we are formatting your computer, choose the option "CUSTOM(ADVANCED)".
    Reformat a Computer to Windows 7
  12. The setup will now show you your local disks or drives, choose the disk that has the previous operating system, normally it is C:, then click "Drive Options Advanced".
    Reformat a Computer to Windows 7
  13. On the side and you will see three options added under the local disks, there you will see the option "DELETE"(delete an existing partition), "FORMAT"(formats the selected partition), "EXTEND"(extends the size of the selected partition if there is still unpatitioned space), Just choose "Format". If you want to change or create a new partition, click "DELETE" to delete the previous partition and create a new one.
    Reformat a Computer to Windows 7
  14. After choosing the "FORMAT" option, the setup will now format your drive, after formatting, click "NEXT" for the setup to continue.
    Reformat a Computer to Windows 7
  15. The setup will now copy and install files, you just need to wait for it to finish.
    Reformat a Computer to Windows 7
  16. While the setup continues, your computer will automatically reboot.
    NOTE: While the computer reboots, do not press any key so it will not boot your cd / dvd again.
    Reformat a Computer to Windows 7
  17. Wait until setup finishes.
    Reformat a Computer to Windows 7
  18. Your computer will again reboot and wait, the setup is now preparing you computer for fist use of the new OS.
    Reformat a Computer to Windows 7
  19. There will be personal information needed to be typed as asked by the setup.(User name and Computer Name).
    Reformat a Computer to Windows 7
  20. Also You may put your password for your Computer Account, but if you do not want to use it, just leave it blank then click Next. 
    Reformat a Computer to Windows 7
  21. The setup will ask for your product key then click "NEXT", you can enter your product key later if you want.
    Reformat a Computer to Windows 7
  22. And the setup goes and it will ask for settings to be used on updating and protecting your computer, choose "RECOMMENDED SETTINGS".
    Reformat a Computer to Windows 7
  23. The setup will ask for the date and time, my time zone is pacific time GMT 8.
    Reformat a Computer to Windows 7
  24. Setup will ask you to select your computers current location, choose "HOME NETWORK" then wait.
    Reformat a Computer to Windows 7
  25. Windows is now Finalizing your Settings. 
    Reformat a Computer to Windows 7
  26. WINDOWS 7 IS INSTALLED.. 
    Reformat a Computer to Windows 7
  27. Congratulation you have done!!

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