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Computer froze during windows 7 reinstallation.

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August 15, 2012 4:27:01 AM

After my computer froze during the reinstallation I get a message telling me to restart my computer to allow the installation to finish, however it never does. Any help is appreciated
a b $ Windows 7
August 15, 2012 4:30:27 AM

Did you re-install to a formatted drive/partition?
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August 15, 2012 5:19:13 AM

no. Is that what I was supposed to do?
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August 15, 2012 5:23:36 AM

Yep, a 'Clean Install' is always recommended, saves the type of hassles you're experiencing... if you have huge amounts of data to back up and no external storage, it's possible to create a new partition to re-install Windows. Then remove the old Windows when you're done.
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August 15, 2012 5:35:40 AM

So is there anything I can do at this point?
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August 15, 2012 5:43:07 AM

Depends on whether you have data to recover.
You should still be able to use the installation disk to get to the 'Where do you want to install Windows' screen. There you can format drives/partitions etc. though personally I prefer to use a bootable version of EaseUs Partition Master. If you have no data to recover, simply format the drive where you want to install Windows under 'Drive Options (Advanced)
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August 15, 2012 6:05:55 AM

Best answer selected by Momentai.
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August 15, 2012 6:07:25 AM

I used your second option and it's installing now. Thank you for all of your help :D 
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August 15, 2012 6:18:51 AM

You're welcome!
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