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Need Help with Win 7 install..Please

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January 6, 2013 5:53:26 PM

I have a Dell Inspirion 1520. I am doing clean install of Win 7 Ultimate. I have
Disk 0 Partition 1 47.0 MB OEM (Reserved)
Disk 0 Partition 2 146.0 GB System
Disk 0 Partition 3: Mediadirect 3.0 GB Logical.
Which Drive should I choose to install?


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a b $ Windows 7
January 6, 2013 5:55:21 PM

Hi :) 

Format them ALL ...then install...

All the best Brett :) 
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a b $ Windows 7
January 6, 2013 5:59:16 PM

wow, that's a large "System" partition. Windows creates the SYstem partition.

Currently, what is on Partition 2 and partition 3?
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January 6, 2013 6:18:30 PM

this laptop was given to me...Im not sure whats on partition 2. partition 3, i believe holds the Media Direct software...I also have a Dell Media Direct CD that came with it. Should I use partition 2 for win 7 install?
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January 6, 2013 6:21:40 PM

this laptop was given to me...Im not sure whats on partition 2. partition 3, i believe holds the Media Direct software...I also have a Dell Media Direct CD that came with it. Should I use partition 2 for win 7 install?
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a b $ Windows 7
January 6, 2013 6:25:01 PM

I think that I would delete partitions 2 and 3 and install to that "unallocated space".
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January 6, 2013 6:29:25 PM

What OS did the PC come with ?
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January 6, 2013 6:44:07 PM

@ Nedal0. dont know about the previous OS. no hard drive when i recieved it...i got new drive for it
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January 6, 2013 6:49:47 PM

ok, Can I just use partition 2 and leave 1 and 3 alone?...and have no problems?
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a b $ Windows 7
January 6, 2013 7:04:38 PM

vpamler76 said:
ok, Can I just use partition 2 and leave 1 and 3 alone?...and have no problems?


yes
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January 6, 2013 7:07:57 PM

@shanky887614....Thanks! Thats the answer I needed! Hopefully you'll be around later if something goes wrong...lol.
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