1.    17 Feb 2017 #1
    Join Date : Feb 2016
    Posts : 47
    Windows 10

    Need to reload OS

    I have an HP 14-ac151nr that will not boot. I have tried restoring to earlier date but there are not any. I tried recovery options that will not work. I tried doing a clean install and that will not work. The hard drive is a 32 GB eMMC. All I want is to load Windows 10. Don't need to keep any files or apps. I see 4 partitons. Can I wipe the sucker and just load 10? This HDD is new to me.

    Here are the spec HP Notebook - 14-ac151nr (ENERGY STAR) Product Specifications | HP(R) Customer Support
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  2.    17 Feb 2017 #2
    Join Date : Jun 2015
    Posts : 12,856
    Windows 10 Pro

    What problem do you have when you clean install Windows 10?

    You should be able to wipe the drive and reinstall Windows if there are no RAM & HDD issues + BIOS properly configured (optimized default settings mostly works)
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  3.    17 Feb 2017 #3
    Join Date : May 2016
    FL, USA
    Posts : 147
    Windows 10-Pro 64bit

    ...I tried doing a clean install and that will not work....

    Please explain.

    How to do a Clean Install of Windows 10, the Easy Way
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  4.    17 Feb 2017 #4
    Join Date : Feb 2016
    Posts : 47
    Windows 10
    Thread Starter

    When I get to where do you want to install Windows I have 4 partitions.

    260MB System
    128MB MRS (Reserved)
    28 GB Primary
    731MB Recovery

    I want to load it on 28GB Primary. In order to post results I clicked on 28 GB Primary and it is now loading. Earlier it said it could not. It is now loading. Maybe the idiot behind the key board. I will post results shortly.
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  5.    17 Feb 2017 #5
    Join Date : Feb 2016
    Posts : 47
    Windows 10
    Thread Starter

    Well it worked. Don't no what to say. Weird. Thank for being there. I really appreciate y'all.
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