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  1.    29 Mar 2017 #21
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    Quote Originally Posted by ship69 View Post
    OK I'm in. How do I format the C: drive before installing Windows 10?

    I can now boot off the DVD drive. I have got as far as Troubleshoot.
    What is your Install Media? And where did you get it?
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  2.    29 Mar 2017 #22
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    Troubleshot should get you the reset advanced menu etc. It sounds like you booted from your SSD to the Boot Options menu?
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  3.    29 Mar 2017 #23
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  4.    29 Mar 2017 #24
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    Quote Originally Posted by alphanumeric View Post
    Absolutely.....
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  5.    29 Mar 2017 #25
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    I created the DVD on a Windows 7 PC, using Windows Media Center.
    It's on an external USB DVD drive.
    How do I format the drive (it's a SSD drive).
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  6.    29 Mar 2017 #26
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    Quote Originally Posted by alphanumeric View Post
    Troubleshot should get you the reset advanced menu etc. It sounds like you booted from your SSD to the Boot Options menu?
    No I'm thinking it booted from the Windows DVD that I created. It certainly sounded like that's what happened.
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  7.    29 Mar 2017 #27
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    Quote Originally Posted by ship69 View Post
    No I'm thinking it booted from the Windows DVD that I created. It certainly sounded like that's what happened.
    If you did, I believe this is the first screen you should have seen.


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  8.    29 Mar 2017 #28
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    Actually I think the first screen you see says "Install now", with a Repair your computer option in the lower left corner. I'm guessing he clicked the repair option instead of the install option.
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  9.    29 Mar 2017 #29
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    Quote Originally Posted by alphanumeric View Post
    Do I have to use a memory stick or can I use my DVD that I created with MediaCreationTool.
    My problem is that although I have a flash drive this Windows 7 PC is not recognising it within MediaCreationTool (even though I can copy files off it)...
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  10.    29 Mar 2017 #30
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    Quote Originally Posted by alphanumeric View Post
    Actually I think the first screen you see says "Install now", with a Repair your computer option in the lower left corner. I'm guessing he clicked the repair option instead of the install option.
    Actually, the second. Steps #5 & #6 from the tut. But you're right...if he clicked REPAIR here, that's where he went....


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