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Home / 05 Mart 2014 / Updated: 20 Jan 2017

Windows clean install or reinstall: Windows running on the same famous hardware that predecessors, maybe even faster. You can purchase boxed version in any IT store or can download from Microsoft website


  • 1.) - Processor 1 gigahertz (GHz) or faster 32 (X86) or 64-bit (x64).

  • 2.) - RAM 1 gigabyte (GB) (32-bit) or 2 GB (64-bit).

  • 3.) - Hard disk space: 16 GB (32-bit) or 20 GB (64-bit)).

  • 4.) - Graphics Card: Microsoft DirectX 9.

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Windows 8, Windows 8.1 clean install from DVD or USB - Important!

  • 1.) Enter Windows 8.1 (or Win8, Win7, XP) DVD disc into the DVD-ROM or USB Flash driver into a free port.

  • 2.) Check that the computer, laptop boot from DVD-Rom drive, or USB drive.

  • 3.) You can change the boot order in BIOS for the computer to boot from the DVD installation disc or USB, that contains the operating system Windows 8.1 files.

Do the following: Enter In BIOS (Basic Input / Output System).

  • 1.) Restart the computer. At the same time, when the computer starts, press and hold -DEL- or -F2- button.

  • 2.) Look for an entry similar: -Boot priority-.

  • 3.) With arrows up - down, left - right (it happens to be F5 or F6) set the DVD drive or USB to boot mayor. Finally press -F10- to exit.

After successful conversion, start installing Windows system. In the first configuration window, will ask you to press any key on the keyboard to start.

( Warning: Only now press a button to start the installation, in the next "restart" is Strictly Prohibited to press any button, (even when the system we request!) restart the installation.
  • 1) - Take five seconds available to press a button on the keyboard. In case otherwise, the installation will stop.

Start install

  • 2) - When a key is pressed, starts copying files.

copying files

  • 3.) - After the necessary files have been copied, appear Windows 8.1 logo.

logo Windows 8

  • 4) - Choose your language.


  • 5.) - For proper use of the keyboard, Choose a English language. (Regardless of the picture).

English language

  • 6.) - Click on the Install Now.

Install Now

  • 7.) - Will start installing the system.


  • 8) - In the first graphics window, you must enter the license key.

    - It looks like the one below.

license key

  • 9.) - Check the box to accept lower terms and conditions.

terms and conditions

  • 10.) - To install or re-install anyway select Custom Install.

Custom Install.

- If you already have HDD shared at least two parties, now skip this part and continue installing the description with the number 16.

  • 11.) - If you have a single partition on hard disk, proceed as shown below. Click on Drive option.

Drive option

  • 12.) - In the next window, click on the "New".

link new

  • 13.) - For system is more than enough 100 GB, so enter number of 100,000 MB, then click Apply.

button Apply

  • 14.) - A warning box will appear, where you can share 1 hard drive on multiple. Press OK to confirm.

share hard disk

  • 15.) - The system will be shared your hard disc as can see on the picture below.

    - Click on Format for start formatting hard disc in NTFS File System.

    - To install or re-install Windows 8 select with the mouse, or keyboard, hard disk C:\ (whatever looks the picture below).

hard disc

  • 16.) - Begin installing system files for Windows 8.1.

system files

  • 17.) - After installing the system files, are preparing to run Windows.


  • 18.) - Follow reboot.

Follow reboot

  • 19.) - After reboot, unlike previous version, you can select the color window. Then, give computer name.

computer name

  • 20.) - In the next window select Express settings.


  • 21.) - The next screen allows you to define e-mail if you have an internet connection. In this case, on-line, you will see your profile picture. Click the NEXT.

button Next

  • 22.) - Enter your username.

user name

  • 23.) - Windows will finalize your settings.

End settings entered

  • 24.) - If you have an internet connection, on-line, you will see your profile picture.

profile picture

  • 25.) - Finally appear style Windows Metro. Click below, left, with the mouse, on Desktop image.

Windows Metro

  • 26.) - Before beginning, perform following: Display on the desktop My Computer and Documents folder. Click with right mouse button on Desktop , and select Personalize.


  • 27.) - In the next window, on the left, select Change desktop icons.

Change desktop icons

  • 28.) - Check the Computer box and User's Files , then click Apply and OK.

button OK

  • 29.) - Now they can reach the desktop


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