You will need
- - a Windows installation disc.
Turn on the computer to install Windows on a new hard drive. Insert the drive installation disk with the operating system. If after a couple of minutes and not have the installer window on the screen appeared a message like this Insert system disk and press any enter, then you must restart the computer and enter the BIOS.
To do this, boot the computer, press the Del key or the F2 key, it depends on the version of the BIOS, then go to Advanced and select Advanced BIOS Features. You need to find the option First Boot Device and select it as the value of CD to get the ability to install the operating system on the hard disk.
Press F10 to save the changes and restart the computer to install Windows on a new hard drive. Will start booting from installation disc. After downloading the installer files window will appear, where you select a disk to install the system.
Select the disk, click "C" to create partition on disk for OS installation. Enter the required the disk in megabytes, as practice for the future disk With enough thirty gigabytes. This will hold the operating system and all installed programs.
If necessary, create other logical drives you to do this, do the same with the Unallocated area on the disk. Next, you need to select the partition to install the operating system Windows, select the partition and press Enter.
In the next window, format the selected partition. When you install the OS on a new hard drive, select format to Format the partition in the system NTFC". Not recommended quick format. Wait until finish formatting the disk and copying the files to disk. The computer will restart.
Follow the directions in the installation wizard of the system, choose the appropriate parameters: region, account, settings, network connections and so on. Wait for installation to complete. Then restart the computer. The operating system installation is complete.
Advice 2 : How to install the system on an external hard drive
There are situations when the operating system unexpectedly crashes in the moment when you need to access files stored on the hard disk. In such a situation it would help the hard drive with an OS installed. For example, if you have an external hard drive, you can install the operating system and, if necessary, to start the computer order to access information.
You will need
- - special build of the operating system Windows PE.
- - PeToUSB utility.
Install the operating system on a hard disk is possible. But there are a number of nuances. For example, to install a full OS on an external hard drive is likely to fail. Rather install might work, but it will not work. Therefore, it is necessary to act slightly differently, namely to put a special build of the operating system Windows PE.
To start, you will need to download the operating system image of Windows PE. This OS version can be easily found on the Internet. After that, you will need to download the utility PeToUSB. And the last thing you need is any archiver. It is desirable to use WinRar, one of the new versions of the program.
After downloading the operating system, unzip it. To do this, simply click the right mouse button and select "Extract files". Next, select the folder in which the files will be extracted. If the context menu is not integrated functions of the archiver, to extract the image use the menu archiver.
Run the utility PeToUSB. The programs menu will list the drives connected to your computer. Select your external hard drive. Then in the program menu, locate the line Enable Disk Format, next to which checkbox.
Next, find the row Source Path To Built BartPE WinPE Files. There is a browse button. Click on this button and specify the path to the folder in which you unzipped the image file of the operating system. At the bottom of line Enable File Copy. Select the check box next to that line. After that press "Start". Begin the process of installing the operating system on your external drive. You will only have to wait for its completion. The computer to boot from external drives you can activate in the BIOS-menu.