Advice 1: How to install Windows on new hard drive

When buying a new computer immediately raises the question of the installation of the operating system. To accomplish this, you do not need to have additional skills and knowledge. The procedure for installing Windows is quite simple.
How to install Windows on new hard drive
You will need
  • computer;
  • - a Windows installation disc.
Instruction
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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 a new BIOS

Installing a new version of the BIOS is capable of opens up new possibilities of overlooking and work with the contents of the computer. After the updates often fix old bugs in the hardware. The manufacturer often updates the BIOS for its motherboards and offers users several ways to install via DOS or directly from the system.
How to install a new BIOS
You will need
  • image of a bootable floppy of Windows 98 or Windows ME;
  • program flasher and the BIOS firmware downloaded from the website of the manufacturer of the motherboard
Instruction
1
To reflash the BIOS you need to download from the manufacturer's website itself firmware, program-flasher. Also download a bootable floppy image for Windows 98.
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Create a bootable disk, specifying the path to the image file of a bootable floppy disk and writing the appropriate files disk the BIOS. This can be done using Nero or Ultra ISO. The algorithm of record in these applications is similar. You must open the file system image using the program and copy the files from the BIOS.
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Reset BIOS. To do this, remove the battery from the motherboard for about 10 minutes, or set "Load BIOS Defaults".
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Insert the recorded disc into the drive, restart the computer. Start a command prompt. Type "dir" will display the firmware files and the BIOS. Copy the virtual disk files awdflash.exe and copy nf3916.bin using the command copy ("copy awdflash.exe C:" and "copy nf3916.bin C:").
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Go to the relevant section, with the command "C:". Set the options "awdflash nf3916.bin oldbios.bin /py/sy/cc/cp/cd/e".
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Copy the old version back to the disk (command "copy oldbios.bin A:, and restart your computer using keyboard shortcuts, Ctr, Alt and Del. You can go into BIOS and make the desired settings.
Note
All actions are performed at your own risk. When failed firmware the computer will not boot and will have to carry in service center. If you are not sure what benefits will give the BIOS update, it is better not to update.
Useful advice
It is not necessary to update the BIOS directly from Windows, as this may cause malfunction of the system. If you still want to "upgrade" directly from the system, do it in full accordance with the manufacturer's instructions. Also note the version of the driver, which should be at least version 6.66 (in the case of ASUS motherboards).

Advice 3: How to install Windows on a clean hard disk

Buying a personal computer, consider the fact that the operating system is often not set. But it's not a problem, as Windows can be installed independently without the help of a programmer.
How to install Windows on a clean hard disk
You will need
  • - licensed version of Windows;
Instruction
1
After the purchase of a personal computer, purchase the licensed version of the Windows operating system. Rely on the performance of your PC. If RAM less than 2 GB, get an Window XP SP3 and, for computers with memory more than 2 Gb you can use Windows Vista SP2 or Windows 7 SP1.
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As your hard disk clean, install the operating system in the BIOS. Insert the disk in the drive. Just in the process of starting computer, press “F8” or “Delete” (depending on model PCs). Menu opens VOA. Open the tab, select the load priority. Install first the CD/DVD-ROM, second Hard Disc (HDD). Hit “Esc” to “y”. Will start rebooting the system and read data from the disk.
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Opens the setup menu. You will have the right of choice of the installation in automatic mode or semi-automatic. Specify the required option. Copying starts Windows boot files on your personal computer. Then start the selection menu of the virtual partition. As previously on this hard drivee was no operating system, it is necessary to divide it into virtual partitions independently (at least two “C” and “D”).
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Install Windows on drive C. the process of copying of files, specify the account name and the password for it. Select the time zone where you are.
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After the end of the installation process the operating system will start and you will see the desktop. Manager installation prompts you to install the drivers. Download from the manufacturer's website "fresh" drivers for my video card, sound card and motherboard. After the installation, restart the computer.

Advice 4: How to install Windows on a new computer

In order to save to buy computer or laptop without a preinstalled operating system. Naturally, such an approach is justified in that case, if you are able to install Windows or prefer to use a free OS.
How to install Windows on a new computer
You will need
  • The Windows installation disc.
Instruction
1
To install Windows operating system on a new computer typically use a DVD that contains the files you need. If your PC is missing a DVD drive, create a bootable USB flash drive. The media selection does not affect the algorithm of the installation of the system components.
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Insert the installation disc in the disc drive or connect a USB flash drive to the USB port. Turn on the computer (laptop) and open the BIOS menu. Now find the submenu that displays the order of loading equipment. Set the priority for the connected USB drive or DVD drive.
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Save the settings by pressing F10. Then restart the computer. If you use the DVD drive, wait for the display message Press any key to boot from CD and press an arbitrary key.
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Wait until the finalized installation files. Click "Install" when prompted. If you are installing Windows Vista or Seven (7), prepare a hard drive for downloading files. Create an extended partition larger than 40 GB. Format it and click "Continue".
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Now wait 20-30 minutes for it to complete the first stage of installing the operating system. After this your computer will restart automatically. Make sure that the download will be executed from the hard drive, not external drive.
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After some time, you will be prompted to pre-configure the parameters of the system. Create a new user profile, set the firewall Window. Wait until the second phase of the installation and restart the computer.
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After installing the system install the drivers for the important devices. Use the program Sam Drivers. This will allow you to quickly update drivers for most elements of PC, thereby ensuring their stable performance.
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