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How to install windows on a new hard disk - Acer Aspire 1640Z Notebook


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You need to have the Windows Installation disc and also the license to be able to install a new copy of Windows.

First step is to boot into the CD/DVD. Set the boot priority of your computer to the CD/DVD drive via the BIOS utility. You usually hit F5 once the computer boots up. And then Boot Device Priority. Press Esc and then save the settings.
After you are able to boot in the CD, follow the screen prompts until you go into the partition screen. I would advise that if you only have one hard disk, partition it into two. One is for the system and another is for the data. This is to make sure that even if your windows crash, you can still retrieve your files saved under the second partition. Finalize the installation, wait for the process to continue and then reboot.

Take note that you need to run Windows Update after the installation. This is to ensure that your version is fully patched. Do not forget to install an anti-virus too for enhanced computer protection.
Check if bios is set to boot from cd, put the cd in the pc and restart it then follow the screen instructios..
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