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Cwpilgrim
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Trying a clean Windows 10 install, get partition errors

A couple weeks back i had to install a new hard drive and fresh version of windows 10 on lenovo laptop.

 

something happened and now i have to re-install windows again.  

 

I am using a  USB flash with windows on it.

 

when trying to install it shows four partitions, only one of which it will allow install.

 

I tried to install there and it tells me i cant, dont remember the error message......i tried to delete that partion and create new one, but it wont let me delete either.  how do i get windows back on?

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Re: Trying a clean Windows 10 install, get partition errors

Hi Cwpilgrim , 

 

Greetings. 

 

You can try this steps using repair option to delete the partitions using diskpart to clean it . 

Steps here for clean installation that you can review. 

 

Regards



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Cwpilgrim
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Re: Trying a clean Windows 10 install, get partition errors

Thank you for your detailed video, however when I go to format those partitions I get an error that says we couldn't form at the selected partition?

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Re: Trying a clean Windows 10 install, get partition errors

Hi Cwpilgrim , 

 

Greetings. 

 

Maybe it would help if you slave it on a different pc or use an external harddrive enclosure to initially low level format it before reformatting it to GPT UEFI before installing Windows. 

 

Regards



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