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takosan
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Wasn't there a thread with clean install instructions on X220T?

Greetings!

 

I've haven't been back here for a while and now I can't find a thread that contained pretty detailed instructions on doing a clean install of Win7 on X220T with minimally necessary drivers for multi-touch and pen use. Can anyone point me in the right direction?

 

After a hair over a year the system seems slower to me but again I haven't done a clean install so there must be a lot of unneeded processes running.

 

Thank you for your help!

 

Takosan

 

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Re: Wasn't there a thread with clean install instructions on X220T?

Takosan, oh-hi-yo!

 

To look for existing discussions or previous threads, conduct a word search by inputting in the field on the top right of the page and select where you want results to appear.

 

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The following thread came up - hope it can help with your issue!

 

http://forums.lenovo.com/t5/X-Series-Tablet-ThinkPad-Laptops/My-X220t-Clean-Install-Method/m-p/66120...

 

 


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Re: Wasn't there a thread with clean install instructions on X220T?

takosan,

Rather than clean install, try doing defrag and also remove those software which might be taking up heaps of resources causing your laptop to slow down. Also might consider doing a defrag?

Or you can try clean installation like you always wanted =)

*Non Lenovo employee*

I have a Y530 ... Feel free to highlight any post which you have posted on the forum to me if no one have chimed in.
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Re: Wasn't there a thread with clean install instructions on X220T?

ohayo Serene_Lenovo! Yes, I believe that is the thread. I must've doing something wrong with my parameters for the search.

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Re: Wasn't there a thread with clean install instructions on X220T?

Thank you ExJamJus. I did a manual defrag and it didn't take long ... WIndows 7's scheduled defrag seemed to have been doing it's job every week.

Yeps, I do want to try the clean install I've always wanted to do even though I still have no time! What I'm interested in is bringing down the running process count (currently over 100) if I only install minimal Lenovo services and also as the price of SSD has fallen, move to that.

Takosan

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