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How to format Windows 7 using USB/CD?

There is always some need to format your Windows 7. Formatting windows 7 is a very simple and easy process. To format your Windows 7 you can either use an USB or a CD. You need to install the Windows 7 in the Installation disk or the USB of your choice. In this article we will get to know the simple steps to format your Windows 7 using either a USB/CD.

Windows 7 unlike its next versions has some easy steps to undergo the format process. There is no need to enter into the BIOS menu like in Windows 8/10. You can simply insert the Windows CD/USB and complete your process. The Windows 7 installation disc that was included with your computer at the time of purchase will allow you to format the C drive and erase all your settings, files and programs on that partition. You need to back up the files first to ensure that even though you format your device your files will not be lost.

Formatting Windows 7 using USB/CD

Back up your files to an external hard disk or to the other drive in your PC and get ready to format your Windows 7 PC. Here are the few steps you need to follow to format Windows 7 using USB/CD.

Formatting Windows 7 using USB/CD

  1. Back up your files

    Copy your files and save them to the document folder directly without any litigation. Go to documents and copy your files into the document folder

  2. Insert your CD

    Insert the Windows 7 installation CD after copying your files on to the document folder or any other external hard disk. Insert the DVD/USB to format your windows 7

  3. Restart your PC

    Restart your PC after inserting the Windows 7 installation disk. Restart your windows to format your Windows 7 PC

  4. Install windows

    After restarting your PC, you will get the Windows installation page. Click on Install windows on the Windows installation page to start your format process. Select the Install now option to start your format process

  5. Format the C drive

    You will now get to see the drives available. Click on the required drive you need to format and click on the format option. Select the drive and click on format to format  Windows 7 drive

  6. Click on Next

    After clicking on the format option, click on Next option to reinstall your Windows 7. The windows gets reinstalled after a few moments and the desired drive of your choice is formatted. Click on next to format and reinstall your Windows 7 system

  7. Back up your files

    Back up your files after reinstalling the windows. Hence your system format is complete.

Therefore the system format is completed successfully. The process is the same in case if you need to format the windows 7 using a USB.

To conclude

Those are the above steps to format your Windows 7 pc using the USB/PC. Thereby Windows 7 has been formatted using a USB/CD. For more of some tech articles go to and explore different tech articles. Comment your views below and share the content. Cheers!

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