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I have a staff member with a Win8 Asus Laptop.
They have decided they want to wipe it clean and install Windows7. There is no data on the computer they want to preserve.
So, I have a new copy of Win7 Home Premium to install on it. I've tried using custom install and selected the partition and everything seems to go fine. However, when it comes to reboot after installation, it hangs at 'starting windows'. Safemode hangs as disk.sys.
I'm leaning towards deleting all the partitions as I think there is some issue with the Win8 partitions.
What is the best way to replace Win8 with Win7 on a clean computer where there isn't any data or settings to worry about? Should I partition or wipe the whole drive? What is the best way to tackle this problem?